In the newest episode, he decided to go for something a little more timid and got behind the wheel of a Ford Fiesta ST.
Archive for April, 2012
Audi TT RS Plus is a hardened, more powerful version of the RS built as a send-off for the current generation TT. Here are the headlines: TT RS Plus is powered by the same 2.5 liter 5-cylinder turbocharged engine, but offers 265 kW (360 hp) and 465 Nm (342.97 lb-ft) of torque. It does 0 [...]
Croatian electric super car Rimac Concept One was one of the stars of this year’s Top Marques Monaco, where the company finally announced how much it would cost each of the 88 incredibly wealthy customers to get one. The price is $980,000, which is painfully high, but then the Rimac is a pretty special car [...]
Mercedes C Coupe is kinda the underdog in Mercedes range. It took over from the late CLK-Class, to be a sort of half sport-half luxury coupe with a more affordable price than the E Coupe and the high-end CL. The thing is, if you want a C-Class, you go and get the sedan. Why buy [...]
The Audi A4 received a facelift last year and is expected to be launched in India next month (we’ve already shown you photographs of camouflaged test mules on Mumbai streets), but looking much ahead, there are bigger plans for the A4 nameplate. AutoBild Germany has reported that the A4 is falling behind in terms of [...]
Have you ever bought a brand new cars only to forget where you put it? How about 300 of them? Probably not – unless you’re Miami-Dade County, which was recently reunited with 298 vehicles it bought brand new between 2006 and 2007. The county “discovered” this fleet of no-mileage vehicles after reading about them in [...]
Beneath the gorgeous and impossibly long looking hood of the Mazda Takeri Concept lies plenty of real estate. By our estimation there’s room for any number of powerplants, from a high-revving rotary to a twin-turbo V6. However, when Mazda launches the new 2014 Mazda6, which will ape the looks of the Takeri show car, it [...]
Japan’s automakers are leading the increase this year in North American vehicle output as they rebuild their inventories and step up launches of new models to recapture business lost in 2011 when they were struck by natural disasters. The U.S. auto market’s stronger-than-anticipated expansion in the first quarter also is driving up demand for Japanese [...]
Chrysler Group LLC posted a net profit of $473 million for the first three months of 2012 Thursday— more than four times as much as the company made during the same period a year ago. Net revenue for January, February and March was up 25 percent to $16.4 billion as Chrysler’s global sales increased 33 [...]
The powertrain specifics remain the same: an electric motor has 114 horsepower and can go 110 miles per charge, which only takes 35 minutes, and can reach 60 miles per hour in 10.9 seconds.
Chevrolet is rumored to be introducing a new aluminum V-8 engine, with advanced direct fuel-injection and cylinder deactivation that will more efficiently use gas.
The production version of the 5.0 meter long Urus would likely retain the exterior styling of the concept almost intact but feature a more comfortable and less exotic interior design.
At the 2012 Beijing Auto Show Jaguar announced launch of a new trim level for the XJ flagship saloon called the Ultimate.
Audi expands its e-tron concept cars by making this A6. The A6 L e-tron’s hybrid system consists of a 2.0 TFSI that outputs 155 kW (211 hp).
Jinlong Yufeng is Chinese for “Golden Dragon in the Wind.” This one’s designed for outdoor fun.
Okay, so maybe this isn’t much in the way of confirmation, but BMW M division president Friedrich Nitschke told Car and Driver that the company was “considering” building an M Performance version of the 7-Series. While that’s not quite an M7, it’s close. Remember, M Performance is the new quasi-M car line that BMW has [...]
HRE Wheels released on its Flickr page live pictures of Rimac One Concept, getting ready for the Top Marques Monaco 2012, wearing a set of HRE P44SC and P40SC in brushed finish. The wheel maker is an official partner of Rimac project. If you can’t remember Rimac from 2011 IAA, let us remind you that [...]