New Aston Martin Rapide Production Version caught Uncovered (spy photos)

10 06 2009

The all-new Aston Martin Rapide sports car has spied completely uncovered sitting in a parking lot. The car is scheduled to be introduced at the September’s Frankfurt Motor Show, these photos show a car that will be stiff competition with rival Porsche Panamera, that cost from $89,000 to $132,600.

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The new Rapide will come with a 6.0-liter V12 generating 470 horsepower and 600 Nm of torque matching with a responsive Touchtronic gearbox. Performance records have not been released, but we assume the Rapide to situation records that are between the two Porsche Panamera V8 models, a 3.6 liter six cylinder generating 300 hp, a 400 horsepower 4.8 liter V8 engine, and a 500 hp turbocharged V8. Those cars go 0-60 mph in either 4 seconds or 4.8 seconds, depending on which engine is special.

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New Kia VG Concept Leaked Ahead of Seoul Auto Show (details and photo)

30 03 2009

First photo of the new Kia VG luxury vehicle has leaked to the web ahead official debut at the Seoul Auto Show next month. Project called the KND-5, the concept hints at what we can require from the circle’s new Amanti replacement which will officially unveiling later this year.

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Creating to rival other near-luxury sedans such as the Volkswagen Passat CC, the new KND-5 belief boasts an elegant external which skin chic goal touches such as LED lighting, 20-edge wheels, and a heavy panoramic beaker roof. As with the thought, power for the production VG vehicle will come from a 3.5-liter V6 Lambda engine but numerous other engine options are also likely to be open when the vehicle goes on vending.

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Wow, Hummer H2 Cabrio caught in Abu Dhabi, UAE

2 02 2009

There are many luxury cars, which can be seen in the United Arab Emirates. Some of them are treated with chrome, some with gold. What’s next?! This self-tuned Hummer H2 Convertible parked near luxury Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi.

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Mods to this monster include custom paint job with matching red leather interior, which seems to be an odd wealth for the gulf coast city surrounded by desert. Hopefully, there is some innovative seat-cooling usage installed as well. The truck has seven seats, and chrome wheels set in wider arches. Also pictured is what appears to be an aftermarket fiberglass cover shovel with integrated Hella lights.

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First Official Images of the Aston Martin Rapide Leaked

30 01 2009

The first official images of the Production Aston Martin Rapide leaked onto the web. The new Rapide based on a long-wheelbase DB9 model and powered by a 480bhp, 6.0-litre V12, the £140k Aston Martin Rapide should slot between the DB9 and DBS in the visitors’s sort. Also it will have a six-speed ZF auto gearbox with Aston’s Touchtronic control.

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The exterior, styling line running along the front wing and door is new, but otherwise the Rapide’s skin follows the beautiful, swooping look of the model, but with crisper shoulders and bonnet creases. The front apron also features a cleaner look, with a record thick sink air intake. The concept — and prototypes — featured close inlets whichever part of the lower air intake.

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New 2010 Porsche 911 GT3 unveiled ahead Geneva Motor Show

29 01 2009

Porsche released first photos of the restyled 2010 911 GT3. For the 2010 standard year, the new GT3 has been given more faculty, better treatment, and a vaguely superior foot assess. While U.S. pricing tidings is yet to be exposed, the facelifted GT3 will retail in Europe for €116,947 following its world debut at Geneva Motor Show in March.

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The 2010 GT3 gets a revised rear spoiler to grow downforce at high speeds. Power has been boosted by 20hp (15kW) over the outgoing shape, with the car’s logically-aspirated downright-six engine now pumping out 435hp (325kW). Changes to the powertrain contain a larger 3.8L of displacement, as opposite to the earlier’s 3.6L, as well as an efficient VarioCam routine with adjustable exhaust valves. The end findings are a 0-100km/h dash time of 4.1 seconds and a top rapidity of 312km/h.

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New Opel Ampera Electric car teased ahead of Geneva Motor Show

27 01 2009

General Motors announced Opel Ampera electric car which based at electric propulsion technology, called Voltec, that allows the car to run exclusively on lithium-ion string nation emotional via a model 230v exit for up to 60 km (37 miles). For longer distances, the car will stay to drive on electricity a small home combustion generated that engine. The new Ampera will be revealed at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show in March.

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“With the Ampera, Opel will be the first European automobile manufacturer to offer customers numerous hundred kilometers of non-prohibit thrilling energetic,” said Alain Visser, GM Europe Chief Marketing Officer.

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Volkswagen BlueSport Concept revealed in Detroit

13 01 2009

Volkswagen’s Concept Blue Sports made its debut at the 2009 Detroit Show as an inquiry in combining great fuel wealth with a sporty effort and looks. The roadster actions some four metres in extent but weighs less than 1200kg. VW has put a turbo diesel engine in it and that tips the performance scales even more in its favour.

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The engine is a 2.0-litre TDI that makes 180hp (134kW) from 4,200rpm and stocky torque of 350Nm made from just 1,750rpm. Saying to be able of a 0 – 100km/h time of 6.6 seconds and a top rate of 226km/h (140mph), the Blue Sports concept emits just 113g/km in injurious C02 gasses. It averages 4.3 litres per 100km (55mpg US/ 66mpg UK) in fuel consumption.

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