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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New Subaru Legacy Concept shows its face at the Detroit Auto Show 2009

13 01 2009

Subaru has unveiled the new Legacy Concept car at the 2009 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. It shows very much what the next-gen Legacy is ready to look like.

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The new Legacy viewed is integral with a 3.6-litre fighter engine that drives all four wheels gratitude to Subaru’s patented AWD system. Its lED headlights enhanced appearance, a bold fascia and bolder shape. The car is painted in a high comment Ultimate Silver paint colour. Subaru has finished more expensive with the Legacy and solitary a lot of the traditional Japanese outline in favour of cleaner, more European object cues.

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2010 Nissan GT-R SpecV unveiled (details + photo)

8 01 2009

Nissan official revealed new limited-production 2010 GT-R SpecV, which goes on retailing in Japan early next month and is estimated to arrive in the U.S. later this year. The SpecV is embattled specifically at enthusiast drivers who crave pursuit car-turn performance in a lane-lawful vehicle.

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Basing on the new ‘Series II’ GT-R, the SpecV sculpt includes sole body, interior and performance gear and modifications, raising the already strong supercar’s performance to even higher levels.

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Mercedes-McLaren SLR Stirling Moss Supercar Revealed

19 12 2008

Mercedes-Benz will officially unveil what will surely be one of the most attention cars of the Detroit Auto Show, the 2009 McLaren SLR Stirling Moss. This car an esteem vehicle to the legendary Sir Stirling Moss who is most imminent for his 1955 Mille Miglia victory in a Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR.

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Each of the McLaren SLR Stirling Moss will figure plump carbon grit frame wrapped over the pennant account, a 650-hp supercharged 5.5-liter V8 and the five-quickness routine transplanted from the SLR 722. Despite deficient any rank of roof or fitting windscreen, the Stirling Moss can still achieve a top velocity of 217 mph and can contact 100 km/h in just 3.5 seconds. Other rare skin entered “swing-wing” doors, a retractable air brake that can be operated manually and a two-portion tonneau coat (stored in the body) that can guard the full floor or just the passenger seat.

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2010 Nissan Patrol Leaked (details and photo)

19 12 2008

First official photos of the new 2010 Nissan Patrol have been leaked on the web during an official presentation of the vehicle.

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The SUV looks to be Nissan‘s principal 4×4, putting it in train competition with the Toyota Land Cruiser. It looks huge and macho, but not at all in a bad way. LEDs look to be integrated at the rear. No specs are vacant yet, but no suspicion the new vehicle will have to sustain off-boulevard capabilities.

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New 2010 BMW Z4 Roadster Officially revealed ahead of Detroit (details and video)

15 12 2008

BMW has officially released the first photo of the all-new Z4 Roadster, which is set to make its debut at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show next month. The pattern of the new Z4 comes out through classic minutiae interpreted in a very current style, highlighted by an automated folding aluminum roof.

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The hardtop brings the Z4 in line with the competition, opening and final in 20 seconds. The influence penalty is offset by superior sanctuary, better visibility and greater comfort. The piece windows are 40% bigger than the outgoing weak-top archetype, and the rear view is smarmy 52% bigger. The Z4 also keeps its classic roadster proportions, with a long hood, short overhangs, and bright shoulders. However, the car’s styling has been modernized with new integrated LED indicators on its flanks as well as on the president and tail-lamps.

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New 2009 Toyota RAV4 Facelift Debuts at Bologna Motor Show

5 12 2008

Toyota presented their new RAV4 SUV for European market at the Bologna Motor Show, which will start to sale in 2009. The beauty changes are sooner strenuous to smidgen, being narrow to a new chrome frame dealing, revised headlamps and tail-light, service indicators that have been relocated to the door mirrors and restyled bumpers. Inside you can see new supplies and flag as well as the availability of a ‘sport’ tedious-bottom steering helm.

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Toyota’s engineers have been diligent tweaking the RAV4‘s mechanicals as the facelift typical receives a new 2.0-liter petrol engine developing 158HP and 196Nm of torque that’s hooked up to a 6-alacrity guidebook gearbox or optionally, to a newly urbanized CVT transmission called Multidrive S. Toyota promises that the new 2.O VVT-i engine is not only more moving but also 5% more fuel competent that the outgoing 2.0-liter component it replaces.

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