New Porsche 918 Spyder Sports Plug-in Hybrid Concept Revealed in Geneva (photos and video)

4 03 2010

Porsche has unveiled a striking concept car, the new 918 Spyder, at the special pre-show event in Geneva. The mid-engined sports car has introduced as the new “ecology vs. performance” issue.

The 918 Spyder “Super-Sports” concept is powered by both a 500-horsepower V8 and a pair of electric motors (one for each axle) producing an additional 218 hp or 160kW. On the ecological surface it is talented of 3.0 litres/100 kilometers (94 mpg imp / 78 mpg US) with just 70 grams of CO2 emissions per kilometer. That gives a combined power output of 528 kW (718 PS / 708 hp) resulting in a 0 to 100 km/h tear in just 3.2 seconds, top zoom of 320 km/h (198 mph), and a lap time on the Nurburgring Nordschleife in excluding than 7:30 record, which is closer than the Porsche Carrera GT.

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New 2011 Audi A1 Leaked: First Photo of Production Model?!

19 12 2009

The first photos of the new 2011 Audi A1 has posted on Facebook page. On this photo Justin Timberlake walking in front of the production side of the Audi A1 supermini.

And if you’re wondering what’s the connection between Timberlake and the German automaker’s answer for BMW’s MINI, Audi announced on Wednesday that it has struck a trade with the pop soloist to play the principal role in an Audi A1 Internet promotion that will be launched in the bounce of 2010.

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New 2010 Toyota Mark-X Sedan Launched in Japan (details and photos)

21 10 2009

The new redesigned Toyota Mark X has revealed in Japan. The 2010 Mark X is a mid-size sports sedan that shares the same rear-wheel drive platform with the Lexus GS and JDM Toyota Crown models.

2010 Toyota Mark-X img_10 | AutoWorld

The designers refreshed not only exterior with the newly styled front and rear tops, Toyota has also updated the interior with a revised instrument panel and center console. Toyota claims that shoulder portion of the door decrease for the front and rear seats has been pushed apparent by 25 mm (full for left and right), while the void between the front seats has been increased by 20 mm, resulting in a roomier interior.

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New Rolls Royce Ghost Officially Revealed (details and photos)

7 09 2009

The new luxury 2010 Rolls Royce Ghost has officially unveiled. The new Ghost a smaller, more affordable limo than the major brother Phantom. The car was previewed at the at the Geneva Motor Show in the form of the 200EX concept and make its entrance at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este.

2010 Rolls Royce Ghost img_1 | AutoWorld

The Ghost blends classic Rolls Royce design style with modern features. The front end is dominated by a large leaning framework, which is destined to resemble a jet intake, and slim Xenon headlights. Moving expand back, the profile reveals mammoth rearview mirrors, suicide doors (coach doors in RR speak), and a faint decrease spirit line. At the rear, there are LED taillights, optional chrome exhaust tips, and hints of a “Bangle handle”. For most road existence, a contrasting Silver Satin paint determine can be practical to the covering, fence and windscreen surround.

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First Official Photos of MINI Coupe Concept Revealed

26 08 2009

The first official photos of the new MINI Coupe Concept revealed on the eve of celebrating 50 years of company. In essence, it’s a MINI John Cooper Works inlay that had its rooftop finish and replaced with a sedan-like greenhouse and a steeper front windshield. The car is set make its world debut at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show.

MINI Coupe Concept img_1 | AutoWorld

The shape of the creepy-looking but lightweight aluminum top is said to have been inspired by a baseball hat that MINI designer Gert Hildebrand saw his teenage son wearisome backwards – go dignitary. According to the guests, the new roof lowers the car’s centre of gravity therefore significantly dipping body traffic and optimizing heavy conduct. Other niceties like the front and rear bumpers, headlamps, front lattice and evidently, the rear-end idea have been reworked but that’s mainly it.

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New 2010 Saab 9-5 Sedan: First Official Details and Photos Revealed

22 07 2009

The 2010 Saab 9-5 sedan has been redesigned and revealed in nowadays ahead of world premier at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. The car to go on sale in Europe in April 2010, with an general rate around €35,000.

2010 SAAB 9-5 official photos img_1 | AutoWorld

The new 9-5 skin distinctive styling with a bold front end and a sleek profile. Overall, the project is pretty much what we estimated but there are several interesting touches such as blackened A-pillars and night decrease across the top of the border windows. At the rear, the sloping C-pillars help to give the 9-5 a dramatic appearance which extend helped by obvious LED taillights.

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Ford Mustang Silver 45th Anniversary Edition introduced by Lee Iacocca (photos)

23 06 2009

Lee Iacocca, the former president of the Ford division and the father of the Ford Mustang, has introduced a coach-built car called ‘2009 1/2 Iacocca Silver Edition Mustang‘. The car will be produced in quantities of only 45 units. Lee Iacocca was the leader of the Ford sector when the group introduced the original Mustang in 1964. The unique edition Mustang is the product of the collaborative work of Iacocca, designer Michael Leone, and California-based coachbuilder, Gaffoglio Family Metalcrafters.

Ford Mustang Lee Iacocca 45th Anniversary Edition 2009 img_1

The partial production prototype that is based on the 2009 Mustang platform will be available with two capacity bury options, an usually-aspirated 4.6-liter Ford V8 rated at 320 horsepower and a voluntary supercharged story delivering 400 horsepower. Both V8s are coupled to a 5-speed manual transmission.

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Tuning: Ferrari California Spider by Edo Competition (details and photos)

18 06 2009

German tuner Edo Competition that specialized on supercars has revealed their performance and styling accessories for Ferrari California Spider. Modifications to the 4.3-liter V8 engine compose a recalibrated ECU and a possible newly-urbanized high performance exhaust order featuring adjustable butterfly valves and custom intended high emanate catalytic converters with a 200 unit per clear crawl metal self.

Ferrari California Spider tuned by Edo Competition img_1

The result is an additional 40 horsepower and 12-lb/ft for a calculate yield of 500HP and 369 ft-lb of torque at 5,200 rpm. The Edo Competition-tuned California Spider can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.9 seconds and achieve a top hurry of 315 km/h or 196 mph (+5km/h compared to the factory brand).

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All-Electric Coda Automotive Sedan Launched (photos and video)

5 06 2009

A California company Miles EV that is developing zero-emission, full electric vehicles, brand new all-electric car Coda Automotive. The Coda sedan will be assembled in China by Hafei under the direction of staff from Coda unknown procedure to give an all-electric vehicle to trade by the end of 2010. Coda expects real world range to be about 90-120 miles, depending on driving conditions. Car will be sale only in California, for a $45,000 pricetag.

Coda Automtoive electric vehicle img_1

Power comes from lithium-ion batteries shaped through an existing covenant with China-based Lishen, that has been heavily re-engineered by Porsche Engineering and also makes lithium-ion batteries for Apple, Motorola, Samsung, and Vodafone. These two companies have also decided to inflate their partnership to “conceive, manufacture and sell transportation and service power storage battery systems,” presumably to other automakers looking for an easier attempt into the electric vehicle advertise.

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New Peugeot 5008 Officially Revealed: 7-passenger compact MPV (details and photos)

2 06 2009

French car maker Peugeot has revealed the new 5008 7-seater compact MPV that will be the main rival cars such as the Opel Zafira and Renault Scenic. The new Peugeot 5008 scheduled to make its world premiere at the Frankfurt Auto Show this September and go on sale in Europe this autumn.

Peugeot 5008 img_1

The car is spacious at a part of 4.53 meters and a height of 1.64 m. And the large windshield (1.7 m2) along with Peugeot’s panoramic goblet roof indeed impart enough of logic of area and frankness. The 5008 also offers a overall payload part of 2506 liters with the last two rows of seats down. Even as a 5-seater, crate universe is a respectable 823 liters.

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New Dacia Sandero Stepway Crossover Officially Unveiled in Barcelona

8 05 2009

Renault‘s low-cost Romanian brand Dacia has revealed the Sandero Stepway at the Barcelona Auto Show. The four-metre long a small hatchback with raised ground clearance but no all-wheel drive system Dacia Sandero Stepway is the European edition of the Renault Sandero Stepway which has sold 2,700 units in Brazil and Argentina since its launch in 2008.

Dacia Sandero Stepway img_1

The new Stepway will be available with a 90HP 1.6-liter petrol and a 70HP 1.5-liter dCi diesel engine. The former has a common fuel consumption of 7.6 litres per 100km while the last plant up a thriftier proposition with its 5.3 litres per 100km regular. Its C02 emissions are 140g/km.

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New 2010 Rolls-Royce Ghost unveiled at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

29 04 2009

The recently appeared Rolls-Royce Ghost made its entrance at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, Italy.

2010 Rolls-Royce Ghost LIVE at the Concorso d'Eleganza img_1

The photo above comes from the persons at German car magazine Auto Motor und Sport that demand in their article that is the ‘sequence account’ of the 200EX view. From our point of view, apart from the never before seen outdoor paint, we couldn’t boil any differences between the 200EX and the Ghost. The Geneva Show 200EX view wasn’t much of a belief so go table.

Rolls Royce‘s new “entrance-height” luxury sedan that features a new 6.6-liter turbocharged V12 engine transfer over 507 horsepower with 8-speed automatic transmission. The car will go on sale in the 2010 and will be the main rival new vehicles such as the 2010 Mercedes-Benz S-Class and the Bmw 7-Series.





Indian Tata Prima Luxury sedan Concept revealed at Geneva Motor Show

6 03 2009

Indian Tata Motors has revealed the concept of their first luxury sedan called Prima. The new Prima concept has been designed by the italian design house Pinninfarina. The car will be offered for sale beginning next year in Europe.

Tata Prima Concept img_10

The Prima is a four-door sedan with a 2,700mm wheelbase which endows it with excellent interior space and it’s longer than that of the current Tata Indigo sedan. Its lines seem to have a measured fluidity about them, spelling not only a more upmarket car but one with a slight thought of sportiness.

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