New 2011 Audi RS5 Coupe Officially Revealed (details and photos)

1 03 2010

German automaker has officially revealed the new Audi RS5 Coupe which should become the main rival BMW M3 Coupe. Developed by Audi’s quattro GmbH division, the RS5 Coupe makes use of a revised version of the 4.2-liter V8 engine found in the previous RS4. The new RS5 will go on sale in Europe this Spring with a base price of around €77,700.

Power comes from a 4.2-liter V8 that produces 331 kW (444 hp / 450 PS) and 430 Nm (317 lb-ft) of torque. It is coupled to a seven-rate S tronic transmission which allows the 1,725 kilogram (3,803 beat) sedan to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 4.6 seconds, before topping out at an electronically limited 250 km/h (155 mph). If that isn’t swiftly enough, Audi can delete the alacrity limiter to enable the car to hit 280 km/h (174 mph). Despite this immense performance, the RS5 only consumes 10.8 liters of gasoline per 100 km (21.78 US mpg).

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Tuning: WALD 200 Land Cruiser SPORTS LINE Black Bison Edition (photos)

12 06 2009

One of the few tuning companies who have decided to develop a stylish body kit parts for Toyota SUV Land Cruiser 4 × 4, a Japanese car tuner Wald International. Black Bison elegant body kit for the current generation Land Cruiser, which appeared in 2007, gives a fairly luxurious SUV aggressive type. Early we show some their works, that Mercedes-Benz S-Class W221 and Lexus IS F Sports Line.

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Nevertheless the engineers at Wald managed to technique their Land Cruiser in both a muscular and grand manner. The new front jumbo with integrated fog lamps brushwood out in a particularly bold way that is matched by the new sidesills. The rear mammoth incorporates the same tangle as seen at the front, while also edifice in new reflectors and distance for the interestingly shaped courtyard-exhaust. Blacked-out Mahora M11C 20-inch wheels harmonize the paint appealing well, but we like the five-cape chrome-look wheels for the added diverge. If there is something that can be aloof, it is the rear spoiler, which looks very out of place.

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2010 Kia Forte Sedan Priced from $14,200 in the U.S.

12 06 2009

Kia Motors has revealed information that the new 2010 Forte Sedan will start at $14,200 in base LX trim, which includes a delivery charge of $695. The mid-level Forte EX will start at $16,490 and the top shelf SX model will begin at $17,890. The Forte LX and EX are powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine producing 156HP and 144lb-ft of torque that can be entangled to also a normal 5-speed manual gearbox or a electronically controlled 4-speed automatic transmission.

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The range-topping Forte SX perfect skin an upgraded 2.4-liter inline four-cylinder engine, which delivers 173 horsepower, and is untaken with a measure six-velocity guide gearbox or an elective five-race sure transmission with Sportmatic. In provisos of fuel cheap, the 2.0-liter engine income 25/34 mpg (city/highway) when mated to also the five-alacrity handbook or four-zoom reflex transmissions, while the 2.4-liter engine turns out 22/32 mpg when matching with the six-tempo manual and 23/31 mpg with the five-speed certain. And we have no information on whether hybrid version sold in the United States.

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New 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe Revealed ahead of Geneva Debut

17 02 2009

The all-new 2010 Mercedes Benz E-Class Coupe officially revealed ahead of the 2009 Geneva Motor Show. The Coupe’s styling is based on the new 2010 E-Class Sedan, unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show last month, and it shares most of its engines and its interior with the four-door as well.

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With the new design, Mercedes claims that the E-Class Coupe will be the “world’s most aerodynamically efficient series-production car.” That’s a bold claim to make but one can see in the newly acquired sleekness of the body that things have changed. This Coupe, in its slight form with no B-pillars and completely retractable side windows, creates a drag coefficient of just 0.24.

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Official: Porsche Panamera Leaked (details and photo)

12 02 2009

First official images of the new Porsche Panamera four-door coupe leaked in the web. The Panamera will officially start production in April next year and will make its world debut one month earlier at the Geneva Motor Show.

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UPDATED: with official interior photos

The sports sedan presented with 3.6-liter V6 engine with 300HP for the bottom Panamera, a 4.8-liter V8 with 405HP for the Panamera S, and a 4.8-liter twin-turbocharghed V8 putting out around 500hp for the Panamera Turbo. Power will be transferred by both guide gearboxes or Porsche’s new lookalike-clasp PDK transmission.
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New Seat Exeo Sport Tourer Facelift (details and photos)

10 02 2009

The new Seat Exeo was unveiled at the 2008 Paris Motor Show and now can be bought in sedan version, but source reported that  a new Sport Tourer (ST) version comes into market very soon, is expected before the summer.

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The new Exeo ST is available in 14 different exterior paint colours and six edge selections for the interior. Standard skin are ABS, ESP, dual-zole climate sway, seven airbags, 16-creep wheels and a fall computer among others. As the embellish levels go higher buyers can tick off features like rear parking sensors, steering sweep reins, Bluetooth and bi-xenon headlights.

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Tuning: WALD Lexus IS-F Sports Line Black Bison Edition (photos)

28 01 2009

WALD International tuning house presents their restyled Lexus IS-F Sports Line Black Bison Edition, which will be debut at the Tokyo Auto Salon prior this month.

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They built a custom body kit, composed of a front spoiler, rear wing, and rear diffuser, all from a lacquered, wet-look carbon backbone. New area vents are also built in. Wheels are upgraded to Wald’s very own Mahora 20-inchers, in a dark, almost gun-metal finish. In the end, Wald hunted to show off a car that genuinely looked like it had the rule Lexus built into their IS-F.

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