New Opel Meriva Production Prototype in Finland (spy photo)

11 03 2008

Since last December, we saw Opel Meriva prototype carries the body of a shortened Ford Escape sport a new opening to the rear door. And now, just in the past week in Geneva, the Opel Meriva concept had its world premiere this new system presents Flex Door.
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Certainly, the road to production version will be simplified and will lose its striking design cues, but overall, what you see in the concept, which come on the market, and that includes the Flex Door system. Here are the first pictures of a prototype of the form, as the production leads cold-weather tests on an area privately owned testing here in northern Finland. But do not let the wrong rear door handle fool you, as it is to deceive the attentive eye and peering camera lenses.

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New British Keating Super Car Launch Next Month

11 03 2008

A new super-British car will be launched on April 23, St George’s Day, somewhere in the United Kingdom. Very little is known about the car, but we can tell you the name. Keating released two versions, stalking TKR Veyron model and a model called gran turismo SKR.

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Initially, the car supposed to become a true multi-national project, but last year Keating past 9 months sourcing all components of the United Kingdom, companies making this new super car almost exclusively British.

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Speed Racer – The Movie. Watch the Trailer!

11 03 2008

Most people who have to look at cartoons, in particular in connection with the cars, are now also big fans of films such as “Matrix”. What if the man has had decided to film “Speed Racer” on the big screen? Well, that’s exactly what you see, the 9th May, when the Wachowski brothers released her latest project, Speed Racer, but you have not much more to expect them an overview of how the film. Here is the trailer!

In the movie Speed denied the adoption of a Royalton Industries is one of the drivers, which shows that in the competition, he assumes that most of them are manipulated in order to increase its profits.

The only way to beat the speed has Royalton is the race to win, which has killed his brother, Rex Racer. The name of the race is an idea, just what is expected Speed: The Crucible says. In order to win the race, the famous cartoon-driver team with a former adversary, Racer X

All the characters are caricatures, which Spritle and Chim Chim. Speed Racer is a caricature Neo? We have to wait until May 9 to check.





New Mercedes E-Class Black Tape Camo (spy photos)

11 03 2008

Still more than a year away, the next generation of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, code-named W212 is expected that their debut in one and a half year at the Frankfurt Motor Show. First seen camouflage with less than a week ago, here are the latest pictures, the close of Mercedes headquarters in Stuttgart, but this prototype is sporting different wheels and a standard roof, in contrast to the panoramic roof spotted on the first prototype .
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The next E-Class offers the typical wide range of engines in Europe, starting with a 4-cylinder gasoline engine with 184 hp to 544 hp V8. Gaining more important than ever, the diesel engines of the series starts with a 136 hp 4-cylinder up to a 354 hp V8. Unfortunately, consumers are interested in a hybrid version will have to wait until a year later than the E-Class is expected that with a diesel-hybrid engine as the current E 300 BLUETEC, the hybrid makes 224 hp from a 3.0-liter V6 and a 15kW electric motor with integrated generator.

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Volkswagen Robust/Taro’s – First Public Drawing !

11 03 2008

Volkswagen medium-sized pick-up has already made a few appearances disguised, first as a Toyota Hilux, and then, like a VW Caddy (actually, we are still trying to imagine what it would be with a Caddy Being solid rear axle…), but this is the first time it has been shown without disguise, and by official means. Not that this drawing shows a lot, but at least it gives us an indication of what the robust / Taro will look like.
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The name of the pick-up could also have been disclosed to the Argentinian Expoagro fair, but all showed VW is already known: “The management of Volkswagen para el campo. Hecha en Argentina”, or “Volkswagen pick – up for the field. Made in Argentina “. Although it is called “Robust internal Pick-Up”, or UTD, it can also be called Taro, the name used by VW to sell a rebadged Hilux that has been done both by Volkswagen and Toyota, from 1989 until 1997 . Since it is a speculation, it can also be called anything else …

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Porsche Panamera Entire Model Range (spy photo)

11 03 2008

Captured recently in the north of Sweden, the full range of the fourth Porsche model has been touted in one place. Due to its debut in Geneva next year, the Panamera is facing strong competitors such as the Mercedes CLS and Aston Martin Rapide. These are the first images showing the three models in the range Panamera: the “standard” Panamera with two pairs of rectangular exhaust pipes, the Panamera S tubes with two rounds each side and the Panamera Turbo equipped with the same output the “Standard” of the car, but with the largest air intakes in the front and sports split 5-spoke wheels with large cross-drilled brake discs.
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The entry-level engine for the “standard” Panamera will be Volkswagen 3.5-liter six-cylinder unit developing 300 hp, while his own Porsche powerplant will be a eight-cylinder direct-injection petrol engine, available in naturally aspirated Covered (350 c.) for the “S” and with bi-turbo (560 hp). Shortly after its inception in 2009, the Panamera hybrid will be introduced.

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