Volvo will present new DRIVe Line-Up at Paris Motor Show

10 09 2008

Volvo will be present a 3 eco models based on the C30, S40 Sedan and V50 Station Wagon at the Paris Motor Show. Carrying the DRIVe badge, all three models are powered by a 1.6-liter turbo diesel engine and to all clock in below 120g/km CO2 emissions.

That equates to fuel efficiency ratings above 50mpg US (4.7L/100km) for all three cars in the extent. The S40 and V50 DRIVe models yield 52.3mpg US (4.5L/100km) while the lesser C30 manages 53.4mpg US (4.4L/100km). All three cars are powered by the same 1.6L four-cylinder turbo-diesel engine.

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New 2010 MINI Crossover Concept

10 09 2008

MINI has show the first photo of the new Crossover Concept, which will be unveiled at the Paris Motor Show next month. BMW’s approach from concept to production in recent years has been to make minimal changes, the exterior design we see before us will stay pretty much the same but for a more conventional door set-up when the production model is launched in 2010.

These initial metaphors give us a cloudless indication of how future MINIs will be styled, and if BMW‘s reputation for making only a few revisions from model to production secure proper, this is very close to the perfect product.

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