Tuning: Loder1899 Heats Up the New Ford Focus RS (photos)

28 10 2009

German tuner Loder1899 powers up the new Ford Focus RS. The Focus RS’s body has been lowered 35mm or 1.4 inches while Loder1899 also offers a picking of 20-inch alloy wheels in various designs.

Loder1899 Ford Focus RS tuning img_1 | AutoWorld

Main changes touched a sport exhausted system, a new air filter and some other upgrades that are not mentioned up the harvest of the 2.5-liter turbocharged inline-five by 40 ponies for a calculate of 345 HP. The tuner also promises that the new exhaust usage will alert your contacts, neighbors etc, etc that you’ve fiddled around with the engine – if you clasp our drift.

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New 2011 Subaru Coupe 216A: First Details and Speculative Renderings Appear (photos)

28 10 2009

After collaborating of two Japanese automakers on building a new sports vehicle, Toyota unveiled the FT-86 Concept car at the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show, but Subaru‘s interpretation is still under wraps.

2011 Subaru Coupe renderings img_2 | AutoWorld

The engine which was previously speculated to be a 2.0-litre turbo warrior making about 118kW (160hp). Indeed it is the revised 2.0-litre turbo from moreover the Impreza 2.0 GT or the WRX STI. However, energy is rumoured to be around 184kW (250hp) with a probable STI type making 227kW (308hp).

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STOP Drive: BMW X5 Fail Parking (video)

28 10 2009

If you have a BMW X5 that does not mean that you are a good driver! Let’s watch the video a silly X5 owner earns a big fat Fail in the art of parking lot propriety.

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The video starts off usually enough, but after 20 seconds it gets very interesting, the driver inexplicably slams on the gas instead of the brake, catapulting his BMW on top of one of the cars while with the other vehicle as a ramp. The unidentified driver then takes off after expenses about ten “holy crap” seconds staring at the stupidity he or she produced.

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New 2010 Lexus LFA Supercar Officially Revealed (photos and video)

21 10 2009

Lexus has officially unveiled their first supercar called LFA. A prototype of the two-seat LFA will be debut on passing now the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show. Only 500 units will be sold worldwide between the outset of production in December 2010 and when it tops in December 2012, and will be priced at US$375,000 (€250,720). A more hot-race model will be introduced in 2011.

2010 Lexus LFA img_1 | AutoWorld

The 2010 Lexus LFA is certainly powered by an easily aspirated V10 displacing 4.8 litre (4,805cc). Thanks to its aluminum alloy, magnesium alloy and titanium alloy construction it is actually lighter than a average V8 engine. The car has a an equal-length dual exhaust system and routed through a multistage titanium main muffler.

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New 2011 Kia Cadenza (VG) Sedan Officially Revealed (details and photos)

21 10 2009

Korean automaker has officially unveiled the new 2011 Kia Cadenza (the K7 in Korea) luxury vehicle. The car will make its premiere at the Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Dubai international motor shows, later this year.

2011 Kia Cadenza K7 Sedan img_10 | AutoWorld

The new Cadenza is a disappointment when compared to the KND-5 concept model as the vehicle’s proportions have been altered -look at the front overhang for example- while many of the styling details have been watered down. Details enter LED-headlight surrounds, a bold fencing, and a chic sketch.

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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 Volkswagen Golf MkVII Leaked?!

14 10 2009

Not much time passed since the release of the last VW Golf MkVI but we already have information on the next-generation Golf MkVII. And our information on this new hatchback, slated for a 2012 unveiling.

2012 VW Golf VII renderings img_1 | AutoWorld

The recently revealed promotional video of VW L1 Concept suddenly show us a groupe of designers which work on clay styling model of the next-generation Golf. But the photo proves that work is well underway on the new Golf, suggesting a particularly condensed lifecycle for the unfilled MkVi car.

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2010 Toyota Auris Facelift Revealed in Japan (details and photos)

14 10 2009

The 2010 Toyota Auris hatchback formally launched in Japan nowadays. According to the automaker, the 2010 Auris receives some trivial external tweaks that involve revised grilles, front and rear bumpers, headlamps, tail lights and alloy wheels boon a new cover mean. Interior refinements come as new paint options, upgraded utensils and better standard equipment on certain models.

2010 Toyota Auris img_1 | AutoWorld

In addition to changes in design, Toyota noted that the 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine repayment from a revised patchy timing system for the inlet and exhaust valves that improves fuel efficiency and power output. Furthermore, all 1.8L models equipped with a CVT secure new steering-wheel mounted paddle-shifters that permit the driver to flip through the gears at the flick of a name.

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New 2010 Honda Accord Crosstour CUV Fully Revealed (details and photos)

14 10 2009

Honda has revealed the first official photos of the all-new 2010 Accord Crosstour CUV for the North American market. The car will go on sale in the States this fall.

2010 Honda Accord Crosstour LIVE img_1 | AutoWorld

UPDATED: with first LIVE photos

Honda not uncovered all the details but a close inspection of the photos reveals a “4WD” badge sense that the Accord Crosstour will whichever be unfilled with all-controls urge as yardstick or as a choice.

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AmericanMuscle On the Set of SpeedTV’s Pass Time

14 10 2009

September 30, 2009, MALVERN, PA — Surely a sign of the looming apocalypse, AmericanMuscle.com recently went under the bright lights, and behind the scenes of a nationally broadcast TV show, SPEED TV’s hit game show Pass Time.

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Filmed on location at many of America’s favorite grass roots drag strips, Pass Time offers a chance for any would-be drag racer, whether first timer or experienced pro, Mustang or minivan, to make a run pass as two contestants attempt to predict 1/4-mile drag times to win cash. Simply put, “Guess the time, win the cash – it’s that easy,” according to show host Brett Wagner.

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New Toyota FT-86 Concept Previewed ahead of Tokyo Motor Show (details and photos)

14 10 2009

Toyota and Subaru have been collaborating on a jointly developed sport coupe model. Previously, we have seen some renderings and first information of this sports car and now, we get a preview of the FT-86 Concept, which will be debut at the 2009  Tokyo Motor Show.

Toyota FT-86 Concept img_1 | AutoWorld

UPDATED: with video and photos

The sport vehicle’s dimensions are honestly compact with a length of 4,16 meters and a height of 1,26 m (width and wheelbase are 1,76 and 2,57 meters, respectively) and a low midpoint of gravity. The FT-86 was formed by Toyota’s Europe Design Development and it’s objective was to alter a car with a “functional function” target theme.

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New Subaru Hybrid Tourer Concept Revealed Ahead of Tokyo Motor Show

13 10 2009

Subaru has introduced the newest Hybrid Tourer Concept that will be debut at the upcoming 2009 Tokyo Motor Show. The concept powered by a hybrid engine that combines a 2.0-liter direct-injection turbo petrol engine and the Subaru’s Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system with an electric motor at each axle and a high-performance lithium battery.

Subaru Hybrid Tourer Concept img_7 | AutoWorld

UPDATED: with new photos

Power is primarily provided by the boxer engine that is connected to a new generation Lineatronic CVT (continually variable transmission). According to Subaru, at outset-up and awfully low speeds, the 20kW / 27HP rear thrilling motor can move the vehicle on its own while during acceleration, it kicks into give an additional energy boost to the petrol engine.

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New 2011 Renault Clio Images Leaked in French Car Magazine

5 10 2009

The new 2011 Renault Clio may still be far way from production but that hasn’t deterred magazines from speculating on it’s appearance. French car magazine Autoplus has published some artist’s renderings of the fourth generation Clio that are said to base on some allegedly executive granular black-and-white designs that were leaked online prior this year.

2011 Renault Clio leaked img_1 | AutoWorld

The computer generated images recommend a more dramatic styling with ‘swoopier’ ranks and a bolder face for Renault‘s Ford Fiesta and Citroen C3 rival. As is the instance with many of these upcoming car renditions, there’s no way of being sure about how close or not they are to the actual production model.

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