New BMW X5M & X6M Officially Revealed (details + photos + video)

6 04 2009

Her it is!! BMW officially revealed new powerfull ‘M’ crossovers the X5M and the X6M. These are the most divisive models ever to hold the M badge. However, BMW vows that both crossovers element all the normal sport characteristics one would require from a M-badged model. Under the cover, this translates to an all-new 4.4-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine that cranks out 555HP at 6,000 rpm and a gigantic 680Nm or 501-lbs/ft of crest torque unfilled between 1,500 and 5,650 rpm.

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Those facts put to infamy the M5‘s and M6‘s 5.0-liter purely aspirated V10 that generates 507HP and 520Nm or 383-lbs/ft of summit torque. Nevertheless no need to unease as from what our sources tell us, the new twin-scroll turbo V8 will return the V10 in the next generation M5 and M6 models. For the first time in a BMW M shape, the X5M’s and X6M’s V8 is knotted to a 6-speed M Sports Automatic transmission with full automatic mode as well as M driving mode. Both models retain BMW’s intelligent xDrive all-turn-drive order, still it has been revamped to distribute more influence to the rear wheels.

In provisos of performance, both M models accelerate to 100 km/h (62mph) from a standstill in 4.7 seconds and achieve an electronically limited top tempo of 250km/h (155mph) or 275km/h (171mph) with the optional “M Driver’s Package.”

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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.

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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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Mercedes-McLaren SLR Stirling Moss Supercar Revealed

19 12 2008

Mercedes-Benz will officially unveil what will surely be one of the most attention cars of the Detroit Auto Show, the 2009 McLaren SLR Stirling Moss. This car an esteem vehicle to the legendary Sir Stirling Moss who is most imminent for his 1955 Mille Miglia victory in a Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR.

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Each of the McLaren SLR Stirling Moss will figure plump carbon grit frame wrapped over the pennant account, a 650-hp supercharged 5.5-liter V8 and the five-quickness routine transplanted from the SLR 722. Despite deficient any rank of roof or fitting windscreen, the Stirling Moss can still achieve a top velocity of 217 mph and can contact 100 km/h in just 3.5 seconds. Other rare skin entered “swing-wing” doors, a retractable air brake that can be operated manually and a two-portion tonneau coat (stored in the body) that can guard the full floor or just the passenger seat.

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2010 Nissan Patrol Leaked (details and photo)

19 12 2008

First official photos of the new 2010 Nissan Patrol have been leaked on the web during an official presentation of the vehicle.

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The SUV looks to be Nissan‘s principal 4×4, putting it in train competition with the Toyota Land Cruiser. It looks huge and macho, but not at all in a bad way. LEDs look to be integrated at the rear. No specs are vacant yet, but no suspicion the new vehicle will have to sustain off-boulevard capabilities.

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New Audi A1 Sportback Concept Officially Unveiled at Paris 2008

2 10 2008

Today Audi unveiled the A1 Sportback Concept at the Paris Motor Show. The new five-door concept is less than 4 meters long and actions 1.75 meters varied and it skin a new report of Audi’s fusion technology.

Under the hood, Audi have located a 1.4 liter TFSI engine which pumps out 150hp to the front wheels via the S tronic dual-clutch transmission. Typically, a vigor yield shape as such would be more than sufficient for a paradigm of this range. However, add in a 20 kW (27hp) emotional motor that provides the A1 belief with an added 150Nm (110.63 lb-ft) of thrusting torque, and the A1 is effective to wish. Acceleration from 0-100 km/h (62 mph) can be achieved in just 7.9 seconds before it reaches a top haste on 200 km/h (124 mph). Fuel family deception at 3.9 liters per 100km (60.31 US mpg) while emissions are just 92 g/km.

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New Audi A1 Cabrio will debut on 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show

27 06 2008

Lates Audi A1 minicar is expected to ascendancy showrooms in primary 2010 but before that we should see an individual rendering of an ignorant cabriolet A1, reported to be unveiled at unborn moment’s Frankfurt Motor Show 2009. Aimed at forthright at other inflexible cabrios, videlicet the Mini Convertible, the little A1 relinquish-ahead prospect grasp the establish of its hardtop sibling by harshly 12 months.

The A1 Cabrio goal affirmation automated cloth eminence, but mixed bag the line of the Mini, where the peak folds right away on alpha of the institute deck, the unversed A1’s warmhearted-butt end propensity aliment aptly in the shaft when pessimistic.

Audi’s CEO has reaffirmed his pair’s campaign to skyrocket its computation to 40 models by 2015 and vegetate its obligation facilities, plus conceivably den a stow away in the U.S., as well as upgrading its unlike European sites. Audi has under consideration complete it desire conceive €200 million in its Brussels institute to transact it for the unseasoned A1 minicar descent in 2010.

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