Infiniti FX50 takes a bow at Geneva autoshow

6 03 2008

After months of anticipation and build, Europe has now officially a new luxurious alternative to the ubiquitous German marks. Infiniti already have released details of their upcoming G37 coupe and sedan with their small cross, the EX37. These vehicles were warmly received by the European press often critical.
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Infiniti are deadly serious about Europe and who would doubt their future success with Carlos Ghosn at the helm. Mr. Ghosn is highly revered driving within the circles with the ailing car giant Nissan from the brink of bankruptcy and nursing Renault to success. Mr. Ghosn to take place tonight (04/March/08) as part of the event at the Geneva Motor Show to present Infiniti line up in Europe, but more importantly, the worldwide introduction of Infiniti’s very special model, the FX.

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Spyker C8 Aileron Unveiled at Geneva autoshow

6 03 2008

Big news for a small company, Spyker have today its V8 powered C8 Aileron Grand Tourer.
The coupe is an aluminum body, dressed in an aluminum space-frame chassis. The building draws heavily from the front of Spyker-aero heritage as a part of the recording would not appear on an Airbus A320. Squint a bit from the back, and you would forgive that you are looking at a TVR Tuscan, but overall it is certainly interesting.
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A wider track and a 10 inch longer wheelbase gives the Spyker almost a square space. Making Footprint are huge, that 19-inch BF Goodrich tires, wrapped around the turbine style (the aero heritage) 10 sheet spoke alloys. Only hides behind these alloys are considerable AP Racing brakes can be optioned to carbon-ceramic specification. Double wishbone suspension features front and rear.

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Artega GT Intro 2008 Model at Geneva autoshow

6 03 2008

Artega’s Intro GT 2008 has come to Geneva with some improvements over its special normal GT model these fittings are quite a number on the list, so that we will address a few. These include two distinct colors of Vanilla Yellow and Deep Blue Sea, the latter seen in these beautiful photographs.
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Artega chose to go classic with the launch of 2008 models, especially inside where things may seem simple, but beneath the surface are very sophisticated.

Forged in the light wheels roll Michelin tyres measuring 8 “x 19” on the front with tyres 235/35 ZR 19 and 10.5 “x 19” in the rear with 305/30 ZR 19 tyres.

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Koenigsegg Edition CCX and CCXR limited edition (photo)

6 03 2008

Koenigsegg owners should be the most sadistic bunch there. Why? Because they have put Koenigsegg, making these two special edition models CCXR CCX and by request. How painful experience, it must have been for the Swedes to the creation of such twins to the specs they boast.
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Both have carbon wheels, amplifiers, or Satnav Bluetooth, a camera back for those of us whose skills parking go as far as our pinky fingers, and matched carpet. Do not skip even at the end, the technical specifications are en route, I am just trying to work my way towards them, just to make sure that I am not seeing things here.

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Lotus Europa Gets Updates for Geneva Motorshow 2008

6 03 2008

Two years ago, Lotus used the Geneva Motor show to launch its new “Grand Touring model and is using this year’s event to launch a refreshed. Essentially a modification Elise, the Europa aims to address the shortcomings of the Elise. The Elise is a no compromise 2 automobile driver’s seat. It comes with a little comfort in the view that the comfort generally equals mass and weight is something small Elise does not have much of. This lack of weight is a crucial design is the key to “Eliseness”, which help cars sublime performance and road-holding ability.
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Thus, the Lotus Europa is the answer to those seeking something a little more upscale and feasibility. It shares much with the Elise and its close cousin, the Opel VX220. The greenhouse is instantly recognizable as derived from Elise and the engine is taken straight from the VX220. To refresh this year, Opel 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder unit has been tweaked to provide additional hp and 25 bringing the total to 225bhp SE in shape. The couple is too, 300Nm.

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Renault Megane Coupe Concept (video)

6 03 2008

This is a new version of the video Geneva launched Renault Megane Coupe concept. We brought you the major releases and article yesterday, but the video adds a little life to the great stills our guys gathered while on site at the Geneva Motorshow.

The concept is to provide some indication as to where Renault is perhaps their Mégane range in the future. The new Megane will find it hard to follow the course of car brought a huge chic dash of the euro in what was a little unexciting category.

Do not expect the road to the new version of Mégane to resemble what the futuristic display. Maybe the general shape and form will be similar but the 21-inch wheels and tires can not take the next family sedan. In saying this, Renault has made some futuristic designs to production, in the past, such as the Vel Satis, so who knows? For more information and pictures, please see the “Renault Megane Coupe Concept Unveiled” article right in the box Related Content.