Mercedes CL 500 centennial anniversary edition

Mercedes CL 500 centennial anniversary edition

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23 Apr 2009
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Daimler introduced the Mercedes CL 500 centennial anniversary edition today marking the hundredth birthday of the three-pointed star and the Benz emblem. The Mercedes CL 500 centennial anniversary edition features designo collection paint finish, the AMG Sports package, the finest leather and trimings as well as the original emblems patented by Daimler Motorengesellschaft and Benz & Cie a century ago inserted into the center console. The Mercedes CL 500 centennial anniversary edition is available in both standard or 4Matic versions and future customers will have to know that price is 17,850 Euros over the basic CL 500 version…

Volvo C30 R-Design

Volvo C30 R-Design

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23 Apr 2009
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The Swedish automaker has just developed a new edition named Volvo C30 R-Design which is basically a more expressive and styled version of the basic C30 model. The R-Design treatment will also be applied to the Volvo S40 and V50 DRIVe and the plan is to satisfy customer demand for vehicles that combine environmental friendliness with exciting looks. Some of the elements included in the Volvo C30 R-Design package are a new front apron and rear bumper, resculpted side-skirts and a roof spoiler as well as 17-inch Serapis aluminium wheels and various silk metal finishes. Inside the Volvo C30 R-Design gets aluminium sports pedals with inlaid rubber strips, a sports steering wheel trimmed in leather, seating surfaces covered in cream-coloured…

2010 Mercedes E Class Coupe photos and details

2010 Mercedes E Class Coupe photos and details

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22 Apr 2009
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Mercedes released more photos and details today with their new 2010 Mercedes E Class Coupe and announced that they developed two new 4-cylinder engines that offer reduced fuel consumption. The best example mentioned by the company is the 2010 Mercedes E 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY Coupe with 204 horsepower (150 kW) and 500 Nm of torque that needs only 5.1 litres of diesel to cover 100 kilometres with 135 g of CO2 emitted per kilometre. This kind of performance was also made possible by the fact that the 2010 Mercedes E Class Coupe is the world’s most aerodynamically efficient series-production car with a drag coefficient of just 0.24. The other new engine which can be found in the 2010 Mercedes E 350 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY Coupe …

Citroen C-Quatre Sedan unveiled

Citroen C-Quatre Sedan unveiled

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22 Apr 2009
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The French automaker unveiled the new Citroen C-Quatre Sedan at this year’s Shanghai Motor Show and along with also newly debuted C5 model they plan on becoming a bigger player on the Chinese auto market. Encouraged by the success achieved in Europe where sales reatched 87,000 units in 2008, the company thinks that Citroen C-Quatre Sedan which is basically a facelifted version of the European C4 is the perfect formula to attract chinese buyers. While unveiling the new Citroen C-Quatre Sedan the company also introduced the new brand image to its 217 dealers with 20 more to come by the end of 2009. A market entrance date for the Citroen C-Quatre Sedan was not announced yet…

2011 Audi Q3

2011 Audi Q3

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22 Apr 2009
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The German automaker announced that production for the 2011 Audi Q3 will start in Spain at the Seat site in Martorell. If everything will go according to plan the plant should roll off 80,000 units a year with an initially investment from Audi of around 300 million Euros. Once production starts the sporty 2011 Audi Q3 will join the SUV family consisting of the Audi Q5 produced in Germany and the Audi Q7 produced in Slovakia. The 2011 Audi Q3 with its compact design promises to offer spaciousness and versatility combined with comfort and efficiency. Info on the 2011 Audi Q3 price was not released by the company while market launch is scheduled for 2011…

Vauxhall Insignia ecoFLEX

Vauxhall Insignia ecoFLEX

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20 Apr 2009
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The British version of Opel, Vauxhall has just unveiled the new Insignia ecoFLEX, a car that promises eco-friendlyness destined for the UK market. The Opel Insignia ecoFLEX will extract power from a 2.0-liter CDTi diesel engine that delivers 160 horsepower and 350 Nm of torque at 1750-2500rpm with CO2 emissions of just 136g/km. The comapny manages to offer the same performance as a standard 2.0 CDTi model in a package that is both cheaper and with reduced running costs that needs 5.2 liters of fuel to cover 100 Km. All that is achieved thanks to a list of improvements that include better aerodynamics, a 10mm lowered ride and low rolling resistance tires. Performance figures…

Mercedes S63 AMG and S65 AMG

Mercedes S63 AMG and S65 AMG

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20 Apr 2009
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Daimler unveiled the Mercedes S63 AMG and S65 AMG at the Shanghai Motor Show today along with photos and details describing their sporty luxury sedans. Both versions come equipped with larger engines and other specific AMG elements that improve both appearance and performance. The Mercedes S 63 AMG owns a 6.3-litre V8 that is able to output 525 hp (386 kW) and 630 N/m of torque with 4.6 seconds needed when accelerating from 0 to 100 Km/h (60 mph). The top of the line Mercedes S 65 AMG is even more impressive, having a twin-turbo 6.0-liter V12 engine under the bonnet capable of unleashing 612 hp (450 kW) and a maximum of 1000 N/m of torque with a 4.4 seconds 0 to 100 Km/h…

Porsche Panamera debut

Porsche Panamera debut

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19 Apr 2009
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Wraps were officially taken of the Porsche Panamera in China today at Shanghai’s Motor Show and a new set of images were also released by the company to mark its debut. The four-door Porsche Panamera is 4.97 metres (195.7 inches) in length and 1.42 metres (55.9 inches) in height and despite its size it is said that will take under 5 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 100 Km/h (60 mph). Powering the Porsche Panamera is a direct fuel injected 4.8-liter V8 engine that packs 400 horsepower with a turbocharged 500 horsepower version also available both with AWD or RWD. A 6-cylinder gasoline and hybrid engine is also being developed for the Porsche Panamera and will start equipping…

2009 Renault Clio Campus

2009 Renault Clio Campus

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15 Apr 2009
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The 2009 Renault Clion Campus was revealed today by the French automaker along with photos and technical details. Introduced back in 2005 the Renault Clio Campus achieved great success over the years, selling 400,000 units in 22 countries. With a new visual identity given by the revamped front spoiler and grille the 2009 Renault Clio Campus is 3.81 meters long placing it somewhere between the Twingo and the new Clio model. The wide motorization list available for the 2009 Renault Clio Campus includes two petrol engines (1.2 60 and 1.2 16V 75), two diesel engines (dCi 65 and the dCi 85) and a LPG version of the 1.2 60. The Company said that production will start in both France…

Vauxhall Insignia OPC

Vauxhall Insignia OPC

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15 Apr 2009
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The Vauxhall Insignia OPC which is the British version for the Opel Insignia OPC was also revealed today by General Motors. After the success achieved with the Insignia model that received the 2009 European Car of the Year award, the Vauxhall Insignia OPC featuring bold but also refined design is proof of a new level of maturity and new ambitions. The Vauxhall Insignia OPC will have the same 325 hp powerplant under the hood, needing an estimated 6 seconds to reatch 60 mph (100 Km/h) from a stand still while top speed has been limited to 155 mph (250 Km/h). Other notable elements on the car are the front suspension system (High Performance Strut) and the Adaptive 4×4 electronic Limited…