Mercedes CL 500 centennial anniversary edition

Mercedes CL 500 centennial anniversary edition

New Cars
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

New Cars
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

New Cars
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 …

Russian special forces attack wrong Porsche Cayenne video

Russian special forces attack wrong Porsche Cayenne video

Videos
22 Apr 2009
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If you consider buying a somewhat exclusive car to stand out from the rest of the crowd, this video might get you thinking twice about that. Of course bad luck also played a major role in the whole story but we think that keeping a low profile could mean less trouble sometimes. In an attempt to arrest a group of criminals the Russian special forces had information about a dark colored Porsche Cayenne approaching a certain place on the streets of Moscow at a certain time. Faith has is that these two other guys in a dark Porsche Cayenne were on their way to lunch and happened to pass the exact same place at the exact same time. What happens next is best described by the video, the interesting part is that…

Citroen C-Quatre Sedan unveiled

Citroen C-Quatre Sedan unveiled

Market
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…

Audi hybrid supercar concepts

Audi hybrid supercar concepts

Concept Cars
22 Apr 2009
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Audi is looking ahead into the future developing a series of hybrid supercar concepts and lightweight design ideas for interiors with the help of young students at the Munich University of Applied Sciences. The main objective of this project named “Intelligent Emotion” is to promote Audi as a sporty premium brand and a pioneer in technology and design. The company said that these visionary hybrid supercar concepts developed by the university students contain at least one idea or feature that could certainly be part of one of Audi’s future production vehicle.The “Intelligent Emotion” project results have been published as a book entitled Audi Design Projekt containing also…

2011 Audi Q3

2011 Audi Q3

Future Cars
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…

Audi R8 LMS ready for Nurburgring 24 Hours

Audi R8 LMS ready for Nurburgring 24 Hours

Custom Cars
21 Apr 2009
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Audi decided that the Nurburgring 24 Hours endurance race will be the perfect place to test and then further develop the Audi R8 LMS. Two teams are ready to take on the famous track on May 23rd and 24th, the ABT Sportsline and Phoenix Racing with a total of four cars prepaired. Drivers were carefully selected and include four DTM Champions, four Le Mans winners and five drivers who have won the 24-hour race at the Nurburgring at least once. The Audi R8 LMS that develops 500 horsepower thanks to its 5.2-liter FSI V10 participated in two racing competitions so far that already ended with a podium result…

Buick Business MPV Concept

Buick Business MPV Concept

Concept Cars
21 Apr 2009
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The Buick Business MPV Concept was officially introduced at Shanghai’s Motor Show 2009 and the company says it represents their vision of “business class on the road”. The vehicle was developed in China by Pan Asia Technical Automotive Center (PATAC) and incorporates elements of Chinese culture and other artistic influences. The Buick Business MPV Concept will extract power from a direct fuel injected 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine backed by an electric powered one and then send it to the front wheels (FWD) via a 6-speed automatic transmission. Performance figures show that the Buick Business MPV Concept is able to reatch a top speed of 190 Km/h and go from 0 to 100 Km/h in…

2010 Toyota Prius price

2010 Toyota Prius price

Market
21 Apr 2009
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Toyota announced the price for the 2010 Prius today also mentioning that sales will start at the end of May this year. The 2010 Toyota Prius is powered by an 1.8-liter Atkinson-cycle, four-cylinder engine outputting 98 horsepower and together with its electric motor will generate a combined 134 horsepower. Fuel economy is estimated at 51 mpg city and 48 mpg highway with the mid-size hybrid emitting over 70 percent fewer smog-forming emissions than the average new vehicle.The 2010 Toyota Prius price starts at $21,000 MSRP and while its main competitor the Honda Insight is still around $1,000 cheaper the hybrid technology inside the Prius is more advanced with elements like…