Electric smart fortwo BRABUS

Electric smart fortwo BRABUS

Custom Cars
03 Mar 2009
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The electric smart fortwo BRABUS will be premiered at Geneva’s 2009 edition and it will feature a state of the art lithium-ion battery. The German tuner wants to prove that a car that is friendly to the environment ca still be lots of fun driving. To help achieve that BRABUS uses various innovations out of witch we found interesting the one referring to the sound generator , this as part of their active safety strategy, that makes the car sound like a regular gasoline engined car through the power output…

Volkswagen Polo BlueMotion Concept at Geneva 2009

Volkswagen Polo BlueMotion Concept at Geneva 2009

Concept Cars
03 Mar 2009
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Another world debut from Volkswagen at Geneva this year. This time the German automaker impressed with a concept car named the BlueMotion that needs only 3.3 liters of fuel to cover 100 Kilometers or 71.3 mpg. With this kind of performance the Volkswagen Polo BlueMotion Concept is the world’s most fuel efficient five passenger car. The engine that makes it all happen is a 1.2 liter TDI with 74 hp and 87g/km of CO emissions. This concept also features a sophisticated start/stop system as well as a braking system that regenerates and saves the engine from dealing with alternator related loads…

2010 Volkswagen Polo unveiled

2010 Volkswagen Polo unveiled

New Cars
03 Mar 2009
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Volkswagen has just released full details and photos of their new Polo marking its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show and what we found out was plenty of good news. For example the new 2010 Volkswagen Polo will have seven motorisation versions out of witch three will be TDI’s (turbo diesel direct injection) ranging from 59 to 103 hp, it will be equipped with ESP as a standard and its fuel consumption will be greatly improved thanks to a 7.5% weight loss. Also in Europe dealers could start getting orders for the 2010 Volkswagen Golf as soon as this week as for the US that could happen somewhere in 2010…

Mitsubishi MiEV Sport Air and i MiEV debut at Geneva

Mitsubishi MiEV Sport Air and i MiEV debut at Geneva

New Cars
03 Mar 2009
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Two Mitsubishi models had their world debut today at the Geneva Motor Show. They are the i MiEV SPORT AIR and the i MiEV Concept and both run on lithium-ion batteries and use a unique rear-midship layout that determines having a longer wheelbase that provides more interior space. Compared to the i MiEV Concept the i MiEV SPORT AIR has a sportier electric engine that outputs 230 N-m with 50 more that the concept version and also weights 100 Kg less. These two models are part of Mitsubishi’s green strategy and will start selling in Japan later this year as for Europe the i MiEV will probably get sold in a rebadged version.

2010 Lamborghini Murcielago LP 670-4 SuperVeloce revealed

2010 Lamborghini Murcielago LP 670-4 SuperVeloce revealed

New Cars
02 Mar 2009
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Lamborghini has just revealed its latest model – the 2010 Murcielago LP 670-4 SuperVeloce witch represents the fastest and most powerful car that the Italian manufacturer has ever built. Among other Murcielagos this is also the lightest ever and if we were to translate all these superlatives into numbers then what we can say is that its 6.5 liter V12 outputs a massive 670 hp with a top speed of 212 mph. From 0 to 60 mph this newly crowned king of the bulls only needs 3.2 seconds and all these high performance figures were achieved by also making the car weight 220 lbs less…

BMW M3 E92 by IdigPower

BMW M3 E92 by IdigPower

Custom Cars
26 Feb 2009
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IdigPower and its engineers and designers have revealed their vision of what a tuned BMW M3 E92 should look like. This upgraded version has a body kit that will definetly make it stand out, especialy with its enormous rear wing that looks like it has been stolen from a Mitsubishi EVO IX. Leaving all jokes aside we are shure that the IdingPower tuners followed the “form follows function” principle and thanks to that this version of the BMW M3 E92 has now got imporved stability and downforce. Among other elements that help this car look and perform better you will find a new front spoiler, new rims, a new exhaust system as well as suspension and brake…

Pagani Zonda R in action

Pagani Zonda R in action

Videos
21 Feb 2009
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I bet anyone would agree that the new Pagani Zonda R is one of the best looking cars out there. As it is already well known its not only its extreme design that make the Zonda R one of the best supercars in the world but also its extreme performance. Well this is achieved through its 6 liter V12 AMG sourced engine that outputs an impressive 750 hp and makes the 1.070 kg italian racer reach a top speed of 350 km/h. From 0 to 100 km/h (60 mph)…

Opel Ampera video

Opel Ampera video

New Cars
09 Feb 2009
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Opel explains the technology behind Ampera. After we published the Opel Ampera teaser two weeks ago witch was the first official release regarding this model, we have now gotten our hands on a video that presents in dept details regarding this extended range-electric vehicle. The most interesting facts about the Ampera that are also mentioned in the video are that it can be charged using any regular power outlet and an average of 50 Km per day of pure electric driving will cost you less than a cup of coffee. I bet that we can all get very used to that in the future…

Cayenne sales rise for January 2009

Cayenne sales rise for January 2009

Market
09 Feb 2009
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Porsche has just reported that the Cayenne model registered a 10% increase in sales for the month of January 2009. Porsche sold 1,010 Cayenne models to customers in North America and even though the numbers look promising the car company from Stuttgart still struggels with a tough market in USA and Canada. That is one of the reasons figures for Porsche’s 911 and Boxster / Cayman Series have droped but even though they mentioned that avoiding the economic downturn is impossible the German automaker has hope…

Wiesmann MF4 Roadster ready for Geneva

Wiesmann MF4 Roadster ready for Geneva

New Cars
05 Feb 2009
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Wiesmann is ready to bring its new MF4 Roadster to the Geneva Motor Show. That is where the car will be officialy revealed as for the moment Wiesmann is only teasing us with just a drawing of the car. The Wiesmann Roadster MF4 will come with two motorized versions, and those are the 420 hp 4.8 liter V8 and the 367hp 4.0 liter V8. Even though the German sports car manufacturer plans to increase production this year, their puristic sports…