VW-Porsche 914 40th Anniversary

VW-Porsche 914 40th Anniversary

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Porsche AG released a set of photos marking the anniversary of two models that back in the mid 60’s were developed together with Volkswagenwerk AG (Volkswagen today). The two models are the VW-Porsche 914 and 914/6 designed by Ferry Porsche as part of a join venture with VW. Despite their outstanding performance at the time, the brand name association didn’t turn out as well as planed for the VW-Porsche 914/6 powered by a two-litre flat-six engine, commonly referred to as the…

2010 Nissan 370Z Roadster

2010 Nissan 370Z Roadster

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06 Apr 2009
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The 2010 Nissan 370Z Roadster has just been announced by the company with its official debut programmed ahead of the New York Auto Show at around 7 PM EST today. So far we got our hands on the first official photo with the 2010 Nissan 370Z Roadster and aside from the obvios facts visible in the image we cannot say much other than speculate. Our guess is that besides a few minor tweaks to the suspension, the 2010 Nissan 370Z Roadster…

GM and Segway develop Project P.U.M.A.

GM and Segway develop Project P.U.M.A.

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06 Apr 2009
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GM and Segway joined forces in developing a solution to moving and interacting in the crowded cities, a concept that will be fully detailed at the the New York Auto Show. The Project P.U.M.A. that stands for Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility is a small electric vehicle that traces its roots back to the Segway Personal Transporter and as the company mentioned is intended to give customers mobility freedom with zero esmissions while helping reduce congestion in cities. Safety is enhanced thanks to GM’s OnStar system and vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications systems that give the two-wheel balancing hybrid the possibility to function in an Internet-like web environment always…

2009 GMC Yukon Denali Hybrid unveiled

2009 GMC Yukon Denali Hybrid unveiled

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06 Apr 2009
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Another GM model unveiled by the company yesterday that will be officially introduced at the New York Auto Show this year is the 2009 GMC Yukon Denali Hybrid. The eight-seater SUV featuring a two-mode patented hybrid technology promisses to offer reduced fuel consumption achieving 21mpg (11.2 liters/km) within city limits and comes with a eight-year or 100,000-mile hybrid powertrain warranty. In fact the company says the 2009 GMC Yukon Denali Hybrid powered by its 332 horsepower (248 kW) 6.0-Liter Vortec V-8 engine will help you save around 250 gallons of fuel a year if it is compared to the Lexus GX 470, making the full-size SUV as economic as a V-6 Toyota Camry sedan…

Maserati GranTurismo MC

Maserati GranTurismo MC

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06 Apr 2009
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The production version Maserati GranTurismo MC was unveiled today and the company says the car is designed for the gentlemen drivers who wish to race in the 2010 GT4 European Cup. The car has already gone through some testing on 17th and 18th of March at the Paul Ricard circuit while initial development for this racer started back in the summer of 2008. With this model Maserati continues its tradition of building and tuning racerars, giving car owners who love racing the opportunity of driving a racing version of the same model they own. The Maserati GranTurismo MC will extract power from a 4.7 liter V8 helped by a longitudinal gearbox with transaxle scheme with exact output…

2010 GMC Terrain

2010 GMC Terrain

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06 Apr 2009
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GM revealed the 2010 GMC Terrain, a five-passenger SUV that will have its official debut at this year’s New York Auto Show. Powered by a direct fuel injected 2.4-liter engine that outputs 182 horsepower (136 kW) the 2010 GMC Terrain offers an estimated fuel consumption of 7.83 l/100 km (30 mpg), performance achieved through the ECO mode technology. There is also a second engine available for the 2010 GMC Terrain which is the 3.0-liter direct injected V-6, delivering 264 horsepower (197 kW), with an estimated 25 mpg fuel economy and the company says production for the Chevrolet Equinox based crossover will start at the CAMI assembly facility in Ingersoll, Ontario. The 2010 GMC Terrain price…

Fiat 500 Barbie European tour

Fiat 500 Barbie European tour

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06 Apr 2009
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Fiat 500 Barbie is the special edition created by the Italian manufacturer and toy maker Mattel to celebrate Barbie doll’s 50th anniversary. Right now the pink 500 Barbie is at Fiat’s London flagship dealer, after recently cruising streets of both Milan and Paris as part of a major European tour. Visitors will be able to admire its gleaming paintwork, silver laminated Alcantara fabrics and sparkling crystals decorated interior with natural silk yarn floor mats at Wigmore Street, W1 until Monday, 13 April.

Renault Laguna Coupe Black Edition

Renault Laguna Coupe Black Edition

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06 Apr 2009
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Renault launched the Laguna Coupe Black Edition in France, a car that completes the French manufacturer’s product line, featuring a new series of design elements as well as a few more equipment options included in a package that is worth 4,250 Euros more than the standard version. The Renault Laguna Coupe Black Edition will be available in three metallic body colors, which are Pearlescent Black, Cassiopee Grey and Platine Grey while the 17-inch alloys and the twin chrome…

2010 Lexus RX350 Black Bison Edition

2010 Lexus RX350 Black Bison Edition

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03 Apr 2009
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Japanese tuners from Wald International released a set of images with their latest custom creation, the 2010 Lexus RX350 Black Bison Edition. As it is easily visible from the photos, the 2010 Lexus RX350 Black Bison Edition features a custom body kit that gives the car more character while details regarding its technical capabilities were not made public yet. The basic Lexus RX350 is powered by a 3.5-Liter V6 that unleashes 275-horsepower backed by a six-speed sequential automatic transmission with active torque control. Talking about the body kit on the 2010 Lexus RX350 Black Bison Edition, it consists of elements like a new front spoiler, new side skirts, a redesigned…

2010 Kia Sorento official debut

2010 Kia Sorento official debut

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03 Apr 2009
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The 2010 Kia Sorento had its official debut at Seoul’s Motor Show, event marked by the company with the release of a complete set of details describing their modern and sporty CUV. The 2010 Kia Sorento is part of Kia’s strategy of expansion and it will feature a range of engines that vary by region. For example the US market will get the 2010 Kia Sorento equipped with either the 2.4-litre V6 petrol engine with 174 ps (129 kW) or the more flowerful 3.5-litre V6 that outputs 277 ps (206 kW) while in Europe the car will also be available with a 2.2-litre 4-cylinder Diesel enigne that packs 197 ps (147 kW). Other new elements in the 2010 Kia Sorento include the all-new six-speed automatic transmission, a lower suspension and a stiffer bodyshell…