BMW X1 xDrive28i 2.0 TwinPower Turbo

BMW X1 xDrive28i 2.0 TwinPower Turbo

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19 Jan 2011
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BMW has just released details regarding the new 2.0-litre TwinPower Turbo petrol engine for the X1 xDrive28i. This new model which comes to replace the automaker’s naturally aspirated 3.0-litre 6-cylinder unit will be presented at Geneva Motor Show in March, and will hit the European market shortly after that.

Thanks to this new 4-cylinder turbocharged petrol plant, the BMW X1 xDrive28i will be able to generate 245 HP @ 5000 rpm and 350 Nm of torque (258 lb-ft) @ 1250 rpm, while in terms of transmission choices, a 6-speed manual is offered as standard while an 8speed automatic is available as an option.

Porsche 911 Turbo S winter driving video

Porsche 911 Turbo S winter driving video

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09 Dec 2010
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In this next video we have an unknown driver in an unknown location (most likely Germany) having some fun with his Porsche 911 Turbo S in winter conditions.

The car is most likely equipped with winter tires, and it shows that as long as the road is clear of snow, you don’t have to park your Porsche 911 Turbo S, hop in your SUV and forget about it until Spring.

Of course all this implies owning a Porsche 911 Turbo S in the first place, but we digress.

Peugeot RCZ vs Porsche 911 Turbo S video

Peugeot RCZ vs Porsche 911 Turbo S video

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02 Dec 2010
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In case you are wondering why would a Peugeot RCZ get compared to a Porsche 911 Turbo S, then we inform you that this latest video from Autocar is not about performance figures and which is quicker around the track, but about fuel efficiency.

This rather unusual test was inspired by the fact that the Porsche 911 Turbo is one the most eco-friendly performance cars money can buy at the moment, when considering the amount of power compared to the amount of CO2 it creates.

Porsche Cayenne Turbo vs Audi Q7 V12 TDI video

Porsche Cayenne Turbo vs Audi Q7 V12 TDI video

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22 Nov 2010
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A new video from the latest episode of Fifth Gear in which Tiff Needell and Jason Plato play with the Porsche Cayenne Turbo and the Audi Q7 V12 TDI.

For some quick reference the Porsche Cayenne Turbo costs 80,000 GBP, and its turbocharged V8 petrol produces 500 HP and 516 lb-ft of torque, wheres the Audi Q7 V12 TDI has a price tag of 98,000 GBP and in this case power comes from a turbo V12 diesel unit which also packs 500 HP and considerably more torque, 737 lb-ft to be exact.

Porsche Panamera Turbo vs Mercedes CL63 AMG video

Porsche Panamera Turbo vs Mercedes CL63 AMG video

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08 Nov 2010
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Fifth Gear’s latest episode brings two of Germany’s mighty 4-seater sports cars together for a battle against the clock on the track.

We’re talking about the Porsche Panamera Turbo which uses a 4.8-litre V8 to produce 500 bhp against the facelift version Mercedes CL63 AMG which uses a 5.5-litre turbocharged V8 that packs 537 bhp.

The all-wheel-drive Porsche Panamera Turbo costs 97,00 GBP while the RWD Mercedes CL63 AMG is priced at 112,000 GBP.

2011 Hyundai Sonata Turbo by RIDES Magazine

2011 Hyundai Sonata Turbo by RIDES Magazine

Custom Cars
02 Nov 2010
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Among the six customized models that are on display at the Hyundai stand, at this year’s 2010 SEMA Show, there is also the 2011 Hyundai Sonata Turbo by RIDES Magazine.

The 2011 Hyundai Sonata Turbo by RIDES Magazine is inspired by the Mercedes CLS, and is fitted with a body kit that includes new front and rear bumpers, side sills, a rear spoiler and a roof spoiler. The 2011 Hyundai Sonata Turbo by RIDES Magazine also features a matte black grille, a matte pearl body finish, 20 inch Rennen Modular M9 concave wheels, smoked taillights and painted headlights plus LED fog lights and 3M carbon wrap for the roof.

Lancia Delta 1.4 Turbo Multiair

Lancia Delta 1.4 Turbo Multiair

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20 Oct 2010
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The Italian automaker is organizing an ‘Open Doors’ event at Lancia Dealrships across Italy on October 23rd and 24th, for visitors that want to check out the new Lancia Delta 1.4 Turbo Multiair which now features Start Stop technology and is compliant with the Euro 5 emission standards.

The Lancia Delta 1.4 Turbo Multiair develops 140 HP and 230 Nm of torque @ 1,750 rpm, while in terms of efficiency the car needs only 5.7-litres of fuel per 100 Km and has CO2 emissions of 132 g/Km.

2011 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T Turbo price

2011 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T Turbo price

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05 Oct 2010
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Pricing for the 2011 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T Turbo version sold in the US has been announced.

Powered by the automaker’s first turbocharged 4-cylinder direction-injection gasoline engine, the 2011 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T Turbo packs 274 HP and 269 lb-ft of torque plus it returns 33 mpg highway.

The 2011 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T Turbo price starts at 24,145 USD, while the SE 2.0T version starts at 27,045 USD. For the range topping Sonata 2.0T pricing starts at 27,045 USD.

2011 Hyundai Sonata Turbo at SEMA 2010

2011 Hyundai Sonata Turbo at SEMA 2010

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04 Oct 2010
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A single photos released during the weekend offers a preview of the custom 2011 Hyundai Sonata Turbo which will appear at the 2010 SEMA Show.

The 2011 Hyundai Sonata Turbo has been prepared by RIDES and 0-60 magazines, and apparently inspiration was drawn from Ferrari, Mercedes and Porsche models. The car will feature various performance parts and custom elements that will enable it to look more while also enabling a boost in power.

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 vs Porsche 911 Turbo video

Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 vs Porsche 911 Turbo video

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21 Sep 2010
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A new comparison test from MotorTrend who this time have put the 2011 Corvette ZR1 against the 2011 Porsche 911 Turbo in a quarter mile drag race.

The 2011 Corvette ZR1 weights 3329 lbs, and its front engine sends 638 HP and 604 lb-ft of torque to the rear wheels. Accelerating from 0 to 60 mph in the 2011 Corvette ZR1 takes 3.5 seconds

The 2011 Porsche 911 Turbo weights 3500 lbs, and its traditionally positioned rear engine sends 500 horses ans 480 lb-ft of torque to all four wheels.