Archive for April, 2012

Toyota Tacoma TRD T|X Baja starts at $32,990

Category: Toyota | Author: | Date: April 27th, 2012

Toyota decided to release pricing for the new Tacoma TRD T|X Baja, a limited edition package available from $32,990.

Under the bonnet sits a 4.0-liter V6 engine which transfers power to the rear wheels via a six-speed manual transmission or a five-speed automatic one.

Toyota Tacoma TRD T|X Baja

Toyota Tacoma TRD T|X Baja

This package can be ordered with the Tacoma Access and Double Cab models and brings new wheels, TRD Cat-back Exhaust system, BF Goodrich T/A KO tires with dimensions of LT265/70R16 but also new graphics in the rear.
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Chrysler 300C Ruyi Design concept introduced

Category: Chrysler | Author: | Date: April 24th, 2012

Chrysler found the 2012 Beijing Motor Show as a perfect occasion to showcase a new concept model, namely the 300C Ruyi Design.

The American model features a special exterior in Maximum Steel finish, new 22-inch alloy wheels, new front grille and special “ruyi” badges.

Chrysler 300C Ruyi Design Concept

Chrysler 300C Ruyi Design Concept

Under the bonnet sits a standard 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine linked to an eight-speed automatic transmission transferring the power to the rear wheels.
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Lamborghini Urus Concept officially unveiled

Category: Lamborghini | Author: | Date: April 22nd, 2012

The Italians from Lamborghini officially unveiled today the new Urus concept, a crossover model seen in world premiere at the 2012 China Auto Show.

In terms of dimensions, the new Lamborghini Urus is 4,99 meters long, 1,99 meters wide and 1,66 meters tall.

Lamborghini Urus concept

Lamborghini Urus concept

The Italian prototype uses a new platform which will underpin several models in the range such as the future Porsche Cayenne or Audi Q7.
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Porsche unveils new high-performance Cayenne GTS

Category: Porsche | Author: | Date: April 14th, 2012

The Germans from Porsche decided to pull the wraps off the new Cayenne GTS, a more powerful variant of the current SUV model. Power comes from a 4.8-liter V8 engine capable to develop about 15hp more for a total of 420 horses.

Thanks to the extra power and a high-performance eight-speed Tip-tronic S transmission, the new Cayenne GTS sprints from 0 to 100 km/h in 5,7 seconds.

2013 Porsche Cayenne GTS

2013 Porsche Cayenne GTS

Porsche also released the 0 – 160 km/h acceleration time which is not bad at all, the German SUV managing to reach the speed in 13,3 seconds.
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Aston Martin V8 Vantage gets official pricing

Category: Aston Martin | Author: | Date: April 13th, 2012

Aston Martin released the pricing figures for the 2012 V8 Vantage, a model which starts at $118,370 for the Coupe while the Convertible variant is priced from $132,870.

Under the bonnet sits a 4.7-liter V8 engine able to produce 420 horsepower, linked to a six-speed manual transmission or the new seven-speed Sportshift II gearbox.

2012 Aston Martin Vantage

2012 Aston Martin Vantage

The British model benefits from new 19-inch alloy wheels with diamond turned finish along with 245/40 ZR19 (front) and 285/35 ZR19 (rear) Bridgestone Potentza tires.
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Mercedes ML63 AMG priced from £82,995

Category: Mercedes | Author: | Date: April 12th, 2012

Mercedes published pricing figures for the most powerful ML model in the range, namely the ML 63 AMG.

Power comes from a 5.5-liter V8 engine delivering 517 horsepower and 700 Nm of torque for a 0-100 km/h acceleration in just 4,8 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h.

Mercedes ML 63 AMG

Mercedes ML 63 AMG

The AMG Speedshift Plus 7-G Tronic transmission directs the power to the wheels while for extra £6,165 you can get the AMG Performance Package. This package increases the total output to 550hp and 760 Nm of torque.
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New Subaru BRZ priced at $25,495 in the US

Category: Subaru | Author: | Date: April 6th, 2012

Subaru released official pricing for the new BRZ in the United States. As you probably know, under the bonnet sits a 2.0-liter four-cylinder unit able to deliver 200 horsepower and 205 Nm of torque.

The entry-level Subaru BRZ is priced at $25,495 (excluding the $750 destination charge) and benefits from features such as aluminum pedals, heated seats and mirrors, HID headlights, Bluetooth connectivity and a navigation system.

2013 Subaru BRZ

2013 Subaru BRZ

If you want more comfort thanks to features such as dual-zone climate control and leather seats, there is the BRZ Limited model which is priced from $27,495.
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