Archive for June, 2013

Introducing the new Toyota Auris Touring Sports

Category: Toyota | Author: | Date: June 29th, 2013

Toyota Auris Touring Sports is one of the most expected cars of this year. The creators estimated that a number of 4,000 cars will be sold within this year, 45 percent being the hybrid.
They could be right- the quality- price ratio will probably attract most customers.

Toyota Auris Touring Sports

Toyota Auris Touring Sports

But the costumers will surely buy the Auris Touring Sports for its reliability (Toyota is still famous for its safety and good service from dealers) and for its practicality. And, probably for the safety proven by the five star NCAP safety rating.

Because, lets be serious, the new Auris is no sports car.

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The Mercedez Benz SLS AMG Black Series experience

Category: Mercedes | Author: | Date: June 29th, 2013

Mercedes wowed us with the stunning model of Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series. Being totally different from its sister, Mercedes Benz, SLS AMG Black Series is surely the kind of car you’d only see on a race track, almost flying towards the finish line.

Mercedes Benz SLS AMG Black Series

Mercedes Benz SLS AMG Black Series

Surely its place is not on our normal roads, simply because the car itself would be in the danger of dying out of boredom. And you’d understand why immediately after you’d find out that the V8 6.3 liter (it’s possible to be upgraded, in the future to a 5.5 litre) has a base of 622 horsepower at 7400 rpm, maximum engine speed being a staggering 8.000 rpm (the car reaches 0-60 mph in 3.6 seconds). To the already immense potential, add the fact that the SLS AMG Black Series weighs only 3.417 pounds (due to clever weight distribution).

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The Motor Trend Car Of The Year 2013- Tesla Model S

Category: Tesla | Author: | Date: June 28th, 2013

The “Car Of The Year” award has been given to a number of 61 cars, since the year 1949, when the first nominated car was a Cadillac, for its V8 engine models. Brands like Pontiac, Lincoln, Ford, Toyota have had car models snatching this prize many times this 64 years. But this year is different.

Because the first car to have a non combustion engine has won the title.

Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S

And not just because it runs on electricity.

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The New Jaguar E-Type As Imagined by Alexander Imanze

Category: Jaguar | Author: | Date: June 27th, 2013

In the urban jungle, where we are used to see cars that parade themselves for their speed and functionality, sometimes lacking the “wow” factor in aesthetics, we are expected to see this beauty.

Jaguar E-Type

Jaguar E-Type

It’s nothing but the new Jaguar E-Type, as imagined by Alexander Imnadze.

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Volvo S60 to join Australia’s most famous V8 supercars battle next year

Category: Volvo | Author: | Date: June 18th, 2013

If you are a fan of both Volvo S60 and super cars racing, then you must have long been waiting for your beloved Swedish brand to take this challenge.

Lucky for you, beginning with 2014, Volvo will be in the spotlights during Australia’s championship in terms of V8 super cars.

Volvo S60

Volvo S60

Bear in mind that this is not a regular entrance into the competition, but it rather marks a record: Volvo will become the first luxury brand of cars joining a factory team in such battles.
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Price and release date for the latest BMW 4 Series Coupe no longer a secret

Category: BMW | Author: | Date: June 17th, 2013

Following a long period of debates, we all came to conclusion that the latest BMW Coupe prototype is no longer a unit of the 3-series, but rather an individual model marking the debut of BMW 4 Series Coupe class.

Moreover, we also get to know when it will be released and for what price it will be available. This “sign of greater exclusivity”, as BMW officials call it, will enter the market by the end of this year. Get ready to support a 31.575 pounds tag price!

BMW 4 Series Coupe

BMW 4 Series Coupe

If you are wondering whether it worth the investment or not, hear for the facts and only later make the call. Making a comparison with its predecessor, BMW 4 Series Coupe has a 26 mm extra length and 81 mm wide on the rear respectively 45 mm wide on the front.
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Lamborghini Cabrera – Frankfurt Motor Show’s guest of honor

Category: Lamborghini | Author: | Date: June 17th, 2013

With Lamborghini’s 50th anniversary coming soon, rumors say that a new car concept will be revealed in September, during the Frankfurt Motor Show: Lamborghini Cabrera.

Just like Audi, the Italian manufacturer could not hide its big plans up to the happy day, so the information regarding the allegedly Gallardo’s successor started to roam.

Lamborghini Cabrera

Lamborghini Cabrera

This Lamborghini Cabrera super car will be brought to sales by 2014 and it aims to overcome the success of its 10 years old brother, Gallardo. How does it plan to break the patterns?
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1.6 diesel engines making an amazing comeback for Mercedes-Benz C Class in 2015

Category: Mercedes | Author: | Date: June 17th, 2013

After more than one year of seeing Mercedes Benz C Class sedan cars being tested all over Europe, we finally get to know what is all about: by 2015, gasoline models will be obsolete as hybrid and diesel options will enter the market.

According to Steve Cannon, U.S. Mercedes’ team chief, the 2014 Auto Show in Detroit will host inside its showrooms this brand new C Class, planned to be the 2015’s model.

Mercedes Benz C Class

Mercedes Benz C Class

The interview given by Cannon also states that the new generation of Mercedes Benz C Class will be brought to sales in the United States starting from August.
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2013 Audi R8 GT Plus – Next weekend’s Le Mans revelation

Category: Audi | Author: | Date: June 17th, 2013

One week to the 24 hours race in Le Mans, car passionate are anxiously waiting for the new 2013 Audi R8 GT Plus concept to be unveiled. While the officials are trying to keep it hidden until the release, several facts have surfaced the media.

As the name suggests, we are about to face a more powerful model reaching 100 km/h within only 3.4 seconds! To connoisseurs, this is a decent upgrade in terms of acceleration, marking a 0.2 progress and probably leaving room for a maximum speed of 320 km/h.

2013 Audi R8 GT Plus

2013 Audi R8 GT Plus

Everything that this 2013 Audi R8 GT Plus concept brings to light can be summed up to a V10 engine of 5.2 liters, automatic transmission – the dual-clutch type in 7 speed levels – and up to 570 horsepower.
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