Infiniti to produce the FX Sebastian Vettel Edition

Category: Infiniti | Author: | Date: March 12th, 2012

The Japanese folks from Infiniti officially confirmed today through a press release that the FX Sebastian Vettel special edition will enter the series production, only 200 units following to be built.

Infiniti presented the FX Sebastian Vettel model for the first time as a concept car but they decided to produce the special model dedicated to the German Formula One racing driver.

Infiniti FX Sebastian Vettel concept

Infiniti FX Sebastian Vettel concept

Under the bonnet we will find a 5.0-liter V8 engine capable to deliver 414 horsepower, enough resources for a 0-100 km/h sprint in 5,6 seconds and a top speed of 300 km/h.
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Chevrolet Cruze Station Wagon unveiled

Category: Chevrolet | Author: | Date: March 11th, 2012

Chevrolet decided to introduce a family-orientated version of the new Cruze at the Geneva Motor Show, namely the station wagon variant.

The model in question shared the stage with its smaller hatchback brother but however it was the main attraction of the stand.

Chevrolet Cruze station wagon

Chevrolet Cruze station wagon

The American manufacturer plans to offer the Cruze station wagon with a 1.6-liter, a 1.8-liter and also a 1.4-liter turbo petrol engine.
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Meet the 2013 Ferrari California

Category: Ferrari | Author: | Date: March 10th, 2012

The all-new F12 Berlinetta was not the only novelty of the Italian manufacturer at the Geneva Motor Show this year. The 2013 California is also a new model which met the public for the first time at the major automotive event which captivated the entire world.

If the F12 Berlinetta is a completely new model in range, the new Ferrari California is actually a facelift variant of the current model, a vehicle which receives few aesthetic and performance boost.

2013 Ferrari California

2013 Ferrari California

To be more precise, the 4.3-liter V8 unit which sits under the bonnet is able to deliver 483 horses and 505 Nm of torque, with about 30hp more than the current California.
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Hyundai debuts i-oniq concept at Geneva

Category: Hyundai | Author: | Date: March 9th, 2012

The South Koreans from Hyundai revealed a futuristic concept at the Geneva Motor Show, namely the i-oniq, a sporty coupe prototype which uses a hybrid powertrain.

It packs a 1.0-liter petrol engine delivering 60 horsepower but also an electric motor powered by a 55 kW generator. When used as hybrid, the model offers a total driving range of 700km.

Hyundai i-oniq concept

Hyundai i-oniq concept

If you opt for the fully electric variant, the model can run around 120 kilometers with zero emissions.

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All-new Mitsubishi Outlander announced

Category: Mitsubishi | Author: | Date: March 7th, 2012

Mitsubishi unveiled today the new Outlander, a model which reaches its third generation being scheduled to hit the showrooms this summer.

At the first glance, the 2013 Outlander is quite similar to the PX-MiEV Concept unveiled by the Japanese company at the Tokyo Motor Show last year.

2013 Mitsubishi Outlander

2013 Mitsubishi Outlander

Of course, Mitsubishi had to adapt the appearance to a level which can be mass produced but they managed to find the balance in this regard.
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Diesel-powered Toyota Avensis obtains 900 miles range

Category: Toyota | Author: | Date: March 4th, 2012

The British journalists Joe Clifford and Andrew Biddle decided to travel across Britain behind the wheel of a fuel-efficient Toyota Avensis Tourer and see how many miles are able to drive on a single fuel tank.

The result was quite impressive as the Japanese model fitted with a 2.0-liter D4-D engine and a six-speed manual transmission obtained a total range of 904,9 miles (1,456 kilometers).

Toyota Avensis Tourer

Toyota Avensis Tourer

The journalists from Banzai Magazine managed to obtain a fuel economy of just 3,95 liters/100km (59,5mpg US), therefore, driving more than 900 miles with a single 60-liter fuel tank.
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TechArt unveils Porsche 911 tuning program

Category: Porsche | Author: | Date: March 1st, 2012

TechArt prepared a new tuning package, this time for the all-new Porsche 911 (991) which is scheduled to debut at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show on March 8. Both Porsche 911 Carrera and Carrera S benefit from this upgrade kit which includes only aesthetic and technical tweaks.

Porsche 911 by TechArt

Porsche 911 by TechArt

At the exterior, the new kit brings revised front spoiler with splitter, side mirror covers, side skirts, 20- or 21-inch alloy wheels, a rear spoiler and a diffuser.

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2013 Volvo V40 leaked ahead Geneva debut

Category: Volvo | Author: | Date: February 27th, 2012

The Swedish people from Volvo are preparing to reveal the all-new V40 hatchback at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show which opens its gates.

Even we are only few days away from the world premiere, an unofficial photo gallery including interior and exterior shots but also a promotional video of the new V40 hit the web recently.

2013 Volvo V40 hatchback

2013 Volvo V40 hatchback

The main rivals of the Swedish model are the BMW 1 Series and also the Audi A3 Sportback, the new Volvo V40 following to get a competitive staring price of about €26,000.
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