James Bond drives a V12 Vantage Roadster

Category: Aston Martin | Author: | Date: March 14th, 2013

The latest agent 007, Daniel Craig, recently reached the age of 45. After defeating so many villains, we can all agree that he earned his very own Aston. And he got the V12 Vantage Roadster to drive and to enjoy.

It is unclear if this was a gift he gave himself or received but we know for sure that it’s red and really cool.

Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster

As the name suggests, the V12 Vantage Roadster is powered by a 6.0 liter V12 engine capable of producing 510 horsepower. All that power translates into a top speed of 305 km/h and the ability to reach 100km/h in just 4.5 seconds.
Read more »

Audi A4 TDi gets to USA in 2014

Category: Audi | Author: | Date: March 14th, 2013

Audi plans to make good on an earlier promise, and that’s to bring more diesel cars for the US market. They will do so in the form of the Audi A4 TDi.

The problem is that Audi thinks it makes no sense (and is probably right) to redesign the old A4 platform for the TDi engine. Instead they are going to wait for 2014, when they plan to use a different platform for the A4 series, making it easier and more cost effective.

Audi A4

The A4 is already a big hit with the americans, selling around 35.000 units in 2012. So making the model available with a diesel engine can only be good. Especially in today’s market, where diesel car demand is on the rise. Although more expensive than gasoline, diesel still makes sense since the engines get better and better at burning less of it.
Read more »

Volkswagen E-UP! coming out

Category: Volkswagen | Author: | Date: March 14th, 2013

German car maker Volkswagen announced its first fully electric car, the E-Up!. Based on their town car, the Up!, this little electric version will provide the competition ample reason for concern.

The general styling changed only slightly, making it a bit more aerodynamic and easier on the eyes.

Volkswagen E-Up!

But what really matters it’s what’s beneath the exterior. And that is an 81 horsepower electric engine, capable of reaching 100km/h in 13 seconds. It might not be much, but it’s very close to the performance of the 1.0 liter gasoline engine on the VW Up!.
Read more »

Audi to profit from growing market

Category: Audi | Author: | Date: March 13th, 2013

More and more people turn away from normal luxury cars and start looking to the SUVs as the best choice for a car. And Audi plans to cash in on this trend.

By 2020, the global sales of SUVs is expected to rise 50 percent. By then Audi has set out to take no.1 from BMW as the largest luxury car company.

Audi Q7

Currently the Audi SUV range comprises of the subcompact Q3, compact Q5 and large Q7. The sportier versions of these cars are in the make. They are the Q2, Q4 and respectively Q6.
Read more »

Infiniti QX60 Hybrid announced for 2014

Category: Infiniti | Author: | Date: March 13th, 2013

Whenever you think about a crossover, you should think about the best of two worlds: the maneuverability and a smooth ride of a car and the passenger space and crash protection of an SUV. Yet you wouldn’t think of them as having great fuel efficiency.

Infiniti wants to change that with the unveiling of its QX60 Hybrid model, announced for 2014. The QX60 Hybrid will be discussed in detail at the New York International Auto Show on march 27th.

Infiniti QX60 Hybrid

According to Infiniti, the 7-seater QX60 Hybrid will average a 9.0 liter for 100km, making it the most efficient in its range, and it does this without compromising performance or space.
Read more »

Lexus IS F killed off

Category: Lexus | Author: | Date: March 13th, 2013

Their last performance car, the Lexus IS F met with discontent since the very beginning. Of course, most issues were since dealt with – like a smoother ride thanks to a reworked suspension or improved power steering – yet Lexus announced that the IS F production will be discontinued.

Lexus IS F

Although no reason was given for this decision, speculations point towards the low number of IS F’s that were sold last year: just short of 500 units in the United States.
Read more »

Tesla Model X delayed, production start due 2014

Category: Tesla | Author: | Date: March 12th, 2013

Seeing as the sales of the Model S spiked a full 30 percent since Tesla announced the Model X, they decided best to hold off beginning production on the latter, focusing their efforts on what the market wants.

This strategy should bring in more money for Tesla and only time will tell if this was the right call for the Model X, but fact remains that this electric SUV already has its fans who can’t wait to get their hands on one.

Tesla Model X

Using the platform of the Model S, tesla’s managed to create a car to suit the needs of many families with its easy access to the 7 seats – thanks to the “falcon wing” rear doors – and a generous boot.
Read more »

The New BMW 3 Series GT (2014)

Category: BMW | Author: | Date: February 10th, 2013

BMW has revealed the latest model in the BMW 3 Series range, namely BMW 3 Series GT. The GT will be the the most spacious 3 Series ever produced. Also, it is the first time when BMW introduces Gran Turismo to the 3 Series.


Rumors say that the BMW 3 Series GT will enter production at the end of the year. Please stay tuned here for more information regarding this beautiful car.


BMW 3 Series GT Gallery:

New Mercedes E-Class sedan and wagon models spied

Category: Mercedes | Author: | Date: November 4th, 2012

Here we have the latest spy photos of the new E-Class range, a model which will receive a facelift treatment for both sedan and wagon variants.

The photo above is the newest spy shot of the Mercedes E-Class sedan, and as you can see, the model is completely undisguised.

2014 Mercedes E-Class sedan

2014 Mercedes E-Class sedan

We also have a spy video of the more spacious E-Class wagon, a model caught while testing at the Nurburgring circuit in Germany.
Read more »

All-new Skoda Octavia photo leak

Category: Skoda | Author: | Date: November 3rd, 2012

There is no novelty that Skoda is preparing to launch the new generation of Octavia, one of the most successful cars which is designed to fill the gap between its little brother Rapid and the flagship Superb.

Below you can see the side view of the Czech model, a car which is expected to debut in the coming months and enter the market in 2013.

2013 Skoda Octavia

2013 Skoda Octavia

According to Skoda, the new Octavia is based on the MQB platform and is going to share the almost the same engine range with the new Volkswagen Golf VII.
Read more »