Ford brings to Europe the Edge and EcoSport SUVs

Category: Ford | Author: | Date: September 8th, 2012

The Americans from Ford officially announced their plans to offer the Edge and EcoSport models in Europe, two SUVs well-known in the United States.

Ford EcoSport is a new model within the company’s range, its world premiere taking place at the New Delhi Auto Expo.

Ford EcoSport

Ford EcoSport

The new Ford EcoSport will arrive in Europe with several engine choices including the new 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine and more powerful 1.5-liter four-cylinder power plants.
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2013 Ford Mondeo to get wagon and liftback versions

Category: Ford | Author: | Date: September 7th, 2012

As you probably know, the Americans from Ford unveiled the all-new 2013 Mondeo at a special event held in Holland.

We focused on the sedan variant of the new Mondeo but forgot to tell you that the company plans to offer wagon and five-door liftback variants too.

2013 Ford Mondeo

2013 Ford Mondeo

Therefore, the 2013 Ford Mondeo range will include a well-known sedan variant but also a wagon, liftback and a hybrid model too.
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Fiat Doblo Cargo XL Edition arrives in the UK

Category: Fiat | Author: | Date: September 6th, 2012

The Italian people from Fiat officially announced the introduction of the Doblo Cargo XL Edition, a model which will be available in the United Kingdom very soon.

Fiat’s new Doblo XL comes with a payload of 1 tone and a load volume of 5 cubic meters and is based on the long wheelbase variant.

Fiat Doblo XL Edition

Fiat Doblo XL Edition

In terms of engines, the new Italian utility vehicle is offered with a 1.6-liter MultiJet unit delivering 105 horsepower, a 1.6-liter MultiJet with 90hp and a 2.0-liter power plant with 135 ponies.
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Ford Fiesta gets a facelift treatment for Paris

Category: Ford | Author: | Date: September 5th, 2012

Ford released complete photos and details on the facelifted Fiesta, a model scheduled to debut this month at the Paris Auto Show.

In terms of styling, the new Fiesta gets LED headlights, a new bonnet and other minor tweaks. Inside you will find Ford’s MyKey system, Bluetooth connectivity, Emergency Assistance and Active City Stop.

2013 Ford Fiesta

2013 Ford Fiesta

The SYNC multimedia system is also available on the new Ford Fiesta facelift. Under the bonnet you will find a new 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine available in two variants: 99hp and 123hp.
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2013 Land Rover Defender introduced

Category: Land Rover | Author: | Date: September 4th, 2012

The new Land Rover Defender gets few cosmetic improvements for the 2013 model year. The British SUV will be available with new roof colors, namely Santorini Black, Indus Silver, Orkney Grey and Firenze Red.

The standard Fuji White finish will be also offered while two new body colors, Barolo Black and Havana, will be on the list too.

2013 Land Rover Defender

2013 Land Rover Defender

Land Rover also says that the 2013 Defender will be available with new leather seats wearing the company’s logo while a revised audio system with Bluetooth connectivity will be also offered.
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Citroen DS3 Cabrio breaks through prior Paris

Category: Citroen | Author: | Date: August 31st, 2012

Citroen finally decided to introduce the new DS3 Cabrio model in its full splendor ahead its Paris Motor Show debut.

The main difference between this model and its coupe brother is represented by the folding canvas top.

Citroen DS3 Cabrio

Citroen DS3 Cabrio

The DS3 Cabrio is 3,95 meters long, 1,71 meters wide and 1,46 meters tall, exactly as standard DS3.
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Skoda Yeti Sochi edition revealed at Moscow

Category: Skoda | Author: | Date: August 29th, 2012

Skoda is preparing for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games with the new Sochi special edition based on the Yeti crossover.

The 2014 Winter Olympics will take place in Russia, at the Sochi city to be more precise.

Skoda Yeti Sochi

Skoda Yeti Sochi

The new Skoda Yeti Sochi comes with a white exterior finish, new alloy wheels and special Sochi badges. Under the bonnet we will find a 1.8-liter TSI engine capable to deliver 150 horsepower and coupled to a dual-clutch transmission.
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2013 Toyota Mark X Sports unveiled

Category: Toyota | Author: | Date: August 28th, 2012

Toyota officially introduced the 2013 model year Mark X, a sports sedan dedicated exclusively to the Japanese market.

The 2013 Mark X is powered by a 2.5-liter V6 unit producing 272hp but also a more powerful 3.5-liter power plant with 314 horses.

2013 Toyota Mark X

2013 Toyota Mark X

Power is transferred to the wheels via a six-speed automatic transmission. At the exterior, the redesigned model sports new front bumper and grille, side skirts, a boot lid spoiler, 19-inch alloys and also a rear diffuser.
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Porsche 911 Carrera 4 and 4S officially unveiled

Category: Porsche | Author: | Date: August 28th, 2012

The German people from Porsche officially pulled the wraps off the new 911 Carrera 4 and 4S models. In terms of performance, the new Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Coupe develops 345hp and is able to complete the 0-100 km/h sprint in 4,5 seconds with a top speed of 285 km/h.

The Convertible variant of the model in question is 0,2 seconds slower and comes with a top speed of 282 km/h. Moving on to the more potent Carrera 4S Coupe which offers 394hp, the 0-100 km/h acceleration is done in 4,1 seconds while the top speed reaches 299 km/h.

2013 Porsche 911 Carrera 4

2013 Porsche 911 Carrera 4

The open-top variant is again 0,2 seconds slower in the standstill to 100 km/h sprint.
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Subaru WRX STI starts at £26,995 in the UK

Category: Subaru | Author: | Date: August 26th, 2012

The British department of Subaru announced that the WRX STI gets a lower price in the UK. To be more precise, the Japanese model starts at £26,995 and is powered by a 2.5-liter turbocharged unit capable to offer 296 horsepower.

The UK buyers will also benefit from a new model named WRX STI 340R which will be offered as a performance pack.

2013 Subaru WRX STI

2013 Subaru WRX STI

Priced at £1,599, the kit in question is able to improve the total output of the 2.5-liter engine to 335 horsepower and 490Nm of torque.
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