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  • All-New Honda Jazz Shuttle, Fit's Longer Brother, Unveiled In Japan

    17 Apr 2015 | 6:17 pm
    Following the Grace Hybrid sedan launched in Japan late last year, Honda has unveiled a new model based on the all-new Fit/Jazz architecture, the latest generation Jazz Shuttle.Read more »
  • First drive: 2016 BMW 7-series prototype

    17 Apr 2015 | 3:01 pm
    The new 2016 BMW 7-series will be on sale “around the holidays,” say company reps, but we’ve gotten some laps behind the wheel at BMW’s Miramas test facility in southern France....
  • Production begins on 1-of-1 Dodge Vipers

    17 Apr 2015 | 1:42 pm
    Dodge has just launched its new custom Viper configurator online at The site will let prospective buyers customize their snake with literally millions of options and color combos....
  • Tesla introduces new $75,000 car: the Model S 70D

    CNN Money
    8 Apr 2015 | 8:17 am
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  • All-New 2016 Honda Pilot SUV Fresh take

    7 Apr 2015 | 5:03 am
    Launching this summer, the all-new 2016 Pilot sets a new standard for premium family SUVs with a new powertrain and advanced technology in a sleek, muscular package. Increased cargo capacity and interior room are complemented by deluxe touches like a premium interior and LED projector headlights. The 2016 Honda Pilot features an available new Earth Dreams Technology™ 3.5-liter, direct-injection i-VTEC® V-6 engine that is both powerful and efficient. The Pilot also boasts our most comprehensive set of advanced safety features ever including the available Honda Sensing™ suite of safety and…
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  • First drive: 2016 BMW 7-series prototype

    17 Apr 2015 | 3:01 pm
    The new 2016 BMW 7-series will be on sale “around the holidays,” say company reps, but we’ve gotten some laps behind the wheel at BMW’s Miramas test facility in southern France....
  • Production begins on 1-of-1 Dodge Vipers

    17 Apr 2015 | 1:42 pm
    Dodge has just launched its new custom Viper configurator online at The site will let prospective buyers customize their snake with literally millions of options and color combos....
  • Can Havana’s classic cars survive the coming modernization of Cuba?

    17 Apr 2015 | 1:15 pm
    Amidst talks of restoring Cuba-U.S. diplomacy, Havana is already changing. The beautiful architecture may still be in a state of sorry disrepair, but there is a sense of optimism among the 2.5 million...
  • Watch 'The Making of the 2015 Ford Mustang' on exterior design

    17 Apr 2015 | 11:25 am
    The Ford Mustang celebrated its 51st birthday on April 17. It was just more than a half decade ago that the first ponycar debuted at the New York auto show. To mark the occasion, Ford has released the...
  • We drive the new Fiat 500X baby SUV

    17 Apr 2015 | 11:11 am
    What is it?The Fiat 500X is the company's new baby SUV, sharing its platform and powertrains with the Jeep Renegade sibling, and the third major model for the brand in the States. Designed to deliver...
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  • Civic Coupe spy shots maintain concept’s sleek profile

    Adam Ismail
    17 Apr 2015 | 2:27 pm
    Honda appeared to have hit a home run with it’s eye-searing green show-stopper at the New York Auto Show a couple weeks back. Now thanks to some new spy shots, we have a better idea of how closely the production version of the Civic Coupe will follow the high expectations set at the Javitz Center. These photos reinforce the concept’s almost-hatch profile and taillights spanning the width of the rear. The front preserves the aggressive brow over the headlights and prominent LED accents, only with a slight shallower, less chunky bumper and lower intake surrounds. Of course, such…
  • Report: Cadillac CT6 could be sent to the V finishing school

    17 Apr 2015 | 11:59 am
    Cadillac’s Mark Reuss is also GM’s executive vice president for global product development and he recently sat down with AutoBlog, where Reuss hinted that the new CT6 could be sent to the V finishing school to make a high-performance variant. Click here for our original post on the Cadillac CT6 from the 2015 New York Auto Show. In the interview, Reuss said the CT6’s Omega platform, which is loosely based off of the CTS’s and ATS’s Alpha platform, is more than capable of handling extra power and grunt. Though similar to BMW’s position with the idea of an…
  • Video: Watch a BMW 135i with an M3 V8 swap make for a pretty bonkers car

    17 Apr 2015 | 11:12 am
    There are two things in this world that any automobile guru hold to a high-regard–V8s and BMWs. This isn’t to say that current BMW models don’t come with one of the greatest powerplant designs ever in history, but some cars were never given the option–one being the BMW 1-Series. That’s because it relied solely on BMW’s luscious straight-six, which is equally just fine. But then, Performance Technic by Marco Svizzero decided to do the unthinkable by seeing what a V8-equipped BMW 1-Series is like, by swapping the engine of a E92 BMW M3 into a 1-Series M…
  • Volvo’s new 2015 XC90 T8 Twin Engine will cost you around $68,100 for starters

    16 Apr 2015 | 6:14 pm
    Volvo’s new XC90 is just about launching on our shores. And in order to gain access to one as well as have it in your driveway in exchange for your hard-earned money, you’ll need to fork over around $68,100 for the price of entry into a T8 Twin Engine variant. That’ll get you a Momentum trim-level model. As you climb up the ladder however, so do the amount of options on the extras list. For example, a top-spec Inscription model starts at $71,600. Power is supplied by not an eight-cylinder engine, but a 2.0L inline-four that’s both supercharged and turbocharged, and…
  • Report: Hyundai to start a performance line with a new twin-turbo Genesis Coupe

    16 Apr 2015 | 6:06 pm
    Some big changes are amounting for the launch of the second generation Hyundai Genesis Coupe. It didn’t exactly hit success with strides, provided it was a niche vehicle aimed at a very specific market, dominated otherwise by the Nissan 370Z. That said, Hyundai’s been rumored to be looking to change things up for the next-generation Genesis Coupe by moving the car up-market. For starters, the Genesis sedan was already reworked for the 2015 model year and serves as an excellent midsize luxury sports sedan. So that said, the Genesis Coupe could follow a similar lineage. Rumors in…
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    The Truth About Cars

  • Michigan Diesel Shop Refuses To Serve Openly Gay Customers

    Cameron Aubernon
    17 Apr 2015 | 4:00 am
    What does a diesel shop in Michigan have in common with a Washingtonian florist and a Hoosier pizza hut? An owner who refuses to serve openly gay customers. WOOD-TV reports the owner of Grandville, Mich.-based Dieseltec, Brian Klawiter, posted a statement to his shop’s Facebook page Tuesday regarding his view that those with conservative, Christian values are being drowned out by those who don’t hold those values. Said statement includes the following passage: I am a Christian. My company will be run in a way that reflects that. Dishonesty, thievery, immoral behavior, etc. will…
  • Virginia Set To Establish Strict Retention Limits On LPR Data

    Cameron Aubernon
    17 Apr 2015 | 3:00 am
    The Commonwealth of Virginia is ready to set strict limits on how long license plate reader data can be retained, said limits being on the order of days. Autoblog reports two bills hit Governor Terry McAuliffe’s desk Wednesday that would balance the citizens’ right to privacy with law enforcement’s need to investigate potential crimes. One bill would limit data retention to just seven days, the other to 60 days. McAuliffe would have 30 days to act on the bills before both go into effect without his signature, with the review process set to begin “in the coming…
  • Please Visit Your Local Public Off-Road Park

    Satish Kondapavulur
    16 Apr 2015 | 7:30 am
    Whenever you buy a performance car, there’s generally an intent to test its limits. There’s a winding country road by your house, but you likely will have to avoid cyclists, motorcyclists, residents mad about the broken speed limits and loud engine noise, as well as police officers ready to write a ticket. Highways are much rougher than they used to be (at least in California), so verifying the top speed of your Porsche down a freeway late at night might be a hairy proposition with the uneven road surfaces and random potholes. Consequently, your new performance car will be sitting in the…
  • While You Were Sleeping: April 16th, 2015

    Derek Kreindler
    16 Apr 2015 | 7:04 am
    Mazda has managed to outsell Nissan in one major market. Any guesses? Mazda is on a roll in Germany, surpassing Nissan and other major brands. Honda’s all-new global platform for the Civic will allow for unprecedented manufacturing flexibility. Toyota will shift production of the Corolla from Canada to Mexico, and build larger vehicles in Canada instead. Chevrolet will stick with the Bolt moniker for its new EV. U.S. oil refineries are working overtime to process the record high levels of crude oil.   The post While You Were Sleeping: April 16th, 2015 appeared first on The Truth…
  • General Motors Saved From Pre-Bankruptcy Ignition Lawsuits

    Cameron Aubernon
    16 Apr 2015 | 7:00 am
    Per a bankruptcy court ruling Wednesday, General Motors won’t be on the hook for pre-bankruptcy claims linked to the February 2014 ignition recall. Reuters reports U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Robert Gerber ruled that plaintiffs seeking damages from GM involving claims made prior to the automaker’s 2009 exit from bankruptcy would have to sue “Old GM” for said damages. Though the claims come to $32 billion, Old GM’s assets in October 2014 totaled around $9.25 billion, a recovery of 29 cents on the dollar. Gerber added that economic-loss plaintiffs could bring their…
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  • 2014 Pebble Beach Concours D'Elegance

    Ben Abrams
    14 Apr 2015 | 7:56 am
    This is the Concours D’Elegance, calling it a car show does not do it justice. Held each August on the 18th Fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links, the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is an annual gathering of rare and antique automobiles, international automotive luminaries and motorcar enthusiasts from around the globe. It is an event of dazzling elegance, appropriately held at a resort famous for both its beauty and its refinement. The post 2014 Pebble Beach Concours D'Elegance appeared first on eGarage.
  • Drag Racing Down Under

    Ben Abrams
    13 Apr 2015 | 10:30 am
    Words | Photos by Nic Kuiper For high resolution gallery click HERE On the weekend of April 4-5, Meremere Dragway hosted the NZ Hot Rod Mag Club Champs and Auckland Performance Tuning Nostalgia Drags. The club champs being run on the Saturday and the nostalgia drags on the Sunday. This is easily one of my favorite events of the year and is the last big event on the New Zealand drag racing calendar for 2014-15 season. So, I dragged myself out of bed early on Saturday morning and took the 40 minute drive to the drag way. It was a nice sunny day and there were already a lot of awesome cars…
  • 2015 Dubai Boat Show

    Drew Larrigan
    1 Apr 2015 | 9:21 pm
    Words | Photos: Drew Larrigan As I embarked on a tour of automotive photography around the globe, Seattle > Tokyo > Dubai > Seattle, I haphazardly stumbled into the 2015 Dubai International Boat Show. By chance my friends at Zenvo and W Motors were displaying the Zenvo ST1 and the W Motors Lykan at the show, so I had all encouragement needed to attend. This is Dubai after all, the show should be extraordinary. Empowered with a “VIP parking pass” I approached the entrance of the boat show, I was stopped quickly at the VIP entrance.  “Where is your invite sir,…
  • 40 Years of the Turbo

    Ben Abrams
    24 Mar 2015 | 9:15 am
    Released in 1975, the Porsche 930 Turbo would spark the imagination and dreams of many including our friend Magnus Walker. After collecting several early Turbos and still in need of the holy grail – a first year 1975 model, he turned to the folks at Autohaus Hamilton in Australia to help him acquire 1 of 15 right hand drive examples. We met up with Magnus in the canyons, along with the current 2015 Porsche 911 Turbo, to see just how much has changed in the last 40 years for this iconic car. The post 40 Years of the Turbo appeared first on eGarage.
  • Michael Schumacher's Ferrari F1-2000 Car

    Frazer Spowart
    16 Mar 2015 | 1:37 pm
    Photos | Jordan Cole High Resolution photos HERE Our friend and photographer Jordan Cole has a knack for uncovering all kinds of amazing cars from rare imports to hot rod madness, so when he emailed and asked if we would like to see some pictures of a former Michael Schumacher Formula 1 car he recently shot we were eager to take a look. This Ferrari F1-2000 was an integral part of Michael Schumacher and Ferrari’s 2000 Formula 1 World Championship winning season. This particular example is chassis 198 was used as a spare car for most of the season until rising to the occasion in…
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    Car and Driver

  • 2016 BMW 7-series Detailed, Driven: A Prototype Drive Shows It’s No Turkey

    Don Sherman
    17 Apr 2015 | 4:00 pm
    -Born in the teeth of the Great Recession, the fat but not so happy fifth generation of BMW’s 7-series flagship is finally relinquishing its post to a more fit successor. READ MORE ››-
  • 2016 BMW 7-series – Prototype Drive

    17 Apr 2015 | 3:58 pm
  • 2016 Fiat 500X Driven: Fiat Builds One for Adults

    Kevin A. Wilson
    17 Apr 2015 | 3:32 pm
    -Fiat is finally bringing a real adult car to the U.S. market. The 500X invites mature drivers to slip into something more comfortable than the tiny two-door Cinquecento—the toylike city car that relaunched the brand in America in 2010—and offers a driving experience far more engaging than the dowdy 500L ever imagined. The X is so much nicer than the L, in fact, that we’d suggest the latter’s days should be numbered, its only advantage being a little bit more interior room. READ MORE ››-
  • 2016 Fiat 500X – First Drive Review

    17 Apr 2015 | 3:28 pm
  • Audi A6L e-tron Hybrid Unveiled, Is Ready to Plug Into China

    Alexander Stoklosa
    17 Apr 2015 | 3:17 pm
    -Well, that wasn’t exactly quick. Three years after first showing the A6L e-tron plug-in-hybrid concept at the 2012 Beijing auto show, Audi has finally taken the wraps off of the production model ahead of the 2015 Shanghai show. This Chinese-market, long-wheelbase plug-in hybrid may be tardy, but it’s expected to be fuel-thrifty and techy enough to qualify as a “New Energy Vehicle” in China.-Similar to the A3 e-tron, the A6L e-tron utilizes a turbocharged 2.o-liter four-cylinder engine, a disc-shaped electric motor, and an automatic transmission to power the front…
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  • Audi before thrilling 2015 DTM season

    Audi Media
    17 Apr 2015 | 6:58 pm
    Following the final tests before the DTM season opener at Hockenheim (May 2/3), the situation, pre-season, continues to be packed with suspense. While Audi most recently set the pace in the tests at Estoril, Oschersleben presented a different picture: the fastest times went to its rivals
  • Audi announces pricing for the new 2016 A6 and A7 model lines

    Audi Media
    17 Apr 2015 | 4:40 pm
    Audi today announced pricing for the 2016 A6 and A7 model lines. With new engines and updated design, all Audi A6 and A7 models now offer more power, greater fuel efficiency and class-leading technology for two of the Audi brand’s top-selling vehicles. The 2016 A6 and A7 sedans boast more athletic design as well as new headlights and driver assistance systems. New infotainment systems provide even higher levels of interior luxury and refinement.
  • Audi e-tron initiative at Auto Shanghai 2015

    Audi Media
    17 Apr 2015 | 5:51 am
    With an e-tron sales initiative, Audi is paving the way for even more success in China: in 2016 the company will introduce two new models with plug in hybrid drive systems to the market. Both models – the Audi Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro and the Audi A6 L e tron – are having their world premiere at Auto Shanghai. The Audi prologue allroad show car also offers a glimpse into the future of Audi’s design language
  • Great class, minimal emissions – the new Audi Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro

    Audi Media
    16 Apr 2015 | 7:42 pm
    The Audi Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro marks the first time that Audi has combined a TFSI plug-in hybrid with quattro all-wheel drive. Audi developed it specially for Asian markets (China, Singapore and Japan). It is sporty, comfortable and at the same time supremely efficient. It accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in under six seconds while consuming just 2.5 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers (94.1 US mpg) according to the measurement method specified in China for plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEV)
  • The new Audi A6 L e-tron for China

    Audi Media
    16 Apr 2015 | 11:58 am
    With the A6 L e-tron, Audi is taking an important step toward even greater fuel efficiency in China. The sedan has been developed specifically for the Chinese market. Its plug-in hybrid drive with 180 kW (245 hp) provides for powerful performance. The model consumes on average just 2.2 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers (106.9 US mpg)
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    The Garage

  • Red Bull Global Rallycross – 2015 Pre-Season Announcements

    17 Apr 2015 | 2:17 am
    All things racing are happening in Long Beach, California this week around the Toyota Grand Prix. On the eve of the first practice sessions, Red Bull Global Rallycross held their pre-season press conference with quite a few announcements. In the hours before the presser, Rhys Millen Racing announced that Jackie Heinricher will race a full schedule with GRC Lites. Having previously raced in karting and a season in the Ferrari Challenge, as well as HOLY COW SHE’S DONE TED TALKS, she’s one of two women signing on to Lites for 2015. Also joining GRC Lites this year is Ali Nur, joining…
  • 2015 Formula Drift Season Begins in Long Beach

    13 Apr 2015 | 8:12 pm
    It was a competition that came down to the wire at the premiere of the Formula Drift 2015 season in California on Saturday, April 11. The streets of Long Beach are set up annually for the Toyota Long Beach Grand Prix, and this year Formula D was sandwiched on a Friday and Saturday between Formula e and the Grand Prix weekends. The first turn of the drift course is Grand Prix turn 9, then the competitors drift around turn 10 to finish around the turn 11’s hairpin. For those who have never given Formula Drift a first look: it’s not a race, it’s a battle of skill and finesse. Drivers…
  • Chip Ganassi Racing Adds Rallycross Team

    18 Mar 2015 | 11:59 am
    Chip Ganassi Racing Teams made an interesting announcement today – they are throwing their hat into the Rallycross ring, so to speak, and fielding a new team with experienced GRC competitors Steve Arpin and Brian Deegan. Their car manufacturer of choice won’t change – both will still be racing in Ford Fiesta STs. Curiosity was stoked yesterday when Steve Arpin hinted to an upcoming big announcement on Twitter, and around 1: 30 pm on the East Coast, finally tweeted the news that he had joined CG Racing Teams with partners ENEOS and sponsors Loenbro backing him up. The 2015 Red…
  • 2015 Waste Management Winter Rally

    24 Feb 2015 | 9:04 pm
    Snowy winter rallies are not strictly the domain of Scandinavians – with some focused googling, you can find some winter rallies taking place in North America. Replete with fast cars sliding around turns, spectacular snow sprays, and adrenaline-junkie drivers and co-drivers, the only thing different is the small clutch of fans. However, the fans that did come to watch at the Waste Management Winter Rally (some family members of the teams and some spectators that came from two hours away simply to watch the rally) were truly hardcore, enduring the 9*F/-12.8*C temperatures of a cold…
  • Red Bull Global Rallycross Off-Season Update

    14 Feb 2015 | 7:40 pm
    Being a newer series in the motorsports world does not leave Red Bull Global Rallycross immune to its own silly season. There has been some good and bad news during the six months of anticipation preceding the 2015 series starting this May. The spectacular Las Vegas finale saw Ken Block win the race and Joni Wiman win the championship title with a one-two finish in Ford Fiestas. Bucky Lasek prevented a complete podium take-over by the blue oval boys, surviving a first lap crash – “shaken, not stirred” – with Scott Speed to place third. Block has already confirmed he will…
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    New York Times

  • European Car Sales Make Biggest Leap in a Year

    16 Apr 2015 | 4:08 am
    Registrations of new passenger cars in the European Union rose 10.6 percent in March from a year earlier, their biggest gain in 12 months.
  • Wheels: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars Return for Another Run

    16 Apr 2015 | 2:00 am
    While hydrogen-powered cars failed to gain traction in the past, they now are supported by increasingly strict California mandates.
  • Ruling Shields G.M. From Ignition Suits

    15 Apr 2015 | 5:58 pm
    A federal bankruptcy judge ruled that the automaker that emerged from bankruptcy in 2009 is not liable for accidents tied to the defect that occurred before that time.
  • Murmurs of a Shake-Up at Volkswagen’s Top

    13 Apr 2015 | 9:46 am
    Ferdinand K. Piëch, the company’s chairman, has once again caused a commotion, suggesting that he wants to oust the chief executive, Martin Winterkorn.
  • G.M. Deems Steering Issue Unworthy of Recall

    10 Apr 2015 | 9:00 pm
    General Motors’ handling of a recent problem in its vehicles sheds new light on what the company and regulators consider an issue worthy of a recall.
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    High Gear Media Network Feed

  • Truck Crash Dumps 13.7 Million Bees On Highway

    17 Apr 2015 | 3:30 pm
    BEEEEEEES!!!!!! Whether you’re allergic or not, this is pretty much a nightmare scenario. A truck traveling on Interstate 5 in Lynwood, Washington, crashed while merging, tipped the truck, and spilled 13 million bees on the highway. Thirteen. Point seven. MILLION. That’s a lot of bees. Sure, it’s not as bad as, say, a tanker...
  • Project Binky Episode 9: The Wait Is Over

    17 Apr 2015 | 12:46 pm
    That’s right folks. Throw out all hopes of productivity for the next 26 minutes and 47 seconds. Episode 9 of Project Binky is here. ALSO SEE: One Guy Now Owns Two Lamborghini Venenos (Probably) With the frame (essentially) finished, the powertrain fitted (but not yet installed), and the body (mostly) ready to go on, this insane mashup of an...
  • One Guy Now Owns Two Lamborghini Venenos (Probably)

    17 Apr 2015 | 12:32 pm
    The Lamborghini Veneno is one of the rarest cars on Earth—and certainly among the rarest new cars. But one man may just own two of them—a coupe and a roadster. Only offered to loyal Lamborghini customers, the Veneno line is a hyper-expensive, hyper-focused exercise in hyper design and hyper speed. Kris Singh is one of those customers...
  • 2016 Audi A6, A7 Priced

    17 Apr 2015 | 12:10 pm
    We’ve already had our stint behind the wheel of the new 2016 Audi A6, S6, A7, and S7, courtesy of a trip to Dresden, Germany, but today, Audi announced U.S. pricing of the lines. Updated exteriors and refreshed interior technology are among the updates justifying a mild price hike on all models. The Audi A6, for examples, rises $1,400 in...
  • Making The 2015 Ford Mustang: Episode 1, Exterior Design

    17 Apr 2015 | 11:55 am
    The 2015 Ford Mustang is here, but do you know how it got here? Probably not. But you soon will, thanks to a new video series from Ford. ALSO SEE: Hellcat Converted To E85 Sees 753 Rear-Wheel Horsepower: Video This first episode goes over some of the Mustang’s history and then talks about the new sixth-generation Mustang’s exterior...
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  • Buying a car? Here's what to check ...

    Jil McIntosh
    16 Apr 2015 | 4:51 am
    There are a lot of things to remember when you're buying a car, and you may not always remember to check them all. I have a short list in my story over at the Chicago Tribune.
  • A clean windshield is a safe one

    Jil McIntosh
    15 Apr 2015 | 4:32 am
    People often neglect their wiper blades, but they're an important safety item, along with washer fluid. Find out more in my Driving Force column in Metro.
  • In review: 2015 Chevrolet Malibu

    Jil McIntosh
    12 Apr 2015 | 8:21 am
    An all-new Malibu is on the way, but in the meantime, I like the current one, and I think it's a car that deserves more respect than it gets. Find out more in my review at Metro.
  • Van + Mud = Fun

    Jil McIntosh
    12 Apr 2015 | 7:35 am
    Yes, it was fun to take a 12-passenger high-roof van onto a mucky B.C. logging road, but Mercedes-Benz is serious about its 4x4 Sprinter: it's really for job sites where two wheels driving aren't enough. Find out more over at Autofocus.
  • In review: 2015 Toyota Yaris

    Jil McIntosh
    12 Apr 2015 | 7:26 am
    It's had a facelift for more of a standout look, and while the mechanicals haven't changed, this can still be a fun little car to pilot. Find out more in my review over at the Toronto Star.
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  • It's back to the drawing board for Hendrick Motorsports

    17 Apr 2015 | 6:54 pm
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – It was not a very Hendrick-like performance in qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday. Six Chevrolets transferred to the final round of qualifying for the Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes on Friday, but Kasey Kahne was the only driver representing Hendrick Motorsports. Kahne, who qualified eighth with a lap of 126.829 mph, couldn’t find speed in the ... Keep reading
  • Wayne Taylor Racing, BMW Team RLL earn Long Beach poles

    17 Apr 2015 | 6:21 pm
    In a record-setting qualifying session, Wayne Taylor Racing and BMW Team RLL earned pole position in their respective classes.  Ricky Taylor put the No. 10 Corvette DP at the top of the charts, going back-and-forth with Ganassi's ace pilot Scott Pruet in the closing moments of qualifying and ending at a 1:14.790. The Action Express No. 5 and No. 31 timed in third and fifth, split by ... Keep reading
  • Penske and Ganassi fight for supremacy in Friday Long Beach practice

    17 Apr 2015 | 4:39 pm
    With seven races on tap at the 41st Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, the 23 Verizon IndyCar Series entries had two 45-minute practice sessions to prepare for Saturday’s qualifying and for Sunday’s 85-lap contest around the 1.968-mile, 11-corner street circuit. The first took place early afternoon with the second edging toward mid-afternoon. Before the practices even got underway ... Keep reading
  • Corvette DPs lead the way in first two Long Beach practices

    17 Apr 2015 | 4:35 pm
    The Corvette DP teams go into qualifying tonight as the favorites to take the overall pole as they led all challengers in today's practice sessions, preceding qualifying. The No. 31 Whelen Corvette led the way in the longer, earlier session with a time of 1:16.063 seconds, put down by Dane Cameron. A Corvette DP quartet held the top four times with the No. 90 second ... Keep reading
  • Kenseth makes comeback with Bristol pole

    17 Apr 2015 | 3:08 pm
     BRISTOL, Tenn. – Matt Kenseth is hoping to repeat the magic he made at Bristol Motor Speedway when he won from the pole in 2005. On Friday, Kenseth put himself in position to do just that. He posted a lap of 128.632 mph in the final round of qualifying, but initially questioned whether his run would be good enough. You feel like you've got the pole sitting right here, but I just got ... Keep reading
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    The Diesel Driver

  • Report from the 2015 New York International Auto Show

    Paul Riegler
    2 Apr 2015 | 11:28 am
    BMW had several diesels including a 535d and 740Ld (neither pictured) at the New York show NEW YORK — The New York International Auto Show opens to the public on Friday and runs through April 12. The show dates back more than a century and was previously held at the New York Coliseum, the old Madison Square Garden, and the Grand Central Palace. While diesel cars were in evidence from many manufacturers, including Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Volkswagen, the focus was on large luxury and performance vehicles. BMW took top honors with The Diesel Driver’s 2015 Diesel Car of the Year as well…
  • BMW 535d Named 2015 Diesel Car of the Year, BMW Recognized as Diesel Car Manufacturer of the Year

    Paul Riegler
    31 Mar 2015 | 9:01 pm
    The BMW 535d is the 2015 Diesel Car of the Year, according to readers of The Diesel Driver magazine, and BMW is the 2015 Diesel Car Manufacturer of the Year. The Bimmer received 16.5% of 12,131 votes cast by readers of The Diesel Driver and BMW, as car manufacturer, garnered 31.5% of the vote. The votes came from over 98 countries. Over 83% percent of the votes were cast by readers in the United States, 11% came from Canada, and 5.5% were from the European continent. TDD Editor Jonathan Spira presenting the award to Paul Ferraiola, manager of product planning and strategy at BMW of North…
  • Diesel Fuel Prices Drop While Gasoline Goes Up

    Jesse Sokolow
    26 Mar 2015 | 10:55 am
    In a year marked mostly by significant decreases in fuel prices, motorists have been paying more at the pump in the past few weeks, although prices still remain significantly lower than they were a year ago. Diesel prices are lower this week, with the average price for a gallon of diesel fuel at $2.864, $0.053 less than a week ago, and $1.124 lower than a year ago, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Meanwhile, the average price for a gallon of gasoline increased from a low of $2.03 on Jan. 25 to $2.457 this week. That number is $0.004 more than the price last week,…
  • BMW Introduces 55 MPGe X5 xDrive40e Plug-In Hybrid

    Paul Riegler
    17 Mar 2015 | 11:56 am
    The diesel-powered version of the BMW X5 BMW announced the introduction of the BMW X5 xDrive40e. The plug-in hybrid is the company’s first in the SUV category and is capable of 55 MPGe, or miles per gallon equivalent, the measurement used by the EPA to compare the energy consumption of alternative fuel vehicles and plug-in electric vehicles with the fuel economy of conventional vehicles. The X5 xDrive40e features a 2.0-liter TwinPower Turbo four-cylinder engine paired with an electric motor and powered by a lithium-ion battery that is integrated into its eight-speed automatic transmission.
  • 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen – First Look and Review

    Jonathan Spira
    16 Mar 2015 | 12:55 pm
    OK, class, please pay attention now. The new Golf SportWagen, which is known as the Golf Variant in its home market and the Golf Estate in the United Kingdom – and was previously called the Jetta SportWagen in the States – is now available for your driving pleasure. Got that? Given how much fun the Golf is to drive, even lacking wood paneling, we were optimistic about the SportWagen and weren’t disappointed. It comes with tons of cargo space, a fuel-sipping diesel engine, and is available with a manual transmission option. As often reported in The Diesel Driver, 80% of buyers of the…
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    Dealer Communications

  • Selly Automotive Launches – An Innovative CRM Dealership Sales Platform

    17 Apr 2015 | 8:42 am
    A1 Software Group Inc. is excited to announce the launch of Selly Automotive – a mobile centric, social savvy, lightweight sales platform at the Digital Dealer Conference in Tampa on April 21, 2015. Delivering on its mission to save dealerships time and money while accelerating deal closures, Selly Automotive brings a mobile first, sleek and intuitive CRM interface to the market via a state of the art delivery SaaS platform with patent pending technology. There is a real need for simplification in dealership CRM technology. Digital consumers have already changed the car buying…
  • Electric cars making their way to used market

    17 Apr 2015 | 7:40 am
    Electric cars making their way to used market, from PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — If you have ever considered buying an electric car, now may be the time to find some great deals. Four years ago, electric cars were cutting edge — but now they are moving into middle age and are making their way to the used car market. “There are going to be great deals for 3-year-old, barely used electric vehicles,” Brad Berman of said. Berman says the first electric vehicles were leased to give customers a chance to try out the environmentally-friendly cars. Now, those leases are…
  • Takata Airbag Recall Effect on Used Pricing

    17 Apr 2015 | 7:37 am
    Takata Airbag Recall Effect on Used Pricing, from Auto Remarketing. WOBURN, Mass. - The effects of a recall can do quite a bit more harm to a vehicle’s image than the immediate problems they typically cause – they can also dramatically accelerate their rate of value depreciation. That’s according to the analysts at, who recently released the results of a study they conducted to see the effect of a specific situation, the Takata airbag recall, on the depreciation rate of the vehicles they were in. Their findings are staggering – according to their results, based on an…
  • Four Steps to Service Level-Driven Inventory Planning

    17 Apr 2015 | 7:35 am
    Four Steps to Service Level-Driven Inventory Planning, from Supply Chain Management Review. With Service Level-Driven Planning, organizations can find their inventory sweet spot. Here are the steps to get it right. How much inventory is enough?  How do you arbitrate across different viewpoints, weighing inventory investment against the impact of stocking out?  Service Level has proven to be an objective metric that relates cost to risk, enabling the optimal allocation of scarce inventory dollars. Service Level-Driven Planning (SLDP) enables organizations to find and agree upon their…
  • Inside the Swift, Strategic World of Used Car Auctions

    17 Apr 2015 | 7:30 am
    Inside the Swift, Strategic World of Used Car Auctions, from Wired. ONCE THE 2011 Impala has been rolled into place, the bidding begins immediately. Standing near the back, by the free earplug dispenser, I make eye contact with the auctioneer, and quickly look away: He doesn’t need much of a sign to think you want to jack up the price, and I’m just here to watch. A wink, nod, or twitch of the finger is plenty to join the fray. Clint Esken, one of my guides for the day, bids so subtly I barely notice. It’s strategy: In the small crowd around the Chevy—roughly half a dozen guys, some…
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  • Armchair Executive: Why Even Bother With Auto Shows?

    David Surace
    10 Apr 2015 | 10:07 am
    This is the weekly series where you, the Autosavant commentariat, are invited to take the reins of the auto industry, for at least as long as it takes you to write a comment. It’s all the responsibility, with none of the compensation! Scarcely a couple of weeks before opening day, news outlets received a terse statement from MINI: they would be withdrawing their entire exhibition from the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS). This is kind of a big deal; New York is a big show, one of the perennial “majors,” and MINI has never been considered a boutique manufacturer. As a subset of…
  • Armchair Executive: What Would You Do If The New Car Market Imploded?

    David Surace
    27 Mar 2015 | 9:09 am
    This is the weekly series where you, the Autosavant commentariat, are invited to take the reins of the auto industry, for at least as long as it takes you to write a comment. It’s all the responsibility, with none of the compensation! I grew up in a household which, by and large, respected the value of the new car. We bought whatever had a warranty, and when the warranty ran out, it was time to start shopping again. “You aren’t buying someone else’s problems,” we were told. “You don’t have to worry about reliability,” others said. Never mind the fact that a couple of our new…
  • Armchair Executive: Which Untapped Future Automotive Segments Are Ripe For The Picking?

    David Surace
    19 Mar 2015 | 10:20 am
    I’d like to introduce a weekly series where you, the Autosavant commentariat, are invited to take the reins of the auto industry, for at least as long as it takes you to write a comment. It’s all the responsibility, with none of the compensation! We live in interesting times. Converging automotive technologies (like drivetrain electrification, automated driving, enhanced connectivity, etc) are advancing with frightening pace, yet the form factors themselves–the size, shape and mission of the cars themselves–have hardly changed at all in the last fifteen years. Small…
  • NAIAS 2015 Day One Recap

    Chris Haak
    12 Jan 2015 | 7:24 pm
    Day one of the 2015 North American International Auto Show (or NAIAS, or the Detroit Auto Show) is behind us, and we’ve racked up a significant number of steps on our FitBit (13,462 and counting as of this writing) and have seen some awesome cars. You can get details from the press releases and other sites on your own, but I thought I’d take time to add some in-person impressions of a few of the more significant vehicles at the show. Also, follow us on Facebook ( throughout the day for more frequent, live content as we hit the floor for day two…
  • Book Review: Incredible Lego Technic Cars, Trucks, Robots & More

    Chris Haak
    21 Dec 2014 | 8:42 pm
    Editor’s Note: I have always loved Legos and have built hundreds of models over the years. I have shared that enthusiasm with my sons, ages nine and seven. When offered a chance to review Incredible Lego Technic Cars, Trucks, Robots & More by Pawel “Sariel” Kmiec, I thought it would be fun to have my nine year old son, Seth, read the book and write the review. Please enjoy his words below. – CH By Seth Haak, Age 9 The book, Incredible Lego Technic Cars, Trucks, Robots & More by Pawel “Sariel” Kmiec, was interesting to read to learn about all the models. If…
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  • Testing Ethanol Free Gasoline

    4 Apr 2015 | 4:38 pm
    I’ve been waiting to test Ethanol Free Gasoline (E0) for eons, but I could never find a local service station that carries it. Blame it on the lawmakers. As it turns out, New Jersey state law stipulates that all of the gas sold here must contain ten percent ethanol. Thankfully, ethanol-free gas is sold on the other side of the Delaware River, fifty odd miles from home. I took Slambo for a ride today, to fill up with E0 for the first time. I intend to test it over a number of tanks. Proponents of ethanol-free gas claim a significant jump in fuel economy. Just how much is the big…
  • Unlock the Mystery of Check Engine Light Codes

    30 Mar 2015 | 5:46 am
    It happens when you’re in the middle of nowhere. Or in the middle of the city. A warning light flashes on your dashboard, urging you to CHECK ENGINE. It immediately strikes fear in the heart, a fear of the unknown. A sense of panic sets in. Your significant other is rattled, “what’s wrong with the car now,” they ask with trepidation. You feel an impulsive need to drive immediately to a dealership to find out what’s wrong. The seed has been planted: it’s a money tree and you’re about to fertilize it with your bank account. The Check Engine Light is a…
  • Highest MPG Turbocharged Vehicles of 2015

    7 Mar 2015 | 7:22 am
    Turbocharging allows a small displacement engine to achieve significantly higher levels of horsepower (HP) and torque on demand, while delivering more miles per gallon (MPG) in light-load conditions. Once thought of purely from a performance perspective, forced induction technology has become a cornerstone of the march to higher fuel efficiency. You can have your cake and eat it too. The top 15 list of highest combined MPG 2015 vehicles includes a mix of diesel and gasoline powered models, with the VW Jetta Hybrid taking the top spot. The Jetta Hybrid’s superior city fuel efficiency…
  • Replacing the Carpet in an Older Car

    1 Mar 2015 | 7:17 am
    Do you love your old car but hate the way it smells? Does the interior give off a mysterious odor that’s impossible to irradiate? Have you given up on air fresheners, shampoos, ionizers and all the quick fixes? It’s time to get your nose down in the carpet and face up to the facts. There’s a very good chance that your car rugs are harbouring those noxious perpetrators. This is a problem that can be solved and the materials are not that expensive. Replacing automotive carpets is well within the capabilities of a competent do-it-yourselfer. Here’s a handy hint for anyone…
  • Valvoline Launches Full Synthetic High Mileage Oil

    24 Feb 2015 | 1:44 pm
    Every gear head knows that synthetic motor oils deliver a higher level of protection than conventional oils, but the high-tech slippery stuff has a downside when it comes to older engines. Quite simply, it’s just too slippery. A well-worn engine will burn more full synthetic oil due to leaks. That’s why the oil manufacturers initially used conventional oil or synthetic blends in high mileage products, including Quaker State Defy and Valvoline MaxLife Synthetic Blend. There’s a trend underway to replace the blends with specially formulated full synthetic oils, like Mobil 1 High Mileage…
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    Car Lust

  • Car Lust Quantum Leap: The Chevette

    That Car Guy
    15 Apr 2015 | 11:55 am
    I guess it should not be a surprise that I picked this microbial minicar, since about anything you do to a GM T-Body will improve it anyway. But I have always defended this car, which was the best-selling American small car of 1979 and 1980. After all, I did own two of these beauties. First off, I'd keep virtually all of the external sheet metal, but build an up-to-date, high-tensile steel space frame under there that meets today's crash standards. After all, is the Chevette really such a bad looking car? But you know, why not use the original hood/grill assembly and headlights?
  • Car Lust Quantum Leap: Mustang II

    Anthony Cagle
    14 Apr 2015 | 4:26 pm
    As my Quantum Leap scenario, I have chosen -- perhaps not surprisingly -- the Mustang II. The main reason, of course, is that I'm rather intimately familiar with the model, its strengths, foibles, shortcomings, etc. I've also spent much of the last 25 years of owning it alternatingly defending its honor, calling it a 'sucky old car', and in the end trying to put it in its proper context and evaluating it that way.  In a way, I'm almost tempted not to change anything at all, since it really was a fairly successful car for Ford, despite the many protestations that…
  • April 13 Open Thread: The Quantum Leap Challenge

    Anthony Cagle
    13 Apr 2015 | 3:05 pm
    This thread may or may not be in the process of being written by me. Or it may be someone else who is using my body temporarily to write -- or rewrite -- the whole thing in order to achieve a certain result.  WE'LL NEVER KNOW FOR SURE. And with that bit of logical conundrumness we kick off the latest Car Lust Challenge: The Car Lust Quantum Leap Automobile. . um, Challenge. . .Thingie. For those of you unfamiliar with the concept, Quantum Leap was a science fiction television show that aired on NBC from 1989-93. It starred Scott Bakula and Dean Stockwell who. . .well, I'll let IMDB…
  • Carspotters’ Challenge #133: Morning Commute, Portland, Oregon, 1954

    10 Apr 2015 | 7:20 am
    While I don’t see a certain ’39 Plymouth, there’s still plenty of other machinery of different years in this commute, happening one state south of said Plymouth's owner's whereabouts. Click here for the full-size version.  --Tigerstrypes References:
  • Car Lust in the early 1950s: A Boy And His '39 Plymouth

    Anthony Cagle
    7 Apr 2015 | 7:33 pm
    A bit of a digression from our usual fare for this post. Over the last couple of years I've developed a bit of a hobby with old diaries. I'd always wanted to maintain a diary/journal, though not so much because I think I have so much of importance to say for posterity. After my dad died several years ago, I realized that all of the stories he'd told us over the years now only existed in our memories; we couldn't go check them with him or hear them again, they were all lodged only in our imperfect memories as something of an oral history. I made a few attempts over the…
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  • COYS To Sell 15 Beautiful Porsches At Techno Classica, Essen Auction

    Bradley Brownell
    16 Apr 2015 | 6:01 am
    COYS is a well respected auction house that operates almost entirely in the United Kingdom, with a few choice auctions in mainland Europe. This auction, to take place in Essen, Germany during the annual Techno Classica show, is host to a number of gorgeous old Porsches, including a 959 Komfort, an early 911 S/T, and even a couple of RS models. Certainly a lot of really nice metal that deserves a place in the care of someone who will drive them and enjoy them. We've compiled a list of all of the Porsches present below. Lot 114 - 1988 Porsche 959 Komfort (Est. N/A) I've never seen an auction…
  • Earliest “Production” 911 In Existence Found Hidden In Plain Sight

    Bradley Brownell
    15 Apr 2015 | 2:12 pm
    This has to be one of the single strangest stories I've ever heard in the Porsche world. Allegedly, this Porsche was purchased by the current owner (his name is Jay) in 1984, and the car was already a bodge-job of some wacky elements. It had wide RSR-esque fenders, some weird tack on rocker panel covers, a ducktail engine lid, and some IROC bumpers on a short wheelbase Porsche. Not to mention, the drivetrain had been dropped at some point, and the original 2-liter power plant was replaced by a CIS-fueled 2.7 liter engine and a 915 gearbox out of a 1974 911. It had a roll bar, and there was…
  • Porsche’s March 2015 Worldwide Deliveries By Country

    Pepper Girl
    15 Apr 2015 | 8:33 am
    The number of new Porsches delivered each month continues on an upward trajectory. Overall, the company sold 20,222 new Porsches worldwide in March 2015 marking a 31.5% year-over-year increase. For the first quarter of 2015 a total of 51,102 Porsches were delivered, a 32%+ increase compared to the same period in 2014. "In the first quarter we delivered more than 50,000 new cars for the first time, continuing the success of 2014. This signals further solid growth", said Bernhard Maier, Member of the Executive Board Sales and Marketing of Porsche AG. "The Macan has exceeded all expectations…
  • Porsche Cayenne Turbo vs. Range Rover Sport SVR Track Battle

    15 Apr 2015 | 5:51 am
    I swear, the internet must be running out of ideas. Yes, these type of videos get clicks and they're fun to watch, but lets face it, who is ever going to seriously track either of these cars? Sure, there will be exceptions, but the majority will most likely be racing for a parking spot at the grocery store vs. a spot on the podium. Nevertheless, Auto Express pits the 542 hp Range Rover Sport SVR against the 520 hp Porsche Cayenne Turbo. Which one is most likely to reach that coveted parking spot at the grocery store first? The numbers tell the tale. Watch the video and see for yourself. The…
  • Porsche’s Results, Photos And Video From The 6 Hours Of Silverstone WEC Season Opener

    Bradley Brownell
    13 Apr 2015 | 5:52 am
    This year's 6 Hours of Silverstone was an absolute stunner. Probably one of the best races that I've seen in quite a long time. There were epic on-track battles, dicey strategy decisions, and a whole lot of competitive cars on track. As season openers go, this one was excellent, and paints a picture of a promising WEC season in 2015. Porsche suffered some failure, but also reveled in the opportunity to triumph over them. In the grand scheme of things, the team netted an LMP1 pole position, a pair of podiums (one in P1 and one in GTE Pro) and scored a lot of really great points to start the…
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  • Reminder: Be safe out there in the garage

    Daniel Strohl
    17 Apr 2015 | 1:00 pm
    There are jackstands under Jeff Koch’s Dart, he informs us. Photo by Jeff Koch. Springtime is upon us here in the Northeast (finally!), the salt is slowly dissolving off the highways, and that means – unless you’re one of those lucky souls who has a heated garage with heated floors and heated underwear – it’s time to get back to wrenching on our project cars and other collector vehicles, even if it’s just the annual oil change and tuneup. However, as I learned the other day, a few months of hibernation over the winter can leave us neglectful of basic safety…
  • Corvallis, Oregon, 1977

    Daniel Strohl
    17 Apr 2015 | 9:00 am
    According to the information Oregon State University included with this photo, it depicts the main building of the Corvallis division of Hewlett-Packard in 1977, which Hewlett-Packard apparently still occupies, though no longer focused on building handheld calculators, like it was at the time of the photo. We see a good variety of vehicles in the parking lot here, which we’d expect from a mix of electrical engineers and tech execs in the Seventies. What do you see here?
  • Hemmings Find of the Day – 1979 Checker Marathon

    Daniel Strohl
    17 Apr 2015 | 6:00 am
    Because the attrition rate for actual Checker taxis is ridiculously high compared to other cars, most Checkers on the market today are either non-taxi variants or come with some unique backstory that explains their survival. Take, for instance, this opera-window 1979 Checker Marathon for sale on, originally a personal car for the owner of a taxi service, and one that has recently been treated to a full restoration. From the seller’s description: This Sedan is factory equipped with air conditioning, power steering and power locks. The car was originally purchased by a Taxi…
  • 1937 Peugeot Darl’mat cabriolet takes Best in Show at La Jolla Concours d’Elegance

    Kurt Ernst
    17 Apr 2015 | 5:59 am
    1937 Peugeot Darl’mat cabriolet, Best in Show at the 2015 La Jolla Concours d’Elegance. Images courtesy La Jolla Concours d’Elegance. When Peter Mullin purchased a 1937 Peugeot Darl’mat cabriolet as one of the lots in the Schlumpf Malmerspach collection, it was hardly in concours-winning shape. Understanding the significance of the Georges Paulin-designed, Marcel Pourtout-bodied sports car, Mullin restored the car to pristine condition, showing it at Pebble Beach in 2011, where it took third in its class. Last Sunday, at the 2015 La Jolla Concours d’Elegance,…
  • Ranch-fresh Texas collection heads to auction in Indianapolis

    Kurt Ernst
    17 Apr 2015 | 5:58 am
    1932 Cadillac, said to be a prototype for a V-16 convertible Victoria. Photos courtesy Motostalgia Auctions. In the 1970s, Jack, who prefers not to give his last name, moved from Wisconsin to the Texas Hill Country with his wife, in an effort to improve his failing health. With them, they brought a modest and Cadillac-intensive car collection, with the hope that circumstances would one day allow the restoration and further enjoyment of the cars. Four decades on, that’s not been the case, and this May, Jack’s ranch-fresh collection of five cars and a 1937 Kozy Coach travel trailer…
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    National Motorists Association Blog

  • 2015 Mini Cooper Sedan Review

    17 Apr 2015 | 6:37 am
    By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist                                         Photo courtesy of CARICOS Mini has always had cute — and fun — on its side. Now it has four doors, too. Or at least, can be ordered with them. This makes it plausibly practical — which the original Mini coupe never was. It had back seats, but not doors to get to them. In a larger car, this would not be a huge problem but because the Mini itself is so tiny, having just the two doors made the back seats a kind of automotive diorama. Something to look at —…
  • NMA Reboot: Out-Of-State Tickets Can Lead to Nasty Surprises Down the Road

    16 Apr 2015 | 6:47 am
    This weekly post features recent news stories that highlight and update themes previously covered throughout NMA E-Newsletters and Alerts. Editor’s Note: Virginia lawmakers recently enacted a measure to curb aggressive speed trapping practices in the commonwealth by reducing the financial incentives for local police to write high number of tickets. The law lowers the threshold for defining excessive fine amounts and requires municipalities to remit more of that money to the state literary fund. The bill was aimed squarely at the town of Hopewell, where deputies patrol a 1.7 mile stretch of…
  • Roundup: April 15, 2015

    15 Apr 2015 | 6:43 am
    Each Wednesday, we’ll publish quick summaries of the articles from the last week on We’re doing this because these articles are often strongly connected to the issues that National Motorists Association members are interested in. Wednesday, April 15, 2015 Missouri Supreme Court Considers Speed Trap Law Small towns throughout Missouri want their traffic ticket revenue back. Since 2013, the state has restricted the ability of municipalities to pad budgets with citation revenue. The Municipal League last week argued before the state Supreme Court about their…
  • Vision Zero—An Unrealistic, Cynical Vision

    14 Apr 2015 | 8:53 am
    Vision Zero came to America last year with the election of New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, who campaigned on the promise to eliminate all traffic fatalities in the five boroughs within 10 years. His program for doing so, known as Vision Zero, relies on the usual complement of command-and-control traffic safety interventions, such as: Road “improvements” including narrower streets, wider sidewalks and medians, and more bicycle lanes Reducing the default speed limit from 30 mph to 25 mph Quadrupling the number of 20-mph slow zones throughout the city Stepped-up traffic enforcement…
  • Things to Know About Muscle Cars… Before You Buy One

    13 Apr 2015 | 8:12 am
    By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist Owning an old muscle car can be a lot of fun. But it’s not all fun — and you ought to know what you’re getting yourself into before you get yourself into it. First, some definitions. Muscle cars are old. Nothing new — nothing modern — qualifies as a muscle car. The defining attribute of a muscle car is not horsepower or performance. Nor that it has a V8 engine feeding power to the rear wheels. There are many new (and modern) cars that do that. And they are not muscle cars, even if some of them look like they might be (and…
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  • Gulf-liveried Ford GT40 takes triumphant lap of the track

    Chris Bruce
    17 Apr 2015 | 6:01 pm
    Filed under: Marketing/Advertising, Motorsports, Videos, Ford, Coupe, Performance, RacingWatch as a Ford GT40 takes a triumphant drive at sunset around Miller Motorsports Park in a short video. It's a great way to consider the upcoming 50th anniversary of the racecar's first Le Mans victory.Continue reading Gulf-liveried Ford GT40 takes triumphant lap of the trackGulf-liveried Ford GT40 takes triumphant lap of the track originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 20:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.Permalink | Email this | Comments
  • What you missed on 4.17.15

    Autoblog Staff
    17 Apr 2015 | 5:32 pm
    We drive the 2016 Fiat 500X; Cummins tells an anti-gay repair shop to stop using its logo; Wards names its 10 Best interiors for 2015. Those are the top stories for Friday, April 17, 2015.Continue reading What you missed on 4.17.15What you missed on 4.17.15 originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:32:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.Permalink | Email this | Comments
  • Bentley shows Mulsanne Speed 'Blue Train' by Mulliner

    Brandon Turkus
    17 Apr 2015 | 5:00 pm
    Filed under: Bentley, Sedan, LuxuryBentley is honoring its victory in the legendary Blue Train Race of 1930 by introducing a new Mulliner-modified version of its Mulsanne Speed.Continue reading Bentley shows Mulsanne Speed 'Blue Train' by MullinerBentley shows Mulsanne Speed 'Blue Train' by Mulliner originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.Permalink | Email this | Comments
  • Project Cars projects May 6 on sale date

    Brandon Turkus
    17 Apr 2015 | 4:29 pm
    Filed under: Toys/GamesProject Cars may finally be hitting store shelves, according to a new report. PC sales start May 6, while console on-sale dates are staggered across regions.Continue reading Project Cars projects May 6 on sale dateProject Cars projects May 6 on sale date originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:29:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.Permalink | Email this | Comments
  • Qoros 2 SUV concept heading to Shanghai

    Noah Joseph
    17 Apr 2015 | 3:45 pm
    Filed under: 2015 Shanghai Motor Show, Misc. Automakers, China, Crossover, Concept CarsQoros previews a new subcompact crossover concept, set to take the Sino-Israeli automaker in a new direction at the Shanghai Motor Show.Continue reading Qoros 2 SUV concept heading to ShanghaiQoros 2 SUV concept heading to Shanghai originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:45:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.Permalink | Email this | Comments
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    TheMotorReport -

  • Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe Concept Surfaces Online

    18 Apr 2015 | 7:41 am
    The new fastbacked ‘Coupe’ version of the upcoming Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV has surfaced online today ahead of its Shanghai Auto Show debut. Due to be unveiled in the coming hours, the new GLC Coupe ‘Concept’ will enter as a smaller companion to the big GLE Coupe that debuted late last year. Just as its larger stablemate was introduced to rival BMW’s X6, the new midsized Mercedes will take on the new X4 in the growing ‘Coupe’ SUV market. As wit... Read more The Motor Report is Australia's fastest growing auto website. Click through to read the full…
  • Chevrolet FNR: Semi-Autonomous Electric Concept Bound For Shanghai

    18 Apr 2015 | 6:30 am
    GM’s Chevrolet arm will unveil a new ‘FNR’ concept at this week’s Shanghai Auto Show, developed at the company’s Pan Asia technical centre. Details of the new concept are thin on the ground, although an all-electric drive system is understood to be featured. An autopilot function is also reported to be on-board, hinting at a self-driving autonomous or semi-autonomous system. Other features include new pupil-recognition startup technology, along with gesture... Read more The Motor Report is Australia's fastest growing auto website. Click through to read the full…
  • Ford Reveals Up-spec Mondeo ‘Vignale’ Special For Europe

    18 Apr 2015 | 6:07 am
    Ford has unveiled the first production version of its new ‘Vignale’ line, debuting in the UK this week with the new Mondeo range. Entering as a new upmarket flagship model in the Mondeo line, the Vignale picks up a number of new highlights and interior trim tweaks. It’s a chrome-heavy affair on the outside, with shiny new accents added to the doors and bumpers at both ends. A Vignale-specific pattern is applied to the front grille mesh and there’s also new multi-... Read more The Motor Report is Australia's fastest growing auto website. Click through to read the full…
  • 2015 Toyota Yaris ZR Automatic Review: Now With An Extra Dollop Of Appeal

    17 Apr 2015 | 10:31 am
    What’s Hot: Fresh and fun styling, easy to use touchscreen, standard reversing camera. What’s Not: Auto isn’t up to scratch, too thirsty for its size. X-FACTOR: Small, spunky and plenty of appeal for younger city drivers, the new Yaris is a big improvement on its ho-hum predecessor. Vehicle Style: Five-door light hatch Price: $21,490 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 80kW/141Nm 4cyl petrol | 4spd auto Fuel Economy claimed: 6.3 l/100km | tested: 8.0 l/100km OVERVIE... Read more The Motor Report is Australia's fastest growing auto website. Click through to read the full…
  • Tesla Model S: 2015 Pricing And Features For Australia

    17 Apr 2015 | 9:01 am
    Since officially starting deliveries in late 2014, there's been several changes made to the range structure of Tesla's Model S all-electric luxury sedan. The headline news is, of course, the addition of the Model S P85D as the high-performance flagship of the range. Able to accelerate to 100km/h in just 3.3 seconds, the P85D shames its rivals from AMG, Audi RS and BMW M. At the other end of the scale, the entry-level Model S 60 has been dropped. The Model S 70D that replaces it has... Read more The Motor Report is Australia's fastest growing auto website. Click through to read the…
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  • Baume & Mercier Capeland Shelby Cobra Chronograph is Ready to Strike

    Tom Anderson
    17 Apr 2015 | 8:29 pm
    Sub5zero - Celebrating the Fast Life This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Shelby Cobra capturing the World Manufacturers Championship for GT cars, defeating the might of Ferrari. You can bet there will be plenty of events taking place to mark the occasion, and even more items of merchandise doing so will be released. Swiss watchmaker Baume & Mercier has unveiled one such item, and it’s one honey of a special edition watch. Inspired by the 1948 mono-push-piece chronograph that resides in the company’s museum, this special limited edition version of the Baume & Mercier…
  • Larte Design Elizabeta is a Tastier Tesla Model S

    Tom Anderson
    17 Apr 2015 | 1:08 pm
    Sub5zero - Celebrating the Fast Life The Tesla Model S is, for us and many other people, a visually striking automobile. No, its styling doesn’t shout its green car cred from the proverbial rooftops like, say, the BMW i duo does, but it has curves and overall proportions that are quite pleasing to the eye. Surely there’s no way Larte Design could improve upon them, is there? Well, that depends on what you like. If you’re into front fascias with angular scoops and reshaped grille openings (or, in the case of electric cars like the Model S, “grille” openings), rear fascias with…
  • Peugeot 308 R HYbrid Concept is a Hot Hatch Gone Thermonuclear [w/ Video]

    Tom Anderson
    16 Apr 2015 | 2:43 pm
    Sub5zero - Celebrating the Fast Life Peugeot has built more than a few magnifique hot hatches over the last 30 years or so, most of which wearing either the GTI or Rallye suffixes. But the company, which has seen more than its share of changes occur in the 126 years since it built its first automobile (a steam-powered three-wheeler), can see the writing on the wall: Downsized forced-induction engines and electrification are the wave of the (near term) future, particularly for performance cars. And Peugeot has a pumped-up plug-in hybrid concept that, while not as fast or sexy as the 918…
  • Motus Lone Star 2 Concept is a Boosted Brute

    Tom Anderson
    15 Apr 2015 | 8:23 pm
    Sub5zero - Celebrating the Fast Life Concept cars get plenty of attention from gearheads (ourselves included), but did you know motorcycle manufacturers occasionally build concept bikes? Makes sense, right? Well Motus – an Alabama-based builder of sport-touring motorcycles – has built a concept, and it’s an absolute monster. Dubbed the Lone Star 2, this Dixie dynamo is based on the MSTR, the more upmarket of the two current production bikes Motus offers. The stock bodywork has been ditched, while a new fuel tank and seat have been installed on the 4130 chromoly tubular steel frame…
  • Startech Range Rover Pickup is an Anglophone Avalanche

    Tom Anderson
    15 Apr 2015 | 1:07 pm
    Sub5zero - Celebrating the Fast Life Tuned Range Rovers are hardly a novelty in this day and age. The mostly aluminum current model has hordes of body kits, engine upgrades, suspension kits and other parts available for it, so Startech – the division of Brabus that handles Jaguar and Land Rover products – knew it would have to do something special to the Range Rover it would be showing at the upcoming Shanghai Auto Show to help it stand out from the herd. And we reckon turning it into a crew-cab pickup succeeds in doing so. The rearmost section of the roof has been jettisoned, with a…
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  • Modern Outlaw: The SharkWerks 997 GT2

    Mike Garrett
    17 Apr 2015 | 4:30 pm
    As often as we imagine car builds being the creation of a single person, the truth is, many of the coolest and most interesting machines are the result of collaborative efforts between two or more parties. Sometimes long-time partners will team up to create a car, while other times you’ll get builders from opposite sides of […] The post Modern Outlaw: The SharkWerks 997 GT2 appeared first on Speedhunters.
  • Inside Andy’s Rod Works

    Dino Dalle Carbonare
    17 Apr 2015 | 7:00 am
    Man caves are magical places. Andy’s Rod Works may well be a business, but there’s no hiding the fact that it’s a venture born out of pure passion. Ando-san, aka Andy, is the man responsible for some of Japan’s best hot rods and customs, and he has worked on them all by himself, from the inside of […] The post Inside Andy’s Rod Works appeared first on Speedhunters.
  • Leno’s Blown Duesenberg

    Keith Charvonia
    16 Apr 2015 | 11:45 pm
    A few weeks ago I was fortunate enough to visit Jay Leno’s Big Dog Garage with the Scion Tuner Challenge FR-S. If that wasn’t good enough, my fortune increased exponentially when I got permission to bring my camera. I already wrote a longer story showcasing a few of Jay’s favorite cars, but since I ran out of […] The post Leno’s Blown Duesenberg appeared first on Speedhunters.
  • We Run This Town: Sydney Style

    Blake Jones
    16 Apr 2015 | 4:15 pm
    In every corner of the globe, car enthusiasts have adopted a shared ritual. The formula is simple: a carpark, coffee vendor and a handful of freshly-cleaned automobiles. Australia is no exception, and this past Sunday I rubbed the sleep from my eyes and made an early beeline towards the suburb of Terrey Hills, about a […] The post We Run This Town: Sydney Style appeared first on Speedhunters.
  • Is It Possible? A Subtle Liberty Walk 458

    Mike Garrett
    16 Apr 2015 | 8:00 am
    There are many reasons one might buy a Ferrari 458: the looks, the sound, the performance, the feeling – or perhaps a combination of them all. The need for low-key transportation, however, probably isn’t one of them. And should you choose to modify your 458, then you’ve gone even further and thrown away any inkling of staying under the radar. But if one of Liberty […] The post Is It Possible? A Subtle Liberty Walk 458 appeared first on Speedhunters.
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  • Jaguar XE Enters Production Phase

    17 Apr 2015 | 1:05 am
    The luxury automaker from the Great Britain, Jaguar, has officially announced that the 2015 XE model is going to make it into production imminently. According to the company, the car … The post Jaguar XE Enters Production Phase appeared first on SpeedLux.
  • Several Super Duty Trucks from Ford Caught on Camera

    16 Apr 2015 | 4:57 am
    The next generation Super Duty truck from the American automaker, Ford, will be making their way to dealerships and finally to the customers pretty soon. The Blue Oval company has … The post Several Super Duty Trucks from Ford Caught on Camera appeared first on SpeedLux.
  • Orders for Mercedes-Benz A-Class Facelift Start in July, Deliveries in September

    16 Apr 2015 | 4:23 am
    According to a pretty reputable German media, the luxury automotive marquee from the German soil, Mercedes-Benz, is planning to offer customers the chance of ordering its facelifted A-Class model starting … The post Orders for Mercedes-Benz A-Class Facelift Start in July, Deliveries in September appeared first on SpeedLux.
  • Next Generation Fiat Linea Spotted

    16 Apr 2015 | 4:18 am
    The Italian automaker, Fiat, may have a surprise coming for its loyal customers. Only recently, someone had successfully managed to spot a successor to the company’s current Linea model. The … The post Next Generation Fiat Linea Spotted appeared first on SpeedLux.
  • Behold the OLED Taillights of the BMW M4 Iconic Lights Concept!

    16 Apr 2015 | 4:05 am
    Last year, BMW announced a new lighting technology on a vehicle model dubbed the BMW M4 Iconic Lights. Now, the luxury automotive brand from Germany has actually made the technology … The post Behold the OLED Taillights of the BMW M4 Iconic Lights Concept! appeared first on SpeedLux.
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    The College Driver News

  • 2016 Chevy Spark Debuts at NYIAS

    6 Apr 2015 | 5:48 pm
    Chevrolet today introduced the all-new 2016 Spark – a completely redesigned and more sophisticated execution of the brand’s global minicar. It offers greater efficiency and refinement, along with new, available safety and connectivity features. As one of Chevrolet’s most global vehicles, the 2016 Spark will be offered in more than 40 markets around the world. The new Spark has a sleeker appearance, thanks to a slightly longer wheelbase, and an overall height about 1.6 inches (40 mm) lower than the current model. The lower profile reduces aerodynamic drag to help improve…
  • 2016 Scion iM Debuts

    3 Apr 2015 | 12:31 pm
    If the badge on the all-new 2016 Scion iM stood for “instant message,” the message to young buyers would be that they can now get a fun-to-drive, high-style, high-content, high-MPG rated hatchback for a whole lot less than they’d expect. The all-new Scion iM arrives in dealerships this fall, starting under $20,000. In true Scion practice, that’s for a mono-spec model equipped like an upgrade model from competitors.The Scion iM hatchback joins the all-new 2016 Scion iA sedan for a one-two punch in the subcompact and compact segments.The all-new 2016 Scion iM is the…
  • 2016 Scion iA Debuts in NYC

    2 Apr 2015 | 2:33 pm
    Scion is expanding its line-up in more ways than one. In addition to adding a new vehicle to its stable, it’s also adding its first-ever sedan, the remarkably sporty and affordable, 2016 Scion iA.The new sans-hatch Scion will arrive in dealerships this fall for an estimated MSRP in the $16,000-range. That’s for a mono-spec model equipped with standard Low-speed Pre-collision safety system and 7-inch multi-media system with voice activation. Because Scion has a no hassle, no haggle Pure Price, customers walk out the door with the same price they saw posted in the…
  • Mazda Announces Pre-Order Website For 2016 MX-5 Miata Launch Edition

    1 Apr 2015 | 7:17 am
    Mazda unveiled the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Club at the New York Auto Show, but it hasn't stopped there with information regarding the world's most popular two-seat roadster. Sales plans for the 2016 MX-5 Launch Edition will be limited to the first 1,000 roadsters earmarked for the U.S. market. Preorder registration and information is now available at Mazda's 2016 MX-5 Launch Edition will be the first new-generation MX-5 to go on sale in the U.S., following on the success of last year's 2015 MX-5 25th Anniversary Edition, which sold out in just 10 minutes. Based…
  • 2016 Ford Focus RS Debuts at NY Auto Show

    31 Mar 2015 | 4:19 pm
    The all-new Ford Focus RS is set to debut on U.S. soil at the 2015 New York International Auto Show. Focus RS pioneers innovative Ford Performance All-Wheel Drive delivering blistering cornering speed for thrilling performance and unbridled driving enjoyment for enthusiasts in North America for the first time. The high-performance road car introduces advanced performance technologies, and is the first Ford RS equipped with selectable drive modes – including industry-first drift mode as well as launch control. The third-generation high-performance hatch features a 2.3-liter EcoBoost®…
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  • [VIDEO] Porsche 918 Spyder slightly bumps into 911

    Cristian Gnaticov
    17 Apr 2015 | 4:17 am
    A very minor incident involving a Porsche 918 Spyder and a 911 has been caught on camera recently and it is showing the extremely expensive hypercar slightly bumping into a 911. In our Car Crashes section we may have gotten you used to some pretty spectacular incidents but every once in a while things aren’t as bad as they seem to be. The newest “crash” in which a hypercar has been involved has been recorded on camera and it is showing a Porsche 918 Spyder slightly bumping into a 911. The incident hasn’t marked any scars on the two rides and it seems that the driver of the hypercar…
  • Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe Concept will debut on Monday in Shanghai

    Cristian Gnaticov
    17 Apr 2015 | 4:06 am
    The newest model to be signed by the 3-pointed star company, the Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe Concept, will be making its public debut at the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show, on Monday. If you have no clue on what the GLC is, we will remind you the renaming scheme performed by Mercedes-Benz where the ML became the GLE and it gave birth to the GLE Coupe, a true rival for the BMW X6. The GLC is the successor of the GLK and in the GLC Coupe version it is aimed towards models such as the BMW X4 and the Porsche Macan. The vehicle in question is currently coming in a concept form and it will stand below the GLE…
  • Crashed – Porsche Carrera GT in Italy

    Cristian Gnaticov
    17 Apr 2015 | 3:59 am
    A very rare example of the Porsche Carrera GT has been involved in a crash recently, in Italy. The Porsche Carrera GT was a true mid-engined supercar put together in Leipzig, Germany, but because production has been made in just 1,270 units, exclusivity is the key word to describe it. A silver finished example of the exotic ride has been highlighted recently but Porsche fans should avoid this article because it will probably ruin their day. This particular ride is said to have hit a wall in the circuit in Brescia, Italy, after its driver has lost control of the wheel. The good news is that no…
  • UK – Ford Mondeo Vignale range-topping model introduced

    Cristian Gnaticov
    17 Apr 2015 | 3:55 am
    Ford has introduced the new top-of-the-line Mondeo Vignale in the United Kingdom as this will be offered for sale starting from next month coming in at 29,045 GBP. The new generation of the Ford Mondeo has gotten even more appealing thanks to the introduction of the new range-topping model, the Vignale. This has been shown on the UK market recently and it is the company’s attempt to penetrate the premium mid-size segment which is currently dominated by more expensive models such as the BMW 3-Series, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class or the Audi A4, amongst others. This is part of the new Vignale…
  • Semi-truck rear ends Lamborghini Gallardo in the U.S.

    Cristian Gnaticov
    17 Apr 2015 | 3:44 am
    A Lamborghini Gallardo has been rear ended by a semi-truck in the United States and needless to say that the driver of the exotic ride was pissed after the incident. It may have left production more than a year ago but that doesn’t mean that it isn’t one hot ride anymore. We’re talking about the Lamborghini Gallardo which seems to be one of the most crashed supercars these days, right up there with one of its main competitors, the Ferrari 458 Italia. This particular example of the Italian exotic ride has been involved in a small crash recently in the United States after a semi-truck has…
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    Import RPM

  • 2016 Nissan Maxima is a ‘4-Door Sports Car’ with 300-HP, 30 MPG

    Import RPM
    3 Apr 2015 | 7:42 am
    You may remember seeing a very quick glimpse of the all-new Maxima in an ad Nissan ran during the 2015 Super Bowl. Now, Nissan has finally showed the car in its entirely this week at the 2015 New York Auto Show. The Nissan Maxima has struggled in recent years to convince consumers it was really a flagship sedan. Next to the brand’s smaller Altima, the Maxima didn’t seem like much of a step up in terms of size, features, performance, or styling. However, that has definitely changed. For 2016, the Maxima is all-new and boasts Nissan’s latest design language, a new lightweight chassis,…
  • 2016 Lexus RX is a Bolder, Sportier Interpretation of the Popular Crossover

    Import RPM
    1 Apr 2015 | 8:32 am
    At times, the Lexus RX has suffered the same criticism that has plagued the Lexus brand as a whole. Some have said that the RX is too middle-of-the-road, too conservative, too boring. For 2016, Lexus clearly wanted to change that and took a decidedly revolutionary approach to redesigning the popular, conventional crossover. Now in its fourth generation, the RX has been infused with the same aggressive style that has steadily made its way into the automaker’s lineup. While it boasts softer lines than the recently launched compact NX, the new RX crossover has plenty of creases and character…
  • Mercedes’ Best-Selling Mid-Size SUV Gets a New Look, New Name

    Import RPM
    29 Mar 2015 | 8:36 am
    The complete redesign of Mercedes’ popular midsize SUV, the ML-Class, was slated to make its debut at the upcoming New York Auto Show. But the automaker just couldn’t wait to reveal the successor, and its new name. For 2016, the ML-Class will be replaced by the new GLE-Class, keeping in-line with the German brand’s recent product naming changes. The new model borrows heavily from the already launched GLE Coupe, the sportier X6-fighting variant that made its debut a few months back. The ML’s replacement gets a heavily revised front fascia that makes it closely resemble the Coupe. Most…
  • Goodyear Displays Tire Technology that Could Charge Your EV

    Import RPM
    25 Mar 2015 | 7:36 am
    Interesting concepts that push the boundaries of design and technology don’t always come from automakers. At the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, tire manufacturer Goodyear announced two intriguing concepts that could impact the the adoption of electric vehicles and improve vehicle safety. As we’ve seen in numerous EVs and hybrids, capturing energy that would otherwise be lost while driving is accomplished through regenerative braking or systems can harness energy when the vehicle is coasting. Goodyear wants to take that concept a bit further with its BH03 tire, which can produce electricity from…
  • Audi to Take On Le Mans With More Efficient R18 Hybrid

    Import RPM
    23 Mar 2015 | 7:31 am
    Audi has just unveiled its follow-up to last year’s Le Mans champion, the fifth-generation R18 E-Tron Quattro. Following the announcements of other new LMP1 challengers from Nissan and Porsche, Audi’s racer looks very similar to last year’s model. Only subtle tweaks were employed to the exterior to improve aerodynamics. There’s also a new engine cover and updated headlights featuring Audi’s Laserlight lighting technology. Naturally, the biggest changes for this endurance racing machine surround the engine. Audi’s updated hybrid system can expend double the energy per lap…
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    Sports Car Digest

  • RM Sotheby’s Andrews Collection – Auction Preview

    Sports Car Digest
    17 Apr 2015 | 7:00 am
    The RM Sotheby’s Andrews Collection auction will be staged May 2, 2015 in Fort Worth, Texas. The single-day, single-vendor sale will see a wonderful selection of 78 vehicles along with an assortment of memorabilia cross the auction block, all offered without reserve. The Andrews Collection represents years of acquisition by lifelong enthusiast and successful entrepreneur, Paul Andrews, and his son Chris, an accomplished artist and businessman.Read the rest of RM Sotheby’s Andrews Collection – Auction Preview © Sports Car Digest - The Sports, Racing and Vintage Car Journal,…
  • Mille Miglia 2015 Information

    Sports Car Digest
    17 Apr 2015 | 6:00 am
    The Mille Miglia 2015 will be held 14-17 May on the secondary roads of Italy, running from Brescia to Rome and then back again. The 33rd retrospective edition will see a great field of 430 historical automobiles celebrate the legendary Mille Miglia endurance road race. Marco Makaus, Managing Director of 1000 Miglia Srl, commented, “This year’s edition will be another step on a long journey that continues to hold fascination, and to which some modifications are made every year, always with the utmost respect for tradition. In 2015, after the positive experience of the previous year, Mille…
  • Bonhams Mercedes-Benz 2015 – Auction Results

    Sports Car Digest
    16 Apr 2015 | 8:00 am
    The Bonhams Mercedes-Benz 2015 auction was held 28 March at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany, resulting in total sales of €13 million and a 92.9% sell-through rate. Malcolm Barber, Bonhams Co-Chairman and auctioneer for the day, said, “With a full sale room, active internet bidding, and international bidders both in the room and on the telephone, we saw spectacular prices for cars in exemplary condition and with great provenance. Bonhams holds the auction world record for any Mercedes-Benz, achieving £19,601,500 for the 1954 Mercedes-Benz W196R Formula 1 single-seater in…
  • Mecum Houston 2015 – Auction Results

    Sports Car Digest
    16 Apr 2015 | 7:00 am
    2006 Ford GT Heritage Edition showing only 13 miles sold for $475,000 The Mecum Houston 2015 sale was held April 9-11 at the NRG Park (formerly Reliant Center) in Houston, Texas, resulting in $25,285,163 in total sales and a 70 percent sell-through rate. A told of 645 vehicles sold at Mecum’s fourth annual Houston auction. The top 10 sales in at Mecum’s 2015 Houston included a mix of pre-war classics, muscle cars from the Golden Era, among others.Read the rest of Mecum Houston 2015 – Auction Results © Sports Car Digest - The Sports, Racing and Vintage Car Journal, 2015. |…
  • Goodwood Members Meeting 2015 – Photo Gallery

    Günter Biener
    15 Apr 2015 | 7:00 am
    The Goodwood Members Meeting 2015 was held 20-22 March at the 2.4-mile Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex, England. More than 400 historic racing cars participated in the Goodwood Road Racing Club’s 73rd Members’ Meeting. The first day of the 2015 Members’ Meeting featured the largest on-track collection of McLaren F1 GTRs ever assembled; including Derek Bell in the yellow, Harrods-sponsored car he raced at Le Mans in 1995 plus racing legends Kenny Brack and Steve Soper.Read the rest of Goodwood Members Meeting 2015 – Photo Gallery Read the rest of Goodwood Members…
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    The CarGurus Blog

  • Honda Heats Up the Civic

    17 Apr 2015 | 3:11 pm
    Honda has sold more than 18 million Civics since the car’s 1973 debut, making it the sixth best selling car of all time, according to the Cheat Sheet. One of the many reasons for the car’s popularity is its versatility—over the years, the Civic has been available as a sedan, coupe, hatchback, and wagon with power output ranging from a measly 50 hp in its first generation to 276 hp in the most recent version of the Type R (which hasn’t been available in the U.S., but stay tuned!), and won over passionate fans ranging from mileage-focused greenies to tire-shredding tuners.
  • The New Optima and the Future of Kia

    17 Apr 2015 | 11:59 am
    Kia Motors introduced the 2016 Kia Optima at the New York International Auto show a couple of weeks ago as part of an effort to revitalize the brand. As the lesser arm of the mighty Hyundai Motor Group, Kia Motors has struggled to distinguish itself from the South Korean automotive giant’s larger arm (by which we mean Hyundai itself, of course). Kia owes a lot to Hyundai, having been rescued from bankruptcy and absorbed into the conglomerate back in 1998. Kia first introduced its rebranded Hyundai Sonata in 2000 as the Kia Optima in North America, and Kia has since been doing what it can…
  • A New Standard of the World: the Cadillac CT6

    17 Apr 2015 | 9:06 am
    If you heard the term “Standard of the World” 100 years ago, only one thing would come to mind: Cadillac. Fast forward a bit and you see the famed automaker enter a dramatic decline, followed by a powerful resurgence. Cadillac is going through a bit of a renaissance right now. Less than two decades ago, we saw the likes of the Cadillac DeVille roaming the streets. Sporting lackluster looks and even worse build quality, the DeVille is second only to the simply awful Cadillac Cimarron on the list of duds produced during Cadillac’s dark age. Thankfully, we have left those…
  • The 200,000-Mile Club: Tell Us Your Story!

    17 Apr 2015 | 1:00 am
    We now have proof that almost any car can pass the 200,000-mile mark. Earlier this week we were a little put off by a list of cars likely to last 200,000 miles that included only Toyota and Honda vehicles. We posted a response on our blog asking for help in proving that claim wrong. We know we have a dedicated group of proud drivers as readers, because we heard from dozens of folks who have proudly taken their vehicles most of the way to the quarter-million-mile mark and beyond. Keep reading for some examples of cars that have effortlessly travelled hundreds of thousands of miles. Can you…
  • Can You Spare the Spare?

    16 Apr 2015 | 1:00 am
    My daughter’s birthday nearly ended in the bitter cold, stranded on the side of the road in a questionable area of downtown. After a nice birthday dinner, my wife and two of our girls clambered into the Legacy to thaw from the unusually frozen April night. With the car started and the heat on, I was ready to pull out of my prime parking space and embark on the journey home. But I noticed a woman on the sidewalk taking a funny glance at the car as she walked past. Her brief but concerned look caused me to pause enough to wonder what she saw. I got out of the car and found my…
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    Ride Lust

  • 10 Self-Driving Cars of the Not-So-Distant Future

    2 Apr 2015 | 11:04 am
    Image Source Over the last year, self-driving cars have moved from a distant dream to a beckoning reality. Though self-driving tech will be phased in incrementally, this year promises the first wave of automation, with a quarter of global auto sales expected to incorporate self-driving tech by the 2020’s. On the legislative side, four states and the District of Columbia allow self-driving car testing, and the undeclared legal status of self-driving cars in the remaining 46 states seems to hint at the fact that “it’s legal until it’s illegal.” Check out 10…
  • EcoBoost V6 Perfect for Ford GT

    Dustin Driver
    7 Mar 2015 | 12:00 am
    The EcoBoost V6 is perfect for the 2017 Ford GT. It doesn’t need a V8. The Ferrari-humiliating GT40 had a V8. First a 255 c.i., then a 298 c.i., then a colossal iron behemoth 427 c.i. V8 with more torque than the planet Saturn. You know why? Because those were the best engines Ford had back then. They were powerful, reliable, and made a wonderful noise. But today, Ford’s best engine is arguably the 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6. It’s a technical tour de force. It makes 380 hp and 460 lbft in the Lincoln Navigator, for chrissake. It’s an engineering marvel. The thing has direct…
  • The 10 Most Profitable Car Companies of 2014

    6 Mar 2015 | 7:57 pm
    Image Source As providers of big ticket items, the health of the auto industry is largely a predictor of the health of the economy as a whole. In the US, 2014 was the second year in a row in which it finally looked like we were out of the recession. Confidence seemed to be high, with U.S. auto inventory stockpiles at their highest levels since 2006, and the industry seems to have successfully adapted past the unfortunate bailouts of a decade before. Cars made today are the most durable they’ve been in over a decade, with an average age of light vehicles improving to 11.4 years in the…
  • Messengers of the V8-Pocalypse

    Dustin Driver
    6 Mar 2015 | 10:51 am
    Behold! They cometh with four and six cylinders, turbochargers and direct injection! Wielding monstrous power-to-weight ratios and fiendish specific output numbers! Inefficient, high-displacement engines flee in their wake, screaming in terror before the advancing army of forced-induction warriors! The big V8 is dying in a swirl of super-compressed and intercooled air. And Ford, one of the Grandaddies of the big V8, is heralding it’s demise. Sure, they have the Coyote, but they’ve sent a very clear message with the GT, the turbo Mustang, and now the Focus RS. Turbos are in.
  • My Midlife Crisis, or Adventures in Audi Maintenance

    Dustin Driver
    14 Jan 2015 | 6:25 pm
    Sure, it’s not really that bad as midlife crises go. I mean, yes, when I hit midlife I did switch jobs three times and got divorced, but that’s more the result of a constant and chronic whole-life crisis, not one of the midlife variety. No, my midlife crisis was automotive. My vehicular partners have all been Japanese and reliable and, literally, colorless (silver, beige, white, black, gray). I had owned my 2003 Mazda Protégé 5 for 10 long years. It was a fun, zippy, practical, economical car that could really do anything. But at 37 something snapped and I decided I needed more…
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    Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle

  • Aussie Motorsports Legend John Bowe to Race a 1965 Corvette at Goodwood Revival

    Mitch Talley
    17 Apr 2015 | 2:10 pm
    Photo Credit: A couple of racing legends will be reunited at the Goodwood Revival this fall. Australian motorsports legend John Bowe will again be driving a 1965 Corvette Sting Ray that is an original 1960s SCCA competitor. Bowe has been invited to race at Goodwood , set for Sept. 11-13, with another Australian-based businessman [...]
  • [VIDEO] Original 1963 Corvette Grand Sport Driven at the Simeone Museum

    Mitch Talley
    17 Apr 2015 | 11:05 am
    How many times have you seen a photo of one of the five 1963 Corvette Grand Sports? But how many times have you actually heard the sound of that awesome 427 engine roaring through the gears on a road and producing between 500 and 600 horsepower? Too many times it seems that a car’s life [...]
  • [VIDEO] Vengeance Racing Claims Fastest Corvette Z06 Title with 10.2 Second Quarter Mile Run

    Mitch Talley
    17 Apr 2015 | 9:09 am
    Vengeance Racing took a little trip to South Georgia Motorsports Park with their Arctic White Z06 on April 2 and, despite a few clutch problems, left with the highest speed to date of any C7 Z06. You can check out the performance in the video below. “Our Z had been performing great on the street, [...]
  • Quadriplegic Racer to Drive Semi-Autonomous Corvette on Long Beach Grand Prix Course

    Mitch Talley
    17 Apr 2015 | 7:53 am
    The tale of Sam Schmidt is inspiring on so many levels. Schmidt, of course, is the former Indy driver who became a quadriplegic in 2000 after an accident at a Florida race track. Fast forward to 2015, though, and Schmidt is miraculously back behind the wheel of a black Corvette C7 Stingray. How did such [...]
  • [PICS] Shock and Awe: Arctic White Corvette Z06 on Polished Aluminum ADV.1 Wheels

    Keith Cornett
    16 Apr 2015 | 12:28 pm
    Back in February we shared photos of a Torch Red Corvette Z06 with ADV10 Track Spec Matte Black Wheels. The end result in our opinion was that just by changing the wheels, a great looking 650 hp super car looks even better with the slightly different stance generated from the larger concave black wheels. But [...]
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  • 3 reasons to get a personalised number plate

    7 Apr 2015 | 11:09 am
    Personalised number plates are an instantly recognisable addition to any vehicle. Though they tend to be most commonly spotted on the cars and bikes of celebrities, the sheer range of license plates available make them accessible for everyone. Here are three reasons to get a personalised number plate. Treat yourself to custom license plates If you’ve just celebrated a birthday, promotion or have recently come into some money, why not treat yourself to custom plates for your favourite mode of transport? In our daily lives we spend a huge amount of time in our cars, and many of us take pride…
  • All-New 2016 Honda Pilot SUV Fresh take

    7 Apr 2015 | 5:03 am
    Launching this summer, the all-new 2016 Pilot sets a new standard for premium family SUVs with a new powertrain and advanced technology in a sleek, muscular package. Increased cargo capacity and interior room are complemented by deluxe touches like a premium interior and LED projector headlights. The 2016 Honda Pilot features an available new Earth Dreams Technology™ 3.5-liter, direct-injection i-VTEC® V-6 engine that is both powerful and efficient. The Pilot also boasts our most comprehensive set of advanced safety features ever including the available Honda Sensing™ suite of safety and…
  • American muscle – Ford’s first RHD Mustang is to hit the UK this autumn

    1 Apr 2015 | 10:33 am
    If you’re into cars – and since you’re here I’m guessing that you are – then you’ll probably agree there are few cars that can your motor running quite like a Ford Mustang. Since the first Mustang rolled off the production line in 1964 it has become an American automotive icon, making memorable cameos in all manner of films, from Goldfinger to Transformers. Then there was Bullitt of course, in which the 1968 GT390 Fastback managed to steal the show from Steve McQueen. The trouble is though, if you’ve ever wanted to own a Mustang, you’ll have had to import a left-hand…
  • Formula One Technology in Road Cars

    28 Mar 2015 | 9:21 am
    With a new season of Formula One on the horizon, what better time than now to look back over the sport’s innovations and technological advancements that have, over the years, helped not only teams win to Championships, but also regular road users to drive safer cars. From carbon-fibre chassis to improved traction control, F1 has been at the forefront of car technology for many years. Everything at your Fingertips In F1, you may have noticed that the steering wheel has become increasingly complicated in recent years, with a greater range of dials and buttons now at the drivers’ fingertips.
  • What are the Best Cars for New Drivers?

    27 Mar 2015 | 7:33 am
    From expensive insurance to a higher than average accident rate, new drivers face a lot of challenges as they get started on the road. As a new driver, your choice of car has a huge impact on the affordability and safety of becoming a motorist. Did you know that an 18 year-old driver has three times the risk of being involved in an accident as a 50 year-old driver? Or that a fifth of all new drivers are involved in a collision within their first six months of driving. Because new drivers face a higher accident rate than experienced drivers, one of the most important aspects of any new…
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    Global Motors - Latest News and reviews from Auto Industry

  • Reports say that Honda S1000 and S660 Type R will be produced

    17 Apr 2015 | 2:08 pm
    According to the latest reports, the Honda automaker has made a final decision on the production of S660 Type R together with its improved version S1000. The hypnotizing Honda S660 belongs only to this Japanese automaker. However, lately it has already been treated and improved by Mugen. At the same time, more expensive version Type R will probably have an engine with 75 kW (100 bhp) and more aggressive look. Given that reports say that the S1000 model will be a global car, we can easily assume that this roadster will be broader available. If all the rumors on the car are correct, we can…
  • R200 Non-Fiction: the combination of Skoda 130 RS and Audi R8

    16 Apr 2015 | 2:14 pm
    This auto appears to be a working concept that is currently displayed in Czech Republic at DOX Center, where the Contemporary Art event is being held. Petr Novak, a designer from Czech Republic, developed this model in order to re-create the Skoda 130 RS rally car which celebrate its 40th anniversary this year. The foundation of this auto is Audi R8 4.2 FSI V8 of the first generation. It took 18 months to develop the car. And now we can see that it looks like a retro auto, has headlamps similar to Bentley. The design of the car is very interesting and unusual. Its length is 4400 mm, width…
  • Range Rover pickup by Startech is real

    15 Apr 2015 | 3:03 pm
    The Auto show in Shanghai that will take place the next week will become the place where this unique Range Rover will be presented. The car was announced two weeks ago. It was April Fools’ Day back then so many people thought it was a joke. But now we know that this car is true. Startech, a tuner from Germany, has redeveloped luxurious Range Rover SUV into a pickup that has wheels of 23 inches and many parts made of carbon fiber. Generally, over 100 parts for this vehicle were made of steel, aluminum, and carbon fiber and manufactured specifically for this auto. The major peculiarity of…
  • Fiat 500 Cabrio of 1957 Edition will be available in the USA

    14 Apr 2015 | 1:10 pm
    The Fiat Company has recently announced that the 500 Cabrio 1957 Edition will be present in its American line-up. In terms of appearance, this car is a convertible and has a power-operated cloth top. There are various options of its color both for exterior and interior. Other interesting features that won’t go unnoticed is the auto’s retro wheels of 16 inches, new badges of Fiat, and even a historic logo of this automaker.As for the specs of this vehicle, it will have a MultiAir engine with 1400 cubic cm capacity, 100 hp and 132 Nm of torque. There are several options of which…
  • Close shots of Ferrari FXX K made in Maranello

    13 Apr 2015 | 12:25 pm
    The price of the car is €2.5 million A totally new Ferrari FXX K was noticed on a regular road in Maranello, a place near a plant of the company. A few days ago the photos of this model made inside a building were posted online. The building is probably a factory where this car is manufactured. And now we can see that the same but in red color car was shot near the same building. Based on the car’s appearance, we can say that this is a custom car since it has protective tapes on some of its parts. Let us remind you that Ferrari will manufacture only 40 copies of this model. Each one of…
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  • AskPatty's Car Care Tips to Improve Safety and Reliability, Tip #5

    AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women
    17 Apr 2015 | 6:00 am
    Inspect The Exhaust System Check the exhaust system for leaks, damage, and broken supports or hangers if there is an unusual noise. Exhaust leaks can be dangerous and must be corrected without delay. Get all 10 Tips to Improve Safety and Reliability at Related articles How to Tell If a Car Has an Exhaust Leak U-Haul, Ad Council, and Project Yellow Light Unite Against Teenage Distracted Driving AskPatty's Tips for Driving with Dogs -- Tip #7
  • Are you an infrequent driver? How should you maintain your car?

    Brandy S
    16 Apr 2015 | 2:29 pm
    A friend who doesn't drive her car much recently asked us if her car needs any different maintenance than one that is driven regularly. We reached to Tony Molla, the Vice President of Communications for the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence, for advice. According to Tony, "there's actually not a lot different about maintenance on a vehicle that is only driven occasionally. Even a few hundred miles a month is enough driving to keep things like the battery charged and avoid any problems with parasitic energy drains from the accessories." “Your car is a machine,” Tony…
  • AskPatty's Car Care Tips to Improve Safety and Reliability, Tip #4

    AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women
    15 Apr 2015 | 6:00 am
    Check The Battery Connections The battery connections should be clean, tight, and corrosion-free. The battery should be securely mounted. If it is three years old or more, the battery should be tested and replaced if necessary. Get all 10 Tips to Improve Safety and Reliability at
  • Women Power: The 2015 Rallye Aicha des Gazelles

    AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women
    13 Apr 2015 | 10:45 pm
    When the dust settled, this all-women’s rally drew the greatest number of teams—and wins—ever from the U.S. By Sue Mead It’s the only rally for “women-only” and the toughest all-women’s sporting event in the world. I learned about it first from my dear friend Emily Miller, a true entrepreneur with talents that range the gamut from being an accomplished off-road racer to running a PR firm that provides sports marketing and helps build brands. Miller placed 21st that year and returned for two more rallies, placing 11th and 2nd consecutively. Since, she has been the U.S. team…
  • Patty Parties with the Stars and Cars at Coachella

    AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women
    13 Apr 2015 | 9:34 pm
    I was delighted again to receive a very exclusive invitation from Shad Balch, his arm picture with his #JustDrive Tattoo, to the #LoveDriveVibe Chevrolet Performance Cars Pool Party during the Coachella Music Festival. This haute party was held at the Bootsy Bellows Estate, also sponsored by McDonalds again, the first weekend of the 2015 Coachella Valley Music Festival in Indio. This year’s festival features AC/DC, Drake, Jack White and more than 160 other acts.This star studded party featuring Chevrolet's Corvette and Camaro performance vehicles, included selfie photo op booths and selfie…
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  • BMW M2 Spotted

    Eeshmam Munir
    15 Apr 2015 | 7:52 am
    [Source:] Bond may have license to kill, but he may never have the license to spy on the upcoming BMW M2 series. We have seen many spy shots of the new BMW M2, which is going to succeed the previous BMW 1 M series. One of those shots is a cool spy shot of the car driven on the snow. However, a photo of M2 is surfaced over a week ago on BMW blog in which the driver was using is believed to be using a dual clutch transmission. The driver in the photo seems to be using a shift pedal to operate transmission. The latest spy shot was taken at the legendary Nurburgring, a track that is…
  • Aston Martin Vulcan: A Sight To See In New York 2015

    Jorrdan Hanna
    9 Apr 2015 | 9:16 am
    Photo by @Whipdaddy Aston Martin showed a different side this year, debuting a mint green Vulcan at the Geneva Motor Show 2015, and now it has flown over to The Big Apple to become a show stopper at the New York 2015 Auto Show. 25 daring supercar enthusiasts will get the opportunity to experience this marvel first hand. With a lighter, stiffer frame, FIA-Approved roll cage, paired with a pushrod system and adjustable sway bars; it is no secret that the Vulcan is designed solely to crush the track. Unfortunately don’t get too excited to see the Vulcan very much this year; the luxury racer…
  • Koenigsegg’s Unconventional Thinking

    Collin Van Der Zee
    7 Apr 2015 | 10:31 am
    Koenigsegg has always made crazy cars full of crazy technology, like engines with no camshafts, but this might be the most insane car on the planet. Period. The Regera had a hybrid electric power train that produces a total of around 1800hp. 1100hp which comes from Koenigsegg’s 5.0 twin turbo V8, is complimented by a further 700hp from 3 electric motors, one mated to the transmission, and one to each rear wheel. All this means that this car is rear wheel drive. Let me run that by you again, upwards of 1800hp through the rear wheels and the rear wheels only. I’ll let that soak in.
  • McLaren 570S Debuts Before NY Auto Show

    Victor Oporto-Gola
    31 Mar 2015 | 10:01 am
    McLaren was set to debut their new Sport Series next week at the New York Auto Show, however images and details were released of the car early. Dubbed the 570S, a select few were invited for an early sneak peek and some pictures of the car in the metal were leaked onto the internet. The 570S has its eyes set on the 911 Turbo, so will this be the car to finally knock Porsche off it’s throne? The new “baby” McLaren has many styling cues that mimic it’s older brothers, the 650S and the P1, yet distinctive in it’s own right. While retaining the mid-engine layout and carbon fiber tub,…
  • Vmax Stealth Attracts Epic Cars

    Victor Oporto-Gola
    30 Mar 2015 | 9:49 am
    Vmax 200 events were created so that people could get a chance to top out their sportscars, supercars, and hypercars and race against each other on an empty airplane runway for bragging rights of having the fastest cars. Naturally, the Vmax200 has attracted the fastest, most expensive cars itching to race each other and thankfully these crazy drag races are filmed for all of the internet to witness. The most recent event, Vmax Stealth, was held on March 28th, 2015 at the Dunsfold airfield, most popularly known as the Top Gear Test Track. There is only one word that can describe the day: Epic.
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  • Seattle police gets Nissan LEAF cars

    17 Apr 2015 | 10:39 am
    The Seattle Police Department can now count on 28 Nissan LEAF cars to patrol the streets of the city. They obviously won't chase down criminals, but rather intercept traffic law offenders.
  • Fat-Shaming in the Automotive World

    17 Apr 2015 | 9:02 am
    Often, our first comments regarding a new model are usually related to how much fatter/bigger/wider it’s gotten over the previous generation that was (in our mind’s eye) so svelte and teeny-tiny compared to the latest iteration.
  • Behold Star Wars-themed Lamborghini Huracan!

    17 Apr 2015 | 6:36 am
    Thanks to JONSIBAL, we now have this Star Wars-themed Lamborghini Huracan to feast our eyes on. It looks fantastic, especially with a Stormtrooper sitting behind the wheel!
  • Chevrolet teases FNR concept

    17 Apr 2015 | 5:58 am
    A teaser for the new Chevrolet FNR concept, which will debut next week at the Shanghai Auto Show, was posted today by Auto Sohu.
  • Canadian auto industry has no more than 25 years left, experts say

    17 Apr 2015 | 4:47 am
    Somewhere between 2030 and 2040 the Canadian auto industry will die and disappear for good according to experts at The Economist magazine, the Huffington Post reports.
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  • Robert De Niro Will Play Enzo Ferrari in New Car Movie

    Speedy Go
    17 Apr 2015 | 8:38 pm
    Hollywood and the automobile industry will collide once again to create a new biopic on the one and only Enzo Ferrari, and Robert De Niro has been casted as the main man. Whoa! According to The Guardian, the film will be called ‘Ferrari’ — surprise, surprise — and will supposedly benefit from a high budget, […] The post Robert De Niro Will Play Enzo Ferrari in New Car Movie appeared first on AutoTribute.
  • Chevrolet Bolt Name will Not Change, Even with Volt Confusion

    Kwame Owusu
    17 Apr 2015 | 2:59 pm
    General Motors considered giving the Chevrolet Bolt a different name to avoid confusion with the ‘Volt’, but will reportedly keep ‘Bolt’ after conducting two studies. “Since unveiling the Bolt EV three months ago, the name has quickly become associated with Chevrolet,” GM spokesman Michael Albano told Detroit Free Press. “We checked with customers and dealers […] The post Chevrolet Bolt Name will Not Change, Even with Volt Confusion appeared first on AutoTribute.
  • Hyundai Will Start Performance Line With New Twin-Turbo Genesis Coupe

    Kwame Owusu
    16 Apr 2015 | 8:49 pm
    Ford’s new performance division and Nissan’s growing NISMO line likely has Hyundai jealous because the Korean automaker is reportedly cooking up its own performance line, one that will be spearheaded by the new Twin-Turbo Genesis Coupe. According to Korean Car Blog, the two-door sports car will be marketed under Hyundai’s upcoming performance division lineup and […] The post Hyundai Will Start Performance Line With New Twin-Turbo Genesis Coupe appeared first on AutoTribute.
  • All Volvo Cars Will Get Hybrid Version

    Kwame Owusu
    16 Apr 2015 | 8:13 pm
    Soon, every Volvo will get a hybrid version, thanks to higher than expected demand for Volvo’s existing hybrid models and hybrid vehicles in general. The new XC90 T8 plug-in hybrid will be one of those models… “We were planning on a three-five per cent take rate of [the XC90 T8 hybrid],” Volvo UK managing director […] The post All Volvo Cars Will Get Hybrid Version appeared first on AutoTribute.
  • Cadillac CT6 Platform Could be Used for RWD Buick Sedan

    Kwame Owusu
    15 Apr 2015 | 3:20 pm
    General Motor’s Omega platform that underpins the 2016 Cadillac CT6 will reportedly be used for a rear-wheel drive Buick sedan and possibly other models. Speaking to Automotive News, GM product chief Mark Reuss revealed that the company is currently deciding if an Omega-based Buick is suitable, stating “we’re working on that.” It has long been […] The post Cadillac CT6 Platform Could be Used for RWD Buick Sedan appeared first on AutoTribute.
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  • Honda Fit EV lease price reduction

    Evelyn Kanter, Green Car Examiner
    6 Apr 2015 | 6:33 am
    Honda is lowering the cost of driving the all-electric Fit EV, with money-saving changes to the lease. The changes are for both current and future drivers, with the goal of getting more of us behind the wheel of...
  • E15 now available in 16 states

    Evelyn Kanter, Green Car Examiner
    16 Feb 2015 | 7:56 am
    The state of Georgia has become the 16th state to offer E15 fuel for use in all flex-fuel vehicles.The other U.S. states where the higher-level E15 blend is available are Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota...
  • Zion Lodge installs EV car charging stations in Zion National Park

    Evelyn Kanter, Green Car Examiner
    31 Dec 2014 | 6:49 am
    Zion Lodge in Zion National Park, Utah, has become one of the first national park lodges in the USA to offer electric car charging stations to visitors of the park.The lodge, which has received numerous awards for its sustainability...
  • 5 best green cars of 2014

    Evelyn Kanter, Green Car Examiner
    7 Nov 2014 | 11:15 am
    The Green Car of the Year award is one of the most important in the automotive industry. It rewards fuel economy, reduced emissions, design and technology, along with fun to drive.Past winners have included diesel cars, electric cars...
  • Nissan launches first electric car in China

    Evelyn Kanter, Green Car Examiner
    30 Sep 2014 | 7:46 am
    In the rest of the world, this electric car is called the Nissan Leaf. In China, it's called the Venucia e30. In the rest of the world, the Leaf plug-in EVis manufactured by Nissan. &nbsp...
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  • Spotted: John Mayer Driving His Defender

    Celebrity Cars
    17 Apr 2015 | 5:12 am
    John Mayer was spotted behind the wheel of his Land Rover Defender outside a restaurant in Los Angeles this past weekend. The last time we saw Mayer in his Defender was back in 2008 so we're happy to know it's still in his garage. The Defender is definitely something to hang onto. Photos (Zimbio)
  • Britney Spears Hangs Out On The Hood Of Her G-Wagon

    Celebrity Cars
    15 Apr 2015 | 5:01 am
    Britney Spears and her mom were spotted sitting on the hood of Britney's white Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon earlier this week. I guess the grill is a good foot rest too...#SMH. Photo (Zimbio)
  • The Game Heads To Coachella in a Lamborghini

    Celebrity Cars
    14 Apr 2015 | 5:06 am
    The Game rolled to the desert in a white Lamborghini Aventador for Coachella this weekend. Based on the fact that The Game has rented a different Lamborghini in the past, (see it here) we're pretty sure this Lambo is a rental too. Photo (@losangelesconfidential)
  • Debby Ryan’s Classy Yet Understated Audi A4

    13 Apr 2015 | 6:27 am
    Photos (@debbyryan) Disney star, Debby Ryan likes to travel in class and comfort without shouting about it. In many ways her Audi A4 reflects her own style - classy and sophisticated without the bells and whistles of matte black wraps and giant chrome rims. Even her Mercedes C Class is black, the security glass a sure way of avoiding the cameras.
  • Caption This!

    Celebrity Cars
    12 Apr 2015 | 6:20 am
    We don't even know what to say about this photo of The Game leaning next to this Chevy Camaro so we're going to go ahead and let you give it your best caption below. Photo (@losangelesconfidential)
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    Car Spy Photos

  • Honda Civic Coupe 2017 Seen For the First Time?

    16 Apr 2015 | 4:53 am
    There has been a lot said lately about the 2017 Honda Civic Coupe but it has not been seen until now. There have been suggestions that it will have a 1.5 litre engine with turbocharger and four cylinders and that […]
  • New York Auto Show Pics Show Subaru BRZ Looking Exciting

    12 Apr 2015 | 12:29 am
    A couple of pictures shown at the New York Auto Show have been posted on Instagram. They look pretty exciting but are lacking in detail so it is hard to know exactly what is going on. However., it does look […]
  • Fantasma OWL LED On-Wheel Lighting/Image

    7 Apr 2015 | 12:51 am
    The basic principle is based on human eye's Persistence of Vision (POV), people will be able to see the retention or afterimage. The faster the wheel spins the better image quality be seeing.
  • Upcoming Range Rover Evoque Convertible Seen Testing

    5 Apr 2015 | 2:28 am
    The only Jaguar option for anyone that wants an off roader with opening roof was the Land Rover Defender which is no longer available in North America. This is looking to be likely to change very soon though with the […]
  • New Chevy 2016 spy pics

    2 Apr 2015 | 11:52 pm
    Had a Chevy emblem on the steering wheel. Car had Michigan plates, but picture was taken in Knoxville TN.
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  • 2015 Jeep Renegade Trail Hawk 4×4 Review

    Rahul Raman
    15 Apr 2015 | 10:05 am
    2015 Jeep Trail Hawk Right Front 2 2015 Jeep Renegade Trail Hawk 4×4 Review 4.2 Our Score Pros Off Road Capability Ground Clearance Smooth Transmission Cons Boxy Exterior No Paddle Shifters Excessive Body Cladding The 2015 Jeep Renegade is the first offspring after the merger of Chrysler with Fiat Automobiles. Every time I think of a Jeep, I imagine a Wrangler or a Cherokee with huge mud or all-terrain tires, with jacked up suspension, climbing and traversing through some of the most inhospitable places on the earth. But, for traditional Jeep enthusiasts, the new 2015 Jeep Renegade might…
  • 2015 Nissan Murano SL AWD Review

    Denis Flierl
    14 Apr 2015 | 1:25 pm
    2015 Nissan Murano SL AWD Review 4.5 Our Score Pros - Complete Redesign - Fuel Efficient - Cargo Space Cons - Transmission Hesitation The transformation from the 2014 Nissan Murano to the 2015 model is dramatic to say the least. The only thing that wasn’t changed on the new SUV was the drive-train and the Murano badge on the rear lift gate. Nissan Murano gets a total redesign with new, bolder looking exterior styling plus a more upscale cabin. We have spent the first part of the week testing a new prototype, middle-range SL AWD model.   What’s new for 2015? The only thing that…
  • Hyundai: Reaching for the Stars

    Carl Anthony
    13 Apr 2015 | 1:38 pm
    We classify, rate and distinguish automobiles on horsepower, torque, cargo room, towing capacity and track times.  We marvel, speculate and fantasize on ways they might improve in future models. We find new ways to make vehicles with stronger, lighter materials having fuel economy and safety in mind.  We slam all sorts of technological innovations under the hood and inside the cabin then line them up on the lot for sale to the masses. Automobiles are sound science and good business. Yet… What about the human touch?  Can a car make that connection and hence become more than brick and…
  • 2016 Lexus GS-F First Look

    Rahul Raman
    13 Apr 2015 | 1:29 pm
    2016 Lexus GS-F Left Front The long-awaited Lexus GS-F made its official North American debut earlier this year at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show. When this car arrives at your local Lexus dealership later this year, it will become the fourth model in the company’s high performance F brand after the IS-F, LFA and the RC-F coupe. The car is designed to compete with its German counterparts like the Audi S6/S7, BMW 540i M-Sport, Cadillac CTS V-Sport, and Mercedes-Benz E 400. With the arrival of the car right around the bend, now is the perfect time to checkout Lexus’ most powerful…
  • 2015 Toyota Highlander Limited V6 AWD Review

    Denis Flierl
    11 Apr 2015 | 12:23 pm
    2015 Toyota Highlander Limited V6 AWD Review 4.7 Our Score Pros - Family Friendly - Fuel Efficient - Solid AWD Footing Cons - Mostly 2014 Features With a complete redo last year, is the new Toyota Highlander a wagon, a crossover, or an SUV? That’s the question we tried to answer this week as we test drove the new 2015 Toyota Highlander Limited V6 AWD. Toyota’s Highlander is a 7 to 8 seater, depending on how many adults and kids you need to carry but one thing is clear: it’s designed for active and growing families. What’s New for 2015? The Toyota Highlander is essentially…
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  • Bentley Mulsanne Speed Blue Train By Mulliner

    16 Apr 2015 | 12:00 pm
    Bentley may lack the advantages of a bespoke division that would help it compete better against Rolls-Royce, but the luxury automaker is trying to keep more pretentious buyers happy by creating several limited-edition models through its Mulliner division. The latest project to come from the former coachbuilder is the Mulsanne Speed Blue Train, which celebrates 85 years since Woolf Barnato beat the Calais-Mediterranee Express in an epic train vs car race in 1930. But before we take a closer look at the bespoke Mulsanne Speed, I will talk about Barnato’s spectacular achievement from more…
  • Jaguar F-Pace Caught Testing At Nurburgring: Spy Shots

    16 Apr 2015 | 11:00 am
    Good news Jaguar fans. The latest spy shots of the 2016 Jaguar F-Pace show the high-riding Jaguar being tested at the Nürburgring, which is a promising sign for the British brand’s first crossover. Unfortunately, there is still heavy camouflage obscuring the styling of the F-Pace, but these images do reveal a couple of minor details.The biggest change that has occurred from previous cold-weather test mules spotted in February, is this F-Pace is wearing lower-profile tires with what could be more production-intent wheels. As is usually the case with vehicle design translated from concept to…
  • Toyota Realigning North American Manufacturing Operations

    16 Apr 2015 | 10:00 am
    Big changes are coming to Toyota’s North American manufacturing arm. The automaker has announced it will be building an all-new manufacturing facility in Guanajuato, Mexico for its Corolla production. Once online in time for the 2020 model year, the new plant will carry the load currently handled by the assembly plant in Cambridge, Ontario.Toyota plans to invest approximately a billion dollars to construct the new Guanajuato plant. Toyota says the facility will be producing Corollas by 2019 and employing some 2,000 team members to crank out nearly 200,000 vehicles annually.Conversely, the…
  • 2016 Volkswagen T6

    16 Apr 2015 | 9:30 am
    Volkswagen has pulled the covers off its sixth generation of Transporter van. Complete with new styling inside and out, along with a host of new safety features and a crop of new engine options, the T6 prepares for the 2016 model year.2016 Volkswagen T6 originally appeared on on Thursday, 16 April 2015 16:30 more
  • Acura ILX NASA Endurance Racer

    16 Apr 2015 | 9:00 am
    About a year after the introduction of the 2015 Acura TLX GT racecar, Acura got its first win in the Pirelli World Challenge series, and the luxury automaker has equally lofty expectations for its newest racecar set to commence competition in the National Auto Sport Association (NASA) series. Introduced at the New York Auto Show, the Acura ILX Endurance Racer is based on the updated 2016 Acura ILX, and it has all of the racing goodies needed to compete in one of the top semi-pro racing series in the U.S.Acura has its sights set on winning at NASA’s flagship race, the 25 Hours of…
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  • Tire Choices

    17 Apr 2015 | 8:03 pm
    Anyone recommend either of these sizes on a 2015 Rubicon with 3.5 inch AEV lift? LT315/70/R17 or 35/12.5/17 Sent from my iPad using JeepGarage
  • Idle Air Control..."if it ain't broke", etc. etc. :)

    17 Apr 2015 | 6:25 pm
    Hello, all. My '95 Cherokee idle was just a bit low. I did a tight U-turn once and the engine stalled, so I decided to clean the IAC. The cleaning caused major rough idle, a bad smell, and a coughing of the engine when accelerating from a stop. I decided to replace the IAC, but now I still seem to have the same "miss" (kinda like a mini-backfire under load, but less obvious. This rough idle and cough was not there before my "fix". Initially, I took off the part next to the IAC by mistake, but I put it back on the same way when I realized my mistake. But I can't imagine…
  • 2015 jeep wrangler coolant temperature

    17 Apr 2015 | 6:16 pm
    What should the coolant temperature be for a 2015 Wrangler? Mine hit 226 degrees before starting to go back down. The needle in the gauge stayed in the middle. It was on the EVIC that I saw the temperature went to 226. Is this high? I have other vehicles and have never seen a temperature this high. Please help! I have less than a 100 miles on this thing and am now worried! Thank you!
  • Anyone else notice this

    17 Apr 2015 | 6:07 pm
    Went to install a Mishimoto 180' thermostat & RacingGlass Radiator hose insert and found this: 2014 SRT owners manual states that only "OAT" formulation coolant/anti freeze should be used, and that it should never be mixed with "HOAT" formulation coolant/antifreeze......From internet research Mopar's OAT coolant is deep purple in color, and their HOAT coolant is a Redish Pink color....Further research says that Fiat Chrysler changed over to the OAT coolant in 2013 almost across the board..... so went to local dealer to purchase a gallon of the OAT coolant, the parts…
  • Identifying Options

    17 Apr 2015 | 3:02 pm
    Is there anyway to identify what options came on a srt vehicle? I know this info is available on the window sticker but if you don't have access to a window sticker than what are your choices? And yes, you can look at the car and some options are obvious but some are not. For example, can you physically tell if an srt GC has the premium audio by looking at it? It's funny. You can access a Ford window sticker (online) for ever if you have a VIN. With jeep, as soon as the car is sold, the window sticker is no longer kept online.
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  • When Should I Plant My Spring Garden?

    Cristel Mohrman
    16 Apr 2015 | 5:00 am
    With spring in the air, your green thumb might be ready to start working in the dirt. But it may not be a good idea to start digging without a plan. Just because flowers and vegetable plants are available at nurseries doesn’t mean you can plant them all at any time. In addition, some plants require certain preparations so they can thrive when it comes time to put them in the soil. If you’re wondering when to plant your garden, here are some things to consider. Weather Knowing when your location typically experiences its last spring frost can help guide your planting schedule, says…
  • How to Maintain a Seldom-Used Vehicle

    15 Apr 2015 | 3:05 am
    Performing maintenance is a task that often goes hand-in-hand with owning a vehicle. But what about vehicles you only use once in a while or store part of the year? It may seem like a car that isn’t used frequently wouldn’t require upkeep like your everyday vehicle – but that isn’t always the case. Before storing your your vehicle for a month or more, remember these recommended car maintenance tips: Preparation If you have a vehicle you store at your vacation home or a spare car you only drive every so often, there are some steps you should take before leaving it for an extended…
  • Saving For College? Don’t Wait To Get Schooled

    14 Apr 2015 | 7:58 am
    Saving for your child’s college education can seem a lot like writing a term paper—putting it off usually doesn’t make it any easier. Parents who’veput their kids through college and financial experts agree: It’s never too early to begin saving.   Do the Math As the graph shows, college tuition and fees are projected to go up significantly between now and the time your child is ready to attend. (Keep in mind, this doesn’t even include room, board and other expenses.) That’s why it’s so important to start saving while your child is young. “With the rising costs of…
  • Distracted Driving: Staying Safe on the Road [INFOGRAPHIC]

    8 Apr 2015 | 7:10 am
    Distracted driving poses a real danger to all drivers, but especially young drivers. According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), 10 percent of all drivers under the age of 20 who were involved in a vehicle accident resulting in a fatality were reported as distracted at the time of the crash. Hundreds of thousands of people are injured each year in vehicle accidents related to distracted driving; the NHTSA reports that in 2013 alone, 424,000 people were hurt in these types of crashes. For the past two years, Allstate has been educating people about the…
  • Home and Garden Maintenance Guide

    Cristel Mohrman
    8 Apr 2015 | 4:00 am
    With spring cleaning behind you, the warm weather may prompt you to address a few things outside your house. Whether you aim to improve your house’s outward appearance or spend some time in the garden, the following resources can help guide your home maintenance and beautification efforts this spring. Home Photo by Ed Uthman via Flickr, CC BY 2.0  7 Ideas to Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal on a Budget Sprucing up your landscaping or home’s outward appearance doesn’t have to cost a fortune.    Spring is Here: Get Your Home Ready! Did the previous months take a…
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  • April Showers No Match for 2016 Buick Cascada

    Chris Brewer
    17 Apr 2015 | 3:41 am
    The forecast this weekend in Jacksonville, Florida calls for rain and lots of it. April is historically a mushy month in the sunshine state; natures way of giving everything a nice bath before the summer hits. Of course, if you’ve ever owned a convertible with a leaky top you know the aggravation that even a little bit of that rain cause. Steamed up windows that eventually lead to rusty floorboards falling onto the highway, turning your prized ride into the Barney Rubble mobile. Buick has gone great lengths to ensure that the 2016 Cascada’s interior stays bone dry, even in…
  • In Our Garage: 2015 Toyota Sienna SE

    Malcolm Hogan
    16 Apr 2015 | 1:51 pm
    It’s not always rainbows and unicorns here at Automotive Addicts. That’s not to say we don’t like our latest test vehicle, the new 2015 Toyota Sienna SE. Toyota’s latest minivan (not sure why they still call it “mini” because it is huge) is one of the best offerings in a class that remains to be an affordable alternative to those who need to transport abundant amounts of people and “stuff” and don’t want to pony up the flow for a large SUV/Crossover. Check back soon for our full review.
  • 2015 Mercedes-Benz SL400 Roadster Review & Test Drive

    Malcolm Hogan
    16 Apr 2015 | 6:19 am
    I don’t always dress to impress. I tend to prefer casual attire throughout the week and even during the times I attend a business meeting. It’s just my style and most people completely understand it. It is only on rare occasions I take a few extra minutes to pick out an outfit that makes me feel accomplished; selecting a sports jacket and maybe some slacks. During those rare times it is assuring to have a vehicle that coordinates with my outwardly dressed-up appearance. I can say, Mercedes-Benz has a custom tailored suit on 4-wheels in the form of the SL Roadster, a vehicle that has…
  • 13th Annual Jacksonville Grand-Prix Endurance Karting Benefiting Spina Bifida

    Malcolm Hogan
    13 Apr 2015 | 1:56 pm
    Eleven horsepower and 50 mph, certainly those numbers aren’t all that thrilling until you strap behind the wheel of one of Endurance Karting’s Go-Karts for a 6-hour race in 20-minute stints all for a good cause. Marking the 13th year, the Annual Jacksonville Grand-Prix was on its way Saturday, April 11th benefiting Spina Bifida. The endurance race has been a major focus to help raise funds that directly help the families and children faced with Spina Bifida. All of us at Automotive Addicts and many of our close friends were on hand to support this great event, capturing it in…
  • In Our Garage: 2015 Mercedes-Benz SL400 Roadster

    Malcolm Hogan
    13 Apr 2015 | 10:10 am
    Mercedes-Benz introduces a new model to the SL line with a slightly lower price point for the 2015 model year, the new SL400 Roadster. Without much of a compromise, the new 2015 SL400 features Mercedes’ latest twin-turbo V6 and all of the traits you expect from the current SL (SL550). Check back soon for our full review.   Full Review: 2015 Mercedes-Benz SL400 Roadster Test Drive
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    Autos Examiner

  • Safety tips for driving at night

    Ruth Manuel-Logan, Autos Examiner
    14 Apr 2015 | 7:10 pm
    Let's face it, driving at night can oftentimes be quite a scary situation for many motorists because their ability to perceive and judge distance is severely impaired. The National Safety Council says traffic death rates are three...
  • The 2015 Chevy Trak is small but don't let its size fool you

    Ruth Manuel-Logan, Autos Examiner
    7 Apr 2015 | 7:36 am
    The Chevy Trak is new to these shores but it was actually introduced to the Mexican and Canadian markets a couple of years ago. The affordable subcompact CUV is the smallest on the market and will certainly surprise you...
  • Honda pranks public with announcement of HR-V crossover Selfie Edition

    Ruth Manuel-Logan, Autos Examiner
    31 Mar 2015 | 7:24 pm
    The mega Japanese automaker Honda has got jokes! In their latest April Fool's ruse, the company released a video today,"HR-V Selfie Edition" that touts how Honda is always on the cutting edge of...
  • The 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 is a compact crossover-SUV-coupe-hatchback

    Ruth Manuel-Logan, Autos Examiner
    24 Mar 2015 | 4:58 am
    When you peep the all-new 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250, you might scratch your head a little trying to figure out exactly how to categorize the vehicle. Is it a compact crossover, SUV, coupe or hatchback? Well...
  • Autonomous Audi to drive from San Francisco to New York City

    Ruth Manuel-Logan, Autos Examiner
    16 Mar 2015 | 10:44 am
    An Audi SQ5 is being prepared to hit the road autonomously on a cross-country journey. The mainly driverless vehicle will travel from San Francisco to New York City and is scheduled to arrive just in time for...
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    VW Tuning Mag

  • Lazer Lamps Bespoke Grille and Lamps Solution for Volkswagen Caddy

    10 Apr 2015 | 4:02 pm
    Lazer Lamps has released details of its new bespoke grille kit for the popular Volkswagen Caddy van (2011 model year onwards). The beautifully engineered two-part conversion consists of an OEM quality replacement lower grille, manufactured in the UK by Zunsport, and the option of Lazer high-performance LED auxiliary driving lamps to enhance safety and enjoyment. Specifically engineered to simplify the installation of the Lazer units, the Volkswagen Caddy grille is constructed from high-strength 316L grade stainless steel and features an attractive woven mesh design. The standard surface…
  • Tuned fleets and company cars – an interesting option

    9 Apr 2015 | 4:07 pm
    Can driving only be fun when done for private purposes? Not necessarily, according to ABT Sportsline, the globally largest tuner of cars produced by the Volkswagen Group. With Audi A4 and A6, VW Golf and Passat, the Bavarian company with roots going back 119 years also covers some of the most popular company cars. But in general, fleet managers don’t go for tuning, which implies warranty losses, extra costs, questionable dependability and loss of value, not to mention leasing questions and a chav image. “But most of these fears can be stilled, if you use a reputable provider,“ says CEO…
  • VWR Performance Parts

    9 Mar 2015 | 1:31 pm
    Enjoy a tour through our parts in action on Golf 7R. It's what your Volkswagen would choose! Inspired by our Volkswagen Racing Cup developments, engineered by the same team. The post VWR Performance Parts appeared first on VW Tuning Mag.
  • ClutchStop, Sachs Race Engineering 3 piece clutch kit For VAG 2.0 TFSI & 2.0 TDI models

    5 Mar 2015 | 4:32 pm
    Clutchstop is a UK based web shop specialising in Clutch kits, Brake Pads, Brake Discs, Brake hoses and Quaife Limited slip Differentials. For those that want to benefit from an increase in power and require an uprated clutch kit without drawbacks of a single mass conversion the Sachs Race 3 piece kit by ClutchStop is ideal. This kit is capable of handling 400ft/lb with Organic disc Consisting of; Sachs Race Pressure plate Sachs Race Clutch Disc Sachs Concentric Slave Cylinder All fitting hardware This is everything you need to bolt on to your existing OE LUK flywheel. (replacement flywheel…
  • Forge Catch Tank Kit For VAG 2.0 TSI Engines

    5 Mar 2015 | 4:15 pm
    The latest catch tank kit from the engineering gods at Forge Motorsport is typical of the company’s over-engineered approach to every mechanical problem. The incredibly comprehensive kit contains everything needed to improve the operating efficiency of these engines – whilst adding a touch of under-bonnet glamour at the same time. This kit is a full re-design of the firm’s previous catch-can kits for VW Group cars and features valuable lessons learned along the way in its new iteration. The kit fits almost every single VW group vehicle fitted with this engine, including the Mk5 and Mk6…
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    Car News on

  • Buick demonstrates that the new Cascada is waterproof

    Car Session
    17 Apr 2015 | 8:48 am
    Ever wondered how vehicles are tested against high amount of rain? The next video will be useful for those of you who read us from cities where hurricanes strike often. Buick shows us how is testing the cascada in heavy rain. Continue: Buick demonstrates that the new Cascada is waterproofMore Buick Car News on Car Session
  • Citroen Aircross Concept design work detailed

    Car Session
    17 Apr 2015 | 8:46 am
    Trying to promote the work of its designers, Citroen unveiled a short movie describing the work that involved creating the new Aircross Concept, unveiled at the begining of this month, for the Shanghai Auto Show. Continue: Citroen Aircross Concept design work detailedMore Citroen Car News on Car Session
  • Larte Tesla Model S tuning package

    Car Session
    17 Apr 2015 | 8:45 am
    There are not many tuners ready to handle the aesthetics of a Tesla. But Larte decided to make a statement with the most popular electric vehicle of these decade and unveiled a tuning kit that is going to be displayed at this year Top Marques Monaco. Continue: Larte Tesla Model S tuning packageMore Tesla Car News on Car Session
  • Ford Vignale Mondeo unveiled and ready for UK

    Car Session
    17 Apr 2015 | 8:43 am
    Almost two years since the first concept that was announcing the Vignale sub-brand, Ford is introducing its first premium-aspiring model: the new Vignale Mondeo. Continue: Ford Vignale Mondeo unveiled and ready for UKMore Ford Car News on Car Session
  • Audi A6 L e-tron unveiled in Shanghai

    Car Session
    16 Apr 2015 | 10:41 am
    Audi wants to appeal to its wealthy customers in China that also want an electric car. During this week Shanghai Auto Show, the German manufacturer unveiled the new Audi A6 L e-tron, a car scheduled to go into production in 2016 in China. Continue: Audi A6 L e-tron unveiled in ShanghaiMore Audi Car News on Car Session
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    Nick's Car Blog

  • Cassie’s Imola Yellow B7 Audi S4 Avant

    Nick Roshon
    14 Apr 2015 | 8:54 am
    If you can’t tell by now, I love Avants – especially those in rare colors, such as last month’s feature of Prezzi’s Merlin Purple RS4…so when I saw Instagrammer @casssssandrass and her fiance Edgar picked up [...]
  • Refinished Volk LE37s – Photoshoot

    Nick Roshon
    10 Apr 2015 | 8:41 am
    I have been teasing pictures of my refinished Volk L37s on my Facebook Page, and now it’s time for the full unveil. I tasked Janky Garage & Polishing Proz in El Cajon with the refinish which [...]
  • Gloss Black RNS-E Faceplate Trim

    Nick Roshon
    9 Apr 2015 | 10:03 am
    The other day I was bored and browsing eBay for mods (a dangerous thing to do sometimes!) and came across this quick and inexpensive mod that I wanted to try out – for just $30 [...]
  • Paul Walker’s Audis #RememberTheBuster

    Nick Roshon
    6 Apr 2015 | 12:32 pm
    Like pretty much every gearhead in America, I saw Furious 7 this weekend and got teary eyed at the end with the great tribute to Paul (Spoiler Alert) driving off into the sun in a [...]
  • LED City Lights DIY for B7 Audi A4/S4/RS4

    Nick Roshon
    3 Apr 2015 | 9:10 am
    I recently took my headlights off to replace a faulty D1S bulb, so while I was at it I used the opportunity to update the City Lights, too. Unlike my LED DRL DIY, these bulbs [...]
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  • Render of the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC Released

    Giancarlo Perlas
    17 Apr 2015 | 8:46 am
    A new rendering of the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe. (Photo Source: TopSpeed)After giving us an amazing rendering of the Mercedes-Benz GLT, the new pickup of the three-pointed star brand, TopSpeed shared to us another one of their vehicle concept arts. This time, the subject is the upcoming Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe, which can be seen in the picture above.It’s just amazing how these guys can breath life from a mere sketch released by Mercedes earlier. According to the source, they came up with this rendering by taking into consideration the design of the Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe in…
  • Three-Way Match: Mercedes-AMG GT S vs Lexus RC F vs Aston Martin Vantage N430

    Giancarlo Perlas
    17 Apr 2015 | 5:42 am
    Previously, we featured a video wherein the Mercedes-AMG GT S was pitted against its rival in the market, the Porsche 911 GTS. The Mercedes finished the 400-meter drag race in just 11.8 seconds while the competition trailed behind with 12.3 seconds. It wasn’t really that bad.Now, we will show you what exactly happens when you take the Mercedes-AMG GT S on a three-way race against the Lexus RC F and the Aston Martin Vantage N430 in a two-kilometer run.Check out the race of the three supercars here, which were featured in the YouTube video produced by YouCar and Option Auto:Result…
  • More Photos of the Mercedes SLC Surface, New Powertrain Speculated

    Giancarlo Perlas
    17 Apr 2015 | 4:22 am
    A new spy photo of the Mercedes SLC, formerly known as the SLK. (Photo Source: Autocar)More spy photos of the facelifted Mercedes-Benz SLC, formerly known as the SLK, continue to appear online. There is also a new rumor about the possible engine specification of the upcoming car, and its probable official debut.The latest spy photos of the SLC provided by Autocar really do not show anything new, based from what we have learned about the stylish Mercedes so far. It’s just that the paint of the subject this time is in black—a contrast to the white one we featured earlier.Possible…
  • Mercedes G63 AMG 6×6 Appears in the New Michael Douglas Movie

    Giancarlo Perlas
    16 Apr 2015 | 8:05 pm
    The Mercedes G63 AMG 6×6 has a major role as the choice of transport of the villain in the movie “Beyond the Reach”.If you were a ruthless multimillionaire out for a hunting trip in the desert, the ideal ride for you should be an equally mean-looking vehicle that does not pull out any punches too when conquering harsh terrains and extreme weather conditions. A wise choice for such an epic outdoor adventure should at least be a Mercedes-Benz G-Class, or a the Mercedes G63 AMG 6×6 in this case.In the new movie of the veteran actor Michael Douglas with the…
  • Vorsteiner Wheels Enhance Mercedes-Benz E350

    Peter Parcon
    16 Apr 2015 | 6:31 pm
    The Mercedes-Benz E350 is an excellent-looking vehicle that may not necessarily need any modifications to make it appealing to potential buyers in the market. However, this already-notable appearance can still be enhanced even with the addition of something as simple as a set of customized wheels. This was done by Vorsteiner, which gave the E350 a brand new set of customized wheels, as indicated on a report.The wheels added by the American tuning specialist are the V-FF 103 featuring a carbon graphite finish. The front wheels have a width of 20×9 inches while the rear wheels…
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    AutoTalk - Car Reviews & News

  • 2015 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL Review

    Christian Moe
    17 Apr 2015 | 1:40 pm
    More at 2015 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL Review The 2015 Nissan Altima is a stylish and well equipped mid size sedan that takes aim square at the Toyota Camry but promises sportier driving...
  • Land Rover Sponsor World Renown Equestrian Event, Rolex 2015

    Christian Moe
    16 Apr 2015 | 8:47 pm
    More at Land Rover Sponsor World Renown Equestrian Event, Rolex 2015 Land Rovers may be mostly used to ferry around wealthy house wives, but the brand has a long history with farmers...
  • Dodge Viper SRT Gets Recalled for Faulty Door Handles

    Christian Moe
    16 Apr 2015 | 8:09 pm
    More at Dodge Viper SRT Gets Recalled for Faulty Door Handles If you happen to be the proud owner of a new Dodge Viper SRT from 2013 or 2014, I have some news you may be interested in...
  • Spark EV cheaper for 2015

    Christian Moe
    16 Apr 2015 | 6:50 am
    More at Spark EV cheaper for 2015 EVs seem to get more affordable and financially viable every day. Cars like the Nissan Leaf began the trend of affordable electric transportation in...
  • Porsche Contemplating GT4 Version of New Boxster Spyder

    Christian Moe
    15 Apr 2015 | 1:53 am
    More at Porsche Contemplating GT4 Version of New Boxster Spyder The Cayman GT4 is the fastest and most powerful Cayman to ever come from Porsche, and it looks like there may be a...
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  • Honda named UK’s most reliable vehicle brand

    Tim Beissmann
    16 Apr 2015 | 10:32 pm
    Honda has been named the UK’s most reliable vehicle manufacturer for the ninth consecutive year according to research conducted by What Car? and Warranty Direct. Honda topped 36 other brands in the 2015 edition of the annual Reliability Index, which analysed 50,000 live Warranty Direct policies on three- to eight-year-old vehicles. Japanese and South Korean car makers dominated the survey, with Suzuki and Toyota completing the podium, and nine of the top 12 brands hailing from one of the two Asian nations. Chevrolet (equal fourth with Mazda), Ford (sixth) and Skoda (eighth) were the only…
  • Holden Captiva recalled

    Mike Costello
    16 Apr 2015 | 10:24 pm
    The popular Holden Captiva 5 and 7 family SUV range was subject to a recall this week involving 2951 units made between 2007 and 2010, because each has the potential to turn on its ignition without driver input.  The Holden recall campaign affects Series 1 CG Captiva models produced between February 22, 2007 and November 25, 2010, within the VIN range KL3CG26RJ7B075395 to KL3DF26FJAB116292. According to the recall notice placed on the website of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), the issues surrounds a potential wear condition in the ignition key cylinder actuator…
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled

    Mike Costello
    16 Apr 2015 | 7:46 pm
    A number of current-generation Jeep Grand Cherokees were recalled this week over a potential issue with the fuel pump relay. The recall campaign affects 14,527 Grand Cherokees — 2011 model-year diesel versions, and 2012-13 petrol models. The issue is down to the potential for a failure in the fuel pump relay within the Totally Integrated Power Module – 7 (TIPM-7) electronic control unit. Should this occur, the car may fail to start, or may stall. Fiat Chrysler Australia will notify vehicle owners who can take their vehicle to a Jeep dealership, whereby the vehicle will be repaired…
  • Bentley Mulsanne Speed Blue Train by Mulliner revealed

    Tim Beissmann
    16 Apr 2015 | 7:07 pm
    The Bentley Mulsanne Speed Blue Train by Mulliner has been unveiled at the Techno-Classica show in Essen, Germany, commemorating the 85th anniversary of the Bentley Speed Six’s famous race victory over the Calais-Mediterrainée Express in 1930. Eighty-five years ago, Bentley chairman Captain Woolf Barnato accepted a wager that he could both beat the Calais-Mediterrainée Express, or ‘Blue Train’ as it was known, in a race between Cannes and Calais and make it back to his club in London before the train reached the English Channel. Barnato was victorious, and as they say, the rest is…
  • Volkswagen Choice guaranteed future value financing program introduced

    Tim Beissmann
    16 Apr 2015 | 6:33 pm
    Volkswagen Australia has introduced the Volkswagen Choice guaranteed future value program, designed to give customers peace of mind about the value of their vehicle at the end of their financing period. Volkswagen Choice works identically the Skoda Choice program announced by the German car maker’s Czech sister brand last month, allowing VW customers to know the minimum value of their car at the end of their term and being free to either retain, return or trade it in. Under the Volkswagen Choice program, customers will have the option of financing the full on-road cost of their vehicle or…
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  • Volkswagen reveals latest Gran Turismo concept: the 503 hp GTI Supersport
    17 Apr 2015 | 9:07 am
    Volkswagen is sending a new supercar – the GTI Supersport – into the digital race circuit. Gran Turismo 6 players can now download this latest digital supercar. Volkswagen, which is expanding its GTI fleet, put a 503 HP VR6 TSI and a seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox (DSG) in this supercar. The roadster entered the game last year but now it’s the turn of the new version of the GTI to wreak havoc on Gran Turismo 6, exclusively on PlayStation 3. The Supersport is designed for racing and it’s clearly what racers want. The virtual GTI has 665 Nm of torque, enabling it to go…
  • 2016 Range Rover Evoque Facelift priced from 30,200 GBP in the UK
    17 Apr 2015 | 7:45 am
    Land Rover’s 2016 Range Rover Evoque that will arrive this September will be offered with a range of new technologies and design features that enhance the owner’s experience as well as boost efficiency and cut the running costs. Land Rover considers the Range Rover Evoque to be its fastest-selling model. For the 2016 model year, customers can opt for the EU6-compliant four-cylinder Ingenium engine that produces up to 68mpg for the eD4 2WD. This advanced diesel engine was designed, engineered, and built in the UK. It leads in its class in terms of efficiency, refinement, and…
  • Mazda designers introduce bike and sofa artworks in Milan
    17 Apr 2015 | 4:56 am
    Mazda has always been about giving us the entire brand experience and so, it aims to do that once again by unveiling its Mazda-designed artworks, which include “Bike by KODO concept” and “Sofa by KODO concept.” The automaker presented these artworks on the eve of the launch of “Mazda Design: The Car as Art,” in Milan last April 14. Mazda has always kept its focus on how dynamic motion is represented in its designs. In the KODO—Soul of Motion design theme, Mazda’s new-generation vehicles are expressing a strong motion full of life, similar what…
  • 2015 Fiat 500 1957 Edition Cabrio to arrive this spring with a $24,700 price tag
    17 Apr 2015 | 3:15 am
    The new Fiat 500 1957 Edition Cabrio has been launched in time to celebrate spring and summer. With the introduction of the cabrio version of the popular Fiat 500 1957 Edition (which first came in 2014), the Fiat brand is honouring the history of the Nuova 500. The Fiat 500c 1957 Edition is available with a premium dual-layer power-operated cloth top, which takes inspiration from the canvas roof on the original Cinquecento. Whether the top is up or down, the driver gets to experience driving pleasure no matter what season it is. Jason Stoicevich, Head of FIAT Brand for North America, said…
  • Audi uses Valeo’s electric supercharger on car set for release in 2016
    16 Apr 2015 | 9:37 am
    Audi will launch a production car that uses Valeo’s electric supercharger next year. Other automakers are likely to follow as talks are now ongoing with several companies. This electric supercharger boosts an engine's acceleration while saving fuel. Valeo, which is based in France, didn’t name which Audi model this supercharger will be in but if reports are to be believed, it will be fitted on the Audi Q7 premium SUV. Valeo's Chief Operating Officer Christophe Perillat-Piratoine said that the French company is talking to several automakers about this technology; however,…
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    Automotive News, Analysis, and Tips

  • Takata Airbag Issue: 10 Recalled Cars With Big Price Drops

    Kara Lawton
    15 Apr 2015 | 12:05 pm
    Vehicles subject to the Takata recalls have dropped in price up to 3.5 times more than comparable cars With 17 million cars and 10 different automakers affected by the Takata airbag recalls, analyzed more than 19 million car listings to determine if the Takata-affected vehicles experienced a greater drop in price than those not […]
  • Top Trends in Trucks

    Suzanne Kane
    13 Apr 2015 | 2:57 pm
    It used to be that SUVs got all the attention. Then it was crossovers. Now, it just may be pickup trucks. You read that right, pickup trucks. With the debut recently of some pretty outrageous designs for midsize and full-size trucks and the just-announced intention of Mercedes-Benz to build a truck, it seems this market […]
  • 10 Best Sporty Cars of 2015: Consumer Reports

    Suzanne Kane
    13 Apr 2015 | 2:55 pm
    Everyone has their own opinion of what makes a car sporty, and they’re not wrong. For some, a sporty car has to be ridiculously fast and expensive, while others find a wonderfully handling car that’s affordable to be sporty. Whatever your parameters for gauging a car’s sportiness, it’s worthwhile taking a look at what some […]
  • KBB’s List of Top-Rated (By Consumers) SUVs of 2015

    Suzanne Kane
    10 Apr 2015 | 4:57 am
    When it comes to SUVs, there are many choices available to consumers. We’re talking about vehicles that more than live up to the challenge, whether that be hauling kids or business associates or towing a boat or trailer or just venturing off the beaten path. In the recently released Kelley Blue Book (KBB) consumer ratings […]
  • Best Car Lease Deals April 2015

    Suzanne Kane
    6 Apr 2015 | 4:53 am
    If you’re on the lookout for some great spring auto offers, now that the spring selling season is starting, be advised that there’s good news on the best car lease deals April 2015 front. In short, there are attractive leases that should appeal to many consumers. Most of these lease deals are good through April […]
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    Cool Cars and Bikes

  • The 10 Best Selling Cars Of 2015 So Far

    Mark Shaw
    9 Apr 2015 | 4:36 am
    Last month OSV Ltd compiled an interesting report on the UK’s most searched for car brands of 2015 so far. This month, OSV have taken the report one step further and matched the results with the UK’s best selling cars from the start of the year. Are the most searched for car brands the best selling? Read on to find out.When you read the list of the top ten best selling cars it will be easy to understand why these cars are the UK’s best sellers. Each have their own fan base, but they also have a few common traits. Generally, all the cars in the list are considered reliable and are…
  • Sponsored Video - Sailor Jerry Outside The Lines

    Mark Shaw
    19 Dec 2014 | 7:21 am
    Tattoo loving spiced rum makers Sailor Jerry have produced this cool short video called 'Outside The Lines'. Featuring blaring jukeboxes, motorbike escapades, and skateboarding in locked-up empty swimming pools, Sailor Jerry’s new short film Here’s To Life Outside The Lines is a celebration of rebellion. The tattooist and innovator Norman Sailor Jerry Collins is the personification of an independent spirit who lived life his own way. The video features a mix of archival footage that hearkens to an American lineage of counterculture, and new material with bikers, skaters, musicians and…
  • SCANIA’s Wearable Watch Perfect For Lorry Drivers - Sponsored Video

    Mark Shaw
    16 Dec 2014 | 9:30 am
    We're massive fans of cutting edge of technology, especially technology that can improve our lifestyles. The Scania watch is a gadget that caught our eye recently with a sleek watch design and unique functionality which will appeal to long distance lorry drivers as one of the best features will be the simple timing function.A Scania watch offers the user stats on fuel consumption and fuel efficiency trends among other things.  The Scania watch is perfect for lorry drivers because of two main reasons:Keeps careful track of time spent on the road so drivers don't get penalised for…
  • Where is the best place to buy a new car?

    Mark Shaw
    19 Feb 2014 | 1:16 pm
    Every year around 6 million used cars change hands. Most of these sales run smoothly, going off without a hitch so both the seller and buyer end up happy with the transaction. However, sometimes problems can occur, so it pays to think carefully about the best place to go when looking for a second-hand car. Private sellers You've probably driven past parked cars with a 'For Sale' sign and price in the window. Some people list used cars in local newspapers and the internet is becoming increasingly popular. You can find private sellers everywhere but however you find them, you should always take…
  • Sponsored Post - Bridestone Bros 'Movember' VW Camper Van Trip

    Mark Shaw
    22 Nov 2013 | 8:49 am
    As a big supporter of the Movember movement, we loved what Bridgestone are doing with Bridgestone Bros decorating a cool 70's VW Camper van with a huge mustache and embarking on an epic road trip in search of the greatest, bushiest mustaches in Europe. What a trip!The campaign centres around an epic road trip through Europe by two Bridgstone Bros. The dynamic duo are set to travel in their vintage VW campervan from the Handlebar Club in London to the World Beard & Moustache Championships in Stuttgart. The documentary will form 5 episodes, with 1 episode posted on…
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  • 10 Things You Need To Know About The 2015 Ford Escape

    17 Apr 2015 | 10:00 am
    <p>The 2015 Ford Escape is the latest addition to a lineage of compact SUVs that have proven to be strong sellers with American families. Small enough on the outside to park almost anywhere, yet large enough inside to be useful in a variety of differ...
  • 2015 Chrysler Town and Country Quick Spin Review

    17 Apr 2015 | 9:00 am
    <p>The 2015 Chrysler Town and Country enters the new model year with one important sales distinction and two fresh models. With regard to the former, the Town and Country was the best-selling minivan in the country last year, a title it hopes to keep...
  • 2015 Chevrolet Equinox Quick Spin Review

    17 Apr 2015 | 9:00 am
    <p>The 2015 Chevrolet Equinox&mdash;fresh from a sixth straight year of marketplace growth&mdash;looks to extending its winning streak by adding another special advantage for today&rsquo;s modern families: a mobile wi-fi hotspot with 4G LTE connectiv...
  • 10 Affordable Muscle Cars Past and Present

    17 Apr 2015 | 9:00 am
    <p>Affordable muscle cars are the people's champions, machines that might not have the all-around performance pedigree of a dedicated sports car but which still pack significant power under the hood. The democratization of inexpensive muscle has reac...
  • 2015 Honda Civic Coupe Quick Spin Review

    17 Apr 2015 | 9:00 am
    <p>Easily one of the most versatile cars on offer today, Honda&rsquo;s Civic Coupe enjoys near universal admiration across a broad spectrum of the car buying public. The sleekly sophisticated look of the car, along with its technically brilliant powe...
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    Indian Drives

  • List Of Upcoming Mahindra SUVs To Launch In 2015

    Hamza Ansari
    17 Apr 2015 | 5:00 am
    Mahindra, the famous SUV maker of India has a long list to go this year. Four of them confirmed as of now from its sleeves to roll out during 2015, there are fair chances some more interesting models are also getting cooked on paper, followed by realization very soon. New Quanto First is the all-new Quanto. It is well-known fact that Mahindra Quanto doesn’t find many takers, though it holds number of utility for the given competitive price tag. Yet, many resemble it to the compact Xylo. For the makeover of said, the carmaker has developed a fresh Quanto at its backend, which it will bring…
  • No Diesel Engine For Renault XBA Hatchback

    Hamza Ansari
    16 Apr 2015 | 9:49 pm
    Renault’s new car for masses against the Maruti Alto is taking shape in the development department with huge aggression. A source from the industry sprung out with an equation, this car will not strap a diesel engine. Only petrol option is expected to go on sale. And that is a 800cc three-cylinder motor churning out similar output to that of its rivals. A powerful machine of 1.0-litre displacement may make way to the list in future. On the then naming side, the hatchback is codenamed as XBA and engine as BR. As per the saying, engine bay will hold only small displacements of petrol with no…
  • Honda Jazz Based Wagon Spotted

    Hamza Ansari
    16 Apr 2015 | 9:32 pm
    Just like MPVs in India, international markets build wagon out of the hatchbacks or a sedan to get a new application of the model for utility. Honda no exception to such a trend is making a wagon on the platform of new Jazz, says the spy-shots. This is a fourth model on the platform of Jazz after the Jazz hatchback, City sedan and Vezel SUV. Speaking about the wagon from its cosmetic point of view, the Solid Wing appearance of the front grille is hereditary. Headlamps, door mirrors and front windows seem to have straightly lifted from Jazz. Moving towards the rear, the tapered roofline and…
  • Most Powerful Hot Hatch: Peugeot 308 R HYbrid Unveiled With 500HP And AWD

    Hamza Ansari
    16 Apr 2015 | 5:16 am
    The title of most powerful hot hatch is now awarded to Peugeot 308 R Hybrid. Yes, the Audi RS3 of 337hp is dethroned with its 2.5-litre engine to the second spot. French with their 308 R made use of a 1.6-litre THP petrol engine of 270hp and two electric motors of 115hp mounted on each of the axles. Torque it produces rates at 730NM. The overall figures conclude the car to stand in line with the powerful sedans of the category, like Mercedes C63 AMG. Though, traction is provided via a four-wheel drive layout which allows it to hit the 0-100km/h in 4.0 seconds straight with the electronically…
  • Bentley Mulsanne Speed Blue Train Special Edition Unveiled

    Hamza Ansari
    16 Apr 2015 | 3:13 am
    There isn’t a better way to celebrate the victory of the most spectacular race of its time than launching a car’s special edition related to the title, thinks Bentley. For marking the victory of Bentley’s boss Captain Woolf Barnato of 1930 Blue Train race, Bentley has rolled out Mulsanne Speed Blue Train Special Edition ahead of the actual unveiling at Techno Classica. The flagship of Bentley with this special title is done with new front grille included of square mesh and black alloy wheels replicating the original Speed Six. It is the interiors where the automaker has focused a lot to…
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  • Top SUVs For Dogs

    15 Apr 2015 | 6:57 am
    Pets are truly like members of our family. As a dog-owner, it makes sense to think about your pups when shopping for a new vehicle. Here are five SUV models that’ll suit a wide range of dogs – and their owners. Subaru XV Crosstrek Subaru is well-loved among the outdoorsy crowd for its off-road capabilities […]Top SUVs For Dogs is a post from: New
  • Best SUVs For Families

    24 Mar 2015 | 9:29 am
    Families have a lot of different needs from a vehicle and with their passenger space, cargo capacity, safety, and all-weather capability, SUVs make a great choice. In this article, we’ll look at the SUV models that are our picks for best SUVs for families. Honda CR-V The CR-V has been in the marketplace for nearly […]Best SUVs For Families is a post from: New
  • Longest Continuously Sold SUV Models

    3 Mar 2015 | 11:52 am
    SUVs are a relatively new category of passenger vehicle. With car models like the Mustang and 911 in production for over 50 years, and the Beetle, Corvette, and Mercedes-Benz SL in production for over 60, most SUV models are still mere pupils compared to popular car models. But some models are the exception and have […]Longest Continuously Sold SUV Models is a post from: New
  • The Heaviest SUVs

    3 Feb 2015 | 12:14 pm
    When you think of full-size SUVs, hefty is one word that springs to mind. But some full-size and large luxury SUVs have more mass than others. We look at the five heaviest SUV models of 2015 where the average weight is nearly 5,800 pounds. 1. Lexus LX 570 – 6,000 pounds It’s ironic that the […]The Heaviest SUVs is a post from: New
  • Jeep Renegade Release Date

    29 Jan 2015 | 6:15 am
    Jeep has rolled out new details on it’s new all-new subcompact Renegade crossover. It’s an important model for Jeep as it looks for a hit in the growing small crossover segment. The Renegade shares a platform with the forthcoming Fiat 500xL subcompact. The Renegade’s release date is expected to be March 2015. Despite it’s diminutive […]Jeep Renegade Release Date is a post from: New
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  • The Original ATS 2500 GT Could Have Been A Contender And Now There Is A New One

    Mike Gulett
    16 Apr 2015 | 12:30 am
    by Mike – The new ATS 2500 GT, will be presented today April 16, 2015 at the Top Marques in Monte Carlo. Fifty years after the foundation of Automobili Turismo e Sport, the new ATS set out to produce two exciting models that re-invent the classic originals, the 2500 GT and the Sport, plus add […]
  • The 1947 Cisitalia 202 – A Design Masterpiece

    Mike Gulett
    13 Apr 2015 | 12:30 am
    by Mike - “Cisitalia” comes from “Compagnia Industriale Sportiva Italia”, an Italian business started in 1946 by the wealthy business man and sportsman Piero Dusio. Dusio was also an amateur race car driver. The 1947 Cisitalia 202 was a revolution in automobile styling and is considered the beginning of modern car design. Pinin Farina based this design […]
  • Iso Grifo And AC Cobra Mk IV – The Video

    Mike Gulett
    10 Apr 2015 | 3:04 pm
    by Mike - With the moderate climate of the Monterey Peninsula there are many good days for driving a convertible; so now we do so since the AC Cobra Mk IV arrived. I know we need more rain but the days it doesn’t rain are all great for a drive in the Cobra. Since I […]
  • Maserati Tipo 151 – A Recreation

    Mike Gulett
    8 Apr 2015 | 12:30 am
    by Mike – A while back Tony Olissoff from New Zealand sent me photos of a Maserati Tipo 151 race car which I later learned no longer exists because it was crashed. Only three Tipo 151s were made to begin with and out of the three only one survives. This sets up the perfect reason […]
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  • Truck Crash Dumps 13.7 Million Bees On Highway

    17 Apr 2015 | 3:30 pm
    BEEEEEEES!!!!!! Whether you’re allergic or not, this is pretty much a nightmare scenario. A truck traveling on Interstate 5 in Lynwood, Washington, crashed while merging, tipped the truck, and spilled 13 million bees on the highway. Thirteen. Point seven. MILLION. That’s a lot of bees. Sure, it’s not as bad as, say, a tanker...
  • Project Binky Episode 9: The Wait Is Over

    17 Apr 2015 | 12:46 pm
    That’s right folks. Throw out all hopes of productivity for the next 26 minutes and 47 seconds. Episode 9 of Project Binky is here. ALSO SEE: One Guy Now Owns Two Lamborghini Venenos (Probably) With the frame (essentially) finished, the powertrain fitted (but not yet installed), and the body (mostly) ready to go on, this insane mashup of an...
  • One Guy Now Owns Two Lamborghini Venenos (Probably)

    17 Apr 2015 | 12:32 pm
    The Lamborghini Veneno is one of the rarest cars on Earth—and certainly among the rarest new cars. But one man may just own two of them—a coupe and a roadster. Only offered to loyal Lamborghini customers, the Veneno line is a hyper-expensive, hyper-focused exercise in hyper design and hyper speed. Kris Singh is one of those customers...
  • 2016 Audi A6, A7 Priced

    17 Apr 2015 | 12:10 pm
    We’ve already had our stint behind the wheel of the new 2016 Audi A6, S6, A7, and S7, courtesy of a trip to Dresden, Germany, but today, Audi announced U.S. pricing of the lines. Updated exteriors and refreshed interior technology are among the updates justifying a mild price hike on all models. The Audi A6, for examples, rises $1,400 in...
  • Making The 2015 Ford Mustang: Episode 1, Exterior Design

    17 Apr 2015 | 11:55 am
    The 2015 Ford Mustang is here, but do you know how it got here? Probably not. But you soon will, thanks to a new video series from Ford. ALSO SEE: Hellcat Converted To E85 Sees 753 Rear-Wheel Horsepower: Video This first episode goes over some of the Mustang’s history and then talks about the new sixth-generation Mustang’s exterior...
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  • Electric Cop Cars, Tesla Body Kit, Renewable Diesel: Today's Car News

    17 Apr 2015 | 8:30 am
    We look at what an edgy body kit might do to your Tesla Model S, cops who drive electric cars, and why "renewable diesel" isn't what you probably think of as "biodiesel." All this and more today on Green Car Reports. Body kits are a common way to jazz up your car, but would such a kit for the Tesla Model S reduce its electric range? Renewable...
  • Electric Car Pioneers Celebrate 10 Years Of Driving On Grid Power

    17 Apr 2015 | 8:15 am
    The era of the modern electric car essentially began in December 2010, when the Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Volt first went on sale. Yet some people have been driving electric cars much longer than that. In honor of its own 10th anniversary, electric-car advocacy group Plug-In America has compiled a list of 10 electric car "pioneers." DON'T MISS...
  • Shell Eco Marathon: Why Odd Cars Built By Students Matter

    17 Apr 2015 | 8:00 am
    Many of the cars are more like enclosed bicycles, and virtually none of them could operate on public roads or highways. But the Shell Eco-Marathon offers some useful lessons for the more than 100 high-school and college teams that compete in it--many of them having little to do with the cars themselves. DON'T MISS: Shell Project M Concept City...
  • Electric Police Cars? Seattle Uses Nissan Leafs For Traffic Enforcement

    17 Apr 2015 | 6:30 am
    They may not have the most intimidating presence, but electric cars can play an important role in law enforcement. Police vehicles spend a lot of time idling or negotiating traffic, particularly in urban areas. With adequate charging infrastructure, electric cars can be perfectly suited to certain tasks, while radically reducing the emissions of a...
  • New Drivers Start To Take Lessons In Electric Cars In Germany

    17 Apr 2015 | 6:15 am
    Ask anyone who's driven an electric car, and they'll tell you it's quite different from piloting a typical internal-combustion car. That's often meant as a compliment, but the unique driving characteristics of electric powertrains could have weightier implications as well. Since electric cars drive differently, should they become a regular part of...
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  • The Legacy of Previous Detroit Auto Detailing Shops

    A Gargarita
    16 Apr 2015 | 5:00 am
    Read how previous car washes contributed to the pollution and damage of the environment, and learn the latest information about the State of Detroit’s environmental conditions. The post The Legacy... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Semi Truck Detailing Supplies: Which Ones Really Work

    T Sam
    13 Apr 2015 | 5:00 am
    Great truck detailing is only possible if you have the best semi truck detailing supplies at hand. Which ones should you buy? Read on and find out. The post Semi Truck Detailing Supplies: Which Ones... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Which Detroit Detailing Services Have You Been Missing?

    A Gargarita
    9 Apr 2015 | 5:00 am
    Did you know professional detailers in Detroit also offer extra services you may not have even considered? Read on to find out more. The post Which Detroit Detailing Services Have You Been Missing?... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • How Much Does Truck Detailing Cost?

    T Sam
    6 Apr 2015 | 5:00 am
    When considering truck detailing, the cost will surely come to mind. We explain how the service greatly depends on your specific needs as a truck owner. The post How Much Does Truck Detailing Cost?... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Rust Proofing Your Truck: Is It Necessary?

    T Sam
    2 Apr 2015 | 5:00 am
    Learn why rust proofing your truck is necessary even if it comes with a corrosion warranty. The post Rust Proofing Your Truck: Is It Necessary? appeared first on DetailXPerts Blog. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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  • UK – Dacia Duster Commercial Now Available

    Eduard Huma
    16 Apr 2015 | 7:06 am
    The Renault subsidiary in Romania, Dacia, has recently launched the Dacia Duster Commercial in the United Kingdom. Mind that we are not talking about a promo, we are talking about the Commercial version of the already famous Duster in Europe. And now the model is getting its UK market share, where it will become available from the base 9,595 GBP. The aforementioned price concerns the 4×2 base version of the Dacia Duster Commercial, while the 4×4 comes with a higher 1,700 GBP price. The difference is not important, and if I lived in the UK, I would definitely go for the 4×4…
  • 2015 Audi A6 L e-tron Ready for 2015 Shanghai Auto Show, Performance Revealed

    Eduard Huma
    16 Apr 2015 | 5:11 am
    Good news for Audi fans in China, as the German based premium carmaker is ready to unveil the newly added member to its A6 lineup, the 2015 A6 L e-tron, which is now ready to set it for 2015 Shanghai Auto Show, next week. The model is also expected in showrooms, starting next year in China. The 2015 Audi A6 e-tron, the gorgeous plug-in hybrid version from the company, was first foreseen at the 2012 Beijing Auto Show as a concept form, and now the version is ready to be officially unveiled in Shanghai. As the name suggests, we are looking here at hybrid powertrain. 2015 Audi A6 L e-tron This…
  • 2016 Audi RS3 Sportback – New Photo Gallery

    Eduard Huma
    16 Apr 2015 | 4:49 am
    After seeing the recently unveiled 2015 Audi RS3 Sportback for some snowy tests this winter, the high-end model from the German premium carmaker is ending up in our news again, this time through a new series of phots, which showcase the model in its plenitude.The photos were taken in Ingolstadt and are highlighting the RS3`s important characteristics and performance features. As a reminder, the 2016 Audi RS3 is the top of the line version of the RS3 lineup, coming in the Sportback five-door body style and being officially unveiled at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. And from my point of view, the…
  • 2015 Volkswagen Polo GTI Available in Australia, Prices Revealed

    Eduard Huma
    16 Apr 2015 | 4:15 am
    The recently launched 2015 Volkswagen Polo GTI, has already reached to shores of Australia, where the cheapest version is available for customers from 27,490 AUD. I am talking here about the 6-speed version, while the 7-speed DSG will cost more, around 29,990 AUD. As expected, the 2015 Volkswagen Polo GTI will come with a lot of important performance features under the hood, being fitted witl a 1.8-liter four-cylinder turbocharged petrol unit, capable of developing 141 kW and 320 Nm of torque, hooked to the 6-speed manual transmission. 2015 Volkswagen Polo GTI On the other hand, in the…
  • Bentley presents the Mulsanne Speed Blue Train special edition

    15 Apr 2015 | 4:03 pm
    Bentley has officially introduced the Speed Blue Train edition for the Mulsanne. As a reminder, the British company won the “Blue Train” race in 1930. Behind the wheel was Captain Woolf Barnato. In order to celebrate 85 years since the victory, Bentley unveiled this very special model. The luxury sedan stands out thanks to the exterior that received a special front grille. Bentley Mulsanne Speed Blue Train edition New black alloy wheels are also available and complete the exterior changes. Step inside the cabin and you will find a fluting pattern for the door panels, new tread…
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  • Fast & Furious 7: rare car demolition derby

    Weekly Driver News Service
    3 Apr 2015 | 4:11 pm
    The completion of Fast & Furious 7 was an homage to Paul Walker, the co-lead in the just-released action movie about cars, speed and bravado. Walker died in November 2014 in a single-car crash... View the full article and more at
  • Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao, pistachios and cars

    Weekly Driver News Service
    3 Apr 2015 | 11:59 am
    The upcoming Floyd Mayweather versus Manny Pacquiao bout may be the most anticipated fight in boxing history. As such, exposure of both athletes has expanded beyond the boxing circles — and in far... View the full article and more at
  • 2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid gets style, still sips fuel

    James Raia
    2 Apr 2015 | 5:22 pm
    It wasn’t too long ago hybrid car buyers sacrificed exterior and interior design and cargo space to get superior fuel economy. The updated 2015 Toyota Camry provides another example how the segment... View the full article and more at
  • Lincoln Continental is back, but can Ford icon rule again?

    Weekly Driver News Service
    29 Mar 2015 | 10:43 pm
    The Lincoln Continental, the once iconic luxury car owned by hot rod racers and a brand to movie stars like Elizabeth Taylor, is back. Ford has announced the sedan will be unveiled with a new look... View the full article and more at
  • Jeremy Clarkson driven to anger, gets fired from Top Gear

    Weekly Driver News Service
    26 Mar 2015 | 5:33 pm
    Jeremy Clarkson, the irreverent host of Top Gear, the immensely popular BBC automotive review program, has been fired for hitting a colleague while filming the show on location earlier in March. Tony... View the full article and more at
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  • I’m (Almost) On the Brute Squad

    Brian Driggs
    16 Apr 2015 | 12:34 pm
    This has been the most complicated vehicle purchase I’ve ever made. The first two weeks were filled with surprises and setbacks. And I still haven’t fully registered the truck in my own name yet. THE HOME RUN Before I’d even confirmed the truck was mine, I’d already negotiated a super sweet deal with local buddy Josh to get him home. Turns out all the links I shared with him for feedback on gen 2.5 Monteros in SoCal got him thinking about picking one up, too. For $250, Josh was happy to make the quick weekend road trip. A week to the day after I’d made contact with the seller, Josh…
  • Joining the Brute Squad

    Brian Driggs
    14 Apr 2015 | 12:27 pm
    I have a new truck. I’m calling him Fezzik. A little over a week in, I’m surprised I’m not in a padded cell yet. Here’s what happened. PREFACE I’ve been playing with Mitsubishis almost exclusively since 1996. First was “Daisy,” my 1997 Eagle Talon. Then came 195 (of 2000), my 1991 Galant VR4 – the would-be rally car. The GVR4 so impressed me, I couldn’t bear the thought of bending 195 on a dirt road somewhere and not being able to find another. I bought 464 (of 1000), my second GVR4 – a 1992. As my rally/race car dreams evolved, then dissolved, I found myself in…
  • This is What Makes You a Car Part King

    Brian Driggs
    6 Apr 2015 | 10:27 pm
    This story pretty much embodies what I’m talking about when I’m talking about next level gearheads. You feel like you know what the hell you’re doing? Feel like you’d do fairly well for yourself – if there was just the right opportunity to be your own boss? Guess what. You have what it takes.  I’m pretty excited about this one. At least a couple times a month, I get some poorly worded email asking me to do some kind of link exchange or publish some kind of keyword-laden piece of marketing garbage for a company or an offer to assist with SEO from…
  • Why I love Amelia Island – The Fun Concours

    Guest Contributor
    30 Mar 2015 | 7:04 pm
    By: Harvey Sherman Sights of the Amelia Island Concours. Credit: Harvey Sherman. Now a standard spring pilgrimage, I journeyed to Amelia Island, FL., for the 20th annual Concours D’ Elegance the weekend of Mar. 12 through 15. Last year, I went to support two friends who unveiled their recently restored 1965 Shelby Mustangs, the prototype of the GT350 street car and the second factory race car. That focused me in a narrow angle of view, but also introduced me to a show I love. I returned this year as a general purpose spectator to sample more variety of the entertainment over three days…
  • ET Phone Home: The Biggest Mitsubishi Meet in Central Europe

    Brian Driggs
    29 Mar 2015 | 9:34 am
    In the last 10 years, I’ve been to the Prescott Rally in Arizona 10 times. I’ve been to the Buschur Racing Shootout in Ohio half a dozen times, and Mitsubishi Owner Day in California at least 5 times, but one automotive event stands out from the crowd – Elbetreffen. If you’ve ever been to a larger automotive event, you know how meeting people in person changes everything. People who were once random screen names on forums become real names and faces, and it’s not long before they become family. You’re a next level gearhead. You know this. Now multiply that life changing…
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  • Toyota recalls 2015 Scion tC Release Series 9.0 cars for suspension defects

    John Inama
    17 Apr 2015 | 3:13 pm
    Toyota will recall 114 units of the 2015 Scion tC Release Series 9.0 cars for improperly tightened suspension bolts. The recall affects tC’s that had accessory coil springs installed. During installation, the bolts were improperly tightened, which Toyota’s press release stated could cause the control arms to detach and increase the risk of an accident. […] The post Toyota recalls 2015 Scion tC Release Series 9.0 cars for suspension defects appeared first on Auto News, Views and Real World Reviews.
  • Volvo Announces Pricing for 2016 XC90 T8 Hybrid, Start at $68,100

    John Inama
    17 Apr 2015 | 7:08 am
    The all-new 2016 Volvo XC90 T8 twin-engine hybrid will cost between $68,100 and $72,000 when it arrives in US showrooms this fall. In entry-level Momentum form, the XC90 T8 will cost $68,100. Moving up to the Inscription model adds more luxury features and will cost $71,600, and the sport-focused R-Design model will cost an even […] The post Volvo Announces Pricing for 2016 XC90 T8 Hybrid, Start at $68,100 appeared first on Auto News, Views and Real World Reviews.
  • 2016 Chevy Volt and Cadillac ELR Caught Testing in the Wild [Spied]

    Andre Smirnov
    16 Apr 2015 | 3:17 pm
    The second generation 2016 Chevy Volt is coming a dealership near you in the fall of 2015. GM is using the time to finish the testing as can be seen from these images high in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. In fact, the 2016 Cadillac ELR is testing alongside the new Volt. The two share many […] The post 2016 Chevy Volt and Cadillac ELR Caught Testing in the Wild [Spied] appeared first on Auto News, Views and Real World Reviews.
  • New Buick Verano teased ahead of Shanghai auto show [Teaser]

    John Inama
    16 Apr 2015 | 8:30 am
    Buick released a teaser photo of the new Verano sedan, which will debut at the 2015 Shanghai Motor Show on April 19th, 2015. The styling of the new Verano, which will be named the Wei Lang in Chinese, is based off of the 2013 Buick Riviera concept car. Buick’s press release stated that the design theme […] The post New Buick Verano teased ahead of Shanghai auto show [Teaser] appeared first on Auto News, Views and Real World Reviews.
  • Audi Prologue Allroad Concept is a Jacked Up Hybrid [Shanghai Motor Show]

    Andre Smirnov
    16 Apr 2015 | 7:48 am
    First the was the Audi Prologue Coupe, then came the Prologue Avant. The Audi Prologue Allroad concept is the latest installment in the design series to make the auto show circuit. The Allroad concept is coming to 2015 Shanghai Motor Show next week. This design study is the largest, tallest, and most powerful. It’s about […] The post Audi Prologue Allroad Concept is a Jacked Up Hybrid [Shanghai Motor Show] appeared first on Auto News, Views and Real World Reviews.
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  • F15 BMW X5 Sitting on Vossen Wheels

    Eduard Huma
    16 Apr 2015 | 6:06 am
    Have you noticed the trend today concerning different upgrading programs for different BMW models? If you kinda followed this meticulous process, the tuning companies were first encouraged to upgrade the gorgeous BMW M3 and BMW M4 and after, a lot more BMWs started to enter their gates. End since the [...]The post F15 BMW X5 Sitting on Vossen Wheels appeared first on BMWCoop | BMW Blog, BMW News, BMW Reviews.
  • 2017 BMW 1-Series Sedan Officially Announced for Chinese Market As Well

    Eduard Huma
    16 Apr 2015 | 5:36 am
    After being caught on shots at Nurburgring in some heavy tests or caught in China by, with the model wearing fake body panels and vinyl tape, the 2017 BMW 1-Series Sedan is ending up in our news again, with a serious question concerning the manufacturing of the model for [...]The post 2017 BMW 1-Series Sedan Officially Announced for Chinese Market As Well appeared first on BMWCoop | BMW Blog, BMW News, BMW Reviews.
  • E92 BMW M3 Looks Smashing on HRE Performance Wheels Installed by Wheels Boutique

    Eduard Huma
    16 Apr 2015 | 3:49 am
    A lot of tuning divisions have laid their eyes on the BMW M3 as well as on the M4, as they have eventually understood the potential that lies beneath this extraordinary machineries. More than that, M3 and M4 clients have also resorted to these aftermarket specialists to upgrade them. We [...]The post E92 BMW M3 Looks Smashing on HRE Performance Wheels Installed by Wheels Boutique appeared first on BMWCoop | BMW Blog, BMW News, BMW Reviews.
  • F31 BMW 3-Series Riding on VMR 706 Wheels

    Eduard Huma
    16 Apr 2015 | 3:19 am
    A lot of high-performance models from BMW, like the M3 or the M4 and recently the M6 Gran Coupe, have been beautifully customized with different tuning programs, to provide the model with a splashing looks in terms of body language. Apart from these hot rides, the tuning divisions have recently [...]The post F31 BMW 3-Series Riding on VMR 706 Wheels appeared first on BMWCoop | BMW Blog, BMW News, BMW Reviews.
  • BMW i3 Manages Third Place in the EV Sales Statistics for First Quarter

    Eduard Huma
    8 Apr 2015 | 8:09 am
    Even if BMW has hit the United States market with its one-off BMW i3 electric model, the first quarter of 2015 seemed to have been with a lot of ups and downs, as it had a lot to put with from its main competitor, Tesla. The EV market is on [...]The post BMW i3 Manages Third Place in the EV Sales Statistics for First Quarter appeared first on BMWCoop | BMW Blog, BMW News, BMW Reviews.
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  • 2011 Chevrolet Traverse

    17 Apr 2015 | 5:25 am
    Chevrolet car maker has unveiled new vehicles in the crossover SUV category for United States auto maket, it’s named 2011 Chevrolet Traverse. We compile the best quotes so you don’t have to pour through several 2011 Chevrolet Traverse model reviews. These vehicles offer many of the advantages of both an SUV (increased Cargo space, roomy interior) and a sedan (lower fuel costs, easy to get in/out, better handling). Wee see the 2011 Chevrolet Traverse it be combines the spacious cabin and styling of an SUV with the smooth ride and easy handling of a sedan, striking a happy medium for…
  • 2012 Ferrari FF Concept

    16 Apr 2015 | 5:25 pm
    Ferrari car maker has unveiled new sport cars with four-seater concept, it’s 2012 Ferrari FF Concept. On official website, Ferrari has show the first image of Ferrari FF Concept as well as its first ever four-wheel drive car. The 2012 Ferrari FF Concept will carry you and three of your loved ones (and the groceries, if necessary) at speeds of up to 208 mph on the open road. While it may not be a four-door like the Porsche Panamera, its sleek and refined styling give it a sportier feel that certainly plays itself out in the streets. The new Ferrari FF GT sports car concept is expected to…
  • Lexus LFA Modification Tuning by CEC

    16 Apr 2015 | 5:25 am
    CEC tuner car in Los Angeles just announced a major partnership with Lexus North America is developing a tuning program for the Lexus LFA. Although only three modified LFA, each includes a host of improvements created on the specific needs of each client. For Lexus, the current of the ALF is the third car, which is designated LF and first introduced at the Tokyo Motor Show 2009. Some key features of this supercar is lightweight carbon fiber reinforced polymer body and a 4.8-liter V10 engine capable of 412 kW. In fact, the car accelerates so fast that the tachometer needle does not require…
  • 2011 MINI Clubman StreetWorker By Schmidt Revolution

    15 Apr 2015 | 5:25 pm
    Schmidt Revolution wheel manufacturer  had given the Mini Cooper S Clubman new style and passion. With this style, the John Cooper Works sports package in the Clubman and comes equipped with a concept of urban lifestyle  in accordance with its Clubdoor, motor, and the notion of space. MINI Clubman StreetWorker comes with Xenon lamps black, including the day and after a performance gain  of 200 hp and 250 Nm of torque – these two parameters allow Clubman to achieve a top speed  of 220 km / h – the car is ready for city travel , At least for travel around  the steeple of the…
  • 2011 Audi A7 Sportback Unveiled in Munich

    15 Apr 2015 | 5:25 am
    Audi has officially unveiled the new A7 Sportback in Munich today. The 5-door, fastback coupe is Audi’s own unique foray into the sport coupe segment with rear passenger doors. Audi describes the car as a combination of elegant coupe, sport sedan and practical wagon. The A7 will feature a lightweight body made with aluminum components and high-tech steels, which will allow for it to be powered solely by a set of V6 engines – at least at first. Audi will likely come to add some V8 power plants to the mix later on. Riding on 18 to 20-inch wheels, the A7′s chassis comes with…
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  • Mercedes GLC Coupe “near-production-standard study” to be Presented Soon

    Loredana Codrut
    16 Apr 2015 | 6:44 am
    Mercedes has announced super news for car fans all over the world as the GLC Coupe “near-production-standard study” will be officially presented at Auto Shanghai 2015. The most important information regarding the GLC Coupe is that as the company has stated it will serve as a competitor for similar models recently launched by BMW. Thanks to the right-hand drive version Mercedes will penetreate markets such as Australia and Japan. Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe design sketch Though the company has not disclosed the full list of details regarding the car it is known by now that the GLC…
  • Peugeot 308 R Hybrid Revealed

    Loredana Codrut
    16 Apr 2015 | 6:17 am
    Peugeot 308 R HYbrid has been unveiled recently. As a reminder the car drew inspiration from the 308 R concept and the Quartz concept. The new Peugeot is described by the car maker as “a family hatchback which is capable of supercar performance”. No less that four driving models will be available. They are The Hot Lap, the Track mode, the Road and the ZEV. The new Hybrid sounds promising as it comes with aggressive styling that provides widened fenders, 19-inch wheels and large air intakes. By far the superb car stands out thanks to the blue-black paint job. Peugeot 308 R HYbrid Being a…
  • Volkswagen Scirocco GTS Facelift Unveiled

    Loredana Codrut
    16 Apr 2015 | 5:44 am
    Scheduled to make a debut at the Auto Shanghai 2015 in China, Volkswagen Scirocco GTS facelift has been unveiled by the producer. By far the most important change regarding the car is the fact that it brings an increase of 10 PS (7 kW) in comparison to it’s predecessor. The new Volkswagen Scirocco GTS draws motivation from a four-cylinder 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline engine that gives no less than 220 PS (162 kW). Options offered by the producers count a standard six-speed manual gearbox or an optional six-speed DSG. 2015 Volkswagen Scirocco GTS Basically the superb Scirocco can hit…
  • Next–gen Opel Astra Spied

    Loredana Codrut
    15 Apr 2015 | 1:14 pm
    The next–gen Opel Astra has been spied testing. The car has recently been caught on camera wearing camouflage and showing important progress. As it is known by now most likely the new Astra will be presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. The car will be offered in hatchback, sedan and estate versions. 2016 Opel Astra spy photo Curious to know what novelties the company has prepared for us? Well for the new Opel Astra the exterior arsenal seems to be quite impressive as the next-gen Opel Astra benefits from a special design that is most likely borrowed from the Monza concept. Not…
  • Citroen Car Naming Structure to be Changed

    Loredana Codrut
    10 Apr 2015 | 6:53 am
    Important changes are expected at Citroen. The well known car producer has big plans to change the way their cars are currently named. It seems the company wants to identify a new naming pattern that will reflect their lineup in a more efficient manner. The company’s CEO Linda Jackson has initiated a study in hope the best solution is identified. Citroen C4 Cactus At the moment the cars produced by the company have names that begin with the letter C. A number is used to indicate the core model. As far as variations go the producer has chosen that they are indicated by extension. A few of…
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    Ultimate Car Blog | The Latest Car News, Reviews, Tuning

  • Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 – New Commercial Released by Ford Performance

    Eduard Huma
    16 Apr 2015 | 2:59 am
    In case you don’t have enough reasons to buy the top of the line Ford Mustang Shelby GT350, then you should watch the fresh commercial released by Ford Performance. The new commercial is highlighting the real performance of the model on the track at Virginia International Raceway. And to make things complete, the Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 is driven by Dave Harmison, one of the geniuses who has had an important part in the development of the highly-appreciated GT350. So everything you need to know about the model is showcased in the commercial. Just push the play button and enjoy the ride.
  • 2016 Mercedes-Benz SLC Caught on Shots

    Eduard Huma
    8 Apr 2015 | 7:42 am
    Mercedes-Benz is trying to revive the SLK-Class model lineup by launching the so called “SLC” version, which will be officially launched somewhere at the end of the year or at the beginning of 2016. This would be a certainty as the model was recently caught on shots by spy photographers from Motor Authority. The spy shots with the upcoming 2016 Mercedes-Benz SLC represent a test mule, fully camouflaged, this meaning that it will come with some updates in terms of body style, as opposed to its first-generation model, first launched in 2012. 2016 Mercedes-Benz SLC Thus, the model will…
  • Kia and Hyundai Plan GT Concept in Final Version

    Eduard Huma
    7 Apr 2015 | 4:59 am
    The two South Korean based carmakers, Kia and Hyundai, are reportedly shaking hands for a future and final production of the already unveiled Kia Concept model at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. But this particular model is also believed to be more fuel-efficient and environmentally friendly. Kia has already revealed its intention on that matter, as Orth Hedrick, the chief at Kia America, has declared the arrival of the model soon enough. The news has been also confirmed by a new report launched in the air by Drive online auto magazine. According to the report, the final production of the Kia…
  • 2015 New York Auto Show: 2016 Hyundai Tucson, Introduced, Available in US This July

    Eduard Huma
    3 Apr 2015 | 6:53 am
    The Kia South Korean based carmaker has kept its promise and delivered the new 2016 Hyundai Tucson at the 2015 New York Auto Show, this particular model being specifically built for the United States market, where it will start sales this July. And since Americans fancy Hyundai Tucson, the model will not fail on them, as it will come equipped with a whole new characteristics and power features under the hood. If I were living overseas, I would be mainly interested in the kind of power this model will be coming with. And it comes with reasonable power, I tell you that. 2016 Hyundai Tucson For…
  • 2015 New York Auto Show: Honda Civic Concept Makes Official Debut

    Eduard Huma
    2 Apr 2015 | 6:04 am
    Honda has brought some interesting models at the 2015 New York Auto Show, amongst which proudly stands the new Honda Civic Concept, which might be considered a genuine technology innovation, one could not have missed from the Japanese car manufacturer. The Honda Civic Concept is quite different than the standard Honda Civic, meaning that the model will come with a unique styling and body language, being offered in the Sedan, the Coupe, the Si version, as well as the hotter Honda Civic Type R variant. Honda Civic Concept But what would the Honda Civic Concept bring fresh in terms of styling?
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  • Give Your Kitchen a Make

    14 Apr 2015 | 10:12 am
    Many people don’t have the budget for a full kitchen make over from floor to ceiling but that doesn’t mean that they don’t fancy a bit of a change. Here are a few simple and stylish ideas which can help to give your kitchen a fresh new look. 1 – Paint your kitchen cabinets. This can make an enormous difference and give your kitchen a completely new look using nothing more than a can of paint. The kitchen cabinets are the most visual thing in the room after all. These days you can get paints which are specially designed for use in the kitchen so be sure to use them. These are available…
  • New Mercedes AMG C63 S Coming Soon to India

    4 Apr 2015 | 12:21 am
    The German automobile giant Mercedes Benz will be launching the all new Mercedes AMG C 63 S in India, in the second half of this year. Although the AMG C63 is globally available in two states of tune, this Stuttgart-bassed carmaker will only be bringing the more powerful S model to our country. Mercedes-Benz India plans to launch its 15 new models in our country this year, and the AMG C63 S is part of that plan. The Mercedes AMG C 63 was first launched last year at the Paris Auto Show in the sedan and Estate wagon bodystyles. This model is a basically the redesign version of the Mercedes Benz…
  • How to Start work on your Own Car

    11 Mar 2015 | 6:26 am
    We live in a strange economic age, where continuing commercial growth has yet to impact noticeably on the lives of British consumers. So while the UK’s economy is set to grow at an average rate of 7% over the course of the next three years (alongside the steadily rising cost of living), the level of disposable income for each household continues to stagnate. This creates an uncomfortable set of circumstances, and also a considerable wealth gap between high earners and those who are struggling to live on the minimum wage. Saving Money through Independence: How to work on your own Vehicle…
  • Safety First: Storing Motor Fuel at Home

    11 Mar 2015 | 6:08 am
    With fuel prices currently very low, you may well have thought about taking advantage by stocking up at home. But whether it’s petrol or diesel, you need to ensure that you’re taking the necessary precautions; fuel can be dangerous, and you don’t want to let monetary savings get in the way of your own safety and that of those around you. Here’s what you should know. Firstly, in the United Kingdom there are actually limits to the amount of petrol that you’re legally allowed to store at home, which gives an idea of how dangerous it can actually be. This is for safety purposes, and is…
  • How to find the best van insurance

    11 Mar 2015 | 6:00 am
    If you’re looking at van ownership, an essential part of the process is narrowing down and selecting the right van insurance. This can be a difficult job when there are so many options to look at, and so many providers to choose from. However, there are a number of points that you can put on your check list to ensure that you get the best bang for your buck, and that the insurance that you do eventually select is the most suitable for the vehicle you own, and for the purpose you need it for. If you’re unsure of where to begin, don’t worry: we’ve created this helpful, user-friendly…
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    Sense The Car

  • Infiniti Launches 2016 QX50

    Akshay Tag
    2 Apr 2015 | 7:07 am
    Infiniti introduces the 2016 QX50 facelift at the New York Auto Show. It gets new bumpers, refreshed grille and new LED daytime running lights. Other new design features include restyled mirrors, increased ride height and 18-inch alloy wheels. Interior also gets some exciting features like new Premium Plus Package with GPS navigation, an Around View [...]
  • Opel Corsa LPG revealed

    Akshay Tag
    2 Apr 2015 | 5:25 am
    Opel unveils Corsa 1.4 LPG. This model gets a 1.4-liter 90hp engine with a 5-speed manual transmission. It requires 6.9-liter of LPG for 100km and has CO2 emission rating of 113 g/km.   “With the 1.3 CDTI, which consumes just 3.1 liters diesel, and our brand-new 1.4 LPG ecoFLEX, we have two real ‘eco-champions’ in [...]
  • Volkswagen Launches Four Beetle Concepts at NY Auto Show 2015

    Akshay Tag
    2 Apr 2015 | 5:11 am
    Volkswagen announces four Special Edition concepts based on Beetle. These are, Beetle Convertible Denim, Beetle R-Line, Beetle Convertible Wave and Beetle Pink Color Edition. Beetle Convertible Denim Denim is an international fashion piece—whether you call the clothing denim or jeans. This casual style was behind the first Jeans Bug (or Beetle) that made its debut [...]
  • Jaguar Launches 2016 XF At New York Auto Show

    Akshay Tag
    1 Apr 2015 | 11:38 am
    Jaguar introduces new 2016 XF in the New York Auto Show. Jaguar officially released XF last month online. Interior is equipped with several features like a 10.2-inch touchscreen display, a better infotainment system powered by quad-core processor and SSD for storage. It also gets a 12.3-inch TFT as the instrument cluster and 17-speaker sound system. [...]
  • Nissan Introduce GYM Functionality In European Crossovers

    Akshay Tag
    1 Apr 2015 | 11:14 am
    Nissan wants you to lose more weight while driving. According to a study, European drivers are least healthy in the world. Nissan is acting on it to improve conditions by introducing a GYM function. The new GYM function turns off all of the driver assistance systems including power steering and electric windows. Nissan’s director of [...]
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    Tires On Sale


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  • Give your Tires a Deep, Black Shine that Lasts a Year Long

    27 Mar 2015 | 12:31 pm Wet tires shine, With Turtle Wax Jet Black Endura-shine Tire Coat you can make your tires look wet like you just washed your car for a whole year! The coating is a black tinted acrylic that… … Read more: Give your Tires a Deep, Black Shine that Lasts a Year Long
  • SPIN TIRES 2014 mod car Caterpillar Crane

    18 Mar 2015 | 1:37 pm Site mods: Group of fans Spin Tires : Developer website: Download : … See the rest here: SPIN TIRES 2014 mod car Caterpillar Crane
  • BEHIND THE SCENES: AC Milan vs. Super Car by TOYO TIRES

    13 Mar 2015 | 12:12 am In November 2014, Toyo Tires launched their collaboration video with Italian football club AC Milan. In this exclusive behind the scenes look at the world-wide YouTube sensation, enjoy seeing… … Follow this link: BEHIND THE SCENES: AC Milan vs. Super Car by TOYO TIRES
  • CARS Burnout Tires Lightning McQueen New 2015 Light-Up Wheels

    7 Mar 2015 | 2:53 pm This is the new “Burnout Tires Lightning McQueen” from Disney Pixar Cars. Get ready for animated racing fun with this 9-inches Burnout Lightning McQueen car with wheels that spin and light up. … More: CARS Burnout Tires Lightning McQueen New 2015 Light-Up Wheels
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    Servicing Stop Vauxhall

  • Vauxhall smart headlight beams

    27 Mar 2015 | 10:54 am
    Motorists may soon be able to direct their headlight beams with their eyes, according to the car manufacturer Vauxhall. The company has announced it is in the process of developing such a system that tracks your eyes and automatically adjusts the direction and intensity of headlight to match the oncoming driver’s glaze. The Vauxhall smart headlight system works by using an infrared camera in the car which focuses on the drivers head, and from that detects the movement of the driver and calculates their line of sight. The new Vauxhall smart headlight system Engineers at the company have also…
  • The 2014 Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer 1.6 CDTi review

    9 May 2014 | 9:48 am
    The Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer 1.6 CDTi has been tested by car experts and has received some rave reviews. For £19,930 for the Tech Line model, we think it’s a pretty good deal. Coming with a new 1.6 CDTi engine which emits just 97g/km of C02 and 76.3 mpg, it is an extremely economical type of car. This new model is seen as somewhat as the saviour of the Vauxhall Astra, helping it to elevate the car to next level. In previous years the car has been let down by it’s poor engines, running costs and poor interior designs. Reaching a maximum speed of 108 BHP, it is not the fastest,…
  • Ellesmere Port Plant was close to closure

    5 Mar 2014 | 3:45 am
    Duncan Aldred revealed today possibly the worst kept secret at Vauxhall, the Ellesmere plant almost closed down. Since the European mass car market has slowed down over recent years, Vauxhall along with many other European mass car producers have been severely affected. Over the years there have been job losses, profit dips and poor sales. Despite that Vauxhall have managed to keep the Ellesmere plant open, the company’s most famous factory. The Opel plant in Bochum, Germany was also thought to be on the hit list of European potential plant closures. In December of 2013 it was announced…
  • Brand new Vauxhall Adam S revealed

    4 Mar 2014 | 3:47 am
    The mini city car Vauxhall Adam  now has a new variant added to the list. The sportier S model will be able to produce 148 BHP, being turbocharged. With power comes responsibility, therefore bigger brakes have been installed. The vehicle will be displayed at the Geneva Motor Show as a production preview concept car. It is is in essence what the car will look like when it is released into showrooms later in the year.   More power In comes a brand new turbo version of the 1.4 litre engine, which increases power by 50 BHP. This allows the S version Adam to rival that of the MINI Cooper.
  • The new 2013 Vauxhall VXR8

    3 Apr 2013 | 9:41 am
    The Vauxhall VXR8 looks menacing, powerful and… practical too. It has labelled as the company’s most powerful estate car to date. For £50,000, there are cheaper alternatives if it’s a family car you need but this one will surely offer a great deal of fun. Power It’s largely based on the HSV Commodore R8 Tourer, which is set to exit the Australian market. The car is using the GM LS3 V8 engine in the older generation Chevrolet Corvette. This is a huge 6.2 litre engine which is able to hit a brilliant 425 BHP. Power is transmitted right down to the rear wheels. Gearbox transmission…
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    Cadillac Country Club

  • Pictures of Cadillac CT6

    Vinny O
    2 Apr 2015 | 1:19 pm
    Here are some photos of the new Cadillac CT6 that are supplied by Cadillac. I really like the extra room in the back seat. It is also the first Cadillac to offer the new 8 speed transmission. The details on that are below the pictures. I can see this becoming the daily driver for many of the people in our Cadillac club as it is what we have been asking for a long time. Cadillac Introduces New 8-Speed Automatic on CT6 Patented design offers seamless performance, supports stop/start tech DETROIT – Cadillac advances its legacy of technologically driven performance and luxury with the…
  • Cadillac CT6 Reveal

    Vinny O
    2 Apr 2015 | 12:20 am
    Well I am sad I couldn’t make it back to NYC for the reveal but I have all the info and I have buddies taking photos for us that I will be sharing as if I was there. This first video if from the reveal that happened just hours ago. I would love to hear your thoughts. I think it is a huge step up from the XTS myself. Not sure about the base engine but at this light weight it should be ok. Here are the specs. This car is very light compared to other cars in it’s class. Cadillac Extends the Top of its Range with CT6 Advanced technology creates a new formula for the prestige sedan NEW…
  • Can You ID This Cadillac

    Vinny O
    22 Mar 2015 | 11:27 am
    Got an email from Tom who asked what Cadillac this is and I thought it would be good to put it out there since we haven’t done this in a while. Add your thoughts in the comments. Local Arizona Car Show A few weeks back I attended a car show here in Arizona at the Poston Butte High School. It was very well attended and there were lots of cars but unfortunately there weren’t many Cadillacs. There was a 1952 hearse that needed a ton of work and Gary’s 2008 Cadillac XLR-V. If you have read the site for a while you know how much I like the XLR, or any Cadillac convertible for…
  • Cadillacs Message To Enthusiasts

    Vinny O
    26 Feb 2015 | 12:08 pm
    A few days ago Cadillacs President issued a statement on a new website that Cadillac has called Dare Greatly. I love the idea of him calling out to detractors and while our classic Cadillac fan base doesn’t always agree with what they are doing with new Cadillacs I like the message he is sending. You can read it below or click on the website I linked to above and read it on their site. Would love to hear your thoughts in the comment section. Please keep it civilized as I know this is a hot topic with Cadillac Country Club members MESSAGE TO CADILLAC ENTHUSIASTS AND THE ODD SKEPTICAL…
  • New Member Spotlight Eugene and his 1957 Cadillac El Dorado Seville

    Vinny O
    21 Feb 2015 | 1:36 am
    Just got a cool email from Eugene from Oregon who wanted to share pic of his 1957 Cadillac El Dorado Seville and his story. “When I was 18 years old, I started pestering this old man about his cadillac. This went on for 14 years until I got the car. Then after 2 wives later, it was time for me and my cadillac. For the last 8 years I have been restoring the car and just completed it last summer with a total frame off restoration. I am ready to start enjoying her this year now that I am 60 years old! This has been committed relationship.” Thanks Eugene and welcome to the club. Click…
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    For Land Rover Enthusiasts


    Luke Mellor
    30 Mar 2015 | 7:09 am
    Date Opening Hours Thursday 2nd April OPEN 8:00am till 5:00pm Friday 3rd April (Good Friday) CLOSED Saturday 4th April CLOSED Monday 6th April (Easter Monday) CLOSED Tuesday 7th April OPEN AS USUAL

    Luke Mellor
    27 Jan 2015 | 4:32 am
    Solihull, UK: Land Rover has re-created history by building an authentic replica of the production line used to manufacture its first 4×4 in 1948. The ‘Defender Celebration Line’ re-creates in detail how the first Series I Land Rover was built at the Solihull manufacturing plant just after the Second World War. The new visitor attraction, which opened to the public today, forms part of a new Defender tour and showcases replica models in various stages of production, each one meticulously built using identical parts and in precisely the same way as the original Series I. The…

    Luke Mellor
    22 Dec 2014 | 1:15 am
    Here are our opening hours for the Christmas & New Year Holidays. You are welcome to come and visit our trade counter on the days we are open. Our offices and mail order warehouse will be open and despatching orders on Monday 29th and Tuesday 30th December. Day Opening times Tuesday 23rd December OPEN 8:00am till 5:00pm Wednesday 24th December (Christmas Eve) CLOSED Thursday 25th December (Christmas Day) CLOSED Friday 26th December (Boxing Day) CLOSED Saturday 27th December CLOSED Monday 29th December OPEN 8:00am till 5:00pm Tuesday 30th December OPEN 8:00am till 5:00pm Wednesday 31st…

    Luke Mellor
    18 Nov 2014 | 5:17 am
    LAND ROVER OWNERS! FINALLY A SOLUTION TO STIRRING PUDDING! A new innovative design exclusive to Syncroworks Developments, the Land Rover Defender LT77/R380 Slickshift improves gear change by reducing sloppiness and minimising travel, as well as neatening shifts giving smoother gear changes. The Syncroworks Development Slickshift is easy to fit and allows you to use your original gear stick.  Within thirty minutes you can have a more modern feeling Defender, with gear selections similar to newer vehicles. The Slickshift from Syncroworks Developments is a direct replacement for the existing…

    12 Sep 2014 | 1:16 am
    We currently have a job vacancy within our offices in Matlock, Derbyshire. This is a Customer Service based role. The job includes telephone sales and advice to our existing customer base. There is no cold calling involved. For full details see below: Working Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm Possibility of some Saturdays 8.30 am – 1.00 pm Location – Matlock, Derbyshire. Pay Rate: Competitive. This role requires top class customer service professionals, who are very comfortable working in a telephone based environment and work well in a friendly team. Previous experience is an…
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    Latest Transport & Car News

  • How to safely jump-start your car

    17 Apr 2015 | 5:56 am
    Carrying a set of jumper leads is usually worth it: you might be able to help out other motorists as well as yourself.  However, using them correctly is obviously something to take very seriously (as is the case with anything that involves electricity). Here’s our guide on how to jump-start a car: The preliminary steps Make sure the batteries in both cars are the same voltage (most models are 12 volts) and are also the same polarity.  This information should be provided in your owner’s manual. Pull the cars close enough together for the leads to reach, but ensure they…
  • Basic Car Maintenance: How to change your rear light

    13 Apr 2015 | 12:42 am
    In the next part of our series of posts aimed at demystifying car repairs you can carry out at home, we’re going to cover rear lights.  It’s illegal to have a non-functioning rear lamp, so being able to quickly repair it yourself is a really valuable skill.  Here’s our guide on how to do so. Get the right part First things first, find a suitable replacement from either your local dealer or from an online parts store (like our own at ASM Auto Recycling).  It’s usually possible to get an ‘aftermarket’ version of your rear light if you want to…
  • Basic Car Maintenance: How to repair a broken wing mirror

    31 Mar 2015 | 8:07 am
    Busy streets, tight bends and inexperienced drivers can all contribute to broken wing mirrors.  Fortunately, if you haven’t got a load of money spare to pay to have it repaired, it’s one of those tasks that definitely suits DIY if you’ve got the right tools ready to go. What you’ll need: A panel remover lever A hooked pick Retainer clips (these should be included with your mirror, but may not be otherwise) Trim pad remover Here’s our step-by-step guide to getting that wing mirror fixed: Buy the right mirror.  Getting a replacement mirror is rarely too…
  • Basic Car Maintenance: How to change your engine oil

    26 Mar 2015 | 5:04 am
    Learning to change your oil is an incredibly valuable skill to learn.  As well as extending the life of your car by thousands of miles, it’s also something that can save you a sizeable chunk of money over time. Here’s our DIY guide on how to change your engine oil. Make sure you buy the right filter and oil! First things first; it’s extremely important that you follow your car-maker’s recommendations in terms of oil viscosity.  All engine oil is no longer created equal, and getting the wrong type can result in poor performance, potential engine damage and…
  • Budget 2015: What do motorists need to know?

    20 Mar 2015 | 9:00 am
    Yesterday’s Budget covered a number of different bases, and there were a number of issues covered that are likely to affect Britain’s motorists.  We’re going to take a look at the major announcements made by George Osborne, and what the reactions have been. What were the major budget points made relating to motorists? Drivers of plug-in vehicles are likely to be targeted with large year-on-year tax increases. Fuel duty has been frozen again.  Originally fuel duty was going to be escalated by 0.54p in September, but this has been cancelled.  The Chancellor said…
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  • Give Your Kitchen a Make

    14 Apr 2015 | 10:12 am
    Many people don’t have the budget for a full kitchen make over from floor to ceiling but that doesn’t mean that they don’t fancy a bit of a change. Here are a few simple and stylish ideas which can help to give your kitchen a fresh new look. 1 – Paint your kitchen cabinets. This can make an enormous difference and give your kitchen a completely new look using nothing more than a can of paint. The kitchen cabinets are the most visual thing in the room after all. These days you can get paints which are specially designed for use in the kitchen so be sure to use them. These are available…
  • New Mercedes AMG C63 S Coming Soon to India

    4 Apr 2015 | 12:21 am
    The German automobile giant Mercedes Benz will be launching the all new Mercedes AMG C 63 S in India, in the second half of this year. Although the AMG C63 is globally available in two states of tune, this Stuttgart-bassed carmaker will only be bringing the more powerful S model to our country. Mercedes-Benz India plans to launch its 15 new models in our country this year, and the AMG C63 S is part of that plan. The Mercedes AMG C 63 was first launched last year at the Paris Auto Show in the sedan and Estate wagon bodystyles. This model is a basically the redesign version of the Mercedes Benz…
  • How to Start work on your Own Car

    11 Mar 2015 | 6:26 am
    We live in a strange economic age, where continuing commercial growth has yet to impact noticeably on the lives of British consumers. So while the UK’s economy is set to grow at an average rate of 7% over the course of the next three years (alongside the steadily rising cost of living), the level of disposable income for each household continues to stagnate. This creates an uncomfortable set of circumstances, and also a considerable wealth gap between high earners and those who are struggling to live on the minimum wage. Saving Money through Independence: How to work on your own Vehicle…
  • Safety First: Storing Motor Fuel at Home

    11 Mar 2015 | 6:08 am
    With fuel prices currently very low, you may well have thought about taking advantage by stocking up at home. But whether it’s petrol or diesel, you need to ensure that you’re taking the necessary precautions; fuel can be dangerous, and you don’t want to let monetary savings get in the way of your own safety and that of those around you. Here’s what you should know. Firstly, in the United Kingdom there are actually limits to the amount of petrol that you’re legally allowed to store at home, which gives an idea of how dangerous it can actually be. This is for safety purposes, and is…
  • How to find the best van insurance

    11 Mar 2015 | 6:00 am
    If you’re looking at van ownership, an essential part of the process is narrowing down and selecting the right van insurance. This can be a difficult job when there are so many options to look at, and so many providers to choose from. However, there are a number of points that you can put on your check list to ensure that you get the best bang for your buck, and that the insurance that you do eventually select is the most suitable for the vehicle you own, and for the purpose you need it for. If you’re unsure of where to begin, don’t worry: we’ve created this helpful, user-friendly…
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  • How To Compare Car Service Prices Quickly And Easily

    Ron Rodney
    10 Apr 2015 | 8:02 am
    Don't get caught out by a dodgy mechanic. Compare car service prices before choosing a garage This is a guide bad mechanics don’t want you to know about. Why? Because this guide makes it easy for you to compare car service prices. So instead of you just going to a mechanic and paying whatever they say. You can now see if the price they quoted you was a fair price. If you don't know much about cars, you can download a PDF version of this blog post further down so you have it at hand. Because today after reading this guide you’ll see you don’t need superpowers to compare car service…
  • Wiper Blades Discount For Those Who Are Quick

    9 Mar 2015 | 9:26 am
    You don't want this happening to you with your wiper blades Doesn't life suck sometimes? Everything's going fine then out of the blue something you never think would happen, happens. Now the problem in the picture wasn't that the wiper blades came off. The problem was the wiper blades were so badly worn she couldn't see clearly out of the windscreen. Windscreen Wiper Blades For Half-Price + FREE Gift The bean counter said I couldn't do this. But I didn't want any of our members going through what that woman went through. So I'm giving you a sensational offer. When you join our car owners…
  • 50% Off Bosch Wiper Blades For Life Plus Free Fitting

    Ron Rodney
    5 Mar 2015 | 3:02 am
    Imagine not having to worry about fitting your wiper blades ever again It's happened to us all. We hear about an amazing offer but we're busy at work and don't get time to get it. So we miss it. Well would you like to get Bosch wiper blades for half-price for the rest of your life? And what if I said, you can also get them fitted for FREE. Is that an offer you would be interested in? The bean counters said I shouldn't do this. But that's what I'm giving you as a FREE GIFT when you join our car owners club. 50% off wiper blades and free fitting. A Simple Way To Get Bosch Wiper Blades With…
  • Free Car Tyre Puncture Repair… For Those Who Are Quick

    Ron Rodney
    21 Jan 2015 | 2:35 am
    Now there's an easy way to get your car tyre puncture fixed You've just read the puncture repair article. What did you think? If you've read some of the comments you might be wondering what to do next. Well instead of wondering where to get your car puncture fixed and how much is a puncture repair going to cost. Take me up on this, some would say crazy, FREE puncture repair offer. Unfortunately just as I thought, the bean counter has said I can't do this offer anymore, the offer has to end 6th March. I begged... I pleaded... I sobbed I've left up the details so you can see the kind of things…
  • BMW Clutch Repairs or Replacement in London

    Ron Rodney
    8 Dec 2014 | 6:33 am
    A BMW clutch auction can get you a good deal from a top local garage Can I let you into a secret about what some savvy BMW owners are doing? It’s a secret that makes getting your BMW clutch repaired or replaced much easier and cheaper. Especially if you live in London. But here’s the thing. It’s only for those BMW owners who care. And I mean really care about the quality of the mechanic who works on their Bimmer. Because let me speak plainly to you. Most drivers say they care who works on their car, but then they go somewhere like Mr Clutch to get it repaired. Why? Because Mr Clutch…
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  • Benelli TNT 600 GT vs Kawasaki Ninja 650 – Shootout

    Faisal Khan
    17 Apr 2015 | 9:03 am
    Forget all your woes, get on these motorcycles and head out for a real long ride across the country Shootout: Benelli TNT 600 GT vs Kawasaki Ninja 650 Price OTR Mumbai: Rs. 6.76 lakhs (Benelli TNT 600 GT), Rs. 6.23 lakhs (Kawasaki Ninja 650) Both these motorcycles will happily pile on the miles and have ample power on to do so When it comes to touring motorcycles, there aren’t many options in the Indian market and for the first time, a company has launched a locally assembled tourer in the country, the Benelli TNT 600 GT. This Italian beast isn’t just another tourer, it comes with…
  • Honda Jazz Shuttle MPV Launched In Japan, Not India Bound

    Aariz Rizvi
    17 Apr 2015 | 8:14 am
    Honda has launched the Jazz Shuttle MPV exclusively for Japan initially. The new offering is based on the Honda Jazz platform. The Jazz Shuttle has some premium elements compared to its hatchback counterpart Based on the latest generation Honda Jazz hatchback, the Japanese automaker has introduced the Honda Jazz Shuttle MPV. It is basically a stretched version of the Jazz just like the Mobilio in India based on the Brio platform. The styling is typical Honda, carrying the latest design language with sharp creases and a sleek profile. The design is a mixed bag of Jazz and City both inside out.
  • Lady Driver Leona Chin Fools Driving Instructors By Drifting [Video]

    Sameer Contractor
    17 Apr 2015 | 4:23 am
    Professional car driver Leona Chin was asked to disguise as a nerdy learner for the prank as she took unsuspecting driving instructors on the ride of a lifetime. Leona Chin is a professional motorsports athlete in Malaysia Driving instructors can come across some of the hardest days as they evaluate good, bad and even horrible drivers that should ideally never get behind the wheel. Making the first day exciting for these driving instructors, a driving school in Malaysia asked professional driver Leona Chin to help play a prank on unsuspecting individuals as they rode shotgun for the ride of a…
  • Hero Has Nothing Called Maestro Edge Or Impulse 250

    Faisal Khan
    17 Apr 2015 | 4:16 am
    Hero MotoCorp has a lot of products lined up for the next two years and the Maestro Edge is certainly not one of them. Neither is there any Impulse 250 coming. There is no such thing as Maestro Edge in Hero’s naming book Post its break-up with Honda, Hero launched four new products immediately which were the Passion xPro, Maestro, Ignitor and the Impulse. These four products can’t be touched as per the agreement with Honda although Hero can sell them for eternity with changes to the colours and graphics. That’s the reason why the aforementioned bikes received colour changes…
  • 6 Cars That Will Bid Farewell To The Indian Market In 2015

    Sameer Contractor
    17 Apr 2015 | 3:59 am
    With new generation models all set to take their place, auto companies are ready to pull the plug on these once popular offerings in the Indian market this year. In the process of evolution, it is mandatory that the older beings die and make way for the more evolved ones. While that has been the case for nature since inception, it also implies to the automotive world that has sacrificed older models in favour of newer ones. With icons like the Maruti 800 and the Hyundai Santro having ceased production last year, 2015 will bid farewell to some of the once popular cars that found homes across…
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  • Bajaj Dismisses Rumours Of A New Scooter

    Yatharth Chauhan
    17 Apr 2015 | 5:29 am
    New Bajaj Scooter launch nowhere in the offing Putting an end to all the rumours, Mr. Rajiv Bajaj, MD, Bajaj Auto Ltd., recently announced that he has no plans of re-entering the scooter market anytime soon. Instead, he kept stressing on the fact that his company plans to become a major global motorcycle manufacturer, with ... The post Bajaj Dismisses Rumours Of A New Scooter appeared first on CarBlogIndia - All About Automobiles.
  • 8th Honda Traffic Training Park In India Inaugurated

    Yatharth Chauhan
    17 Apr 2015 | 4:06 am
    Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI) inaugurated its new traffic-training park in Hyderabad, in collaboration with Hyderabad Traffic Police. This is Honda’s 8th traffic park in India and its landmark 1st traffic park to promote road safety in South India. The inauguration was graced by chief guest Mr. Mahendar Reddy (IPS, Commissioner of Police, ... The post 8th Honda Traffic Training Park In India Inaugurated appeared first on CarBlogIndia - All About Automobiles.
  • New Model Tata Safari Storme Launch This Month! [All Details On Facelift]

    Raafid Azim
    17 Apr 2015 | 12:34 am
    New model Tata Safari Storme launch could happen later this month Tata sure seems to be taking their SUV’s seriously. We reported earlier that Tata is planning to develop two new global SUV’s from scratch in collabaration with Jaguar and Land Rover, and that these models will be launched globally by 2017. Now if that ... The post New Model Tata Safari Storme Launch This Month! [All Details On Facelift] appeared first on CarBlogIndia - All About Automobiles.
  • Yamaha Saluto Launched In India; Price – INR 52000

    Yatharth Chauhan
    16 Apr 2015 | 11:57 pm
    Yamaha Saluto India launch takes place India Yamaha Motors Pvt Ltd. has just launched a new 125cc motorcycle into the fast growing executive commuter segment. The new motorcycle, which is called the Saluto 125, finds itself slotted below the SZ series in Yamaha India’s product portfolio. The upcoming commuter motorcycle will rival the 125cc executive commuters ... The post Yamaha Saluto Launched In India; Price – INR 52000 appeared first on CarBlogIndia - All About Automobiles.
  • New Bajaj Pulsar 150 NS Launch Next Month [Specs & Pics]

    Rohit Khurana
    16 Apr 2015 | 10:50 pm
    New Bajaj Pulsar 150 NS launch is expected to happen next month. Leaked spec sheet shows 17 PS of max. power The new Bajaj Pulsar 150 NS has been showcased abroad and one of the images that we have here reveals a rather interesting detail! As can be seen in this image, the bike is being ... The post New Bajaj Pulsar 150 NS Launch Next Month [Specs & Pics] appeared first on CarBlogIndia - All About Automobiles.
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  • Has the BTCC just stolen the show?

    16 Apr 2015 | 2:49 am
    Image Credit: The British Touring Car Championship blasted back onto the scene at Brands Hatch for the opening round of the 2015 season. As the dust clears on what can only be described as a sensation return to form, the time has come for some evaluation. With other world series underway, how has the BTCC fared? The world of motorsport is ultimately for the collective enjoyment of the drivers, teams and fans. And after what I had the pleasure of witnessing on Easter Weekend, I am starting to believe. Has the BTCC stolen the show? From the outset, not that it really needs stating, I…
  • Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Continues Its Record Run.

    Dave Conole
    14 Apr 2015 | 10:49 pm
    Mercedes-Benz, one of the oldest vehicle makers on the planet, is rightly known for its broad range of passenger vehicles. Not unsurprisingly, in certain quarters, their commercial vehicles garner just as much acclaim. A well known nameplate for M-B Commercial Vehicles is the Sprinter, a vehicle I have great personal affection for as it’s one of the first vehicles I sold in my car sales career. In its category, the large van market, the Sprinter has recently been named the number one seller for the seventeenth year in a row, for the Australia/Pacific region. There’d be very few,…
  • Cook Cruzes in Impressive BTCC Debut

    13 Apr 2015 | 2:47 am
    After a long winter of silence, the BTCC exploded back onto the scene in the opening round at Brands Hatch last weekend. For Josh Cook and the #RacingForHeroes team, it was the first time to see the results of their immense efforts over the close season with the Power Maxed Chevrolet Cruze. The Saturday saw Cook setting the early pace in tricky practice conditions. From an eventual 20th in qualifying, Josh gave an outstanding performance throughout race day, proving that #RacingForHeroes were not to be taken lightly in the 2015 season. Conditions on the Saturday were at best, problematic with…
  • Private Fleet Car Review: 2015 Ford Falcon XR8.

    Dave Conole
    12 Apr 2015 | 5:31 pm
    Australia has had a long love affair with the V8 engine; be it homegrown or imported, it’s been a big part of our automotive history. In 2014, Ford Australia’s FPV division was shut down and the popular XR8 name resurrected. A Wheel Thing spent a week with a living dinosaur. Powersource. The 5.0L V8 was once a staple item for Holden; Ford has, largely, stayed with it and in this case, it’s a blown block too. The numbers are impressive: the “Miami” 335 kilowatts and 570 torques hit the road via a six speed manual (a real man’s transmission). Air is breathed…
  • Thoughts On Night Driving

    12 Apr 2015 | 12:47 pm
    Daylight Savings has come to an end in New South Wales and all the other states crazy enough to fiddle around with clocks for no real reason. This means that a lot of us are going to end up doing a bit more night-time driving. It’s hard to say whether driving at night or driving during the day is better.  During the daytime, you don’t have the issue about out-driving how far you can see (you know – the situation where your stopping distance is, say, 100 metres and you can only see 90 metres: not good).  However, during the night, you are less distracted by billboards and other things…
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    Bharath Autos

  • SpyShots: Facelifted Tata Safari Storme, inside and out

    Ritij Khurana
    16 Apr 2015 | 3:57 pm
    2015 Tata Safari Storme facelift insides have at long last been presented to a camera, long after outsides of model were uncovered. It was accepted that Tata Motors rolled out insignificant improvements to outsides just to concentrate all the more within which has long been condemned of being unremarkable. Anyhow the most recent spy shots […]
  • SpyShots: 2015 Mahindra Thar facelift revised inside out

    Ritij Khurana
    16 Apr 2015 | 1:28 pm
    Mahindra is all geared up to launch a mid-life facelifted Thar in India. Thar – the most loved car for rough terrain devotees gets a couple of changes on the outside and the inside. A new set of pictures that has skipped on to the interweb demonstrate the SUV with an inside that has been […]
  • Bajaj Pulsar SS400 and CS400 launch by March-2016

    Ritij Khurana
    16 Apr 2015 | 8:34 am
    Having propelled two bikes in the 200 cc segment , and an all-new bike in the 150 cc fragment, Bajaj Auto will now turn its center towards the 400 cc arena. The brand showcased the Pulsar CS400 and the SS400 concepts at the Auto Expo a year ago, with plan of launching them in the […]
  • Yamaha’s new motorcycle teased; launch tomorrow

    Ritij Khurana
    16 Apr 2015 | 8:07 am
    Yamaha will launch an all-new bike in India tomorrow on April 17, 2015.  The Japanese producer said in a welcome that the April 17 launch “unfolds another exciting chapter of its journey in India”. The word on the street is that the bike will be the ‘Saluto’ which will be launched in the lucrative 125cc […]
  • Supreme Motors delivers the first lot of Bajaj CT100 motorcycle’s in Mangalore

    Mohammed Asrar
    15 Apr 2015 | 7:30 am
    Supreme Motors, dealer of Bajaj Vehicles, delivered the first lot of Bajaj CT100 motorcycle’s in Mangalore on 11-04-2015. The keys of the new CT100’s were handed over to 11 esteem customers by Mr. Suresh Kumar, Circle Inspector, Mangalore in the presence of Mr. Sudarshan Bhat (DGM) and Mr. Guru Prasad (AGM) – Sales & Marketing […]
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  • 2015 Mercedes GLK350: A Review

    13 Apr 2015 | 9:40 pm
    The new Mercedes GLK’s lithe and refined driving capacity makes it stand out despite its dated luxury experience. The GLK350 will also be the last model with the GLK name, as the company will be revamping the series. And so, successors will take on the nomenclature GLC, which is said to be released as a 2016 model. The price of the Mercedes GLK350 currently starts at $38,825 with rear-wheel drive. If you’re wondering if the price is worth it, well, aside from the fact that it’s a Mercedes, there are more compelling reasons to love this car. Handling The GLK has a well-sorted suspension…
  • The Sensational and Ambitious Furious 7’s Airdrop Scene

    10 Apr 2015 | 7:52 pm
    Paul Walker’s death may have paralyzed the crew and cast of the Fast and Furious movie series, but it ultimately proved to be a catalyst for more daring and more death-defying stunts in the franchise. News about going beyond budget were suddenly overshadowed by the movie’s box office results, which have gone to double the film’s cost. Box office sales now stand at $500 million. Fans have been especially admiring the quality of CGI versions of Paul Walker’s character and the dramatic twist of his sendoff scene. Paul Walker’s farewell scenes could not get any…
  • Hyundai’s Semi-Autonomous Equus to Hit Markets This Year

    7 Apr 2015 | 10:55 am
    Owners of Hyundai’s latest Equus will be able to sit down, enjoy a relaxing drive and simply allow the semi-autonomous car do the driving down the highway. The Korean car manufacturer will release its latest Equus complete with all the self-driving features required for a partially automated driving experience. The said self-driving attributes programs the Equus to stay in its designated lane, slow down or speed up to prevent accidents. This makes the semi-autonomous vehicle a much safer and definitely much easier machine to handle. In addition, Hyundai will launch a host of other…
  • BMW i8 Wins World Green Car of the Year at New York Auto Show

    4 Apr 2015 | 9:59 am
    In this year’s New York Auto Show, the plug-in electric BMW i8 took home the World Green Car of the Year. Last year, the car’s little brother, the BMW i3, won the same award. In addition to the greenest car award, the vehicle was also up for the World Luxury Car, a recognition won by the Mercedes S-class. The Volkswagen Golf GTE and the Mercedes S500e rounded up the runners-up for the Green Car award. The BMW i8 uses a 228-hp 1.5-liter I3 to drive the rear wheels. The front wheels, on the other hand, is powered by a 129-hp electric motor. The electric range of the vehicle is…
  • Mazda announced that 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata will start at $25,735

    31 Mar 2015 | 5:20 am
    Mazda has revealed that the starting price of their fourth-generation 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata will begin at $25,735. The newest model, which is total redesign from the previous year’s, first debuted in September 2014 and showed a lot of promise. The vehicle is set to go on sale this summer. When the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata debuted last year, the company made a promise that the vehicle would return to its roots: a lightweight sports car that also pays attention to the needs of modern era drivers. While the 2016 model of the MX-5 Miata is bit lower, it’s also wider. The North American…
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    Chapman BMW on Camelback Blog

  • BMW Unveils Plug-in Sports Activity Vehicle

    Dave Maiden
    10 Apr 2015 | 12:51 pm
    Next Chapter in EfficientDynamics The new BMW X5 XDrive40e is the company’s initial entry into the plug-in hybrid Sport Activity Vehicle market. BMW engineers combined the existing 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with a lithium-ion battery powered electric motor to generate 308 horsepower and enough torque to go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in an astounding 6.5 seconds. EfficientDynamics is what BMW calls their effort to increase fuel efficiency without losing performance. It involves an integrated approach that covers the vehicle concept, energy management and the drive system.
  • 2015 BMW X6 M Delivers Insane Fun in a Functional Package

    Dave Maiden
    5 Mar 2015 | 12:45 pm
    Some Say the “M” Stands for Maniacal When the engineers at BMW’s M (it actually stands for Motorsport) subsidiary get their brainy little hands on a vehicle, something magical happens. In the case of the perfectly posh X6 SUV, the peppy cargo and people hauler goes from something nicely suited for hauling a soccer team around to a beast more at home on a Grand Prix circuit. Already outfitted with a substantial 445-horsepower engine, the men and women at the M division added two Honeywell turbochargers to generate an amazing 567 horses. Stand on the accelerator and you’ll be at 60…
  • Design, Engineering and Innovation at Heart of BMW Success

    Dave Maiden
    26 Feb 2015 | 12:59 pm
    Design Philosophy Believes Form Follows Function All of the iconic design features that make a BMW instantly recognizable begin with a desire to deliver an improved driving performance. The classic kidney grill, part of the design since 1933, was originally implemented to reduce drag. The long, sloping hood helps distribute weight evenly to all four wheels. Four circular headlights are a relatively new design feature originally conceived to separate higher-end 3-series models from their lesser counterparts. The familiar BMW logo, known as the “Roundel,” is based upon the colors in the…
  • BMW 3-Series Voted Best Car for Road Trip

    Dave Maiden
    23 Feb 2015 | 11:33 am
    Consumers Pick Wagon in Edmunds Poll Amassing more than a quarter of all the votes, the BMW 3-Series wagon was consumers’ choice for Best Car for Long Road Trips in a poll conducted by Edmunds, a popular auto resource for shoppers. Touted as a “highly desirable entry-level luxury car,” the 3-Series offers an outstanding ride and creature comforts that help turn a long, boring ride into a remarkable driving experience. The 3-Series almost doubled the vote of its two closest competitors, the Acura MDX and Volkswagen Passat TDI. Drive the 3-Series for yourself at Chapman BMW on Camelback.
  • BMW 2 Series Convertible Bringing Sexy Back

    Dave Maiden
    10 Feb 2015 | 5:19 pm
    Sporty Personality With Room to Spare Now that the 1-Series convertible is kaput in the United States, the BMW 2-Series Convertible takes over as a modest-sized sports car with a sexy profile that’s at home in the middle of the city or out on the long, open road. The BMW design team has succeeded at creating a sports car that works perfectly well for a family while still making innocent bystanders stand up and take notice.  Although a hard top is available, the soft top provides more room in the cargo hold when stowed away. You can even raise or lower the roof at speeds of up to 30…
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  • Ferrari’s Tablet App Lets Prospective Buyers Play Mechanic and Customizer

    Tony Markovich
    17 Apr 2015 | 2:30 pm
    Ferrari is changing the way rich people shop for and buy cars. The Italian auto manufacturer just launched an Augmented Reality Showroom app that allows people to use a tablet to virtually change options like wheels, color, or brakes on the car that’s right in front of them. The app, which was built out with developer Zspace and software tech company Metaio, uses 3D tracking through the camera on the tablet to match and identify a car in the showroom (it currently can match with five different models — the 458 Speciale, the 458 Spider, the FF, the F12berlinetta, and the California…
  • Yes, Someone Actually Turned an Audi R8 Into a Skoda Supercar

    Nicole Wakelin
    17 Apr 2015 | 1:30 pm
    What you are looking at is an Audi R8 that has been customized into a Skoda R200. Nope, this is not a rendering, but a real car that exists in the real world. It was designed as an homage to Skoda’s 130RS supercar, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.The 130RS was the most successful racing car Skoda ever built, so there is a lot of nostalgia for it. Turning an Audi R8 into a new interpretation of the classic is a fitting tribute the the history of the 130RS.RELATED: See the 2013 Skoda RapidThey’re calling it the R200 Non-Fiction, and it recently debuted at…
  • Lamborghini Huracan Superleggera Concept Leaves Us Lusting

    Jeff Perez
    17 Apr 2015 | 12:00 pm
    610 horsepower. 0-60 mph in 3.2 seconds; the Lamborghini Huracan is a car that already strikes fear in the hearts of most Ferrari 458 owners. But what if it was even quicker— and prettier too?That’s where our friends at TopSpeed come in. Thanks to some clever Photoshopping, we get a closer look at a possibly upcoming Huracan Superleggera. And not only does it look the part, it (hypothetically) performs too.RELATED: Check Out This Awesome Lamborghini Huracan Police CarWith an estimated 640 horsepower, the Huracan Superleggera gets more power and a lighter curb weight, meaning 0-60 mph is…
  • New Toroidion Electric Hypercar Could Pack A 1,341HP Punch

    Zach Doell
    17 Apr 2015 | 11:00 am
    In 2011, a small Finnish company popped up with dreams of building the next great powertrain for a Le Mans 24-hour race car. Fast-forward to 2015, that company – Toroidion – has created something perhaps even better, a hypercar. It’s called the Toroidion 1MW. Unassuming name, unforgettable styling. It features an all-new electric powertrain built in-house in Raasepori, Finland, and though the firm is reticent to release the official details of its power potential – one megawatt (denoted as 1mw) of power translates to 1,341 horsepower. Heavens above.RELATED: See more photos of the…
  • Watch Star Wars’ Cutest New Droid, BB-8, Roll Around In Real Life

    Jeff Perez
    17 Apr 2015 | 9:48 am
    Just when you thought the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens film couldn’t get any cooler. Meet the cutest little droid you’ve ever seen— BB-8. Not only is BB-8 adorable, but he’s also a completely rolling, working prop thanks to some Disney magic (and cash). No CGI here.There’s a lot of speculation as to exactly how it— um, he, works. The guys at Jalopnik have a few sketches that seem pretty spot on, and of course there’s ongoing speculation all over the Star Wars forums. Most of which surrounding use of magnets and a system of wheels and motors inside the ball itself.RELATED:…
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  • All-New Volkswagen T6 Transporter Van

    16 Apr 2015 | 6:39 pm
    Volkswagen has presented their sixth generation of the Transporter Van series. Their latest creation is the T6 van which has a history dating back 65 years and close to 12 million units being built since its inception. The Volkswagen T6 van is supposed to be all-new but closely resembles the outgoing model, the T5 van. […]
  • Range Rover Pickup Truck By Startech – WHY?

    15 Apr 2015 | 1:00 pm
    There are some car designs which should be physically built but never end up making it that far and then there are some design ideas that should be kept locked away but somehow find their way into the real world. The Range Rover pickup truck by Startech is the latter. The German tuning house picked […]
  • 2015 Honda Fit EX-L Navi Review

    14 Apr 2015 | 5:05 pm
    Our regular readers have probably noticed our love for luxury and sports car, but we (especially I) have a weird love affair with another category of cars, the small economic car. I like these cars for their practicality, small size, fuel efficiency, and affordability. Living in Vancouver, I see plenty of small cars on my […]
  • Formula Drift, the Heavy Hitters Return

    14 Apr 2015 | 6:50 am
    I would argue that one of the most fun things you can do with your car, is kick that back end out and slide it around a corner. Is it the fastest way to get around a corner? No. Are your tires happy with you afterwards? Of course not. But there’s something about letting your […]
  • Isuzu D-Max Blade Pickup Truck Now A Permanent Option

    13 Apr 2015 | 5:29 pm
    While North Americans enjoy their full-size pickup trucks, the Europeans are having fun in smaller packages. Isuzu is not exactly a household brand here in the US and Canada although they are quite active in the commercial truck business. The Isuzu D-Max is quite a common sight in the UK and last year they released […]
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    Young man Blog

  • 2016 Nissan Maxima unveiled with a price tag – The 300 HP unleashed

    3 Apr 2015 | 3:25 pm
    Nissan today unveiled the all-new Nissan Maxima during a press conference at the New York International Auto Show. Making the presentation was Nissan President and CEO Carlos Ghosn, who addressed a range of topics including Nissan’s $10.1 billion investment in the U.S. in the past three decades. The dramatically styled 2016 Maxima, created by driving […]
  • Volvo Chooses Customer-Driven Philanthropy Over Ads on Super Bowl Day

    27 Jan 2015 | 10:01 am
    On Sunday, February 1, 2015, Volvo is launching Volvo Interception, an opportunity for game day viewers to nominate someone deserving to receive a brand new, award winning Volvo XC60. Volvo Interception is a socially-driven alternative to game day television advertisements. The effort is an extension of the company’s human centric mindset of putting people first […]
  • Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered heading PCs, Macs, and Linux on Jan 29.

    24 Jan 2015 | 12:53 pm
    A remake of Quantic Dream’s Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy leaked by an Amazon listing. the uncut version of the game will release January 29 at 12pm PST/3pm EST for a Linux, Mac and PC download. Features mentioned in the listing: Interactive Drama – An intuitive control scheme and spectacular split-screen presentation complement the game’s mysterious noir narrative. Extensive […]
  • Toyota won the 2014s Sales

    21 Jan 2015 | 10:30 am
    Toyota last year reached the first place in car sales after delivering 10.23m cars. Volkswagen comes 2nd at 10.14m car. GM sold 9.92m cars. Toyota performs good in north america as it occupies 28% of volume sales but in china it is way behind Volkswagen and GM by 2.4m cars.  

    18 Jan 2015 | 9:41 am
    Shelby American, a wholly owned subsidiary of Carroll Shelby International Inc. (CSBI:PK), launched the first global Shelby GT muscle car, which is based on the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang GT. One of the most popular cars in Shelby history the 627 HP 2015 Shelby GT was unveiled today at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction in Ford […]
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    Speed Carz

  • Audi unleashes Prologue Allroad concept with 734 PS

    17 Apr 2015 | 7:00 am
    Audi has released images and details concerning the brand new Prologue Allroad concept which will receive its world premiere next week at Auto Shanghai 2015. It’s 5.13 meters long and it is actually 77mm higher than the Prologue Avant concept so it’s safe to say we are dealing with one of the biggest wagons ever made. It’s not ready yet for production but most likely it serves as a sneak preview for a series production Avant model coming before the end of the decade and likely taking the shape of the next generation A6 allroad. Audi Prologue Allroad concept Motivation is provided by a…
  • Audi introduces Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro for Asia

    17 Apr 2015 | 2:00 am
    Audi has taken the wraps off the Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro developed specifically for Asian markets. Its heart and soul is a TFSI 4-cylinder 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline engine developing 252 PS (185 kW) and 370 Nm (273 lb-ft) of torque working together with an electric motor that pumps out 128 PS (94 kW) and 350 Nm (258 lb-ft). With a combined output of 367 PS (270 kW) and 700 Nm (516 lb-ft), it’s no wonder the plug-in hybrid Q7 can complete the 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) sprint in only 5.9 seconds before hitting a top speed of 137 mph (220 km/h). Audi Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro Audi says…
  • Audi launches A6 L e-tron in China

    16 Apr 2015 | 9:40 pm
    The Audi A6 L e-tron has made its online debut and is now heading to China where it will be exclusively available. It’s a plug-in hybrid version of the long wheelbase A6 and comes with a 2.0-liter TFSI four-cylinder turbocharged gasoline engine, an electric motor and a 14.1 kWh lithium-ion battery. The combustion engine delivers 211 PS (155 kW) and 350 Nm (258 lb-ft) of torque and is complemented by the disc-shaped electric motor which generates 124 PS (91 kW) and 220 Nm (162 lb-ft). Thanks to this setup, the mid-size sedan has a combined output of 245 PS (180 kW) and a maximum torque of…
  • Volvo launches S60L T6 Twin Engine

    16 Apr 2015 | 8:00 am
    Volvo has announced plans to host the world premiere of the S60L T6 Twin Engine next week at Auto Shanghai 2015 in China. The model is programmed to go on sale locally on April 22 and will use a plug-in hybrid system encompassing a 4-cylinder Drive-E 2.0-liter engine working together with an electric motor and a lithium-ion battery pack which has a capacity of 11.2 kWh. Thanks to this hardware arrangement, the Swedish sedan will be able to offer a combined output of 306 PS (225 kW) and 550 Nm (405 lb-ft) of torque which should be more than enough for most drivers. Volvo S60L T6 Twin Engine…
  • Volkswagen T6 breaks cover in production form

    16 Apr 2015 | 4:00 am
    The Volkswagen T6 is finally here in production guise and it will be available on order in the following days. The very popular van adopts an evolutionary design which makes the model instantly recognizable while looking fresh compared to its predecessor. It benefits from bigger air intakes and more angular headlights flanking a slender grille while the side profile shows rounded wheel arches and several straight character lines. At the back it gets a redesigned tailgate with a built-in spoiler providing the Transporter 6 with a more attractive design. Volkswagen T6 More significant changes…
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  • Best cars for that dashing summer road trip you’ve been planning

    Community Writer &#124;
    10 Apr 2015 | 1:09 am
    Road trips are fun affair in the summer. Despite the thirst, lack of roadside motels and gruesome long journeys, people opt for road trips during summer months because winters are hardly appropriate for a long drive. To counter the different troubles posed by the trip you will need a tough yet comfortable car. You probably ... The post Best cars for that dashing summer road trip you’ve been planning appeared first on Auto Chunk.
  • Automakers who kicked ass in 2014

    Community Writer &#124;
    30 Mar 2015 | 2:46 am
    With passing time, people’s demand for an efficient and stylish automobile is increasing. Different companies are coming forward in making such a vehicle that can satisfy people’s wants and desire for a perfect vehicle. With increasing competition in automobile industry, it has become quite difficult for almost every company to remain at the top and ... The post Automakers who kicked ass in 2014 appeared first on Auto Chunk.
  • The coolest models to come from Lamborghini

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    27 Mar 2015 | 2:46 am
    Almost everyone is aware of the unique design of Lamborghini. Lamborghini, an Italian brand and manufacturer has been serving people from years with its luxurious sports car. As Lamborghini is serving people for many years, it has made its name in class. Moreover, it has been making some of the finest luxury vehicles; here are ... The post The coolest models to come from Lamborghini appeared first on Auto Chunk.
  • The biggest, grandest auto shows from around the world

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    24 Mar 2015 | 3:11 am
    Auto shows being the biggest events in the automotive industry, attract millions of people around the world. Auto shows are a great platform for automakers to promote their latest products. While these auto shows are a good platform for many automakers, it also gives an opportunity to test the idea and concept of the product. ... The post The biggest, grandest auto shows from around the world appeared first on Auto Chunk.
  • The mighty cars with roaring V8 engines

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    20 Mar 2015 | 2:46 am
    For achieving that desired speed on the roads, it is must to have a sound engine system. Having a sound engine, vehicle will last long and wok better than others will. Engines are the heart of any vehicle that makes it last longer and wok smoothly. While choosing an engine for your vehicle, performance and ... The post The mighty cars with roaring V8 engines appeared first on Auto Chunk.
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  • Know Why? & How? To Replace Disc Brake Pads:

    13 Apr 2015 | 1:50 am
    Brake pads are designed for high friction with brake pad material embedded in the disc in the process of bedding while wearing evenly. Friction can be divided into two parts. They are: adhesive and abrasive. If any brake component suspected of faulty operation needs to be checked instantly. The disc brake pads on new cars have their own peculiar warning signs, and being able to understand them early enough can reduce a significant amount of repair cost. The front disc brake pads provide most of the stopping power for the vehicle and can actually wear out faster than the rear brakes. Tools…
  • Diagnose Side Marker Lights in BMW Z Series Cars

    13 Apr 2015 | 1:31 am
    The BMW Z Models traditionally are roadsters manufactured by the German automaker BMW beginning with the Z1 and five generations, including coupe variants, one super car, and one concept. Side marker lights are devices attached to the front and rear sides of cars to provide extra illumination. They function as safety lights that can be seen by other drivers when the vehicle operator turns on the headlights. Functions: Side marker lights provide extra illumination at night and during times of poor visibility to help other drivers and to see the vehicle. Side marker lights are standard…
  • These Signs Indicates You Should Replace Shock Absorbers of Your Car

    Vincent Philip
    10 Apr 2015 | 1:28 am
    When driving, a vehicle’s Shocks are always in use. In a vehicle, shock absorbers reduce the effect of traveling over rough ground, and improved ride quality and vehicle handling. While shock absorbers serve the purpose of limiting excessive suspension movement, their intended sole purpose is to damp spring oscillations. Like other component, with prolong use will lead to general wear and tear. They’ll lose their ability to function properly. There are some important signs that one should notice in your vehicle. When to replace shock absorbers: Longer stopping distance: If you have worn…
  • Instructions to Investigate a Body Control Module

    Vincent Philip
    9 Apr 2015 | 1:55 am
                A Body Control Module is a computer component in an automobile that checks, regulates and operates electronic devices throughout the car. When electric devices first began being used in cars and trucks, each device was governed by a separate electric component. There was a module for the air-conditioning, a module for the interior lighting, a module for the door locks, and so forth. A body control module gathers all these separate modules under one system so that they function together instead of separately, a format easier to both manufacture and troubleshoot. Body…
  • Troubles with Honda Civic Fender

    Vincent Philip
    8 Apr 2015 | 2:51 am
    Fender is the term used to determine the part of an automobile, motorcycle or other vehicle body that frames a wheel well. The underside of the fender is called the wheel well.Its primary purpose is to prevent sand, mud, rocks, liquids, and other road spray from being thrown into the air by the rotating tire. The Honda Civic is a line of compact cars manufactured by Honda. Originally a subcompact, the Civic has gone through several generational changes, become both larger and more upmarket. It currently slots between the Honda Fit and Honda Accord. Honda civic fenders are typically rigid and…
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  • How to Replace a Lost Vehicle Title in California RSS
    17 Apr 2015 | 3:25 pm
    Information on replacing a lost/stolen/damaged vehicle title for California
  • Pennsylvania DMV to Offer Real-Time Access to Motor Vehicle Records RSS
    17 Apr 2015 | 10:59 am
    The Pennsylvania Department of Motor Vehicles has signed a contract with Auto Data Direct, a company that provides motor vehicle inquiry services, to start offering real-time access to motor vehicle records. DMV123, Auto Data Direct's motor vehicle records service, has access to 33 state databases, and offers information related to vehicle registration and title, as well as lienholder information.
  • Pennsylvania DMV to Offer Real-Time Access to Motor Vehicle Records RSS
    17 Apr 2015 | 10:59 am
    The Pennsylvania Department of Motor Vehicles has signed a contract with Auto Data Direct, a company that provides motor vehicle inquiry services, to start offering real-time access to motor vehicle records. DMV123, Auto Data Direct's motor vehicle records service, has access to 33 state databases, and offers information related to vehicle registration and title, as well as lienholder information.
  • Provisional Permits for Beginner Drivers in California RSS
    16 Apr 2015 | 4:39 pm
    How to get your learner's permit in CA. Step by step guide to help beginner drivers get their DMV driving permit and get on the road
  • How to Apply for a New Driver's License in Illinois RSS
    16 Apr 2015 | 12:58 pm
    Guide to applying for a new IL drivers license. Required ID, age limits, drivers ed, fees, driving restrictions, etc
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  • 2016 Volvo XC90 Excellence Set to Debut at Shanghai Auto Show

    17 Apr 2015 | 7:44 am
    Volvo is debuting their 2016 Volvo XC90 SUV – dubbed the XC90 Excellence – at the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show, which will run from April 22 to 29. And true to its monicker, the Excellence is built with features that are well … truly excellent. The current model is much different from its predecessors, most particularly when it comes to rear-seating options. Gone are the usual seven-seat options which are now replaced by just four seats. The back seats have been reconfigured totally to ensure a different level of luxury. The two seats at the back will feature a power-reclining capability,…
  • Excellent Cars, But Nobody’s Buying Them

    12 Apr 2015 | 7:55 pm
    Over the last few decades, many great cars have been manufactured. Although so much effort and not to say money have been put into them, some of these sweet rides did not make it out the dealership door as they have been unfairly ignored. Here are some of those beauties: BMW 3-SERIES SPORTS WAGON (2014) Sports wagons are practical machines as they have a lower center of gravity, better handling like that of a sports sedan and an expanded cargo that holds more stuff. The gasoline-powered 328i uses BMW’s 2.0-liter turbo four, 240 horsepower and a 0 to 60mph time of 5.8 seconds.Yet even with…
  • Awesome New Rides that Were Launched at the 2015 NY International Auto Show

    10 Apr 2015 | 8:41 am
    The auto industry went down to Manhattan to attend the biggest car show in America last week. There were a number of new models that graced the 2015 New York International Auto Show. All of which were amazing, jaw-dropping and truly drool worthy. Of course, there were those that really stood out as they embody how the automobile sector should be making and selling cars in this modern time. 2016 Cadillac CT6 In the last decade, Cadillacs seduced many car enthusiasts, especially with the ATS and CTS sedans. However, these didn’t have epic engines and detailing like that of European brands.
  • 2 Hot Cars to Watch Out for This Summer

    6 Apr 2015 | 10:52 am
    Experts advice that the latter part of summer or early fall is the best time to buy a new car as new models will be rolling into different dealerships around the country. After all, this is the perfect time to take a new ride for a spin across the countryside and enjoy the perfect weather. So, if you’re thinking of purchasing a hot new wheel this summer, here are two of the must-watch-out-for vehicles on everyone’s list: The Buick Enclave Tuscan Edition Tuscan kitchens are what a lot of suburban homeowners dream of having. Why? Who wouldn’t want a home embellished by tiles and granite…
  • 3 Cars That Shouldn’t Be on Your Shopping List

    2 Apr 2015 | 9:10 pm
    If you’re shopping around for a new car, you’ve probably already read several articles and blog posts that tell you the top makes and models you can choose from. But do you have any idea which vehicles you shouldn’t buy? If your answer is “No”, read this guide and learn about some of the cars you must not put on your shopping list. #1. Nissan Altima At first glance, the Nissan Altima might seem like a great car. After all, its roomy interiors give you plenty of space to carry several passengers and/or luggages. Its excellent fuel economy also lets you save more money and…
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  • Renault Megane GT 220 review

    17 Apr 2015 | 10:45 am
    Our Renault Megane GT 200 review reveals a rapid, hugely enjoyable and very practical hot hatch. Ben Griffin elaborates... Being the middle child is never easy, especially if your… Read document
  • Alfa Romeo 4C video review: You'd sell your kidneys for one

    17 Apr 2015 | 9:22 am
    We've had a chance to put the Alfa Romeo 4C through its paces. Our video review reveals a car that's as beautiful as it is bonkers. The Alfa Romeo 4C is one of relatively few cars… Read document
  • VW GTI Supersport Vision Gran Turismo is a digital supercar we wish was real

    17 Apr 2015 | 5:40 am
    Volkswagen is expanding its fleet in a digital sense with a sporty concept called the GTI Supersport Vision Gran Turismo. As the name suggests, it will be available within the Sony… Read document
  • Peugeot 308 R HYbrid is a 500hp environmentally-friendly monster

    17 Apr 2015 | 4:38 am
    Peugeot has revealed the 308 R HYbrid, a concept that cares about the ice caps but not at the expense of mind-blowing performance. It is said to provide a glimpse of what could a… Read document
  • The new Vauxhall Corsa VXR is here

    14 Apr 2015 | 8:05 am
    Vauxhall has announced full details of the 2015 Corsa VXR, having publicly unveiled it at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. Price will start from £17,995 when it goes on sale in May this… Read document
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  • Honda Announces The HR-V SLF

    Cox Motor Parts
    5 Apr 2015 | 2:07 pm
    Unless you were hiding under a rock today, you’ve probably already seen the announcement of the Honda HR-V SLF – a first from Honda offering the world’s only ‘hands free selfie technology.’ The HR-V SLF includes a total of 10 cameras across the interior and exterior of the vehicle and allows drivers to shoot selfies of themselves whilst the car is stationary. cialis discount If you’ve not already done so, we encourage you to take a moment to watch Honda’s demonstration video which shows Ashley, their beta-tester trying out the new technology: We’re excited to see the…
  • Top 8 Cars To Buy Used Over New

    Jim Taylor
    27 Feb 2015 | 8:12 am
    The excitement of a brand new car has long tempted Americans to skip used models and find one that just rolled off the assembly line. While this might be exciting, it’s often not the best way to get an excellent price on a car, and it leaves a lot to be desired when comparing the long-term value of a vehicle. A gently used vehicle often gives buyers the same “new car” feeling, with a lower price tag, a quicker repayment period, and identical benefits to a car that hasn’t been previously owned. That’s especially true for eight specific makes and models that are…
  • Service Your Car with Manufacturer or Dealership

    Erin Warbrook
    16 Feb 2015 | 11:07 am
    Getting your car serviced regularly is an important part of owning a vehicle. Servicing ensures that the car is running safely and at optimum performance. It identifies if any parts need to be replaced or are in danger of wearing out in the near future. When you purchase a car it will come with a manual that lays out the appropriate schedule of servicing for your vehicle. For the best results, it is recommended that you stick to this schedule, but you do have a choice about who does your service: the manufacturer (or their registered dealerships) or an independent mechanic. There are several…
  • Perfect Car Parts for Hassle-Free Driving

    28 Jan 2015 | 7:49 am
    Perfect Car Parts for Hassle-Free Driving Your body is a complex combination of a number of parts and organs. Their functions are interdependent and therefore, every part of the body needs to be perfectly maintained.  Similarly, your car, although looks simple and aesthetic externally, it is a complex combination of a number of parts and components that need to be perfectly maintained if you want a ‘hassle-free’ drive.  Engine is the heart of your car that moves by ‘internal combustion’ of gasoline. Car driving is not just putting on the switch and steering to anywhere you want.
  • Important Formalities to Consider Before Purchasing a Van

    28 Jan 2015 | 7:43 am
    When it comes to purchasing a van, you want to make sure that you choose the right one that meets you needs. This is why there are certain formalities we go through before handing our hard earned money over to a dealership.   You need to think about what vehicle specification you require, how much you are willing to spend and more. It’s ok we have got you covered! In the following paragraphs we’ll detail the key things that you need to remember before you purchase a van.   Choose the right specification Choosing the right specification is the most important aspect of this…
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    Strong Automotive Merchandising » Next Day Traffic


    John Paul Strong
    16 Apr 2015 | 1:40 pm
      How to bring top-of-mind awareness to a dealership’s website is a creative challenge. Our design for the Dueling Digital TV commercial was to play off the banjo scene from the movie Deliverance – and play up the Pickin’ N Clickin’ parallel. The banjo music score was original pickin’ and the response with computer keyboard clickin’ for the first half of the commercial engages the audience for the URL pay off. The response according to Matt O’Daniel has been great, as he said, “A real clutter-cutter, just jumps off the screen!”  Memorable commercials are those with…
  • Making Technology Work for Your Dealership

    John Paul Strong
    15 Apr 2015 | 11:18 am
      The last two weeks have been very out of the ordinary for me. I spent the most of last week in Colorado at the Innovative Dealer Summit where I was a guest speaker on the subject of “Effective Website Merchandising Generating More Traffic for Your Dealership.” However, giving the speech was not the highlight of the week. The best part of my week was getting to watch other companies present and see what other vendors provide. If you’ve ever met me before, you would know that is how I get the wheels turning. My time in Denver was very well spent because it showed new…
  • April Newsletter – Priced to Market or Marketable to Price?

    John Paul Strong
    31 Mar 2015 | 2:39 pm
      In our continuing series on Internet marketing strategy, this month’s focus is on pricing. The question of “Priced to Market or Marketable to Price?” is an area of growing attention in effectively selling used cars over the Internet. The following guidelines will make you a better online used car marketer. For years we have been talking to dealers about pricing cars to market and using a pricing tool that allows you to be highly competitive to garner more conversions from the traffic you are already getting. If cars are priced the most competitively in the market,…

    John Paul Strong
    26 Mar 2015 | 9:20 am
      Did that subject line get your attention just a little bit? If so, the next question is how fast can your people turn an E-blast? With the bracket pool pandemonium generated by the college basketball tournament even among non-sports fans, “Final 4 Guaranteed Winners” as a subject line should get your email opened. But we’re not talking basketball, it’s the Final 4 Days of March to get the 4 very best offers your dealership has right now. You won’t need much copy and it can be as simple as “Last Chance, No Overtime! 4 of our most popular offers in the Final 4 days of…
  • Spring Brakes and Other Timely Service Offers

    John Paul Strong
    25 Mar 2015 | 10:58 am
      Every school system in the country has Spring Break. It may be a full week or just a few days, but it is a time when parents feel a sense of obligation to take the kids somewhere special and it’s usually in driving distance. Now is the time to let these travelers know you can make their trip more enjoyable by offering service specials for everything from a tune-up to brakes to AC system to tire specials. For many car owners, their vehicle has come through a tough winter and it’s just good sense to make sure everything is at top performance. Whether you send an E-blast to your owner…
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  • Cadillac ELR range-extender updated for 2016

    17 Apr 2015 | 3:27 pm
    Apart from its new-style Cadillac grille, the 2016 ELR looks virtually identical to the current model. However, beneath the skin there have been some important mechanical upgrades. They centre on the range-extender powertrain. While the four-cylinder 1.4 litre petrol engine still develops 84 bhp (63 kW / 85 PS), peak output from the electric motor has risen from 181 bhp (135 kW / 183 PS) to 233 bhp (174 kW / 236 PS). Thanks to that increase and a modified Sport mode the 0-60 mph (96 km/h) time drops from 7.9 to 6.4 seconds. The ELR’s top speed is 106 mph (170 km/h), or 130 mph (209 km/h)…
  • 2016 Volkswagen Transporter T6 first view

    16 Apr 2015 | 1:00 pm
    Although Volkswagen is calling the new Transporter a sixth-generation model, it does appear to be a reworked version of the current T5. That said, several of the changes are significant. For instance, the arrival of the T6 also sees the introduction of some Euro-6 turbodiesel engines. While they all have a 2.0 litre capacity, their outputs are 83 bhp (62 kW / 84 PS), 100 bhp (75 kW / 102 PS), 147 bhp (110 kW / 150 PS) and 201 bhp (150 kW / 204 PS). Alternatively, a 2.0 litre petrol unit in either 147 bhp or 201 bhp guises is going to be offered as well. An engine stop-start system and…
  • Fiat 500c 1957 Edition arrives in North America

    14 Apr 2015 | 5:31 pm
    Following last year’s launch of the very retro 500 1957 Edition, Fiat has created a cabriolet version for North America. As per the hatchback, the 500c 1957 Edition is based on the existing Lounge trim grade. Customers will have a choice of Celeste (celestial blue), Verde Chiaro (light green) or Bianco (white) paintwork, while the leather-upholstered interior combines Marrone (brown) and Avorio (ivory) elements. Key to achieving that period appearance are the 16” body-coloured wheels. Despite being made from forged aluminium, they manage to resemble old-fashioned steel items (thanks…
  • Four-seat Volvo XC90 Excellence announced

    14 Apr 2015 | 11:20 am
    Volvo is describing the XC90 Excellence as a “new flagship car”. With just four seats instead of the usual seven, it’s clearly aimed at those wealthy people who prefer to employ the services of a chauffeur. Sitting in the rear should certainly be a very comfortable experience. The two individual leather-covered chairs recline, have built-in ventilation and incorporate a massage function. Ahead of them are floor-mounted footrests, while the central console houses heated and cooled cup-holders, fold-out tables and a refrigerator. A couple of Orrefors crystal glasses are even provided. To…
  • Irmscher upgrades the 2015 Opel Vivaro

    13 Apr 2015 | 12:24 pm
    Opel has collaborated with Irmscher to create a Tourer Pack for the latest Vivaro. Intended to give some extra luxury and refinement, it's available on the panel van, double cab and nine-seat combi versions. Reduced cabin noise is promised thanks to velour mats that cover the floor and wheel housings. Also part of the specification is black part-leather upholstery with contrasting silver stitching. The Tourer Pack does seem quite expensive, though. In Germany, VAT-exclusive prices are €491, €526 and €1,369 respectively for the aforementioned three body types. Whether or not Vauxhall…
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  • Get Ready for ‘Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman’

    Ryan Konko
    17 Apr 2015 | 1:00 pm
    Documenting one of the most famous actor-racers. Paul Newman might be known for his acting abilities and fame, but his real passion began later in life in the form of four wheels and the chase for the checkered flag. For over 50 years, Newman was a celebrated actor, however his professional racing career didn’t begin until he was in his mid-40s, when it became his true passion. At first, Newman was considered to be an awful driver that was looked at as a celebrity trying to play where he didn’t belong. But, after hard work, that changed and he quickly became a respected driver.
  • Featured Fitment: Mini Lamborghini with New Wheels

    Mike DelaCruz
    17 Apr 2015 | 9:00 am
    Start ‘em young! Growing up, almost all of us had dreams of getting behind the wheel of an exotic sports car and speeding off with that engine howling. Most of us had Hot Wheels or Matchbox cars that allowed us to put ourselves in this imaginary high-octane world. A few of us were lucky enough to have a Power Wheels or other seemingly life-sized foot- or electric-powered toy vehicle to drive. The team at SR Auto Group is taking that a step further for those that have a mini Lamborghini toy in their expansive children’s garage. On this featured yellow Lamborghini Aventador, the…
  • Friday FAIL: American Woman Crashes Cars in Thailand

    Ryan Konko
    17 Apr 2015 | 5:00 am
    This is what happens when you get “scared”, apparently. Driving in another country take some time to get used to, especially when the laws and rules are considerably different. That, however isn’t an excuse for driving recklessly like this woman did in Pattaya, Thailand. According to reports, a 29-year-old American woman drove the wrong way down a street and was chased by police for 30 minutes, before they shot out her tires. During the chase, she hit 12 vehicles, one of which was a bus. She also hit two motorcyclists, injuring both in the process. All of this because she was reportedly…
  • Watch this Lexus Sports Car Ballet in Japan

    Ryan Konko
    16 Apr 2015 | 1:00 pm
    “DANCE of F” Toyota has taken a number of steps towards adding more excitement into their vehicle lineups and it has led to cars like the LFA and F-models for the Lexus brand. The high-performance cars even have their own racing counterparts in the form of the RC F GT3. With these new cars hitting dealerships around the globe, the future looks bright for Lexus and Toyota as a whole for many enthusiasts. To show off their dedication to a future of excitement and performance, they took to Fuji Speedway with a team of talented drivers armed with a pair of Lexus RC F Coupes, RC F GT3s, and…
  • I Wanna Go Fast – Porsche 918 Spyder in the Outback

    Al Berube
    16 Apr 2015 | 9:00 am
    Yes, there now is a place that rivals the runway in Fast & Furious 6. You don’t need to have two first names to enjoy speed à la Ricky Bobby. The latest promo video from Porsche features a 918 Spyder and a long stretch of pavement with no speed limit. You do the math. Unless you’re into dingoes and spiders, you probably had no interest in the Australian Outback. Until now… I admit, the first thing that came to mind when I saw this road was Clarkson, Hammond, and May. The second thing, was that I want to drive there. So let me ask you this; at a combined 887 hp (608…
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  • The New McLaren 570S Coupe Unveiled

    Ahmad Wali
    31 Mar 2015 | 6:12 am
    McLaren’s new entry level sports McLaren 570S car will go on sale from next month starting at £140,500. It will be the first car from McLaren entry level series to go on sale. The is revealed ahead of New York Motor Show and it will directly go Head to head with competitors Porsche 911 Turbo S And Audi R8 V10 Plus. It is first time McLaren is introducing its race car DNA in a new entry level sports car. It is the birth of new entry level Sports Series by McLaren. McLaren is focusing on three rung model strategy that will also include Super Series and Ultimate Series. McLaren is…
  • Mercedes AMG GT Spotted on Track for Testing

    Ahmad Wali
    30 Mar 2015 | 6:29 am
    AMG is working hard to introduce the new Mercedes AMG GT for the year 2016; the new car was spotted on the track. The sale of new AMG GT is expected to start in 2016. The new sports car is based on the GT3 race car, which was earlier revealed at Geneva Motor Show this year. This car will not take the GT3 name for production nor the Black Series moniker reserved for hardcore models of AMG. According to Mercedes-AMG Boss Tobias Moers, “The Black Series name stays. It will be necessary in the future, but for now the base cars are so good. The Black Series must be at the top of the hill, but I…
  • Bentley to Introduce Extreme Rear Wheel Drive Sports Car for 2016

    Ahmad Wali
    29 Mar 2015 | 11:57 am
    Bentley is working on a new sports car more powerful than the GT3-R, which should go on sale in 2016. The expected price for the new sports car would be £300,000. The new sports car is expected to be a rear wheel drive and to be based on current Bentley Continental GT. The new car is expected to boast 4.0 litre Twin-turbo V8 engine currently used in both road and race Bentley Continentals. According to Bentley Engineering boss Rolf Frech, “A lot of people expected the GT3-R to be a proper rear-wheel-drive sports car, but the problem was timing. We needed the car at the end of the first…
  • The Jaguar F-Type Coupe

    Ahmad Wali
    12 Feb 2015 | 4:26 am
    Jaguar has a long and rich history in the motor industry. A marque born out of humble beginnings, it’s now a thriving international brand. Jaguar have invested billions of pounds to make today’s luxury and sports models some of the best in the world. Some of the models they produce today will become future classics, just like the iconic E-Type. In fact, today’s review is about its replacement, the F-Type coupe! If you are thinking of buying a luxury sports car that packs a punch, the Jaguar F-Type is one of the best in its class. Here are some reasons why you should consider this “big…
  • Here’s Why You’ll Fall In Love With The New BMW M4 Convertible

    Ahmad Wali
    11 Feb 2015 | 3:09 am
    Do you remember the days of the iconic BMW M3? Thanks to the German car maker’s model name shakeup, you aren’t able to get a three-door 3 Series M3 convertible anymore. But the good news is that the M3 convertible lives on – just under a different model range! BMW has moved across its 3 Series three-door models to the new 4 Series. So if you wanted to get a three-door high-performance convertible, you’d need to look at the BMW M4 instead! Confused? Don’t be. The firm haven’t got rid of the “old” M3 entirely. They’ve just designated it a different badge! The…
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  • Auto parts for repairs your cars

    Future car
    25 Mar 2015 | 4:49 am
    Auto parts for repairs your cars is review from: Future Cars Auto parts for repairs vehicle – repair the car still headache causing not only some necessary. While there are shops of professional automotive service to repair your car, you get paid a pretty penny for the work they do. In fact, to maximize the price people pay for the repairs in professional workshops, not only itself auto parts, but the workloads to be paid. A good alternative to the services of professional vehicle repair your vehicle is to do it yourself. There are thousands of people who do not like your car to car…
  • Safest new cars that you may drive in 2015

    Future car
    21 Mar 2015 | 7:13 pm
    Safest new cars that you may drive in 2015 is review from: Future Cars 2015 Lexus NXAre today’s cars safer to drive? Or can we assume that automakers are getting better at designing and manufacturing vehicles that perform well in collision tests? This has been an important question and a main concern among both consumers and analysts. With every year that goes by, we see a wider variety of cars hit the market. But which are the safest we can drive this 2015? Together with NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration), the IIHS (Institute for Highway Safety) is raising the bar and…
  • Cars of actress Oscar nominee

    Future car
    25 Feb 2015 | 6:40 am
    Cars of actress Oscar nominee is review from: Future Cars Car actress Oscar nominee from Prius to Mercedes C-Class – If the nominees the best male Oscar 2015 chose sports cars and sport utility vehicle (SUV) as mounts, then the Oscar-nominated actress chose a normal vehicle. Toyota Prius Based from PRNewswire, although the status of public figures, but they do not use very luxurious vehicle. Best female protagonist 87th Academy Awards, Julianne Moore, choosing environmentally friendly cars Toyota Prius. Black hybrid cars 1800 cc petrol engine accompany Still Alice movie player everyday.
  • choice of suitable parts for automotive suspension

    Future car
    23 Feb 2015 | 1:21 am
    choice of suitable parts for automotive suspension is review from: Future Cars The choice of suitable auto parts for suspension – there are many things that prepare before fix your car and the most important in deciding appropriate for work auto parts issue. There are so many options to choose from. Many people claim that some auto parts brand is the best for the job, some people choose automotive parts accurately, and there are others to choose the spare parts of cars, simply because there is less effort and they are cheaper anyway. A scenario in which you can meet to decide which car…
  • Honda HR-V Diesel concept

    Future car
    20 Feb 2015 | 5:04 am
    Honda HR-V Diesel concept is review from: Future Cars Honda HR-V Diesel coming circulating – Prototype Honda HR-V has appeared at the Paris Motor Show in October of last year. Estimated Honda crossover utility vehicle (CUV) that will slide in March 2015. Honda HR-V Honda HR-V Diesel concept After read from indianautosblog, for the European market, Honda has prepared two engine options, namely gasoline and diesel. Honda HR-V diesel engine has a capacity of 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine capable of 118 hp power output, while the petrol engine with a 1.5 liter i-VTEC engine with a maximum…
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  • New upcoming Hero HX 250R to get class first dual modes

    Chirag Sharma
    10 Apr 2015 | 10:48 am
    Indian two-wheeler manufacturing giant Hero MotoCorp wants to take full advantage of the ever growing domestic market and boost its sales even more. Thus, the company is constantly busy developing new, advanced and high quality products to entice the Indian two-wheeler consumers. The two-wheeler major is now all set to launch the new Hero HX 250R, which is one of the most awaited bikes of this year. Hero HX250R The Hero HX 250R is expected to be hitting the Indian motorcycle market in the coming few months’ time. The new bike has been reported to be offering dual riding modes which will be…
  • Ducati commences bookings for Scrambler Yellow Icon, Indian launch by April

    Chirag Sharma
    10 Apr 2015 | 10:45 am
    Ducati has re-launched itself in the very potential Indian motorcycle market with support from its parent company Audi this time, so that it does not repeat its past errors. One of the most awaited models from Ducati’s Indian portfolio has been the new Scrambler. However, the bike major did not announce the launch of the Scrambler when it started its operations again in India a few weeks ago. But the Indian bike lovers need not be disheartened, as the Ducati Scrambler is all set to hit the Indian terrain. Finally, Ducati India is al braced up to launch the much awaited new Scrambler…
  • KTM 1190 Adventure R Vs Triumph Tiger XCx

    Chirag Sharma
    10 Apr 2015 | 10:41 am
    The Indian premium motorcycle market is really booming and attracting the global makers. The various bike making biggies are all eager to spoil the Indian motorcycle enthusiasts with quality choices. The Indian bike market is thus, all set to get many more new heavy-duty premium bikes to charm the Indian bike buyers. KTM has already won over the entry-level performance motorcycle segment with its great super sport and naked bike models. Now the company is all set to take the adventure sport segment by storm with its 1190 Adventure R in the Indian motorcycle market. On the other hand, Triumph…
  • Satinder Singh Bajwa appointed as Nissan India VP

    Shivank Bhatt
    10 Apr 2015 | 6:20 am
    Satinder Singh Bajwa appointed as Nissan VP Nissan in India has announced the appointment of Satinder Singh Bajwa for the position of vice president- sales, network and customer relations. The newly appointed vice-president will join Nissan from April 13, 2015 and will be reporting to Arun Malhotra – managing director, Nissan Motor India. In his new role, Satinder Singh will be responsible for boosting sales, expanding the reach while also ensuring customer satisfaction for both Nissan and Datsun customers across India. Satinder has an impressive 20-year experience in functions like sales,…
  • Bajaj records 1,000 bookings for Pulsar RS200 in a week

    Jeo George
    10 Apr 2015 | 6:20 am
    There’s no hidden fact that Bajaj Auto has been consecutively witnessing slump in sales in the recent months. The manufacturer badly needed a boost in sales, or to be specific, a volume churning product in its respective segment, which will help the company in climbing the ladder of sales to regain its lost grounds. No surprises that Bajaj Auto confirmed six all new products in the first six months of 2015. The third installment of this launch spree, Pulsar RS200, seems to be that one morale booster which Bajaj had required in the premium segment of motorcycles. Within a week of the…
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    Sports Car - Find Specifications, Pictures, Videos & More

  • 2012 Fisker Karma

    26 Mar 2015 | 7:09 am
    Fact Sheet: Fisker Karma and Fisker Automotive – Fisker Automotive, an American company based in Southern California, has been a catalyst in
  • 2012 Fisker Atlantic

    26 Mar 2015 | 7:06 am
    Fisker Automotive Unveils the All-New Fisker Atlantic in New York• Atlantic design prototype confirms Fisker Automotive’s bold future direction • Uncompromised styling
  • 2013 Alfa Romeo 4C Launch Edition

    24 Mar 2015 | 12:09 pm
    Engine Type: Turbocharged 1.75 liter Inline-4 Transmission: TCT dual-clutch automatic Top Speed: 155 (249 km/h) Weight: 2,100 lbs 0-60 mph: 4.5 seconds
  • 2011 Noble M600

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  • 2013 Alfa Romeo 4C

    4 Jun 2012 | 2:11 pm
    Engine Type: Turbocharged 1.75 liter Inline-4 Transmission: TCT dual-clutch automatic Top Speed: 155 (249 km/h) Weight: 2,100 lbs 0-60 mph: 4.5 seconds
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    BreakerLink Blog

  • Replacing an Alternator

    Justin Smith
    31 Mar 2015 | 2:30 am
    The alternator is used to convert rotational energy from the car’s engine into electrical power. This recharges the battery, ensuring that there is always enough current to run your vehicle’s electric circuits. Due to the large amounts of stress and friction on this part, it can go wrong or fail every 60,000 – 100,000 miles, requiring you to either visit a repair garage or replace the part yourself. This is one of the more simple tasks you can perform easily at your own property. Preparation As with all work on your car, make sure that you are working in a dry, clean area with plenty of…
  • Changing a Gearbox

    Justin Smith
    27 Mar 2015 | 6:48 am
    The gearbox is a vital part of all car engines. It allows the driver to change the ratio by which power is applied to the car’s driving axle in its simplest form. Over time the gears and the gear trains can become worn down by repeated stress and friction causing the box to malfunction and cause problems when selecting gear. Changing a gearbox is one of the more complex tasks that you can perform in your home garage, but with a little preparation and planning it can be completed in around a working day of eight hours. Preparation As with all mechanical work on your car you should only…
  • Biofuels – The Greener Alternative

    Justin Smith
    19 Mar 2015 | 5:26 am
    There are many different kinds of eco-cars now available on today’s market. These include vehicles that are electrically charged and have to be plugged in at night and those that are powered by hydrogen fuel cells, which need to be topped up at service stations with dedicated hydrogen pumps. The problem with many of these automobiles is that they are prohibitively expensive for many motorists. Some of these green vehicles even cost more to run than their petrol and diesel driven counterparts, making them unattractive for those on a budget. Biofuels However, there is an intermediary…
  • A World with Autonomous Cars

    Justin Smith
    13 Mar 2015 | 2:30 am
    Google unveiled their autonomous car at the Detroit motor show in January. They are not the only company developing their own drive-by-wire vehicles, which look set to become a definite feature of our roads in the future. Whilst there have always been those who are scared of change – from the cavemen who no doubt believed that the wheel was the work of some evil god through to the people who thought that the electric toothbrush would shake out their teeth – a little shake up of things is often for the greater good. From medicine through to microwaves, technology has enhanced our lives and…
  • How to Change a Car’s Clutch

    Justin Smith
    6 Mar 2015 | 1:00 am
    There are many tell-tale signs that your car’s clutch is on its way out. The clutch may feel spongey during operation, requiring you to let it out more than normal whilst you change gear. A burning smell also can indicate that there is excess friction caused by a slipping clutch or you may simply have experienced a huge amount of difficulty in changing gear. Whatever the reason behind your failing clutch, you can change this part yourself with a sufficient amount of mechanical knowledge and the right tools. This step by step guide goes through the basic fundamentals of performing this…
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  • For The Love Of Grommets

    14 Apr 2015 | 10:33 am
    Anyone who is even the slightest bit “crafty” should definitely have a go at making things with grommets. It’s amazing how many things you can rustle up using a length of fabric and grommets. Grommets are […] The post For The Love Of Grommets appeared first on .
  • FORD KA + from Brazil to be launched as FORD FIGO SEDAN in India

    11 Jan 2015 | 3:01 am
    Unveiled as a concept, right ahead of the 2014 Delhi Auto Expo, the Ford Figo’s production version was launched in Brazil as KA+ sedan earlier this year. Based on the company’s ‘One Ford strategy’, the […] The post FORD KA + from Brazil to be launched as FORD FIGO SEDAN in India appeared first on .
  • S-OIL HERE BALLOON Save Oil Campaign

    8 Jan 2015 | 7:19 am
    With the increase in number of oil-powered vehicles around the world, it has become essential to preserve this non-renewable source of energy. South Korea, a country with the largest per capita vehicle oil consumption is […] The post S-OIL HERE BALLOON Save Oil Campaign appeared first on .
  • Suzuki Ciaz Crossed 5000 sales in November

    4 Jan 2015 | 9:14 am
    India’s leading car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki has launched the all new Ciaz sedan with a special muscular look. Suzuki Ciaz is a mid-sized sedan also known as Suzuki Alivio. The Suzuki Ciaz resembles Toyota Camry […] The post Suzuki Ciaz Crossed 5000 sales in November appeared first on .
  • 2014 Nissan Qashqai – Soon to Launch in India

    28 Dec 2014 | 6:00 am
    Nissan Qashqai is a compact crossover produced by the Japanese car manufacturer Nissan. Nissan named the Qashqai after the Qashqai semi-nomadic tribe living in mountainous Southwestern Iran. Nissan saw things very differently. They thought it […] The post 2014 Nissan Qashqai – Soon to Launch in India appeared first on .
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    Modded Euros Blog

  • MAP Sensor vs. MAF Sensor

    27 Mar 2015 | 1:07 pm
    Lets take a look at the differences between MAF Sensors and MAP Sensors found on your Audi or Volkswagen below. What is a MAP Sensor? Installed in or near the intake manifold, a MAP...The post MAP Sensor vs. MAF Sensor appeared first on Modded Euros Blog.
  • All About ECU Tunes

    26 Mar 2015 | 12:04 pm
    So you have heard about ECU tuning but what does it all involve, what risks can it have and do you need anything else other than the tune? Lets break it down below…. What...The post All About ECU Tunes appeared first on Modded Euros Blog.
  • What is Secondary Air Injection (SAI)?

    24 Mar 2015 | 12:55 pm
    Certain Audi’s and Volkswagens are equipped with a Secondary Air Injection systems which run off the stock air intake box. It is important to know if your car is equipped with this system as...The post What is Secondary Air Injection (SAI)? appeared first on Modded Euros Blog.
  • Blowoff Valve (BOV) vs Diverter Valves

    24 Mar 2015 | 12:20 pm
    What is the difference between a BOV and a Diverter Valve? At quick glance one may think a BOV and DV are the same thing. Although they technically do replace the same part on...The post Blowoff Valve (BOV) vs Diverter Valves appeared first on Modded Euros Blog.
  • Secondary Air Injection

    2 Mar 2015 | 1:09 pm
    Important Notes: If your car has a secondary air injection (CBFA engine code) you will need a secondary air filter.  The post Secondary Air Injection appeared first on Modded Euros Blog.
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    TheAutoPartsShop Blog - Automobile Education & Learning Journal

  • Know Why? & How? To Replace Disc Brake Pads:

    13 Apr 2015 | 1:50 am
    Brake pads are designed for high friction with brake pad material embedded in the disc in the process of bedding while wearing evenly. Friction can be divided into two parts. They are: adhesive and abrasive. If any brake component suspected of faulty operation needs to be checked instantly. The disc brake pads on new cars have their own peculiar warning signs, and being able to understand them early enough can reduce a significant amount of repair cost. The front disc brake pads provide most of the stopping power for the vehicle and can actually wear out faster than the rear brakes. Tools…
  • Diagnose Side Marker Lights in BMW Z Series Cars

    13 Apr 2015 | 1:31 am
    The BMW Z Models traditionally are roadsters manufactured by the German automaker BMW beginning with the Z1 and five generations, including coupe variants, one super car, and one concept. Side marker lights are devices attached to the front and rear sides of cars to provide extra illumination. They function as safety lights that can be seen by other drivers when the vehicle operator turns on the headlights. Functions: Side marker lights provide extra illumination at night and during times of poor visibility to help other drivers and to see the vehicle. Side marker lights are standard…
  • These Signs Indicates You Should Replace Shock Absorbers of Your Car

    Vincent Philip
    10 Apr 2015 | 1:28 am
    When driving, a vehicle’s Shocks are always in use. In a vehicle, shock absorbers reduce the effect of traveling over rough ground, and improved ride quality and vehicle handling. While shock absorbers serve the purpose of limiting excessive suspension movement, their intended sole purpose is to damp spring oscillations. Like other component, with prolong use will lead to general wear and tear. They’ll lose their ability to function properly. There are some important signs that one should notice in your vehicle. When to replace shock absorbers: Longer stopping distance: If you have worn…
  • Instructions to Investigate a Body Control Module

    Vincent Philip
    9 Apr 2015 | 1:55 am
                A Body Control Module is a computer component in an automobile that checks, regulates and operates electronic devices throughout the car. When electric devices first began being used in cars and trucks, each device was governed by a separate electric component. There was a module for the air-conditioning, a module for the interior lighting, a module for the door locks, and so forth. A body control module gathers all these separate modules under one system so that they function together instead of separately, a format easier to both manufacture and troubleshoot. Body…
  • Troubles with Honda Civic Fender

    Vincent Philip
    8 Apr 2015 | 2:51 am
    Fender is the term used to determine the part of an automobile, motorcycle or other vehicle body that frames a wheel well. The underside of the fender is called the wheel well.Its primary purpose is to prevent sand, mud, rocks, liquids, and other road spray from being thrown into the air by the rotating tire. The Honda Civic is a line of compact cars manufactured by Honda. Originally a subcompact, the Civic has gone through several generational changes, become both larger and more upmarket. It currently slots between the Honda Fit and Honda Accord. Honda civic fenders are typically rigid and…
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    James Simpson

  • As You Like It – Jesmond – Newcastle upon Tyne

    James Simpson
    21 Mar 2015 | 3:55 pm
    Having been here a few times now, but this was the first time we had been after being ‘invited’ to try out As You Like It in Jesmond, we thought we would take it a little seriously than we normally would “take for granted”. All being said, it is and always will be one of [&hellip
  • Vinyl Car Wrapping & Corporate Branding

    James Simpson
    30 Nov 2014 | 6:28 am
    Not only is car wrapping a great way to protect your paintwork, it can also help with branding or even giving your car that fresh look. You will see this most in terms of motorsport livery branding, where a full car is wrapped in sponsors logos, and great graphic designs to make the car stand [&hellip
  • How To Find A File Lost On a Windows PC

    James Simpson
    30 Nov 2014 | 6:13 am
    We have all been there at some point, in some cases it seems to be a daily occurrence. We receive an email attachment, save it, and then try to find the file we just saved. With most businesses opening, saving and closing hundreds of files every day, it can soon become a mess of files [&hellip
  • 5 Things to Consider When Buying a Broadcast Camera

    James Simpson
    26 Nov 2014 | 11:57 am
    Most professionals or students shopping for a broadcast camera will already have an idea of the type of camera they are looking for and the features that are important to them – they may even have an idea of the exact make and model they are looking for. But in case you don’t know exactly [&hellip
  • The Lorry Drivers Guide To Fuel Economy

    James Simpson
    24 Nov 2014 | 3:50 pm
    Infographic taken from Truck Locator
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    The Manifold

  • Rare and beautiful

    11 Apr 2015 | 3:06 am
    It seems that the bright coloured Ducati bikes of the late 70s and early 80s have become a rare breed, with few examples seen on the road today. Which is why it nice to see this one out and about today…
  • What might have been…

    29 Mar 2015 | 5:26 pm
    It is a rather exciting fact that one of the world’s leading BSA customisers is from our very own country. I’m not talking customising as in ‘bobber’ or ‘cafe racer’ customisation, I’m talking of a man who builds the BSA engines that might have been, and mounts then in period specific frames. This man is Doug Fraser of Emu Engineering, and he has been kind enough to take the time to answer some questions about his craft. So where did it all start, when did you first take part in the world of motorcycling? I started riding at the age of 13, on a…
  • Before fat tyres became common place

    27 Mar 2015 | 5:33 am
    Nothing says cool like a V twin flattank hill climber. Image courtesy of
  • Five minutes with….Hanks Engineering

    4 Mar 2015 | 5:36 pm
    Experience. It is what makes all the difference in a bike workshop. Experience is what ensures your bike will have a quality finish when it rolls out of the workshop, and experience is what will ensure your bike still has that quality finish 1000 kilometres down the track. Tucked away in far north Queensland, Hank’s Engineering has been doing quality work on bikes for over 40 years now, and Hank Koebrugge has been kind enough to take some time out of his busy schedule to answer some questions for The Manifold. Every great mechanic, or in your case, engineer has to start somewhere, so how…
  • The best traffic jam ever

    19 Feb 2015 | 3:13 pm
    You’re cruising along a back road in the country, you come across the following scene. And no one will ever believe you had to wait while a Brough Superior rider chatted with a Rolls Royce driver. Image courtesy of the best vintage bike site on the net,
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    PRN Ignition News

  • Viper Exchange granted an entry to 83rd Running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, June 13 - 14

    17 Apr 2015 | 4:05 am
    Viper Exchange and Riley Motorsports have been granted an official entry to the 24 Hours of Le Mans, June 13 – 14, where the team’s No. 53 Dodge Viper GTS-R will be co-driven by Ben Keating, Jeroen Bleekemolen and Marc Miller in the GTE-Am class. The Viper Exchange entry, which had been listed as the first reserve on the entry list for the 83rd running of the Le Mans classic, was confirmed as official earlier today by the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) after another competitor withdrew. Viper Exchange and Riley Motorsports followed the news of the entry confirmation with the…
  • Champion Spark Plugs and Ron Fellows team up to support new Karting Series in 2015

    16 Apr 2015 | 9:26 am
    Champion Spark Plugs and legendary racer Ron Fellows have thrown in their support for the 2015 Inter Club Karting Challenge which will now be known as the Champion Ron Fellows Karting Challenge. “Together with an iconic brand like Champion, our goal is to bring additional profile and support to entry level kart racing,” said Canadian Tire Motorsport Park owner Ron Fellows. “We have a great legacy of kart racing in this country and now that Canadian Tire Motorsport Park has essentially a new karting facility, we’re excited about this new regional karting series initiative.” The new…
  • Audi reveals Prologue Allroad concept ahead of Shanghai debut

    16 Apr 2015 | 7:24 am
    Audi has been showcasing iterations of their Prologue design series for some time now. The first version started with the coupe concept unveiled at the LA autoshow, followed by the Prologue Avant Wagon back at the Geneva Auto Show. This third iteration, the Prologue Allroad, is a more rugged influence to the design. The Prologue Allroad is longer than the previous two concepts, stretched to the same length as the Audi A8 in standard wheelbase form. This new model is also the tallest of the three, which is standard for the Allroad models. The engine is more powerful, fitted with a 4.0L…
  • Fiat introduces new Fiat 500 1957 Edition Cabrio

    15 Apr 2015 | 7:53 am
    Just in time for the spring and summer top-down driving season, the FIAT brand today introduced the new Fiat 500 1957 Edition Cabrio. The FIAT brand continues to celebrate the storied past of the historic Nuova 500 with the addition of a cabrio version of the popular Fiat 500 1957 Edition, which was introduced in 2014. The Fiat 500c 1957 Edition features a premium dual-layer power-operated cloth top – a contemporary solution to the famous canvas roof on the original Cinquecento – designed to deliver all-season driving pleasure with the top up or down. "We continue to expand the FIAT…
  • Audi wins WEC opener at Silverstone

    13 Apr 2015 | 7:39 am
    Audi Sport managed a dream start of the 2015 motorsport year. In the season opener of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Silverstone, the Audi R18 e-tron quattro of Marcel Fässler, André Lotterer and Benoît Tréluyer took victory after a thrilling six-hour race in which the lead kept changing and was fiercely contested. If the 6-hour race in the United Kingdom provided a foretaste of the season, motorsport fans can look forward to an exciting WEC year. Audi, Toyota and Porsche fought a three-way battle with numerous overtaking maneuvers and door-to-door fighting for positions…
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    Eastwood Blog- Featuring 'Shop Talk' with Kevin Tetz

  • How to Control Warpage on Sheet Metal on a Weld Joint with Gene Winfield

    15 Apr 2015 | 7:08 am
    There's a misconception among enthusiasts and even some professional body guys about welding sheet metal. The fact is that no matter how good or careful you are, metal WILL warp when you're welding on sheet metal.
  • Tech Tip- Making Dimple Holes without a Press

    10 Apr 2015 | 7:58 am
    Dimpled or flared holes in panels not only strengthens the panel, but also adds a "industrial" look to a panel that is really hot right now. This process dates back to the WWII era when panels for aircraft were done this way to add strength and save weight. That look trickled down to post-war race cars and eventually has become mainstream in styling into custom cars.
  • How to apply body filler- Fix, Fill, and repair body damage Correctly.

    8 Apr 2015 | 11:58 am
    In this how-to session Kevin goes over the various Eastwood Contour polyester body fillers and surfacers, as well as other Eastwood products. He talks about which to use where, how much to use, how to apply it, how to shape and sand it, and how to get it ready for primer and paint.
  • How to build a gas tank from scratch- Save Money and replace that Rusty Tank!

    3 Apr 2015 | 11:58 am
    Now that we're thawing out here in Eastwood country I've decided to get this old gal back on the road and I decided to tackle the mechanics. The problem with any "barn find" like this is that they normally have mechanically deteriorated just from sitting for so long. Normally people don't plan to park a vehicle for a long time, just until they get time to fix it up. This means all of the fluids are left in the vehicle and those fluids over time tend to break down and cause issues. The worst thing to do if you park a vehicle for a long period of time (more than 6-8 months in my opinion) is to…
  • How to Choose the Right Sanding Block

    27 Mar 2015 | 7:54 am
    How to Choose the Right Sanding Block The sanding block gets its name because once upon a time it was just a block of wood with sandpaper stuck to it. The hard, flat block allowed you to sand to a much more uniform surface. Later, the heavy rubber style “alligator” or “vampire” sanding blocks were invented with teeth in them to grip a 1/4 strip of sand paper, but that compared to today that is still stone age technology. Now there are blocks of all shapes, sizes and materials, for use on different shaped panels, and make all of our lives easier. Sandpaper has come a long way too, but…
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  • The Worth Waiting for 2017 BMW M2

    Ndoro Bangun
    17 Apr 2015 | 7:38 am
    The Worth Waiting for 2017 BMW M2. Speaking of a luxurious gift for your beloved partner in which drown into stylish and fashionable life, you might choose a 2017 BMW M2 instead of mainstream jewelries as a gift. This car is reportedly a total worth waiting for. The release date is estimated will be in 2016. This brand new M2 is going to be improved for racing and therefore, acquiring an M which stands for marvelous. BMW claims that the main target buyers of this version will be the younger generations. With its 2017 M2 type, BMW is going to celebrate the 100th anniversary and therefore,…
  • The Brand New 2017 Audi Sport Quattro

    Ndoro Bangun
    9 Apr 2015 | 7:31 am
    The brand new 2017 Audi Sport Quattro is an elegant four seat coupe that is able to attract people’s attention on the streets. This attractive and powerful sport car is inspired from the early 80s pro rally era. Audi Chief Engineer, Ulrich Hackenberg has once claimed about the leading equipment offered in this brand new sport car. He said that this 2017 Quattro sport car is a sport car that could be placed between the existing TT coupe and the R8. 2017 Audi Sport Quattro Yellow Photo The brand new 2017 Audi Sport Quattro offers various specifications with the result of enhancement to be…
  • 2016 Fiat Spider Recent News

    Ndoro Bangun
    2 Apr 2015 | 7:26 am
    2016 Fiat Spider is recently being heard with the rumor and gossip where this has been released at least about the concept. Yes, it has been released about the information of this Fiat Spider but it is very unfortunately that the information is too little to be shared. Seen in a website where this new Fiat Spider is being compared with Mazda MX-5 Miata, the information said that this Fiat Spider will be looked like that Miata. In another word, this Fiat Spider seems like will have the design of Italy and Japan combination. Well, it sounds good because the design will be great where the…
  • The Speed Monster of 2015 GTA Spano

    Ndoro Bangun
    10 Mar 2015 | 1:23 am
    Many of you might have never4 heard about 2015 GTA Spano. This car is one of the best sport cars that are handmade. Yes, this car is manufactured in Valencia, Spain as one of the best handmade car in the industry. Even though this car is handmade, does not mean that the performance of this sport car is below average. That is because the performance of this car turns out to be something that makes many people wants to buy this car. For your information, this sport car is using V10 engine type. The engine is a little bit similar with the one that you can find in Dodge Viper. However, some…
  • General Overview of 2016 Mitsubishi L200

    Ndoro Bangun
    4 Mar 2015 | 3:07 am
    2016 Mitsubishi L200 can be considered as one of the most awaited truck in the year of 2016. That is because this truck has a considerably good capacity for the inside cabin and outside cabin for the luggage. If you are living in the Asian region, you might not be able to find this car. That is because L200 is known for something else in the Asian region. It is Mitsubishi Triton. Therefore, you will need to look for Triton instead L200 if you are in the Asian region. The look of this car has a significance changes that made the new L200 look more modern to fit the era nowadays. The interior…
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    Eclectic Vehicles

  • Electric Vehicles for Resilience

    7 Apr 2015 | 7:54 pm
    Electric Vehicles for Resilience (in natural disasters) Those involved in the EV movement are quite aware of the portable utility of EVs.  Even those who have survived the recent Polar Vortexes in the North Eastern United States are well aware of how much easier it is to drive an EV after a disaster (especially with a solar roofed home). But there’s so much more and Nissan is promoting Electric Vehicles for Resilience in these situations. The Nissan LEAF has a 24 kWh battery.  The typical home uses about 10 kWh of power per day. So the LEAF can support the home for more than 2 days.
  • A Proper Meter for Vehicle Efficiency: Miles per Dollar Spent

    22 Feb 2015 | 9:40 pm
    Miles per Dollar Spent is the new vehicle efficiency metric There’s been much controversy over the environmental cost to drive electric versus the old standard to drive using petroleum.  But how many miles per dollar spent can your vehicle transport you? The results of a California Bay Area website may or may not shock you. The AfterOilEV blog has a simple metric with alterable values so that you can estimate for yourself, the local costs and values.  How far does your dollar go?  Although those who drive electric may have a much shorter range, is their cost really that much less.
  • Tesla P85D Launch Reactions

    1 Feb 2015 | 4:34 pm
    Tesla P85D Launch Reactions Although DragTimes has been launching dozens of cars for many years, it is only when they begin to launch people in the passenger seat of the Tesla P85D when they begin to see the reactions that they have longed for.   The attached video has a collection of 6 peoples Tesla P85D launch reactions that beg the question, is this a street car or a rail-gun? It’s not far off from the very same reaction that I got when test riding in the Tesla Roadster, but the Model S P85D is a much heavier, much larger vehicle.  This just goes to show the torque supremacy of the…
  • Google Self-Driving Car Beta

    22 Dec 2014 | 4:22 pm
    Google Self-Driving Car Beta Today Google announced their Self-Driving Car Beta release.  Barely more than 6 months ago, Google released a video of several volunteers testing the alpha version of the Self-Driving Car in Google’s own private test space.  Now, it appears that they are ready to begin thinking about testing for prime-time. Google X Labs is heavily invested in the future technologies that would solve multiple problems as well as give humans the chance to use Google services without distractions.  Driving is one of those distractions.  Wouldn’t it be so much easier…
  • New Smart: Big City Car (w /Video)

    13 Jul 2014 | 10:33 pm
     Big City Car Smart is attempting some new strategies on selling the brand in the US, and one of them is the Big City Car.  Rather than just innovate, Smart has gone overboard to the point of ridiculous. Of course it is possible to sling mud at one’s opponents, but why not just make fun of yourself?  The new Big City Car is real, at least as a prototype, but it is unreasonably large.   And it is merely a 1.5 scale model of the current Smart City car. The videos that have been made to ridicule the concept of this mega car are truly aimed at all makers of cars that are roughly…
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    Advanced Auto and Truck Repair

  • National Work Zone Awareness Week

    24 Mar 2015 | 9:55 am
    According to PennDOT, March 23-27 is National Work Zone Awareness Week. This is perfect timing, as the weather gets warmer and “construction season” begins. PennDOT and various traffic control companies are asking motorists to remember the laws when driving through a construction zone, and to be mindful that there are people at work behind those cones. These messages are reiterated in PennDOT’s new #Slow4Zone social media campaign. “Work on our roadways is essential to keep people and commerce flowing, but drivers need to remember that it isn’t just equipment that they…
  • Car Batteries Failing in 2015 Cold Weather

    20 Feb 2015 | 2:19 am
    While you might be wearing layers to leave the house, your car sits in your driveway unprotected from the freezing temperatures. With recent weather being in the single digits, AAA Mid-Atlantic responded to a record number of emergency assistance calls, most due to battery problems. In fact, on Feb. 16 AAA responded to a over 12,000 emergency calls, up nearly ten percent from the record set last month on Jan. 8. On Monday, around 47% of those calls were battery-related. During cold weather, battery failure seems to be the biggest problem for motorists. According to AAA, when the…
  • Philadelphia Auto Show 2015

    28 Jan 2015 | 2:12 pm
    This weekend marks the beginning of the annual Philadelphia International Auto Show, running Saturday, January 31st to Sunday, February 8th at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. As usual, this week-long show offers displays of over 700 vehicles, opportunities for ride and drives, and much more. Black Tie Tailgate The festivities kick off the night before the official opening, at a a black tie tailgate benefiting the Division of Neonatology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. This event will be held from 7 pm – 11 pm and will feature an open bar, food from the Garces…
  • Blind Spot Monitoring Not Completely Reliable

    10 Dec 2014 | 12:21 pm
    Nearly three fourths of vehicles in 2014 offered some type of blind spot assistance, while at least half offered lane departure warnings. Consumers are purchasing vehicles for the promise of improved safety, but we have to question just how well these technologies work. AAA recently released a report that answered just that question. The answer? They work well — for the most part. AAA provided the following list for areas where they didn’t quite meet expectations: Blind-spot monitoring systems had difficulty detecting fast-moving vehicles – such as when merging onto a busy…
  • More Than a Half Million Philadelphians Will Travel for Thanksgiving

    21 Nov 2014 | 8:49 am
    According to AAA, the roads will be packed with Thanksgiving travelers next week. They’re estimating that roughly half million Philadelphia-area residents will travel 50 miles or more over the holiday weekend — that’s the highest number since 2007. AAA is also estimating that 88% of those Philadelphians will travel by car. Many of these travelers are motivated by the recent drop in gas prices, allowing a larger budget for holiday travels. In fact, drivers will probably pay the lowest prices for gas over Thanksgiving in the past five years. The national average will be just…
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  • Mishimoto Performance Cold Air Intake: 2015 Subaru WRX STI Build, Part 2

    Nick Glasnovich
    11 Apr 2015 | 3:59 pm
    TickTickVroom TickTickVroom - A Car and Watch Blog. Installing a Mishimoto Performance Cold Air Intake The Mishimoto Performance Cold Air Intake is officially the first performance install for my little-ole 2015 Subaru Impreza WRX STI. And, thus far, I’m quite happy with it. Like I said in my first build post, while I’ve done pretty much every repair you can imagine on a car, this is my first real performance wrenching. So, I decided to start with an easy upgrade that may actually deliver pretty decent gains in terms of power and aesthetics.   Before finally picking the…
  • 2015 Subaru WRX STI Build: Part 1

    Nick Glasnovich
    4 Apr 2015 | 1:20 pm
    TickTickVroom TickTickVroom - A Car and Watch Blog. I’ve Finally Started the Build on my 2015 Subaru WRX STI… About 6 months ago, I bought an Ice Silver Metallic 2015 Subaru WRX STI with an STI Short-Throw Shifter and upgraded Kicker sound system. Since then, I’ve made a few cosmetic changes. By that I mean red RockBlokz Rally Mud Flaps, OLM LED high beam and daytime running lights (from, Lamin-X yellow foglight covers and a bit of plasti-dip on the wing mirrors (red) and wheels (black). Ice Silver Metallic 2015 Subaru WRX STI Build Car Cosmetically, there are…
  • Apple Watch Is Here… (Price, Release Date)

    Nick Glasnovich
    10 Mar 2015 | 4:44 pm
    TickTickVroom TickTickVroom - A Car and Watch Blog. While a $349 Aluminum Apple Watch Sport Is a No-Brainer, But Is a $10K Apple Watch Worth It? Or, Do You Wait for Apple Watch 2 (Which Will Probably Come in Like a Year)? An Apple Watch… am I getting one? Yes. Yes, I am. Mostly become I’m both an Apple addict and a watch addict. But, which is the Apple Watch to get? With 38 different models in two sizes (38 mm and 42 mm) and three different metals (or six if you split rose and yellow gold and the black PVD and silver aluminum & steel variations) deciding on the right one may…
  • Koenigsegg Regera Hybrid Bows in Geneva

    Nick Glasnovich
    3 Mar 2015 | 7:20 pm
    TickTickVroom TickTickVroom - A Car and Watch Blog. Koenigsegg Makes World’s Fastest Hybrid. Porsche, Ferrari and McLaren Should Be TERRIFIED! I Mean the Koenigsegg Regera Is a Single-Speed Hybrid ROBOT!!! Koenigsegg Regera Hybrid The Koenigsegg Regera hybrid… I’ve never lusted after, pined for or flat-out longed for a car before like I am for the Koenigsegg Regera hybrid hypercar. The Bugatti Veyron, Hennessey Venom GT, Koenigsegg Agera and Pagani Huyara have, thus far, represented the pinnacle of hypercar speed. While, the Porsche 918 Spyder, McLaren P1 and Ferrari…
  • 2016 Ford Focus RS to Hit US Shores with AWD

    Nick Glasnovich
    15 Feb 2015 | 8:15 pm
    TickTickVroom TickTickVroom - A Car and Watch Blog. 3rd Generation Ford Focus RS Brings Serious Competition for the Subaru WRX STI after Death of the Evo. 2016 Ford Focus RS 2016 Ford Focus RS is officially coming to U.S. shores to drive American highways and byways with a turbocharged EcoBoost four-cylinder and all-wheel-drive. Finally, we get a version of the baddest Ford Focus. I guess the third version is the charm. By that I mean there have already been two versions of the Focus RS in Europe.   So, what do we know about this latest Ford performance vehicle? In true Ford new model…
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  • Educating Service Personnel

    Michael Larkum
    27 Mar 2015 | 6:48 am
    Technicians and Service Advisors are extremely productive members of your dealership team. Generating between $10-30K a month is gross profit, each individual in the Service Department is practically a small-business owner when considering the high levels of revenue and expenses that they manage. So why are they left clueless when it comes to the core metrics that drive a profitable operation? Some of the more progressive Dealers, General Managers and Service Managers in North America will allot time each day/week/month to educating service personnel on the financials. This ensures that…
  • Technician Pay Plans

    Michael Larkum
    2 Feb 2015 | 10:40 am
    Below are some thoughts on what overpaying a technician can do to your profitability and a suggestion on how to set up a simple, effective pay plan that will protect your bottom line. Let’s start with what you [hopefully] know: In order to run a profitable service department, your gross margins (i.e. the difference between what you collect from the customer and what you pay the technician) must be above 70% on retail, warranty and internal labor, preferably 72-75%. These margins can be weak if discounting is rampant, pricing is faulty, or technician pay plans are not set up properly.
  • Calculating Effective Labor Rate

    Michael Larkum
    11 Nov 2014 | 1:49 pm
    Calculating Effective Labor Rate is a simple exercise that every Service Manager, Dealer, and GM should be able to do. The stronger Service departments in North America make sure advisors, technicians and any other productive personnel understand this key metric since it drives a significant portion of the Service Department’s profitability. Unfortunately, too often the numbers are just pulled from the DMS without any real analysis on how the metric is calculated and what it means. Let’s explore the basics: The first step to make sure everyone is clear on what Effective Labor Rate is. Ask…
  • How do you Define Conversion Rate?

    Michael Larkum
    27 May 2014 | 12:12 pm
    These days, there are a lot of companies selling their wares to attack the “digital revolution”. Some provide a superior product and can back up their results with data. There are many more that offer subpar or downright awful service and seem to actively hide their performance metrics. This seems like a foolish thing to do, since any vendor that you work with should be able to provide you with vast troves of data on your digital performance. Never has there been a medium that allows you to track results as much as the internet, so you should not be content with simple Bounce Rate, Unique…
  • The Right Metrics to Track

    Michael Larkum
    1 May 2014 | 1:41 pm
    Finding the right metrics to track at a car dealership can be far more painful than it should be. With the new world order driven by the internet and big data, we constantly see dealers struggling to focus on their biggest opportunities because they either have too much information or they don’t know what they should be digging for. Before you bother tracking your Bounce Rate, Pages per Visit, or Impression Share, make sure you are tracking the operational steps that sell cars. After all, you can drive all the web traffic you want but it’s not going to lead to any more volume if you are…
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    Arnold Clark Newsroom

  • What happens when PCP car finance ends?

    16 Apr 2015 | 5:00 pm
    PCP, or Personal Contract Purchase, is also known as a balloon payment loan. It’s a very flexible finance option when choosing a new or used car. In the first instance finance options can seem confusing, take a look at PCP, PCH or HP? Car finance explained if you are still deciding on how to finance your car. At the beginning of a PCP contract the car is given an estimated end of contract value, known as the Guaranteed Minimum Future Value (GMFV) or balloon payment. However, if you have already financed your car using PCP and you want to know what happens when the contract ends, then…
  • The top 10 craziest car laws in the world

    16 Apr 2015 | 5:00 pm
    1. Costa Rica – Sipping a beer and driving In Costa Rica it’s perfectly legal to have a cold beer in one hand and your steering wheel in the other – provided you don’t wind up drunk! If there’s more than 0.05% alcohol in your blood you’ll be facing a hefty fine. Costa Rica is also notorious for its curvy, poorly marked, flooded, pothole-laden roads so we think we’ll pass on that one… 2. Russia – Your car must be clean You better book in for that valet if a trip to Russia is on the cards as dirty cars can warrant fines. Keep it clean and shiny to avoid shelling out up to…
  • Arnold Clark sponsors Warrington Wolves rugby team

    16 Apr 2015 | 5:00 pm
    Arnold Clark Warrington Renault/Dacia is proud to announce that they have donated a car and rugby strips to the Warrington Wolves. Their charity was awarded the title of Foundation of the Year in 2014 at the prestigious Man of Steel Awards. The Warrington Wolves Foundation works tirelessly to deliver ‘more rugby, more often’ and provide children within the Warrington borough with the opportunity to experience the game and develop their skills. They do this through coaching at primary schools, secondary schools, colleges and community clubs so that rugby is easily accessible to youngsters…
  • Robert De Niro set to star as the legendary Enzo Ferrari in new biopic

    15 Apr 2015 | 5:00 pm
    Ferrari fans will be thrilled to learn that actor Robert De Niro will be tackling the role of Enzo Ferrari in a new film about his life. Robert De Niro has starred in such classics as The Godfather, Goodfellas and Taxi Driver. Enzo Anselmo Ferrari was an Italian motor racer and entrepreneur who founded the Scuderia Ferrari Grand Prix team and following this, the Ferrari automobiles. Enzo lived a complicated and compelling life filled with misfortunes, lucky breaks, successes and criticisms. At just ten years old, his passion for automobiles was sparked by his visit to a race in Bologna.
  • The all-new Fiat 500X has arrived

    15 Apr 2015 | 5:00 pm
    Fiat’s hotly anticipated new crossover SUV has strolled in to your local Arnold Clark Fiat branch and it certainly has the looks to match the performance. The best way to experience the new addition is to step in to the driver’s seat and take it for a spin. Until then, here’s a little of what to expect. The Look Taking inspiration from the distinctive design of the much-loved Fiat 500, the all-new 500X stays true to its stylish heritage, offering a variety of styling choices including 12 colour options and several fabric configurations. Adding in some luxury features such as soft touch…
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    Huntington Honda Blog

  • Make Car-Comparisons Your First Stop

    8 Apr 2015 | 4:20 pm
    If you are in the market to buy a new vehicle, it’s to your advantage to check the details of comparable models before you begin the shopping process. To be able to make an educated car purchase decision, there is comprehensive homework to complete. Ascertaining the mechanical specs, features, fuel economy, MSRP, performance, repair and […]The post Make Car-Comparisons Your First Stop appeared first on Huntington Honda Blog.
  • Honda Models Named 2015 Best Cars for Families

    Lois Price
    30 Mar 2015 | 2:32 pm
    As a means of highlighting the cars, SUVs and minivans that best accommodate the travel needs of modern families, the U.S. News & World Report released the winners of their 2015 Best Cars for Families awards. Two Honda models were named the top vehicles in their respective segments. The 2015 Honda CR-V was announced as […]The post Honda Models Named 2015 Best Cars for Families appeared first on Huntington Honda Blog.
  • Honda Vehicles Picked as America’s Most Popular

    Lois Price
    26 Feb 2015 | 2:55 pm
    IHS Automotive has received the final retail registration data of 2014 and based on Honda’s analysis, several of their vehicles had a very successful year. Four Honda vehicles were the top choices of individual car buyers in the U.S. for 2014. The Accord, Civic, CR-V and Odyssey were all top choices based on retail registration […]The post Honda Vehicles Picked as America’s Most Popular appeared first on Huntington Honda Blog.
  • Your Basic Car Maintenance Checklist

    Lois Price
    26 Feb 2015 | 2:32 pm
    Purchasing your vehicle is the first step. Maintaining that vehicle is the next. With all that you have going on in your life, it can be easy to neglect your vehicle. But failing to complete basic car maintenance can end up costing you more in the long run and also affect the lifespan of your […]The post Your Basic Car Maintenance Checklist appeared first on Huntington Honda Blog.
  • Honda Collects Best Cars for the Money Awards

    Lois Price
    16 Feb 2015 | 12:45 pm
    U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 Best Cars for the Money awards were announced, and Honda Motor Co. was well represented after claiming almost a third of the awards. In total, Honda collected six awards, with Honda and Acura taking home three awards each. The Honda Fit had twice the hardware to take home after […]The post Honda Collects Best Cars for the Money Awards appeared first on Huntington Honda Blog.
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    Kia News BlogKia News Blog

  • 2015 Kia Picanto Goes On Sale, UK-Market Prices Revealed

    16 Apr 2015 | 9:16 am
    The new 2015 Kia Picanto was officially unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, and it is now available to consumers in the UK with a starting price of just £8,345. The supermini has undergone some serious changes, … Continue reading →
  • 2016 Kia Sportage Spy Shots, Changes, Release Date News

    13 Apr 2015 | 11:20 am
    First spy shots of the 2016 Kia Sportage redesign hit the web! The third generation Kia Sportage crossover vehicle underwent a minor facelift last year, which means that its current life span is drawing to a close. That also means … Continue reading →
  • Kia UK Announces Record March Sales

    9 Apr 2015 | 9:30 am
    Kia Motors UK delivered a total of 15,017 to UK consumers in March, giving the company its best ever single month sales figure. The news was equally as good in the first quarter numbers, with Kia seeing a 3% increase … Continue reading →
  • Kia Admits GT Concept Is Closer To Production Than We Think

    8 Apr 2015 | 7:56 am
    The sporty 4-door coupe segment will soon get a new member, as Kia will be delivering a production version of their GT concept, which was initially introduced back in 2011 at the Frankfurt Auto Show. There have been rumors of … Continue reading →
  • Kia Canada Incentives And Rebates In April 2015

    7 Apr 2015 | 10:04 am
    If you live in Canada and have been thinking about purchasing a brand-new Kia vehicle, spring may very well be the season to turn thinking into doing. Kia Canada has a number of incentives on offer, with the “Drive On … Continue reading →
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  • The Top Rated Economy Cars In USA for 2014

    16 Apr 2015 | 10:34 pm
    How amazing would it be to have complete operational information of your favorite car such as Nissan Altima, the RAM 1500-3000 and the Toyota Camry in short? This infographic is about top rated economic cars of the year 2014 that … Continue reading →
  • Top 5 Best Family SUVs

    6 Apr 2015 | 4:04 am
    The demand for SUVs has increased over the years because of its class, space and reliability. As a result the graph of supply and demand has also started playing its own game. The car manufacturers have started bringing out various … Continue reading →
  • This Car Maintenance Work You Can Do It Yourself

    24 Mar 2015 | 1:34 am
    Do you think your life will be simple and hassle free after owning your favourite car? Yes of course. Not only will you have the liberty to drive around anywhere anytime, but your dream of long drives will now be … Continue reading →
  • Rolls-Royce Confirms it is Making an SUV

    9 Mar 2015 | 10:54 pm
    Though Rolls-Royce hasn’t named it as an SUV, it has confirmed it is developing a ‘high-bodied car’ that can ‘cross any terrain’. The description obviously refers to an SUV and is slated to meet the ‘highly mobile, contemporary lifestyle’ of … Continue reading →
  • Revealing What Goes Under the Hood Of Your Car

    24 Feb 2015 | 3:43 am
    It’s amazing to think that close to 20,000 cubic feet of air, or should we say oxygen, is needed by a car engine to consume 20 gallons of fuel. These numbers may sound huge and surreal. Thankfully, your car’s engine … Continue reading →
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  • Lamborghini Polo Storico restoration center announced

    Tan Dung
    16 Apr 2015 | 11:50 pm
    Lamborghini is relaunching its restoration center under the name of Lamborghini Polo Storico. The new department includes the brand's historical archives, the vehicle restoration center, vehicle certification, and guarantees the availability of numerous genuine spare parts for all historical Lamborghini models.With its new Polo Storico, Lamborghini emphasizes the importance of preserving its broad heritage and unique knowledge. A big part of this new formula is the Archivio Storico Lamborghini. This historical archive includes the documentation of historical Lamborghini car models, as well as…
  • Opel Adam Rocks S debuts in Amsterdam

    Tan Dung
    16 Apr 2015 | 11:36 pm
    The Opel Adam Rocks S has officially made its world debut at the International Amsterdam Motor Show.At 3,750 mm long with a masculine appearance, the Adam Rocks S is particularly appealing to customers who want to combine sporty driving and adventure with chic design in an off-road look. Driving fun is ensured by the 15 mm lower performance sports chassis, the improved steering system and the high-performance braking system including ESP which can be deactivated.Motivation is provided by a turbocharged 1.4-liter petrol engine which produces 150 hp and 220 Nm of torque. It is mated to a…
  • One-off Mercedes SLS AMG GT3 unveiled for charity

    Tan Dung
    16 Apr 2015 | 8:20 pm
    Mercedes-Benz has just unveiled a one-off SLS AMG GT3 Laureus special edition, which is designed to benefit the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation.This 100th SLS AMG GT3 has a blue and white exterior with Laureus logo and was bought by an undisclosed customer who will donate it to the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation. It will be used for additional charitable activities in future.Through the sale of the SLS AMG GT3 Laureus special edition, Mercedes-Benz and also announced plans to contribute an additional €250,000 to the charity.Read more »
  • Volvo S60L T6 Twin Engine announced

    Tan Dung
    15 Apr 2015 | 11:47 pm
    Volvo has just announced plans to introduce the S60L T6 Twin Engine at Auto Shanghai on April 20.Set to go on sale in China on April 22, the S60L T6 Twin Engine features a plug-in hybrid powertrain which consists of a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder Drive-E engine, an electric motor and an energy-optimized 11.2 kWh lithium-ion battery pack. This combination allows the car to produce a combined maximum output of 306 hp and 550 Nm of torque.The S60L T6 Twin Engine also delivers a full 53 km of pure electric range, making it perfect for pure electric city driving. When the battery is depleted, it can be…
  • 2016 Acura RDX US pricing announced

    Tan Dung
    15 Apr 2015 | 11:35 pm
    Acura has announced the 2016 RDX will have a starting price of $35,270 when it goes on sale in the United States on April 16.According to the Japanese carmaker, the facelifted RDX features modified bumpers, new Jewel Eye LED headlights and a new three-dimensional grille treatment. There's also restyled LED taillights with light-pipe design and updated alloy wheels.Interior changes are limited, but there's high-contrast silver trim and additional standard equipment including heated front seats and new second-row air-conditioning vents. Customers can also order a new line-topping Advance…
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    Direct Paint and Collision

  • April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    Mike Mardinly
    14 Apr 2015 | 7:12 am
    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, it’s very likely that more than nine people in the US are killed each day due to crashes involving a distracted driver. We can also estimate that at any moment of the day, 660,000 Americans are using some type of mobile device while driving. This is a frightening thought that motivated us to spread the word about National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. In Pennsylvania, it’s been illegal to text and drive since March 2012. The law prohibits any driver from using an Interactive Wireless Communication Device (IWCD)…
  • Five Tips for Your Spring Break Road Trip

    Mike Mardinly
    31 Mar 2015 | 11:07 am
    According to AAA Mid-Atlantic, many are choosing local destinations for Spring Break trips. This means that many will be driving for these trips rather than flying, and creating a surplus of Spring Break road trips. Some of the top driving destinations include: Philadelphia New York City Orlando Washington DC Baltimore Clearwater, FL Virginia Beach If you’re planning to travel to one of these destinations, make sure you’re ready for your time out on the road. Although some of these places are only a few hours away, you’ll still want to be as safe and as comfortable as…
  • 3 out of 4 Car Seats Installed Wrong

    Mike Mardinly
    23 Mar 2015 | 6:54 am
    Installing a car seat for your child may seem like a simple task, but it should be taken very seriously. These devices keep children safe in vehicles, and it’s scary to think that roughly 75% of car seats could be installed improperly. AAA shares the top six car seat installation mistakes: 1. Not using a safety seat. Safety seats reduce the risk of fatal injury by 71 percent for infants and 54 percent for toddlers according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Additionally, using a booster seat with a seat belt for older children reduces the risk of injury by…
  • Beware of Potholes

    Mike Mardinly
    12 Mar 2015 | 11:41 am
    Although it’s nice and sunny today, not too long ago snow blanketed the streets. We’re happy to see that cold weather go, but now we’re left with the annoying aftermath — potholes. In March 2014, AAA responded to 27,639 tire-related calls and from the looks of things, this year could be just as treacherous. Actually, pothole damage cost our nation $6.4 billion last winter. In order to avoid damaged tires, bent axles, ruined wheel alignment, and costly repairs, AAA has a few tips for motorists: Keep an eye on traffic patterns. Cars that slow down or move quickly to…
  • Winter Car FAQs

    Mike Mardinly
    24 Feb 2015 | 8:58 am
    There are so many myths when it comes to proper car care in the winter that it’s pretty hard to keep them all straight. We often have customers ask us about the best ways to start their cars and get moving on cold mornings, so we decided to compile them all into one FAQ post. Q. Should I let my car warm up before driving? A. Unless your was built before 1990, the answer is no. Modern cars don’t have carburetors that need to warm up. Post-1990 vehicles should be ready to go in just 30 seconds. For more information, refer to a previous blog post. Q. Should I start my car every day…
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    The Blog to Rule the Road!

  • Toyota Will Invest $1 Billion in Mexico to Build Corollas

    16 Apr 2015 | 9:24 am
    This past Wednesday, Toyota Motor announced its plan to invest $1 billion dollars in Mexico to build new factories where it will assemble its new generation of 2020 Corollas. There are already many automotive manufacturers that have plants stationed in Mexico, including Honda Motor, Audi, Hyundai, Chevrolet, GMC, and more. Even Ford is planning to announce a $2.5 billion investment in Mexico this Friday. Toyota’s move to build these factories in Mexico will definitely put a lot of pressure on its rivals. Currently, Toyota is producing its Corollas in a plant in Ontario, Cambridge. With this…
  • DIY: Changing a Car Serpentine Belt

    8 Apr 2015 | 10:40 am
    What’s a serpentine belt? A serpentine belt, also known as a multi-vee, poly-v, or multi-rib belt, is a belt that winds around multiple engine accessories and powers them. Such accessories include the: Alternator Power steering pump Supercharger Air conditioning compressor Air pump Water pump Smog pump The advantage of this belt is that it can power every engine accessory at the same time. Multiple belts is no longer needed to drive the engine. Furthermore, these belts last for a very long time. A new belt can have up to 50,000 to 80,000 mile lifespan. A belt made from EDPM can even go…
  • How To Safely Jack Up Your Car

    7 Apr 2015 | 5:31 pm
      When performing car maintenance, it is sometimes necessary raise or jack up your car. In this article, we will cover how to safely jack up your vehicle. Safety First!     Before you begin, observe the following safety precautions: Only use the jack when lifting a vehicle off the ground. Never use the jack to hold a vehicle in place! Put the car on park and use the emergency brake before jacking up your vehicle. Block the wheels with wheel chocks, bricks, or wedges that can keep the wheel from rolling. Never jack a vehicle without blocking the wheels. Keeping the wheels…
  • Vin Diesel Teases for Furious 8 to be filmed in New York City!

    1 Apr 2015 | 8:50 am
    Photo cr.   For the last 15 years, The Fast and the Furious franchise has been very successful in bringing the audience action pack filled films. Their latest film, Furious 7, is set to premiere on Wednesday night in Hollywood. But before the film even premiered, Vin Diesel already teased the fans about the possibility of an eighth movie to come to New York City in his recent interview in the Jimmy Kimmel Live!   It is widely known that The Fast and the Furious star, Paul Walker, recently passed away in a car crash half way through the filming. The filmmakers had to…
  • Bentley Designer Calls Out Lincoln Continental's Designer On Facebook

    31 Mar 2015 | 1:16 pm
    Photo cr. to Car Design News (Flying Spur top; Lincoln Continental bottom)   Automobile design concepts have not always been completely original and it’s natural to have an overlap in design ideas. But where does one draw the line when it comes to plagiarism?   After Ford released their Lincoln Continental design concept to the public, a wave of criticism was directed towards the concept. Most notably, a Bentley designer calls out Lincoln Continental’s designer on Facebook about a blatant plagiarism of Bentley’s Flying Spur.   The new Ford sedan is scheduled to make its…
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    Young's Auto Body

  • When Do I Need My Wheels Aligned?

    Emmett Young
    27 Mar 2015 | 2:26 am
    While attempting to dodge all of the potholes this winter, you may have caused some damage to your alignment. Wheel alignment is an important part of car care. Poor tire alignment may decrease your miles per gallon and wear out your tires quickly. But how do you know when it’s time to get your wheel aligned? Drifting. If you notice that your car is pulling to the right or left when you are trying to drive straight, then it is probably time for an alignment. Properly aligned tires drive straight and true, along with your steer wheel. Unevenness. If your front and back tires have…
  • How to Avoid a Multi-Car Pileup

    Emmett Young
    24 Feb 2015 | 1:47 pm
    What’s your worst nightmare when driving down icy highways at rush hour? For many, it’s a pileup — and for good reason. Pileups are very dangerous, and oftentimes they’re preventable. Here are some tips to keep you out of harm’s way: In bad weather, remember to take it slow — even if you’re in a rush. You should never tailgate, but it becomes even more dangerous when ice is involved. Leave extra space between you and the vehicle ahead of you. In an emergency, hit the brakes fast and hard. With anti-lock and ABS brakes, pumping the brakes is no longer…
  • How to Write a Review for Young’s

    Emmett Young
    13 Feb 2015 | 1:20 pm
    Thank you so much for choosing Young’s Auto Body for your auto body repairs. We value each and every one of our customers, and we love to hear your feedback. Please go onto one of these third-party sites to let us know about your experience. Feel free to contact us with feedback as well. Each of the images below links to one of our profiles. Note that to find us on Yelp, simply search “Young’s Auto Body” near West Chester to find us. *Requires Account *Account Not Required *Requires Account *Requires Account The post How to Write a Review for Young’s appeared…
  • Tips for a Safe Super Bowl Sunday

    Emmett Young
    29 Jan 2015 | 1:32 pm
    Despite the fact that the Eagles will be sitting this one out, we’re all excited for Super Bowl Sunday this weekend! Nothing brings all of America together for a fun time quite like this Sunday. However, we do need to remind drivers to be cautious when travelling between destinations this weekend. Whenever there is a popular celebration day, there are bound to be intoxicated drivers out on the roads. When that celebration happens in winter, there is also the added danger of potential inclement weather. If you don’t have the luxury of enjoying the game at home, here are some tips…
  • Facebook Review

    Emmett Young
    25 Jan 2015 | 7:56 am
    Nice job on my car repair. I highly recommend you to my friends and family! Deborah W., West Chester The post Facebook Review appeared first on Young's Auto Body.
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    Gear Heads

  • 68 Charger GTS-R

    17 Apr 2015 | 6:10 pm
    68 Charger GTS-R
  • Range Rover Evoque Takes A Swan Dive off Bridge, Driver Walks Away

    17 Apr 2015 | 4:55 pm
    There must be something in the water in Russia… No one expected the driver of this Range Rover Evoque to be okay, let alone walk away from such a horrific crash! This death-defying accident was recorded by CCTV in Sochi, Russia on a day that highways were treacherously icy. The pilot of the Range Rover was obviously driving faster than conditions allowed and lost control on a curve. The SUV rode up then vaulted over the guardrail, plummeting nearly 70 feet to the road below. The back end of the Rover disintegrated on impact. Pieces of the undercarriage, suspension, and body plastic went…
  • Toroidion 1MW Electric Concept Unveiled at 2015 Top Marques Monaco

    17 Apr 2015 | 3:43 pm
      Finnish electric powertrain manufacturer Toroidion has unveiled the 1MW electric concept vehicle at 2015 Top Marques Monaco. This unbelievably sexy, fully street-legal car was designed with the intention on contending for the GT-class title of the 24-hour race, Le Mans. Founder Pasi Pennanen, who has spent 20 years developing and producing vehicles for the automotive industry, has matched the output of the Koenigsegg One:1 supercar. The fully-electric 1MW has more than a megawatt of power, which equals 1341 horsepower. According to its designers, it’s insanely fast!The powertrain is…
  • The New Jack: ICON 1000’s 1982 Suzuki Katana

    17 Apr 2015 | 2:20 pm
    It’s always refreshing to see a custom shop break the norm and tackle something different. As much as I love a Kawasaki café racer or a Yamaha flat-tracker, I’ve seen far too many of them recently; only the truly remarkable catches my eye and what we have here, is something worth looking at. It once was a 1982 Suzuki Katana but now it’s known as the New Jack , a modern approach to the future with more than a touch of nostalgia for the 80s. Well done ICON 1000, you have our attention! Based out of Portland, Oregon, ICON 1000 have already made a name for themselves in the custom build…
  • The 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Is Finally Here But It Isn’t That Spectacular

    17 Apr 2015 | 1:20 pm
    We had to wait more than 20 years to get the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. Considering that the RAV4 was the best selling Toyota crossover and it is by far the most popular, we thought that Toyota will reveal a hybrid version much sooner. However, it did not happen before and the brand who tries it’s best to be the greenest in the world finally stepped up its game and offered the thing as the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. Based on the redesigned 2016 Toyota RAV4, the new RAV4 hybrid adopts basically the same styling and the same exterior look as the petrol powered SUV. That means that the front and rear…
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  • Review: Tesla Model S Premium Rear Console

    17 Apr 2015 | 2:30 am
    Most of the time I drive alone or with my wife on our Model S. We rarely use the rear seats for passengers. However, when we do, it’s usually one or two other people, and rarely are we fitting three people in the vehicle. It’s nice to have the option to fit three people, but we often ride with less.One of the complaints that is common to owners of Model S are the lack of cup holders in the vehicle. The rear part of the vehicle have no cup holders unless the owner of the Model S opts for a rather interesting solution from Tesla.I was uninterested in this rear cup holder solution and was…
  • Tesla Motors’ Direct Sales Campaigns Gaining Ground

    Grant Gerke
    17 Apr 2015 | 2:02 am
    Well alright, alright, alright. Tesla Motors Direct Sales campaign wins another legislative battle on the East Coast with Maryland allowing direct sales and Connecticut is on the verge according to recent news reports.Maryland, we’re open for business! Thank you @DelegateReznik @MarylandAD— Tesla Motors (@TeslaMotors) April 15, 2015Maryland legislature passed a bill last night that allows Tesla to open four retail stores that can offer test drives, answer pricing questions or other related electric car technology questions.Isn’t capitalism lovely, Maryland.The neighbor next…
  • Tesla P85D 0-60 Time Just Got Quicker with Firmware 6.2

    15 Apr 2015 | 11:36 am
    I have to confess that one of my guilty pleasures, outside of sneaking in a Twix candy bar after dinner, is watching videos of the Tesla P85D rip the innards out of practically every drag strip rival it encounters. Best of all, this insane Model S just keeps getting more insane. Case in point is the recent over-the-air (OTA) Firmware 6.2 update that not only increases top speed to 155 mph, as seen in the P85D top speed run on the German Autobahn, but further reduces the 0-60 time to near sub 3 second territory!POPULAR >>> [Audio] Elon Musk on Firmware 6.2, Autopilot and 500 mile…
  • Owners Fully Engaged with Tesla’s Traffic-Aware Cruise Control

    Grant Gerke
    15 Apr 2015 | 12:06 am
    Back in January 2015, Tesla Motors released its traffic-aware cruise control (TACC) feature for cars with Auto Pilot hardware. This feature adds some automation to the cruise experience and allows the electric beast to continuously adjust to other cars on the road, making it a good option for rush hour traffic.Via several Tesla discussion boards, Tesla drivers like the smooth braking with approaching cars, the front impact collision warning and the autostart feature when arriving at a complete stop in cruise mode. The front impact warning allows you to set the distance from one through…
  • Tesla P85D 155mph Top Speed Run after Firmware 6.2 Update

    Teslarati Network
    12 Apr 2015 | 12:35 am
    The top speed of the Tesla Model S P85D has been increased to 155 mph with the recent upgrade to Firmware 6.2 but comes with a caveat. The increased speed can only be sustained for a short duration during high speed passing before being trimmed back to a sustainable speed of 135 mph.As you’ll see in the following video shot on the German Autobahn by a P85D owner, the energy consumption meter begins to turn red at approximately 145 mph (235 km/h) which indicates that you’ll have approximately another 7 seconds (according to the video) of high speed mode before the system…
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    Improv Traffic School Blog

  • Caption This!

    17 Apr 2015 | 9:39 am
    Caption This!
  • OK… I guess I am going straight then…

    14 Apr 2015 | 12:03 pm
    OK… I guess I am going straight then…
  • Red Light Cameras: Facts & Myths

    13 Apr 2015 | 11:41 am
    Red-light cameras represent a real challenge to many drivers, even safe ones. Traffic school is one way to handle violations reported by these cameras.You are rushing to a meeting and push the yellow light, and just as you enter the intersection you sense a flash of light. Uh-oh, you think, and sure enough, a few weeks later you get a mail notice that you have been caught on camera. For an increasing number of Americans, the red light camera has become a reality of life, and millions find themselves paying fines each year for pictures taken of violations by these silent sentinels.Whether or…
  • CEO Willisch says don't bet on a Bimmer pickup

    12 Apr 2015 | 10:01 pm
    Don't expect BMW to follow Mercedes-Benz into the pickup segment.
  • Maxima strategy: 5 trims, no options

    11 Apr 2015 | 10:01 pm
    When the redesigned 2016 Nissan Maxima sport sedan goes on sale this summer, it will come in five trim packages #8212; 'and zero options,' says Fred Diaz, vice president for U.S. sales and marketing and operations.
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  • Auto Shanghai 2015 to Host Volkswagen Scirocco GTS

    17 Apr 2015 | 5:15 pm
    At the March 1973 Geneva Motor Show, that’s over forty years ago, Volkswagen completely overturned popular opinion of its little cars, with the release of a single model, the Volkswagen Scirocco. Soon, Volkswagen’s cars seemed more “fun” than “economical,” and a whole new era of sporty Volkswagen cars was born, later spawning vehicles such as the Golf GTI. About a decade later, the 1982 Volkswagen Scirocco GTS made its debut, loosely based on the Golf GTI of the time. All told, over one million Volkswagen Scirocco have been sold since that first Geneva Motor Show, firmly…
  • The Peugeot 308 R HYbrid Concept – A 500 hp Hot Hatch

    17 Apr 2015 | 4:01 pm
    Peugeot Sport, the company’s in-house performance and racing engineering division, got their hands on the company’s popular 308, and the results are stunning on multiple levels. The last production car that Peugeot Sport was responsible for was the Peugeot RCZ R, and the Peugeot 308 R HYbrid Concept looks to be just as impressive. Taking cues from the Peugeot Quartz Concept, seen at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, March 2015, Peugeot Sport reimagines the Peugeot 308, but with a high-performance all-wheel drive plug-in hybrid powertrain. Peugeot Sport Director Bruno Famin says of the Peugeot…
  • 2016 Acura RDX – More Power, More MPG, More Luxury

    16 Apr 2015 | 10:15 pm
    2014 marked an all-time sales record for the Acura RDX compact luxury sport utility vehicle, one of the luxury brand’s most successful models to date. While 2015 Acura RDX sales are just as encouraging, Acura isn’t resting on its laurels, and promises to deliver even more in the 2016 Acura RDX, already in showrooms nationwide, and for just $175 more than the outgoing 2015 model. For $175, however, the new Acura RDX is offering a lot more, particularly in regards to power, efficiency, and features. “The 2016 Acura RDX is great example of how we are continuing to advance our lineup,…
  • 2016 Cadillac ELR Gets a Boost Over Last Year’s ELR

    16 Apr 2015 | 4:10 pm
    Cadillac ELR is one of the first plug-in hybrid electric luxury cars, or extended range electric luxury coupe, as General Motors prefers to call it. Featuring a stunning combination of pure electric drive with an internal combustion engine backup, the Cadillac ELR is both powerful and efficient, all in a premium luxury coupe package. For the 2016 Cadillac ELR, Cadillac has announced a number of upgrades, making for an even more capable and technologically-advanced luxury coupe. Outside, the 2016 Cadillac ELR is distinguished by a new grille and new Cadillac Crest, but everything else that’s…
  • New Volvo Flagship Announced – Volvo XC90 Excellence

    15 Apr 2015 | 5:09 pm
    Seeing as the Volvo XC90 has already been substantially redesigned, the new Volvo XC90 Excellence makes for an all-new and exceptionally luxurious flagship model for the brand. The all-new 2015 Volvo XC90 has already proven to be immensely popular, 24,000 of which were ordered before they even hit the showrooms. The new luxury flagship model will be made available globally, later this year. In addition to world class safety features, powertrain technology, the new flagship adds an air of bespoke luxury craftsmanship. Thomas Ingenlath, Senior Vice President of Design, says of the new…
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    The Torque Report

  • 2015 Jaguar XF: One pretty kitty [REVIEW]

    16 Apr 2015 | 7:15 am
    When the Jaguar XF was first introduced in 2009 it was a stunner. Not only was it a dramatic departure from the S-Type before it, but it ushered in a whole new design language for Jaguar. One that would inevitably reinvigorate the entire brand and lineup. Even now as it nears the end of its lifecycle, the XF looks crisp and fresh while many newer rivals are already beginning to show their age.
  • Audi Prologue Allroad concept to debut next week in Shanghai

    16 Apr 2015 | 6:51 am
    Audi has revealed another version of its sexy Prologue concept car - the Prologue Allroad. The latest concept follows up the first Prologue concept that debuted late last year at the Los Angeles Auto Show and the Prologue Avant concept that debuted last month in Geneva.
  • Volvo exec confirms hybrid versions of all its future models

    16 Apr 2015 | 6:38 am
    A Volvo executive has revealed that Volvo will soon offer hybrid versions of its entire lineup. Thanks to the higher than expected demand for its existing hybrid models, including the new XC90 T8 plug-in hybrid, Volvo is going to make it a priority to electrify all of its models.
  • 2016 Acura RDX priced at $35,270

    15 Apr 2015 | 10:05 am
    The restyled 2016 Acura RDX is scheduled to hit dealerships tomorrow and Acura has announced the pricing, which starts at $35,270 - an increase of just $175 over the 2015 model. The 2016 RDX gets a bunch of upgrades, including a restyled exterior, a more powerful engine and new technologies.
  • 2016 Cadillac ELR gets more power and tech

    15 Apr 2015 | 8:49 am
    Cadillac has unveiled the updates to the 2016 Cadillac ELR, which includes more power, better driving performance and new technology. The biggest improvement will come in the form of more power that will make it faster, while the ELR's chassis has been retuned to make it handle better.
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  • Car Care: Engine Tune-Up and Fluids

    Oscaro Staff
    14 Apr 2015 | 11:51 pm
    Your car is important, you likely depend on it daily and it’s one of your most costly investments. This is why understanding your cars needs and maintenance schedule is so important. With the help of, here’s some tips to help you become more car aware. First we’ll look at the engine and fluids. Image: Flickr   Engine tune-up is a bit of an ambiguous term and can include anything from spark plug replacement to idle adjustments. Similarly, how often an engine needs attention varies widely depending on model and engine components. For a basic tune-up on a modern car, plan…
  • The Right Bilstein Shocks For Your Car

    Oscaro Staff
    14 Apr 2015 | 11:44 pm
    When you are looking to replace or upgrade your suspension, consider putting on a set of Bilstein shocks for superior ride quality and performance. Utilizing monotube gas pressure absorption, originally developed with Mercedes-Benz, Bilstein’s are suitable for any vehicle, from rally racers to daily commuters. Unsure which shocks are the right ones for your car? Read on to find out. B4 Series – OEM Shocks/Struts The Bilstein B4 Series provides the same OEM quality and ride stability found on high-end luxury cars. Bilstein uses both monotube and twin-tube technology to give the best in…
  • Car Care Guide: Brakes

    Oscaro Staff
    14 Apr 2015 | 11:28 pm
      Image: Flickr April is National Car Care Month. So today we follow along with, to take a look at braking systems. Arguably one of your cars most important safety systems are it’s brakes, as such, brake issues should never be ignored. A car’s braking system relies almost entirely on pressure and friction, and any time you have friction, you’re going to have wear. How quickly your braking components wear out will depend on your driving habits, area you live in, and brake part quality. Hard braking, steep grades and cheap pads will all cause accelerated wear, so it’s…
  • How a Little Girl Influenced Mercedes-Benz

    Oscaro Staff
    3 Apr 2015 | 7:04 pm
    Image: Wikipedia Before there was Mercedes-Benz, there was just two independent car manufacturers in the world. Benz and Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft (DMG) were both producing cars in the early 1900’s and were eager to distinguish themselves from the other. Benz used the trademark of simply the name “Benz” surrounded by laurel leaves, DMG went with something completely different and started calling their new line of cars “Mercedes.” Why a German auto company decided to use a Spanish name can be traced back to Austrian businessman, Emil Jellinek. Jellinek was an early car enthusiast…
  • Car Care Guide: Belts and Hoses

    Oscaro Staff
    30 Mar 2015 | 6:22 pm
    Image: Flickr With the help of, today we’ll be looking at your car’s belts and hoses. Do you keep a record of when all your belts and hoses have been changed? Are you inspecting them regularly? If not, you should be. Serpentine belts power the water pump, alternator, power steering and AC compressor, meaning that a snapped one will cause a breakdown. A blown hose could cause the engine to overheat, resulting in hundreds of dollars worth of engine damage. Image:   It is good to inspect belts and hoses at every oil change. Look for any noticeable cracks,…
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    Autos Voice

  • Why Jump Start Doesn’t Work

    Misa Khan
    13 Apr 2015 | 5:56 am
    Automobile technology has advanced to great heights and perhaps, many issues our grandfathers or even fathers used to face while maintaining their personal car, we do not observe these days. However, still, the battery in a car can drain out or outlive its life. That is when you resort  to jump starting your car. You might seek help from another vehicle with a fully charged battery or jump starter. But if you are still not able to start your car, you will start wondering, why jump start doesn’t work? You need to know more about the issues that cause this situation. How Does Jump Start…
  • The Benefits of Alloy Wheels in Sydney

    Sumbal Shahid
    11 Apr 2015 | 8:07 am
    With the right car and the perfect alloy wheels, driving in Sydney can go even smoother than you ever thought possible. Whichever part of the world you’re in, many people choose to add alloys to their car for many different reasons. The higher cost doesn’t seem much to sacrifice when you consider all the many great benefits of alloy wheels. Whether you’re looking for 4WD alloy wheels, 2WD alloy wheels or any other types, I’ll explain some of the great benefits of choosing them. Better Appearance Many people believe that steel-plated wheels look cheap and nowhere near…
  • Find Out Why I Have Fallen In Love With The Nissan 370Z Coupe

    Misa Khan
    8 Apr 2015 | 7:45 am
    Nissan have produced many stunning and iconic cars over the years. Take the Skyline GT-R, for example. Despite its age, people still import them from Japan and use them as high-performance daily drivers. While others prefer to use them just on the track. One of the current performance models that Nissan offer is the 370Z, and it’s a car that I have fallen in love with. But what makes this car so special over others in its class? Let me share with you just some of the reasons why I’ve taken a fancy to it: It has stunning, fresh styling When Nissan design sports cars, they take into account…
  • Problems You Need to be Aware of As a Driver

    Sumbal Shahid
    8 Apr 2015 | 7:32 am
    It seems like when you become a driver all your problems are sorted. Life is wonderful, and you can do what you want when you want. But this is not the case. Sure, driving has its advantages. And these often outweigh the disadvantages. But, it’s not all smooth sailing. You will encounter problems and difficulties when you become a driver. The best way to combat these is to be aware of them. Then you can come up with ideas of how to sort out the problems. You want your experience as a driver to be as enjoyable and stress-free as possible. Being able to drive is such an important skill that…
  • The Top Mistakes People Make When Buying Supercars

    Amir Saeed
    7 Apr 2015 | 10:02 pm
    Most people go online to check out “everyday” new and used cars to buy. There are scores of guides that show you how to buy such vehicles. But, have you ever noticed that there are few articles that describe how you should get a supercar? Yes, to all intents and purposes, supercars are just automobiles. But they cost a significant amount of money and need extra care and attention. With powerful motors and expensive bodywork to maintain, we must spare no expense on them. The trouble is; some folks buy supercars and drive them as if they stole them! The people that buy these cars then have…
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    Top Cars Picks

  • Why you Should Buy Alloy Wheels

    11 Apr 2015 | 7:55 am
    Most automakers fit new cars with steel wheels because of their lower cost, but that trend is shifting. Carmakers are now recognising consumers’ demand for alloy wheels, and are offering them as optional or standard equipment. Read on to learn some of the benefits and disadvantages of fitting your car with alloy wheels. Lower Unsprung Weight The biggest advantage of alloy rims is the reduction in unsprung weight. This term refers to the weight of the tyre, the brakes, bearings, spindles and the wheel itself. A low unsprung weight can help your car maintain contact with the road; if…
  • Immensely Popular Top 5 Hybrid Cars in the Market

    Misa Khan
    1 Apr 2015 | 6:44 am
    Over the last few years, the popularity of hybrid cars has been growing all over the world. Car buyers around the globe are looking for fuel efficient and inexpensive top hybrid cars that can allow them to cut down their fuel expenses and also cut down the carbon emission that can reduce the amount of pollution that conventional cars spread around. Hence, many car buyers often ask whether hybrid cars are really better. While most people would agree that hybrid cars are beneficial but they also have their own setbacks that buyers need to keep in mind while they are buying hybrid cars that can…
  • A2014 Buick Regal – Review

    Asim Farooq
    31 Mar 2015 | 2:17 am
    The Buick is known for its vintage reputation and the Regal is the popular most lineups of the European brand. To stay in the competition and to beat its rivals, Buick needs to keep refreshing the lineup of Regal and therefore they revealed a revised 2014 Buick Regal. This is a good approach because the Buick can simply put its best model to more improvements that will make it a lineup to stand out in the crowd. The new 2014 Buick Regal gets lots of updates including apparent styling, upgraded interior with revamped controls, powerful Drivetrain and available all wheel drive. Exterior and…
  • 2013 Honda N Box – Review

    Asim Farooq
    21 Mar 2015 | 4:28 am
    The 2013 Honda N Box is a boxy minivan that offers good room for four people and is inspired from Japanese Kei cars. Kei cars are the size restricted cars that offer favors to its owner in toll and tax charges in big cities. According to the restrictions, the size of Kei cars should measure 3.4m length, 1.48m width and 2m height as well as the maximum capacity of the engine should 63bhp and 660cc. The first N Box was launched in 2011 and till now over 20,000 vehicles sold every month in Japan. The car offers comfort and performance and as a result Honda is enjoying smart sales of this…
  • 2014 BMW i8 Roadster – Review

    Misa Khan
    13 Mar 2015 | 5:48 am
    These days the trend of manufacturing “Eco Friendly” cars is growing rapidly and to stay in competition all big automotive brands are trying to produce Eco friendly or Eco supercars. The 2014 BMW i8 roadster concept will help the brand to enter into the segment of Eco Friendly cars. This is a range extender plug-in hybrid the Chevy’s Volt. The sports car i8 will be the part of BMW’s technologically advanced electric vehicles of the sub brand “I”.  It is said that another model i5 shares Powertrain with i8 and will be introduced in 2016. According to the BMW, two “I” models…
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    Autos Reign

  • The Key Points When You Shop for Wheels with Tyres

    Dylan Bozeman
    11 Apr 2015 | 11:38 am
    We don’t often gaze at the wheels of our car with awe and wonder, unless of course, we’ve just spend a few hundred dollars on some dazzling alloys. Speaking for myself, I can more often be found admiring the body work of my car, the luxurious interior or the new shine on the windows after […]
  • The 5 Most Anticipated Cars Still To Come In 2015

    Bilal Sajjad
    8 Apr 2015 | 4:56 am
    2015 is shaping up to be a historic year for new motors. We are turning a huge corner in automotive technology right now. Driverless cars are on the horizon. Hybrid supercars have become the norm and we’re even exploring new hydrogen powered cars. The first quarter has already been a strong one in the car […]
  • Audi R8 Spyder Likely to Come Out Next Year

    7 Apr 2015 | 2:21 pm
    Theophilus Chin, an automotive manipulator, has rendered the second generation Audi R8 V10 Plus by chopping off the roof from the car to make a Spyder version. Audi raised the curtains off its R8 last month at the Geneva Motor Show but revealed only the coupe version with the convertible variant expected to release next […]
  • Furious 7 – The 14 Year old Movie Franchise Makes $384 Million at the Global Box Office

    Bob Sillick
    6 Apr 2015 | 12:40 pm
    Furious 7 has made $384 million (£257 million) at the global box office in its opening weekend, making it the highest opening weekend earner in the entire series and the fourth highest opening of all time globally. The 14 year old movie franchise made $190 million (£127 million) at the US box office, debuting $3.4 […]
  • Tesla Banned from Selling Cars Directly to Consumers

    Bilal Sajjad
    4 Apr 2015 | 3:52 am
    Tesla has received yet another blow when the State of West Virginia banned the company from selling cars directly to consumers, we have learned from Verge. The American company which designs electric cars instead of common gas guzzler and employ direct sale strategy rather than dealership has been facing challenges since start. Previously, the ban […]
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    Autos Hive

  • Learn Why The Dacia Sandero Is The Cheapest New Car You’ll Ever Buy!

    16 Apr 2015 | 7:53 am
    Dacia has had something of a brand revival in recent years. The European car maker is a subsidiary of Renault, whose cars it has rebadged and sold in their native Romania. Nowadays, Dacia builds vehicles that it designs and manufactures itself.One of the company’s most popular models is the Sandero. It’s classed as a supermini and was first built back in 2008. It might seem like a typical hatchback to you, but there’s one thing that no other car can boast. It’ll be the cheapest new car you could ever buy!Image Source: Oliver MURANISo, why would you want to buy the Dacia…
  • Damn Good Guide to Buying Your First Car

    Eric Leech
    16 Apr 2015 | 4:56 am
    Buying your car can be an exciting time in your life. You can now drive, so you get to enjoy a sense of freedom and independence. You might also be looking forward to the obvious benefits a car will bring to your social life. But for a lot of people, buying a car is a stressful and worrying experience.It’s difficult to know where to begin or what sort of decisions you need to make. There’s always the worry of choosing a poor car. Or that in a few months time you’ll decide you don’t like the car you have. These are natural worries and concerns to have. But you shouldn’t let these put…
  • Here’s Why The Honda Civic Might Be The Best Hatchback You’ll Ever Buy

    Lynn Davis
    14 Apr 2015 | 3:58 am
    Honda aficionados will tell you that the Civic first entered production back in 1972. Car technology has come a long way since then, and so has styling and features. Today’s Honda Civic is a prime example of how hatchbacks can get made to look, sound and feel great!The model has a broad target market. There’s little wonder that it’s popular with people from all walks of life. So, what can you expect from the latest generation Honda Civic, and why should you think about buying one? And why do some people think it’s such a cool car? Let me share with you a few reasons why!Source:…
  • The 4 Best Executive Cars On The Market

    Waqar Tariq
    13 Apr 2015 | 4:46 am
    Nothing says comfort and luxury like a good executive motor. These are the mid-range saloon cars or estates that dominate our motorways and morning commutes. They have traditionally been the preserve of German manufacturers. The likes of BMW, Audi and Mercedes are the best in the world at creating this fine balance. It requires a German precision and attention to detail to create the perfect reliable and powerful vehicle. This list is no different with plenty of German engineering on offer here.These are the cars that make up most company car rosters. They are built for long motorway journeys…
  • Should Your Next Car Be A Diesel? Find Out The Answer Here!

    Chris Anderson
    13 Apr 2015 | 3:58 am
    When it comes to buying cars, there is always a debate over whether you should choose a petrol or diesel model. Don’t get me wrong; both options have their pros and cons. And both are suited to particular situations or styles of driving.But if you’re in the market for a car, the question is this: which one should you choose? As an automotive blogger, I write my articles from an unbiased point of view. And, on a personal note, I don’t have a particular allegiance towards one fuel type over another. That’s why you should follow this guide to finding the right fuel type for your next…
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    Autos Album

  • Transit leads the way for Ford Motor Company

    Jyotsna Ramani
    16 Apr 2015 | 6:26 am
    The year 2015 seems to be a great year for Ford Motor Company since they have already won 11 of the Vincentric Best Fleet Value in America awards. This number is a lot more than what any other company has managed to win and the path seems to be led by the 2015 Transit.Ever since Ford Transit hit the roads, it has become the best-selling commercial vans in America and has helped Ford get its best commercial sales performance for the first quarter ever since 1995. There were 6 different categories available for full-size vans and Transit managed to grab 5 awards among these.The best fleet in…
  • Build A Dream Garage for Your Luxury Vehicle!

    Bilal Amjad
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:31 am
    Gone are those days when garages were used for storing junk and perhaps keeping vehicles away from the rigors of nature. Today, garages are getting a makeover and are being used as a trophy room to store and display luxury vehicles. You too can build a dream garage for your luxury vehicle!Depending upon your budget and interest, your garage can be as extravagant or simple as you want. If there is a lot of space in the garage, you can go to the extent of installing a car wash for your luxury vehicle. This said, as needs of luxury vehicle owners are complex and personalized, it can be…
  • Top Spots on Your Car You Need To Check For Rust!

    Asim Farooq
    1 Apr 2015 | 5:09 am
    Whether you are purchasing a used car or want to inspect your own car for existing rust, there are certain spots on any vehicle that are prone to corrosion. Taking a careful look around and under the vehicle will reveal trouble areas that need attention. After all, the last thing you need is an ugly, corrosion-coated vehicle that has poor performance and poor resale value. A simple look around the car can go a long way to identifying what needs some corrective action.Typically, rust bubbles and rust through spots can form in most any climate. However, humid climates and those with a lot of…
  • Why You Might Want to Get Rid of Your Diesel Sooner Rather Than Later

    Bilal Amjad
    30 Mar 2015 | 7:27 am
    It sounds like the opposite of what you’ve been told for the past 10-15 years. Diesels have generally been marketed as being far more fuel efficient than petrols, potentially offering incredibly good miles per gallon, which is supposed to be good for the environment, and engine longevity. Now however, this article suggests that there are proposals to place additional taxes on many diesel-powered cars when they go into certain areas of several UK cities, and this is because while the vehicles might be efficient on fuel, they aren’t actually that good for the environment, or indeed,…
  • ETS tuned Nissan GT-R sets time at 7.49s in Texas at TX2K15 event

    Jyotsna Ramani
    27 Mar 2015 | 12:19 am
    There is no end to the number of videos featuring Nissan GT-Rs hitting high speeds that are uploaded on YouTube. However there is no video better than the one where the 2,000-hp beast of a car is seen hitting amazing speeds. This Extreme Turbo Systems-tuned car covered the quarter mile at the Royal Purple Raceway at Texas in just 7.49 s while hitting a high speed of 189 mph. Although both the announcers and the fans of this beautiful machine are calling it to be a world record, we aren’t very sure about why they are calling it so. The car no doubt is very fast but isn’t faster than the…
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  • Homeless guy drives a Ferrari prank (VIDEO)

    15 Apr 2015 | 9:11 pm
    Another Youtube prankster has released a rich versus poor viral video, showing how restaurant workers react to a homeless guy in a Ferrari.  You shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. Just because someone dresses a certain way, it doesn’t necessarily mean that they’re poor or homeless. The viral video below shows what happens when a poor person attempts to dine at a fancy restaurant. Despite having the cash to pay for the meal, the supposedly homeless person isn’t allowed inside and is told to leave the premises. An hour later the same ‘homeless person’…
  • Unusual Car Designs

    13 Apr 2015 | 10:42 am
    If there’s one thing that’s synonymous with the motoring world it’s unusual designs. From the concept cars various companies trump out each year at shows or in the custom created vehicles that people make at home, you will always something strange that stands out from the rest. But why do they do it? To start off, having an unusual approach to design is what car companies mainly use to grab attention to them and bring in more sales than their competitors. Although you rarely see these concept cars hit the streets, showing that they’re willing to break the mould once in a while keeps…
  • Drive the Fast and Furious 7 cars in Forza Horizon (VIDEO)

    10 Apr 2015 | 7:16 pm
    The creators of XBOX One’s Forza Horizon 2 car game have teamed up with the Fast and Furious 7 guys to bring the movie cars to your living room.  You can now drive your favourite cars from the new Fast and Furious 7 movie on XBOX One’s Forza Horizon 2. Forza Horizon is basically an RPG for car guys (and gals) where you drive around a massive map looking for other gamers to race against, or you can do arcade style mission races. It’s a lot less structured than the usual Forza games that generally stick to set race tracks and car modifications are limited. There’s loads…
  • The Unexpected Costs Of Owning Your Dream Ride

    Lewis Shaw
    8 Apr 2015 | 4:32 am
    When considering a new car and trying to figure out the overall amount that you’ll have to spend to own that vehicle, start with the purchase agreement and the registration, but don’t stop there. For the total cost of ownership cars have to be considered along with the standard costs that are going to arise with normal use. Budgeting for these repairs is something all owners must do, even if they cannot budget for unexpected breakdowns or accidents. 1. Brake pads  This is first on the list because brake pads must be changed in order for a car to be safe to operate. Brake pads…
  • Justin Bieber buys million dollar Ferrari LaFerrari

    7 Apr 2015 | 9:26 pm
    Justin Bieber has bought himself a million dollar 960hp Ferrari LaFerrari hybrid supercar, one of the fastest cars in the world.  Singer Justin Bieber has reportedly bought one of the most exclusive and expensive Ferrari supercars in the world – the limited edition million dollar LaFerrari hybrid. In an interview with USA Today, Bieber confirmed that he had purchased the 960hp monster. “I’m still driving my Ferrari. It’s a 458 Italia, and I just got the LaFerrari, it should be coming soon,” he said. Only 499 LaFerraris will ever be built, but with Bieber’s history…
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    On the road again

  • Cars We Love: 1940 Willys Coupe

    9 Apr 2015 | 12:45 pm
    From 1912 to 1918, the Willys Overland Motor Company was the second-largest auto manufacturer in the United States, after Ford Motor Company. But the Great Depression wasn’t kind to the company, and after surviving a few bankruptcy scares and reorganizations, Willys-Overland Motors began designing a simple and affordable 4-cylinder automobile, available as a 4-door sedan […]The post Cars We Love: 1940 Willys Coupe appeared first on On the road again.
  • Cars We Love: 1942 Chrysler Town and Country Station Wagon

    2 Apr 2015 | 7:35 am
    American car manufacturers have had a longstanding love affair with “Woodies” – cars accented with wood paneling – but how and why did it start? Think back to the days of horse-drawn carriages. These “cars” were made of wood. As automobiles were developed, the passenger compartment was often made of wood or framed in wood, […]The post Cars We Love: 1942 Chrysler Town and Country Station Wagon appeared first on On the road again.
  • And the Tire Technology International Award goes to…

    20 Mar 2015 | 4:31 pm
    It’s awards season – the Golden Globes, the Oscars, and of course, the Tire Technology International Awards! While the Hollywood awards shows might be slightly more entertaining, the Tire Technology International Awards are actually pretty interesting, too. The 2015 awards, coordinated by Tire Technology International magazine, were presented in Cologne, Germany in honor of innovation […]The post And the Tire Technology International Award goes to… appeared first on On the road again.
  • Tire Art: How Old Tires and Hubcaps Find New Life

    25 Feb 2015 | 12:59 pm
    This will probably sound weird. But when you’re around tires and wheels as much as we are, you start to see the beauty in them. We can really appreciate the perfect symmetry of an all-season tire, the smooth minimalism of a motorsport tire, or the bold style of an off-road tire like the Dick Cepek […]The post Tire Art: How Old Tires and Hubcaps Find New Life appeared first on On the road again.
  • Cars We Love: 1940 Plymouth PT 105

    19 Feb 2015 | 10:22 am
    This 1940 Plymouth PT 105 pickup truck is a true rarity – Plymouth only made trucks from 1937 to 1941, and not many remain today (though Plymouth would revisit trucks again much later, in the 70s and 80s). Fewer than 7,000 PT 105s were produced. Plymouth trucks were based on Dodge truck designs, though they […]The post Cars We Love: 1940 Plymouth PT 105 appeared first on On the road again.
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  • Selecting The Right Wheels and Tyres Package

    Bilal Amjad
    11 Apr 2015 | 10:04 am
    If you’re in the market for a new car, you’ve probably noticed that many models have larger wheels and tyres. Larger wheel and tyre packages look stylish, but because of lower tyre sidewall height, ride comfort may be reduced. Conversely, handling suffers when a vehicle is fitted with tyres having tall sidewalls – but there is a middle ground between handling and ride comfort, and it has everything to do with wheel size. Whether you want to soften your car’s setup or you want a more comfortable ride, you can use the following tips to help in your wheel and tyre selection.
  • Buying a Car – Should You Buy New?

    Jyotsna Ramani
    4 Mar 2015 | 4:42 am
    There are many dilemmas you’ll have to face when you’re buying a new car. The first, and maybe biggest, is whether to buy a new car or a used one. It’s not an easy decision to make. There are pros and cons on both sides of the argument. I always find the temptation to buy new pretty hard to resist. This isn’t necessarily always the best choice though, even if you have the money to do it. I’ve decided to weigh up the main pros and cons of buying new, so you don’t have to. Pros Warranty If you’re buying a car new from the manufacturer, the one huge advantage you’ll get is a full…
  • 4 Must-Do Tips When Selling Your Old Car

    16 Feb 2015 | 10:39 am
    Getting rid of your old vehicle is easy enough, right? Don’t you just put up an advert then sit back and wait for all those juicy offers to come rolling in? If only, my friend, if only. As anyone who has tried to sell their car knows it’s not easy as you initially think it’s going to be. But don’t fear because we’re here to help! We know that your mind is fully focused on heading down to the Carco Group and picking up your new car but let’s focus on selling the old one first. So here are some top tips for all of you out there about to put your used car on the market. Image Source…
  • Why Your Next Car Should Have An Automatic Transmission

    2 Feb 2015 | 12:29 pm
    When you buy a car today, you have the choice of getting one with either a manual or automatic transmission. While both options have their pros and cons, it seems that autos are gaining popularity with the motoring public. But why is that so? And should your next car be an auto? These days it makes sense to ditch the clutch and let your car do the gear changing for you. Here’s why: Image via Wikimedia Commons Today’s automatic transmissions are advanced Decades ago people used to have a nickname for auto gearboxes: “slush boxes.” They were rudimentary devices that seldom offered…
  • Why Should You Buy A Land Rover?

    28 Jan 2015 | 10:44 am
    It’s no secret that the SUV market is all but saturated with models from various car makers. And it’s a sector of the automotive industry that is one of the fastest growing. More people are buying SUVs as manufacturers being offering models that appeal to their needs and budgets. Perhaps one of the oldest manufacturers of SUVs is Land Rover. This iconic British car marque has been making 4x4s, SUVs and all-terrain vehicles since the 1970s. If you’re in the market for an SUV, why should you consider the Land Rover brand? It turns out that there are plenty of reasons to get a…
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  • 3 Car Maintenance Procedures You Don’t Need

    Tech Guy
    23 Mar 2015 | 3:05 pm
    Believe it or not, there are some car maintenance procedures that aren’t really necessary. Common sense should tell you what your car really needs, but there are some car maintenance items that only seem necessary. Let’s look at a few … Continue reading → The post 3 Car Maintenance Procedures You Don’t Need appeared first on Fuel & Friction.
  • Getting Your Car Or Truck Ready To Sell

    Tech Guy
    17 Feb 2015 | 7:04 pm
     Step 1 – Clean up your mess No matter how clean you are, there’s always going to be some traces of you left behind. An old ketchup packet in the glove box. Receipts in the door pocket, a forgotten CD … Continue reading → The post Getting Your Car Or Truck Ready To Sell appeared first on Fuel & Friction.
  • Hot Summers and Cool Diesels

    Tech Guy
    24 Jul 2014 | 1:51 pm
    Cooling System Since hot summers and cool diesels don’t normally co-exist, it’s very important to pay attention to this critical part of your ride… the cooling system. As the mercury rises, your diesel’s cooling system has to work twice as … Continue reading → The post Hot Summers and Cool Diesels appeared first on Fuel & Friction.
  • The Truth about MPG Ratings

    Tech Guy
    16 Jun 2014 | 11:09 am
    After the great Carpocolypse of 2008, automakers were forced to change their gas-guzzling ways. Americans could no longer afford to get just 12-15 miles from a $5 gallon of gas. Times were changing, and modern cars had to change with … Continue reading → The post The Truth about MPG Ratings appeared first on Fuel & Friction.
  • 3 Mean New Diesel Powered Trucks… Yet 1 in 3 Will Die Early

    Tech Guy
    21 May 2014 | 1:05 pm
    Several years ago, Barack Obama announced that the federal fuel economy standards, known as Corporate Average Fuel Economy or CAFE, will be raised to 54.5 mpg by the year 2025. This doesn’t mean that all cars will get 54 mpg, … Continue reading → The post 3 Mean New Diesel Powered Trucks… Yet 1 in 3 Will Die Early appeared first on Fuel & Friction.
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  • Change Tyres. Pros and Cons of Tubeless Tyres in Older Cars

    17 Apr 2015 | 10:10 am
    I own a Maruti Zen lx 2001 model , want to change tyres. with old(stock) rim can i go for tubeless tyres what are pros and cons or should go for tube tyres.
  • Maruti Swift Dzire Zdi Diesel or Ciaz Vxi Plus in Petrol

    17 Apr 2015 | 6:22 am
    Considering Future of Diesel Cars not bright after NGT Ban announcement, is Ciaz Zxi Plus advisable to buy as against Swift Dzire Zdi for 1500 kms a month running. Pls advise for best buy
  • How to Renew Tax of Car Registered in Other District

    17 Apr 2015 | 4:39 am
    I had purchased a 2nd hand Alto LX 2010 model last year.The tax had expired on 15th March 2015.It was a car from different district but currently registered with my name. So my question is how to renew the Tax? Do i have to go to the previous RTO office or my district's RTO office?
  • swift rear axle repair

    17 Apr 2015 | 2:02 am
    Hi, my swift vdi 2012 run 82000km . it have a problem with rear axle. how much it costs for replacement/repair?and what about replacement/repair of rear suspension?
  • VW Petrol Petrol or Toyota Etios Liva Petrol with Best Safety Specs

    17 Apr 2015 | 1:54 am
    I am planning a new car for my touring job. Currently I am using alto. 2 car are in my consideration vw polo and Liva petrol version. My priority is to safety first. Friend says vw is having parts problem and costly maintenance. I am confused , please suggest.
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  • 72 Gallery Of Chevrolet Camaro

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  • Seat Alhambra facelift – Official pictures and details

    15 Apr 2015 | 11:30 pm
    Seat has officially revealed the 2015 Alhambra facelift model. As you already know, Volkswagen has unveiled the Sharan facelift during the Geneva Motor Show and now, its Spanish sibling has received a similar treatment. On the outside of the Seat Alhambra facelift we see new LED headlights, a redesigned radiator grille and new alloy wheels. The post Seat Alhambra facelift – Official pictures and details appeared first on Firm Guide.
  • Volvo XC90 Excellence is the new range topping version

    14 Apr 2015 | 1:59 pm
    Volvo has pulled the wraps out of the new XC90 Excellence. The new Swedish model will be showcased during the 2015 Shanghai Motor Show, the event that will kick off on April 20. On the outside, the new Volvo XC90 Excellence features only a couple of chromatic accessories on the B and C pillars. The The post Volvo XC90 Excellence is the new range topping version appeared first on Firm Guide.
  • Citroen Aircross Concept – Official pictures and details

    13 Apr 2015 | 11:10 am
    Citroen has officially unveiled the 2015 Aircross Concept, the prototype that will make its first public appearance at the 2015 Shanghai Motor Show, the event which will kick off on April 20. The new Citroen Aircross Concept is 4580mm long, 2100mm wide, 1800mm tall and adopts some similar styling cues at the C4 Cactus. The The post Citroen Aircross Concept – Official pictures and details appeared first on Firm Guide.
  • Opel Adam Rocks S – Official pictures and details

    8 Apr 2015 | 2:15 pm
    Opel has officially revealed the 2015 Adam Rocks S. The new pocket-rocket German crossover comes with a more aggressive and sporty exterior and with a new interior. Under the hood of the 2015 Opel Adam Rocks S is a 1.4 liter Ecotec petrol unit rated at 150 horsepower and 220 Nm peak of torque. The The post Opel Adam Rocks S – Official pictures and details appeared first on Firm Guide.
  • Mercedes-Benz will build a pickup that will be based on the Nissan Navara

    7 Apr 2015 | 12:49 pm
    A couple of weeks ago a series of rumors have arrived on the market regarding a Mercedes-Benz pickup model. A few days after this “incident” Mercedes-Benz has confirmed the car and now the German car manufacturer is saying that the pickup will be produced with some help from Renault-Nissan alliance. According to the press release, The post Mercedes-Benz will build a pickup that will be based on the Nissan Navara appeared first on Firm Guide.
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  • Ford Lauches High-end Vignale Mondeo

    17 Apr 2015 | 5:51 pm
    Ford Motor Company today unveiled the production version of the Ford Vignale Mondeo – the first vehicle to be introduced as part of Ford’s new Vignale brand. Each Ford Vignale model is hand-finished in a special Vignale Centre at Ford’s manufacturing facility in Valencia, Spain. Available in four-door and estate bodystyles, the Ford Vignale Mondeo delivers superior refinement with the European debut of Ford’s Active Noise Cancellation technology, quilted and tuxedo-stitched leather interior and exclusive Vignale Nocciola metallic paint colour.   Customers can now use Ford’s new…

    17 Apr 2015 | 4:34 pm
    PROTON Holdings Berhad (“PROTON”) the ultimate holding company of Lotus Group, announced that it has signed a Joint Venture (“JV”) Agreement with Lotus Group International Limited, United Kingdom (“Lotus Group”) and Goldstar Heavy Industrial Co. Ltd. (“Goldstar”) for a possible business expansion of Lotus cars in the People’s Republic of China. The collaboration seeks to accelerate the development of Lotus cars in the premium sports segment in China, leveraging on the incentives offered by the Fujian Provincial Government. Both PROTON and Lotus Group are subsidiaries of…
  • DTM Pre-Season 2015 Tests Concluded

    17 Apr 2015 | 4:31 pm
    Pre-season testing for the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM) concluded last week at Motorsport Arena Oschersleben, as Mercedes’ Pascal Wehrlein set the best time of the day in the morning session, with a 1m 19.952 second lap around the 3.667-km circuit. The Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 reserve driver went off at Turn 13 in the morning session, bringing out the red flag, but he still ended up ahead of defending champion Marco Wittmann by just 0.038 seconds. BMW Motorsport’s fastest driver was Team RBM’s Augusto Farfus, who was marginally quicker than Team Schnitzer’s António Félix da…
  • Audi RS3 Sportback Coming To Town

    17 Apr 2015 | 4:20 pm
    Hot, throaty sound, exhilaratingly free-revving and brawny power – the five cylinder engines from Audi are legendary. 270 kW (367 hp) output and 465 Nm (343.0 lb ft) of torque – Audi presents the new RS3 Sportback, the most powerful compact car in the premium segment. With its powerful five cylinder, turbocharged engine, the five door model accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 4.3 seconds, and its top speed can be increased to 280 km/h (174.0 mph) upon request. The multiple award-winning 2.5 TFSI produces 270 kW (367 hp) and 465 Nm (343.0 lb‑ft) of torque in the new RS3…
  • Hyundai Sime Darby Motors Launches Turbocharged Velosters

    17 Apr 2015 | 7:46 am
    Hyundai Sime Darby Motors launched its new Veloster Turbo and Turbo Sport variants today at its recently constructed Global Dealership Space Identity (GDSI) boutique showroom in Bangsar. As its name suggests, the Veloster Turbo uses forced induction by way of a turbocharger. The 1.6 litre four cylinder Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) engine on the new car produces a respectable 186 hp ane 265 Nm of torque – enough to propel the car to 100km/h from a complete standstill in just 8 seconds. The gearbox sees an upgrade over the Veloster Premium as well. The two turbocharged trims come with…
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  • Review: Kia Picanto

    16 Apr 2015 | 2:00 am
    When it comes to city cars, it’s a competitive market and the Kia Picanto is keen to make its case. Although it’s a comfortable and stylish motor, this nifty number will have to work hard to prove its worth among contenders of this calibre. In today’s Kia Picanto review, we’ll find out how this Korean car fares against some of its more well-known rivals. Let’s go, shall we? Original image by Abdullah AlBargan Design The Koreans’ second generation new Kia Picanto comes with an impressive style overhaul. The city car has seen changes inside and outside of the cabin and, despite its…
  • Car Wars Wednesdays: VW up! vs. Skoda Citigo

    15 Apr 2015 | 1:00 am
    It’s time for our latest mid-week debate, and today’s Car Wars Wednesdays is a blinder! It’s the ultimate battle of city cars: VW up! vs. Skoda Citigo – and with an almost identical mechanical structure, it won’t be easy to pick a winner. Buckle up petrol-heads – it’s going to be an interesting ride! Original image by Autoviva Design With its sharper styling, the VW up! is easier on the eye than the Skoda Citigo, and its great-value service pack gives it an edge over its rivals. Don’t be fooled, though – the Skoda shouldn’t be easily dismissed. The Citigo’s…
  • Top 5 Tuesdays: Cheapest Cars to Insure

    14 Apr 2015 | 2:14 am
    We’re back with another edition of Top 5 Tuesdays – and this week, we’re giving you the full scoop on the cheapest cars to insure. We’ll show you how you could climb inside in a sexy city car without breaking the bank trying to run it. And if you’re looking for help financing your new wheels, we can help there, too! Fiat Panda Original image by NRMA Motoring and Services The funky Fiat Panda rolls in at £9,375, which is slighter higher than most of its rivals – but falling into insurance groups 2-7 means running costs will remain low. The cheapest model available is the…
  • Motorbike Mondays: Suzuki GSX-S1000 Preview

    13 Apr 2015 | 2:21 am
    If you’ve got a case of the Monday blues, don’t worry – we’re here to kick off your week with a bang. It’s time for our latest motorbike review, and today we’re looking at the long overdue Suzuki GSX-S1000. It might be a little late to the naked bike party, but now it’s arrived, it’s safe to say this Suzuki was well worth the wait. In today’s Suzuki GSX-S1000 review, we’ll see how this sporty speedster combines competitive pricing with sexy styling, making it a worthy contender amongst leading street motorbikes. Let’s get stuck in. Original image by The AutoMotovated…
  • Review: VW Scirocco

    10 Apr 2015 | 1:00 am
    Today we’re bringing you your next fix of automotive updates – and this time it’s in the form of the sporty and stylish Volkswagen Scirocco. Although it faces competition from the likes of the Audi TT, this well-built ride has plenty to offer. In today’s VW Scirocco review, we’ll look at how this motor fares against its rivals – and we’ll even let you know exactly how you could get your hands on one. Let’s go. Original image by domantasm. Design The Scirocco re-appeared on our roads in 2008 after a long absence, with the R version following in 2009. Although it’s…
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  • BMW i8! World’s Green Car of the Year

    Callum Wright
    16 Apr 2015 | 2:27 am
      BMW i8 has won Green Car of the Year Award for 2015   BMW i8 has won the prestigious Green Car of the Year Award for 2015.The i8 is the second BMW to win this award in a row as smaller i3 already won Green Car of the Year award in 2014. If you go back seven years, BMW 118d won the same award in 2008. BMW’s board member, Dr. Ian Robertson said that he is delighted to accept this award Robertson is head of sales and marketing at BMW and speaking at the awards ceremony in New York, he said, BMW i-series represents the future of BMW. It is unique, lightweight and offers unrivaled…
  • Brits Love British-Built Cars

    Callum Wright
    14 Apr 2015 | 3:51 am
      The top two British built cars are, Nissan Qashqai and Vauxhall Astra and both of them hold a position in top 10 best sellers With the total number of 33,813 units produced in only the first two months of this year, the domestic market for British-built cars has risen by 21.1%. There has been a 2% fall recorded in overall car production with 250,000 units built in total, as compared to number of units produced in same period last year. This change is due to political instability especially in Russia, sources said. Britain exported more than 75.1% of their output in the first two months…
  • Will You Be Able to Break Speed Limits in New Ford?

    Callum Wright
    9 Apr 2015 | 6:22 am
      If you think you can beat the system, then you have to try the all new Ford S-Max. Most of the drivers, especially the younger ones, always find it bugging to follow the speed limits, thus they are found disobeying the rules set by the local government. If caught, they pay heavy fines but that doesn’t put an end to this, rather it becomes thrill for those funky drivers. Ford has always been one of the top leaders in innovative technologies to make driving safer and more pleasant. This is why Ford has introduced this new system which is hopefully going to prevent accidents and you…
  • Jaguar Land Rover Confirms £600m for West Midlands

    Callum Wright
    30 Mar 2015 | 4:35 am
    JLR has invested £400m in Castle Bromwich assembly with another huge investment for West Midlands totalling £600m   Jaguar Land Rover has confirmed an investment of £600m for the production facilities in West Midlands and Castle Bromwich. JLR will introduce new models after this investment while a major portion of the investment will be used to increase the sales of Jaguar cars built at the Castle Bromwich plant. CEO of JLR said, “Jaguar Land Rover continues to demonstrate its unwavering support to the British automotive industry through sustained investments in advanced research,…
  • Stay Alert! Toyota is Watching You

    Callum Wright
    26 Mar 2015 | 4:05 am
    Toyota has developed new driver monitoring system that scans eyes to check alertness levels   Toyota is leading its way with new technological advancement and auto infotainment system. It is also working on autonomous vehicles are not far away and roads will soon see the driverless cars. But at present, automakers are working on developing safe car technologies and monitoring the driver behaviour is the first step. Toyota patented a new technology that can even make the scanning and tracking process better. Toyota’s patented technology consists of a camera which constantly monitors the…
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  • 2017 Dodge Dart SRT-4

    17 Apr 2015 | 12:12 pm
    The Prediction Of The 2017 Dodge Dart SRT-4 Concept Spec Price And Release Date Many people have been waiting for the appearance of the 2017 dodge srt-4. It is kind of sedan car that is produced by dodge. People who love and look for a sedan car with a great compact should be consider of this vehicle. The appearance of this vehicle also amazes most people. It is because the sporty, stylish and the great performance of its. So that, many people choose this. The 2017 Dodge Dart SRT-4 Concept Specs Price And Release Datewill really satisfied many people in the world. See more images: The details…
  • 2015 Koenigsegg One1

    15 Apr 2015 | 2:47 pm
    2015 Koenigsegg One1 Specs Concept And Redesign Review: 2015 Koenigsegg One1 Specs Concept and Redesign 2015 Koenigsegg One1 Specs Concept and Redesign are all what we want to know about this supercar. This car is firstly announced and introduced in front of all of car lovers in Geneva Motor Show 2015. When this supercar shows its body, its flawless catches all people’s attention. This car is super amazing. It is really beyond our imagination. Christian von Koenigsegg who is behind this car really brings the people’s dream about supercar into the reality beautifully ever. The concept,…
  • 2016 Dodge Challenger SRT8

    15 Apr 2015 | 12:42 am
    2016 Dodge Challenger SRT8 Concept and Redesign for the Romantic Journey Kinds of the vehicle will influence the sense of the journey. Yup, that is why we need to be selective in choosing the kinds of the vehicle to be ridden. Many kinds of the best vehicle are available that can be your choices. One kind of it is the 2016 Dodge Challenger SRT8. As the new vehicle, the Dodge offers the new feeling and sense that will pleasant you in your journey. Here, we will talk about the 2016 Dodge Challenger SRT8 Concept and Redesign below. See more images: Knowing the specs Before talking more about the…
  • 2016 Ferrari 488 GTB

    6 Apr 2015 | 7:29 am
    BESTTECHCARS.COM – 2016 Ferrari 488 GTB indirectly similar to the 458 Italia as the platform used is the same. According to Ferrari powertrain director, Vitorio Dini, all will dilengklapi Ferrari V8 engine turbo V12 engine mated to a hybrid system in the future to pursue emission reduction target to 20 percent in 2021. Ferrari until now has claimed success supercar reduce carbon emissions by 40 percent since 2007. Since the release of California T in 2014, Ferrari 488 GTB has recently launched a second car at the same turbocharged Ferrari turbo bermesih return after the middle of last…
  • 2015 Toyota Land Cruiser 70 Series Limited Edition Review

    4 Apr 2015 | 2:12 pm
    The Satisfaction 2015 Toyota Land Cruiser 70 Series Limited Edition Review 2015 Toyota land cruiser 70 series limited edition Reviewis can be used as the evaluation and also as an additional reference or as a reason why you have to effort to get and have this variant car. As one of the pupolar an automotive factory, Toyota continuously makes the new innovation in the produce new variant car. This series offer to the consumers a pride to be the owner of a limited edition car. Beside that, the features and the design will make people be envious. See more images: The secret of series Many…
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  • How to Replace a Volkswagen Side Mirror

    Jason Lancaster
    10 Apr 2015 | 12:31 am
    Your Volkswagen’s side mirrors are kind of important as far as safety is concerned. The trouble is, the location of the mirrors makes them vulnerable to damage from garage door frames, passing traffic, car washes, and of course road debris. The good news is that replacing a side mirror is fairly straightforward. You just need a replacement mirror (OEM only of course), a few tools, and some time. Tools: Mirror Masking tape – blue painter’s tape is the best Spray can of matching automotive paint or black Extra door clips Standard screwdriver Standard sockets Door trim removal tool…
  • 5 Things Everyone Should Know About Lowering Springs

    Elizabeth Puckett
    10 Apr 2015 | 12:20 am
      Lowered Volkswagens are everywhere — and there’s a reason for that: they looks awesome! There’s something about the lines of the Volkswagen design that are seriously brought out when the body is a little closer to the road. However, lowering springs aren’t exactly the easiest things to deal with — here are 5 key things you need to know about lowering springs BEFORE you install them. Hopefully, these tips will guide in choosing the right springs and method so you can lower your VW the right way, and also know what to expect. Don’t Be Surprised by a Rough Ride This feature of…
  • A Short History of the VW Phaeton

    Jason Lancaster
    21 Mar 2015 | 11:02 pm
    A car named after a greek sun god, the Phaeton isn’t a vehicle we see much on American roads. While seemingly invisible to some, the Phaeton is epitomized class. Designed to evoke envy and made for performance, the Phaeton is a serious luxury car. This ride has incredible lines and awesome features, making it a definite “status car”, but where did it come from? Here’s a history of the Phaeton as it was introduced to the world, and how it’s going to make its way back to the United States. The Competition that Inspired the Phaeton When Ferdinand Piëch dreamed up…
  • Volkswagen Brake Lights Not Working

    Elizabeth Puckett
    4 Mar 2015 | 9:48 pm
    The brake lights on your Volkswagen are part of the safety equipment, and they alert drivers behind you that you intend to stop. Should they stop working, you put yourself at risk for a rear end collision, so any malfunction of the brake lights needs to be addressed immediately. Tools Needed Volt ohmmeter or LED test light When you use a volt or test light, make sure that you use them properly. The point on the tool needs to touch the contact point only during testing. If you push the probe into a socket, it can cause failure of the socket due to the spreading of the contacts. Brake Lights…
  • Volkswagen Cruise Control Not Working

    Elizabeth Puckett
    24 Feb 2015 | 10:57 am
    Is your dub’s cruise control giving you trouble? Instead of Fahrvergnügen, are you getting annoyed with your cruise control system? Here’s some info that might help. First, let’s get a couple of things out of the way: Cruise control doesn’t always work the way everyone thinks it should Because of this, sometimes ‘broken’ cruise control isn’t broken at all So step 1 is to verify that your system isn’t working correctly. How Cruise Control Is Supposed To Work The speed is selected by pushing the SET button on your steering wheel, and the…
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    My Star Collector Car - Your Car, Your Story


    12 Apr 2015 | 11:03 am
    MSCC APRIL 16 STAR OF THE DAY: ’69 CAMARO-PUSHING THE ENVELOPE ON A FICKLE MONTH One of the constants in the month of April is its fickle nature. April can warm up like a hot day in July one day and drop to brutally cold conditions the next day. Sunburn and frostbite in less than 48 hours…

    29 Mar 2015 | 5:11 pm
    I was at a small car gathering last week and someone pulled out a camera to show me a picture of a really cool car. She was a younger female and in many ways she was enthusiastic about the car hobby, but I knew her knowledge in all things automotive and classic was a little weak. That was really clear when she showed me the picture.

    27 Mar 2015 | 7:09 pm
    There are many themes to any custom build. Some guys like to stick to a pure nostalgia vibe so their ride is a reflection of past hot rod style cues. Other guys will build a custom that truly reflects their personal standards and tastes for a hot rod. Finally, there are guys who build a car because they are hardcore Boston Bruin fans.

    27 Mar 2015 | 9:22 am
    Project cars are like stray dogs that were scooped by the dogcatcher. The most desirable ones get adopted right away so that would be something like a project Vette, tri-five Chevy, Mustang or vintage Mopar muscle car. Those projects get grabbed faster than a cute puppy.

    26 Mar 2015 | 8:12 pm
    Most car guys have one huge memory of the 1956 Thunderbird: a scene in the movie ‘American Graffiti” when Suzanne Somers pulls up in a ’56 T-Bird beside a young Richard Dreyfuss and sets his hormones on overload. The 1956 Thunderbird bucked the trend in the 50s because it was a two-seater with no practical application to the average household in North America. It was unable to haul enough kids, or groceries to feed the large herd of young baby boomers, during the 50s and thus it was an impractical car for most families.
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  • Audi before thrilling 2015 DTM season

    Akshaya Rao
    17 Apr 2015 | 7:03 pm
    Following the final tests before the DTM season opener at Hockenheim (May 2/3), the situation, pre-season, continues to be packed with suspense. While Audi most recently set the pace in the tests at Estoril, Oschersleben presented a different picture: the fastest times went to its rivals---------------------------------------------------BEST & MOST POPULAR CELEBRITY YOUTUBE CHANNEL---------------------------------------------------LINGERIEPRO : LingerieproBRANDCELEBS : BrandcelebsCREZOVI : CrezoviCELEBRITYMAD : CelebritymadYOOCELEBS : YoocelebsAVIOTUBETV : AviotubetvTECHAVIO : Techavio
  • Watch Mercedes Recreate A Long Lost One-Off Race Car From 1938

    Akshaya Rao
    17 Apr 2015 | 6:56 pm
    It took Mercedes-Benz Classic three years to rebuilt the 1938 540 K Streamliner they found in a warehouse back in 2001. Thankfully, they documented the process, and the result is this 45-minute flick that shows how the Streamliner went from a jumble of parts to 115 MPH.Read more... ---------------------------------------------------BEST & MOST POPULAR CELEBRITY YOUTUBE CHANNEL---------------------------------------------------LINGERIEPRO : LingerieproBRANDCELEBS : BrandcelebsCREZOVI : CrezoviCELEBRITYMAD : CelebritymadYOOCELEBS : YoocelebsAVIOTUBETV : AviotubetvTECHAVIO : Techavio
  • Here's A Supercut Of All The Craziest Vehicles People Put On The 'Ring

    Akshaya Rao
    17 Apr 2015 | 6:46 pm
    The Nürburgring is near and dear to our hearts as a racetrack, but let’s not forget the fact that it’s technically a one-way public toll road. Do you have a street-legal vehicle? It can probably go on the ‘ring. Here’s a compilation of all the craziest conveyances people take on the Nordschleife. You’re welcome.Read more... ---------------------------------------------------BEST & MOST POPULAR CELEBRITY YOUTUBE CHANNEL---------------------------------------------------LINGERIEPRO : LingerieproBRANDCELEBS : BrandcelebsCREZOVI : CrezoviCELEBRITYMAD : CelebritymadYOOCELEBS :…
  • Audi S7 Riding on ADV.1 Wheels Looks Seductive

    Akshaya Rao
    17 Apr 2015 | 10:09 am
    The Audi A7, one of the most polarizing family cars ever made, is also one of the best looking 4 door long distance haulers money can buy. At least that's what some people think.Read more » ---------------------------------------------------BEST & MOST POPULAR CELEBRITY YOUTUBE CHANNEL---------------------------------------------------LINGERIEPRO : LingerieproBRANDCELEBS : BrandcelebsCREZOVI : CrezoviCELEBRITYMAD : CelebritymadYOOCELEBS : YoocelebsAVIOTUBETV : AviotubetvTECHAVIO : Techavio
  • Breathtaking Photos Of Fighter Jets Soaring Over Yosemite Park

    Akshaya Rao
    17 Apr 2015 | 9:56 am
    F-35Cs of VFA-101 "Grim Reapers" traveled from their home at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida to Naval Air Station Lemoore in California to show off their new rides for the first time to West Coast strike fighter squadrons. These breathtaking shots, taken over Yosemite National Park, were snapped to remember the historic occasion:Read more... ---------------------------------------------------BEST & MOST POPULAR CELEBRITY YOUTUBE CHANNEL---------------------------------------------------LINGERIEPRO : LingerieproBRANDCELEBS : BrandcelebsCREZOVI : CrezoviCELEBRITYMAD : CelebritymadYOOCELEBS…
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  • Electric & hybrid cars: Most popular this week
    17 Apr 2015 | 3:25 am
    Rushed off your feet recently? Then catch up with this week’s most popular stories from the world of electric cars & future mobility on Fill your boots – and don’t forget to stay up-to-date by subscribing to our newsletter and liking us on Facebook. Are Tesla Model S pricing claims appropriate? On its website, Tesla now deducts $10,000 from the stated price of its Model S cars because, the company says, that’s how much money the average owner actually saves in fuel costs over 5 years. Read more » BMW i3 news from the New York Auto Show Blogger Tom…
  • Driving a Formula E race car

    Steve Hanley
    17 Apr 2015 | 3:20 am
    Prior to the Formula E race in Miami, Autocar reporter Jeremy Taylor got to drive one of the actual race cars at nearby Homestead-Miami Speedway. He says driving a Formula E race car was thrilling, terrifying and excruciatingly uncomfortable. Formula E is nearing the end of its first official season. The series features all electric, purpose built race cars that resemble the open wheel racers seen in Formula One or IndyCar. The difference is, those cars are powered by thundering internal combustion engines and have up to 1,000 horsepower. A Formula E car is powered by an electric motor that…
  • Video: A closer look at the 2015 Malibu’s hybrid powertrain

    Thomas Langenbucher
    17 Apr 2015 | 3:15 am
    Just unveiled at the New York Auto Show, the 2016 Chevy Malibu features more than just an exterior upgrade. The new Malibu will feature an optional hybrid powertrain with a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine paired with a 15 kWh battery – very similar to the current powertrain setup found in the Chevy Volt. The new powertrain will put out about 189 horsepower with an estimated 45 mpg combined. The new engine also boasts Exhaust Gas Heat Recovery, or EGHR, which takes heat from the exhaust and uses it to warm the cabin and engine of the vehicle. This helps with fuel economy and improves…
  • Venturi builds an EV for Antarctica (w/images)

    Steve Hanley
    17 Apr 2015 | 3:10 am
    Venturi is an engineering firm based in Monaco that specializes in building electric vehicles. It is one of the 10 teams currently competing in the Formula E racing series for electric cars. Prince Albert II of Monaco suggested the company consider building an EV for Antarctica after he visited the continent in 2009. Scientists studying that frozen environment must be careful not contaminate the samples they collect with pollutants they bring with them from the regular world, which makes gasoline powered vehicles a poor choice for Antarctic research. An EV would be ideal except for one thing…
  • Georgetown, Texas chooses 100% renewable power

    Steve Hanley
    17 Apr 2015 | 3:05 am
    There are lots of perfectly good reasons to choose renewable power to meet our needs. Cutting down on carcinogenic emissions from coal fired generating plants is one. Eliminating the risks of nuclear power is another. Then there is the benefit of not torturing the earth and using up billions of gallons of water to wrest natural gas out of the ground by fracking. But for the city of Georgetown, Texas, just north of Austin, when it came time to provide for its long term energy needs, it all came down to the most basic consideration of all – money. After carefully considering every…
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  • Bmw I8 Coupe Best Design You Need

    umar macho
    17 Apr 2015 | 6:32 am
    It is time for you to choose best car BMW i8 coupe which can provide you with best thing that you need. This nice appearance of a car can facilitate you with several specs. The spec that you can find in this car is many. Some of them have best technology applied to it. For […]
  • Latest Auto News – 2016 Honda HRV Specification

    John Ben
    10 Apr 2015 | 8:31 am
    Auto news will help you to update latest cars in the world from some auto manufacturers. One of best products from Honda that is offered to you is 2016 Honda HRV. There are so many people discussing about this car and they really want to buy this car because of some reasons. If you are […]
  • The Modern Truck Model of 2016 Toyota Tacoma

    John Ben
    9 Apr 2015 | 9:10 pm
    The 2016 Toyota Tacoma This version is so much better that the previous Tacoma trucks. For a beautiful look, the taller hood is applied on the truck. The truck also has rounded air vents. Silver-finished trim perfect the look of the 2016 Toyota Tacoma. This truck is one of the best new cars in 2016.
  • The Plus Points of 2016 Ford Fusion Sedan for You to Know

    John Ben
    2 Apr 2015 | 8:09 pm
    When talking about Canadian future cars, it cannot be denied that 2015 Ford Fusion sedan is an interesting option which will be offered as well in Canadian auto markets in the future.
  • Infiniti previews Q60 Concept ahead of Detroit Auto Show

    John Ben
    25 Mar 2015 | 2:29 am
    Leading as a lot as subsequent week’s North American International Auto Show, Infiniti has taken the wraps off its new Q60 Concept. It’s formally labeled an thought, nevertheless Infiniti design director Alfonso Albaisa previously said this new concept will in all probability be “very, very, very, very shut” to the next-know-how Q60. Infiniti hasn’t launched […]
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    Motor Heads

  • Braking the Bank : Nearly a Quarter of Car Owners Feel Ripped Off by Mechanics

    16 Apr 2015 | 12:00 am
    Most mechanics are reliable and trustworthy, but there are a minority of cowboys taking advantage of the fact that most consumers just don't know how much their car repairs should cost. New research conducted by ClickMechanic, an online marketplace for car repairs, reveals that almost a quarter (23 percent) of people felt ripped off by the price they were quoted when they last visited a car
  • 10 Bizarre Road Trips : Car Salesmen Reveal Their Test Drive Nightmares

    14 Apr 2015 | 12:00 am
    It was when we arrived in Dover that I genuinely thought I was being kidnapped. The British public are nothing if not unpredictable, and when it comes to test driving a new car, it can sometimes lead to all manner of strangeness. That's the opinion of a nationwide car leasing company, which asked car salesman for their favourite test drive stories, and found accidents, disappearing
  • Mould-Breaking Peugeot Celebrates 50 Year Anniversary

    13 Apr 2015 | 12:00 am
    Fifty years ago a car was launched that heralded the birth of the stylish, high quality small cars that Peugeot is famous for today. We take front-wheel drive cars for granted now, but half a century ago they were out of the ordinary, revolutionary even. That meant the 204 was at the forefront of automotive innovation when it was revealed to surprised Peugeot Dealers in Paris on 22nd April,
  • Is Your Local Garage The Best? : UK’S Top Garages To Be Crowned In June

    10 Apr 2015 | 12:00 am
    Car owners who’ve enjoyed top-class service from their local garage are being urged to go online to enter them for a national competition that celebrates the country’s best garages. Top performing garages from across each UK regions will be shortlisted for the nationwide Garage of the Year competition which will be awarded in June to the UK’s best car service and repair workshop. The Garage
  • TW Steel DMAX Championship Round 2 - The James Hunt Method

    9 Apr 2015 | 12:00 am
    Many of you will know that once a month I take part in the traveling spectacle that is the TW Steel DMAX Championship. Much like F1, or so I like to imagine, the event moves to a different track in a different part of the country each month. Around 100 karters, marshals and spectators arrive to take their part in what is known for being the fastest "arrive-and-drive" championship in the UK. Now
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    2015/2016/2017 Best new cars

  • 2015 Fiat 500 engine, mpge, price

    17 Apr 2015 | 12:03 am
    The first Fiat 500 was manufactured in 1957 It was a city car that has gained great popularity by name the Cinquecento.  It ceased to be produced in 1975, but remained in good memory.  On the 50th anniversary of the first appearance, the 2007 Fiat introduced the new generation of this great car. Fiat have gone a step further and make a complete strategy for development of the next model  based on the Fiat 500. So they appeared 500x Fiat, Fiat 500L and electric car Fiat 500e. The model in question in this article is Fiat 500e and was first introduced in November 2012, but sales began in the…
  • 2016 Chrysler 200 Engine, Specs, Release date

    14 Apr 2015 | 9:20 am
    This 2016 Chrysler 200 is a car highly awaited by those car fans who love great mid size sedan models. This mid size segment of the market is showing growth and therefore there are a lot of car producers competing in this segment. Competition is tough, but Chrysler is joining the game with this 200 model. It won’t be just refreshment but instead it is expected that this Chrysler 200 will be highly competitive in this market segment. 2016 Chrysler 200 Engine and Specs This mid size sedan is coming with a second generation release and it received new design which is going to place this car on…
  • 2016 Toyota 4runner specs, design, review

    10 Apr 2015 | 2:11 am
    One of the most anticipated models recently from Toyota is Toyota 4runner. It is a great full size SUV that comes with improved design to make it even better than before. There are a lot of expectations and Toyota made a lot of effort to fulfill them all. This car will be competitive on the market. It comes with a lot of updates and it will be equipped with a lot of innovations and with improved design that will make this car look fresher. The model is a combination of SUV and sporty car features and Toyota tried to pay attention to every part of it. 2016 Toyota 4runner Engine and Specs…
  • 2016 Ford Edge review, specs, release date

    8 Apr 2015 | 9:01 am
    Ford Edge is one of the best-selling Ford mid-size SUVs. Since it appeared in 2006, sales grow every year. For the year 2014 are not yet available all the data, but in 2013 Ford sold nearly 130,000 Edge cars. When it first appeared, Edge was based on the Ford CD3 platform. The same platform also had models: Mazda Cx-9, Lincoln MKX, Mazda 6 and Ford Fusion. New Edge will get a new platform-it is a Ford CD4 platform. As before, the Ford Edge will be produced at a plant in Oakville, Canada. What’s new for this model is the fact that it will probably be sold in Europe. 2016 Ford Edge…
  • 2016 Mini Countryman Engine, specs, release date

    4 Apr 2015 | 2:27 pm
    Since its launch in 2010, Countryman showed it was a good addition to the Mini family. This Crossover debuted in Geneva Motor Show with a broad range of four cylinder diesel and gasoline engines, six speed automatic and manual transmission. All wheel drive was added in 2014 model refresh. Now, new generation of Countryman is being prepared for the market. This model will get a nice update and possibly new engines, new interior details and probably some changes in design. New Countryman is based on a bigger platform than the 3 and 5 door hatchback Mini models. It is expected to be a bit longer…
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  • New 2015 Honda Shuttle Revealed

    Rohan Patil
    17 Apr 2015 | 10:49 am
    After the patent images leak last month, Honda has finally taken the wraps off the 2015 Shuttle for the Japan Domestic Market (JDM). The Honda Shuttle is nothing but a wagon version of the new generation Fit/Jazz. The new 2015 Shuttle comes with a significantly longer rear overhang granting superior cargo capacity over the standard […] - Auto news india, car and bike reviews, launch reports, images, prices and scoops
  • Posaidon duo power kit for Mercedes-AMG GT S and C63 AMG S, fast cars made faster

    Suraj Viswanathan
    17 Apr 2015 | 10:48 am
    Posaidon C63 AMG S is one crazy four-door saloon. We have heard about the Posaidon name before on Motoroids and at that time, the car involved was a Posaidon G63 AMG. This time the German tuning house has focused their attention on two other Mercedes-Benz cars – the C63 AMG S and Mercedes-AMG GT S. As […] - Auto news india, car and bike reviews, launch reports, images, prices and scoops
  • Ford and DowAksa partnership could make carbon-fibre affordable for everyone

    Suraj Viswanathan
    17 Apr 2015 | 9:36 am
    The 2016 Ford GT uses loads of carbon-fibre, but it isn’t a car aimed at the masses. Ford has partnered with DowAksa, a Turkish company that specialises in the manufacturing of carbon-fibre. Though these two companies have worked together in the past on such ideas, but it wasn’t until recently that the two formally inked […] - Auto news india, car and bike reviews, launch reports, images, prices and scoops
  • SPIED: Volkswagen Polo Compact Sedan snapped testing

    Karan Tripathi
    17 Apr 2015 | 8:21 am
    Like the Koreans, the Japanese, the Americans and our very own Tata Motors, it is now the Germans who have decided to bite the compact sedan bait. In an effort to please customers who like the pseudo premium feel that comes attached with a sedan, the oddity of proportions not withstanding, Volkswagen has decided to enter the sub […] - Auto news india, car and bike reviews, launch reports, images, prices and scoops
  • An intergalactic Lamborghini Huracan that can storm through extraterrestrial troops

    Karan Tripathi
    17 Apr 2015 | 6:40 am
    For being the most conventional Lamborghini ever made, the Huracan will probably miss the spot for being up there among its more outlandish cousins. However, if the folks at Sant’Agata ever needed some inspiration to make some amends, here it comes. Following release of the second teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Jonsibal […] - Auto news india, car and bike reviews, launch reports, images, prices and scoops
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    Auto USP

  • Servicing Your Vehicle: 3 Benefits for Car Owners

    13 Apr 2015 | 6:59 am
    For some car owners, servicing a vehicle that has no obvious issues may seem like a waste of time and resources. However, while the old saying of “if it isn’t broke, don’t fix it” is commonly trotted out in such cases, there are many benefits that motorists can gain through the regular maintenance of their vehicles. Servicing your car regularly ensures that potential problems and defects are detected and fixed early and do not end up growing into major issues at a later time. All cars have a servicing schedule recommended by the manufacturer and following this timetable or undertaking…
  • How to Find the Best Cheap Tyres

    11 Apr 2015 | 10:28 am
    There are various factors which all play a part in the cost of the tyres that you’re looking to buy. Although you may be on a budget, it’s important to remember that buying cheap tyres which don’t have at least a certain level of quality will only make it less cost-effective in the long run, since you’ll have to replace them much more often. Buying premium tyres will generally ensure that you’re good to drive for around 15,000-20,000 miles. You can buy tyres in Australia at many good auto stores, and most of them will have a wide range of types available. For…
  • Careless Valet Driver Wrecks Ferrari 599 GTO

    Eric J. Leech
    9 Apr 2015 | 5:49 am
    A nightmare for any car owner, a valet driver of the Hotel Exedra in the south of Rome, Italy, crashed a highly exclusive Ferrari 599 GTO into the front of a shop while bringing the car back to its owner who had just attended a meeting of the Ferrari Owner’s Club along with his wife. According to Corriere della Sera, the valet driver named Roberto Cinti, aged 38, had mistakenly put his foot on the accelerator instead of the brakes, causing the 670 horsepower car to plough straight through the shop premises. Although nobody was injured, the resulting crash inflicted major damage to both the…
  • Aston Martin DBX Makes Perfect Match for James Bond new Movie, Spectre

    Suhail Ajmal
    8 Apr 2015 | 1:24 am
    A new direction for the popular brand Aston Martin became apparent at the Geneva Motor Show held last month where the company unveiled its all-new luxury GT car concept. Described as the brand’s first ‘family friendly GT’, the Aston Martin DBX is an all-electric, all-wheel drive, with an ‘environmentally friendly’ label attached to it. According to some experts, the launch of the Aston Martin DBX just goes to show how seriously the company is taking the arrival of Tesla Motors into the market. The luxury GT is being described as a crossover which is an amalgamation of a passenger…
  • Prevent Rust From Spreading With These 5 Tips

    27 Mar 2015 | 8:07 am
    As a car owner, it is natural to become concerned when you see rust developing on your vehicle. Not only is rust unsightly, but it also decreases the car’s value and the life of the car. To make matters worse, if the rust is not stopped in time it will continue to spread. The good news, is that there are rust prevention techniques to stop it from spreading and to keep your car in excellent shape. Where Rust Develops Rust can quickly form on any areas of the car where bare metal is exposed. The most common places are where the paint has been nicked, scratched, or chipped off. These small…
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    Trucker Blog

  • New App From BF Goodrich Makes It Easy for Truckers

    Joseph Cargil
    16 Apr 2015 | 1:00 am
    New BF Goodrich App When a tire blowout ruins your day on the road, wouldn’t it be nice if you could just press a button and fix everything? That’s the idea behind the truck tire locator app from BFGoodrich. The app does plenty more than just find commercial truck tires, too. You can search for towing, tire inspections, oil & lube, and other kinds of service centers nearby. Next time your tire blows out or you need emergency repairs, you can pull up the BFGoodrich app. Find the service you need, make the phone call — and then pull up a list of the nearest motels if you want.
  • Regulatory Update Refresher

    Joseph Cargil
    14 Apr 2015 | 1:00 am
    Truck Inspections Time for some spring cleaning — and that includes checking in on trucking regulations that affect your daily life. The trucking industry in the midst of further changes to the restart rules and other new items: Restart Rules Suspended Until at least September 30 The controversial 34-hour restart regulations went on hiatus in December 2014. Now, we are all waiting on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to finish up a report and make new recommendations. Officials finally agreed that the strict rules were too problematic: a 34-hour restart with two nights…
  • Find Out What the King of the Road Survey Says

    Joseph Cargil
    9 Apr 2015 | 1:00 am
    King of The Road The survey of Atlas Van Lines drivers, also known as the King of the Road Survey, is useful not just to other truck drivers, but to families planning vacations and frequent business travelers. Founded in 1948 and headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, Atlas is a private, agent owned company that has about $900 million in revenue each year. Their results to the “mostly scientific and nearly indispensable” survey makes for some interesting reading to anyone who spends much time on the road. The King of the Road survey Seventy-nine drivers took part in the survey,…
  • Truckers: Proudly Moving America

    Joseph Cargil
    7 Apr 2015 | 1:00 am
    Trucking For America It is not enough to say that without truck drivers, America stops moving. America also stops eating in many areas of the country and stops working practically everywhere in the United States. About 70 percent of all raw goods, food, equipment, and product moves by truck. According to the Department of Transportation Statistics, the trucking industry employs over 8.7 million people and moves 9.2 billion tons of freight, valued at $671 billion, with over 5.6 million tractor trailers that are driven by more than 3.5 million men and women. Safety is always a top priority…
  • On-the-Road Trucking Fitness Rules

    Joseph Cargil
    2 Apr 2015 | 1:03 am
    On The Road Exercise Hey you – put down the jelly doughnut! Just because your office is mobile doesn’t mean you can’t stay fit! Shuck the excuses and stay in shape – on and off the road. Drop and give me seven!! Following these seven simple strategies can encourage great fitness results, despite all those long, sedentary motoring hours… 1. Follow the 15 minute rule. We’re not talking about food on the floor here (that’s the 10 second rule). Exercise at least 15 minutes a day, anywhere, anyway, no matter what. You don’t need a gym membership to stay fit. 2. Act like…
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    Cigars and Cars

  • Range Rover Startech Pickup

    Myles Schultz
    16 Apr 2015 | 1:19 pm
    BRABUS DESIGNED RANGEThe Range Rover has had some great designs over the years but this fast forward design from the German design team Brabus might be the the new way to go in the future. The Brabus design team is mostly known for building or re-designing Mercedes. The team has put together the G Wagon so it makes sense to re-design the Range. The Startech wide body kit fits this Range Rover perfectly. The accents flow with the kit as well. The lighting and the side molding help square off the side view. The roof line cuts off just behind the back…

    Myles Schultz
    12 Apr 2015 | 2:09 pm
    MEAN METAL'S CONCEPTIn India there is a concept car on the board that might just get some attention. The guys at Mean Metal Motor's have several concept cars that have hit the Internet. This is the M-Zero and there are two versions. The M-Zero exists for now on digital 3D paper but don't be surprised if it hits the street soon.The M-Zero will be a Hybrid housing an electric motor using a liquid cooled lithium-ion pack with an energy storage of 4kwh and 180V voltage that will have 200 HP and the conventional motor a 4.0 Litre V8 Bi-Turbo that kicks out 500 plus horsepower.
  • Martial Arts Movies Alive And Well

    Myles Schultz
    5 Apr 2015 | 2:47 pm
    MARTIAL ARTS MOVIESWe can all remember the day we had seen our first Martial Arts film. The characters were bigger than any superheros because they were live and on the big screen. It was probably in the late 70's when I first went to the movies a double feature of the most famous action film star Bruce Lee and I wasamazed at the super human capabilities andthe Asian culture. It was like going back in time to a place you could only imagine to see real human warriors battle it out fist to fist and in some cases sword to staff. There were the unique uniforms…

    Myles Schultz
    2 Apr 2015 | 2:44 pm
    PRESTIGE BY LEON JIMENESLa Aurora is producing the Leon Jimenes cigar line and doing a perfect job. The Prestige line is a great name considering the constructionand flavor of this cigar. The Prestige is coming from the Dominican Republic plant and comes in different sizes all tubed and in a dark blackbox. Eduardo Leon Jimenes started making cigars at the age of 18 with 3 cigar rollers. The factory is now known as the La Aurora. The first Prestige cigar was wrapped in a Cameroon  wrapper but do to the supply problems they switched to a 3…

    Myles Schultz
    29 Mar 2015 | 3:19 pm
    PERFECTIONLa Gloria Cubana took over 5 years to blend and age this delightful cigar. TheSerie N is a full body cigar packed withbold flavor and a great aroma. A teamat La Gloria Cubana consisting of theproduction manager of manufacturingfor General Cigar Dominicana and twoproduction staff from La Gloria CubanaRick Rodriguez and Michael Giannini took a artisan approach to blending aunique cigar. This a the company's twelfth line of cigars and each one is a new experience.This Serie N consists of a Nicaraguan proprietary filler, a Nicaraguan proprietary binder and a special…
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    Today's Auto News

  • 2015 Mustang Sales are Off to a Great Start

    Scott Huntington
    15 Apr 2015 | 2:26 pm
    Long a beloved vehicle by many car enthusiasts, the Ford Mustang GT is once again proving to be America’s sweetheart in 2015.According to recent market research from Autodata, Ford’s Mustang sales ticked up more than 36 percent in March compared to the same period last year. The entirety of the auto manufacturer’s first-quarter numbers are even more impressive, with Ford enjoying a 52 percent uptick on Mustang sales in 2015.While Ford sales are booming, the same thing can’t be said about its rival manufacturers. For instance, sales of Chevy Cameros dropped 31 percent in March – data…
  • Mercedes-Benz F015: The Car of Tomorrow

    Bilal Amjad
    15 Apr 2015 | 3:44 am
    We’ve reached an exciting time in the automotive industry. In fact, we could be at a pivotal point in history. The next five to ten years will no doubt shape the future of automobiles, and, indeed, travel; perhaps forever. You see, in recent years we’ve seen a steady trickle of change among the cars we’ve seen on the market.First we had the idea of electric cars at last conceptualised. They got released, wheeled out and lauded as the future of modern transport. A greener way to drive. A car that was trendy, practical and could save the environment. It was thought that electric cars…
  • Watch Porsche 918 Spyders’ Attempt to Beat Koenigsegg Agera R in a Highway Race

    Suhail Ajmal
    15 Apr 2015 | 1:05 am
    It is not a common sight to see a tortoise beat the rabbit; this may sound a little exaggerated but you will find it shocking to see this video of Porsche 918 Spyder in a high-speed battle against Koenigsegg Agera R.At the German Autobahn, we saw the 918 Spyder unexpectedly touching 217 mph mark, siding to the Agera R. This is the same speed the Spyder reached during a stunt in Australia. The Agera R, which has a machine that delivers 1,140hp, was probably faster than this, but both supercars had attained speeds that were quite risky for the race – the road was wet and traffic was clearly…
  • The 2016 Camaro will be Faster, Powerful and More Efficient than the Mustang

    Suhail Ajmal
    10 Apr 2015 | 4:39 am
    The sixth generation 2016 Chevrolet Camaro which is expected to make its debut in just a month, will be lighter, faster and stiffer according to the information revealed by Chevy. The company released the information about the new model in teasers, which reveal that the 2016 Camaro will share two parts with the 2015 Camaro: the taillight panel and the bow tie badge. Later, they disclosed that the 2016 model will be 200 pounds lighter than its predecessor, and now we got to know that the muscle car is going to be more rigid in terms of structure.General Motors North America President, Mark…
  • We Review The Toyota GT 86 Aero

    Bilal Amjad
    8 Apr 2015 | 7:08 am
    Toyota’s back-to-basics sports car returns with a facelift. We put it through its paces and discovered whether it was worth the hype. The Toyota GT 86 first hit the road in 2012 and we instantly fell in love. It was a ‘driver’s car’. By that we mean there were no frills. There were no fancy gadgets, the interior was simple and it wasn’t particularly economical. But, it put the driver first. It was simply phenomenal to drive. It was fun, handled like a sports car worth twice the price and hugged the road. It was a fantastic little car, even edging out the brilliant Audi TT.When we…
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    Cigars and Cars

  • Range Rover Startech Pickup

    16 Apr 2015 | 1:19 pm
    BRABUS DESIGNED RANGEThe Range Rover has had some great designs over the years but this fast forward design from the German design team Brabus might be the the new way to go in the future. The Brabus design team is mostly known for building or re-designing Mercedes. The team has put together the G Wagon so it makes sense to re-design the Range. The Startech wide body kit fits this Range Rover perfectly. The accents flow with the kit as well. The lighting and the side molding help square off the side view. The roof line cuts off just behind the back…

    12 Apr 2015 | 2:09 pm
    MEAN METAL'S CONCEPTIn India there is a concept car on the board that might just get some attention. The guys at Mean Metal Motor's have several concept cars that have hit the Internet. This is the M-Zero and there are two versions. The M-Zero exists for now on digital 3D paper but don't be surprised if it hits the street soon.The M-Zero will be a Hybrid housing an electric motor using a liquid cooled lithium-ion pack with an energy storage of 4kwh and 180V voltage that will have 200 HP and the conventional motor a 4.0 Litre V8 Bi-Turbo that kicks out 500 plus horsepower.
  • Martial Arts Movies Alive And Well

    5 Apr 2015 | 2:47 pm
    MARTIAL ARTS MOVIESWe can all remember the day we had seen our first Martial Arts film. The characters were bigger than any superheros because they were live and on the big screen. It was probably in the late 70's when I first went to the movies a double feature of the most famous action film star Bruce Lee and I wasamazed at the super human capabilities andthe Asian culture. It was like going back in time to a place you could only imagine to see real human warriors battle it out fist to fist and in some cases sword to staff. There were the unique uniforms…

    2 Apr 2015 | 2:44 pm
    PRESTIGE BY LEON JIMENESLa Aurora is producing the Leon Jimenes cigar line and doing a perfect job. The Prestige line is a great name considering the constructionand flavor of this cigar. The Prestige is coming from the Dominican Republic plant and comes in different sizes all tubed and in a dark blackbox. Eduardo Leon Jimenes started making cigars at the age of 18 with 3 cigar rollers. The factory is now known as the La Aurora. The first Prestige cigar was wrapped in a Cameroon  wrapper but do to the supply problems they switched to a 3…

    29 Mar 2015 | 3:19 pm
    PERFECTIONLa Gloria Cubana took over 5 years to blend and age this delightful cigar. TheSerie N is a full body cigar packed withbold flavor and a great aroma. A teamat La Gloria Cubana consisting of theproduction manager of manufacturingfor General Cigar Dominicana and twoproduction staff from La Gloria CubanaRick Rodriguez and Michael Giannini took a artisan approach to blending aunique cigar. This a the company's twelfth line of cigars and each one is a new experience.This Serie N consists of a Nicaraguan proprietary filler, a Nicaraguan proprietary binder and a special…
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    Car Zoom

  • Six Car models that will say goodbye to the Indian market in 2015

    17 Apr 2015 | 6:51 am
    In the Era of technological advancement and evolution where people prefer eye catchy and advanced designs, so it become necessary for car makers to treat the buyers with what they need. In the real world where old ones dies and makes way for the younger ones as it is a part and parcel of nature life cycle but it also applies to the automotive industry. In last year or so we have seen some of the legendary cars like Alto 800 and Hyundai Santro making a silent exit from the industry, this year will also see some of the iconic cars who will be retiring from the Indian market. Here are the six…
  • Volvo V40 Cross Country Petrol variant slated to be launched in India on 20 April 2015

    17 Apr 2015 | 4:25 am
    Volvo does not sell a lot of vehicles in India but now they are getting serious about capturing more market share in the country. Volvo now realize there is great potential in Indian market and this year you will get to see an array of vehicles launching in affordable luxury segment and one of them will be Volvo V40 Cross country petrol variant. Volvo will launch V40 Petrol variant in India on 20 April 2015 as they already sell the FWD diesel power variant in the country. After the launch of V40 Cross country Volvo will introduce XC90 SUV in September 2015. In international markets Volvo V40…
  • Renault Lodgy- Expert Review

    16 Apr 2015 | 7:06 am
    Renault India has established itself as a premium brand in India but it is one man show for them for a while now. Renault India’s lone warrior Duster is the only car which has been single handedly making good numbers for the French car maker; its other products like Scala, Fluence and Koleos have been market duds. So Renault India wants to try their luck in one of the promising segment of Indian industry i.e. MPVB segment. When you think of MPV first name comes to mind is Innova which has been dominating over a decade and lately Ertiga and Mobilio increased the competition in the MPV…
  • New Toyota Camry to be launched on 30th April 2015

    15 Apr 2015 | 11:31 pm
    Toyota Motors is pepping up for the launch of facelifted Camry sedan in India on April 30, 2015. The updated Camry sedan was recently spotted completely undisguised in Indian soil with different and new color shades. The 2015 Camry was first showcased at the 2014 Moscow motor show and recently Toyota launched Camry hybrid in Indonesian market. The 2015 Camry gets styling changes both outside and inside based on Toyota’s new design language. Front Side of new Camry has been restyled aggressively with new constricted chrome grille, new sleek head lamps and daytime running lights. The front…
  • Renault XBA hatchback to be called Kayou, Official unveil on 20th May 2015

    15 Apr 2015 | 12:23 am
    Renault India has just launched the Lodgy MPV and now the French car maker will unveil its entry level hatchback codenamed XBA on 20th May 2015. Renault Duster has been the sole successor in India while its other cars like Scala and Pulse have not managed to generate high Volumes.  The luxury offerings like Koleos and Fluence are complete letdown for the French car maker. XBA hatchback is expected to be launched soon after its global unveil on 20th May. A report suggests that Renault XBA hatchback is expected to be called the “Kayou” which translates to Commute in Japanese, if it’s…
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  • Paul Walker tribute in Furious 7 will leave you in tears

    George Skentzos
    6 Apr 2015 | 4:22 am
    It seems you don’t need to see Furious 7 in theatres to see Paul Walker’s emotional send off in what has tragically become his final film in the epic Fast & Furious saga. The official music videoSee You Again by Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth contains the homage to the late Paul Walker almost in its entirety. It offers up a somber moment for fans of the series as well as the cast who are not only saying goodbye to a character but also a close friend. The Toyota Supra features in the montage is actually part of Paul Walker’s own private collection which also includes…
  • Range Rover Evoque Convertible rendered speculation

    George Skentzos
    3 Mar 2015 | 2:36 pm
    With Land Rover having officially confirmed the arrival of the new Range Rover Evoque Convertible many are up in arms about the controversial decision to introduce a drop-top model in the premium compact SUV segment – or any SUV segment for that matter. While the Range Rover Evoque Convertible has already made its debut in concept form, we thought we’d apply it to the newly unveiled 2016 model year Evoque – and the results are promising. So is the introduction of a Range Rover Evoque Convertible a good move from Land Rover? You be the judge.
  • Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 Super Veloce is the most brutal bull ever

    George Skentzos
    2 Mar 2015 | 6:36 pm
    Lamborghini has unleashed its most brutal road-going model yet – the new Lamborghini Aventador LP750-4 Super Veloce. As its name would suggest, the 6.5-litre naturally aspirated V12 engine in the Aventador SV is now producing 750hp – or 560kW to you and I – along with a huge 690Nm lump of torque. The Aventador SV also drops 50kg from its already lean mass resulting in an incredible 2.03kg/hp power-to-weight ratio, dropping the sprint from 0 to 100km/h to just 2.8 seconds with a top speed of more than 350km/h. As you can imagine, much of this weight loss is thanks to a more…
  • Honda Civic Type R does 0-100 in 5.7s and 270km/h

    George Skentzos
    2 Mar 2015 | 5:01 pm
    After an agonizing five year wait, Honda has unveiled the production version of the highly anticipated Honda Civic Type R which Honda claims will set new standards for a high-performance, front-wheel-drive hot hatch. The high-revving 2.0-litre VTEC TURBO engine is all-new and boasts greater power, torque and response than any previous Honda production car engine. Peak power stands at 228kW at 6,500rpm with peak torque of 400Nm available from just 2,500rpm thanks to a new turbocharger with VTEC technology that boosts low-end torque and delivers sustained acceleration. The Honda Civic Type R is…
  • Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse “La Finale” Wallpaper

    George Skentzos
    2 Mar 2015 | 2:58 pm
    If you’ve been saving up for the million dollar Bugatti Veyron, we have bad news for you – all 450 cars are sold. To celebrate this milestone, Bugatti has commissioned one last special edition Veyron for chassis number 450 aptly named the “La Finale” which will be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show. The Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse “La Finale” carries the same albeit inverted colour scheme as the very first production Veyron, showcasing how far the iconic model has come in its relatively short production span. Of course the question on everyone’s mind is…
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    Ace Auto Repair » Blog

  • What You Need to Know About Transmission Slipping and Your Car

    Jake Jensen
    10 Apr 2015 | 9:40 am
    A slipping transmission is a sign that your vehicle needs maintenance or repair. It is not always a sign that the transmission is failing, but a slipping transmission should never be ignored. We’ve compiled some basic signs and symptoms of a transmission slip, as well as what to do if you’re transmission is slipping. What Does a Car’s Transmission Do? To figure out if your transmission is slipping, it helps to understand the purpose of a car’s transmission and a little bit about how it works. The transmission transfers the energy produced by the car’s engine to the wheels. The…
  • How to Avoid Being Ripped Off By a Dishonest Mechanic

    Jake Jensen
    9 Mar 2015 | 6:56 pm
    “Hey, does anyone know of a good mechanic?”  We frequently hear this from our acquaintances or see this post on social media.  Car repairs can be expensive, and, as consumers, we want to make the best choices possible when it comes to automotive services.  Word of mouth is one way to find a good mechanic, but perhaps we should ask the larger question, “how do we avoid being ripped off by a dishonest mechanic?” Know Your Vehicle Start by looking to your owner’s manual for regular maintenance recommendations.  Dishonest mechanics know that the easiest people to…
  • Beginners Guide to Radiator Flushes

    Jake Jensen
    16 Feb 2015 | 3:10 pm
    What is the Radiator? The radiator is one of those parts of your car that works quietly away without you every noticing…until it breaks, and then you really notice. This reservoir holds water and antifreeze to help keep your engine in tip-top condition. Engines create a ton of heat when they operate (and friction, but that’s a whole other issue), and that heat can quickly destroy them unless it’s cooled down. Enter the radiator, which draw heat away from your engine and protects your car from other temperature-related problems, like freezing during an especially cold night…
  • 5 Signs It Is Time to Get Your Brakes Checked by a Professional

    Jake Jensen
    27 Jan 2015 | 3:09 pm
      Here at Ace Auto Repair, we want you to know the 5 signs of worn brakes. We like our customers to feel safe and secure in their vehicle. By knowing what to look and listen for, you could save money by catching small problems with your brakes before they become an even bigger problem. Worn Brake Pads Most cars use what are known as disc brakes. A hydraulic system filled with brake fluid triggers a set of pads that clamp down on the cars calipers, which causes them to squeeze together on a disc known as the rotor. The friction that occurs between the pads and rotor eventually stops the…
  • 6 Ways the Cold Affects Your Car (and what to do about it)

    Jake Jensen
    14 Jan 2015 | 11:46 am
    The cold weather is harsh on your car. In order to avoid expensive repairs – and dangerous accidents – check out what the sub-zero temperature can do to your car, and what you can do to help prevent problems. Tires Harden and Lose Pressure A couple different things can go wrong with tires when cold weather strikes. First, tire pressure will vary according to temperature. A drop in temperature can cause your tires to quickly deflate – this is noticeable even when driving at night compared to driving during the day. Check your recommended tire pressure when the weather starts to get…
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    SAAB Planet

  • Fantastic Saab 900 turbo 16 S for Sale

    Goran Aničić
    17 Apr 2015 | 1:56 pm
    This fantastic oldtimer Saab 900 turbo 16 S comes from Budapest (HUngary), and is currently sold at a price of 9000 euros. This is One of the first turbo 16S, with complet spoiler, rear spoiler (rarity) and then new 16 V motor with APC. Saab 900 turbo  has been fully restored, completely disassembled, inspected all parts Read the full article...
  • Saab 99 Turbo Tribute Video

    Goran Aničić
    17 Apr 2015 | 6:58 am
    Saab 99 Turbo - Not for everyone. Essential to a few. This interesting Video featuring  U.S. model 1978 Saab 99 Turbo. This video presented by The Saab 99 Turbo Registry: Starting in 2007, life circumstances of owner (of this Saab 99) began requiring a weekly 3-hour drive from Redding to Santa Rosa, California. On Read the full article...
  • Saab Floor Mats Replacement

    Goran Aničić
    17 Apr 2015 | 1:54 am
    Car mats are used to protect the carpet layer of your vehicle. Placed in the footwells of both the driver and passenger sides and in the rear, car mats prevent mud and other elements that can cause damage from being trodden into the carpet. Genuine Saab mats are very good but often they are too expensive. Old Read the full article...
  • 2015 EURO RX: Joni-Pekka Rajala in Saab 9-3 tests in Sweden

    Goran Aničić
    16 Apr 2015 | 5:40 am
    Finnish rallycross driver Joni-Pekka Rajala will compete in the FIA European Rallycross Championship this season, driving an Eklund Motorsport Saab 9-3. Rajala raced at two rounds of the FIA World Rallycross Championship last season in Finland and Sweden – driving a Hedstroms Motorsport Skoda Fabia – and made it to the final at his home Read the full article...
  • Tuned Saab 9-5 Aero from Russia

    Goran Aničić
    16 Apr 2015 | 12:41 am
    We present to you ahother tuned and very unusual painted Saab 9-5 from Russia. It is interesting that Russia is doing well on Instagram, where Saab fans serving finest photos. A list of modifications on this Saab 9-5 is long, but here are just a few of the details: – Engine (forged pistons Wössner) – “Szpera” Qaife – Turbine Garret 28RS Read the full article...
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  • Automobile Manufacturers Suspend Operations At Russian Plant

    15 Apr 2015 | 9:22 pm
    French automakers Peugeot and Citroen as well as Japanese counterpart Mitsubishi will call curtains on their Russian venture PCMA Rus due to the oscillating economic landscape in the Russian motherland. The venture has further announced that jobs amounting to a figure in the region of 100 would also be cut due to this impending move.A plethora of automobile manufacturers, including GM’s Opel, have retracted from the country due to the bad fiscal year experienced in 2014 that saw car sales fall by a very significant amount. This is a complete turnaround from the previous years which recorded…
  • Volvo To Take On Big Guns In Order To Grow Indian Business

    9 Apr 2015 | 9:12 pm
    Swedish car maker Volvo has vowed to take aggressive measures so as to grow its business in India so as to get a market share of around 15 per cent. To do this, the company owned by Chinese carmaker Geely, has decided to tap into a market that has been cornered by German giants in the game; Mercedes Benz, Audi and BMW.Volvo Auto India has decided to poke a finger into the largely locally undisturbed pie that is the compact luxury car market. There are works in the pipeline that are being moved along to introduce to the market a luxury compact hatch back with a V40 diesel and a cross country…
  • Honda To Invest Over £200 Million In UK Car Factory

    9 Apr 2015 | 9:08 pm
    One of the household names in the field of automotive manufacturing; Honda Motor Company from Japan said on Tuesday it would spend more than 200 million pounds ($296 million) to upgrade its Swindon based plant thereby transforming it into a global production hub for the next-generation five-door Civic.In a move that secures the medium-term future of the under-utilized factory in the United Kingdom, Japan’s third ranked automaker said it would invest in production technologies and processes that are ahead of the curve, bringing sum of the total investment sunk into the plant to more than…
  • Harman Acquires Bang & Olufsen Automotive Audio

    9 Apr 2015 | 9:02 pm
    Renowned audio and electronic systems, Harman International Industries Inc. is in the process of buying out the audio business of Bang & Olufsen Automotive for a price reported to be in the range of $157.3 million.The company to be acquired is responsible for outfitting the audio components of numerous car models of manufacturers of name among which include; Mercedes Benz, BMW and Audi plus Aston Martin. Harman International Industries Inc. itself is no stranger to the auto audio business and its products are found in many a renowned car manufacturer’s release. Its products include the…
  • Review: 2014 Toyota Etios

    6 Apr 2015 | 9:11 pm
    A Review of the Toyota EtiosWith other competitors rolling out models that were aesthetically awe inspiring, it was the prudent and only play Japanese auto maker Toyota had left in order to jerk the sales of its sedan; the Etios. The 2014 edition of the said sedan has gotten some new touches here and that will let the market have another go at it and not forsake it. Toyota has been known for marvelous and refined engines and doesn’t requires any new words to define them.The EngineThe 2014 Etios comes with an option for either petrol or diesel to run the engine of the sedan. Under the…
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    SUVS 2015/2016

  • 2016 GMC Acadia Denali review, specs, release date

    17 Apr 2015 | 12:16 am
    A lot of new SUV cars are coming to the market as 2016 models and the competition is going to be tough. One of the cars that will be in top notch and that will be serious competition for other cars is 2016 GMC Acadia Denali. This car got a redesign and is coming on the market with few changes. Those changes are visible in technology and features added for this model. This car will have important role on the market but it remains to be seen just how important that role will be. It’s not easy to predict market position for this car, but it will surely catch on people’s attention and get…
  • 2016 Buick Enclave review, engine, price

    15 Apr 2015 | 1:04 pm
    Buick Enclave first appeared in 2007. It was conceived at the GM Lambda platform, which has been used for several cars (Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia). It is the ultimate luxury full-size SUV vehicle. The model has room for seven passengers, although there is a possibility of installation of the support, eight seats. This SUV is concluded in plants in Michigan, USA and in Shanghai, China. 2016 Buick Enclave engine Buick Enclave 2016, new generation of Buick SUV car models will have one V6 engine with 3.6 l and 288 hp with 270 lb-ft. It is possible that there will also be modification of this…
  • 2016 Buick LaCrosse review, design, release date

    13 Apr 2015 | 8:37 am
    New 2016 LaCrosse is coming this year with redesigned concept. A lot of changes have been made to this car to make it more luxurious and wanted on the market. Changes have been made to wheels, engine, cabin etc. Spy photos of this car were taken and it was spotted in Michigan but it was completely covered. The fact it was completely covered does not surprise us since it hasn’t been officially released yet. 2016 Buick LaCrosse review This luxury sedans’ exterior and interior will be based on the well known Elmiraj concept. On the other side, this sedan will use Omega II platform for its…
  • 2016 Honda Civic Si review, release date, engine

    9 Apr 2015 | 11:39 am
    Hondas new generation of model Civic is going to be released as a 2016 model. This car has undergone trough major refresh in 2014 while in 2015 it got only slight changes. Now, 2016 Honda Civic is coming to the market and one its versions is Civic SI sport version. Honda made plans about moving its entire production of this car to USA because 80% of this model is sold in the U.S. market. Honda Civic Si, the sport model of Honda Civic is coming with better performance and with new design that will make it more attractive. This model is expected to be one of the best selling Civics’ in U.S.
  • 2016 Chevy Blazer K5 review, engine, specs

    6 Apr 2015 | 1:48 pm
    A great vehicle is said to be back to the market. A car which made its debut in 1969 and whose production was discontinued in 1995 is rumored to be back. This two door SUV was anticipated by a lot of fans. Apparently, GM is looking for a way to expand its sport utility lineup because of the rising market potential and economy growth. Speculations say that the company prepared a lot of surprises for all of the Chevy fans. 2016 Chevy Blazer K5 Engine and Specifications The most possible solution is that this car will be back as a full size two door K-5 which is the same way the production was…
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    Car Tuning - Car Tuning News, Modified Cars and Car Styling

  • Mercedes-AMG GT by POSAIDON

    17 Apr 2015 | 9:49 am
    POSAIDON released official details on their new tuning kit for the Mercedes-AMG GT. The German company focused mainly on the performance tweaks, this package being also offered on the GT S model. The stock 4.0-liter V8 powerplant delivers 462 hp and 600 Nm of torque but thanks to the specialists at POSAIDON, the total output reaches 630 hp and 725 Nm of torque. The stock Mercedes-AMG GT S produces 610 hp and 650 Nm of torque, which is significantly more than the standard GT. Mercedes-AMG GT by POSAIDON However, after POSAIDON’s tweaks, it has the same 630 hp total output which improves…
  • Audi TT RS by mcchip-dkr

    9 Apr 2015 | 11:55 am
    The Audi TT RS itself is not a slow model but that’s not an excuse for a tuning company such as mcchip-dkr to it. The previous-generation of the German model gets an important package from the tuning specialists, the main focus being put on performance. The stock 2.5-liter petrol engine delivers 340 horses and 450 Nm of torque, quite enough for a small coupe. Even so, the specialists at mcchip-dkr squeezed no less than 473 horsepower and 610 Nm of torque. Audi TT RS by mcchip-dkr With more than 130 extra horsepower, the 0-100 km/h sprint time should be much better as well as the top…
  • Porsche Macan S Diesel by Kaege

    31 Mar 2015 | 5:42 am
    We usually see high-performance petrol models getting tuning kits but this time, the Germans at Kaege decided to offer a complete package for the diesel variant of the Macan S. At the exterior, the company provides minor aesthetic tweaks, a new set of 21-inch BBS alloy wheels with 265/40 R21 (front) and 295/35 R21 (rear) tires as well as red brake calipers. Porsche Macan S Diesel by Kaege In terms of power, the stock 3.0-liter V6 engine which produces 258 horsepower and 580 Nm of torque gets a substantial boost of 52 horses and 120 Nm of torque. With a total of 310 hp and 700 Nm of torque,…
  • Opel Corsa by Irmscher

    29 Mar 2015 | 10:22 am
    Irmscher is well-known for their kits developed for Opel models, the new Corsa being also on the list of the German tuner. Even though the kit is not fully developed, namely the performance improvements are not ready yet, the company decided to give us a glimpse at their new package for the 2015 Opel Corsa. The current-generation Opel Corsa is a small yet attractive hatchback that combines a small hood with a sloping roofline and a somehow bulky rear end. Opel Corsa by Irmscher In order to improve these features, Irmscher opted for a new front spoiler lip, 18-inch alloy wheels, a tweaked…
  • Mercedes C-Class Estate AMG Line by Brabus

    26 Mar 2015 | 3:50 pm
    It have been some time since we’ve last seen a Brabus kit for a Mercedes model, so the German tuner is back in our attention with a quite comprehensive package. They opted to revise the Mercedes C-Class Estate AMG Line, a model that already has some special styling features. To begin with, Brabus’ creation stands out thanks to the new front spoiler lip, 20-inch Monoblock F alloy wheels with 225/35 ZR 20 (front) and 255/30 ZR 20 (rear) tires, a quad-pipe exhaust system and chrome tailpipes. Mercedes C-Class Estate AMG Line by Brabus If more power is what you really want, Brabus…
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    Hybrid and Electric Car News

  • Auto Shanghai 2015: Opulence is the Unofficial Theme

    Sebastian W. James
    16 Apr 2015 | 7:32 pm
    Last week I saw a writeup on the new Lincoln Continental Concept, separate from the excellent one we did here at HECN.  The big takeaways were that the car was aimed squarely at the Chinese market, where there are just enough rich people (and poor people) to make the idea...
  • 2015 FIA WEC Video Update: Silverstone

    Sebastian W. James
    16 Apr 2015 | 12:37 pm
    FIA WEC stands for Formula International Association World Endurance Championship.  WEC is the racing circuit that sponsors one of the most famous races ever, the 24 Hours of LeMans. Like Formula One and Formula E, racing technology for this circuit has long outstripped the need for the Big Heavy Engine.  WEC...
  • 2016 Cadillac ELR: $10k Cheaper, More Powerful

    Sebastian W. James
    16 Apr 2015 | 11:02 am
    It’s no secret that Cadillac embraces performance.  Starting with the Northstar engine from back in the day, this GM marque has been the one doing a pretty good job at combining luxury with…well, flat out speed. But when it came to the Cadillac ELR, the luxury version of the Chevy...
  • Nails in the Combustion Coffin: EV Battery Production Prices Plummet

    Sebastian W. James
    13 Apr 2015 | 1:36 pm
    I saw this snippet in Jesse Jenkins’ “Full Spectrum”, and my eyes bulged out: Electric vehicle (EV) battery costs have fallen more rapidly than many projections, according to a new survey of battery costs published in Nature Climate Change. Researchers from the Stockholm Environment Institute scoured peer-reviewed journals, consultancy reports, and news items...
  • 2015 Clean Energy Challenge

    Sebastian W. James
    13 Apr 2015 | 10:22 am
    When we heard about the 2015 Clean Energy Challenge; where the best ideas and applications for new energy are showcased, we were immediately intrigued.  We believe in the promise and the future of clean energy sources.  We are an automotive media startup and share a kind of kinship with these...
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    GaadiKey Blog

  • Mahindra set to launch 3 compact SUVs this year

    17 Apr 2015 | 3:57 am
    Mahindra set to launch 3 Compact SUVs this year We recently covered how Mahindra Bolero is topping the list of SUVs in India, now the Mahindra is going to launch at least 3 compact SUVs later this year. The company is now readying thoroughly updated Quanto which is expected to be launched in coming months. Sources to AutoCarIndia tells that unlike Mahindra’s predecessor, which shared most of the front-styling bits with the Mahindra Xylo, the updated Quanto is likely to get its unique identity in the form of all-new and more front styling like SUV. The interiors of updated Quanto is…
  • Yamaha Saluto 125cc Commuter Bike launched in India

    17 Apr 2015 | 1:11 am
    Yamaha India has launched a new 125cc engine powered Saluto motorcycle in India. The new Yamaha Saluto belongs to 125cc commuter bike segment. Yamaha Saluto has been priced at Rs. 52,000 (ex-showroom Delhi). Yamaha Saluto 125cc launched Talking about the specifications of Yamaha Saluto, the bike is powered by 125cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled petrol motor which can produce a maximum power of 8.2 BHP and churns out a maximum torque of 10.1Nm. The engine of Yamaha Saluto 125cc is mated with a 4-speed gearbox. Yamaha India claims that the Saluto could deliver up to 78 Kms per litre, the Blue…
  • Maruti Suzuki Ritz to be discontinued in India

    17 Apr 2015 | 12:27 am
    Maruti Suzuki Ritz to be discontinued in India In order to avoid the product overlap, Maruti Suzuki is  soon going to discontinue the Maruti Suzuki Ritz hatchback from the Indian car market. Country’s largest car manufacturer – Maruti Suzuki is going to  introduce a new hatchback which is going to be called as YRA  during the festival of Diwali 2015.  Before Maruti introduces YRA, the brand is going to bid goodbye to Maruti Suzuki Ritz hatchback. As of now, Maruti Suzuki Ritz is going to be available in both petrol and diesel variants. The petrol model of Maruti Suzuki…
  • Bajaj Pulsar NS150 to be launched in India

    17 Apr 2015 | 12:02 am
    The year of 2015 undoubtedly belongs to Bajaj. Bajaj has launched several bikes under different series – Bajaj Pulsar RS200 (Racing Sport Series) and Bajaj Pulsar AS200 and Pulsar AS150 (Adventure Sport Series) in this year. Also there are three new bikes from Bajaj which are coming in this fiscal year. Sources have confirmed that the Bajaj Pulsar NS150 is going to be released by next month that is May. Bajaj to launch Bajaj Pulsar NS150 in May Bajaj Pulsar 150NS or otherwise might be branded as Bajaj Pulsar NS150 would sport 149.5cc, twin spark, 4-valve, air cooled, DTSi engine that…
  • Best Used Cars in India under 3.5 Lakhs

    16 Apr 2015 | 1:37 am
    Buying a new Car? Used cars are way to go… In one of our previous articles we provided a used car guide which lists out the things one has to consider before buying used car. Today we are compiling a list of used cars which falls in the budget of 2.5 Lakhs to 3.5 Lakhs. If you are looking to buy an used car in India under 3.5 Lakhs, read on… Best Used Cars in India under 3.5 Lakhs Fiat Linea Fiat Linea is a good, capable sedan and can be classified easily as one of the best in the sedan segment. Linea has been on sale in India from quite sometime. The current resale value of Fiat…
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  • Ferrari wants to provide steep competition for the McLaren 570S

    Sean Bean
    9 Apr 2015 | 9:31 am
    The rumors about a new, more affordable and highly efficient V-6 Ferrari have been around for more than a year now, and it finally seems like there could be a lot of truth to them. Jonny Lieberman (who also broke the Porsche 911 facelift news) just tweeted the information the other day. The new car could come out in 2019 and bring an affordable yet very effective overall package that could convince many enthusiasts to purchase their first ever Ferrari. HOT SCOOP: Ferrari has a TT V6 car coming, aimed at Porsche Turbo S, AMG GT, and McLaren 570S. $180K, 2019 #ferrari #dino #dinolives #NYIAS—…
  • Top 10 F&F cars used by Paul Walker

    Waleed Tariq
    4 Apr 2015 | 9:55 am
    With the release of the latest Fast and Furious it only makes sense to check out the top 10 cars used by the late Paul Walker in these series. We are counting them down for you.10. 1995 Mitsubishi EclipsePaul can be seen with this beautiful car in F&F, 20019. Subaru WRX STISome mean moves were made in this car in Furious 7.8. 2010 Nissan GT-RCruising must have been fun  (used in F&F 6).7. 1970 Ford Escort RS1600How can we forget the stunts this car did in F&F 6?6. 2002 Nissan Skyline GT-RF&F (2009) saw this mean machine being driven by the actor.Image Credit: WikiMedai5. 2002…
  • Things Men Should Think About When Purchasing a Car

    Waleed Tariq
    1 Apr 2015 | 10:43 am
    Men often feel the need to purchase a new car, sometimes out of necessity, and sometimes out of desire. There are a quite a large number of different things that a man must do and things that a man must consider before he actually buys a car. Whether men want to purchase budget cars, supercars, sports cars or ordinary, urban cars, there are a number of different things they need to consider and think about, and many people wonder what these things are. Well, the following are some of the most important things men should think about before they purchase a specific car:The car’s designThe…
  • What You Need to Know About Leasing Cars

    Waqar Tariq
    31 Mar 2015 | 2:47 am
    When it’s time to purchase a new vehicle, you already have to worry about which of the many makes and models to choose from. Then considering deprecation, maintenance costs, and, of course, getting a good deal can be a real headache too. Leasing a car from a supplier such as LeaseCar gets rid of all those factors, and instead let’s you focus on the most important thing: finding a car you love to drive. Here are some of the options available to you.Contract Hire/PurchaseA contract hire is the most popular form of leasing, and can be used for both business and personal use. The main benefit…
  • Genuine OEM Car Parts vs Aftermarket Parts – Which To Go For?

    Waleed Tariq
    27 Mar 2015 | 10:34 am
    If, like many others, you enjoy carrying out your own repairs and maintenance on your car; you’ll generally find you’re faced with two options when purchasing parts. You either make the decision to stick with genuine OEM parts or go for the, often slightly cheaper, aftermarket parts. Of course, this isn’t necessarily always an easy decision to make and, as such, we wanted to take a look at this in a little more depth to try and help make it a little easier for you. In order to do so, we’ve teamed up with leading Honda parts retailer, Cox Motor Parts.What Are Genuine OEM Car Parts?In…
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  • 2016 Chevy 2500HD Duramax Changes

    Furla Ikas
    17 Apr 2015 | 12:57 pm
    The new generation of truck model will be coming back for 2016 Chevy 2500HD. The official manufacturer will construct this version to be modern truck version. It is going to offer the new weight, design and also engine systems, and this new modern truck will be sold around 2016. 2016 Chevy 2500HD Redesign 2016 Chevy […]
  • 2016 Mercedes ML-Class Release Date

    Furla Ikas
    17 Apr 2015 | 11:40 am
    The new mid-size SUV version will be coming soon, the 2016 Mercedes ML is the one of new SUV version which will be redesigned to feature the new design, style and specs. The manufacturer planned to offer the new 4-door model. Compared with the last version, it will have something new features. 2016 Mercedes ML […]
  • New Seat Ibliza 2016

    Furla Ikas
    16 Apr 2015 | 12:15 pm
    For the car enthusiasts who have been waiting for the compact car version, the new Seat Ibliza 2016 is the one new production to offer, the manufacturer has considered more to make the car come with the best concept design. This car will be suitable version for urban people. Spanish automotive has determined to produce […]
  • 2016 Barracuda Concept, Price and Specs

    Furla Ikas
    16 Apr 2015 | 11:58 am
    The 2016 Barracuda is the one new edition of the great sport cars in the world. A lot of car enthusiasts have known well that Barracuda is the sport car model. This car will have minor change in its interior and also have optional powers for its performance. The company will also probably launch the […]
  • 2016 RAM 3500 Diesel Specs

    Furla Ikas
    15 Apr 2015 | 12:55 pm
    Ram has planned to revamp the new truck called as 2016 RAM 3500. This car will offer lots of changes and engines later on. Regarding the first premiere, the company will make the car appear on marketplace towards in 2016. 2016 RAM 3500 New Design The 2016 RAM 3500 will bring several changes around the […]
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  • Namesake motors

    12 Apr 2015 | 6:07 pm
    I can’t say I understand Tumblr much – I mean I know how to search for stuff best not mentioned here on it but apart from that I’ve never found myself in a conversation that includes the line ‘You’ll never guess what I found on Tumblr last night!’ However now if I ever do found myself in that conversation (and hopefully it’s with a car enthusiast), I’ll have something I can mention – the awesome concept behind Namesake motors. In a nutshell Namesake Motors is all about dressing up as the namesake of the car you’re pictured next to…
  • The invisible Toyota 4Runner

    11 Apr 2015 | 12:36 am
    I recently had to update my details with the roadside service I’ve used for years so they if the Stagea suddenly got hit by a meteorite out of town, I could get it towed back for free to someone with a hammer. However after a quick phone call and the usual proof of ID check, they told me that they had me currently registered as owning…a Toyota 4Runner (aka a Hilux). This of course is definitely news to me… Now maybe for the past year there’s been some kind of psychedelic fog in this town that’s been playing funny buggers with my senses, but I swear that for the…
  • Remote control cars and refferer spam

    23 Mar 2015 | 6:07 pm
    One’s a fun way to spend a day at a mini race track, the other is a complete pain in the ass when you’re trying to run a website. We investigate both. The Good: Well that would have to be the Remote Control Cars of course! In preparation for the AARCMCC 2015 State titles on the weekend I was invited down the Bendigo RC track for an interview with Theo the president of the Bendigo On Road Radio Controlled Car Club and much to my amusement, a fang around with his legendary Dodge Challenger: I won’t even pretend to know how this works, only to tell you that it’s mental…
  • All that glitters is not just an Apple smartwatch

    10 Mar 2015 | 5:17 pm
    We read today that the new Apple Smartwatch will be released here in Australia sometime next month and for those who have more money than sense, there’s an 18 karat gold version that will set you back $24,000 AUS. Yes 24K to blow on something that talks to your iPhone. I too can do this and I’m nowhere near that expensive. However if you do prefer to put 24K towards filling your backyard with automotive gold (as in paint color..), allow us to unearth some possible purchases a little bit bigger than something you strap to your wrist.. So without any further ado,…
  • Killed my car, can I have another one?

    2 Mar 2015 | 5:39 pm
    Well that’s a new one – I was busy searching the local classifieds for some bargain metal to write about and instead came across a wanted ad with a difference… Yes it’s not a specific request for a particular model, it’s a request on Gumtree for pretty much any car that you’re happy to give away: I rode off my car and didn’t have car insurance, now I have no money what so ever so thought I’d post a add on gumtree seeing if anyone wanted to give me a car that works and looks alright, why not! If there is someone generous enough out there who…
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    Best Radar Detectors

  • The Guide to the Best Handheld CB Radio

    2 Apr 2015 | 11:50 am
    As technology keeps improving, so does the newer handheld CB radios. They are becoming smaller and smaller; further range, more intelligent, reliable, and are great to have when you are on the road a lot. Having a CB radio while working on the road is always smart just because if there’s ever an emergency and you don’t have cell reception, you will still have your CB radio that will be there. However, below we have listed some of the best-selling and top rated handheld CB radio reviews just for you.Top 3 Handheld and Portable CB RadiosMidland 75-822 40 Channel CB-Way RadioMidland makes…
  • CB Radio Reviews: Best CB Radio of 2015

    6 Feb 2015 | 12:30 pm
    If you’re the type of person who is always on the road traveling or a trucker, having the best CB Radio is always nice to have. It’s an easy way to keep in contact with others in the area. Especially if you’re a trucker, It’s nice to be able to get a heads up on traffic jams, construction and even a warning about cops sits on different highway markers trying to catch speeders. Whatever your reasoning is for looking for some reviews on CB Radios, we have them listed for you below! Without further due, let’s check out some of the top CB Radio Reviews of 2015.Top CB Radio Reviews and…
  • Top 3 Best Radar Detectors of 2015

    28 Jan 2015 | 2:16 pm
    It’s now 2015 and new and better radar detectors are here. It’s time to make the changes that are necessary to help prevent you from getting a speeding ticket. Technology is always changing and making these changes with technology ensure you to have the best will pay off in the long run. If you are looking for the best radar detector of 2015 then I would really consider one of these top 5 radar detectors that are worth every penny. Being on the road and not having to worry about looking out for cops using a radar gun, speed cameras or red-light cameras are one less thing you have to worry…
  • Radar Detector Laws by State

    12 Jan 2015 | 7:16 am
    We all know that in today’s world, one of the bitterest competitions being led is between law enforcement that tries to catch speedy drivers off guard and fine them or take away their driver’s license and the drivers that use radar detectors, laser jammers and other ways of avoiding the law enforcement. The more adapted and advanced the speed guns and the laser guns the police use are, the more adapted the radar detectors will become in time and therefore the competition is very tight. The market for radar detectors is huge, with hundreds of models produced by well known and trustworthy…
  • Review on the Escort Passport 9500ix Radar Detector

    29 Sep 2014 | 12:30 pm
    Escort is a popular brand on the market of radar detectors and the Passport series definitely contains some of the best radar detectors money can buy. The Passport 9500ix is no exception. It is one of the top radar / laser detectors on the market at the current moment, having lots of features that enable it to detect all the speed and laser guns used by the police to catch the drivers off guard quite early, thus giving the driver time to slow down and avoid spending money on speed tickets.The Passport 9500ix is worth well over $450, but once acquired, it is definitely going to help recover…
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  • Stig Vs Team Norway: Winter Rally Challenge – Top Gear

    Jamie Johnson-Smyth
    17 Apr 2015 | 4:25 pm
    Share this Post To mark the launch of the BBC Brit TV channel in Normay the Stig visited Holmenkollen to take on a special relay team of Norwegian winter sport champions. Share this PostStig Vs Team Norway: Winter Rally Challenge – Top GearApril 18, 20152017 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Alltrack Released For US MarketApril 18, 2015Peugeot 308 R Hybrid Concept UnveiledApril 17, 2015
  • 2017 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Alltrack Released For US Market

    Jamie Johnson-Smyth
    17 Apr 2015 | 4:18 pm
    Share this Post In 2012, Volkswagen introduced the Passat Alltrack to bridge the gap between the on-road and off-road worlds. Now Germany’s most successful automaker is transferring this concept to another vehicle with the new VW Golf Alltrack. Technical and visual features of the Golf Alltrack include its 4MOTION four-wheel drive system, higher ground clearance, wheel arch mouldings and flared side sills that offer body protection, newly designed bumpers and many other independent exterior and interior features. One petrol engine (TSI) and three diesel engines (TDI) are available in…
  • Peugeot 308 R Hybrid Concept Unveiled

    James Warner
    16 Apr 2015 | 7:46 pm
    Share this Post Since its launch, the Peugeot 308 has won over more than 280,000 connoisseurs across the world thanks to qualities that are unheard of in segment C. As it presses ahead with its internationalisation strategy, the marque is present at the Shanghai motor show to launch its new 308 S, built and marketed in China. Regardless of body style and engine fit, the Peugeot 308 is renowned for its high performance, boosted by the versatility of its EMP2 platform. Peugeot Sport has now developed a new plug-in petrol hybrid powertrain on this same base. The 500 hp power and the four-wheel…
  • Volkwagen Unveil 220 PS Scirocco GTS Ahead of Shanghai Show

    James Warner
    15 Apr 2015 | 7:30 pm
    Share this Post Some cars live for ever because they are constantly reinvented. The Scirocco, a pure-bred European sports car, is one of these cars that is forever young. Presented at the Geneva Motor Show in March 41 years ago, it became an icon of compact German coupés. The car caught the spirit of the age: over a million units of the Scirocco have been produced since then. Last summer a comprehensively refined generation of the sports car was launched, featuring, among other things, a completely new range of engines. Building on this, Volkswagen unveils the new Scirocco GTS – a sports…
  • Matt Farah Drives a BMW 135i V8

    James Warner
    14 Apr 2015 | 10:53 pm
    Share this Post Matt Farah finds out if a BMW 1-series is better with a screaming V8 under the bonnet. Share this PostStig Vs Team Norway: Winter Rally Challenge – Top GearApril 18, 20152017 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Alltrack Released For US MarketApril 18, 2015Peugeot 308 R Hybrid Concept UnveiledApril 17, 2015
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  • 2016 Lexus ES 350 Redesign, Changes and Release date

    16 Apr 2015 | 10:03 am
    As a sedan, ES is not a newcomer. Its first generation was released in 1989 as the oldest cars from Lexus. 2016 Lexus ES 350 will continue the latest sixth generation that was launched in 2012 as the 2013 model year. Since that time, the company has big commitment to offer an accurate improvement scheme. […]
  • 2016 Honda S2000 Price and Release Date

    16 Apr 2015 | 10:00 am
    It is totally wrong if you think that 2016 Honda S2000 is a newcomer. Basically, Honda was released its first generation in 1998 as a popular car for urban city buyers with the small body and the stylish style. We cannot deny that at that time, the engine was quite efficient that was able to […]
  • New 2017 Toyota Sienna Redesign

    16 Apr 2015 | 8:51 am
    Another new product that is ready to be launched by Toyota is leaked. At this moment, we found a strong indication for the coming of 2017 Toyota Sienna that is built as a minivan. Although the demand of minivan is not higher than sedan or SUV, the demand for minivan on the global market is […]
  • 2017 Toyota 4Runner Limited Redesign

    16 Apr 2015 | 8:42 am
    If we are talking about a great vehicle for future, one of the hottest topics we should not leave is 2017 Toyota 4Runner. It is reported by some reliable sources that Toyota prepares this car to complete the competition among SUV cars. It could be a fresh air for you especially if you need SUV. […]
  • 2017 Ford Mustang SVT GT 500 Review

    14 Apr 2015 | 10:35 am
    2017 Ford Mustang could be your best option if you love racing. It is categorized as a unique car with the new look. Ford will support it with the attractive and stylish design. This pony car will also start its domination in the market by producing higher output compared to the predecessor, Ford Shelby GT […]
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    MySpin: Australian car owners community, news, car events and reviews

  • Subaru Fits the BRZ with a 300-hp Racing Engine

    15 Apr 2015 | 10:14 pm
    For the New York motor show, Subaru has brought a prototype of the charged-up BRZ coupe – STI Performance. The car has been fitted with an aggressive aerodynamic body kit and engine of the racing BRZ GT300 that is participating in the Japanese Super GT championship. The charged-up coupe has...
  • Porsche Makes the Most Powerful Boxster in History

    15 Apr 2015 | 10:13 pm
    On the New York motor show, Porshce has presented the Boxster Spyder roadster – the most powerful Boxster in history. The novelty in 45 hp more powerful, than the charged-up Boxter GTS modification fitted with a 3.4-liter V6. The new roadster sports a 3.8-l aspirated V6, outputting 375 hp under...
  • BMW M3 CSL

    15 Apr 2015 | 5:38 pm
    So what do you do when you want your race car to actually look like a race car and not just a caged up m3 csl, you guessed it, WAR PAINT!As part of the extensive preparation for this years upcoming targa tasmania the design and wrap of the race car...
  • The Porsche 918 Spyder flat out at 350 km/h in the Australian Outback.

    15 Apr 2015 | 1:15 pm
  • Top 10 Maseratis of all time

    14 Apr 2015 | 12:10 pm
    To celebrate the Maserati Centenntial in our own way have assembled a page with the top 10 Maserati sports cars from the last 100 years. Maserati has frequently been in the shadow of Ferrari, Lamborghini and Alfa Romeo but has launched some influential models that continue to dominate the...
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  • Fifteen cars that changed the world

    Gary Grant
    17 Apr 2015 | 12:13 pm
      A couple of weeks ago, the Top Gear blog ran a story about 20 cars that changed the world. As I flipped through their choices, I shook my head. Some of the selections were non starters, at least from my point of view. A Jeep Cherokee? Really? While it sold in huge numbers here in North America and maintains a rabid following in the off road community, it was a complete pile of garbage, especially the early carbureted versions. The Nissan Qashqai? TG calls it the vehicle that invented crossovers. What planet do they live on? That distinction goes to the made in Canada Ford Edge, at…
  • Meat you in Argentina: VW has a bit of fun leading up to Argentina

    Gary Grant
    17 Apr 2015 | 6:20 am
    My alter-ego, The Garage Guy, does more than just play around with cars all day, there is a healthy dose of BBQ action going on too, so this new video from Volkswagen Rally the World is right up my alley. As the video opens, it appears that two-time World Rally Champion Sébastien Ogier is having a bit of a mechanical moment with his Volkswagen Polo R WRC. As the camera gets closer however, we realize that the driver is a man after my own heart, who is looking after his tummy! Good fun VW!
  • Installing your Summer tires? Remember to put the best on the back!

    Gary Grant
    16 Apr 2015 | 12:57 pm
    If you are old enough, you might recall your Dad (or maybe you) throwing a few bags of sand in the trunk of the family sedan when the first snowfall arrived. That was it for Winter preparation in much of Canada, especially for those who drove American cars. Some, more forward thinking motorists installed snow tires, a pair of them, on the rear wheels. The idea was to prevent one from becoming stuck in the snow. It was all about forward movement, there was never any thought to steering or braking. Over the years, our understanding of the laws of physics as they apply to daily drivers has grown…
  • Roadkill slays three Mopars, wins the internet video wars

    Gary Grant
    16 Apr 2015 | 7:25 am
    The most recent and now defunct version of Top Gear is widely considered the greatest automotive video content of all time. Attempts to recreate the franchise in other markets, most notably Top Gear USA have been miserable flops. That show might not have been so bad if we hadn’t seen the original and spin-off wasn’t such a lame copy. That doesn’t mean that American automotive video can’t be unique and crazy good fun. Dave Freiburger and Mike Finnegan from Roadkill have been creating very cool video content for a few years now, but their newest effort just might be the…
  • The Ripsaw is the perfect ride for the end of days

    Gary Grant
    16 Apr 2015 | 6:07 am
    Years ago, I worked with a guy who was a bit of a Mopar collector that also had a fear of the “what if” situation. At one point, this dude had three big block cars and two of them were always full of gas, backed into the garage and had the keys in the ignition. Why? Just in case. Just in case of what I asked, to which he answered: “You never know when you’ll have to get out of town quickly.” Ok then. While a 440 six pack is all good fun, a rear wheel drive muscle car is probably not the best choice when the zombies attack. The folks at Howe and Howe Technologies…
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    Car Show TV

  • VIDEO: Wondering What This Drift Craze is Really All About?

    Whit Wiggins
    17 Apr 2015 | 12:06 pm
    Over the past decade or so, I can honestly say I’ve seen more Nissan 240’s than I ever did while they were still in production. Home come? The answer is simple – drifting. This new style of motoring has caught on like a wildfire and is showing no sign of slowing down anytime soon. So what is drifting all about? Let’s start with what drifting is not about. It’s not about neon lights, giant shiny rims, and getting sideways in parking garages like you would see in…well, you know. In fact, unless you’re sponsored, the drift culture is complete opposite from what you see in the…
  • VIDEO: This is What Happened When American Style Met European Flare

    Whit Wiggins
    16 Apr 2015 | 11:40 am
    If you’re not familiar with the 1954 Kaiser Darrin; don’t be ashamed, you’re not the only one around here. I’ll admit, even I had to go brush up on this classic beauty. However, there is one fact about the Kaiser Darrin you can’t find online or anywhere in the history books – cars aren’t made like this anymore. This Kaiser Darrin was designed by the Howard Dutch Darrin himself in the early 1950’s. In fact, this light-yellow work of art was actually his personal vehicle. Not only did he have his own car company, he did coach-work for other car companies also. “These cars were…
  • The BizSpeed Culture is Growing in South Florida and its No Wonder

    Andrew McClary
    16 Apr 2015 | 7:27 am
    There was a full moon out and the place was rockin!  Palm Beach International Raceway was the setting for the BizSpeed King of the Streets and the place was packed with cars and excitement.  This younger generation of car lovers knows how to put on a car show.  This place was better than a three ring circus with a car show in one area, drag racing on one track, drifting happening on another, and even a bikini contest. (Bookmark this webiste  for footage of that part of the event coming up. Nothing better than girls who love cars in bikinis.)  If you are a gear head of any kind there was…
  • VIDEO: This Is How You Make A Porsche 918 Look Slow. Can You Believe It?!

    Whit Wiggins
    14 Apr 2015 | 2:49 pm
    We all yearn to see the long-awaited, much anticipated, hypercar face-off between the Porsche 918, the McLaren P1, and Ferrari’s La Ferrari. With all three manufacturers having blown the doors of automotive capabilities wide open, is there any room to go beyond what we already have seen? Unfortunately, some malicious cold cuts (and a coldcock), we may never get to see it happen. But maybe it would all be an exercise in futility anyway… We have all heard whispers about how incredible the Koenigsegg Agera R actually is, although not many have stacked up the Swedish masterpiece against…
  • How To Change The Color Of Your Brand-New Ferrari For Free

    Shawn McAskill
    14 Apr 2015 | 12:00 pm
    Life can be tough for Ferrari owners. The general public is quick to make assumptions about your income, personal life, and genitalia. And if all that wasn’t enough to keep track of, there’s the distinct possibility that one day you’ll glance in the rear-view mirror and be confronted by a raging Italian inferno. Those of us driving around in our Hondas and Fords just don’t realize how good we have it. I guess the grass is always greener, as they say. And also not on fire. However, the innovators at ZSPACE have arrived to simplify life for these unlucky Ferrari buyers.
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  • Blue streak: 1000 HP C7 Z06 is a turquoise gem of a Vette

    17 Apr 2015 | 9:27 am
    Late Model Racecraft has just released this quick video promo for its new stage 2  C7 Corvette Z06 built for Atlanta Car Wraps, and it’s mighty impressive. Packed with go-fast goods aplenty, this wrapped turquoise bomber will leave most, if not all challengers eating dust, as it puts down a neck-snapping 1000 HP to the rear wheels! According to LMR, this custom NOS equipped C7 Z06 made 750rwhp on boost, and with the customers request they pushed the limits of the stock Engine/Clutch by adding enough nitrous to break the coveted 1000 RWHP barrier. “This thing is an absolute…
  • Best of the best, finding the perfect 67′ 427 Stingray for the 2015 Corvette Dream Giveaway

    16 Apr 2015 | 8:04 pm
    Classic Corvettes don’t get any cooler than the 427/435hp 1967 Sting Ray that is paired with a 2015 Corvette Z06 with Track Package in the 2015 Corvette Dream Giveaway. Both will go to one winner. This week in a VETTE TV exclusive, we check out this asphalt-scorching midyear in more detail. Corvettes have to go through a pretty rigorous pre-purchase inspection before they are even considered for a Dream Giveaway. No barn finds or swap meet specials here! Sometimes two, three, or even four or more Corvettes of the same year, engine, transmission, and color are scrutinized by a…
  • Awesome eBay finds: 1989 Callaway Corvette Convertible

    16 Apr 2015 | 6:42 am
    Like many of you we love to surf for rare gems on eBay once in a while, and sometimes stumble upon some truly epic finds, like this 1989 Corvette convertible that has received the full Callaway treatment. According to the sellers description, this C4 Corvette convertible is only one of 67 to receive the RPO B2K Callaway Twin Turbo conversion which was available through select Chevy dealers. With only 3,700 miles on the odometer this may be the finest example in existence. The $25,895 Callaway conversion, consisted of twin intercooled turbochargers, and many other performance engine…
  • Custom leather seats for your C7 Corvette Z06, worth it?

    15 Apr 2015 | 6:02 am
    When Chevrolet first showed the all-new C7 Corvette, one of the most noticeable improvements over its predecessors was the massive leap in interior quality. Fitted with improved leather seating, softer plastics, and bits of carbon fiber, the new Corvette was finally on par with it’s european rivals. That being said, there will always be those who like to add their very own special touches, and that’s where aftermarket companies like come into play. In the video above featuring a new Torch Red C7 Z06, they show the installation of their C7 two-tone kit in a bright…
  • 2015 Corvette Z06 sounds epic flat out on Euro roads

    13 Apr 2015 | 6:59 pm
    German magazine Auto Bild recently tested the 2015 Corvette Z06 and to say they were impressed with the new American hero-car would be nothing short of a massive understatement. Check out this top speed run in the video above where they take the new Vette up to 305 km/hr (190 mph!) They note the aerodynamic downforce generated by the Z07 Performance Pack is holding back the car at high speeds, but it’s also the reason for it being an absolute monster on the track, destroying their former fastest production car lap record holder at Sachsenring, the Porsche 991 Turbo S, by a…
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  • Volvo XC90’s Excellence Trim unwrapped, Indian-Spec details revealed

    Eshwar Prasad
    16 Apr 2015 | 10:27 pm
    For the driving enthusiast who always wished to have the ultimate luxury experience driving an SUV, the wait is over. One of the most important cars in Volvo’s lineup, the super luxury Excellence trim of the all- new XC90 SUV was recently unwrapped, ahead of the Shanghai Motor Show. Ditching the 7-seater layout from the standard versions of the XC90 SUV, Volvo has introduced this trim with an attractive looking 4-seater layout. While the rear passengers can access the massage and ventilation functions, they can even relax easily with the increased rear legroom offered. Going further, one…
  • Toyota’s 1.2L turbo engine to power Auris facelift

    Eshwar Prasad
    16 Apr 2015 | 10:26 pm
    Toyota`s new 1.2 litre turbocharged petrol engine Every carmaker wants to introduce smaller yet more efficient engines to power their forthcoming models. Auto manufacturers around the world are embracing the turbo-charged route to smaller and efficient engines, which are low on emissions. Gradually, the demand has been shifting from the naturally aspirated powertrains to the turbocharged and supercharged ones. While the automakers like Suzuki, Honda, Ford etc. has already joined the race in offering the turbo engines, Toyota is the latest carmaker to join the bandwagon. Toyota’s 1.2-litre…
  • Bajaj Pulsar AS200 priced at Rs 91,500

    Eshwar Prasad
    15 Apr 2015 | 10:13 pm
    The Bajaj Pulsar AS200 has been launched in India at a starting price of Rs 91,500   Bajaj Auto, one of the biggest two-wheeler manufacturers in India launched the Pulsar AS200 (Adventure Sport) with a price tag of Rs.91, 500 (Ex-showroom, New Delhi). It is the first time in the past few years that Bajaj has launched a Pulsar model with an introductory price. In order to multiply the Pulsar lineup, the company has introduced the bike mainly targeting the youngsters of the nation who practically like to ride a bike during weekdays and want to experience a fun ride during the weekends. The…
  • Ford Ecosport is the winner of initial quality survey

    Eshwar Prasad
    15 Apr 2015 | 10:13 pm
    Ford`s innings in India started with the Ikon sedan but the American auto manufacturer tasted success in India only with the launch of the Ecosport compact SUV. The mini SUV was launched in 2013 in India and has won many accolades since then. Recently, JD Power had conducted a survey on the initial quality and Ford Ecosport emerged the winner for 2014 in India. A total of 8,429 vehicle owners who purchased a new car during November 2013 to July 2014 were surveyed. The study was conducted across 30 Indian cities and included 73 models from 17 manufacturers between May 2014 and September 2014.
  • UM Motorcycles to commence Indian operations with a 400cc motorcycle

    Eshwar Prasad
    14 Apr 2015 | 8:59 pm
    American Bike manufacturer UM Motorcycles is the next big player that is getting ready to introduce its bikes in the country in partnership with Lohia Auto industries. UM Renegade Sport As per UML Head of Sales, Joji John, the first bike to be launched will be a 400cc, single-cylinder engine motorcycle, either a Cruiser or a Scrambler or even both. The 400 cc bikes for the Indian market are being specially designed and engineered to suit the Indian conditions. As per reports UM motorcycles India will price the bikes very aggressively in the region of Rs 1.5 lakhs on-road. Looking at UM Motors…
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  • XCar Presents: DeLorean DMC 12- You’ve Never Seen This Many Together Before

    17 Apr 2015 | 3:06 am
    While the original DeLorean DMC 12 failed to become as commercially successful as the company had originally hoped, the Back To The Future icon has managed to gain a small cult following in modern times. There’s the man with the world’s largest DeLorean collection, and a small factory in Texas who will service your DeLorean, or even build you a new one from scratch. Join the XCar team as they get an exclusive look into the inner workings of the DeLorean Motor Company, and the passionate people who are working to keep the car alive. The post XCar Presents: DeLorean DMC 12-…
  • See The Ford Fiesta Perform On A Snowy Rally Track

    16 Apr 2015 | 6:46 am
    It’s no secret that the Ford Fiesta is one of the best hot hatches on the market today, with scores of rally titles titles under it’s belt it’s been a favourite for professional rally drivers and the general public alike. In this video, Automobile Magazine takes the Fiesta off the asphalt and places it on a snowy track. The Fiesta used in the video is a production model with no modifications other than tires specifically designed for grip in icy conditions. If you needed another reason to love the Fiesta ST, click the video below and see all the action […] The post See…
  • General Motors Working To Prevent The Sale Of Unfixed Cars

    16 Apr 2015 | 1:27 am
    General Motors have began distributing an integrated software programmed to help curb the sale of cars which have not been properly repaired, or contain used parts. The software is directly worked into already existing incentive-lookup software, which is currently being used by car dealers to track incentives such as discounts or bonuses in particular vehicles. If the vehicle is found to be in a poor state, the software will then prevent the dealer from viewing any available incentives. Currently the software accounts for around 50,000 inquires into vehicles each day. Tim Turvey, the VP of…
  • Sony, Panasonic And Toshiba Could Be Featuring In Your Car Soon

    14 Apr 2015 | 5:49 am
    With other big names in technology like Apple and Google already making their way into the automotive world it was only a matter of time before other big brands followed suit. Panasonic, who already have a history in manufacturing car radios, are looking to move away from audio supplies and is looking to invest more effort into producing car batteries. The company has already made substantial investments in the electric-car giant Tesla. Japanese electronics company Sony is also making a foray into the automotive world by building periphery sensors and other gadgets. According to the Sony CEO,…
  • Ford The Bigfoot 5

    14 Apr 2015 | 3:31 am
    The birth of Monster Trucks was in 1975, when a construction contractor from the Chandler family used their family’s 1974 Ford F-250 four-wheel-drive pick up, and converted it into a monster stuck. The conversions were inspired by the US Army, and the result was a new innovation in automotive technology — the “4x4x4,” or a vehicle with four wheels, four-wheel-drive, and four-wheel-steering. In 1979 the monster truck started making appearances at truck and tractor pulls, and car shows to show off its many capabilities. Bigfoot received sponsorship from Ford for 24 years, up…
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  • Audi Prologue Allroad, VW Scirocco GTS, Mercedes-Benz Pickup - Fast Lane Daily

    17 Apr 2015 | 11:04 am
    Audi Prologue Allroad, VW Scirocco GTS, Mercedes-Benz Pickup - Fast Lane Daily---------------------------------------------------BEST & MOST POPULAR CELEBRITY YOUTUBE CHANNEL---------------------------------------------------LINGERIEPRO : LingerieproBRANDCELEBS : BrandcelebsCREZOVI : CrezoviCELEBRITYMAD : CelebritymadYOOCELEBS : YoocelebsAVIOTUBETV : AviotubetvTECHAVIO : TechavioTags: auto, car, motorbike, car reviews, motorbike reviews
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    17 Apr 2015 | 10:30 am
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    17 Apr 2015 | 10:17 am
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    17 Apr 2015 | 10:02 am
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    17 Apr 2015 | 10:02 am
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  • Toyota Camry Facelift launching on 30th April 2015

    17 Apr 2015 | 11:30 am
    The facelifted Toyota Camry will be launched in India on the 30th April 2015. The car will feature design changes that refresh its looks. The mechanicals will be untouched as this facelift is a mild one. The car was revealed to the world late last year at the Moscow Motor Show held in Russia. The […]
  • Bajaj Pulsar AS200 First Ride Review

    Nithyanandh K
    17 Apr 2015 | 7:34 am
    What started as a family of two naked compact sportsbikes over a decade ago has now grown into a comprehensive range of motorcycles that cater to everybody’s taste, etching the brand name in the history of Indian two wheeler market in the process. We are talking about the iconic Bajaj Pulsar and the good news […]
  • VW India to invest INR 1,500 to become low-cost export hub

    Nithyanandh K
    17 Apr 2015 | 5:25 am
    The ongoing Hanover Messe 2015, of which India is a partner country, is all about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ campaign. On the sidelines of the Industrial trade fare, VW India has announced that it will invest INR 1,500 crore as a part of the ‘Make in India’ initiative to emerge as the […]
  • 6 Cars That Will Hang Up Boots This Year

    Nithyanandh K
    17 Apr 2015 | 3:26 am
    While 2015 is set to witness several new launches in the second half of the year, it also will see some of the existing cars retire from the market, either to make way for their successors or due to poor sales. Economic Times has compiled a list of 6 such cars whose production would be […]
  • Tata Nano GenX Marketing Initiatives Kick Started

    Nithyanandh K
    17 Apr 2015 | 1:15 am
    With only a few weeks left for the launch of the comprehensively updated Tata Nano which could be marketed under the GenX banner, the small car’s official website has initiated marketing activities for the upcoming model. The landing page of the website asks you to join the exclusive group of Nano fans called the Nanogen […]
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  • Global and China Tire Industry Report, 2014-2015

    14 Apr 2015 | 5:00 pm
    Price: $ 2500  The report highlights: Global Automobile Industry and Market; China Automobile Industry and Market; Global Tire Industry and Market; Tire Industry and Market in China and the United States; 26 Typical Tire Vendors. 2014 marked a bumper year for the tire industry. The declining price of natural rubber helped substantial cost reduction of tire vendors; the tire price performed more stably than the costs although it dropped as well. Despite the shrunk revenue in 2014, almost all tire producers saw higher profit margins. This situation continues in 2015, reflected in the…
  • China Electric Vehicle Industry Report, 2014-2015

    12 Apr 2015 | 5:00 pm
    Price: $ 2350  2014 may be called the “first year” of the development of Chinese electric vehicles, with annual sales reaching 74,763, 3.2 times higher than in 2013. With the ascent in the global electric vehicle market, China becomes the second largest market in the world after the United States, eyeing 23.5% market share. Among the top 20 most popular models in 2014, BYD Qin, Kandi K10, Chery QQ3 EV, Zotye E20, BAIC E150 EV and BYD e6 came from China, representing a combined 15.3% share of total sales in the global market. In terms of market segments: Almost 34,000…
  • Global and China Automotive Turbocharger Industry Report, 2014-2017

    8 Apr 2015 | 5:00 pm
    Price: $ 2150  A turbocharger is actually an air compressor that increases air inflow by compressing air to reduce fuel consumption and exhaust emission and to improve output power. It is mainly used inside the engines of automobiles, engineering machinery, agricultural machinery, ships, and airplanes. The biggest turbocharger demand in China was none other than auto industry. In 2013, 4.004 million units of automotive turbochargers were sold, accounting for 59.6% of China's turbocharger sales. Driven by policies of energy conservation and emission reduction, vehicle exhaust…
  • Global and China Automotive Wheel Industry Report, 2014-2015

    1 Apr 2015 | 5:00 pm
    Price: $ 2150  Global and China Automotive Wheel Industry Report, 2014-2015 highlights the following: Global automobile market and industry Chinese automobile market and industry Global automotive wheel market and industry Chinese automotive wheel market and industry 37 automotive wheel companies In 2014, automotive wheel industry remained stable, but the market became increasingly divided, with low-cost cars adopting ever-cheaper steel wheels and premium models employing higher-priced aluminum wheels. North America and Europe performed excellently. Although with the highest growth…
  • Global and China Automotive Seating Industry Report, 2014-2015

    26 Mar 2015 | 5:00 pm
    Price: $ 2150  The report highlights the following: Global automotive market and industry Chinese automotive market and industry Global automotive seating market and industry Chinese automotive seating market and industry Brief introduction to automotive seating 15 automotive seating manufacturers The seemingly simple automotive seating actually reflects a country's machining ability. In the world, at most 20 companies are capable of producing automotive seating whose frames are made of precision metals via stamping, while nearly a thousand companies have the capability to produce…
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