RSSArchive for September, 2011

BMW ActiveHybrid 5

BMW ActiveHybrid 5

BMW ActiveHybrid 5 is the hybrid version of the 2012 BMW 535i, going on sale next year. The powertrain consists of BMW’s 3.0-liter TwinPower Turbo inline six-cylinder engine, an electric drive system and an eight-speed automatic transmission for the first time. Its drive system generates combined output of 335 hp, allows the car to be […]

2012 Honda Civic Price

2012 Honda Civic Price

Honda has revealed prices for the new 2012 Civic will range from £16,495 OTR for the entry-level 1.4-litre 100PS i-VTEC SE and from £26,595 OTR for the top of the range Civic 2.2 i-DTEC EX GT. The car will also be available in the familiar SE, ES, EX and EX GT trim levels offering customers […]

Citroen C4 AIRCROSS

Citroen C4 AIRCROSS

Aircross is the crossover version of the Citroen C4 expanding the successful range even further. Available with two and four-wheel drive versions in some markets, the New Citroën C4 AIRCROSS will be launched in Europe at the end of the first half of 2012.  The car will go on sale in the UK during the […]

Hyundai i40 Price

Hyundai i40 Price

Hyundai i40 Saloon’s pricing announced for the UK market, and once again the Korean car maker plays the value card by pricing it from £17,395. With CO2 emissions from 113g/km and impressive fuel economy from 65.7mpg, the car also has taxation and insurance benefits, from Group 12E. As it’s the case with Hyundai the car […]

GM Introduces First Front Center Air Bag

GM Introduces First Front Center Air Bag

The idea of a front center air bag has been put into practice by General Motor with amazing results. they are going to introduce the technology in their production models from 2013. It is not required by laws, but the additoin of such safety feature not only makes the cars safer, it’s also good for […]

Car Tech: Electric Supercharger For Micro Hybrids

Car Tech: Electric Supercharger For Micro Hybrids

Controlled Power Technologies VTES electric supercharger is the latest of its kind for micro mild hybrid vehicles. The innovative application of switched reluctance motor technology for existing 12 and 24 volt systems means it is well placed to exploit the proposed 48 volt electrical architecture fast gaining ground in Europe.  Other applications of a more […]

MINI London 2012 Olympic Games Models

MINI London 2012 Olympic Games Models

MINI is celebrating 2012 London Olympic games with a series of special edition based on the Cooper, Cooper D, Cooper S and Cooper SD, limited to 2012 units. These cars come in the Union Jack themed colours of red, white and blue. All models boast a white roof featuring the iconic London 2012 Olympic Games […]

G Power Tornado RS: The Most Powerful BMW M3

G Power Tornado RS: The Most Powerful BMW M3

With the latest Tornado RS, G Power has made the most powerful BMW M3 in the world. G-POWER M3 TORNADO RS with SK III „Sporty Drive“ Supercharger System is the car based on the M3 GTS and it packs no less than 720hp and 700Nm of torque.  That is enough to catapult the G-POWER M3 […]

Chevrolet Sonic Eco-Friendly Paint Job

Chevrolet Sonic Eco-Friendly Paint Job

Chevrolet has been revealing some good facts about the new Sonic this past couple of weeks. One time they told us about the great space it offers, another time about safety, some other time about fuel economy, and now it’s tome to boast the car’s Eco-friendly paint job. The new process GM applies to paint […]

Ford Transit Moondust Silver

Ford Transit Moondust Silver

Every now and again Ford Britain releases a special version of the Transit van which is basically the same car but with a new paint job and some extra garnish. This time it’s a Moondust Silver special edition, featuring graphite bonnet stripes and 18-inch graphite colour alloy wheels, twin exhaust pipes and spoilers.  The well-equipped […]