RSSArchive for April, 2012

Audi TT RS Plus UK Price

Audi TT RS Plus UK Price

Audi announced official UK pricing of the new TT RS Plus pricing, just to reveal the car has a £3,085 premium over TT RS. Pricing starts at £48,945 OTR and goes to £52,265 OT. The car is available in both coupe and roadster forms, and with manual or S tronic transmission. The engine is the […]

Dynamic Awards For Toyota GT86

Dynamic Awards For Toyota GT86

Toyota GT 86 finally starts reaping awards and starts on a high note as well as judges of the 2012 Vehicle Dynamics Internationalawarded it with three prizes. The global panel of specialist engineers, technologists and journalists have named the sports coupe Car of the Year (jointly with the Subaru BRZ) and honoured its chief engineer Tetsuya […]

2013 Ford Escape Fuel Economy

2013 Ford Escape Fuel Economy

Official fuel consumption figures have been announced  for the new 2013 Ford Escape – known as the Kuga in Europe – and they’re pretty good. The Escape’s 1.6-liter EcoBoost engine is certified at 33 mpg – 2 mpg better than the Honda CR-V and 5 mpg better than Toyota RAV4. All three engine are in […]

2013 Shelby GT500 Certified at 662 hp

2013 Shelby GT500 Certified at 662 hp

Ford announced official power figures of the new 2012 Shelby GT500, and it’s more powerful than expected! It was supposed to make 650 hp, the SAE figure shows 662. This engine is the most powerful series production V8 in the world with peak output of 662 horsepower and 631 lb.-ft. of torque. It’s better than […]

Ford Focus Electric In NASCAR

Ford Focus Electric In NASCAR

No, the world has not gone that mad yet! Focus Electric is not going to race inn NASCAR, but rather pace the Richmond 400 race to get good publicity ahead of its launch in the US. Ford unveiled its 2012 Focus Electric that will become the first all-electric pace car to pace a NASCAR race […]

Volkswagen Polo R Line

Volkswagen Polo R Line

For those who may find the Polo GTI a bit too hot, and the Polo Match a bit too cold, VW offers the Polo R Line. It is still pretty economical and decently fast with a 1.2 liter TSi engine, but it gets more equipments, and sporty new exterior. On the outside you get the […]

Major Design Award For MG Icon

Major Design Award For MG Icon

Already, MG’s new SUV concept is winning major awards. It has been named the Best Concept car at the 2012 Beijing Auto Show. Although it could be because MG is now owned by SAIC which is a big Chinese car maker, and very influential in Chinese motor shows. The MG Icon beat the Lamborghini Urus, […]

Acura Stars In The Avengers

Acura Stars In The Avengers

Acura is not putting in a big effort changing the design of its mainstream cars, but they are pretty good at publicity. The made a big deal with MarvelEntertainment for their big film The Avengers. Acura isthe official vehicle of S.H.I.E.L.D. Throughout Marvel’s The Avengers, S.H.I.E.L.D. agents drive various Acura vehicles, including the MDX, ZDX […]

Land Rover Discovery Completes 8000-mile Journey

Land Rover Discovery Completes 8000-mile Journey

To celebrate the millionth Discovery and to showcase the vehicle’s unique versatility, Land Rover dispatched the car on the ‘Journey of Discovery’ i which it covered 8,000 miles in 50 days from its birthplace in Birmingham, UK to one of its fastest growing markets, Beijing in China. At Beijing Auto Show, this amazing journey came […]

Ferrari Reaches Facebook Milestone

Ferrari Reaches Facebook Milestone

Ferrari has recently passed 8,000,000 fans on Facebook, a remarkable record among all other exotic car makers. To celebrate, Ferrari commissioned a special video of the 458 Italia “drawing” the number 8,000,000 on the steering pad at the Fiorano race track, which was dedicated to every one of the fans. It’s not just the Facebook, […]