RSSArchive for August, 2012

Corvette Racing Chassis History

Corvette Racing Chassis History

Europeans are still reluctant to recognize the Corvette as a true sports car, but they might change their attitude once they learn more about the history of this car and realize every Corvette has its roots in racing. This is best shown with the ZR1. For the production Corvette ZR1, the racing influence is also […]

2013 Buick Regal eAssist

2013 Buick Regal eAssist

Buick announced specifications of the eAssist-enabled engines for the 2013 Regal luxury saloon. Two powerful turbocharged four-cylinder engines give Regal one of the most technologically advanced engine ranges in the brand’s history. They also offer mpg ratings of up to 36. eAssist is an ingenious solution. Where a hybrid vehicle requires a complex system of […]

AdvoCare 500 Camaro Pace Car

AdvoCare 500 Camaro Pace Car

Chevrolet and NASCAR teamed up once again, this time to raise fund for efforts fighting breast cancer across America. Chevrolet Racing will renew the brand’s fight against breast cancer this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway where every lap run under the caution flag will lead to a $200 contribution by Chevrolet to the American Cancer […]

Citroen DS3 Cabrio

Citroen DS3 Cabrio

Citroen expand the lovely DS3’s range by adding a new cabrio version to it. TO be unveiled at the Paris Motor Show next month, the DS3 Cabrio is not a cabrio as such, but rather a hatchback with a soft top that opens and closes in 16 seconds. That means you get the same space […]

2013 Fiat Panda 4x4

2013 Fiat Panda 4×4

Italian car maker unveiled the new version of the Fiat Panda 4×4 baby SUV for those who want a compact and efficient car, but also appreciate a bit of versatility when the going gets rough. The 5-door Panda is 368 centimetres long, 167 centimetres wide and 160 centimetres high. The wheelbase is 230 centimetres and […]

Renault Twizy at Conran Shop

Renault Twizy at Conran Shop

Putting trendy new cars on display at trendy new shops is becoming a new trend in the trendy parts of Britain! The latest car to take advantage of this malarkey is the Renault Twizy. A Twizy will be lighting up the flagship Conran Shop window to celebrate 25 years in the Michelin building and the […]

Mazda Launches Fleet App

Mazda Launches Fleet App

Having dedicated applications used to be a luxury for car makers to brag about. But it’s becoming a business necessity gradually. Mazda for example launched a new app for its fleet-dedicated mobile website. Mazda is further expanding its communications with fleet customers – both fleet decision-makers and company car drivers – as well as prospects […]

Isuzu D-Max Euroncap Rating

Isuzu D-Max Euroncap Rating

The new D-Max pickup truck by Japanese car maker Isuzu has been put through NCAP’s rigorous tests and managed to get four stars, which is not the perfect score. But then we’re talking about a pickup truck and not a family car. It’s fair for it to score bad in child safety for example. The […]

Sebastian Vettel Music Video

Sebastian Vettel Music Video

After starring in a frankly stupid kung fu film for Infiniti, Sebastian Vettel makes a fool of himself all over again by playing a pointless role in an Infiniti-sponsored music video for an R&B artist. Although Infiniti says Vettel is like the a modern-day James Dean in this video, he is not. For one thing […]

Infiniti LE Details

Infiniti LE Details

AS the Infiniti LE concept prepares for its official European debut at the Paris Motor Show, the car maker released further details of this electric sedan that is based on the Nissan Leaf and is aimed at cars like the Chevrolet Volt. Staying true to the Infiniti creed of Inspired Performance, the LE Concept is […]