2014 Audi A8 L TDI fuel mileage and price announced by Audi in America

2014 Audi A8 L TDI fuel mileage and price announced by Audi in America

The Audi of America has just announced the prices and fuel mileage figures for the their most sophisticated sedan in TDI model – the 2014 Audi A8 L TDI clean diesel in Herndon, Virginia[U.S.]. The Audi A8 is known for its bench mark in the segment of luxury sedan by equipping the latest technology, impressive interior with eye-catching exterior design & best efficiency, and now dynamically growing the A8 segment by introducing TDI sedan in the form of 2014 Audi A8 L TDI, which is loaded with new 3.0 Litre TDI clean diesel Engine.

The Audi A8 L TDI clean diesel price is starts from a base price of $82,500, which with All-Wheel Drive quattro technology provides extra power and best efficiency in fuel mileage with EPA estimated 24(city)/ 36(highway)/ 28(city+highway), and delivering a horsepower of 240 and a torque of 406 lb.-ft., to make it sprint from 0 to 60 miles/hour in 6.4 seconds.



New Mopar ’13 Dodge Dart gets its first reveal as a 4th special edition model

Just few days ago, Mopar ’13 interior teaser image has been revealed by Chrysler Group LLC, now it is officially confirmed that it is the new limited edition – Mopar ’13 Dodge Dart, which is the 4th special edition Mopar-badged model and going to be showcased at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show next week. Inspired from globally appreciated model range – the Mopar ’10 Challenger, Mopar ’11 Charger and the Mopar ’12 300, Mopar is taking the responsibility to manufacture and customized, more to driver-specific, the parts and accessories to give the best performance.

The limited edition Mopar ’13 Dart will limited number of production only 500 models in 2013 spring at the assembly center in Belvidere, Illinois. In the engine configuration, the new Mopar ’13 Dodge Dart is equipped with best of powertrain by supplying a 1.4 Litre MultiAir® intercooled turbo engine with a manual transmission, the more details on technical specification will be disclosed tomorrow via live



New Renault Clio Estate prices and models in France set to launch on March 2013

Renault has just announced that the booking is on for the Estate model of their famous new Clio which was launched in last year on October 11th. For France, the new Clio Estate model can be booked from March, 14th 2013 and it will be loaded with 2 petrol and 2 diesel engines with a powertrain varies from 75 hp to 90 hp. For France, in the petrol variants, it has 3-cylinder turbo petrol engine in the both Cli0 Estate models – the 1.2 16V 75 model and the ENERGY TCE 90 model, with the horsepower 74 hp and 90 hp respectively and have combined(city+highway) fuel economy of 18.18[5 liters for 100 km] and 22.22[4.5 liters for 100 km] respectively, while have very low CO2 emission of 127 grams/km and 105 grams/km respectively.

On the other hand, it has diesel variant as Clio Estate - dCi 75, ENERGY dCi 90 and ENERGY dCi



BMW 325d sedan specifications revealed, officially valid from March 2013 in ACEC countries

BMW has officially revealed the technical specification of  BMW 325d which will be valid from March 2013 in the regions under European Automobile Manufacturers Association[ACEA] with few of the authorized weights valid only in Germany. Engine Power :  The BMW 325d has TwinPower turbo in-line 4-cylinder, 4 valve 2.0-Litre Diesel Engine which generates a horsepower of 218[160 kilo-Watts] at 4400 rpm and a torque of 450 between 1500 to 2500 rpm. Best Performance & Efficiency :   It has a weight to power ratio of 9.2 kilograms/kilo-Watts and with the 6-speed manual transmission, the BMW 325d can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/hour in 6.8 seconds and covers a distance of 0 to 1000 meters in just 26.5 seconds.

It can sprint to a top speed of 245 kilometer/hour.  On the fuel consumption, the 325d has scaled with a Urban fuel mileage of 16.12 km/liter [i.e. 6.2L  for 100 km] and a Extra-Urban fuel mileage of 23.8



Kia reveals a teaser photo of Cross GT Concept before 2013 Chicago Auto Show

Kia Motors America has revealed a teaser photo, just before it is officially shown in the 105th Exhibition at the Chicago Auto Show 2013, which exhibit between 7th February to 18th February. Its an impressive concept from KIA, and they call it Cross GT, which is the next chapter of Kia’s designing work for the future premium Crossover Utility Vehicle[CUV] and will be bigger than the new 2014 Sorento. Kia Cross GT Teaser Sneak Peek For Chicago Auto Show 2013 About Chicago Auto Show : The 2013 Chicago Auto Show is the 105th Exhibition, has a long historical significance when it was first staged in 1901 and its a North America largest Auto Show with maximum years of Auto Exhibition on the continent.

This year marks the 105th edition of the Chicago Auto Show. It has been produced by CATA [Chicago Automobile Trade Association] since 1935 and its a country’s oldest and biggest metropolitan dealer organization. It is organize at McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois, 60616.



Infiniti of Canada confirms the 2014 Q50 debut at Canadian International Auto Show 2013

Infiniti of Canada, has just confirmed that it is setting a Canadian Debut of their luxury sports sedan – the 2014 Infinite Q50 – on February, 14th at the prestigious Canadian International Auto Show[CIAS] 2013, in Toronto. The CIAS is organize in the month of February starting from 14th to 24th. The central to the show in the Infiniti models, is the new 2014 Q50 luxury Sedan with its dynamic athletic design, enhanced interior, best performance and technology,  with the addition of Canada oriented driving dynamics for more comfortable and safe driving experience.

Other models to light-up the show, are 2013 Infiniti cars and Crossovers, which will accompany 2014 Q50 sedan with their beautiful presence, includes the new Infiniti JX luxury SUV, and the championship-winning Infiniti Red Bull Racing Formula One racing car. Infiniti is introducing for Canada, the two variants in terms of powertrain – one is 3.7 Litre V6 and 3.5 Litre Hybrid. The Hybrid System



Opel Cascada heading for its debut at 2013 Geneva Motor Show

In Rüsselsheim region of Germany - Opel has confirmed that one of the top luxury 4-seats convertible model – the new Cascada is heading for its world debut at 2013 Geneva Motor Show in March and is manufacture by Opel itself, the mid-size four seats convertible as a Cabriolet, has all the attractive and advanced technology to make it unique in its own segment. In the history of 70 years, Opel has engineered Cascada with new generation powertrain and best to its chassis structure for more safety in a compact convertible of length 4.7 meters.

The Cascada is equipped with various features like its prolonged, open-air elegance and streamlined soft-top with an alluring price tag as compared to the other convertible of the same segment. The one of four-seats convertible type, will manufacture by Opel in its own facility center. The Opel Kapitän and the Rekord from 1950-60 was really famous for its 4-seats open-air, soft-touch



ACP and Wimpey with Scion xD got first ever win in 2WD class of Sno*Drift at Rally America 2013

In the two-wheel drive[2WD] class in Rally America National Championship on January 26th-27th in Atlanta, Michigan, the team from Scion – Andrew Comrie-Picard and Jeremy Wimpey racing with 2012 Scion xD, has secured the first ever win of the season at the 2WD class of Sno*Drift event, by taking a total time of 2:50:57.5 and a 5 minutes lead from the team of Dillon Van Way and Andrew Edwards of 2011 Ford Fiesta. Covering the all 20 challenging snow covered stages, Andrew with Wimpey was the 1st to reach the finish line in the 2WD class.

Andrew Comrie-Picard also known by the name od “ACP” said – “I’m so proud of the entire team, and this victory belongs to them.This season’s new Scion xD is lighter, stronger, faster, easier to service, more predictable and easier to drive”. According to him, he found the new enhancement in Scion xD, has made the ride very smooth all the time and



Chevrolet Corvette DP never give up performance with 2nd place victory in DP class at Daytona 2013

Chevrolet with Corvette Daytona Prototype has celebrated the first ever Daytona Podium finish in 51st Running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, when team owner Wayne Taylor with a team of comprising of Max Angelelli, Jordan Taylor and Ryan Hunter-Reay have bravely completed the tough 24 hour long endurance, by getting the second honorable position in the DP class race at Daytona International Speedway 2013. The Wayne team was racing with No. 10 Velocity Worldwide Corvette DP at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, January 27, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

The U.S. Vice President Performance Vehicles and Motorsports, Jim Campbell has appraised the team for the sustaining attitude by saying - I am very proud of the tremendous effort put forth by all of our Chevrolet teams and applaud the “never give up” attitude of our Corvette Daytona Prototype and Camaro drivers and crews as they battled for their finishing positions this weekend. We are looking forward



Mercedes-Benz awarded as “Best cars of the year” in two categories

Mercedes-Benz has awarded by famous car magazine “auto, motor und sport“, through the reader’s survey and voted the Mercedes-Benz as the “Best cars of the year” 2013 for two categories among the best 10 different categories. In the convertible category, the Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster got highest 13.7% reader votes in the category of H cabriolet. On the other hand, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class got highest 12.3% reader votes in the SUV category with best off-road capabilities.

For more than 30-years, the readers are doing significant voting for the prestigious magazine and this year too, it is large readers voting of 1,12000 have given their useful time for the valuable selection of cars in different categories. Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster :  In the category of convertible, readers has given their maximum support to AMG Roadster for its attractive style and advanced technology. The SLS AMG Roadster is basically developed from a two-door sports coupe and have the best 8-cylinder



Volkswagen officially reveals new Golf 4MOTION with All-Wheel Drive

Volkswagen has just revealed the 4MOTION refined All-Wheel drive technology in the new Volkswagen Golf range, making the Golf range to have more power and enhanced driving dynamics for all condition and situation. The All-Wheel Drive technology is a permanent Four-Wheel Drive feature, with refined 5th-generation Haldex coupling, which makes the new Golf 4MOTION to have more power in extreme condition like gravel, dirt or snow road regions and on the other hand, makes it more fuel efficient as compared to the normal Golf model and with more driving dynamics to give safe and comfortable drive with the smart technology of 4MOTION drive which is 1.4 kg lighter than the previous system, very fast with precise response and needs no pressure accumulator.

Engine & Performance :  For Europe specific models of new Golf 4MOTION, there are 3 range of specification – the Trendline Varinat, the Comfortline Variant , the  Highline Variant, which are equipped with 2



Kia confirms the debut pro_cee’d GT and cee’d GT at 2013 Geneva Motor Show

Kia is all prepared to premiere their two GT models – the  new 3-door Kia Pro_cee’d GT  and the 5-door Kia cee’d GT at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show  on 5 March. With the inspiration of a sports models, the KIA’s two new GT models will have new 1.6 Litre Engine with gasoline direct injection technology and featuring the twin-scroll turbocharger for more dynamic power. Both model engine has good horsepower by 204 [152 kilo-Watts] at 6000 RPM which is an increment of 51% of power and a torque of 265 Nm between 1750 to 4500 RPM, which has an increment of 61%.

The pro_cee’d GT and cee’d GT are equipped with 6-speed manual gearbox with capability of sprinting performance of 0 to 100 km/hour in mere 7.9 seconds. The Kia pro_cee’d GT and cee’d GT  has unique style of design featuring the sporty dual-exhaust pipes, advanced LED daytime running lights, attractive red brake calipers and sporty 18-inch alloy wheels. On the suspension and damping,



BMW great overall win at 51st Rolex 24 at Daytona 2013

BMW racing cars and their associated team has done great job in winning the 51st Rolex 24 Daytona Prototype class race. At the 24 hour race, Ganassi with team comprising of (Scott Pruett, Memo Rojas, Juan Pablo Montoya, and Charlie Kimball) , has won the Daytona Prototype class racing by securing the 1st position by driving No. 01 TELMEX/Target Chip Racing BMW/Riley. This is Ganassi 5th overall victory in the time frame of 10 years which is equal to Hurley Haywood’s record. The Racing BMW/Riley has completed a total of 420 laps with a quickest lap of  the race 1:41.177 minutes on Lap 180.

It is a second overall victory for BMW with Chip Ganassi and Juan Pablo Montoya, earlier it was in 2011. On the other hand, Wayne Taylor gave the Corvette Daytona Prototype, a secured second place, while the No. 60 Michael Shank driving Ford Riley is on the 3rd place. Another team, in which Barbosa, shared his



Audi best 1st and 2nd place victory in GT Class of Rolex 24 at Daytona 2013

Audi has shown an outstanding performance by winning, for the first time here, the first as well as the second place in the Grand Touring(GT) class race at 51st Rolex 24 at Daytona 2013, in Florida. Alex Job Racing with No. 24 Audi R8 GRAND-AM, racing the GT with team comprising of (Filipe Albuquerque, Oliver Jarvis, Edoardo Mortara, and Dion von Moltke), has got the victory for the 1st position and the winning happiness has become double when No. 52 APR Motorsport Audi R8 Grand-AM has secured the second position.

For the third place, AIM Autosport FXDD with team comprising of (Emil Assentato, Anthony Lazzaro, Nick Longhi and Mark Wilkins) has grabbed the third place with No. 69 Ferrari 458. Final Results of 51st Rolex 24 at Daytona 2013 Grand Touring Class Race 1 Albuquerque/Jarvis/von Moltke/Mortara (Audi R8 GRAND-AM) 678 laps 2 Baas/Basseng/Rast/Stippler (Audi R8 GRAND-AM) + 1.476s 3 Assentato/Lazzaro/Longhi/Stanton/Wilkins (Ferrari) + 15.533s



Porsche excellent 1st and 2nd place win in new GX Class of Rolex 24 at Daytona 2013

Porsche has a good reason for celebration, when it has exceptionally won the first two position of new GX class race at 51st Rolex 24 at Daytona 2013, in Florida. In the GX class race, Napleton Racing has created a history by winning the first, new GX class race at Daytona and that win came with an outstanding 10 laps lead. Here the winning team comprised of (Jim Norman, pole-winner Shane Lewis, David Donohue and Nelson Canache) is driving the Porsche Cayman No. 16 and really cheerful after successfully completing the continuous 24 hours sports car endurance race.

On the other hand, the team comprised of (Darryl O’Young, Daniel Rogers, James Clay, Seth Thomas and Karl Thomson) has nicely secured the  2nd position by driving the No. 22 Bullet Racing Porsche Cayman.



Scion will show all 5 models while focusing 2013 FR-S at Chicago Auto Show

Famous in youngster for its sporty nature in delivering the desired power and performance – the Scion is know for its most attractive and sporty models lineup and to set more bigger standard in the segment, Scion is all prepared with one of its exhibit lineup model – the 2013 Scion FR-S here FR-S stands for the Front-engine, Rear-wheel drive, and Sports Model, to be showcased at the upcoming and most awaited show -  2013 Chicago Auto Show, the FR-S sports car went on sale last spring and from then the sports model has won many awards through media channels, and one which is the most honorable – the “Best of 2013”award from Cars.com.

Scion in the famous exhibition of Chicago Auto Show, is bringing the five models lineup which will be presented with very user-friendly way in their respective counters and providing the valuable information about the models to the guest with Scion brand and



New Kia pro_cee’d GT photos are revealed

The new Kia Pro_cee’d GT official photos are revealed as the high performance models from KIA – the 3-door Kia pro_cee’d GT and the 5-door Kia cee’d GT, both are going for their showcasing at Geneva Motor Show in March 2013. These two new GT models will have new 1.6 Litre Engine with gasoline direct injection technology and featuring the twin-scroll turbocharger for more dynamic power. Both model engine has good horsepower by 204 [152 kilo-Watts] at 6000 RPM which is an increment of 51% of power and a torque of 265 Nm between 1750 to 4500 RPM, which has an increment of 61%.

The pro_cee’d GT and cee’d GT are equipped with 6-speed manual gearbox with capability of sprinting performance of 0 to 100 km/hour in mere 7.9 seconds. Additional important refinements has been done to the suspension and chassis system which give them supreme capabilities of power and performance.



Porsche best qualifying performance in GT and GX class at 51st ROLEX 24 at Daytona

After few minutes from now, at 3:30 p.m. ET, Porsche, after an outstanding qualifying performance in the Grand Touring[GT] class and GX class, is all prepared to compete in the the 24-hour Daytona Prototype class and Grand Touring class at the 51st ROLEX 24 at Daytona International Speedway in Florida on Today[i.e. January, 26th 2013]. The Porsche team has already set the standard in the qualifying round by grabbing top 1st four position in the GT class race and top 1st two position in the GX class race.

The team comprising of (Christensen, M/Engelhart, C/Tandy, N/Willsey, L) of Konrad Motorsport/Orbit Porsche GT3 has exceptionally secured the 1st position in the Grand Touring class by taking a time of 1 minute 47.631 seconds, the other team comprising of (Armindo, N/Lally, A/Lietz, R/Potter, J) of Magnus Racing Porsche GT3 has nicely grabbed the 2nd position in GT by taking a time of 1 minute 47.828 seconds, the 3rd team from Porsche is comprised of



Chevrolet at 51st ROLEX 24 at Daytona International Speedway 2013

Today at 3:30 p.m. E.T, Chevrolet with the best Corvette Daytona Prototype (DP) qualifying time, is going to begin with the 24-hour Daytona Prototype class and Grand Touring class at the 51st ROLEX 24 at Daytona International Speedway in Florida on 26th, January 2013. The qualifying timing for Richard Westbrook who drove the No. 90 Spirit of Daytona Corvette DP is 1 minute 41.844 seconds and thus grabbing the starting best 5th position and ready for the famous DP class race on today at  at 3:30 p.m.

E.T, in Florida. While Alex Gurney has secured 8th starting position by driving No. 99 GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing “Red Dragon” Corvette DP and another Corvette driver Stephane Sarrazin has grabbed the 9th qualifying position by driving the 8 Star Motorsports Corvette DP. With addition to this other more qualifier from Corvette DP are Christian Fittipaldi who drove No. 5 Action Express Racing Corvette DP and secured the qualifying position of 11th from the starting position and



Audi Motorsport at the 51st ROLEX 24 at Daytona International Speedway

Today Audi with the best R8 GRAND-AM qualifying time, will be beginning from the third row, in the 24-hour race at the 51st ROLEX 24 at Daytona International Speedway in Florida on 26th, January 2013 . Filipe Albuquerque from the Audi customer teams is the fastest 6th driver among the top qualifier, who will be beginning from the third row, the 24-hour race in ROLEX 24 at Daytona in Florida. Filipe after good practice rounds on Thursday and tuned the Audi R8 GRAND-AM to a optimum level, drove a exceptional quickest lap in Florida and qualified the GT race by taking 6th grid position with the team mate Alex Job with a time of 1 minute 48.282 seconds and managed the 3rd best brand position in the qualifying GT race from 8 manufactures.

On the other hand, from Audi other drivers list, René Rast claimed the 2nd best time as an Audi driver by driving Audi R8 GRAND-AM  and got the 11th grid position by taking a time of 1 minute