2014 Hyundai Elantra GT Unveiled At 2013 LA Auto Show

2014 Hyundai Elantra GT Unveiled At 2013 LA Auto Show

Hyundai Motor America has unveiled the 2014 Hyundai Elantra GT at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show. More than anything else, it would be the engine which will most important factor for considering the 2014 Elantra GT, though there are other subtle improvements too. The 2014 Elantra GT is powered by a more powerful 2.0-liter Nu gasoline direct injection engine which promises to be even more responsive. It produces 173 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 154 lb.-ft. of torque at a 4,700 rpm, which is a significant improvement over the previous 1.8-liter engine that developed 148 horsepower and 131 lb.-ft. of torque. Also the engine has been specially tuned to deliver good torque at as low as 1500 rpm. This impressive performance figures jump was achieved by stroking the engine from 87.2 mm to 97 mm to increase the displacement of the engine from 1.8 liters to 2.0 liters and....




Citroen DS3 World Paris Limited Edition: Only 15 Will Be Made

Customers are already impressed with the Citroen DS3 features on the global arena and the brand has announced it fresh DS3 DS edition on November 27, 2013. The event was organized in the most beautiful city of the world, Paris and DS World Paris will be a World of surprises as Citroen has aimed to capture its customer’s heart with its rich DS range. As the DS line is stirred by the alley of French luxury and style, DS World Paris has also festooned itself on it. The arena is adjoined by high profile Art Deco portico, with the 600m2 interior presenting the DS – Black, Champagne and Carmine  colors which are known as the imprints of DS that mostly signify on sophistication, charisma and virtue. The opening of DS World was like a jewel on the crown in Citroen façade as it celebrated its selling of more than 400,000....


BBR Tunes Mazda MX-5: Puts A 268 BHP Turbo Engine

People who had an obsession for tough cars now they do not have to wait longer, because the launch of BBR GT270 has brought the good news that these cars are made just for the people who love to drive high performance Sedan cars. This car is said to be one of the potent cars of Mazda which can meet the roughest conditions and run on all kinds of roads, so people with a rough and tough personality will love this car. Those drivers love to drive a longer way on the rocky and rough mountains will also be happy with its features and overall qualities. Mazda has been known for producing toughest cars for almost three decades and they are producing such cars which are not only fast but will satisfy the owner in true means. The safety features, tough stainless steel body and the refined configuration will be....




2015 Subaru WRX Debuts At 2013 LA Auto Show

Visitors witnessed a number of important car launches at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show and one of them was the 2015 Subaru WRX. The WRX is an iconic high performance model from Subaru and with the latest iteration of the car the brand aspires to set the benchmark even higher. Some of the highlights of the 2015 model include a new platform which offers a stiffer and more agile chassis, a new torque-vectoring system for reduced understeer, a new 268-hp 2.0-liter direct-injection turbo BOXER engine, a new standard 6-speed manual transmission, and a new Sport Lineartronic® CVT with manual modes. Starting with the new features, the most important one is the new engine. This new 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder BOXER engine puts out 268 horsepower at 5600 rpm and 258 lb.-ft of torque between 2000-5200 rpm, and comes with a host of features including direct fuel injection, high compression (10.6:1), Subaru....


2014 Lexus CT 200H Debuts At Guangzhou Car show

Lexus is not a new name in the world of sophisticated cars but recently the company has introduced the new Lexus CT 200 at the Guangzhou Car show. It is no doubt that the car had already been introduced earlier but this time it has come up with fresh features and more dynamic qualities it is being revamped as a distinctive model. People will indeed have a great experience in driving this car as the car is having the version of ‘spindle grille’ design which is a new form in the car market. The refined look with a sophisticated exterior gives it a fresh look and the F Sport model will dominate the other sports car in the coming year. The outlook of the car is really astonishing as it gives a three dimensional form and has been pushed forward to get the right impact. People who have a fetish....




2014 Volvo V60 Limited Edition By Polestar For UK

Volvo has revealed the Volvo S60 and Volvo V60 Polestar for model year 2014 and both the cars are confirmed to arrive in Canada, the Netherlands, Japan, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom and the USA. While the S60 and V60 Polestar will be available globally, Volvo Cars, in the UK, will offer the new V60 Polestar in limited quantity and that too on call. ”We are proud to present the S60 and V60 Polestar. A car developed for those who share our passion at Polestar: That driving really matters and that a true driver’s car should enable you to enjoy driving all year, on all roads and in all weather conditions. This is a driver’s car for real life,” said Christian Dahl, CEO of Polestar. “With the introduction of the V60 model, we are proud to continue the heritage of fast Volvo estates like the racing 850 BTCC, a tradition deeply....


Infiniti Q30 Concept Crossover Showcased At 2013 LA Auto Show

People love to get surprises and they can get a overwhelming surprise after the first look of the Infiniti Q30 Concept. This car is smashingly beautiful and shares lots of similarities with the Sedan. This car is ready to meet the demands of the customers of the century with its contemporary look in the variances of both sports and coupe vehicles. The car is a new definition of luxury and will win million young hearts who love luxurious yet classy cars. The Infiniti Q30 Concept is truly dynamic in design and possesses sportiness of a Coupe. The design of this car is all over in a blend of coupe, crossover and a hatchback. The designer of this car was free to involve all the sportiness and seduction in one pack and to get over all those conventional design to meet the latest trends of automobile needs. Design features Infiniti Q30....




2015 Chevrolet Colorado Announced–Details Inside

Today, Chevrolet has announced the all new 2015 Chevrolet Colorado which is claimed to be a remarkable step ahead in the mid-sized truck segment. Chevrolet says the 2015 Colorado will real truck capability and versatility to customers who do not require a full-size truck. The new Colorado has the blood of  a true Chevy truck and is expected to deliver class-leading performance. It will go on sale in fall 2014 as a 2015 model. “Our strategy is simple: meet the needs of the broadest possible customer base, and let them choose precisely the right truck to meet their needs,” said Mark Reuss, General Motors executive vice president and president of GM North America. “The all-new Colorado benefits from the solid foundation established by the Silverado, and it reinvents the midsize truck while reinvigorating the segment at the same time.” The truck will come with two engine options – 2.5 L....


IDX FREEFLOW AND IDX NISMO Concepts At Tokyo Auto Show 2013

People who have a fetish for luxury will be happy to see the two new Nissan car models introduced in the Tokyo Car Show. These two cars were tagged as IDX Freeflow and IDX Nismo. These two cars are built on the same architecture but there are some differences present that are really impressive and made for the people who have different persona. While they introduced the IDX Freeflow which is especially made for the typical classy and sophisticated people who love to live a luxurious lifestyle and want their cars to be even classier, and mentioning about the IDX Nismo, then this one is an adventurous sports car which meets the needs of the young people who love innovation and fresh concepts gathered all together in a car that gives them an unusual and enthralling driving experience. The Overall Looks The Design of both the cars has been inspired by....




Chevrolet Adds RS And Dusk Models To 2014 Sonic Lineup

2014 Chevrolet  Sonic line-up is getting two new sedan options and has announced two new options to the Sonic line-up – the performance oriented RS and stylish Dusk. The new sedans will serve as offerings aimed at younger buyers who want a vehicle at an affordable price. The 2014 Chevrolet Sonic RS sedan starts from $20,530 including $825 destination charges, while the 2014 Chevrolet Sonic Dusk is priced $20,945 (including destination) and upwards. The Sonic RS hatchback is powered by the Ecotec 1.4 Litre turbo engine which produces 138 horsepower (103 kW) and 148 lb-ft of torque (200 Nm). The hatchback returns 27 mpg city and 34 mpg highway with the manual transmission. “Keeping the Sonic lineup fresh and offering consumers more choice is a priority for Chevrolet,” said Cristi Landy, marketing director for Chevrolet small cars.  “The Sonic RS and Dusk sedans offer all of the great attributes that have made the....


Volkswagen Design Vision GTI Concept Showcased At 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show

After making its debut at the Germany’s Wörthersee festival, the Volkswagen Design Vision GTI has is being showcased at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show. The car was designed by a team led by Klaus Bischoff, Head of Design of Volkswagen Brand. In comparison to the standard model, this Mark 7 GTI based concept features outward-drew C-pillars and sills, thus creating more room for wider front and rear tracks. It also equips specially developed 20-inch alloy wheels wrapped in 235 tires out front and 275 tires at the rear. The standard GTI has plenty of horsepower, especially the European Performance model which develops up to 230 hp, the Design Vision GTI is the pinnacle of the range with close to 503 hp produced at 6500 rpm. Unlike the regular GTI which is powered by a 2.0-liter four cylinder engine with a single turbo, the concept is powered by a 3.0-liter....




All-New Lexus RC Coupe Launches At Tokyo Motor Show

The exclusive launch of Lexus RC Coupe has turned many heads with its stunning looks in the Tokyo Motor Show organized in Japan, and made them surprised with its very fresh concept of two doors. It has gained high acclamations due to its designs which have come up to compete with Audi 5 and BMW 4 Series. This is an individual model that is solely based on GS platform and a bit longer with a narrower in size than the BMW that makes it look slimmer and more stylish. The design of the car is actually based on the Lexus sports themed cars but with some of the innovative features it makes its own mark in the market and also in the hearts of its customers. The configuration of the Lexus RC Coupe is also smarter as it is having power engine with a capacity of 3.5 liters in V6....


2014 Jaguar F-Type Coupe Unveiled; Price and Features

The US car companies are more focusing on creating more innovative cars for their customers and as a consequence F-TYPE Coupe has been introduced for a smashing driving experience. Not only driving but the car is filled with some very exotic features that you will not take your eyes off from it. There are three models that have been introduced as for now and all of them are filled with great features which will provide you with a thrilling encounter with this car. This car has won an award for its excellent design as ‘The best Designer car’ in the World Car Design of 2013. The design will really impress you because the body of the car is made up of aluminum platform or panoramic glass panel which is provided on the roof structure and confirm a rigid toughness of the car. And you can have great trunk space if....




Porsche Macan Unveiled In LA: Complete Details and Price

Porsche has launched its latest car, the Porsche Macan, at the Los Angeles Auto Show and it happens to be the sixth model of Porsche range. With the Macan, Porsche plans to aim at a completely new segment of the market. Porsche claims the Macam is not just a compact SUV but a sports car as well, meaning it is a true Porsche at core which is ready to take on the Range Rover Evoque, Audi Q5, BMW X3 and Merc’s GLK. From launch the Macan will be available in three versions, which come packed with features like Porsche Traction Management (PTM) active all-wheel drive and the Porsche PDK double-clutch transmission fitted as standard. Talking about the engine options, first up is the Macan S which is powered by a 3.0-litre V6 bi-turbo engine that delivers 340 hp (250 kW), powerful enough to accelerate the car from 0 to 62....


Porsche 918 Spyder With Weissach package Reaches 100km/h In 2.6 Seconds

Porsche’s 918 Spyder is an amazingly potent car, so potent that, until recently, even Porsche did not know how capable the 918 Spyder is. A while back Porsche proudly presented the 918 Spyder with its astonishing performance figures, but little did they know the car could perform even better. As per what Porsche is saying now, after performing some final tuning the super sportscar now betters its already outstanding sprint capabilities. The weight optimized Weissach package has made the car even faster – accelerating from zero to 100 km/h in just 2.6 seconds, from zero to 200 km/h in 7.2 seconds, and  matching the 300 km/h mark in an astonishing 19.9 seconds, improving the performance by 0.2 seconds, 0.5 seconds and 2.1 seconds respectively. Dr. Frank-Steffen Walliser, Senior Vice President 918 Spyder, highlights the significance of these results: “We have now used all options available to electrify the 918 Spyder,....




2014 Nissan GT-R Nismo Revealed: A 600 bhp Machine

Talking about track cars, one of the best cars to name here is the Nissan GT-R. The GT-R is a monster and it not only outperforms other sports cars from its class but also makes some of the super-sports cars shy on the track. The performance the standard GT-R offers is simply amazing but there is another version to the car which delivers even better performance. We are talking about the Nissan GT-R Nismo, a standard GT-R tweaked and improved by Nissan’s performance arm Nismo. And after much anticipation and rumors, Nissan has revealed the 2014 Nissan GT-R Nismo. The new GT-R Nismo features supercar dynamics with enhanced dynamics and ultra precise handling. Complemented the tweaked exterior is a set of motorsports-inspired technologies to enhance the car’s performance. Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn says this is the fastest Nissan GT-R ever. “With a 7:08.679 lap time, we can authoritatively say that....


2015 MINI Hardtop Officially Unveiled: Complete Details

MINI is an iconic brand that has been serving the masses for decades. The original MINI ruled the world markets for years but with the changing tastes and demand for a modern MINI, the brand reintroduced its car 13 years back. And since then, evidently, the car has grown in size like never before. MINI has progressed so rapidly in the recent years that it had to come up with a range of models.including the Convertible, longer-wheelbase Clubman, Countryman crossover, Paceman three-door crossover, Coupe and Roadster. Now comes the 2015 MINI original hardtop version and the brand has released photos and specs for the car. “Every year Mini convinces more and more people to consider small,” Jim McDowell, vice president of Mini USA, said. “The brand thinks there’s room enough for one more Mini model, McDowell said, which he promises will be “as radical in this decade as the original....




Volvo Concept Coupe At Tokyo Motor Show: Showcasing Upcoming Design Language

This November at the Tokyo Motor Show, Volvo Car Group  will put on display some of most technically advanced vehicles but the center of attention would be the Volvo Concept Coupe. The new concept coupe is more than just a regular car to Volvo, as it showcases the brand’s new design strategy for customers as well as the global media. Attending the press days at the event on November 20 and 21, will be Senior Vice President Product Strategy and Vehicle Line Management at Volvo Cars, and Thomas Ingenlath, Senior Vice President Design at Volvo Cars. In seven years, this is the first time when Volvo Cars Group is going to attend the Tokyo Motor Show, majorly because of the importance of the Japanese market for Volvo products in the recent times. The brand has gained good momentum in Japan recently, with 25 percent more sales than what it recorded....


2015 SUBARU LEGACY CONCEPT To Premiere At Los Angeles Auto Show

Subaru America has announced today that it will debut the Subaru LEGACY CONCEPT at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show.. The LEGACY CONCEPT marks the 25th anniversary of Subaru Legacy and is also a preview of the styling cues that the world will see in future Subaru models. The LEGACY CONCEPT features a custom Ocean Silver Metallic paint scheme and a more coupe like design. The car is the most modern interpretation of Subaru Legacy with a refreshingly new fascia featuring a new hexagonal grille and a sharper hawk-eye headlamp design. Moving towards the rear the 21 inch wheels are covered in flared wheel arches and an evidently strong character line that flows into the short rear deck and ends in the rear tail lamps. The hawk-eye design has been continued on the rear taillamps as well. The car features Subaru Symmetrical all-wheel drive drivetrain. 2015 Subaru LEGACY CONCEPT Image....




Mercedes S65 AMG and SLS AMG GT Final Edition To Debut At Tokyo and Los Angeles

The upcoming Tokyo Motor Show and Los Angeles Auto Show hold immense importance for Mercedes-Benz as the German automaker is completely prepared to showcase two new products. The first product is the AMG version of its S-Class executive sedan, the S 65 AMG. And the other one is the final version of the SLS AMG, called SLS AMG GT FINAL EDITION, and Mercedes will halt the production of SLS after this version. Tobias Moers, Chairman of the Board of Management of Mercedes-AMG GmbH says: “The two new AMG high-performance vehicles represent the spectacular next level for our exciting model array. The S 65 AMG stands for maximum exclusiveness and the unparalleled dynamism of a V12. With the SLS AMG GT FINAL EDITION we are showing an ultimate, particularly attractive variant of our super sports car.” First up is the S 65 AMG which has set new benchmarks with its performance....


Peugeot RCZ R Most Powerful Road Going Car Ever By Peugeot

Back in July, French auto giant Peugeot unveiled the much awaited sports car, the RCZ R, at the Goodwood Festival Of Speed. Since the official unveiling, potential customers were waiting for the price announcement, which has happened just recently and alongside the manufacturer has also opened its order books for the RCZ R. The most interesting fact is that it is the most powerful car ever made by Peugeot. The RCZ R is powered by a 1.6 litre petrol engine which delivers 270 bhp of power and 243 lb ft of torque. Being a small sized sports car with more than enough power, the RCZ R can sprint from 0 to 62 mph in 5.9 seconds and can attain a limited top speed of 155 mph. The car weighs 1280 kg, which is 17 kg lighter than than the 200 bhp RCZ THP on which it is based. The credit....




Volkswagen Golf TDI BlueMotion Returns A Record-Breaking 96 MPG

DEKRA is a popular vehicle inspection company and recently it supervised the successful test run of the Volkswagen Golf TDI BlueMotion. The Golf TDI BlueMotion proved itself to be a real three-litre car on a trip from Nantes to Copenhagen. With its 110 PS engine the consumed exactly 2.92 litre of diesel per 100 km, returning a record-breaking 97 mpg. The distance between the two destinations is 1,602 kilometers and the car completed it on a single 50 liter tank of fuel. Simon Thomas, Head of Marketing of the Volkswagen Group and the Volkswagen Passenger Cars said, “This is a really impressive result. The trip shows that the interaction between fuel-saving BlueMotion efficiency technology and a well thought-out proactive driving approach allows economy figures that are hard to match.” The route of this long trip went from Nantes in the West of France, the “European Green Capital 2013”, via Paris,....


Audi Starts Taking Orders For 2014 A3 Cabriolet: Starts From £25,790

A while back at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, Audi officially revealed the fourth member of the A3 range, the A3 Cabriolet. It was well received by the media as well as Audi fans and made the brand proud of its latest creation. Unfortunately, when asked about the availability and pricing then, Audi remained silent. Gladly, just recently, Audi has finally announced the pricing and availability details of the A3 Cabriolet for the European market. Audi has confirmed that the they have started taking orders for the A3 Cabriolet starting today, and the car’s pricing starts from £25,790 with the top of the line model costing £32,420. The entry level SE trim comes with a fully automatic black roof, 16″ alloys, AirCon, MMI radio, iPod connection, DAB, Bluetooth and an SD card Nav. Completing the lineup are the Sport and S Line trims which sit 15 mm lower than the....




2014 Lexus CT Will Debut At 2013 Guangzhou Motor Show

Lexus is all set to showcase a new model at an upcoming show. Can you guess the name? Well, it is the 2014 Lexus CT 200h which is confirmed to make its debut at the 2013 Guangzhou Motor Show in China on Nov. 21. Back in 2010, when Lexus first introduced the CT, it was the world’s first full hybrid luxury compact car. Being a 2014 model year CT, Lexus had to bring in some improvements and new features and it certainly have. The 2014 model of the compact luxury hybrid receives a new Lexus “spindle grille,” one of several dynamic and sophisticated exterior styling changes implemented for 2014 model year. Along with the signature grille you would also see newly designed alloy wheels and a revised rear appearance with a more horizontal structure. Keeping the curiosity right in place, Lexus has not disclosed any further but promises to do....


Chevrolet Performance Models, Concept Trucks and SUVS AT SEMA 2013

We have been actively covering the popular unveilings of the 2013 SEMA show and yes, this year’s show was really interesting. Chevrolet, a crucial part of General Motors Corporation, showcased plenty of products including concept trucks, SUVs and performance-oriented models of its popular cars including Sonic, Cruze, Malibu, Spark and Impala, at the 2013 SEMA show. We have already covered the Chevrolet concept trucks and SUVs, and the Chevrolet performance models in two different posts. Speaking on the occasion, Chris Perry, vice president of Chevrolet marketing, said, “Chevrolet’s lineup of full-size trucks and SUVs is all-new and stronger than ever. No matter what your needs, whether it’s hauling lumber to a work site, delivering your kid’s soccer team to a game or towing your boat on a weekend fishing trip, Chevrolet has the vehicle with the capability, dependability and connectivity today’s truck customers want.” “The accessories enable customers to tailor....




2014 CHALLENGER R/T AND MOPAR ’14 CHALLENGER At SEMA 2013

Amazing, this is the only word you could use for the SEMA show this year and the credit for this achievement is to be given to the range of new and custom vehicles being showcased. Dodge along with Mopar has also presented two new vehicles at the SEMA show this year – the 2014 Challenger and Mopar ‘14 Challenger. “The legendary Shaker performance hood is back, with its engine-mounted, fully floating scoop and exposed high-flow element that produces cold-air induction – making the new 2014 Dodge Challenger R/T Shaker the real deal,” said Tim Kuniskis, President and CEO of Dodge Brand. “With Challenger having its best sales-year ever, the time is right to provide our most loyal fans with the return of the Shaker, and even more power with new ‘Scat Package,’ performance stage kits.” “With Mopar engineers working alongside Dodge designers and engineers, we created these factory-proven products to....


Nissan BladeGlider EV Concept Revealed

World’s leading EV manufacturer, Nissan, has revealed its latest creation which it believes to be not just a prototype of an upcoming vehicle but also a proposal for the future direction of Nissan electric vehicle (EV) development. Dubbed the Nissan BladeGlider, the car features a fresh electric vehicle driving experience based on peerless technology and exotic styling. The design of the car is revolutionary and leading the project design team was Francois Bancon, division general manager of Product Strategy and Product Planning at Nissan. “The goal was to revolutionize the architecture of the vehicle to provoke new emotions, provide new value and make visible for consumers how Zero Emissions can help redefine our conception of vehicle basics,” said Bancon. Featuring a narrow front track, the BladeGlider is a complete deviation from conventional cars. Further, the design is somewhat an optimized blend of a glider and a high performance “swept wing”....




New Nissan Qashqai Crossover For Europe Unveiled

In 2007, Nissan launched the Qashqai SUV in the European market and it turned out to be a massive hit. Nearly 6 years after, today, Nissan has launched the all new Qashqai which is all set to take on its rivals. The 2007 Qashqai was a highly successful car in Britain with sales surpassing the 2 million mark and lead to a whole new breed of of small mid-sized family vehicles. The new Qashqai not only has to live up to its’ predecessor’s name but also as to compete with the variety of compact SUVs out there. So what is new about the Qashqai? Going by Nissan’s word, the new Qashqai promises space and comfort plus quality and technology good enough to rival Audi. The car sits on the same Common Module Family platform that also underpins the X-Trail. The same platform is likely to be used by Renault as....


Jaguar C-X17 Crossover Concept Premieres At 2013 Dubai Motor Show

Jaguar has been teasing the world with its latest crossover for quite some time now. But for Jag fans, the long wait has finally come to an end. If you are still not able to guess what we are talking about, read the next few lines. Jaguar’s latest crossover creation, the C-X17 concept was unveiled a while back but since then, for the world, the car only existed in pictures. Gladly, the brand has recently displayed the C-X17 sport crossover for the very first time, at the 2013 Dubai International Motor Show. The C-X17 was created as a design study to introduce Jaguar’s all-new advanced aluminum architecture. This is the same architecture on which an exciting new range of future Jaguars will be built, the best example being the spied mid-sized sedan slated for 2015. This modular, scalable new architecture is extremely promising in regard to new vehicles as it....




Mazda Showcases Club Sport, Vector 3 and Ceramic 6 Concepts At SEMA

SEMA is all about how contemporary yet traditional automotive products can be and this year’s Mazda booth at the SEMA show showcases exactly the same. Mazda North American Operations’ (MNAO) Irvine, Mazda’s Calif.-based design team has put on display four concept vehicles at the annual Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show. To build these four concepts Mazda utilized its all-new 2014 Mazda3 and Mazda6 vehicles and honestly speaking, the concepts do look fresh and attractive. “It’s no secret Mazda is going through a design evolution,” said Derek Jenkins, design director, MNAO. “With bolder lines and stronger character features stemming from the ‘KODO – Soul of Motion’ design language, Mazda’s inherent driving dynamics are becoming more and more visually clear. Instead of only being a behind-the-wheel experience, the Zoom-Zoom genetic code is further being embraced, not buried, through increasingly expressive vehicle design.” Club Sport Concepts Both the Mazda 3 and Mazda....


Chevrolet Shows Off Its Concept Trucks and SUVs At SEMA

Chevrolet has revealed six new concept trucks and SUVs at the 2013 SEMA show, he annual convention of automotive performance parts and styling accessories. Namely four vehicles – 2014 Silverado 1500, all-new 2015 Silverado HD, Tahoe and Suburban, have been presented in a variety of styling featuring loads of personalization and performance upgrades. The concepts include the performance-oriented, lightweight Silverado Cheyenne, a Brad Paisley signature-edition concept, a sinister-looking all-black Tahoe and a Tahoe police vehicle. In addition to the mentioned concepts, Chevrolet is also showing the Silverado Black Ops and Volunteer Firefighter concepts at SEMA 2013. The accessories used on these concepts are Chevrolet exclusive and are available at most of the Chevrolet dealerships. “Chevrolet’s lineup of full-size trucks and SUVs is all-new and stronger than ever,” said Chris Perry, vice president of Chevrolet marketing. “No matter what your needs, whether it’s hauling lumber to a work site, delivering your....




Lexus LF-NX Concept To Premiere At Tokyo Auto Show With 2.0 L Petrol

A while back at the Frankfurt Motor Show, Lexus showcased its radically styled crossover concept, the LF-NX. The automaker promoted the car as a mid-sized urban centric hybrid crossover ready to take on the young generation of buyers. Shortly after the unveiling there was a huge wave of criticism on the car’s design as the styling was something that we had never seen before. Now at the upcoming 2013 Tokyo Motor Show, Lexus is going to present the car in a new version. We do not want to mislead here, but the new version does not mean a restyled LF-NX concept. In fact the styling will remain the same but the powertrain will be replaced with a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine. Alongside the new engine there are a handful bodily changes too – for instance, compared to the model showcased at Frankfurt, the new turbo model will have a lower....


Lexus DeviantART Challenge Winner’s Build on Display at SEMA

Fact is, the all-new 2014 Lexus IS sport sedan is a head turner and there is no denying to that. And the sedan is attracting as many customers as tuners from across the planet. Now the 2013 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show is about to begin in Las Vegas and there will a whole lot of concept creations to surprise the visitors. One of these surprises would be a Lexus fan-created 2014 Lexus IS 350. Yes, you heard it right. Lexus partnered with deviantArt, the largest online social network for artists, in a search for creative people who could take the IS’ already aggressive exterior styling to a whole new level. This is a step toward for boosting the sales of the already well performing IS. It is all about how unique and creative one’s vision is and Lexus challenged deviantArt to show what they have got. There were....




Land Rover Unveils 2014 Range Rover Long-Wheelbase, Autobiography Black Edition

It is a fact that majority of customers are now buying SUVs as an alternative to luxury saloons and Land Rover already knows that. Considering such customers alongside regular ones, Land Rover has unveiled the long wheelbase version of its luxury SUV, Range Rover. Several coach builders have been offering customized long-wheelbase versions of the Range Rover over the years, but this is the first time when a factory version of the same will be on offer. The car will debut at the 2013 Los Angeles auto show. At the 2013 LA auto show, alongside the 2014 Range Rover L (long-wheelbase), Land Rover will also unveil the range-topping exclusive model – the Range Rover Autobiography Black edition. “With the addition of the Range Rover long wheelbase to our portfolio of luxury SUVs, customers can now choose a vehicle that offers superior levels of interior space and comfort to compete in....


Volvo E-Drive Powertrain Family Offers World-Leading Output and Low CO2 Emissions

Volvo Car Group is extremely proud of its new two-litre, four-cylinder Drive-E powertrain family, and honestly speaking so are we. The reason in simple words would be – world-leading output with low CO2 emissions. In this post we would get to know about the E-Drive family of engines in detail. “During the development phase of our Drive-E powertrains, we promised to bring efficient driving pleasure into a new dimension. The official European NEDC certification now confirms that we outperform competitors when it comes to power versus CO2 emissions,” says Derek Crabb, Vice President Powertrain Engineering at Volvo Car Group. First up is the diesel family.Volvo S60 is powered by Volvo’s D4 engine which puts out 181 bhp. The car features a manual gearbox and emits 99 g/km of CO2, making it the first diesel car with this level of power output and under 100 g/km CO2 emissions, in the premium....




Scion Concept Car Trio Unveiled Ahead Of SEMA Debut

Like every year, this year’s Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show is going to be very promising as there will be plenty of vehicles to feast your eyes upon. The show will take place in Las Vegas between November 5 and 8. As we know, there will be a lot of concepts at the show and adding up to that list is a trio of concepts from Scion which it has announced just recently. The concepts are not built by Scion and are the result of a Tuner Challenge held by the brand. As per the challenge, three custom car builders were given a stock 2014 tC plus $15,000 to design and modify the car within 90 days. The first builder, Josh Croll of Mertztown, Pa., converted his tC to a right-hand drive model, the first in the world. The paint scheme was kept flashy hot rod orange, with European....