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2015 Chevrolet Corvette To Be Available In New Atlantic And Pacific Design Packages

Today, Chevrolet has announced two new Design Packages for the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette: the Pacific performance coupe and the Atlantic luxury convertible. Both the special Corvette models are slated to go on sale along with the rest of the Corvette lineup in the coming months. The Corvette Stingray Pacific coupe and Corvette Stingray Atlantic convertible concepts first debuted at the last year’s SEMA show. Amid the plethora of cool vehicles at the SEMA show, including the range of Camaros, both the Corvette models received a strong response from car enthusiasts and this influenced Chevrolet to introduce the production models sooner than expected.

Two other vehicles from the SEMA show that have made it to the production line are Camaro Hot Wheels and Sonic Dusk editions. Starting with the Atlantic Convertible, the topless Corvette is inspired by the performance and luxury of private jets. The model is available in 2LT and



Acura Unveils 2015 TLX At 2014 New York International Auto Show

Acura has unveiled the 2015 Acura TLX performance-luxury saloon at the 84th New York International Auto Show. Developed under the Red Carpet Athlete Theme, the 2015 TLX features an updated styling, new engines, new technologies and new transmission options. Powering the new TLX is two new, high-output direct injected i-VTEC petrol engines: a 2.4 liter, 4-cylinder unit that produces a decent 206 horses and peak torque of 182 lb.-ft, and a direct injected 3.5 liter SOHC i-VTEC V6 featuring Variable Cylinder Management that  produces 290 hp and peak torque of 267 lb.-ft.

The V6 engine offers 13 lb-ft and 10 hp more than the 2014 TL 3.5 liter engine. The standard 2.4 liter unit is mated with an all new 8-speed Dual Clutch Transmission (8DCT) with torque converter and becomes the world’s DCT  with a torque converter on a production vehicle. On the other hand, the more powerful 3.5 liter



2015 BMW ALPINA B6 Gran Coupe Launched; Debut At New York Auto Show

BMW has launched the all 2015 Model Year BMW ALPINA B6 Gran Coupe. In the month of April, the new BMW ALPINA B6 Gran Coupe will make its North American debut at the International Auto Show which will be held in New York. Shortly after the official debut, the car will go on sale for $118,225, which includes the $925 handling and destination charge. Starting with the engine first, the B6 Gran Coupe is powered by the 4.4 liter ALPINA Bi-Turbo V8 unit which is capable of putting out 540 horses and peak torque of 540 lb-ft.

Mated to the powerful engine is an 8 speed Sport auto transmission featuring ALPINA Switch-Tronic. Complementing the engine-transmission pair is BMW’s renowned xDrive all wheel drive system and with the help of all these systems together, the B6 ALPINA Gran Coupe records a 0 to 60 mph sprint time of 3.7 seconds and



Audi A3 Sportback g-tron 2014

Audi has added an all new model to the Audi A3 family in Germany and it’s called the A3 Sportback G-Tron. This new car is claimed to be one of the most environmentally friendly vehicles offered by Audi yet. One of the most interesting things about the g-tron is the fact that it can either run on Audi e-gas which is produced using green electricity or be compressed natural gas. The powertrain of the car consists of a 1.4 liter TFSI petrol engine that produces a max of 110 PS and can either run on natural gas, Audi-generated e-gas or petrol.

When running in pure e-gas mode, the A3 Sportback g-tron becomes CO2-neutral, meaning it does not impact the environment at all. One of the questions here would be what this Audi e-gas is? The Audi e-gas is a synthetic form of methane that is produced by the German major



All New 2015 Chrysler 200 Sedan Debuts At Detroit Motor Show

Chrysler has launched the all new 2015 200 sedan at the 2014 North American International Auto Show and expects to make a mark in the mid-size sedan segment. Being younger to the 300 sedan it smaller but is equally well equipped. Major highlights of the 2015 200 sedan include an innovative all-wheel-drive system which allows automatic fully disconnection of rear axle, industry-first standard nine-speed automatic transmission delivering fuel economy ratings of 35 mpg, state-of-the-art electronic shifting with rotary dial, an inventive and practical  center console and much more.

The car will be offered with a choice of two engines, a 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine producing 295 horsepower and 262 lb.-ft. of torque, and the standard 2.4-liter MultiAir2 Tigershark I-4 engine that produces 184 horsepower and 173 lb.-ft. of torque. The 2015 Chrysler 200 offers a range of easy-to-use, state-of-the-art advanced technology and safety and security features. Being a world-class vehicle, Chrysler has made required changes to



UK will ride the 2014 Toyota Verso and Splurge their Driving Compassion

The news of upcoming Verso from Toyota is going rounds as it is coming with a new face of BMW essentials and with a promising performance to rock the roads. This car will be festooned with enhanced BMW 1.6 liter D-4D diesel engine and better NVH performance. Verso will be featuring with four variants such as Active, Icon Trend, Excel and they will be having different features to impress distinct customers. According to the sources it will be a better performer that the previous one with 2.0 liter unit.

This car is specially defined for the riders of UK and to provide them the efficient car Toyota has not compromised on the little thing to get all their jobs done accurately. The high tech equipment car is having better technologies in it to provide a lesser fuel consumption as well as lesser emissions. The Verso is having the quality of



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 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid Crossover US Pricing Released

At the 2013 Ney York International Auto Show, Subaru introduced its first ever production hybrid model dubbed XV Crosstrek Hybrid. A lot of interesting facts were revealed about this crossover then, but when it came to pricing, Subaru kept its mouth closed. Finally, the wait is over as Subaru has announced the pricing on its first ever hybrid product. The XV Crosstrek Hybrid is based on the successful XV Crosstrek crossover and while retaining the latter’s all terrain capabilities, it provides better fuel efficiency and improved driving dynamics.

”The XV Crosstrek model has been an instant hit since going on sale in September 2012, selling approximately 45,000 units in its first year and showing there is a strong market for a compact CUV that provides strong looks, safety, AWD capability and good fuel economy.” said Thomas J. Doll, president, and chief operating officer, Subaru of America, Inc. “The XV Crosstrek



2014 Peugeot 308 Prices And Specifications Announced For UK

At the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, Peugeot showcased the newest iteration of 308 hatchback but did not disclose the pricing and specifications. Gladly, for all 308 fans, just recently, the French automaker has officially announced the prices and specifications. Following the 308′s prices announcement, Peugeot has started taking orders for the car as it readies itself for deliveries starting 4th of January, 2014. Before we jump to the trims and pricing of the car, let us know what Peugeot believes the 2014 308 offers.

Peugeot says the new 308 sports a stylish design, offers an impressive driving experience, class-leading fuel economy and high standards, thanks to the use of high quality materials. Headed to UK, the 308 range has four trims, named: Access, Active, Allure and Feline, and each of the trims, in progression, offers more features than the previous one. The base Access model features a host of standard equipment



2014 Buick Lacrosse refreshed with Advanced Technology and Safety

Arriving with advanced high-tech features, innovative styling tweaks and luxurious design, 2014 Buick Lacrosse reflects an evolution of the landmark luxury sedan. Combining the Performance and Fuel Efficiency : New Buick Lacrosse is powered with a standard 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine along with an electric motor and a 304-hp 3.6-liter V-6 under the hood with SIDI, both mated to a six speed automatic transmission. Equipped with eAssist technology, 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine contributes to 25% fuel economy, while 3.6L VVT V6 engine with SIDI offers 304 horsepower.

Thus, Lacrosse intelligently combines performance and fuel efficiency. 2014 Buick LaCrosse Photo 01 Stylish Exterior : Flaunting the exterior enhanced with bigger, bolder grille and new LED running lights, the crucial exterior style tweaks in new lacrosse include new headlamps with LED signature lighting, wraparound LED taillamps integrated with the Galvano chrome accent that extends from lamp to lamp, the sculpted curves and jewel-like chrome accents to



Maserati Ghibli makes its world premiere at Shanghai Motor Show 2013

With the launch of 2014 Ghibli at Shanghai Motor Show, following the premiere of the new Quattroporte at the Detroit Auto Show held this year, the Italian auto car maker “Maserati” will have two 4-door saloons together for sale for the first time in history, which are built to deliver best performance and luxury. The all new Ghibli is a driver focused model maintaining visible similarities with Quattroporte and will be taking on the likes of the Audi A6, BMW 5 Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Both the Quattroporte and the Ghibli saloons produce two different power outputs from their turbo-charged V6 petrol. At launch Ghibli will be available with two turbocharged 3.0-litre V6 petrol engines and an eight-speed automatic transmission.The base engine is a turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 with power of 243 kW (330 hp) and 500 Nm of torque and can accelerate to 100km/h in just 5.6 seconds. It also delivers fuel



Mercedes high-performance compact class – A45 AMG and C63 AMG Edition 507, are now available on order

Mercedes-AMG has embarked on a new era with the debut of high performance models, the A 45 AMG and C 63 AMG in early March at the 83rd Geneva International Motor Show, Switzerland and both of these models are now available to order in Germany/Europe. A Sneak Peak into Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG Setting up a new benchmark in the high-performance compact class, the Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG is expected to capture younger target group spanning the age range from 30’s to mid 40’s. Flaunting the unique specialities and technical details, the A 45 AMG is claimed to deliver fascinatingly sporty driving experience along with impressive craftsmanship and a broad selection of optional equipments, colours and materials.

Delivering the maximum output of 265 kW (360 hp) and a peak torque of 450 Newton metres, it consumes only 6.9 litres of petrol per 100 kilometres, while engine complies with the EU6 emissions



Audi all-new 2014 Audi R8, now available on sale in United States

Adorned with race winning technologies and luxurious cosmetic characteristics, it is hard to imagine for many that Audi R8 is overdue for an update. As brilliants believe in constant improvement, Audi has unveiled the new 2014 Audi R8 for United States by premiering it in January 2013 at the NAIAS, in Detroit - representing the pinnacle of performance and technical brilliance. Audi makers are intelligent enough to bring cosmetic changes and technical advancements without messing with its overall design.

Here is a glimpse of technical upgrades, styling tweaks and other power packed characteristics featured in Audi R8 2014 model introduced in United States: Available in two basic body styles: Coupe, and Spyder, the interior of Audi R8 is tweaked with many styling updates designed around the monoposto driver-oriented cockpit. It cuts a figure on any curb with its exotic looks and dramatic details. Audi R8 has also been embellished with several aesthetic changes



Audi launches its new compact and luxurious 2014 A3 Sedan for Europe

With the launch of four-door silhouette of the 2014 A3 sedan this spring, the German Auto Giant Audi brings excitement in the luxury market segment of compact Sedans. Powerful engine, lightweight design, advanced infotainment and dynamic wheels ranging from 16-inches to 18-inches cement the sporty appearance of this luxuriously compact Sedan with the technology of highly efficient engines. Competing with fresh premium Sedan models like the Mercedes-Benz CLA and the Acura ILX , the newly minted Audi is more up to a challenge for German automakers.

Exterior Renovations : The design of the sporty 2014 A3 Sedan is a cross between the classic three-box concept and the coupé philosophy. The four door sedan comes with a 2.6 metre wheelbase, 17-inch-alloy wheels and length of 4.46 meters (14.63 ft). A3 Sedan will have LED technology with an option of full LED headlamps to give it distinctive appearance. 2014 Audi A3 Sedan Front Side View



Maserati Ghibli the luxury sedan revealed ahead of its debut at 2013 Auto Shanghai

Maserati has just revealed the very first images of its new 4-doors sports executive saloon/luxury sedan – Maserati Ghibli, ahead of its world premiere at the motor show of Auto Shanghai, starts from April 21st – 29th 2013. The new Ghibli will be offered with a powertrain of two turbocharged 3.0 Litre V6 Engines, mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission with the engineering of Rear-Wheel Drive and all-new Q4 All-Wheel Drive system. Ghibli will be the Maserati’s first production car which will be offered with a diesel engine which is offered with a powertrain of 3.0 Litre V6 turbo diesel engine.

The new Ghibli is equipped with the Maserati’s new advanced technology, unique exterior styling and luxury of a sports saloon/sedan, which will accomplish many future targets of the company.



Detroit Electric pulled the wraps off SP: 01, a limited-edition pure-electric Sports Car

Heralded as the world’s fastest pure electric production sports car by Detroit Electric, SP:01 is a lotus based all-electric sports car claiming enough power to sprint from 0-62 mph in 3.7 seconds. The company says it took five years to develop this dynamic electric coupe. Let’s have a sneak peak of this new electric sports car loosely based on combined features of Tesla Roadster and Lotus Elise. According to Detroit Electric, SP:01 is a limited edition two-seat car that features four speed manual gear box and promises an impressive top speed of 155 mph.

It also proffers multiple transmission options with an available four-speed manual transmission, an optional five-speed, or a two-speed automatic transmission, which is especially developed for hybrid vehicles. The car weighs only 2,358 pounds as Carbon Fibre has been utilized to keep its weight down and give it a striking and strong body work similar to that



Porsche Panamera has extended its GT luxury range with a plugin-hybrid and two Executive models

Porsche has introduced the second generation of Gran Turismo with the innovation of a plug-in hybrid to the luxury range and two new Executive models – the Panamera 4S Executive and Panamera Turbo Executive, which will feature the extended wheelbase, and the all-new twin-turbo 3.0 Litre V6 engine for the Panamera S and Panamera 4S. The new Panamera has now the broad range of 10 models which have the class-leading sporty dynamics with an enhanced level of driving comfort. It is now also engineered to give best fuel efficiency figures for the 2014 hybrid model with an improvement of 56%.

The more sportier exterior with luxurious interior is all featuring the next generation Gran Turismo, which will be internationally premiered at the prestigious Auto China in Shanghai, which will start from April, 21st 2013. Porsche has built a more advanced Hybrid System for it new 2014 Panemera S E-Hybrid, which is comprised of a more



Buick unveiled its dynamic midsize sedan – 2014 Buick Regal

Buick pulled the sheet off the new 2014 Regal Sedan – “the best blend of Safety, Speed and Sophistication”, a smarter revolution of the brand’s dynamic midsize sedan. Equipped with the advanced driving dynamics by introducing the new All-Wheel Drive system with the electronic limited-slip differential which assists in optimizing the traction in any driving situations, a 360 degree approach to safety and elegant new front and rear signature styling with more improved turbo engines to deliver class-leading performance.

Let’s unveil its redefined features that make it a fierce competitor in its class: Redefined Bold and Eye Catchy Interior and Exterior : New Regal flaunts redefined boldness and beauty in its new front and rear styling adorned with signature wing-shape jewel-like LED daytime running lamps and LED tail lamps for enhanced visibility. It also gets revamped interior with highly crafted premium materials and luxurious details along with new vertical air intakes and a



2014 Cadillac CTS officially unveiled in New York

Cadillac has unveiled its third generation, midsize luxury sedan – the 2014 CTS, in New York, with more evolved performance, enhanced luxury and refined technology. It has the right blend of sportiness and aerodynamics. The high-performance capabilities are offered by the Twin-Turbo V6 Engine and Cadillac’s first 8-speed automatic transmission, with the enhanced driving dynamics boosted by the advanced technology, for more comfortable ride and safety. The production of the 2014 Cadillac CTS will start from this fall,2013, in Lansing, Mich.

Power and Performance : The Twin-Turbocharged Engine for the first time is powering the Cadillac’s 2014 CTS sedan. The twin-turbocharged 6-cylinder engine, a result of innovative engineering, can deliver an output of 420 horsepower[313 kilowatt] with a peak torque of 420 lb.-ft.[583 Nm]. The power on demand in the new CTS is always available with the assist of a pair of small turbochargers, by which almost 90% of max torque is available between 2,500



The new Range Rover Sport officially unveiled in Manhattan, City of New York

The Land Rover’s new premium sports SUV is officially unveiled, as the British actor Daniel Craig drives the new Range Rover Sport in a live reveal through Manhattan in New York. The new Range Rover Sport is a SUV premium class, offering high performance speed, all-terrain dynamics, modern interior luxury and advanced technology for more comfort and safety. Engine Power and Performance : Initially, the new Range Rover Sport will be offered with a choice of 4 engine(2 petorl, 2 diesel), where petrol engines will be comprised of 5.0 Litre V8 petrol engine with an output of 510 PS and a new 3.0 Litre V6 petrol engine with an output of  340 PS, while the diesel engines consists of one 3.0 Litre TDV6 diesel engine with an output of 258 PS and a 3.0 Litre SDV6 diesel engine with an output of 292 PS.

The additional engine configuration will be introduced later this year which comprised of high-performance 4.4 Litre SDV8