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Volvo has premiered advanced technology with redesigned 2014 Volvo S60, V60 and XC60 at Geneva

Volvo has premiered the latest technology by unveiling the world-first Cyclist Detection featuring the full auto brake technology, with all-new looks of its 60 range consists of 2014 Volvo S60, V60, V60 Plugin-Hybrid and XC60 at the 83rd auto salon of Geneva International Motor Show 2013. The new Volvo XC60, the best selling model of Volvo, has now improved D5 and D4 variants, where D5 now generates 215 horsepower and D4 produces 163 horsepower with a manual gearbox and All-Wheel Drive system, both have combined fuel efficiency of 18.86 km/liter[5.3 liters for 100 km] and CO2 emission of 139 grams/km.

While, the exterior has given an urban look with new hood shape, new headlamps and horizontal lines on the grille with broad looking chrome bars. In the interior, XC60 has now revised by featuring the new wood inlays, new headliner, textile B-pillars and the silk metal frames around the air vents and light controls. In the technical upgrade, the Corner Traction Control is now



Škoda showcased Octavia Combi and Octavia sedan with innovation and simply clever solutions at Geneva

Škoda’s technical innovations and simply clever solutions, in the new Skoda Octavia Combi and Octavia sedan, are all showcased at the 83rd Auto Salon of Geneva International Motor Show 2013. ŠKODA Octavia with new design, more efficient technology and comfortable driving experience with ‘Simply Clever solutions’ by combining more standard and optional features with SKODA-typical price-value ratio. The Green based version of the new Octavia  has 1.6 Litre TDI Engine with a horsepower of 109[i.e. 81 kilo-Watts] that achieves CO2 emissions of only 89 grams/kilometer.

It has claimed that it has a fuel efficiency of 69 miles/gallon[i.e. 3.4 liters of diesel/100 km]. Cutting-edge TSI technology has been embedded in all Four petrol engines. Four modern TDI common-rail diesel engines are available. It is 102 kg lighter than the second generation. Skoda Models Live From 2013 Geneva Motor Show 02 The Sedan has unique fusion with mid-sized car at a much affordable price tag. Octavia offering internal space almost found only in higher classes.



McLaren P1 a hybrid supercar premiered at Geneva International Motor Show

McLaren at the 2013 Geneva International Motor Show, has premiered the McLaren P1™, a hybrid supercar with incredible performance, produced by an engine system which is comprised of petrol engine and advanced electric motor technology. It is a limited-edition model, with only 375 units, available for standard road and track driving. In the engine configuration, the McLaren P1 is equipped with mid-mounted 3.8 Litre twin-turbo V8 petrol engine and a technically sound electric motor, compositely delivers an super output of 903 horsepower[916 PS] and top torque of 900 Newton Meter for quick throttle response. Mclaren P1 engine system consist of  a new engine variant of M838T unit, a twin-turbo V8 3.8 Litre petrol engine and is highly revised for best cooling and durability when tested under higher loads and generates an output of 727 horsepower[737 PS] and top torque of 720 Nm at 4000 rpm.

The engine system has distinctively molded to embody the lightweight electric motor, manufactured by



Rolls-Royce Wraith’s premiere showcased the best luxury at the Geneva Motor Show

The Rolls-Royce’s luxury styling in the Wraith’s interior and exterior design, can’t take your’s eyes off, is making its world premiere at the Geneva International Motor Show, in Switzerland. While on the other hand, you see the power house is equipped with V12 engine which is capable of producing an output of 624 horsepower[465 kilowatt], by matting the  8-speed automatic ZF transmission in the V12 engine, it can dash 0 to 60 miles/hour in just 4.4 seconds which if we compare with the Ghost model which is powered-by 563 hp[420 kilowatt] is able to sprint 0 to 60 miles/hour in 4.7 seconds, which shows the improved performance of new Wraith.

While the Wraith has top torque of 800 Newton meter at a low revving rate of 1500 rpm which as compared to the Ghost model has a 20 Nm improvement. Rolls Royce Wraith Live Premiere At 2013 Geneva Motor Show 01 In the



Peugeot 2008 a dynamic style and comfort of urban compact crossover at Geneva Motor Show

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eugeot with one of its most attractive Urban Compact Crossover – Peugeot 2008, the new definition to the Crossover segment by its sporty design, agile driving experience with best comfort and equipment, showcased at the all-favorite Salon International De l’Auto in Geneva 2013. Peugeot 2008 is equipped with impressive interior which includes a smart satin chrome finish to the air vents, handbrake lever, steering wheel, gear lever and touch-screen trims all add to the level of luxury and create a genuinely premium feel, various Drive modes where switching from the standard mode can be done from the dial located on the centre console, here driver can choose as per the situation – Snow Mode, Off-Road Mode, Sand or ESP Off Mode, folding the 60:40 split rear seats boosts storage volume from 360 to 1,194 litres, of which 22 litres are under the floor with a touch of a button, offers ample space



Renault Captur a fun to drive user friendly urban compact crossover at Geneva Motor Show

Renault showcased the new Renault Captur - in unique segment which is featuring the style of a Crossover, user friendly interior and fun to drive urban compact crossover - at the most prestigious European auto exhibit of Geneva International Motor Show, in Switzerland. The new Renault Captur is equipped with petrol and diesel variants, in which the petrol variants are comprised of Energy TCe 90 which has an output of 90 horsepower and fuel economy of 20.40 km/liter[4.9 liters for 100 km], while a CO2 emission of 113 grams/km, and other petrol variant of more power is TCe 120 EDC which has an output of 120 horsepower and fuel consumption of 18.51 km/liter[5.4 liters for 100 km], while a CO2 emission of 125 gram/km.

The diesel engines variant comprised of Energy dCi 90 which has an output of 90 horsepower with fuel economy of 27.02 km/liter[3.7 liters for 100 km] and a CO2 emission of  95 grams/km,



BMW 335i Gran Turismo premiered at Geneva Motor Show in sporty premium segment

BMW has internationally premiered the 3 series, premium mid-range segment, BMW 335i Gran Turismo, at the live going Geneva International Motor Show 2013, in Switzerland. Under the BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo, there are two future GT models - BMW 335i GT and BMW 328i GT, which showcase the sporty dynamic design with ample boot space and great driving dynamics to meet the best driving comfort and luxury. The BMW 335i GT has a Sports class with many touring capabilities which includes premium seating, frame-less windows, flexible luggage space, large tailgate and sloping roof-line are making it more versatile with the beauty of active rear spoiler which is first time introduced on a BMW for reducing the lift at higher speed.

BMW 335i Gran Turismo Live Premiere At 2013 Geneva Motor Show 01 The BMW 335i Gran Turismo has an inline 6-cylinder engine (N55) is created for class-leading power and performance, underlying a BMW TwinPower Turbo technology with High Precision Direct Injection and Valvetronic variable valve timing plus a twin scroll turbo



Audi showcased 3rd generation dynamic beauty of RS 6 Avant at Geneva Motor Show

Audi showcased the 3rd generation RS 6 Avant, whose presence can be felt from its dynamic beauty at the ongoing Geneva International Motor Show 2013, in Switzerland. The pioneering performance of Audi RS 6 Avant, can be easily estimated from its overall specification stats which says that it can sprint from 0 to 100 km/h (62.14 mph) in just 3.9 seconds, with a top speed is 305 km/h (189.52 mph). The 4.0 TFSI V8 engine develops 412 kW (560 hp), the combined fuel consumption up to 28.8 miles/gallon. It’s the work of quattro GmbH, a subsidiary of AUDI AG, which makes sure that RS 6 Avant always delivers an undisputed sporty performance.

It will be available to order in spring priced at approximately £77,000 OTR – first deliveries from the summer. The decreased size of 4.0 TFSI Engine gave way to develop Audi RS 6 with a peak output of 412 kW (560 hp) at 5,700 and 6,700 RPM,



Bentley’s luxury performance with new Flying Spur premiered at Geneva Motor Show

Bentley’s new luxury performance sedan of the current season – the new Flying Spur – is live premiered at the Geneva International Motor Show, in Switzerland. The new Flying Spur is loaded with most powerful 12-cylinder twin turbo 6.0 Litre Engine with 48-valve, making it the fastest Bentley 4-door sedan. The W12 engine is capable of generating an output of 616 hp[625 PS] at 6,000 rpm, while a never-give torque of 580 pound feet[800 Nm] at just 2,000 rpm which are the enhancement by the new optimising system which has improved the torque management, turbocharger control, driveability and greater low speed responsiveness. Mated with the W12 is the advanced 8-speed, quick-shift automatic transmission from ZF.

The new Flying Spur can sprint from 0 to 60 miles/hour in just 4.3 seconds  with a  top speed of 322 km/hour[200 miles/hour]. The exterior elegance created by sharp lines, rear and attractive curved surfaces, is combined with the aggression of low



Alfa Romeo 4C gets its world premiere today at the Geneva Motor Show

The all-awaited Geneva International Motor Show 2013 is finally started today in Switzerland for the press preview, where Alfa Romeo 4C gets its world premiere as an exclusive “Launched Edition”, which will be a limited edition model with 400 units only to be manufactured for Europe, Middle East , Africa and 500 units for North America, while only 100 models for the remaining world. The new Alfa Romeo 4C is created for those who really love to drive supercar in a compact form, where Alfa Romeo has provided attractive features like carbon fibre trim and exterior body matte color of “White Carrara”, also featuring an exclusive only for 4C “Launched Edition”, the drive session which includes the advanced guide and professional driving instructors.

The new Alfa Romeo 4C will be available with the price of 60,000 EURO in many parts of Europe and the price includes VAT and net of other local taxes. In the exterior, 2014



2014 Volvo S60, V60 and XC60 redesigned package offers attractive enhancements

Volvo with upgraded 60 line-up, which is comprised of 2014 Volvo S60, V60 and XC60, will make their first appearance at the upcoming 83rd auto exhibit of Geneva International Motor Show 2013. New 2014 Volvo S60 : The new 2014 Volvo S60 saloon has new sporty and eloquent exterior design clearly expressed its road presence by prominent horizontal lines, the new headlamps, broad grille, daylight running lights and a new LED light guide on the tail lamps. While in the interior, revised upholstery colours with a new headliner, nicely matched colour themes with the backlit white controls in the dashboard, new wood lays and silk metal frames around the air vents and light controls.

Under the hood, S60 is equipped with four options of Chassis types which includes Touring, Dynamic, Four-C[Continuously Controlled Chassis Concept] and Lower Sport Chassis. The 2014 S60 has 4-cylinder D2 diesel variant with 115 horsepower, which on manual gearbox delivers a best fuel economy of 25 km/liter[4.0 liters



SEAT Mii Ecofuel the low-emission car with low running cost and affordable pricing

SEAT is introducing the new Mii Ecofuel, a CNG-based low-emission car under its flagship, featuring the low running cost and affordable pricing . The Mii Ecofuel runs on Compressed Natual Gas[CNG], is technically optimized to deliver best efficiency, low running cost and good driving dynamics. It is the first model of SEAT to be premiered with new SEAT badge at the upcoming Geneva International Motor Show 2013. It has a base price of €12,050 in Germany, which is quite affordable as per the market with the SEAT-based characteristics of  low maintenance cost.

The new SEAT Mii Ecofuel CNG  is loaded with 3-cylinder spark-ignition 1.0-Litre engine which is a lightweight engine built from aluminum, and helps to make it more efficient. It has a displacement of 999 cc and can generate an output of 68 PS[67.1 hp or 50 kilowatt] at 6,200 rpm with the top torque of 90 Nm which can achieved by the fast revved engine at



Bentley Flying Spur the new luxury performance sedan gets officially unveiled

Famous for its unmatched combination of luxury, performance and drivability, the British Automaker Bentley Motors has just unveiled more to its blend in the form of new luxury performance sedan with the unveil of its new Flying Spur. The first live presence of the interior luxury with the elegance of craftsmanship, beauty of the exterior design and highest level of technology, will be internationally premiered at the 83rd auto exhibit of Geneva Motor Show on March, 5th 2013. Interior luxury with hand-craft elements : Introducing 600 new parts to adding more to the interior luxury, which includes the matchless Infotainment System perfectly combined with the brands traditional hand-crafted elements and impressive design.

The new Flying Spur is offered in 4 and 5-seat configuration, in which the front and rear seats trimmed are in natural premium quality leather. The 12 different colours are offered in the seats featuring more softness with durability. The more comfortableness seats are created with 14-way adjustment



2014 Chevrolet SS the high-performance sedan get officially unveiled

The most awaited 2014 Chevrolet SS sedan is finally unveiled by Chevrolet, which will make its NASCAR debut at the Daytona International Speedway as SS racecar by competing in the Daytona 500 event. The 2014 Chevrolet SS with the legendary technology of Rear-Wheel Drive and proven race-based performance, is powered by the LS3 Chevrolet V-8 5.5-Litre Engine, which can produce an output of 415 horsepower and best torque of 415 pound feet. The Camaro, Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle and recently launched Holden’s VF Commodore in Australia, shared the same engine rear-wheel drive technology and race-tested performance.

The LS3 engine is mated to a advanced 6-speed automatic transmission with a manual shift control mounted at the steering wheel, the performance of 2014 Chevrolet SS sedan is boosted to a 3.27 final-drive ratio and makes it fastest sedan by sprinting 0 to 60 miles/hour in around 5 seconds. 2014 Chevrolet SS Performance Sedan 01 The first sporty stance is clearly seen



2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee makes its European debut at 2013 Geneva Motor Show

In the prestigious 83rd International Auto Exhibit of Geneva Motor Show 2013, the Jeep will give the European debut of its 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee with enhanced performance and efficiency in all engines with new 8-speed automatic transmission, catchy updated sporty exterior, impressive and advanced interior features with best of technology for safe and comfort driving experience. New Advanced Technology : The debut of Chrysler Group new 8-speed automatic transmission matted with 3.0-liter V-6 diesel engine, and also with V-6 & V-8 petrol engine lineup, to deliver efficient figures in consumption and emissions.

The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee in the Eco Mode, delivers an improved fuel economy. It would optimise gear shifting in V8 models. If sportier performance is desired, it is equipped with Fuel Saver cylinder deactivation mechanism, by using a button on the center stack. Moreover, Eco Mode further enhances the vehicle’s aerodynamics mechanism to give best comfortable ride, by activating the Quadra-Lift air suspension



2014 Alfa Romeo 4C makes its debut at 2013 Geneva Motor Show

The famous Italian Automaker Alfa Romeo, is all set to premiere the new 2014 Alfa Romeo 4C, featuring the segment of super compact 2-seater with rear-wheel drive, at the Geneva Motor Show starting from March, 5th 2013. The inspired exterior layout, flash back from the Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale car, following the strong traditional values with the overall advanced mechanical and technological enhancement in the new 2014 Alfa Romeo 4C, to deliver the compactness, dynamism and agility in it. The new Alfa Romeo 4C as 2-seater with super compactness, will create a new segment of competition.

It has a length, just less than 4 meters, width of 200 centimeters and a height of 118 centimeters. With agility, the 4C has given an absolute aerodynamic efficiency by the expert designers, to make it more stable at higher speeds. While in the interior, the friendliness in the design and interior-elements is created to deliver the comfortable driving experience with



Holden reveals VF Commodore SS V show car ahead of global debut in U.S. as Chevrolet SS

Holden unveils the VF Commodore new SS V show car as a sport luxury show car in Australia, which is also heading a new export campaign to the U.S. in the form of the Chevrolet SS Sports Sedan, which will be unveiled after 2 days in the weekend in United States. The new VF SS V show car defines new standard in the high performance sports luxury range, while featuring the expressive design with enhanced aerodynamics in the exterior and premium luxury inside. The new VF SS V exterior has various features like the attractive custom Fantale orange metallic paint with contrast glossy black multi-spoke wheels.

It is called a show car due to the glowing finish emphasises the more sculpted, layered surfacing and bolder graphics, while elegant gunmetal chrome finishing on the front fascia matched with less opened verticle fender vents and gloss black paint on the 5-spoke wheel are adding beauty to the sports luxury car. The use of  jet-black



Cadillac pre-production ELR undergoing winter weather condition testing in Michigan’s U.P.

For the Cadillac, the new year brought great start by winning NAIAS EyesOn Design Awards in production category for the great green car - 2014 Cadillac ELR, when the extended-range of electric luxury coupe gone world debut in January at the North American International Auto Show[NAIAS] 2013, in Detroit. And to prove true to the world for real time extreme weather and surface condition, the 2014 ELR is undergoing various tough test challenges. The test team of engineers has done winter weather chassis testing on pre-production ELR models last week in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to assess the ELR handling in winter weather conditions, where more than 4 inches of fresh snowfall has assisted the testing team to verify the final specifications on the ELR’s steering, tires, anti-lock brakes, traction control, electronic stability control and Continuous Damping Control suspension that adjusts damping every 2 milliseconds to maintain optimal control over varying road conditions.

The 2014 ELR is best fitted with HiPer Strut front



Volkswagen Beetle GSR Limited Edition showcased at 2013 Chicago Auto Show

At the prestigious Chicago Auto Show 2013, Volkswagen has officially unveiled the Beetle GSR Limited Edition Model today on February 7th, showcasing the sports beauty in GSR concept. Volkswagen 1970’s GSR has given corresponding new generation formatting with the same combination of yellow and black colors but for those who wants more preferred colors, the new GSR can be specially ordered in Platinum Grey and Black. The sportier new Beetle GSR  has an exceptional 210 PS engine which can sprints 0 to 62 miles/hour in mere 7.3 seconds and reaching to a maximum speed of 142 miles/hour.

It has the good capabilities of best road performance by using the turbocharge engine with a top torque of 280 Nm between 1700 to 5,200 rpm. On the other hand, it has an impressive average fuel economy of 7.3 l/100 km (approx. 38.7 mpg). The new Beetle GSR limited edition model can also be ordered with a 6-speed DSG as an alternative to the 6-speed manual gearbox. Volkswagen Beetle GSR Presented At 2013



Opel ADAM R2 for Motorsport Rally making world debut at 2013 Geneva Motor Show

In Geneva, Opel has made their comeback in Motorsport with ADAM Rally Cup variant last year in November. Now to keep the strong vision of Motorsport participation, Opel is coming with a Motorsport car which is based on the concept of  recently showcased, ADAM lifestyle car which has in-built support for the FIA R2 regulations, is known as ADAM R2, is making its world debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show in March. By this car Opel will further extend its full-fledged support by providing a class-leading car to every international customer rallying which will be eligible for every national championship in Europe.

Opel has given ADAM R2 a attractive sporty looks. It is specially designed for pure athletic performance and in its powertrain, ADAM R2 is loaded with 1.6 Litre ECOTEC 16V Engine with variable camshaft phasing, which makes it capable of producing a horsepower around 185 and top torque of about 190 Nm, transmitted through a Sadev