Tag: Sedan

Infiniti Q70 Long Wheelbase And QX80 Limited Edition Models Debut In New York

Premium carmaker Infiniti has unveiled two new limited edition models at the 2014 New York International Auto Show. The new exclusive versions are based on two of Infiniti’s flagship models – the QX80 SUV and the Q70 sedan, and are called 2015 QX80 Limited and Q70L. These new models were announced alongside the entire 2015 Model Year lineup at the exhibition. The 2015 Infiniti QX80 Limited starts from the point where the standard QX80 finishes. In addition to all those high-end features that are available on the QX80, the Limited edition model offers mild exterior upgrades and an even more plush interior.

Under the hood of the car is a 5.6 liter V8 engine that produces 400 hp and to use all that power efficiently on the road, the car equips Hydraulic Body Motion Control system and Infiniti All-Mode AWD. The inside appeal of the Limited QX80 has been enhanced



2015 Nissan Versa Revealed: Debut At New York International Auto Show

Nissan has revealed the first pictures and details of the updated, 2015 Nissan Versa sedan. There are a good number of changes that Nissan has brought, including an updated exterior, revised interior with Bluetooth Hands-free and a few more standard features on the complete model range. The 2015 Versa will debut at the 2014 New York International Auto Show and will go on sale the same day. As far as the pricing is concerned, it will start from $11,990 MSRP. For four years in a row, the Versa has been the best selling vehicle in the sub-compact sedan segment and with the updated model, Nissan expects to record even higher numbers.

The most prominent changes have been made to the exterior which now features larger headlights, chrome plated grille and a more substantial fascia. The exterior also gets new side mirror designs, new fog light finisher, updated rear fascia design



MG Comes Up With Exciting Offers On MG 3 And MG 6 For 2014

Celebrating it’s 90th anniversary in the automotive industry, the Midlands based manufacturer MG has come up with some interesting offers on the MG 3 hatchback and MG 6 sedan. These offers will be available with the start of the second quarter and are expected to pace up the sales growth rate for the brand. Starting with the smaller of the two, the MG 3 hatch will now be available with a 3-years fixed servicing package. Named MG CARE3, the package is claimed to ensure carefree ownership at an affordable one time cost of only £550 that includes the VAT, labor and parts.

The supermini from MG is already one of the most value-for-money propositions in the market, thanks to the long list of standard features it comes with, 61 percent residuals and low insurance group it falls in. Now, with the new, £550 servicing program the manufacturer has brought down



Audi A4 And A5 Ultra Models Launched In UK

Last month Audi launched the A6 equipped with Audi ultra efficiency technology. The new technology seen on the A6 first ensures performance while cutting down emissions and fuel consumption by an appreciable amount. Yesterday, expanding the ultra models lineup in the UK, Audi has launched the A4 Saloon, A4 Avant and A5 Coupe. The Ultra model range is powered by a 2.0 liter TDI engine, which was earlier available on the A5 only but Audi engineers have reworked the same so that it burns fuel in a leaner manner.

The engine is capable on putting out 163 PS of power available between 1200 rpm and 3000 rpm and a peak torque of nearly 400 Nm available from 1750 rpm up to 2750 rpm. On the A5, the engine is mated to a 6 speed manual gearbox which helps the car accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in 8.3 seconds and



2014 Civic Hybrid and Natural Gas Models Launched By Honda

Honda’s Civic is one of most popular sedans in the US and this year the popularity is certainly going to rise even higher. For 2014 model year, Honda America has announced the 2014 Civic Hybrid and 2014 Civic Natural Gas models, of which the former goes on sale on Feb 5 while the latter on Feb 15. As per expectations, the 2014 Civic Hybrid is even more fuel efficient than its predecessor. In comparison to the previous model which had an EPA rating of 44 mpg city, highway and combined, the 2014 Civic Hybrid returns improved figures of 44 mpg in city, 47 mpg on highway and 45 mpg combined.

For 2014, Honda is also going to offer a range of extra features as standard with the 2014 Civic Hybrid and Civic Natural Gas. The list includes a new new Display Audio with 7-inch touchscreen featuring pinch, swipe and tap



2014 Kia Optima Hybrid Sedan Revealed At Chicago Auto Show

Kia Motors America (KMA) has introduced a new member of the Optima family to the masses at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show. It is the 2014 Kia Optima Hybrid, a mid-size hybrid sedan aimed that looks beautiful, is feature rich and comes with a host of hi-tech and safety features. It is one of the three eco-friendly vehicles showcased by Kia in Chicago. Of course, the Kia Optima Hybrid is based on the well-known, award winning Kia Optima which was launched last year, and features a range of new improvements over its predecessor.

In comparison to the gasoline powered sibling, the Hybrid version gets an updated front and rear fascia offering increased aerodynamic performance, new ally wheel designs, redesigned lighting elements and a unique grille. For 2014, the Kia Optima will be available in two trim levels: Optima Hybrid LX and Optima Hybrid EX. Both the cars are powered by



2014 Audi A8 Models To Enter UK Soon: Details and Prices

The new generation model of Audi’s flagship sedan, the Audi A8, is ready to hit the UK market with a host of technological advances and engine upgrades. In brief, the 2014 A8 for UK is more powerful, more fuel efficient, features new MatrixBeam LED headlights and uses cylinder on demand technology more often. The prices of the new gen A8 start from £58,800 and Audi has already begun taking orders for the same. The car will arrive this month and deliveries would begin shortly after it. Talking about the changes now, the exterior of the car features subtle improvements with slight resculpting of the bonnet, the grille, the bumper and the lower edge of the headlight units.

Walking towards the rear the design of the LED tail lights have been revised as well as the bumper. The top of the range Audi S8 model now features two rhomboid tail pipes



Cadillac Elmiraj Reveals 3-D Scanning Technology For Designing Concept Cars

We all want to get the best slice of life and our progressive technology is also trying to get it for us. As we are quite a far away from the 22nd century but still with the ongoing progression of science and technology we are achieving the best inputs from scientific experiments and applying it on various aspects of our lives. This same incident happened with the creation of Cadillac Elmiraj Concept car which has used 3D scanning and structured lighting technology to include in their digital data modeling programs.

This kind of 3 D scanning is often used in advanced measuring technology to create models and the vehicle designers and developers of Elmiraj have used this innovative technology in creating their stunning model of the concept car. From clay model to digital modeling and presenting it through 3 D scanning all have done accomplished within a week, for a



2014 Acura TSX Sedan and Sport Wagon Pack Comfort and Performance

Acura, the luxury division of popular Japanese automaker Honda, has launched the 2014 TSX Sedan and Sport Wagon models and as per Acura’s words, the 2014 iteration of the TSX is a lot more engaging and handles better than its predecessor. At the same time, potential buyers looking for a family vehicle should also consider the car as it offers comfortable space for five passengers. The TSX, essentially, is nothing but a Honda Accord with Acura badge and while the latter has got a major facelift, the TSX still sports the same face.

Nevertheless, the 2014 TSX still looks sporty and bold and carries a powerful stance. Some of notable exterior features include Xenon High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights and a glass moonroof. Moving on to the interior of the car, with standard leather seating highlighted by handsome contrasting-color stitching, an 8-way power driver’s seat with adjustable lumbar support, a



2014 Jaguar XJR officially unveiled in New York [w/video]

Jaguar has unveiled its all-new high-performance sports sedan – the 2014 Jaguar XJR featuring high luxury of its XJ series, in New York, on March, 26th 2013. The 2014 Jaguar XJR is the new expansion of R performance series which is packed with impressive design and high driving performance under the Jaguar flagship of the XJ range. The high power performance can be seen under its hood, which is loaded with powertrain of 5.0 Litre supercharged V8 Engine which is capable of producing an output of 550 PS[405 kilowatt] at 6,500 RPM and max torque of 680 Nm[502 lb.-ft.] from 2,500 to 5,500 RPM.

The new XJR can dash from 0 to 60 miles/hour in 4.4 seconds or 0 to 100 km/hour in 4.6 seconds with an electronically limited maximum speed of 174 miles/hour[280 km/hour]. It has an estimated fuel economy of 24.4 miles/gallon[EU] /18 miles/gallon[US] with an estimated CO2 emission of 270 grams/km. The supercharged engine is mated with



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.



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



Cadillac’s new W20 Livery Package luxury for XTS Professional Services Sedan

Cadillac has announced an all-new W20 Livery Package by adding luxury characterstics of its XTS Platinum Edition in the XTS Professional Services Sedans, these features are exclusively provided to livery organisation by a Professional Vehicles program of Cadillac. The XTS platinum edition is equipped with many luxury features like 19-inch wheels, exterior door handles with LED illumination, safety technology such as a rear vision camera, and a micro-fiber suede headliner, which makes its a higher ends model of XTS.

In the W20 Livery Package, the rear seat comfort package featured with heated seats, window sun shades and a power inverter to charge mobile devices, while the Navigation System connectivity and control using Cadillac’s CUE system, all are included in the package. The Vice President of Cadillac marketing has explained by saying – “XTS represents a new approach to luxury, centered on advanced technology and design, this same approach extends to Professional Vehicles, where we are bringing



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



Cadillac revealed CTS exclusive Silver Frost and Stealth Blue limited-edition range

Cadillac has revealed the limited edition, performance-inspired models, impressively showcasing the custom paints in the Cadillac CTS Coupe and V-Series lineup, which include exclusive Silver Frost Edition and Stealth Blue Edition, both are showing true luxury of Cadillac. The Collector-Edition Vehicle with Silver Frost matte paint will be available via selected Cadillac’s dealers in U.S. from March 2013. Powered with 6.2 Litre supercharged V-8 Engine, capable of producing a high output of 556 horsepower and a best torque of 551 pound feet, the Silver Frost CTS-V will available with optional features like Yellow or red Brembo brake calipers, High polished or satin graphite wheels and Suede-covered steering wheel and shift knob.

The “30-gloss” clear coat, to the Silver Frost paint, is distinctively noticing with the finishing of low “sparkle” if certain lights reflect off it and is less smooth due to the finishing property of matte paint. While the Stealth Blue will be in limited production beginning in March 2013 and is going



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



Chevrolet best-in-segment 2014 Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel premiered at Chicago Auto Show

The best selling Chevrolet compact sedan Cruze is all set to launch with new Cruze model year 2014 on this summer, best engineered to be loaded with 2.0 Litre Clean Turbo Diesel Engine, currently showcased at the famous Chicago Auto Show 2013. The clean turbo diesel model produce 90% less Nitrogen Oxide[NOx] as compared to the previous diesel model, while delivering the best in the segment fuel economy of 42 miles/gallon on highway to attract and satisfy the customer all around the world. The General Motors is setting a big target of U.S.

and Canada, where market is now becoming competitive to give all best power, performance and efficiency in a compact sedan. From GM the ever produced and tested all-new Cruze 2.0 Litre Clean Turbo Diesel, has class leading performance which can compete boldly in U.S. market at the same segment against German dominant models, capable of generating a horsepower of 148[110 kilo-Watts] and best torque



BMW revealed awesome class in 2014 BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo

Today in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, BMW has officially revealed with the confirmation of getting an international launch of the all-new BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo at the Geneva Motor Show on March 2013. The 2014 BMW 3-series GT has a Sports class with many touring capabilities. The new BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo with two mid range premium models as BMW 328i GT and BMW 335i GT  for 2014 model year lineup are coming to U.S. in the summer of 2013. Coupe like looks with 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.

The BMW 328i Gran Turismo has a TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder gasoline engine with a displacement of 1,997 cc capable of producing a horsepower of 240[180 kilo-Watts] at 5,000 rpm and a top torque of 255



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.



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