Tag: Sports Car 2014

New Audi R8 LMX Limited Edition Gets Laser Lights As Standard

Audi has announced the the Audi R8 LMX limited edition model which is the most unique R8 for two strong reasons. The very first reason is that the R8 LMX is the most powerful version of this iconic sports car yet, and I know this is quite exciting. Now, the second reason is that it also happens to the be first production car to equip laser high beam lighting as a standard equipment. Audi plans to make only 99 models of the LMX limited edition and will debut the same in the UK at the upcoming Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Interested buyers can get the R8 LMX for £160,025 and upwards, with deliveries expected to begin in autumn. Talking about the specs now, the Audi R8 LMX is based on the V10 plus model and equips the same mid‑mounted, high-revving 10-cylinder engine. The powerful engine puts out 570 PS and



Alfa Romeo Returns To US With The 4C: Debuts In New York

Making a strong comeback to the US market, popular Italian carmaker Alfa Romeo has unveiled the 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C and limited edition 4C Launch Edition at the 2014 New York International Auto Show. The 4C is a masterpiece that features a monocoque construction built from carbon fiber. This delivers extraordinary levels of strength of stiffness, which is further enhanced by front and rear cell structures, aluminium-made engine mounting frame and roof reinforcements. By taking several design measures, Alfa Romeo engineers have saved a lot of weight on the 4C which contributes to the breathtaking performance it delivers.

At the heart of the 4C is an all-new 1750 cc direct-injection aluminum engine that produces a max of 237 hp and a peak torque of 258 ft.-lb, 80 percent of which is available from as low as 1700 rpm. Mated to the all new alloy engine is an Alfa TCT twin-clutch



2015 Audi TT and TTS Sports Cars With New Features And Optional Packages

Audi has announced the 2015 Audi TT and TTS coupe models with a couple of upgrades customers will definitely consider. In brief, there will be an optional S line plus carbon package available on the 2015 TT, another optional Competition package for the 2015 TTS and a few new standard features including heated front seats and new design 5-spoke alloy wheels. Coming to the performance part, the new TT coupe and roadster models have the highly acclaimed 2.0 liter TFSI petrol engine under their hood.

The engine features Audi valvelift system, turbocharging and direct-injection technologies, and capably delivers 211 hp of power and peak torque of 258 lb-ft. The engine propels the coupe model from 0 to 60 mph in 5.3 seconds while the roadster version takes 5.6 seconds. The more performance-oriented, Audi TTS is powered by an uprated version of the same 2.0 liter TFSI petrol engine. The four



Porsche Boxster GTS Coming To UK-Fastest Boxster Yet

The Porsche Boxster has been a benchmark roadster for decades now, and this year the car is going to get even better. Porsche has announced the new Boxster GTS which is the pinnacle of the Boxster range and arrives with upgraded chassis and engine. The Boxster GTS is powered by an optimized version of the flat-six 3.4 liter engine that powers the standard Boxster. This uprated version of the engine puts out an additional 15 hp and 10 Nm, taking the max power and torque figures to 330 hp and 370 Nm respectively.

Technology wise, the GTS model equips Porsche Active Suspension Management and Sport Chrono package as standard. The transmission options list includes a standard 6 speed manual and an optional Doppelkupplungsgetriebe 7-speed double-clutch unit. The Boxster is capable of sprinting from 0 to 62 mph in 4.7 seconds and can achieve a top speed of 174 mph. Fuel



2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28: What Makes It Special

Compared to the standard Camaro, the Camaro Z/28 is a more capable car designed specifically for road racing. While the standard Camaro is good enough for everyday use, Chevrolet had to put in a lot of efforts to come up with the Camaro Z/28, a lightweight, agile and supremely powerful version of the car. For 2014, Chevrolet carries the excitement by introducing the updated Camaro Z/28 which promises to be even more potent when it comes to performing on track. Starting with the aesthetics first, all elements on the external of the car are for a purpose.

The body features several race-inspired components that are a result of the hard work that went into the development of the 2014 Corvette Stingray. The face of the Z/28 has received a significant update and is based on the Camaro SS. To name some of the elements you have an airflow-optimized grille and



Ferrari To Unveil California T At 2014 Geneva Motor Show

It was in 2008 when Ferrari first came up with the California. Unlike the other performance oriented siblings, the California was proposed as a car customers could drive everyday and at the same time burn some rubber on race tracks occasionally. After a really long period of time, Ferrari has come up with a subtle replacement of the car with the new California T. It is going to be unveiled at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. First up it is the looks of the new California T which show a marked improvement over its predecessor.

Ferrari Styling Center and Pininfarina designers have worked together to achieve a sharper and more aggressive look on the California T. At the front, the car now boasts a muscular appeal that is in line with the Ferrari 458 Italia, twin scoops and even bigger air intakes. The headlamp design has been changed to a



Kia To Showcase GT4 Stinger Concept At Detroit Motor Show

All car manufacturers are eagerly waiting for the 2014 North American International Auto Show which is now a week away. To get the maximum amount of attention at the upcoming event auto majors will bring in their coolest concepts and newest models to the stage. Kia is readying itself for the Detroit show with the GT4 Stinger concept car. It will be unveiled for the first time and ahead of the show the major has released a teaser picture of the same. As evident from the images, the car features a sculpted hood under which sits a tuned version of Kia’s proven 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline direct injected (T-GDI) four-cylinder engine that produces a max output of 315 hp.

From the engine, all that power moves to the transmission which is a close-ratio six-speed manual unit which further transmits those horses to rear wheels. The 20 inch rear wheels are wrapped



Lexus RC F To Debut AT Detroit Motor Show

The 2014 Detroit Motor Show, also known as the North American International Auto Show is going to play a crucial role for Lexus. Reason being, Lexus will debut its latest performance coupe, the 2015 RC F at the show. The Lexus RC F is based on the Lexus RC Coupe presented at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show, however the styling of the former is way more aggressive. The RC F is powered by a new 5.0-litre V8 engine which can produce a whopping 450 hp at max. With this 450 hp motor the RC F becomes the most powerful road-going Lexus ever built.

To make all that power functional on the road the RC F features elements like wider wheels and tyres, an active rear wing, air scoops, cooling ducts and carbon fibre components. “The form of each component is carefully designed to contribute to performance,” said Yukihiko Yaguchi, RC



Lamborghini Launches All New Huracan Sports Car: Packs A 610 BHP V10

For long we were hearing rumors about an upcoming sports car from Italian supercar major Lamborghini. Then, a while back the manufacturer confirmed a new model by releasing a design video of the same which unfortunately was not successful in creating the required hype. But it should not matter anymore as Lamborghini has officially launched the all new Huracan sports car. As expected the Huracan is a successor to the iconic Lamborghini Gallardo and is all set to redefine the benchmark for luxury super sports cars in this segment.

The Gallardo has been the most successful car for the Italian major, and being a successor of the same the Huracan had to meet the expectations alongside living up to the name of the Gallardo. Though a bit difficult for the tongue, the name Huracan is taken from a Spanish bull that was known for his outstanding courage and strong sense



2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Final Edition: Detailed Review

Mercedes-Benz has revealed the 2014 SLS AMG Final Edition, the car that bids farewell to the SLS AMG series. By the second quarter of 2014 Mercedes-Benz will stop the production of SLS AMG and the Final Edition is the last car of the series and will be built in limited numbers, 350 units to be precise. So for all those customers who want to see the 2014 SLS AMG in their garage, this is the last opportunity. In this post we would talk about the car in detail and know what is new and what’s not about the 2014 SLS AMG Final Edition.

The car’s launch will happen in March 2014 and it will be made available in Coupe and Roadster versions. Tobias Moers, Chairman of the Board of Management of Mercedes-AMG GmbH said, “As the first car to be completely developed by AMG, the SLS AMG marked the beginning



All New Mustang Celebrates Ford’s 50th Year In Automotive Industry

50 years of experience is quite a high mark for both the company and the customer.  With a very distinctive approach Ford has completed its long journey of success and innovation with each of its cars that presented to all of its customers. This time the celebration is indeed a grand one and it will be marked with the toast of the launch of the all new Ford Mustang which is filled up with World Class performance and some of the marvelous specifications that will not allow taking your eyes of that vehicle.

The incorporation of the innovative technologies is made to attract a large number of customers and to expand its market stretch on the global platform. This world class car is all set to unleash in six countries on for continents respectively. The Architecture of the Mustang Mustang now available with three engines presenting withwider options to choose



2014 SRT VIPER Time Attack (TA) Is A Track-Oriented Viper

Car lovers who are looking for a new range of sports car to buy can look up to the new SRT Viper TA as it hits the market in the upcoming year. SRT Viper has been known as sports car since its innovation and with the new 2013 model of Viper TA it is presented as a high performance car with lightning speed and this time it is available in three grand colors of Venom Black, TA Orange and Bright White. All the three colors are enough venomous to capture your mind. People who love speed will fall for the SRT Viper TA.

The car was showcased for the first time at New York International Auto Show this year. The company has decided to manufacture 33 models to be manufactured on the initial stage as people are waiting for more to come. The Unique Specifications The new SRT Viper TA



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 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



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



2014 Ford Mustang Convertible With Supercar Performance For EICMA

Hollywood Hot Rods is a popular name in the custom auto industry and this year at the 2013 SEMA show which takes place at the Las Vegas Convention Center, they have planned something very unique for the visitors. Hollywood Hot Rods is planning to take on the supercars with its 2014 Ford Mustang GT convertible at SEMA 2013. While the 2014 Mustang is already a performance oriented and beautiful looking machine, Hollywood Hot Rods wanted to build a unique vehicle out of it and in that context the following is what Troy Ladd, owner of Hollywood Hot Rods said: – “We really wanted to take the customization of this Mustang to the next level.

Instead of simply adding accessories and a custom paint job, we wanted to really change the car. So we decided to redesign some key elements of the car, like the roof and rear section; to create a



2014 Porsche Panamera Range Launched In India: Pricing and Features

Porsche has produced some of the best track oriented machines in the past and with the introduction of the Panamera, Prosche proved it can can make everyday cars as well. While the second generation of the Panamera has been out in the global market for some time now, the same has been launched in India yesterday. In Porsche’s words, the second generation Panamera range is even sportier, offers great efficiency, better comfort and a sharper design. Anil Reddi, Director of Porsche India, says: “The Panamera is Porsche’s unique offering in the Gran Turismo segment – it has four doors and four seats but it’s a sports car through and through.

Luxury, comfort and driving performance all come together in a distinctive package in the new Panamera. With its introduction in India, our customers can look forward to a thrilling alternative in this segment.” Porsche India has introduced five models of



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