Tag: Sports Car

Trident Introduces Iceni Magna And Iceni Venturer Models To The World

Today, well known British sport car brand, Trident, has announced that its flagship Iceni sports car will be available to the world very soon. For those of you unaware of the Trident Iceni, it is the world’s fastest and most fuel efficient sports car with a diesel heart. Trident unveiled two new models of the Iceni family today – the Iceni Magna and the Iceni Venturer. The Magna is a fastback version whereas the Venturer is an estate model. While one would think the two models would be boasting a different set of specifications, interestingly, they share the same components inside out.

Despite sporting a design which is unconventional, the models can store two holdalls and at least two suitcases. Both the models can achieve a top speed in excess of 190 mph and offer a full tank range of 2000 miles. Trident has also patented a unique torque multiplication



Dodge Unveils 2015 Challenger At 2014 New York International Auto Show

Dodge has launched the 2015 Dodge Challenger which arrives with increased power, all new interior, segment first 8-speed auto gearbox, an all new Scat Pack model, Scat Pack Shaker trims and more. Dodge hasn’t given the Challenger a drastic makeover but has definitely made the new model look even more retro. Taking inspiration from the 1971 Challenger, Dodge has restyled the exterior with a redesigned bonnet with a larger bulge, a new split grille, projector fog lights, LED halo headlamps and LED taillamps.

The interior is all new and offers a perfect blend of a retro yet contemporary look and modern features. There is a new 1971-inspired high sill center console, aluminum bezels, driver-focused instrument panel, 14 interior colors and trims, leather high-performance seats and more. Technology upgrades include an all new 8.4-inch touchscreen media center featuring Uconnect Access system, electronic shifter, Keyless Enter ‘n Go with push button start



Chevrolet Introduces 2015 Corvette Z06 Convertible Model

Chevrolet today unveiled the latest member of the Corvette family, the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible which happens to be the first Z06 Convertible since 1963. Also, the 2015 Z06 Convertible is the most power packed convertible model ever produced by Chevrolet. With no surprise, the Convertible borrows a number of components from the Coupe model, including the powertrain, equipment options, driver technologies and same chassis tuning . However, since it is a drop-top version, the aluminum structure has been stiffened by 20 percent in comparison to the hard-top Z06.

The Convertible can also be ordered with the Z07 Performance Package which adds Michelin Pilot Sport Cup tires, Brembo carbon-ceramic matrix brakes and adjustable aerodynamic components at the front and rear. While the Coupe and Convertible models are almost identical, the latter can be distinguished by the thick fabric electronic top that opens or closes in a couple of seconds



2015 BMW M4 Convertible Is Here: Specifications And Features

BMW has introduced the all new 2015 BMW M4 convertible model which is all set to reach US dealerships to join the M4 Coupe late this summer. The M4 is a replacement to the M3 and from the day BMW announced the same, we were expecting a droptop version of the same. Perhaps the most important change on the M4 Convertible model is the new engine. The M4 Convertible equips the same BMW M TwinPower Turbo 3.0 liter inline-6 cylinder heart that powers the M3 Sedan and M4 Coupe. Compared to the previous generation which was powered by a V8 engine, the M4 Convertible’s inline-six puts out an identical 425 hp and a 40 percent increased peak torque of 406 lb-ft.

The high revving engine helps the M4 Convertible sprint from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.4 seconds on the manual version while the automatic variant takes 4.2 seconds.



All New Ferrari California T: Details Inside

Ferrari has unveiled the latest iteration of its most versatile sports car yet. Yes we are talking about the all new Ferrari California T which is the successor of the Ferrari California, and features a new turbocharged V8 engine and upgraded styling. Ferrari engineers have yet again did a fantastic job by developing this new V8 powermill which is not only responsive, powerful and potent, but also benefits from turbo technology which reduces fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. Ferrari has used its F-1 resources to build this new 3855 cc engine which is capable of producing 560 CV of max power, translating to 145 CV per liter, and peak torque of 755 Nm which is achieved in 7th gear.

The California T accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.6 seconds and 0 to 200 km/h in 11.2 seconds. Being a turbo unit, it is nearly 15 percent more fuel



Lamborghini Huracan LP 610-4 Is Officially Here: Specifications And Price

Lamborghini has officially unveiled the successor of the iconic Lamborghini Gallardo and its called the Lamborghini Huracan LP 610-4. The Italian sports car manufacturer claims the Huracan to be a step up than the Gallardo in terms of performance and gladly, the figures say the same story. Being the successor of the Gallardo, both the cars have a strong connection between them. Just like the Gallardo, the Huracan also takes its name from the world of bullfighting. The name Huracan has been taken from a bull of Spanish Conte de la Patilla breed who fought his last fight in Alicante in August, 1879.

Starting with the engine first, the Huracan is powered by a new 5.2 liter V10 unit which is capable of producing 610 hp / 448 kW at 8250 rpm and peak torque of 560 Nm at 6500 rpm. This new Iniezione Diretta Stratificata family engine features both



All New 2015 Lexus RC 350 F SPORT To Be Launched This Fall

Recently, Lexus introduced the RC 350 sports coupe and RC F in the US and they were well received by the masses. But this is the not end as Lexus is going to expand the RC 350 lineup with an all new model which will be launched in the US this fall. Joining the RC 350 and RC F this year, is the all new 2015 Lexus RC 350 F SPORT, the pinnacle of this range. Lexus is going to unveil the RC 350 F SPORT at the 84th International Motor Show a.k.a Geneva Motor Show in March. The RC is based on the GS sedan but is a completely new model.

It features a shorter wheelbase than Lexus IS and has the same width as the GS, which make it livelier than the two when it comes to spirited driving. The RC 350 F SPORT is the top of



All New Audi TT To Be Unveiled At The Geneva Motor Show

At the next month’s Geneva International Motor Show, Audi is going to take the wraps off its latest creation, the next generation Audi TT. Yes, it is going to be a completely new iteration of the car which made its debut back in 1998. Just recently, Audi has released the official sketches of the 2015 Audi TT, but the official car would be unveiled in Geneva. What we can collect from the sketches, the new Audi TT will boast a completely redesigned front end featuring a broader and flatter single frame grille, two contours forming a V-pattern on the bonnet, R8-like badge positioning, large air inlets divided by struts, divided headlights with integrated LED daytime running lights and more.

Audi will also offer all LED headlights or Matrix LED technology headlights should the customer wishes to pay for it. Other external highlights include wide wheel arches, sill contour, a tornado



2014 SRT Viper Debuts In Stryker Green Exterior Paint In Detroit

Chrysler Group’s performance division SRT has unveiled the 2014 SRT Viper sports car in an all new exterior paint. Named “Stryker Green,”, the new colour is said to be an evolution of the iconic Snakeskin Green exterior color that was first offered in 2008. Compared to the Snakesskin Green, the new Stryker Green color option features enhanced green and yellow pigments and gets a “liquid mercury” appearance. The color has been introduced while keeping in mind the fans of Viper. The car is all about exclusivity and with the new exterior color option it becomes even more exclusive.

“We’re continuing to develop and build unique, low-volume, special-edition colors for the Viper that adds to the exclusivity of our American-built flagship supercar,” said Ralph Gilles, President and CEO, SRT Brand and Motorsports. “Every SRT Viper is painted with a process that is very similar to what we use for our show



2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Price Announced: $75,000 Including Destination Charges

Chevrolet has finally announced the pricing and other related details for the 2014 Camaro Z/28. The US major has confirmed the new Camaro to go on sale this spring and will cost $75,000, including a destination charge of $995. The price does not include tax, title, license and dealer fees. The standard version with the 75k USD price tag will be available in five exterior colors: Red Hot, Black, Silver Ice Metallic, Ashen Gray Metallic and Summit White. Customers willing to pay an additional $1,150 will get air conditioning system and a total of six audio speakers compared to one speaker available on the standard model.

“The Camaro Z/28 is an uncompromising performer that’s bred for the track – and every one of its unique components supports the goal of faster lap times,” said Mark Reuss, president, General Motors North America. “It takes the Z/28 back to its racing roots



Lamborghini GALLARDO LP 570-4 SQUADRA CORSE: Complete Details

Lamborghini is known for its super radical sports car lineup and one of the latest models to have joined the range is the Gallardo LP 570-4 Squadra Corse. The car made its debut at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show and is claimed to deliver high levels of performance. The LP 570-4 is a complete motorsport machine with all the bells and whistles we only see on track-ready cars but is designed to be street legal – meaning customers will get track-like performance on normal city roads. It is the most extreme model of the Gallardo lineup and is based on Gallardo Super Trofeo which races in the world’s fastest one-make series.

Unfortunately this will not be a mass production model and will rather be manufactured in limited quantity. The car is priced at € 191,100, plus tax. This extreme Gallardo is powered by the same V10 engine that powers the



2015 Aston Martin V12 Vantage S – All You Need To Know

Aston Martin’s Vantage has always been about a well built body powered by one of the most powerful engines from Aston Martin’s stables and with the 2015 V12 Vantage S, the iconic British major continues with the tradition. This is the winning combination that Aston has been using for the Vantage and with the 2015 iteration, the car sets a new benchmark. Starting with the engine first, as the car’s name suggests, it is powered by a powerful V-12 engine with a displacement of 6.0 litres. This mill produces a peak power of 573 PS (565 bhp) arriving at 6,750 rpm while the peak torque of 620 Nm (457 lb ft) is available at 5,500 rpm – an improvement of 55 horsepower and 50 newton meter over the previous version.

With that power the car sprints from 0 to 60 mph in 3.9 seconds and is capable of reaching 205



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



Honda Civic Type R Details Emerge: A 2.0L 280 PS Engine Under The Hood

There a couple of models that brought Honda into the limelight. One of those cars is the Honda Civic which is quite popular in many of the global markets and still retains its own special place. Last year Honda talked about its ambitions for developing the new Civic Type R in a way to make it the fastest front wheel driven car but had their lips closed when questions were asked about the powertrain. This left all the Civic Type R fans both in excitement and curiosity as we were unaware of specifications of the upcoming Civic Type R.

Giving a little amplification to this hotly anticipated car, Honda has officially revealed some more details on the same including the engine. The new Civic Type R will be powered by a direct injection turbocharged 2-litre engine that is capable of putting out at least 280 PS. With such a nice



Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG the true AMG DNA is premiered at Geneva Motor Show

The dynamic DNA of AMG, in the new Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG, is introduced few days back when nobody thought that the Hatchback has bigger wings of power, performance and comfort. And to give the live appearance to the world, the Geneva International Motor Show is the best premiere occasion for the new A 45 AMG, where it is right now showcased as A 45 AMG Edition 1. Engine Configuration and Performance : Mercedes-Benz has developed hand-built all-new high performance AMG 4-cylinder 2.0 Litre turbo Engine, is superior in its segment in terms of power and performance, and can sprint better than many sports car in the world.

The A 45 AMG engine is capable of generating a magnificent output of 360 hp[i.e. 265 kilo-Watts] and a torque of up-to 450 Newton Meters, which is practically in the turbo-charged 4-cylinder engine, is the world’s best in the hatchback segment. The  AMG 4-cylinder 2.0 Litre turbo Engine belongs to the super-performance BlueDIRECT family featuring spray-guided direct petrol injection via piezo injectors centrally located



Volkswagen unveiled Golf GTI with more efficient performance at Geneva Motor Show

Volkswagen’s GTI is known for its high-performance capabilities in the segment of compact cars and this time the power-performance is blended with more improved efficiency in the form of new Golf GTI, which is right now unveiled at the most famous Geneva International Motor Show, in Switzerland. The new sports Golf GTI , is equipped with 4-cylinder turbocharged direct injection petrol Engine, which is capable of generating an output of 217 horsepower[220 PS or 162 kilo-Watts] and  a top torque of 350 Nm, which make it sprint 0 to 62 miles/hour in 6.5 seconds with a top speed of 152 miles/hour[244.62 km/hour], while the other Golf GTI Performance variant, is capable of producing an output of 227 horsepower[230 PS or 169 kilo-Watts] and a same top torque of 350 Nm, which makes it dash 0 to 62 miles/hour in 6.4 seconds with a top speed of 155 miles/hour[249.44 km/hour].

Following the 2014 EU-6 emissions regulation standard, both variants with



Volkswagen new Golf GTI variants with improved efficiency set to unveil at Geneva Motor Show

The Volkswagen GTI known for its power-packed performance, and with that performance and improved efficiency, Volkswagen is all set to unveil the new Golf GTI variant along with Volkswagen Golf GTD model at the upcoming Geneva International Motor Show starting from March 5th, 2013. Here for the first time, Golf GTI will be available with two variants of power which includes the standard GTI 220-PS and the GTI Performance with 230-PS, are 18% more efficient than the previous model and offers the large brake discs with a mechanical front limited-slip differential.

In the segment of compact sports car, the new Golf GTI variant, equipped with 4-cylinder turbocharged direct injection petrol Engine, which is capable of generating an output of 217 horsepower[220 PS or 162 kilo-Watts] and  a top torque of 350 Nm, which make it sprint 0 to 62 miles/hour in 6.5 seconds with a top speed of 152 miles/hour[244.62 km/hour], while the other Golf GTI Performance



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



Mercedes-Benz unveils dynamic A 45 AMG – a true compact AMG with high power and performance

Mercedes-Benz has just unveiled the A 45 AMG, a new compact sports car inspiration in the segment of Mercedes A-Class, featuring the world’s most dynamic characteristics in terms of power, performance and driving dynamics. The A 45 AMG will have its international premiere at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show starting from March 5th, 2013. Engine Configuration and Performance : Mercedes-Benz has developed hand-built all-new high performance AMG 4-cylinder 2.0 Litre turbo Engine, is superior in its segment in terms of power and performance, and can sprint better than many sports car in the world.

The AMG 45 engine is capable of generating a magnificent output of 360 hp[i.e. 265 kilo-Watts] and a torque of up-to 450 Newton Meters, which is practically in the turbo-charged 4-cylinder engine, is the world’s best in the hatchback segment. The  AMG 4-cylinder 2.0 Litre turbo Engine belongs to the super-performance BlueDIRECT family featuring spray-guided direct petrol injection via piezo injectors centrally located in the four combustion chambers. Mercedes Benz A 45



Audi new S3 Sportback with class-leading performance and driving dynamics

Audi presents the new S3 Sportback, the perfect combination of engineering and technology, delivering class-leading performance and great driving dynamics. The new Audi S3 Sportsback with 5 doors is equipped with turbocharged 4-Cylinder 2.0 Litre TFSI Engine, which has an incredible power to generate a horsepower of 300[221 kilo-Watts] and a best torque of 380 Nm[280.27 lb-ft] which is continuously available between 1,800 to 5,500 rpm. The new S3 Sportsback is available with the remarkable quattro permanent All-Wheel Drive with redesigned multi-plate clutch, which keeps the enhanced acceleration of high-line S3 while sprinting through the corner, specially tackle the extreme conditions of the road like rain or snow.

With the advanced technology of dual-clutch transmission mounted on the steering wheel, provides a choice of automatic D and S modes with manual mode. This advanced transmission mode of selection assist the driver to get sportier performance on lower gears, while delivers best fuel economy figures on tall 6th gear. In the