Saab 9-3 May Get New Name, From Old Model

Saab 9-3 May Get New Name, From Old Model
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Typically a Saab news story nowadays is either to do with financial woes or plant shut downs, however, thanks to the company’s recent injection of investor cash, both these issues will be dealt with by the end of August. With plans to move forward, Saab is now talking about the future, with an eye on… Continue Reading...

Lotus Exige to Get V6 Engine

Lotus Exige to Get V6 Engine
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The current Lotus Exige is on the way out. Production has stopped for the European spec model since last December, because its current 1.8-liter, four-cylinder engine does not meet current emission standards. And here at home, Lotus just announced a Final Edition model to bring the car’s run to a close. So what is Lotus… Continue Reading...

Alfa Romeo 4C Sportscar Teased Ahead of Frankfurt Debut

Alfa Romeo 4C Sportscar Teased Ahead of Frankfurt Debut
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Some believe that if you are a true petrol-head, you have to have owned an Alfa Romeo at least once in your life. Taking a look at their history, its easy to see why. This Italian brand has produced some of the most gorgeous automotive designs ever, like the Montreal, GTV6 coupe and the 8C… Continue Reading...

Bugatti Galibier To Go Into Production Next Year

Bugatti Galibier To Go Into Production Next Year
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It has been two-years since Bugatti pulled the covers off their Galibier super-sedan concept, and while they had made much noise about the concept when it was revealed, not much has been said about this car since. With Veyron production coming to a close in the near future, speculation has been endless regarding Bugatti’s next… Continue Reading...

Ariel Planning Honda-Powered Superbikes

Ariel Planning Honda-Powered Superbikes
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Ariel might be a small, British sports car manufacturer, but it has made a big impact with its Atom sportscar. This minimalist two-seater has won the approval of not only the motoring press, but also with its customers, who see it as the ultimate in no-frills motoring. Some even call it a four-wheel motorbike. Now… Continue Reading...

Bowler To Make A Super SUV

Bowler To Make A Super SUV
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If you are an avid viewer of Top Gear, you are then probably aware of the Bowler Nemesis. This custom-built off-road vehicle can tackle just about any terrain, and now its maker is hoping to make one for the high streets. According to Bowler’s managing director Steve Haywood, they are looking to make a “Supercar… Continue Reading...

Fisker Planning Multi-Gear Transmission to Help Karma Deliver “Veyron Pace”

Fisker Planning Multi-Gear Transmission to Help Karma Deliver “Veyron Pace”
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Anyone who has played around with an electric radio-control car knows that power comes instantly and as a result acceleration is pretty rapid. Expand the idea to a full-size vehicle, and the results are certainly thrilling. So far, all fully-electric vehicles have had a drawback, their single-speed gearbox, which tend to neuter the driving experience…. Continue Reading...

Next Volkswagen GTI Details Emerged

Next Volkswagen GTI Details Emerged
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The Volkswagen Golf GTI is the original hot-hatchback. While many have followed this recipe of putting a tuned engine in a practical hatchback, thanks to its ever evolving state, the GTI is still on the scene and getting faster and faster. Now news from Europe suggests that the next generation GTI will just get a… Continue Reading...

BMW Targets 25% Sales Growth by 2020, 2 Million Vehicles Annually

BMW Targets 25% Sales Growth by 2020, 2 Million Vehicles Annually
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German auto giant BMW wants to become a bigger giant, as it looks to expand its annual production volume from 1.5-million vehicles/year to 2-million vehicles by 2020. Herbert Diess, BMW’s board member in charge of purchasing said in a recent interview that this expansion will come by the way of reducing purchasing costs, while keeping… Continue Reading...

Ferrari 458 Spider To Sport A Folding Hard Top

Ferrari 458 Spider To Sport A Folding Hard Top
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One of the “it” cars at the moment is the new Ferrari 458 Italia. All those who have been lucky enough to drive it say it is perhaps one of the best driving machines ever made. However, those who prefer to drive topless (we mean, with the roof down) have been waiting for the Spider… Continue Reading...

Audi TT RS Prices Announced For North America

Audi TT RS Prices Announced For North America
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First came the Audi TT, followed by the TTS a few years later. Now Audi fans in North America will finally be able to park the TT RS in their garage, at least those who have $56,850 (not including destination charges and other fees and taxes) to spend on a new car. This hottest version… Continue Reading...

Fisker Karma Nears Production, Leonardo DiCaprio To Get The Very First One

Fisker Karma Nears Production, Leonardo DiCaprio To Get The Very First One
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The birth of the Fisker Karma has not been easy. The project has seen delays and customers have seen the price go up over the years, before the car even set foot on any showroom floor. However, it now seems that the project is finally well on its way to hit the open road, as… Continue Reading...

Cosworth Tuned Subaru Impreza To Take On Supercars At The Pageant Of Power

Cosworth Tuned Subaru Impreza To Take On Supercars At The Pageant Of Power
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With the glamor of the Goodwood Festival of Speed behind us, car enthusiasts in Britain will no doubt turn their attention to the Cholmondeley Pageant of Power. This annual event is held at Cholmondeley Castle in Cheshire. At this year’s event, which runs from July 15 to 17, a very special Subaru is hoping to… Continue Reading...

Joss JP1 Set To Be Officially Unveiled Later This Year

Joss JP1 Set To Be Officially Unveiled Later This Year
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You probably have not heard of a car company called Joss, and you probably won’t see one running around in your neighborhood either, but this new Australian supercar builder will be unveiling their first production model later this year. So far known as the JP1 (official model name will be announced at the cars launch),… Continue Reading...

Aston Martin V12 Zagato Gets Green Light for Limited Production

Aston Martin V12 Zagato Gets Green Light for Limited Production
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When Aston Martin first unvieled the V12 Zagato coupe at the recent Villa d’Este concours event, the British exotic car manufacturer said this is just to celebrate the relationship between them and coachbuilder Zagato. They went onto say that just a racing version will be produced to take part in numerous endurance racing events this… Continue Reading...

Saab 9-5 Sport Combi US-Specs Leaked

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Saab 9-5 Sport Combi US-Specs Leaked
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Swedish car firm Saab has been in the news much more than even they would have liked to in recent months, mostly because the company seems to be on the verge of bankruptcy on a weekly basis. But while its CEO Victor Muller is looking for the money train to keep the company on track,… Continue Reading...

2012 Range Rover Evoque Gets 28-MPG, Priced from $43,995

2012 Range Rover Evoque Gets 28-MPG, Priced from $43,995
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Those who have been waiting to park the stylish new Range Rover Evoque on their driveway would be pleased to know that they won’t have to wait too long now. The vehicle will go on sale in just a few months time, but Land Rover has just announced US-pricing for this model, which starts at… Continue Reading...

Porsche Rumored To Launch New 550 In 2014

Porsche Rumored To Launch New 550 In 2014
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One of the most evocative names in Porsche‘s trophied history has to be the 550 Spyder. Some remember it as one of the best road-racing cars of its era, while some remember it as the car in which James Dean died. Now according to some reports, the 550 name is about to make a comeback… Continue Reading...

Next-Gen MINI Lineup to Include 5-Door Model

Next-Gen MINI Lineup to Include 5-Door Model
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Many fans of the original MINI complain that the new cars bearing the name are just too big. They certainly won’t be happy to learn that the next generation model of the MINI Cooper, also known as the F56, will offer a five-door variant along with the three-door offering. This new five-door model will not… Continue Reading...

Chevy Beat EV Launches as Demo Project in India

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Chevy Beat EV Launches as Demo Project in India
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As part of the celebrations for the World Environment Day, Chevrolet showcased an electric version of their Beat sub-compact car in India. The Beat BEV (Battery Electric Vehicle) is powered by 300 lithium-ion battery cells, which will take eight-hours to charge from a standard 240V house outlet. On a full charge, the Beat BEV can… Continue Reading...

Range Rover Evoque To Get XL Model

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Range Rover Evoque To Get XL Model
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Indian-owned British car firm Land Rover is about to launch their new Range Rover Evoque in the North American market in a few months time. However, these days almost everything is available in extra-large sizes (especially fast food servings) and hence Land Rover is already planning for a extra-large version of its baby-SUV to not… Continue Reading...

Lexus LS460 Touring Edition Launched, Priced From $73,000

Lexus LS460 Touring Edition Launched, Priced From $73,000
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Japanese luxury car brand Lexus seems to be taking note of what its German rivals are able to do successfully, that is selling models with appearance packages for what would otherwise be boring luxury sedans. So now Lexus has taken the LS460 sedan, which is an incredible luxury sedan, but lacks visual character, and added… Continue Reading...

Nissan Lafesta Highway STAR Is A Rebadged Mazda5

Nissan Lafesta Highway STAR Is A Rebadged Mazda5
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Car companies are no strangers when it comes to collaborating on a vehicle and selling it in different markets. Case in point, what we call the Mitsubishi Outlander, in France is sold as the Peugeot 4007 and the Citroen C-crosser. Typically, such collaborations start from the very beginning, but that is not the case with… Continue Reading...

Volkswagen Beetle R Set for Frankfurt Auto Show Debut

Volkswagen Beetle R Set for Frankfurt Auto Show Debut
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The newest generation of the Volkswagen Beetle might not have hit our showrooms yet, but that hasn’t stopped its maker from planning additional future models. The latest rumors are that a Beetle R version will bow at the Frankfurt Auto Show in September of this year, and this will feature the engine from the Golf… Continue Reading...