SUZUKI can finally claim a legitimate successor to the lamented Swift GTi.
The Swift Sport, unveiled to Australian media in Japan this week, may not carry the famous GTi badge (it no longer has rights to the name) but it has the firepower to outgun its predecessor. Continue reading Suzuki Swift Sports a chance
The all-new 2007 Chevy Aveo sedan is full of surprising features not normally found in entry-level vehicles, so it’s no surprise that Chevrolet is rejecting traditional methods to introduce the all-new sedan today.
At 1 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, Chevy will launch the Aveo sedan to media via a live webcast from Seldom Blues restaurant at GM’s Renaissance Center in Detroit. This special webcast will feature remarks from Ed Peper, Chevy general manager; and Cheryl Catton, Chevy car marketing director. Media will have the opportunity to pose questions; details will be provided during the webcast. Continue reading Chevrolet Launches The New 2007 Aveo Sedan
Volkswagen of America, Inc. is the industryâ€™s most environmentally friendly automaker according to J.D. Power and Associatesâ€™ just-released, 2006 â€œAlternative Powertrain Study, â€ which includes the Automotive Environmental Index. Volkswagen places three products on the automotive researcherâ€™s list of low emission vehiclesâ€”including the Golf, Jetta and New Beetle. The study includes gasoline, diesel and hybrid powered vehicles. Continue reading Volkswagen Ranks Highest In J.D. Powers Environmental Index
Mercedes-Benz Accessories has unveiled a new line of incenio designer wheels for the recently updated CL-Class that the company’s been working on since a year before the car was unveiled. The new line of wheels includes the 17-inch Almach, 18-inch Eridanus, 18-inch Armida, 19-inch Denebola and, the crown prince of Mercedes wheels, the 20-inch Alaraph (shown). Continue reading Mercedes-Benz announces incenio designer wheels
The production version of the Alfa Romeo 8C Competitzione makes its debut in a couple of weeks at the Paris auto show, but thanks to Spanish site km77.com, photos and details are out on the web for all to see.The car is driven by a Maserati-sourced aluminum 4.7L V8 making 450 horsepower and 347 lb-ft of twist. A six-speed gearbox with paddle shifters channels power to the rear wheels and can also be operated in full automatic mode. Like the engine, the car’s suspension is also a refugee from Maserati. Continue reading Alfa Romeo 8C Competitzione hits the web