Espace has set the benchmark in the large MPV market for more than 20 years and now the latest revised 2007 range looks set to ensure it continues to be the most modern, stylish, safe and practical large MPV available. Continue reading Renault unveils its new Espace 2007 range
Month: April 2007
We found some sources saying that Audi will bring a Mini killer in 2010 which will be the official successor of the Audi A2, but now called Audi A1.
The current issue of German “Autobild” has this story as a main topic including the first pics ever. Continue reading Audi A1: Bringing a Mini killer?
Active buyers who want to get in touch with their sportier side â€“ or who just want to navigate the urban jungle in a sportier ride â€“ will make tracks to the Chevrolet Trax, an urban front-wheel-drive crossover concept with a twist: This micro SUV has an electric limited-slip differential that features an independent battery pack and an electric motor to drive the rear wheels, providing a low-cost all-wheel-drive system. Continue reading Chevrolet Trax Concept
While I was out celebrating Earth Day by driving our Audi S8 tester I stumbled across a really interesting find at one of the locations I stopped at to photograph the muscle sedan. Captain’s Cove Seaport in Bridgeport, CT is a harborside complex that’s a very popular spot in the spring and summertime around here. The big deck overlooking the marina is a great place to sit and have lunch with your family and friends, and some of the buildings there make for a great photo backdrop. Continue reading What I found on Earth Day
Inspired by a â€œhalf-soldier, half-modernâ€ military helmet, the Chevrolet Groove concept is contemporary and funky, but evokes classic Chevrolet heritage design cues like an upright windshield and prominent fender flares that give the Chevrolet Groove a strong, sturdy stance reminiscent of a retro hot rod. Continue reading Chevrolet Groove Concept
Injo Kim was inspired by everyday heroes when he led the team that designed the Chevrolet Beat concept, which debuts today at the New York Auto Show.
â€œEvery morning when you wake up, you yearn to be a hero that day,â€ said Kim, assistant manager of the minicar exterior design team at GMâ€™s Design Center in Inchon, South Korea. And in Kimâ€™s mind, that hero is driving the Beat, Chevroletâ€™s concept interpretation of a micro import tuner thatâ€™s â€œsimple, free and casual, with a strong heart.â€ Continue reading Chevrolet Beat Concept
The all-new 2008 Infiniti G37 Coupe, which makes its world debut at the 2007 New York International Auto Show, combines the exhilarating performance, stunning styling and modern, sporty interior of the original Infiniti G Coupe and accelerates each to new levels. Among the key enhancements to the new second-generation G Coupe are a larger, more powerful 3.7-liter V6 engine, available advanced 4-Wheel Active Steer system, a dramatic new exterior design and a refined interior with intuitive, integrated technology. The G37 Coupe joins the recently introduced, all-new 2007 Infiniti G35 Sedan in Infiniti showrooms nationwide in August. Continue reading All-New Infiniti G37 Coupe Debuts At New York Auto Show
Lexus unveiled the all-new 2008 LX 570 full-size luxury utility vehicle at a press conference today at the 2007 New York International Auto Show. The all-new third-generation LX will feature more technological advancements to provide added power, luxury, safety, roominess and both on- and off-road capability over the award-winning LX 470 it replaces.
Continue reading All-New 2008 Lexus LX 570 debuts at the New York International Auto Show
Conventional gas engines will remain dominant in the U.S. market, but hybrids and diesels are steadily gaining market share, especially as gas prices and concerns about global warming rise and technology advances, concludes a report by J.D. Power and Associates (which, like Standard & Poor’s, is a subsidiary of McGraw-Hill Companies). Continue reading Hybrids and Diesel Engines Steadily Gaining U.S. Market Share
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gave five-star crash test ratings, the highest government rating under the agency’s New Car Assessment Program, to the all-new 2007 Hyundai Veracruz and Santa Fe for both frontal and side-impact crash tests. The 2007 Elantra also scored five stars for frontal crash performance and Veracruz earned four stars for rollover performance. Continue reading Hyundai Receives Five-Star Safety Ratings From NHTSA
There are two new packages available for the Audi A6 and A6 Avant luxury-class models offering particularly popular equipment at attractive prices.
The business package and the business package plus each provide savings of up to 28 percent on the price of ordering the items they contain individually. Continue reading Audi A6 and A6 Avant: Attractive equipment packages
The 25 millionth Golf rolled off the Volkswagen production line in Wolfsburg on 23 March.
The very first example of the production Volkswagen Golf was assembled in 1974 and within three years volume totalled a million vehicles.Â Over 33 years and four generations later a Golf 1.4 TSI fitted with DSG transmission and finished in tornado red, became the 25 millionth example. Continue reading Wolfsburg plant produces 25 millionth Vw Golf