10 September 2008, 09:40 AM
Poised to lay down the gauntlet to its lower-medium rivals, including the next-generation VW Golf, one of this year’s most eagerly-awaited new models, New Megane, has arrived. Previewed for the first time in five-door form, in the lead-up to its world premiere at the Paris Motor Show in October, the successor to one of Europe’s best-selling cars ushers in a new era of styling, handling and quality.
Retaining characterful styling, Renault Megane's is immediately eye-catching. Its dynamic, elegant styling has been
09 September 2008, 08:15 AM
The new Boxer Diesel Forester – itself only launched in April in petrol format – the boxer diesel catapults it to the top of the class for fuel economy and low emissions. It also offers drivers the longest range of any SUV at more than 1,000 km before refuelling.
No other competitor can match the new Forester 2.0D X
08 September 2008, 03:06 PM
The Best Golf of All Times
• Golf’s high customer value and comfort defy class distinctions
• New Golf design points the way to Volkswagen’s future
• TDI, TSI and DSG systems reduce fuel consumption by up to 28 percent
• First Golf with Adaptive Chassis and Automatic Distance Control
Wolfsburg, September 2008
08 September 2008, 09:26 AM
426 kW (580 hp) and 650 Nm (479.42 lb-ft) torque, acceleration from zero to 100 km/h (62.14 mph) in 4.5 seconds and an optional top speed of 280 km/h (173.98 mph): the new Audi RS 6 Sedan has launched itself to the very top of the business class – as the most powerful series-production sedan in its segment. The sporty tiptronic transmission and the quattro all-wheel drive system, which has a slightly rear-driven emphasis, transfer the immense power onto the road with no loss. Uncompromising perf
29 August 2008, 11:36 AM
Lexus has announced the addition of all-wheel drive (AWD) versions of its flagship luxury sedan, the LS 460 and long-wheelbase LS 460 L. The 2009 model year expands Lexus' AWD lineup, making the LS 460 the fourth luxury sedan to offer AWD performance following the IS 250, GS 350 and LS 600h L.
The AWD versions of the LS 460 and LS 460 L will utilize a drivetrain almost identical to their hybrid counterpart, the LS 600h L. The AWD system featur
26 August 2008, 12:45 PM
Launched in North America in 2007, Mazda CX-9 was praised as a new crossover SUV that combines a sleek and sporty look and an exhilarating driving experience with high quality, space and flexibility. Mazda’s first three-row SUV has been a hit since then with customers and experts alike, winning North America’s coveted 2008 Truck of the Year award, which includes medium/large SUVs, and selling more than 53,000 units globally through June 2008.
The secret to this success has been an outstanding
17 August 2008, 10:04 AM
The world’s most significant celebration of the automobile takes place annually in Monterey, California. This year, it will see some of the most elegant, exclusive, and valuable vehicles ever produced in over 100 years of motoring, with Bugatti set to play a prominent role. On the evening prior to the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, the highlight of the event, the marque renowned for impeccable automotive solutions, aesthetics and driving dynamics will unveil a second model to the world – the
15 July 2008, 03:56 PM
New addition to the MINI family focusing in particular on sporting performance – and at the same time establishing a new market position for John Cooper Works. The MINI John Cooper Works and the MINI John Cooper Works Clubman provide the driving pleasure so typical of MINI in true racing character reflecting the unique nature and tradition of John Cooper Works.
• Drivetrain and chassis components derived directly from the MINI John Cooper Works CHALLENGE racing model: 155 kW/211 hp fo
11 July 2008, 04:57 PM
It is the epitome of sporty flair in its segment and for years it has maintained the leading position as the mostly widely sold premium vehicle in the world. Now the BMW 3 Series sets out to extend its lead even further. Specific design modifications, a further refined interior design, the new generation of the optional operating concept BMW iDrive, new services provided by BMW ConnectedDrive, a revised range of engines and innovations in the areas of drive technology, safety and comfort mak
11 July 2008, 11:22 AM
Value, choice and flexibility widen market appeal
GM Holden announced today that its much anticipated VE Sportwagon range goes on sale mid-July.
The Sportwagon ‘body in white’ was developed in parallel with the VE sedan architecture program. The result is a stiff body structure that ranks among the world’s best large passenger vehicles.
The structure delivers improved ride refinement and an overall sense of safety a
07 July 2008, 11:09 AM
Fifth generation of the BMW 7 Series – a brand-new interpretation of style, luxury and driving experience. Entering the market with three engine variants: BMW 750i, BMW 740i, and BMW 730d. Additional body variants of this luxury saloon in the guise of the BMW 750Li and BMW 740Li, with wheelbase extended by 140 millimetres (5.5") and particular focus on extra comfort at the rear.
Design of the BMW 7 Series standing for natural presence, superior sportiness and precise elegance. The features of t
05 July 2008, 08:56 AM
The launch of the fifth generation of the BMW 7 Series sets a new benchmark in automotive luxury, technical innovation and class-leading driving dynamics, combined with emissions reducing and fuel saving technology.
The flagship of the BMW model range debuts in November with a host of world firsts and will initially be offered with a choice of three powerplants, one diesel and two petrol engines. The two petrol-powered cars will be offered with a long-wheelbase body too. All three engines pro