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New 1.8-liter turbo engine for the Audi A3

24 April, 2020
Audi has announced a new 1.8-liter turbo engine for the A3. We talked about it a couple of weeks ago, together with a 2.8 V6 FSI ValveLift, but now it’s official: 160 PS; 250 Nm of torque; top speed of…

Mercedes C 63 AMG Estate – official press release

23 April, 2020
Mercedes-Benz has (finally) announced the C 63 AMG Estate which will be shown in Frankfurt. It has also released 7 high resolution images of its new super-sports station wagon.As anticipated, the Mercedes C 63 AMG Estate features the 6.2-liters V8…

First De Tomaso car to market in 2011

22 April, 2020
The first De Tomaso branded vehicle will have its official presentation at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show and will be ready for market by June next year. This historic brand for Italy will make an appearance on the market in…

Skoda Citigo: first pic of the 5-door version

22 April, 2020
Skoda releases the first image of the 5-door Citigo (above), which will be officially unveiled at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show (March 8-18) alongside the Volkswagen Up! with the same body-type. The two city cars have been developed on the…

Audi RS6 Avant- official images and specs

21 April, 2020
Finally, the official announcement of the Audi RS6 Avant has come. The new “monster” from Ingolstadt is really a super-car in all but appeareance: the engine is a 5.2-liter V10 twin-turbo with 580 bhp and a torque of 650 Nm…

Lamborghini: what happened to the Estoque?

21 April, 2020
Lamborghini’s CEO Stefan Winkelmann has recently revealed to be evaluating a third-model-line option, as previewed by the long forgotten Estoque saloon. This was reported by Autoweek, citing the words of the CEO “It [the Estoque] was placed on hold because…

Porsche 918 Spyder: spy shots from a reader

20 April, 2020
Once again, a reader from out parent-site Autoblog.it has sent us some spy photo of a new or upcoming model, and this time around the subject of these pics is the beautiful Porsche 918 Spyder, which will be officially introduced…

Chinese Hummer deal in negotiations

20 April, 2020
The plan by China’s Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery to buy GM’s Hummer brand could be in jeopardy as the economic agency for China might reject the bid. Tengzhong will be negotiating with the National Development and Reform Commission to…

BMW leaves Formula One

20 April, 2020
BMW has announced it will withdraw from the Formula One at the end of the 2009 season as part of a “restructure” of its motorsports activities. The decision was made at a board meeting, as the company focuses on investing…

New entry-level Porsche: Cajun to production

18 April, 2020
The Porsche Cajun, or baby Cayenne as it has been previously known, will mark a new entry-level model Porsche much like the Boxster in the coupé segment for the brand. Porsche has made a brief announcement that the Cajun will…

Ferrari F12berlinetta finally unveiled

18 April, 2020
Today is one of those days when the whole automotive indusrty just stops and takes notice. Today is the day that sees the launch of the brand new Ferrari F12berlinetta, the new, unbelievable V12 sportscar from the legendary Italian manufacturer…

Alfa Milano debut postponed, possible name change

18 April, 2020
Last minute controversy surrounds the Alfa Milano debut, scheduled for today, with the date being changed and a possible name change in the works. The controversy over the name arises from tension between Alfa Romeo and its Milanese workers, who…

Caterham: entry-level Seven model teased

16 April, 2020
Caterham Cars will release this fall a new, affordable entry-level version of the iconic Seven model, and here is first official teaser of the future car. It will come with an accessible price tag at under £ 17,000 (a little…

Vygor Italian sports cars

15 April, 2020
There is an Italian sports car brand new in town called the Vygor and here is the first teaser shot of the model which will debut in October. We’ll admit it’s not a very Italian-sounding name (in fact in puts…

Audi S3 – first official photos

15 April, 2020
First official photos of the new Audi S3 from Auto Motor und Sport, while Audi’s press site still doesn’t have anything. Another embargo violation ? While wating for the english press release, here are some highlights.The S3 has a further…

Audi A5 / S5 – official announcement and photo galleries

14 April, 2020
Audi has officially announced the A5 and S5. The big novelty, besides the return of a true 4-seater Coupè from Audi, is the simultaneous announcement, for the first time, of the “normal” and “S” versions of an Audi model.The engine…

Gordon Murray Lotus board

13 April, 2020
The Lotus board gets another feather in its cap as Gordon Murray joins the Lotus Advisory Council. That makes for quite a council over at Lotus as Murray will hook up with other names from the car industry like Bob…

Lucra 2.2: first images available

12 April, 2020
Diminutive California-based carmaker Lucra Cars has released the first official pictures of their model, tentatively code-named ‘2.2′. What we actually have here is a little more than a couple of teasing images, meaning only two graphic reconstructions of the car,…

BMW 1-Series – three door version and restyling of the 5 door

11 April, 2020
BMW has finally announced the three door version of its 1-Series hatchback, together with the restyling for the 5-door version.On sale from the spring of 2007, the 1-Series has benefited from the installazion of a whole new series of technologies…

Ferrari F430 Scuderia!

10 April, 2020
After a long wait we can finally show you the new Ferrari F430 Scuderia.The F430 Scuderia is an addition to the Ferrari range and it will be sold alongside the F430 Coupé and the F430 Spider. All thre F430s will…

New Fiat Croma

9 April, 2020
Fiat has announced the restyling of its flagship Croma. The Nuova Croma is now called a station wagon.The Nuova Croma is unchanged in size (4.78 m long, 1.77 m wide and 1.60 m high, with a 2.70 m wheelbase). The…

Mercedes – C Class Estate

8 April, 2020
Mercedes Classe C Station WagonMercedes-Benz has announced the new C-Class Estate. Based on the same W204 platform as the recently presented C-Class sedan, with the same engines and speficications, the C-Class Estate has a load capacity of up to 1,500…

Opel Meriva Concept – the official announcement

8 April, 2020
GM has officially announced the Opel/Vauxhall Meriva Concept that will be shown in Geneva next week.The Meriva concept is a very different beast from the current Meriva, with its FlexDoors system (rear hinged doors). According to GM, the b-pillars “have…
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