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Renault Grand Kangoo: images and info

8 April, 2020
Here is a new, longer wheel-base version of the Renault Kangoo Maxi - dubbed ‘Grand’ - that will be made available in both 5- and 7-seat configurations. Basically, the Renault technicians have turned the commercial version of the model into…

Land Rover LRX Concept: first official images

7 April, 2020
Today Auto Motor und Sport published the first official images of the Land Rover LRX Concept that will be shown for the first time at the 2008 NAIAS in Detroit.The LRX is a two-door crossover with a coupè-like body that…

Ford hits 2 million sales in the US for the year 2011

5 April, 2020
Ford has managed to sell 2 million cars in the U.S. this year, making it the best-selling car brand in America. No other manufacturer has hit the 2 million mark in the States in recent years, since Ford itself did…

Nissan Juke-R at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

5 April, 2020
Nissan couldn’t certainly miss the Goodwood Festival of Speed where is going to display its small but mighty Juke-R. The super crossover, as we said before, presents improved mechanical features compared to the first prototypes. The 2007 Nissan GT-R sourced…

New Golf 7: the technical slides of the VW presentation

4 April, 2020
The new Golf 7 gets shown in a new teaser released by Volkswagen and premiered during a press conference that has anticipated what’s new about the model. As previously announced, the Volkswagen Golf MK7 will be 100 kg lighter than…

Audi Q7 V8 4.2 TDI

4 April, 2020
Audi announces the Q7 4.2 TDI, the most powerful diesel SUV on the market. For now (the Q7 6.0 V12 TDI is coming…).The Q7 V12 TDI has the same engine as the A8 4.2 TDI: a 4.2-liter V8 bi-turbocharged diesel…

Citroen C-Crosser and Peugeot 4007

4 April, 2020
Here are all the photos released by PSA Group of the two new SUVs developed jointly with Mitsubishi: the Peugeot 4007 and the Citroen C-Crosser.There is no doubt that the Citroen is the more aesthetically pleasing of the two…The engine…

2011 European Car of the Year: the Nissan Leaf

3 April, 2020
Could this mark the beginning of a true electric car evolution in Europe? The Nissan Leaf, an all-electric vehicle, has won the 2011 European Car of the Year Award in what was not, however, a smooth victory. According to some…

Mercedes CL Class – more photos

2 April, 2020
We’re still waiting for Mercedes-Benz to come out with the official press material for the new CL Class, but meanwhile photos and details keep emerging.The top of the range coupè from Mercedes-Benz will be on European markets next autumn, and…

Volkswagen Golf GTI Convertible: images and info

2 April, 2020
A few days ahead of its official unveiling at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, Volkswagen releases a few pictures of its long awaited Golf GTI Cabriolet, that will surely be one of the most sought-after models at the Swiss event.…

Maserati presents the GranTurismo S

2 April, 2020
A year after the unveiling of the GranTurismo, Maserati will be back at the Geneva International Motorshow with yet another world premiere, the GranTurismo S. The ultimate expression of the Trident coupé’s sportiness shifts the emphasis to performance and driving…

VW Tiguan – official design study

1 April, 2020
Volkswagen has a press release out, confirming the choice of the Tiguan name for its future compact SUV; coming out in 2008. The press release is accompanied by a nice design sketch, anticipating a car that is (fortunately) very different…

New Fiat Bravo – photos and press release

29 March, 2020
Fiat has finally shown the new Bravo hatchback to the world. On the italian version of our blog you can find an image gallery of the Fiat Bravo with all 27 hi-res images released.Initially, the Bravo engine range will include…

50,000 Fiat 500 to be sold in US

29 March, 2020
Reports are that Fiat has planned sales of 50,000 Fiat 500 models in the US market when it turns up later this year. Those figures are good for 2011 as well, but that sounds like a lot of little cars…

New 1.4 TFSI engine for the Audi A3

29 March, 2020
Audi has announced a new 1.4-liter four-cylinder TFSI engine for the A3, available starting from november 2007a. The new engine, a turbocharged unit with gasoline direct injection, delivers 125 ps at 5,000 rpm with a maximum torque of 200 Nm,…

It's official: Audi Q7 6.0 V12 TDI

28 March, 2020
Audi will be showing at the di Paris auto show the Q7 V12 TDI, the most powerful diesel passenger car ever produced, with a 6.0-liters V12 turbodiesel engine that outputs 500 ps / 1.000 Nm.Performance data is pretty impressive: this…

Mercedes Ocean Drive Concept

28 March, 2020
Mercedes-Benz has released the first official images of the 4-door cabriolet based on the S-Class. The official name is Ocean Drive Concept design study.The Ocean Drive is based on S 600, with its long chassis and wheelbase and its V12…

Mercedes CL Class – press release

27 March, 2020
Finally, the press release for the new Mercedes-Benz CL Class is out. You can find it below the fold, with some more pictures (you can find more here and here).The launch of the new CL-Class in autumn 2006 will be…

Geneva Motor Show – all the premieres

26 March, 2020
Here it is, a giant table of all the premieres that have been announced for the Geneva Motor Show. Starting from tomorrow, you will find ample coverage, mainly on our Italian language counterpart: Autoblog.it in Geneva.MarcamodelliAlfa Romeo 159 SportwagonBrera 2.4…

Mercedes CLK 500 m.y. 2007

26 March, 2020
Mercedes has announced a new engine for the CLK 500: the old 5-liter V8 with 3 valves per cylinder by the new 5.5-liter V8 with 4 valves per cylinder. Power goes up to 388 ps (from 306 ps) while maximum…
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