Mercedes-Benz is continuing its US diesel initiative with the presentation of another concept vehicle at the Detroit Auto Show. The Vision GL 420 BLUETEC demonstrates that, thanks to BLUETEC® technology, even large, high-performance SUVs can offer economical fuel consumption and extremely low emissions. Boasting a powerful V8 diesel engine, which develops 216 kW (290 hp) and 700 Nm (515 lb ft) of torque, the anticipated fuel efficiency for the new SUV is just 9.8 litres per 100 kilometres (24 mp
The all-new Jaguar C-XF concept car, a stunning four-door sedan that blends dynamic, modern features with classic, heritage cues, will make its debut at the 2007 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Mich. This concept, which boasts a 4.2-liter supercharged V8 engine, signifies a new era for the company and is a clear indication of the design direction for the company's next-generation of sport sedans.
Headed by Jaguar Director of Design Ian Callum and Head of Advanced Design
Ford of Europe's Commercial Vehicle development team, based at the company's Dunton Technical Centre in the UK, is celebrating the Ford Transit's status as International Van of the Year 2007, by creating an unusual one-off special – the Transit XXL.
Transit XXL literally stretches the Transit Tourneo passenger vehicle to new lengths, and could well be the longest Ford Transit in the world!
Designed and built by the Transit team at Dunton as a special project, Transit XXL uses 'off the shel
The Infiniti FX, Infiniti’s dramatic premium crossover SUV, enters the 2007 year with minimal changes after a major 2006 upgrade. The FX35 offers a new 18-inch wheel paint color with high luster finish and, for FX45, new standard power folding sideview mirrors. Interior refinements include a new seat belt reminder system and available iPod accessory.
Since its debut in 2003, the Infiniti FX has steadily evolved into a technological tour-de-force in the highly competitive luxury SUV arena. A m
What would result from the unlikely “marriage” of a low-roof, highly practical Ford Transit Connect van with the power unit and brakes from Ford’s legendary high-performance Focus RS? The answer is the 'vantastic' Transit Connect X-Press - the fastest and most dramatic version of Ford’s tough and highly versatile small commercial to hit the tarmac.
Lower (by up to 70 mm), meaner (with 18-inch OZ alloys) and emitting an exhaust note more akin to that of Ford’s Focus RS WRC, X-Press is an unden
The all-new 2008 Dodge and Chrysler minivans once again prove they have the right ingredients to be the best vehicles to move people and cargo. With 35 new and improved features, the 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country aren’t just practical vehicles, they also have the right mix to be “family rooms on wheels,” with something for everyone to enjoy.
“The all-new 2008 Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan spice up the minivan recipe by offering an all-new contemporary appearance,
The fastest and most powerful limited-edition street car in the world. Only 24 will be built. Hennessey Performance Engineering will build just 24 Venom 1000 Twin Turbo SRT Coupes and 24 Venom 1000 Twin Turbo SRT Convertibles for the 2006 model year.
1000 hp @ 5000 rpm
1100 lb-ft torque @ 3800 rpm
0-60 mph: 2.9 sec.
0-100 mph: 5.8 sec.
0-150 mph: 10.9 sec.
0-200 mph: 19.6 sec.
Top Speed: 255 mph
Dodge Viper SRT10 Coupe or Convertible
Lincoln is pulling the wraps off a head-turning new concept car at the North American International Auto Show next week, signaling its design strategy for the next-generation of premium American vehicles and launching a new engine family.
The Lincoln MKR concept introduces a new design language of “elegant simplicity” on a four-door coupe that also features environmentally friendly amenities and fuel-saving technology, including its TwinForce™ engine. The concept’s 3.5-liter gasoline twin-tur
The new Touareg generation will be offered with three R line packages in the future. They can be ordered for all engine versions starting from 165 kW (V6 TDI).
In the first upgrade stage here the R line program offers extras including 20-inch alloy wheels (of type “Omanyt”), sport chassis, a four-spoke leather steering wheel, selector lever with R line logo, interior door trim in front with R line logo and pedal caps in R line design. Volkswagen offers “Casablanca” 20-inch alloy wheels as an
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In einer Weltpremiere wird Volkswagen auf der Essen Motorshow am 30. November den neuen Passat R36 vorstellen. Die Kraft des stärksten Passat aller Zeiten liefert ein 220 kW / 300 PS starker und 3,6 Liter großer Sechszylinder-Benzindirekteinspritzer (3.6 FSI). Die Kraftübertragung erfolgt serienmäßig via Doppelkupplungs¬getriebe (DSG) und permanentem Allradantrieb (4MOTION). Die Höchstgeschwindigkeit der Limousine wird bei 250 km/h elektronisch abgeregelt. Die Besc
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Der neue Eos von Volkswagen ist das erfolgreichste Cabriolet Deutschlands: Im Frühsommer 2006 eingeführt, übernahm das Cabrio-Coupé auf Anhieb die Spitzenposition seines Segmentes. Im August betrug der Marktanteil des Viersitzers 15,3 Prozent; mit rund 1.600 in einem Monat neu zugelassenen Eos lag der Volkswagen dabei mehr als 100 Prozent vor den nächsten Wettbewerbern. Ein Kompliment an den Eos, der in den Versionen „1.6 FSI“,„2.0 FSI“ und „2.0 TDI“ die Kunden der
Today, Ford debuts the all-new 2007 Ford Shelby GT through a behind-the-scenes look at the high-performance Mustang's development on its “Bold Moves: The Future of Ford” web-based documentary ( www.fordboldmoves.com ). On Wednesday, Ford confirmed production of the Shelby GT as one of 9 new product introductions coming in the next 6 months. The Shelby GT will feature a 4.6-liter V-8 producing 325-horsepower and production will be limited to less than 10,000 models in volume therefore assuring it