Skoda Octavia Combi RS Diesel by mcchip-dkr

October 30, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The specialists from the mcchip-dkr tuning division have recently modified the Skoda Octavia RS Combi Diesel, the model receiving a special customized upgrade program.

The Skoda Octavia Combi RS Diesel is completely new, as the German tuner has fitted a lot of high-performance features on the model.

Skoda Octavia Combi RS Diesel by mcchip-dkr

Skoda Octavia Combi RS Diesel by mcchip-dkr

We are talking here about new sport suspension springs, which lower the ride height by 30 mm front and rear, while riding on a new set of 19-inch black alloy wheels, all parts available at 1,789 euros.

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Porsche Panamera Exclusive Series Edition Officially Announced

October 30, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The Porsche German based carmaker has announced the arrival of the Panamera Exclusive Series Edition on the market, which will be officially unveiled at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show in a few weeks.

The Porsche Panamera Exclusive Series Edition will come in just 100 units, each one sporting one of a kind two-color combination, meaning a deep black metallic and chestnut brown metallic, while it will ride on the 20-inch Sport Class alloy wheels.

Porsche Panamera Exclusive Series Edition

Porsche Panamera Exclusive Series Edition

Inside, the Porsche Panamera Exclusive Series Edition will tweak a lot of premium features, like Poltrona Frau leather, the Nappa leather on the upper door trim, the Agatha Chestnut Brown on the lower door panels, Rear Seat Entertainment System Plus and a few more.

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Mazda6 Coupe under Development

October 30, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The Mazda Japanese carmaker is reportedly working on a new model called the Mazda6 Coupe, which is mainly based on the Mazda6.

The carmaker hasn’t officially announced the planning of the 6 Coupe, but some recent reports from Auto Express stated that the auto company would introduce a coupe version of the Mazda6 in a couple of years.

Mazda6 Coupe

Mazda6 Coupe

The Mazda6 Coupe would be standing near the already decided MX-5 / Miata model and would come with a lot of interesting fresh features, compared to the present sedan version.

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Volkswagen Goes Electric in China

October 29, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The Volkswagen Group German based carmaker is planning to introduce 20 models running on electric-battery, in order to cope with its upper rivals like BMW, Tesla or Nissan.

Volkswagen Group has previously announced that the company would launch at least 15 NEVs in China, by 2018, with the company to rethink strategy and offer 20 NEVs.

VW e-Golf Electric Car

VW e-Golf Electric Car

The head of Volkswagen Group China Jochem Heizmann, has also confirmed the availability of 20 new NEVs, starting with small cars and ending up by offering large SUVs, which would be full electric or pure plug-in hybrids.

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Hyundai ix25 SUV Reported to Arrive in Europe and the U.S.

October 29, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Leaks out of the South Korean carmaker state that the Hyundai ix25 SUV is reported to be launched first in Europe and in the United States.

The company has not yet confirmed the inside information concerning the introduction of the ix25 SUV in Europe and the US, as the model was first aimed for the Chinese market.

Hyundai ix25

Hyundai ix25

The Hyundai ix25 SUV has been already previewed as a production concept during the 2014 Beijing Auto Show or in August at the Chengdu event, and now the model is reported to come to Europe and the US in 2017.

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2015 Audi R8 Competition

October 29, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The Audi German based carmaker is finally preparing the long-awaited 2015 R8 Competition, with the hot ride to be showcased at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show, starting November 18.

The 2015 Audi R8 Competition may be considered one of the most powerful sports cars ever to be produced by the German carmaker, which would eventually lead to a limited production of 60 models, all going to the US.

2015 Audi R8 Competition

2015 Audi R8 Competition

In terms of visuals, the 2015 Audi R8 Competition is spectacular, the model combining some design cues taken from the R8 LMS Ultra racer with the some shapes that preview the street sports car.

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2015 Mazda2 Already Set for Australia

October 28, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The fresh 2015 Mazda2 is now ready to take off to Australia, where the model will become available in its dealerships starting November 1st.

The 2015 Mazda2 will have a base price of 14,990 AUD, which is actually a price cut from the present version.

2015 Mazda2

2015 Mazda2

For that money you will receive a 1.5-liter four-cylinder SKYACTIV unit, developing 79 kW and 139 Nm of torque, hooked to a 6-speed manual transmission.

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2015 Audi TTS Coupe Available in Germany from 49,100 Euros

October 28, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The Audi premium carmaker has just officially launched the 2015 TTS Coupe in Germany, where the base entry-level model will cost 49,100 euros.

The 2015 Audi TTS Coupe will come with a lot of goodies for the aforementioned money, along with a manual transmission, while the S tronic six-speed dual clutch will set you back at 51,250 euros.

2015 Audi TTS Coupe

2015 Audi TTS Coupe

In terms of pricing, the 2015 Audi TTS Coupe will be thus competing the Porsche Cayman, which costs 51,350 euros or the Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG which has been priced at 49,980 euros.

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2014 Sao Paulo Motor Show: Nissan Kicks Concept Officially Unveiled

October 28, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The 2014 Sao Paulo Motor Show has just started and a lot of carmakers worldwide have already displayed their newest editions.

It is also the case of the Nissan Japanese carmaker which has recently unveiled the one-off futuristic Kicks Concept, after the model was first seen in some teaser images.

Nissan Kicks Concept

Nissan Kicks Concept

We are talking about a future compact crossover which will start stales in Brazil, as people are quite attracted to small crossovers.

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Audi A6 Hybrid Pulled Over for Poor Sales

October 27, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The Audi premium car manufacturer has recently announced in an official press release that will stop production for the A6 Hybrid due to poor sales it has faced in the last period.

The Audi A6 Hybrid has been on the market for approximately three years now, with the model to be sold in just 4,000 units, a reason which made the carmaker to stop production of the car.

Audi A6 Hybrid

Audi A6 Hybrid

To be a reminder, the Audi A6 Hybrid is powered by a 2.0-liter TFSI four-cylinder unit under the hood, developing a good 211 horsepower.

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