Nissan GT-R Hybrid Planned, Outputs Impressive Powertrain

September 26, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The Nissan Japanese automaker has big plans for the GT-R model, as it might soon change it into a powerful hybrid, enough to produce an impressive 785 horsepower.

The Nissan GT-R would thus come with an upgrade 3.8-liter twin-turbo V6 unit, churning out a huge 650 horsepower, while the electric power would output an additional 134 horsepower.

Nissan GT-R Hybrid

Nissan GT-R Hybrid

The total power output of 784 horsepower would make the Nissan GT-R hybrid directly compete against the most powerful hybrids in the world, like the Ferrari LaFerrari, the McLaren P1 or the Porsche 918 Spyder.

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Mercedes-AMG GT Edition 1 Coming in First Leaked Pictures

September 26, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The Mercedes-AMG GT Edition 1 is ending up in our news again, this time with the first images to be leaked, just ahead the 2014 Paris Motor Show, starting next week.

The Mercedes-AMG GT was unveiled just a couple of weeks ago, but the German base automaker is still teasing us by launching the first leaked images with the GT Edition 1, which is set the lead the entire AMG fleet.

Mercedes-AMG GT Edition 1

Mercedes-AMG GT Edition 1

The Mercedes-AMG GT Edition 1 is significantly different from the standard AMG GT, as it will come with some modifications at the body, like the fresh carbon fiber side skirts, revised front splitter, or the new 10-spoke alloy wheels.

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Fiat Doblo facelift unveiled in Hanover

September 26, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Fiat unveiled the 2014MY Doblo at the 2014 Hanover International Motor Show. The Italian carmaker decided to refresh the current-gen Doblo with a series of exterior and interior tweaks.

On the outside, buyers will find revised headlights, new bumpers, a new front grille and fog lights. Inside, Fiat offers only few tweaks, namely new trim and a revised dashboard.

Fiat Doblo facelift

Fiat Doblo facelift

Power is provided by a 1.3-liter engine producing 90 horses while a more potent 1.6-liter MultiJet II diesel produces 105 horses. The new Fiat Doblo also gets the EcoJet technology for the diesel engines for improved fuel consumption figures.
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Second-gen Mercedes-Benz GLC (GLK) Caught on Shots

September 25, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The second generation of the Mercedes-Benz GLC was recently caught on shots while performing some road tests in camouflage, as it is preparing to be soon launched as the newly GLK model.

After the ML big sibling and the smaller GLA receiving their new generations, it was now time for the GLK model to get is rightful place on the carmaker`s lineup.

Mercedes-Benz GLC (GLK)

Mercedes-Benz GLC (GLK)

Once it will be launched on the market as the GLK model, the test mule seen here will not come with significant updates at the body, even if the model is all wrapped in camouflage.

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Lexus NX by Will.I.Am Edition Launched in Paris

September 25, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The Lexus subsidiary from Toyota has recently partnered the Will.I.Am division to specially create a limited edition of the new NX model, first to be unveiled last night in Paris.

The upcoming Lexus NX by Will.I.Am is larger, wider and comes in a monochrome matte pearl white finish, along with black panoramic glass roof, aluminum or carbon vinyl.

Lexus NX by Will.I.Am

Lexus NX by Will.I.Am

More tweaks at the body concern flared wings both at the front and rear, orange brake calipers, lowered suspension or the 22-inch luminous black wheels.

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Lamborghini Huracan Available in India

September 25, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The Lamborghini Italian based supercar maker has recently announced the presence of the Huracan model in India, coming with a base price of 340,000 GBP, plus taxes.

The Lamborghini Huracan will be very successful in India, as the supercar is highly valued by the Indian people, especially since the company sold around 14 units in 2011, 17 units in 2012 and 22 units in 2013.

Lamborghini Huracan

Lamborghini Huracan

To be a reminder, the Lamborghini Huracan has replaced the former Gallardo model, being launched at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show.

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Volkswagen Golf Alltrack revealed prior Paris

September 24, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Volkswagen officially announced the new Golf Alltrack ahead of its debut at the Paris Motor Show. As you probably know, the Golf Alltrack is basically a more rugged wagon version of the German model.

It comes with an increased ride, by 20mm, plastic protections and new roof rails. The bigger alloy wheels are also new while the 4Motion all-wheel drive system is standard.

Volkswagen Golf Alltrack

Volkswagen Golf Alltrack

A 1.8-liter TSI engine producing 177 horses for a 0-100 km/h sprint in 7,8 seconds is offered as a petrol choice while three diesels ranging from 108hp to 181hp are available as well.
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Dacia announces Duster Air and Sandero Black Touch special editions

September 24, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Dacia released details on two new special editions which are slated to debut at the Paris Motor Show this fall.

One of them is the Dacia Duster Air, a model which comes with new 16-inch alloy wheels, tinted rear windows, revised front and rear skid plates and Imperial Yellow side mirrors.

Dacia Duster Air edition

Dacia Duster Air edition

You will also notice the black trim at the interior, as well as the new upholstery and contrast stitching. The second one, namely the Dacia Sandero Black Touch, benefits from 15-inch alloy wheels, black inserts and body-colored bumpers.
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ETV for sale

September 24, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Over the last few days, the internet was home to quite a murmur regarding a very weird looking car named ETV.

This machine is handcrafted and the ETV name mostly stands for Extra Terrestrial Vehicle. It’s easy to why it would be called that.

ETV custom car

ETV custom car

The man responsible for the ETV is Mike Vetter from Florida, and now that this project is complete, he put it up for sale, ready to move on to the next weird build. Looking at the car, it kind of reminds me of the concept cars from 30 or 40 years ago, when futuristic had a different meaning.
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Volkswagen Beetle Classic Limited Edition Coming in the US from $21,195

September 24, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The Volkswagen German based automaker has announced the prices for the Beetle Classic Limited Edition, where the cheapest model will come available from $20,195.

The Volkswagen Beetle Classic Limited Edition will hit its dealerships at the end of the week, with the model to offer a lot of features for the aforementioned price.

Volkswagen Beetle Classic Limited Edition

Volkswagen Beetle Classic Limited Edition

We are talking about a Black Uni paintjob at the exterior, along with the Reflex Silver or the Pure White finish, rear spoiler, or the 17-inch Heritage wheels.

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