2015 Kia Sorento sketches hit the web

July 21, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The new Kia Sorento is expected to debut this fall in South Korea, therefore, new details are emerging as the release date gets closer.

These two sketches seem to be quite authentic and let us get a closer look at the upcoming crossover. At the exterior, buyers will get a new front grille, restyled bumpers, new alloy wheels, a sloping roofline and sweptback optical blocks.

2015 Kia Sorento sketch

2015 Kia Sorento sketch

The revised tailgate, dual-pipe exhaust and rear spoiler complete the exterior tweaks. Interior photos or renderings were not released but we expect small design changes as well as revised materials.
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Exhaust heat will charge your batteries in the future

July 21, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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A big chunk of new technologies developed for the automotive industry is directed at fuel efficiency and a overall more economical driving.

Now, a new material promises to use exhaust heat to generate electricity, both cheaply and with a better efficiency than previous techs.

Tetrahedrite

Tetrahedrite

The whole secret lies in tetrahedrite, a grey to black mineral which naturally occurs in some hydrothermal veins and metamorphic deposits. And it also comes with the added benefit of not being a toxic material, unlike others that were tested.
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Smart officially unveils the new ForTwo and ForFour

July 20, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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After teasing the new Smart ForTwo & ForFour with some sketches, the carmaker finally unveiled the new-generation models.

At the exterior, you can clearly see the evolved design wit revised bumpers, new headlights, bonnet and grille. Smart will offer two engines, namely a 1.0-liter unit offering 71 horses and 91 Nm of torque while a smaller 0.9-liter turbocharged engine delivers 90 hp and 135 Nm of torque.

2015 Smart ForFour

2015 Smart ForFour

A five-speed manual transmission is standard while a six-speed dual-clutch unit will be there as well. The 2015 Smart ForTwo measures 2,69m long, 1,66m wide and 1,5mm tall while the ForFour is 3,49m long.
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Skoda Black Edition Launched in the UK from 10,090 GBP

July 18, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The Volkswagen`s subsidiary Skoda, has recently launched the Black Edition model in the united Kingdom, the model coming with fine features at the exterior and inside, with prices to start from 10,090 GBP.

We are talking about the cheapest Citigo Black Edition, coming with a 3- and 5-door version, wrapped in the Black Magic Pearlescent paint or the 15-inch Auriga black alloy wheels.

Skoda Black Edition

Skoda Black Edition

Inside, the Skoda Citigo Black Edition is tweaked with the Portable Infotainment Device and the Entertainment package, while under the hood, the model is equipped with a 1.0-liter unit, with 59 horsepower.

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2015 Ford Mustang Performance Pack Coming in New Details

July 18, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The Ford North American based automaker has recently released fresh details with its high-end 2015 Mustang Performance Pack.

After revealing the official info on the 2015 Ford Mustang, the company is now ready to detail the Performance Pack version, which will obviously make the Mustang stand out from the shadow of the 2015 Camaro model.

2015 Ford Mustang Performance Pack

2015 Ford Mustang Performance Pack

However, the Performance Pack will only equip the mid-range EcoBoost as well as the top GT version, promising to feature a lot of performance.

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2015 Ford Expedition Coming in Details and New Photos

July 18, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The Ford automaker has just launched a new set of photos with the 2015 Expedition model, the SUV also coming in some details concerning performance and features inside.

As seen in the photos, the 2015 Ford Expedition is putting out the top Platinum version which will receive a lot of interesting features inside.

2015 Ford Expedition

2015 Ford Expedition

The cabin of the 2015 Ford Expedition is all wrapped in leather, with Ebony and Agate Gray accents, red wine color with tuxedo stripe accents and much more.

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2015 Mazda2 / Demio Launched in Video

July 17, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The fresh 2015 Mazda2 / Demio has finally made its official debut, the Japanese automaker launching the model in some an appealing videos, showcasing the design and the performance of the car.

Thus, as seen in the videos, the 2015 Mazda2 / Demio is coming with the Kodo design body, just like its older bigger brothers, the Mazda3 or the Mazda6, while inside the cabin things are kept rather simplistic.

2015 Mazda2 / Demio

2015 Mazda2 / Demio

Other changes concern a different 2,585 mm wheelbase, the 2015 Mazda2 / Demio being now 4,070 mm long, 1,730 mm wide and 1,450 mm high.

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Volkswagen Passat CC Launched Online

July 17, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The upcoming Volkswagen Passat CC was just launched online in two renderings, signed by the famous Hungarian designer, Theophilus Chin.

The renderings hit the web shortly after the 2015 Volkswagen Passat was launched a couple of weeks ago, giving us a glimpse on how a future Passat CC would look, if the model will come.

Volkswagen Passat CC

Volkswagen Passat CC

As seen in the two renderings, the next-generation Volkswagen Passat CC is based on the Seat IBL Concept, also tweaking some stylish elements from the base 2015 Passat.

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Porsche 918 Spyder Displayed with Impressive Throttle

July 17, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The powerful Porsche 918 Spyder is ending up in our news again, as a video with the hyper has just hit the web, displaying the model with impressive throttle.

The video is showcasing the powerful hypercar in a way we would never believe it, as the Porsche 918 Spyder is taking off in a full throttle from 0 to 333 km/h.

Porsche 918 Spyder

Porsche 918 Spyder

The video is also meant to reveal the impressive power that the 4.6-liter V8 engine is providing, meaning 608 horsepower.

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2015 Volkswagen Scirocco Coming in Details

July 16, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The 2015 Volkswagen Scirocco is ending up in our news again, with the sports car coming in fresh details, even if the model has already been launched at the beginning of this year.

The 2015 Volkswagen Scirocoo unveiled at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, is coming with some interesting updates, like fresh LED taillights, new bumpers, or some interesting features in terms of performance.

2015 Volkswagen Scirocco

2015 Volkswagen Scirocco

The 2015 Volkswagen Scirocco is also updated when it comes to safety measures, talking about some key systems like the Blind Spot Monitor system, the ParkAssist option, or the Dynaudio Excite sound system.

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