2016 Mazda MX-5 Coming in Details

September 13, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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With the Mazda Japanese based automaker to introduce the iconic 2016 MX-5 model last year, little it was known about the performance details it would come with, but now, a report has been leaked to talk about it.

We are talking actually about a report coming from the Motoring Australia online magazine, claiming that they have actually run over some information based on some inside sources.

2016 Mazda MX-5

2016 Mazda MX-5

First off, the Japanese from Mazda were trying to give back the iconic model the look it had 25 years ago, meaning a reduced wheelbase of just 3.915 mm, making the model shorter than the present generation and even than the NA-series 1989.

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Failed car batteries: what to do in a breakdown emergency

September 12, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Breakdown Britain Report

Breakdown Britain Report

There are few things more frustrating for a driver than a failed car battery.
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New Mercedes B-Class facelift breaks cover

September 12, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The Germans at Mercedes released details and photos on the new B-Class facelift, a model slated to debut at the upcoming Paris Motor Show, an event which debuts this fall. At the exterior, buyers will get revised bumpers, LED High Performance headlamps, an improved front grille and revised optical blocks.

The rear end stands out thanks to the bi-color taillights with LEDs, a trapezoidal exhaust system and the aforementioned tweaked bumper. Under the hood you will find a total of four petrol engines, starting off with a 1.6-liter 122hp model in the B 180 version. The Mercedes B 200 comes with the same unit but with an output of 156 horses.

2015 Mercedes B-Class facelift

2015 Mercedes B-Class facelift

Go with the B 220 4MATIC and you will get a 2.0-liter unit producing 184 horses while a more powerful version of the same engine, delivering 211 horses, will be found in the B 250 version. If you want a diesel engine, there’s a 1.5-liter 90hp unit in the B 160 CDI while the B 180 CDI gets a 109hp unit.
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2016 Honda CR-V Caught on Tests in Southern Europe

September 12, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The Honda Japanese carmaker is preparing to launch the HR-V small crossover, while the CR-V model was sent for some hot-climate testing in Southern Europe.

Apparently, only the little sibling HR-V crossover will see the day light at the 2014 Paris Motor Show, this October, while the CR-V caught on shots here would have to wait a little bit longer, rumored in 2015.

2016 Honda CR-V

2016 Honda CR-V

The 2016 Honda CV-R tested here is actually a facelift of the present SUV, with the model coming with some interesting features and changes, especially at the front, where it will come with some new headlights, grille and refresh bumper.

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2015 Kia Soul EV Launched in US with Prices

September 12, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The Kia South Korean based automaker has launched some pricing details with the 2015 Soul EV, soon to be released on the US market.

The Kia Soul EV will be priced from a base $33,700, with the model to have a federal tax rebate of $7,500, while a lease option is also being offered, at a $249 per month.

2015 Kia Soul EV

2015 Kia Soul EV

The 2015 Kia Soul EV will be coming in the US in two trim levels, the Base trim priced at $33,700, while the higher “+” trim will cost $35,700.

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Infiniti QX70 S Design Launched ahead 2014 Paris Motor Show

September 12, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The Infiniti QX70 S Design model was recently launched in Europe in a limited edition, way ahead of the 2014 Paris Motor Show.

We are talking here about a truly car as it perfectly combines the luxury features with the sporty cues, making it a quite appealing sports car.

Infiniti QX70 S Design

Infiniti QX70 S Design

The first thing to come in mind when seeing this special Infiniti QX70 S Design would be the dark chrome, which features the company`s choice for a “more bespoke appearance.”

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Lexani Cadillac Escalade Concept One Launched in Video

September 11, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Cadillac, Tuning 

The guys from the Lexani Motors division has released their newly creation in a video, which is the high-end and luxurious Cadillac Escalade Concept One.

The craftsmen from the Lexani Motors deal with the designing and the production of bespoke parts, with the 2015 Cadillac Escalade to sport a rather non-impressive exterior.

Lexani Cadillac Escalade Concept One

Lexani Cadillac Escalade Concept One

Inside the Escalade Concept One SUV however, things are completely different, as Lexani Motors have managed to pay attention to every detail and fitted the cabin with state-of-the-art features, complemented by the Perimeter armor.

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2016 Mazda CX-5 Caught on Shots

September 11, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The Mazda Japanese based automaker has just sent the so calling 2016 CX-5 model for some road tests, with the SUV to come with some mild upgrades.

The changes coming for the 2016 Mazda CX-5 SUV refer to the body style, mainly at the front and the rear lights, as well as at the radiator grille.

2016 Mazda CX-5

2016 Mazda CX-5

The 2016 Mazda CX-5 also seemed to have been influenced by the KODO design language, which has also been seen on the Mazda2.

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2015 Subaru BRZ Special Edition Launched in Australia

September 11, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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The Subaru carmaker is facing hard times in Australia, due to the slumping market, and the company has decided to launch a special limited edition of the 2015 BRZ model, specially set of the Australian market.

The 2015 Subaru BRZ model will come with a lot of interesting features, for which you will have to pay a good 40,650 AUD, with some extra goodies at the design, which would add another 3,500 AUD.

2015 Subaru BRZ

2015 Subaru BRZ

For the aforementioned price, the new Subaru BRZ will be coming with the STI 17-inch lightweight alloys, a customized rear diffuser and a completely new stripes package.

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A Guide to Owning a Sport Van

September 10, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Ford, Other News 

The Ford Transit has a long and well-deserved reputation as the workmen’s van, but what about the busy worker who needs a little more oomph to get him where he needs to be? The 2007 Ford Transit SportVan 2.2 TDCi might be the vehicle for you.

What You Get

Ford has a history with high-performance vans, putting an F1 engine in their Transit range before Renault did the same with their Espace. The SportVan gives you a 2,198cc, four-cylinder, turbo-diesel engine with 129bhp at 3,500rpm.

2014 Ford Transit

2014 Ford Transit

For anyone who hasn’t driven a van before, the raised driving position gives you an increased sense of speed so even if this sounds tame going 70mph in a van will feel a lot different than a car. With a peak torque of 229lb ft at 1,600rpm, coupled with a five-speed gearbox, you’ll have plenty of power from a starting position and more than enough for when you need to overtake on a motorway.
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