April 12, 2024
Lotus

Lotus Elite 205 Special Edition Is Lighter and More Performance Oriented

We are all familiar with the Lotus models which come with great aerodynamics and sheer performance under the hood, especially because they make use of lightweight materials and advanced architecture. Recently, the carmaker has launched a special model called the Elite 205 Special Edition, meant to celebrate 50 years of company`s Hethel site, the model

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Mercedes

Mercedes E Class rumored to get lighter in 2015

German saloons are incredibly resistant to change. They evolve, get more refined, add more toys and many other things as well. At this point, there’s some stuff that stays constant: the image and the ideology. This tends to make German saloons feel like they’re targeting nothing but very old people. Of all the pensioners in

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Audi

2014 Audi R8 lists improvements

The Audi R8 may not look it but it has been with us for quite some time now, even the V10 version is getting a little old, and, as a result the Germans are announcing work on a new one. Due to turn up in 2014, the next generation of the Audi R8 will be,

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Lotus

Lotus Esprit – possibly the fastest car from the UK

News from Lotus: The small British company with a big heritage toots its horn once more, this time they claim their future Lotus Esprit may end up being the fastest car made in the UK. Quite an impressive claim, and as we will find out in just a few, attached to quite some impressive numbers.

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Mazda

Lightness is to be a key part of the next generation Mazda Miata

The Mazda Miata is one of the best ranking sports cars of all times, a numerous award winner, a favorite of everyone and possibly one of the most difficult to improve car a Japanese manufacturer has been faced with. Mazda is in just that sort of situation at the moment. After the original version lasted

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BMW

BMW at work on a new M1?

Ah Bavaria, the land of various boring stuff in Germany and BMW. This is where we get the really good stuff from and the latest in a long line of such things is the hope of a new M1. It seems like some rumors have started circulating around about how BMW may be working on

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BMW

75 years on BMW creates the 328 Hommage

While some people feel a bit disillusioned that today didn’t bring any rapture moment, many tend to live on and keep up with their normal plans. Some of us will be even more than glad to know BMW is continuing pursuing their original plan, part of which they are celebrating 75 years of existence of

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BMW

BMW M6 CSL misses production approval

The Bavarians know how to have their fun, and for some parts (such as the M3 Pickup) we go along for the ride but this isn’t really the case. Word broke out from Munich that BMW built what they’re calling an M6 CSL, and it never made approval for the production lines as there was

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Mini

The Mini is making yet another comeback

Under the BMW umbrella the British brand Mini made quite the comeback several years ago and as it happens, there’s still plenty of interesting stuff to come along. What’s truly weird among the interesting stuff that’s yet to come from Mini is how the actual Mini is bound to make a comeback at the Geneva

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Honda

Honda CR-Z’s future may be turbocharged

A recent rumor had a few Honda CRX fans more than interested. There’s more than enough consumer interest for what this rumor brings around. Britain’s Autocar has quite the bit of information to deliver underneath your door. It seems that the Japanese at Honda are preparing themselves for a Honda CR-Z that’s got all of

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BMW Tuning

BMW X6 M wearing Vorsteiner clothing

I am a BMW fan but I reckon that even so, I will almost never come to terms with the way the BMW X6 looks. It’s so unnatural, it’s like a Swedish bikini model that’s taken up bodybuilding. If I were ever to like some sort of “evening gown” in which it’d look good it

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Caterham

Caterham R500 Superlight reaches the end of the line

Possibly the most modern and best performing quintessentially British car is going to exit its short life in production. I’m speaking of the Caterham R500 Superlight.

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Kia Tuning

The Green Side of SEMA is showcased by Kia

Between the SEMA show and all of the gas guzzling high performance hot rods and so on there was always some room for the sensible option. The sensible option is what Kia went for when the opened up a stand with the Forte Hybrid Concept.

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Porsche

Porsche may be going for some new models

According to some allege Porsche dealer meeting notes the German performance automaker is up to quite a few tricks in regard to its product lineup. The info leaked on the plans of the Stuttgart based company pretty much boggle the mind of those who thought that the legendary car maker would take it easy after

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Ford

The 2 liter EcoBoost engine available on Ford Mondeo

Ford’s global EcoBoost petrol engine technology is now available with a two liter engine that will find housing in the new Ford Mondeo and will be developing 203 horsepower at 5,500 rpm. The exact same engine variant will be available on the new incarnations of the S-Max and the Galaxy.

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Audi Supercars

Audi R8 GT

Audi has just announced that it will be offering customers a vehicle to compete with stuff like the Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera, the Porsche 911 GT3 RS and the iconic Ferrari Scuderia. While it may be a bit late to join this club as all these cars have been around for quite some time now Audi

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Concept Cars

M-Org Chopper Concept is …organic?

While it may sound odd apparently this special chopper concept is actually organic as the designer claims that the frame, suspension and the steering is made from organic materials. The man behind this interesting looking M-org Concept chopper is Michael Smolyanov and how he describes the creation of this vehicle is pretty hard to understand.

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Lotus

The 2011 Lotus Elise S is the answer

Well at least when it comes to fuel economy it is, the latest offering from Norfolk has been rated at 46.7 mpg highway upon testing in the EU cycle. This figure is not that impressive when compared to a new generation hybrid or even certain diesel engines but none of those can offer the same

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