May 18, 2024
Toyota

2013 Toyota RAV4 giving company high sales ambition

Toyota is quite ambitious about the sales of its freshly unveiled 2013 RAV4. Apparently, they’re serious. They’ve set a target and everything. The Japanese car maker wants to sell a quite impressive 200.000 units of the RAV4 throughout the time on market it will spend next year. Since the projections are of 170.000 customers to

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Nissan

Nissan goes subtle on the 2013 Murano

Nissan’s Murano is genuinely one of the more interesting cars they make. It may be a crossover and it may be designed in America but it’s certainly not the typical lumbering vehicle. It can be a very unusual machine thanks to its high quality interior, its clever interior toys, its rather rare drivetrain solution and

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Chevrolet Muscle Cars Tuning

Lingenfelter’s Chevrolet Camaro lusts for retro

Chevrolet’s Camaro is not exactly a retro looking muscle car. Unless you’re willing to consider 2007 from another age that doesn’t really happen. Dodge’s Challenger is where you want to go for such a desire and, in a couple of years or so, the Ford Mustang won’t be any good either. But what if you

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Mini

RevoZport Mini Coupe is more serious than it sounds

China is often criticized for its forays into the world of the automotive enthusiast. Scratch that, China is only mentioned with a critical claim. So let’s try and make things feel a little different and talk about how something labeled “Made in China” can actually be quite interesting. This is the RevoZport Mini Coupe, a

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Chevrolet Muscle Cars

2013 Chevrolet Camaro SS gets new 1LE package

Chevrolet buttoned their ideas up about rivaling the institution that is the newest version of the Shelby GT500 Mustang. Since they know they can’t actually fight Ford’s pony car on a performance level, they will actually be reshaping their attack. Chevrolet will actually fight on the value for money kit. Their Camaro SS may be

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Tuning VW

Volkswagen Golf GTI gets some Schmidt Revolution tuning

Schmidt Revolution decided to showcase some of their tuning prowess by having a stab at the Volkswagen Golf GTI. They’ve decided to focus on the fifth generation of the model. There’s no openly published reason for this decision so we’ll just assume the German tuner picked the Mark V GTI because it was the model

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Hyundai

Hyundai Elantra sales boom

The Korean manufacturer success story of the present days is still going on, despite various predictions of their slowing down. Hyundai proves this better than everybody else as their 2011 Elantra is killing everything out there in its relatively entry level market. The “40 mpg on all models” certainly helped along the success story of

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Lexus

2013 Lexus GS 350 F Sport unveiled

Though expected at the upcoming SEMA show in Las Vegas, the Japanese have given us a bit of a surprise with an early unveiling. It is the unveiling of the 2013 Lexus GS 350 F Sport, the company’s mid-sized sedan now gets a bit of life breathed into it. Like some of the rivals M

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Lexus

2012 Lexus CT 200h F Sport unveiled, presented and priced

When Lexus originally introduced the 2012 CT 200h model it was presented as a nice all-rounder showcase of what can be done with sensible hatchbacks, sports, luxury and hybrid technology. That said, the brand new F Sport pack was recently introduced in order to make a point for just one of the multiple directions it

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Lexus

2012 Lexus CT200h gets F-Sport pack

Lexus set out with the CT200h to undo the bad image of hybrids, the cheap image of hatchbacks and basically offer the perfect car. Since they didn’t do “that” well in the reviews and not a lot of people are interested in it, the Japanese luxury brand is trying to improve it in order to

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Jeep

Jeep launches JK8 Independence package

Those of you who were hoping for Jeep to “make a pickup already” will be quite pleased by the following few paragraphs. Jeep didn’t exactly make a new pickup entirely but they do offer a special kit that can make your current Wrangler look and feel like one. It’s based on the already known Jeep

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Aston Martin

The Aston Martin Rapide goes over the top

Actually, the Aston Martin Rapide tries to go over the top. I know it has many strong points but for a family car it also has many many problems. Anyway, what I say doesn’t stop it selling and the British don’t mind this, but they do want to make Aston Martin Rapide owners get even

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Ferrari Tuning

Status Design Ferrari 430

Now, before we set of I have to say the Russians over at tuning company, Status Design were in some sort of meeting when they had some serious… protocol drinks and then they got to the Ferrari 430. And when they got to it and looked a bit at the spec sheet they must have

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Seat

Seat Ibiza SC Sport Limited

The German market is in for a treat from Seat as they have just announced the availability of a new special edition version of its three-door Ibiza SC (Sports Coupe). What makes this car special comes from an extra equipment package that adds value via numerous features.

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Kia Tuning

Kia Soul Edition Irmscher 001

It would seem that Kia can’t leave the Soul rest and just about once a month announce a new wacky version of this car. This time the contender is the result of a partnership between the South Korean automaker and tuning house Irmscher, from Germany.

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Lexus

Lexus LFA gets a special Nurburgring package

The Lexus LFA, one of the biggest ever surprises in terms of supercars coming from a manufacturer with no heritage or tradition in this domain will be getting even hotter. Lexus have said that despite the massive asking price for this car they will not be making any profit on it because the technology that

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Lexus Tuning

ASI prepared Lexus LX 570

Japan’s tuning specialist, ASI, had an interesting idea in recent times, they decided the Lexus LX 570 is in desperate need of a bit of tuning magic. With that in mind, enter the Invader package for the big japanese full-size SUV.

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Audi Tuning

Audi RS6 Clubsport

Have you ever considered Audi’s RS6 as being a bit slow? Neither did I but German tuning company MTM think it they can do better. Enter MTM Clubsport package to make it more of everything and give it a properly loud paint job that features three colors and some decals. There’s more, of course…

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