Vehicle Selector Aid System

First of all, I’d like to mention that this is a paid review, order by through ReviewMe. However, even if paid, the opinions presented here are all mine. So here it goes. The main subject of this review is Autotropolis’ Vehicle Selector Aid service. What does this service do? As it’s name says, it helps you find the... the full post

BMW might be interested in Volvo

Facing a $327 million loss in 2006 on its luxury-car segment, it seems that Ford Motor Company plans on selling Volvo. One of the companies interested in acquiring Volvo is BMW. The German giant has been studying a possible purchase of Volvo and already had some informal talks with Ford about this, but nothing is official so far, one of Ford’s... the full post

The new Renault Twingo

The new Twingo, which will go on sale on 15 June 2007, will be one of the first new vehicle released in an extensive range renewal programme by Renault. The new model by Renault targets a broader, more international customer base than its predecessor, and there’s even a right-hand-drive model for the UK market. With a design close to the new... the full post

Ferrari 360 Modena by JN Hephaiss

JN Hephaiss presented a modified version of the Ferrari 360 Modena, especially focused on improving the aerodynamics. The car’s body kit include a front spoiler, side skirt and rear-end diffuser, all of which are available in two materials: FRP and Carbon (dark colored spoilers). Other modification include the exhaust/muffler system and the 19-inch... the full post

Peugeot 308 official pictures

A few days ago we presented some unmasked spy-shots of the upcoming Peugeot 308. We now have some official pictures from Peugeot of this car, which will be equipped with the same 1.6L unit from the new 207, developing 120hp. This will be followed by a 150hp 1.6L turbo unit that was co-developed with BMW, with the range topped out by a 170hp 2.2L turbodiesel. No... the full post

Gasoline price to go up again in the US

The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline today was $3.23 a gallon, up 2 cents compared with Tuesday, May 22. The average price is 37 cents higher today than it was a month ago, according to AAA, of Heathrow, Fla. The average prices of midgrade unleaded and premium unleaded gasoline also are slightly higher compared with three days ago.... the full post

New Seat models coming from 2009

During a media event at Seat’s headquarters today, the company’s chairman Erich Schmitt officially announced that Seat plans to produce two new models starting from 2009. It looks like the first one will be a new mid-sized sports sedan that is currently in development and the other will be an estate car. The sport sedan will probably be... the full post

635 hp Corvette Z06 by Vortech

Vortech Engineering is preparing a tuned up 635 hp version of the Corvette Z06. The kit, which starts at $6,695, comes with everything you need for installation, including the supercharger, air-to-air aluminum intercooler, compressor bypass valve, aluminum mounting brackets and hardware, high-flow fuel pump, oversize fuel injectors, and a custom Diablo... the full post

Mini MK2 available in August

BMW announced today that all Mini models will get fuel saving technologies by August. The three main technologies used include brake energy regeneration, automatic start-stop, and switch point display(this will help drivers of manual transmission MINIs to select the most economical gear in which to drive by analyzing speed, road situation and accelerator... the full post

Ford to give up on RS

Some bad news for the European car enthusiasts. It seems like Ford will quit developing the RS for the next year MkII Ford Focus. One of the most appreciated cars from Ford, the Focus RS sported WRC-inspired looks and handling, and was powered by a turbocharged 215-horsepower 2.0L Duratec engine. A spokesman from Ford revealed that the prototype models... the full post

New Ford F-150 pickups

Roush F150 Nitemare Two Ford special edition F-150 pickups were unveiled this week. First one is the Roush F150 Nitemare, a 445hp supercharged car based on the standard cab version of the F-150. The Roush F150 Nitemare is equipped with a Roush charger that boosts output from the 5.4L engine to 445hp and 500lb-ft. of torque. The car will be produced... the full post

Mercedes SL based Kicherer SL K 60 Evo Black

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New York green cabs by 2012

New York’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced today that the city’s yellow taxi cabs will go green within five years, as part of a larger push to make New York a more environmental friendly city. As part of a plan that Bloomberg hopes to serve as a model for other large cities, 1,000 hybrid taxis would be introduced by October 2008, and... the full post

Audi S3 by Sportec

The Swiss tuner Sportec presented their version of the Audi S3, which has been moded into a pretty powerful car. The car is powered by Audi’s 2.0 TFSI engine which has been raised from 265 hp to 300 hp and now takes the car from 0 to 100 in just 4.9 seconds (1 second faster than the “regular” S3) and has a top speed of 265 km/h (165... the full post

Ferrari F430 Spider by Hamann

A few days ago we wrote about Hamann tuning the Ferrari F430. It seems that Hamann likes Ferrari, because they’ve presented their modified version of the Ferrari F430 Spider. Not so impressive as the Black Miracle, but still, a wonderful car. Click to see more pictures. …read the full post  Read More →