Beijing Auto Show: HongQi SUV Concept

  • April 22, 2008 |
  • Concepts |

HongQi (Chinese for Red Flag) is the premiere division of Chines car maker FAW Groups and at the Beijing Auto Show presented this quite interesting concept, the HongQi SUV Concept. It’s quite surprising for a Chinese producer to come up with such a great looking concept, however, considering that the production version won’t be available... the full post

Buick Invicta Concept debuts at Beijing

Besides the new Audi Q5, the Beijing Auto Show marked another world premiere, the Buick Invicta Concept. The four-door midsize sedan previews Buick’s design direction for world’s biggest markets, the US and China. Based on the Riviera concept, the Invicta features modern and sleek proportions and the exterior lines “flow uninterrupted... the full post

Audi Q5 makes world debut

Last weekend, at the Bejing Auto Show, the new Audi Q5 made its world debut. The new crossover from Audi will have a tough competition, in a market where Mercedes Benz also presented the new GLK and the BMW already has the X3. However, Audi made the Q5 sportier than the competition, the car measuring 4.63 meters (15.19 feet) in length, 1.88 meters... the full post

Funny BMW M5 ad

We’re sure you all know the BMW M5 is one of the world’s most powerful sedans and one of the most interesting cars out there. But we’re definitely sure you didn’t expect this! So, all you M5 owners out there, you’d better watch your dogs carefully!…read the full post  Read More →

Auto Unleashed back from the break

It’s been a few days since our last post, and we’d like to apologize for the break, but we had some personal problems over here and couldn’t keep up with all that’s happened in the auto industry. But now we’re back and we’ll try to present you everything we missed in the last days, because there were some really interesting... the full post

2009 Honda Pilot officially announced

In a press release made today, Honda announced their new SUV, the 2009 Honda Pilot, after a few days ago we showed you photos of the car caught in Detroit without any camo. The new SUV from Honda is powered by Honda’s 3.5 liter V6 engine which develops 250 hp and 253 lb-ft of torque and features the latest generation of fuel-saving Variable Cylinder... the full post

Bentley GT Speed tuning by ASI

Founded last year, the Japanese tuning company ASI is new to the market and started various tuning programs for Bentley cars. ASI stands for Accuracy, Spirit, Imagination and the company got good reviews after their 2007 SEMA debut. One of their first products is this Bentley GT Speed, which, besides the company’s standard GT body kit, also features... the full post

Opel Insignia leaked photos

  • April 16, 2008 |
  • Opel |
  • No comments |

Opel tried to tease us by releasing these teaser photos of the upcoming Opel Insignia, which will make it’s debut on July 2nd, at the London Motor Show. However, Opel’s car won’t be such a big surprise, because the Dutch website AutoWeek broke the embargo and published yesterday a set of official photos of the Insignia. The Opel Insignia... the full post

Corvette Z06 Black Edition program by Geigercars

There are many Corvette fans out there and we’re sure that this will be great news to them, because the German tuner Geigercars has prepared a special program for the American muscle car. Priced at 89,900 Euros, the Corvette Z06 Black Edition is powered by a modified version of Chevrolet’s LS7 7.0-liter V8 engine, which delivers an astonishing... the full post

Tesla Motors to sue Fisker

Yesterday, at the San Mateo Superior Court in California, Tesla Motors filed suit against Fisker Automotive. Henrik Fisker, the creator of the Fisker Karma, was hired last year by Tesla to design its upcoming electric sedan, called WhiteStar. According to Tesla, the reason Fisker accepted this job was “to gain access to confidential design information... the full post

Two new cool Volkswagen Scirocco videos

Today, GermanCarBlog posted two new cool videos for the upcoming Volkswagen Scirocoo. Also, you can find out more about the Scirocco from the official Volkswagen microsite, here. The VW Scirocco debut this year at the Geneva Motor Show, 34 years after the original Scirocco was unveiled at the same Swiss show and VW plans to make the Scirocco an affordable... the full post

2009 Acura TSX pricing announced

Yesterday, Acura announced the princing for the new 2009 Acura TSX. The car, which will go on sale in the US starting April 24th will be available in two versions: the generously appointed TSX and the fully-featured TSX with Technology Package and MSRP (Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price) pricing starts at $28,960 and tops at $32,060, while destination... the full post

BMW M3 tuning by Hamann

The German tuner Hamann presented their tuning program for the E92 BMW M3. The first tuning level increases the V8′s performances by 15 kW/20 hp, so the engine now delivers 324 kW/440 hp and also 425 Nm on the crank shaft. The increased power and torque output is achieved by an optimised engine map and the top speed was also increased to 300... the full post

Video: Cadillac CTS Coupe spied

The Cadillac CTS Coupe debuted at Detroit, we saw it live at Geneva and we were really impressed with it. So here is a spy video by Inside Line, which shows the car being tested at GM’s Milford Proving Grounds. Though the CTS Coupe is pretty well camouflaged, we can see that the production version will hold many of the Concept’s characteristics.Check... the full post

Audi Q5 and Mercedes Benz GLK to debut at Auto China

With global sales starting to decline, China is becoming a more and more important market for car makers and a proof of that is the attention China gets from them. The upcoming Auto China Show in Beijing will mark the debut of the Audi Q5 and the Mercedes Benz GLK crossovers. This move is very important to Audi, because, with an increase of 24.8 percent... the full post