2009 September — Page 10 | Rpmgo.com – Part 10

The worldwide economic crisis made a huge dent in the budgets of almost every inhabitant of this planet. The recession has made people more careful on what they spend their money on and companies more careful on how they spend the money from customers. But at least one corporation is doing just great, as Renault-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn has just declared… …read the full post

Automatic gearboxes are great for crowded cities and small cars, that is why many companies, like Volkswagen have introduced special, dual-clutch gearboxes for their models, dubbed DSG,, which execute very fast changes, competing with the manual ones. Thinking they can do better, Peugeot and Citroen have both announced a new gearbox, entitled DCS6,… …read the full post

Did you manage to get your hands on one of the 20 Lamborghini Reventon models when they was announced at 2007’s Frankfurt Motor Show? Great. Now, for those of you who didn’t or those who want the wind to blow their hair when riding in this road-legal stealth fighter, the Italian supercar manufacturer has unveiled the first pictures of the… …read the full post

Here we are once more, with further proof to show that you mustn’t give supercars to those that aren’t prepared to “tame” the hundreds of horses from under the bonnet. This time, a Japanese driver thought it would’ve been a great idea to take his exclusive Ferrari Enzo for a spin just when it started to rain. Needless… …read the full post

Lexus, Toyota’s high end division, has just unveiled its newest concept car, the LF-Ch. While such a thing isn’t uncommon, it might make plenty of European car enthusiasts happy as it will soon become a fully functional hot hatchback from the Japanese brand. Set to rival premium models like the BMW 1-Series and the Audi A3, this new concept… …read the full post

UK-based car manufacturer and Formula 1 team McLaren has just revealed its newest model and the first to be made completely in-house: the McLaren MP4-12C. The new supercar will have 600 HP from the 3.8 liter engine and reach 60 mph or 100 km/h in just 3.5 seconds. As you all know, McLaren has been associated with German manufacturer Mercedes for quite… …read the full post

After seeing just how successful the VAG groups is going with its DSG dual-clutch gearbox, Japanese company Honda has announced that it has also developed its own type of gearbox which will feature two clutches in order to improve reaction time and the speed of the shifts. But don’t go thinking that the next Civic, Accord or any Acura-branded… …read the full post

After a long, but pleasant drive through Europe (especially Austria), yesterday we finally arrived to our first destination, Munchen, Germany. Though we passed through it last year, on our way to Geneva, this is the first time we’re actually staying in this city and we like it so far. I don’t what Munchen residents are saying, but we’ve… …read the full post

Every time an auto show is about to begin, the weeks before are crazy, with a lot of arrangements needed to be done for the trip and for the show. Happily, we’re done and tomorrow morning we’ll be leaving for Germany, with the Frankfurt Motor Show as our destination. But we’re not just gonna go to the show and back, because this year… …read the full post