February 2008 Archives Rpmgo.com

Today, the Auto Unleashed team will be leaving for Geneva, where we’ll be attending the 78th edition of the Geneva Motor Show. We probably won’t post as much as usual, but we’ll be coming with a lot of information and photos from the show, because we’ll be there at the press days, on March 4 an 5. Meanwhile, you can check out… …read the full post

With less than a week left until the Geneva Motor Show premiere, Opel made a press release today in which announced the new Opel Meriva Concept. The concept’s main attraction is the FlexDoors system, which consists of rear-hinged rear doors that swing open toward the back of the car and the front and rear doors can also be opened independently… …read the full post

Just the other day we showed you the first photos of the Mitsubishi Lancer Prototype-S and now here’s a cool video of the next high performance hatchback from Mitsubishi. Enjoy! Read More →

Though the Ford Kuga will make its official debut at the Geneva Motor Show, Ford announced that the production already started, yesterday, at the Ford plant in Saarlouis, Germany. They plan to build around 45,000 Kugas each year, which is about 10% of the factory’s production volume. Also, Ford plans to export around 84% of the produced Kugas… …read the full post

We’ce already seen the Mitsubishi Lancer Prototype-S Concept drawings and now we’ve got the first photos of the car, which is not actually a concept, but more of a pre-production version of the upcoming Lancer Ralliart, Mitsubishi hatchback competitor for the Subaru Impreza WRX. Scheduled to make world debut at the Geneva Motor Show, the… …read the full post

The Chrysler 300C was quite a success for Chrysler and, to spice it up even more, they’ve decide to release a new revised version for the UK, where the 300C did good, with 6000 units sold so far. The two engines which will be available are a 3.0 litre V6 engine that develops 215 hp at 3800 rpm and 376 lb.-ft. of torque at 1600 rpm, and the 6.1… …read the full post

No, Alfa isn’t planning releasing a new crossover, but, looking at these pics, we’re starting to feel bad they won’t. Because these drawings look amazing. These were made for an article posted by InfoMotori, in which they asked opinions about how people would feel about a 149 crossover. If you ask us, we’d definitely like to… …read the full post

Ugur Sahin Design is definitely one of the coolest design studios out there, the Audi Locus Concept being a proof of that. And here is the Dutch company’s latest work, the Corvette Z03 Concept. They’ve created this concept starting from the Chevrolet Corvette Z06, but it’s almost a new car, because every part of the car has been redesigned. And… …read the full post

Besides the Fiat 500 Abarth, the Italian car maker will also show the Fiat 500 Aria Concept at the Geneva Motor Show. The car is an eco-friendly concept powered by a 1.3 liter 16v Multijet Euro 5 turbodiesel unit (with anti-particulate DPF filter) mated to a robotic Dualogic shift transmission. The Fiat 500 Aria is also equipped with a Stop&Start… …read the full post

After a few photos leaked on the Internet, Lancia made a press release yesterday in which it unveiled the new Lancia Delta which will make its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show, in less than two weeks. The car is designed by Centro Stile Lancia and, when it will go on sale this summer, it will be offered with three engines, two 1.4 litre petrol… …read the full post

Besides the Jaguar XJ Portfolio, the British car maker will show another special edition at the Geneva Motor Show, the Jaguar XKR Portfolio. The car will have an all aluminum lightwieght body and will be powered by Jaguar’s 420 hp supercharged 4.2 liter V8 engine mated to a six-speed Jaguar Sequential Shift Transmission with paddleshift gear… …read the full post

At the upcoming Geneva Motor Show, Peugeot will present its latest additions to the 308 range, the sporty Peugeot 308 GT and the all new Peugeot 308 SW. The 308 GT will be Peugeot’s new top of the range model and it will be powered by the 175 hp 1.6 litre turbocharged THP petrol engine mated to a new 6-speed manual gearbox. This powertrain was… …read the full post

After a lot of photos leaked on the net, Volvo decided to made an official announcement of the Volvo XC60 crossover which will make its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show. Fredrik Arp, Volvo Cars President and CEO said: “It’s not only the safest Volvo ever. If you ask me, it’s also the most stunning. Not a bad combination, is it?”. So, is… …read the full post

It’s not every day you get the chance to ride on the highway next to a Bugatti Veyron Pur Sang, so you’d better take out the camera and film it. Especially that is car is just superb. Oh, and one more thing, you have one try to guess where this video was taken. If you’ve answered UAE (United Arab Emirates), you have a beer from us…. …read the full post

Ford released these photos of the production ready Ford Kuga, two weeks before the car’s debut at the Geneva Motor Show. Coincidence or not, the photos were taken in the Swiss Alps. Ford didn’t release any other detail, just these photos, so enjoy it! Photo Gallery: New Ford Kuga photos…read the full post  Read More →