June 2007 Archives Rpmgo.com

This is a review ordered by ImportTuner through ReviewMe. But, remember, these are my opinions presented here and are not in any way influenced by ImportTuner. So, what’s this about? Well, ImportTuner organized a contest and you can win an Import tuner tshirt plus you can get featured in an article about your car. The next question that probably… …read the full post

German based tuner JE Design presented a complete styling suite for the new Volkswagen Touareg. The Touareg has been given a performance boost, which increases the basic power of the 2.5 l TDI engine from 174 hp to 206 hp and maximum torque going up to 460 Nm. JE Design also supplies a performance enhancement package for the Touareg V10 5.0 TDI, which… …read the full post

Renault revealed details for the upcoming Renault Laguna sedan, a car its designers claim is significantly better on the inside than anything else in its price range. Inside, occupants are treated to real wood and metal paneling as well as a new-design center console. Other new features for the model include an electric handbrake, remote engine starting,… …read the full post

BMW has launched a new M sport package for its X5. This is the first time the M performance kit has been offered on the SUV model. The exterior features new color-coded bumpers with integrated fog lights, extended wheel arches housing unique 19in wheels or an optional 20in set, plus new side moldings. On the interior, the X5 got full leather accessories… …read the full post

German based tuner ART presented a modified version of the heavyweight from Mercedes, the GL. The ART engine performance for CDI versions offers electronic performance optimization of the motor control. It squeezes around another 20% of speed out of those already powerful series engines. Performance optimization will be available soon for the V6 and… …read the full post

This is a paid review ordered by Autotropolis, through ReviewMe. But stay cool, even if they paid for it, the opinions expressed here are completely mine and are not influenced in any way by them. So, what is Autotropolis? It’s a website that wants to turn into an indispensable resource for those of you trying to find a new car. Their “weapon”… …read the full post

Informatori showed some pics of what’s suppose to be the 2008 Ford Focus Coupe. Ford has already shown the redesigned 2008 US Focus, which is a coupe look for the 3-door version, so we believe this can be possible. What we’re not sure about is that 2008 will be the year when it will be introduced, because the actual generation Focus began… …read the full post

Nissan launched the Dualis, their latest midsize crossover, in Japan. Known in Europe as Qashqai, the Dualis will be available with a DOHC 2.0-liter inline-4 engine that delivers 140 hp and with prices from $16,080 to $19,970. Nissan hopes to sell about 24,000 Dualis crossovers in Japan (which is a small number, considering their target for Europe… …read the full post

Autoblog celebrates it’s relaunch with the Autoblog Nitro Sweepstakes, that gives you the chance to win a 2007 Dodge Nitro R/T. Autoblog partnered with Dodge for this sweepstakes where you can win the Nitro R/T featuring standard 20-inch chrome wheels and a 4.0L V6 engine with 260 horsepower, plus the MyGIGâ„¢ Multimedia Infotainment System… …read the full post

AC Schnitzer presented their modified version of the BMW 3 Series Cabrio, the AC Schnitzer S3 Cabrio. The convertible is powered by a 3.0 diesel engine that produces 195 kW / 265 HP and a maximum torque of 550 Nm. The body kit includes a more sporty front skirt, which also increases downforce, side skirts and a rear skirt, plus Type II and Type III… …read the full post