November 2007 Archives

After today we wrote about the Brabus SLR Roadster or the Abt Audi AS5, we present you another supercar package, the Skoda Fabia Sport. Just kidding, of course. Today, Skoda announced the UK launch of the Skoda Fabia Sport, a new addition to the Czech carmaker’s small car range, which got a new front spoiler, chrome exhaust pipe, rear diffuse… …read the full post

After a lot of speculation, Jalopnik dropped the bomb today and announced what will be the mystery car to play K.I.T.T. in the next Knight Rider movie and that is the Shelby GT500 King of the Road, based on the Ford Mustang. Frankly, I’m not that thrilled about the Mustang, because I don’t know if its ‘fierce’ looks is right… …read the full post

I got to admit, this is one of the most impressive machines I’ve ever seen. This life-size driving simulator was built by Toyota, in order to be albe to develop better safety technologies, by being able to analyze the driver’s behavior under different conditions. The simulator consists of a real car surrounded by a 360 degree screen which… …read the full post

My guess would be that the new Audi A4 will become a really important player in the premium mid-size sedan class, even though the competition from the new Mercedes C-Class and the BMW 3-Series is pretty tough. So Abt got to work and created this, the AS4 tuning program for the A4. And they sure did a pretty good job, ’cause it looks great. Exterior… …read the full post

Apple had a huge success lately with its products, especially the iPhone (I think I just got over my iPhone allergy, because there was a time when everyone just looked like it lost its mind with the iPhone), so, in an interesting marketing move, Jaguar decided to take advantage of Apple’s recent boom and lanched, which is a magazine… …read the full post

The four door Jeep Wrangler, which imho is not as great as it predecessors, got a new tuning package from Startech and will be on display at the Essen Motor Show. No spectacular mechanical modifications, Startech offers a range of exclusive accessories for the Jeep Wrangler, with “shiny” being the defining word for this program. We’ve… …read the full post

A few hours ago we’ve presented the new Audi A3 Cabriolet and now we’ve got something even better. Check out this video of the new compact convertible from Audi. Enjoy!…read the full post  Read More →

Abt has prepared very well for the Essen Motor Show, which will open its gates for public tomorrow and one of the cars on display will be this, the Abt Audi AS5 tuning program. The car is powered by Audi’s 3.0 liter TDi turbodiesel which features and Abt Power S turbo kit and now develops 300 hp (that’s 60 hp more than the production version)… …read the full post

The Subaru Impreza will make it’s first UK appearance at the Autosport International Show at Birmingham’s NEC in January and today Subaru announced its pricing. The STi will be available at only £24,995 (a little above $51,000), that’s £1,600 less than the old model. The Impreza WRX STi is powered by a 305 hp 2.5 liter turbo flat 4-cylinder… …read the full post

The Mercedes Benz SLR Roadster is one cool supercar and everybody agreed on that. Apparently, the guys at Brabus didn’t think so and thought that it’s place for better, so they came up with this, the Brabus SLR Roadster, which is definitely a hot tuning program for the Merc. The car is powered by the same 5.5 liter supercharged V8 engine,… …read the full post

What’s up with these people? I mean, what’s the point in stretching your perfectly good sports car and make it a limo? Besides the fact that it’s low and probably very uncomfortable, you can’t even say you enjoy it’s high speed. And here’s what we’re talking about, the Chevrolet Corvette Limousine. Available… …read the full post

After we’ve seen a whole bunch of spy shots in the last few months, today we have the official presentation of the new Audi A3 Cabriolet. Like Audi got us used to, the convertible compact car will feature a classic fabric top which opens hydraulically in about nine seconds at speeds of up to 30 km/h (18 mph) and which is available in semi-automatic… …read the full post

Today, Dodge announced the pricing for one of the most anticipated cars out there, the Dodge Challenger SRT8. Priced at $37,995, the Challenger will be available with the 6.1 liter HEMI V8 engine and will come in Black, Silver or HEMI Orange color and with numbered dash plaque and ‘carbon-fiber’ hood stripes. Dodge will start taking order… …read the full post

Back in September, we’ve showed you the AC Schnitzer GP3.10, which was a gas powered concept from AC Schnitzer, based on the new BMW 3 Series Coupe. When they presented it, the AC Schnitzer dudes claimed this was the fastest gas powered car in the world and now they’ve managed to prove that too, because they took the GP3.10 to the Nardo… …read the full post

Chevrolet announced today the Captiva Sport Edition, which is a more sporty version of the successful SUV. The package features dark headlights and rearlights, trunk lid in body color, new exhaust tips and 18 inch wheels. The interior also got some new stuff, like the red and black leather upholstery with red stitching and black carbon trims for the… …read the full post