May 10, 2013
The All New Audi TT Ultra Quattro   Audi have recently unveiled a new Audi TT Ultra Quattro concept model that received a high level of interest. The new TT model will have a considerable amount more power and will have been on a diet since the production of the last model, as this new concept is a total of 300kg lighter than the previous.   The TT Ultra Quattro is simply an example of the excellent engineering team they have at Audi as the model is exactly the same as the TT S, but 300kg lighter and therefore a total of 100bhp extra from the 2.0 TFSI engine. The N... - Read more
May 9, 2013
Aston Martin to have Mercedes Engine?   Aston Martin are currently in negotiations with Mercedes owners Daimler over the possibility of future Aston Martin models having access to Mercedes engines. The Aston Martin brand has gone from strength to strength since the recent investment.   Investindustrial invested a considerable amount of money into the Aston Martin brand and has in the past ties with Mercedes during the ownership term of the massive motorbike manufacturer Ducati. Ducati was sold to the Audi company for a total of £300 million as the Volkswagen ... - Read more
May 9, 2013
Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet   Volkswagen have recently developed a cabriolet version of the new Volkswagen Golf. The New Golf model went straight to the top of the best selling car in the whole of the European car market earlier this year as well as picking up the World Car of the Year 2013.   The Golf model ran out winner with a model that was just too strong in every aspect. The model was described as featuring some of the most advanced technology to have ever been developed for the use of the road, one judge compared the pioneering technology to that of the smar... - Read more
May 9, 2013
Alfonso Albaisa, who is the former Nissan Designer has been appointed the position of Infiniti in Japan's Executive Design Director. Infiniti made this move effective on the 1st of April this year and it will see the new Executive Design Director leading the company's global design team from Infiniti's base, which is in Atsugi, Japan.    Last year, Albaisa was named Nissan's Design Director of Global Design, Zero emission vehicles along with Nissan brand passenger cars. This meant that Albaisa was responsible for Nissan's design strategies for the future.&nbs... - Read more
May 8, 2013
The New Citroen C1   Citroen look to the new C1 model as a way to claw there way back to the profitable ways of the past. Peugeot and Citroen together have had a struggling time over the past 12 months or so. The European economic situation has led the brand to a non profitable annum.   Peugeot Citroen along with other brands such as Fiat have particularly struggled due to the current condition of the European economy. Brands such as these has struggled due to there dependency on home grown markets such as France and Italy.   Citroen along with the oth... - Read more
May 7, 2013
The SEAT Ibiza SC Trophy is a racing version of the 3 door Ibiza model that has been designed to compete in a one make race series in Italy and Spain. The model is intended as an entry level vehicle for people who are just starting out in motorsport careers. Therefore it ic based closely on the current Ibiza SC Cupra from SEAT. Both cars are powered by 1.4 litre turbo and supercharged engines. Though, the racer gets a greater horsepower of 197 instead of 178, as well as the Torque climbing from 250 newton metres to 270 newton metres. Both cars also use a seven speed DSG twin clutch gearbox... - Read more
May 7, 2013
Nissan to drop +2 Qashqai   The Nissan Qashqai has been one of the most successful models to enter the UK car market in the past 12 months. However, the +2 model which does exactly what is says on the tin and offers 2 extra seats has not been as successful as the standard model.   Nissan have therefore decided to look at other ways to offer a seven seater crossover model. The Qashqai is bigger than the Juke model and it is therefore believed that the 7 seater model may go to the Nissan X Trail.   The extra seats in the current +2 Qashqai have been crit... - Read more
May 6, 2013
Volkswagen Celebrate the 1 Millionth Sale of the Scirocco   It has been almost ten years since the release of the first Volkswagen Scirocco and the model has hit the 1 Millionth sale. 10 years and three generations of the model has seen the popularity go from strength to strength as the model looked to fill the gap that was there alongside the Volkswagen Polo and the Volkswagen Golf.   To celebrate the achievement, Volkswagen have decided to offer a limited edition Volkswagen Scirocco model. The Limited Edition VW model will be easily recognisable due to the distin... - Read more
May 4, 2013
General Motors, who make up one third of the 'big three' US automotive companies, alongside Chrysler and Ford have been forced to make an embarrassing u turn.   The US automotive giant has been forced to take down its recent advert for the new Chevrolet Trax SUV after claims it contains racist remarks towards the Chinese population.   The TV and online advert is called ‘After Midnight’ and features a song by Australian musician, Parov Stelar. The adverts jingle, 'Now, in the land of Fu Manchu, The girls all now do the Suzie-Q, Clap their hands in th... - Read more
May 3, 2013
Production to end for the First Gen Range Rover Sport   According to Range Rover, the last ever T5 platform models were produced and rolled off the production line yesterday afternoon. The New Range Rover Sport has been readied and will enter the showrooms and replace the first gen Sport model in the Autumn.   Those at Jaguar Land Rover insist that the model has sold an estimated 400,000 models of the Range Rover Sport since the first release date of the model. The demand for the Sport has remained and has not tailed off as it would with the average model. The Rang... - Read more