Sunday, December 23, 2012



  • C-segment saloon to make public debut at 2013 Geneva Motor Show
  • Unique style matched by high quality materials and finish
  • Spacious interior with high-spec infotainment as standard
  • Engineered to achieve top crash test ratings
New independent automotive manufacturer, Qoros, has taken the wraps off the GQ3, the first of a family of all-new models designed and developed by an international team of experienced specialists and new, young talent, specifically for markets in China and Europe.

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Saturday, December 22, 2012


Toyota FURIA Concept - Video preview captured image

TORRANCE, Calif. : December 21, 2012 – Toyota announced today that the Furia Concept will make its world debut at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

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McLaren 12C GT3

  •    19 victories and 19 further podium finishes in competitive debut season
  •  Additional 12C GT3s to be built to compete during the 2013 season
In a season of firsts, the 2012 season marked the competitive debut of the McLaren 12C GT3, with 23 examples campaigning in 14 different series with 13 McLaren GT customer teams. Between them, the teams have claimed a total of 19 victories, and covered more than 106,000 kms collectively. With this successful return to the world of customer GT racing, the 12C GT3 is considered by teams to be the ‘GT car to own and race’, and McLaren GT has now confirmed a batch of additional cars are to be produced and be made available to race in 2013.

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Friday, December 21, 2012

Volkswagen presents special model : the Golf Plus LIFE

2013 Volkswagen Golf Plus LIFE

WOLFBURG : December 21, 2012 - Volkswagen is launching a highly attractive special model of the Golf Plus: the Golf Plus LIFE. This latest model comes with a comprehensive set of features and is thus perfectly tailored to customers’ wishes. Prices start from €21,200 for the 1.4-litre petrol-engine version (59 kW / 80 PS). Compared to a standard range model with comparable specification the price advantage is at most €3.400.

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The diesel-powered MG6

2013 MG 6
Diesel versions of the award-winning MG6 have been added to the range and the first demonstrators are in selected UK showrooms now.

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The New BMW Z4

2013 BMW Z4

  • New entry-level BMW Z4 sDrive18i joins range
  • Striking Pure Traction Design package revealed
  • Enhanced level of standard equipment
BMW has revealed a new version of the popular Z4 roadster which will go on sale in March, 2013 – 80 years after we first offered such an exciting concept. Currently BMW’s only two seat drop-top to be offered, the BMW Z4 now comes with a new entry-level sDrive18i, while at the same time the Pure Traction Design package boasts a level of sophistication and high specification not seen on a Z4 before.

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Thursday, December 20, 2012

The New Audi RS5 Cabriolet

2013 AUDI RS5 Cabriolet

Dynamic performance where the sky’s the limit – the new Audi RS 5 Cabriolet entices with a scintillating combination of power and elegance. The four-seat convertible, which is built in Neckarsulm by quattro GmbH, combines its distinctly sporty character with the exhilaration of open-top driving.

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The New ABT RS4

2013 ABT RS4

Every new generation of the Audi RS4, having been on sale since 1999 and traditionally tuned by ABT Sportsline, has seen an uprating. Incidentally, even its legendary forefather, the RS2 (315 hp/232 kW), is still at a par with many modern sports cars. Although the RS4 is now powered by a 4.2l V8 with 450 hp (331 kW) and accelerates faster than previous generations, one essential number hasn’t changed at all: its top speed of 250 km/h. The reason is its factory electronic speed limiter. But the globally largest tuner of cars produced by the Volkswagen Group has filed down the electronic speed chain, as it were, and the ABT RS4 now reaches a top speed of almost 290 km/h.

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All-New Ford Kuga offers class-leading tech, fuel efficiency and safety: tech spec released

2013 Ford Kuga

  • Ford’s all-new Kuga mid-size SUV delivers class-leading technology, fuel efficiency, safety, drive and comfort
  • All-new Kuga offers segment-first hands-free tailgate, debuts Ford’s global intelligent all-wheel-drive system and Curve Control, and introduces enhanced Torque Vectoring Control, helping to deliver best-in-class handling
  • All-new Kuga powertrains offer significant fuel efficiency improvements; reduce petrol fuel consumption by 25 per cent and diesel fuel consumption by 10 per cent; EcoBoost petrol engines now available
  • Euro NCAP five-star safety-rated all-new Kuga offers Ford SYNC with Emergency Assistance and Active City Stop
  • All-new Kuga provides more luggage compartment space, rear seats that fold flat in one movement and a quieter cabin environment 
BENTWOOD, Essex : December 19, 2012 – The all-new Ford Kuga is set to disapprove the myth that an SUV can’t be ‘green’, high-tech and capable all at the same time.

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Wednesday, December 19, 2012

First-ever disabled team to compete in The Dakar Rally

Race2Recovery team shot

The Road to Dakar is a new five-part documentary following a team of disabled British and American serviceman as they attempt to enter the most gruelling motorsport event in the world – The Dakar Rally.  Directed by award winning documentary maker Tim Pritchard (Ross Kemp on Gangs) and produced by Gaucho Productions, the series will debut on Eurosport this Christmas and detail how a madcap idea gave birth to an extraordinary rally team – Race2Recovery.

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McLaren Automotive launches bespoke merchandise inspired by the groundbreaking 12C

McLaren Automotive Accessories - stylish luggage

McLaren Automotive has designed and developed a range of products inspired by, and focused on, the passion of driving. The products are all available from the recently launched McLaren eStore – – and the range includes a variety of stylish accessories, clothing and luggage, based around the designs evident throughout McLaren and the groundbreaking 12C high performance sports car. These fashionable and versatile items are perfect for the most avid McLaren fan or those most focused on enjoying the thrill of the open road.

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The New MINI Paceman

2013 MINI Paceman

Elite performance model is based on the first compact Sports Activity Coupé. Driver and passengers in four individual seats enjoy racing feeling, turbocharged engine develops 160 kW/218 hp, standard equipment includes ALL4 all-wheel drive, an aerodynamic kit, 18-inch light-alloy wheels and lowered sports suspension.

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BMW M6 Gran Coupe

2013 BMW M6 Gran Coupe

A third body variant of the BMW M6 high-performanc e sports car is set to be presented for the first time as the BMW M6 Gran Coupe joins the existing Coupe and Convertible models in the line-up. The new member of the M6 family brings together customary M performance characteristics with extra helpings of luxury and aesthetic appeal. The high-revving V8 enginewith M TwinPower Turbo technology and 412 kW/560 hp propels the BMW M6 Gran Coupe from 0 – 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.2 seconds. And the elegantly sporty lines of the four-door Coupe are complemented by bespoke features, such as the carbon fibre-reinforced plastic (CFRP) roof. The greater interior space of the BMW M6 Gran Coupe allows two rear passengers to enjoy generous levels of on-board comfort, and there is also a third rear seat for use on shorter journeys.

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