Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Superchips optimises The Porsche Cayenne Diesel

Superchips Porsche Cayenne Diesel

BUCKINGHAM, UK : November 30, 2010 - Superchips Ltd, the world’s leader in high performance automotive electronic tuning, is delighted to unveil an ECU remap for the 2010 model Porsche Cayenne 3.0 diesel.

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Lexus introduces IS 200D and 220D

2011 LEXUS IS200d

The first-generation Lexus IS, opened in 1999, a luxurious and dynamic entry into the world of Japan's leading premium brand, Lexus. In its second generation, the Lexus IS worldwide firmly established in the segment of premium-middle class - with refined and powerful design, quality workmanship, modern technology and outstanding driving refinement, it forms since late 2005, one of the pillars of the Lexus model range.

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Honda exhibits world premiere of Honda BRIO prototype, developed for Asian Markets at the 27th Thailand International Motor Expo 2010

2011 Honda BRIO Prototype

BANGKOK, Thailand - November 30, 2010 - Honda debuted the world premiere of a prototype of Honda BRIO, the new small-sized vehicle developed for Asian markets and scheduled to be introduced in Thailand and India in 2011, at the 27th Thailand International Motor Expo starting November 30, 2010 (press day: November 30, public days: December 1-12.)

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Solar energy for the e-tron

Green electricity from new charging station

  • Photovoltaic equipment to be extended at Ingolstadt production plant
  • New electric car charging stations use green electricity
  • Audi Plant Manager Peter Kössler: “We aim to set the standards in every area”
Audi is to use solar energy for future mobility: at the Company’s main plant in Ingolstadt, Audi e-tron models will in future have their batteries charged with current obtained directly from photovoltaic equipment on the plant site. The Company is greatly extending its solar energy capacity: by the end of the year additional photovoltaic modules will have been installed on a 7,500 square meter area of the new Audi A3 body construction building’s roof.

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Sunday, November 28, 2010

Audi presents GT4 concept

2011 Audi TT GT4

  • Audi TT for club sport
  • Demo laps by Frank Biela at the DTM in Shanghai
  • Asia is an important market
INGOLSTADT/SHANGHAI : November 28, 2010 – On the occasion of the DTM race in Shanghai, Audi presented the concept of a GT4 car based on the Audi TT. The TT, developed by the Technical Development and the Production divisions plus quattro GmbH, is intended to extend Audi’s new modular customer sport program from 2012 forward.

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Friday, November 26, 2010

World debut at the ESSEN MOTOR SHOW 2010 : BRABUS WIDESTAR Wide Version for the Mercedes SLS AMG

Custom-Tailored Designer Suit - The BRABUS WIDESTAR Wide Version for the Mercedes SLS

Lending an exclusive automobile an even more dominant presence is the domain of BRABUS. The new BRABUS WIDESTAR wide version represents a custom-tailored designer suit for the Mercedes SLS AMG. In addition to the extravagant high-tech carbon-fiber body program for the gullwing the tuner also offers ultralight forged wheels, an electronically adjustable Ride Control smooth-ride suspension, a titanium high-performance exhaust system with electronically controlled sound management and custom BRABUS interiors.

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Aston Martin Vantage GT4 revised for 2011

2011 Aston Matin Vantage GT4

GAYDON : November 25, 2010 : Aston Martin Racing has launched a new Vantage GT4 for 2011. The new V8 engined racing car takes design inspiration from Aston Martin’s V12 Vantage road car, giving it enhanced aerodynamics and increased downforce. It also has a remapped 4.7 litre engine offering increased levels of power and torque.

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New Subaru Impreza WRX STI sales hit in Japan, New four-door sedan will debut in “Gran Turismo 5”

New Subaru Impreza WRX STI four-door sedan will debut in 'Gran Turismo 5'.

TOKYO : November 25, 2010 – Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI), the manufacturer of Subaru automobiles, today announced that the cumulative sales of the new WRX STI, launched this July, reached around 2,400 units four months after sales started in Japan. This result, achieved between 1st July and 31st October, is more than double the initial sales forecast of 1,200 units for the period.

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SEAT adds new entry-level version to León-Altea range

2011 SEAT León 1.6 TDI CR 90 hp

  • Replaces the 90 hp 1.9 TDI engine
  • CO2 emissions of only 119 g/km on the León and 126 g/km on the Altea range
  • Available in Emoción and Reference trim
The 90 hp 1.6 TDI CR engine will be available in Spain on the León-Altea range starting next January 2011. By then all three of the Spanish brand's models will include the new common rail engine in their entire Diesel line-up, which provides enhanced engine performance as well as a considerable decrease in noise levels, fuel consumption and emissions.

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Fresh new look for 2011 Corsa

2011 Opel Corsa

  • Efficient: 70 kW/95 hp Corsa ecoFLEX with Start/Stop at 94 g/km CO2
  • Sporty Family Genes: New exterior puts Corsa in line with latest Opel models
  • Vibrant: Fashionable color and decor choices inside and out
  • Individual: Extended Color Line Series gives wider personalization choice
RÜSSELSHEIM. There’s always something happening in the Corsa: Everything changed under its skin in 2010 – its chassis, its steering system and engine line-up. As of January 2011, Opel’s successful small car now gets a new wardrobe. A redesigned face lends it a sportier, expressive look, making it firmly recognizable as a member of the latest Opel design family.

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