Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Volvo to reveal the all-new Volvo V40 at Geneva

All New Volvo V40

Volvo Car Corporation will reveal the all-new Volvo V40 at a press conference at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show on March 6.

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Saturday, February 25, 2012

Citroen DS4 Racing Concept : A hot-blooded concept car

Citroen DS4 Racing Concept

Citroën has sold more than 180,000 DS line models worldwide since launch. The adventure continues at the Geneva Motor Show with the reveal of the DS4 Racing Concept. As with the DS3 Racing, the engineers at Citroën Racing and the styling team have firmly stamped the DS4 with the image of the Brand’s racing department.

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Friday, February 24, 2012

The BMW 6 Series Coupe with xDrive and six-cylinder in-line diesel engine

2012 BMW 640d xDrive Coupe

MUNICH : February 24, 2012 - BMW is set to add another variant of the Coupe and Convertible to  the BMW 6 Series line-up with the arrival of the BMW 640d xDrive Coupe and Convertible in spring 2012. Intelligent all-wheel drive – making its debut in the BMW 6 Series – teams up with a six-cylinder in-line diesel engine featuring BMW TwinPower Turbo technology to take driving pleasure to another new level. The combination of a diesel engine and BMW xDrive all-wheel drive, which will also be found in the BMW 640d xDrive Convertible, gives the BMW 6 Series a spread of abilities none of its rivals can match.

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Honda Reveals Images of the European CR-V Prototype

Honda CR-V European Prototype

Honda has revealed images of the European CR-V Prototype ahead of its public debut at the Geneva Motor Show on 6 March 2012.

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Thursday, February 23, 2012

The new ABT UP! : Little but Cool

2012 ABT UP!

It is 3.54 meters short, but provides much space, is extremely fuel-efficient and very, very likeable: the VW up! No compromises here, and it is perfectly geared to what people in our modern age want. “Which does also mean that this baby is supposed to be fun as well“, says Hans-Jürgen Abt. ABT Sportsline’s managing director is simply in love with this car. “It is huge fun to drive it through the narrow streets here in downtown Kempten!“ The up! also reminds Abt of the swift little Abarths his father used to drive. And since his father was so successful in motorsports, the designers gave this practical new compact car a very sporty and aggressive outfit. It goes without saying that the up! is a real ABT, which means that it is assertive without losing its ecological and economic qualities. All components are of the highest quality and very stylish, of course, but also very affordable. 

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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

The new Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG : Enhanced performance, reduced weight and lower consumption

2012 Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG

AFFALTERBACH : February 22, 2012 – The stage is set for the new Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG. The new version of the high-performance Roadster impresses on several counts: systematic lightweight construction, a boost in output and driving dynamics, and 30 percent lower fuel consumption and emissions. Thanks to an all-aluminium bodyshell, similar to that of the SLS AMG super sports car, the vehicle weight has been reduced by 125 kilograms. With a kerb weight of 1845 kilograms and an output of 395 kW (537 hp) or 415 kW (564 hp), the new model has the perfect recipe for unparalleled dynamism and a superior driving experience. A further boost in performance comes courtesy of a winning combination: enhanced AMG sports suspension based on Active Body Control (ABC), new AMG speed-sensitive sports steering, the AMG high-performance compound brake system and the AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed sports transmission. An enticing mix of stylish design, extensive standard equipment and a high safety level.

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Toyota FT-Bh concept : Taking efficiency to new heights

Toyota FT-Bh Teaser images

  • FT-Bh – Future Toyota B-segment hybrid
  • New concept designed for maximum fuel efficiency, built using economically viable methods and materials
  • CO2 emissions around 50 per cent lower than the current average for the supermini segment
  • Focus on five principal factors: low weight, aerodynamic performance, powertrain efficiency, thermal energy management and electricity saving
  • World debut at the Geneva motor show

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New Isuzu D-Max pick-up will be introduced in June 2012

2012 Isuzu D-MAX V-Cross - Thailand Edition

  •     New Isuzu D-Max pick-up will be introduced in June 2012
  •     Aggressively styled, delivering impressive performance with a refined interior
  •     Powered by highly efficient diesel engines
Isuzu UK will launch an all-new pick-up in June 2012.  In recognition of its fundamental upshift in performance, quality, efficiency and refinement, the new model bears a fresh name for the UK pick-up sector: Isuzu D-Max.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Abarth 695 Tributo Maserati

Abarth 695 Tributo Maserati

The Abarth 695 Tributo Maserati is making its international début at Geneva, a new Limited Edition (499 vehicles) which represents the bond between Abarth and Maserati, based on a host of shared values, including attention to detail, elegance and a passion for performance and sport.    

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Fiat 500L : Simply More Multispace

2012 FIAT 500L

The Geneva Motor Show is the occasion for the world premiere of the Fiat 500L, the new extension of the 500 range that in the wake of the Abarth and Cabrio develops the brand's strategy that aims at expanding its offer by introducing a brand-new model able to satisfy different types of customers. 

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The MINI Clubvan Concept : Compact lifestyle van for business and leisure

MINI Clubvan Concept

Stand-out-from-the-crowd style can also be amazingly practical – and practicality surprisingly attractive. The MINI Clubvan Concept brings apparently conflicting profiles together into a single package, paving the way for an innovative vehicle concept without parallel in the premium small car segment. The MINI Clubman-based concept car, scheduled for its world premiere at the Geneva International Motor Show 2012, combines the driving fun for which MINI is renowned with increased load-carrying capability. The MINI experience will therefore find its way into new areas of life, the brand’s distinctive character gaining new popularity among target groups not previously on the MINI radar.

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Saturday, February 18, 2012

Jaguar launches exclusive XK 'ARTISAN SE'


  • New XK Artisan SE model is available to order now in both coupe and convertible form
  • The Special Edition models introduce enhancements to the XK's already luxurious hand-crafted cabin in addition to discreet exterior changes
  • New 'Artisan' interiors utilise sumptuous scraffito grain leather on the seats, instrument binnacle, door and rear quarter casings, and Poltrona Frau® leather headlinings
  • Customers can choose from two Jaguar Design-specified interior colours, each available with a choice of new veneer finishes – Shadow Walnut and Dark Figured Aluminium
  • 16x16 way heated Performance front seats, a 525W Bowers & Wilkins sound system, unique treadplates and stainless steel pedals are all standard
  • Exterior paint palette includes Celestial Black – exclusive to the XK range in Special Edition form – and a new 20-inch wheel design
  • UK pricing: Coupé – £77,350 (OTR), Convertible – £82,500 (OTR)
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Friday, February 17, 2012

New Porsche model to be named MACAN

Porsche MACAN - Sketched

STUTTGART : February 16, 2012 -. Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart’s new sports car in the SUV segment has been given the name Macan. The name Macan is derived from the Indonesian word for tiger and combines suppleness, power, fascination and dynamics – core characteristics of the new off-road car. 

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Thursday, February 16, 2012

Mazda to Launch All-New Mazda CX-5 Crossover SUV

2012 Mazda CX-5

HIROSHIMA : February 16, 2012 - Mazda Motor Corporation today announced the launch of the all-new Mazda CX-5 crossover SUV through all Mazda, Mazda Anfini and Mazda Autozam dealers throughout Japan. The CX-5 is to be launched in the crossover SUV market, which is growing all around the world, and will become a core model in the Mazda lineup. The manufacturer's suggested retail price (including taxes) ranges from 2,050,000 yen to 3,190,000 yen, and the sales target in Japan is 1,000 units per month.

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The Audi RS 4 Avant

2012 Audi RS4 Avant

  • V8 powerplant with 450 hp, 430 Nm (317.15 lb-ft)
  • High-performance brakes with wave discs
  • Unique combination of dynamics and everyday practicality
INGOLSTADT : February 15, 2012 - A modern classic from Audi is making a comeback: The third-generation RS 4 Avant combines potent performance with a high level of everyday practicality. It’s 4.2-liter V8 produces 331 kW (450 hp); the seven-speed S tronic and quattro permanent all-wheel drive transfer that power to the road.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2012

New Renault Twingo R.S. : distinctive sporty looks which inspire passion and emotion

2012 Renault Twingo Gordini R.S. version

Following the launch of New Renault Twingo at the start of the year, this spring will see Renault Sport bring out New Twingo R.S., as well as the latest Gordini R.S. version:

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Mazda TAKERI concept making European premiere at the Geneva Motor Show 2012

Mazda Takeri Concept

LEVERKUSEN : February 13, 2012 - Mazda Motor Corporation will unveil for the first time its Mazda TAKERI concept, a next-generation mid-sized sedan featuring Mazda’s unique i-ELOOP regenerative braking technology, at the 2012 Geneva International Motor Show. It will be joined on-stage by the Mazda CX-5, a new compact crossover SUV equipped with the full range of Mazda’s breakthrough SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY , the MX-5 Special Edition Spring 2012, designed exclusively for the European market, and an array of new technologies and production models. 

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BMW TwinPower Turbo Technology for X3 and X5

2012 BMW X3 xDrive28i

MUNICH : February 13, 2012 - Dynamic handling characteristics are still the trademark of BMW’s Sports Activity Vehicles. In each of their segments both the BMW X3 and the BMW X5 are seen as the benchmark for agility and driving pleasure. In the spring of 2012, the sporting character of the two BMW X models will be further underscored by innovations added to the range of engines and equipment features. A new and particularly powerful engine for the BMW X3 xDrive28i, Driving Experience Control for individual vehicle settings for all variants of the BMW X3 and the M Sport Edition of the BMW X5 ensure targeted optimisation of sporting qualities.

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Monday, February 13, 2012

Kia reveals sketches of all-new flagship sedan

2012 KIA KH - Sketched

  • Kia’s first rear-wheel drive vehicle 
  • To be launched in domestic Korean market in the first half of 2012
  • Launch timings for other markets to be confirmed
SEOUL : February 13, 2012 – Kia Motors today revealed the first official sketches of its all-new flagship sedan, which is expected to establish new standards for design flair in the large sedan segment.

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The new BMW M6. Coupe and Convertible

2012 BMW M6 Coupe

MUNICH : February 13, 2012 - New edition of the BMW M6 in Coupe and Convertible body variants; generous dose of M feeling combined with alluring design aesthetics, a luxurious aura, seating for four and innovative equipment features; high-performance sports car with superior performance attributes and extremely exclusive character; BMW M6 Coupe and BMW M6 Convertible both occupy a unique position in the premium segment of the executive class thanks to their blend of outstanding dynamics, hallmark M conceptual harmony and everyday usability; further development of both concepts breaks new ground with significantly improved efficiency, optimised controls for individualising the car set-up and a wider variety of driver assistance systems and infotainment functions available from BMW ConnectedDrive.

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2012 WRC : Latvala wins Rally Sweden

2012 WRC - Rally Sweden Winners : Jari-Matti Latvala & Miikka Anttila - Ford Fiesta WRC - FORD WRT

Ford World Rally Team drivers Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila won Rally Sweden today by 16.6sec after a tense finale to this second round of the FIA World Rally Championship.  Victory in a Ford Fiesta RS World Rally Car was Ford’s sixth consecutive success at the only true winter rally of the season.

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Saturday, February 11, 2012

New Continental V8 makes dramatic debut over Munich

2012 Bentley Continental GT V8

CREWE/MUNICH : February 10, 2012 -  Bentley Motors celebrated the arrival of its new 4.0 litre V8 Continental GT coupe in Germany with a sensational flying debut above downtown Munich.

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Friday, February 10, 2012

Audi TT RS plus : Even more dynamic

2012 Audi TT RS Plus

  • Coupé and Roadster boosted to 265 kW (360 hp)
  • Zero to 100 km/h in 4.1 seconds; top speed increased to 280 km/h
  • Average fuel consumption just 8.5 liters per 100 km
INGOLSTADT : February 10, 2012 - Even more powerful, even faster, even more dynamic: Early 2012 will see the launch of the Audi TT RS plus. This compact sports car, in both Coupé and Roadster versions, stands out for its awe-inspiring performance. Its power-boosted five-cylinder turbo delivers 265 kW (360 hp), sufficient for a top speed of 280 km/h (173.98 mph).

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New Ford Shelby GT500 convertible

 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 convertible

CHICAGO, February 9, 2012 – The official launch of SVT came during the 1992 Chicago Auto Show with the unveiling of the 1993 SVT Mustang Cobra and SVT F-150 Lightning. Now Ford returns to Chicago to celebrate its past and look to the future with the 2013 Shelby GT500 convertible.

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New GMC Acadia evolves the original three-row crossover

2013 GMC Acadia Denali

  • New exterior design highlighted by signature LED lighting
  • Refined interior with soft-touch materials, accent stitching and ambient lighting
  • Rear vision camera standard; industry-exclusive front center air bag available
CHICAGO : February 9, 2013 – GMC unveiled the new 2013 Acadia and Acadia Denali at the Chicago Auto Show, highlighting a new exterior and safety features including the industry’s first front center air bag.

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Chevrolet Cruze Station Wagon to debut in Geneva

2012 Chevrolet CRUZE - Station Wagon

  • Station wagon is the third variant of world's favorite Chevrolet
  • Refined design and new technologies includes sporty turbo and frugal diesel
  • MyLink: cutting edge smartphone infotainment system
ZURICH : February 9, 2012 – The Chevrolet Cruze station wagon, the third variant of Chevrolet’s most-popular car, will make its global premiere at the 82nd International Geneva Motor Show early next month.

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His Majesty King Mohammed VI inaugurates new Renault-Nissan Alliance plant in Tangier, Morocco

Tangier Plant, Morocco - Photo : Yannick BROSSARD

  • The new Renault-Nissan plant in Tangier represents an investment of €1 billion. 
  • The new plant’s annual production capacity of 400,000 vehicles will play a part in ensuring the continued success of the Entry range across the world.
  • The Tangier factory is the world's first zero carbon and zero effluent automotive plant.
  • It is the southern Mediterranean basin's biggest automotive plant, with an estimated total staff of more than 6,000 by 2015.

  • TANGIER, Morocco : February 09, 2012 - Renault's presence in Morocco dates back more than 80 years. Today, its geographical location is situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea at the heart of the Tangier Med Port area which benefits not only from an extensive network of competitive suppliers, but also from a pool of highly qualified staff with trained to modern automotive production techniques.

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    Thursday, February 9, 2012

    Aston Martin reveals the first images of the new V12 Zagato - Road car edition

    2012 Aston Martin V12 ZAGATO - Road car

    • Production V12 Zagato set for European debut at Geneva Salon International 2012
    • Created using materials, processes and technology pioneered on the One-77
    • Body panels blend hand-formed aluminium with high-tech carbon fibre
    • Production to commence Q3 2012, first deliveries Q4 2012
    • Strictly limited to a maximum of 150 cars
    • On sale now priced at £330,000 (plus local taxes)

    GAYDON, UK : February 2012 - With the final design signed-off and engineering development work progressing apace, Aston Martin today reveals the first images of the new V12 Zagato (road car) scheduled for production later this year.

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    Mazda develops resin material for vehicle parts for weight reduction

    World's lightest bumpers, to be used for the all-new Mazda CX-5 SUV

    HIROSHIMA : February 9, 2012 — Mazda Motor Corporation has developed, jointly with Japan Polypropylene Corporation, resin material for vehicle parts that maintains the same rigidity as parts made with conventional materials while achieving significant weight reduction. Using this material, the parts manufactured are thinner than those using conventional resin, resulting in a significant reduction in the resin required to manufacture parts.

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    ABT to present an estate, a new Beetle, a power pack and the smallest ABT ever at Geneva Motor Show

    2012 ABT QS3 - Teaser image

    On March 8, the 82nd International Motor Show will open at Geneva, and like every year, this leading trade fair is also the start of the automotive season. It has also almost become a tradition that ABT Sportsline presents its upcoming highlights here. The largest tuner of cars produced by the Volkswagen Group uses its presentation at the Palexpo to gauge its future success. So don’t be surprised that the company will once again present a most special quartet of models.

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    Peugeot argentina to launch the new 308

    2012 Peugeot 308

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina : February 9, 2012 - A little more than two months ago, Peugeot Argentina celebrated the industrial launch of the locally produced 308 in the Buenos Aires Production Centre, one of the factories owned by the PSA Group in Latin America, in the presence of Christian Kirchner, President of the Republic of Argentina.

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    A sharp mix of colours: smart fortwo sharpred

    2012 smart fortwo sharpred

    STUTTGART : February 9, 2012 - The latest edition from smart has been christened sharpred. This smart fortwo is a real eye-catcher as the intense red of the tridion safety cell and door mirror housing forms a striking contrast to the rest of the exterior in black. The smart fortwo sharpred is available as a coupé (from €14,490) and as a cabrio with a 52 kW mhd petrol engine or a 62 kW petrol engine. The exciting special model can be ordered now and the first vehicles of this limited series will reach dealers in May 2012.

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    Wednesday, February 8, 2012

    2013 Nissan 370Z previewed at Chicago Auto Show – New front fascia and new wheels lead enhancements

    2013  Nissan 370Z

    CHICAGO : February 7, 2012 - If it’s February in Chicago, it’s time for one thing – sports cars. Bringing a taste of hot performance to the Windy City winter, Nissan today debuted the revised 2013 Nissan 370Z on the floor of the 2012 Chicago Auto Show. The new Z®, which is scheduled to go on sale at Nissan dealers nationwide next June, features a number of enhancements designed to keep the legendary sports car fresh and exciting. For 2013, the Nissan 370Z will once again be available in Coupe, Roadster and NISMO Z configurations.

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    Fiat Punto : the evolution of a best seller

    2012 FIAT Punto

    TURIN : February 7, 2012 : The Punto 2012 confirms the distinctive aspects that destined the previous editions for success in all the European markets - not only is it constantly the top-selling car in Italy, but nearly 8.5 million vehicles have been produced from 1993 (the year of the first launch) until today - and intensifies the distinguished personality with an important aesthetic update, together with the new exterior colours and the seat upholsteries. Together with the aesthetic update, the two-cylinder 85 HP 875 cc TwinAir turbo engine named "International Engine of the Year 2011" and the evolution of the 85 HP 1.3 MultiJet 2 are making their debuts, making it one of the diesel cars in its segment boasting the best CO2 emissions.

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    Tuesday, February 7, 2012

    Updated! : The MINI Roadster - race car feeling meets top-down driving excitement

    2012 MINI Roadster

    Munich : February 7, 2012This spring sees the market launch of the first open-top two-seater in company history – in the guise of the MINI Roadster. The sixth model from the British premium carmaker is an elegant, sporty compact car for discerning drivers who value high-class design, powerful engines and precision suspension. This typical MINI interpretation of a compact roadster unites purist sportiness with the spontaneous fun of driving around town with the top down.

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    Suzuki introduces New special edition - Alto Play

    2012 Suzuki Alto Play - UK special edition

    Suzuki (GB) PLC is pleased to announce the introduction of the special edition Alto Play model which goes on sale this week and with around 500 being available.

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    Nissan INVITATION concept to be revealed at Geneva Motor Show

    Nissan INVITATION Concept

    • INVITATION concept to be revealed at Geneva Motor Show
    • An inspiration for Nissan’s forthcoming new model in the compact hatchback segment to join Micra and Juke
    • Technology includes advanced safety features as well as strong fuel economy and low emissions
    Nissan has revealed the first details of a head-turning hatchback concept which previews the company’s next mainstream B-segment contender, to be sold alongside the Micra city car and innovative Juke crossover.

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    Monday, February 6, 2012

    Honda NSX Concept and European CR-V Prototype take centre stage at Honda’s 2012 Geneva Motor Show Display

    Honda NSX - Concept

    SLOUGH, UK : February 6, 2012 - Honda today revealed its 2012 Geneva Motor Show line-up with 2 Sports Car Concepts, a prototype of the European CR-V as well as the debut of the all-new 1.6 Diesel engine all appearing on the Honda stand.

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    Saturday, February 4, 2012

    Mercedes-Benz Citan – A new urban delivery van bearing the three-pointed star

    The new Mercedes-Benz Citan

    Citan is the name of the new urban delivery van from Mercedes-Benz. The name was announced for the first time today at the Mercedes-Benz Design Centre in Sindelfingen, during a symposium on brand competence and city logistics. The name Citan is derived from the words "City" and "Titan", so emphasising the vehicle’s role as a high-calibre specialist in city logistics, designed specifically for the rough and tumble of everyday working life.

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    Friday, February 3, 2012

    Honda Civic Enters FIA World Touring Car Championship

    2012 Honda Civic WTCC

    SLOUGH, UK : February 3, 2012 - Honda today announced that the Honda Civic will race in the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC).

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    New Yaris Hybrid – No compromise on space for full hybrid experience

    2012 Toyota Yaris Hybrid 

    •  Downsized full hybrid powertrain debuts in new Yaris Hybrid
    •  No compromise on full hybrid driving experience
    •  Clever packaging maintains Yaris principle of ‘Small Outside, Big Inside’
    COLOGNE : February 3, 2012 - The introduction of the all-new Yaris Hybrid marks the first time customers in the B-Segment will be able to enjoy the quiet, low emissions refinements of Toyota’s acclaimed Hybrid Synergy Drive (HSD) technology. The cleverly packaged Yaris Hybrid delivers a ‘no compromise’ full hybrid driving experience.

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    MINI Cabrio Highgate

    2012 MINI Cabrio Highgate

    MUNICH : February 3, 2012 - For MINI fans looking to combine open-top driving fun with sophisticated individuality and an essential dose of Brit-cool, the MINI Convertible Highgate provides the perfect stage. The new special-edition variant of the soft-top four-seater seizes the limelight with its innovative and precisely coordinated splash of colours and materials.

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    Volkswagen to debut the fuel-efficent Beetle TDI at The Chicago Auto Show

    2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI

    HERNDON, VA : February 2, 2012 - The Volkswagen Beetle 2.5L and Turbo were launched to great acclaim from both consumers and the media in 2011. At the Chicago Auto Show, VW will unveil the third model in the Beetle lineup: the fuel-efficient TDI Clean Diesel model, which has manufacturer fuel economy estimates of 39 mpg on the highway and 29 mpg in the city. The Beetle TDI, the only Clean Diesel offering in the compact coupe category, will go on sale this summer as a 2013 model. Pricing will be announced closer to launch.

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    Dome racing returns to compete in Le Mans 24 Hours and Spa-Francorchamps

    2012 Dome S102.5

    Japanese racing-car manufacturer Dome is returning to the Le Mans 24 Hours with the Le Mans-based Pescarolo Team.

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    New 2012 Jeep® Grand Cherokee SRT8®SUVs will sport Ferrari Red for Formula 1 stars Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa

    2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee with Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa

    TURIN : February 2, 2012 - Custom-built versions of the high-performance Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 feature exclusive Rosso Corsa colored exteriors, red leather interiors and additional Ferrari looks pay tribute to the two Ferrari 'ambassadors'. Vehicles are the first two 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 models to be delivered in Europe where the introduction of the high-performance model of the Jeep flagship SUV will start in May. Both vehicles were prepared by Chrysler Group's Street and Racing Technology (SRT) design and engineering teams.

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    Audi with hybrid drive at Le Mans for the first time

    2012 Audi LMP - Test car

    • ACO and FIA accept AUDI AG entries
    • Four Audi LMP1 sports cars at the 80th running of the 24 hours
    • Conventional drive is further developed
    INGOLSTADT/PARIS : February 2, 2012 – Audi competes in the 80th running of the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 16–17, 2012 with a total of four LMP1 sports cars. Two of the four cars in action will be equipped with hybrid drive for the first time. Audi Sport Team Joest also follows a two-pronged approach in the newly created FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) during the 2012 season.

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    Thursday, February 2, 2012

    KIA Track’ster concept

    Kia Track’ster concept - Design sketched

    • New Track’ster concept car created in the California Design Studio.
    • Envisaged with a 250PS Petrol engine
    • More than 102,000 Souls delivered to US customers last year.
    CHICAGO : February 2, 2012 - Kia has unveiled its latest concept based on the Soul city car at the Chicago auto show.

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    The new ABT AS5 : Sporty Elegance

    2012 ABT  AS5

    The A5 is a fast coupe and a comfortable travel companion to begin with. But in its ABT Sportsline version this extravagant car is even more sporty. The latest edition of the ABT AS5 combines a precise and harmonious design with dynamic technology. “For us, it was important to combine this car’s extraordinary design with our ideas and thus to underscore the car’s character. Its increased performance and its body parts form a unit”, says Hans-Jürgen Abt. The traditional Bavarian company’s managing director is very excited about this automobile. “If you look at the AS5, you want to take in every inch of its marvellous silhouette, and if you sit in it, all you want is to get it on the road. This coupé is really a power pack.“ 

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    New Ferrari launch cancelled because of snow

    Snow at Fiorano and Maranello cancels Ferrari's 2012 launch - Photo : Ferrari/Twitter

    MARANELLO : February 2, 2012 – There was no let up from the snow last night, which continued to fall on Maranello and the surrounding area and the situation does not appear to be changing this morning. The forecast is still bad both in terms of predictions of more snow fall and of a further drop in temperature.

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