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GM Planning to Buy Chinese Factories to Boost Capacity

GM Planning to Buy Chinese Factories to Boost Capacity

China is no longer allowing foreign automakers to build factories

General Motors and its partner SAIC plan to take advantage of the consolidation in the Chinese auto market to increase sales. The Chinese auto market is still growing, but the Chinese government wants to consolidate its nation's automakers. It...
12.02.2013 | 386 views | 0 comments
BMW Z4 GTE Will Race for RLL Racing in ALMS

BMW Z4 GTE Will Race for RLL Racing in ALMS

Taking over for M3 GTE in the ALMS

BMW unveiled its new Z4 GTE at Daytona International Speedway. The car will be campaigned by Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing in the American Le Mans Series, and for this year at least, the car will only be raced in North America. The Z4 GTE will re...
12.02.2013 | 854 views | 0 comments
Seat Leon SC Takes Away Two Doors to Add Sportiness

Seat Leon SC Takes Away Two Doors to Add Sportiness

It has a slightly shorter wheelbase compared to the five-door

Seat has debuted the Leon SC three-door that is meant to bring a little more sportiness to the Leon hatchback. It will be offered in Reference, Style and FR trim levels. “The new Leon SC is the design icon of the model line-up. It convey...
12.02.2013 | 3518 views | 0 comments
McLaren Gives Us First Glimpse at P1's Interior

McLaren Gives Us First Glimpse at P1's Interior

A wash in carbon fiber and Alcantara

McLaren has been showing us the exterior of the P1 since the Paris Motor Show, but the interior has remained a secret until now. McLaren says the car's interior is meant to be minimalist, light and inspired by a fighter jet. It makes extensive...
12.02.2013 | 2837 views | 0 comments
Production Alfa Romeo 4C Finally Revealed at Geneva

Production Alfa Romeo 4C Finally Revealed at Geneva

Power comes from Alfa's 1750cc turbocharged engine

The production version of the Alfa Romeo 4C has finally been revealed, and the car will be shown to the public at the Geneva Motor Show on March 5. The car looks very similar to the concept that has been shown since 2011 with two seats, rear-wheel...
12.02.2013 | 3423 views | 0 comments
New VW Golf R Coming with 286hp with 7 Other Golf Variants

New VW Golf R Coming with 286hp with 7 Other Golf Variants

Seventh generation Golf and Golf 4Motion are just the beginning

Volkswagen has no intention of leaving the Golf range as just the standard car and the new 4Motion. It will have six more variants of its ubiquitous hatchback on sale in the next 12 months. The performance-oriented Golfs will be the GTD, GTI a...
12.02.2013 | 753 views | 0 comments
Rolls-Royce Releases Second Teaser for Wraith

Rolls-Royce Releases Second Teaser for Wraith

Shows rear of new car

Rolls-Royce has released a second teaser for the new Wraith that it will debut at the Geneva Motor Show on March 5. The latest image shows the new car from the rear and shows the outline of the rear fenders and tailpipes.  The Wraith is b...
12.02.2013 | 592 views | 0 comments
European Commission Report Claims Cars Make More CO2 Than Advertised

European Commission Report Claims Cars Make More CO2 Than Advertised

Rules not likely to be changed until 2016

A new report by the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research, AEA Ricardo and IHS Global Insight that was commissioned by the European Commission indicates that automakers have found loopholes in the CO2 test to make thei...
11.02.2013 | 421 views | 0 comments
Wrecked McLaren F1 Gets UK's Largest Ever Insurance Payout

Wrecked McLaren F1 Gets UK's Largest Ever Insurance Payout

Car was owned by comedian Rowan Atkinson

Actor Rowan Atkinson says that crashing his McLaren F1 in 2011 was responsible for the largest UK auto insurance payout ever.  He has owned his purple F1 since 1997 and in that time he has wrecked it twice.  The first time c...
11.02.2013 | 4098 views | 0 comments
New BMW X5 and X6 Coming with New, Lighter Monocoque

New BMW X5 and X6 Coming with New, Lighter Monocoque

The trucks will get more differentiated styling for the new generation

BMW is working on a new generation of the X5 and X6 SUVs that could be on sale within the next year and a half. The goal for the next generation X6 is to further differentiate the truck from its X5 sibling. Both cars will share the same monoco...
11.02.2013 | 3729 views | 0 comments
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