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Next Gen Smarts Will Offer 3 Variants on 1 Platform

Next Gen Smarts Will Offer 3 Variants on 1 Platform

Plans for a two-door, four-door and micro SUV

Smart just updated the Fortwo, and it is already planning for new next generation. The plan is to create a single platform with three body styles - a two-door, four-door and small SUV.  All of the cars will use a new platform co-developed...
28.12.2012 | 1748 views | 0 comments
Only Koenigsegg Agera X Made Available for €888.888

Only Koenigsegg Agera X Made Available for €888.888

The cars were stopgaps between Agera and Agera R

The only Koenigsegg Agera X made is for sale on the web site for luxury goods broker Jameslist for €888,888 ($1,174,932). The price is meant to be slightly clever as the Agera X was 8th Agera built and given chassis number 88 by Koe...
27.12.2012 | 1074 views | 0 comments
Ford Escape-Based Crossover for Lincoln Due for Detroit

Ford Escape-Based Crossover for Lincoln Due for Detroit

Will follow up the reveal of the MKZ at the show last year

Lincoln's big reveal at the North American International Auto Show will be an Ford Escape-based crossover with a concept called the MKC. Lincoln is refusing to talk about the car, but internal sources at Lincoln revealed the truck to ...
27.12.2012 | 318 views | 0 comments
Jaguar Will Salvage C-X75 Tech in Future Cars

Jaguar Will Salvage C-X75 Tech in Future Cars

Everything but turbine will be used

News that full production plans for the Jaguar C-X75 concept have been cancelled mean that just three lucky buyers in the world will get the 500hp hybrid supercar. However, Jaguar will not allow the development to be wasted and will use much of th...
27.12.2012 | 1292 views | 0 comments
Renault/Caterham Alpine Benchmarking MX-5 with Better Style

Renault/Caterham Alpine Benchmarking MX-5 with Better Style

The car will look French, not German

Renault's Marketing Manager Stephen Norman discussed a little more about the upcoming Renault/Caterham Alpine.  “It won’t be more hardcore than a Mazda MX-5. What we do will not be soft, but not hardcore like a Peugeot 106...
27.12.2012 | 406 views | 0 comments
Mercedes Developing Turbo V8 for Next C-Class AMG

Mercedes Developing Turbo V8 for Next C-Class AMG

Will replace current 6.2-liter V8

European emissions standards are bringing the death of massive V8 engines. The latest casualty is AMG's 6.2-liter V8 that will be dropped from the next C-Class AMG in favor of a turbocharged, 4.0-liter V8. The new engine is also part of a ...
27.12.2012 | 584 views | 0 comments
Russian Formula 1 Track on Course for 2014 Race

Russian Formula 1 Track on Course for 2014 Race

Sochi track in the final stages of completion

Organizers of the Russian Formula 1 track in Sochi, Russia, say that the track is in the final stages of construction and will be ready for its 2014 race debut. Portions of the track complex will also be used during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Soc...
27.12.2012 | 1454 views | 0 comments
Swedish Winters Require the Snowareg

Swedish Winters Require the Snowareg

VW Sweden Builds Treaded, Diesel Touareg

It seems like the long, cold winter nights in Sweden often inspire automotive insanity. Case in point, the Snowareg. Volkswagen Sweden built the treaded Touareg in 2011 that is powered by a V8 TDI engine with 340hp and 800Nm (590lb-ft) of tor...
27.12.2012 | 1835 views | 0 comments
Alfa Romeo Hints at 4C for 2013

Alfa Romeo Hints at 4C for 2013

Creates teaser site on Facebook

Alfa Romeo has been teasing the Alfa Romeo 4C since March 2011, and the last time that we saw the car it was in a snowy ditch in Italy. It appears that Alfa Romeo is finally prepared to put the car on sale. On December 21, Alfa posted an image to ...
27.12.2012 | 607 views | 0 comments
Golf Plus Life Special Edition Packs Standard Features for Farewell

Golf Plus Life Special Edition Packs Standard Features for Farewell

Safes €3,400 with now standard options

Volkswagen is slowly moving its small cars to its MQB modular platform. To say goodbye to the second generation Golf Plus, Volkswagen has created the Life special edition that packs €3,400 in extra features for no change in price. The Gol...
27.12.2012 | 371 views | 0 comments
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