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McLaren Developing Smaller, Cheaper Sports Car

McLaren Developing Smaller, Cheaper Sports Car

Power will likely still come from 3.8-liter V8

McLaren has admitted to developing the third car in its brand, codenamed the P13. The new car will be smaller and less powerful than the 12C.  There is no specific word on the P13's styling yet, but it will certainly follow the famili...
26.03.2013 | 5479 views | 0 comments
Audi Teasing New Vehicle on Audi TV

Audi Teasing New Vehicle on Audi TV

Appears to be a coupe-crossover for the New York Auto Show

Audi has begun teasing a new model on Audi TV. While covered with a sheet, it appears to be a coupe crossover similar to the BMW X6.  Audi says that it will give the car a sneak preview on 00:01 CET (7:01pm EDT), which indicates that it w...
25.03.2013 | 590 views | 0 comments
Vauxhall 30-98, Britain's First 100mph Car, Touring UK

Vauxhall 30-98, Britain's First 100mph Car, Touring UK

Not yet confirmed for Goodwood Festival of Speed

Vauxhall plans to celebrate the 100th anniversary of its 30-98, which was the first production British car to hit 100mph. The major celebration will be about 50 cars at Waddington Fell in Lancashire where the car’s had their first competitio...
25.03.2013 | 4331 views | 0 comments
Buick Unveils Refreshed LaCrosse Ahead of New York Auto Show

Buick Unveils Refreshed LaCrosse Ahead of New York Auto Show

Gets standard LED running lights and 8in display screen

Buick has unveiled the refreshed 2014 LaCrosse ahead of its public debut at the New York Auto Show on March 27. The car gets a slightly upgraded interior and exterior. The exterior gets LED running lights and LED taillights. The interior g...
25.03.2013 | 1647 views | 0 comments
Fiat Planning No More Variants for 500 Range

Fiat Planning No More Variants for 500 Range

Will put more focus on Panda

Fiat say that it is down creating variations on the 500, and the 500X crossover will be the final one for the near future. Instead, Fiat will begin building new variants of the Panda.  Fiat is concerned that it could be harming the brand ...
25.03.2013 | 3914 views | 0 comments
Seat Will Need to Double Sales to Guarantee Future

Seat Will Need to Double Sales to Guarantee Future

Volume Will Be As Important as Profit for Future

Seat Chairman James Muir says that to ensure the company's future it will need to double sales, not just be profitable.  Seat sold 321,000 cars last year, and Muir believes that it will have to double that to survive. The company also...
25.03.2013 | 613 views | 0 comments
Horner Talking with Drivers Over Team Orders

Horner Talking with Drivers Over Team Orders

Talked with them once and will again before China

Things are not very comfortable within Red Bull at the moment. Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber have not had the most trusting relationship since at least the 2010 Turkish Grand Prix when Vettel hit Webber to cause him to finish third instead of f...
25.03.2013 | 385 views | 0 comments
Ariel Developing Titanium Chassis for Upgraded Atom

Ariel Developing Titanium Chassis for Upgraded Atom

Could reduce chassis weight by 40%

Ariel is working on a titanium chassis for an upgraded version of the Atom that could make the chassis 40% lighter than the current steel version. The car will likely be offered as a limited edition.  Creating anything out of titanium, es...
25.03.2013 | 2538 views | 0 comments
Kia CUB Concept to Debut at Seoul Motor Show

Kia CUB Concept to Debut at Seoul Motor Show

A compact crossover concept from Kia

Like its sibling Hyundai, Kia is bringing a concept to the Seoul Motor Show that may show a future production model. The Kia CUB concept will go on display at the show on March 28 and is a compact crossover. It may point to the shape of the next g...
25.03.2013 | 1161 views | 0 comments
Weekend Motorsport Review: Excitement in Malaysia

Weekend Motorsport Review: Excitement in Malaysia

First-time winners in the IndyCar Series and repeat winners in WTCC

It was an exciting weekend of racing no matter how you look at it. Formula 1 had one of its most exciting races in ages both for on-track action and politically. The IndyCar Series opener got a first-time winner, and many of the top drivers fallin...
25.03.2013 | 509 views | 0 comments
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