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Production 7th Gen GTI Offers 217hp or 227hp Just Like Concept

Production 7th Gen GTI Offers 217hp or 227hp Just Like Concept

Sales will begin in the summer

Volkswagen will debut the production seventh-generation GTI at the Geneva Motor Show, and just like the concept that was shown last year, it will be offered in two trims with either 217hp (220ps) or 226hp (230ps); the more powerful version will be...
27.02.2013 | 608 views | 0 comments
PSA Will Focus on Having a Majority of Sales Outside of the EU by 2015

PSA Will Focus on Having a Majority of Sales Outside of the EU by 2015

The main focus will on sales in China

PSA Peugeot-Citroën has been losing money in Europe for the past several years. To survive, it is looking toward China. It is aiming to have more than 50% of its sales outside of the EU by 2015, compared to 62% sales in the EU in 2012. PS...
26.02.2013 | 476 views | 0 comments
Opel Begins Exporting Cars to United Arab Emirates

Opel Begins Exporting Cars to United Arab Emirates

Five models will be sold there

General Motors is expanding Opel into the United Arab Emirates with the Corsa, Meriva, Astra, Insignia, Zafira Tourer and OPC models. “Opel has started an ambitious product offensive with 23 new models and 13 powertrains until 2016. I am...
26.02.2013 | 650 views | 0 comments
Chery Hires Former Porsche Designer as Lead Designer

Chery Hires Former Porsche Designer as Lead Designer

Hakan Saracoglu will lead a 30-person design team

Chinese automaker Chery has hired former Ford and Porsche designer Hakan Saracoglu to lead a 30-person design team in Shanghai. "Chery is not just QQ, we're going to change that. The company is redefining itself. Chery is standing for...
26.02.2013 | 3482 views | 0 comments
Coffee-Fueled Car Hits 65.5mph to Take Guinness World Record

Coffee-Fueled Car Hits 65.5mph to Take Guinness World Record

Fuel made from waste of coffee production

The coffee-fueled Bean Machine has received a Guinness World Record for reaching 65.5mph.  The Bean Machine is based on a Ford P100 and is fueled by coffee chaff, which is the skin and hull of coffee beans that are shed when coffee is roa...
26.02.2013 | 7259 views | 0 comments
Nissan Will Build Nismo GT-R as Flagship of Nismo and GT-R Ranges

Nissan Will Build Nismo GT-R as Flagship of Nismo and GT-R Ranges

Next Nismo road car will be ultimate version of the GT-R

In addition to announcing plans to return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2014, Nissan announced at the opening of its new workshop that it plans spin Nismo off into its own performance range that will begin with a new flagship GT-R Nismo model. ...
26.02.2013 | 3569 views | 0 comments
Rolls-Royce Releases Line Drawing of Wraith's Profile

Rolls-Royce Releases Line Drawing of Wraith's Profile

Full reveal coming in Geneva

Rolls-Royce has released another teaser for the new Wraith that will debut at the Geneva Motor Show. The latest image shows the Wraith as a line drawing in profile, which confirms that the car will be a fastback coupe. It also says this will b...
26.02.2013 | 9186 views | 0 comments
Donington Historic Festival Will Celebrate Ayrton Senna

Donington Historic Festival Will Celebrate Ayrton Senna

Will feature his Toleman F3 car and Williams F1 car

The 2013 Donington Historic Festival from May 3-5 will celebrate Ayrton Senna by displaying some of the cars that he raced and having on-track demonstrations of his Ralt RT3 F3 car, Toleman TG-184-02 Hart turbo F1 car and 1986 Lotus 98T. There wil...
26.02.2013 | 5028 views | 0 comments
Nissan Will Race Zero Emissions Prototype at Le Mans in 2014

Nissan Will Race Zero Emissions Prototype at Le Mans in 2014

Will be the Garage 56 entry

During a presentation last night to open the new Nismo workshop in Yokohama, Japan, Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn announced that Nissan has been granted the experimental Garage 56 slot in the 2014 24 Hours of Le Mans, and Nissan will race an electrified...
26.02.2013 | 2599 views | 0 comments
*Updated* McLaren P1 Is a Road-Bound Rocketship

*Updated* McLaren P1 Is a Road-Bound Rocketship

It will be 23% faster than the McLaren F1 to 186mph

McLaren has released the first specs for the P1, and the company clearly knew that it would be compared to the F1 because the P1 is even faster to 186mph (300km/h). However, the P1 is electronically-limited to 350km/h, which means that it will not...
26.02.2013 | 3979 views | 0 comments
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