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Shelby Bringing Wide Body 850hp Super Snake NAIAS

Shelby Bringing Wide Body 850hp Super Snake NAIAS

Also bringing wide body kit of less expensive GTS

Carroll Shelby sadly passed away in 2012, but the company that bears his name, Shelby American, is still creating incredibly powerful Mustangs for buyers who want a little more from their cars. This year, Shelby American is bringing several new ki...
07.01.2013 | 1994 views | 0 comments
Volvo Looks Back on Success and Failure in 2012

Volvo Looks Back on Success and Failure in 2012

Overall sales down but slowly introducing completely new line of cars

Volvo had a very odd year in 2012. Its overall sales fell 6.1%, but the US, its largest market, grew by 1.2%. It blames the downturn both on the weakening of the European market and partially its own poor planning for phasing out the C30, S40 and ...
07.01.2013 | 1465 views | 0 comments
California-Only Fiat 500e Rated at 116mpge Combined

California-Only Fiat 500e Rated at 116mpge Combined

Also offers 87 miles of range

The Fiat 500e EV will only be available in California, but it has been rated at a class leading 116mpge combined rating and a 87-mile range. The EPA estimates that it will cost $500 in electricity to power the 500e for a year based on driving 15,0...
07.01.2013 | 436 views | 0 comments
Nissan Qashqai 360 Brings Around View Camera and Other Special Features

Nissan Qashqai 360 Brings Around View Camera and Other Special Features

Includes Shazam music streaming service

Nissan is launching a new special edition of the Nissan Qashqai called the 360 that comes with an Around View Camera system and Shazam music streaming. Nissan is also launching a new promotion that uses QR codes to allow potential buyers to jump i...
07.01.2013 | 2026 views | 0 comments
Peugeot 2008 Crossover Launches into Compact Crossover Market

Peugeot 2008 Crossover Launches into Compact Crossover Market

Will launch simultaneously in Brazil, China and France

With the 2008, Peugeot is entering into the very popular compact SUV market, and it will launch it simultaneously in Brazil, China and France in the spring.  The little truck is not going to offend anyone with its looks. In fact, it might...
07.01.2013 | 2145 views | 0 comments
Audi Bringing Facelifted R8 and RS5 Cabriolet to Detroit

Audi Bringing Facelifted R8 and RS5 Cabriolet to Detroit

R8 gets seven-speed DSG and RS5 Gets a Drop Top

Audi has announced its lineup of new cars for the North American International Auto Show on January 14. Its debuts will be the facelifted 2014 R8 and the new RS5 Cabriolet. Both cars will go on sale in the spring in North America.  &ldquo...
04.01.2013 | 1866 views | 0 comments
American Le Mans and Grand-Am Announce Unfied Classes

American Le Mans and Grand-Am Announce Unfied Classes

Series will have either four of five classes, depending on final questions

The American Le Mans Series and Grand-Am Series have officially announced their class structure for the 2014 and 2015 seasons today. The series will be made up of four, or possibly five, classes.  The first class will be a unified class b...
04.01.2013 | 1547 views | 0 comments
DMC Tuning Turns Up the Wick on the F12 Berlinetta

DMC Tuning Turns Up the Wick on the F12 Berlinetta

Boosts power to 764ps with a 350km/h top speed

German tuner DMC Tuning traditionally works on Lamborghinis, but it has a new a new car called the Spia that reworks the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta. Power gets boosted from 740ps to 764ps with a 350km/h top speed.  To get the extra power, DMC...
04.01.2013 | 1452 views | 0 comments
Mercedes Reveals E-Class Coupe and Cabriolet Just Weeks After Sedan

Mercedes Reveals E-Class Coupe and Cabriolet Just Weeks After Sedan

Introducing BlueDIRECT four-cylinder petrol engine

Just weeks after revealing the new E-Class sedan and estate, Mercedes has taken the wraps off the E-Class Coupe and E-Class Cabriolet. The coupe and cabriolet will replace the CLK Coupe and Convertible in the Mercedes lineup.  The E-Class...
04.01.2013 | 306 views | 0 comments
Opel Believes Adam Can Be Profitable Despite Being Built in Germany

Opel Believes Adam Can Be Profitable Despite Being Built in Germany

Will be built on Corsa assembly line with shared parts

Opel is hoping to buck the trend of car production in Europe and produce the new Adam compact in Germany and be profitable. The recent trend is to move compact car production out of Western Europe to take advantage of lower wages and therefore hig...
04.01.2013 | 2436 views | 0 comments
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