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Audi Plans to Use SUVs to Compete Against BMW

Audi Plans to Use SUVs to Compete Against BMW

Audi will double SUV lineup to compete against BMW

Audi is working on three new SUVs with hope to cut BMW's sales lead. The new crossovers will use the same platforms as the current Audi Q models but with sportier styling.  The cars will be called the Q2, Q4 and Q6. The Q2 will be bas...
21.02.2013 | 4357 views | 0 comments
Volvo and Geely Open Research Center in Gothenburg, Sweden

Volvo and Geely Open Research Center in Gothenburg, Sweden

Will be staffed by members of both companies

Volvo and its owner Geely will open a new research and development center in Volvo’s historic home of Gothenburg, Sweden. The center will employ 200 total people from both companies who will focus on new, shared technology. The specific ...
20.02.2013 | 968 views | 0 comments
Mercedes New and Old Featured in 'Night Train to Lisbon'

Mercedes New and Old Featured in 'Night Train to Lisbon'

European premiere in March

Mercedes donated a classic 280 SE and new A-Class to the new film Night Train to Lisbon that will begin premiering in Europe on February 20 but will get a wider release on March 7.  The film is based on the novel of the same name and is d...
20.02.2013 | 9890 views | 0 comments
FIA Rules That Williams and Caterham Coanda Exhausts Illegal

FIA Rules That Williams and Caterham Coanda Exhausts Illegal

Problem concerns vanes around the exhaust

The Coanda exhausts on the Williams FW35 and Caterham CT03 have been ruled illegal by the FIA specifically because of the vanes that are around the exhaust outlet.  The FW35 has a two-part vane at the top of the exhaust exit, and the Cate...
20.02.2013 | 3983 views | 0 comments
Toyota TS030 Gets Update for 2013, Ahead of Major Update in 2014

Toyota TS030 Gets Update for 2013, Ahead of Major Update in 2014

Changes made to monocoque and for better reliability

Toyota has taken the subtle route for its upgrades to the 2013 TS030 Hybrid prototype, but it says that it is already working on an entirely new car for the 2014 season. The TS030 was a major surprise last year. No one expected it to be so com...
20.02.2013 | 1440 views | 0 comments
Audi RS Q3 Will Be Revealed as Production Model in Geneva

Audi RS Q3 Will Be Revealed as Production Model in Geneva

Production version packs 310hp and 310lb-ft of torque

Audi first showed the concept for the RS Q3 at Auto China Beijing in April 2012, and it will reveal the production version at the Geneva Motor Show on March 5, 2013. While power is slightly lower than the concept version, it is still the first pro...
20.02.2013 | 5131 views | 0 comments
*Updated* Bentley Flying Spur Is Brands Most Powerful Four-Door Car, Ever

*Updated* Bentley Flying Spur Is Brands Most Powerful Four-Door Car, Ever

Launch engine will be 6.0-liter twin-turbo W12 with 616hp

After weeks of teasers, Bentley has finally revealed its new Continental Flying Spur sedan, which is also the fastest and most powerful Bentley four-door sedan ever. Bentley stayed very safe with the design of the new Flying Spur. The front of...
20.02.2013 | 4135 views | 0 comments
McLaren P1 Powered by 903hp Twin-Turbo V8 Hybrid

McLaren P1 Powered by 903hp Twin-Turbo V8 Hybrid

Power helped by a 176hp electric motor

The heart of the McLaren P1 has finally been revealed, and calling it impressive might be an understatement. McLaren’s next supercar will produce a total of 903hp and 664lb-ft thanks to the combination of the 3.8-liter twin-turbo V8 from the...
20.02.2013 | 9388 views | 0 comments
Spyker Says That It Will Return with B6 at Geneva

Spyker Says That It Will Return with B6 at Geneva

Teases concept in new picture

Spyker has posted to its web site saying that it will return to building cars and debut a new concept at the Geneva Motor Show called the B6.  Spyker did not give any other details about the concept, but from the image that it released. T...
19.02.2013 | 545 views | 0 comments
More Details About Volvo's Refreshed Models Revealed

More Details About Volvo's Refreshed Models Revealed

Refreshed looks and new technology for six cars

Volvo revealed a few details about its plans to update most of its cars yesterday, but provided few details and no pictures. Today, it has rectified that with a complete list of changes and updates.  Six of Volvo's eight models - ...
19.02.2013 | 1787 views | 0 comments
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