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Polestar Tunes V40 T4 with New Extra Power Kit

Polestar Tunes V40 T4 with New Extra Power Kit

Installed by Volvo dealers

Volvo's in-house tuner Polestar has proven itself by creating powerful versions of the C30 and S60. Its latest creation tunes the Volvo V40 T4.  Polestar adds 20hp and 45Nm of torque to make the V40 produce 200hp and 285Nm of torque. ...
23.01.2013 | 1153 views | 0 comments
German Automakers Rank at Bottom in UK Reliability Survery

German Automakers Rank at Bottom in UK Reliability Survery

Worst Offender is MG Rover with nearly 8% failure rate

UK company Warranty Direct has completed a study to find what are the most and least reliable automotive brands by rate of engine failures in the nation. The results are somewhat surprising. Automotive giant Volkswagen Group had two brands in the ...
23.01.2013 | 1046 views | 0 comments
Bentley Mulsanne Upgraded with Even More Luxury

Bentley Mulsanne Upgraded with Even More Luxury

New communication and entertainment systems

Bentley is updating its top-of-the-line Mulsanne at the Geneva Motor Show with a suite of new comfort and entertainment options. The updated car will be on display at the Geneva Motor Show in March, and Bentley will start taking orders in April.&n...
23.01.2013 | 2355 views | 0 comments
Aston Martin Boosts Rapide Power in New S Model

Aston Martin Boosts Rapide Power in New S Model

Will replace Rapide in most markets

As expected, is updating its Rapide with a power boost and style upgrade for the new Rapide S model that will replace the standard car in most markets. The biggest change for the Rapide S is that the 6.0-liter V12 gets a major upgrade to 558p...
23.01.2013 | 637 views | 0 comments
Juke Nismo Will Get Power Upgrade Soon

Juke Nismo Will Get Power Upgrade Soon

Will only be available with manual transmission

The Nissan Juke Nismo is set to go even faster in the coming years but at the expense of traction.  During its test drive of the Juke Nismo, Autocar learned that Nissan is planning an even more powerful version of the compact crossover.&n...
22.01.2013 | 646 views | 0 comments
Mercedes Aiming to Stop Wrong-Way Driving

Mercedes Aiming to Stop Wrong-Way Driving

New system monitors road signs and warns drivers

Mercedes-Benz wants to save lives by preventing people from driving the wrong way on highways. While this problem might seem innocuous, it is actually a serious problem, especially in Germany and Austria. The phenomenon is called geisterfahren...
22.01.2013 | 2744 views | 0 comments
Volkswagen Readying XL1 for Mid-2013

Volkswagen Readying XL1 for Mid-2013

Car will still be sold in limited quantities

Volkswagen is still testing its XL1 super efficient car and is planning to launch it in mid-2013. It appears that it will still be sold in very limited numbers. Although, we will have to wait to see if that is as limited as 50 units for the entire...
22.01.2013 | 2164 views | 0 comments
Hennessey Venom GT Sets Record as Fastest Car to 300km/h

Hennessey Venom GT Sets Record as Fastest Car to 300km/h

Record authenticated by Guinness World Records

The Hennessey Venom GT has set the new Guinness World Record as the quickest car in the world. The 1,244hp supercar went from 0-300km/h (186.45mph) in 13.63 seconds.  The Venom GT is an odd amalgamation of a supercar. It starts as a Lotus...
22.01.2013 | 2578 views | 0 comments
Prius Will Likely Point Way for Future of Toyota

Prius Will Likely Point Way for Future of Toyota

Board set to vote on a new chairman in June

Toyota will vote on a new chairman of the board in June, and Takeshi Uchiyamada, the project leader of the Prius in the late 90s, is the leading candidate for the position. This report comes from the Nikkei, Japanese business newspaper. ...
22.01.2013 | 256 views | 0 comments
Rolls-Royce Releases Teaser of Wraith in Profile

Rolls-Royce Releases Teaser of Wraith in Profile

Car will be revealed at Geneva Motor Show

Rolls-Royce has released the first teaser image of the Wraith, which will be its most powerful model ever. The new image shows the Wraith in profile. The new car appears to be a fastback coupe with a long hood and possibly a short trunk from t...
22.01.2013 | 2385 views | 0 comments
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