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Volvo V30 2012 Spied

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published November 14th, 2011

This is a spy shot of the new Volvo V30, in full camouflage, that is said to slot in between the C30 hatch and V50 estate and is rumoured to rival VW’s Golf. The new model, unofficially named the V30, will offer the flexibilty of five doors, as demanded by most customers, and a full…

New Chevrolet TrailBlazer

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published November 11th, 2011

General Motors has just unveiled its next generation Chevrolet TrailBlazer for 2013 at the Dubai International Motor Show. The new seven-seater is powered by a 2.8-liter Duramax turbo-diesel engine and has second and third row seats that fold down to provide a space that functions as a cargo area. The TrailBlazer combines the hauling and towing capability…

Honda Small Sports EV Concept

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published November 10th, 2011

Among the seven concept cars that will be unveiled at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show, Honda is including the new Small Sports EV Concept. As with many of its competitiors the Japanese automaker has decided to go with an electric theme for this year’s show displaying concept vehicles designed for easy and fun mobility in…

Nissan’s Third Generation Pivo 3

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published November 9th, 2011

Nissan first revealed the wacky-looking Pivo EV Concept at the 2005 Tokyo Motor Show before redesigning it as the Pivo 2 in 2007. Now, Nissan has replaced the electric car’s original curves and bubble shape for a sharper look with artistic angles to better suit its city functionality with the Pivo 3. The new ultra-compact…

Updated Ford Flex ready for 2013

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published November 8th, 2011

Ford is updating its 2013 Flex model with a new nose design, updated power and improved technology. The three-row, seven-passenger model features a restyled front fascia with a nose that is sleeker, sophisticated and more robotic. Apart from the addition of paint colour and wheel choices, no other design elements have been modified. Flex receives…

Angus Thompson Appointed topCar Editor

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published November 8th, 2011

Media24 has just announced the appointment of Angus Thompson as the new editor of topCar magazine. Angus’s ten years of experience as a motoring journalist make him the ideal man for the job. Some of his previous positions include: Deputy Motoring Editor of the Citizen newspaper and Guest Editor of the Wheels24.com website which is…

MyFord Touch Gets an Update

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published November 7th, 2011

Since its release last year, MyFord Touch has taken a fair amount of criticism from both consumers and critics for its cluttered user interface and capacitive controls for the climate control system. A far too complex system with a number of occasional glitches triggered negative publicity for the sophisticated and ambitious system. Ford is now planning…

Grand Theft Auto V Trailer

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published November 7th, 2011

Rockstar Games, the makers of Grand Theft Auto have released the official trailer for the Fifth installment of the popular car game. The latest version takes place in  a Los Angeles type setting in a city called Los Santos complete with its own ‘Vinewood’ hillside sign.  The storyline follows the life of a man who…

Volkswagen CC Revealed

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published November 4th, 2011

Volkswagen has recently revealed its new Passat CC that has been given a facelift and simply renamed the VW CC that will make its debut at the 2011 Motor Show in L.A. this month. The new model has subtle tweaks including reshaped stainless steel side sills and a new rear bumper. Bi-xenon headlights, static cornering lights…

Peugeot 208 (2012) First Pictures

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published November 3rd, 2011

Here is one of the first pictures of the new Peugeot 208, a compact mini, that will be replacing the 207 in 2012. Initially, the new model will be sold as a three- or five-door car but there are expectations that a convertible variation could follow in time. The 208 is lighter than the 207 it…

Subaru BRZ STI Concept

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published November 2nd, 2011

The first official picture of the Subaru BRZ STI concept car, that will be unveiled at the Los Angeles Motor show this month, has been revealed. The new concept is Subaru’s version of the rear-wheel drive sports coupe that is being developed with partner Toyota. Although it vaguely resembles its Toyota relative, the FT-86, the…

Hyundai Confirms Veloster Turbo

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published November 1st, 2011

CEO of Hyundai  John Krafcik has officially announced that the highly anticipated 2013 Veloster Turbo will debut at the Detroit Auto Show in January 2012, reportedly alongside a refreshed Genesis Coupe. The Veloster will be powered by Hyundai’s new 1.6-litre inline four-cylinder engine that was recently announced in Korea. source: autoblog

2012 Honda CR-V Revealed

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published November 1st, 2011

While the North American specified 2012 Honda CR-V is scheduled for its official debut at the Los Angeles Motor Show in November, the car manufacturer’s own Japanese website has revealed the production model. This production image, which doesn’t seem too far off the concept car revealed back in July, promises increased interior space, a lower…

New Mini Roadster 2012

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 31st, 2011

Mini has introduced its new Roadster for 2012 that is the sixth edition to the Mini range. The new Roadster, based on the Coupe, has a manual soft top and is the very first production two-seat open-top Mini in history. The vehicle will be manufactured in the UK ‘s Plant Oxford with sales beginning in…

Has the Toyota FT-86 Been Leaked?

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 28th, 2011

It’s quite possible that this leaked image from the Toyota’s Modellista parts division catalogue is the new Toyota FT-86. While the image looks very similar to the original concept car first revealed, although earlier reports suggested that it wouldn’t, Toyota has not yet verified or commented on the questionable image at this time. source: autoblog

Chevy Silverado Realtree Concept

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 28th, 2011

Chevrolet has teamed up with outdoor outfitter Realtree, with whom they have had a seven year relationship, to create the Silverado Realtree Concept. Called the “ultimate hunting pickup” and based on the Silverado HD 2500, the new concept car will debut at the 2011 SEMA Motor Show. The champagne silver exterior emblazoned with Realtree graphics,…

New Audi A4, S4 & A4 Quattro

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 27th, 2011

The Audi A4 series has been updated with the new A4 Sedan, A4 Avant, A4 Allroad Quattro and S4 for 2013. Audi’s A4 has been the German auto manufacturer’s best seller for 39 years and is in its eighth generation. The A4 has been updated with reused sheet metal and powertrains to keep it at…

New Audi A4, S4 & A4 Quattro

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 27th, 2011

The Audi A4 series has been updated with the new A4 Sedan, A4 Avant, A4 Allroad Quattro and S4 for 2013. Audi’s A4 has been the German auto manufacturer’s best seller for 39 years and is in its eighth generation. The A4 has been updated with reused sheet metal and powertrains to keep it at…

New Audi A4, S4 & A4 Quattro

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 27th, 2011

The Audi A4 series has been updated with the new A4 Sedan, A4 Avant, A4 Allroad Quattro and S4 for 2013. Audi’s A4 has been the German auto manufacturer’s best seller for 39 years and is in its eighth generation. The A4 has been updated with reused sheet metal and powertrains to keep it at…

Nissan Juke-R’s First Prototype Pic

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 26th, 2011

As you’ll recall earlier in the month, Nissan revealed images of the Juke-R crossover concept car,  a mashup of the Juke and the GT-R. Now, Nissan has revealed the first picture of the completed vehicle as a surprise unveiling in front of members of the press at a demo event in Spain. As you can see…

Team Sasol Wins 2011 Rally Championship

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 26th, 2011

Team Sasol’s Mark Cronje and Robin Houghton made history this weekend as the first privateers to win the 2011 South African Driver’s and Co-Driver’s Rally Championship in 45 years. The rally proved to be a grueling battle, where the skills of the drivers and the performance of their vehicles were put to the ultimate test. The…

Mazda Takeri Concept 2011

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 25th, 2011

Ahead of its global debut at the Tokyo Motor Show in November, Mazda has released the first images of its Takeri concept car 2011. The swooping mid-sized saloon is the latest recipient of the Japanese marque’s Kodo design language, that made its debut in production form on the all-new CX-5 compact crossover. Translated as “soul of…

50 Years of Iconic Bond Cars on Display

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 24th, 2011

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the very first James Bond movie, with Sean Connery in the leading role, the iconic cars that accompanied the British spy will go on display at the UK National Motor Museum. The ‘Bond in Motion’ display featuring some of the his most memorable vehicles is expected to be one…

Marco Simoncelli Dies in Malaysian Grand Prix

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 24th, 2011

A week after the tragic death of IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon, comes another fatality for the motor sport industry when 24 year-old MotoGP racer Marco Simoncelli was killed on the second lap of the Malaysian Grand Prix in Sepang on Sunday. The young Italian, racing for the San Carlo Gresini Honda team, lost control of…

Infiniti Essence Concept

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 21st, 2011

If you missed out on this beauty, here is the Infiniti Essence Concept that was revealed at the Geneva Motor Show and marks one of the most important designs for the luxury brand. The vehicle’s chief stylist Mamoru Aoki described the new model as an “exploration into the brand’s future”. Luxury Brand Louis Vuitton was…

Mercedes SLS AMG 2012 Spied

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 21st, 2011

At the 2010 Los Angeles motor show AMG boss Ola Kaellenius announced that the Mercedes tuning division would release two very special Black Series cars in the near future. The first has already been seen, the C63 AMG Coupe Black Series and now the second Mercedes SLS AMG has been spied being tested on the…

Mercedes A-Class Cabriolet

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 20th, 2011

According to recent reports a convertible version of the new Mercedes A-Class is on its way. The model is the latest edition to a new line of compact car models from Mercedes and has been designed to compete with the Audi A3 Cabriolet, BMW 1 Series Convertible and VW Golf Cabriolet. During a presentation at…

Toyota Prius C Production Leaked

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 19th, 2011

The new Toyota Prius C concept car was unveiled at the Australian Motor Show back in July and now images of the vehicle in production form have been leaked in a Japanese brochure. The new compact MPV style Prius is rumoured to be called Aqua and will be the smallest and cheapest model in the…

The New BMW 3 Series 2012

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 18th, 2011

BMW has just launched the brand new 3 Series sedan that is expected to reach worldwide markets in February 2012. Although the sixth generation 3 series F30 has grown in size offering a slightly longer wheelbase, a wider track and some extra rear legroom, BMW are adamant that the new model is up to 45kg…

Dan Wheldon Dies in Indy 300 Crash

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 17th, 2011

Race driver Dan Wheldon has died after a horrific 15 car accident during the Las Vegas Indy 300 series finale at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The 33-year-old British born Wheldon died after injuries he sustained during the accident when his car went flying through the air into a fence before bursting into flames. Wheldon…

The Exclusive 2012 Lexus LFA

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 14th, 2011

Lexus is entering into the exclusive sports car market with its new 2012 LFA. The production of the new car will be limited to only 500 worldwide and at a price of about $375,000 (approximately R2,9 million) Lexus are being very selective about who they sell their new model to. This won’t be an easy car…

McLaren MP4-12C at Joburg Motor Show

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 13th, 2011

McClaren Automotive unveiled the new MP4-12c supercar at the International Johannesburg Motor Show recently. The bespoke vehicle is considered the modern day successor to the McLaren F1.  This occasion marked the first time the the car was made available for public viewing in South Africa since 2010 and is the first car to be produced…

Chevrolet’s 2013 Camaro Convertible

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 13th, 2011

General Motors is set to unveil the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show in November. The vehicle, mechanically similar to that of the hard-top muscle-car version, is arguably one of the most powerful topless cars in the world. Like the coupe, the convertible will pack 580 horsepower and 556…

Chevrolet’s 2013 Camaro Convertible

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 13th, 2011

General Motors is set to unveil the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show in November. The vehicle, mechanically similar to that of the hard-top muscle-car version, is arguably one of the most powerful topless cars in the world. Like the coupe, the convertible will pack 580 horsepower and 556…

Volvo Four-door C30 Spotted

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 12th, 2011

Volvo is currently working on the expansion of its C30 range with this new four-door V30. The V30 is expected to rival the Audi A3 and recently revamped BMW 1 Series hatchback. The V30 will launch either along side or after the next-generation C30. The V30 shows off a more family friendly designed vehicle –…

Volvo Four-door C30 Spotted

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 12th, 2011

Volvo is currently working on the expansion of its C30 range with this new four-door V30. The V30 is expected to rival the Audi A3 and recently revamped BMW 1 Series hatchback. The V30 will launch either along side or after the next-generation C30. The V30 shows off a more family friendly designed vehicle –…

Chevrolet’s 2013 Camaro Convertible

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 11th, 2011

General Motors is set to unveil the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show in November. The vehicle, mechanically similar to that of the hard-top muscle-car version, is arguably one of the most powerful topless cars in the world. Like the coupe, the convertible will pack 580 horsepower and 556…

Aston Martin Boat Concept Revealed

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 10th, 2011

If there is one luxury vehicle that is associated with the iconic James Bond character it’s the Aston Martin. As for his off-road transportation Bond has made use of submarines, hovercrafts, Sunseeker speed boats and megayachts and according to Aston Martin owner and naval architect Luiz de Basto, it’s time to bridge the gap between road…

Aston Martin Boat Concept Revealed

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 10th, 2011

If there is one luxury vehicle that is associated with the iconic James Bond character it’s the Aston Martin. As for his off-road transportation Bond has made use of submarines, hovercrafts, Sunseeker speed boats and megayachts and according to Aston Martin owner and naval architect Luiz de Basto, it’s time to bridge the gap between road…

BMW Remote App For Android

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 10th, 2011

After leading the way in bringing iPod integration and iPhone connectivity to its vehicles, BMW has now brought the same functionality to Android with the soon to be released remote app for Google’s open-source OS. As with Apple’s OS, the app will allow drivers to remotely lock, unlock and locate their vehicles. In addition, the…

New Ginetta G60 Revealed

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 7th, 2011

Ginetta has finally revealed their new G60 sports car, a rival for Porsche’s 911 and Cayman as well as Jaguar’s forthcoming XE sports car. The Ginetta may look familiar as it is essentially a revised version of the Farbio GTS. Ginetta has quite a history  – Ginetta was acquired by businessman Lawrence Tomlinson in 2005 when he…

Spied: 2012 Porsche Boxster S

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 6th, 2011

The new Porshce Boxster was recently spied while being taken for a test drive, undisguised and in broad daylight. The picture provides a clear view of the model’s lines and detail with its sharp side strakes, side air inlets and prominent wheel arches. The rear of the vehicle sees a new integrated lip spoiler that…

Nissan’s Juke-R Promotional Concept Car

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 5th, 2011

Nissan has revealed pictures of the latest in a long line of go-faster models with the Juke-R, a variant of the Juke small crossover car creating the first ever Super crossover. The vehicle is a mashup of the Juke and the GT-R. Although Nissan is building two road-going versions of the Juke-R (one left and…

Tesla Confirms Model S Details

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 4th, 2011

Tesla has reassured all of its potential buyers that it will not be following the lead of its competition by increasing its initial price ahead of its release. Tesla has since confirmed that a base Model S, with an estimated 160 miles of range, will retail for about $57,400 with a tax credit of $7,500….

Bentley’s Luxurious Linley Edition

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 4th, 2011

Bentley takes luxury to a whole new level by collaborating with British design company Linley to launch 10 limited edition Continental Flying Spurs. David Linley, the Chairman of the company, has established himself as the finest designer of luxurious furniture in the UK and maybe even the world and so, it is fitting that two…

11 Supercars of African President Seized

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 3rd, 2011

11 Super cars belonging to the president of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, were seized in Paris by the French National Police. The reason for the incident has yet to be confirmed but it may very well have something to do with the widespread  investigation the president is currently undergoing. The judicial inquiry by the…

Seat Mii City Car Unveiled

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 3rd, 2011

The Seat Mii is Volkswagen’s third and final variant of the car manufacturer’s city car project with the Spanish Up. The new Mii will showcase the Spanish offering alongside the German and Czech versions of the Volkswagen Up. This particular city car is expected to launch Seat back into the small car segment since it…

New Citroen C4 Aircross

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published October 3rd, 2011

Shortly after launching its new C4 hatchback, Citroen has once again teamed up with Mitsubishi for its new compact SUV, the C4 Aircross. The SUV, that takes many of its style cues from Citroen’s Hypnos concept car, will be released for sale in the United Kingdom in the second half of 2012. The SUV measures just…

New Jensen Interceptor 2014

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 21st, 2011

The British firm CPP are going to be building an all-new Jensen Inceptor due in 2014. This Inteceptor is not to be confused with the ‘new’ old Interceptor still available to purchase. CPP has been contracted by Healey Sports Cars of Switzerland, who own the rights to Jensen, to engineer and manufacture the new model…

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