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2012 Jaguar XF-R Spy Shots Surface

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 24th, 2010

Super hot spy shots have been obtained of the face lifted 2012 Jaguar XF-R. The model has only been on the market for a year, and yet has been picked for a facelift by the company. The next XF-R and XF models will have as new addition light-clusters and bumpers that are similar to the…

Rolls-Royce to Showcase 5 New Models at Paris

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 24th, 2010

Five models will be showcased by Rolls-Royce at the Paris Motor Show next week, featuring the Bespoke personalization program. They will include a Phantom Extended Wheelbase in Gunmetal metallic with Sunrise leather interior and a Carrara White metallic Phantom Drophead Coupe with Hotspur Red leather interior.  The collection is completed by a Phantom Coupe and two…

Audi R8-based RAZOR GTR-10: Only 10 Units to be Made

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 24th, 2010

PPI Automotive Design GmbH, who is the exclusive tuner for Audi, has announced that only 10 units of their Audi R8 based RAZOR GTR-10 with the V10 engine will be made.  Sources say the front hood, front bumper and rear diffuser will be the same as the previous RAZOR GTR. Everything else – including front…

Aston Martin One-77 Engine Specs Detailed

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 23rd, 2010

The engine specifications for the One-77, Aston Martin’s supercar, have been released. Contrary to earlier estimates, the One-77 will have a 7.3-liter V12, rated at 750 bhp (559 kW / 760 PS) and 750 Nm (553 lb-ft) of torque. Not a word has been officially heard on performance figures, but a pre-production prototype has earlier…

Peugeot EX1 Concept to Come With a Futuristic Design

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 23rd, 2010

Details of the EX1 concept – built to celebrate the French company’s bicentennial year – have emerged from Peugeot. The roadster features a futuristic design and has a “floating” grille, polished aluminum accents, and reverse-opening doors. The interior is plush with leather upholstery, metal trim, and numerous digital displays. The concept is powered by two electronic…

Renault’s Kangoo Express Z.E. Displayed at ICV Show at Hanover

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 23rd, 2010

The International Commercial Vehicle show in Hanover, Germany was the venue for the premiere of Renault’s Kangoo Express Z.E. The vehicle is an all-electric, commercial variant of the Renault Kangoo. The Kangoo Express Z.E. is a compact commercial vehicle that runs on a 22 kWh lithium-ion battery (which comes with a separate €72 monthly cost…

Volvo S60 & V60 R-Designs Shown

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 22nd, 2010

A week ahead of the Paris Motor Show, Volvo has unveiled the S60 and V60 R-Designs. With an end to give Volvo and even more naughty look – the R-Designs sport a revised grille, modified bumpers, aggressive rear diffuser, and unique 18-inch alloy wheels. The interior is also striking with sport seats, aluminum pedals, and…

Porsche 911 Speedster Details Released (Video)

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 22nd, 2010

The first details of the Porsche 911 Speedster have been released a week ahead of the Paris Motor Show. The vehicle has been designed to mark the celebration of Porsche Exclusive’s 25th anniversary. The 911 Speedster is a convertible with an aerodynamic body kit, black accents, and tinted headlights. Available in Pure Blue paint and…

Lamborghini Jota Prototypes Spotted

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 22nd, 2010

Two Lamborghini’s Jota prototypes were spied at the Nurburgring circuit. One of them sported a rear spoiler – which is likely to be the Superlegga variant; the other prototype was without a spoiler. Reports say that the prototypes were put into trucks and carted back to Italy, even though this week was set aside for…

2014 Lotus Elite Official Details Surface

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 22nd, 2010

The first official details of the 2014 Elite have been released by Lotus, putting an end to the speculative buzz that was generated by the earlier teasers. It appears that the company was attempting to redefine the concept of modern classic – and has succeeded in many ways. The 2014 Lotus Elite is quite compact…

Lamborghini LB715-5 & 83X May Appear in Paris

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 22nd, 2010

The Paris Motor Show may have two new models from Lamborghini gracing the occasion. The news is based on a schedule that is said to have been obtained from Lamborghini, which gives details of a series of meetings that are set to take place with US dealers. Reportedly, two models will be unveiled – the…

GM to Test Chevrolet Cruze & Daewoo Lacetti EVs

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 22nd, 2010

General Motors has said that it intends to test a fleet of Chevrolet Cruze and Daewoo Lacetti Evs in South Korea. The exercise has been formulated with the objective of checking GM’s core vehicle electrification process. The prototypes feature a 31-kWh battery and a 150 kW (201 hp / 204 PS) electric motor, which enables…

Audi R4 Pictures Sneak Peek Shows Similarities with e-tron

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 22nd, 2010

A set of photos has surfaced on a blog dedicated to the Audi R4. The blog has claimed that these are pictures of the unreleased car, taken just before the car was covered up following a stunt in the Austrian Alps. The stunt had the car being airlifted by a helicopter around the mountain range….

Toyota’s Six New Hybrids by 2012

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 22nd, 2010

Toyota has announced that they have plans to introduce six new hybrid vehicles by the year 2012. The company has not revealed too many details yet, apart from the at that they are planning to have three of thee models only as hybrids and the other three will be hybrid versions of models that are…

Saab 9-3 ePower Electric Prototype Unveiled

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 22nd, 2010

The Saab 9-3 ePower prototype, Saab’s first electric vehicle, has finally been unveiled.  The new offering from the renowned Swedish automobile company will debut at the Paris Motor Show. Featuring a 35.5 kWh lithium-ion battery pack and a 135 kW (184 PS / 181 hp) electric motor, the ePower can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in…

Spartan V is a Lightweight All-Star Car With a Ducati Heart

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 22nd, 2010

A tribute from the car world to the ancient Greeks has just started making the rounds. The Spartan V is a lightweight all-star, with an engine that is borrowed from Ducati. The new contender weighs  at just below 661 pounds and packs 170 horsepower from the 1200 cc Italian mill. A tubular space-frame chassis in…

B1 & B2 Grand Turismo: Russia’s First Sports Cars

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 22nd, 2010

The B1 and B2 Grand Turismo models from Russia’s Marussia Motors have started the production process, after a grand opening of the company’s first showroom in Moscow. Marussia is well known as a manufacturer of specialty sports cars. These will be Russia’s first sports cars to come into the market. The B1’s original design had…

2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS Prices Revealed

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 22nd, 2010

The 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS, which will go on sale in January next, will  come with a price tag set at a minimum of €59,857, including 19% value added tax. Customers will get a CLS 250 CDI BlueEfficiency with a 204-horsepower (150-kW) four-cylinder 2.1-liter diesel engine when they opt to take this latest Mercedes offering home….

Audi R8 Spyder Pictures Shown; To Come Cleaner & Powerful

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 22nd, 2010

Here we are, poring into some awesome looking pictures of the Audi R8 Spyder. As we go looking for more details of this sexy, mean machine, we stumble upon info that tells us the German car maker has taken into consideration conservation of energy and has incorporated a newer version of the V8 that has…

2012 Seat Leon Spied Testing Day and Night

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 13th, 2010

The unofficial sneak peek of the 2012 Seat Leon is out! Auto buffs owe their gratitude to spy photographers for posting the first pictures of the car, clicked during the daylight and night testing of the vehicle. Again, details are quite limited, but by the looks of it, the three-door model is noticeably shorter than…

G-Power’s BMW X5 M is Bigger Now

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 13th, 2010

G-Power had last year introduced their BMW X5 M, with 600 hp and a small Typhoon body kit. Now it’s become clear that the BMW tuner was hard at work on a larger wide body kit.  The new offering has up to 15% more cooling, thanks to the optimized airflow and an increase in power…

Ferrari Virtual Academy Racing Simulator is Out

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 13th, 2010

A new racing simulator has just come out from Ferrari. It’s called Ferrari Virtual Academy and through it, players can race on famous racing tracks like the Fiorano Circuit, Nurbugring and the Mugello Circuit. Winners who excel at the virtual race stand to receive Ferrari products on a weekly basis. At the end of the…

Classically styled Roadsport 125 Monaco Special Edition Unveiled

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 10th, 2010

Caterham has unveiled the Roadsport 125 Monaco Special Edition. The car has bodywork of brushed aluminum, with black accents and red-and-white stripes which has been inspired by the flag of Manaco. The style idea for the new car has been inspired by the kingdom of Monte Carlo, and designers strove to have the elegance, class…

Smart Plug-in Scooter Concept Set for Paris Motor Show; Sketches Revealed

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 10th, 2010

Smart has plans for a new two-wheeler concept, which will be revealed in the September Paris Motor Show. What’s exciting is that it will be a plug-in electric scooter. Some official sketches have been released of the concept, which s all set to feature strongly as part of Smart’s offerings at the Paris Motor Show…

Audi’s R4 e-tron Roadster Concept to be Seen at the Paris Show

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 10th, 2010

The Audi e-tron roadster concept will be introduced at the Paris Motor Show. It is understood that the concept will be based on the R4 e-tron that was seen at the Detroit Motor Show in January. The only difference will be that the roof will be convertible. The R4 e-Tron coupe that debuted at the…

Ariel Atom V8 Giving Bugatti Veyron a Run For its Money

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 9th, 2010

After a two-year-long development process, Ariel has unveiled their 500bhp V8-engined version of the minimalist Atom 3. The car has a power-to-weight ratio of 909bhp per tonne – which is much better that that of Bugatti’s creation, and is slightly ahead of a GP2 single-seater racing car. Final testing is still going on with the…

Opel GTC Paris Concept Official Pictures Out

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 9th, 2010

The first official pictures of the GTC Paris concept, which previews the new Astra OPC/VXR has just been released. Designed to embody the twin ideas of beauty and speed, the GTC features an aggressive front, LED daytime running lights, stocky rear wheel haunches, and incorporates the classic Opel styling cues, like the ‘blade’ from the Insignia….

Peugeot to Showcase Mystery Supercar at Paris Show

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 9th, 2010

At the Paris Motor Show, that is just around the corner, PSA Peugeot Citroen plans to make their customary big statement, say early reports. Word is that the auto company plans to unveil a sporty new concept that is sure to capture the attention of the auto world. Although absolutely no details have been revealed,…

Ferrari ‘Green’ California to go on Show at Paris Show

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 8th, 2010

Ferrari is all set to introduce a ‘green’ California model at the Paris Motor Show. Although there are not too many details available, some reports say the vehicle will not be a hybrid. Instead, they say it is most likely to feature an improved direct injection system with low friction engine components, multi-cylinder deactivation, and…

Subaru Version of Toyota FT-86 Spotted

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 8th, 2010

Spy photographers have captured a few images of Subaru’s version of Toyota FT-86. The prototype is reportedly undergoing hot-weather testing in an American desert. And what has been glimpsed right now is a curious mix of camouflage and spare parts patched in with duct tape. Understandably, this visual makes it quite impossible to zone in…

M6XR Twin Turbo from Manhart Racing Announced

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 8th, 2010

The M6XR Twin Turbo based on the BMW X6 M has been announced by Manhart Racing.  In standard form, the SUV’s 4.4-liter twin turbo V8 engine develops a tremendous 555 PS (408 kW / 547 bhp) and 500 lb-ft (678 Nm).  The vehicle has a top speed of 275 km/h (170 mph). Bavarian engine constructor…

New SSC Ultimate Aero II Offers a First Look

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 7th, 2010

The second generation product of America’s fastest supercar has just begun making the rounds – these are exclusive first photos of the SSC Ultimate Aero II. With a new look and a new job at hand, the car seems to be on a mission to knock the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport off the pedestal of…

Lamborghini’s Next-Gen Murcielago Teaser Out

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 7th, 2010

A new teaser image of the beauty that is rumored to be the next-generation Murcielago from Lamborghini has been previewed. The new visuals provide  a closer look at this much-anticipated offering. Enthusiasts expect that the teaser images will follow a similar strategy as that used for the Estoque concept – judging by the detailed close…

Wraptivo Honda CR-Z Type F Concept to Be Out at SEMA 2010

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 7th, 2010

Wraptivo has announced their first in-house SEMA car which will be coming as a 2011 Honda CR-Z sport hybrid concept, which is being called ‘Type-F’. (F for ‘fun’). The company plans to have the concept car out at SEMA 2010. The model has a wider stance and the side crease creating a rake; with interiors…

Jaguar XK Coupe Concept Unveiling to Mark Automaker’s 75th Anniversary

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 6th, 2010

Jaguar’s new XK Coupe Concept vehicle will be revealed at the 2010 Paris Auto Show. The concept will take the design statement that Jaguar is so well known for to the next level. The unveiling  happens in the year of the company’s 75th anniversary. The concept will give hints about the next version of the…

McLaren Mulls Over Rolling Out Five New Cars in Five Years

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 6th, 2010

British automaker McLaren has announced their plans to come out with one new model every year for the coming five years (this could also be a new version of an existing model). The company is aiming at a total production volume of 4,500 units. McLaren has had a prototype vehicle built in 2009, the MP4-12C…

Hyundai Veloster Spotted Testing in Death Valley

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 6th, 2010

The much awaited Hyundai Veloster has been spied at a hot weather testing in Death Valley. Spy pictures of the vehicle showed has less camouflage than had been  anticipated. From what we infer from the pictures, the roof slopes down to curve smoothly as it wraps itself around the cabin that has a round two…

General Motors Lifts Wraps Off 5-door Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 3rd, 2010

General Motors has revealed the 5-door Chevrolet Cruze hatchback and the car will be officially introduced at the 2010 Paris Motor Show. With the introduction of the new car, customers have an alternative body style to the traditional sedan. With its attractive sweeping coupe roofline and short overhangs at both the front and rear, the…

Toyota Verso-S to Debut in Paris

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 2nd, 2010

Toyota has announced the Verso-S, which will debut at the Paris Motor Show. The Japanese auto giant also has plans to unveil other new models in Paris, but the main focus will be on Verso, a car which the company claims to be “small, spacious and smart”. Toyota is eyeing the European MPV market with…

Tell-Tale Leak of New Ferrari 599 Roadster at Pebble Beach

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 2nd, 2010

A leaked letter has revealed that the new Ferrari 599 Roadster was unveiled in a private presentation at Pebble Beach. The letter, which was leaked to Luxury4Play.com, was apparently written by Ferrari North America President Marco Mattiacci. The letter thanks the attendees for their “first feedback” on this “upcoming limited edition product”. We believe that…

Mercedes-Benz ML 63 Tuned Wide Body Kit (Video)

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 2nd, 2010

See what we have for you here. Courtesy of  Expression Motorsport, we bring to you a YouTube video of the Mercedes-Benz ML 63 Tuned Wide Body kit. Check out what’s new in here. Don’t forget to tell us what you feel. Video after the jump:

Ferrari 458 Spyder GTS Offers More Speculative Details

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 2nd, 2010

Ferrari is currently developing a 458 Spyder GTS, but sadly there are not many details available. Although details are hard to come by, it is learnt that the vehicle will feature a glass roof which flips upright and slides in to disappear behind the seats. Previous reports had said the 458 Spyder will have a…

Mitsubishi Euro-Spec i-Miev: Price, Rollout Details Released

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 1st, 2010

Mitsubishi has made a timely announcement regarding the Euro-spec i-MiEV. The information comes just a few weeks before the Paris Motor Show. The Euro version is almost identical to the Japanese i-MiEV –  and features revised bumpers, a modified center stack, and better interior comfort, says the company.  Mitsubishi has added Active Stability Control (ASC)…

2011 Volkswagen Passat Out in the Form of a New Photo

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 1st, 2010

A Norwegian website sports what is touted to be a new photo of the 2011 Volkswagen Passat. Volkswagen fans are waiting with bated breath to see if it’s all true, and in the meantime are poring over the picture enthralled with what is to come. The photo reveals that the headlights have changed – no…

BMW CLR 500 RS2, styled by TOPCAR Lumma, revealed

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published August 31st, 2010

Take a look, and be charmed. The BMW 5-Series F10 has just received a new styling. Courtesy of Lumma Design Russian affiliate TOPCAR, the car has been made much more attractive with the sprucing up of the body. Thanks to the new body styling done on the BMW 5-Series F10m, the new look comprises a…

BMW CLR 500 RS2, styled by TOPCAR Lumma, revealed

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published August 31st, 2010

Take a look, and be charmed. The BMW 5-Series F10 has just received a new styling. Courtesy of Lumma Design Russian affiliate TOPCAR, the car has been made much more attractive with the sprucing up of the body. Thanks to the new body styling done on the BMW 5-Series F10m, the new look comprises a…

BMW CLR 500 RS2, styled by TOPCAR Lumma, revealed

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published August 31st, 2010

Take a look, and be charmed. The BMW 5-Series F10 has just received a new styling. Courtesy of Lumma Design Russian affiliate TOPCAR, the car has been made much more attractive with the sprucing up of the body. Thanks to the new body styling done on the BMW 5-Series F10m, the new look comprises a…

BMW CLR 500 RS2, styled by TOPCAR Lumma, revealed

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published August 31st, 2010

Take a look, and be charmed. The BMW 5-Series F10 has just received a new styling. Courtesy of Lumma Design Russian affiliate TOPCAR, the car has been made much more attractive with the sprucing up of the body. Thanks to the new body styling done on the BMW 5-Series F10m, the new look comprises a…

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