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Lexus To Launch LFA Tokyo Edition

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 20th, 2011

According to rumours, Lexus will be launching a special super LFA Tokyo edition which will be revealed at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show. Toyota, who manufacture the vehicle are also expected to manufacture additional Lexus/Toyota performance cars in the next few years. This Lexus LFA Tokyo edition, which follows the Nurburgring special, will bring an…

Audi RS4 Avant Spied

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 19th, 2011

The new Audi RS4 Avant 2012 was spied in full camouflage at the Nurburgring. The new model, which Audi is currently putting the finishing touches on, is set to be launched in May 2012. There is no change in the RS4′s engine in comparison to the RS5 and so the 4.2-litre naturally aspirated V8 will…

Car Enthusiast Wins Custom-Made GTI

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 16th, 2011

Dayne Ferris was revealed as the winner of a one-of-a-kind modified VW GTI valued at R500 000 at a star studded event at Johannesburg’s Montecasino. The 26 year-old won the car by entering BP’s popular online Ultimate Ride competition. The event was attended by a number of local celebrities as well as well known names…

Land Rover DC100 Sport

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 15th, 2011

The brand new Land Rover DC100 Sport was unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show this week. The DC100 Sport was a surprise reveal alongside the much anticipated DC100 and is one of two concepts that the Land Rover team have confirmed will be put into production for 2015.  Both were revealed to gauge public interest and…

Frankfurt Motor Show Preview

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 14th, 2011

Just a day away from the official launch of the Frankfurt Motor Show 2011, here are some of the new vehicles and concepts that are expected to be on display on the showroom floor tomorrow. It’s shaping up to be an exciting show. Images source: Autoblog.com        

No More Impreza for SA

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 14th, 2011

Subaru South Africa has decided to drop the Impreza from its lineup. The new Subaru XV, that will be uveilied at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show will be replacing the Impreza range in South Africa from February 2012. Designed by Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. and described as an “Urban Adventurer”, the XV is a high-riding…

Redbull & Renault Renew Parternship

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 14th, 2011

Among all the automakers that have supplied engines to Formula One teams over the years, Renault is likely considered the most successful. While the French car manufacturer has seen world champion status with its own team in 2005 and 2006, a significant amount of its achievements have come from its success supplying independent teams. Renault’s…

Maserati SUV Concept Leaked

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 14th, 2011

Just days before its official unveiling at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, images of the new SUV concept from Maserati have been leaked onto the Web. The image, that appeared in an online pocket guidebook for the show, came with the description that the new SUV model due for launch in 2013 is expected to…

Vauxhaull Reveals Electric Car

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 14th, 2011

Just after the announcement of the Volkswagen Nils concept car, comes the surprising revelation of Vauxhaull’s very own electric city concept car. The car which has yet to be named, will join the Nils on the stands at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show. This tiny two seater that weighs under 500kg has batteries that give…

Jaguar C-X16 Concept Car

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 14th, 2011

The Jaguar’s teaser sketch of a sub XK production concept revealed last month is now officially the new Jaguar C-X16 and it certainly is a beauty.  The new concept, that will be revealed at next week’s Frankfurt Motor Show, is a two-seat, rear-wheel-drive sports coupe built on an aluminium architecture and offers perfect 50:50 weight…

Citroen Tubik Concept Car

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 14th, 2011

According to Citroen, it’s time that travel became meangingful again and the French auto manufacturer intends to do just this with its new Tubik concept, a modern take on the MPV. Citroen describes the Tubik as “a high-tech executive shuttle based on one key idea: travel should be fun”. The futuristic nine- seater people mover draws inspiration…

VW Nils Electric Concept Car

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 14th, 2011

Volkswagen has designed a new concept electric pod car that will be revealed at the Frankfurt Motor Show taking place in just under two weeks. The Nils, ideal for a single commuter, is a possible solution for crowded urban roads. Developed with the German Transport Ministry and designed to be environmentally sustainable is capable of…

Top Gear Mag Launches in SA

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 14th, 2011

Top Gear’s magazine will be launching in South Africa towards the end of October for a special November launch issue. The iconic automotive television programme’s publication will be hitting the newsstands following a licensing agreement between Media24 Magazines and BBC Magazines. This is very exciting news for all automotive enthusiasts and fans of the biggest motoring…

Novitec Tweaks Alfa Romeo Giulietta

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published September 14th, 2011

German tuning house Novitec Automobile GmbH has decided to do some tweaking on the Alfa Romeo Giulietta. The company, known for their tuning of Ferrari’s, has experience with Alfa and decided to make some exciting improvements on the Italian hatchback. The vehicle prides itself on offering power and speed with a reasonable price tag attached….

Insurance Is The Best Policy

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published June 15th, 2011

Insurance Is The Best Policy Any of you who are currently drivers will be aware that it is law in the UK that every vehicle on the road has at the very least third party insurance. This covers liability to third parties, which includes cars, people, property damage and bodily injury but that is all….

2014 Ford Mustang Comes Into Focus

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published June 9th, 2011

You might have already heard rumors that the 2014 Ford Mustang will feature a four-cylinder engine and a globally-influenced design. However, some recent reports indicate that it outperforms all the rumors that came earlier. Let’s check. Smaller and lighter than the current model, the variant is also reported to feature improved-interiors with higher quality materials…

Kia Tam Rendering Leaked

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published June 9th, 2011

Well ahead of its proposed launch later this year, a rendering of the Kia Tam has appeared on the web. Check out. As you can see in the picture above, the model looks heavily inspired from the VW Bulli Microbus concept, debuted in Geneva. The VW Bulli Microbus is a 3+3 (two rows of three-seat…

2012 Audi S7 Spied Undisguised

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published June 9th, 2011

It seems Audi S7 is all set to be unveiled at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show. We have got some spied images of the model caught near Nurburgring. The best part of the news is that the latest images show Audi S7 undisguised. Have a look at the pictures alongside. The model comes up with…

Hyundai Elantra Coupe Gears Up for LA Debut

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published June 8th, 2011

Some recent reports indicate that Hyundai is all set to unveil its Elantra coupe at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The model will be powered by a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine that develops 148 hp (110 kW / 150 PS) and 131 lb-ft (177 Nm) of torque. We have been hearing some rumors of an R-Spec…

2013 Infiniti JX Spied

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published June 8th, 2011

We have for you the latest spied snaps of 2013 Infiniti JX undergoing testing in the United States. Have a look. As you can see in the pictures, the model is heavily camouflaged. No matter, one could easily figure out that the seven-seat variant is inspired from EX and Etherea concept. Earlier, official sources had…

Mazda BT-50 Freestyle Revealed

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published June 8th, 2011

For all our Mazda fans, we have for you some fresh news. Gear up. Well ahead of its debut at the Australian International Motor Show, Mazda has unveiled the first pictures of the BT-50 Freestyle. Check out. The extended-cab variant features rear-hinged doors whereby you could easily enter the cabin. Though the rear seats doesn’t…

MINI Coupe Tentatively Revealed; BMW Releases Official Details

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published June 7th, 2011

BMW Group has officially come up with details on the upcoming MINI Coupe. MINI Cooper Coupe comes in four different engine variants including the range-topping John Cooper Works edition. MINI Coupe is 3,728 mm long and comes with a wheelbase measuring 2,467 mm. The front track is 1,459 mm wide and rear-axle track comes in…

Porsche Cajun to Offer Powerful Diesel Engine

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published June 7th, 2011

Any Porsche fans out there eyeing a Cayenne Junior, popularly known as Cajun? It has been a while since we heard of an upcoming Cajun. However, Porsche’s silence regarding the same had made us wonder. What made us to share this with our viewers is a new report indicating that the model will offer a…

RSC Raptor GT Turns Predator GT with Updated Design

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published June 7th, 2011

Finally, Rotary Supers Cars (RSC) has come up with all new Predator GT following heavy criticism that the Raptor GT was just an altered copy of Ferrari 599XX. Powered by a four-rotor Wankel engine based on the Mazda 13B MSP that develops up to 1,200 PS (883 kW / 1184 hp), Predator GT adopts a…

VW Golf GTI Cabriolet Concept Lets Out More Details

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published June 6th, 2011

VW has come up some more details on their Golf GTI Cabriolet concept. Polished in Firespark metallic paint, the smart looking car features an aggressive GTI body kit, a lowered suspension and front/rear spoilers. Glossy black accents, red brake calipers and 19-inch alloy wheels are some of the other enhancements of this VW GTI variant….

BMW 1-Series Images Surface; Set for Frankfurt Show

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published June 6th, 2011

The BMW 1-Series is set for release in 2012 and will be officially unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The luxury car giant has come up with a design that looks more elegant than the previous model. The BMW 1-Series has borrowed its inspiration for its front fascia from its own 5-Series GT and 7-Series….

Fisker Karma Plug-in Hybrid This July

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published June 6th, 2011

Fisker’s Karma plug-in hybrid, as you already know, has been going through a series of delays. However, there has been no detailed official explanation for this unexpected hold up. Fisker has now said that the first customer cars will arrive in the US this July. This will be the second time the car has missed…

2012 Mosler Raptor First Details Out

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published June 3rd, 2011

We have for you here the first details of the 2012 Raptor formally announced by Mosler. However, don’t get excited yet – for only a little information has been revealed. The Mosler Raptor for 2012 will have under the hood a 7.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine that will churn out 650 hp (485 kW / 659…

Kia Motors’ US Production in Acceleration Mode

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published June 3rd, 2011

In keeping with the increasing demand for its vehicles, Korean car maker Kia Motors Corp has stated that it has plans to increase the production capacity of its US. assembly plant by 20%. The expansion projects have already been kick started at its factory in West Point. This is estimated to increase the total annual…

Coming Soon: Alphanumeric Monikers for Jaguar Models

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published June 3rd, 2011

Jaguar plans to adopt alphanumeric monikers. Well the adoption of the new naming system is said to avoid confusions. The company’s global brand director has said “If you know us, you understand our badging. Otherwise it’s confusing.” Though it has now been said that the new badging would do away with confusion, we still arent…

VW Golf GTI Edition Packs a Game for 35th Anniversary (Video)

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published June 2nd, 2011

Volkswagen is packing something more than just a ride in their Golf GTI Edition 35. The company plans to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Golf GTI in alliance with mobile video game developer Fishlabs. The game developers will be releasing the Golf GTI Edition 35 game for the iPhone, iPad and iPod. The games…

Brabus & Smart Teaser Reveals a Mystery Car (Video)

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published June 2nd, 2011

Looks like the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show is up for some serious surprise! A teaser video filmed in the Brabus factory in Bottrop, Germany, hints that we may be viewing the fastest Smart in the world. The car looks like it is based on the ForTwo model, but we can’t confirm that as of now….

Fabia Super 2000 Rally Concept Revealed

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published June 2nd, 2011

The 30th anniversary of the GTI-Worthersee event witnessed some of the VW Group’s attempt to bring in something special to the show. Skoda’s gift to the event came through the Fabia Super 2000 Rally concept car. The machine was designed specifically for the event and is a roadster version of the Fabia Super 2000. The…

VW Golf GTI 16S, Golf24 & Golf GTI Edition 35 Set for Worthersee Show (Video)

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published June 1st, 2011

Attendees at this year’s Worthersee show will be witness to three new Volkswagen beauties sailing down the ramp. VW has said that they will be bringing in 3 special Golf editions to the show.  Going by the names of Golf GTI 16S, Golf24 and Golf GTI Edition 35, these three models will be unique in…

2012 BMW M5 Undergoes High Speed Testing (Video)

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published June 1st, 2011

We guess we needn’t tell you that BMW is almost ready with their 2012 M5 model. Believed to be a production version of the M5 concept from the BMW stables, the car comes with some amazing features that could make any motoring freak to sit up and plan his next buy. The company has now…

Audi A2 Reborn; Heads for Frankfurt

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published June 1st, 2011

Did you know the Audi A2 is on a comeback? The reborn A2 will see the light of the day at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show. In fact, from what we get to hear, a production model of the A2 is gearing up for Frankfurt. Designed to rival the 2013 BMW i3, the A2 has…

On OverdriveLive Tonight: Polo GTi Review, Monaco Grand Prix Report and Indy 500 Action

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published May 31st, 2011

Every Tuesday between 6 and 8pm, Ciro De Siena and Gavin Williams from OverdriveTV host OverdriveLive on 2OceansVibe Radio. It’s a blokey mix of cars, football, music, more cars, and other nonsense which Capetonians are coming to love. This week they’ll be reviewing the new Polo GTi and the Honda Jazz Hybrid, as well as…

GM Cadillac-based PHEV Plan Axed

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published May 31st, 2011

General Motors has put aside their plans to introduce a premium plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHEV) based on their Cadillac luxury brand. It was earlier believed that GM was in the works with a  PHEV, based on the Cadillac SRX platform and making use of the Chevy Volt Technology.. This car from Cadillac would have been…

Volkswagen Tiguan Facelifted Variant to be Built in Mexico & N America

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published May 31st, 2011

Volkswagen, which is already expanding production to beyond the Passat, Jetta and Beetle models, will build their upcoming Tiguan model in Mexico. To be built either at the Chattanooga plant or the Pueblo plant in the Latin American nation, VW will be looking at increasing production units and sales of the Tiguan model. The Pueblo…

2012 Porsche Boxster Offers Sneak Peek

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published May 31st, 2011

Here we have for an early peek on the upcoming 2012 Porsche Boxster model. The much anticipated Boxster, or the Boxster 981, comes with a completely innovative design and engine technologies. The 981 will sport a unique cab-forward design to have better recognition of the model from the former 911. The new Boxster will sport vital…

C-Sick. We Drive The Brand New Citroen C4

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published May 30th, 2011

I’m one of those people who’s always liked the French.  Their lack of sentimentality, and hence lack of diplomacy has always rubbed me up the right way.  I was on the Paris Metro once and being a bit lost, was waiting in line at an info kiosk to ask for some assistance.  In front of…

Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster Shown

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published May 30th, 2011

Well ahead of its debut at Frankfurt Motor Show, Mercedes has given us an official glimpse of its SLS AMG Roadster. The Roadster has a three-ply soft top that could be folded or unfolded automatically in 11 seconds at speeds up to 31 mph (50 km/h). The car’s roof doesn’t take much of trunk space…

Tesla Roadster Production to End This Year

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published May 30th, 2011

Tesla has announced plans to stop the production of their Roadster model by the end of 2011. The details were secured from a filing of motor maker with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. This strategy has taken the motor world by surprise as Tesla’s Model S won’t be hitting market until mid-2012 s was…

Chevrolet Camaro Convertible Soft Top Water Test Video Out

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published May 30th, 2011

The new soft top that has been incorporated into the Chevrolet Camaro Convertible has been tested in tough moist conditions. Apart from the standard test, engineers made the car undergo many extensive tests during development to assure its long-term durability. The convertible top was opened and closed more than 22,500 times more than it will…

Aston Martin V12 Zagato Previewed

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published May 27th, 2011

For all you Aston Martin fans out there, we have the latest images of its V12 Zagato endurance racer. Have a look. As you can see in the pictures alongside, the V12 Zagato comes up in an orange tint featuring large, black rear wing. Expected to make its racing debut at the Nurburgring this weekend,…

Aston Martin Rapide Facelift Spied

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published May 27th, 2011

This time we have for our readers, the latest spied shots of Rapide Facelift. Just have a look.  It is likely that the front bumper will feature an updated design and new air intakes. With a new rear bumper and a rear spoiler a little bigger than on the current model, the face lifted Rapide…

Honda Civic Tour Co-Headlined By Blink-182 & My Chemical Romance

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published May 27th, 2011

Honda has announced that the Civic Tour will be headlined by rock bands blink-182 and My Chemical Romance. All set to commence on August 5th, the concert series aims at promoting the redesigned Honda Civic. As you know, Honda unveiled the 2012 Honda Civic at the New York Auto Show. The company is reported to…

Eagle E-Type Lightweight Speedster Announced

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published May 25th, 2011

Eagle has announced that its E-Type Lightweight Speedster will make its debut at the Salon Prive in London. Powered by a 4.7-liter six-cylinder engine that produces 310 hp (231 kW / 314 PS) and 340 lb-ft (460 Nm) of torque, E-Type LS is glaringly inspired from the Jaguar model. But it comes up with a…

Ford Gears Up for a Seat with Heart-Rate Monitor [Video]

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published May 25th, 2011

Ever dreamt of a car seat that could help you in your health matters? You may be wondering what made us to ask our viewers this. Let’s make it plain. Ford is reported to have geared up for a new car seat that features a heart-rate monitor! It can measure your pulse through the clothing…

Porsche Boxster E Specs Out

By IT Support Staffordshire | Published May 25th, 2011

All you Porsche fans out there will definitely be looking out for the latest specifications of Boxster E prototypes released by Porsche. Here, we have for you exactly that. Powered by a 29 kWh lithium-iron-phosphate battery, you could easily travel up to 170 kilometers (107 miles) in any of three prototypes on a single charge….

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