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2012 Acura RDX Review

Reviews / May 15, 2012 / Leave a Comment
2012 Acura RDX Review

Advantages Sporty handling; relatively low price; well designed; compelling performance. Disadvantages Lacks some top end luxury features; firm ride; missing a certain premium feel and look. Introduction 2012 Acura RDX is the company’s turbocharged crossover that fuses carlike handling and performance characteristics with the versatility of a small sport utility vehicle. It offers sharp handling at an attractive price, but other small luxury crossovers will likely prove more desirable overall. All RDX models with the Technology Package come equipped with Xenon HID (High-Intensity Discharge) headlamps for the low beams. Xenon lights cast a brighter and whiter light for enhanced clarity. The HID lenses enable a broad beam pattern which increases road visibility, yet the upper edge of beam cuts off sharply so as not to blind approaching  [...] 

2012 Porsche 911 GT2 RS – More Powerful Than Its Earlier Generation

Porsche, Reviews / May 11, 2012 / Leave a Comment
2012 Porsche 911 GT2 RS – More Powerful Than Its Earlier Generation

The latest range of 2012 Porsche 911 GT2 RS is lighter, wider, longer, and more powerful than its earlier generation. Initially, this 2012 model will be only offered as a Carrera S and Carrera trim levels. It gives tough competition to all other current branded vehicles namely, the Aston Martin V8 Vantage, Lotus Evora, Jaguar XK, Mercedes – Benz SLS AMG, Maserati GranTurismo, Nissan GT – R, and Audi R8. Every auto part of this automobile has the best quality and all these spare parts are available at really affordable cost in vehicle market. Owners can easily maintain this model in a good condition for maximum period just by offering regular servicing. If customers will search on the internet for its authorized dealers, they will surely get the suitable list of results without investing much time. To improve its driving capabilities, the  [...] 

Fiat To Build Crossover On 500 Platform

News / May 8, 2012 / Leave a Comment
Fiat To Build Crossover On 500 Platform

Fiat is planning to start production of a crossover variant of its 500 minicar in 2012, which will be called 500X with letter X standing for cross. The all new model will be replacing the Sedici in the company’s Europe lineup and will have hatchback and sport utility vehicle styling. Plans for marketing the 500X in United States aren’t clear right now. The 500X will be the 5th variant in 500 lineup, joining the 500 3-door hatchback, 500C convertible, the 500L 4-door, high-roof hatchback and Abarth performance version. At about 165 inches long, the all new 500X will be the longest model in the company’s lineup and like 500L it will be using a broadened version of the company’s small vehicle architecture, which underpins Punto subcompact. The Fiat 500L will be developed and designed at Mirafiori facility of Fiat in Turin and  [...] 

2012 Volkswagen Passat SEL

News / May 4, 2012 / Leave a Comment
2012 Volkswagen Passat SEL

The 2012 Volkswagen Passat SEL is being designed and engineered at the company’s new facility situated in Chattanooga, Tennessee. It is a vehicle that the German marque hopes will be shattering old notions about Volkswagen being merely a niche player in American market for large saloons. The all new Passat will provide a tough competition to niche marques like Ford, Chevrolet, Hyundai, Toyota and Honda and is here to beat all of them. The 2012 Volkswagen Passat SEL is available in three different engine choices; these include a turbodiesel 4-cylinder 2.0 liter, which is good for pulsating 140 horsepower with 236 pound feet of torque; a V6 3.6 liter that generates 280 horsepower with 258 pound feet of torque and an inline five-cylinder 2.5 liter with maximum output of 170 horsepower with 177 pound feet of torque. The V6 engine is mated  [...] 

2013 BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe: Real Life Photos

News / May 1, 2012 / Leave a Comment
2013 BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe: Real Life Photos

2013 BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe will be marketed this June in US and ahead of its market introduction, the prototype was spotted in Germany. It will be equipped with optional tailpipes and adaptive all-LED headlights like the one found on 640d and 640i models that point to a six-cylinder inline turbocharged 300-horsepower powerplant found beneath the hood. The 640i Gran Coupe will go on sale this summer for the price $76,895. Later in summer, the four-wheel drive 2013 BMW 650i xDrive Gran Coupe and the V8 TwinPower Turbo powered 2013 BMW 650i Gran Coupe will be joining the lineup. These vehicles are offered for the price of $90,395 and $87,395 respectively including the $895 Destination and Handling charge. Motivation for the entry level 640i comes from a 6-cylinder 3.0 liter TwinPower engine, which is good for pulsating 315 horsepower @ 5800  [...] 

2014 BMW X4: Rendering

News / April 27, 2012 / Leave a Comment
2014 BMW X4: Rendering

After two years, BMW will be adding a new vehicle to its lineup, the 2014 BMW X4. Developed and designed at Spartanburg facility in South Carolina, the F26 BMW X4 shares the same platform like the X3. The baby Sports Activity Vehicle will be positioned below X5 Sports Activity Vehicle and will be measuring 183 inches long, same length like the BMW F25 X3. In terms of design, it takes its styling cues from X6, yet attaining a distinctive style with revised front fascia. An X6-like, swooping roofline combines into a more athletic, bolder rear end. The 2014 BMW X4 will also be inheriting the powerplant lineup from X3, including both six and four cylinder gasoline and petrol powerplants. According to the BMW source, the Spartanburg facility in South Carolina is already preparing for X4 production lines and plans have been set in motion months  [...]