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Jeep Renegrade Debuts at the 2014 Sao Paulo Motor Show

Planning to expand their markets globally Jeep has decided to debut their all new 2015 Renegrade at the 2014 Sao Paulo International Motor Show. Jeep mentioned that Latin America is an important market to them and therefore they want to bring out some vehicles that fit the requirement that most buyers look for in Brazil. The automaker said that the compact size of the vehicle is ideal for the narrow roads in the region and that it also offers best in class off-road compatibility that ensures better performance. It will also be the first vehicle to have nine speed automatic transmission. To make it better for the local buyers, Jeep has decided to incorporate fuel efficient engines that offer better performance and fuel savings. The first version of the vehicle will have flex fuel ...

Ferrari Sergio: An Invite-Only Supercar that Chooses Its Buyers

Exclusivity is not a stranger to Ferrari, but the Italian automaker has just pushed the bar higher with Ferrari Sergio. The all new vehicle will be produced only for invite-only six buyers initially. Hence, the supercar will be available to only six buyers around the world. Ferrari had unveiled the vehicle as a concept car at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, but they are keen on start its production. The car was designed in collaboration with Italian design firm Pininfarina and it is expected that the vehicle cost will be somewhere in millions, although Ferrari has not revealed the market price for it. Interestingly, Ferrari mentioned that they already have the six buyers to whom they have pre-sold the new Ferrari Sergio and the list is quite long, so others will have to wait. The new...

BMW i8S Model On the Cards

By  On October 24, 2014 | Filed Under Auto News, BMW

BMW i8S Model On the Cards

BMW is keen on introducing more power to their vehicles and therefore the German automaker has decided to come up with a more powerful i8 model that will offer the same. The new i8S model will be focus on some features that were not up to the mark in the earlier model and were seen as disappointments. So far BMW i8 model is seen as the first standalone BMW sports coupe after M1. While it has not been confirmed by BMW, but reports from Automobile claim that a new hardcore version is on the cards that will impress buyers who were not happy with the i8 model. The new model will have stiffened chassis and aggressive exterior styling. It is also said that BMW is evaluating between two different powertrain options where one would be paired with 2.0 liter twin turbo four cylinder engine...

What Prevents Drivers to Buy Good Auto Insurance Coverage?

Most motorists know the importance of a good vehicle insurance protection. Nonetheless they fail to arrange sufficient coverage for one way or another. If only they knew how easy and cost effective it is to arrange good coverage they would probably get over this problem. Sometimes, it may be your mind set that prevents you to get the best deal. Here are a few of the reasons or justifications for purchasing inadequate policies or not buying coverage at all. Nothing Happens! Everyone must buy at least liabilities coverage to be able to drive legally. However, buying coverage only to meet these requirements is under appreciating the protection offered. Thinking that you only buy policies just in case you may be stopped by police would mean that you would only buy the minimum legally requ...

The Audi Show Car all Set for the Los Angeles Auto Show

The renowned German Automaker, Audi is all set to unfold a new epoch of design by launching the first concept car developed under the supervision of Marc Lichte, Audi's new Head of Design. The much awaited Audi Show Car will bring forward a whole new generation of automotive design, and is set for the Los Angeles Auto Show this November. The new Head of Design, appointed in Feb, seems to have clear intentions to stop at nothing in making the brand one of the very best. Born in Arnsberg, Germany, the 45 year old designer has the roots to his career sowed in the field of automobiles in the year 1996 when he was hired by Volkswagen AG. Lichte just does not seem to have enough of his craving for the field, and is still studying transportation design at the Pforzheim University. Mr...

On-Track Continental GT3 Finishes Second in Shanghai

Partnered in China with Absolute Racing, Bentley announced that the on-track Continental GT3 has bagged the second place in the 11th round of the 2014 GT Asia Series held in Shanghai. Bentley mentioned that it was a proud moment for the company. The automobile company also gave lot of credit to their professional GT racer Jean Karl Vernay who started the race from the fifth place in the #4 Bentley and moved gradually to take the second spot. Vernay moved to the first spot and remained in that spot before pitting on lap 13 and being replaced by Gilles Vannelet. Vernay rejoined the track but remained second in the race. Bentley also made an announcement that they will race the Continental GT3 in various other races and they have plans to race the car in Macau in a few weeks. Both A...

Details on 2014 Genesis Coupe Released

By  On October 13, 2014 | Filed Under Auto News, Hyundai

Details on 2014 Genesis Coupe Released

2014 Genesis Coupe gets a host of upgrades and changes as it gets ready for 2014 SEMA show. There are cosmetic tweaks for the exteriors and interiors, changes in suspension and engine upgrades. The Chicago-based builder - Blood Type Racing knows how to get extreme performance from Korean vehicles. The car will debut at Hyundai’s SEMA news conference in November in Las Vegas. The BTR Genesis Coupe gets Hyundai’s 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder with new sleeves. The engine has been bored to give a bigger displacement and got new sleeves. The internal components get both strengthened and balanced with the extension of a high-boost Precision Turbo turbocharger. The Genesis Coupe sends more than 800 horsepower via six-speed manual transmission to the rear wheels. The customiz...

Is FT-1 the Next Supra? Toyota Responds to the Rumors

Toyota has denied having any kind of association with the driver rumoring about FT-1 concept being the new Supra under production. One of the company’s representative declared that the company has no plans or hidden surprises for the North American Auto Show Circuit, and added that any progress in the production of the Supra will be openly stated in the public media. The driver in the video – claiming quite a few attributes of the much-awaited Supra – is not an official representative of Toyota; neither does he have any direct associations with the automaker. According to Toyota, he’s just uttering out what he learnt from other sources and publications. While there are no confirmations on the features declared in the video, we do get some – potentially valid – in...

Modern cars with potential to become future classics

The term ‘classic car’ conjures up images of bygone vehicles from yesteryear. Jaguar, MG, Triumph and Lotus all have models that are considered ‘classic cars’ nowadays.  But what modern cars have the potential to be the classics of tomorrow? The golden age of motoring holds massive appeal for both car enthusiasts and people who enjoy nostalgia in general. The recent International Charity Classic Car Extravaganza held on the Isle of Wight certainly drew in the crowds and highlights the appeal that classic cars have. So if you’re looking to own a future piece of motoring history, why not consider one of these modern vehicles that might become a future classic: BMW 1-Series The BMW 1-Series has the potential to become one of the most sought after BMWs of all time. Enthus...

Innovation of the Year Award for New Audi TT

The original Audi TT, when it first got launched in 1998, was nothing short of a genius stroke. The assumed wedge shape broke a number of stylistic conventions and the incredible focus on detailing raised the benchmark of interior design to an entirely new level. These kinds of cars always carry a substantial cultural significance. And now, Audi's design department presents the third generation Audi TT at the Paris Motor Show, where we will see the debut of Audi TT Roadster and TTS Roadster. The German Design Council bestows these awards and the contest enjoy a special status in the design world. This next TT comes packed with more angles than ever and is certainly a design icon. The top-performance driving machine comes packed with the new technology for the new generation drive...

Aston Martin Reveals Official Photos of 2016 Lagonda Super Sedan

Aston Martin has released the first set of official photos of its dazzling production super sedan Lagonda. The British automaker gave us a glimpse of the car’s prototype undergoing hot weather testing a few weeks back. Lagonda has been designed to be sold exclusively to the Middle Eastern customers, thus it was weather tested in Muscat, Oman. Through this model Aston Martin has revived the Lagonda nameplate after 25 years, which was launched in 1976. The gorgeous four-door borrows styling features from its ancestor but is more squarish and has narrower head and taillights giving it a contemporary look. It also wears a Lagonda badge instead of Aston Martin emblem. The sedan’s body is composed of carbon-fiber reinforced plastic. The lavish interior of Lagonda is squandering ...

Thinking ahead: Avoiding pitfalls when buying used cars

When the time comes to change your car, buying used makes sense for a number of reasons. It's important to be aware of the fact that buying used can be more of a risk than buying new, and it's up to you as the customer to be on the lookout for red flags. The majority of used cars on the market are good buys, but there are a small number which are particularly good or bad. Here, we look at a few pitfalls to avoid as you're on the lookout for a used vehicle. Ask for full paperwork The history of a car can tell you a great deal about the shape of its future. A car which hasn't caused any previous owners a great deal of grief is a welcome sign. Conversely, vehicles which show recurring problems throughout their history should be steered clear of. While taking a look at the en...

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