Posts belonging to Category 'NEWS'

Vauxhall Company Will Star At The Goodwood Festival of Speed from July 2-4

c type prince henry Vauxhall Company Will Star At The Goodwood Festival of Speed from July 2 4A trio of Vauxhall’s spanning 100 years of innovation by the company will star at the Goodwood Festival of Speed from July 2-4.While Vauxhall has yet to confirm its launch of the new VXR8, the latest HSV GTS E2 – its near-identical Australian sibling – will give the clearest indication yet of its intention to sell the car in Britain. The new super-saloon will appear as part of the Festival’s First Glance/Supercar group, and in a glorious counterpoint, its oldest Vauxhall predecessor, the 3.0-litre Prince Henry – acknowledged as Britain’s first true sports car – will be chasing it hard up Goodwood’s treacherous hillclimb.

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Chrysler Introduces 8-speed Automatic Transmission

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Chrysler will introduce a new 8-speed automatic transmission on its large cars and SUVs, and New Zealand will be one of the countries to receive the technology

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Porsche Panamera Beats Sales Targets, Company Revises its Full Year Forecast

2010 porsche panamera main a Porsche Panamera Beats Sales Targets, Company Revises its Full Year Forecast
Porsche has revised its full-year forecast after realizing that the Panamera sedan attracted more buyers than analysts predicted. The original forecast in March predicted a year ending July 31 loss in the low single-digit billion euros, but the new forecast predicts a loss of less than a billion euros. Nine-month sales by the car manufacturing unit rose 12% to 5.2 billion euros, while operating profit was 600 million euros.

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Lincoln to offer free maintenance on all summer

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With Mercury vehicles set to disappear from showrooms in the next few months, Ford hopes to jump-start Lincoln sales with a free maintenance deal from now until Labor Day. Anyone who buys or leases a Lincoln this summer won’t have to pay for any regularly scheduled maintenance during the first three years or 45,000 miles of ownership.

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Audi R4 to be launched in 2013

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Rumors have floating around for years that Audi has been planning to develop a small entry-level, mid-engine sports car, and Auto Motor und Sport is now claiming the so-called R4 will debut in 2013. The R4 is expected to be based on Audi’s second e-tron concept that debuted at the Detroit Auto Show last January although it will use internal combustion power instead of the electric drive of the concept.

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Saudi Arabia Start producing Its First Car, the Gazal-1

33337 Saudi Arabia Start producing Its First Car, the Gazal 1Saudi Arabia will reportedly start producing its first car, the Gazal-1.The Gazal-1 first appeared as a concept at the Geneva Motor Show in March and now King Abduullah himself has given the go-ahead for what will become Saudi Arabia’s first home-built car.The concept was designed by students in King Saud University’s automotive engineering program and built around a Mercedes-Benz G-Class.

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F10 BMW ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo Teased Ahead of reveal @ Goodwood Festival Of Speed

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The Alpina B5 has been spotted a couple of times and seen front and back, so it’s pretty clear what we’ll be in for.

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McLaren announces first UK retailers

mclaren retailer concept 125x108 McLaren announces first UK retailersMcLaren Automotive, the world’s newest sports car company, today announces the partners in its UK retail network: Rybrook in Birmingham, Jardine Motors Group in London, and Sytner in Manchester.These three outstanding and experienced automotive retailers will begin selling the McLaren MP4-12C from spring 2011 under the names McLaren Birmingham, McLaren London and McLaren Manchester. The UK, along with the USA, will be McLaren’s biggest market, and initial interest in the UK for the 12C already exceeds the first year’s allocation. A full model range of high-performance, two-seat, mid-engine McLaren sports cars will be completed by the middle of the decade.

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2011 Volkswagen Jetta Official Revealed Photos, Videos – Pricing Starts at $16,000

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After all of the leaked photos posted on the internet the official unveiling of the 2011 Volkswagen Jetta has taken place. New for 2011 the VW Jetta features new conservative styling somewhat similar to its Audi siblings and the Compact Coupe Concept (Jetta Coupe). The price point has been set to start around $16,000 for what VW calls “an acceptable price”. Full press release, video and additional information below

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Aston Martin’s New Car Models Before 2016

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We’ve already learned of Aston Martin’s plan to launch new versions of its DB9 and Vantage models in the coming years, but the British automaker is also planning several other new models.
Following the DB9 and Vantage refreshes in 2013 and 2014, respectively, Aston Martin will update its popular DBS model. Set to hit the road in 2015, the next-generation DBS will ride on the current car’s platform, but will feature revised styling – both inside and out – and more power. Aston is selling about 500 DBS models a year, outpacing original predictions by 150 units
A year before the new DBS hits, Aston Martin will re-launch its Lagonda luxury brand. Standing as a less performance-oriented luxury brand, the Lagonda nameplate will launch with a SUV model. The SUV could be based on Mercedes-Benz’ GL model, although the ute will not feature styling derived from the ill-received Lagonda concept that debuted at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show.

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