Archive for February, 2009

Land Rover Freelander 2 TD4 e (2009)

Saturday, February 28th, 2009
Land Rover Freelander 2 TD4 e (2009)
The new Land Rover Freelander 2 TD4_e is Land Rover’s most fuel-efficient vehicle to date. Featuring a new intelligent Stop/Start system, it is the first production vehicle to incorporate technologies from the company’s programme of sustainable engineering initiatives, collectively named ‘e_TERRAIN TECHNOLOGIES’. On the standard EU4 cycle, the CO2 emissions of the Land Rover... 

Mazda 6 US-spec (2009)

Saturday, February 28th, 2009
Mazda 6 US-spec (2009)
The original Mazda 6, introduced in late 2002 for the 2003 model year, made Zoom-Zoom the two most evocative words in the automotive lexicon. This sport sedan was the first Mazda vehicle to benefit from the spirit of a true sports car infused in a five-passenger, 4-door sedan. That revolutionary combination created a commotion in the mid-size class where strict practicality, affordability, and economy... 

Lexus LS600h L Pebble Beach Edition (2009)

Saturday, February 28th, 2009
Lexus LS600h L Pebble Beach Edition (2009)
Lexus introduced the first-ever Lexus LS600h L Pebble Beach Edition and the sixth Lexus SC430 Pebble Beach Edition to commemorate its continuing partnership with Pebble Beach Company. The vehicles were unveiled at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Lexus Fashion Preview on August 15, 2008. Production of these 2009 Pebble Beach Edition vehicles are limited to 50 Lexus LS600h L flagship hybrid... 

Lotus Exige Cup 260 (2009)

Saturday, February 28th, 2009
Lotus Exige Cup 260 (2009)
Lotus Cars Ltd, has unveiled the MY 2009 Lotus Exige Cup 260. A direct development of the 2008 Exige Cup Car, this year’s car uses advanced light weight components and carbon fibre body material, to reduce the overall weight by 38 kg to a total mass less than 900 kg. Maximum power output of 257 hp (260 PS), remains the same as the 2008 car, but with careful attention to weight reduction detail,... 

Lotus Evora (2010)

Friday, February 27th, 2009
Lotus Evora (2010)
The first all-new Lotus since the iconic Lotus Elise made its debut in 1995, The Lotus Evora enters the sports car market as currently the world’s only mid-engined 2+2. Powered by a Lotus-tuned 3.5-litre V6 engine producing 280 PS, and weighing just 1350 kg (prototype specification), the Lotus Evora promises breathtaking performance. During preliminary testing around the famous Nürburgring,... 

Lincoln MKZ (2010)

Friday, February 27th, 2009
Lincoln MKZ (2010)
The new 2010 Lincoln MKZ mid-size sedan was designed for customers who have come to equate Lincoln with elegant, modern design, unparalleled comfort, unrivaled features and top quality. “The new Lincoln MKZ improves on the success of the current MKZ with Lincoln’s new signature look, appointments that amplify and expand the Lincoln portfolio and a faster, more refined powertrain,”... 

Mercedes-Benz S400 BlueHYBRID (2010)

Friday, February 27th, 2009
Mercedes-Benz S400 BlueHYBRID (2010)
Mercedes-Benz is launching its first passenger car model equipped with a hybrid drive system in summer 2009 – the Mercedes-Benz S400 BlueHYBRID. The combination of a modified V6 petrol engine and a compact hybrid module makes the Mercedes-Benz S400 BlueHYBRID the world’s most economical luxury saloon with a spark-ignition engine. The NEDC combined fuel consumption is a mere 7.9 litres per... 

Opel Insignia Sports Tourer (2010)

Friday, February 27th, 2009
Opel Insignia Sports Tourer (2010)
The new Opel Insignia Sports Tourer showcases the dynamic look of the new Opel midsize class in the station wagon segment and reflects this in its name. Two new engines for the entire Opel Insignia class also make their world premiere at the Paris Motor Show (October 4 – 19). The innovative 2.0-liter BiTurbo diesel with clean tech combustion system has 190 hp, and the downsized 1.6-liter gasoline... 

Dodge Challenger SRT8 Silver (2009)

Friday, February 27th, 2009
Dodge Challenger SRT8 Silver (2009)
At the 2008 New York International Auto Show, Chrysler LLC unveiled its full 2009 Dodge Challenger model lineup. Pricing will start in the low $20′s. The all-new 2009 Dodge Challenger merges the best American muscle-car characteristics — unmistakable design, world-class handling, powerful engines and technology — to delight driving enthusiasts across several generations. “Our all-new... 

Dodge Challenger RT (2009)

Thursday, February 26th, 2009
Dodge Challenger RT (2009)
The all-new 2009 Dodge Challenger merges the best American muscle-car characteristics — unmistakable design, world-class handling, powerful engines and technology — to delight driving enthusiasts across several generations. At the 2008 New York International Auto Show, Chrysler LLC unveiled its full 2009 Dodge Challenger model lineup. Pricing will start in the low $20′s. “Our all-new...