Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Luxurious sports cars, high-end SUVs and city cars will be bumper-to-bumper at the show -- one of the auto industry's biggest and most diverse events -- as it cruises out from under the long shadow of industry crisis.
Monday, December 9, 2013
(Editor’s note: TheWeeklyDriver.com is now 10 years old. We’re visiting our archives to review cars once new and now well-suited for best-buy status in the used car market. The 2006 Mazda MX-5 is one of our choices.)
Certain cars acquire their reputations via buyers’ gender or age group rather than the size, style, price or performance of the vehicle. Volkswagen’s Beetle and Chrysler’s PT Cruiser are surprisingly popular among women drivers. The Honda Element was marketed to appeal to young drivers, but it’s been successful among urban families who enjoy recreation.
Fiat Reportedly Plans to Put in €9 Billion on New Models Built in Italy, Will Kill Punto
Fiat Group plans to invest as much as €9 billion ($12.3 billion) on new models to revive production in its idling Italian plants and to end European losses, according to two people familiar with the matter.
Plans include focusing the Fiat lineup on variants of the 500 and Panda small cars and boosting the Maserati and Alfa Romeo brands with new models made in Italy. In doing so, Fiat will ditch popular model lines like the Punto. The plans were disclosed to Bloomberg by two unnamed sources.
Friday, November 22, 2013
The new F-Type Coupe made its world debut at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show, and the biggest surprise was the addition of a new R version . As the model was powered by the same V-8 engine used in cars like the XKR-S everyone believed that this will be in fact the alternative to the rumored F-Type Coupe R-S .
Monday, November 11, 2013
SLS AMG due for retirement next year, new £100,000 Mercedes SLS replacement due to go on sale in 2015
The latest spy shots show that Mercedes-Benz’s AMG performance car division is putting the finishing touches to its new 493bhp twin-turbocharged 4.0-litre V8 flagship sports car, which will replace the Mercedes SLS, nine months before it is scheduled to be revealed at next year’s German grand prix.
Developed under the codename C190, the new two-seater has been conceived to replace the four-year-old SLS at the head of the German manufacturer’s line-up when that car is retired in July next year.
Monday, October 14, 2013
‘One 77’ was powered with a 7.3 litre naturally aspirated V12 engine that is capable of generating 750 hp of power at the peak that is absolutely massive. The aluminium body of the model was fully hand crafted and it sat on the carbon chassis. One 77 is capable of attaining 100 kmph speed from rest within just 3.5 seconds only and the top speed of the model is more than 350 kmph. It was quite disappointing for the speed freaks that the model is not a production variant anymore and in order to fill the decay, Aston Martin is bringing the brand new V12 Vantage which is a production variant.