Category: Car News

BMW’s Exec barge goes battery powered: 5 series hybrid

BMW’s Exec barge goes battery powered: 5 series hybrid

The world’s most successful business sedan is now also available as a plug-in hybrid. BMW prides itself on making the best exec barges. There are execs who give a toss about the environment, and for them, there is a hybrid. Munich. Just a few weeks after the latest generation of the BMW 5 Series was … Continue reading BMW’s Exec barge goes battery powered: 5 series hybrid

2017 Honda Civic Type R Sets New Front-Wheel Drive Lap Record At Nürburgring

2017 Honda Civic Type R Sets New Front-Wheel Drive Lap Record At Nürburgring

2017 Honda Civic Type R Sets New Front-Wheel Drive Lap Record At Nürburgring Time-attack attempt at Nürburgring sets time of 7min 43.80 sec All-new Civic Type R’s engine produces 320 PS and 400Nm of torque Advanced aerodynamics deliver best-in-class balance between lift and drag New Civic Type R to be built in Swindon, UK; European … Continue reading 2017 Honda Civic Type R Sets New Front-Wheel Drive Lap Record At Nürburgring

BRIGHT, WINTERBOTTOM AT THE ISLAND

BRIGHT, WINTERBOTTOM AT THE ISLAND

  BRIGHT, WINTERBOTTOM SALVAGE TOP 10 RESULT IN PERPLEXING DAY AT THE ISLAND   Prodrive Racing (Australia) has managed to salvage two top 10 results in a day of punctures and penalties at the Phillip Island 500. Jason Bright and Mark Winterbottom were able to make the most of a bad situation, finishing seventh and … Continue reading BRIGHT, WINTERBOTTOM AT THE ISLAND

Great Grandson of Sir Ernest Shackleton Drives Hyundai Santa Fe Across the Antarctic

Great Grandson of Sir Ernest Shackleton Drives Hyundai Santa Fe Across the Antarctic

Shackleton Returns: Hyundai Santa Fe conquers the Antarctic driven by Great Grandson of Sir Ernest Shackleton 30-day expedition achieves first crossing of the coldest and driest continent on earth by passenger car Standard 2.2-litre diesel Hyundai Santa Fe with limited modifications traverses the continent from Union Camp to McMurdo and back again driven by Patrick … Continue reading Great Grandson of Sir Ernest Shackleton Drives Hyundai Santa Fe Across the Antarctic

BMW Team Schnitzer BMW M6 GT3

BMW Team Schnitzer BMW M6 GT3

Throw-back to maiden Nordschleife victory: Historic livery for BMW Team Schnitzer BMW M6 GT3. BMW M6 GT3 sports special design at 24-hour race and 24-hour qualifying race. Striped livery in BMW Motorsport colours evokes memories of the victorious BMW M3 E30 from 1989. Farfus, Félix da Costa, Scheider and Lynn to drive the number 43 … Continue reading BMW Team Schnitzer BMW M6 GT3

VW Kombis cross the Shannons sale floor

VW Kombis cross the Shannons sale floor

Those of us who fondly remember Kombi vans from their childhood will come over all misty with the offerings at the next Shannon’s which include: Stunning ‘Split window’ Kombi camper Unique VW Kombi ‘Race Transporter’ Once cars for the working class, Volkswagen’s humble Kombi has become highly collectible in ‘white-collar’ circles, right around the world. … Continue reading VW Kombis cross the Shannons sale floor

2017 INFINITI Q60 Red Sport: Designed and engineered to perform

2017 INFINITI Q60 Red Sport: Designed and engineered to perform

Q60 Red Sport: New V6 powertrain technology, offering 298kW of peak power, delivers exhilarating drive; now on sale in Australia Daring exterior inspired by ‘Powerful Elegance’ design philosophy Empowering performance from world-first technologies Manufactured at newly enhanced INFINITI production facility in Tochigi, Japan Q60 2.0t Sport Premium with advanced technologies also now on sale in … Continue reading 2017 INFINITI Q60 Red Sport: Designed and engineered to perform

90 Years in Australia and Volvo’s new XC60 SUV

90 Years in Australia and Volvo’s new XC60 SUV

Volvo Cars celebrates its 90th birthday in April with the production of the first new XC60 SUV Volvo Cars, the premium carmaker, will this month start production of its new XC60 mid-size SUV in Gothenburg, Sweden. The new XC60 will leave the factory 90 years to the month after the first ever Volvo, the ÖV4, … Continue reading 90 Years in Australia and Volvo’s new XC60 SUV

New York Motor Show roundup

New York Motor Show roundup

Sonata gets redesigned be Hyundai master penman. Press Release: New Features, Technology and Hardware Blind Spot Detection with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert Now Standard Equipment NEW YORK, April 12, 2017 –The redesigned 2018 Sonata enters the market with a new look from the front, side and rear thanks to a “cascading grill,” a more assertive profile … Continue reading New York Motor Show roundup

Jaguar: Baby Ingenium 4 cylinder set for F Type muscle car

Jaguar: Baby Ingenium 4 cylinder set for F Type muscle car

The New Jaguar F-TYPE Four-cylinder: A Pure Sports Car With Even Greater Agility And Efficiency New Jaguar F-TYPE gains turbocharged four-cylinder Ingenium petrol engine A true Jaguar sports car and a true F-TYPE, with its own unique character New 300PS (221kW) 2.0-litre is the most powerful four-cylinder ever in a production Jaguar Acceleration from 0-100kph … Continue reading Jaguar: Baby Ingenium 4 cylinder set for F Type muscle car