Good ol’ teaser shots. They get my vote for the most annoying new trend in the automobile world. Instead of just showing us what they have planned for the near future, car manufactures are now getting into the habit of releasing their new cars in small, excruciatingly painful to endure (ok, not that painful), little [...]
Archive for November, 2008
After all the waiting, the countless spy shots, and the consistent teasing by Porsche, the company has finally revealed the first official photos of its new four-door, the Panamera. Though we new what the basic profile looked like, the Panamera is still one of the most controversial looking Porsche’s to come out in a long, [...]
The Nissan GT-R has already gathered a cult following. Heck, its predecessors already had a cult following anyways they just were never sold here. But the minute we found out that the new GT-R was coming to America, fans and enthusiasts were foaming at the mouth.
By the time it got here, the buzz on this [...]
Fisker Automotive Inc., the company founded by leading industry designer and coach builder Henry Fisker, has reached an agreement with Finland’s Valmet Automotive which will see production of Fisker’s Karma 4-door plug-in hybrid begin in fourth-quarter 2009. The goal is to reach 15,000 vehicle sales annually.
Valmet will set up an all new and separate body [...]
Nissan has recently announced the new spec’s of its 370Z sports car and I gotta say, there’s a lot to love. The new Z is fitter, more taught, and all around a more pure sports car. You don’t even need to drive it to know that this is gonna be one special ride.
Starting with the [...]
BMW of North America recently announced the official pricing on their highly anticipated new diesel vehicles. Both the 335d and the X5 xDrive35d that will be coming to North America will be powered by BMW’s new advanced diesel engines equipped with BluePerformance. The 3.0-liter turbo-diesels use a advanced urea-injection system to clean emmisions to a [...]
In light of falling sales figures, Japanese car giant Honda has decided to cut production of certain vehicles in North America. Production will be cut by roughly 18,000 units by the end of the company’s fiscal year, which ends on March 31st.
Included in the cuts are roughly 12,000 Odyssey minivans and Pilot SUV’s which are [...]
Posted in Automotive on Nov 21st, 2008
Japanese manufacture Mitsubishi is now the latest car company to announce at the last minute that they would not be attending the 2008 Detroit Auto Show. Though the company sites cost reasons being the primary cause of them dropping out like this, the truth is plain for all to see.
There has been a stinky cloud [...]
Lamborghini’s are extravagant cars. Plain and simple, one does not do subtle in a Lamborghini. These cars scream attention in a way only an earth-bound spaceship could. Lambo’s are the definition of “exotic.”
Now you can have that same mystic and crazy style, while the wind blows in your hair. But this is no ordinary Lamborghini [...]
Posted in Sports cars on Nov 20th, 2008
One of 24. That’s who you’d be if you owned the supercar pictures above. Yes, the 2009 Spyker C8 Laviolette LM85 is one exclusive automobile. Built to commemorate the company’s participation in the famous 24 hours of Le Mans race, the C8 Laviolette LM85 is also an invitation.
You see, the invitation will be to this [...]