2007 Fiat Barchetta by Bertone


Bertone presents the Barchetta concept car in celebration of its 95th anniversary. Based on the floorpan and mechanicals of the Fiat Panda 100 HP, the Bertone Barchetta is an open-topped strictly two-seater sports car that calls to mind the Italian racing cars of the 1950s. In this case, the design explicitly cites the Fiat 500 with Barchetta bodywork created by the young Nuccio Bertone in 1947 as a one-off for his personal use in races.… Continue reading

New Fiat 500 review comes a day early


Fiat is due to unveil the highly-anticipated 500 revival tomorrow, but they’ve given registered “community members” a chance to preview the itty-bitty new car at Fiat500.com

The site features a quick flash animation video that shows the new car from various angles, both inside and out. You only get to see the video once, but some intrepid fellow bloggers have managed to grab some screen shots which we’re glad to share with you above and after the jump.… Continue reading

World Car of the Year finalists announced


At the New York Auto Show in early April we’ll find out which auto has won the coveted World Car of the Year award. We do know, however, it will be either the Audi TT, Lexus LS 460 or new MINI Cooper. The three finalists were recently culled from the list of semi-finalists we brought you back in January.… Continue reading

2007 Volkswagen Beetle

2007 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible

Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced today that the limited edition Triple White New Beetle convertible is now available at dealers. Only 3,000 customers will have the opportunity to own this truly special edition.

The Triple White New Beetle convertible features a unique Campanella white exterior, a white interior, and white convertible roof boot.… Continue reading

BMW Confirms X6 Crossover


BMW Chairman of the Board of Management, Norbert Reithofer, during its Annual Accounts press conference yesterday announced that two new models, one of which is the X6 SUV crossover will be launched in 2008. The X6 crossover will resemble a coupe form while having four-doors much like the Mercedes CLS. Spy reports predict the X6 will have a shorter ride height in addition to sportier driving dynamics.… Continue reading

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