Audi will next year launch this open-top version of its R8 supercar. The Spider is one of a growing choice of R8s – buyers bored of the default 911 will soon be able to pick between two petrols and a V12 diesel, plus coupe or targa bodystyles. It’s typical of a car maker not exactly afraid of baffling buyers with extensive choice of engine/gearbox/driven wheels even in its most humdrum ranges.… Continue reading
In the last post, we saw a test driver putting the Mi.To through its paces around the Arjeplog test track in the extreme north of Sweden. Exciting to watch, sure, but now we can go even further and get an even better idea of what it’s like to drive the Mi.To in extreme weather conditions, thanks to Gian Maurizio, who was chosen by Alfa to travel to Lapland and get a taste of the winter testing experience himself.… Continue reading
If you ask us, we think its both cars are from different size categories for a comparison. Nonetheless, here is the first TV review of the 2008 Mazda 6 that should be headed to the U.S. very soon.
Out of curiosity, let us know in the comments section below which car you would pick out of the two.… Continue reading
In the video, you’ll see footage of a 159 decked out with enormous AMG Black Series-style vents and four squat tailpipes from which you can clearly hear a monstrous engine resonate. The test mule, spotted near the Nurburgring in Germany, looks like a further development of the one spied last summer.… Continue reading
Since the news was announced that Italian manufacturer Fiat was seeking partnership for its production of Alfa Romeos in the U.S., most of the speculative matches have involved American carmakers.
But daily publication MF has cited sources close to Fiat that indicate that BMW is just as likely an ally as any of the U.S.… Continue reading
The worsening exchange rate differential between the strengthening euro and weakening U.S. dollar means importing European manufactured models to North America is now significantly more expensive than just a few years ago. It’s a problem Alfa Romeo has to juggle with as it attempts to re-establish itself in the U.S. next year, but it looks like the carmaker has a number of options up its sleeve to help ride out the storm.… Continue reading