Last 10 for World Car of the Year announced

Winning the World Car of the Year title is the best promotion any automaker can probably wish for. Plenty of media coverage plus the title no other automaker can use.

And the finalists are:
– Audi A4/Avant
– BMW 7 Series
– Citroën C5 Sedan/Tourer
– Fiat 500
– Honda Jazz/Fit
– Jaguar XF
– Mazda6/Atenza
– Nissan GT-R
– Toyota iQ
– VW Golf VI

The struggle will end on April 9 at the New York International auto show.… Continue reading

Prices announced Nissan 370Z

Prices announced Nissan 370Z

Nissan has announced prices for UK-spec 370 Z sports cars, and punters will be pleased to learn that the entry-level Zed will cost £26,895 – a mere £166 more than the 350Z.

So what goodies do I get on my £27k Nissan 370Z?

All cars of course come with a rear-wheel drive chassis and 328bhp 3.7-litre V6, but base-model 370Zs also have climate-control, electric seats, 18-inch wheels, automatic xenon lights, plus aux-in and Bluetooth connections.… Continue reading

Dubai’s Gold Mercedes C63 AMG

Slathering a Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG in a goldish-chrome finish is one way of telling the world that a- you do have a lot of spending money, and b- your taste buds are as dead as a dodo bird. Of course, it does not take a rocket scientist to guess the origin of this one-of-a-kind Merc – and yes, it’s Dubai, the world’s capitol of bling-bling.… Continue reading

8c Competizione Recalled Along with Maseratis in the US

Unfortunately, a few dozens of fortunate American owners of one of the world’s hottest sports cars, the Alfa Romeo 8c Competizione, will have to return their Italian beauty for a quick fix after it was discovered that certain models were manufactured with incorrectly torqued front and rear suspension upper and lower ball joint nuts.… Continue reading

News about Alfa Romeo Mito GTA

At Geneva motor show this March, new Alfa Romeo Mito GTA hot hatch will be launched announced from Alfa Romeo.

The Alfa Romeo Mito GTA will get a 240bhp 1.8-litre turbocharged petrol engine and will keep the electronic Q2 technology, which mimics a mechanical limited-slip differential and is already standard on the whole Mito range.… Continue reading

Fiat Group and Chrysler announce plans for a global strategic alliance

Fiat S.p.A., Chrysler LLC (Chrysler) and Cerberus Capital Management L.P., the private investment majority owner of Chrysler LLC, announced today they have signed a non-binding term sheet to establish a global strategic alliance.

The alliance, to be a key element of Chrysler’s viability plan, would provide Chrysler with access to competitive, fuel-efficient vehicle platforms, powertrain, and components to be produced at Chrysler manufacturing sites.… Continue reading