Based on the Impreza WRX STI, the WRX STI A-Line model was developed to offer its distinctive driving performance to a wider range of customers by integrating 2.5-litre turbocharged Boxer engine and 5 Speed Automatic Transmission with SPORTSHIFT*.
In addition, the current WRX STI was given some refinements to enhance comfort and quality feel; 8 way power adjustable front seats and a new body color, “Satin White Pearl”, is now available.… Continue reading →
Word has it that Bugatti wants to do something special for its 100 year anniversary. That something special is thought to be a 1350hp version of the Veyron, perhaps called the Centenaire. We will let you know as soon as official details are revealed.… Continue reading →
Race fans get ready – the start of the Formula One season is just over a month away. All but three of the squads have now revealed their 2009 machines, ahead of the first outing of the year in Australia on 29 March.
This is set to be a classic grand prix year, thanks to a host of new technical regulations aimed at increasing on-track action.… Continue reading →
There will be new safety car regulations this year, too. Under current rules, the pitlane is closed once the silver Mercedes SL is on the track, and drivers entering for refuelling during this period are hit with a penalty.
However, for the new season, the garages will remain open. But to avoid a mad, flat-out dash to the pumps while the yellow flags are waving, drivers will have to engage a ‘safety car’ setting.… Continue reading →
True to Maserati’s commitment to introduce a new model at each international car show, the GranTurismo S Automatic will première at the next Geneva Auto Show. The new Maserati GranTurismo S Automatic features a 4.7 V8 which develops 440hp (323kW) at 7000rpm. The maximum torque is 490Nm at 4,750rpm.
The major novelty is the combination of the automatic transmission with the most powerful wet sump Maserati V8 on the GranTurismo – until now offered as 4.2 l with automatic transmission and 4.7 l with an electro-actuated gearbox.… Continue reading →
Take this proposal for the Alfa Romeo’s 159 successor called Giulia for example; the guys over at CWW Automotive Design based the chop on Chrysler’s latest concept car, the mid-size 200C study that was presented at this year’s Detroit Show.… Continue reading →
The track-biased version has a naturally aspirated flat-six engine which produces 429bhp. Performance is shattering, with a 0-60mph time of 4.1 seconds, 0-100mph in 8.2 seconds and a top speed of 194mph. Stiffer suspension, more downforce, uprated brakes and lighter wheels should make this the most focused 911 so far.
The car can also be ordered with a hydraulic lift system for the front axle.… Continue reading →