Previewed in a teaser sketch, the Giugiaro Frazer Nash exhibits the dramatic, angular lines that the design house is known for. The sketch shows a deep A-pillar dip and glass that extends into the roof, both styling cues that marked the Mustang by Giugiaro which influenced the redesigned 2010 Ford Mustang.… Continue reading →
The 2010 Ford Mustang features a more sculptured muscular exterior, an upgraded world-class interior, a host of must-have technologies and unsurpassed fuel economy of 26 mpg on the highway, all for the best value at a starting price of $20,995
The Mustang offers the broadest range of available power in its segment from the 210-horsepower 4.0-liter V-6 to the GT featuring a 4.6-liter V-8, delivering 315 horsepower, up to the Shelby GT500’s 5.4-liter supercharged V-8 pumping out 540 horsepower
Mustang and Shelby GT500 are available as a coupe or convertible.… Continue reading →
Europe’s sexiest mid-size sports sedan, the Alfa Romeo 159, will receive two new powertrains for the 2009 model year, a 1.8-liter turbocharged petrol engine and a JTDm diesel, and these are the first official photos of both versions. To be presented at the Geneva Show, the 159 1.8 TBi is equipped with a 1.8-liter turbocharged direct injection gasoline unit producing 200HP while the 159 JTDm will get a new variant of Alfa’s four-pot diesel with 170HP.… Continue reading →
The folks at alfamitoblog.it, the official Alfa Romeo MiTo blog, have dropped a teaser for the upcoming Alfa Romeo MiTo GTA Concept that will be unveiled at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show. Nothing really special here as the image only shows the engine cover but it should get you MiTo fans a little excited for the high-performance version of the Alfa hatchback.… Continue reading →
By thoroughly re-engineering the highly acclaimed and universally popular city car from the ground up, Abarth has produced a machine purpose-built for the modern driving enthusiast. Not only does it look the part, thanks to bodywork that’s longer and lower than a regular 500, it’s also entertaining to own and drive while maintaining class-leading economy, low emissions and low running costs.… Continue reading →
With its roots in punchy petrol engines, Fiat doesn’t have a great reputation for its diesels – but it should. The firm devised the common-rail technology that is used in all of the best oil-burners, and it has an excellent range of engines to choose from. The latest addition to the Bravo line-up is further proof of its know-how, because the new 2.0-litre Multijet produces an impressive 165bhp.… Continue reading →
After a long silence from super-exotic Italian manufacturer Pagani Automobili, suddenly we’re summoned to the famous Monza circuit to become one of the first magazines to watch the extraordinary new Zonda R up close, at the track.
First off, the Pagani Zonda R starts at the heady price of £1.3 million before taxes and any personal add-ons.… Continue reading →
A refined luxury saloon one minute, a hard-edged supercar the next. Maserati says its new Quattroporte Sport GT S offers the ultimate Jekyll and Hyde driving experience – but is this latest change for Italy’s popular rival to the Mercedes S-Class a tune-up too far?
As with the standard model, the GT S shares its 4.7-litre V8 engine with the GranTurismo S.… Continue reading →