Open-top Alfa sportscar tested. For more 8C news, reviews and video, visit www.autocar.co.uk
Open-top Alfa sportscar tested.
From November 2009, Mercedes-Benz is launching the Estate version as another highly distinctive member of the E-Class family. Like the Saloon and Coupé, the Estate, which is available now, combines unique design with leadership in safety, comfort, quality and practicality. The new E-Class marks the debut of a number of technical innovations which no other car in the world in this category is able to offer – from drowsiness detection to automatic emergency braking when an accident is recognised as imminent, and from Adaptive Highbeam Assist to the Active Bonnet.… Continue reading
German sports car maker Mercedes-AMG has enhanced its model arsenal with a more focussed version of its compact sledgehammer. Its name: the C 63 AMG – Edition 63.
Having set the benchmark with its Australian debut in March last year at the iconic Bathurst motor racing circuit, the C 63 AMG has gone on to become both a runaway success for Mercedes-Benz and a beacon for the brand in this hotly contested segment.… Continue reading
Through Porsche Exclusive and Porsche Tequipment, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, enables the customer to refine and personalise all Porsche models individually and exclusively to his or her particular wishes beyond even the sophisticated range of standard features. The new Panamera is no exception to this rule, again giving the customer the option to turn the car into a truly unmistakable one-off masterpiece by means of Exclusive features fitted straight at the factory or Tequipment components fitted later by the dealer.In personalising Porsche’s new Gran Turismo, the focus is not only on using the very best materials such as leather, wood, aluminium or carbon, but also and in particular on their perfect finish.… Continue reading
Fiat SpA’s Alfa Romeo, the maker of small and sporty cars like the Duetto Spider, will probably choose a sedan for its first U.S. model in more than 15 years, Alfa Romeo Chief Executive Officer Sergio Cravero said.
Americans are more likely to buy the Giulia sedan, the successor to the 159 automobile that Alfa Romeo sells in Europe, rather than smaller hatchbacks such as the MiTo or the new Milano, Cravero said in an interview at the company’s Turin, Italy, headquarters.… Continue reading
When Tym Switzer and his crew at Ohio-based Switzer Performance introduced their 800 hp P800 package for Porsche’s track-focused GT2 back in June, a number of inquiries expressed significant interest in the package, but a number of customers asked if they could get the same level of power from the AWD 997TT.… Continue reading
It’s been ten years since Lamborghini launched a rear-wheel-drive supercar – but with the arrival of the new LP550-2, the waiting is finally over.
Conceived in honour of the firm’s chief test driver, Valentino Balboni, each example also carries his signature and gets unique detailing, including a new range of colours and a dramatic white stripe that runs the length of the bodywork, Inside, there are special leather trims and a badge on the dash.… Continue reading