2009 Maserati GranTurismo S Automatic

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

New Alfa Romeo Giulia?


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

Porsche 911 GT3

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

World’s Fastest Hybrid Car by Giugiaro


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

New Ford Mustang the prices start at $20,995

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

Alfa Romeo 159 with 200HP 1.8 Turbo and 170HP JTDm

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

Alfa Romeo MiTo GTA’s 1.8-liter Turbo Engine


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