Update: Hyundai has announced that its upcoming Genesis Coupe will be available with a high-performance brake package from Brembo. For the Coupe’s front 18in wheels, Brembo engineers developed 13.4in x 1.1in (340mm x 28mm) rotors and four-piston fixed calipers. The rear wheels, meanwhile, are fitted with 13in x 0.78in (330mm x 20mm) rotors and smaller four-pot calipers.… Continue reading
Andrea Pininfarina, chief executive officer of Pininfarina SpA, a designer of sports cars including Ferrari Testarossas and Fiat SpA’s Alfa Spider, died in an accident today. He was 51.
Pininfarina’s motorcycle collided with a car about 8:15 a.m. in Trofarello near the northern city of Turin, Italy, police officials said. The chairman and CEO died in an accident today, a company spokeswoman said, declining to give more details.… Continue reading
Tackle a long trip, and it won’t be long before the Caterham’s appeal wears thin. That’s where sports cars like the Nissan 350Z come in. Offering plenty of rear-wheel-drive thrills with a welcome dose of refinement, it’s a more usable everyday choice.
This should be comfortable territory for the RS6, which is also designed to combine accessible performance and desirability.… Continue reading
Thanks again to our Indian connections we got this great pictures of this new concept. Is this the next car to star in Transformers ? The Star Wars ? The Wall E ? No. This is a futuristic design from a young Russian designer. The concept is called Mily, and wow he sure is a budding designer.… Continue reading
The new Alfa-Romeo MiTo represents a new era for the Italian company in terms of customer service: the company has also kitted out the car according to “Programma Autonomy” criteria. This means the car can be equipped with tools for disabled drivers.
Such tools include a semi-circular accelerator placed above the steering wheel, a long-armed brake lever with braking block and horn, and electric clutch that imitates automatic change while also allowing for gear change via a button on the gear shift.… Continue reading
We try the world’s first-ever diesel hybrid in five-door hatch!
Here’s the Golf’s not-so-evil twin! This is the Twin Drive – Volkswagen’s late, late ticket to the electric hybrid party. But it’s got a trick up its sleeve. The car is the first-ever hybrid to feature a diesel engine – and Auto Express has driven it!… Continue reading
Porsche has been steadily refining the 911 for 45 years – but the famous German firm isn’t wasting any time launching new versions of the latest model.
Hot on the heels of the revised Carrera 2 – which we tried in Issue 1,017 – comes the four-wheel-drive Carrera 4. As with the rear-drive car, there’s a choice of coupé and cabriolet bodystyles, as well as standard and S models.… Continue reading
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