The 2015 Ford Edge Sport has been officially SAE-certified as the most powerful Edge ever, with the highest horsepower and torque ratings yet.
Powered by Ford’s newest EcoBoost® engine – a 2.7-liter V6 – the 2015 Ford Edge Sport builds on its reputation as the modern utility vehicle for people who want to have fun behind the wheel and look good doing it.
The Lexus high powered performance RC F coupe will feature as V8 Supercars’ official Safety Car in 2015 as part of a new partnership between the Japanese luxury marque and V8 Supercars, Australia’s premier motorsport series.
A Lexus GS 350 F Sport and an IS 350 F Sport will also be on track as the championship’s official course and medical cars as part of the new agreement.
Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. has introduced a more powerful version of the 2015 Outlander Sport 5-passenger crossover that includes a larger displacement 2.4-liter MIVEC 4-cylinder engine producing 168 horsepower – a 20 horsepower increase over the current 2.0-liter engine.
Holden’s Cruze – the only small car built in Australia- has welcomed in the New Year with a range of appealing enhancements. Most notably, the Cruze has a fresh and bold, front fascia which, when combined with newly introduced LED Daytime Running Lights (DRLs) give it greater road presence and an ability to stand out from the crowd.
No matter whether the Green Hell or the urban jungle – the new Opel Corsa OPC is at home on all terrains. No matter whether on the Nürburgring or during rush hour – the fastest member of the new generation Corsa combines extreme uncompromising athleticism with outstanding suitability for everyday use. The roughly four-meter long powerhouse impresses with its high-torque, 207 hp, 1.6 liter turbocharged engine, agile handling and not least with its sporty look. However, neither the spacious interior, well known from the Corsa, nor the good comfort have suffered. The Corsa OPC is the athlete of the small car family. It will celebrate its world premiere at the next Geneva Motor Show.
Porsche’s GT family is proud to announce the addition of an exciting new member: the Cayman GT4. This is the first Porsche GT sports car based on the Cayman and features components of the 911 GT3. Clocking a lap time of 7 minutes and 40 seconds on the North Loop of the Nürburgring, the Cayman GT4 earns the same lap time as the 2011 911 GT3 and positions itself as the new benchmark atop its market segment. The Cayman GT4 clearly demonstrates Porsche’s dedication and passion to continue to promote truly industry-leading two-door sports cars in the future – sports cars that are developed at the Motorsport department in Weissach.
Nowadays even the most basic car isn’t short of technology but how much further can we really take it? I’m not suggesting we are close to building the flying car but take a look at these futuristic technologies that are currently being prototyped today.
As we all know vehicles have a lot more safety features today, one being the airbag. Many have curtain airbags, side airbags, knee airbags and seatbelt airbags but currently Mercedes are testing an airbag that deploys from underneath the car to prevent accidents. Instead of being the passive safety measure it once was, the airbag could become an active safety system.
Ford today revealed the all-new Focus RS, a high-performance road car that debuts Ford Performance All-Wheel Drive with Dynamic Torque Vectoring Control, which contributes to performance never before seen in a Focus RS. The all-new Focus RS is equipped with a new 2.3-liter EcoBoost® engine producing well in excess of 315 horsepower.
Focus RS is the latest unveiling in a new era of Ford performance that will bring more than 12 performance vehicles to global customers by 2020.
In addition to pleasing enthusiasts, these vehicles help deliver the company’s One Ford plan for profitable growth, product excellence and innovation in every part of its business.