Category: New Cars

The Lotus Elite For 2014 — V8 Hybrid Supercar

Lotus has released the first details on their brand new 2014 Elite. The Elite from Lotus is a 2+2 model which offers dramatic styling, a retractable hard-top roof, and a 5.0-litre V8 engine with a lot of power. Following of all this, and quite possibly the best news, the Lotus Elite will be a hybrid model as it uses a […]

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Revealed: Porsche 911 Carrera GTS — 304kW Of Power

Porsche has revealed details on the Carrera GTS prior to the Paris Motor Show. The Carrera GTS is 17kW more powerful than the standard S model, however it’s just as fuel-efficient. The 304kW Porsche Carrera GTS is available in both Coupe and Convertible body styles. There’s a 304kW motor which offers a special intake manifold with six-vacuum-controlled tuning flaps which […]

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Mercedes-Benz Reveals The A-Class E-Cell Battery Powered Vehicle

Mercedes-Benz has revealed their brand new A-Class E-Cell electric vehicle, an EV which is expected to enter production within a year. The A-Class E-Cell will undergo a production of 500 units where they will be leased to those interested in Germany, France and the Netherlands. The engine is a 50kW electric motor which is capable of 71kW when boosting for […]

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Paris 2010 Preview: Saab 9-3 ePower Concept

Saab has unveiled their 9-3 ePower, a prototype planned to show its face at the Paris Motor Show. The first ePower from Saab will boast a 135kW electric motor connected to a lithium-ion battery pack. The 0-100km/h run for this model amounts to 8.5 seconds with the top speed being 150km/h. Saab has said that the driving range amounts to […]

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Chrysler Facelift Their Town & Country For 2011

Chrysler has revealed their 2011 Town & Country which boasts a new set of bumpers, a modified grille and revised taillights for the outside. The interior of the new Town & Country includes an upgraded instrument panel, new seats and ‘soft touch’ door handles. There is a backseat TV entertainment system from SIRIUS and a FLO TV system as well. […]

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Jeep Reveal Their Patriot Facelift

Jeep has released detailed information, and images, on their brand new facelifted Patriot for 2011. The new model will offer redesigned bumpers, new body cladding and a set of 17-inch wheels on the outside. The interior will include a new steering wheel and illuminated switches. Performance and ride-wise, Jeep has added a new steering system as well as a new […]

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First Images & Details: Ford Focus ST For 2012

Ford will launch their brand new Focus ST concept at the Paris Motor Show where it will go on sale in early 2012. The updated ST will offer a new body kit, massive air intakes and a center-mounted dual-exhaust system. The interior will include a two-tone leather set-up with sports seats and contrasting stitching. Power will come from a 2.0-litre […]

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Fiat 500 Sport For The United States

Fiat has released a new model for the United States and it’s called the 500 Sport. It’s based on the original 500, where the Sporty additions include a modified front fascia, a larger spore grille, new side skirts, and a new set of aluminium wheels in the size of 16-inches. There’s a new brake kit, a sport suspension system, a […]

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Volkswagen Amarok Released: New 1-Ton Bakkie

Volkswagen has released their 1-ton bakkie into the South African market. It’s called the Volkswagen Amarok and it offers “Best in Class” payload and cargo-loading abilities. The Amarok offers two different engines, and a double-cab body-style. In 2011 VW will introduce a Single-Cab with a longer load bed. The first engine for the Amarok is a 2.0-litre TDI with 90kW […]

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Paris 2010 Preview: Abarth 500C Esseesse & Abarth Punto Evo Esseesse

Abarth, Fiat’s performance division, has released two brand new models: The Abarth 500C esseesse and the Abarth Punto Evo esseesse. Both of these models will be at the Paris Motor Show where they will offer better performance, safety and handling alongside enhanced power. That being said, power for the 500C amounts to 119kW with 230Nm of torque where the 0-100km/h […]

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Details & Images: 2011 SEAT Alhambra MPV

New images, and details on the SEAT Alhambra for 2011 has been released where the automaker has said that there will be new styling and bigger wheels. The Seat Alhambra MPV will offer 16-inch wheels, and a rear sliding door. The inside will boast new a new audio system, a glove-box with cooling, tri-zone climate control, power driver seat adjustment, […]

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Paris 2010 Preview: The Facelifted Chevrolet Captiva For 2011

The first images of the new Chevrolet Captiva facelift for 2011 has been released by General Motors. The 2011 facelift Captiva will be revealed at the Paris Motor Show where it will include a redesigned front fascia, a restyled bonnet, a new grille which is bigger, modified headlights, and side vents. Inside of the Captiva, Chevrolet added a new dashboard, […]

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Hyundai Unveils Their BlueOn, A Full Speed Electric Vehicle

Hyundai has revealed their BlueOn Full Speed Electric Vehicle (FSEV), a model based on the i10 minicar. The new eco-friendly city-runner will use a 16.4Kwh lithium-ion polymer battery which connects to a 61kW, 210Nm electric motor. There’s a 0-100km/h sprint of 13.1 seconds with a top speed of 130km/h. Performance isn’t the aim of the BlueOn, therefore Hyundai have ensured […]

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Caterham’s Special Edition Seven Roadsport 125 Monaco

Caterham are working on a special edition Seven called the Roadsport 125 Monaco. The special edition Seven will boast a unique paintjob, an aluminium body and Monaco wording. All of this is an attempt to celebrate Monaco, the place. Inside will house black leather with red stitching. Power comes from a 1.6-litre Ford Sigma engine with 93kW of power. There’s […]

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HSV Grange — The Performance Modified Holden

Holden has created a Special Vehicles division which deals with high-performance models. It’s called HSV and it will offer treatment to cars which need to go faster. One of the first models to receive HSV treatment is the Holden Grange, a model based on the Commodore’s long-wheelbase platform. The Holden WM3 Grange will offer luxury with speed, and safety. HSV’s […]

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