Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Daytona

  (from GM Press Release)  A specially outfitted 2006 Corvette Z06 will serve as the official pace car of the 48 th running of the Daytona 500, on Feb. 19. “Tonight Show” host and auto enthusiast Jay Leno will drive the pace car. The Daytona 500 is NASCAR’s premier race and traditionally kicks off the Nextel Cup racing season. Selection … Continua a leggere

Lotus Exige S Type 72

If Christopher Nolan is looking for a new Batmobile for the third film in the Batman reboot, he may want to give Lotus a call.  The Lotus Exige S Type 72 is a limited edition model that looks utterly awesome.   At 935 kg, the car weighs two kilos more than the Exige S.  It comes standard with the Sport … Continua a leggere

Lexus LFA

It seems like the Lexus LFA has been around forever. In reality, the first concept version was unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show in 2005, but that’s a long time in the automotive world. Additional concepts followed in 2007 and 2008, and the on-off rumors of a production version haven’t help. Nevertheless, the production version of the LFA is finally … Continua a leggere

Mitsubishi Concept-RA

Mitsubishi unveil the Mitsubishi Concept-RA as an all-wheel-drive sports coupe concept car powered by a 2.2 litre, 4-cylinder turbo-diesel generating 201 horsepower. The Concept-RA could pave the way for the next Mitsubishi Eclipse, which is probably part of the reasoning behind making the car look like a tuner’s dream. But aside from looking like an extra from a Fast and … Continua a leggere

Ford Falcon GT Cobra

Australian Ford still needs to keep business going and clear the remaining stock parts. One of the usual tricks is to produce a special edition. Coinciding with its recent Bathurst win, the performance division FPV made a limited run of 500 Falcon GT Cobra based on the regular FPV Falcon GT (which is similar to the GT-P we reported in … Continua a leggere

Ford Falcon

The Ford Falcon GT (Grand Tourer) was introduced as a performance variant of the Australian Ford Falcon XR series in 1967. GT variants were also offered in: 1968 XT, 1969 XW, 1971 XY, 1972 XA, 1973 XB models with the Ford Falcon Cobra being offered in the 1972 XC series. The Ford Falcon GT was the first Australian muscle car … Continua a leggere

Mazda RX8

The Mazda RX-8 is a sports car manufactured by Mazda Motor Corporation. It first appeared in 2001 at the North American International Auto Show. It is the successor to the RX-7 and, like its predecessors in the RX range, it is powered by a rotary engine. The RX-8 began North American sales in the 2004 model year. Mazda introduced rotary … Continua a leggere

New Citroen DS 3

This is the Citroen DS3 supermini, the first car in a DS range that will be launched at the Frankfurt motor show next month. The French firm hopes that this rival for the Mini and Fiat 500 will give the Citroen brand an image boost. The new car is based on the next C3, itself not due until next year, … Continua a leggere

Alfa Romeo Mito

The Alfa Romeo MiTo (known internally as the type 955) is a three door sporty supermini officially introduced on 19 June 2008 in Castello Sforzesco in Milan and the international introduction was at British Motor Show in 2008. The car was available in all Alfa’s major markets in stages from July. The three-door hatchback is front-wheel drive and will be … Continua a leggere

Volkswagen Scirocco Third generation (2008–present) – Scirocco R

Third generation (2008–present)   VW officially announced in June 2006 production of a new Scirocco model at the AutoEuropa assembly plant in Palmela, Portugal. A concept car previewing the 2008 Scirocco was shown at the 2006 Paris Auto Show, called the Iroc (from the middle four letters of “Scirocco”). The 2008 Scirocco has the option of two petrol engines and … Continua a leggere