Audi’s new A4 Allroad is not just a wagon. Itâ€™s an exciting car that can get you wherever you want, also through the most uncomfortable terrain, with refinement of a family estate car and the versatility and the power of a serious off-roader.
The car features a variety of engine options from 170hp 2.0 liter TFSI (gasoline) to a 240hp 3.0 liter TDI (diesel) all turbocharged and direct-injected, and also the Audi drive select (intelligent handling technology), the S tronic dual-clutch transmission, and the energy recuperation system, which during deceleration converts mechanical energy into electrical energy.
Infiniti, Nissan’s re-badged luxury brand, has announced its collaboration with Louis Vuitton for the creation of a bespoke set of luggage for a concept car to be revealed at the 2009 International Geneva Motor Show next month.
The dramatic concept will be a celebration of Infiniti and its 20 years history as a creator of performance cars. But equally it will be an inspiring exploration into the brand’s future.
For Louis Vuitton, this collaboration is the latest in a long heritage of designing custom luggage for special automobiles. Continue reading →
At the 2009 Geneva Motor Show Aston Martin has unveiled the new 12-cylinder version of the V8 Vantage: V12 Vantage, Aston Martinâ€™s most exhilarating sports car.
Powered by a 6.0 liter engine that produces 510 bhp (380 kW / 517 PS) and 570 Nm (420 lb ft), V12 is the fastest Vantage ever, with a top speed of 190 mph mph (305 km/h) and 0-62 mph (0-100 kp/h) time of 4.2 seconds.
Named after a Scottish demon, the Falen is the creation of Gleneagles-based design studio Dowdeswell and Hardie.
At least it will be, once the vehicle gets off the computer screen and onto the road. Lending credibility is the presence of that Judd engine, the GV 5.5L V10 that’s widely used in Le Mans Prototype class cars.
Serious specifications go along with the gravity of 800 horsepower. The ultra-exclusive Falen â€“ only four will be built â€“ will be constructed of carbon fiber and feature a hinged greenhouse like a jet fighter