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4 Cars Worth Waiting For in 2016-18

February 20th, 2015 · No Comments

Waiting for glittering new car models to come to market is not something engine heads are ever likely to do with any level of ease, but it’s something we have to do nonetheless. With 2015 firmly underway and new models like the Ford Mustang RTR and the Chevy Colorado ZR2 already on the horizon, we’re at least being satiated. But it’s not really enough. [Read more →]

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Your old truck can look better than new with just a few touch-ups and accessories

February 6th, 2015 · No Comments

Longing for the days when you felt good about driving your car, truck or SUV? With the average new-car price over $30,000, there are many reasons to hang on to the one you have. But maybe the one you have seems a bit too tired to keep. What your car needs is a makeover.

A little nip-tuck, new shoes and a few shiny accessories can make your vehicle exciting again without breaking the bank.
Consumers spend more than $33 billion annually to personalize their vehicles, according to the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), the trade organization representing the automotive aftermarket industry. [Read more →]

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Video: 2015 BMW M6 Promo

January 29th, 2015 · No Comments

The promo video for facelifted 2015 BMW 6 Series was uploaded on Youtube. The M6 facelift was unveiled in Detroit, where fans has discussed featuring a subtly restyled front and rear aprons, full-LED headlights as standard, new wheels and let’s not even get into the changes they made to the kidney grilles. [Read more →]

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Jeep Wrangler gets 356 HP engine

January 15th, 2015 · No Comments

The Jeep Wrangler received the restyle package from the Atelier Geiger Cars tuning company. Prices for the updated Wrangler start from $50000.
The update includes 18-inch wheels, Bilstein shocks, extra protection, modified auxiliary led lights and improved bumper. The clearance of the vehicle is increased by 63.5 mm to improve off-road machine properties. [Read more →]

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Modern technologies: do you remember Model A?

October 24th, 2014 · No Comments

In 1903, Ford introduced one of the first mass-produced family vehicles, the Model A. With a top speed of 45 mph, the Model A came in a two- and fourseater model with a three-speed transmission.

The available options were a roof (rubber for $30 or leather for $50), a rear door and a rear tonneau, the rear compartment containing two seats for passengers. To top everything off, the Model A came from the factory only in red. [Read more →]

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The best new cars coming in 2015

October 21st, 2014 · No Comments

It is an exciting time in the car market. The advances in technology and the modes in production mean that we are getting treated to some superb cars, both high-end and budget. Below are some of the most hotly anticipated cars that will be released next year. [Read more →]

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The Rise and Fall of SAAB

October 17th, 2014 · No Comments

The Saab story begins with a question: What dates mark the beginning and end of the company? If you look at the digital equivalent of Saab’s headstone, it would display the dates, 1947-2011. But that marker would not represent the whole story, not by a long shot. Svenska Aeroplan AB, later shortened to SAAB AB, SAAB, and finally restyled Saab, was founded in 1937, beginning life as an airplane manufacturer. Already, complication enters the story. [Read more →]

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2015 VW Polo GTI Facelift

September 18th, 2014 · No Comments

The Golf Polo GTI facelift is ready to arrive to coming at next month’s Paris Motor Show. The new model gets a new 1.8-liter turbo unit that replaces the previous 1.4-liter turbo engine.

The four-cylinder engine produces 190PS and 320Nm, an increase of 10 horsepower and 70Nm over the smaller displacement 1.4-liter turbo unit. [Read more →]

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The SEAT: Which Model Should I Choose?

September 11th, 2014 · No Comments

Using the best of Spanish and German engineering, SEAT has always set out to offer car models that offer both the thrill of the drive and superior engineering. This is a young, design-driven manufacturer looking for new ways to create that thrilling car owner experience. But which is the best SEAT model? Well, that is a hard question to answer, especially because none of the SEAT models are average. These are cars made for the enjoyment of driving. So that means that models fit each consumer’s needs. Whether you are looking for a compact city car or an MPV there is a SEAT model for you. [Read more →]

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2015 Mercedes-Benz S 600 Guard

August 7th, 2014 · No Comments

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the new generation of the luxury S-Class model. Yes, it’s an armored Mercedes-Benz S 600 Guard.

The S 600 Guard limo complies with the highest ballistic protection (class VR9), both in transparent and non-transparent areas, and features specific reinforcement of the base structure. [Read more →]

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