CARBLog

Automotive news

Entries from April 2007

2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X

April 27th, 2007 · No Comments

Look at the shots of 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X, based closely on the Prototype X concept car unveiled earlier this year. Changes from the concept include less aggressive wheels, regular fog-lights instead of LEDs, a slightly revised grille, a different front fascia, simpler side mirrors, and headlights and taillights with amber indicators. The final [...]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Chevrolet Chevy

April 22nd, 2007 · No Comments

General Motors unveiled its Volt concept in Shanghai. The new Volt is powered by a hydrogen fuel cell instead of a gasoline motor. The Chevy’s Volt is capable of traveling about 300 miles of combined fuel cell and battery driving. This second version of the Volt features a battery pack that is about half the [...]

[Read more →]

Tags:

2008 Honda Accord Coupe

April 13th, 2007 · 1 Comment

The 2008 Honda Accord Coupe was spied on public roads. wizard8873 from howardforums.com wrote: i was on my way back to my office from lunch when two white cars passed the intersection. didnt recognize them at first and after looking at them a little bit, i realized they were the new accord. taken with my [...]

[Read more →]

Tags:

2008 Volvo V50

April 10th, 2007 · No Comments

Swedish carmaker today unveiled a facelifted V50 wagon for the next model year. Changes include a revised interior and exterior. Volvo??s gasoline engine 2008 line include: 1.6 100 hp, 1.8 125 hp, 1.8F 125 hp (Flexifuel), 2.0 145 hp, 2.4 140 hp, and 2.4i 170 hp. Diesel line include: 1.6D 109 hp, 2.0D 136 hp, [...]

[Read more →]

Tags:

2008 Volvo S40

April 10th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Meet new Volvo’s sedan! Swedish carmaker today unveiled the new Volvo S40 sedan, which features a revised interior and exterior. Volvo will offer seven gasoline and three diesel engines. For the 2008 model year, the S40 T5 gets a bump to 230 horsepower ?? a 10 hp increase. Volvo’s gasoline engine line include: 1.6 100 [...]

[Read more →]

Tags:

2009 Audi R8 V10

April 8th, 2007 · 1 Comment

The new Audi’s prototype was spied on the Nurburgring roads. The 2009 Audi R8 V10 for the V10-powered version of the Audi R8 revealing the styling changes in store Audi’s top R model. Some reports speculate about Audi using the “RS8″ badge, but this seems highly unlikely due to the confusion it would create with [...]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Audi Q7

April 4th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Look at the spy shot of the new Audi’s SUV, Q7 V12 TDI. The new Q7 was caught in testing on winter roads. Note especially the front fascia of the SUV, similar to that of the Q7 V12 TDI design study shown in Detroit last January. Also of great interest is the gargantuan set of [...]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Audi RS 6

April 4th, 2007 · No Comments

Hans G. Lehmann’s guys caught a second-generation RS 6 on cold-weather testing. Under the hood is said to beat a twin-turbocharged V10. While a source close to Fourtitude hinted just weeks ago that this might be a twin turbocharged V8 FSI as with the previous car, the V10 seems the more likely scenario for now. [...]

[Read more →]

Tags:

2009 BMW M3

April 4th, 2007 · No Comments

Look at the official BMW’s released shots of the new 2009 M3 coupe. The BMW M3 Concept was shown at the Geneva Motor Show. The new M3 features a high-revving V8 powerplant, tuned suspension, a six-speed manual transmission, a carbon fiber roof, and all the exterior modifications typical of an “M” car. Due to go [...]

[Read more →]

Tags:

2008 Porsche 911 GT2

April 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

Look at the spy photos of the new 2008 Porsche 911 GT2. With as much as 500 horsepower expected from its turbocharged flat six and a suspension setup similar to the GT3, it’s safe to say the GT2 could become our new favorite 911. The official debut expected at the Frankfurt auto show in September.

[Read more →]

Tags: