2009 Dodge Journey

2009 Dodge Journey crossover will debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany

Look at the 2009 Dodge Journey, a new Dodge crossover that will debut in next month at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The 2009 Dodge Journey will be an international vehicle, sold worldwide. The new Journey is one of those vehicles that wants to look like an SUV, haul stuff like a station wagon and ride like a passenger car.
The new Dodge Journey is based on an Avenger platform with a wheelbase lengthened 4.9 inches. The 2009 Dodge Journey includes some clever features like a large storage bin beneath the front passenger seat cushion, as well as two in-floor bins behind the front seats big enough to carry a 12-pack each and some ice.
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2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sports Coupe

2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sports Coupe

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sport Coupe was caught as a mildly disguised prototype at a filling station.
Mercedes-Benz preparing to replace the current version of the C-Class Sports Coupe with a heavy facelift.
However, Mercedes will offer the 2009 Sports Coupe with the same 4-cylinder and V6 diesel and petrol units as the new C-Class. As we know, the 2009 C-Class Sports Coupe will be introduced at the 2008 Geneva Show in March.

2008 Nissan Rogue priced

2008 Nissan Rogue

Nissan has announced that it will offer the new SUV at a starting price under $20,000 base MSRP. The new Nissan’s small CUV, called Rogue, will arrive to Nissan dealerships at the beginning of September. 2008 Nissan Rogue equipped with a 2.5-liter inline-four and continuously variable transmission as standard. Based on the Sentra platform, the Rogue is a few inches longer than both the Toyota and Honda, but offers less interior room.

Aston Martin V8 Vantage

Facelifted Aston Martin V8 Vantage

Guys from AutoGespot.com publish spy shots of the facelifted version of the fantastic Vantage from Aston Martin.
Sporting a minor facelift, some DBS lenses out back, a little less bling on the mirrors and thicker rocker panels. The facelifted V8 Vantage that weighs a significant 300 pounds less and has 80 hp more than the current model.

Facelifted Aston Martin V8 Vantage

2008 Honda Accord

2008 Honda Accord

Honda officially unveiled the 2008 Honda Accord, the eighth generation of the Honda’s best-seller. The new Honda Accord is available as a sedan, which has grown large enough to be classified a large car by the EPA, or a coupe. There are three basic engines available, including a 3.5L iVTEC V6 producing 273 horsepower and 250 ft-lbs. of torque. It also features a new Variable Cylinder Management system when ordered in the sedan that can power the vehicle on three, four or all six cylinders to achieve an excellent 19/29 mpg. The other two mills are a 2.4L inline-four producing 200 horsepower/170 ft-lbs., and another 2.4L producing 180 horsepower/166 ft-lbs. The new Honda Accord can be ordered with a five-speed automatic, while four-cylinder models can also be had with a 5-speed manual transmission, and the V6 Coupe can be optioned with a six-speed manual
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Audi A3 cabriolet

Audi A3 cabriolet

Audi attempting to make all cars to all people. So meet the A3 convertible.

The A3 cabrio version of Audi’s two-door hatch was caught in testing. The rear-seat passengers apparently will get rollover protection in the form of two hoops behind their heads, and while retractable hardtops are all the rage, previous reports, and these new shots, reveal that Audi will be sticking with a soft-top.

Audi A3 cabriolet

2008 Mazda5 Facelift

Mazda??ôs compact MPV, the Mazda5, after three years of wearing the same clothes will get a styling update for 2008. Caught during hot weather testing in the southwest U.S., the most noticeable change on this prototype is the new front end styling with a more V-shaped grille opening and a less boxy looking lower bumper. Chrome rings around the fog lights add a sporty touch. Headlights have also been redesigned, with the new clear plastic lens protruding slightly beyond the contours of the sheet metal. At the rear, the tail lights now use LED??ôs for the brake lights. Wheels have also been changed from the plain 5-spoke design to a 17-inch design.

Engine is still the 2.3 liter 4-cylinder making 153 horsepower, but the optional automatic transmission is upgraded from a 4-speed to a new 5-speed design which improves gas mileage. Standard transmission continues to be a 5-speed manual on the Sport and Touring models.