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Entries from April 2008

VW Passat R36

April 30th, 2008 · No Comments

Meet the VW Passat R36, a new rival of the Mitsubishi Evo X. The new VW Passat R36 (previous R36 here) will arrive with a 296 hp engine, four-wheel drive and a quick-shifting semi-automatic gearbox. The new R36 is available as both a stylish saloon and practical estate. The VW Passat R36 is outstanding by [...]

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2009 Mercedes-Benz SL BRABUS

April 30th, 2008 · No Comments

Look at the first official pics of the new Mercedes-Benz SL have been leaked on the net. No details yet but apart from the usual mechanical upgrades (engine, suspension and brake system) the German tuner has also readied a pretty aggressive bodykit for the recently facelifted SL roadster. Expect all the details as soon as [...]

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Old soviet car crash test

April 25th, 2008 · No Comments

[flv:/video/kamerka.flv 480 380] Look at the amateur “crash-test” of old soviet ZAZ. ZAZ is a cheapest car of soviet epoch. ZAZ was crashed at near 90 km/hr (60 mph)

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2009 Mazda6

April 25th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Mazda has revealed the US market Mazda6 that will go on sale in summer. Compared to the Euro Mazda6, the North American spec model does not only feature greater engine displacement but it has also grown in dimensions featuring a larger body. Design-wise and from what we can tell from the initial images released, the [...]

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Nissan Teana

April 21st, 2008 · No Comments

Look at the Nissan’s new flagship model for the Asian market called Teana. The Nissan Teana will be offered with two V6 units while in China, a four-cylinder in-line engine will also be available when the Teana goes on sale this spring. “When we introduced Nissan Teana in 2004, it sent a clear signal that [...]

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2009 Audi Q5

April 19th, 2008 · No Comments

The Audi has unveiled first official photos of its new compact SUV Audi Q5. Unlike its big brother the Q7, the Q5 doesn’t share an architecture with a VW model. The Q5 utilizes the same underpinnings as the A5 coupe and A4 sedan/wagon. That means the Q5 has a longitudinally mounted engine rather than the [...]

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Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series

April 18th, 2008 · No Comments

The Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series was recently spied running “look at me” laps around the Nurburgring. The Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series is one of the most extreme Mercedes-Benzes ever built. It starts with a 6.0-liter twin turbo V12 engine. In the standard SL65 AMG it pumps out a healthy 604 horsepower, but in [...]

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Mercedes-Benz GLK

April 18th, 2008 · No Comments

The first images of the new Mercedes-Benz GLK were leaked on the internet. The Mercedes-Benz GLK is acompact SUV, which scheduled debut at this week?????s Beijing Auto Show. Based on a modified version of C-Class platform the GLK will compete with the BMW X3, Land Rover Freelander, Infiniti EX, Volvo XC60 and the forthcoming Audi [...]

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VW Up!

April 17th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Meet the VW Up! The up! scheduled to make its debut in dealerships in 2010, and will compete with an emerging army of chic, eco-friendly small cars such as the Fiat 500. The up! was displayed as concept at last Frankfurt Motor Show. It has a super-compact, rear-engined, rear-wheel-drive powertrain, and promises to be incredibly [...]

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Dacia Logan 4×4

April 16th, 2008 · No Comments

The Logan Dacia 4×4 test mule was caught without camo on public roads. Now Dacia ready to produce small SUVs, with a jacked up version of the Logan. The Logan 4×4 has got everything we’ve ever loved about cars like the AMC Eagle or Fiat’s 4×4 Panda, but looking ugly. Dacia is a Romanian Renault [...]

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