FIAT Abarth 500C

FIAT Abarth 500C

Italian car tuning studio, Fiat’s official tuning brand, has unveiled its latest work based on the FIAT 500C before of the italian convertible’s world debut at upcoming Geneva Motor Show. The FIAT Abarth 500C benefits from a more powerful turbocharged engine as well as chassis upgrades and a full suite of aero tweaks to reduce drag and improve high-speed stability over the standard Fiat 500C.

FIAT Abarth 500C comes from a 1.4-liter turbocharged T-Jet engine delivering 140 horsepower and 206Nm of peak torque at 2,000 rpm. The engine equipped with a standard six-speed automated manual gearbox with paddle shifters.
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Lexus CT 200h

Lexus CT 200h

Good news for lexus fans: luxury automaker has announced that it will unveil the production version of the first full hybrid vehicle that bears the name CT 200h at the Geneva Auto Show in the beginning of March.

The five-door model is designed to go against the Audi A3 and the BMW 1-Series hatches with Lexus claiming that it will offer “new levels of refinement and attention to detail, without compromising style or driving pleasure”.

The Lexus CT 200h will equipped with second-generation Hybrid Drive technology and that it can be driven exclusively in all-electric mode.
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Kia Ray Concept

Kia Ray Concept

Kia has unveiled its new plug-in Hybrid concept today at the 2010 Chicago Auto Show. The new concept, called Ray, is more stylish than other hybrid models like the Toyota Prius and Honda Insight.

The futuristic character is continued in the interior that is comprised of eco-friendly and lightweight recycled materials in white tones that are said to reflect the heat of the sun, thus keeping the temperature down and reducing the use of air conditioner energy.

The Kia Ray is powered by an all-aluminum 153 hp Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) 1.4-litre engine mated to a CVT and a 78kw electric unit powered by a lithium ion battery pack.
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Peugeot 207 S16

Peugeot 207 S16

Peugeot has unveiled its 207 S16 special edition that will be produced in a mere 250 examples, all of which will be sold on the UK market.

Unfortunately, the Peugeot 207 S16 is nothing more than a facelifted 207 Sport 1.6 VTi.

Changes include the standard Bianca white finish that’s complemented by a full 207 RC Cup bodykit comprising front and rear spoilers, side skirts and a pseudo rear diffuser, 17-inch Hockenheim alloy wheels, dark tinted rear windows, a ‘sports mesh’ front grille and special interior badge signed by Kris Meeke.
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Porsche 911 Trying to Escape Police

Background info: A 42-year old man from Netherlands is caught after a bizarre chase. The man driving a Porsche 911 GT3 drove at speeds exceeding 200 km/h (125 mph) on the highway. The traffic cops gave him the stop sign from an undercover surveillance car. The Porsche took a last second exit and went off. While entering the highway again, the driver lost control in the corner of the entranceway hitting the safety rails, losing several parts from his car, and he tried to escape again. Continue reading