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Entries from May 2011

2012 Lancia Ypsilon

May 26th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Today Lancia offered new photos and information on its entry-level model, which will be launched from June in Europe and from September in the United Kingdom, where it will wear the Chrysler logo. The 3.84-meter long Lancia Ypsilon will be available with a choice of four engines. In Europe, customers will be able to choose [...]

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2012 Hyundai Genesis

May 25th, 2011 · No Comments

The pricing for the 2012 Hyundai Genesis has officially been set at $34,200, not including $850 for delivery. The facelifted Genesis four-door sedan was unveiled at the 2011 Chicago Auto Show. The base Genesis 3.8 sedan, which now uses a direct-injected 3.8-liter V6, rated at 333 horsepower and 291 pound-feet of torque – gains of [...]

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Spy Video: Toyota FT-86 / Scion FR-S Sports Coupe

May 20th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Look at the spy video of the new camouflaged Toyota FT-86 prototype, which was caught during testing in Germany. The European market Toyota FT-86 prototype foreshadows the production version of the rear-wheel drive coupe’s North American sibling, the Scion FR-S. There is no question about the mechanical hardware as both iterations of Toyota Motor Corp’s [...]

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2012 Focus ST Hatch

May 11th, 2011 · No Comments

The hot version of the Ford Focus hatch is testing now in Europe. The new sport variant will follow the company’s “One Ford” strategy and go on sale in Europe, North America and Asia under the same Focus ST nameplate. 2012 Focus ST hatch will be powered by a new 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine delivering 250 [...]

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GM recalls 2011 Chevrolet Cruze

May 5th, 2011 · No Comments

General Motors is recalling 154,112 Cruze models to ensure proper installation of the intermediate steering shaft covers. Automatic transmission-equipped models will also be checked for proper installation of the transmission shift linkage. GM says it hasn’t yet received any complaints about the issue and no accidents have been reported. GM says that the vast majority [...]

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