2001 VW Jetta 1.8T Hits the 500,000 Mile Mark

While covering 500,000 miles (804,500 kilometers) with the same engine is not something unheard of these days, it is not common either. Welcome to the world of Matt Marion, deputy editor at Men’s Health magazine, who recently hit the half-million mile mark with his 2001 Volkswagen Jetta 1.8T.

The milestone came on April 9, 2012, but instead of simply opening a champagne to celebrate the occasion, Marion decided to perform an autopsy at Volkswagen Group of America’s Auburn Hills Technical Center in Michigan.
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Auto China 2012 Models

How often do you see beautifull chinese girls? Today here are photos gorgeous female models of the 2012 Beijing Motor Show. Click on thumbs after the jump and you will be shocked to see so many beautiful young ladies which look like eurobabes, live in China. In fact, allows us to say that they are getting better and better at it with each passing year.
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Toyota prices 2013 Tacoma TRD T/X Baja

Toyota prices its facelifted Tacoma, which go on sale in May. The new Tacoma Baja Series will start at $32,990, plus a delivery fee of $810. That’s for a Tacoma Access Cab model with a manual transmission, the Baja Series package carries an MSRP of $5,015, but you get to subtract $650 in a “factory credit” if you order it, since the Baja’s Off-Road Package is cheaper than the standard Tacoma Off-Road Package. Or to make things simpler, figure the Baja Series Tacoma is going to cost you $4,365 more than the same truck without it.

Press Release

TORRANCE, Calif., April 23, 2012 – – Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), USA, Inc., announced prices today for the TRD T/X Baja Series Package. Inspired by Toyota’s Baja racing heritage, the truck reveals bold graphics with its name “Baja Series” and enhanced suspension, elevating the capability of Tacoma’s TRD Off-Road pickup to a new level of fun and function. The special limited edition package will be available on select Tacoma 4×4 pickup trucks.
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Jaguar XJ Ultimate Edition

Jaguar unveiled its new XJ Ultimate Edition at this week’s autoshow in Beijing. The new British flagship XJ model is based on the long-wheelbase version and will be offered with new 3.0-litre V6 supercharged petrol engine producing 335hp. The new flagship can also be offered with old 5.0-litre V8 supercharged petrol engine, and its 3.0-litre V6 turbocharged diesel. All engines will be linked to eight-speed automatic transmissions.
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2012 Renault Talisman (Samsung SM7)

The Renault readu to produce Korean Samsung SM7 as Renault Talisman, a flagship model for Chinese market. The old SM7 with new badge made its world premiere at current 2012 Beijing Auto Show. As you understood, the Renault Talisman is a China-only model and will be produced in Korea alongside the SM7. Renault said it will be exported to China starting in mid-June 2012 with a base price of 318,800 RMB (US$50,400 ).
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2013 Audi Q5 Facelift

Audi has unveiled the first official images of the facelifted Audi Q5 that will go on sale later this year. The 2013 Q5 bundles some styling tweaks on the outside and new interior appointments with changes to the chassis and engine lineup. The 2013 Q5 sports Audi’s new six-point front grille accompanied by revised headlamp fixtures and a redesigned front bumper, with tweaked tail lamp graphics and a modified rear apron at the back.
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2013 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG

Mercedes-Benz released first official pictures of its V8-powered G63 AMG. The new G63 will be unveiled at the Auto China 2012 in Beijing. Its a second most powerful model in the 2013 G-Class series sports the same twin-turbocharged 5.5-litre V8 direct injection petrol engine with a start-stop system found in other AMG models like the CLS 63 AMG and SL 63 AMG.
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