February 2012

Melkus RS2000 Black Edition

by Isaiah on February 29, 2012 · 33 comments

Melkus-RS2000-Black-Edition

Check out this newly introduced RS2000 Black Edition from Melkus. This sports car comes with a custom piano lacquer paint job and a carbon sport bodykit from the RS2000 GTS model. Under the hood, the car is equipped with either a 2.0-liter turbocharged Volkswagen or Opel based modified engine (w/ a 6-speed gearbox) that outputs a total of 325 hp. Meanwhile, top speed is rated at 270 km/h with 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.5 seconds. [GlobalMotors]

Audi Releases A3 e-tron All-electric Car

by Joe on February 28, 2012

Audi Releases A3 e-tron All-electric Car

Audi has announced that the A3 e-tron all-electric vehicle will reach a small number of consumers in selected markets as part of a pilot program, For your info, the A3 e-tron is a pure electric vehicle that features an electric motor with 199 lb-ft of torque with a top speed of 90 mph. The Audi A3 e-tron uses a 26kW lithium-ion battery that provides enough juice for up to a 90 mile range. The Audi A3 e-tron pilot program will be available in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., and Denver. [LeftLaneNews]

Range Rover Evoque Convertible Concept

by Isaiah on February 27, 2012

Range-Rover-Evoque-Convertible-Concept

Land Rover is preparing to showcase their newest concept car ‘Range Rover Evoque Convertible Concept’ at the upcoming 82nd Geneva Motor Show. Based on the standard Evoque Coupe, this crossover will come in two different engine options: a 2.2-liter diesel with 150bhp or 190bhp and a 2.0-liter petrol with 240bhp. [AR]

BMW M135i Concept

by Joe on February 26, 2012

BMW M135i Concept

BMW will introduce the M135i concept at the 2012 Geneva International Motor Show. The car is powered by the 3.0-litre straight-six twin-turbo engine that produces around 340bhp. The engine enables to car to accelerate from 0 to 62mph in 4.9 seconds with a top speed limited to 155 mph. [Autoweek]

Fiat 500L

by Isaiah on February 24, 2012 · 1 comment

Fiat-500L

Fiat has recently showed off the all new Fiat 500L. This five-door vehicle will have a choice of 30 body colors and three different engine options: a 0.9-liter TwinAir, a 1.3-liter diesel and a regular 1.4-liter. The Fiat 500L will hit the European market starting the last quarter of 2012. [Autoevolution]

Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse

by Joe on February 24, 2012

Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse

Bugatti will introduce the Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse at the 82nd International Geneva Motor Show at the beginning of March 2012. The Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse is powered by a 1200 horsepower, 16-cylinder engine that enables the car to accelerate from 0 to 62mph in only 2.5 seconds. [TopGear]