Check out the latest styling package for the Renault Duster by DC Design. This compact SUV receives new LED headlights, a new front bumper with fog lights, polished side steps, a complete matte black paint and special DC alloy wheels fitted with low-profile tires. As for the interior, it comes with artificial leather, wood elements and a complete multimedia infotainment system. [AR]
Volkswagen has showcased their newest hatchback/wagon ‘Gran Lavida’ at this year’s Shanghai Auto Show. Based on the Lavida compact sedan, the Lavida Gran will come in three different engine options including two naturally aspirated gasoline 1.6-liter and 2.0-liter four cylinder mills, and a turbocharged 1.4-liter TSI engine. The Lavida Gran will go on sale in China later this year. [Autoevolution]
Here we have a new concept car from Mercedes-Benz, the Concept GLA. Based on the same platform as the new A-Class and CLA, this premium compact SUV is equipped with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged gasoline engine (w/ a 7-speed dual clutch automatic transmission & 4MATIC all-wheel drive configuration) that outputs a total of 208 hp. The Mercedes-Benz Concept GLA is scheduled to make its debut at this year’s Shanghai Auto Show later this week. [Global Motors]
Motability is a national charity that runs the Motability scheme, which helps those who receive certain benefits from the government to use it to lease a car, powered wheelchair or scooter. The scheme means that they will take care of practically everything, so having and running a car is practically worry free. As well as a brand new car, wheelchair adapted vehicle or other travel system every three years, Motability also take care of insurance, servicing and maintenance, and extra adaptations at no extra cost. If you want more details about Motability, check out Motability cars – click to visit.
Peugeot is preparing to unleash their newest hot-hatch ’208 GTi’ in Australia. This three-door sports car is powered by a 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine (w/ a six-speed manual transmission) that generates 147kW and 275Nm of torque. In terms of performance, it can sprint from 0-100km/h in just 6.8 seconds. The 208 GTi will arrive in Australia in August. [CarAdvice]
The all new Volkswagen Golf GTD has just been priced in the UK. First introduced at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show last month, the Golf GTD is equipped with a 2.0-liter turbocharged common rail diesel engine that outputs 184 hp and 380 Nm of torque. Prices ranging from 25,285 GBP (about $38,653) to 27,355 GBP (about $41,817), depending on the body style and transmission. [Autoevolution]