Honda New Accord on Video

by Joe on January 26, 2009

Honda New Accord on Video

This is a cool video about the Honda Accord in the Northwest 200 motorcycle race. Watch the video after the jump. [YouTube] More»

2010 Jaguar XFR

by Isaiah on January 26, 2009

2010 Jaguar XFR

Jaguar has recently revealed the new 2010 XFR at the Detroit Auto Show 2009. The XFR is powered by the all-new supercharged 510PS (510bhp SAE) V8 with acceleration from 0-60mph in just 4.7 seconds making it the ultimate Jaguar sport saloon. The model has improved fuel economy and CO2 emissions which meet the forthcoming EU5 emissions legislation. Distinguished by unique exterior and interior design features, the XFR includes revised bumpers and lower front air intakes, sill extensions, bonnet louvres and grilles, four tailpipes, a boot-lid spoiler, unique seats and 20-inch alloy wheels. [NetCarShow]

2009 Seat Leon Twin Drive Prototype

by Isaiah on January 26, 2009

2009 Seat Leon Twin Drive Prototype

2009 Seat Leon Twin Drive Prototype has recently made its debut at the SEAT Technical Centre in Martorell, near Barcelona. A radical new SEAT has the ability to run on an electric motor or a gasoline powered engine, hence the “Twin Drive” moniker. the car is equipped with a lithium-ion battery mated to a 35 kW (46hp) motor engine and is connected to an internal combustion engine. The all-electric mode has a range of 50 km (30 miles) with a maximum speed of 100 km/h (60 miles). Seat envisions the first production Twin Drive model will hit the European market in 2014. [Autoblog]

Porsche Cayman Clubsport

by Isaiah on January 26, 2009 · 333 comments

Porsche Cayman Clubsport

German sports car company is preparing their new lightweight Porsche Cayman Clubsport to hit the UK market in October 2009. The car will use a new 320bhp 3.4-litre flat six engine with direct injection mated to a six-speed manual gearbox and will take only 4.9 seconds to accelerate from zero to 62mph. Stay tuned for more updates. [Autocar]

P1-E – British Electric Sports Car

by Isaiah on January 24, 2009

P1-E British Electric Sports Car

Created by former McLaren designer Jim Dowle, the P1-E will be the next generation of British electric sports car. The P1 will be powered by lithium-ion batteries, will reach 60mph in a claimed 2.9sec and will have a limited top speed of 130mph. The whole car will weigh 1055kg and have a range of 230 miles. The P1-E will use a four-wheel-drive system to harness the 590lb ft of torque developed by the electric motors at either end of the chassis, with combined output for the twin motors expected to be 290kW (389bhp). No word on when the P1-E will hit the market, but JJAD hopes to have a prototype up and running by later this year. [LeftLane]

BMW X6 ActiveHybrid

by Isaiah on January 24, 2009 · 1 comment

BMW Concept X6 ActiveHybrid

BMW will soon bring to market its highly anticipated BMW X6 ActiveHybrid. The vehicle is the world’s first Sports Activity Coupe to feature a unique design of hybrid drive like never seen before, combining Sheer Driving Pleasure with significant enhancement of all-round efficiency. The BMW X6 ActiveHybrid allows far greater driving dynamics than a conventional hybrid car and at the same time reduces fuel consumption by up to 20 percent versus a comparable car running on a combustion engine alone. The car will likely go on sale by the end of year 2009. [AutoReview]