Mini One Introduced

by Isaiah on March 10, 2014

Mini-One

Here we have the all new Mini One. Introduced at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, this entry-level hatchback comes in two different engine options including a 1.2-liter three-cylinder turbocharged petrol with 75kW and 180Nm and a 1.5-liter turbocharged three-cylinder diesel with 70kW and 220Nm (both engines can be coupled to either a six-speed manual or six speed automatic transmission). Performance-wise, this small city car can accelerate from 0-100km/h in 9.9 seconds for the petrol + manual transmission version or 0-100km/h in 11 seconds for the diesel + manual transmission version. [Car Advice]

2015 BMW X4 Gets Pricing In The UK

by Isaiah on March 7, 2014

2015-BMW-X4

BMW has finally revealed the 2015 BMW X4 price for the UK market. Coming in three different trim levels: xDrive20d, xDrive30d and xDrive35d, this compact sport activity coupe will be offered in three diesel engines including a 2.0-liter with 190hp and 400Nm, a 3.0-liter six-cylinder with 560Nm and a 3.0-liter six-cylinder with 313hp and 630Nm. Prices will start from 36,590 GBP / $61,249 for the xDrive20d, 44,890 GBP / $75,143 for the xDrive30d and 48,990 GBP / $82,006 for the xDrive35d, respectively. [MW]

Toyota Aygo Compact City Car

by Isaiah on March 5, 2014

Toyota-Aygo-Compact-City-Car

Toyota hits back by showcasing their latest compact city car ‘Aygo’ at this year’s Geneva Motor Show. Dubbed as J-Playful in reference to Japan’s hip youth culture, the Aygo is equipped with a 1.0-liter VVT-i three-cylinder petrol engine (w/ either a five-speed manual transmission or an optional new x-shift-automated manual transmission that can be used in fully automatic mode) that produces 68 hp and 95 Nm of torque. [AR]

Lexus RC350 F Sport

by Isaiah on March 3, 2014

Lexus-RC350-F-Sport

Here’s a glance at at the all new Lexus RC350 F Sport. Coming in three F Sport-specific colors: White Nova, Orange and Flame Blue, the RC350 F Sport boasts an evolved version of Lexus’ spindle grille with ‘F’ mesh, a subtle body kit, unique 19-inch F Sport alloy wheels and F Sport badging. Under the hood, power comes from the same 3.5-liter V6 engine (w/ an eight-speed automatic transmission) that outputs 234kW and 380Nm as the RC 350. The Lexus RC350 F Sport will make its public debut at this year’s Geneva Motor Show. [Car Advice]

Audi RS6-R By ABT

by Isaiah on February 28, 2014

Audi-RS6-R-By-ABT

ABT is preparing to showcase their latest styling package for the Audi RS6 at this year’s Geneva Motor Show. Called the Audi RS6-R, this sports car will come in a complete ABT body kit, a stainless steel exhaust system, a height-adjustable springs and a set of 22×10-inch alloy wheels. ABT will only build 25 units of the RS6-R. [Autoevolution]

Nissan Releases Note DIG-S In The UK

by Isaiah on February 26, 2014

Nissan-Note-DIG-S

Nissan has announced the availability of their new compact city car ‘Note DIG-S (Direct Injection Gasoline – Supercharged) in the UK. This small, cheap and economical city car is equipped with a 1.2-liter engine (w/ either a five-speed manual or an optional XTronic transmission) that outputs 98PS and 147Nm of torque. Price itself starts at 14,495 GBP (about $24,169). [MW]