Volkswagen Golf R 400 Concept

by Isaiah on April 23, 2014

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Here we have the first official pictures of the new Volkswagen Golf R 400 Concept. Based on the standard Golf R hatchback, the Golf R 400 comes with 4MOTION four-wheel drive system and a modified 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine (w/ a six-speed DSG transmission) that produces 400 hp and 450 Nm of torque. Performance-wise, the car can sprint from 0 to 100 km in 3.9 seconds and has a top speed of 174 mph. See one more picture after the break. More»

Audi TT Offroad Concept

by Isaiah on April 21, 2014

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Audi has showcased their latest concept car ‘Audi TT Offroad’ at this year’s Beijing Auto Show. Measuring 4.39m long, 1.85m wide and 1.53m tall with a wheelbase of 2.63m, this five-door crossover is powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine that outputs 300kW and 650Nm of torque, and Audi’s e-tron plug-in hybrid drivetrain consisting of two electric motors (40kW at the front and 85kW at the rear axle). Performance-wise, the car has a top speed of 250km/h and can accelerate from 0-100km/h in 5.2 seconds. [Car Advice]

2015 Subaru Outback

by Isaiah on April 18, 2014

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The all new 2015 Subaru Outback has just been showcased at this year’s New York Auto Show. Dubbed as the world’s first Sport Utility Wagon, this fifth generation of the Subaru Outback is offered in two different engine options including a 2.5-liter four-cylinder boxer unit with 175 hp and 174 lb-ft of torque, and a 3.6-liter six-pot unit with 256 hp and 247 lb-ft of torque. The car also comes standard with the Lineartronic CVT transmission and Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system. The 2015 Subaru Outback is scheduled to hit US dealerships this summer. [Autoevolution]

Aston Martin DB9 Carbon Edition

by Isaiah on April 16, 2014

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Aston Martin will showcase the new Aston Martin DB9 Carbon Edition at this year’s New York Auto Show. Coming as Coupe and Volante (convertible), the DB9 Carbon Edition (in Carbon Black or Carbon White color option) comes with carbon fibre side strakes, rear lamp infills and black meshes and window surrounds reinforcing the powerful visual themes. Under the hood, the car is equipped with the firm’s AM11 V12 engine that produces 510 hp and 457 lb ft of torque. Price itself starts from $199.995. [MW]

2015 Volkswagen Golf VII SportsWagen

by Isaiah on April 14, 2014

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Here’s a look at the new 2015 Volkswagen Golf VII SportsWagen. Based on the new MQB (modular transverse matrix) architecture, the Golf VII SportsWagen will come with 4MOTION all-wheel drive system and will have two different engine options including a 1.8-liter turbocharged and direct-injection four-cylinder TSI gasoline with 170HP (w/ either a 5-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission) and a new EA288 2.0-liter common-rail, turbocharged and direct-injection diesel with 150HP (w/ either a 6-speed manual or DSG dual-clutch automatic transmission). The 2015 Volkswagen Golf VII SportsWagen will make its public debut at the 2014 New York Auto Show. [AR]

Scion Limited Edition xB Release Series

by Isaiah on April 11, 2014

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Scion is set to showcase another limited edition car ‘xB Release Series’ at this year’s New York International Auto Show (April 16th). Limited to just 1,500 units, this box-shaped, 5-door compact hatchback will feature a new Electric Quartz paint (pearl white paint with subtle green highlights), special badging and Tungsten Gray colored wheel caps. Inside, the car will come with custom colored seats with accent stitching and door inserts (green things everywhere), special badged carpets, backup camera, conductive wireless charging for smartphones, Piano Black interior accents, illuminated Scion door sills as well as illuminated center console cup holders. The Scion Limited Edition xB Release Series is scheduled to hit dealerships this summer for $20,420. [Autoevolution]