2015 Volkswagen Golf VII SportsWagen

by Isaiah on April 14, 2014


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


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]

All New Kia Soul Goes On Sale In The UK

by Isaiah on April 9, 2014


Kia has announced the availability of their new compact crossover ‘Soul’ in the UK. Coming only in a front-wheel-drive configuration, this UK-Spec five-door hatchback is offered in two different engine options including a 1.6-liter CRDi diesel with 126bhp and 260Nm of torque, and a 1.6-liter GDi petrol with 130bhp and 161Nm of torque. The all new Kia Soul is priced from 12,600 GBP (about $21,099). [MW]

Citroen DS 5LS-R Concept

by Isaiah on April 7, 2014


Check out this new concept car from Citroen, the DS 5LS-R. To be showcased at this year’s Beijing Motor Show (April 20th to 29th at China International Exhibition Centre), the DS 5LS-R is packed with a 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 300HP and 400Nm of torque. The car is said to have an electronically limited top speed of 250 km/h and can sprint from 0-100 km/h in around 6 seconds. Watch the Citroen DS 5LS-R concept video announcement after the break. More»

BMW M4 Convertible

by Isaiah on April 4, 2014


BMW has unveiled the new M4 Convertible. Measuring 4671mm long, 1870mm wide, 1386mm tall and riding on a 2812mm wheelbase, this open-top sports car is equipped with a new-generation twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder engine (w/ a six-speed manual or an optional seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission) that outputs 317kW and 550Nm. Performance-wise, the M4 convertible can accelerate from 0-100km/h in 4.4 seconds. The M4 Convertible is scheduled to make its public debut at this year’s New York auto show on April 16th. [Car Advice]


The specs for the all new 2014 Toyota Corolla Altis has just been leaked in India. The new sedan will come in five different trim levels including J, G, G CVT, GL and VL, and will be offered in two different engine options: 1.8-liter VVTi gasoline with 140 PS and 1.4-liter D-4D diesel with 88.4 PS. As for the transmission, both engine will be coupled to a 6-speed manual gearbox and an extra 7-speed automatic gearbox only for the gasoline unit. The 2014 Toyota Corolla Altis will reach the Indian dealerships next month. [Autoevolution]