Archive | February, 2013

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BMW X1: Where It Fits In Today’s Auto Market

Posted on 27 February 2013 by Tony Santos

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When you think about cars made by the venerable manufacturer known as Bavarian Motor Works, you generally imagine vehicles made for the luxury-car owner with roomy interiors and plush features. Continue reading “BMW X1: Where It Fits In Today’s Auto Market” »

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Scion FR-S is Toyota’s sports car passion

Posted on 27 February 2013 by Tony Santos

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Back in SEMA 2012 the Subaru BRZ and Scion FR-S were revealed to sum up Subaru and Toyota’s collaboration to build a sports car. It’ll be an unusual track for Toyota but it didn’t stop Akio Toyoda, president of Toyota to make his passion into reality. The Scion FR-S gets official as a sports car. Continue reading “Scion FR-S is Toyota’s sports car passion” »

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Renault Koleos: big news in Australia and India

Posted on 22 February 2013 by Tony Santos

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Let’s be honest: if you were to name three Renault models you know well, Koleos probably wouldn’t be one of them. Yet notoriety alone doesn’t say much about the true value of this car. We’re talking of a crossover which does everything a good crossover should do: practical yet stylish, its two souls allow it to deliver both off and on the road.  While this vehicle didn’t enjoy much success in the UK market, it’s mostly in the Indian and Australian market that Renault Koleos was warmly welcomed by local drivers. Down Under, Koleos sales doubled in 2012, going up to 847 from the previous year’s 445. Continue reading “Renault Koleos: big news in Australia and India” »

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Sponsored Video: ‘If we’ can make an auto-driving car for just £100

Posted on 21 February 2013 by Tony Santos

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We’re familiar with Google’s ambitious driver-less car for several years now, and as we speak the car has already won approval from US states of Nevada and California to have the car in the road. Apparently, Scientists at Oxford Universtity headed by Paul Newman, developed a self-driving car that can safely take you to your destination while driving in several weather conditions such as snow and rain. These road driving ruggedness can’t be found yet on Google’s self-driving car. Continue reading “Sponsored Video: ‘If we’ can make an auto-driving car for just £100” »

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The 2013 Nissan Patrol: A Luxury SUV for Australia, the UAE and Asia

Posted on 12 February 2013 by Tony Santos

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The luxury and comfort of the 2013 Nissan Patrol is immediately evident to journalists and car-buyers alike — at least most that we found. This long SUV, which comes with leather-trim options and all the bells and whistles, from a 13-speaker sound system with the option of premium BOSE audio, to rain sensor wipers and state-of-the-art off-road stabilisation features, is a dream vehicle that Nissan is launching this year in Australia, New Zealand, and parts of Asia and the Middle East, including the UAE. Continue reading “The 2013 Nissan Patrol: A Luxury SUV for Australia, the UAE and Asia” »

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The catchiest songs about cars

Posted on 06 February 2013 by Tony Santos

car-cd-playerIt may not seem like the most obvious subject to write a song about; but then again if you think hard about what most men love marginally less than their lady, their car is probably going to come to mind. There are hundreds of songs out there dedicated to driving and cars and they range from the sublime to the ridiculous but among these are some superb anthems all constructed around the humble motor. Continue reading “The catchiest songs about cars” »

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2014 Audi A8 L TDI Price and Fuel Economy Announced

Posted on 05 February 2013 by Tony Santos

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The big question, is there really a market for luxury hybrid diesel sedan? Continue reading “2014 Audi A8 L TDI Price and Fuel Economy Announced” »

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Wallpaper of the Week: Ferrari Enzo

Posted on 04 February 2013 by Tony Santos

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Paving the way for the next generation Ferrari F150, let’s give our salute to the Ferrari Enzo. It’s one great opportunity to feature this legendary car as the wallpaper of the week. The Enzo has been an iconic wheels from the Italian sportscar maker. Feel free to download the wallpaper from Ferrari-Wallpaper after the virtual break. Continue reading “Wallpaper of the Week: Ferrari Enzo” »

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Ferrari F150 details leaked

Posted on 04 February 2013 by Tony Santos

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The successor of the legendary Ferrari Enzo has been on the run for quite sometimes now, however, there has been no solid proof that it’s in the works until a private showing event has lead into major details about the codenamed Ferrari F150. Continue reading “Ferrari F150 details leaked” »

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