27 Feb

Indy 500 to be paced with the new Chevrolet Camaro

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The Chevrolet Corvette has been doing what it can to pace up the Indy 500 for more than five years, but now this all has ended.

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According to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, this year the race car for 2009 to be reborn as Chevrolet Camaro that has been painted in red and silver graphics.

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11 Feb

Mini John Cooper Works convertible set for Geneva motor show

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The Mini John Cooper Works Convertible means performance in every sense. You do not have to worry about your graph calculators; the enthusiasts can now have a better driving experience. Mini is going to launch the John Cooper Convertible at the much hyped Geneva auto show next month. It is also going to be the World’s fastest small cabriolet. The maximum speed at which the vehicle can run is 146 mph that is believed to be just two miles slower than the hatch version. It can accomplish the speed from zero to 146 mph in merely 6.9 seconds.

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There is certainly going to be no compromise when it comes to the performance part of it and it contains the same 1.6 litre of twin turbo engine that is usually found in the Mini S models as well as the Mini Challenger racer cars.

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09 Feb

Scion tC Release Series 5.0 to debut at Chicago auto show

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As expected by a large number of car enthusiasts, Scion is yet to debut yet another limited edition model at the auto show that is supposed to be held in Chicago. This year we are expected to see the tC Release 5.0 that would also sport the parts from the company’s TRD accessories. The most basic TRD performance upgrades for this special automobile shall consist of a stainless steel muffler, a deeper antiroll bar in the rear as well as the 18 inch matte wheels which are black in colour with the red coloured trim. There is also a front lip spoiler as an alternative.

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All the cars of this special edition that is being launched in the auto show would be painted in glossy black and would sport the TRD badging.

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06 Feb

Honda Wants the Insight Hybrid to be priced at $20,000 in US

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There are chances that the Honda Insight Hybrid may perhaps have the price tag under $20,000 in the United States and Honda is also looking forward to buy it if they manage to pull out some sales this year and match their target of selling 100,000 a year. However, it would be difficult to meet the targets. The comparison of the yen against the dollar would make the price of $20,000 a bit too much for the usual five seater gasoline-electric car.

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This car is expected to go out in the American market by April and would be the biggest challenge to the Toyota Prius. In addition, the global economic crunch as well as the declining gasoline prices would further undercut the demand in the dethroning hybrid market.

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05 Feb

Aston Martin Includes V12 into Vantage

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Aston Martin is coming out with its new 2009 model which is the hottest version in the two seat coupe. This one is revealed just a few days after the Rapide four-door was launched and the Vantage V12 happens to be the second of the four major launches from Aston this year. Apart from coming from the DBS convertible that would be sharing space in the Geneva festival in the V12 Vantage. It also comes with a new concept for the new-fangled Lagonda which is a dormant brand that Aston plans to revamp as a Maybach or a Rolls-Royce challenger.

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04 Feb

Audi Q5 Hybrid to Come Out Next Year

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Audi has come up with a hybrid version of its very popular Q5 premium SUV in the United States that is about to hit the market in the year 2010 according to the reports presented by Wolfgang Hatz, the leader of the powertrain development unit in the Volkswagen group. The company further states that if the Audi emerges successful in United States, it would be launched in Europe as well.

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02 Feb

Producing One Million Electric Car

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The Electric Vehicle Association has put forward some of the policies and the technology advances in order to meet the goal of producing one million electric vehicles set by the Obama administration. The Electric Drive Transportation Associated is also expecting to see the release of some new policies which the industry experts would recognise the technological shift from the gas-generated vehicles.

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02 Feb

2009 Ford F-150 XLT

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The 2009 Ford F-150 is made by all those people who know what all should be included in a typical pick-up truck and its functions that would benefit the customers to its best. Ford has a reputation to live up to with the introduction of the F-150 and its time for the company to pick up on the lagging sales and capture the majority of the market.

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02 Feb

Ford Fusion for 2010

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The Ford Motor Company is going through product revitalization. In the latter half of 2008, the company has introduced an impressive future portfolio and has also released the revised Fusion that would hold its own in the present competitive market place.

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31 Jan

Shelby and Ford Come Together for the GT ‘R-Model’

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Shelby and Ford coming together with a Mustang isn’t something surprising, however it has become the norm these days. But at the same time as they do something that they haven’t done in the past forty years, the product is expected to be pretty special with a price tag of almost $100,000.

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