The Peugeot BB1 concept "One of the more relevant concepts of the show came in the form of the diminutive 2.5m long Peugeot BB1. The electric vehicle is a thoroughly modern proposition for the future, integrating Peugeot's history and knowledge of the two-wheeled motorbike sector to develop a highly functional four-seat vehicle. "The brief was to do a car that measured 2.5m and still fit four people inside," said Gilles Vidal, Chief Designer of Peugeot concept cars. "We had to compress the mechanicals, but also compress people and find ways to optimize the interior."" ---Car design news. The BB1 looks as if something has gone awry with the exterior. It looks weird in terms of proportions and the way the A pillar is inclined to the roof. Besides, it could have been a two seater as it gives a feeling of cramped legroom at the back.
Australian supermodel and world’s hottest 46-year-old Elle Macpherson took delivery of the very first 2010 Fiat 500 Convertible available to the public and certainly didn’t waste any time showing the world its low-riding top.
Apparently, the fabric-topped runabout holds a special appeal to Ms. Macpherson, who has said “I love the Fiat 500c, it has that sexy, cool, Italian thing going on!” Yes, it certainly does, and so does that well placed celebrity endorsement from arguably the most successful supermodel of all time. For the high res version of Ms. Macpherson’s low-riding top2010 Fiat 500 European version image 2010 Fiat 500 European version photo 2010 Fiat 500 European version picture 2010 Fiat 500 European version wallpaper 2010 Fiat 500 European version image
2010 rossin bertin vorax coupe r photo 2010 rossin bertin vorax coupe r 2010 rossin bertin vorax coupe r pics 2010 rossin bertin vorax coupe r photo 2010 rossin bertin vorax coupe r wallpaper
The partnership of the former designer for General Motors, Fharys Rossin and Natalino Bertin Junior, Bertin was born the first national super sports car, the Vorax to be presented at the Auto Show in Sao Paulo. The new Brazilian brand Rossin-Bertin produce this supercar in two versions: the coupe andconvertible version and will have a powerful BMW V10 570 horsepower, will have seven-speed sequential gearbox and traction at the rear. His body is carbon fiber and aluminum structure, which generates the whole weight of 1,300 kg reasonable bolide The national accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in just 3.8 seconds and can reach a top speed of 330 km / h.And Vorax combines its manufacturing technology and its technical specifications to design an innovative, robust, aggressive and seductive. As if there was something out of a superhero movie the car has a mysterious drawing and just lies there, in addition to its engine and power, his great charm, and of course the fact that an unprecedented superesportivo Brazilian who did not in terms of visual owes nothing to the best global models. The suggested retail price of this attractive machine is $ 700,000.
Leading South Carolina dealer Volvo of Charleston is proud to announce the arrival of the all-new 2011 Volvo S60. As the first sequel to the original S60 of a decade ago, this fully revamped model incorporates the safety, practicality, and peace of mind inherent in all Volvos, but has been conceived under a new philosophy and infused with a fresh attitude.
The 2011 S60 comes charging out of the gate with a 300-horsepower, 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine powering all four wheels, amounting to history’s most blazing fast Volvo to date. Coupled with tenacious, low-profile 18-inch tires and wheels, big disc brakes, and a choice of three suspensions (including Volvo’s all-electronic FOUR-C Active Chassis), the new S60 amounts to an awesome-performing sports sedan that shows off a new side of Volvo — the naughty side.
Yet this Volvo also demonstrates how naughtiness can coexist with safety, luxury, and personal responsibility. All S60s come with electronic climate control, a High Performance Audio System with HD Radio and Aux & USB inputs, Bluetooth, a Driver Control Interface with a 7-inch screen, and leather seating. The S60’s occupants can feel secure in the presence of six airbags, antilock brakes, stability control, and Volvo’s exclusive protection systems against whiplash (WHIPS) and side-impacts (SIPS). Likewise, Volvo’s new City Safety system can proactively hit the brakes when an object is approaching too fast, while the company’s new Pedestrian Detection system aids driver braking to help save the lives of those around you.
The new S60 is readily available at Volvo of Charleston, your best resource in South Carolina for new Volvos, used cars, Volvo servicing and parts, and special offers.
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The three-row crossover segment has exploded in recent years, with nearly every automaker releasing a family-hauler that's neither an SUV nor a minivan. Lincoln's all-new MKT is neither of those things, and it sure doesn't look like it wants to play nice, with a giant grille that's less Cheshire cat and more snarling lion.
The radical looks don't end there. The MKT has a single, thin taillight breaking up the rear hatch, which is surprisingly elegant. Overall, the shape is much more SUV than the Ford Flex's boxy, minivan-ish look. If you can't tell, the MKT and Flex share a platform and many features, like the optional second-row dual seats with a fridge between them.
The interior reminds us a lot of the new Lincoln MKS, from the similar buttons to the cushy seats. There are also a lot of high-tech options, like a navigation system with live weather, sports scores and traffic information. Ford's new automated parking system and MyKey nanny device will also be optional, as will be a blind spot warning system.
There's a lot of power under the hood, too. While the base engine is a not-too shabby 268-horsepower V-6, Ford is offering its new 355-hp, EcoBoost turbo V-6 in it as well. That model will come standard with all-wheel drive, while that will be optional on the base model. Both powertrains will be available at launch this summer.
We're pretty impressed with the looks of the MKT and can't wait to see it in person. Hopefully Lincoln will bring out another color, because we bet the MKT looks great in black.
2011 nissan sentra image 2011 nissan sentra photo 2011 nissan sentra pics 2011 nissan sentra image "The Sentra SE-R and Sentra SE-R Spec V are ideal for performance buyers who want aftermarket-style appearance and performance features straight from the factory,” said Al Castignetti, vice president and general manager, Nissan Division, Nissan North America, Inc. “Yet they are also vehicles with the other ‘P’ word – practical. Built on a foundation of the roomy, comfortable and versatile Sentra sedan, the SE-R and SE-R Spec V are easy to live with day-in and day-out.”Following a number of exterior, interior and mechanical refinements for the 2010 model year, the changes for 2011 are limited to the addition of the Nissan Navigation System to the SE-R Upgrade Package and Spec V Upgrade Package. The Secure Digital (SD) Card-based navigation system includes a 5-inch color touch screen display and XM NavTraffic® Real-Time Traffic Information capability (XM® subscription required, sold separately).Both the SE-R and SE-R Spec V are powered by Nissan’s advanced 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine (QR25DE). The SE-R is rated at 177 horsepower and the Sentra SE-R Spec V at 200 horsepower. The SE-R and SE-R Spec V are built on Nissan’s global C-platform and offer a long list of standard safety features, including Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) and six supplemental air bags.
Both models are again equipped with a range of unique (versus non-SE-R Sentra models) performance-oriented equipment and features, including 4-wheel disc brakes with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and specially tuned suspension (SE-R Spec V), as well as unique exterior and interior appearance modifications.
2.5 Liters, Tuned Two Ways
The heart and soul of the Sentra SE-R and SE-R Spec V are their advanced high-output QR25DE 2.5-liter DOHC 4-cylinder engines. Along with the larger displacement versus the standard Sentra’s 2.0-liter powerplant, the engine features extensive modification – helping achieve 177 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 172 lb-ft of torque at 2,800 rpm on regular unleaded fuel in the SE-R and 200 horsepower at 6,600 rpm and 180 lb-ft of torque at 5,200 rpm (when using premium unleaded fuel) in the SE-R Spec 2011 nissan sentra car
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For years, car fans have lamented a practice called "rebadging." That refers to a large automaker like GM taking a car from one brand, changing a few minor details and selling it with a different name under another brand. Essentially, just replacing the badge or emblem.
GM has sworn to stop rebadging, yet here is the Terrain, GMC's version of the recently announced 2010 Chevy Equinox SUV. We wouldn't call this just a rebadging, though; it seems GM has changed every piece of sheet metal on the Terrain to make it stand out. And stand out it does.
Most noticeably, the boxy fender flares announce to the world that this is a truck-buyer's SUV, which happens to get 30 mpg on the highway. In case you didn't notice, it also has a manly grille with lots of chrome.
While we admire the company for changing so much, we'd have preferred an SUV identical to the Equinox with a "GMC" logo instead of the Chevy bowtie.
Both get the same engine choices: a base four-cylinder and a more powerful V-6.
The Terrain does increase cargo volume by 0.2 cubic feet and passenger volume by 0.1 cubic feet. Standard on the Terrain is a rearview camera, 17-inch wheels and an eco-driving mode to help the four-cylinder engine return better mileage.
2011 Aston Martin V8 Vantage N420 Roadster image 2011 Aston Martin V8 Vantage N420 Roadster tyre 2011 Aston Martin V8 Vantage N420 Roadster car 2011 Aston Martin V8 Vantage N420 Roadster seats
Successor to the special edition V8 Vantage N400 of 2007, the Aston Martin V8 Vantage N420 Roadster draw its inspiration from the company's experiences at the Nürburgring 24-hour race.
The new V8 Vantage N420 is a motorsport-inspired special edition that brings a new dimension of sporting prowess and dynamic ability to the V8 Vantage range. Based upon the standard 4.7-litre, 420bhp, 180mph V8 Vantage, the V8 Vantage N420 is available as a Coupe or Roadster with a six-speed manual or optional Sportshift automated manual transmission.
Aston Martin V8 Vantage N420 prices start from £96,995 ($151,555).