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Chinese Car Manufacturer Geely

Chinese Manufacturers GeelyRecent Chinese car manufacturers that have tried to break the European car market have not coped well with Euro NCAP crash tests, but Chinese manufacturer Geely managed to score 4 NCAP stars with the Emgrand EC7. The first Geely car will be available in the Uk as early as 2013, Geely said the new vehicle will be a similar size to a Skoda Octavia which will be available in either hatchback or saloon versions. Customers will have the choice of either a 1.5 and 1.8-litre petrol engines, prices shou...

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New Facelift Renault Grand Scenic and Renault Scenic

Renault Scenic FaceliftThese are the first pictures of the new Renault Grand Scenic and Renault Scenic, both will receive efficient engines and upgrades to equipment.

The only exterior changes are to the front and rear bumpers and front and rear lights which now come with optional LED daytime running lights. The biggest change comes from the range of new energy efficient engines. The most efficient is the109bhp 1.6 litre dCi Energy engine which can achieve 69mpg while only producing 105g/km of CO2. Renault has hin...

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BMW ActiveHybrid

Brand New BMW 5 Series Active HybridThe 2011 Tokyo Motor Show will see the launch of the BMW 5 series ActiveHybrid, it will share the same stand as the BMW X5 3.0-litre diesel which is set to go on sale for the first time in Japan.

Going on sale in early 2012 the 5 Series ActiveHybrid will be fitted with a 3.0 litre 335bhp turbo diesel engine and an electric motor with lithium-ion batteries. The BMW ActiveHybrid electric motor will increase the performance by delivering an extra 39kw of power to the rear wheels. This motor will s...

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Nissan Juke NISMO

Nissan Juke NISMONissan are looking to NISMO performance brand to help build sportier cars that will add to the driving experience. The first vehicle to receive a makeover from NISMO will be the Nissan Juke, NISMO said they want to add excitement and innovation to the Juke, they also added that they wont stop there as they plan to inject changes to other models in the Nissan range. Until now NISMO only upgrade to come to the UK was a special body kit for the Nissan 370Z. NISMO standout features for the Nissan J...

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2013 Honda Civic Type R

New Civic Type R The new Civic Type R will be Hondas first car fitted with a turbo and it is set to be the fastest version to date. Honda says that the New Type R has made good progress under the hands of the German tuning experts Mugen.

The biggest hot hatch market in Europe is the UK and the Honda Type R has already proven to be a popular choice amongst enthusiasts, this was down to its high revving engine and unique sporty styling. Honda will have to change this combination slightly to meet the new emission...

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New Peugeot 208

Peugeot 208Peugeot have always had a good history within the small car market, with likes of the 205, 206,and 207. Peugeots latest offer to the small car market is the 208 which is said to be the most radical reinvention of the supermini ever. If you look back a cars such as the 205 GTi or 106 GTi Peugeot have had a decent history building sporty hatch backs, but recently it they have failed to produce such vehicles. But now they are looking at a new design direction, improving quality and reintroducing th...

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Infiniti Electric Roadster

Infiniti Essence Electric Roadster

Infiniti have plans to release a mid engine roadster and they look like they are going to do it with a zero emission electric sports car. Infiniti hope to show the new Electric Roadster of at the Geneva Motor Show which will take place early March 2012. Early suggestions about the designs say the new Infiniti may take styling features from the Infiniti Essence concept first seen at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show.

The power plant for the new Infiniti will consist of an electric motor, batteries a...

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New 2012 Vauxhall Astra VXR

vauxhall Astra VXRAstra VXR.

The new Vauxhalls Astra VXR will be available to customers from April 2012, Vauxhall know the VXR will have to compete with the like of the Volkswagen Golf GTi and Ford Focus ST for sale figures. The Vauxhall VXR should tick all the required boxes to be a true Hot Hatch, including handling and raw power which the new VXR has it in abundance.

VXR Engine.

In fact Vauxhall have said the Astra VXR will out power any current hot hatch, including the Renaultsport Megane 250, Volkswagen ...

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