The fifth generation of the 911 GT3, a complete new development, will take the pole position among the thoroughbred Porsche sports cars with naturally aspirated engines. Boxer engine and transmission, as well as body and chassis are completely new and constitute a further development of the 911 GT3 concept with an impressive performance leap. Power: 475 hp. Power to weight ratio: 3.0 kg/hp. Acceleration from zero to 100 km/h: in 3.5 seconds. Top speed: 315 km/h. Lap time Nurburgring Nordschleife: under 7:30 minutes. As a technical highlight, it features the first active rear wheel steering in a production Porsche. As well as the optional full LED headlights. The new 911 GT3 keeps all the successful properties of a sports car suitable for racing, with even more driving dynamics, more sophisticated practicality – and a highly emotional fun factor. Continue reading ‘2014 Porsche 911 GT3 debuts in Geneva’
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In the year of its 50th anniversary Automobili Lamborghini is presenting an extremely exclusive model at the Geneva Motor Show 2013. Only three unique units of the Lamborghini Veneno will be built and sold. Its design is consistently focused on optimum aerodynamics and cornering stability, giving the Veneno the real dynamic experience of a racing prototype, yet it is fully homologated for the road. With a maximum output of 552 kW / 750 hp, the Veneno accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in just 2.8 seconds and the top speed for this street-legal racing car stands at 355 km/h. It is priced at three million Euros plus tax – and all three units have already been sold to customers.
With the 2013 Geneva International Motor Show coming up next week it time for the leaks to start appearing. Spyker has a landing page up which shows the highlighted outline of their new B6 concept. On top of Spyker coming back after a long MIA stint, news of a “Porsche killer” has the internet diggin for more. We’re hoping they return to racing! Continue reading ‘Spyker B6 Venator Concept’
Over the past three decades, fans of the Golf GTD have been excited by the car’s combination of fuel efficiency and sporty performance and looks. At this year’s Geneva International Motor Show, Volkswagen debuts the latest version of this fuel-sipping sporty compact, which features a 184-hp version of the new EA288 TDI turbocharged, direct-injection, four-cylinder diesel engine that already complies with the challenging EU-6 emissions standard. Continue reading ‘VW Golf GTD celebrates its world premiere in Geneva’
Audi is presenting the RS Q3 at the Geneva International Motor Show, the first RS model for the successful Q line-up. It combines outstanding everyday practicality with dynamic driving performance: It takes just 5.5 seconds to complete the sprint from 0 to 100 km/h (62.14 mph), and its top speed is electronically governed to 250 km/h (155.34 mph). The 2.5-liter five-cylinder turbo produces 228 kW (310 hp) and has an average fuel consumption of just 8.8 liters of fuel per 100 km (26.73 US mpg). Continue reading ‘310hp Audi RS Q3 makes its debut ahead of Geneva’
A few weeks ago, Bentley released a single teaser shot of the upcoming Flying Spur ahead of its Geneva debut. We told you that February 20th would hold more details. Today is the 19th and here is the new 2014 Bentley Flying Spur.
Bentley’s Chairman and Chief Executive, Dr Wolfgang Schreiber calls the new Flying Spur the ultimate luxury performance sedan. One could call that a very bold statement but open the hood and the 6.0-liter, twin-turbo, 48-valve, W12 engine stares you in the face. With 616 horsepower and 580 lb ft of torque at your foot, you will never be late to that quarterly earnings meeting. The eight-speed automatic transmission also nails shifts in under 200 milliseconds. Continue reading ‘Bentley’s new 2014 Flying Spur pours on the performance and styling’
TECHART Automobil design presents its personalization program for Porsche 911 Carrera 4 models. In line with this premiere the new TECHART Exhaust System Racing with valve control and double centre tailpipes as well as the TECHART Noselift front axle lift system make their debuts. As a tribute to the Porsche models of the 1970s TECHART shows its interpretation of the 400 hp Porsche 911 Carrera 4S in legendary Emerald Green color to public at 83rd Geneva International Motor Show from March 5 to 17 2013. Continue reading ‘TECHART Design for 911 Carrera 4S’
Bentley is redefining the standards of the luxury performance or so that say with the new Flying Spur performance sedan. Look for more details to be released on February 20th and we’re pretty sure we will see a Geneva 2013 debut. Continue reading ‘2014 Bentley Flying Spur teases your taste buds ahead of Geneva’