Volkswagen has fitted the Taigun with a new feature: a boot lid with an outside mounted spare wheel. The Taigun is powered by a 1.0 liter 3 cylinder TSI engine producing 109hp, mated to a six speed manual gearbox.
The Taigun averages 4.7 1/100km and emits 110g of CO2 per kilometer. The 109hp engine is enough to accelerate it from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 9.2 seconds and on to a top speed of 186 km/h (115.5 mph). The crossover concept has a boot volume 280 liters (9.9 cu-ft). When the rear bench seat is folded down, volume increases to 996 liters (35.1 cu-ft).
Just a few years ago, the majority of cars were manuals. Automatic gearboxes were seriously expensive and a luxury only the wealthy could afford. Over time, as with so many other things, prices came down, and automatic cars went mainstream, especially in the US. Today, most people drive an automatic, something that was unthinkable forty years ago, just like it was unthinkable that most people would have airbags. But it happened, nonetheless. Read more
It’s a sad fact that car accidents are very common all around the world, and one of the leading causes of death, even in developed nations. It’s also an unfortunate fact that the large majority of traffic collisions are caused by human error in some way. While most people will stick to road laws and drive carefully, there’s no such thing as a perfect driver. Here are some of the most common causes of car accidents, and how you can avoid them. Read more
Being a pickup truck owner doesn’t make you that much different to people that own cars, for example. You both drive mechanical objects on wheels, and you all have to maintain and repair your vehicles. Read more