A rumor is going around saying that Mazda is preparing to have a new small SUV for sale by the end of 2011 according to Autocar.
For Mazda, a CX-5 would provide an option in a segment it knows consumers are moving toward, and the vehicle being discussed could be a gas mileage champ. Mazda is reportedly boasting of a 100kg weight savings vs. the competitors (that's a not-insubstantial 220 pounds), as well as power from the company's already frugal Sky engines.
Volkswagen revealed its new Golf R 400 concept ahead of its debut at next week’s Beijing Motor Show. The concept uses a modified version of the 2.0 liter turbocharged engine found in the standard Golf GTI and R, and the R 400 gets a bump in output almost 400 horsepower and 332 lb-ft of torque. Read more
The press shots for VW's new Golf R 400 Concept talks about a 6 speed DSG dual-clutch automatic transmission, but the photos show off a manual gear shift lever. This is confusing! According to the PR: Read more
Lamborghini is showcasing a special Aventador model built by its Ad Personam customizing program. The car is offered as a coupe, and it features dedicated color and trim composed by light exterior colors in combination with the Italian flag and a particular Ad Personam trim in the interior. Read more