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Coming this 2015: Toyota’s Newest Hydrogen Car

Coming this 2015: Toyota’s Newest Hydrogen Car

Sep 1, 2013

Toyota has quite a plan. In 2years, the company is planning to develop and mass-produce a mid-sized, four-door sedan that has a driving range of at least 350miles and has zero emissions. Its price tag, a cool £70,000. Ladies and gentlemen, Toyota might just usher in the era of production hydrogen cars. This is further embodied by the FCV-R concept car that...

Nissan announces 2014 Maxima, starts at $31,810

Nissan announces 2014 Maxima, starts at $31,810

Sep 1, 2013

Out for sale the next few days is Nissan’s newest Maxima. The 2014 Nissan Maxima 3.5 S, which is base model in the line, will set you back $31,810, while the upgraded Maxima 3.5 SV will be a tad more expensive at $34,900. The Maxima will be packing the same 3.5L V6 engine, rated at 290bhp and 261lb-ft of torque, under the hood alongside a continuously...

What to Expect from the 2013 Frankfurt International Motor Show

What to Expect from the 2013 Frankfurt International Motor Show

Aug 28, 2013

The 65th annual Frankfurt International Motor Show, which is set from September 10 to 22, features a variety of passenger cars, motorcycles, motor caravans, parts and accessories from all sorts of car and parts manufacturers from all over the world. This year is ought to be as exciting as previous iterations, so we decided to give you a sneak peak of what you...

Ferrari to announce 2014 Sauber F1 engine deal

Ferrari to announce 2014 Sauber F1 engine deal

Aug 28, 2013

Finally, Ferrari is at the brink of officially welcoming Sauber as its latest continuing F1 customer for its 2014 new powertrains.  Although the said deal with Sauber has not been publicly confirmed due to commercial pressures surrounding the team, as was the case with Lotus and its expected Renault deal, sources say that there really has never been any doubt...

The Jaguar Project 7: Purity of Purpose, Pure Jaguar

The Jaguar Project 7: Purity of Purpose, Pure Jaguar

Aug 12, 2013

“When you look at this car, it has got an enormous amount of appeal. It’s just full of desire – you can see that its sole purpose is to be enjoyed. Project 7 is a very special car – not just because it’s a one-off, but because of its purity of purpose. It’s pure Jaguar.” Ian Callum, Director of Design, Jaguar The above declaration pretty much...

Researcher Uses Laptop To Hack A Car

Researcher Uses Laptop To Hack A Car

Jul 26, 2013

Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek are two security experts who research about the security issues around the increasing dependence of automobiles with computers. What were their findings? Well, for starters, they successfully proved that using only a run-of-the-mill laptop, they can hack and take control of a car even while someone else was driving it. Their...

Top 5 Budget Sports Cars of 2013

Top 5 Budget Sports Cars of 2013

Jul 16, 2013

Almost every guy I know has, in one way or another, dreams of owning and driving his very own sports car someday. Not only does one looks bad ass on the road, it is also (1) very fun and exciting to drive and (2) very attractive to our lady friends out there. The problem, however, is that the costs of owning one would easily run in excess of $100,000, something...

Top 10 Compact Cars of 2013

Top 10 Compact Cars of 2013

Jul 14, 2013

With the recent surge of fuel prices globally, compact and sub-compact cars are increasingly becoming popular vehicle choices to many. Aside from fuel economy, however, car buyers have been constantly looking for additional refinements, dependable handling and an overall enjoyable driving experience from their next big purchase. As such, if you are in the market...

Lamborghini Veneno: the Racing Prototype for the Road

Lamborghini Veneno: the Racing Prototype for the Road

Jul 14, 2013

To celebrate Lamborghini’s 50th anniversary, the company unveiled months ago at the International Geneva Motor Show its latest and arguable, baddest supercar to date: the Lamborghini Veneno. Taking its name from one of the strongest and most aggressive fighting bull ever, this supercar has a price tag of $3.9M or €3M, with only three units available for...

Meet the F-Type: Jaguar’s first sports car in 50 years

Meet the F-Type: Jaguar’s first sports car in 50 years

Jun 27, 2013

Jaguar, known all over the world as one of the automotive industry’s leader in luxury sedans and coupes, has not made a sports car in the last five decades. Until now. Ladies and gentlemen, we give to you, the all new Jaguar F-Type. Starting with a base SRP of $69,000 and runs well up to $92,000 depending on the engine variant, the F-Type is probably...

Review: 2013 Honda CR-Z

Review: 2013 Honda CR-Z

Jun 18, 2013

The 2013 Honda CR-Z is a refresh of the company’s original offering a few years ago. With its hybrid setup and edgy styling, the 2013 CR-Z hopes to appeal to those wanting a sporty yet eco-friendly ride while at the same time not breaking the bank. Does it live up to its goal? Is it a more worthy purchase than its predecessor? Read on to find out. Under...

The All-new 2014 Toyota Corolla

The All-new 2014 Toyota Corolla

Jun 18, 2013

  A few weeks ago, Toyota unveiled the 2014 Toyota Corolla, the eleventh generation model of its highly successful Corolla franchise that started way back in the 60s. Expected to be available in four trim levels, the 2014 model carries over last year’s L, LE and S trims while adding a new, high-mileage variant called LE Eco. Taking a more aggressive...

The cars of the Iron Man trilogy

The cars of the Iron Man trilogy

May 2, 2013

The Iron Man trilogy is, by any standard, one of the most successful movie franchises to ever grace the big screen. The latest installment alone, the Iron Man 3, has now grossed more than $240M worldwide. Tony Stark, with his don’t-care demeanor, playboy persona and billionaire status, exudes an aura of both confidence and arrogance that is truly a sight to...

Apple and Volkswagen team up to create the iBeetle

Apple and Volkswagen team up to create the iBeetle

Apr 25, 2013

German carmaker Volkswagen recently teamed up with Apple to develop what they call the iBeetle. In essence, this collaboration is quite unique, with Apple developing what they describe as “genuine integrative interface” for the smartphone, which they would be pairing with VW’s smartphone app Volkswagen Car Net the Beetle and a dedicated docking station on...

Top Ten Fastest Cars in the World Below $50,000

Top Ten Fastest Cars in the World Below $50,000

Apr 23, 2013

In the automotive industry today, there has been a prevailing trend of auto companies combining performance and premium benefits in a vehicle targeted at consumers wanting more bang for the buck. This is very much evident in last month’s New York Auto Show, where Audi debuted the A3 and S3 sedans. Both vehicles, albeit relative cheaper than Audi’s...

Car Tuning 101: Modification Stages

Car Tuning 101: Modification Stages

Apr 18, 2013

Most of the time, we hear car tuners and enthusiasts talk about different stages of car modification. Since almost everybody have their varying opinions on the matter, what these stages denote are fairly meaningless in terms of power gains and thus cannot be reliably used to explain how much improvement a certain modification brings. However, some points should...

Toyota GT86 Review

Toyota GT86 Review

Apr 17, 2013

The Toyota GT86, formerly known as the FT86 and created to help the brand bring back its former luster, is a machine built with the driver first in mind. On paper, the GT86 is great as it offers a balance of looks, handling and reliability. Currently available in either manual or automatic, the sports coupe comes with a front-mounted, rear drive Boxer engine...

2014 Porsche 911 GT3 Unveiled at Geneva

2014 Porsche 911 GT3 Unveiled at Geneva

Mar 18, 2013

The 2014 Porsche 911 GT3 is now official, as it was unveiled recently at the Geneva Motor Show with its PDK transmission and 475bhp output. It comes with a 3.3seconds rating at 0-60mph, 12seconds at 0-124mph and a top speed of 195mph. Arguably, it is the hottest Porsche 911 ever, with the stats to backup its looks and lineage. Another neat feature of the 911 GT3...

2013 International Geneva Motor Show Wallpapers [from Top Gear]

2013 International Geneva Motor Show Wallpapers [from Top Gear]

Mar 13, 2013

  From our friends at Top Gear, we bring you desktop wallpapers of some of the 2013 Geneva Motor Show’s star attractions. Source: topgear.com Photographs: Rowan Horncastle

VUHL takes on Mastretta as Mexico’s top sports car brand

VUHL takes on Mastretta as Mexico’s top sports car brand

Mar 13, 2013

In the annual Goodwood Festival of Speed in Mexico, the world is set to welcome the country’s second sports car company as VUHL (pronounced “vool”) plans to announce its first creation, the 05. This is set to go face-to-face with Mastretta’s MXT which was announced in 2007 and sports a 2.3 liter Toyota Camry engine. Details on the sports car are very...