Monthly Archives: October 2014

LeBron James is the ambassador for Kia’s K900

Kia K900

Famous NBA player is yet another world-famous athlete who signed a deal with South Korean car producer, this time for luxury sedan K900. Way to go Kia Marketing team! Although this might seem unusual, do not forget that Rafael Nadal, professional tennis player, Blake Griffin, another NBA player and Michelle Wie, LPGA golfer also are the members of the Kia’s small family of its sport’s ambassadors.

2015 Ferrari 458 Speciale A will be produced in only 499 copies

Ferrari 458 Speciale A Front

Sports cars lovers will be delighted found out that Ferrari released its 2015 Ferrari 458 Speciale A (Aperta) model, the most powerful cabriolet made by popular Italian brand. For those who don’t know, the mark “A” stands for Aperta, which means “open” in Italian. This model will have some pretty great features, as expected from this outstanding model. The hard roof top will open in just 14 seconds, due to aluminum construction.

2017 Hyundai Genesis Coupe

2017 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Front

Model year in the headline must have surprised everyone, since the new generation was expected for 2016 model year. However the test mule is recently spotted on the streets and according to images that appeared online, 2017 Hyundai Genesis Coupe is still in early phases into its production. Test mule was covered with altered body of the current Genesis Coupe, which was used to cover the mechanics of the upcoming 2017 Hyundai Genesis Coupe.

10 most economical non-hybrid vehicles – part 2

VW Golf mpg

No. 5 – Volkswagen Golf – 42 mpg

Volkswagen Golf with diesel 2.0-liter engine earned itself a place among top 5. Enormous popularity of these vehicles is based on its technical skills, but looks like VW decided to add yet another bonus when it comes to its Golf. 

2016 Kia Sportage

2016 Kia Sportage Front

2016 Kia Sportage will come refreshed, while its big redesign and next generation is expected to be launched for 2017 model year. This time, Kia decided to make a couple of changes, in order to keep its Sportage competitive and up-to-date. On the other hand, generation change for next year will bring different engines, new design and probably a hybrid variant.

2016 Acura RDX

2016 Acura RDX Front

Acura is a popular luxury division of Honda, and RDX, together with MDX is one of the most popular models from its line-up. 2016 Acura RDX belongs to the second generation, and this model year brings mid-cycle facelift. Changes will be noticeable, but we can’t expect anything major, since the second generation started just recently, back in 2014. Changes will be made on standard exterior parts, such as front and rear end, lighting elements, and interior details.

10 most economical non-hybrid vehicles – part 1

Mazda 6 mpg

EPA released a list of 10 most fuel-efficient car in the US, with their fuel economy rates, but we decided to left out the hybrid vehicles and to go purely on either gasoline or diesel engines and their consumption, and here are the results:

No. 10 – Ford Focus Sedan – 37 miles per gallon

Focus has been on these lists for couple of years now, and now it delivers pretty impressive numbers. Great design is yet another thing that sets apart this great sedan. The rated number is achieved in combination with a PowerShift dual-clutch automatic transmission, but even without it, Ford Focus Sedan gets great figures.

2016 Volkswagen Tiguan

2016 Volkswagen Tiguan Front

German producer prepared redesign for its 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan. New model year will bring improvements in couple of segments. Market demand for bigger size vehicles forced many producers of the mid-size SUV to take it a step further and offer more comfort and third seat row.

Volkswagen withdraws 1.1 million vehicles of the market

Volkswagen Front

German giant is always been known for top-quality vehicles, and this is the reason why recent news about recall surprised everyone. Popular automotive manufacturer withdraw around 400,602 VW Jettas, for 2011-2013 model year, and around 41,663 Volkswagen Beetle and Beetle Convertible vehicles, manufactured between 2012-2013 for the US market.

New, 2015 Suzuki Vitara will be built in Hungary

2015 Suzuki Vitara Front

The biggest advantage for 2015 Suzuki Vitara among its rivals are its fuel-saving engines. On the other hand, Vitara has always offered high capabilities, both on and off road. Its production started back in 1988, and this compact SUV gained sympathies of the automotive world.