January four, 2012 at 5:19pm by Auto and Driver
Hit perform for an audio recording of a mystery car’s exhaust note, and then share your guesses or get a number of hints from other guests in the comments under. Be sure to check back on Thursday for the answer!
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Lexus is going to unveil its new LF-LC hybrid coupe concept at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, next week, but thanks to Road & Track and Autocar, we get to see it now.
The LF-LC concept previews Lexus’ new design direction. According to Lexus, “The clean lines of the vehicle emphasize motion.” Overall the design of the LF-LC borrows styling cues from the LFA supercar and the LF-Gh concept that was the preview of the 2013 GS.
It’s rumored that Lexus could be considering a new 2+2 luxury coupe, which could go on sale by 2015.
With the escalating charges of gasoline, there is no other option but to accept the reality that the price of operating your car is going to be significantly dearer in the present times. A way of dealing with this difficulty is to take your thoughts back to the days in the previous, when the very same amount of fuel that you are presently filling into your automobile would have expense you 30% or 50% lesser. But being nostalgic among some golden period is not going to offer you you with any resolution in the present viewpoint.
The other and much far more pragmatic way of dealing with this hike in the charges of fuel is to go for a replacement of your present car that may possibly be generating you take frequent trips to the filling stations. You really should opt for a smaller automobile that has higher fuel effectiveness levels. In comparisons of four door compact sedans carried out in the past, it has been seen that the most up-to-date 2012 Ford Focus SE has been in a position to score a lot much better compared to vehicles like the Hyundai Elantra, Mazda three, Volkswagen Jetta and Chevrolet Cruze to earn the title of the best little vehicle in the marketplace in individuals times. It accomplished the exact same by offering a lot more design, value and refinement than all these automobiles and at the very same time was in a position to match the performance and handling levels of all these autos.
A vehicle that had not been incorporated in the list of vehicles that had been compared in the past is the 2012 variant of the Honda Civic. This is simply because the newest variant of the 2012 Honda Civic EX had not however been introduced in the industry, when the prior comparison had taken place. Therefore, it has been determined to compare this most up-to-date variant of the Civic to the automobile that is perched presently at the best of the tiny auto segment, the 2012 Ford Concentrate SE.
We talked about this close to the finish of final year. It is the Nissan Pathfinder Idea set to seem on the NAIAS 2012 in Detroit following week. Now, new video clips have been posted to retain the excitement alive.
Design and style is the concentrate of the Pathfinder Notion, Nissan say – sleek and slippery exterior with a roomy and clever interior that has seating for seven and a lot more-than-adequate cargo room. The idea of it is to predispose us to the forthcoming next generation Pathfinder which is set to enter production in Autumn this year.
Last year at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction, Bret Michaels auctioned off his 1969 Chevrolet Camaro for a nice $ 220,000. He will return this year with a collection of 3 autos from his prized private collection.
“We welcomed Bret to the Barrett-Jackson final year with the sale of his 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS,” said Craig Jackson, Chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “We’re honored Bret is returning to the block to sell three more pieces of his private collection.”
Michaels will be acquiring rid of his silver 2004 Bentley Continental GT, a 2004 Lincoln Navigator which was functions on his VH1 display ‘Rock of Love’ and a 2011 Ford Explorer that was characteristic on his show “Life as I Know it.”
Michaels will also carry out on stage at the prove Barrett-Jackson Opening Gala.
Ford has unveiled its new EcoSport vehicle that will turn out to be the company’s most reasonably priced SUV in Australia.
The EcoSport, which will be developed in India for the Australian market and is based mostly on the platform of the Fiesta city automobile, is anticipated to go on sale here by about mid 2013.
It will sit at the bottom end of what will turn out to be a four-strong SUV line-up for Ford Australia, with the other soft-roaders comprising the Kuga (compact SUV that arrives in March), Territory and an upcoming Nissan Pathfinder/Mitsubishi Challenger rival primarily based on the Array ute underpinnings.
The EcoSport notion is just above 4 metres in length, not such as the rear-mounted spare wheel, generating it smaller than most compact SUVs that are generally primarily based on small vehicles rather than city vehicles.
Ford’s style boss, J Mays, mentioned the EcoSport preview notion is “95 per cent close” to the production version. Mays says Ford Australia’s Melbourne style studio contributed to the EcoSport’s styling, notably the Territory-design triple-bar grille.
“If you see a bit of Territory in [the EcoSport], it’s no coincidence,” stated Mays.
Driving Video clips, Europe — By MR on January four, 2012 at 3:50 pm — No Comments
This video was created just to warn you all! In no way eat a McDonalds meal in an Ariel Atom. 1st of the all, the driver will not let you to make his car dirty even though you attempt to grab a bite from your burger or French Fries.
Secondly, it is quite difficult to consume the stuff when you are driving with your face in the wind. Just adhere to our advise Get the meals at the quick food restaurant and take it house. We can assure you that if you reside close adequate your food will even now be hot. The Ariel Atom has a tendency of staying a rather quickly sports car.