Archive for February 1st, 2012

Report: Lamborghini SUV confirmed, concept to debut in April

lamborghinisuvback concept leak Report: Lamborghini SUV confirmed, concept to debut in April

According to Automotive News, a senior supply at Lamborghini’s parent business, Audi, has confirmed that the supercar maker is functioning on a new SUV/crossover based on the Q7.

“I can’t comment in detail but the speculation in the press is largely right,” an Audi manager mentioned when questioned about reports. Earlier this week, we showed you what had been stated to be leaked photos of the idea Lamborghini SUV.

The Lamborghini SUV will gets is idea unveiling at the Beijing Motor Display in April and is expected to join the lineup in 2016. The model will go head-to-head with the Maserati Kubang, Porsche Cayenne, BMW X6 and a lot of other luxury overall performance SUVs on the industry. Lamborghini plans on promoting 1,500 units yearly. China and the United States are stated to be essential markets.

Reports also propose that the Lamborghini Estoque sedan is also below consideration with the higher-ups.

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Citroen DS5 Priced from £22,400 in UK

Citroen DS5 1 Citroen DS5 Priced from £22,400 in UK

The artsy new Citroen DS5 will go on sale in the UK from April, beginning at £22,400, increasing to £32,200.

This remarkable auto is aimed at individuals who are bored with their box-shaped hatchbacks and want some thing refreshingly different, maybe a bit insane. Underneath that fashionable body though, the DS5 is a suitable car and comes with loads of capabilities and a lineup of refined engines.

The DS5 is available from launch with a selection of 4 refined and productive Euro V engines – THP 200, e-HDi 110, HDi 160 and the new 200bhp diesel electric Hybrid4.  The e-HDi 110 Airdream functions new-generation Cease &amp Commence micro-hybrid technology that minimizes CO2emissions by up to 15% when driving in congested urban locations. The turbocharged, direct injection petrol engine, co-formulated with BMW, delivers pleasurable energy and functionality. All powerplants are mated to either manual, automated or EGS six-speed gearboxes

Citroen DS5 2 Citroen DS5 Priced from £22,400 in UK

ENGINE CO2 (g/km) MRR OTR Price tag
DSign e-HDi 110 Airdream EGS6 114 £22,400
HDi 160 six-speed manual 129 £23,400
HDi 160 6-speed automatic 154 £24,900
Hybrid4 200 Airdream EGS6 99 £27,600
DStyle e-HDi 110 Airdream EGS6 114 £24,900
HDi 160 6-speed manual 133 £25,900
HDi 160 six-speed automated 158 £27,400
Hybrid4 200 Airdream EGS6 107 £30,100
THP 200 six-speed manual 155 £25,900
DSport HDi 160 6-speed manual 133 £28,000
HDi 160 six-speed automated 158 £29,500
Hybrid4 200 Airdream EGS6 107 £32,200
THP 200 6-speed manual 155 £28,000

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January 2012: BMWUSA Sales Increase 5.8%

The BMW Group in the U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) reported January sales of 19,739 vehicles, an increase of 5.8 percent from the 18,656 vehicles sold in the same month a year ago.

“The January results are the springboard for a year that will be full of new model launches beginning with the arrival of the sixth generation 3 Series in mid-February” said BMW of North America President and CEO Ludwig Willisch. “Nationwide, inventories are low after the extraordinary sales in December and we’re replenishing our dealers as fast as we can to meet the strong demand for our vehicles.”

bmw group card f0111111141 January 2012: BMWUSA Sales Increase 5.8%

BMW Brand Sales
Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 3.1 percent in January for a total of 16,405 compared to 15,905 vehicles sold in January, 2011.

In January, best performing vehicles include the X3 SAV – officially on sale in the U.S. for one year – up 56.9 percent to 1,687 units; the 6 Series, up 392.8 percent to 409 units and the 7 Series, up 56.1 percent to 977 units. One month before the premiere of the next generation BMW 3 Series, sales of the current model were up 16.2 percent to 6,698 units.

BMW Pre-Owned Vehicles
In January, sales of BMW used vehicles (including certified pre-owned and pre-owned) increased 0.4 percent to 11,698 vehicles from the 11,650 vehicles sold in January 2011.

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Lamborghini Source Allegedly Confirms Plans for an SUV Concept

Lamborghini LM002 01 Lamborghini Source Allegedly Confirms Plans for an SUV Concept
There is more news coming out today from Lamborghini in concern of the Italian firm’s future plans right after its CEO Stephan Winkelmann rejected the use of turbocharged engines at least right up until the end of the decade, earlier this week.

Today, we discovered that a senior source at Lamborghini’s parent business, Audi, has confirmed reports on the growth of a luxury SUV concept that is pegged to make its world premiere at the Beijing motor present in late April.

“I can not comment in detail but the speculation in the press is largely right,” an Audi manager was quoted as saying by Autoweek when questioned about rumors concerning a Lamborghini SUV research.

It is believed that Lamborghini will show the SUV concept to gauge public reaction to a possible successor to the Countach-powered LM002 of the late 1980s.

The news contradicts Winkelmann’s prior statements that the organization wasn’t interested in an SUV.

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Audi 2012 Game Day Commercial [HD video]

Audi of America has released a extremely funny industrial video. A vampire party is going just alright until finally the arriving of the particular package – container with + blood.

Sadly, the package deal is carried by the new A7 (S-line) outfitted with Audi LED headlights bringing “Daylight, now in a headlight.” As the manufacturer stated.

The celebration is more than!

#SoLongVampires

The new 2012 Audi A7 is priced from $ 59 250, excluding the 875 USD destination charge, taxes, title, possibilities, and dealer charges. It comes with fantastic common equipment and a mighty three. liter TFSI supercharged V6 delivering 310PS (228 kW) and 440Nm (325 lb-ft) of torque.

Appreciate the video!

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The Right and Left Way Around Daytona: We Take a Hot Lap with Scott Pruett

We Take a Hot Lap with Scott Pruett 626x382 The Right and Left Way Around Daytona: We Take a Hot Lap with Scott Pruett

Even the most logistically challenged individuals would have a hard time getting lost on the storied tri-oval Daytona superspeedway; keep turning left, and eventually you’ll get back to the strip of checkered pavement that marks the start/finish line.

But a few times a year, the oval folds back in on itself between the front stretch and first corner to create a suitably challenging road circuit for the Grand-Am series. The twisting diversion winds its way through the infield, transforming the 2.5-mile high-banked tri-oval into a 3.56-mile road course. Follow it long enough and you’ll still find your way home, but only after navigating several additional (left and right) corners to get there. Sounds like fun, no?

To find out the most expedient way around the circuit, we went right to the top, recruiting four-time Daytona champion Scott Pruett and BMW Performance Driving School instructor Mike Renner as our personal tour guides. Renner slides us around the wet track in a 3-series coupe and Pruett hammers the dry course in an M3. Ride along with us in the clips below.

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Video: Fifty Lamborghinis Arriving for Dinner in Singapore

Lamborghini, Supercar Movies — By MR on February one, 2012 at 5:18 pm — No Comments

video fifty lamborghinis arriving for dinner in singapore Video: Fifty Lamborghinis Arriving for Dinner in Singapore

YouTube member Maxson Goh filmed more than fifty Lamborghinis arriving for a Lou Hei Dinner in Singapore. The lineup of vehicles driving in front of his digital camera features numerous Gallardos, Murcielagos and Aventadors.

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