The Volkswagen T-Roc comes powered by a new 1.5-litre four-cylinder turbocharged TSI petrol engine. It produces 150bhp and 250Nm of peak torque and is mated to a seven-speed DSG automatic transmission. Volkswagen claims that the T-Roc is capable of reaching a top speed of 205km/h while accelerating from 0 - 100km/h in 8.4 seconds. … [Read more...] about Volkswagen T-Roc Start Arriving At Dealerships Post Lockdown: Deliveries To Commence Soon
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Based on the sporty Puma ST-Line variant, the Puma ST-Line Vignale adds even more premium styling and specification. Unique details include a satin aluminium upper grille and surround, ebony lower grille, body-coloured lower rear bumper, and large rear spoiler. Standard specification includes LED headlights, Windsor leather seats, Manacor leather steering wheel, premium B&O Sound System and Ford KeyFree system. … [Read more...] about Ford Puma Gets ST-Line Vignale Trim, Diesel, And Automatic
This change has also lifted torque from an already healthy 502 pound-feet (680 Newton-meters) to 553 lb-ft (750 Nm), which should further boost performance. Manhart isn’t saying anything about the upgraded engine has impacted the vehicle’s acceleration, but we’ll remind you the flagship Velar does 0 to 60 mph (96 km/h) in a swift 4.3 seconds. Flat out, it’ll do a not-too-shabby 170 mph (274 km/h). … [Read more...] about Range Rover Velar By Manhart Combines Stealthy Look With 600 HP
Two months after taking office as the new CEO at Audi, Markus Duesmann is setting up a unit for the accelerated development of additional automobile models. The head of the “Artemis” high-tech project will be Alex Hitzinger, a successful motorsport chief engineer and currently in charge of autonomous driving in the Group. He will work with a team of automotive and technology experts to – as a first step – “develop a pioneering model for Audi quickly and unbureaucratically,” says Duesmann. Resources and technologies of the entire Volkswagen Group are potentially available for this. Duesmann and his Volkswagen Group colleagues also expect the “Artemis” project to provide a blueprint for the future agile development of cars throughout the Volkswagen Group. … [Read more...] about What Is Audi’s Project ‘Artemis’?
"When we launched Prius, no one even knew what a hybrid was. Those who drove it were called geeks or other names. Today, thanks to those early adopters who gave Prius a chance, hybrids have grown in popularity, and have ridden a wave of success out of the unknown and into the mainstream," said Takeshi Uchiyamada, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Toyota and known as the father of the Prius. "We are grateful to each and every one of our customers who has helped us achieve this important milestone of 10 million hybrid sales. We are committed to continue working hand-in-hand with them to tackle global environmental issues." … [Read more...] about Toyota has sold over 10 million hybrids to date