2012 Mitsubishi i-MiEV

Car manufacturers, beset by improving authorities meddling as it concerns pollutants and gas mileage specifications, are looking at various ways to be able to match the difficulties forward. And certainly, when it comes to city conditions and reduced range generating, EVs are seen as a realistic decision.
2012 Mitsubishi i-MiEV

At existing, there are two mainstream electrical automobiles available in South The united states, the genuine electrical Nissan Leaf and the prolonged Chevrolet Voltage, which uses a gas website to increase vary beyond 40 range.

The third, which is available about the time you study this, is the 2012 Mitsubishi i electrical car, a car that, like the Leaf presents another attempt at all-electric space. Although new to our seashore, the i or i-MiEV (Mitsubishi innovative Electric Vehicle) as its known in other areas, has been humming around The european union and Asia for some 18 several weeks now, though the edition across the lake is a little bit different.
2012 Mitsubishi i-MiEV

To start with, it's smaller. In order to better attract National style (and sizes), our design is some 4.3-inches broader. That said, in most other factors it's quite substitute by small car expectations. The traditional 660 cc gas engined Western Every day Industry K-class i tiny car, on which this is centered, money the pattern in presenting a generator attached amidships under the back chair, generating the back wheels.

2012 Mitsubishi Lancer

The preferred, overachieving current-generation Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution - X the height of a move car for the road, able of overcoming many so-called sports cars that price far more may be going the way of the dodo chicken. Gossip has it that Mitsubishi will stop operating the famous design for eco-friendly pastures after the Evo Xs generation run comes to an end. And our resources review that green is indeed the new insurance insurance plan for Mitsubishi nowadays.
2012 Mitsubishi Lancer

We notice that the organization, contouring to the regulations of vehicle normal collection that enjoy a more normal types of carry, is operating on a new 300-plus-bhp athletics automobile that will come covered in a more eye-catching enhanced bundle, with either a turbocharged diesel-powered website or diesel-powered multiple under the cover. The car will be a little bit bigger than the present Evo and get as much as 35 mpg mixed. Enviromentally helpful for sure, and all this with the additional advantage of having more twisting on tap, due to the strong grunt the present fresh diesels produce with their enhanced reduce reaction.

Likely to be designed in The China or Thailand marking a considerable modify, as all Evos currently have been designed in Japan the alternative car is yet to be known as, but should come out sometime in 2012. Our resources also tell us it will be less of a hard-core athletics car/sedan and more of a extremely functional, high-performance GT, one that might strategy the suitable of an Audi S4 or BMW 335i, with costs in the $30,000 vary. All-wheel travel, with perhaps a 4-wheel guiding choice, will keep this new Mitsubishi as able in water and snowfall as it is on the monitor, while a possible roll-stabilizing revocation program should develop the passengers in-cabin practical knowledge, as well as generating the case more aware of the car owner.

If the Eco-friendly Trend spawns an evolution of one of our preferred efficiency vehicles...then the long run not only looks solution, but better too.

2012 Volvo XC90

Even though Volvo's modern five-passenger XC60 midsize cross-over has taken some of its magic, the seven-seat 2012 Volvo XC90 continues to be a powerful substitute for individuals who need more area for travelers, freight or both. Like all Volvos, the XC90 provides innovative good looks, a relaxed internal and an comprehensive range of innovative protection measures. Purchasers can also select between the relaxed trip offered by the conventional revocation or the assured managing that comes with the R-Design model's more powerful sport-tuned components.
2012 Volvo XC90

On the disadvantage, the XC90 is a old by car expectations, since it came out way back in 2003. It's outdated very well, but the rivalry has gotten much more powerful. In particular, the XC90 doesn't provide as much place for individuals and freight as the non-luxury-branded (but still a lot luxurious) Buick Enclave and Fold Flex, just to name two. It also does not have many of the innovative protection measures available on its modern Volvo friends, in addition to soldiering on with an mature and usually obtuse gadgets program. Then there's the concern of energy. Last seasons available V8 website has been lowered, and this basically leaves the underwhelming 3.2-liter six-cylinder as the only commitment for this huge household cross-over. Its gas mileage isn't amazing, either.

As such, most of the XC90's rivalry are likely to signify a better buy. Besides the two described above, the Acura MDX is the nearest competing with regards to dimension and cost, but improves the Volvo with regards to energy, generating characteristics and functions. If a third-row chair isn't essential, the Lexus RX 350, Vw Touareg and Volvo's own XC60 are other powerful choices. However, should you basically be looking for an substitute to the costly deluxe household crossovers from Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz, the 2012 Volvo XC90 still symbolizes a powerful value idea.

2012 Volkswagen Touareg

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When you think of deluxe manufacturers, Volkswagen probably doesn't generate much of a blip on your mouth. The 2012 Volkswagen Touareg, however, might convince you. With a vary of highly effective applications, a generating think instills assurance and an within that challenges those of its In german brethren, the Touareg might just have you saying, "This is a Volkswagen?" Considering that the Touareg stocks some of its underbody framework with the more upmarket Mercedes Red pepper cayenne, perhaps its capability to combat above its bodyweight training should come as no amaze.
2012 Volkswagen Touareg

Like other deluxe SUVs, the 2012 Volkswagen Touareg provides a wide vary of alternatives for potential customers. Under the cover, you can select between a plenty-capable energy V6 website, a burly yet reasonable TDI diesel-powered or a Multiple design that offers on its guarantee of V8-like efficiency with V6 gas mileage.

On the within, even base-model Volkswagen Touaregs have rooms that are on par with those from founded deluxe creates like BMW and Lexus. There's an large quantity of wealthy timber, metal functions and high-quality materials; you'll also find many up-to-date gadgets and amusement functions. However, there's no third-row sitting, and freight potential is low quality at best.

To the Touareg's credit score, it maintains its floor, despite contending with a very amazing number of challenges. Of course, if you must have a car with a deluxe logo, you'll probably want to have a look at out the BMW X5 and the newly designed Mercedes-Benz M-Class. Both provide diesel-powered website alternatives, just like the Touareg.
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New 2013 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG with up to 550HP Priced from $95,865

The all-new 2012 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG will arrive in U.S. showrooms this March with a starting price of $95,865, which includes an $875 destination charge. The base model features a 5.5-liter bi-turbocharged V8 engine rated at 518HP and 516 lb-ft. Even though these numbers represent an increase of 15HP and 44 lb-ft over its predecessor, the new ML63 AMG's combined fuel economy of 16 mpg is 33

Edo Competition Bestows Porsche Panamera Turbo S with 700-horses

We are inclined to disagree with Edo Competition's claims that its new Porsche Panamera Turbo S tune with 700-horsepower is the most powerful version of the saloon ever as a quick look at our archive proves otherwise; the tuner itself had presented a 750HP version of the car called "Moby Dick" back in January 2011� That's not to say the Edo Competition's Panamera Turbo S isn't fast. On the

Mercedes-Benz Sketches New Citan Deliver Van Co-Developed with Renault-Nissan

These are the first official sketches of Mercedes-Benz's all-new Citan, which the German automaker describes as an 'urban delivery van'. The Citan will make its world premiere at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover this September and go on sale before the end of the year. In spite of the fact that Mercedes-Benz does not mention it in its press release, the automaker had previously

New Toyota GT 86 Priced from �24,995 in the UK, Puts it Between the MX-5 and the 370Z

One of the most strongly anticipated sports cars of the year has been priced in Britain. Toyota revealed today that the new GT 86 coupe will carry an on-the-road price of �24,995 (equal to �30,206 or US$39,550) when sales start in June. This puts the GT 86 between two other popular Japanese sports cars in terms of pricing, the Mazda MX-5 that starts from �17,990 for the 124bhp 1.8-liter soft-top

Honda to Race New European Civic Hatch with 1.6-liter Turbo in the WTCC

Honda is getting ready to put on its racing suit for the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC), in which it will participate with the new European Civic hatchback. �We have made a decision to enter into the WTCC with the European Civic," said Honda CEO, Takanobu Ito, on the announcement. "We will develop a totally new engine for this project and we are all excited about starting this new

Police Trooper Pulls Over Mayor for Speeding, Mayor then Pulls Over the Trooper for Interfering�

We don't know if we should laugh or cry with this strange story that took place in South Carolina on January 18 and was captured on film by a police trooper's dashboard camera. It all started when an unnamed South Carolina police trooper stopped the Mayor of Norway, Jim Preacher, for driving 70mph in a 50mph zone in an unmarked Dodge Charger police car. Let us note that the Charger previously

MINI Introduces New Convertible Highgate Special Edition

Leave it to Mini to present a special edition model every two weeks. After the "Baker Street" and "Bayswater" hatchbacks, it's the convertible model's turn to gain a new moniker. This one is called is called "Highgate" and is offered with four engine variants including the 122HP Cooper, 184HP Cooper S, and for those markets that get diesel versions, the 112HP Cooper D and 143HP Cooper SD.

Non-U.S. Automakers Displeased After President Obama Snubs Them at Washington Auto Show

On Tuesday, January 31, U.S. President Barack Obama�s schedule included a visit to the 2012 Washington Auto Show. The White House informed automakers on a two days� notice to bring their most fuel-efficient models to the show. Naturally, they obliged. For example, Honda flew in the FCX Clarity from California, Kia brought the Optima hybrid and Mercedes-Benz a fuel-cell car. Carmakers also brought

Kia's Dreamy 2012 Super Bowl Ad, Plus a 5-Hour Video of Victoria's Secret Model Adriana Lima

Only a few days left for the big game, so Kia released the full version of its 2012 Super Bowl ad titled "Drive the Dream" for the new Optima Limited Edition featuring a slew of stars including Victoria's Secret super model Angel Adriana Lima, the Motley Crew, martial arts champ Chuck Liddell and bull rider Judd Leffew. Out of all those stars, we all know who will capture the attention of most

Audi Expands A5 Range with 134HP and 161HP TDIe Diesel Engines in Europe

These days, downsizing doesn't occur only to engine displacement but also to engine outputs. Case in point, the introduction of two new entry-level diesel engines for Audi's A5 Sportback and A5 Coupe models. The new 136PS (134bhp) and 163PS (161bhp) 2.0-liter TDIe diesels will be offered in parallel to the existing 143PS (141bhp) and 177PS (175bhp) 2.0-liter TDI units, the difference being that

New Mazda MX-5 Miata Special Edition Unwrapped Ahead of Chicago Auto Show

Do you remember the MX-5 Sport Black Edition launched in Britain last summer or perhaps its twin from Japan, the MX-5 Black Tune Edition released this past October? If the answer is yes, we would like to congratulate you on your excellent memory and tell you that the 2012 MX-5 Miata Special Edition that will be unveiled at the upcoming 2012 Chicago Auto Show is more or less the U.S. market

New VW Beetle gets a 39mpg Diesel Variant in the States

At the 2012 Chicago Auto Show, Volkswagen will reveal the most fuel-efficient version of the new Beetle in the States, the TDI, which is powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesel engine producing 140 horsepower and 236 lb-ft of peak torque. The same powerplant is offered on the North American Jetta and Passat TDI models. The diesel engine can be mated to either a six-speed manual gearbox or VW

Taiwanese Man Bumps into a Traffic Officer�with his Truck

True, accidents can happen any time and at virtually any place, but we think the driver of the small truck seen in this video from Taiwan is unforgivably careless. How on earth can you not see the police officer with the distinctive yellow markings in broad daylight? Even though he was literally hit by a truck, the officer managed to get up by himself and trot to the sidewalk before another

Citro�n Facelifts Berlingo and Jumpy/Dispatch Vans for 2012

Citro�n has revealed the facelifted versions of its Berlingo and Jumpy (called Dispatch in Britain) minivans. Depending on the market, the Berlingo and the larger Jumpy/Dispatch are offered in both passenger and commercial variants. In Britain, Citro�n has provided initial details on the Berlingo Multispace and the Dispatch Combi, which are the passenger models of the series. Starting with the

Chevrolet Goes Big for Super Bowl with Five New Ads

GM's Chevrolet division will have a huge presence at this year's Super Bowl game as it plans to air no less than five commercials focusing on the Camaro, the Sonic and the Volt. These include the "Needing Getting" music video for the Sonic from the band OK Go that will air during the pregame program, the "Aliens" spot showcasing the Volt, the "Chevy Happy Grand" with the Camaro Convertible, the

Ferrari-Flavored Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Handed Over to Massa and Alonso

After Fiat, it's the Chrysler Group's turn to make use of the biggest asset in the alliance, which is none other than the Ferrari brand. You may remember that in 2010, Fiat promoted its 500 city car by giving an Abarth 695 Tributo to each of Ferrari's F1 drivers, Felipe Massa and Fernando Alonso. This year, the Fiat-Chrysler group is handing over the keys of two specially-prepped versions of the

Road & Track Pits the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 against the 2013 Nissan GT-R

They may be different as night and day in most aspects, but we shouldn't forget that both the 2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 and the latest 2013 Nissan GT-R are aimed at the sports car enthusiast. Nevertheless, we do find the pairing from Road & Track for its latest test a tad odd for one specific reason: pricing. You see, Camaro ZL1 with its 580HP 6.2L supercharged V8 will retail for $54,995 (�

Kia Says Soul'ster Concept is Under Final Assessment for Production

It's been three years since Kia pulled the wraps off its conceptual Soul'ster convertible truck at the 2009 Detroit Motor Show. Kia fueled some rumors at the time that it was considering a production version of the car but never followed up on it. Until today, that is. Unexpectedly, in the press statement on the Track'ster Concept that's scheduled to debut at the Chicago Auto Show next week, Kia

Suzuki Airs Final Version of its Super Bowl "Sled" Ad with New Song from 50 Cent

Last weekend, we showed you Suzuki's new Super Bowl commercial for the Kizashi sedan title "Sled". As it turns out, it wasn't the final version that will air during the big game on Sunday, February 5, but a preview clip with music from Ben Kahle. However, the only change made to the commercial is the addition of rapper 50 Cent's "Movin' On Up" song. Other than that, it's the same ad showing an

Infiniti Names its Geneva Motor Show Sports Car Concept "Emerg-E"

Infiniti has been trickling out information on the new sports car concept it plans to reveal at the 2012 Geneva Salon bit by bit these past couple of months. Today we learn that the electric sports car model will be called the "Emerge E". "The INFINITI EMERG-E will be the first car from the brand to have not only a range-extender drivetrain offering vivid performance with zero emissions

Lamborghini to "Surprise" us at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show as well

On Wednesday, an official source from within the VW Group more or less confirmed the debut of a luxury SUV concept from Lamborghini at the Beijing Auto Show in China in April. Today we learn that the Sant'Agata sports car maker has yet another "surprise" in store for us, this time at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show in March. The news comes from an email statement from a Lamborghini spokesperson after

New Kia Track'ster Concept based on the Soul Heads to Chicago Auto Show

This is the first official teaser rendering of Kia's latest concept based on the Soul crossover. It's called the Track'ster and it will make its first public appearance at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show next week. Penned in Kia's California design studio, the Track'ster shows how a more sporty, three-door version of the Soul could look like, though the South Korean automaker is quick to point out

Acura Releases Second Super Bowl Ad with Jerry Seinfeld Trying to get the NSX

With close to 7 million views on YouTube in just three days after it launched, Acura's first ever Super Bowl commercial titled "Transactions" with Jerry Seinfeld trying to be the first in line to take delivery on the upcoming NSX, is one of the most watched ads of this year's game. Therefore, it only makes sense that Acura will bet heavily on the commercial to create more buzz around its name.

SsangYong Launches New Limited Edition Korando for the UK

South Korean carmaker SsangYong is welcoming the new year with a limited edition version of its Italdesign-penned Korando crossover for the British market. On the outside, the new Korando LE is distinguished by its bespoke 18 inch alloy wheels, rear spoiler and privacy glass, while interior goods include some additional standard amenities such as heated front seats, leather covered steering

Rumors: BMW to Reveal 1-Series Grand Turismo at the Paris Motor Show [with Spy Video]

There's a lot going on at BMW these days but no project is bound to be more divisive than the firm's first front-wheel drive model, the upcoming 1-Series Grand Turismo, which was previously known by the acronym F.A.S.T., which stands for Family Activity Sports Tourer. Citing inside sources, the crew over at the BMW Blog reported that the 1-Series GT would make its world premiere at the upcoming

Official: Fiat Unveils Larger and More Versatile 500L Ahead of its Geneva Debut

Fiat couldn't wait until the Geneva Motor Show to reveal its all-new 500L so it is giving us an early preview of its all-new sub-compact model. As you may have already guessed, the "L" in the name stands for "Large", with the 500L being the latest addition to the 500 range after the three-door hatch, the Cabrio and the Abarth models. While the name and the styling (to some extent) refer to the

2012 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Five-Door Hatchback Filmed Totally Undisguised!

A bicyclist �no, we didn't make a mistake- captured footage of the all-new 2012 Mercedes-Benz A-Class hatchback while riding with his team from El Golfo to Playa Blanca on the Spanish island of Lanzarote in the Canary Islands. It seems that the German premium carmaker was at the island to shoot video and pictures of the luxury compact model for its press material. The A-Class seen here is the

Volkswagen Styles up a New GTI Snow Sled

Volkswagen is no stranger to the art of designing snow sleds as the German carmaker has marketed some nifty pieces modeled after its automobiles over the past few years. For 2012, the Wolfsburg-based company has released two new sleds that are currently available for order exclusively from its official German website.

Possibly the World's Worst Parallel Parker Ever

You know you have no idea how to park � wait, actually scratch that - drive a car when you're having an extremely hard time fitting a Smart Fortwo into a spot big enough for a Cadillac Escalade and probably then some� Hop over the break to view video that lasts close to five minutes (!) before the young woman manages to park her Lilliputian Fortwo.

Nissan to Unveil "Revised" 2013MY 370Z at the Chicago Auto Show

We received word today than Nissan will debut a "revised" version of its 370Z sports car series at the upcoming 2012 Chicago Auto Show via an invitation to a press event that will take place next Thursday. Unfortunately, the invite does not detail the changes on the 2013 model year 370Z so we don't know if it's a full facelift or a minor nip and tuck with very subtle updates here and there.

SPIED: 2013 Land Rover Range Rover Spotted Testing, we get Our First Peek at the Interior

We have another round of spy shots of the all-new 2013 Land Rover Range Rover. While the exterior of the British firm's luxury SUV continues to wear plenty of camouflage, our scoopsters were able to snag the first photos of the Range Rover's interior. If you pay close attention to the pictures, you'll notice several changes including the repositioned main air-vents that are mounted on the same

New Range-Topping Nissan Juke Shiro Arrives in the UK

Following an earlier announcement in January, Nissan has released UK pricing of a new top-of-the-range version of the Juke named Shiro, which is Japanese for white. The Shiro replaces the limited edition Kuro, which was named after the Japanese word for black, as the flagship model of the series. However, don't go looking for any white shades on the outside as the Juke's Shiro name refers to the

New Range-Topping Nissan Juke Shiro Arrives in the UK

Following an earlier announcement in January, Nissan has released UK pricing of a new top-of-the-range version of the Juke named Shiro, which is Japanese for white. The Shiro replaces the limited edition Kuro, which was named after the Japanese word for black, as the flagship model of the series. However, don't go looking for any white shades on the outside as the Juke's Shiro name refers to the

2012 Mopar Jeep Compass True North Custom Edition Heads to Chicago Auto Show

After the presentation of the other three Chrysler Group vehicle customized by Mopar for its 75th anniversary, we bring you the first real life photos of the brand's fourth creation, named the Jeep Compass �True North�. Beginning with the exterior, the Compass has been customized with a matte black finish on the roof, wheel flares, lower fascia, door cladding and black grille, while it also

Limited Run Audi R8 GT Spyder Priced at $210,000*, Only 50 Coming to the States

The most exclusive and powerful version of the Audi R8 Spyder has arrived in the States. All in all, the Ingolstadt-based automaker will hand-build 333 examples of the R8 GT Spyder, 50 of which are destined for the U.S., each carrying an MSRP of $210,000 (�163,300), not including a $1,200 destination and delivery fee or local taxes. What you get for the price of a family house in some states

Toyota Taxi Driver has Some Really Bad Karma

Did you ever have one of those days that everything seems to go wrong? We don't know how the rest of the day went for the Toyota Camry taxi cab driver seen in the video but in this act everything that could go wrong did. It all started when he abruptly stopped to let a pedestrian cross the road. We don't know who said what first but the short story is that the pedestrian punched the cab driver a