Monthly Archives September 2014

Official Images: The Aston Martin Lagonda Sedan

The Middle-East-market-only Aston Martin Lagonda sedan will be limited to less than 100 units. Following last week’s first official photo image, Aston Martin has released more images of the Lagonda prototype, please enjoy the below gallery. The Lagonda will be powered by a twin-turbocharged 6.0L V12 engine, paired to a ZF-sourced 8-speed automatic transmission.


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Supercharged Dodge Viper Will Arrive in 2016

We have reported in August, Dodge is working on a supercharged version of the V10, which will be used in the Viper.

Today news surfaced and indicated that, this upgrade will happened in the 2016 model year. For the 2016 Viper, not only we will see the supercharged V10, but also comes a convertible variant.

We estimate the final output of the 2016 Viper will exceed the 800hp mark.


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2015 Lexus GS450h Gets The F Sport Package

For the 2013 and 2014 model year Lexus GS models, the F Sport package can only be selected on GS350.

Beginning from the 2015 model year, Lexus will also offer the same F Sport treatment to the GS hybrid trim: the GS450h. When selecting the F Sport pkg, you will not only get more aggressive exterior styling, but also most importantly, you get revised adaptive suspension, larger front brake rotors with high-friction brake pads, 19-in wheels; and by selecting the F Sport pkg, you can further add the active rear wheel steering to the list too.

However, no change is made to the powertrain, which has a combined total output of 338hp.


Besides mechanical changes, the 2015 GS als...

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2015 Lexus RC-F Pricing, Package Option Information

Lots of Lexus RC-F news today. Here are the package options and their corresponding pricing information:

Base MSRP: $63,325 (including $925 S/H)
Standard features: NuLuxe material interior, 10-way power driver (8-way passenger) front seat, 10-speaker 256 watt audio system, 7-inch VGA center screen, 19-in forged alloy wheels
Premium Package ($4,400): carbon fiber interior trim, power rear spoiler, heated and ventilated seats, 3-position seat memory, rain-sensing wipers, blind spot monitor and rear cross traffic alert, auto dimming mirrors with reverse auto tilt, water repellent side windows
Performance Package ($5,500): Torque Vectoring Differential (TVD) for rear ...

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Lexus GS-F Will Come with 500HP

Following the RC-F engine spec reveal and multiple test drive report publications yesterday, Lexus also let out some more details about the upcoming GS-F, and another new F model. Below are some highlights on the GS-F:

– Will be announced in 2016
– Will have the same 5.0L V8 found in the RC-F, but is tuned to around 500hp and 400 lb-ft of torque
– Share part of the structure of the RC-F platform
– A four-door version of the RC F coupe will be offered in 2016, which will play the same role as the current IS-F

Below is image of the GS350 FSport, not the 2016 GS-F, which will has a more aggressive exterior styling.


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