Suzuki Showcases ‘First’ Sport Sedan During 2010 Chicago Auto Show

With the all-new 2010 Suzuki Kizashi (pronounced “Kee-Zah-Shee”) leading the charge, American Suzuki Motor Corp. (ASMC) arrives at the 2010 Chicago Auto Show prepared to amaze show goers with its multitalented lineup of performance- and value-packed cars and trucks. The media-acclaimed Kizashi, which arrived in dealer showrooms last December, delivers a premium package and experience without the premium price tag, and provides a unique blend of dynamic performance attributes and features more typical of the near-luxury sport sedan segment. Continue reading Suzuki Showcases ‘First’ Sport Sedan During 2010 Chicago Auto Show

All-New Mazda5 to Premiere at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show

Mazda Motor Corporation will hold the global premiere of the all-new Mazda5 (known as the Mazda Premacy in Japan) during the press days of the 2010 Geneva Motor Show on March 2 and 3, 2010. Embracing dynamic and elegant Nagare design, the new Mazda5 emits approximately 15 percent less CO2 than the current model thanks to Mazda’s “i-stop” idling stop system, a direct injection gasoline engine and other technologies. European sales of the all-new Mazda5 will commence during fall 2010. Continue reading All-New Mazda5 to Premiere at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show

MINI at the NAIAS Detroit 2010

MINI is showcasing various visions for individual mobility in the world of tomorrow at the 2010 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. The MINI Concept Vehicle, for example, whets the appetite of the connoisseur and enthusiast for the fun moments in life. Radically open, it offers yet a further outlook at a future model from MINI. Four seats each with their own door, overall length of more than four metres or 158″, as well as four-wheel drive – these highlights characterise this new interpretation of that unique MINI feeling.

The MINI E, in turn, stands for ultra-clean and efficient driving qualities of the future in the spirit of sustained mobility. In a field test which started in the USA and now is also being conducted at various locations in Europe, the MINI E presents the potentials of all-electric motoring absolutely free of CO2 in everyday traffic. Continue reading MINI at the NAIAS Detroit 2010

Nissan Announces U.S. Pricing on the 2010 370Z 40th Anniversary Edition

2010 Nissan 370Z 40th Anniversary EditionNissan today announced pricing for the 370Z 40th Anniversary Edition, which is scheduled to go on sale in early spring 2010. Created to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the original Datsun 240Z, the 40th Anniversary Edition starts with the 370Z Touring model equipped with Sport Package and 6-speed manual transmission then adds unique special equipment. The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price* (M.S.R.P.) is $38,860 USD. The 370Z 40th Anniversary Edition will be limited to 1,000 units. Continue reading Nissan Announces U.S. Pricing on the 2010 370Z 40th Anniversary Edition

Volkswagen Announces World Premiere of the Up! Lite Concept Car at 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show

DB2009AU01924Volkswagen is proud to announce the world premiere of the groundbreaking Up! Lite concept car at the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show. With its combination of a Volkswagen TDI® Clean Diesel engine, an advanced electric motor, and a seven-speed Direct Shift Gearbox® (DSG®), the Up! Lite is an innovative hybrid capable of up to 70 mpg on the highway, with room for four adults. The Up! Lite, together with the New Beetle Final Editions, Volkswagen’s full collection of TDI® Clean Diesel models, and other industry-leading vehicles and automotive technologies, will be on display through December 13, 2009, in the South Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center. Continue reading Volkswagen Announces World Premiere of the Up! Lite Concept Car at 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show