During the 2015 Shanghai Motor Show, Peugeot boss Maxime Picat has confirmed the RCZ sports coupe won’t receive a direct successor.

The CEO of Peugeot, told Autocar “I love the RCZ, but I want us to focus on making the best of our core models. Chasing niches is for premium brands; for us it has been a distraction”.

He added “if I tell you that the 13 most important silhouettes that we sell account for 95% of all our sales and more than 100% of all our profits you will understand why this is necessary”. Read More …

Mazda has announced the 2016 MX-5 will be arrive at UK dealerships this summer with priced from £18,495, for entry level. The entry-level MX-5 SE comes with LED headlights and 16-inch alloy wheels as well as a leather-wrapped steering wheel, air conditioning and four-speaker audio system.

The MX-5 SE-L priced from £19,245 and the model will comes with all the aforementioned equipment as well as LED daytime running lights, cruise control and an automatic climate control system, an infotainment system with a 7-inch display.

For more feature, you can choose MX-5 Sport which starts at £21,845 which comes with piano black mirrors, rain sensing wipers and rear parking sensors, heated leather seats, a keyless entry system and a Bose audio system. Read More …

Set to be featured in the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice movie, the new Batmobile has been revealed in a video posted to YouTube, the car has front-mounted machine guns and massive tires.

Of course, the new Batmobile is still covered in guns, cannons and armor, keeping its menacing all black appearance the car is famous for.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice opens on March 25th, 2016 and stars Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne / Batman and Henry Cavill as Clark Kent / Superman.

Previously, A lightly disguised prototype of the new BMW 3-Series facelift has been caught on camera wears some camouflage on the front end. And now, We have heard from a very reliable source that the new BMW 3-Series facelift will be revealed to international media on May 7 at a special event in Munich, Germany. It will be attended by international auto journalists, so a public online reveal could be expected on the same day or shortly after.

BMW 3-Series facelift, maybe, will bring new adaptive LED headlights, slightly redesigned bumpers and updated kidney grille. Read More …

Chevrolet is introducing the 2016 Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition which will be limited to only 500 units. If you want to order one, you must act fast.

It’s derived from the C7.R racecar and will be offered as a coupe and convertible model for the 3LZ trim. All production version of the 2016 Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition will come as standard with the Z07 Performance Package bringing Brembo carbon ceramic brakes, Michelin PS Cup 2 tires and a special serialized VIN.

The car also benefits from yellow brake calipers, black wheels with a yellow accent strip and Corvette Racing-logo center caps. The company has also added the carbon fiber ground effects package, visible carbon fiber hood section and a Spectra Gray Metallic look for the grilles and vents. Read More …

Furious 8

Yesterday, Vin Diesel announced during Universal’s CinemaCon panel in Las Vegas that Furious 8 (the first complete film without the late Paul Walker) is set to come out on April 14, 2017. But, Diesel did not give further details about the project.

“I swear to you and I swear to my brother upstairs we’re going to make the best movie you’ve ever seen,” Diesel said.

The actor, known as Dominic Toretto at movie, previously hinted the eighth movie will take place in New York and will feature Kurt Russell as well as other new characters. Read More …

Mercedes-Benz will allegedly drop the 387 PS 5.5-liter V8 engine of the existing G500 to make room for the 4.0-liter V8 twin-turbo motor borrowed from the AMG GT and C63. This decision has been taken in order to meet the incoming Euro 6 regulations which will come into effect in September.

Speaking with Autovisie, Vice President Product Group SUVs and Sportscars at Mercedes-Benz, Wolf-Dieter Kurz says G500 is indeed getting the 4.0-liter V8 twin-turbo engine, output should be close to 422 PS, the output has not been finalized but will be available towards the end of the year. Read More …

VW has recently announced the Golf R 400 concept will receive a production which will likely be out in next year, it’s confirmed by by Volkswagen group powertrain chief Dr Heinz-Jakob Neusser. He says “soon we will have the Golf R 400 – we will do this car.” He went on to specify “we are in fact in development right now.”

According to British media CAR magazine, VW actually wants to increase the engine’s output to as much as 420 PS (309 kW). The hot hatch get 20PS more power – let’s back in 2014 when the company took the Beijing Motor Show brought the radical Volkswagen Golf R 400 concept packing a 400 PS (294 kW) punch from a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine.

There’s no word about torque, but the concept had 450 Nm (332 lb-ft), with power sent to a 4MOTION AWD system via a six-speed DSG which will likely be replaced with something that hand handle the torque. Read More …

Previously, Kahn Design has introduced Flying Huntsman 110 WB 6×6 Concept which based on the LR Defender 110 at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. Yes, just concept with six-wheels. And now, Kahn Design has announced plans to introduce their new Flying Huntsman 105 Pick Up which based on the Defender 90 pickup at The Great British Land Rover Show on April 26th.

The Kahn Design’s new project features a new front bumper, a ventilated hood and ventilated front fenders, along with side steps, extended wheel arches as well as 18-inch Defend 1945 Retro wheels with a matte black finish. The tuner company also mention that the front end has been lengthened by 400mm (15.7mm) to give the truck a unique look.

If you wondering about interior, Kahn Design, at this moment, didn’t released picture about it. But the company says the model has GTB sport seats, a billet steering wheel and alloy pedals, a “Churchill time clock and rev counter fascia.” Read More …

Toyota has unveiled the new 2016 Mirai pace car, the first hydrogen-powered vehicle to pace a NASCAR race.

It will pace the Toyota Owners 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the Richmond International Raceway on April 25th. The one-off model Toyota Mirai pace car features a white exterior with an LED light bar and prominent Mirai badging.

According to Toyota USA vice president of marketing, performance and guest experience, Ed Laukes “Having a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle pace the Toyota Owners 400 is a historic moment for both Toyota and NASCAR and we’re proud it’s the Toyota Mira. Bringing the Mirai to Richmond to pace this important race is another way for Toyota to showcase our innovation and environmental leadership.” Read More …