Mercedes-Benz presented three new SUVs equipped with the world’s latest and cleanest diesel engine at the 2008 New York International Auto Show. The new R 320 BlueTEC, ML 320 BlueTEC, and GL 320 BlueTEC use the highly efficient AdBlue exhaust aftertreatment system that meets the most stringent 50-state emissions limits.
Whether it’s the newly restyled ML320 BlueTEC family SUV, the larger GL320 BlueTEC or the… Continue reading
BMW showed its face for the future of luxury vehicle design and performance with the North American debut of its Concept CS at the 2008 New York International Auto Show. The Concept CS is BMW’s vision of a unique four-door car that combines the exclusivity of a genuine luxury Gran Turismo with the thrill of a high-performance sports car — offering a driving experience unlike any other… Continue reading
The 2009 Audi A4 Avant just debuted at the 2008 New York International Auto Show. The 2009 Audi A4 Avant will feature the 2.0 TFSI, a new high-powered four-cylinder turbocharged engine that has 211 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. The current A4 Avant offers 200 hp and 207 lb-ft of torque. The 2009 A4 Sedan will also offer drivers the 2.0 TFSI or the option of a… Continue reading
The newest member of the BMW X model line, the X6, debuted at the 2008 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, MI. The BMW X6 comes standard with xDrive all-wheel-drive technology with electronic control for variable distribution of drive power between the front and rear axles consistently adjusted to driving conditions at all times and in all situations. The X6 also has Dynamic Performance Control… Continue reading
Watch our live auto show video coverage from the 2008 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, MI, where Mercedes-Benz presented their compact SUV study with the Vision GLK FREESIDE and TOWNSIDE with the help of Sex In The City star Kim Cattrell. The Vision GLK FREESIDE is an all-rounder that showcases the capabilities of today’s SUV vehicles both on and off the road, while the TOWNSIDE version is… Continue reading
If you’re looking for a compact convertible, watch our video of the BMW 1 Series Convertible debut from the 2008 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, MI. The 2009 1 Series Convertible will start at $34,000, and will be a RWD vehicle with 50/50 weight distribution.
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The latest generation of the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class did not disappoint at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show.
Watch the video debut of the 2008 SLK-Class and let us know what you think of the restyled front bumper featuring the modified segmentation of the air intakes and a more pronounced V-shape or the remodeled tail, with the diffuser-look styling at the bottom.
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Volkswagen revealed their Passat CC at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show. The Passat CC body is a coupe design but with four doors over the usual two. The interior is luxurious, with features like the active climate seat, a creature comfort that until now was reserved for the Phaeton luxury sedan. Developed for the Passat CC, there is also a new electrically actuated Panorama vent sunroof to… Continue reading
Audi has added a top-of-the-line addition to their TT line, the TTS, available as both a coupe and roadster. The TTS will be in the showrooms in the early summer, so keep on the look out. Watch the video of the Audi TTS presentation at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show and let us know if you’ll be trading in your TT for the new TTS.
The 2008 Detroit Auto Show came just in time for MINI to show off their Clubman before it goes on sale in the US on the 19th of February. The new MINI Clubman has MINI DNA all over it but, at the same time, incorporates unique redesign. The Clubman also featured full integration for the Apple iPhone into the car’s control system. If the MINI is fitted with a navigation… Continue reading
Watch our video of the Audi R8 V12 TDI Concept debut. For more on the newest concept from Audi, click here. Stay tuned for more video premiers from the 2008 Detroit Auto Show, they will be going up all this week… Continue reading
Just when we thought the R8 couldn’t get any better, Audi introduced the first 12-cylinder diesel engine in a high-performance roadgoing sports car at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show. The V12 TDI with a displacement of six liters powers a concept car based on the Audi R8. This unit generates a huge 500 hp and 737.56 lb-ft of torque. The V12 TDI is closely related to the engine in… Continue reading