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Volvo. Made in China

Volvo. Made in China

Volvo President & CEO, Håkan Samuelsson, said that the company’s luxury sedan would be manufactured at the Daqing plant in China. Apparently, it refers to the S90, intended to replace the S80 model. Expand

Maserati pulls no rabbits out of hat

Maserati pulls no rabbits out of hat

Like many other companies, Maserati decided to ‘warm up’ the audience before the Los Angeles Auto Show by releasing the first teaser of the GTS. Too bad that it features nothing new except for the trident. Expand

Cucumber-green BRZ

Cucumber-green BRZ

The Subaru BRZ wearing the RocketBunny body kit created by GReddy has slipped into the vinyl hands of Impressive Wrap. The tuner has demonstrated its vision of the Japanese coupé. Expand

Honda develops high-performance mini-coupé

Honda develops high-performance mini-coupé

A high-performance version of the Honda S660 roadster might start rolling off the production line in 2016. The car is likely to wear the S1000 badge. It will be developed in cooperation with Honda’s racing arm Mugen. Expand

Sochi motor museum. Part 3. Lincoln Continental

Sochi motor museum. Part 3. Lincoln Continental

1978 Lincoln Continental Mark V Diamond Jubilee Edition & 1975 Lincoln Continental Mark IV. The Lincoln Continental Mark V was manufactured in 1977-1979. It was a special model with a standard 2-door body style but wider and longer than its predecessors. Rounded body styling was replaced with ‘chopped’ design with sharp edges. Expand

Mysterious convertible to be unveiled at Los Angeles Auto Show

Mysterious convertible to be unveiled at Los Angeles Auto Show

The engineers from Lexus have spent quite some time to build the convertible concept called the LF-C2. Judging by the teaser photo released by the company, the wraps will be taken off only on the day of the official premiere at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. Expand

Volkswagen’s ‘rocket’ approved for production

Volkswagen’s ‘rocket’ approved for production

The Golf R400 concept was revealed this spring. After some contemplations, the company decided that the hatchback should come into the world to bring joy to marque’s fans, meaning it has been approved for production. Expand

The Vettel self-identity, or Who is going to wear Ferrari suit

The Vettel self-identity, or Who is going to wear Ferrari suit

It is an open secret that Sebastian Vettel is going to join Ferrari F1 team; a rumour has been circulating for quite a long time already. Although nothing is official so far, the driver speaks of himself as part of the “red” team when talking about his plans. Expand

NHRA: hot finals

NHRA: hot finals

The long marathon of the American drag racing series comprising 23 events is coming to an end. During the upcoming weekend, the season-ending race will be held right where it all began in February – on the legendary drag strip in Pomona, California, which will host the finals for the 50th time. Who is going to win NHRA championship titles in each of four classes? Expand

Sochi motor museum. 1957 Chrysler 300C

Sochi motor museum. 1957 Chrysler 300C

The company was founded by Walter Chrysler in 1925 when the Maxwell Motor Company was reorganised into the Chrysler Corporation. In 1928, the corporation entered the low-priced field with Plymouth and the medium-priced field with DeSoto. After that, Chrysler bought the Dodge Brothers company, catching up with General Motors in the size of its model range. In the late 1930s, the company’s lineup included Plymouth, Dodge, DeSoto, Chrysler and Imperial. Expand

Oh, here you are, “ultimate American muscle car”!

Oh, here you are, “ultimate American muscle car”!

After Fisker went bankrupt, its chief Henrik Fisker decided not to bury his talent. His new project will be revealed at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The first teaser was released one week ahead of the show. Expand

Formula 1. Brazil Grand Prix. When mechanics gone crazy and pilots gone driving

Formula 1. Brazil Grand Prix. When mechanics gone crazy and pilots gone driving

The past weekend the penultimate stage of the "Formula 1" happened. The fate of the "Silver Arrow" pilots is not clear yet. This time Nico Rosberg was the winner, leaving behind Hamilton, Felipe Massa managed to confuse boxes during pit stop, but he was on the podium at his home race. Expand

Race-spec LaFerrari to hit the track in Abu Dhabi

Race-spec LaFerrari to hit the track in Abu Dhabi

The race-spec Ferrari LaFerrari XX will drop from skies into the hands of a few fortunate souls like the first winter snow. Those present at the World Finals held in Abu Dhabi at the Yas Marina Circuit during the Ferrari Challenge and customer races will be awarded with the right of the first touch. Expand

BMW i3 gets bright styling kit

BMW i3 gets bright styling kit

The Japanese tuning studio 3D Design and Studie Thailand decided that the styling of the BMW i3 electric car is too boring. So they drew several sketches and got down to work. What they received as a result was one flashy electric car. Expand

First Maybach grants a balmy sleep

First Maybach grants a balmy sleep

Mercedes-Benz has released teaser images of the Mercedes-Maybach S600’s interior. The model will make its debut at the Guangzhou Auto Show on November 20. It is expected to be two times more expensive than the standard S600 L, the price of which starts at €165,000. Expand

Beautiful creatures or Walking in Sochi automobile museum. Part 1

Beautiful creatures or Walking in Sochi automobile museum. Part 1

There are not many auto museums in Russia, but they started to appear during the last time. After the first Russian Formula 1 Grand Prix there is a hope that automotive and motorsports communities will get extra development impulse. Sochi Autodrom racetrack creation was an important step to make it so. It is very important to have inspiration for next steps and the history with its examples and masterpieces can inspire. That’s why I was very glad to know that an auto museum was created in the Olympic Park in Sochi. It is a very important initiative and a small collection is not a problem because everything just begins. Expand

Mazda doesn’t want to waste its effort on rotary engines

Mazda doesn’t want to waste its effort on rotary engines

Mazda has ruled out rotary engines. The company’s CEO Masamichi Kogai said that when the engineers are busy working on rotary engines, they don’t have enough time for enhancing mainstream technology. Expand

‘More emotional’ Lexus with no ‘Russian doll’ styling

‘More emotional’ Lexus with no ‘Russian doll’ styling

Lexus wants to make the next-generation LS sedan ‘more emotional’. The new model is due in 2016. The company’s European boss Alain Uyttenhoven denied rumours that the LS was going to adopt the liftback body style of the Porsche Panamera. Expand

Jeep gets close on Range Rover’s heels

Jeep gets close on Range Rover’s heels

In 2018, Jeep plans to launch a full-size SUV, the Grand Wagoneer, aimed to compete in the premium SUV segment. Jeep's global brand director Michael Manley is sure that the new model will be able to meet competition and rival the Range Rover. Expand