2014 Toyota Corolla

The 2014 Toyota Corolla comes with amplified elements of design, quality, style and craftsmanship while still building on the stellar Toyota reputation or efficiency, reliability and function.

This makes the 2014 Corolla the newest compact, most capable and surprising Toyota yet.2014-Toyota-Corolla-new A


General Info
Vehicle Type: Sedan Base Price: NA
Fuel Tank Capacity: 13.2 gals (50 L) MPG: 27 city / 34 hwy
Length: 180 in. (457.2 cm) Wheel Base: 102.4 in. (260 cm)
Height: 57.7 in. (146.6 cm) Width: 69.4 in. (176.3 cm)
Curb Weight: 2734 lbs (1240 kg) Ground Clearance: 5.8 in. (14.7 cm)
Luggage Capacity: 12.3 cu ft Maximum Seating: 7 people
Engine: 4-Cylinder DOHC Displacement: 1.8 Liter
Horsepower: 132 HP Max RPM: 6000 RPM
Torque: 128 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm Transmission: 5-Speed Manual


The 2014 Corolla delivers outstanding fuel economy with the help of the aerodynamic body design. It comes with a more efficient four cylinder 1.8 liter engine.


It comes with an improved steering and handling thanks to its rigid unibody which can take advantage of an improved suspension. This makes the car handle better, making it more engaging and more dynamic.

It is fully equipped with a power steering which uses electricity hence offering a more enhanced weight and feel in the hands of the drivers. It increases the sense of direction with very little effort.

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The new Corolla makes a visual impact a more chiseled and more expressive exterior design which elaborates on the ‘Iconic Dynamism’ theme. It is easily distinguished by its more athletic proportions which ride on a longer wheelbase.

The front view reveals a progression of the design themes that have been seen in the recent Toyota sedans. It takes a sleeker and more assertive impression of the Toyota sedan.


The Toyota Corolla comes with LED daytime running lights, LED low beam headlamps, color keyed door handles, in glass AM/FM antennae, power lock doors with an automatic locking feature, air conditioning with a pollen filter, eight airbags, power windows with driver side one touch, a 40/60 split fold down seat and a standard Bluetooth connectivity.


The 2014 Toyota Corolla comes in four grades; LE, S, LE Eco and the L grade. All the grades offer their own equipment level.

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July 26, 2013 at 1:25 pm | No comment

2014 Aston Martin Vanquish Volante

The 2014 Aston Martin Vanquish Volante is a stunning luxury sports car. It brings the thrill of having open top motoring in to the super GT class. It sits at the center of the luxury sport car lineup made in Britain.

Your driving experience is enhanced by giving you the convertible driving option. The Vanquish Volante retains the coupe’s sporty and dynamic character.



General Info
Vehicle Type: Convertible Base Price: $297,995
Fuel Tank Capacity: 20.6 gals (78 L) MPG: NA
Length: 186.1 in. (472.8 cm) Wheel Base: 107.8 in. (274 cm)
Height: 50.9 in. (129.4 cm) Width: 81.4 in.w/ mirrors (206.7 cm)
Curb Weight: 4065 lbs (1844 kg) Maximum Seating: 2 people
Engine: 6.0 Liter V12 QuadCam Compression Ratio: 11.0: 1
Horsepower: 565 HP Max RPM: 6750 RPM
Torque: 457 lb-ft @ 5500 rpm Transmission: 6-Speed Touchtronic 2
0-60 mph: 4.1 seconds Maximum Speed: 183 mph (295 km/h)


It comes with an 6.0 liter AM11quad cam V12 engine that gives you 565 horsepower. The speed tops out at 183 mph and goes from 0 to 60 mph in 4.1 seconds.

The six speed performance enhanced Vanquish Volante allows for smooth transitions when passing or making a turn.

It comes with a speed sensitive power assistance system tuned for optimal performance. It comes with a dependable third generation braking system.

The brake system comes from Brembo’s Carbon Ceramic Matrix, known as CCM, which deliver a shorter stopping distance with the resistance to fade even in demanding driving situations. Because it is lighter, it helps enhance the suspension’s performance.

For the first time in its one hundred year history, Aston Martin brings a fully carbon fiber-skinned Volante.

Its design represents the latest trends in Aston Martin’s visual language. It has an elegant waist, LED rear lights and elongated side strakes. The roof sits under a deck lead and tonneau which has been tuned for optimum performance.

The body structure is stiff to go with its triple-skin lightweight roof made of fabric which takes 14 seconds to fold down.2014-Aston-Martin-Vanquish-Volante-long-road D


The most striking design element is the center stack that has refinements which provide an elegant form and accessible for the driver and the front seat passenger. The steering is handsomely crisp.

The Aston Martin Volante is light in weight. This contributes to its impressive performance, compelling power-to-weight ratio and agile handling. It is strong and flexible while still being rigid.

The 2014 Aston Martin VanquishVolante is priced at £199,995 in the UK and $297,995 in the US. The first deliveries of this car are expected to start in the United Kingdom and Continental Europe in late 2013.2014-Aston-Martin-Vanquish-Volante-inside C

July 23, 2013 at 5:50 pm | No comment

2014 Renault Koleos

The 2014 Renault Koleos was unveiled during the 6th international Buenos Aires Motor Show.

This particular model has received two face-lifts over the past five years.

The last change was made just two years ago. Renault released this model in the year 2008, and improved styling in 2011.2014-Renault-Koleos-on-top A


General Info
Vehicle Type: SUV Base Price: NA
Fuel Tank Capacity: 17.2 gals (65 L) MPG: NA
Length: 177.9 in. (452 cm) Wheel Base: 105.9 in. (269 cm)
Height: 66.5 in. (169 cm) Width: 73.0 in. (185.5 cm)
Curb Weight: 3768 lbs (1709 kg) Ground Clearance: 8.1 in. (20.6 cm)
Luggage Capacity: NA Maximum Seating: 5 people
Engine: 2.0L 4 Cylinder Diesel Compression Ratio: 15.7: 1
Horsepower: 147 HP Max RPM: 4000 RPM
Torque: 237 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic
0-60 mph: 12.3 seconds Maximum Speed: 112 mph (180 km/h)


This car can be ordered as a 2×4 or a 4×4. It is regarded as highly flexible and the high torque makes it able to go off-road with ease. The technology is full of comfort-enhancing features such as a blind spot warning.

It is also equipped with an impressive 7″ large touchscreen display in the center console. The emergency break assist, ABS electronic brake force distribution and other features prevent accidents from happening. It handles easily and drives smoothly for an SUV.2014-Renault-Koleos-going B


The biggest change is a larger diamond on the front grill. The new model is not that different from the previous model, where the headlights remain the same. It features a black grill with chrome headlights.

Critics have said that this model has an assertive yet elegant look. The materials used for the cabin are of high quality. Little details such as soft lights for the doors and mirrors give it points for form and functionality.


It provides a comfortable and stress-free drive with power and footprint steering. The cabin was designed with comfort in mind. The adjustable seats can be optimized according to the driver’s height. The passenger and rear seats have vents to ensure a cool ride. There is also an ample amount of legroom for backseat passengers.

The stowage solutions for this vehicle are also very impressive. The large chilled glove compartment has a lot of room for little items. This new Renault comes with a card for hands-free entry. It is also equipped with an electronic parking brake as an added feature.

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July 23, 2013 at 5:48 pm | No comment

2014 HSV Gen-F GTS

HSV (Holden Special Vehicles), Australia’s leading car manufacturer has finally revealed the lineup of its fastest, most powerful performance car ever built.

The imminent production of the LSA powered 2014 HSV Gen-F GTS is the culmination of 4 years of design and development. This vehicle is expected to be launched in the country around August this year.


General Info
Vehicle Type: Sedan Est. Market Price: NA
Engine: V8 LSA Supercharged Displacement: 6.2 Liter
Horsepower: 576 HP Max RPM: NA
Torque: 548 lb-ft Transmission: 6-Speed Manual


The 2014 Gen-F GTS vehicle is powered by 6.2 liter LSA supercharged V8 engine that is expected to deliver 548 lb-ft of torque and 576 horsepower. The power increase in this model is 32 percent compared to the existing GTS model.

This new powerhouse hero of HSV comes with big aluminum 6-piston front brakes along with front and rear two-piece rotors, and to keep the sedan in check, the HSV’s brake torque-vectoring rear differential will work on it.

The car is loaded with unique and interesting features that may draw the attention of car lovers around the world. The cooling system along with twin plate clutch with a 6 speed manual transmission are among the many unique features of the car.

This vehicle have 9.9 inch rear suspensions, cross pipes with a high flow system, MRC bi-modal mufflers, and catalytic converters with high flow exhaust.


The brake system is unique with its increased brake pad size. Other interesting features such as electronic power steering, driver preferential dial, launch control, traction control, and torque vectoring altogether increase the quality quotient of this vehicle.

The 2014 HSV Gen-F GTS comes in four different versions; touring, track, performance and sport, each one differs in terms of performance and appearance from one another.

With its attractive and unique interior and design, a camera placed at the rear mirror, its performance, and the voice command during any station, the new 2014 HSV Gen-F offerring will definitely be a hit once it is released.

July 18, 2013 at 2:59 am | No comment

2014 HSV Gen-F Maloo R8 SV

Australian carmaker Holden Special Vehicles has announced a new series of its Maloo brand calling this version Generation F. Included in this group is the 2014 HSV Gen-F Maloo R8 SV.

This new era of the Gen-Fr vehicles, which the Maloo R8 SV represents, showcases the extensive changes to both the outside and interior styling. Significant technological advancements have been used to bring one of the best cars outside Europe and the USA.


General Info
Vehicle Type: Coupe Est. Market Price: NA
Engine: V8 LS3 Supercharged Gen4 Displacement: 6.2 Liter
Horsepower: 436 HP Max RPM: NA
Torque: 407 lb-ft Transmission: 6-Speed Manual

Engine & Performance

The 2014 Gen-F Maloo R8 SV is powered by the E-Series 6.2L, V8, LS3 Generation engine. This engine packs plenty of power at 462 horsepower. A TR6060 Tremec 6 speed manual transmission is standard with a 6L80E 6 speed automatic offered as an option.

Technological additions include front and rear park assist, push button start and side blind zone alerts.

The HSV Gen-F Maloo R8 SV has a redesigned grille separated by a vertical bar dividing it into two sections. It sits high atop the façade at even level with the wing-like headlamp cases on either side of it.

The daytime running lamps can now be utilized in conjunction with the headlights. The lower extremities of the front end are imposing. The aerodynamic color coded bumper is divided by a “pitch black” insert that showcases the face of this mean machine.

The side view is sleek, featuring gloss black 20 inch rims holding Continental 5P tires to the ground. These “boots” are wider and higher than your standard wheels. This makes them not only sharp in appearance but functional as well, affording a safe and comfortable ride.


Many changes have been made inside the 2014 HSV Gen-F Maloo R8 SV. Some of which include updated sports seats, as well as improvements involving the center console, gauges and instrument panel/clusters.

New treatments all around add to the vehicle’s high end appeal.


A distinctive characteristic that is now present on all Gen-F models is the rear diffuser that encompasses the intrepidly designed quad exhaust openings. A sleek tonneau cover is now attached to the vehicles cargo bed increasing carrying capabilities and overall flexibility of use.

The rear itself is simply stated with nicely contoured lines. The “R8 SV” and “340” badges in and of themselves provide a sporty touch to the rear plane.


July 17, 2013 at 2:59 am | No comment