There have been a few diesel stories making the rounds in the last few weeks. A VW TDI Jetta has set a new world record. After 20 days and 9,400 miles John and Helen Taylor averaged 58.82 miles per gallon. The record is actually for a cross-country drive. The Jetta actually was getting better gas [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Audi'
October 3rd, 2008 · No Comments
September 22nd, 2008 · No Comments
Ok. Not this article, but this article. Inside Line is a favorite place of mine to get some great car comparisons and new car news. They usually provide me a sneak preview of what to expect in my mailbox via the standard car magazines.
Today I was extremely excited about their new featured article, “Clash of the [...]
September 21st, 2008 · 2 Comments
Sometimes I think Japan and Germany still have a mini-grudge against the USA because of how WWII turned out.
Japan’s Honda Motor Cars has a for a long time kept their very best Civic to themselves in the form of the Civic Type-R. Another hot rod Civic has been making the rounds as Honda thumbs [...]
August 7th, 2008 · 1 Comment
In May I wrote about the Audi A3 Clubsport a diesel powered sports car concept. Well BMW is bringing the US the first diesel powered sports sedan in the form of the 2009 335d. If the idea of an oil burning 3 series that gets 22/33mpg and 425lb-ft of torque and 265hp appeals to you, then this car [...]
May 28th, 2008 · 4 Comments
What happens when a Nissan GT-R, Audi R8, Lotus Elise SC, Porsche 911, Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X MR and Subaru WRX STI meet up for a track and mountain road challenge?
That is what the guys at Inside Line set to figure out.
Well my current COTD (the Evo) didn’t win that challenge, but it did perform [...]
May 24th, 2008 · No Comments
It seems everywhere you look there is an article comparing the new 2008 BMW M3 Sedan to the handful of other 4-doors capable of legitimately running with the ultimate Ultimate Driving Machine.
I’ve located 5 reviews comparing the best luxury sports sedans in the world to each other. The requirement for this review of reviews is [...]
May 18th, 2008 · No Comments
Are you looking at buying a new Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz or Porsche? Why not visit Germany and actually take delivery of your fine German automobile from the mother country?
I’ve already discussed the greatness of the new BMW M3 Sedan here. So if you are going to purchase a special car like this why not [...]
May 17th, 2008 · 1 Comment
Audi is currently working on some higly tuned versions of their 2.0 liter TDI engines. The engine in this concept has 221hp and 332lb-ft of torque. This car is the Audi A3 Clubsport.
There are currently no plans to bring this car into production, but is does give us a glimpse of what is possible in [...]
May 10th, 2008 · 5 Comments
The new “Iron Man” movie has cool cars in it. The mini car collection that Ironman has in his garage is a sweet little grouping of cars. In addition to the Audi R8 that I’ve mentioned in “Ironman has Cool Cars” and “Ironman’s cars vs Batman’s cars”, there is a Shelby Cobra, a Saleen S7 [...]
May 8th, 2008 · 4 Comments
I’ve already talked a little bit about the cars of Ironman or actually the cars of Tony Stark. Once he dons the Ironman suit the concept of driving a car is irrelevant. The premier auto of Tony Stark that was featured was the fantastic Audi R8.
Enter the Lamborghini Murcielago LP640, that Bruce Wayne will [...]
May 3rd, 2008 · 4 Comments
Ironman is a great film, check it out. There are plenty of places you can read a review of the movie, this isn’t one of them. All I will say is that the movie is worth the price of admission.
Ironman has several great cars in it. There were a couple of sweet Audis that made [...]