|. AUDI A3, A3 SPORTBACK, A3 SPORTBACK G-TRON, A3 SEDAN AND A3 CABRIOLET|
| ||Audi demonstrates its technical competence in all aspects of carmaking with the Audi A3. Lightweight construction technology helps the premium compact car to a groundbreakingly low weight. The A3 1.4 TFSI has a curb weight of just 1,175 kilograms (2,590.43 lb) – the benchmark figure for its class. Its curb weight fell by up to 80 kilograms (176.37 lb). In the body, the primary factors for this weight reduction are the hot-shaped steels in the occupant cell and the aluminum bolt-on parts (engine ...[Read more...]|
|CHEVROLET POWERS WAY TO PAIR OF ENGINE HONORS|
|DETROIT – The all-new, high-tech Small Block 6.2L V8 powering the 2014 Corvette Stingray and the 2.0L turbo diesel for the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze are among Ward's 10 Best Engines.
WardsAuto reviewed 44 engines from 16 automakers in this year's competition, which looked at power, fuel efficiency, new technology, refinement and compared it with data for similar engines.
'At GM – our goal is to design, build and sell the world's best powertrains – this recognition from the experts at War...[Read more...]|
|INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR TYPICAL MINI MOTORING PLEASURE|
|◾New generation of three and four-cylinder engines
◾All-new chassis technology
◾Passive safety, protection for passengers and pedestrians
Woodcliff Lake, NJ – September 30, 2013… The latest innovations in drivetrain, chassis and safety will see future MINI models build on their segment-leading position.
Since 1959, the unmistakable go-kart feeling has been at the heart of the British marque's DNA. Today, every member of the MINI family has the combination of agile handling, exempl...[Read more...]|
|2014 Sierra Denali Pairs High-Tech Luxury And Capability|
|DETROIT – An all-new 2014 Sierra 1500 Denali full-size pickup arrives this fall with an available 6.2L EcoTec3 V-8 that will produce an estimated 420 horsepower and 450 lb-ft of torque, the most power and torque of any light duty truck engine.
Final SAE-rated power and torque numbers will be available later this year. Now entering its third generation, the Sierra Denali is the most luxurious and technologically advanced GMC half-ton pickup.
Sierra's 6.2L V-8 will also be available f...[Read more...]|
|ALL-NEW 2014 CORVETTE LT1 V-8 A TECHNOLOGICAL POWERHOUSE|
|•Advanced technologies including direct injection, active fuel management, continuously variable valve timing support advanced combustion system
•Preliminary output of 450 horsepower (335 kW) and 450 lb.-ft. of torque (610 Nm)
•Helps deliver estimated 0-60 performance in less than four seconds and best-ever fuel economy in the Corvette
When the all-new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette arrives late next year, it will be powered by a technologically advanced, racing-proven 6.2L V-8 delivering an est...[Read more...]|