2013 Skoda Octavia engine lineup gets detailed

When Skoda introduced the 2013 Octavia, they were quiet about engine specifications. Now the company has come clean by releasing a plethora of new information.

Source: http://feeds.worldcarfans.com/~r/worldcarfans/Jxfz/~3/sdC2DsDuUIU/2013-skoda-octavia-engine-lineup-gets-detailed

Christian Danner Jorge Daponte Anthony Davidson Jimmy Davies Colin Davis


TopSpeed Rendering: Showing Off the 2014 Corvette's Backside

Okay folks, you have already seen our rendering of the C7 Corvette?s front end. Unfortunately, we anticipate the front end to only have relatively minor alterations when compared to the C6 generation, but the backside? that?s a different story, as it is completely new. And our crack rendering team has pieced together a stunning image displaying this nipped and tucked rump.

This new backend, as seen in the leaked images from a GM training manual or possibly the 2014 Corvette owner?s manual, shows off Chevy?s no-fear approach as it has eliminated the circular quad-taillight setup that has been a part of the `Vette forever and opted for a square setup that is more like the Camaro?s setup. The rear windshield is no longer a monstrous hunk of curved glass, but rather a tapered panel flanked by aggressive-looking ridges that follow it to a nicely placed high-mount stop light.

The rear-quarter glass flows perfectly with the revised shape of the `Vette and is cuts off abruptly as you reach the rear hatch. This abruptness would typically be an eyesore, but the sexiness that oozes from that new hatch easily makes up for the quick cutoff on of the glass.

The rear diffusor is something of beauty. According to the leaked images, as it features a pair of vertical fins on the outer edges and still houses a quad tailpipe setup in the center. Between these vertical fins is where we image all of the ?magic? happens, as we anticipate some aggressive spoilers under there to pull the Corvette?s backside to the ground.

In all, we are simply amazed at what we are seeing of the C7 Corvette?s rear end. We certainly hope that these leaked images are accurate, because they are flat out awesome!

Image Note: the attached image is TopSpeed?s rendering of what we think the 2014 Corvette will look like. It is not an official or leaked image from GM.

TopSpeed Rendering: Showing Off the 2014 Corvette’s Backside originally appeared on topspeed.com on Monday, 31 December 2012 09:00 EST.

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Source: http://www.topspeed.com/cars/car-news/topspeed-rendering-showing-off-the-2014-corvette-s-backside-ar141771.html

Erwin Bauer Zsolt Baumgartner Elie Bayol Don Beauman Karl Gunther Bechem

The drivers and cars of 2012 | 2012 F1 season review

The drivers and cars of 2012 is an original article from F1 Fanatic. If this article has been published anywhere other than F1 Fanatic it is an infringement of copyright.

Updated biographies for all 25 drivers who raced in F1 this year, plus pictures galleries of the 12 cars that contested the season.

The drivers and cars of 2012 is an original article from F1 Fanatic. If this article has been published anywhere other than F1 Fanatic it is an infringement of copyright.

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Skip Barber Paolo Barilla Rubens Barrichello Michael Bartels Edgar Barth

Audi to invest 13 billion euros to overtake BMW & Mercedes

Audi has made bold claims about their desire to become the world’s largest luxury automaker and the brand is finally putting their money where their mouth is.

Source: http://feeds.worldcarfans.com/~r/worldcarfans/Jxfz/~3/702ZT9uFQWQ/audi-to-invest-13-billion-euros-to-overtake-bmw–mercedes

Alberto Crespo Antonio Creus Larry Crockett Tony Crook Art Cross