All Wheel Drive for the 3 Series

All Wheel Drive for the 3 Series

Although it might be a bit late for the recent British freeze, customers in the UK from March 2013 will be able to order the 3-Series Touring with all-wheel drive or as BMW prefer xDrive.

Top of the range will be the 258hp BMW 330d xDrive,  capable of an electronically limited 155 mph with 0-62 mph coming up in a reasonable 5.4 seconds via its eight-speed automatic gearbox.

This will cost from  £36,545. Too much? Don’t worry, you can always just get a badge!

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2014 Corvette: Return of the Stingray!

2014 Corvette:  Return of the Stingray!

Out in Jan 2014, this must be one of the most amazing Corvettes ever built.

It’s certainly the most powerful standard model ever, with an estimated 450 horsepower (335 kW) and 450 lb.-ft. of torque (610 Nm). 0 – 60 time is less than four seconds and in cornering you can pull one G!

“Like the ’63 Sting Ray, the best Corvettes embodied performance leadership, delivering cutting-edge technologies, breathtaking design and awe-inspiring driving experiences,” said General Motors North America President Mark Reuss

Get your orders in now!

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Could the Supra be Coming Back?

Could the Supra be Coming Back?

TRD fans and those of the legendary Supra would have been more than encouraged by the star turn of the 2013 Tokyo Auto Salon.
The GRMN Sports FR Concept is a GT 86 build by Toyota’s motorsports partner Gazoo Racing and inspired by the Supra itself.

With the bodywork looking unmistakable like the original MK4, the differences become clearer under the hood. Toyota has mated the 4-cylider boxer engine with both a supercharger and a turbocharger to deliver 330 hp.

If the bodywork is more your thing, check out the Supra-inspired taillights, flared bodywork, massive rear spoiler and quad-exhaust system.

Production model in the pipeline? Here’s hoping. Meantime, get your self a bit of TRD here.

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