Toyota Auris, officialy presented

Toyota has released some official photos of the Toyota Auris, a family hatchback, destined for the european market. The new Toyota Auris will debut at the Bologna Auto Show. Designed and built in Europe, the Auris is a safe, practical family hatchback with a styled interior and excelent dinamic abilities.

The Toyota Auris is build on a completely new platform and is a bit bigger then its predecessor, the Corolla. The Auris Space Concept, presented in Paris, marked the interior of the Auris. The main thing about this car is that its built from the inside out, the reason being the wish of Toyota to ensure the best passenger experience. The Toyota Auris also has the EasyFlat system, that allows a bigger trunk space just by folding the rear chairs. The trunk offers a 354 litre capacity.

The Auris comes with 9 airbags in the standard version, making it the first in its class when it comes to safety. Other standard equipments are the ABS with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist (BA) and Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) or Traction Control (TRC).

The car is available with two petrol engines and three diesel. The 1.4L D-4D 90 offers 90HP, the 2.2L D-4D 180 has 175HP, while making the 0-100km/h in 6.2s.

How Alloy Wheels Are Made Video

Via Autoblog comes a video of how alloy wheels are made at Rays Engineering. Just so you know why you’re paying all those money ;).


VW Touareg pulls a Boeing 747 Video

I covered this before in this post, but now we got a video of the event. How cool is this! 😀


Maybach Exelero in a Jay-Z video

Here’s a small 30sec clip from a Jay-Z video, where he used a Maybach Exelero. Nice!


Seat Altea XL video

Here’s a commercial video for the Seat Altea XL, a 18cm longer version of the Altea family car.


How to draw a car in MS Paint

Check out in this video what you can do with a simple program like MS Paint and a bucket full of talent.


GeigerCars Christmas Edition Hummer H2


The germans from Geiger have prepared a surprise for Santa Clause. The engineers of the german tuner together with PRO 7 tv station have made a Christmas edition of the Hummer H2.

Leather interior, electric fireplace, heating sources, the floor covered with a bear skin and a complete audio/video system give it a welcoming and warm atmosphere. There is also 42 inch monitor and a bar.

The price of the GeigerCars Christmas Edition Hummer H2 is 110,000 euro.

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F, performance from Lexus


Lexus will create its own performance division, called F, to rival with the M from BMW and AMG from Mercedes. The first car will be the IS-F, that will get under the hood a tuned version of the V8 from the LS600h. This new variant of the engine will have 425HP. The new IS-F will debut at the Detroit Auto Show with a price around 38,000 euro.

Hyundai HCD10 Hellion Concept


Hyundai Motor America has launched at the Los Angeles Auto Show the Hyundai HCD10 Hellion Concept car, a sporty 3-door crossover.

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Acura Sedan concept launched


The Acura “Advanced Sedan Concept” has made its debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Its got some nice retro looks while still remaining a modern car. More pics below.

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