Archive for August, 2009

Direct Injection Technology: What Is It?

August 13th, 2009

ecoboostaction_06While I know a lot about cars – there was one technology that I did not particularly understand.  That technology is the direct injection technology.  This is an exciting new technology that truly allows car-lovers to have all of their cake along with their ice cream.  The great thing about this particular technology is that it actually improves fuel efficiency while increasing horsepower.

Increasing horsepower is something that automakers have been trying to do for years and years and now – direct injection is what can do it.  That is why so many automakers are embracing this incredible technology full-force.  To be honest, I think that every single new sports car’s engine actually contains this particular technology – and if it doesn’t, it will soon enough.

Direct injection technology is something that is so awesome – it increases fuel efficiency, produces lower emissions and gives off more power.  What could be better – seriously?

C8 Aileron Spyder: It’s One Sexy Car!

August 7th, 2009

C8 Aileron Spyder Cars in this day and age are not something that is just to drive – they are something that are fashionable, beautiful and truly make the person that you are.  That is exactly what the C8 Aileron Spyder can do for you!

This car is honestly something that is so fashion forward and so beautiful, I think that it truly does surpass every other car on the market.  The frameless windshield is the first thing that I noticed about this beautiful car as the frame would have interrupted the overall flow of the body.

This car is obviously a convertible however, it is one of the only convertibles that is so fast and so sheer that I would love to drive it – the 400+ HP and 4.2-liter engine is something that is flawless and you add in the six-speed manual?  You got yourself one hell of a car!

Details on new Opel Astra Sports Hatch unveiled

August 3rd, 2009

The attention of the auto world can now veer away from the basic 5-door hatchback Opel Astra which has been all over the internet since its debut. Car lovers and industry insiders are hinting of an eye-catching Cabrio and a functional Wagon. There are also reports that Opel is coming up with a three-door hatch which will be as sporty as it can get.

According to Malcolm Ward, the chief designer of Astra, the new sports hatch will be more aggressively stylish against its five-door sibling. The Astra sports hatch will be due to roll out on 2011 and is expected to have a rakish looks with a lower profile than its current version.

There will also be an OPC variant which is a high performance spawn from the platform. Details have never been revealed yet by the Opel Performance Center which is a division specifically tasked to tune and tweak the Opel brands to upgrade their looks and performance.

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