There are so many reviews out there listing the hottest new cars to buy, but let’s face it in this economic climate not everyone has the luxury of splashing out on a brand new car. Tesco Cars U.K. have compiled a list of the best 100 used cars to buy. Their results are based on the cars running costs, their reliability, depreciation and overall customer (more…)
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If you like auctions and you are looking for a second hand car a little different for 2011, well then this used hydro-car is just the thing for you. It’s currently on auction on eBay for a staggering €594,051 but I’m sure if you bid lower you could get yourself a bargain.
The hydro-car also known as the Dobbertin was created by Rick Dobbertin and it took him over 19,000 hours to make in a nine year period. But be warned that this car is not the most ideal car for getting around the city, and the creator will be the first to tell you that “If your looking for a daily driver – this isn’t it” .
The engine comes from a Chevrolet and holds 750bhp, but it needs every bit of power it has as it weights a massive 4tons. It certainly isn’t the quickest car on land but it can reach speeds of (more…)
A new car made of BamBoo that has an inflatable roof which changes colour depending on the mood of the occupants, ridiculous or impossible either way it has been done.
Swiss motor company Rinspeed have revealed their latest concept car, the BamBoo. This new car will be fully launched in March at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show.
The Swiss motor company compare the new car to a golf cart but claims the car gives off the spirit of the South of France and St. Tropez in the 1970’s.
A couple of years ago if someone asked you to describe an electric car you would probably have described a hairdryer on four wheels. Well today this image has well and truly changed with some of the major car manufactures designing high powered electric cars.
ESB have launched a website to create awareness amongst people about ecars and also lists every EV plug around Ireland where you can charge your car. The ESB ecars website is to roll out the ecar charging infrastructure and systems to support the introduction and demand for ecars (more…)
Happy birthday darling, here’s a Bugatti Veyron. Well I’m sure it went something like that when Beyonce Knowles gave her husband Jay-Z a Bugatti Veyron for his 41st birthday.
This amazing new car is worth a staggering $1.3 million. Beyonce put in the order for the car nearly a year ago to make sure she had the car in time for his birthday.
The Bugatti broke the Guinness World land speed record to be named the fastest road car in the world. The top speed reached was 267mph,
The Veyron can go from 0-60 in 2.5 seconds and from 0-189mph in just over 14 seconds. Some other celebrities seeing driving this pricey sports car are Tom Cruise and Simon Cowell.
The guys at Project Kahn have done it again this time with the new 2010 Range Rover Sport Supercharged RS600. The designers have put more of the focus on the owner and the breathtaking changes include a 10 piece body kit complete with a sports exhaust and colour code.
The interior has been dramatically changed with the in the introduction of quilted leather to the front and rear seats, dashboard and glovebox. The theme Project Kahn get across is utter comfort and luxury.
The RS600 is fitted with a super sound (more…)
To mark the 10th anniversary of the Toyota Prius, Toyota’s designers have come up a more sporty looking model to celebrate the hybrids 10th year in production.
The anniversary model will be limited to 1,000 units across the U.K. (if your interested in one contact Toyota Ireland) the limited edition model comes with a slick body kit, 17-inch alloy wheels and rear dark-tinted privacy glass. The interior is all black leather upholstery embossed with a nice finishing touch of a 10th anniversary logo. (more…)
Bosch over the last two decades has made itself the market leader in ultrasonic sensors for motor vehicles. Following on from their design of the “parking assistant” which has became standard in most new cars around since 2006 have moved their technology forward to produce what they call the “side view assist” SVA. The SVA is designed to help car drivers when changing lanes by warning them of any dangers that may be in their ” blindspot”.
The technology works by registering objects that are three metres to the side and diagonally to the rear of a vehicle. It does this by using (more…)