Monthly Archives: June 2012
The all-new 2013 Nissan Altima is a competitive midsize sedan which displays a premium look. This fifth generation Nissan Altima has been completely redesigned for 2013. A stylish look, a quieter interior and new high-tech features were added on this new model. The 2013 Nissan Altima competes with Chevy Malibu, Ford Fusion, Toyota Camry and Subaru Legacy. Nissan Altima is the second best-selling car in the United States in 2011 and the new 2013 Altima is one of five all-new Nissan model set for introduction in the next months.
The new 2013 Nissan Altima comes only in a four-door sedan body style and has seven trim levels: four trims for Altima with 2.5-liter engine and three trim levels for Altima with 3.5-liter V6 engine. The trim levels are: base 2.5 (MSRP from $21,150), 2.5S ($22,500), 2.5 SV (at $24,100), 2.5 SL (from $ 28,050), 3.5 S (from $ 25,360), 3.5 SV (at $27,780) and 3.5 SL (starting at $30,080 MSRP).
The 2013 Nissan Altima base 2.5 comes with 16-inch steel wheels, keyless entry, keyless ignition, full power accesories, a 4-inch display screen, height-adjustable driver seat, four-speaker sound system with CD player and Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity.
The new 2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed will be unveiled this week at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the United Kingdom. The flagship performance model of Bentley, the Continental GT Speed is based on the latest version of the model, which has received a more powerful engine and a lower and stiffer suspension. The 2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed has also the modified steering settings and the chassis, compared to other Continental models. The distinctive design details of the 2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed include 21-inch unique Speed wheels, lower air intakes, dark-tinted matrix grille, and inside, the premium Mulliner Driving Specification trim as standard.
Like other Continental GTs, the 2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed features a permanent all-wheel-drive system with a Torsen center differential. The new close-ratio ZF eight-speed automatic transmission improves acceleration and fuel economy. “The new GT Speed, with its harder-edged, sportier character, reaffirms this pinnacle positioning and continues to broaden the worldwide appeal of the Continental coupe” said Wolfgang Dürheimer, Bentley’s chief executive.
The all-new 2013 GMC Terrain Denali will start at $35,350 MSRP and will on sale in August, this year. The exclusive Denali sub-brand of GMC means big business for General Motors. The Denali sub-brand sold more vehicles than all of Land Rover and Jaguar did in the U.S. Until now, the luxury Denali trim level has been offered on the Sierra, Yucon and Acadia models. Now, GMC Terrain has also entered in the luxurious Denali-branded family.
The 2013 GMC Terrain Denali edition comes with all the standard features found on the base Terrain and adds Denali-specific exterior and interior features. These include signature chrome grille, satin chrome accents, body color front and rear fascias, new headlamps and taillamp designs, leather-wrapped steering wheel with smoked mahogany wood accents, soft-touch instrument panel, Denali illuminated front still plates and more.
The Dodge Viper legacy lives on. 2013 SRT Viper is the new name of the new V10 monster introduced at NY Auto Show. Ralph Gilles, President and CEO of Chrysler’s Street and Racing Technology Brand said to the press: “Beyond being the flagship for the new SRT brand, the launch of the 2013 Viper proves that we simply would not let the performance icon of the Chrysler Group die”
Offered in two forms: a regular hardtop and GTS coupe, the fifth generation is lighter by some 100 lbs than its predecessor with the hood, roof, hatch, and door sills beeing now carbon fiber. The doors are aluminum, while the fenders and bumpers are reinforced plastic. It also features a better wight distribution and updated rear suspension and a 8.4-liter V10 engine under the hood. The new Viper V10 engine can produce 640 hp and torque a monster 600 lb-ft. It has the most torque of any naturally aspirated engine in a street legal production car. The viper have a new, ultra-high flow and lightweight composite intake manifold, high-strength forged pistons, sodium-filled exhaust valves, new catalysts to reduce back pressure and an aluminum flywheel that reduces reciprocating losses. Stability control is now mandated by law, so for the first time ever, it’s standard on the Viper.
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