Aqua/Prius C Launched In Japan


The Aqua hatchback, known as the Prius C in international markets has recently been launched by Toyota in Japan.

Amazingly, the model has a fuel efficiency of 35.4 km/L (83.3 mpg US; 2.8L/ 100km). A combined motor and engine output of 100 PS (98 bhp / 73 kW), Aqua has a 1.5-litre Toyota Hybrid System II (THS II). Another characteristic of this model is a cooled Exhaust-Gas Recirculation system and a battery powered water pump. The water pump, unlike other traditional designs, reduces friction on the engine and allows precise control of coolant flow.

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Warranty Direct Survey-Honda

According to a recent survey conducted by Warranty Direct, In the UK, it seems that Honda responsible for making vehicles that are the most pothole proof and therefore less susceptible to any damage that may be caused by potholes on the roads.

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Kia GT -Gallery

According to various rumours, it seems that Kia was planning to build a production version of its GT concept but a news report has mentioned that the new car model might be available in both wagon and coupe variants.

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The Rav4 EV 2012

Toyota has teamed up with Tesla to help develop the electric Rav4, first revealed at the Los Angeles Motor Show back in 2010. Being paid $100 million dollars by the Japanese auto manufacturer, Tesla is going to supply the battery pack, e-motor and power electronics for the new Tesla/Toyota SUV.

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Audi A1 Quattro

 

A high-performance version of the German Automaker’s subcompact hatch, the Limited Edition 252-hp A1 Quattro was announced by Audi to be introduced quite soon.

 

“the A1 Quattro comes equipped with the automaker’s legendary all-wheel-drive system, with power provided by the same 2.0-liter turbocharged and direct-injected four-cylinder used in the S3. The reworked mill puts out 252 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 258 pound-feet of torque from 2,500 to 4,500 rpm – a boost of more than 70 hp and 74 lb-ft over the standard 1.4-liter A1.”

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The 2013 Chevrolet Impala

The 2013 Chevrolet Impala has recently been spotted during a driving test, “wearing” a camouflage. Being based on the long-wheelbase version of the Epsilon 2 platform, it seems that the new car is set to be powered by a choice of either GM’s 3.6-litre V6 or its recently revealed 270-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder.

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