Showing posts in the category of Brazil

Flood Swallows Up Bus in Brazil, Spits it Back out Again!


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Dirt roads built on unstable soil, with no consolidation underneath and no large trees nearby are very vulnerable in heavy rain situations. Entire roads can be swept away and vanish, or, like in this video from Brazil, they can turn into Swiss cheese…

Peugeot 2008 Is Now Made in Brazil Too


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Peugeot has started production of the 2008 crossover in Brazil, at the Porto Real plant. The French carmaker says the 2008 is the first car to illustrate its targeted product strategy at the global level.

Fiat Says Happy 450th Birthday Rio With Uno Special Edition


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To celebrate 450 years since the founding of Rio de Janeiro in March of 1565, Fiat is launching a special edition version of their Brazilian-built Uno.

Brazilian Biker's Road Rage Kick To Car Ends In Pain


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It's never a good idea to give in to road rage. Just stay cool no matter what, as in the end, it's always better to let it go and move on.

Did These Bikers Do The Right Thing Stopping Traffic On A Highway To Catch Runaway Dog?


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A group of bikers saved a dog's life, and possibly, the lives of other road users, when they stopped traffic to catch a scared canine that had previously jumped out of a car on a highway. The incident appears to have happened in Brazil.

Nissan Kicks Concept Given a Carnival Paint Scheme in Brazil


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The Nissan Kicks is obviously more than just a concept vehicle, otherwise the Japanese automaker wouldn’t have bothered giving it a new paint scheme. The Kicks previews a production model for the Brazilian market, and the reason for which the study has received a new livery is to pay homage to the world-famous Brazilian Carnival (February 13-18) and the GRES Academic Willow samba school.

Mercedes Breaks Ground on New Brazilian Plant, Will Build C-Class and GLA from 2016


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Mercedes-Benz continues the global expansion of its production facilities with a new plant in Iracemápolis, Brazil. It will start building C-Class and GLA models from 2016.

Toyota to Increase Production of Low-Cost Etios by 50 Percent


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Toyota has announced it will boost production of Etios models at its Sorocaba plant in Brazil from 74,000 units to 108,000 units a year, accounting for an increase of about 50 percent.

Nissan to Build New 76HP 3-Cylinder Petrol Engine in Brazil


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Nissan will build a new three-cylinder petrol engine at its powertrain plant located at its Resende Industrial Complex in Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil.

Darling, I Shrunk the Porsche 928 – the Brazilian Way


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There’s nothing wrong with your screen’s resolution, nor is this a Porsche enthusiast’s Photoshop attempt. The car you’re looking at is a bonna-fide mini replica of the 928 – with a twist.

Jaguar Land Rover Will Kick Off Brazilian Production With Discovery Sport


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The British are about to get more Brazilian with the newly introduced Land Rover Discovery Sport leading the charge.

Ford EcoSport Gets a Raptor-Like Edition at Sao Paulo Show


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Ford is showcasing the customization potential of the EcoSport SUV at the Sao Paulo Auto Show with three concept cars created by the company’s South American design team.

Jeep Renegade Launches in Brazil with 2.0L Diesel, Will the US Get it Too?


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The 2015 Jeep Renegade made its Latin American debut at the 2014 Sao Paulo Auto Show, with the small SUV to be produced in Brazil for local markets.

Troller Unveils Two T4-Based Concepts at the Sao Paulo Auto Show


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Ford-owned Troller has unveiled two special versions of the T4 off-roader at the Sao Paulo Auto Show, the T4 Off-Road and T4 Rescue concepts.

This Has to be the Selfie of the Day


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Would you believe that this is the facial expression of someone who just witnessed a speeding long-boarder tumble over and crash head first onto the road?

Hyundai's HB20 R-Spec Concept Hints at New Sports Series


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For the 2014 Sao Paulo Motor Show, Hyundai prepped a sported-up concept of its locally made HB20 supermini with the R-Spec moniker.

Citroën C3 Aircross Lunar Concept Revealed in Brazil


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You may or may not be aware that Citroën sells a crossover version of the C3 Picasso in Brazil called C3 Aircross.

Chevy's Four Concept Cars for Sao Paulo Show May Preview Production Versions


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At the Sao Paulo Auto Show in Brazil Chevrolet introduced four concept cars which may or may not reach production.

Honda's New HR-V Makes its Brazilian Debut with 1.8L Flex-Fuel Engine


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Brazil is the next major market to welcome Honda's new HR-V small crossover that was revealed today at the Sao Paulo Motor Show.

FCC4 Concept is Fiat's Idea of a…Four-Door Pickup Truck Coupe Crossover


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Fiat is trying to either impress or confuse visitors at the Sao Paulo Motor Show in Brazil with its new FCC4 Concept model.