Showing posts in the category of Diesel

Mazda6 Diesel Sets New 221km/h Avg. Speed Record at 24-Hour Run [w/Videos]


Read more

While the US market has to wait another year for the Mazda6 diesel, in Europe the Japanese sedan is breaking speed records.

Land Rover May Build Diesel-Powered High-Performance Discovery Sport Variant


Read more

Land Rover is reportedly considering a high-performance version of the new Discovery Sport to rival models like the Audi SQ5.

Land Rover Could Finally Bring A Diesel To The U.S.


Read more

Jaguar has already announced its 2017 XE sedan would be available with a diesel engine for the U.S. market, so it comes as no surprise Land Rovers may get one here, too.

Next Skoda Superb Could Debut at Geneva 2015


Read more

If you’re into big sedans that offer space and quality above all else, then you should get excited for the upcoming Skoda Superb.

Not only is it going to (hopefully) draw its styling inspiration from the stylish Vision C concept, but it will also be underpinned by the same version of the MQB platform as recently unveiled VW Passat.

245HP Porsche Macan Diesel to Arrive in the US in Late 2015


Read more

With rivals like BMW and Audi already offering diesel-powered SUVs in the United States, Porsche is reportedly planning to bring the Macan S Diesel stateside about a year from now.

Review Finds New BMW X6 is Still Hater Friendly


Read more

The BMW X6 is admittedly a car lots of people love to hate. Some disapprove of its lack of practicality, visibility and space, while others frown upon its neither coupe nor SUV styling, even though underneath it’s always been a competent driving machine.

Toyota Invents Sports Utility Cruiser Segment with 520PS Ponam-31 Boat [w/Video]


Read more

Collaborations between automakers and boat manufacturers are not new, but for Toyota such a move would be pointless, since the Japanese company has been building boats since 1997.

New 240PS VW Passat 2.0 TDI Proves it Packs a Strong Punch


Read more

Numbers are rarely impressive in mainstream cars these days, but extracting 240 PS (237 hp) from a two-liter diesel engine is.

It’s a real achievement in the sector, and when powering the new (lighter) VW Passat, it promises a 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) sprint time of 6.1 seconds; top speed is 240 km/h (239 149mph).

VW Pondering Golf GTD R Extra Hot and Spicy Diesel


Read more

After reporting that VW had several hot R models on the way, Australia’s Motoring does one better and announces that there may even be a spiced up Golf GTD (pictured) variant in there somewhere…

Mercedes’ Indestructible W124 Turns 30 This Year


Read more

Launched in November 1984, the Mercedes-Benz W124, the model that inaugurated the E-Class moniker in 1993, is nearing its 30th anniversary, a fact that many cars from this series appear to ignore.

The Wait for the All-New Ford Mondeo is Over [New Photos]


Read more

While the fact that the new Ford Mondeo is a rebadged Fusion may detract somewhat from its originality factor, it’s not like the Europeans are getting an American car…

VW Details All-New Passat’s Engines and Equipment [115 Photos]


Read more

Volkswagen has released new details and a huge photo gallery of the eighth generation Passat, which debuted at the Paris Auto Show last week.

New Dacia Duster Pick-Up Is Real, but Only for Fleet Use


Read more

Following this summer’s spy photos, Dacia has officially unveiled the Duster Pick-Up in Romania together with local coachbuilder Romturingia, the company responsible for the assembly.

Chrysler to Double Production of Diesel-Powered Ram 1500 Pickup Truck


Read more

US buyers have been warming up to diesel engines lately and Chrysler is seeing that in the strong demand for its diesel-powered light-duty Ram pickup trucks.

Peugeot Heats Up 308 with New GT, But is it Warm Enough? [88 Photos]


Read more

Peugeot descended at the Paris Auto Show with the new 308 GT sports models available with both diesel and petrol engines in sedan and estate body styles.

New Ford Edge Debuts in Paris with a Pair of Diesel Engines


Read more

Paris marks the European motor show debut of Ford's new generation Edge crossover that will go on sale next year exclusively with a pair of fuel-efficient diesel units.

VW Golf Alltrack Shows Off Plastic Cladding in Paris


Read more

If you want a slightly taller VW compact hatch-based estate you have three ways to go: Skoda Octavia Scout, SEAT Leon X-Perience (still sounds ridiculous...) or the Golf Alltrack. The latter has just debuted at the 2014 Paris auto show alongside its Spanish sibling.

Kia's Optima T-Hybrid Bolts an Electrical Supercharger on Turbo Diesel Engine


Read more

Korea's Kia is showcasing a new diesel-electric powertrain on the Optima T-Hybrid Concept at the 2014 Paris Auto Show.

Facelifted Infiniti Q70 Arrives in Paris with New Diesel Lump


Read more

Infiniti's Q70 sedan made its Paris Auto Show debut with refreshed styling and a new diesel engine.

Honda Confirms 1.5L Petrol and 1.6L Diesel Engines for European HR-V


Read more

When the new Honda HR-V lands in European showrooms in the beginning of next summer, buyers will be able to choose between 1.5-liter petrol and 1.6-liter diesel engines, the automaker announced.