Showing posts in the category of Diesel

Opel Corsa 1.3 CDTI ecoFlex with Easytronic 3.0 Averages 3.1 L/100 KM


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Opel has announced that the most fuel-efficient model of the new Corsa lineup has just become more economical. The Corsa 1.3 CDTI ecoFlex now averages just 3.1 l/100 km (75.8 mpg US or 91.1 mpg UK). Responsible for the reduction of 0.1 l/100 km is the new Easytronic 3.0 automated five-speed manual transmission, which is now available on the Corsa 1.3 CDTI ecoFlex.

VW Golf GTD Variant to Debut in Geneva, Priced from €31,975 in Germany


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We are starting to lose count of the number of VW Golf variants available on the market, but that doesn’t mean the brand’s most dynamic lineup will stop its expansion. On the contrary, for the upcoming Geneva Motor Show, VW has just announced the world premiere of the VW Golf GTD Variant.

An Animated Look at the Cummins 5-Liter V8 Diesel’s Two-Stage Turbo


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We love a well made and explicit animation that makes complex and difficult to understand processes seem simple. This is the case with the one featured here which shows off the inner workings of the new Cummins 5.0-liter V8 diesel, the engine that’s set to power the all-new Nissan Titan.

Prospective Pickup Customers Check Out Nissan's All-New 2016 Titan XD [w/Video]


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There has been a lot of expectation for Nissan’s all-new 2016 Titan pickup truck, and judging from people’s reactions to the new vehicle, the Japanese automaker has done quite a good job.

You Like Animations? Audi Q7 e-tron's Powertrain Digitally Dissected


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Audi's Q7 e-tron’s diesel-electric hybrid system is fairly conventional, but we can never say no to a nice animation detailing the way it works.

It also lists the various components that go into creating it, so if you’re a Chinese automaker looking to make your first hybrid, this is a good place to start – just don’t make it look the same or people will be in on it.

Opel Insignia and Mokka with “Whisper” Diesels Get Priced in Germany


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Opel has announced pricing in Germany for Mokka and Insignia models equipped with the new generation of CDTI diesel engines.

Ford Focus ST Diesel Estate "Battles" ST Petrol Hatch


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Ford of Europe really wants you to want one of its Focus ST estate diesels, a car that’s capable of keep the petrol-powered hatch behind it on a wet track – in the hands of Steve Sutcliffe, that is.

Honda Details Euro-Spec CR-V, 4WD Diesel Model Averages 4.9 L/100 KM [33 Photos]


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Honda has released full details and new photos of the European-spec CR-V SUV which goes on sale this spring. The refreshed model gets mild design updates, a new diesel engine and optional 9-speed automatic transmission, new safety and connectivity systems, as well as an enhanced suspension.

SsangYong Launches Tivoli SUV in Korea, Will Get 1.6L Diesel in Europe


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Following the first official images released last month, SsangYong has offered more information about the Tivoli small SUV ahead of its international launch at the Geneva Auto Show in March.

New Ram 1500 EcoDiesel HFE EPA-Certified at 29MPG Highway


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Ram has announced the launch of the 1500 EcoDiesel HFE pickup truck, which increases highway mileage to 29 mpg (8.1 l/100 km) compared to the standard 1500 EcoDiesel’s 28 mpg (8.4 l/100 km).

Hyundai’s Santa Cruz Crossover Truck Concept Is a Pickup for the Millennials


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Hyundai’s Santa Cruz Crossover Truck Concept unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show is the kind of pick-up truck the automaker believes the Millennials would buy. Why bother designing a truck for the Millennials? Well, they represent the second-largest population of car buyers, that’s why.

Nissan Debuts V8 Diesel-Powered 2016 Titan XD in Detroit


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After incessantly teasing the 2016 Titan with videos and photos, Nissan has finally revealed its all-new pickup at the Detroit auto show. Along with it, the manufacturer is also announcing the availability of a 5.0-liter Cummins V8 diesel engine that it says allows the model to “carve out a new class of full-size truck between current heavy-duty and light-duty offerings.”

2016 Range Rover and Range Rover Sport Get 254HP TD6 Diesel in the US


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The 2016 Range Rover Td6 and Range Rover Sport Td6 diesels for the US market are debuting at the Detroit Auto Show, promising a 32 percent improvement in combined fuel economy over supercharged V6 gasoline-powered models.

Next Dacia Duster Here in 2016, Reportedly with Seven Seat Option


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French publication Cardisiac says Dacia is getting ready for the 2016 reveal of its all-new Duster. It says the new model will bring some “high-risk” changes to the now familiar formula, the most important of which will be the addition of a three-row variant.

EVO Checks Out Unique Audi R18 E-Tron on Track


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As far as cool racing cars go, the Audi R18 e-tron is currently close to or at the top of the list. It looks, sounds and goes brilliantly well and it’s also proved very successful in its racing career, despite being an unusual approach to the whole Le Mans prototype challenge.

Honda Unveils Facelifted CR-V SUV for Europe


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Honda has released the first photos of the facelifted CR-V for Europe in production trim, following the CR-V prototype showcased at the Paris Auto Show in October.

5 Reasons Why the Audi RS5 TDI is Great


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Lately, we’ve been seeing cars get the presidential treatment from the media for basically having multiple personalities. But that’s because it's not enough anymore to just be good at one thing.

Mazda3 Takes on Equally Priced Audi A3 and BMW 1-Series


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There’s a very thin line between premium and mainstream offerings in the small and compact segments, and the following comparative review proves it.

Opel Starts Production of the New 170PS 2.0-Liter Diesel in Kaiserslautern


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Opel’s engine manufacturing plant in Kaiserslautern, Germany, has begun producing the new 2.0-liter diesel engine that debuted at this year’s Paris Auto Show.

1977 Mercedes-Benz 300D Looks Fantastic, Seller Claims it Only Has 41K Miles


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The Mercedes-Benz W123 series was one of the most successful model lines in the history of the brand, with almost 2.7 million units built between 1976 and 1985, when it was replaced by the W124.