The Mazda CX-9 Full-Size Crossover SUV Combining Upscale Features And Value 2011

The price range for a Mazda CX-7 is around $34,655. The CX-7 Grand Touring edition includes many additional features and accessory options like a moon roof, leather interior, and satellite radio package. Available in three trims, Sport, Touring and Grand Touring, the Sport version is the least expensive, yet still delivers on features and overall quality. The available all-wheel drive creates a noticeably smooth and stable ride.

The CX-7 provides excellent steering and handling for ultimate driving experience. The blind spot monitoring system keeps the vehicle from getting too close to other vehicles, pedestrians, and curbs. Roll stability analyzes vehicle body roll rate and wheel speed to apply momentary torque reduction to keep the vehicle from rolling. Some of the safety features include anti-lock brakes, traction control, and roll stability control.

It also received a solid four star ranking for rollover stability and safety. The model received five out of five stars for front and side impact performance. The 2011 Mazda CX-7 is also a fun and comfortable vehicle with many built-in safety features. It comes standard with a six-speed automatic transmission complete with overdrive. Typical gas mileage is 16 mpg in the city and 22 mpg on the highway.

The CX-7 comes standard with a 3.7 liter and 270 hp V6 engine. The CX-7 features seven passenger seating and is available in three different trims, in either front or all wheel drive. The 2011 Mazda CX-7 is a full size crossover that combines the driving ease of an automobile with the functionality and sleek appearance of a sport utility vehicle.

The 2011 Mazda CX-9 is the Newest Full-Size SUV

Drivers can expect to see 16 miles per gallon in the city, and 22 miles per Gas mileage is certainly impressive for a vehicle of its size. Its 270 foot pounds directly contribute to its 2000 pound useful towing capacity, and ensure that the driver has more than enough oomph to get up any hill that might stand in his or her way. This lower torque peak is essential for its excellent towing ability.

This engine, in typical Mazda fashion, is a high-revving type; peak horsepower is reached at 6250 RPM, with peak torque found at a lower 4250 RPM. The 3.7 liter V6 also comes with a very respectable 270 foot pounds of torque, ensuring that the weight of the vehicle itself won't compromise its passing ability. The V6's horsepower is more than enough to get the 4400 pound SUV to scoot around in traffic; most customers find that their favorite feature is the fact that the hefty Japanese SUV will get up and go when they need it to. Powered by a strong 3.7 liter V6, the CX-9 sees 273 horsepower sent to its front wheels, making it considerably more powerful than most SUVs in its class for the price. Mazda has been known for its unwavering reliability, and the CX-9 is no exception. This is an SUV that will carry you, your family, and all of your gear swiftly and competently.

The 2011 Mazda CX-9 is the newest full-size SUV offering from Mazda, and has been lauded by reviewers and customers alike for its comfort, style, and available options.

The 2010 Mazda CX-7 Comes With Turbocharged 2.3 Liter Engine

The new 2.5-liter engine is preferred by many who are looking to save of fuel Prior to the 2011 Mazda CX-7, the only engine option available was the turbocharged engine. If all wheel drive is selected, then fuel efficiency will decline by 5% to 10%. Both engine options comes standard with two wheel drive, but either can be upgraded to all wheel drive. The turbocharged engine produces and EPA estimated 18 miles per gallon in the city and 25 miles per gallon on the highway.

The turbocharged engine gets much better performance than the 2.5-liter option. When the turbocharged engine is selected, the SUV is upgraded to a six speed automatic transmission. The second engine option for the 2011 automobile is a turbocharged 2.3-liter, four cylinder engine. While performance is not too impressive, the new 2.5-liter engine gets 20 miles per gallon in the city and 28 miles per gallon on the highway, as estimated by the Environmental Protection Agency.

The 2.5-liter engine generates 161 horsepower when it is coupled with the standard five-speed automatic transmission. For a crossover SUV, the 2.5-liter engine does not get very good performance. The first engine option is a 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine which comes as standard in all trims. The 2011 Mazda CX-7 comes with two engine options.

The vehicle was Mazda's first SUV produced since the Navajo, which was discontinued after the 1994 model year. The CX-7 was first introduced with the 2011 model year. The Mazda CX-7 is a mid size, crossover sports utility vehicle, produced and sold by the Japanese based Mazda Motor Corporation.

Top 5 Sexiest Small Cars For 2011

But what I really like about it are it's looks. This promises to be a real peppy, 5 seat SUV. The Juke will come in a two wheel drive and a four wheel drive version. It is totally cool looking and will definitely set you apart from the guy who drives say the Honda Element or the Toyota RAV 4. It is like a mini SUV on steroids.

2011 Nissan Juke I love the way this thing looks. But I have to keep the list short, so in no particular order, here are my choices for the 5 sexiest small cars of 2011. There are some really terrific compact models due out and many of them are awesome. There are no shortage of contenders.

With that said, I've decided to put a list together of what I think are the sexiest new small cars coming out this coming year. Generation Y seems to be the target market for car makers coming out with new small models. This is the area which has the most promise as far as growth is concerned for the auto industry. Some of the most exciting new offerings are in the compact/affordable car market.

In the coming year, there are a number of new models coming out. The cars we drive say as much about us as the clothes we wear and the jobs we keep. In many ways, they define our personality. For us Americans, cars are an extension of our personalities. Here in the good ole USA, our cars are more than just transportation.

Nissan Juke Genève 2011

There have been more than 1000 jobs created due to the production of the Juke and it is estimated that a further 2011 jobs will be created across Nissan in general as a result of the production of this model.

The Juke is being produced in Sunderland on the old Nissan Micra line and has already received over 1,200 advanced orders. The Nissan Juke has really caught on with its innovative style and concept and looks like it will get off to a flying start.

Nissan Juke Le Nissan Juke, Mi-SUV 2011

Alloy wheels, six airbags, The OTR basic model comes in at 12,795 and you will find that there are still a lot of extras as standard, even at the entry level. You can accelerate from zero to 60mph in less than 8.5 seconds and the car offers you 37.5mpg but does produce around 175g/km of CO2. Nissan have fitted the Juke with a punchy 1.6 litre engine and with its 4X4 wheel drive it provides an excellent and agile performance.

The mid-range models come equipped with the Nissan Dynamic Control Centre with push button technology and a touch screen that aims to make car entertainment as convenient as possible. As visually appealing as the outside is, the interior is an example of understated elegance; its innovative central console and stylish interior. Very busy, lost of curves and accents and has a feel of the vintage car about it. The Juke is a compact version of the Qashqai, already the fifth most popular car in the UK but it has a particular quirkiness to its design.

There have been more than 1000 jobs created due to the production of the Juke and it is estimated that a further 2000 jobs will be created across Nissan in general as a result of the production of this model. The Juke is being produced in Sunderland on the old Nissan Micra line and has already received over 1,200 advanced orders. The Nissan Juke has really caught on with its innovative style and concept and looks like it will get off to a flying start.
The system has three modes: Normal, Sport and S-Sport, Shifting of the TC-SST is controlled by alloy paddles on the steering wheel or the gear shift lever when in manual mode, and by the engine computer in automatic mode. The S-AWC system can be set for three different road surfaces: tarmac (standard), ice and gravel The Twin Clutch SST on the MR appears similar to Audi/VW's DSG system; even and odd gears are on separate clutches for rapid fire shifting and no torque loss between gears. The biggest difference over the outgoing car is the large number of yaw sensors included in the system, all designed to keep the Evo X on its intended path. The S-AWC system, which regulates torque and braking at each wheel includes a bevy of acronyms: ASC (Active Stability Control), ACD (Active Center Differential), AYC (Active Yaw Control) and Sport ABS, an ABS system designed for aggressive driving. Both trim levels feature the new all aluminum 2.0 liter turbocharged four cylinder MIVEC4 motor producing 295 horsepower and 300 pound feet of torque and Super All Wheel Control (S-AWC) drive system. The upgraded MR includes Mitsubishi's new Twin Clutch Sportronic Shift Transmission (TC-SST), Eibach springs and Bilstein shock absorbers, lightweight brake rotors and BBS forged alloy wheels, and extra sound insulation, as well as optional navigation, upgraded audio with Sirius Satellite reception, and leather seats. The entry level GSR is offered with a five-speed manual transmission, Recaro Sport seats and Enkei wheels, as well as optional spoiler, HID headlights, and upgraded sound system. The Evo X is offered in two trim levels.

2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X Sport

Pricing won't be announced until next month, but expect the SE to carry a sticker of around $35,800 undercutting the standard MR by around $3,000 and a little less than a $2,000 premium over a comparable GSR. Inside, cloth Recaros come standard our preferred choice compared to the MR's leather lined thrones. On the outside, it's a predictable blend of GSR and MR kit, including a GSR front fascia and black vents, along with an MR rear diffuser and upgraded Bilstein shocks. The Evo X SE packs the same TC-SST transmission as its 335i-challenging sibling, complete with three driving modes . Normal, Sport and Super-Sport channeling all 291 horsepower and 300 pound feet of torque to its S-AWC all wheel drive system.

If you're hankering for a dual-clutch equipped Mitusbishi Lancer Evolution X, but can't manage to shell out the $40,000 or so for the top of the line MR, Mitsubishi will begin offering the next best thing later this year.

2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X SE Preview

The potent four cylinder turbo remains unchanged, which means peak output stands at 291 horsepower and 300 pound feet of torque, and the S-AWC all wheel drive system remains as well. Special SE badging is littered around the cabin. Inside, cost cutting sees heated cloth Recaro seats fitted as standard and the navigation system made optional.

On the outside the car is fitted with the base model GSR’s front cowling, wheels and blacked out side vents. Other key performance components carried over from the top of the line MR edition to the SE include the high performance suspension package that employs Eibach springs and Bilstein shock absorbers, xenon headlights, two piece Brembo front brake rotors and also the MR’s lip spoiler. This price puts it somewhere between the standard GSR and upmarket MR but most importantly it also includes Mitsubishi’s brilliant TC-SST dual clutch transmission and all three driving modes. Normal, Sport and Super. Sport despite being almost $3,000 cheaper than the MR. The new 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X SE (Special Edition) goes on sale this September, priced from $36,445 (including a $745 destination charge). Hopping into a dual clutch equipped Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X (like the one found in the 2010 MR Touring we reviewed) has just been made a little easier thanks to the introduction of a new member to Mitsubishi's performance sedan family.

2011 Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid Concept

This car can be either two or four wheel drive, have plug-in electric or gasoline power, come with an open top or a fixed roof, and be either a racer or a Potential variations include a 918 coupe, an electric 918, and a 918 RS/RSR. X1 is the code name of the 918 Spyder, which is only one version of many. And it reflects the legacy of Ferry Porsche, who was convinced that sports cars would never go out of fashion. XG10 stands for X1, Geneva 2010. This is a trendsetting and sustainable premium product that uses the issue of social acceptability to its advantage.

XG10 promises total driving pleasure and a clear conscience. The strategic aim is to demonstrate that even a supercar can be environmentally friendly. We will definitely bring some blank sales contracts to the Geneva show, but it’s too early to talk pricing, production volumes, and timing. Are we going to build it?

At the same time, it averages 78 mpg [on the EU driving cycle] when driven gently. Says Wolfgang Dürheimer, board member in charge of R and D: This car can lap the Nürburgring faster than the Carrera GT. And what a supercar it is going to be: in addition to the normally aspirated, high-revving, 3.4-liter V-8 good for more than 495 hp, the striking 918 Spyder has three electric motors onboard that add another 215 hp to the tally. Officially it’s only a concept, but there’s no doubt that project XG10 or the 918 Spyder concept will pave the way for the next Porsche supercar.

Porsche 918 Spyder 2011

In the Chassis materials include carbon fiber reinforced plastic and magnesium and aluminium for a lower weight. Batteries also recharge while braking, using KERS, and while coasting. The V8 engine is a version of the 3,4 liter one which is included in the RS Spyder racecars. The new two-seated 918 Spyder model consists of a hybrid plug-in system, with a V8 engine that operates with the aid of air cooled lithium ion batteries, generating over 500 hp, at a maximum of 9,200 rpm, and 2 electric motors, placed on the two axes, with a maximum power of 218 hp (160 kW). This trio of the new Cayenne S Hybrid, the 911 GT3 R Hybrid and the 918 Spyder Hybrid concept, demonstrates not just the qualities of this new technology, but also Porsche's innovative power, as a pioneering force in hybrid propulsion systems. Porsche 918 is one of the three hybrid propulsion models which have been revealed at the Geneva Motor Show. More than that, it scored a less than 7:30 minutes record on the Nurburgring track, outranking the Porsche Carrera GT - the pinnacle of the German company's series. Also, weighing only 3,285 (1,490 kg), the prototype offers supercar performances such as: accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3,2 seconds and a maximum speed of 62 mph (320 km/h). Its fuel consumption is about 78 mpg. The new Porsche 918 Spyder concept synthesizes racing abilities and electric mobility, offering an amazing suite of qualities: emission levels of about 70g CO2 per kilometer, when utilizing an average of 3 liters/100 kilometers.

New Porsche Concept Car 2011

The chassis is made from CFP (Carbon fiber reinforced Yet, it does an incredible 78mpg, driven the right way, plus the emissions level sit at just 70 grams of CO2 per kilometre. It produces more than 500 brake horse power with engine revs of up to 9200 rpm. This sports car is a high revving V-8 related, 3.4 litre racing car. The liquid cooled lithium ion battery pack sits behind the cockpit and can be ideally charged at home or by brake regeneration.

The drive to the front wheels is purely electric via a fixed ratio. The 918 Spyder has electric motors at the front and rear axles. So, how can a car have all this power and claim to be green? Nought to Sixty in less than 3.2 seconds with a top speed of 198mph and it happens to be faster than the Carrera GT, as proven by successfully finishing the Nurburgring lap in less than 7 minutes 30 seconds. Remarkably impressive when looked at.

It certainly looks mean, but what are the stats like? Unveiled on the eve of the famous Geneva Auto Show, the Stuttgart based company, Porsche, lifted the lid on their new concept car which happens to be a mid engine, two seater sports cars with hybrid and electric drive technology. Let's take a closer look. Well, that's exactly what Porsche are proposing with their latest concept car: the Porsche 918 Spyder.

Who would have thought that you could have a mean looking, fast racing, good looking sports car that also has impressive green credentials?

2011 Bentley Continental GTC/GTC Speed 80-11 Editions First Look

Pricing for the 2011 Bentley Continental GTC 80-11 will open at $220,545 while the 2011 Bentley Continental GTC The first of these distinctive Bentley Continental convertible models is set to arrive at dealers in the fall. But in place of the GTC 80-11's white contrast stitching/piping and bright engine turned aluminum dash the GTC Speed 80-11 sports red accents and a dark finish dash. Both models share special Piano Black veneer accents, drilled aluminum sport pedals, special. 80-11 Edition, signature doorsill/console badging and supple Beluga leather upholstery. Interior differentiations are equally understated.

Both cars also feature Union Jack badges on their front fenders, a Dark Grey Metallic soft top and the hand crafted Mulliner alloy fuel filler cap. Opting for the hotter 600-horse 2011 Bentley Continental GTC Speed 80-11 brings a set of Supersports spec 20-inch wheels, here finished with a special dark tint and red brake calipers. Setting off the 552-horsepower 2011 Bentley Continental GTC 80-11 are new 20-inch, 14-spoke alloy diamond polished wheels with unique black center caps featuring the maker's distinctive . B, emblem. Presented for the first time at Pebble Beach and designated after the number of each that will be built and their model year, these 80-11 Editions retain the same 6.0-liter W12 twin turbo engines found in their standard counterparts but add unique cosmetic touches, including the introduction of a new and exclusive. Midnight, exterior color. For the well heeled who simply don't find sufficient exclusivity in the likes of a , regular. Bentley Continental GTC, the automaker has created a pair of even rarer U.S. Only variations, the 2011 Bentley Continental GTC/GTC Speed 80-11 Editions.

2011 Bentley Continental GTC 80-11 and GTC Speed 80-11 Priced

Anita Lienert, Correspondent Inside Line says: Two tantalizing Bentley limited edition models with hefty price tags. The GTC Speed model also uses the same powertrain tweaked to 600 hp and 553 lb ft of torque. The GTC is equipped with a twin turbo 6.0-liter W12 engine that produces 552 horsepower and 479 pound feet of torque. Drilled alloy sport pedals are standard on both models.

The aluminum dashboard has a bright finish in the GTC and a sportier dark finish for the GTC Speed. Cabin details include Beluga leather with contrast stitching. The two limited-edition models also get a special exterior color dubbed. Midnight, paired with a. Dark Grey Metallic, soft top. Both cars give a nod to Bentley's British heritage with Union Jack brightware badges featured on the front fenders, said Bentley in a statement. The GTC Speed 80-11 gets 20-inch wheels.

The GTC 80-11 features new 20-inch 14-spoke alloy diamond wheels with black center caps with the. B, emblem. Bentley said it is building only 80 examples of each convertible in 2011. The two special models were unveiled here during the 60th Annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. Prices include a $3,000 gas-guzzler tax and a $2,595 destination charge.

Showrooms this fall. The 2011 Bentley Continental GTC 80-11 will start at $220,545 and the 2011 Bentley Continental GTC Speed 80-11 will start at $247,545 when the two special models arrive in U.S.

Bentley Continental GTC Speed 2011

Both the 80-11 Edition Continental GTC and the 80-11 Edition Continental GTC Speed will be available from Bentley dealers this fall. Finally, in addition to unique, 80-11 Edition, badging, the two vehicles will feature drilled alloy foot pedals. Additionally, the dropheads will feature piano black veneers along with an aluminum dash (though the GTC Speed will have a darker finish). In addition, while customers will still be able to select from amongst Bentley’s vast array of color choices, both cars will also be available in a new color called. Midnight. On the inside, both the GTC and the GTC Speed 80-11 will feature a Beluga interior with contrasted stitching, piping, and Bentley emblems (white on the GTC and red on the GTC Speed). Both convertibles will feature different 20-inch rims, with the GTC sporting a new 14-spoke alloy, diamond, (code for silver) look and the more powerful GTC Speed wearing the wheels from the Continental Supersports, but finished in a darker tint partially covering the red brake calipers underneath. The 80-11 models, so named as there will only be 80 examples built of each vehicle in 2011, are basically specialized trim packages that will only be made available to North American consumers. Well, now it’s North America’s turn, as Bentley has just announced limited edition versions of both the 2011 Continental GTC and the 2011 Continental GTC Speed. Every year we hear about exclusive editions of luxury cars being released for only select markets usually China, Europe, or the United Arab Emirates.