The price for the third car in the Scion line up was announced Friday by Toyota. The car, a five door “urban subcompact” is powered by a 1.8 liter four with dual variable valve timing technology – the first time this has been implemented on a Toyota-built vehicle – producing 128 hp. Transmission choices are either five speed manual or four speed automatic. The car is EPA certified as a Low Emission Vehicle and has economy ratings of 27 city and 33 highway (1 mpg lower for the automatic). (...) > Full story
Is true that the original Type 65 Coupe has been limited to only six units. And even if the car never entered production, the Type 65 made history in 1965 when it won the FIA Championship for America. But the fact that there were only 6 units and the car never entered production, this is not a reason for all the car’s lovers to own a Type 65. Not an original one, but a kit car made by Factory Five.
Toyota announced the pricing for the 2008 Corolla compact sedan and 2008 Corolla Matrix crossover utility vehicle. Both models will be available on showrooms starting this month.
Corolla is the world’s best-selling car with more than 30 million sold units over four decades. In the U.S., Corolla continues to lead sales in its segment and recently set an all-time best-ever month in May 2007. Corolla and Corolla Matrix pricing:
CE (Manual) - $14,405 CE (Automatic) - (...) > Full story
If you intend to buy a car, but you don’t have enough money for an Enzo or a Veyron, then you should know that you can buy really nice car under $18.000. Is true you won’t be able to run with 200 mph, but is good to know which are the best car to buy in your budget.
In choosing the elite 10 Coolest Cars under $18,000, kbb.com used the same combination of objective and subjective criteria that many consumers use in examining this category. Safety, fuel economy, environmental impact, (...) > Full story
Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced today that the Volkswagen Rabbit was recognized as one of the “Top 10 Coolest New Cars Under $18,000” by Kelley Blue Book (www.kbb.com), a top-rated web site providing vehicle pricing and information. The annual award acknowledges automakers for producing a vehicle with emphasis on performance, safety, environmental impact, fuel economy, styling and comfort. The models recognized as cool new cars under $18,000 are top-ranked in providing the consumer with (...) > Full story
Scion, of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., announced manufacturer’s suggested retail prices (MSRP) today for the all-new 2008 xB.
"Owner feedback was a tremendous asset in helping us build the second-generation xB," said Mark Templin, Scion vice president. "Scion created an xB that is larger and more powerful than the previous generation with a healthy dose of attitude."
The all-new xB is powered by a 2.4 L dual overhead-cam four-cylinder engine with Variable Valve (...) > Full story