station wagon

station wagon

  A Station Wagon is a car body style similar to a sedan car but with an extended rear cargo area.

Subaru Australia today unveiled the 2008 Liberty GT STI. The Liberty GT STI is powered by the 2.5-litre Boxer engine that develops 260 hp at 6000 rpm and 258 lbs-ft of torque at 2800 rpm.

Subaru Liberty GT STI

The 2008 Subaru Liberty GT STI features an STI tuned sports suspension and an STI aerodynamics package, ENKEI lightweight multi-spoke 18" alloy wheels, dual STI twin pipe mufflers, Brembo performance brakes.

Subaru Liberty GT STI

On the interior the Liberty GT STI features leather and alcantara front seats, a speedometer featuring STI logo and new STI sill plates.

The new version is available in both sedan and wagon versions. Prices start from $65,990RRP for the sedan version and $67,990RRP for the wagon model.

Audi will unveil the facelift version of the Audi A6 Avant this autumn at the Paris Motor Show. There are no big changes regarding the design: a new front end with a single frame grille and a cleaner front bumper next to a squared-out bumper at the rear.

Audi will keep the current engine line-u, but will also add a 290hp supercharged V6.

This will be the final redesigned version until 2011 when Audi will unveil the next-generation A6.

Jalopnik received a document that reveals details about the 2010 CTS Station Wagon. With pricing between $37.500 and $42.500, the future model will compete with car like BMW 3-Series Wagon or Audi A4 Wagon.

It will be offered in two versions: AWD and RWD and will be offered with a choice of 3.0 liter 6 cylinders 260 hp or 3.6 liters, 304 hp direct injection engines. Both engine will be mated by a six speed automatic transmission.

Source: Jalopnik
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Don’t know how to upgrade your Audi? RDX Racedesign created a new racing look tuning kit for the Audi A4 which contains new front spoiler, integrated air intake covers, bonnet extension, a new rear apron attachement available both for the saloon and Avant versions and sporty grilles for air vents. The whole kit is available for the price of 797 euros! More details after the jump!

Volkswagen unveiled at this year’s Worthersee GTI meet in Worther Lake, Austria the Passat R36 Styling Study. It is based on one of the most powerful Volkswagen Estate and is the work of the specialists from Volkswagen Individual.

Volkswagen Passat R36 Styling Study

20 millimeters wider than the production model, the Passat R36 Styling Study is powered by a 300-hp, 3.6-liter V6. The stock exhaust has been upgraded with a new cat-back unit sporting larger tailpipes.

Volkswagen Passat R36 Styling Study

The car also features larger Brembo six-piston units, 20 inches wheels borrowed from the Touareg R-Line. On the inside race-ready Recaros replace the softer buckets found on the standard model, and they match the two-tone, black-and-white steering wheel, shift boot and even seat belts quite nicely.

Swedish car manufacturer Saab has announced the launch of a new Special Edition of its 9-5 model, set to be the best value premium car on the market.

The new model, called the 9-5 Turbo Edition, features a number of added extras as standard combined with an even more attractive list price, making it an outstanding proposition to prospective customers. It makes use of Saab’s fuel efficient turbocharged engine range, giving drivers the benefits of a larger engine without the usual drawbacks of extra weight, bulk and higher fuel consumption. There are two specifications available – the 9-5 Turbo Edition and the top-of-the range 9-5 Aero Turbo Edition.

The 9-5 Turbo Edition is offered with a choice of three engines – the entry-level 2.0t, the high power 2.3t and the economical 1.9 TiD diesel. New standard features include 17 inch, five spoke alloy wheels, leather sport seats heated both front and rear, electric driver’s seat, and headlight washers. Available in both Saloon and Estate bodystyles, and with manual or automatic transmission, prices for the 9-5 Turbo Edition start at just £19,995.

Subaru Japan today launched a new special edition, the Legacy STI S402 Sedan and Station Wagon that will go on sale starting June June 27. The Subaru Legacy STI S402 price starts at 5,491,500 yen for the station wagon version and 5.355 million yen for the sedan.

Subaru Legacy STI "S402" Limited Edition

The STI S402 is powered by a 2.5-liter turbocharged boxer engine that delivers 282Hp at 5,600 rpm and torque to 392 Nm (available between 2,000 and 4,800 rpm). The engine is mated by a six-speed manual gearbox.

Subaru Legacy STI "S402" Limited Edition

The special edition STI S402 features SI-DRIVE (SUBARU Intelligent Drive) system, BILSTEIN suspension, Brembo brakes, carbon-fiber front spoiler and 18-inch BBS alloys wheels. On the interior the S402 features a black and dark gray color scheme, leather front bucket seats, MOMO steering wheel and "S402" plates.

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Audi RS6 Avant

Due to a leak of informations in the Audi plant we found out that the more potent ”Plus” version of the Audi RS6 is going to be introduced at the end of its production, somewhere in 2011. Like the previous version the RS6 Plus will deliver more power than the standard version which delivers 580 hp.

The previous RS6 Plus was powered by a 480 hp engine, with 30 hp more than the standard. The new generation will deliver around 610+ if we consider that a minimum 30 hp will be added to the engine. Also, the production of the vehicle will be limited to 1000 units.

Before the arrival of the RS6 Plus we expect an answer from the other two important German manufacturers, Bmw and Mercedes, with their next-generation M5 and E63 saloons.

The Volvo V70 andS80 are now also available with a five-cylinder, 2.5-litre turbocharged Flexifuel engine with a power output of 200 hp and 300 Nm of torque.

Flexifuel engine for Volvo V70 and S80

Fuel consumption (EU combined) for the new 2.5-litre Flexifuel version is 9.2 l/100 km (V70 and S80) with the manual gearbox and 10.2 l/100 km (V70) and 10.1 l/100 km (S80) with the automatic gearbox.
The Flexifuel cars can run on E85 bioethanol or 95-octane unleaded petrol - or any mix of these two fuels. Due to its lower energy content, fuel consumption when running on E85 is 30-40 percent higher than when running on petrol. The exact difference depends on variables such as driving style, exterior temperature and variations in the fuel specification.

Flexifuel engine for Volvo V70 and S80


The Flexifuel variants of the Volvo S40, V50 and C30 have a four-cylinder 1.8-litre naturally aspirated engine, the 1.8F, which produces 125 hp (92 kW) and 165 Nm of torque.
All engines and other relevant components have been adapted for driving on E85 through a number of modifications.

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Recently launched, the 2009 Audi A4 Avant received a little attention from H&R, the well-known sport springs manufacturer. With the new H&R components, the car height is lowered with 35 mm in order to offer better handling while keeping the comfort level the same. For those who want better handling for their Audi, H7R can also improve the chassis of the car. Of course, all the H&R components are approved by the German TUV.


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