Mitsubishi Motors Corporation and Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. have sealed an agreement to make the popular Nissan Navara in Thailand. The companies have agreed to manufacture the car the Mitsubishi Motor’s plant that is located in Laem Chabang Industrial Estate in Thailand. The first batch of Nissan Navara is likely to roll out in 2012.

The product of the new car at Mitsubishi Motor’s plant is a result of the agreement that was signed by both companies in 2010. Earlier the companies agreed to start a joint venture that will help in developing mini cars for their business in Japan.

Nissan Narava: To be made in Thailand

If you are looking for car that offers world-class performance without burning a hole in your pocket, you must definitely consider the 2012 Nissan GT-R as a good option. Not only is the car easy to drive but it also has an acceleration for people who love to lay with the speed. Also, the interior of the car is excellent and it is surprisingly cheap when you consider the features it has to offer. The car offers a mileage of 16 mpg in city and 23 mpg on highways.

On the flip side the car seems a little bulky and people who love cars with manual transmission will not be happy as his option is not available in the car.

2012 Nissan GTR: Excellent Car at Affordable Prices

After catching the attention of car lovers at the Shanghai Auto Show, Audi has come out with official details of the much awaited 2012 Audi Q3. The new Audi Q3 will weight 3,307 lbs and is 6.0 feet wide, 14.4 feet long and 5.25 feet high. The total luggage space is about 48.2 cu feet. Some of the features that are added 2012 Audi Q3 include Bose surround sound system, MMI navigation plus – a hard drive navigation system and illuminated woofers.

The car will be available in 3 engine options – two TFSI units and one TDI and will have a power range of 140 to 211. The new diesel version will he highly fuel efficient and will deliver a mileage of 45.23 mpg.

Some of the features of the car include:


Engine and Transmission

  • Start-Stop system with energy recuperation
  • Efficiency program in the Driver’s Information System (DIS). Provides the Driver with fuel saving tips and a gear change indicator on manual models

Wheels, Tyres and Suspension

  • 17” x 7J ‘10-spoke’ design alloy wheels with 235/55 R17 tyres
  • Electromechanical parking brake – which includes parking brake function when the car is stationary, auto release function to assist when pulling away andemergency braking function on all 4 wheels when on the move
  • Dynamic suspension
  • Tyre mobility system
  • Anti-theft wheel bolts

Audio and Communication

  • Concert radio which includes:
    • Single CD drive and SDHC memory card reader (up to 32GB) which are both MP3, WMA and AAC-compatible
    • MMI operating logic
    • Speed-dependent volume control (GALA)
    • TP memo – automatically saves traffic news when driving
  • 6.5” display screen – manually retractable
  • 8 passive speakers in total, front and rear with a total output of 80 watts
  • Audi Music Interface (AMI) – provides connection to Apple iPod from 4th generation and Apple iPhone as well as USB storage media and MP3 players
  • Bluetooth interface – for hands free mobile phone connectivity and Bluetooth audio streaming (depending on compatibility of mobile phone)
  • Voice control system – for key telephone and radio functions
  • Preparation for SD card based navigation
    • allows SD card based navigation function and maps to be retro-fitted using parts from Audi Genuine Accessories

Interior Equipment

  • Dual-zone electronic climate control – temperatures can be selected separately by driver and front passenger and the system will electronically control the air temperature, volume and distribution. Includes separate defroster button for de-icing the windscreen and side windows more quickly, air vents for the rear compartment in the rear centre console and a ventilated glove box
  • 4-spoke leather trimmed multi function steering wheel (gear change paddles available as a cost option on S tronic models)
  • Steering wheel adjustable for height and reach
  • Front centre armrest which can be moved forwards/backwards and is adjustable in angle. Also includes fold-up storage compartment and a 12-volt socket in the rear centre console
  • Door sill trims with aluminium inlays
  • Luggage compartment sill protection in stainless steel
  • Inlays in monometallic platinum (truffle beige when combined with Pistachio beige upholstery)
  • Front and rear floor mats in velour, to match the chosen carpet colour
  • Washer fluid level indicator
  • Smoking package
  • Cloth headlining
  • Electric windows, front and rear
  • Safety and security
  • Driver Information System (DIS) – 3.5-inch monochrome display in the dash board binnacle. The DIS shows the radio frequency/station or track title, telephone control menu and other display information from the infotainment system such as navigation (if fitted). Also includes an On-board trip computer with short and long-term trip memory, outside temperature display, digital speedometer, door or boot open warning and speedometer, door or boot open warning and efficiency program
  • Light and rain sensor – automatically switches the dipped beam headlights and windscreen wipers on/off depending on the light and rain conditions. Also includes coming home/leaving home function which delays the deactivation of the front and rear lights after locking and automatic activation of the lights when unlocking
  • Rear parking sensors – which facilitate parking by acoustically indicating the distance to obstacles; measurement is by ultrasonic sensors integrated discreetly into the bumper
  • Remote central locking with two foldaway keys
  • Front and rear fog lights
  • Electronic Stabilisation Program (ESP), including ABS, EBD, ASR and EDL
  • First aid kit
  • Warning triangle
  • Driver, front passenger, front side and head airbag system
  • Front passenger airbag deactivation switch
  • Seat belt monitoring
  • Tool kit and car jack
  • Thatcham Category 1 alarm and immobiliser


  • Standard seats in ‘Initial’ cloth upholstery
  • Includes manual adjustment for driver and front passenger seat height, forwards and backwards position, backrest angle, head restraints and seat belt height
  • ISOFIX child seat mounting for front passenger (with airbag deactivation) and outer rear seats including electric child locks for the rear doors
  • Split folding rear seat back

Exterior Equipment

  • Contrasting finish in anthracite metallic finish on the front and rear under body guard, wheel arch trims and lower door trims
  • Body coloured door mirrors; electrically adjustable and heated with integrated LED indicator signals
  • Heated windscreen washer jets
  • Halogen headlights with electric headlight range control and daytime running lights
  • Aluminium roof rails
  • Tow bar bracket preparation – includes the wiring to the spare wheel well and control unit and adapted engine cooling. The set of parts for retrofitting are available from Audi Genuine Accessories
  • Aluminium window trim framing the exterior side windows and the outer B-and C-post trims in high-gloss black
  • Windscreen with sunband for improved insulation of the windscreen and acoustic glass for reduced outside noise

2012 Audi Q3: Features and Details

Shelby Supercars recently announced the name of the yet to be launched supercar. The company named its new machine “Tuatara” which is inspired by the modern day New Zealand reptile. The reptile is known to be the direct descendent of the dinosaur and means ‘peaks on the back' in Maori.

According to the company the body of the car is made of carbon fibre and the wheels and chassis are made of space age material. The 7.0-litre V8 engine will be mid-rear mounted and will power the rear wheels of the car. Even though details on the performance of the car are not available, most experts believe that Tuatara will be the fastest car on earth that will beat the 267 mph record.

Tuatara: World's Fastest Supercar

Harley Davidson India is not leaving any stone unturned to ensure the success of its products in India. The company is planning to launch the XL1200X Forty-Eight in India. With the launch of this model the company will have 15 models in India.

The XL1200X Forty-Eight is a part of the Sportster line series that has 120cc Evolution V-twin eingine that makes a 98Nm of torque at 3200rpm. Some of the features of XL1200X Forty-Eight include, low solo seat, side mounted license plate, peanut tank and unadorned rear fender. Some of the accessories that you can add to the bike include foot pegs, pillion seat and backrest.

XL1200X Forty-Eight: To be lauched soon by Harley Davidson India

Ever since Hyundai has announced the launch of 2012 Hyundai Veloster, there is a great deal of enthusiasm among car lovers in Australia. The new sporty looking Hyundai Veloster is likely to be launched in Australia later this year and is likely to be available in a single engine variant. Even though the automatic transmission version of the car is available in Korea, the company is planning to launch only the manual transmission version in Australia. The car will have excellent driving comfort and spacious interiors.

2012 Hyundai Veloster: Sporty and Comfortable Car

The 2011 Toyota Venza is an affordable midsize SUV that you easy to ride and is spacious. The vehicle drives like a car but has the space of an SUV. Most people who have bought the vehicle are happy with the new Toyota Venza are happy with their comfortable vehicle. The company has used upscale interiors to give it a rich look and the car is extremely comfortable. The fuel economy of the Venza is decent especially when you consider the cargo it can hold. However, it would have been better if the company would have given third row seating option.

2011 Toyota Venza: Comfortable and Spacious

With the launch of new Streetfighter, Ducati has proved its dominance in the superbike segment. Both the basic and the S version of the Streetfighter come with a 1098 cc engine which ensures that the bikers get their desired speed. To make the drive more pleasurable the company has used Showa suspension in the standard version and Ohins suspension in the S version. Also, the company has used the magnesium clutch, headlight brackets and cylinder-head covers to reduce the overall weight of the bike.

Ducati Streetfighter: Excellent SuperBike