MAZDA CX-5 CAPTURES JAPAN CAR OF THE YEAR TROPHY
Edges out Toyota GT 86/Subaru BRZ by 45 votes
29/11/12 — At the Japan Car of the Year awards ceremony inside Zepp Diver City on reclaimed land in Tokyo Bay, Mazda’s all-new CX-5 posted 363 votes to win Japan’s coveted Car of the Year prize.
Surprisingly, the expected close battle between this year’s two most highly anticipated cars – Mazda’s CX-5 and the Toyota GT 86/Subaru BRZ – did not eventuate as the SUV from Hiroshima pulled away from the jointly developed GT …
International debut at the 2012 Edition of the Paris International Motor Show for Maserati: the GranCabrio MC. Designed to complete Maserati’s open-top range, the new Maserati GranCabrio MC blends high performance and sports characteristics derived from racing experience with the style, charm and practicality of Maserati’s four seater convertible.
This debut is framed by Maserati’s presentation of the complete, revamped Sport range, including the GranTurismo Sport, the GranCabrio Sport – recently presented at the Moscow Motor Show – and the Quattroporte Sport GT S.
Inspired and encouraged by the considerable …
Lamborghini Veneno – a racing prototype and road-going super sports car as a tribute to the 50th anniversary of Automobili Lamborghini
In the year of its 50th anniversary Automobili Lamborghini is presenting an extremely exclusive model at the Geneva Motor Show 2013. Only three unique units of the Lamborghini Veneno will be built and sold. Its design is consistently focused on optimum aerodynamics and cornering stability, giving the Veneno the real dynamic experience of a racing prototype, yet it is fully homologated for the road. With a maximum output of …
Lincoln MKT: Full-Size Crossover Upgraded, More Refined for Luxury Customers
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17, 2011 – Lincoln’s MKT full-size crossover offers a dramatically improved ride, sharper handling, better fuel economy and new safety technologies including rear inflatable seat belts for the 2013 model year, providing customers benefits and features that match or exceed more expensive competitors.
NEW LINCOLN MKT HIGHLIGHTS
> Continuously Controlled Damping – included with 355-horsepower 3.5-liter EcoBoost® V6 engine – continuously monitors and adjusts suspension for even better ride and handling
> Lincoln Drive Control – also included with EcoBoost …
Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
MERCEDES BENZ / SL-CLASS 2013
Manufacturer: MERCEDES-BENZ USA, LLC. Report Receipt Date: OCT 01, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V478000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER
Potential Number of Units Affected: 432
Mercedes-Benz is recalling certain model year 2013 SL-Class vehicles manufactured from December 19, 2011, through May 31, 2012 originally equipped with R1234yf refrigerant. Daimler AG (DAG), the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, conducted product testing of a vehicle, not sold in the US, but equipped with the same refrigerant. According to Mercedes-Benz, the testing was designed to replicate …