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Hyundai 2011 Equus Price Out; Pay $58,000-plus to Drive One 21
Oct
Posted by Alex Ion in Alcantra, Automotive News, Autostyle, Equus, Hyundai, Hyundai 2011 Equus, Lexicon 7.1 Discrete surround-sound system, Smart Cruise Control on 10 21st, 2010

Hyundai has officially announced that when the 2011 Equus gets to dealerships in December, customers will have to pay upwards of $58,000 (€41,980). This means that the Equus costs $15,000 (€10,860) more than the Genesis 4.6, but the car still manages to be more affordable than rivals like the Lexus LS 460L ($70,925), BMW 750Li ($86,400) and Mercedes S550 ($91,600).

An appealing vehicle, the Equus comes with leather upholstery with an Alcantara headliner. The driver’s seat can give one a massage, and front seats are cooled/heated capable. Steering wheel can be heated; and a glass sunroof is in place. With power reclining / heated rear seats and power rear sunshades, this car is a pleasure to drive.

The engine is a 4.6-liter V8 with 385 hp (287 kW / 390 PS) and 333 lb-ft (451 Nm) of torque, connected to a six-speed ZF automatic transmission, which gets the car from 0-60 mph in less than 6.4 seconds.

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To get the Ultimate package, customers will have to pay an additional $6,500 (€4,700), which will give them individual rear seats, rear passenger-side seat massage system, cooled rear seats, rear-seat entertainment system, a rear center console refrigerator, and a power trunk lid.

Both models have features like Smart Cruise Control, GPS navigation, a 608-watt Lexicon 7.1 Discrete surround-sound system, XM Satellite Radio, iPod/USB/Bluetooth connectivity, and an Apple iPad coming as standard features.



Honda Civic Updated; UK Version Displayed 13
Oct
Posted by Alex Ion in 2011 Honda Civic, Alcantra, Automotive News, Autostyle, honda, Honda Civic, Honda Civic ES, Honda Civic SE on 10 13th, 2010

The 2011 Honda Civic model that has been updated will be available in the UK has been shown to the market. With pristine new alloy wheels; a grille that has undoubtedly been inspired by the Type-R; and the Type S model featuring body colored side skirts, this is a model that is good to behold.

There have been very few changes incorporated into the interior – like new upholstery and revised trim. The SE and ES models of the 2011 Honda Civic have been given fabric -Alcantara seats; the Si is classier with leather / Alcantara seats.

There are several engine options available – buyers can choose between a 100 PS (74 kW / 99 hp) 1.4-liter petrol, a 140 PS (103 kW / 138 hp) 1.8-liter petrol, or a 140 PS (103 kW / 138 hp) 2.2-liter diesel. Prices will start at £13,995 says Honda, who says the car will be available for purchase later this year.

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Honda Civic updated
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