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MG Gets Re-launched in the UK 22
Posted by Alex Ion in 1.8-liter four-cylinder petrol engine, 1.9-liter diesel, Auto Shanghai 2009, Automotive News, Car Styling, MG, MG 6, Modified car Talk, UK, United Kingdom on 02 22nd, 2011

The MG has got officially re-launched in the United Kingdom with the unveiling of the MG 6. The vehicle was unveiled at Auto Shanghai 2009. Well, the special Euro-spec MG 6, sports certain differences from the Chinese version. But both of the variants appear to be virtually identical, we must say. The English version has got a nicer interior. It will be built in Birmingham, England.

The vehicle will be offered in three trim levels. But they will be incorporated with the good features such as power windows or locks, keyless ignition as well as air conditioning. The options offered include leather seats, GPS navigation, cruise control, and a rear view camera as well.


Under the hood, it is likely to feature an exclusive turbocharged 1.8-liter four-cylinder petrol engine that churns out160 PS (118 kW / 158 hp). MG 6 will go sale in coming April. The manufacturer also has plans to launch a 1.9-liter diesel model in the coming year.

2012 Jaguar XK Cabriolet Spied 24
Posted by Alex Ion in 2012 Jaguar XK cabriolet, 2012 Jaguar XK-R, 2012 Jaguar XK-R facelift model, Automotive News, spy photographers, United Kingdom on 01 24th, 2011

Spy shots of the upcoming facelift edition of 2012 Jaguar XK cabriolet are out. Spotted while on a test drive, the images follow close on the heels of a bunch of pictures of the 2012 Jaguar XK-R facelift model clicked during a test run.

Based on the spied photographs, we guess the car will come with a plenty of changes in its style, including that of the new bumpers and headlights. This prototype of the vehicle, once spotted in the United Kingdom, still is not out of its camouflaged appearance. It continues to feature a wrap that shields the design and in turn makes it unable to guess the changes.

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It appears that the car will retain its 5.0-liter V8 that produces 385 PS (283 kW / 380 hp) and 515 Nm (380 lb-ft) of torque. The supercharged 5.0-liter V8 for the vehicle will offer an output of 510 PS (375 kW / 503 hp) and 625 Nm (461 lb-ft) of torque.

(via WCF)

Vauxhall Corsa VXR Blue Limited Edition Unveiled for UK 18
Posted by Alex Ion in Automotive News, Citroen DS3 R, Corsa VXR Blue, limited edition Corsa VXR Blue, Mini Cooper JCW, Recaro seats, United Kingdom, vauxhall, Vauxhall Corsa VXR Blue limited edition on 01 18th, 2011

Vauxhall has unveiled the limited edition Corsa VXR Blue, meant to hit the dealerships in the United Kingdom.The vehicle features Arden Blue metallic paint, tinted windows, and 18-inch alloy wheels. The interior is relatively minor. It comes inclusive of the air vents, the much bespoken feature.

The interior is also equipped with Recaro seats. Altogether, the vehicle is designed to compete with the Citroen DS3 R and Mini Cooper JCW.

Under the hood, , power is provided by a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine, the same as that of the standard VXR with 192 PS (141 kW / 189 hp) and 260 Nm (192 lb-ft) of torque, allowing the auto to accelerate from 0-60 mph in 6.8 seconds. The top speed offered is 140 mph (225 km/h).

Vauxhall Corsa VXR Blue will hit the markets by next month, at a price tag of £19,425. This is inclusive of the 20% VAT.