Cars : March 2012 Archive

Honda Recalls SUVs for Headlight Wiring Problem

Honda SUV Recall

Itís not only Porsche and BMW cars that are experiencing some problems. These two brands recently issued a recall of several thousands of vehicles for fire risk. But it seems theyíre not the only ones having problems. Honda is too.

Honda has issued a recall for over 550,000 CR-V and Pilot SUVs because of a wiring problem with the headlight. Take note that affected CR-V SUVsmodels are those from years 2002 to 2004 while Pilot SUVs are those manufactured in 2003.

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Mar 30, 2012 Honda

Porsche and BMW Recall Cars Due to Fire Risk!

BMW and Porsche

Porsche and BMW owners listen up! Your car could be one of the models affected by the massive recall issued by the said German carmakers.

If you own a BMW 5 and 6 series model years 2003 to 2010 youíre definitely affected. The problem with the said models is quite serious because it of a faulty battery cable cover. A badly-placed battery cable cover could cause failure in the electrical system and this could cause the whole vehicle to catch fire.

This is one of the worst recalls ever for BMW because there are about 1.3 million affected vehicles. Affected owners are encouraged to contact their local BMW dealership in order to address the problem suitably.

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Mar 27, 2012 BMWPorsche Recall

Nissan Revives Datsun Brand!

Did you miss the Datsun brand? Itís been three decades since Nissan got rid of it in the US. But after all this time, Nissan had a change of heart! Itís bringing back the Datsun brand! This should be happy news for Datsunís die-hard fans.

Carlos Ghosn CEO of Nissan made the announcement on Tuesday in Indonesia. The new marketing strategy for the Datsun is that it will be placed in emerging markets instead of developed ones because itís where the biggest growth is expected for affordable and classy vehicles.

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Mar 22, 2012 Nissan

Rolls Royce Phantom Decked in Gold Costs £5.2M!

Rolls Royce Phantom

Maximum safety and premium luxury! Yes these are what the gold-plated Rolls Royce Phantom is all about! This Rolls Royce is the most luxurious vehicle as of now, fetching a price tag of £5.2 million or around $8.1 million! The vehicle itself costs £330,000 and the numerous customizations made spiked it up to £5.2 million.

The customizations are that costly for two reasons. One, it uses 120kg of gold and two, it is designed to be totally bullet proof for safety!

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Mar 13, 2012 Rolls-Royce

Superb Cars Checked Out at the 2012 Geneva Auto Show!

Geneva Auto Show 2012

This year's Geneva Auto Show kicked off with a bang at the Palexpo Arena in Geneva Switzerland with over 260 auto exhibitors taking part in the International event. Palexpo Arena is the perfect place for autophiles as dozens of new releases and concept cars were unveiled! Although all manufacturers put their best foot forward in terms of function, design and luxury, there will always be a few that will stand out from the pack.

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Toyota Recalls Tahoma, Camry and Venza!

Toyota Recall Alert

Safety is one of the most important things to consider when driving hence car owners like you should be aware if your vehicle has flaws that could put you and your familyís life at risk! So you should know that Toyota is issuing a recall of a 682,000 of its cars and trucks due to different problems.

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Mar 8, 2012 Toyota

Ferrari F12 Berlinetta is the Latest and Fastest Ferrari!

Ferrari F12 Berlinetta

If youíve been impressed by all the Ferrari cars that were launched in the past, I wonder what youíd feel about their latest supercar the F12 Berlinetta! This new Ferrari creation is equipped with a superb 6262cc V12 engine that produced 730 horsepower and 690Nm of torque! With this kind of speed, itíll be like riding the wind! The company also made wise decision of coupling this engine with an F1 dual-clutch automatic transmission.

Aside from super fast performance, the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta is a fuel-saving machine as well. According to Ferrari, this modelís fuel consumption has been reduced by 30 percent in order to achieve an overall efficiency of 6.67kmpl.

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Mar 2, 2012 Ferrari