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Audi A6 Ultra - More power, less emissions and greater MPG.

Posted on by Matt Topham

Audi has announced the A6 Ultra which produces more power, emits less CO2 and achieves greater MPG.

The new A6 ultra models are powered by a highly efficient EU6 emission-standard four-cylinder 2.0 TDI 190PS engine, and are available with a choice of six-speed manual or seven-speed S tronic transmission which will arrive later in the year. The new engine directly replaces the outgoing 2.0 TDI 177PS unit in both Saloon and Avant models, and offers a drop in CO2 from 132g/km to 114g/km and a rise in combined MPG from 47.1 to 55.4 mpg.

Audi A3 Saloon - It didn't appeal to me either but I love it.

Posted on by Matt Topham

Every car i've owned has been a hatchback. Presented with a choice of hatchback versus saloon i'm the type of person that would always choose a hatchback over a saloon. It's not about size either, i'd pick a Golf over a Passat and an A3 over an A4..... until today when i discovered that an A3 Saloon will be coming the the UK this autumn. Apparently the A3 saloon will be officially launched at the Shanghai motor how next month but below are pictures taken from an American photoshoot.

Ford scores highly in 2012 Euro NCAP tests

Posted on by Matt Topham

The latest round of Euro NCAP tests have revealed that if customers rate safety as a key factor in a new car purchase, they should visit their local Ford showroom.

Ford scored better than any other manufacturer in the latest round of stringent Euro NCAP safety tests, with the Blue Oval winning no less than three "Best in Class" awards. The Ford B-Max took joint honours with the Fiat 500L in the small MPV class while the safest small off-road 4x4 was awarded to the latest Kuga. Finally, the safest business/family van was awarded to the new Transit Custom.

Vauxhall Cascada Revealed

Posted on by Matt Topham

Vauxhall has revealed the first images of its Cascada convertible, which goes on sale in March 2013.

The Cascada is a four-seat, fabric-roof convertible which is longer than an Audi A5 Convertible and positions Vauxhall in a sector that it hasn't occupied. It will e available with an all-new 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol engine developing 168bhp, the first of a new range of mid-size petrol engines.

Is the Audi 'Vail' the top-of-the-range Q3 for Europe?

Posted on by Matt Topham

Audi has revealed the Vail concept car at the Geneva Motor Show. Based on the Q3 there are many websites including Autoblog that believe this is the first view of a new top-of-the-range Q3 for Europe.

According to Autoblog's article, underneath the bonnet is a 2.5-litre turbo petrol engine from the Audi RS3 and TT RS which has been de-tuned whilst still producing a rather nice 310bhp

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