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A few years ago, in early 2006 began to hear rumors that BMW had plans for the Triumph. At that time it was said that the Bavarian manufacturer had in mind a two-seat roadster based on the MINI platform that never saw the light … Well, now AutoCar reports that plans to rescue the classic British brand still haunt the offices of BMW.
For those who are new in the history of Mini, the first thing is to know that BMW acquired Mini, Triumph, MG and a handful of other minor brands when it bought Rover in mid-1990. Over the years we heard those first rumors, focusing on the Triumph back with a front-drive roadster. A car that might well have become the MINI Roadster, based on the MINI Coupe.
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Last week, Maserati future plans. In short: make 50,000 units a year in 2015 and until then introduce three new models in its range.
50,000 cars may not seem many, but if we put the figure in perspective, it is a genuine outrage. Without going any further, given last year in the U.S. only 6,159 units (for this reason are the most rarely seen on the roads). Although the brand has already presented the SUV Kubang, which will be one of their new models are also expected to introduce a smaller version of the sedan Quattroporte, which would become a conventional model to compete with the BMW 5 Series or Audi A6.
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In the Chilean capital was launched for the Latin American press of the new compact sedan from the Italian. Bigger than the current Siena will have engines of 1.4 and 1.6 liters.
In Betim plant in Brazil, created the new Fiat Siena’s older brother that was presented in Santiago of Chile for the Latin American press. Called Grand Siena, by its larger size, this new sedan will be manufactured Soble Palio platform has always been a product hatchback or tailgate in the body of 3 or 5 doors. It measures 4.29 meters long, which means about 4 inches shorter than the previous Siena, 1.70 wide, 1.51 high and has a wheelbase of 2.5 meters which also represents an increase of over 13 centimeters in front of the previous model. These proportions not only justify a more interior space but also a bigger trunk of 520 liters.
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Following in the footsteps of the alliance between General Motors and PSA Peugeot and Citroen, now is the Italian brand that seems to be seeking an alliance to diversify their portfolio.
Recently announced a rumor that eventually become a reality on Friday of last week (March 2), General Motors bought 7 percent of the French group PSA, which makes Peugeot and Citroen cars.
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The Bentley Mulsanne is already fitted extremely fine – as befits a luxury car of the 300,000-euro class. Now the car is even called the Mulliner Driving Specification is available. Thus, the Mulsanne is sportier and more refined. In addition, the special features can now be ordered and Theatre iPad.
New driving mode
in the context of the Mulliner Driving Specification is offered for the Mulsanne, a new Sport mode. This can be set via a rotary knob of the gearshift lever. Bentley promises to enable this mode, improved traction, improved body roll and better steering precision while maintaining ride comfort. In addition, new 21-inch alloy wheels are available. These are provided with a titanium cap in racing tires and carry the dimension 265/40 ZR21. Also visible from the outside, the Mulliner Driving Specification of the curved air vents in the fenders. These carry the flying blogo and an engraved inscription Mulliner.
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