Archive for February, 2013

2014 Jaguar F-Type and XFR-S premiers at CIAS

  Jaguar Land Rover Canada premiered both their 2014 F-Type and XFR-S at the 2013 Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto this month. 2014 Jaguar F-TYPE The true Jaguar sports car for tomorrow and beyond, the new 2014 Jaguar F-TYPE is next in a distinguished bloodline that delivers the look, the feel, the performance and handling of Jaguar’s iconic brand and makes its Canadian debut at the 2013 Canadian International Auto Show. The F-TYPE is powered by Jaguar’s new 3.0-litre V6 supercharged 340 hp engine, delivering exciting performance with 0-to-100 km/h in 5.3 seconds, driving through an eight-speed ‘Quickshift’ automatic transmission, with a centre console-mounted SportShift gear selector and steering wheel-mounted paddles for full manual control. The F-TYPE S model is powered by Jaguar’s new 3.0-litre V6 supercharged 380 hp engine, delivering exciting performance with 0-to-100 km/h in 4.9 seconds, while …

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2013 SRT Viper built in Detroit – Production Video

  What can be one of the most interesting online videos of the All-New 2013 SRT Viper…its production? The Viper is built in good old Detroit, Michigan and the plant has little to no automation. While other plants might have workers spend under a minute on each vehicle, building the Viper each worker spends 30 minutes on each car. Chrysler’s Conner Avenue Assembly Plant had been closed for nearly two years prior, during the company’s bankruptcy proceeding. All New Vipers are currently rolling off the line. The video takes one through the process from assembling the engine all the way to driving the car off the lot. The video is impressive and worth a look for any Viper fan. Now just finding a way to afford such an amazing car would be the next step.

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Top Superbowl Car Commercials of 2013

  It’s that time of year again, where automakers market their cars on Superbowl Sunday; one of the biggest TV ratings days in North America. This years crop of car commercials is a great one. Some of the most entertaining and funniest ever. Here are some of our favourites in no particular order. Mercedes-Benz – “Soul” Toyota RAV4 – “Wish Granted” Audi – “Prom” Volkswagen – “Get In. Get Happy.” Hyundai – “Team” Kia – “Space Babies”

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