Carzone.ie February 2011 News

Mini Rocketman Concept takes off ahead of Geneva debut

Mini Rocketman Concept takes off ahead of Geneva debut

Feb 23, 2011   |   #News

Mini's latest production car – the Countryman – may be the automaker's largest offering to date, but now the brand known for its pint-sized fighters is returning to its roots with its latest concept. But this isn't a preview of the next-generation Cooper – oh no, no, no – it's the Rocketman (cue Elton John). At just over 11 feet long, the bug-eyed little hatch is slightly shorter than a base Cooper hardtop and uses a unique three-plus-one interior seating arrangement....

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Aston Martin Virage (2011) first official pictures

Aston Martin Virage (2011) first official pictures

Feb 23, 2011   |   #News

This is the new Aston Martin Virage, a V12-engined GT to sit halfway between the DB9 and the DBS. It will be officially unveiled to the public, along with the Aston Martin Vantage S, at the 2011 Geneva motor show next week.

The Aston Martin Virage, eh? How does it differ from the DB9 and DBS?...

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Jaguar XKR-S (2011): first official pictures

Jaguar XKR-S (2011): first official pictures

Feb 23, 2011   |   #News

Jaguar has turned up the power and sharpened the handling on the flagship XKR coupe for the 2011 Geneva motor show.

The result: the XKR-S, claimed to be the fastest production Jaguar sports car ever....

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Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet news and pictures

Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet news and pictures

Feb 23, 2011   |   #News

Volkswagen resurrects the soft-top Golf with the all-new mk6 Golf Cabriolet for the 2011 Geneva motor show.

Volkswagen has unveiled its new Golf Cabriolet. A drop-top Golf has been missing from VW’s line-up since the mk4 cabrio was discontinued back in 2002, so this new soft-top represents a comeback....

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Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4: Official picture leaked!

Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4: Official picture leaked!

Feb 23, 2011   |   #News

Here’s the first official photo of the Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4. A must see!

Looking much like the million teasers we’ve seen thus far, the new Lamborghini’s got more angles than Fallingwater and lava lamp-esque pentagons for headlights....

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Lamborghini reveals rolling chassis for new V12

Lamborghini reveals rolling chassis for new V12

Feb 22, 2011   |   #News

Lamborghini seems intent on revealing its new Aventador LP700-4 from the inside outwards. First, the carbon fibre monocoque for the Murcielago replacement filtered out of Sant'Agata's electronic portals a few days ago, while today Lamborghini has revealed the rolling chassis for the new car....

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AC IS BACK WITH MKVI

AC IS BACK WITH MKVI

Feb 22, 2011   |   #News

Geneva show debut for new AC model - but you might just recognise it...

AC, which celebrates its 110th birthday this year, is back at a major international motor show with this, the MkVI. (And yes, we know it still looks like an AC Cobra, but you wouldn't expect something totally brand-new, would you?)...

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