The legendary Jeepbrand hints at global portfolio expansion and explores all-new territory with the world premiere of two compact SUV concepts – the Jeep Patriot and Jeep Compass Rallye.
The Jeep Patriot and Jeep Compass Rallye concepts are compact Jeep 4x4s that would deliver fun, freedom, utility, capability, as well as the potential for exceptional fuel economy and interior flexibility – all at a great value. The two concepts make their world premiere at the Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA) on September 12. Read More
Firsts for the Chrysler Group include the use of a continuously variable transmission, application of the World Engines and all-wheel drive availability in the C segment
New-generation continuously variable transmission, CVT2, will give customers improved performance and fuel economy
Chrysler Group’s first electronically controlled all-wheel-drive system provides all-weather driving security and added handling performance
2.0-liter turbo diesel with 2000-bar direct injection will deliver excellent performance and fuel economy for markets outside of North America
RÃ¼sselsheim. The Vectra OPC is the fastest and most powerful IAA world premiere on the Opel stand this year. The high-performance Vectra (255 hp, 260 km/h top speed) can be seen at the International Automobile Exhibition in Frankfurt from September 15 – 25, 2005, and will be introduced in Germany a few weeks later. Following the current Astra OPC and Zafira OPC, it will extend Opel’s OPC (Opel Performance Center) range of high performance cars. The Vectra OPC will be available as a five-door hatchback and a station wagon.
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Chrysler Group and the Iacocca Foundation announced today that the Chrysler Group has become an official partner of the Iacocca Foundation’s ongoing initiatives to support diabetes research. Chrysler Group and the Iacocca Foundation are in the process of finalizing the details of the fundraising program. Read More
Anyone with knowledge of the tuner scene knows what drifting is about; it’s all about ultimate car control. But what do top performance experts have to say about what ultimate control means for the components you depend on in your car?
Click to watch the Signal Drift Twins from Osaka, Japan show you real car control. After the video you’ll have a chance to listen to experts from two different segments of the performance industry, as they share insights on how you can bring the same high level of performance to your ride.
Words by: Zerin Dube – Dubspeed Media Staff
Photos by: Matt Chow, Zerin Dube and Todd Spoth
In today’s world of global partnerships and remote offices, executives find themselves needing to travel more and more in order to meet the needs of their businesses. Airlines are taking advantage of this new era by touting their “new and improved” business class seating just about everywhere you go. Each airline tries to one-up its competition, offering just a little more leg room, or a place for you to plug in your laptop or other electronic gadgets, all in an effort to try and seduce the would-be business traveler to fly their airline.