Category: Performance/Super Sports Cars

Cayenne GTS becomes the 6th variant in the Porsche luxury SUV range

Sime Darby Auto Performance, distributors of Porsche cars, today revealed the Cayenne GTS Luxury/Performance SUV at its Bukit Bintang outlet. The second-generation Porsche Cayenne GTS is a step-up of the current Cayenne S variant and holds its own to the top-of-the-line Cayenne Turbo. With the refreshed Cayenne GTS. Porsche has added a more sturdy engine, lowered the Performance SUV’s ride height and incorporated a whole array of sporty equipment, as well as intensified driving dynamics. The Cayenne GTS takes up some new exterior motifs such as black linings on the almond-shaped front headlights that instigate a brighter illumination from... Read More

SLS AMG GT: Super Sport Performance & sheer delight from Mercedes-Benz

The new SLS AMG GT has now landed in Mercedes-Benz showrooms in both Coupé and Roadster variants. Dynamic, masculine and decidedly athletic: fitted as standard with AMG forged wheels painted in matt black with a high-sheen finish, darkened headlamps and tail lights as well as red-painted brake callipers, the high performance of the SLS AMG GT is also highlighted in terms of its look. The wing-shaped cross fins and the star recess in the radiator grille are retained in high-gloss black, as are the exterior mirrors and the fins on the bonnet and wings. The AMG logo on the... Read More

Refreshed Porsche Cayenne Turbo S gets boosted up

The new Cayenne Turbo S assumes top position in the Porsche SUV model range with its engine power of 550 hp. With its complex active chassis, the top athlete in SUV clothing surpasses the driving performance of many sports cars. All of the basic Cayenne properties such as versatile offroad capabilities, high ride comfort and superior towing power have been preserved without exception. Its NEDC fuel consumption of 11.5 litres per 100 km is the same as that of the Cayenne Turbo, which makes it more fuel-efficient in relation to its engine power. The refreshed Turbo S model has... Read More

Ferrari displays 5 current V8s& V12 in Paris and offers sneak at first hybrid

The Ferrari display at the Paris Motor Show showcases the five cars making up the current range, each of which represents a new generation of the company’s 8- and 12-cylinder models. The F12berlinetta is the most powerful and high-performance V12 ever built, thanks to its 740 hp power output and light, compact architecture. It is flanked by a model with a complementary mission, the FF, a revolutionary four-seater four-wheel-drive car which now sports a new full-length panoramic roof in a special reflective glass that gives occupants a genuine open-air driving feeling, while providing thermal and acoustic insulation. The coupé... Read More

Lamborghini exhibits new Gallardo range at Paris Motor show

  Everyone’s pulling out all the stops at the weekend’s Paris Motor Show, including Italian Super sport car makers Automobili Lamborghini. Lamborghini is set to exhibit its new Gallardo LP 540-4 and LP 570-4 Edizione Tecnica at one of Europe’s largest motor show events. The new Gallardo LP 560-4 – equipped with permanent four wheel drive- has a new front end and a new rear, while top models in the Gallardo line-up,the LP 570-4 Superleggera and the LP 570-4 Spyder Performante, will be offered also as the further enhanced Edizione Tecnica. The six models of the Gallardo family are... Read More

Porsche’s Panamera Sport Turismo sees tomorrow’s technology here today

Porsche is presenting the Panamera Sport Turismo Concept car at the Paris Motor Show to show how amazingly intelligent and efficient drive technology might look in the design language of tomorrow. The Sport Turismo unites the next generation hybrid drive with new ideas for an evolutionary, sporty body concept; it combines Porsche performance with comprehensive everyday practicality. The body concept of the Panamera Sport Turismo is an outlook on a possible Porsche sports car of tomorrow: The overhangs are short, and the boot lid is large – both sporty and functional. The concept car combines the dimensions of a... Read More

Ferrari F12 berlinetta heralds in a new V12 engine era at Maranello

The presence of the new 12-cylinder Ferrari F12berlinetta rocked the Indonesia capital during its glitzy Asia Pacific debut recently. The F12berlinetta, based on the 599 GTB Fiorano design, marries the characteristics of a Formula One car with the most pleasing aspects of a road car. Never before have so many new elements and details formed a single project. With 740hp, a phenomenally flat torque curve, compact form, agile handing, optimum weight distribution and distinctive, aerodynamically honed shape, the new F12berlinetta marks a major stop forward in the history of V12 Ferraris.  A new mid-front 12-cylinder engine propels the Super Sport car to a power output of 740... Read More

2013 Porsche Cayenne S Diesel first diesel SUV to adopt auto start-stop

Porsche is launching its most powerful diesel variant on the market as the Cayenne S Diesel. The 4.2-litre eight-cylinder engine with biturbo charging produces 382 hp and offers a maximum torque of 850 Newton metres. This drives the new Cayenne S Diesel to top values in both dynamic performance and efficiency: The new top diesel completes the sprint from zero to 100 km in 5.7 seconds, and its top speed is 252 km/h. In the process, it utilises energy in an exemplary way: Its NEDC fuel consumption is just 8.3 litres per 100 km (CO2: 218 g/km). One factor... Read More

Porsche announces world premiere of 911 Carrera 4 at 2012 Paris Motor show

Porsche has announced the world premiere of its latest creation the 911 Carrera 4/4S at the 2012 Paris Motor show which runs from 29 September – 14 October. Based on the current 911 platform, the Carrera 4/4S instigates the next generation of the Porsche’s iconic variant that incorporates an active all-wheel drive system PTM (Porsche Traction Management) with rear-focused layout. In laymen terms, the Coupe/Open-top allow maximum grip and stability on a myriad of roads, regardless of weather conditions. The new all-wheel drive 911 is being launched on the market in four versions – as the 911 Carrera 4... Read More

Popular Mazda MX-5 gets upgrade for European markets

A newly-upgraded version of the world’s most popular open-top sports car, the Mazda MX-5, is now rolling off the assembly line in Hiroshima and will go on sale in Europe this fall. It has enhanced safety and driving attributes, along with exterior and interior upgrades to make its two models – the retractable hardtop coupe and the classic soft-top – even more attractive. The upgraded MX-5 has a new front bumper design that makes the roadster more aggressive-looking and contributes to optimal aerodynamic performance. In addition, the updated MX-5 introduces a new “active bonnet” pedestrian protection system that automatically raises... Read More

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