Kia Sorento in updated guise joins Naza Kia’s line-up

  Naza Kia Malaysia today added the facelifted Kia Sorento to replace the aged large SUV in conjuction with the upcoming Kia Customer Day from 16 – 17 March. With the updated Kia Sorento, Naza Kia has its second variant of the year amongst the 6,7 new Kia variants to be introduced in due time. Kia Sorento: Powertrain Incorporating a 2.4-litre DOHC dual continuous variable valve timing (DCVVT) Thetha II engine, the All-Wheel Drive (AWD) Kia Sorento can deliver 176 PS and 227 Nm of torque. A six-speed automatic transmission with Manumatic provides inputs to the wheels. Kia Sorento: What’s new on the outside The updated Kia Sorento’s outside aesthetics are inherited from the current Sorento, saved for the “Tiger Nose” front grille, new LED daytime running lights, vertical-axis fog lamps with static bending lights. The sides take on LED turn-signals and chrome-plated door handles with pocket lights. At the rear, the large SUV gets the most add-ons such as, new tailgate, reshaped LED combi. lights, a body-colored matching bumper, vertical fog lamps and a spoiler. In all, there are 33 new additions all round the latest Kia Sorento. Interior-wise, the Kia Sorento incorporates a 7-inch color thin film transistor (TFT) LCD supervision instrument cluster, a 4.3-inch LCD touch-screen CD/MP3 audio system; Bluetooth/AUX/iPod/USB compatible; with 6 speakers and a rear view camera, dual climate control air-conditioners on the center... Read More

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe/Cabriolet available by mid-year

  Mercedes-Benz introduced the revised its E-Class Coupe and Cabriolet versions that incorporate BlueDIRECT four-cylinder engines with updated technology and assistance systems at the start of the year. Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe and Cabriolet exterior Desirable amongst the mid- to upper-class, the E-Class Coupe and 4-seater Cabriolet (open-top) feature a refreshed exterior design and pertinent interior upgrades. The main highlights at the front comprises new single light lens over all functional elements such as, twin-headlight and anti-dazzle LED or the optional full LED. The E-Class Cabriolet’s V-shaped front bumpers with large air intakes and retractable side windows with a continuous shoulder line reinforce the car’s dynamic sentiment. At the same time, the Coupe’s long bonnet, elongated side line, flat roof line and upbeat rear-end pull it up another notch. At the rear, the Cabriolet version takes up a more defined rear wing, new rear lights and wide-effect rear bumper with “wing design” and chrome trims, with intentions to increase that overall dynamism outlook. Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe and Cabriolet interior Inside the Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe and Cabriolet, there are a host of refined materials that dominate alongside clean-cut surfaces and the two-part trim which stretches across the entire dashboard. Available in either wood or aluminium look, the interior is characterized by the redesigned center console without selector lever, as well as a three-spoke multifunction steering with DIRECT SELECT lever and shift... Read More

Lamborghini Veneno takes center stage at Geneva

Motorsportchannel.com previously previewed the Lamborghini Veneno, a newest Raging Bull variant that’s limited to 3 units in the world. Following its presentation at the Geneva Motor show, Automobili Lamborghini has made it official that the 3-million plus Euros Lamborghini Veneno will be available only to very selective customers across the continents.

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