As you might have already guessed, Volvo hasn’t released any details on its BMW X3 contender other than it will be based on the XC60 concept (picture) that we first saw at the 2007 Detroit Show -click here. So unless someone decides to spill the beans earlier –something very possible, we’ll just have sit tight and wait.
Volvo XC60 SUV: Official Images to be Released on February 20!
Action Video: Dodge Challenger SRT8 Burning Rubber
Chicago Show: 2009 VW Routan Minivan Live Pics
In any case, VW’s minivan proposition will be offered with two V6 engines, a basic 197 HP 3.8-liter unit and a 251 HP 4.0-liter with prices starting under $25,000 when it goes on sale in the
Volvo Launches Limited Edition C30 R-Design
The C30 R-Design’s unique exterior features include a matte-silver finish for the outside mirror housings, front grille surround, Volvo grille "strap, sport body kit, tailgate spoiler and large diameter exhaust tips. Customers can select from four exterior colors: Black Sapphire, Titanium Grey, Orinoco Blue and Passion Red. -Continued
Stepping inside the cabin, the C30 R-Design gets seats swathed with off-black Flex-tech while the cushions and backrests are trimmed in contrasting crème-colored leather. The R-Design logo is embossed neatly into the front bucket seatbacks. The C30 R-Design also sports a blue-face instrument cluster, leather-wrapped steering with aluminum inlays, sport pedals, sport shifter, and floor mats and a center console finished with a unique inlay with subtle circular patterns.
Pricing for the Volvo Limited Edition C30 R-Design 2.5 Turbo will be released closer to its introduction date in the second quarter of 2008.
Chicago Show: Lexus ES 350 & RX 350 Pebble Beach Editions
Available from mid-February, the RX 350 Pebble Beach Collection will be offered in three colors: Classic Silver Metallic, Obsidian Black and Truffle Mica. The RX features included new 18-inch wheels, chrome grille, color-keyed rear spoiler, special interior trim combination, customized floormats and exterior badging with Pebble Beach Company's signature logo. The base MSRP of the FWD RX 350 is $37,500 and $38,900 for the AWD model. -Continued
The ES 350 Pebble Beach Edition that will be available from mid-March is offered in the exclusive Truffle Mica color, as well as Tungsten Pearl Silver and Obsidian Black. The 7-spoke 17-inch wheels come with an exclusive liquid graphite finish while the interior of the ES features semi-aniline leather and a wood and leather steering wheel. The ES Pebble Beach Edition also features Pebble Beach Edition logoed floormats and special badging on the front fenders. Prices for the ES will be announced at a later date.
Ferrari FXX Racer Pedal Car: Ultimate Kids Play
But that’s not all. Parents who can spare “a little’ more cash or to be exact, €1,499 / $2,175, Bergtoys offers a supped up version of their Ferrari FXX Racer pedal car dubbed “Exclusive”. The latter is equipped with a first-class fast bucket seat with a four-point harness, a leather steering wheel, larger alloy wheels and even an aero bodykit. –More high-res pics after the jump
Via: Le Blog Auto , Source: Bergtoys
Chicago Show: The Behemoth of all SUVs – the Alton F650 XUV
This thing is so massive that it would probably dwarf a vehicle as large as a Hummer H1! Powering the Ford F650 truck based mammoth, is a straight-six, 7.2-liter Caterpillar diesel engine that has an output of 230 HP and 660 lbs-ft of maximum torque. -Continued
And the price, we hear you ask? Well, the Alton could be yours for approx $200,000 which will get you a flat hardware floor, a custom captain’s chair, a hifi audio system with 42 speakers, a 42-inch TV set at the back along with two, 16-inch drop-down televisions.
Chicago Show: Scion tC RS 4.0 Live Pics
In a nutshell, the Release Series 4.0 (RS) features a tasty DAMD bodykit on the outside while on the inside, it gets gray and black Alcantara seats embroidered with a “tC RS 4.0” logo, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and a black leather and dark wood RAZO shift knob. Prices for the tC RS 4.0 start at $17,000. –Pics after the jump
Chicago Show: Ford Edge Sports
Other details include custom Sport badging, polished dual exhaust tips emerging from openings in the rear skirt and “foundry gray” smoked headlamp and taillamp lenses. Inside, the Edge Sport gets dark gray leather seats with suede patterned inserts in a combination of light and dark gray along with etched metal effect on the instrument panel center console. Unfortunately that’s all the…sport the Edge Sport gets as there are no mechanical enchantments.