2007 Ford F550 EarthRoamer

June 24, 2010 by admin · 3 Comments
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2007 Ford F550 EarthRoamer
The EarthRoamer XV-LT is a compact, energy efficient, solar powered home, built on a Ford F-550 truck chassis, and powered by a quiet, efficient and powerful twin-turbo diesel engine. EarthRoamer XV-LTs offer unprecedented versatility, style, quality, and ease of operation, along with a heavy dose of adrenaline – this is NOT your daddy’s RV!

With an EarthRoamer XV-LT you can forget about being tied to a campsite for power; super-sized solar panels recharge massive marine batteries so you have the ability to explore for extended periods with no tether. Strap yourself into the seat and feel the power of an EarthRoamer XV-LT as it tackles your road to adventure. Whether it’s a long weekend at the lake or an extended trip to South America , an EarthRoamer XV-LT is the civilized way to escape civilization.
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2007 Jeep Wrangler EarthRoamer

May 19, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment
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2007 Jeep Wrangler EarthRoamer
The EarthRoamer XV-JP provides everything needed for extended camping in remote locations. Built on the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4WD Unlimited platform with electric front and rear locking differentials and electric sway bar disconnect, the XV-JP provides trail performance that is unmatched by any traditional RV. The EarthRoamer XV-JP will carry two people over the tightest and toughest trails and provide a comfortable camping experience once you reach your destination.

Forget about setting up complicated tents in the rain and sleeping on the cold, hard ground. The easy to deploy XV-JP LoftopTM provides a comfortable bedroom-with-a-view – complete with a forced air furnace to keep you warm and electric fan to keep you cool. With the solar powered fridge you will be enjoying fresh foods frozen deserts and cold beverages instead of enduring granola and freeze dried meals. Ready access to a hot shower and toilet turns remote camping trips into an enjoyable experience instead of an endurance effort.
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2008 Volkswagen Tiguan R Line Update

July 16, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment
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2008 Volkswagen Tiguan R Line Update
The new Volkswagen Tiguan compact 4×4 is set to go on sale in February powered by a choice of advanced new TSI petrol and common rail diesel engines. Just ahead of its arrival in the UK Volkswagen Individual has unveiled the Tiguan R-Line design study at the Essen Motor Show – a subtly aggressive styling exercise demonstrating the potential for a range-topping Tiguan.

Established in 2003 and based in Wolfsburg, Individual is an engineering department wholly owned by Volkswagen and is responsible for special projects including the Golf R32 and the BlueMotion range of vehicles.
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2008 Saab 93 Australian Launch

June 16, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment
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2008 Saab 93 Australian Launch
The 2008 Saab 93 range was launched today in Australia with a choice between renewable bioethanol, economical diesel or petrol powered engines. The price for the 2008 Saab 93 Sport Sedan starts at $43,400 and goes up to $73,100 for the Aero 2.8TS with 188 kW, 350 Nm of torque and automatic transmission.

The price for the 2008 Saab 93 SportCombi starts at $45,900 and goes as high as $75,600 for the 2008 Saab Aero 2.8TS with 188 kW, 350 Nm of torque and automatic transmission. The 2008 Saab 93 Convertible price for Australia starts at $65,500 and goes up to $93,300 for the 2008 Saab Aero 2.8TS with 188kW, 350 Nm of torque and automatic transmission.
New Saab 9-3 range Renewable, Economical, Responsible
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2008 Land Rover Freelander 2

May 16, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment
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2008 Land Rover Freelander 2
The all-new Land Rover Freelander 2, now on sale, redefines the compact premium 4×4 class.New from the ground up, 2008 Freelander 2 delivers outstanding on-road performance as well as the class-leading off-road ability of a true Land Rover. A dynamic design, smart and spacious interior, and an abundance of advanced technologies complete the package.

The 2008 Freelander 2 is already a multi-award winning vehicle, having picked up prestigious motoring accolades in the UK, Ireland and Austria, including BBC Top Gear’s SUV of the Year 2007.New for the Geneva Show are the diesel automatic version, on sale in Europe this spring, and the launch of the 2008 Freelander 2 personalisation programme – which enables vehicles to be accessorised perfectly to reflect an owner’s individual character and preferences.
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Toyota Prius Hatch Automatic Petrol/Electric Hybrid Road Test Report

August 19, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment
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Toyota was beaten by Honda in the race to get a hybrid vehicle on to the Australian market, however the enforced delay (brought about by Design Rule and tax concession issues) has brought benefits for buyers. The Prius now on sale here for $39,990 is the latest model that is currently on sale in Japan.
The Toyota Prius made its debut in Japan as the world’s first production hybrid vehicle back in 1996 and more than 60,000 have since been sold around the world. These early cars formed the basis for testing in Australia and were also used as evaluation vehicles by some State Governments and fleet operators.
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2008 Land Rover Freelander 2 HST

May 17, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment
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2008 Land Rover Freelander 2 HST
Land Rover will introduce a new ‘HST’ derivative to complete the Freelander 2 range. On-sale from March 2008, the Land Rover Freelander 2 HST will be available from £31,990 on the road. Features include a Sports Styling Pack with front and rear bumper aprons, side sill mouldings and a rear roof spoiler. Other enhancements include 19 inch alloy 10-spoke wheels with shadowchrome finish, leather seat facings, privacy glass and metallic paint.
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2008 Ford Kuga Lands in Europe

May 10, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment
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2008 Ford Kuga Lands in Europe
The new Ford Kuga will go on sale throughout Europe during the first half of 2008. “When we unveiled the stunning iosis X Concept car at the 2006 Paris Motor Show I promised that in less than two years we would enter this segment with an all-new vehicle developed and built in-house,” said John Fleming, President and CEO, Ford of Europe.

“In delivering that promise, the commitment we also gave in Paris two years ago to add new and exciting niche vehicles to a newly energised Ford of Europe portfolio was also kept,” Fleming added.
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2009 Chevrolet Camaro

March 7, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment
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2009 Chevrolet Camaro
The all-new Camaro will begin with early production versions at the end of 2008 and will go on sale in the first quarter of 2009. “The new Camaro will be almost identical to the concept, a thoroughly modern interpretation of the 1969 model, considered by many to be the best design of the car’s first generation,” said Ed Welburn, GM’s global vice president of design, who owns a 1969 Camaro SS. The front-engine, rear-wheel drive sport coupe will feature an independent rear suspension, and will be offered in a variety of models with the choice of manual and automatic transmissions and V-6 and V-8 engines.
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2008 Ford Mondeo Titanium X

July 1, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment
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2008 Ford Mondeo Titanium X
The all-new Ford Mondeo, on sale from this month, is set to continue the car’s leading position as the UK’s top-selling large car (non-premium). Figures out from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders confirm that almost 22,000 customers bought a Ford Mondeo in the first five months of the year.

The striking new design of the new Ford Mondeo, together with its hi-tech and affordable features – many new to Ford and to the large car segment – are attracting early interest from numerous new customers.
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