Chevrolet announced today that it will once again elevate Corvette's performance capabilities with a series of improvements for the 2012 model year that improve on-track performance and on-road comfort. They include enhancements to the high-performance Z06 and ZR1 models as well as interior upgrades across the Corvette lineup.
New 2013 Ford Taurus SHO
The new Ford Taurus SHO is the sportiest Taurus yet to wear the coveted
performance badge. With its unique blend of the award-winning,
fuel-efficient EcoBoost™ engine,
enhanced driving dynamics and performance-inspired design, the new Taurus
SHO shows it means business. An unprecedented combination of horsepower, technology and
fuel economy takes this acclaimed sporting sedan to a whole new level.
Taurus SHO is drawing new shoppers to the Ford showroom, based on its
unmatched combination of 365 twin-turbocharged EcoBoosthorsepower, torque-sensing
all-wheel drive, available technologies and up to 25 EPA-rated mpg on the
For discriminating automotive performance enthusiasts demanding the
ultimate in uncompromised dynamics and response, the 2013 Taurus SHO offers
a new Performance Package that is engineered to deliver greater handling
responsiveness, power and durability under more sporting driving
The SHO Performance Package includes:
- Package-specific sport-tuned suspension with unique dampers and springs
- Performance brake pads and unique track-tuned calipers
- Recalibrated EPAS
- Electronic Stability Control track mode with true off
- 3.16 to 1 final drive ratio for enhanced off-the-line acceleration
- Enhanced extreme-duty cooling system
- 20-inch machined and painted wheels
- 245/YR20 performance summer-compound tires
New 2013 Ford Taurus Limited
The new Ford Taurus is even more refined with better fuel economy, more
technology, improved craftsmanship, enhanced design and sharpened driving
dynamics, once again raising the bar among full-size sedans. Expected to
deliver best-in-class fuel efficiency with the new 2.0-liter EcoBoost™ engine and expanding customer
convenience offerings including active park assist and MyFord Touch™,
Ford's smartest sedan brings even more technology to the Ford showroom. For
the 2013 model year, the new Taurus SHO becomes the sportiest Taurus yet to
wear the coveted performance badge. With its unique blend of the
award-winning, fuel-efficient EcoBoost engine, enhanced driving dynamics and
performance-inspired design, the new Taurus SHO shows it means business.
New Opel (Vauxhall) Astra GTC
Astra GTC is officially a production reality. On June 7 Vauxhall will
reveal full details about the GTC to coincide with its order books opening.
Pricing, technology, equipment and powertrains will be laid bare, giving
customers the chance to specify their ideal model and place an order
The first production version of the Astra GTC will then receive its world
premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show, on September 15, with first cars
appearing in showrooms late autumn this year.
Based on last year's GTC Paris concept car, the production GTC will feature
a 3-door body with dramatic proportions, yet will be capable of carrying
five adults. It will feature the very best of Vauxhall's latest technology,
as well as unique chassis features.