Rolls-Royce is planning to build Roadster and SUV?

The builder of luxurious cars Rolls-Royce is planning to release a powerful roadster in 2017. The topless vehicle is coming with a V16 naturally aspirated engine. It will probably boast 700 horsepower. The two-seater car will feature brand refinement, luxury and craftsmanship.

Rolls-Royce SUV plans

The company is also developing a utility vehicle.

Rolls-Royce SUV plans

 

 

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2012 automotive Grammys

2012 has been a year of striking new cars – fast roadsters, comfortable sedans and SUVs. Now it is time to announce the annual awards of the buyers and car enthusiasts for the best of the bunch.

Mercedes-Benz SL
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In Britain, the the Mercedes SL is considered as one of the most stylish cars on the road.

In the category “Best estate car” number one is the Jaguar XF Sportbrake. The vehicle combines an attractive appearance, spacious cabin and affordable price tag.

Jaguar XF Sportbrake
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The best electric vehicle is the Vauxhall Ampera. The car features an electric motor and petrol range extender.

The Mercedes SL grabbed the title “Best convertible”. The topless model offers comfort, performance and elegance.

The best family car is the Ford B-Max.

The king of the sports cars is Porsche Boxster.

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Eterniti`s Super-SUV

Luxury automanufacturer Eterniti Motors has developed the world’s first Super-SUV named Artemis. The prototype was presented at Beijing Auto China 2012 international motor show. Artemis represents a new class of vehicle providing the higher levels of luxury, performance and exclusivity. The car will be in production by summer 2012.

The heart of the Super-SUV is a 4.8-litre twin-turbo V8 engine that produces over 600bhp (441kW) and 750Nm (553 lb ft) torque. The Eterniti`s SUV accelerates from 0-100kph in 4.5 sec.

The super vehicle has been test-driven by F1 Grand Prix winner Johnny Herbert.

The hand-built body panels are made of carbon composite. The Eterniti`s SUV is fitted with an ultra-low profile 315/25 tyres sit on dedicated 23” super-lightweight forged alloy rims.

The SUV has a limousine-like rear cabin with twin reclining rear seats, iPad-ready holders with electronic reveal, and a drinks chiller.

The Artemis is the ultimate crossover that offers excellent handling and driver appeal. The interior is handcrafted with the fine leather, quilted undercarpets and boot trim, lambswool rugs, veneers including natural woods, piano black and carbon fibre.