Monthly Archives: March 2009

Toyota closed two showrooms in Bucharest

The largest local Toyota dealer, Inchcape Motors, closed its second showroom in Bucharest because of low sales recorded in the first months of 2009.
All employees of the showrooms were relocate. “Most of them are now at another center. Such a school has a high capacity to absorb these people and is now working on the ground and directly to the customer,” said Veronica Mircea, marketing director of Toyota.

Volvo XC60 by Heico Sportiv

Photo update with Volvo XC60 by Heico Sportiv.

Volvo XC60 by Heico Sportiv

Kia Forte LPI Hybrid first Hybrid

South Korean manufacturer of vehicles, Kia Motors, will launch for the Korean market first hybrid of the mark which will be come into mass production, as the Kia Forte LPI Hybrid. This car falls under the brand Eco-niche of the Dynamics of Kia and will work on gas and electricity.
The new model uses a 1.6 liter engine and 114 horsepower that operate on liquefied petroleum gas, with help from an electric motor generating 20 HP. These two units to get the 5.8 liters per hundred kilometers traveled.

Hyundai Equus

Hyundai has developed a premium sedan, Equus, offered first on Korean market, but now nobody knows if the model will arrive in Europe. Equus premium aims direct competition (BMW, Mercedes, Audi) and even similar to the S-Klasse at the front. Ambitions are present luxury and interior, where wood inserts and leather are used in excess.

Hyundai Equus

The EQUUS comes with a choice of two gasoline/petrol engines, the 3.8 liter V6 Lambda or the 4.6 liter V8 Tau. The Lambda pumps out 285 hp and 358 Nm of torque. The Tau is good for 360 hp and 439 Nm of cranking power.

New Kia Sorento

Photo update with Kia Sorento.

Kia Sorento