News – Autofreaks.com https://www.autofreaks.com Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:52:21 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.2 Volkswagen Arteon Teased Ahead of Geneva Debut https://www.autofreaks.com/news/volkswagen-arteon-teased-ahead-geneva-debut/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/volkswagen-arteon-teased-ahead-geneva-debut/#respond Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:40:16 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=121408

At the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, Volkswagen is set to debut the Arteon, the company’s new premium midsize sedan that will be positioned above the Passat and is set to replace the CC fastback. In the run-up to its public debut next month, Volkswagen has released two teaser images of the Arteon that show the design of the car’s LED …

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Volvo Teases XC60 SUV Ahead Of Geneva Debut https://www.autofreaks.com/news/volvo-teases-xc60-suv-ahead-geneva-debut/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/volvo-teases-xc60-suv-ahead-geneva-debut/#respond Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:38:09 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=121400

Volvo is getting ready to pull the covers off its long-awaited model, the next-generation XC60 and to build up our excitement, the company has given us a little sneak peak of the SUV ahead of its official reveal at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show. Volvo’s best selling XC60 has been around since its debut in 2008. This …

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Football Superstar Cristiano Ronaldo Gives Bugatti Chiron The Green Light [+video] https://www.autofreaks.com/news/football-superstar-cristiano-ronaldo-gives-bugatti-chiron-green-light-video/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/football-superstar-cristiano-ronaldo-gives-bugatti-chiron-green-light-video/#respond Mon, 27 Feb 2017 07:17:51 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=121383

Just before customers deliveries of the Bugatti Chiron begins, the French automaker has requested football superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo to give the super sports car a final test drive before it officially hits the road in a new promotional video. Known for his love of exotic cars, the video below begins with a brief glimpse at Ronaldo’s impressive …

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College Student Wins Perodua Axia at MYPerodua Nation Carnival https://www.autofreaks.com/news/college-student-wins-perodua-axia-myperodua-nation-carnival/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/college-student-wins-perodua-axia-myperodua-nation-carnival/#respond Mon, 27 Feb 2017 05:57:34 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=121391

Ahmad Irfan Ismail was chosen as the lucky draw grand prize winner of Perodua’s first and biggest outdoor event, MYPerodua Nation carnival held last month in Shah Alam. The 25-year old college student from the Management and Science University (MSU) was presented with a key to a brand new Perodua Axia 1.0L Advance variant by Perodua …

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2017 Honda CR-V specifications leaked – 2.4 NA and 1.6 Diesel, no 1.5 Turbo for Thailand https://www.autofreaks.com/news/2017-honda-cr-v-specifications-leaked-2-4-na-1-6-diesel-no-1-5-turbo-thailand/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/2017-honda-cr-v-specifications-leaked-2-4-na-1-6-diesel-no-1-5-turbo-thailand/#respond Mon, 27 Feb 2017 05:50:02 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=121395

A couple of days back we showed you guys spyshots of the 2017 Honda CR-V roaming the streets of Thailand. This time around, we understood that Honda Thailand is set to introduce two engine choices for the 2017 CR-V in Thailand, courtesy of Headlightmag. First up, power is expected to be derived from a naturally-aspirated …

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Next-Gen Ford Fiesta ST Debuts With 3-Cylinder EcoBoost Engine [+video] https://www.autofreaks.com/news/next-gen-ford-fiesta-st-debuts-3-cylinder-ecoboost-engine-video/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/next-gen-ford-fiesta-st-debuts-3-cylinder-ecoboost-engine-video/#respond Mon, 27 Feb 2017 03:51:05 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=121358

Ford Performance has taken the wraps off the most fun Fiesta ever, the third-generation Ford Fiesta ST, powered by an all-new three-cylinder, 1.5‑litre EcoBoost engine. Shown for the first time ahead of its global public debut next month, the next‑generation Fiesta ST will deliver 200PS, 290Nm of torque and anticipated 0‑100 km/h acceleration in 6.7 seconds. One …

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2017 Mazda CX-9 price leaked ahead of launch – Australia spec 2WD RM316k, 4WD RM333k https://www.autofreaks.com/news/2017-mazda-cx-9-price-leaked-ahead-launch-2wd-rm316k-4wd-rm333k/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/2017-mazda-cx-9-price-leaked-ahead-launch-2wd-rm316k-4wd-rm333k/#respond Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:55:39 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=121352

We sampled the 2017 Mazda CX-9 back in January. The largest SUV from Mazda is set to be Bermaz’s flagship model when it arrives here officially later this year. But before the official launch, the supposed updated pricelist of the new Mazda CX-9 has surfaced, thanks to Mazda 4S with Body & Paint Centre’s Facebook page. …

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Lexus and Porsche Rank Highest in J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study https://www.autofreaks.com/news/lexus-porsche-rank-highest-j-d-power-vehicle-dependability-study/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/lexus-porsche-rank-highest-j-d-power-vehicle-dependability-study/#respond Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:55:48 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=121342

J.D. Power has released its annual U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study where Lexus and Porsche tie to rank highest in vehicle dependability among all nameplates, with a score of 110 PP100. The study, now in its 28th year, examines problems experienced during the past 12 months by original owners of 3-year-old vehicles. In this case, that means …

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Second-Gen McLaren Super Series Set To Be Geneva Show-Stopper [+video] https://www.autofreaks.com/news/second-gen-mclaren-super-series-set-geneva-show-stopper-video/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/second-gen-mclaren-super-series-set-geneva-show-stopper-video/#respond Fri, 24 Feb 2017 04:18:14 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=121334

The second-generation McLaren Super Series is set to redefine expectations of supercar capability with phenomenal stopping performance to equal its extreme acceleration. Reaching 200km/h in 7.8 seconds, McLaren now reveals that the new supercar can then brake to a standstill in just 4.6 seconds and 117 metres – 6 metres less than the 650S and almost …

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Mazda Issues Worldwide Recall For Diesel Engine Defect https://www.autofreaks.com/news/mazda-issues-worldwide-recall-diesel-engine-defect/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/mazda-issues-worldwide-recall-diesel-engine-defect/#respond Fri, 24 Feb 2017 03:32:21 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=121307

Mazda is issuing a recall for several of its top-selling models globally over multiple defects in their diesel engine, including a problem that could lead to engines stalling. The recall involves about 460,000 CX-5, Mazda3 and Mazda6 sedans. The cars subject to the recalls were manufactured between Feb 13, 2012 and Feb 2 this year. Mazda said …

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