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Sports Cars

The All-New Lotus Europa SE

Lotus Europa SE

The Lotus Europa SE races into 2009 with a host of upgrades that make it more appealing and accessible to a broader range of enthusiast. It also provides more power and performance, more equipment and as such offers more value than ever before.

Designed to appeal to those who are more style conscious, the Europa SE also carries the largest capacity engine in the current Lotus range and the most torque. Peak power increases 12 percent, from 147kW at 5400rpm in the Europa S, to 165kW at 5750rpm in the SE model, furthering the output from the turbocharged 2.0-litre engine and offering effortless cruising capability combined with thrilling acceleration. read more »

Passenger Cars

2009 Kia Rio Named to the ACEEE ‘Greenest Vehicles of 2009’ List

2009 Kia Rio

Kia┬átoday announced that the 2009 Rio sub-compact sedan has been named as one of the “Greenest Vehicles of 2009” by the America Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). Rio was chosen for its low-level emissions and impressive fuel economy.

“Today more than ever consumers are looking for vehicles that are not only fuel efficient but ecologically friendly,” said Michael Sprague, vice president of marketing, KMA. “Rio demonstrates that being green and offering impressive fuel economy does not mean that value and quality need to be compromised.”

According to the ACEEE, the “Greenest Vehicles of 2009” list includes the most environmentally friendly vehicles available to consumers during the 2009 model year, and only the top-scoring configuration of each vehicle is included in the list. A full list can be found at . read more »