Must-Have Hot Cars for 2007
Although it is true that cars are nothing but heavy steel that takes us from point A to point B, other people view it in a different light - like a way of expressing one’s self or style. For men the amount of torque and horsepower often reflects the “road” ego they have. And so for this year automakers have rolled out the red carpet to provide car aficionados out there with something to drool about.
Auto analysts have predicted that 2007 is going to be a good year for cars. They said that from the trend-setting superminis to amazing lines of supercars and everything in between including auto parts and accessories that car enthusiasts desire are all going to be granted.
Leading the desire list is Audi R8 supercar which is expected to go on sale this summer. The car is priced at 0,000 to 0,000. The R8 is based in the 2003 Audi Le Mans Quattro concept car and not on the automakers R8 race car as what others presumed. It is equipped with a unique headlight design that makes use of LED technology. Audi said that the internal reflectors of the new car resemble those found in miniature Sydney Opera Houses. The LED headlamps used in R8 are far from the conventional not only in terms of their size but they are specifically and meticulously designed solely for the R8.
The Volvo S80 is also included in the must-drive list. Unthinkable sophisticated auto materials were pooled together by Volvo’s engineers just to come up with this Scandinavian luxurious car. First in its segment is the in-car heartbeat monitor that alerts the driver through key fob whenever a person approaches the car. The S80 just like any other Volvo’s masterpiece is not only designed to thrill and excite but was made to perfection. Great care was given to every detail even a Volvo heater core was fitted exclusively for the S80.
The Mercedes-Benz CL63 AMG coupe is also a standout. Car aficionados have agreed that its cruise control integrated system which enables it to shift to autopilot function during stop-and-go traffic that makes it to become one of their all-time favorite cars. The cruise control integrated system is one of Mercedes’ ways of aiding drivers to pay attention to the road. The technology also comes with radars that can monitor the distance of the car with other cars. CL63 also steers, brakes and accelerates whenever it trails another car.
Additional treats to aficionados is the inclusion of mind-boggling upgrades to the automakers’ lineup. The upgraded models boast improved performance and technology which would make fanatics unable to resist. The Lexus LS Hybrid, a vehicle that runs on gasoline and electricity is a treat to those who love green cars. The regular version of this car is powered by V8 engine that produces 380 horsepower. The electric motor in the hybrid version also assists the V8 to generate more than 430 horsepower. And at present the hybrid version of Lexus LS is considered to be a status symbol of choice.
Lexus is not the only automaker that shows off its innovative prowess other automakers like Aston Martin, Maybach and Rolls-Royce have also exhibited their pride vehicles. Aston Martin has presented its V-8 Vantage Convertible while Maybach has unveiled its hot rod version of its 62 S sedan. Bentley not to be left behind has also presented it Azure drop-top version which is upgraded to become more captivating than ever before.
About the Author: Glady Reign is a 32 year old is a consultant for an automotive firm based in Detroit, Mi. she is a native of the Motor City and grew up around cars hence her expertise in the automotive field.