present it! A facelift for the Audi TT - Audi has given the second-generation model of its popular TT CoupÃ© a makeover.In addition to design changes to the light-weight, mostly aluminum body, the interior has been touched up and there's an interesting new engine available. The powerful and efficient 4-cylinder 2.0 TFSI produces 211 hp and needs just 6.6 liters/100 km.
taste it! Dacia Logan MCV - A conventional station wagon can provide a great deal of practical versatility for everyday use, but sometimes that's not enough.Families, for instance, may need a third row of seats. The Dacia Logan MCV tries to address those demands. The tall roof and vertical sides mean the station wagon offers a huge amount of interior space. So how does the Dacia perform in practice? drive it! finds out.
compare it! Fiat Punto - Hyundai i20 - Two small cars - one Italian, the other Korean - face off in this week's "drive it!" comparison.We put Fiat's Punto Evo up against the Hyundai i20, an Asian car tweaked for the European market at the company's RÃ¼sselheim design center. We tested a Fiat Punto Evo "Racing" equipped with a 95 hp, 1.3 liter diesel engine and a Hyundai i20 with the "Comfort" options package and a 1.4 liter diesel rated at 90 hp.
spot it! What's new at the Essen Tire Fair - Concern about global climate change and the desire to reduce CO2 emissions is pushing tire makers to look for ways to improve their products' performance.The result is new tires with names like "Ecopia", "Efficient Grip" or "EnergySaver." Tire makers from 42 countries put their latest innovations on display at the Essen Tire Fair, giving drive it! a chance to investigate the technologies behind the new greener tires.
vintage! Volkswagen buys Giugiaro - Volkswagen has added the legendary Italian design studio Italdesign to its growing list of automobile-making assets.In the past, its head Giorgetto Giugiaro has sketched cars for a wide variety of manufacturers.