Weekend Pit Stop 2

Posted: 15 Jan 2011 04:11 AM PST

So here we are at the weekend and its time for another pit stop, check out some of these popular posts that you may have missed on Chrises Cars.

Porsche 928 pick up truck with six wheels: Video


A guy from German had the crazy idea to customize a Porsche 928 and turn it into a pick up truck.

Click here to find out more about this Porsche 928 pick up


Is it possible to unlock a car with a phone? Video

Some people have added videos to the net saying and showing that it is possible to unlock your car with a cell phone and others claim its impossible.

Click here to find out more


Motorbikes and their crazy side cars


This post shows a huge variety of sidecars, some have a traditional design while others have a more unique and impressive appearance. Click the link below to see a load of pictures of motorbikes and their rather unusual sidecars.

Click here to see the Motorbikes and their sidecars.


81 year old Aussie drives 370 miles in the wrong direction


Most people have been lost or caught out heading in the wrong direction, normally it doesn’t take long to get back on track and heading in the right direction again but for this motorist it did.

Click here to read this story.


Police given sports cars to chase crooks

nissan gt-r

Abu Dhabi police force has joined the rest of the world and equipped themselves with sports cars to chase down crooks, they have added the Nissan GT-R sports car to their patrols and also the Chevrolet Camaro.

Click here to see more cool police sports cars

Well thats it for this week on Chrises Cars, but we will be back on Monday with more motoring news and lots more. Have a great weekend from all of us at Chrises cars.

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Land Rover Defender X-Tech edition

Posted: 14 Jan 2011 06:27 AM PST

British 4×4 maker – Land Rover has revealed the details of a limited edition Land Rover Defender titled, X-Tech.

The Land Rover Defender X-Tech is available as a 90 Hard Top Commercial and is powered by the 2.4 liter common-rail diesel engine which outputs 360 Nm of torque.

This new 4×4 is based on the 2011 model Land Rover Defender and features a Zermatt Silver exterior paint scheme, with a Santorini Black roof and wheel arches and a set of gloss black 16 inch Saw Tooth alloy wheels.

The interior of the Land Rover Defender X-Tech has been given an Ebony theme and is due to hit Land Rover dealers by March 2011.

For more information read the press release below.

Land Rover Press Release:


Class-leading all-terrain capability with a raw and edgy style
Striking Zermatt Silver exterior, with contrast Santorini Black finish to the roof and wheel arches, and an Ebony interior
Introduction of 16 inch Saw Tooth alloy wheels

Gaydon, Warwickshire, 12th January 2011, Land Rover launches the new 2011 Defender X-Tech Limited Edition at Brussels Motorshow.

The Defender X-Tech offers raw and edgy style, with the class-leading all-terrain capability you would expect of this motoring icon.

The exterior is available in Zermatt Silver, enhanced by a contrasting Santorini Black finish to the roof and wheel arches.

And, for the first time, this Defender is fitted with unique gloss black 16 inch Saw Tooth alloy wheels, to create a sense of raw utilitarianism.

The interior is available in Ebony and the seats offer the addition of leather side bolsters, for a more refined finish.

The Defender X-Tech is available in the 90 Hard Top Commercial derivative, with the full range of accessories also available to enhance capability and individuality.

Powered by the 2.4 litre common-rail diesel engine, this Defender boasts fuel efficiency and performance with 360Nm torque for effortless towing and enhanced on-road performance.

The Defender X-Tech Limited Edition will go on sale from March 2011 starting at £24,995

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Ford Vertrek Concept Car unveiled at Detroit

Posted: 14 Jan 2011 06:05 AM PST

Car manufacturer – Ford has unveiled the new Ford Vertrek concept at this year’s North American motor show in Detroit, this new concept car is a compact sport utility vehicle (SUV).

The new Ford Vertrek concept follows the basic general styling lines also used for the latest generation Focus.

The main design focus points on this new Ford SUV are the lower trapezoidal front grille, the slimmer headlamps and tail lamps and the faster flowing roofline and rising beltline.

The Ford Vertrek comes powered by either a 1.6-liter EcoBoost engine or a 2.0-liter Duratorq TDCi diesel engine. Both varients feature the Ford Auto Start-Stop technology.

The Ford Vertrek is built on the company’s new global C-segment platform which will spawn more than 2 million vehicles globally by 2012, or so Ford hopes.

Check out the Ford Vertrek SUV images below as well as a video showing a close up of this new concept car.

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