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Hyundai Sonata 2011 Review and Price

April 30th, 2010 4 comments

We all know that the famous Accord is the inspiration for Hyundai Sonata. Leaving this all the 2011 Hyundai Sonata is looking one of its kind, so developed and got a great importance for family type cars.

Fully upgraded for 2011, the latest Sonata is having a great style and comfort in traveling.

2011 Hyundai Sonata specification

Especially the specifications of 2011 Sonata are 2.4-liter with inline-4 and at present it is only engine in the automotiveside view of Hyundai Sonata 2011 world with these specifications. In the later stages hybrid and turbocharged versions will be available. About turbocharged engine, news is that it will be a very delicious one and its power will be endless.  Adding to quick performance and high fuel mileage, it also shows a pure behavior. The strong 198 horsepower of the base engine and when combined with six speed automatic returns a thriving 26 mpg, which is not so need full for buyers. It bought great new things to world of auto, like a new direct injected four cylinder power plant joined with a six speed automatic but it don’t have a V6 option.

There is lot of development in driving segment in this new  Hyundai Sonata 2011 to make it a more comfort feel and tauter and yet it is not in the standard of Nissan Altima, Mazda 6  and Ford Fusion in sport segment. Combining these all things it looks more impressive when you get the fact that the 2011 Sonata is one in the two cars of this segment the another one is Accord. Even then the presence of sport-tuned suspension of SE, in Sonata the riding will be rough in the process.  The outside look is cool and it is having its own specialty and looking like absolute costly one.

Sonata is having its own importance leaving Hyundai popularity. The aspects like Bluetooth with phonebook download, iPod connectivity and satellite radio are present in base Sonata GLS even with these features its starting price is much lesser than its competitors.2011 Sonata weighs 3,199 pounds, which is much light weight in four-cylinder segment. Hyundai 2011 Sonata is bought in three levels GLS, SE and limited one with several packages.  All levels are having same engine transmission. The prediction is that 60% sales will be from GLS, 10% from SE and remaining will be Limited one.

After considering all the things, the new 2011 Sonata made itself a good choice in its segment. Because of its lowest price it more desirable than the Nissan Altima, Chevy Malibu, Ford Fusion and Mazda 6 which are also excellent ones and it is more purified than Camry.  Officially the numbers says that Sonata earns 24miles per gallon on city and 35 mpg highway with manual and 22 mpg city and 35 mpg highway with automatic transmission, this looks good. With great features like fuel economy, powerful value, specific performance, compact quality the latest Hyundai Sonata 2011 model will make to the top of the charts. Find pictures of 2011 Hyundai Sonata Model

2011 Hyundai Sonata will come with price tag of $19,195 (MSRP)

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Intel dual-core Atom N500 review

April 28th, 2010 No comments

According to Intel dual-core Atom N500 is on track to be launched soon.
These Atom processors will have dual-core Atom-based CPUs and will have DDR3 RAM support. Two of these chips the Atom N455 and N475 should be available for launch anytime.

ASUS will be one of the first netbook manufacturer to launch netbooks based upon dual core atoms. The expected price of these netbooks will be around $575.

Intel it facing stiff competition with ARM based processor. The Cortex A9 processors, with low power and high throughput are expected to give tough competition to intel Atoms.

This processor is expected to be a variant of the Atom D510 (1.66GHz frequency with Hyperthreading). It is expected that it will support Enhanced SpeedStep allowing dynamic clock and voltage scaling for the CPU core.

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Toyota RAV4 2011 Review and Price

April 28th, 2010 1 comment

The 2011 Toyota RAV4 was officially revealed during the 2010 Geneva Motors Show. And now, car fanatics are slowly getting more information about this brand new car model to watch out for from one of the industry’s leading auto manufacturers. To see whether this is a must-have for this new year, find out more below.

About Toyota RAV4 2011

In order to fully understand the wide range of features for 2011 Toyota RAV4, let’s look at each of them closely. In terms of design and styling, this one is basically a redesign for the earlier models of Toyota RAV4 series that offers a chrome-accented front design that delivers sophistication. When you examine the interior, it is equipped with the Easy Flat seating system to ensure that the passenger remains fully relaxed throughout the ride. However, you will notice that this one offers a wider stance a more compact version of  SUV. The seat upholstery is made out of leather/Alcantara for durability and for more aesthetic appeal.

There are options for 2WD and 4WD, which also determine the type of engine that your vehicle is equipped with. But still, this one is equipped with the Toyota Optimal Drive technology to reduce fuel consumption and emissions. It also comes with multidrive S and manual transmission to adjust to the driver’s skill level and make your driving experience more efficient. In addition, you can choose from four grades for this vehicle model that will determine the choice of engine – UP1, UP2, Premium, and Leather/Alcantara.

Toyota RAV4 2011 Pro’s

*Toyota RAV4 2011 comes with a sophisticated exterior design that is well complimented by superb interior!

*It still boasts the image of durability that this famous car manufacturer has been delivering to the market for years.

*There are up to ten body colors to choose from, enabling you to pick one that would suit your own personality.

*It offers car buyers the opportunity to ride a vehicle marketed with sustained mobility and eco-friendly engine technology.

Toyota RAV4 2011 Con’s

*Apart from the exterior style and a few additional features, there does not seem to be a standout feature that would distinguish the 2011 edition of Toyota RAV4 from other models in the series.

The Bottom Line

The Toyota Optimal Drive technology is what sets this model and all other models in the Toyota RAV4 series remain competitive in the market. It’s skillful combination of wide-ranging technologies and practical features that would deliver comfort and efficiency to its driver. For all of these desirable features, then Toyota RAV4 is one of the must-have new vehicles for 2011.

Ford F-150 Review and Price

April 28th, 2010 No comments

The 2010 model of the Ford F-150 gained recognition as a full-size pick up class and was lauded by consumers due to its design that kept their comfort and convenience in mind. It was Ford’s response to the demand of truck aficionados.

Ford F-150 specs

The exterior of this vehicle is truly designed for functionality as it features side steps and tailgate steps to efficiently to make it more accessible when loading or unloading stuffs off the cab. As for its interior, it has got both design features that would suit average and heavy-duty drivers’ needs alike. But apart from the standard features that you can enjoy with this model, there are also customizable ones to ensure that you can adjust its use according to your needs.

You can choose to use a two-wheel or four-wheel drive, as well as choose one of seven trim colors according to your preference. This vehicle is equipped with the Ford McKey safety system to ensure your additional protection while Ford F-150 picturesriding the vehicle, which has become a standard feature in all of Ford’s car models. Its 4.6-liter engine is driven for fuel economy such that you can save more on your fuel consumption and reach better mileage.

In terms of performance, the Ford F-150 2010 is among the top ranks. It has notably improved over the years and much of it can be credited to the enhanced framework, suspension, and steering. To learn more about the advantages and disadvantages of choosing this particular car model over anything else, you can find out more below.


*The interior cab is equipped with a wide range of functions features such as storage and comfortable seating to ensure you get most out of every ride.

*In comparison to its predecessor, 2010 Ford F-150 comes with a more spacious cab.

*The highly accessible steps on the back of the truck make it a truly functional vehicle for hauling heavy load or other items.

*It has earned recognition for the government due to its safety features, even passing with 5 stars the federal government crash test.

*The exterior design for this vehicle is also a major improvement from the past and it was designed with the modern user in mind.

*A Roadside assistance is available for the driver upon reaching 60,000 miles or within the first five years of ownership.


*There is no known major drawback about the 2010 Ford F-150 so far that would discourage you against buying this particular vehicle.

The Bottom Line

If you are a contractor and is shopping for a truck that you can use for work, then the 2010 model of Ford F-150 is highly recommended for you. It has enough customizable features, power engine performance, and reliability that will deliver an excellent performance on the job. With a bumper-to-bumper warranty provided by its manufacturer, you can ride with a peace of mind knowing that you are covered.

Overall, there has been a wide range of improvements on this particular model that would set it apart from its competitors in the market.

Akoya E621 2 HD Multimedia Notebook Review

April 28th, 2010 No comments

Akoya E621 2 HD Multimedia Notebook might be a relatively new name in the industry as compared to other big name manufacturers such as HP, Toshiba, Acer, and Asus, but this one cannot be dismissed easily. Brought into the market by Medion, this one promises  to offer new standards in notebook technology to suit your business needs.

Akoya E621 2 HD Multimedia Notebook features and specs

Akoya E621 2 HD Multimedia imageIn order to fully understand the capability of this new Akoya E621 2 HD Multimedia Notebook, it is important to look into the specifications of this product. As of now, there is only limited information provided by Medion about this product but it should be enough to make a fair assessment as to this product’s performance.

Physically, the 16-inch HD display screen is the most notable physical feature of this netbook but when you turn this device on, that is where you get to see what this is really made of. This widescreen display features a graphic pixel resolution of 1366 x 768 quality, while is supported by Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500 MHD engine. When it comes to the processing chip, this is powered by 2,3 GHz Intel Pentium Processor T4500, in addition to the 320 GB S-ATA hard drive and 4GB DDR2.


*The HD resolution display screen and next-gen graphics card offer impressive quality and crisp color for images shown on screen.

*The notebook is equipped with a built-in storage capacity of 320GB for excellent speed and performance.

*It is ideal for businessmen due to its ergonomic design made up of low profile keyboard and multi-touch touchpad.

*It has a wide range of accessories for your to explore with such as a built-in webcame, mic, HDMI output for real time display of recorded files, USB 2.0 ports, wiFi capability, Ethernet cable port, 3-in-1 memory card reader, among other things.

*In addition to the pre-loaded operating system of 32-bit Windows 7 Home Premium, you can also avail of 64-bit version as another option.


*This notebook is currently tagged with a £430 price tag, which is rather expensive specially given that it offers pretty standard features.

*Although this netbook is equipped with an 8-cell lithium ion battery, it can only last for up to 5 hours of usage.

The Bottom Line

Overall, Akoya E621 2 HD Multimedia Notebook is a great option for entry level users as it provides decent performance at a reasonable price range. However, Medion’s creation is still a long ways off from the standard that its competitors has reached. But this cannot be easily dismissed though as you can enjoy standard features and accessories with reliability.