Porsche 911 configurator makes a dreamy distraction

September 5th, 2011 by Darren Cottingham

Calling all dreamers out there, the new 2012 Porsche 911 configurator has just gone online so you can build your personalised car online and drive it in your imagination.

As you’d expect the new 911 is available from new in a wide range of exterior colours, interior trim specifications and wheel options. It’s best to pretend money is no issue and up-spec your virtual 911 as far as you can go – and that is pretty far. Exterior colours include new hues like ‘Cognac Metallic’ and the rather dubious ‘Lime Gold Metallic’ which come at a premium. If they are too much you can stick to traditional colour combos like a Guards Red exterior and beige leather interior.

Other options include detailing like coloured centre caps on the 20-inch wheels, a rear windscreen wiper, sunroof, black instrument dials and all manner of performance upgrades. Continue reading “Porsche 911 configurator makes a dreamy distraction” »

Ferrari launches online FF configurator

March 16th, 2011 by Darren Cottingham

The Ferrari FF four-seat, all-wheel-drive sports car is the most radical machine to come from the prancing horse stables for quite some time. That may be the reason it hasn’t sold out yet for it’s first year of production, or perhaps it’s the hefty $360,000 USD price tag that is holding a few buyers back. Whatever the reason, Ferrari is out to inspire interest in the FF and has just launched a nifty online configurator for the new model on its official website.

A perfect distraction for Ferrari fans and day dreamers everywhere the FF configurator offers a crazy amount of personalisation options in exterior colours, interior aesthetics, wheel options and equipment features. Ever wanted a beige-coloured Ferrari with brown two-tone interior and yellow brake calipers? Well now is your chance to see what it looks like and live the dream for a moment. Continue reading “Ferrari launches online FF configurator” »

Build your own Bugatti with new online configurator

December 16th, 2010 by Darren Cottingham

When playing the ‘if you could choose any car’ game the Bugatti Veyron is the choice for many, but for the few who can actually afford one time is quickly running out. Bugatti’s production run of 300 Veyrons is quickly approaching its end but to keep things interesting for fans and possibly for serious buyers too, Bugatti has launched a new online configurator for its uncompromising supercar.

The new configurator lets you choose and modify most of the Veyron’s details, including the various color combinations and also grille designs, wheel patterns and even seat belt coloring. Once you’ve got your Veyron just right, you can print out a PDF of your preferences to take to your nearest Bugatti dealer or just stick to your wall.

The configurator is available for the ‘standard’ Veyron and the convertible Grand Sport model while the harder core Super Sport is only available in a limited range of colors and is rumoured to be already sold out.

To sort out your perfect Bugatti Veyron, click here to visit Bugatti’s website.

New timewaster – Cadillac CTS-V Coupe configurator

July 26th, 2010 by Darren Cottingham

If you’re a bit of a Cadillac fan and you think the new CTS-V Coupe is the business then you may be pleased to learn that the powerhouse two-door is hitting showrooms in the States right now. You may be even more pleased to learn that Cadillac has launched a fully-functional configurator online.

It takes at least $63,465 USD to get your own go-fast Caddy, which comes standard with a six-speed manual transmission, navigation and premium sound system. Another $3,400 USD gets you a set of race-ready Recaro performance seats, and a suede-rimmed steering wheel and shift knob combo is available for another $300. If you can’t be bothered changing gears for yourself then the six-speed automatic is a $1,300 USD option. If you go crazy and check every option box, including an up-level paint job, you’re looking at a $72,560 sticker. That’s certainly not cheap, but dreams remain free for now, so get busy creating your ideal CTS-V Coupe by clicking on the link below.

Click here to configure your own Cadillac CTS-V Coupe.

Ferrari launches 458 Italia configurator

October 8th, 2009 by Darren Cottingham

Ferrari 458 configurator screen

If you’re a prancing horse fan looking for a good way to waste some time, it’s your lucky day, because Ferrari has launched its online configuration utility for the new 458 Italia.

The new supercar hasn’t hit the streets yet, and so far its only been seen in bright red and yellow. But it turns out Ferrari’s colour palette extends far beyond those two primary shades to include silvers, grays, blacks and more, plus a few different shades of red. After all it is a Ferrari and Ferraris belong in red even the more subdued shade ‘Rosso Mugello’ pictured.

The configurator also lets you choose from a number of options inside and out, with choices for contrasting leather and other trim.

To check out the Ferrari 458 Italia online configurator. Click here.