27 March, 2007

Photoshop: 2008 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe & Estate

Mercedes-Benz officially launched the new 2008 Mercedes C-Class sedan late last week and now you’re all probably wondering what the coupe and estate model will look like. Well the folks over at CWW Car Design have made a couple of Photoshops of what the models may look like. So far Mercedes-Benz has no plans of making a coupe version of the 2008 Me

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19 March, 2007

BMW Alpina B3 Biturbo

Alpina B3 Biturbo debuted in Geneva. The car is based on the already potent twin-turbo 335i coupe from BMW and is said to develop close to 360hp and 500Nm of torque from its force-fed 3.0L straight-six engine. Alpina B3 should reach up to 285km/h and complete the 0-100km/h sprint in less than 5 seconds.

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2008 BMW M5 Touring revealed

BMW today revealed the M5 Touring — a wagon version of its popular M5 sports car. The second-ever “M” station wagon, the 2008 M5 Touring delivers 507 horsepower at 8,250rpm from a 5.0 liter V10 engine, all while providing up to 1,650 litres of cargo space. The M5 Touring will be offered in select European markets, including the U.K., but it’s uncle

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Diesel Racecar Wins despite 10% smaller gas tank and flat tire!

Audi are leading the way with their diesel R10 TDI, which recently won the 12 Hours of Sebring. The car has been so successful in recent races that a handicap was placed on the team, reducing the size of the fuel tank by 10% and forcing more pit stops. Audi won the event despite this, and a puncture that cost two laps.

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17 March, 2007

2007 Lotus Sport Exige Cup Edition Sells Out Faster than PlayStation 3

Supposedly the Lotus 2007 Sport Exige Cup is a faster and hotter seller than the PS3. The Lotus Sport Exige Cup Edition was unveiled at the LA Auto Show, and the 30 vehicles produced for the US have already been sold out at a cost of $86,490. The 1,800 pound car has a supercharged 1.8 liter four cylinder engine that produces 252 horsepower giving i

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Lamborghini Murciélago LP640 Road Test

FifthGear takes Lamborghini Murciélago LP640 for a road test. The Lamborghini Murciélago LP640 is powered by a 6.5-litre V12 engine which generates an impressive 631bhp at 8,000 RPM. It boost from 0-62mph in 3.4 seconds and a top speed of 210mph. The car equipped with an aerodynamic design made from steel/carbon fiber. Video

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GM Europe reports best January sales in 15 years

GM car sales in Europe rose by 17,631 units year-on-year in January to 165,043 vehicles, a 15-year high for the month, GM Europe said today. Automotive News reported that its market share in Europe increased by 0.7 of a percentage point to 9.5 percent, a 10-year record. GM brands Cadillac and Opel accounted for most of the sales in Europe for the c

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16 March, 2007

$1 Million Diamond Encrusted Car Rims (photo)

Buy a set of four Asanti diamond-encrusted wheels, and they’ll throw in a Bentley GT for free. Of course, those rims will run you a cool million dollars, but when you factor in the cost of the Bentley, you’re really only paying about $850k for the rims

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09 March, 2007

Mercedes gets 40,000 Europe orders for redesigned 2008 C-Class

Daimler Chrysler said today that it has already received 40,000 orders from Europe for the new 2008Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Automotive News reports. The car will be in European dealerships later this month. The 2008 Mercedes-Benz C-Class will come in a basic C180 compressor and C320 model, along with a high performance 450 horsepower C63 AMG.

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New Hamann BMW X5

German tuners Hamann have released a performance upgrade package for the new SUV. The modified car is the top-end 4.8i model that’s powered by a 355hp V8 engine in standard guise. Hamann bumps output to 400hp thanks to a free-flow exhaust system and ECU upgrade, which enables the big ute to reach 0 to 100km/h in just 6.2 seconds beating the standar

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07 March, 2007

2006 BMW Z4 Coupe

Powered by BMW’s innovative magnesium-alloy 3.0-litre six-cylinder engine, the new BMW Z4 3.0si Coupé develops 265hp at 6,600rpm and peak torque of 315Nm at 2,750rpm. This powers the car from zero to 62mph in 5.7 seconds and on to an electronically limited top speed of 155mph. These high levels of performance are not, however, at the expense of fue

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02 March, 2007

New York Auto Show: Callaway C16 Cabrio - Corvette drop-top

Callaway Cars said today that it will be debuting its C16 Cabrio, a Corvette based drop-top at the New York Auto Show in April (which we will be covering live, so join us on April 4th through April 5th). The Callaway C16 Cabrio is a convertible version of the company’s C16 coupe, which sports a 6.0 liter supercharged LS2 V8 engine that produces 616

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