17 May, 2007

Toyota's Earnings Hit Record High On Fuel-Efficient Cars

Toyota Motor Corp said May 10 annual net profit jumped 17.2% to a fourth straight record high as it won customers from U.S. rivals with its fuel-efficient vehicles. Toyota announced net earnings of 1.37 trillion yen (US$12.35 billion) for the year to March on revenue which rose 13.4% to a record 21.04 trillion yen.

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SAAB Aero X Concept Showcases Future Saab Design Direction

Saab Aero-X is a concept car by Saab unveiled at the 2006 Salon International de l'Auto. It is powered by a 2.8 L twin-turbocharged V6 running on pure ethanol that produces 400 hp. 0 to 62 mph is predicted to be 4.9 s and top speed is limited to 250 km/h (155 mph). It has a 7-speed automatic transmission controlled by paddles on the steering wheel.

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12 May, 2007

1967 Shelby Mustang G.T.500E Super Snake - Gone in 60 Seconds "Eleanor"

Carroll Shelby built only one 427 GT500 "Super Snake" in 1967, which set new performance standards for speed and performance at the time. The mighty G.T.500E Super Snake is a modern evolution of that legendary car. These were first being sold for $150,000 but now the price is up to $214,000 and are being resold at auction for up to $500,000!

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05 May, 2007

138-db Chrysler Air Raid Siren powered by 180-HP V8 engine might be loud

It's the size of a car, measuring near 12-feet in length and standing more than 6-feet tall. This gigantic siren is powered by an 180-HP Chrysler Industrial V-8 HEMI® gasoline engine. The super-duty engine directly drives a three-stage compressor that blows 2,610 cubic feet of air a minute, at nearly 7 PSI, into a giant siren rotor.

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02 May, 2007

BMW Z4 Roadsters

Built at BMW’s Spartanburg, SC production plant, the 2007 Z4 Roadsters and Coupe sports cars consists of three models, all powered by a variation of the 3.0-liter inline 6-cylinder engine. The 3.0i Roaster produces 215 horsepower, the 3.0si Coupe increases to 225 horses, and the 3.0si Roadster pumps-out 255. Each is fitted to a 6-speed manual

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