Saturday, December 18, 2010

2013 Lotus Elan

British sports and sports car manufacturer Lotus introduces a new lineup, from which drivers can demand the high performance required to reach the ultimate in motorsports thrill. The fresh name, 2013 Lotus Élan, is a clever innovation of the company. It is set for release in the second half of 2013, it will excite and draw the interest of every car enthusiast and aficionado.
The all-new Élan has a striking appeal, muscular and athletic yet smooth and aerodynamic. Its look is fit for high-performance racing. It uses a 4.0 liter V6 pressure-charged engine; it also available on hybrid. This vehicle has a 444 horsepower and 343 pound feet of torque. The 2013 Lotus Élan has an incredible speed – it can accelerate 0-62 mph in under 3.5 seconds with a top speed of 193 mph; its 2,855 pound lightweight helps in achieving this speed.
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2012 Exagon Furtive-eGT

The automotive industry has long ago realized that fossil fuels won't last forever. An alternative source of power should be developed before resources dry up, but these should be as strong and powerful as the fuel. Of course, electricity is the most viable candidate for that. Since then, automakers have been developing and improving electric-powered cars but apparently, as of now it can't be mass-produced yet. But in the sports car section, there are lots of happenings. The French racing team Exagon Engineering, for example, has just created an electric GT car.
As for the speed, the 2012 Furtive-eGT has a top speed of 155mph and accelerates from 0-62mph in 3.6 seconds.
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2011 Ferrari SA Aperta

Ferrari exhibited during the 2010 Paris International Motor Show their limited SA Aperta (only 80 have been produced). This is in line with the celebration of the 80th anniversary of Pininfarina. SA Aperta enjoys Ferrari’s signature V12 front engine. The aerodynamics of Asperta is outstanding because of the well positioned windscreen. The fact that Aperta stoops lower to the ground adds to its compactness. Aperta has a revamped chassis to assure a standard firmness similar to a Berlinetta. The weight of the chassis has also been reduced to deliver a high, dynamic performance.
This has been integrated in the Aperta when it marvelously exemplifies the sporty impression of the Ferrari 599 via the 670 CV engine underneath its bonnet.
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2011 Porsche 911 Speedster

The 2011 Porsche 911 Speedster is a hybrid of its ancestors, the 356 Speedsters, and the current generation of Speedsters. Adopting the classic two-seater, the raked windscreen, the double-bubble hardcover and the flat contour of the hood, together with the superior driving performance of its contemporaries, are the striking features of the 911 Speedster. The new Speedster has a 3.8 liter flat-6 engine that carries an additional 23 hp, totaling to 408 hp. Additional protection gears are included for the safety of the drivers and passengers and these are the seven-speed Porsche Doppelkupplungsgetriebe (PDK), Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) and Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB).
Porsche Exclusive, a company enhancer that focuses on the individualization of Porsche cars, initiates the idea of the Speedster hybrid.
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2010 Renault DeZir

DeZir marks the dawn of a series of cars that will be the foundation for the design and style of future cars. It is an expression of the company’s vision—simple, sensuous and warm. It is environmentally-friendly because it is 100% powered by electricity. Its front end exhibits a full-width air-intake and the chrome finish of the diamond contrasts of the grille both honor the Renault logo. The lightness of the interior is inspired from a romantic encounter, thus, a splash of white leather calmed with red lacquered accessories. A dashboard, which uses graphics similar to video games, allows the driver to see the real-time signal of the energy supply.
The lithium-ion battery, located behind the bench seat, provides an upgraded power of 150 hp and a torque of 226 Nm. The body is made from Kevlar®, thus minimizing the weight.
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2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Blancpain Edition

The newest Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Blancpain Edition is a joint effort of Autombili Lamborghini and Blancpain after their great triumph in the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo. The union of the two giant companies obviously produces an invention where the highest degrees of engineering from both the industries of automotive and chronometry are employed. One key factor to a competent racing car is its weight. The two giants have come up with a lightweight vehicle by using carbon-fiber, thus improving the mechanical quality.
Within 3.4 seconds, the Gallardo accelerates to 100 km/h and continues until it reaches 200 km/h and marked only at 6.8 seconds after. Its V10 engine that can carry 5.2 liters can generate 570 hp.
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2010 Lamborghini Siesto Elemento

The Lamborghini Siesto Elemento is an expression of the manufacturer’s global role in leading with the newest technology of carbon-fiber reinforced plastics (CFRP). With a weight of 999 kg, including the 5.2 L V10 engine and permanent all-wheel drive, a decrease in fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emission is definitely observed. Lighter cars improve the power-to-weight ratio, and in this case 1.75 kg/hp, resulting in a more outstanding and dynamic performance. The design uses one of the newest applications in science—nano-technology. This technology allows a full-bodied surface, and the shimmering red crystals.
The perfectly located spoiler and diffuser, and the Pyrosilic tapes lead to optimum aerodynamics. It has become the Superman of sports cars because of its vast output of 570 hp, superior grip and stability of the permanent all-wheel drive, and a sensitive and highly revving V10 power unit. These six features or elements give the drivers a different driving experience.
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2010 Lotus Elite Prototype

The arrival of the 2010 Lotus Elite comes from integrating the newest technological developments of Lotus with the imaginative and playful elegance in design. Its body is compact yet still has a superb and graceful unassuming modern classic look. It is a perfect example of ironies in sports cars. Its light weight of 1650 kg is fit for racing yet it still guarantees the compactness of the vehicle. Its V8 cylinder engine with a capacity of five liters allows a dynamic high-performance, yet shows a low emission of carbon dioxide, roughly only 215 g/km of CO2.
The power has also an integrated energy recovery system stirring up 612 hp and 720 Nm of torque. It can accelerate to 100 km in an average of 3.6 seconds, with the top speed at 315 km/h.
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2010 Peugeot EX1 Concept

Dubbed as a car of the future, the 2010 Peugeot EX1 is completely powered by electricity. With a mishmash of modern artistry and original style, the EX1 is designed to provide powerful driving impressions to celebrate the 200 years of adventure of Peugeot. The design of EX1 is based on the concept of a water droplet, having the rear section constructed closely to the rear wheels. This shape enables the reduction of the passenger compartment. And adding the fact that it is manufactured from carbon/honeycomb composite, a more favorable distribution of weight is observed.
The source of power is electric motor, one on each axle with a maximum output of 125 kW and torque of 240 Nm. A sophisticated yet futuristic way of entering the vehicle is done through a reverse-opening door.
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2011 BTR-II 650 EVO Porsche 997

Only BTR-II 650 EVO, the latest from speedART, has an imposed PDK gearbox in Porsche models making it an exceptionally powerful auto.

This bi-turbo racer has an engine with 650 hp and a torque of 900 Nm. This high spec is the reason for a reinforced PDK gearbox.
BTR-II 650 EVO will sprint from 0 to 200 kph in 9 seconds and has a top speed of 335 kph. The boost in power was due primarily to the tuned up motronic and larger VTG-turbo chargers. That is supplemented by sport exhaust and a duo of tail pipes. Heat dissipation is made better with larger intercoolers.
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Saturday, September 18, 2010

2010 Audi A9 Concept Design

Audi has just released its latest concept design. It is known as the A9 concept and it is unlike anything we have seen in any production car to date. Audi plans to project its A9 concept at a higher standing than its current top dog, the A8. Audi predicts that this concept will be advanced enough to overwhelm first-class luxury models from competitors such as the Porsche Panamera, and the Lamborghini Estoque if ever it will be put into production.
The form and features of the 2010 Audi A9 Concept were motivated in part by the magnificent structural design of Santiago Calatrava’s architecture in The City of Arts and Sciences located in Valencia. Such inspiration can be seen in the smooth, sleek and flowing contours of the vehicle along with its futuristic structure. Calatrava’s constructions seem as if they were taken from centuries in the future, and Audi’s concept emulates the same ideals.
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2010 Ford Mustang Boss 302

American automotive company Ford just announced a new limited edition 2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302. It is the recreation and comeback of the iconic Mustang model, and the Boss 302 will have a refined race-oriented suspension, increased horsepower and a unique Boss Mustang interior and exterior design. The 70s race leader comes back with the modern standards of performance.
Originally created and offered during 1969-1970, the Boss 302 and Boss 429 models were designed to rule road racing. These became classic Mustang models, together with Shelby, GT500, Mach 1 and Bullitt. The new 2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302 is expected to have more horsepower with its 440 HP version of Ford's 5.0-liter V8, rally-styled rims, hood scoop, upgraded suspension and a themed styling package. However, Ford's hasn't announced whether the 2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302 will be just a additional trim package or a completely specialized model.
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2010 Mansory Bugatti Veyron Linea Vincero d’Oro

German tuning company Mansory just did a 'blinged out' version of the French automobile company Bugatti's Veyron 16.4 LL d'Oro. It is a bejeweled modification, with the gold-colored wheels, restyled front end, stylized LED running lights and an artsy 'V' (for Vincero) in the radiator grille. The 2010 Mansory Bugatti Veyron Linea Vincero d'Oro is a crowned glory, a gold-and-black sports coupe.
For improved cooling, the 2010 Mansory Bugatti Veyron Linea Vincero d'Oro has new side skirts and larger side/rear air outlets. The rear diffuser is luxuriously redesigned. The gold-colored parts of this Bugatti Veyron are: turbine alloy wheels, door handle, fuel filler cap, radiator surround, and headlamp washer nozzles. The 2010 Mansory Bugatti Veyron Linea Vincero d'Oro's interior are also 'blinged out'; the leather and trim, door trims, dashboard, details in carbon fiber parts and LEDs placed in car seats. The 'd'Oro' in this sports coupe is literal.
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2010 Lumma Design BMW CLR X 650 M

Famous German tuning company Lumma Design just revealed its new tuning package – the 2010 Lumma Design BMW CLR X 650 M. Based on the 2010 BMW X6 M, the vehicle is completely reworked with a massive body kit, quad tailpipes, sporty interior and most importantly a boosted 670hp (493kW). It is a total transformation of the four-door sports coupe, but it retains the X6 M's aggressive stance.
The 2010 Lumma Design BMW CLR X 650 M has a new front spoiler, three air ducts plus LED daytime running lights; it also displays fender extenions, side skirts and rear panels with air panels with air ducts. As for the speed, the 2010 Lumma Design BMW CLR X 650 M is capable of 194mph (312 km/h). Compared to the standard BMW X6M, the 670hp is a 20 percent boost; the torque meanwhile had a 25 percent improvement as it peaks up to 850Nm.
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2010 Kicherer Mercedes-Benz SLS Supersport Edition Black

Fine-tuning brand Kicherer recently released a new version for the sleek AMG Mercedes-Benz SLS – called the 2010 Kicherer Mercedes-Benz SLS Supersport Edition Black. The SLS is tuned to make it a sportier version. It has a new spoiler front skirt, special rear diffuser fins, screw-thread sports suspension system, and a stainless steel exhaust system. Both the suspension system and the exhaust system are adjustable by car’s patron/driver. Aside from that, the 2010 Kicherer Mercedes-Benz SLS Supersport Edition Black's adjustable exhaust system can produce a sonorous or a restrained tone. All these new parts, made by Kicherer, are made of carbon of the highest quality.
The 2010 Kicherer Mercedes-Benz SLS Supersport Edition Black also highlights a new (3-part 20-inch) RS-1 lightweight wheels, which adds another sporty dimension on this classic sports car. As for the engine, this vehicle has an output of 620PS instead of 575PS of the standard.
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Friday, August 20, 2010

2010 Prior Design Mercedes-Benz SL R230 PD Series

Prior Design revealed their most recent work just in time for the industry trade fair “Tuning World Bodensee”. For your approval and consideration: we present the PD-Series based on the Mercedes-Benz SL R230.

The goal of the Kamp-Lintfort company was to transform the seemingly bulky Mercedes-Benz SL R230 into something more ideal and appealing. Thus, they came up with a design clearly inspired by the Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series. This new aesthetic package for the SL R230 is comprised of a smooth and sleek form, huge air intakes and powerfully built sides to impress every enthusiast to date.
Large rims making up the side area of the car give the vehicle an intimidating look commanding recognition. Side skirts are expertly placed to connect the sides making it seem as if the entire body work of the vehicle was made to form a single piece.
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2010 RZ Ultima Concept

The Ultima GTR was introduced a decade ago in the year 2000. It could run up a strip at full speed in below ten seconds. It had the fastest response rates with the quickest acceleration and deceleration from 0 to 100 mph and vice versa. Any production car would trail behind this sort of performance.

Now, a new concept has been released based on the Ultima GTR. Enthusiasts of the original GTR will appreciate all of its performance re-integrated into a modern, more refined look. The new RZ Ultima concept is still in its design phase, but once put into production it can be the greatest supercar.

The guiding principle in developing the 2010 RZ Ultima GTR is that the chassis and transmission of the original 2000 Ultima GTR would remain unchanged. Racer X Design highly valued the frame of the vehicle, since they believed that the original frame of the GTR epitomized the essential qualities of a supercar: tremendously fast, tasteful, elegant and exclusive. The RZ Ultima GTR ensures supercar quality to enthusiasts and more.

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2010 Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR-X

The Viper SRT10 American Club Racer-X (ACR-X) is powered by the SRT-exclusive naturally aspirated 8.4 liter V10 engine, complete with original headers and an acutely limited exhaust. This engine generates 640 horsepower at 6100 rpm and 605 lb-ft of torque at 5100 rpm, allocating an immense 76.2 horsepower for every liter of consumed gas.
Compared to the standard production model of the Dodge Viper, the suspension of the SRT10 ACR-X is racing tuned and enhanced with racetrack usage in mind. The SRT10 ACR-X is also lighter than the standard Viper by 160 pounds, weighing in at 3190 lbs, meant for the vehicle to race through the most difficult road courses head on. Aerodynamic features include a front and rear spoiler, monstrous air intakes, and a scooped hood. The package is meant to augment stability and enhance grip during high-speed turns by improving downforce and general airflow.
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2010 Dodge Challenger SRT8

The 2010 Dodge Challenger SRT8 is a re-issue of an old and world renowned muscle car. It is powered by a naturally aspirated 6.1 liter HEMI V8 engine capable of producing 425 horsepower at 6200 rpm, and 420 lb-ft (569 Nm) of torque. This allows the vehicle to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 4.9 seconds, and the engine generates a massive 69.8 horsepower per liter of gasoline. Such enormous power is kept in line using either a TREMEC TR 6060 six speed manual transmission with a pistol-grip gear handle, or a standard five speed automatic transmission with an Auto Stick.
The new Challenger SRT8 truly appeals to the desires of the modern muscle car enthusiast. Using fog lamps for headlights and the full-width grill were favorite aspects of the old Challenger, and are re-applied into the 2010 model for the sake of fulfilling the “Dodge Performance Attitude”. The dual scooped hood with a raised center is also retrofitted into the new Challenger SRT8. True to muscle car heritage, racing stripes have also been applied.
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2010 DeltaWing IndyCar Concept

The design of the 2010 Deltawing IndyCar Concept is a departure from traditional vehicles we see every day. DeltaWing LLC Indianapolis introduced this concept as a test-bed for technological advancement in the automotive industry, directed primarily at a younger group of enthusiasts.
The form of the vehicle is unlike anything we have seen on the road to date. The design follows an ultra slim front track contour, meant to reduce weight and diminish aerodynamic drag. Fairings for the Firestone Firehawk tires avert wheel interlocking. Airflow remains undisturbed even during high velocity laps on the track, producing efficient downforce with negligible wake to guarantee the smallest loss in aerodynamic potential. This allows the DeltaWing Indycar Concept to overtake another vehicle on track, if ever the driver finds himself trailing behind. The inverted aerofoil or spoiler is substituted with a prominent tail fin to increase YAW stability and eliminate drag while speeding through straight-aways on the racetrack. The vehicle is a single-seater, true to the appeal of racecars on the track.
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Monday, July 26, 2010

2010 e-Wolf e-1

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The 2010 e-Wolf e-1 is another good quality and high performing car model brought into the market by the e-Wolf car manufacturing company. It has a brand new and innovative “electric engine” with a top speed of 155 miles per hour due to it being electronically locked and it can accelerate from zero up to 62 miles per hour or 100 kilometers per hour in just five seconds, a standard that has been followed all throughout the whole world. Together with all of the necessary requisites of stability, safety and balance that only the e-Wolf name can provide, this car model truly is one of the most sought after units in the commercial market and the car industry.
This 2010 e-Wolf e-1 can also be considered as one of the car models that features the latest and state-of-the-art developments, primarily focusing on the revolutionary battery technology. This battery is more commonly termed as the “Li-Tec” battery with the “CERIO” flat cells as its primary or key component. Each of these flat cells has a weight of approximately 1 kilogram with each cell having a life cycle and stability that has been unrivalled in the car battery making industry since the last 10 years.
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2010 Saleen 435S Mustang

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The 2010 Saleen 435S Mustang is another one of a kind automobile that is out in the market today. It is currently distributed by the company that goes by the name of Saleen Inc. It is based on the current 2010 Ford Mustang. The 2010 Saleen 435S Mustang is a limited edition two-door coupe, modified car. It has a front engine, a 4600 cc displacement and is charged with 435 horsepower. With a 5-speed manual transmission, the 2010 Saleen 435S Mustang is a one of a kind vehicle. It weighs around 3401 lbs and is approximately 188.1 inches in length. This car is slightly lower than the Mustang GT because of its Saleen Racecraft suspension. The design provides precise handling and better traction.
The 2010 Saleen 435S Mustang is designed to provide a high-value performance automobile at an affordable price. This car has a 4.6 liter, 3-valve SOHC V8 engine. The engine produces its horsepower and the 425 lb-ft torque. If you are a car enthusiast, you will definitely want one of these automobile.
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Test Driving the Ferrari 328

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2010 JE Design Volkswagen Scirocco

2010 JE Design Volkswagen Scirocco

The 2010 JE Design Volkswagen Scirocco is a stylish car with stunning looks and a powerful diesel engine.

The JE Design employs a 2.0 L TDI inline-4 engine with camshafts, exhaust systems and intercoolers for the cooling of the engine. The maximum output power released by the engine is 205 bhp with a peak torque of 295 lb-ft. The maximum speed of the car is about 213 km/h and it marks the 62 mph speed in 8.4 seconds.

The suspension system features coil springs, stabilizers and shock absorbers that allows the cars height to be lowered up to 30 millimeters. The JE Design features 19-inch multispoke alloy wheels with polished edges and the wheels are covered with 235/35 R 19 tyres.


Vehicle Type: - 2-door coupe
Configuration: - Front Engine
Engine: - 2.0 L TDI Inline-4
Horsepower: - 205 bhp
Torque: - 295 lb-ft
0-62 mph: - 8.4 sec
Top speed: - 213 km/h

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2010 Exclusive Lamborghini Gallardo LP 560-4

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The 2010 Enco Exclusive Lamborghini Gallardo LP 560-4 clearly manifests ENCO Exclusive’s devotion in recreating luxury cars to make them sportier and more innovative. This company which is based in Chemnitz, a Saxon town, is well-known for giving vehicles a stylish look, produced a custom made carbon fiber glove solely for driving the Lamborghini Gallardo LP 560-4. The bumper is made form 100 percent carbon and the grilles located on the side clearly make the fiber strands visible. This GT3 appeal is accented by the modish side skirts, a splitter in front and a spoiler at the rear portion. To achieve the fighter plane look, the car’s top coat is made of high-standard matte foil.
The 2010 ENCO Exclusive Lamborghini Gallardo LP 560-4 has a 5.2 liter V10 engine that can run at a remarkable 620 HP at a maximum torque of 575 NM. This sports car designed by Luc Donckerwolke deviates from the usual curves that racers during this era possess, instead it was designed with defined corners and edges, making it unique and exceptional not only in performance but in style as well.
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Friday, July 16, 2010

2010 TopCar Porsche Cayenne 2

When TopCar announced to the world that they will introduce an all-new package for the Porsche Cayenne that will be setting off-road tracks on fire, they were definitely not kidding. The new 2010 TopCar Porsche Cayenne 2 project is obviously bound to make scene.
There are three versions of the Porsche Cayenne 2: the Advantage, the Vantage, and the Vantage GTR. The Advantage 2 is about a Cayenne geared up to hit the tortuous off-road terrain. The vehicle will be fitted with Porsche 911 headlights for precision and clarity, and renovated with an aerodynamic package complete with lengthened fenders, spoiler bumpers at the front and rear, and wider door caps. The refreshing wide set up of the car’s body will carry its character as a supercar. Meanwhile, the Vantage 2 package consists of spoiler bumpers to guard its front and end, extended fenders, skirts, and a bonnet.
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2010 MTM Audi R8 GT3-2

Those who think that a street-legal Audi R8 packed with a rear wheel drive and a supercharged engine exists only in hopeless imagination should think again, and again. Such car is no other than the 2010 MTM Audi R8 GT3-2 that is yet another proof that nothing is impossible in the speedy world of super cars.
The MTM R8 GT3-2 boasts of the rear wheel drive that was the work of a team of specialists headed by Roland Mayer. The vehicle’s system specifications are also cut for speed. Its supercharged 4.2 FSI engine produces an average of 560 hp or 412 kW at 7.750 RPM. The torque is also impressive at 580 Nm at 5.500 RPM. The car’s power is more than enough to propel the car with an acceleration rate 100 km/h reached in only 3.9 seconds, and run in a sounding speed of 317 km/h.
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2010 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

Another Corvette that is destined to heat up the streets and turn envious heads is the 2010 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1. The vehicle features a recent Performance Traction System that maximizes the tractions for optimum on-road performance. It is also run by an intercooled and supercharged 6.2L engine assembled manually by a team of specialists from GM’s Performance Build Center. Its horsepower is jaw dropping, recording 638 hp at 6500 rpm, making the Corvette ZR1 known as Chevrolet and GM’s most powerful car ever. Add to that the torque which reaches 604 lb-ft at 3800 rpm, the fuel economy rated at 14/20, and the rear wheel drive concept that is gaining more points in quality.
In addition to that, this more than great performance comes in a very flashy, stylish package. This 2-door hatchback coupe’s low ride height is striking from afar. With regaid to colors, it can be in Torch Red exterior color, as well as blue and yellow. The interior is of Cashmere color, and the wheels can be willed to be in grey paint.
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2010 Delahaye USA Bella Figura Bugnotii Type 57S Roadster

Trendy vintage style is getting resurrected with the 2010 Delahaye USA Bella Figura Bugnotii Type 57S Roadster. The car is sure to attract a lot of attention, and Batman might even turn in his grave for not getting the chance to have one.
The car is highly striking with its totally enclosed fenders that very much “pontoon,” exhibiting the strong influence of the Delahayes built in the mid 30s. The front tires are secured inside the notable fenders, allowing only for lock to lock stirring. The grill shell mimics the Bugatti Type 57, only 4 inches shorter to complement the car, while the radiator shell is topped by a copy of the iconic Hispano Suiza stork. The gleaming paint and bodywork are achieved with the careful application of the RM black and 5335 Glamor. The black finish effectively strengthens the classical character that the car parades. This is further heightened by the red leather seats, and the outmoded yet elegant carpeting and trunk interior.
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2010 GTA Spano

The 2010 GTA Spano features a glass roof. This innovative feature is complimented by a unique lighting and opaqueness system. The chassis of the vehicle is made from a combination of carbon fiber, titanium and Kevlar. The car’s composition and general form is inspired by aeronautic technology. It is equipped with a rear mounted 8-liter supercharged V10 engine producing an outrageous 780 horsepower, kept in check using a six speed sequential manual transmission or a semi-automatic paddle shift transmission similar to those used in F1 racecars. These features make the GTA Spano the fastest, road legal automobile in Spain, since it can accelerate from 0 to 100 Km/h in just 2.9 seconds, achieving a top speed of over 350 Km/h. An AP Racing Carbon-Ceramic braking system is equipped on the vehicle. This includes a forced ventilation system, 6 piston brake calipers and an ABS system.
A set of four custom-made, angled rims are mounted around the car; 19 inches at the front and 20 inches at the rear using Pirelli P Zero tires. Only 99 units of this supercar will be produced and exclusively distributed.
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Saturday, June 5, 2010

2010 Marussia B1

The Marussia B1 is the first-ever Russian sports car. It has a new special chassis created by Russian engineers using high-tech materials and components. Expect optimum performance and comfortable city driving.
The makers are planning on expanding the product range to include a four-wheel drive SUV and a racing version of the car. The latter is actually already in the development stages. At present, the Marussia B1 is a mid-engined car, but front- and rear-engine models are in the works.
- Engine: 3.5 liter V6
- Horsepower: 300 hp
- HP/Liter: 80.8 hp/liter
- Weight: 2425 lbs.
- Torque: 243 lb-ft
- Top speed: over 155 mph
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2010 Audi A8 L

The Audi A8 L sets the standard for cars of its class in luxury, dynamism and efficiency. Currently launched with a 12-cylinder engine, the car will be available with all the engines of the A8 at the end of the year.

The Audi A8 L has an aluminum body, weighing 40% less than steel thanks to the Audi Space Frame principle. This makes for precise handling, lower interior noise, and higher passive safety for passengers in case of an accident.

- Engine: 6.3 liter W12
- Horsepower: 500 hp
- HP/Liter: 79.4 hp/liter
- Torque: 461 lb-ft @ 3250 rpm
- Top speed: 155 mph
- Transmission: 8-speed tiptronic automatic

Other features
- MMI navigation plus (optional)
- Adaptive cruise control up to 155 mph
- Bang & Olufsen advanced sound system: 1400 watts of power and 19 speakers
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2010 TechArt Porsche Panamera Black Edition

Black is the color of individuality, independence and experience. These are what the TechArt Porsche Panamera Black Edition wants to show the world.

The TechArt Porsche Panamera Black Edition is painted matte black all over. It needs no chrome accents to catch your eye. From the front spoiler to the rear spoiler, the car is nothing but black. The only contrast comes from the flamenco red logotype on the 22-inch, 5-spoke light alloy wheels.

- Price: €220,000
- Engine: 4.8 liter V8
- Aspiration: twin turbochargers
- Horsepower: 500 hp
- HP/Liter: 104.2 hp/liter
- Top speed: 188 mph
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2009 9ff Porsche 997 BT-2

The 9ff Porsche 997 BT-2, based on the GT2, gives you a fully-equipped car suitable for daily use. It is now more powerful, has better performance, and with optimum aerodynamics.

The aerodynamic package is manufactured specifically for the 9ff Porsche 997 BT-2. The exterior is made of lightweight alloy and carbon fiber, which is essential to the overall performance of this car. The hood, doors, and roof are all custom-made for this car. The front lip creates an extra downforce of 70 kilograms at a speed of 155 mph. The rear wing adds a downforce of 90 kilograms for better traction. The 9ff Porsche 997 BT-2 has longer 5th and 6th gears as well.

- Price: €285,000
- Horsepower: 850 HP
- 0-62 mph in 3 seconds
- Torque: 679 lb-ft
- Top speed: 240 mph

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2009 9ff Porsche GT9-R

With only 20 units produced, the concept 9ff Porsche GT9-R is most covetable. Each one is custom-built for its owner. The owner has free reign of how he wants his car to be. The über-enthusiast should really go over the most minuscule detail to make it really stand out.

The exterior can be fully customized to suit the performance of the car. Carbon fiber and Kevlar construction make the body quite light. There are two models available: the top speed performance and the track performance. Each model has a corresponding aerodynamic kit to ensure the 9ff Porsche GT9-R reaches its optimum performance.

- Engine: 4 liter boxer-6
- Horsepower: 1120 hp
- 0-62 mph in 2.9 seconds
- Weight: 2,923 lbs
- Top speed: 257 mph

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Sunday, May 9, 2010

2010 Ferrari 458 Italia

2010 Ferrari 458 Italia
Ferrari is perhaps one of the most innovative car makers around, and the 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia is an obvious testament to Ferrari’s inventive spirit. What makes the 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia stand out from previous Ferrari cars is the fact that it is an entirely new concept in terms of aerodynamics, instrumentation, ergonomics, handling, engine, and design, and this is due largely to Ferrari’s Formula 1 experience.
This 2-door coupe production car and two-seater berlinetta’s compact aerodynamic shape features a front grille with a single opening as well as side air intakes that have been designed to direct air to the flat underbody (the first of its kind on a Ferrari model) and the coolant radiators. The 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia’s nose also has small aeroelastic winglets to generate downforce. The new model has a V8 mid-engine that displaces 4,499 cc. with a horsepower of 570 bhp at 9,000 rpm, torque of 398 lb.-ft. at 6,000 rpm, and a 7-speed semi-automatic transmission. It can reach 60 mph in 3.3 seconds and achieve a maximum speed of 202 mph.
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Saturday, May 8, 2010

2010 Cadillac XTS Platinum Concept

With the use of a V6 3.6-liter direct injection gas engine that is used in partnership with a hybrid system, Cadillac has recently launched its XTS Platinum concept on to the markets. It can provide as much as 350 horsepower with the use of an all-wheel drive train. With this, performance is not a question that is a challenge to comprehend.
The Cadillac name bears an image of luxury as much as it does with efficiency. This is why the XTS Platinum Concept has been expertly designed to meet all the standards and exceed expectations. The interior of the car is emanating with the sense of luxury. The seats are very comfortable and have been made with fine leather. It has also used integrated electronic and communication systems for better connectivity and efficiency. It has been featured to have the incorporation of an entertainment system as well as that of a proficient information and navigation system.
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2011 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe

The Cadillac Company has been known throughout the globe for creating elegant and luxurious vehicles. In later years, the company has also taken its fair share of concept cars to be able to show the rest of the population that they can provide optimum performance the same way others do.
With the latest development of the 2011 CTS-V Coupe, Cadillac will show the rest of the markets that they can create a marvelous sports car that bears the signature luxury qualities that the company is known for. The CTS-V Coupe carries a supercharged V8 6.2-liter engine under its hood. It packs a 556 horsepower punch. With power no longer a concern, you can blow you mind from the speed it can take you. It can go from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in a staggering 3.9 seconds. The car can truly perform without having to compromise the comforts that a consumer would typically look for in a Cadi.
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2010 ART Mercedes-Benz G Streetline

The ART G Streetline was inspired from the Mercedes Benz G55K. This is a modified version that has been expertly tuned. This is mostly focused on SUVs. This is especially applicable to those that has been recently introduced overseas – particularly in Dubai.
The G Streetline offers a supercharged V8 5.5-liter engine that can take on the challenge of the roads. This can provide great driving performance with the help of the modifications and tuning that has been done to enhance its handling. It uses a boost kit as well as the signature xenon headlamps and lighting system to give the vehicle the advantage to drive under different lighting conditions. According to ART, the main feature of the G Streetline is the single seat system. There are two-individual seats in this vehicle that can be electronically heated and adjusted to suit the comforts of those who will use it.
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2010 RDSport BMW M3 RS46

The BMW Company is well-known for being able to produce cars that are built for performance, comfort and luxury. The company has an impeccable taste for style and cutthroat driving performance. They have recently introduced the 2010 RDSport M3 RS46 in to the markets.
RDSport has recently introduced the use of a V8 4.6-liter engine that provides a great 524 horsepower in to the drive. The aluminum pistons used herein are forged, larger and lightweight. It also uses a billet crankshaft that has a longer stroke. The front brakes consist of 6-piston Aluminum block calipers and the back uses the same aluminum block calipers that has 4 pistons.
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2011 Ford Shelby GT500

As proof that good things can only get better, the Ford’s Special Vehicle Team engineers have decided to take the Ford Shelby up a notch by developing this already powerful car into the 2011 Ford Shelby GT500. Some improvements that you need to look out for include an aluminum block engine, features for better driving dynamics and a better sense of fuel economy without having to sacrifice horsepower.
The all new aluminum block 5.4 litre supercharged v8 engine can produce up to 550 horsepower and a hefty 510 ft.-lb of torque, making it much more powerful than the 2010 model. What’s surprising is that all this power comes from an engine that is essentially lighter than all its predecessors so you can expect better handling and steering precision, as well as acceleration in a lighter and sleeker package.
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2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Carbon Limited Edition

When the 2006 corvette Z06 was first released on the market, it became the first of its kind as it was the closest production car that resembled the corvette race cars. This year, the gap between production cars and racing cars is bound to come to a close with the release of the 2011 corvette z06 limited edition. From track to street, corvette aims to give you nothing but the best technology so that you can play around with your cars more, even on a normal street.
This is one car that any true corvette aficionado should not dare miss as it is only set for a limited release of 500 units. Whether you plan to drive it on the track, or on a normal road, the carbon Z06 is your best choice as its eV8 engine has the capacity to give you a top speed of 198 mph.
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2010 SHC Design by Jamie Martin

What do you get when you combine a supercar and a hatchback together? Although it may not seem as cool or appealing at first, the 2010 SHC design by Jamie Martin will surely blow your mind with its dynamic looks and undeniable performance. If you're looking for a car that is cutting edge and yet still remains to be a friend to the environment, then this is the car for you.
The SHC design was carefully conceived to combine both power and practicality so that you can use it in almost any driving situation possible. Its aerodynamic and stylish design enables it to turn heads wherever it’s driven. And although it can perform like your typical sports car with a top speed of 167 mph, it’s not your typical sports car since it’s fitted with an environmentally friendly hybrid engine. The SHC design by Jamie Martin is not just an efficient vehicle for your everyday routine, but it’s also the type of car that you can play around with.
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2010 Opel Flextreme GT/E Concept

If you’re looking for a car that embodies style and a conscientious effort to become ecologically friendly, then you should keep your eyes open for the 2010 Opel Flextreme GT/E concept. But don’t let the term ecologically friendly fool you as this car is packed with an engine that can reach a top speed of 124 mph. With superior performance and German precision, driving a hybrid has just become even more fun.
The design of the Opel Flextreme GT/E concept is a far cry from your typical hybrid car as it sports sleek and aerodynamic lines that give it a certain sexy vibe to it. Aside from making the car aesthetically pleasing, the design is also crucial in enabling the Flextreme GT/E to reach top speed faster and to extend its driving range. Just by looking at it, you’ll realize that its distinctive appearance embodies German craftsmanship and ingenuity, without having to sacrifice aerodynamic efficiency.
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2010 Novitec Rosso Ferrari 599 RACE 848

If you’re looking for a high performance sports car that can give you an easy top speed of 345 km/hr, then it shouldn’t be a problem as there are a lot of sports cars that you can choose from. but if you’re looking for something unique that can give you performance, style and pedigree then your best bet would have to be the 2010 Novitec Rosso Race 848. This two-seat car, which was based on the Ferrari 599, embodies luxury and speed like no other car can.
It may not look as striking as its contemporaries, but if you’re going to look under the hood, you will find a V12 engine that enables the car to get to the 100 km/hr mark in just 3.4 seconds. And because it's fitted with and aerodynamically enhanced body kit, you can be sure that you can reach top speed at no trouble at all.
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2010 Lucra LC470

After the successful launch of the LC470 a few years back, the Lucra team has decided to go back to the drawing board in order to re examine every nook and cranny in order to further improve its design. With over 50 years of experience building race cars under their belts and aided with the best in computer design technology, the team has produced a sports car that boasts of undeniable performance and an easy driving capacity. This is the new 2010 Lucra LC470.
Armed with a 5.7 litre LS6 V8, this car can make heads turn, not just because it looks good on the outside, but because of all the power that it contains in the inside. It may not be the fastest car on the market with a top speed of around 180 mph, but it sure beats the competition when it comes to its steering response. Making seamless turns is now easy and efficient as the LC470 is now built with a lower centre of gravity.
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2010 Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid Concept

Whether you’re looking for a more efficient and ecologically friendly car or a new ride that can satisfy your need for speed, The 2010 Lotus Evora 414E hybrid concept is one car that you should definitely watch out for. This new concept car has been making headlines as it promises to focus on using environmentally friendly technology without sacrificing performance. This is one hybrid car that is unlike any of those slow hybrids that you see on the market today. This beauty is capable of producing 408 horsepower and a 590 lb- ft of torque just by using electricity.
The Evora 414E is an extended range electricity vehicle, which means that it can run of batteries for a distance of up to 35 miles before it kickstarts an engine to provide it more power. It also has 2 electric motors which makes it more reliable than all the other electric car models out there.
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2010 Koenigsegg Agera

If there was one word to describe the 2010 Koenigsegg Agera it would be timeless, just by studying it carefully, you may find it somehow hard to imagine that this supercar’s design and shape was a product of Swedish ingenuity over 15 years ago. But don’t let mere appearances fool you as this powerful vehicle is bound to give you a unique driving experience no matter if you’re on the road or on the track.
The Koenigsegg Agera features the best in braking technology as it makes use of an adjustable ABS system giving you reliable brakes regardless of what the road condition may be. The 4.7 V8 engine allows you to enjoy a top speed of 390 km/hr and an impressive acceleration, making this car a strong contender to become one of the best supercars of the time.
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2010 BMW Z4 GT3

When it comes to cars, the German company BMW has been considered as one of the top manufacturers ever since it was first introduced in 1916. From production cars to motorcycles, they have been an expert when it comes to creating new and innovative vehicles to cater to the market. And to add to their outstanding line up of race cars that they have developed through the years, the 2010 BMW Z4 GT3 is set to conquer the racing circuit, more particularly in compliance with GT3 regulations. BMW Motorsport offers drivers and private teams a sports car that is packed with features to withstand even the rigidity of 24 hour endurance races.
The BMW Z4 GT3 is powered by a V8 engine that is capable of producing up to 480bhp. And since Motorsports is on the quest of developing technology for their race cars, you can expect the Z4 GT3 to be packed with technological solutions that only BMW can offer.
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2010 G-Power BMW 760i Storm

The G-Power manufacturing company is renowned for producing impressive cars in limited editions. Their objective is to produce the strongest and fastest BMW in the world while delivering 100% customer satisfaction. The latest masterpiece that the G-Power company has worked on is the 2010 G-Power BMW 760i Storm.
G-Power aims to enhance the performance of the BMW vehicle without compromising the sleek luxury and overall segment of the vehicle. Engineers at G-Power company worked at the heart of the car’s 6.0-liter V12 engine and modified it to deliver an output of an impressive 725 hp and a torque of 1000 Nm. The car was fitted with new exhaust systems and larger valves to help the car cope better with the modifications.
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2010 Citroen Survolt Concept

The 2010 Citroen Survolt Concept is a perfect blend of mystery, power and elegance. Based on the Citroen Revolte Concept Car that was unveiled in a Frankfurt Motor Show the previous year, the Survolt surpasses all the promises that its predecessor had and exudes an unmistakeable aura of magnificence.
The Survolt’s exterior is made up of chrome and aluminum that provides protection and strength while adding a touch of luxury that will surely make this wondercar stand out. The front of the Survolt holds, at its very center, the distinct badge located just above the oval-shaped grille. The slim, horizontal lamps, on the other hand, will surely hold and captivate a viewer’s gaze. The paintwork of this electric automobile is a perfect combination of charcoal grey and fuchsia. The contrast between the voluptuous bonnet and sculpted flanks, meanwhile, is a paradoxical wonder that adds immense appeal to this already beautiful car.
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