30 October 2008, 02:04 PM
Lexus marks its return to the SEMA Show with another selection of exciting project cars following its official debut at the 2007 show. This year, Lexus will feature eight project vehicles at its exhibit:
• Five Axis “Project GS” luxury sport sedan
• Five Axis “Project IS F” with a newly fortified engine
30 October 2008, 11:41 AM
The serial Mercedes-Benz SLR is already one of the most impressive cars on our roads – but compared to the HAMANN VOLCANO it still looks rather harmless. Once again, HAMANN-Motorsport proves its cutting edge when it comes to refining superb sports cars. From a lift-reducing body design to a powerful performance enhancement to a lavishly styled interior, HAMANN focuses on all components of this luxury car and makes the automobile dreams of its exclusive clientele come true.
The total makeover
30 October 2008, 11:16 AM
To celebrate the arrival of spring and the season of racing, the Saab Special Edition 9-3 Aero Convertible will make its international debut at the Melbourne Cup Carnival. In keeping with the racing theme, the new convertible will be showcased outside Saab’s Flemington marquee in a unique champagne color.
For the first time in Australia, the Aero convertible will feature the 1.9-litre, 132kW TTiD diesel engine in addition to the 2.8-litre, 206
29 October 2008, 03:19 PM
With the X6, the BMW programme offers a car which does not only have the characteristics of an SUV, but also of a sports coupe. As a certified specialist for sport accessories, HAMANN-Motorsport is especially focusing on the driving dynamics segment of this Crossover model. For this reason, the technicians are refining the aerodynamics, motor and running gear. The modifications turn the X6 into an automobile which makes nearly every wish come tru
29 October 2008, 02:12 PM
Nissan offers the first look at the upcoming 2009 370Z Coupe, which makes its world debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show on 19 November. The all-new 2009 Nissan 370Z, the first full redesign of the iconic Nissan Z since its reintroduction as a 2003 model, solidifies the strengths of its predecessor with an unmatched balance of performance, style and value. The all-new Z will go on sale at Nissan dealers in early 2009.
Full details of the vehicle will be released on 19 November.
28 October 2008, 05:30 PM
AC Schnitzer Presents New Addition to Falcon Territory
Falcons are becoming increasingly common in town. Now a particularly imposing variant of the agile predator is conquering the road valleys with its broad wings: the Falcon based on the X6 by AC Schnitzer. It follows the styling features of the X5 version of the same name, already successfully launched. Other identifying marks are the striking wing extensions of PU-RIM, a high quality plastic which is far more flexible and robust than for e
28 October 2008, 11:44 AM
HAMANN performance parts for cars with M aerodynamic package
For assembly on M aerodynamic package: front spoiler Competition Best.-Nr.: 10 082 106 rear end panel 4-tailpipes Best.-Nr.: 10 082 140 sport rear muffler 4-tailpipes: 50 082 110
24 October 2008, 04:03 PM
A private ceremony was held today at the Viminale Palace where Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. donated a police version of the company’s newest super sports car, Gallardo LP560-4 Polizia, to the head of the Italian State Police, Prefect Antonio Manganelli.
The new Gallardo LP560-4 Polizia, which replaces the previous Gallardo in use by the Italian police force since 2004 has a 560 horsepower engine that can reach speeds of up to 203 mph. The car
22 October 2008, 10:39 AM
With the C-Class top-of-the line model C 63 AMG, Mercedes-Benz has given an impressive statement in the medium class. Where else can you get an enormous larger than 6 litre V8 engine in a relatively small car? But as the power output is comparably low, the high-tech manufacturer Carlsson activates the hidden potential. With up to 565 hp, the Carlsson CK63 leaves its competitors behind its (stainless steel) end pipes. And equipped with new wheels and even more sporty aerodynamics, the top-of-the line C-Class model r
22 October 2008, 10:21 AM
Size does matter after all: With the new 22-inch BRABUS Monoblock light-alloy wheels BRABUS opens the door to a new dimension for the latest Mercedes S-Class sedan and the CL-Class coupe.
The latest BRABUS development offers more than just spectacular looks; the new wheels also provide sporty handling with large safety reserves. BRABUS further refines the luxury sedan with strikingly styled sport front fenders. Discerning automotive enthusias
20 October 2008, 09:27 AM
The BMW Group will be the world’s first manufacturer of premium automobiles to deploy a fleet of some 500 all-electric vehicles for private use in daily traffic. The MINI E will be powered by a 150 kW (204 hp) electric motor fed by a high-performance rechargeable lithium-ion battery, transferring its power to the front wheels via a single-stage helical gearbox nearly without a sound and entirely free of emissions. Specially engineered for automob
15 October 2008, 10:35 AM
Mopar Underground introduces Dodge Challenger Blacktop, Dodge Challenger Targa, Dodge Ram TRXtreme, Dodge Ram R/T, Dodge Ram Sportsman and Dodge Ram Mopar Street Package.
Dodge Challenger Blacktop
A menacing creation from the minds of the Mopar Underground design team. The Dodge Challenger Blacktop began life as a 2009 Dodge Challenger R/T equipped with a 5.7-liter HEMI® V-8 and six-speed manual transmission. Mopar Underground added custom-made spoilers and front brow. To finish off the lo