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  • 2012 Aston Martin Vantage V8 FaceliftThe facelift version 2012 Aston Martin Vantage V8 will show up at the 82nd edition Geneva Motor Show next month, but until that happens here are a few photos that reveal the minor styling tweaks that have been applied by the British company. At the front the new Vantage ...

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  • Audi R8 Spyder V8 vs Porsche Boxster Spyder: Which is Faster?This is not one of those times when we tell you that you need to follow the jump and hit play in order to find out which car crossed the finish line first. We will get straight to the point and tell you that in comparison test created by EVO involving the Audi R8 Spyder ...

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  • 2013 Bentley Continental GT V8 Review

    2013 Bentley Continental GT V8 ReviewAutocar has managed to get their hands on a prototype version 2013 Bentley Continental GT V8 which they decided to test on a cold and wet Silverstone in order to find out if its new 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged engine will provide 'proper Bentley performance'. As you may ...

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  • 2013 Bentley Continental GTC V8

    2013 Bentley Continental GTC V8Apart from the V8 version Continental GT , Bentley will also reveal the new soft top variant in Detroit, and we're talking about the Continental GTC. The British company has already published the first batch of photos that offer a preview of this beauty complements the ...

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  • Bentley Continental GT V8

    Bentley Continental GT V8Bentley has expanded its Continental GT and Continental GTC range with V8 models which will be shown for the first time at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit in January 2012. The V8 engine found in this new versions promises an exceptional power-to-emissions ...

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  • Bentley 4.0 liter V8 Engine Sound

    Bentley 4.0 liter V8 Engine SoundSome automaker tease us with blurry images featuring upcoming models, others release videos that give glimpses of what their new engine will sound like. One such automaker is Bentley who has been working on their new twin-turbo 4.0-litre V8 for quite some time, so if you'll ...

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  • Van Drifting: Ford Transit V8

    Van Drifting: Ford Transit V8Considering it is not everyday we get to see a van doing power slides on the circuit, we thought we might add a video with a Ford Transit V8 doing just that. Apart from drifting, the footage also shows the Transit V8, which should be noted that will most likely never be ...

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  • 2012 Mercedes SLK AMG gets 422HP V8Daimler has recently announced the fact that the new generation 2012 Mercedes SLK 55 AMG will be offered with a new AMG, naturally-aspirated, 5.5-litre V8 engine. This engine has been codenamed the M152 and it outputs 422 HP and 540 Nm (398 lb-ft) of torque. Based on the ...

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  • O.CT Audi R8 V8

    O.CT Audi R8 V8The Austrian/Swiss tuners from O.CT were recently tasked with adding more power to the 4.2i V8 version Audi R8. Of course this could have been achieved in many ways, but their solution was to add a compressor with CNC mastered aluminium holding system to the engine, plus ...

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  • Audi R8 V8 Limited Edition

    Audi R8 V8 Limited EditionAudi in launching a limited edition R8 V8 which features a series of distinctive visual elements and a higher level of standard equipment, that marks the automaker's 10th victory at the 24h of Le Mans. The car is available with a manual or an R tronic automated transmission ...

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  • Audi R8 V8 Challenge Extreme Edition by STaSISThey've done a 710 HP version of the R8 V10, why not add more power to the V8 variant of the R8 as well? The tuners from STaSIS are introducing the Audi R8 V8 Challenge Extreme Edition, a car which generates 120 bhp more than the standard model (a total of 540 bhp and 435 ...

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  • Aston Martin V8 Vantage S Review Video

    Aston Martin V8 Vantage S Review VideoThe first Aston Martin V8 Vantage S review video is up online, with the Brits from Autocar telling us what they think about this slightly improved version. The 4.7-litre V8 from under the bonnet has been tweaked and it produces 430 bhp (321 kW) and 490 Nm of torque, but ...

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  • Aston Martin Vantage S Video

    Aston Martin Vantage S VideoThe first video featuring the Aston Martin Vantage S has just been released by the British manufacturer, showing the new driver-focused model being put through its paces at the Ascari circuit. As we previously reported, the Aston Martin Vantage S is available in coupe and ...

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  • Aston Martin V8 Vantage S

    Aston Martin V8 Vantage SAston Martin is expanding their V8 Vantage lineup with the addition of the S version, which is model featuring 'enhanced dynamics'. The Aston Martin V8 Vantage S extracts power from the same 4.7-litre V8 producing 430 bhp (436 PS, 321 kW) and 490 Nm (361 lb-ft) of torque, ...

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  • Mercedes B55 gets 388 HP 5.5 litre V8Mercedes has recently published photos and a video with its one-off V8 powered, rear wheel drive B55 based on the B Class model that came to life thanks to an idea from Peter Wesp, plant manager at the Mercedes Tastatt facility. The B 200 CDI model used as the platform ...

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Related Specs

  1. 2005 Opel Astra VXR

    Engine: ECOTEC Inline-4, Power: 170 kw / 237 bhp @ 5600 rpm, Torque: 320 nm / 236.0 ft lbs @ 2400 rpm
  2. 2001 Opel Astra X-Treme Concept

    Engine: 90 Degree V8, Power: 328.1 kw / 440.0 bhp @ 7350 rpm, Torque: 530 nm / 390.9 ft lbs @ 4800 rpm
  3. 1991 Opel Calibra Turbo

    Engine: 16-Valve DOHC Inline-4, Power: 152.1 kw / 204.0 bhp @ 5600 rpm, Torque: 280.0 nm / 206.5 ft lbs @ 2400 rpm
  4. 2003 Opel Insignia Concept

    Engine: Aluminum V8, Power: 256.5 kw / 344 bhpN/A
  5. 1993 Opel Omega EVO 500

    Engine: Inline-6, Power: 238.6 kw / 320.0 bhp, Torque: 280 nm / 206.5 ft lbs @ 5500 rpm

New Vehicles

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Concept Cars

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Custom Cars

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Future Cars

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Market News

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Gadgets

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Various News

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Motorsports

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Videos

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