The Golden BMW M5 from Russia

The Golden BMW M5 from Russia

Custom Cars
21 May 2009
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Meet the golden BMW M5 from Russia. If you are a bit confused already we understand, because we are too. If you have a few questions that cannot seem to be answered, don’t worry, we do too. Here are three of our questions: Why do people choose to get their car covered in gold? especially in Moscow where according to EnglishRussia the previous gold plated vehicle seen there which was a Porsche was hijacked. When will gold covered/plated/painted vehicles ever start looking good? and on a funny note, why isn’t this golden BMW M5 coming from Dubai? View the golden BMW M5 from Russia photo gallery after the jump…

GT by Citroen at 24 Hours of Nurburgring

GT by Citroen at 24 Hours of Nurburgring

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20 May 2009
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Initially developed as a computer game race car, the French manufacturer’s GT by Citroen concept is continuing its adventures inside reality. Some of the future “adventure” planed for the GT by Citroen Concept include participation in some of the world’s most famous racing events. So the company announced that on May 23 GT by Citroen will be starting the 24 Hours Nurburgring race where the concept will complete a lap of honour and on June 12 it will take part in the “Grande Parade des Pilotes”…

BMW Mountain Bike Cross Country

BMW Mountain Bike Cross Country

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19 May 2009
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The Bavarian automaker introduces the BMW Mountain Bike Cross Country as a way of extending their customer’s possibility of exploring various routes and surfaces. Available in pear white the BMW Mountain Bike Cross Country features a fine tuned four-pivot rear suspension that offers both comfort and precision while going downhill for example. As is integrates the finest components like the…

2010 Ford Mustang gets 5-Star Safety score

2010 Ford Mustang gets 5-Star Safety score

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18 May 2009
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The Blue Oval announced that their 2010 Ford Mustang coupe was rated by the U.S. government and received a 5-star safety score. This 5-star score includes both driver and passenger front and side crash tests plus rollover performance. The 2010 Ford Mustang was leading sales ahead of projections in its segment in April and Steve Kozak, Ford Chief Engineer for Safety Systems says “We’ve made many upgrades to the new Mustang that contributes not only to the car’s safety, but also to its driving enjoyment thanks to a stiffer structure.” Some of those upgrades that helped the 2010 Ford Mustang earn a 5-Star Safety score include computer-designed front crush zones that absorb…

Nissan GT-R new lap record on Nurburgring

Nissan GT-R new lap record on Nurburgring

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14 May 2009
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According to the Japanese automaker the Nissan GT-R a.k.a. Godzilla has scored a new lap record on the Nurburgring track. On April 23 the previous track time was beaten by 0.86 seconds by the Nissan GT-R witch managed to cover the Nurburgring track in 7 minutes and 26.70 seconds. The company’s Chief Vehicle Engineer and Specialist, Kazutoshi Mizuno, says “We would like to continue delivering the passion and pride of ownership to our customers by improving its performance every year”…

Vauxhall Insignia Police car

Vauxhall Insignia Police car

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14 May 2009
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The Vauxhall Insignia Police car was revealed today by GM’s UK Special Vehicles wing and by the looks of it crooks have a new reason to fear. Powered by either a 2.8-litre engine that packs 260 PS or a 2.0-litre unit with 220 PS the Vauxhall Insignia Police car will be available for order as a “turnkey” vehicle meaning that no conversion will be required. A 160 PS variant based on the 2.0 CDTi engine will also be available as for body style the Sports Tourer version is expected to be the most popular due to its larger storage capacity. UK’s Police forces will be pleased to know that the Vauxhall Insignia Police car is equipped with everything needed in a day’s work including Mobile Data Terminal (MDT) cameras…

Renault to quit F1 over new rules

Renault to quit F1 over new rules

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13 May 2009
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Renault joined Ferrari, Toyota and Red Bull today and announced that it will pull out from the 2010 FIA Formula 1 World Championship in case the new set of rules referring to the 60 million USD budget cap will take effect. Renault also pointed out the fact that FIA’s leadership team ignored FOTA’s carefully worked proposals regarding the various major cost saving measures that were supposed to gradually be adopted between 2009 and 2012. Bernard Rey, President of the ING Renault F1 Team mentioned that Renault does not accept FIA’s unilateral governance and cannot participate in a championship where everyone operates on different sets of rules…

Danica Patrick bikini photo session

Danica Patrick bikini photo session

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11 May 2009
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It looks like after conquering the IndyCar series Danica Patrick is slowly moving on to conquering our fantasies. Her presence in different types of media outlets is felt more and more lately and this time Danica Patrick is seen in a bikini photo session taken for the cover of SHAPE Magazine. The photo session takes place in beautiful ocean-front pool and we are pretty sure sports fans and not only will enjoy seeing Danica Patrcik promote IndiCar racing in other ways than through driving. Watch Danica Patrick’s bikini photo session after the jump…

Audi R8 Diesel canceled

Audi R8 Diesel canceled

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06 May 2009
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According to the guys at Auto Express the Audi R8 Diesel based on the R8 V12 TDI Le Mans Concept introduced at last year’s Detroit Motor Show was canceled. The sports car will not make it into production and the main reason for this seems to be the troubled car market. As the company said “If anyone could do a diesel supercar, it’s Audi. But the market isn’t strong enough to make it realistic.” The Audi R8 Diesel was supposed to be equipped with the V12 TDI capable of outputting 500 hp, giving the oil-loving supercar the ability to sprint from 0 to 62mph in 4.2 seconds and then reach a top speed of 186 mph. We still think it is just a matter of time until Audi will produce a…

Porsche Panamera Convertible rumor

Porsche Panamera Convertible rumor

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06 May 2009
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The latest rumor that surfaced the Internet today refers to Porsche building a Panamera convertible version. Even though no official announcements have been made by Porsche regarding this matter, some websites went as far as talking about a soft top equipping the future Porsche Panamera convertible. We think such a decision is yet to be made by Porsche due to the fact that the German company doesn’t even know the market reaction to the recently debuted four-door Panamera as sales haven’t begun. From our point of view a future Porsche Panamera Convertible version would be a risky project but we just have to live and see what happens….