Ford Mustang turns 45

Ford Mustang turns 45

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17 Apr 2009
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The Blue Oval is announcing a special day in the company’s history, the anniversary of their Ford Mustang that turns 45. The Mustang Club of America will celebrate this event for 4 days in Birmingham, Alabama where thousands of enthusiasts including a few proud owners of the first 1964 1/2 Mustang will be present. In addition to this Ford is also launching a campaign where fans can race or drift the new 2010 Mustang or even customize a new Mustang using Ford Racing Performance Parts. Over the years the company has sold around 9 million Ford Mustangs and referring to the pony car Jim Farley, Ford Group Vice President of Marketing and Communications said that “Since April 17, 1964, it has been a symbol of American freedom and fun…

Fiat 500 awarded 2009 Design Car of the Year

Fiat 500 awarded 2009 Design Car of the Year

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14 Apr 2009
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And the 2009 Design Car of the Year award goes to … the Fiat 500 ! Voted by 59 international journalists the Fiat 500 competed in terms of design with 51 other vehicles and received the award after being among the other two finalists, the Citroen C5 and the Jaguar XF. The four design experts from prestigious industry magazines that were also part of the jury voted the Fiat 500 as the absolute winner while Fiat’s Head of Design mentioned that “Italian design has often been a step ahead of future trends in the automotive world”. The Fiat 500 is powered by a 1.3-litre MultiJet turbodiesel producing 75 bhp and needs 12.5 seconds to get from 0 to 100 Km/h reaching a top speed of…

Police vs Crazy Woman car chase video

Police vs Crazy Woman car chase video

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12 Apr 2009
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A female driver that was apparently involved in some sort of domestic dispute went completely crazy ending up engaging in a high speed chase on the 241 S highway in Orange County California. The angry woman is driving a Scion xB and while these type of actions are usually initiated by men we have to admit that this lady pulled some really wild tricks out there. Her fakeouts included making donuts infront of the police, travelling the wrong way on the highway and even at one point stopping her car, getting out and making angry jestures towards…

BMW M3 GT4 race debut

BMW M3 GT4 race debut

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09 Apr 2009
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The BMW M3 GT4 is ready to take on the track. And when we say that we refer to the 24-hour race on Nurburgring’s Nordschleife track, where the new BMW M3 GT4 will debut on 23rd/24th of May this year. Since 1970 when the 24-hour race started BMW has achieved great results and this time Schubert Motorsport hopes the wining formula will mean having Augusto Farfus (BR), Jorg Muller (DE) and Andy Priaulx (GB) as drivers. In fact Jorg Muller was a member of the winning team in 2004, while Priaulx was triumphant in 2005. Specifications referring to the BMW M3 GT4 were not releaset by the company’s Motorsport Division yet…

Volkswagen Golf VI awarded 2009 World Car of the Year

Volkswagen Golf VI awarded 2009 World Car of the Year

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09 Apr 2009
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The German automaker announced during a conference at the New York Auto Show that their Volkswagen Golf VI was awarded with the 2009 World Car of the Year title. This title was voted by a jury composed by 59 international automotive journalists from 25 countries, and shows that the company’s best selling model is on the right track, having 26 million units sold world wide since the production of the first Golf. The President/CEO of Volkswagen of America, Inc. said that “This is a great way to kick-off the new Golf here in America” which would be sometime later this year…

Porsche Panamera debuting in Shanghai

Porsche Panamera debuting in Shanghai

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08 Apr 2009
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The German automaker announced that their Porsche Panamera will have its official debuting in Shanghai, on the 20th of April at 11:30 am. If you wonder why the chose China for such an event is because Asia represents a strong market for Porsche where sales have increased in the last fiscal year by 140 percent in China alone. On a global scale Porsche hopes to sell at least 20,000 Panameras yearly throughout the entire lifecycle of the car. The Porsche Panamera will harness a highly efficient V8 engine that will produce around 500…

VW-Porsche 914 40th Anniversary

VW-Porsche 914 40th Anniversary

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07 Apr 2009
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Porsche AG released a set of photos marking the anniversary of two models that back in the mid 60’s were developed together with Volkswagenwerk AG (Volkswagen today). The two models are the VW-Porsche 914 and 914/6 designed by Ferry Porsche as part of a join venture with VW. Despite their outstanding performance at the time, the brand name association didn’t turn out as well as planed for the VW-Porsche 914/6 powered by a two-litre flat-six engine, commonly referred to as the…

Fiat 500 Barbie European tour

Fiat 500 Barbie European tour

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06 Apr 2009
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Fiat 500 Barbie is the special edition created by the Italian manufacturer and toy maker Mattel to celebrate Barbie doll’s 50th anniversary. Right now the pink 500 Barbie is at Fiat’s London flagship dealer, after recently cruising streets of both Milan and Paris as part of a major European tour. Visitors will be able to admire its gleaming paintwork, silver laminated Alcantara fabrics and sparkling crystals decorated interior with natural silk yarn floor mats at Wigmore Street, W1 until Monday, 13 April.

Giant pothole swallows three cars and a truck

Giant pothole swallows three cars and a truck

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03 Apr 2009
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We know that Russia, especially Moscow is a place were even large potholes are becoming part of the ordinary everyday life. What’s more scary is that the last huge pothole you probably saw there last week will most certainly be small in comparison to the one to come and some say this is caused by the fact that the whole city developed on top of an ancient volcano. On the other hand this might very well be earth’s way of telling us that we really should be cutting down on fuel emissions or more vehicles will be eaten alive. This time the victims were a truck and three cars from the near parking lot and we just hope their respected insurance companies do cover cars eatean…

Audi A8 new Sport Plus and Comfort Plus packages

Audi A8 new Sport Plus and Comfort Plus packages

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01 Apr 2009
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Audi announced that starting today, there are two more equipment packages available for order for the Audi A8, which are the Audi comfort plus style package and the Audi sport plus style package along with a new Panter Black body color. The Audi A8 comfort plus will cost between 4,200 Euros and 14,500 Euros and will include 19” forged aluminum wheels, silk beige Valcona leather, a leather-trimed center console, heated front and rear seats with massage functions plus the LED daytime running lights.As for the Audi A8 sport plus version price will vary from 2,100 Euros to 9,600 Euros and the vehicle will feature 20” S desgin aluminium wheels…