MINI Cooper JCW World Championship 50 edition

MINI Cooper JCW World Championship 50 edition

New Cars
10 Jun 2009
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The MINI Cooper JCW World Championship 50 edition was officially introduced today, a special edition model that reminds of John Cooper’s title victory in F1 50 years ago. Production will be limited to 250 units and under it’s little bonnet the MINI Cooper JCW World Championship 50 edition features a 1.6-litre 4-cylinder engine with Twin-Scroll turbocharger that runs on directly injected petrol and is able to output 211hp (155 kW) and a maximum 260 Nm of torque between 1 850 and 5 600 rpm. Power is put to the ground via a 6-speed manual transmission which helps the MINI Cooper JCW World Championship 50 edition accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.5 seconds and reach a top speed…

Group Lotus denies association with F1 Team Lotus

Group Lotus denies association with F1 Team Lotus

Various
10 Jun 2009
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Group Lotus plc has just released an official statement informing that they are are not connected or affiliated to, nor in any other way associated with the newly announced “Team Lotus”. Today’s press release comes as a response to yesterday’s media announcing the “Team Lotus” that was registered by two ex-Lotus employees for participation in the 2010 Formula 1 championship. Lotus didn’t make any other official comments on this matter other than the fact they are now concentrating on exploring the opportunities present in the…

1.5 million Chevrolet Corvette built

1.5 million Chevrolet Corvette built

Market
10 Jun 2009
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GM has announced through a small press release that they have reached a milestone in the Chevrolet Corvette production as their 1,500,000th Corvetter has been completed at their Bowling Green Assembly site. The 1.5 millionth Corvette was built on May 28 as a convertible 3LT featuring a white color body with a black top and a red interior. Besides announcing the 1.5 millionth Chevrolet Corvette production, GM has also released info on the 2010 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport price which is $55,720 while the GS convertible version goes on sale for $59,530. Included in the GS convertible is the Corvette Grand Sport price is the $950 destination charge…

Caractere Audi A5 Cabrio

Caractere Audi A5 Cabrio

Custom Cars
10 Jun 2009
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Many tuners have approached the new Audi A5 lately, and after we presented the custom package offered by Senner Tuning for the coupe version two days ago, now it is time for the Caractere Audi A5 Cabrio to make its appearance. The Caractere Audi A5 Cabrio has been fitted with a custom body kit that accentuates the vehicle’s aggressive look and the list of features includes a new front bumper offering improved airflow through its large air intakes, a new rear bumper that includes a silencer and also accommodates the new stainless steel exhaust pipes. To round up it’s overall appearance the Caractere Audi A5 Cabrio is equipped with the company’s custom CW1 light alloy rims…

Infiniti FX price for UK

Infiniti FX price for UK

Market
10 Jun 2009
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The Infiniti FX price for UK along with the details regarding the various versions that will be available in Britain starting from September this year were released today. There are three versions destined for UK’s market and these are the Infiniti FX37 GT, FX37S and FX50S. The Infiniti FX37 GT price starts at 42,600 GBP and under it’s bonnet you’ll find a 3.7-litre V6 that is able to develop 316 bhp and 360 Nm of torque (266 lb-ft) taking the SUV from 0 to 62 mph (100 Km/h) in 6.8 seconds. The Infiniti FX37S price tag reveals the 44,600 GBP figure, and is basically an Infiniti FX37 GT fitted with extra options like sports seats for the driver and front passenger and electronically controlled shock absorbers plus various other features. For 9,200 GBP over the 37S the Infiniti FX50S price…

Grand Bentley Teaser

Grand Bentley Teaser

Future Cars
10 Jun 2009
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A future Rolls Royce Phantom competitor has been introduced today in a vague form so far through the Grand Bentley teaser released today by the British automaker. The future luxury saloon that is so far called Grand Bentley is meant to replace the current Arnage lineup and official debut is expected sometime towards the end of summer 2009. Along with the Grand Bentley teaser the company has also released a short video and for now we’ll have to settle with a preview of the front section of the car, more specifically the bonnet and a section from the front grille. More details on the Grand Bentley we’ll appear on our site as soon as they become available to the media…

BMW E93 M3 Convertible fully chromed

BMW E93 M3 Convertible fully chromed

Videos
09 Jun 2009
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The Russians seem to have developed a passion for bright shiny objects lately, and they start expressing their passion through their customized vehicles. As we presented you the golden BMW M5 from Russia not too long ago, we now came across a video that features the first fully chromed BMW E93 M3 Convertible completed in a Russian car shop. As with any project like this opinions weather the car looks good or not are equally divided, all we can say is that the owner of this fully chromed BMW…

BMW Cruise Bike and Kidsbike

BMW Cruise Bike and Kidsbike

Various
09 Jun 2009
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After introducing the BMW Mountain Bike Cross Country a couple of weeks ago the Bavarian automaker has just announced that the BMW Cruise Bike and Kidsbike will join their bicycle lineup. As far as fact and technical details the BMW Cruise Bike 2009 is available in pearl white or red and features a 24 speed derailleur system, an aluminium frame and Suntour NCX-D telescopic forks and comes with a 849 Euros price tag. Two more expensive BMW Cruise Bike versions are also available with elements like magnesium telescopic forks and aluminium head tubes that go on sale for maximum 1,299 Euros. The BMW Kidsbike comes in two…

Land Rover Defender Fire and Ice

Land Rover Defender Fire and Ice

Market
09 Jun 2009
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The Land Rover Defender Fire and Ice are two special edition models announced today by the British car maker that are based on the iconic Defender 4×4. The Land Rover Defender Fire and Ice will get produced in a limited 850 units edition and they basically offer a new level of luxury on top of the world renowned off-road capabilities. Some features on the new Land Rover Defender Fire and Ice editions include Recaro bucket seats, fine leather and trims, a glass panoramic sunroof, as well as 5 spoke design rims and special body colors (Orange metallic and Alaska white). The Land Rover Defender Fire and Ice editions price is 68,400 Euros and they will only be available in the following markets…

Ferrari F430 in flames after crash

Ferrari F430 in flames after crash

Videos
09 Jun 2009
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The latest news from the burning supercar series comes from Romania. After we have published the article with the McLaren F1 burned beyond repair a few days ago, we have now got our hands on this video featuring a Ferrari F430 in flames after a crash. Apparently the young Ferrari F430 driver was speeding on one of Romania’s national roadways when he lost control of he’s supercar ending up colliding with two oncoming vehicles. Fortunately the 7 people involved in the crash suffered only minor injuries as for the 2 Ferrari F430 occupants they managed to exit the car before the fire started. Financial “damages” suffered by the young driver were also minor as he’s Ferrari F430 was ensured and the Police only wrote him a ticket for close to $60. Watch the Ferrari F430 in flames after crash…