Ferrari crash season started

Ferrari crash season started

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27 Apr 2009
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It looks like the Ferrari crash season has “officially” started in Russia. After crashing one Lamborghini after the other during these last weeks, it seems that it is now Ferrari’s turn. We cannot provide the exact details referring to the incident, but the photos reveal something that used to be a Ferrari F430. As far as us hoping that accidents like these will not happen again to soon in Russia we think we just have to become a little bit more realistic. Full gallery…

Aston Martin One 77 top design award

Aston Martin One 77 top design award

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27 Apr 2009
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After its world debut this weekend the Aston Martin One 77 is already on the right track. On the shores of Lake Como, Italy the vehicle has just won the Concorso d’Eleganza Design Award with 30 percent more votes that its competition and named best in class. The Aston Martin One 77 was showcased in complete form with a running powertrain,a hand finished rolling chassis and the never seen before, fully hand-crafted interior. The Aston Martin One 77 top design award was commented by the company’s design director who said that winning “this award at its first showing is a testament to the Aston Martin team and the original concept”…

AC Schnitzer BMW i-Drive cover

AC Schnitzer BMW i-Drive cover

Custom Cars
27 Apr 2009
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The AC Schnitzer BMW i-Drive cover is the latest gadget developed by the German tuner as part of their BMW customization program. It is basically an anolized aluminium cover with an embossed image of an AC Schnitzer Type IV custom wheel. Besides its appearance the AC Schnitzer BMW i-Drive cover is also designed for easyer operation, as the i-Drive functions can now be controlled intuitively while driver keeps hes eyes on the road. No word yet on the AC Schnitzer BMW i-Drive cover price but…

2010 Carlsson Mercedes E Class

2010 Carlsson Mercedes E Class

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24 Apr 2009
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The German tuner has just released the first images with the 2010 Carlsson Mercedes E Class, a week in advance of its world debut at the Tuning World Bodensee automotive event. Featuring an aero kit developed by head designer Rolf Schepp the 2010 Carlsson Mercedes E Class is packed with performance and exclusive interior elements. One of the interesting upgrades brought by Carlsson on the 2010 Mercedes E Class is the intelligent lowering system that controls the suspension according to road conditions offering the perfect combination of sportiness and comfort. At this time no further specifications have been provided by the company but we expect to have full details on the 2010 Carlsson…

2010 Lexus RX 450h and IS Convertible price

2010 Lexus RX 450h and IS Convertible price

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24 Apr 2009
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The Japanese automaker has just announced the 2010 Lexus RX 450h and IS Convertible price. The 2010 Lexus RX 450h is powered by a new hybrid system composed of a 3.5-liter V6 Atkinson-cycle engine and lighter electric motors developing a total 295 horsepower offering combined fuel economy of 30 mpg. Info on the 2010 Lexus RX 450h price reveals a $41,660 tag for the front-wheel drive model while the all-wheel drive version reaches $43,250. The 2010 Lexus IS Convertible is also available in two variants, the IS 250C and IS 350C equiped with a 2.5-liter, 204-hp V6 and respectively a 3.5-liter, 306-hp V6 and a a three-panel roof that opens in just 20 seconds. The 2010 Lexus IS 250C…

2009 Audi A4 2.0 TDI e

2009 Audi A4 2.0 TDI e

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23 Apr 2009
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Audi announced that it’s close to launching the 2009 Audi A4 2.0 TDI e that will be their most efficient standard-size sedan that needs just 4.6 liters of diesel to cover 100 kilometres (51.13 mpg). The 2009 Audi A4 2.0 TDI e will have a 2.0-litre TDI engine under its bonnet that will develop 136 horsepower (100 kW), reaching a top speed of 215 km/h (133.59 mph) and needing 9.5 seconds to get from 0 to 100 kilometres per hour. The 2009 Audi A4 2.0 TDI e is able to offer such efficiency also thanks to its improved aerodynamics and the start-stop system helping reduce fuel consumption by some 0.2 liters/100 km, the equivalent of 5 grams CO2/km (8.05 g/mile).The 2009 Audi A4 2.0 TDI price is…

2009 Mercedes-Benz A Class special edition

2009 Mercedes-Benz A Class special edition

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23 Apr 2009
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Another release from Daimler today and time is the 2009 Mercedes-Benz A Class special edition. The Mercedes A Class was so far sold in 1.8 million units and for this spring the company decided to improve its appearance with a few special elements. The 2009 Mercedes-Benz A Class special edition features 16-inch titanium silver light-alloy rims, black radiator louvres the “Special Edition” badge on the mirror triangle as well as fog lamps and a free choice of metallic paint finish as standard. At the interior the 2009 Mercedes-Benz A Class special edition welcomes its passengers with a two tone coloured leather interior (black and gray), black velour floor mats, a multifunctional…

Mercedes CL 500 centennial anniversary edition

Mercedes CL 500 centennial anniversary edition

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23 Apr 2009
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Daimler introduced the Mercedes CL 500 centennial anniversary edition today marking the hundredth birthday of the three-pointed star and the Benz emblem. The Mercedes CL 500 centennial anniversary edition features designo collection paint finish, the AMG Sports package, the finest leather and trimings as well as the original emblems patented by Daimler Motorengesellschaft and Benz & Cie a century ago inserted into the center console. The Mercedes CL 500 centennial anniversary edition is available in both standard or 4Matic versions and future customers will have to know that price is 17,850 Euros over the basic CL 500 version…

Volvo C30 R-Design

Volvo C30 R-Design

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23 Apr 2009
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The Swedish automaker has just developed a new edition named Volvo C30 R-Design which is basically a more expressive and styled version of the basic C30 model. The R-Design treatment will also be applied to the Volvo S40 and V50 DRIVe and the plan is to satisfy customer demand for vehicles that combine environmental friendliness with exciting looks. Some of the elements included in the Volvo C30 R-Design package are a new front apron and rear bumper, resculpted side-skirts and a roof spoiler as well as 17-inch Serapis aluminium wheels and various silk metal finishes. Inside the Volvo C30 R-Design gets aluminium sports pedals with inlaid rubber strips, a sports steering wheel trimmed in leather, seating surfaces covered in cream-coloured…

2010 Mercedes E Class Coupe photos and details

2010 Mercedes E Class Coupe photos and details

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22 Apr 2009
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Mercedes released more photos and details today with their new 2010 Mercedes E Class Coupe and announced that they developed two new 4-cylinder engines that offer reduced fuel consumption. The best example mentioned by the company is the 2010 Mercedes E 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY Coupe with 204 horsepower (150 kW) and 500 Nm of torque that needs only 5.1 litres of diesel to cover 100 kilometres with 135 g of CO2 emitted per kilometre. This kind of performance was also made possible by the fact that the 2010 Mercedes E Class Coupe is the world’s most aerodynamically efficient series-production car with a drag coefficient of just 0.24. The other new engine which can be found in the 2010 Mercedes E 350 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY Coupe …