Wiesmann MF4 Roadster ready for Geneva

Wiesmann MF4 Roadster ready for Geneva

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05 Feb 2009
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Wiesmann is ready to bring its new MF4 Roadster to the Geneva Motor Show. That is where the car will be officialy revealed as for the moment Wiesmann is only teasing us with just a drawing of the car. The Wiesmann Roadster MF4 will come with two motorized versions, and those are the 420 hp 4.8 liter V8 and the 367hp 4.0 liter V8. Even though the German sports car manufacturer plans to increase production this year, their puristic sports…

Mitsubishi steps out of Dakar

Mitsubishi steps out of Dakar

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05 Feb 2009
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Mitsubishi will no longer participate in the Dakar Rally. Needles to say this sad news is the result of these tough economical times the world faces with the car industry being no exception as we have already seen various kinds of measures taken by automakers that try to reduce company spending to the lowest minimum possible. Mitsubishi announced that it will also step out of Dakar Series and all cross-country races and we hope that this…

Mini Cooper S vs VW Scirocco 2.0

Mini Cooper S vs VW Scirocco 2.0

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04 Feb 2009
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For this week’s shootout the guys from Fifth Gear decided to test the Mini Cooper S vs the VW Scirocco 2.0. Even though at first they might seem two innocent looking cars, they proved to be quite agile on the race track. The Mini Cooper S is powered by a supercharged 1.6 liter engine that outputs 175 hp while the Scirocco has a 2 liter engine that packs 197 hp pretty much the same as an Volkswagen GTI. The 22 hp difference between the two…

2010 Audi R8 V10 5.2 FSI video

2010 Audi R8 V10 5.2 FSI video

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02 Feb 2009
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Audi has just released a video featuring its latest R8 model. To be exact we are talking about the 2010 Audi R8 that comes with a 5.2 FSI quattro V10 that unleashes 525 hp at 8000 rpm and is based on Lamborghini’s LP560 V10 engine. In the European market this car is expected to cost around 142,000 euros, while its arrival in the USA has not been yet confirmed by Audi. Considering the enormous interest the german brand has had in the states…

BMW's PAS concept teaser video

BMW’s PAS concept teaser video

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31 Jan 2009
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BMW released a video in the form of cartoon drawings that is meant to be the first teaser of a series presenting a revolutionary concept by the German automaker. As the clip describes the future model it mentions that it is not going to be a SUV, a sedan or station-wagon, but will definitely be full of character, stylish, powerful and suitable for business settings, raising our curiosity even more. The PAS concept will be revealed at the…

2009 Ford Focus RS video details

2009 Ford Focus RS video details

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31 Jan 2009
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Ford released their latest video showing the 2009 Ford Focus RS live, a car painted in “arrest me” green that was initialy seen in London earlier this year as a concept. This model is basically a sportier version of the Focus ST and features a 2.5 liter engine that produces 300 PS the equivalent of 295 HP and 410 Nm. Also details regarding speed announced that the 2009 Ford Focus RS can reach a top speed of 263 Km/h and can run from…

2009 BMW 7 Series tested

2009 BMW 7 Series tested

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28 Jan 2009
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BMW’s flagship car, the 2009 7 Series was tested recently by the guys from Fifth Gear. They had their hands on the BMW 750Li version that comes with a 4.4 liter V8 that packs 407 hp making the German full-size luxury sedan reach a top speed of 155mph. The 5th generation of the 7 Series sprints from 0 to 60 mph in 5.2 seconds and besides having the world’s most advanced Night Vision system in a production car it also features world’s first…

Worlds fastest ELECTRIC CAR video

Worlds fastest ELECTRIC CAR video

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27 Jan 2009
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Ever thought a Datsun would beet a Corvette in a drag race? Well how about a Datsun that runs on batteries faster than a petrol fueled Corvette? If we wouldn’t of had this video as proof i think the whole thing would have been very hard to believe.
Seeing an electric car at a drag strip is kind of strange, but this ’72 electric Datsun has set a new world record as the fastest street legal electric car reaching a top speed of 110 mph in…

Opel Ampera teaser

Opel Ampera teaser

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26 Jan 2009
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Opel has just revealed its Ampera model today in the form of a teaser. This model represents a revolutionary electric car that will be phisicly revealed to the world at the Geneva Motor Show this year.
The technology behind this extended-range electric car is called Voltec and europeans will be pleased to find out that the Opel Ampera will be able to run non stop for hundreds of kilometers. We look foroward in seeing the full list of details about this vehicle on March 3rd…

Nissan GT-R again ahead of Porsche

Nissan GT-R again ahead of Porsche

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25 Jan 2009
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CAP Monitor – the British used car valuation data provider is an independent organization that evaluates cars produced by popular manufacturers and predicts how much of their initial value will these cars retain after twelve months of ownership or 10.000 miles.

So the most recent data released by CAP Monitor predicts that the 2009 Nissan GT-R will retaining 84% of its initial price tag compared to the…