Zenvo ST1 first video

Zenvo ST1 first video

Concept Cars
28 Apr 2009
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Zenvo ST1 is the first supercar developed and built in Denmark, and while the car is still in prototype form the company says the last details will be completed in time for its Le Mans scheduled debut this summer. The Zenvo ST1 visible in the first video released so far is equipped with a 7.0-litre V8 that is able to develop no less than 1104 horsepower and 1430 Nm of torque. With this kind of powerplant under it’s bonnet the Zenvo ST1 has a top speed of 375 Km/h (233 mph) with 3.0 seconds needed to accelerate from 0 to 100 Km/h…

Hartge BMW M3 E93

Hartge BMW M3 E93

Custom Cars
28 Apr 2009
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Hartge has prepared a new aero kit for the BMW M3 E93. Designed for better performance and appearance the Hartge BMW M3 E93 kit features a front spoiler lip, a small rear wing and diffuser, side sills and carbon casings for exterior mirror. There are also various other carbon fiber elements on the Hartge BMW M3 E9 and the overall aspect is completed by the mult-spoke Hartge rims.Info on the Hartge BMW M3 E93 price was not disclosed.

BMW and the AMULETT project

BMW and the AMULETT project

Gadgets
27 Apr 2009
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BMW together with a few research institutes in Germany, developed a new system under the AMULETT project that will help drivers avoid pedestrians that run into the road from behind parked cars. The name AMULTETT represents the German abreviation for “Active mobile accident avoidance and mitigation of accident effects through cooperative data acquisition and tracking technology” and the system involves vehicles communicating with a radio transponder carried by pedestrians for safety purposes (Car-2-X Communication). Signal emitted by the radio transponder is identified by a 2.4 GHz frequency band multi-antenna system and a processing unit that will recognize even pedestrians…

Ferrari crash season started

Ferrari crash season started

Various
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

New Cars
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

Custom Cars
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

Market
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

New Cars
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

New Cars
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…