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2012 Mercedes Benz C63 AMG Coupe / Black Series Lap Nurburgring

Posted December 19, 2011 by Pete

The Nurburgring Nordschleife has long been a benchmark for performance car testing.  Anything from prototypes and preproduction testing to full out races to a proving ground for that fastest cars in the world run the 12.9 mile ‘North Loop’.  Often considered the most challenging and most dangerous of race tracks in the world. It a [...]

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Exotic

Launch Controlled: Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4

Posted December 19, 2011 by Pete

Early this year Lamborghini launched a replacement for the Murcielago, the Aventador.  Known technically as the Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4, this super Lambo boasts a Longitudinal Posterior (‘LP’) 700 hp (‘700’) 6.5L V12 and 4-Wheel-Drive (‘4’).  This potent combination not only makes it one of the most powerful supercars ever but also one of the fastest. [...]

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Coupe/Convertible

Better Late Than Never; BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe

Posted December 13, 2011 by Pete

BMW has introduced the world to its newest entry via the internet over the weekend.  The 6-Series Gran Coupe is a new 4+1 seat addition to the newly released 6-Series Coupe.  Created in direct response to the Mercedes CLS-Class, Porsche Panamera, and Audi A7, the 6-Series Gran Coupe will finally allow BMW to compete in [...]

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Coupe/Convertible

Spotted: 2012 Audi TT-RS In The Wild

Posted November 17, 2011 by Pete

Audi is in the process of taking over the luxury and performance car world one car at a time.  Luxury has always been something they have done quite well.  The performance component was something that had been lacking when compared to their German foes, BMW and Mercedes. Audi has now established itself a bit in [...]

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Coupe/Convertible

Price and Specs Reveal; 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

Posted November 15, 2011 by Pete

Since its current relaunch, the Chevy Camaro has reignited the muscle wars among the domestic big 3.  Canceled after model year 2002, Chevy finally brought back its everyman sports car for model year 2010.  After much hype of course.  Now in well established among the muscle car and pony car crowd, Chevy brings out the [...]

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Mainstream

Spied: Undisguised Volkswagen Polo 1.4

Posted November 14, 2011 by Pete

Volkswagen is well on its way to become the Worlds’ largest auto manufacturer.  With sales projected for 2011 to be north of 8 million worldwide this is plan is soon to be a reality.  One of the ways Volkswagen is planning on accomplishing this goal is not only a revamp of their entire lineup but [...]

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Luxury

Test Drive: Audi S5 Coupe Prestige

Posted November 14, 2011 by Pete

The Audi S5 has been out for a few years now and is actually about to receive a mid cycle refresh.  Before that happens, this editor wanted to know how the current one stacks up before the beautiful 4.2L V8 gets replaced by Audis new 3.0T V6 gets dumped in the front of this luxury [...]

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Luxury

Dream Car: 2013 Audi S8, One Car For All?

Posted November 7, 2011 by Pete

The 2012 Audi S8 is about to launch here in the United States with its official debut happening at this months’ Los Angeles Auto Show.  It will then go on sale sometime in the spring of 2012 as a 2013 model. What makes this car so special to me is its ability to seamlessly perform [...]

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Mainstream

Jeep Grand Cherokee Diesel for the U.S.

Posted October 19, 2011 by Pete

Last week in press conference, CEO Sergio Marchionne confirmed plans to bring a diesel powerplant to the Jeep Grand Cherokee lineup for model year 2013.  He also went on to say that they plan on using this motor in other large vehicles throughout the Chrysler lineup as well. The motor to be used will be [...]

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Exotic

Fisker Karma Officially for Sale

Posted October 19, 2011 by Pete

After extensive testing by the environmental protection agency, the Fisker Karma is ready to be released for sale. The Fisker Karam has been in development for years now by Orange County based Fisker Automotive. Initial reports by CEO Henrik Fisker put the Fisker at a full electric range of 50 miles plus an additional 250 [...]

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