Aston Martin Looking to Revive the Lagonda SUV

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Aston Martin Lagonda concept to become a reality.

With the growth of the SUV market and 4 door sport cars becoming more and more successful, Aston Martin has recently announced plans to rehash the Lagonda SUV that was announced at the Geneva Auto Show in 2009. Bentley, Maserati, and Rolls-Royce have showed interest in developing SUV renditions of their luxury cars. Continue reading »

2013 Nissan GTR Usain Bolt Edition to be Auctioned

2013 Nissan GTR Usain Bolt Edition

The 2013 Nissan GTR which was made to honor the fastest man in Olympic history, Usain Bolt will be auctioned off later this month. The Gold GTR will be listed on eBay and proceeds from the auction will be offered to support the Usain Bolt Foundation, a charity that helps young kids in Jamaica. Continue reading »

Audi R18 e-tron Quattro a Closer Look at the Hybrid Race Car

Since its inception the 24 Hours of Le Mans has been the true test of endurance. Races such as the Le Mans and Formula One are the breeding ground for new technology and technology maturation. It is here that we get to see what works, what doesn’t, and what’s reliable. As we begin to learn more and more about the successful advancements, the likelihood that you will see some of these features on cars off the track become more of a reality. Audi is one of the automakers that continues to innovate and remains on the cutting edge. Continue reading »

Spyker Sells Car Unit to CoachBuilders CPP

Spyker Laviolette GTR

CPP a premium coachbuilding company based in United Kingdom, is buying out Spyker. The purchase price is said to be 32 million Euros, 15 million Euros will be paid immediately and the remaining 17 million Euros will be paid over a six year ‘earn-out’ period.

Brendan O’Toole the Managing Director of CPP, said that “This acquisition is very positive news for everyone connected to Spyker. We’re absolutely confident that independent ownership will enable us to rapidly progress an invigorated business plan, to which CPP is fully committed.”He added that “The management of CPP is very excited about the acquisition of the Spyker sportscar business, and the brand is entering a period of major development”. Also at the end adding “Production of the new Spyker flagship supercar, the C8 Aileron, is progressing well and we are ramping up production of customer cars at our new purpose-built facility in Coventry. We have well-developed plans to expand the product range further, and the future for the Spyker brand is incredibly exciting.”

BMW F10 M5

The New BMW F10 M5:

BMW M5 F10

 

BMW promises that  the next generation M5 will be ”a brilliant car.” The first concept version will be make its debut at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, and a production version will follow a few months later.

The F10 M5 will be built on an all-new aluminum chassis and will feature the intense use of carbon fiber which will reduce the car’s weight considerably. The F10 BMW M5 will also produce 25% less CO2 and the new 4.4 liter V8 engine will require less fuel but at the same time will deliver 555 horsepower and 680 pounds of torque.

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