Edo Shark for the Porsche 911 Turbo

After yesterday we presented the Lamborghini Murcielago by Edo, here is the “Shark” package for the Porsche 911 Turbo. The power is increased, from 480 to 550 hp, and torque gets twisted up to 460 lb-ft to 583. Edo claims that the top speed will be around 210 mph (330 km/h). Exterior modifications include an altered front valance and front... ...read the full post

2008 BMW 6 Series facelift

BMW is preparing a facelift for 6 series models, both the Coupe and the Cabrio, and they’ve presented the first official information. The luxury coupe got some minor exterior changes, a wider air intake, new LED indicators, and the positioning of the third brake light onto the rear spoiler. Interior changes include a more ergonomic rubber mount... ...read the full post

520 hp Audi TT by Nothelle

The German tuner Nothelle presented a 520 hp version of the Audi TT. The small beast is powered by a bi-turbo version of Audi’s 3.2-litre V6 that now produces 520Hp (the series version has 250 hp) and maximum torque from 320Nm to a breathtaking 635Nm. According to Nothelle, this engine takes the TT to a top speed of 308 km/h (191 mph). The... ...read the full post

BMW 1-series Coupe is official

After some spy shots broke loose a few days ago, BMW released an official press release announcing the BMW 1 Series Coupe and giving more details about it. The flagship of the range is the BMW 135i with its 3.0L twin-turbocharged petrol powerplant. Offering 306hp and 400Nm of torque from its light alloy and magnesium straight-six engine, the 135i... ...read the full post

2009 Mercedes GLK pictures

Here are the latest renderings of the upcoming Mercedes Benz GLK, presented by Motor Authority. The smallest SUV from Mercedes follows the design of the german producer’s SUV range, the only difference being the tear-drop headlights and the shortened taillights. The Mercedes Benz GLK will offered with a 4-cylinder Kompressor engine and a 3.5L... ...read the full post

Lamborghini Murcielago by Edo Competition

Edo Competition presented a modified version of the Lamborghini Murcielago, nicknamed LP640. Powered by a 6.5 liter V12 engine that produces 663HP (487.5 kW) at 7.800 rpm (with a peak torque of 675 Nm at 5.600 rpm), the car has a top speed of 348 km/h (216 mph) and goes from o to 100 km/h (mph) in 3.8 seconds. The exterior add-ons are a new stainless... ...read the full post

STRUT new luxury jewelry collections

STRUT, the company who introduced the concept of jewelry for luxury cars, presented three new collections for Mercedes Benz, Rolls Royce and Range Rover. Click more to see the collection details and pics. …read the full post  Read More →

Volkswagen’s future eco-friendly technologies

Volkswagen gave some details about its upcoming strategies to develop more eco-friendly engines. First one is a new technology called “Combined Combustion System” (CCS), technology that mixes the fuel and air ‘homogeneously’ inside the engine, which removes any trace of soot and reduces polluting nitrogen oxides. CCS also requires... ...read the full post

Lumma body kit for the new BMW E92 Coupe

Lumma Design has released some renderings of its upcoming performance pack for BMW’s E92 Coupe. Lumma’s previous works, the CLR 600 and the CLR 500 RS were both based on M models, so this kit’s probably been designed specifically for the new M3 and it seems that the first production version will debut at Frankfurt in September,... ...read the full post

Yes, that is a Mercedes CLS

German tuner ASMA Design presented an eye-popping modified version of the Mercedes-Benz CLS sport limousine. Named Shark II, the kit has some really impressive feature like a long chromed front grille is now chromed or new 20-inch wheels, which transforms the CLS into a real eye-catcher. A sport exhaust system is also available plus the car now has... ...read the full post

Sirius will come standard with VW models

Volkswagen decided to offer Sirius Satellite Standard as a standard feature for some of its models, including the new Touareg, the New Beetle (including the convertible version), GTI and GLI models. The system will also be available as an optional feature for Jetta, Passat and EOS. Looks like Golf is left out (actually it’s fair to me, because... ...read the full post

New system to stop drivers using cellphones

Cellular Detection System from Highway Safety & Technology (HST) came up with a new system to help the police identifying those who use cellphones while driving. The system works like the regular speed radars, it is either mobile or fixed and it detects when a phone is used in the car and a photo is taken automatically. Now I’m not saying... ...read the full post

The first Porsche Design phone

Porsche has partnered with Sagem Communication to create the P’952 mobile phone. Stephane Bret, director of Porsche Design Mobile Group, introduced the clamshell phone at the Red Dot Design Museum in Essen. According to the report, the Porsche Design P9521 features an 180 degrees rotating display, GSM Quadband (850/900/1800/1900 MHz), a 2 megapixel... ...read the full post

Mercedes C Sportcoupe preview

Mercedes is currently developing the next generation of C-Class Sportcoupe, which we hope to see at this year’s Frankfurt Auto Show. MotorAuthority showed us how this car might look like. The renderings are based on the prototypes seen tested in Sweden this year. Like the current model, the new Sportcoupe range will feature several different... ...read the full post

Official photos of the 2008 Volkswagen Tiguan

With the Tiguan, the upcoming baby SUV from Volkswagen, the German producer showed the first official photos of the car. VW gave journalists the opportunity to test the production prototype in Namibia. The car doesn’t look as spectacular as the concept shown last year in Los Angeles. Expected to be officially presented at the Frankfurt Show... ...read the full post