Usain Bolt crashes his brand new BMW M3

Last year, Olympic champion Usain “Lightning” Bolt” was given a brand new BMW M3 by his sponsor, Puma. Unfortunately, a couple of hours ago, the fastest man on Earth crashed his M3 while speeding on a rain-slicked highway. Bolt and a female passenger, probably his girlfriend, were taken to a local hospital but it seems they only suffered... the full post

Twitter giveaway: Fast and Furious DVDs and sountracks

Guys and gals, we have an interesting little giveaway for you. We have a package with the first three movies from the Fast and Furious series and 3 soundtracks from the fourth (samples here), offered by Cornerstone Promotion (many thanks to Diego Vargas for all the help!). Though we weren’t very impressed with the fourth movie, its soundtrack... the full post

Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 999 Red Gold ‘Nightmare’

Actually, the car’s name is Red Gold Dream, but considering we’ve gone half blind when we saw it, we couldn’t call it a dream, on the contrary, most be one of the most hideous creations ever. This red nightmare was created by Swiss designer Ueli Anliker and it was unveiled at the Auto Emotionen tuning show in Berne, Switzerland. This... the full post

BMW X1 spotted during photo shoot, without any camouflage

Last year, at the Paris Motor Show BMW unveiled the Concept X1, a concept car that previewed the BMW X1, a compact premium SAV (Sport Activity Vehicle) built on the 1 Series platform. Meanwhile, the German carmaker has announced the final production version will debut later this year, at the Frankfurt Auto Show in September. But now we won’t... the full post

Lamborghini Diablo crash caught on tape

No, it’s nothing serious, no one gets hurt but we bet the driver’s ego got so hurt. Not sure where this took place (somewhere in Europe), but what happend is that this Diablo driver tried to impress everyone with a flashy exit from the starting point and he ended up making everyone laugh when he couldn’t control the car and smashed... the full post

RPMGO Interview: Nicolas Stone, freelance automotive designer

Some time ago we wrote about a very interesting concept car created by Nicolas Stone, a young automotive designer with a lot of talent. Then we had the idea of asking Nicolas for an interview (the first one ever done by us) and ask him a few questions about him and his work, because we really loved it. In the meantime, though he is still looking for... the full post

GM looking for potential buyers for Opel, Fiat might be interested

In what looks like an attempt to get some more money coming in, General Motors is currently looking for potential buyers for their European arm, Opel. “We are continuing to work toward a restructuring of our German and certain other European operations, which could include a third-party investment in Adam Opel GmbH that would own all or a significant... the full post

Anniversary one-off Bugatti Veyron Specials unveiled at Villa d’Este

Last week we told you about the four special editions Bugatti Veyrons which were planned for this year’s Villa d’Este Concorso d’Eleganza and this weekend the four models were unveiled at the Italian event. After the Bleu Centenaire which debuted last month in Geneva, the four special editions celebrate Bugatti’s 100th anniversary,... the full post

Daimler agrees to give up on remaining Chrysler stake

Yesterday, the German giant Daimler AG announced that it will give up it’s final 19.9 percent stake in Chrysler, considering the Auburn Hills carmaker’s extremely tough period. According to Daimler’s spokesmen, the company will relinquish its stake after settling a dispute with Cerberus Capital Management, Chrysler’s current... the full post

Spied: Audi RS5 with retractable rear spoiler, could be the modern Ur-quattro?

The Audi RS5 is getting closer and closer to debut and spy shots are showing up everywhere. However, the latest ones, taken on the Nurburgring track, are definitely the most interesting ones, because for the first time we see the RS5 being equipped with a retractable rear spoiler, just like the other sports cars in the Audi range, the R8 or the TT. So... the full post

Carlsson tuning package for the new Mercedes Benz E Class

The German tuner Carlsson has announced that this weekend, at the Tuning World Bodensee, they’ll unveil their tuning program for the new Mercedes Benz E Class. One of the highlights of this program is the new aerodynamics kit, developed by Carlsson’s head designer Rolf Schepp, which features a newly designed front apron, completely re-engineered... the full post

Ferrari F430 destroyed in Russian crash

Looks like young Russians have a big problem keeping their cars intact. After about a month ago a Chrysler Crossfire hit a truck, with the two Chrysler passenger lost their lives, another tragedy was about to happen, this time in Moscow. According to the reports, a 19 year old Russian teen was doing more than 125 mph in his Ferrari F430, when he lost... the full post

Aston Martin One-77 finally unveiled to the public

This weekend, the amazing Aston Martin One-77 was finally unveiled and we got to see it in all its splendor at the Concorso d’Eleganza which took place at the Grand Hotel Villa d’Este on the shores of Lake Como, Italy. The car was first shown at last year’s Paris Motor Show, but it was partially covered with a cloth, Aston representatives... the full post

Mercedes Benz CLK ‘Luis Vuitton’ Edition

No, this isn’t a new special edition Mercedes. Though the German car maker has been a partner for all sorts of fashion events like the Berlin Fashion Week or London Fashion Week, the car you see here is more likely the result of some lady’s love for the famous French luxury brand (if this belongs to a man, we feel really, really sorry for... the full post

First photos of the Bugatti Veyron special 100th anniversary edition?

Last month, at the Geneva Motor Show, Bugatti introduced a special edition of the Veyron, called Bleu Centenaire, a one-off model that was created to mark the company’s 100th anniversary. But it seems that not all Bugatti planned for the celebration, because Motorpasion reports that at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este which starts... the full post