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Even though the winter holidays are in full swing, that hasn’t stopped representatives from Spyker or General Motors to give statements about the presumed discussions for the sale of Swedish carmaker Saab. Spyker CEO Victor Muller recently talked with a reputed newspaper from Sweden and revealed that: “”I am very hopeful, I have been… …read the full post

Ford is quite happy with the new 5.0-liter V8 engine in its Mustang, so happy in fact that it has released a plethora of news regarding it. The latest is this new video which shows the new car on the road, and another one showing the new engine on the dyno test, in order to confirm its power figures of 412 HP at 6,500 rpm and 390 lb-ft of torque at… …read the full post

It’s a bit hard to believe, but the Lamborghini Gallardo has been with us for quite some time. A secret to the longevity of the model has been the many special editions, like the LP560-4 pictured above, which were released by the Italian supercar manufacturer. Now, according to a few rumors, it seems that another one, the LP570-4 SV, might be… …read the full post

Audi has recently released a new press statement in which it highlights its dedication to green technologies. Part of this endeavor will be a hybrid Q5 crossover, which is set to be revealed at the end of 2010, and marketed in 2011. Even though the German company strongly backs its TDI engine lineup as being the best compromise between regular power… …read the full post

As it is with every winter season, many unsuspecting motorists venture out on the streets thinking that driving on snow or ice is just like in the rain, and they’ll be fine. After that, videos like these surface to show us some of the results. This one, coming from the UK, shows a couple driving a Ford Fiesta in Paignton, and tried to go down… …read the full post

Ferrari, just like almost all other carmakers, is researching hybrid technology for its cars, and, according to Italian magazine Quattroroute, might show off a concept at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. The model, based on the 599 GTB Fiorano, will use the KERS (Kinetic Energy Recovery System), which was used heavily on the Formula 1 car the company team… …read the full post

Not content with sitting by the sidelines while BMW is exploiting the coupe SUV (fine, Sports Activity Coupe) market with its X6, Audi is reportedly working hard on the next generation of its popular Q7 SUV, which will see not one, but two body styles. The first will be a classic 7-seater arrangement like the current Ingolstadt SUV, but the other will… …read the full post

Drag cars are usually big heavy beasts with rear-wheel drive, preferably made in the USA, but the crazy people at AME Racing looked at an old Volkswagen Polo and thought that the Golf’s little brother has plenty of racing potential. After implanting a heavily modified 1.85-liter engine, with almost all of its inner workings enhanced for track… …read the full post

Many tuning companies come forward with outlandish ideas for projects based on certain cars, but this recent sketch from Japan’s Original Runduce will definitely set up some high expectations, presenting a full carbon fiber body kit for the Nissan GT-R. Don’t think just a couple of panels will be made from the strong material, as the team… …read the full post

A lot of people started to complain after the start of the season that things on Top Gear just weren’t the same and that laughs weren’t generated like they used to. This was talked about by the show’s producer, which said that the sixth episode, the South American Special, would fix everything. After seeing it, I’d say he is… …read the full post

We’ve been hearing about the presumed revival of the iconic Mazda RX-7 from as far back as when the model was discontinued and replaced with the RX-8. But now it seems that the roles will be reversed, and the four-door, four-seater will be switched with the 2-seater coupe by the Japanese company. We’ve heard that its executives haven’t… …read the full post

Even though the embargo was broken last week, Ford wasn’t swayed and waited until things were right to officially announce the 2011 Ford Mustang 5.0-liter V8, which, if you haven’t guessed, is powered by the bigger engine, placing it on equal footing, and some would say over its competition like the Camaro SS or the Hemi Challenger. The… …read the full post

For many auto show goers, the best thing that can happen to them, short of charming one of the booth babes, is driving the cars on display. For General Motors fans (the few which remain) that dream will come true at the upcoming Detroit Auto Show (North American International Auto Show), as the company plans to let people drive some of its newest vehicles… …read the full post

As soon as Bugatti formally unveiled the 16C Galibier concept, the whole automotive press deemed it the replacement of the aging Veyron, which will see its production terminated in 2012. But a short time after, Bugatti released a statement saying that the Galibier super sedan is just one of the concepts it is considering to manufacture after the end… …read the full post