August 2009 Archives

The convertible Camaros you see pictured above were spotted by Camaro5 forums member isszy at the Fisherman’s Bend Holden plant in Port Victoria, Australia. At the Fisherman’s Bend Holden plant this morning, I spotted these – 8 production ready Camaro convertibles. The one at the end had a black roof, the rest were tan/brown. The… …read the full post

I almost forgot to mention that last week I posted about the promised test drive with the 2009 BMW 330d xDrive, in our Test Drive Section. I really liked the car which, except for some minor flaws, is brilliant. Expensive car, but brilliant. You can read the full review by clicking HERE. And right now I’m working on the review (hope it will be… …read the full post

German company Gemballa has been for creating some scary beasts based on Porsche models, like the Avalanche or the Tornado. And now they’re back, with the Gemballa Mistrale, a 750 hp monster based on the new Porsche Panamera. The first thing you notice about the car is its appearance, Gemballa showing a more agressive body kit, with more sporty… …read the full post

If we didn’t know better, we’d say Bumblebee (the famous Camaro from Transformers) is out of a job at Hollywood and has decided to make some money by promoting cars in Mexico. But it’s not the case, because a Mexican Chevrolet dealership found a new way to promote their cars: they took a man, dressed him up as Bumblebee and made him… …read the full post

I still have a big smile on my face every time I think about last week’s test drive with the MINI Cooper S, which has also changed 180 degrees my perception on MINI. And now MINI wants to finish me (Mortal Kombat style) with this, the MINI Coupe Concept, which will make its world debut in a couple of weeks, at the Frankfurt Motor Show. We knew… …read the full post

Last Friday, a lot of people were expecting to hear GM’s decision on Opel sale, but the company’s board announced that they haven’t agreed yet on their European arm’s fate. According to Reuters, there’s a little war going on between the two potential buyers, Magna International, on of the world’s largest automotive… …read the full post

It’s been a while since we saw an important debut in the Maserati booth at a major auto show, but next month, at the Frankfurt Motor Show, the Italian car maker will show the all-new Maserati GranCabrio, the first four-seater convertible in their history. Though the press release says Maserati has now three different families of models (Quattroporte,… …read the full post

There have been a lot of rumors going around lately about a BMW sports car concept, called the Z Vision Concept, which is scheduled to debut at next month’s Frankfurt Motor Show. There’s not much known about the car, except that it will feature BMW’s next generation efficiency technology, probably also having an electric motor as… …read the full post

I’m sure the last thing the driver in the video below was expecting to see on the highway was three horses coming towards him. The incident took place somewhere on a road in Israel and some tourists were filming the three horses running on the road, when a car came in from the other direction. While two of the horses managed to get away from the… …read the full post

It looks like the summer is one of the most crowded seasons with test drives, because we had and will have the chance to have a lot of fun in all kind of cars. So here’s what we did and will do soon: – We have really, really great news, because we reached an important milestone in our history: our first long-term test. We’re really excited… …read the full post

With more than 40,000 units sold since its debut ealier this year, the new Mercedes Benz E Class is one of company’s current best selling vehicles and, as expected, the range just got bigger, Mercedes announcing today the new E Class Estate, which is scheduled to go on sale in November. And since the most important features of a wagon are the… …read the full post

Last week, the Italian car maker announced the F430 successor, the Ferrari 458 Italia, which is scheduled to make its world debut next month, at the Frankfurt Motor Show. According to Ferrari, the 458 is a completely new car from every point of view: engine, design, aerodynamics, handling and ergonomics. And our first impression was “WOW!”,… …read the full post