Up Close and Personal with the Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano HGTE

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Though the Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano Handling GT Evoluzione was originally announced at the Geneva Motor Show, Ferrari has just put up a gallery of pics that show off this ridiculously-sexy supercar. The HGTE package brings even more precision and handling to the 599 GTB Fiorano with tweaks like lowered height, rear anti-roll bar, modified magnetorheological suspension and stiffer springs,...

Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport: World's Fastest Convertible

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It's no secret that the Bugatti Veyron is one of the fastest high-performance supercars on the market... a very exclusive market. The roadster version of this timeless masterpiece pairs unparalleled performance with pure top-down driving ecstasy. Its monstrous engine features 16 cylinders, a combined capacity of eight liters, four valves per cylinder and four turbo units, bringing a total...

Volkswagen Scirocco Special Edition "Remis"

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The sporty Volkswagen Scirocco, a top star in this year's Wörthersee tour,  just emanates fun. It's the type of car that just begs you to get in the driver's seat and push it to the limit on a tight, winding course or road. Seeing even more potential in the vehicle, tuners at the Munich-based HS Motorsport have juiced it up significantly and made a special edition version called the...

Mercedes C-Class Gets Appearance, Performance Upgrade

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Mercedes-Benz on Thursday debuted a new C-Class range marked by subtle exterior and trim changes as well as some handling upgrades previously only available as options of the carmaker’s high-end models. The compact line will now come with Benz’ Agility Control, Adaptive Brake, Blue Efficency and Intelligent Light System. The headlamps cover frame has been darkened on the new C-Class a new...

500HP Ferrari California Tuning by Edo Competition

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After creating what they considered to be that fastest Lamborghini ever, German tuners from Edo Competition took on another challenge with the new Ferrari California. Performance-wise, the car received an ECU recalibration package that increases power output from 460 hp to 500hp, a sporty exhaust system with adjustable butterfly valves and custom designed high-flow catalytic converters. Also...

BMW M Concept to Take On Audi's R8 Supercar

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Since BMW never bothered to release any details about an Audi R8 rival, designer Idries Noah took the matter into his own hands and came up with an artistic version of a BMW M Concept. Totally different from what's in the BMW yard so far, the new concept looks agile with those sleek curves, and aggressive thanks to a 5.0 liter V10 engine (that currently powers the M6). With water as main...

Hamann Typhoon Revamps the Mercedes G55 AMG

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The German tuning specialists at Hamann have pulled the wraps off of their new Typhoon - an unique Mercedes G55 AMG that shows its muscles. Featuring an HM600 power kit with better engine electronics, a biturbo setup for 600hp and 782 Nm of torque and a re-engineered transmission with oil cooler, the Hamann Typhoon gets to 100km/h in only 5.1 seconds (given the size) on it's way to a max speed...

Mercedes ESF S400 Hybrid Concept 2009

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Mercedes has announced their new Mercedes ESF S400 Hybrid Concept 2009 -- an Experimental Safety Vehicle meant for ultimate road safety. Based on the upcoming S400 Hybrid and hailed as the world's safest Mercedes-Benz S-class, the new ESF features some of the most innovative technologies these days. It has an inflatable metal structure for crash protection, an auxiliary emergency braking...

Muska Supercar Design by Krasnov Igor

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The rich Russian billionaires not yet affected by the recession should be happy to know that designer Krasnov Igor has designed a futuristic supercar concept with them in mind. Dubbed Muska, the vehicle is an exquisite amalgamation between the Ferrari F430, Saleen S7 and the Lamborghini Reventon. With twin, military jet afterburner-inspired tail lights, a stylish tailpipe and an aggressive...

Mercedes-Benz CL-Class AMG Convertible conversion

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Those rich enough to afford a Mercedes-Benz CL-Class AMG should know that the car can now be literally chopped and turned into a cabrio. Specialized in taking the head off of virtually any car, Newport Convertible Engineering has converted the CL-Class AMG coupe into an amazing convertible with a soft top. Can't say for sure if it's the $150k CL63 AMG or the $200k+ CL65 AMG, but the owner is...

Ariel Atom 500 V8 Sees Daylight at $160k

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Introduced last October, the new Ariel Atom 500 has just been announced to rope in at £100,000 (or about $160k  at today's rate). The F1 inspired "mini-space shuttle" is powered by a custom V8 powerplant that is based on two Suzuki Hayabusa blocks mated to a 6-speed sequential gearbox. The Ariel Atom 500 also features carbon fiber panels and aerofoils, an integrated function steering wheel,...

Audi TT RS Coupe and Roadster

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Audi went over the top to release details and new photographs of their amazing Audi TT RS Coupe and Roadster. The TT RS comes with a 2.5-liter turbocharged five-cylinder engine that puts out 340 horsepower and 332 lb-ft torque with a six-speed manual transmission and Audi's quattro all-wheel drive system. This beauty also comes with five-spoke 18-inch wheels and exterior styling as aggressive...

Mustang X-1 and Challenger Vapor: US Air Force Supercars

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The US Air Force is going large with a new tech-themed recruitment drive to get your attention. They've teamed up with the folks from Galpin Auto Sports (MTV stars from Pimp My Ride) and the result is a couple of supercars that have blown us away, almost literally.

Gemballa Mirage GT Carbon Edition

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First announced at the Geneva Motor Show in February, Stuttgart-based Gemballa have just released the details concerning their Mirage GT Carbon Edition. Intended to become the "ultimate super sports car", the new racing inspired Mirage GT received a complete carbon fiber treatment that not only makes it look stunning but also improves the car's aerodynamics. Based on a Porsche Carrera GT with...

Rolls Royce Phantom Turned Into a Beast by Hamman Tuners

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The German tuners at Hamman Motorsport are defying the whole economic downturn by tweaking one of the most exquisite pair of limos, the new Phantom and its convertible offspring, the Phantom Drophead Coupe. Aside from the massive/sporty 23-inch alloy wheels, there aren't any exterior changes, but a look under the hood will definitely change that. Apparently both Phantoms feature an engine kit...

Bewerp Savage Rivale Roadyacht GTS, Supercar of the Eccentrics

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Taking its cues from water-bound vehicles, Bewerp's Savage Rivale Roadyacht GTS is the world's first folding hardtop four-door supercar. Based on a Corvette chassis with a front-mounted supercharged V8 engine pushing 670 hp to the rear wheels, this concept isn't just a bit crazy, it's fast. This bad boy goes 0 to 186 mph in less than 35 seconds on its way to a top speed of 205 mph. As...

Aggressive Subaru Impreza WRX STI Concept

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Long known for their rally powerhouses and road-minded efficiency, Subaru has'nt put much of an accent on their cars' exteriors.  The people at Lars have gone in a different direction with this incredible WRX STI Concept for the Subaru Impreza.  The WRX STI concept focuses on aggressive appearance with both aerodynamic curves and hard edges.  While we don't know if this Subaru will pack any...

The Supercar Re-envisioned: the Concept Designs of Emil Baddal

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Iranian designer Emil Baddal hopes to bring a breath of fresh air to the world of automotive design. Baddal has captured the attention of fellow auto designers with his concept studies and illustrations of  futuristic Lamborghinis, BMWs and Ferraris. Baddal's designs are a bit edgier than traditional models, with sharper angles and lines that provide a refreshing perspective on the supercars...

Meet You at Nurburgring: GTbyCITROEN Gets Closer to Reality

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GTbyCITROEN is the amazing concept car that caused serious drooling at last year's motor show in Paris. Although expected to remain a concept for life, it's rumored that the French from Citroen plan to send it to the production lines sometime soon. More to it, the hybrid supercar is expected to make its official debut on track at this year's 24 Hours Nürburgring race that starts tomorrow (May...

2010 Brabus Mercedes-Benz E-Class coupe

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The recent launched Mercedes-Benz E-Class coupe just got an extensive range of tuning packages from BRABUS. For the top version E500 AMG the German tuner introduced a beefed-up 6.1-liter V8 engine (from the stock 5.5-liter) that features a billet crankshaft, larger pistons and special four-valve cylinder heads with custom camshafts. All these help this exquisite coach to churn out 462 hp, to...