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Koenigsegg CCX


Koenigsegg CCX:


Base MSRP: $695,000

Top Speed: 250 mph

Acceleration: 0-60 in 3.2 seconds

Horsepower: 806

Country of Origin: Sweden

Silva GT3


The World's Fastest Car:

Base MSRP: $75,000

Top Speed: 205 mph

Acceleration: 0-60 in 3.7 seconds

Horsepower: 530

Country of Origin: U.S.

World's Fastest Cars


The World's Fastest Car:


"A Bugatti test driver took a $100 bill and plastered it on the dashboard," recalls duPont, who was invited to strap into the passenger seat for a demonstration drive. "He told me I could have it if I could grab it once we took off."The French-made Bugatti Veyron races from 0 to 60 mph in 2.5 seconds and effortlessly cruises to a top speed of 253 mph. Most probably can't imagine what that feels like, but duPont learned firsthand.

Zagato Perana


2009 Zagato Perana Z-One Official Revealed:

Zagato is launching an exciting World Premiere on the occasion of the 2009 Geneva Motor Show: the Perana Z-One (Zee-One).
The sports car Zagato Perana Z-One signals the first collaboration of the Milanese Coachbuilders with a South African Vehicle Manufacturer: Perana Performance Group.

Wiesmann


2008 Wiesmann GT MF5:


Pure energy and dynamism – that's the new Wiesmann GT MF5. This sports car for the purist, with its classic design and state-of-the-art technology, sets a new all-time high standard for the already impressive performance of Wiesmann sports cars. Equipped with a high-revving BMW V10 delivering 507 hp, it completes the sprint from a standstill to 100 km/h in just 3.9 seconds. With a sensational power-to-rate ratio of 2.7 kg/hp and a top speed of 310 km/h, this Coupé plays for top honours in the premier league for sports cars.

WEBER


WEBER SPORTCARS Faster One:

Swiss Precision Creates the World’s Fastest Street-Legal Sports Car Legendary Swiss precision is no longer limited to the domain of creating of the world’s most prestigious chronographs. It’s time for the WEBER SPORTCARS faster one! Using a unique combination of high-tech engineering and uncompromising innovative styling geared toward maximum aerodynamic efficiency, WEBER SPORTCARS from Tobel in the Swiss canton Thurgau develops and builds the world’s fastest street-legal sports car.

Volvo


Volvo C30 Racer by Vizualtech Design:

This is a assignment from Bilsport magazine (Sweden), that published this car as a inspiration for Volvo to go racing with the big guns again. Volvo got a long history in saloon car racing, and should do well with this car in DTM or Lemans type racing, and get new appeal to the brand. The idea was to create a Diesel or "green" racing car with low emissions and high output, combined with nasty looks. Design is all Vizualtech team.

Volkswagen


2009 Volkswagen BlueSport Concept:

Maximum driving fun with minimal fuel consumption: This is the standard by which Volkswagen is starting the new car year 2009 and is presenting the roadster Concept BlueSport at the North American International Auto Show. “The BlueSport proves to be a compact and passionate car with a clear Volkswagen signature.

Vauxhall Astra VXR-R


2009 Vauxhall Astra VXR-R:


CHASSIS

-TMS Race Suspension, with Uprated Springs and Dampers, 40mm Lower.
-TMS Uprated Fast Road Geometry Setup
-TMS Competition Limited Slip Differential

Trident Iceni


Trident Iceni Supercar:

Trident Performance Vehicles have designed and produced a two-seater sports car that can reach over 200mph, get from 0-60mph in under 4 seconds and deliver up to 100mpg*.
Whilst city cars (MEGA City, Ze-O, G-Wiz) work brilliantly for people who live and work in a city, Trident represent those that travel on the M1, the M4, the M6 to get to work, people who live in rural locations and those situations where electric cars are not (for the time being) viable due to their comparatively short range.

Toyota HC-CV


2009 Toyota HC-CV - Hybrid Camry Concept Vehicle:


Toyota Australia has celebrated winning the right to manufacture a hybrid car in Australia by producing a stylish concept car.
Developed locally by Toyota Style Australia, the HC-CV (Hybrid Camry Concept Vehicle) had its world premiere ahead of the 2009 Melbourne International Motor Show.

Toyota Avensis


2009 Toyota Avensis:

The all-new, third generation Toyota Avensis delivers more style, higher performance, improved fuel economy and lower emissions. Toyota’s flagship model in Europe, built exclusively at its Burnaston factory in the UK, benefits from athletic, contemporary styling, superb build quality and advanced engineering.

THINK


THINK United States Factory Plans:

orway's pioneering electric car maker, Think, plans to open a new manufacturing plant and technical center in the United States. The company is currently in discussions with eight states, including Michigan, hoping to host the facility, which will initially employ about 300 workers with a starting capacity of 16,000 cars per year. The technical center will provide jobs for another 70 engineers and electric drive specialists. Plans ultimately call for up to 900 employees and a capacity of 60,000 electric vehicles per year.

Tesla Roadster


Tesla Roadster by BRABUS:


The first tuned electric car comes from BRABUS: The first project of the future cooperation between Tesla Motors, Inc. and the new BRABUS business division Zero Emission celebrates its world debut at the 2008 Essen Motor Show. BRABUS (Brabus-Allee, D-46240 Bottrop, phone + 49 / (0) 2041 / 777-0, fax + 49 / (0) 2041 / 777 111, Internet www.brabus.com) presents an exclusive customization program for the Tesla Roadster, the world’s first electrically powered production sports car.

Tata Nano


2009 Tata Nano:


Tata Motors today announced the commercial launch of the Tata Nano, keenly awaited across India since its unveiling on January 10, 2008. The Tata Nano is BS-III* compliant and comes with an all-new 2-cylinder aluminium MPFI 624 cc petrol engine mated to a four-speed gear box and will be available in three variants. The cars will be on display across the country at Tata Motors Passenger Car dealerships and other select authorised outlets from April 1st.

Suzuki Kizashi


2010 Suzuki Kizashi:

Suzuki Kizashi 3 concept already on the New York Auto Show in March 2008. The model not only in Japan and the United States but also available in Europe. The engine lineup will include two petrol engines displacing 2.3L with 150hp and 3.6L V6 with 280hp, and a 2.0L turbodiesel.

Subaru Legacy



2009 Subaru Legacy Concept Official:

Subaru of America, Inc. revealed the 2009 Subaru LEGACY CONCEPT today at the 2009 North American International Auto Show. The new LEGACY CONCEPT is a hint at the future of Legacy design. The design showcases the sport sedan heritage of the Subaru Legacy, but in more modern and purposeful package.

SSC


2009 SSC Ultimate Aero:


After holding the "World's Fastest Production Car" title for the past year, the Shelby SuperCars' Ultimate Aero is receiving several refinements for the 2009 model year. The SSC engineering team equipped the 2009 Ultimate Aero with a 15% increase in horsepower, a revamped front fascia design, and an array of important interior upgrades. The most substantial change is an SSC-designed, 1-piece billet aluminum engine block.

Spyker


2009 Spyker C8 Aileron Revealed:



World Debut for the production version of the Spyker C8 Aileron at the Salon International de l'Automobile in Geneva
Spyker Cars, manufacturer of exclusive premium sports cars since 2000, today proudly introduces the production version of its all-new second-generation sports car: the Spyker C8 Aileron, the prototype of which was shown at Geneva in 2008.

Smart


Smart ForTwo by Carlsson:


Carlsson, the refining expert for Mercedes-Benz automobiles, extends its program with accessories for the brand Smart. High-quality design components turn the Smart ForTwo more individual and sportive.
The new Carlsson aerodynamics kit makes the Smart ForTwo look significantly more “athletic”. It consists of a front spoiler made of polyurethane which gives the compact car a more striking and virile front view and is fitted to the serial bumper. The front is complemented by an electropolished stainless steel grill insert which renders an even more special character.

Shelby 427 GT500


2009 Shelby 427 GT500 Super Snake:

The Carroll Shelby Children's Foundation will celebrate the inaugural Shelby 427 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race by auctioning the Ultimate Shelby 427 GT500 Package on eBay starting today. The auction, which will end Feb. 19, 2009, includes a new torch red 2009 Shelby GT500 upgraded with the Super Snake package and No. 427 of the Limited Edition Shelby 427 packages. The winning bidder will also receive a VIP weekend at the Shelby 427 race on March 1, 2009, including two private Shelby suite tickets to enjoy the action.

Seat Leon


2008 RDX Racedesign Seat Leon:

At the front, a RDX RACEDESIGN front spoiler bumper “GTI-Five“ for 399 Euros renders an impressively sportive appearance. Its middle part has been designed to enable the application of a contrasting color which allows an even more individual look. Moreover, it is possible to fit original Audi S6 daytime running lights above the air inlets on the left and right side. For the air inlets, RDX RACEDESIGN provides matching grid elements. Customers may chose from four different grid designs when placing an order. For the sides, RDX RACEDESIGN devised a Turbo-look skirt set for 129.95 Euros which makes the Leon look even more brawny and powerful in profile.

Scion Micro


Scion Micro-subcompact Concept:

Scion will unveil a micro-subcompact concept car at the 2009 New York International Auto Show. The concept reflects Scion's youthful image and represents a new segment for the brand aimed toward the growing urbanization trend.

Toyota And Scion


Toyota And Scion Announce Prices On 2009 Models:


Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., announced new manufacturer’s suggested retail prices (MSRP) today for 13 select 2009 Toyota and Scion vehicles. The overall average MSRP for the 13 models increases by $181, or 0.81 percent.

Saleen


2008 Saleen Introduces SuperShaker:

Saleen’s Aftermarket Division, SpeedLab, announced today the introduction of a new technology for air induction systems called the SuperShaker™. The patent pending SuperShaker™ embodies the classic appeal of shaker hood styling while delivering exhilarating performance via modern Supercharger technology.

Saab 9-5


2009 Saab 9-5 Griffin Edition:


In the luxurious 9-5 Griffin Edition, making its premiere at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this January, Saab offers levels of premium standard equipment that are unprecedented in the 62-year history of the Swedish car brand.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Supercar


Arnold Schwarzenegger Test Drives Ronn Motors Scorpion Supercar:

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger test drove Ronn Motor Company's (PINKSHEETS: RNNM) acclaimed ScorpionTM, a hydrogen assisted eco-exotic sports car capable of hitting 40 miles per gallon and 200 miles per hour. The test drive with Ronn Motor's founder and CEO Ronn Maxwell in the passenger seat, came after Schwarzenegger read a recent article in Men's Journal which proclaimed the ScorpionTM as "God's Own Supercar."

Rolls Royce


2009 Rolls Royce Phantom Facelift:

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is pleased to announce details of a product update to the 2009 model year Phantom and Phantom Extended Wheelbase. Building on a successful sales year in 2008, the phased introduction of a number of subtle model year enhancements will reinforce Phantom’s position as the pinnacle product of the super luxury segment.

Reynard Inverter


2009 Reynard Inverter:


A 2 seat sports car fully compliant with SVA regulations for low volume type approval and capable of being road registered. Designed to compete as a racing car in the 750 Motor Club Bike Sports Championship - this particular vehicle complies with Class C (standard Honda Fireblade engine up to 1000cc). Minimum weight with driver 475kg. The car weight including fluids but less driver is 400kg.

Ondelios Concept


Renault Ondelios Concept:


The Paris Motor Show sees the wraps come off Renault’s top-of-the-range concept car Ondelios designed for lovers of long-haul travel who set store by comfort and refinement. Ondelios epitomizes Renault’s vision of the high-end crossover, combining a comfortable ride with respect
for the environment. Clear illustrations of that vision are the vehicle’s ethereal design, its interior layout, and an original hybrid powertrain.

2009 Renault Megane Trophy Revealed


2009 Renault Megane Trophy Revealed:


Having starred in the World Series by Renault’s premier saloon car championship since the creation of the WSR in 2005, Megane Trophy has undergone a raft of radical modifications in readiness for the 2009 campaign. The most visible change concerns its new body design which takes its inspiration from the lines of New Megane Coupe. Under the bonnet, a fresh look has also been taken at the Renault-Nissan Alliance’s V6 3.5 24V powerplant which now delivers 360hp.

Renault


2009 Renault New Alpine Concept Design:

Car designed by Marcello Felipe Maggioni - student of the course Design of Mobility - Transportation Design, from Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado (FAAP - São Paulo, Brazil). With the primary objective of homage the car that inspired the study and pursue his career in car design, propose the stylization of Renault Alpine GTA V6 Turbo 1987.

Mansory Porsche


Mansory Porsche Cayenne Turbo S:



Producing automobile highlights over and over – this is the personal motto which is firmly engraved in the Mansory philosophy. With the Chopster, the company based in the Bavarian town Brand, has successfully accomplished this once again and produced such a highlight just in time for the Geneva Motor Show 2009. The refining expert for premium automobiles assigned this task to its subsidiary Mansory Switzerland AG – the in-house specialist for Porsche cars. The fascinating interpretation of the Porsche Cayenne Turbo S is presented at the Mansory stand (exhibition hall 6) in Geneva.

Pontiac G8


2009 Pontiac G8 GXP:

Pontiac today confirmed pricing for the 2009 Pontiac G8 GXP will start at $39,995, including $685 destination and freight charges and $1,700 in applicable federal gas guzzler taxes. With 415 horsepower and 0-60 times well under 5.0 seconds, the G8 GXPs is the most powerful production Pontiac ever created and comes standard with a six-speed automatic transmission or an optional ($695) six-speed manual transmission. A $900 sunroof option is also available.

Pontiac Sport Truck


All New 2009 Pontiac Sport Truck G8 ST:


-Sports car with truck-like cargo and towing capabilities
-V8 engine with Active Fuel Management linked to six-speed automatic
-74-inch cargo bed and 3,500 lb towing capacity
-Estimated fuel economy near top of vehicles with comparable cargo/towing capacity
-Available in late 2009 as a 2010 model

Peugeot RC


Peugeot RC Hybrid Concept Car:

The “RC...”, which its full name will be revealed at the Paris Motor Show, is a concept car born from the passion and expertise of Peugeot’s stylists and engineers. This “GT” coupe is the missing link between the RC and the concept cars revealed in 2002 and the 908 RC, one of the stars of the 2006 Paris Motor Show. It is a real laboratory of future ideas, bringing together numerous stylistic, engineering and technological ideas in a single vehicle.

Peugeot Hybrid


Peugeot 908 HDi FAP Hybrid:

Peugeot Sport profited from the final round of the 2008 Le Mans Series at Silverstone to unveil a 908 HDi FAP equipped with a hybrid power plant, featuring a kinetic energy recovery system. The 908HY was presented in a new, specific silver-grey livery and will provide a foretaste of what Peugeot's next endurance racing challenger could resemble, although its use will depend on the regulations that will govern LMP 1 cars from 2009.

Pagani Zonda R Hong Kong Top Gear Live



Pagani Zonda R Hong Kong Top Gear:

Top Gear Live has finally arrived in Hong Kong for three days. Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and Horacio Pagani has also visited the scene for the value of 14 million Hong Kong dollar Zonda R racing for the opening.

Pagani


Pagani Zonda R Latest:

A Pagani Zonda is never shy of a drive at the racetrack, a fact that was undermined numerous times in the past with records for production vehicles at the NurburgringNordschleife. With the input of its avid track focused customers, the Pagani team has created the Zonda R using bespoke engineering solutions to meet the performance demands for a trackday version of the highly popular Zonda F.

Opel Insignia


All New Opel Insignia Will Debut British International:

Opel will showcase to the public for the first time at the British International Motor Show (July 23 – August 3) both the four-door notchback and five-door hatchback versions of its new flagship car, the Insignia.

Opel


Opel Ampera Teaser:



The revolutionary Opel Ampera, which will premiere March 5 at the Geneva Motor Show, will be the first emission-free, electrically propelled automobile in Europe suitable for everyday driving. For journeys up to 60 km, the five-door, four-seat hatchback runs on electricity stored in the 16-kWh, lithium-ion battery, and emits zero CO2. When the battery's energy is depleted, electricity from an on-board engine-generator extends the Ampera's range to more than 500 km.

Nissan GT-R


Nissan GT-R By Shadow Sports:

Carbon Front lip spoiler
Front lip spoiler is to help reducing the weakness of GT-R as heavy vehicles by using dry carbon and to mount air duct for brake cooling.The feature is the pipe designed in order for fresh air to hit caliper brake in an ideal way.

Nissan Qazana


2009 Nissan Qazana Crossover Design Concept:

The Nissan Qazana makes its first ever appearance at the Geneva Motor Show today. Inspired by a simple desire to have fun behind the wheel, Qazana shows that mind-numbing motoring could be a thing of the past.
Officially it's a showcar, a study into how a small car of the future could look. But with the announcement that a small crossover - a baby brother to Qashqai - will be built at the company's Sunderland factory in the UK, Qazana's significance should not be underestimated.

Nissan


2010 Nissan GT-R :

March may be the month known for madness, lions and lambs, but at Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA), the biggest roar is coming from the early introduction of the new 2010 Nissan GT-R supercar, including a number of important enhancements. Specifically, five additional horsepower, a revised suspension, updated wheel finishes and standard front seat- and roof-mounted curtain side-impact supplemental air bags.

Lexus


Lexus LF-A Roadster Debut Melbourne :

Lexus will stage the Australian debut of its own supercar, the LF-A Roadster, at the Melbourne International Motor Show on 27 February.
The LF-A Roadster goes on display in Melbourne after headlining motor shows in Tokyo and Detroit.
The Roadster’s V10 engine is capable of producing more than 360 kilowatts and test-track speeds greater than 330km/h.

Bentley


2009 Project Kahn Bentley Flying Spur:

To those who fear Bentley is turning into the footballers' department of Volkswagen, the new Project Kahn Pearl White Bentley flying Spur possesses' an unquantifiable amount of magnificence that comes, in large part, from being unashamedly different.

Audi R8


Wheelsandmore Audi R8:

Power Upgrades

Type of engine:
R8 4,2l
ECU update from (309kW) 420 hp / 430 lb-ft
LKR8-450 up to (331kW) 450 hp / 460 lb-ft
Modification:
Software optimizing 1700 EURO

Ferrari 430


2009 Novitec Rosso Ferrari 430 Scuderia 16M:


The Novitec Ferrari 16M is the latest creation from the German tuner. Taking an amazing car like the Ferrari Scuderia and Ferrari 16M to the next level of performance, is a tough task. Novitec outfitted this 16M with their 3-pc NF3 wheels in custom painted colors. The NF3 wheels are 20x8.5” front and 20x12” rear and feature Pirelli tires. The suspension is converted to their Hydraulic Coil-Over Suspension system which allows for a 40mm front end lift when entering driveways or going over speed bumps by the touch of a button

Mitsuoka Himiko


2009 Mitsuoka Himiko in Japan:



Mitsuoka has released the latest 2009 Mitsuoka Himiko in Japan, with price 4,950,000 yen ($54,230) to get it. 2009 Mitsuoka Himiko with 2.0 liter 160 hp. Only 35 built per year.

Mercedes SLK 2


2009 Mercedes SLK 2LOOK:

At the 2009 Geneva Motor Show, Mercedes-Benz is presenting a new, eye-catching special model in the successful SLK series with the model suffix "2LOOK Edition". This new model variant, which is specifically aimed at a younger target group, is only available in glossy black or lustrous white. This styling touch is harmoniously complemented by a two-tone interior with high-grade materials in dramatic black-and-white contrasts.