January 26, 2023
Ferrari Supercars

Upcoming Ferrari 458 Italia Twin Turbo V8

The Ferrari Italian based supercar maker is already thinking to replace the famous 458 Italia model, by reinventing it with a turbocharged version. The rumors with a future Ferrari 458 Italia have been around the corner for some time, but now things are certain that the hot model will get a successor, in the shape […]

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Ferrari

Ferrari’s next California will likely get turbocharged

Last year, Ferrari introduced a facelift to their California. The model received a fairly unsubstantial set of changes. While they boosted the performance, dropped a bit of weight and re-engineered the noise coming out of its exhaust system, just about everybody agrees to it being superficial. This is not something unfamiliar with Ferrari mid cycle […]

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Audi Supercars Tuning

RS6 Avant rejuvenated by Audi

Somebody at Audi must be a fan of the Bulgarians at Vilner Tuning. They had just given the Audi RS6 Avant a new lease on life and the Germans responded by making it outdated. It was somewhat outdated anyway since the car on which its based had been replaced already, but with the newest generation […]

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Porsche

Porsche Cayman to be unveiled next year with turbo power

The 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show could get the chance to host the unveil a new Porsche product. After blowing everybody away with the 911, they might do the same with a smaller model. It could be the turn of the Porsche Cayman to stand out of the German manufacturer’s crowd in a new fashion. The […]

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Nissan

Nissan GT-R Wagon seen?

And yet there’s still a few amazing stories out there, ones like this one about the Nissan GT-R. It’s a cheap supercar, but it’s still out of the reach of most people. This version however, is a little more accessible. It only costs the equivalent of 38.900 USD, provided you live in Portugal, where it’s […]

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Peugeot

Peugeot RCZ-R Study is for real

The French car maker group PSA is not doing very well. They’re about to fire people left and right and they’re about to shut down an entire plant. Meanwhile at Peugeot, they’ve unveiled the facelifted RCZ and they’ve actually went seriously forward with the sporty stuff. They’ve also been having a go at an even […]

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Ford

Ford Fiesta ST to hit the US market

Chevrolet’s recent leaping ahead of the equation on hot hatches being sold in the United States doesn’t seem to have gone well with Ford. The 2013 Chevrolet Sonic RS may already have its pricing listed but Ford’s Fiesta still has a lot to tell the performance enthusiast that’s on a budget. Reports have started coming […]

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Honda

Honda approves Civic Type R for this new generation

The Japanese want to, but they don’t seem to have it set up right now. I know they’ve made the Subaru BRZ/Toyota GT86 happen but otherwise there’s not a single remarkable car made over there. Subaru’s Impreza seems a little damp these days, the Mistubishi Lancer Evo is currently out of production and though the […]

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Volvo

Volvo actually wants to send S60 Polestar into production

It seems the Swedish at Volvo are starting to let their hair down. Somewhat. They’re sticking to familiar territory but they’re planing to install a flamethrower in the kitchen. Why? Who cares, that sounds as fun as it sounds dangerous. I’m not talking non-sense either, it seems that Volvo is actually interested in sending the […]

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Nissan

Next Nissan Z Car will work out and lose weight

Good news from Japan, the engineers at Nissan want to make the next Z car even lighter, leaner and more aggressive. With the current generation of the Z Car, the 370 model, being considerably sharper and more responsive than the competition, that seems interesting. The weight loss that seems to be a focus for most […]

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Ford

Ford Focus 1.0 EcoBoost engine starts breaking records

Interested in buying a Ford Focus? We recommend you wait for the ST model and really get a thrilling car that doesn’t seem to have any practical downsides. There’s a selection of smaller petrol and diesel engines but you won’t guess what the next recommendation would be in terms of powerplant choice. It’s the 1.0 […]

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Citroen

Citroen DS4 Racing announced

The French have had quite the success story with their DS3 model and the Racing version has created quite the stir among journalists and reviewers. With that in mind, why not created a bigger brother? The DS4 is already out and winning car of the year awards all over Europe whereas Citroen have just come […]

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VW

Volkswagen Jetta U.S. engine to be replaced

Volkswagen is doing great pretty much all over the world, but the U.S. market is rather trickier than predicted and their Achilles’ heel for a number of reasons. One of these seems to be an issue with fuel economy. Despite plenty of efforts with clean diesel, gasoline powered models are still most popular in North […]

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Opel

2012 Opel Astra OPC unveiled

One of the less popular hot hatches around has just been unveiled together with a 2012 face, a lot more heat under the bonnet and still wearing a pretty dress. Hot versions of Opel / Vauxhall products have always had no problem in producing high performance levels from their turbocharged engines and the new one […]

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Land Rover

Range Rover Evoque is about to get faster

Land Rover isn’t exactly known for making cars that scream efficiency but with the introduction of the Freelander and, more recently, the Evoque, they’ve changed their ways. Or have they? They may have used a small inline four cylinder engine but they couldn’t resist having a turbocharger stuck on top of it. And it is […]

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VW

Volkswagen Golf R gets U.S. pricing

Volkswagen’s greatest version of the Golf, the R, sees the light of day in its current iteration on U.S. soil and that means it finally gets an eagerly awaited price list. Naturally, sold as a 2012 model year car, the Volkswagen Golf R is the special, mental edition of the very popular hatchback and it […]

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Ford

2012 Ford Focus ST spied in testing

The 2012 Ford Focus ST model is being tested seriously and spy photographers just can’t seem to get enough of it so here’s another sampling. As we can see, the car is still wearing camouflage and even if it’s the lightest of versions a manufacturer imposes on soon to be released models it is still […]

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Buick

Astra GTC to soon become a Buick

Globalization, gotta love it, this why we can see more and more models from one continent popping up on others. As recently the trend seems to focus on how European models get rebadged and sold off dealer lots in the United States and what’s happening with the Opel Astra GTC.

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Porsche

Porsche plans to create a new V8 powered product

Even though Porsche upgraded the last of the 911s to a 4.0 liter engine the Germans are not happy with how Ferrari’s 458 and more recently the McLaren MP4-12C are leaving it behind. This is why Porsche announced a comeback with a car that’s supposed to be powered by a V8, possibly called the 961 […]

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BMW

BMW X1 closer to U.S. market, not quite there yet

The Germans must still be smarting a little bit over whatever happened back in the Second World War, especially since the Americans sort of intervened on the whole situation. Why would I say that? Because the 2011 BMW X1, a very attractive model from Bavaria seems to be reluctant towards appearing on the U.S. market.

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