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 |  Feb 27 2014, 9:59 AM

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The first images of Koenigsegg’s One:1 hypercar have leaked and won’t disappoint you. 

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 |  Jun 04 2013, 2:32 PM

1. Annoying Engine Stop-Start Feature


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It has power, style and surprisingly good fuel economy. If you haven’t guessed it, the subject of AutoGuide.com’s Five-Point Inspection is the 2013 BMW M6.

In case you didn’t already know, the BMW M6 has one hell of a powerful engine to play with. Its twin-turbo 4.4-liter V8 makes 560 hp and 500 lb-ft of torque, all while singing up to a 7,200 rpm redline.

That is, if it ever gets there. Maxing first gear out on anything other than a highway on-ramp is grounds for jail time.

On the slower side of daily driving, you’re going to deal with BMW’s engine start-stop technology. Yes, it saves fuel. But it also means that jumping from a foot on the brake to the gas yields disappointing results.

The system is pretty good at starting the engine quickly, but there’s still a little lag time. It’s fun for the first day when the engine roars after every stop sign. Then it gets old faster than the M6 hits 60 mph…. which, by the way, takes just 4.1 seconds.

 |  Dec 14 2012, 11:02 AM

There’s nothing low key about driving a Lamborghini product, but 144 Aventador owners might be turning heads the wrong way.

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 |  Aug 07 2012, 1:02 PM

No fewer than 40 Porsche employees contributed to the masterpiece pictured above, which is a bespoke Porsche 911 slantnose delivered in 1990 with a list of custom goodies nothing short of shocking.

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 |  May 01 2012, 9:52 AM

What you’re looking at right now is a Lamborghini Aventador J, only it’s got a twist. Unless you’ve had your eyes shut for the past couple months, pictures of the wicked Lambo have probably crossed your path, but this version has a roof and is a lot faster.

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