Yes, another special edition of the Bugatti Veyron. These guys must have gone to Maserati’s school of marketing. The Bugatti Veyron Bleu Centenaire has the same 1001hp engine and pretty much all of the same toys. The real special reason to buy the car, however, is the matte-blue paint. Sorry, did we say blue.. we… Continue Reading...
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After plenty of leaked details Audi has released all the juicy info on the TT-RS during the sportscar’s unveiling at the 2009 Geneva Auto Show. The car does in fact make 340hp and an impressive 332 ft-lbs of torque from an all-new turbocharged 2.5-liter 5-cylinder engine. But the TT-RS is about more than just power,… Continue Reading...
Hyundai used the 2009 Geneva Auto Show to unveil the “ix-onic” – an crossover concept that will eventually become the successor to the Hyundai Tucson. Hyundai also plans to change the entry-level SUVs name to the ix-35. This stunning concept car makes use of a turbocharged direct-injection 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 175hp. Possibly even… Continue Reading...
Oh hell yes! Rumors abounded before the Geneva Auto Show that the company was bringing a new crossover. Well, for anyone who really wanted YET ANOTHER crossover from the Japanese luxury arm of Nissan we hate to tell you this but… they decided to take the wraps of a 600hp Hybrid Concept car instead. It’s… Continue Reading...
Ferrari unveiled two vehicles at the Geneva Auto Show today, with the most exciting one not even being a street car. The 599XX was conceived specifically for track use, and will be part of Ferrari track events that will be arranged for the 2010/11 season – for those lucky enough to afford it of course…. Continue Reading...
There isn’t much more to tell about the Gumpet Apollo SPEED that what we already reported. These are, however, the first photos of the German supercar. Whereas past Apollo models, including the Apollo, Apollo Sport and Apollo Race, were all aimed at track performance, the Speed model is designed for hitting and breaking those 200+… Continue Reading...
That’s right, VW will be getting into the ultra-competitive sub-compact segment in North America with the new VW Polo. There is no word on which engine options will be offered but we wouldn’t be surprised to see one of the TDI engines (of which VW will produce three) offered. TDI models will range in power… Continue Reading...
**UPDATED with Official REVEAL Photos Lambo has done it again, releasing an even more powerful version of the LP640, the LP670-4 SuperVeloce. Boasting as outrageous 670hp and 487 ft-lbs of torque from the Lambo 6.5-liter V12 engine this is enough, says Lamborghini, to propel the LP670 SV to 62 mph in just 3.2 seconds. There are, however, two… Continue Reading...
We just captured a few images of Opel’s upcoming Ampera (unfortunately all from the same angle), based on the yet-unreleased Chevy Volt. The styling is certainly more progressive, although the basic shape of the car remains similar to the Volt/Prius/Insight design. We’ll be sure to bring you full info on this car from tomorrow’s press… Continue Reading...
World famous Italian design studio Giugiaro said that it would be bringing the world’s fastest hybrid to the Geneva Auto Show and we have the first pictures. Giugiaro did send out a press release with a rendering but these are the first photos. We still don’t really know anything more about the exotic-looking beast but… Continue Reading...
ABT Sportsline, the world’s largest Audi/VW tuner will unveil a 510hp Supercharged version of the Audi S5 at the 2009 Geneva Auto Show in just a few days. Called the AS5-R, the fully reworked coupe gets a boost of 156hp thanks to a supercharger system. ABT first showed a modified version of the S5 at… Continue Reading...
Kia Motors will have a big presence at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show this year with 18 different vehicles including the new Soul. Sportage and Magentis (Optima). The focal point of the display, however, will be three micro-cars, the No 3 Concept, the cee’d ISG and the cee’d Hybrid. The No 3 (we’re not sure… Continue Reading...
Just ahead of it’s unveiling at the 2009 Geneva Auto Show, Bentley has release full details and specifications of its most powerful production car ever, the Continental Supersports. As predicted, the car makes 630PS (that’s 621hp) and is capable of a top speed of 204 mph. Torque is rated at 590 ft-lbs at just 1700… Continue Reading...
The rumors were right and Aston Martin will bring a convertible version of its impressive DBS flagship vehicle to the Geneva Auto Show in March. Based on the same DBS platform and using the same 5.9-liter V12 engine, the DBS Volante makes 510 hp and 420 ft-lbs of torque and is capable of a 0-62… Continue Reading...
Audi has just released some more images of its upcoming TT RS and apparently both a Coupe and a Convertible will be offered. And while the images look great, the rumors about the power output of these cars sounds even better. Carscoop is reporting that they have obtained the official specs on the cars and… Continue Reading...
Not satisfied to sit idly by while every other manufacturer attempts to drop the biggest bomb at (or ahead of as the case may be) the Geneva Auto Show, Swedish supercar maker Koenigsegg has teased us with just one image of what might be a new vehicle. Both terrifyingly evil and achingly beautiful, the sole… Continue Reading...
Roll-Royce has just released these photos of it’s new “entry-level” vehicle. Code-named the EX200, the concept vehicle will be on display at the Geneva Auto Show in March ahead of its Spring 2010 on-sale date. This yet-unnamed Rolls-Royce sits on an entirely new chassis that is larger than an extended-wheelbase 7 Series and yet smaller… Continue Reading...
Ford Europe has just release images and information on the upcoming 2010 Ranger pickup truck. With a sporty new redesign that looks suited for hitting the sand-dunes, this new look is not destined to appear in North America. U.S. customers will get this instead: “The Ford Ranger nameplate is already established in more than 100… Continue Reading...
Brabus is a a company that never disappoints. With the unofficial motto of “Black, Fast and Expensive” Brabus will unveil a 700hp version of the Mercedes-Benz G Wagon at the Geneva Auto Show in March. Called the Brabus G V12 S Biturbo, this SUV is powered by a fully reworked version of a Mercedes biturbo… Continue Reading...
Just one photo of Hyundai’s IX35 concept vehicle, the ix-onic, has surfaced ahead of the SUV’s unveiling at the Geneva Auto Show in March. This stylish looking compact crossover, originally coded as the HED-6, is the official concept car for the next generation Hyundai Tucson and will inspire all new Hyundai SUV designs, including the… Continue Reading...
Mercedes tuner Carlsson will have on display at the Geneva auto Show its third combined project with European fashion icon Aigner, a modified GL500 (known as the GL550 in North America). Called the CK55 RS Racasse, this 456hp GL-Class Benz gets its name from a famous corner on a famous racetrack; the second last corner… Continue Reading...
FAB Design, a German tuner shop famous for West Coast Customs-style rapper-trash modifications on Mercedes vehicles, has outdone itself by blinging out a Maybach 57 S. Notice we said, “ruin” in the headline.. with quotes… as Maybach models aren’t exactly gems to begin with. Other than the obvious blue paint, the car features ASMA-like fenders… Continue Reading...
It’s really all just speculation at this point but there are reports the Bentley’s new supercar will make as much as 630hp and hit 62 mpg in just 4 seconds. And as ridiculous as that sounds, it might be an understatement. Currently the Continental GT Speed makes 600hp from Bentley’s famous twin-turbo W12 and those… Continue Reading...
It has been rumored for quite a while now and Mercedes has decided to officially confirm the existence of the E-Class Coupe, ahead of its unveiling at the Geneva Auto Show in March. With a stunning new design based on the all-new 2010 E-Class, the Coupe does away with the B-pillar and features frameless windows…. Continue Reading...