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 |  Oct 09 2012, 11:10 AM

Italian supercar manufacturer Lamborghini might bring a more practical, grand touring version of its Aventador to the 2013 Geneva Motor Show according to recent reports.

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 |  Jan 30 2012, 11:15 AM

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Rumblings of a 3-Series GT might have been little more than a shudder from the rumor mill, but according to a story published on BMWBLOG a smaller version of the unpopular 5-Series GT is on the way.

It might seem strange that the company would launch such a niche car after the previous iteration failed so heavily. Maybe BMW is jealous of Mercedes-Benz. Whatever the reason is, expect to see them launching in March 2013.

They will feature the same rear glass to stubby bum you would expect on a 4-door hatchback from BMW, in fact they really look like a saloon version of the old 318ti with updated styling.

Engine offerings should be the same as the new 3-Series lineup, so expect to see a 2.0-liter twin-turbo four making 240 hp and a twin-turbo 3.0-liter six-cylinder making 300 hp in higher end models.

BMW did actually tweak the formula a little with this car, offering more rear legroom than the 5-Series version. Don’t expect to see these hit American shores, though. The company is releasing a touring edition of the 3-Series for American consumers which makes sense because it seems few people actually buy hatchbacks in the U.S.

[Source: BMWBLOG]

 |  Mar 13 2011, 8:38 PM

The Ferrari FF went for a skiing holiday in the Italian Alps, and it got a lift via a Chinook helicopter. Who knew the FF was such an extreme-sports junkie?

Two Italian Air Force regiments provided CH-47 Chinook and Augusta 205 helicopters for the Ferrari FF to be hauled to the top of ski resort Plan de Corones. Journalists got a firsthand glimpse at the FF’s all-weather and grand touring capabilities, perfect for shuttling rich ski brats from hillock to trail and back to the lodge bar.

No word on whether Mountain Dew is interested in a cross-promotional campaign.

See the video after the jump:

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