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Hamann Release MINI Cooper Performance Upgrades

Hamann Release MINI Cooper Performance Upgrades

In early 2007, BMW Group tuning specialist, Hamann, was quick to produce an aerodynamics styling kit for the new second generation R56 Mini, but took over a year and a half to complete the program with engine performance upgrades mainly consisting of reprogrammed ECUs. Nonetheless, the Bosch Motrotnic ignition control […]

Acura’s premier sedan. The new Acura RL !

Acura’s premier sedan. The new Acura RL !

Acura’s flagship, the new RL sedan, again proves that refined luxury need not be replete of performance adrenaline. The new 2009 Acura RL combines added performance, improved technology, more aggressive styling and safety features to Acura’s premier sedan that was already top tier amongst luxury performance sedans. It would be […]

Explained-Audi Valvelift System

Explained-Audi Valvelift System

AVS, quite simply, lifts valves higher and for a longer period of time to improve breathing and therefore engine performance at high revs. Instead of securing the bigger lobe via a side-pin, the lobe in question is pushed onto the valve by moving a whole cam lobe unit (consisting of […]

Audi Travolution Project Minimizes Red Lights and Emissions

Audi Travolution Project Minimizes Red Lights and Emissions

Audi has spent the past two years developing its Travolution project, which has recently ended test trials on the streets of Audi’s home town, Ingolstadt, Germany. The project, with an investment of about €1.2 million, is designed to optimize the flow of traffic through networked communications between traffic lights and […]

Audi USA Announces A4 Sedan and Avant Pricing

Audi USA Announces A4 Sedan and Avant Pricing

Audi of America has announced the 2009 Audi A4 sedan and Avant which start at an MSRP of $32,700, and $34,500, respectively. The sedan is available in either 2.0 TFSI with 211hp or 3.2-liter FSI V6 with 265hp engines both with quattro all-wheel-drive system. Front wheel drive is only available […]

Kovalainen fastest on final day

Kovalainen fastest on final day

Heikki Kovalainen finished off this weeks four days of testing at Jerez, on top of the field on yet another very hot day at the Spanish circuit. Kovalainen’s best lap of 1m18.385s was 0.4s clear of the next fastest driver, Toro Rosso’s Sebastien Bourdais. Kovalainen continued to test McLaren’s new […]

SSC Announces Green Ultimate Aero EV Supercar

SSC Announces Green Ultimate Aero EV Supercar

Earlier today we reported the newest webisode of Jay Leno’s Garage guest starring the SSC Ultimate Aero. It was there that SSC owner, Jerod Shelby (no relation), revealed SSC was planning to diversify the brand with additional models such as a 220 mph luxury sedan and green supercar. Prompting further […]

Mercedes-Benz GLK in Depth

Mercedes-Benz GLK in Depth

The compact SUV market is proving to be highly competitive these days, there are new models entering the market all the time as consumers scale down from the full size SUVs as oil prices increase. These facts mean Mercedes cannot afford to rest on their laurels, the all new GLK […]

Exclusive Fiat 500 Loaner Car for Ferrari Owners

Exclusive Fiat 500 Loaner Car for Ferrari Owners

Two hundred exclusive Fiat 500 vehicles, from which 60 units are going to the UK, have been set aside for European Ferrari customers requiring a loaner vehicle during servicing. Ferrari has chosen the small Fiat for its clients who appreciate Italian style, and like unique products. Based on the 500 […]

Official: 2010 Chevy Camaro Production Car Revealed

Official: 2010 Chevy Camaro Production Car Revealed

It seems AutoExpress.co.uk affiliated blog CarTribe.co.uk has emerged victorious in the quest to leak official press images of the Chevy Camaro production version. According to the Tribe, the Camaro will be available in LS, LT and full-on SS specs. However, the image of the front-end clearly shows an RS badge […]