Monthly Archives: April 2011

2014 Audi A9

FEATURES:  Audi continues to pull out all the stops to achieve its goal of becoming the world’s leading premium carmaker by 2015. Pending additions to the range include the aluminum-bodied A2, the subcompact Q1 and coupe-like Q6, the mid-engined R5, … Continue reading

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2012 Maserati GranTurismo MC

AUTO SHOWS:  At a brand-new, gleaming-white dealership in Manhattan’s Tribeca, Maserati took the wraps off the latest addition to its stable: the GranTurismo MC coupe. The MC sits above the GranTurismo S as the sportiest iteration of Maserati’s coupe. The … Continue reading

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Porsche Panamera S Hybrid

AUTO SHOWS:  Porsche Panamera S Hybrid is no DunceWe have seen the 2012 Porsche Panamera S Hybrid earlier this year at the Geneva Motor Show, but this is the first time the car has been seen on U.S. soil. Little … Continue reading

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2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 to start at $55,675

The Mercedes-Benz SLK roadster has received a substantial makeover for 2012, with reworked powertrains and more masculine sheetmetal. The SLK350’s new 3.5-liter V6 helps back up that fresh dose of manliness with 302 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque, thanks … Continue reading

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Shelby targets younger crowd with GTS Mustang

Designated as the spiritual successor of the Shelby GT that was built from 2007 to 2008, the new GTS represents the base model in the Shelby lineup. According to company president John Luft, Shelby’s average buyer is in their late … Continue reading

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Ferrari Enzo successor inspired by Bugatti Veyron

We don’t know a whole lot about Ferrari‘s successor to the iconic Enzo, but we can guess that the engineers in Maranello are working on something very powerful and extremely fast. After all, the Enzo packed a 6.0-liter V12 with … Continue reading

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Chrysler’s SRT division open to smaller engines, but there’s still a market for big V8s

When asked about Chrysler‘s Street Racing Technology (SRT) division rolling out another big-bore, high-horsepower engine at the 2011 New York Auto Show, Dan Reid, the company’s head of media relations, said “there’s a market for it – cars that go … Continue reading

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Chevrolet Camaro sales still outpacing rival Ford Mustang

The 2011 Chevrolet Camaro is still outselling the Ford Mustang, netting 19,972 sales through March compared to the Mustang’s 15,419. Both cars handily outsold the Dodge Challenger, which itself is selling fairly well with 9,742 units through the same period. … Continue reading

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2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392

God’s Own Engine Wrapped In The Most Appropriate Package Though it’s cleverly disguised as an automobile, don’t be fooled. The 2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 is the world’s ultimate portable smoke generator. The fact that it can pull double-duty as … Continue reading

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AMG reportedly working on 350-hp Mercedes-Benz A-Class

The Mercedes-Benz Concept A has been enjoying lots of hype as the seductively-styled concept will donate most of its design cues to the upcoming 2012 Mercedes-Benz A-class. Now, the next small Mercedes has gotten even more enticing, with AMG reportedly … Continue reading

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Bugatti Galibier to be available with hybrid power

Bugatti models have never lacked ambition, from the company’s original incarnation under founder Ettore Bugatti to its present-day operations under the Volkswagen Group. That unbridled moxie looks poised to gather pace with the brand’s forthcoming Galibier super sedan. Not only … Continue reading

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2012 Chevrolet Camaro Gets Updated Engine – U.S. News Rankings and Reviews

The year is nearly halfway through, and automakers are starting to release specs for 2012 models. Chevrolet is already reporting updates for the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro. In a press release, GM writes that it will give the 2012 Camaro an … Continue reading

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GeigerCars Chevrolet Camaro SS

It must hurt muscle car enthusiasts to know that best the best tuner of this cars is actually German! GeigerCars just released details of yet another masterpiece based on the Camaro SS. This supersport Camaro SS packs 564 hp and … Continue reading

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Mopar Challenger V-10 Drag Pak Sets Records

The only factory-built, V-10 powered race-ready dragster, Mopar Challenger Drag Pak sets new time and speed record in the NHRA Division 1 National Open event in Atco, NJ. Driven by Dave Thomas, the car did a 9.43-second elapsed time (ET) … Continue reading

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Heffner Twin-Turbo Audi R8 V10 pipes up

It’s hard to argue with the potency of the Audi R8 5.2 FSI. With it’s 525-horsepower V10 mounted amidships, the Gallardo-based engine is more than enough motivation for mere mortals. However, some folks out there felt slighted by the fact … Continue reading

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