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2011

 
2011 Nissan Juke-R Concept

Nissan Juke-R Video: The Engine

Last week, Nissan and build partner RML gave us a good idea about just how complex the build of the Juke-R was going to be. Essentially, the chassis will consist of a roll cage and floor pan, lightly covered in body work. This week, we get to the heart of the matter: RML stuffs the 3.8-liter... read more

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2011 Chevrolet Sonic Z-Spec Concept

Chevrolet Bringing Customized Cruze And Sonic Lineup To SEMA

Chevrolet is out to prove that performance comes in all shapes, sizes, and displacements at this year’s Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show, which kicks... read more October 25, 2011 by 


 
Aston Martin Rapide crash captured on video

Aston Martin Rapide Crash Caught By Onboard Camera: Video

Italian surfboard designer Roberto Ricci is cruising down a highway in his Aston Martin Rapide back in July, showing off to a passenger his car’s abilities when all of... read more October 25, 2011 by 


 
2011 Ford Explorer by Stitchcraft Interiors

Ford Customizes F-150 And Explorer For 2011 SEMA

We recently saw Ford’s customized small car lineup set for debut next week at the annual Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas, and today the... read more October 25, 2011 by 


 
CEOs of Toyota and Aston Martin - Akio Toyoda and Dr. Ulrich Bez

CEOs Of Aston Martin And Toyota Take Time Out To Race Each Other’s Cars

The CEOs of Aston Martin and Toyota Dr. Ulrich Bez and Akio Toyoda have been getting much closer lately, with the two originally signing an agreement to develop the iQ-based... read more October 24, 2011 by 


 
2011 Rolls-Royce Ghost

Rolls-Royce Entering South America For The First Time

Having already established a strong foothold in the Chinese, Indian, and Russian markets, Rolls-Royce is now set to embark on its next major endeavor, expanding into South... read more October 24, 2011 by 


 
Toyo Tires customized 2011 Dodge Durango

Win This Custom Dodge Durango Toyo Tires Is Bringing To SEMA

Japanese tire giant Toyo Tires is bringing four customized vehicles to the 2011 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada, next... read more October 24, 2011 by 


 
2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback

MIVEC Tech, Stop-Start For Better MPG In New Mitsubishis

Not so long ago, variable valve timing systems like Honda's VTEC and Mitsubishi's MIVEC were used to extract ludicrous horsepower from relatively small capacity engines. Now... read more October 21, 2011 by 


 
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Tesla Loses Major Part Of Its "Top Gear" Lawsuit

As first covered on our sister site GreenCarReports, a British high court ruled against Tesla this week in its libel lawsuit against the BBC and its 'Top Gear' program... read more October 19, 2011 by 


 
George Clooney advertising the Mercedes-Benz E-Class L in China

Mercedes-Benz Chooses Clooney Charm To Sell Chinese E-Class L

Ah, celebrity endorsement, where would we be without you? We certainly wouldn't have half as much amusement in our lives from watching singers and film stars do the most... read more October 19, 2011 by 


 
2011 Lexus LS 460

Mechanic Saves Hawk Wedged Into Lexus LS 460 Grille

An auto mechanic saved more than a radiator this past weekend--he saved the life of a red-tailed hawk after a customer pulled into his shop with the winged raptor wedged into... read more October 19, 2011 by 


 
Chris Evans visits Lotus factory in Hethel

Lotus Evora S ‘Freddie’ Edition Sold To British Broadcaster Chris Evans

Last month Lotus auctioned off a special edition Evora S in honor of Freddie Mercury. For you young folks not initiated in classic rock, Freddie Mercury is the late, thick... read more October 12, 2011 by 


 
Rotary engine

Mazda Working On New Rotary Engine With Skyactiv Tech?

On, off, on, off--it's not a light switch, it's Mazda's program for its next rotary engine. While speaking about commitment to the history and soul of the company out of one... read more October 11, 2011 by 


 
Man crashes Lamborghini Gallardo on test drive in Sydney

Man Crashes Lamborghini Gallardo On Test Drive

A man crashed a brand new Lamborghini Gallardo yesterday during a test drive of the supercar on the streets of Sydney, Australia. A salesman for the dealership selling the... read more October 10, 2011 by 


 
2011 Mazda RX-8 Spirit R

Mazda Sending Out RX-8 With Special Edition Spirit R

In August we were sad to report that Mazda was ending production of its RX-8 sports car and with no successor in sight will effectively end production of the world’s... read more October 7, 2011 by 


 
Ferrari California on the snow fields of St. Moritz, Switzerland

Ferrari FF… Wait, California Hits The Snow In St. Moritz: Video

High powered, rear-wheel drive cars are notoriously hard to drive on slippery conditions, which is one of the main reasons Ferrari, a manufacturer of such vehicles, decided... read more October 6, 2011 by 


 
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