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2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class technology preview

New Mercedes-Benz SL: "Less Weight, More Vision, More Sound"

Before the introduction of more extreme vehicles like the McLaren-Mercedes SLR and the current gull-wing Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, the regular SL-Class sports car was top of the tree in the Mercedes hierarchy. As such it was often a technological leader, frequently sharing innovations with the S-Class... read more

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2012 Audi A6 aluminum and steel construction

Aero Aluminum Alloy To Compete With Composites, Due In Cars?

Low weight is the golden goose of automotive technology. Everyone wants it because it brings about improvements in virtually all areas - performance, economy, handling - but... read more June 13, 2011 by 


 
Audi R8 GT Spyder

Audi R8 GT Spyder Preview

As predicted, the wraps have come off the brand new Audi R8 GT Spyder in the lead up to next week’s Le Mans 24 hours endurance race and ahead of the convertible... read more June 3, 2011 by 


 
2012 Audi A6 all-LED headlights

7 High Tech Options, The Cheapest Cars You'll Find Them In

One of the benefits of the rapid pace of technological advancement is that economies of scale are achieved relatively easily. Sounds boring, but this means that the... read more May 27, 2011 by 


 
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Jaguar Crossover To Get Aluminum Body, Ian Callum Design: Report

The purists may hate the thought of it, but in this global economic environment a luxurious crossover looks to be a necessity if Jaguar hopes to remain viable in the future... read more May 26, 2011 by 


 
dAlH2Orean Aluminum-powered R/C car

Video: Back To The Future With Aluminum Powered R/C Car

The future is full of powerplant possibilities - efficient gasoline and clean diesel, hybrids, hydrogen fuel cells and pure electric - but we don't yet have the technology to... read more April 18, 2011 by 


 
Magnesium vehicle construction

Magnesium Car Bodies: The New Steel, Carbon, Aluminum?

Another day, another material that could lead to lighter vehicles of the future. The latest candidate? Magnesium. Magnesium componentry in cars is nothing new of course... read more April 8, 2011 by 


 
2012 Audi A6

Video: Audi Highlights A6’s Aluminum Construction In New ‘Manipulation’ Ad

The new 2012 Audi A6 is without doubt a technical marvel. Combining such technologies as radar-based cruise control and adaptive brakes, full LED headlights, a touchpad... read more March 16, 2011 by 


 
Audi A2 rendering

Audi A2 Launch Pushed Back To Early 2015

The last we heard about development of a second-generation Audi A2 model was that the project was on hold due to the lack of a suitable platform. Now it’s been reported... read more February 28, 2011 by 


 
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First Details On Jaguar’s Replacement For The X-Type

Jaguar's XF and new 2010 XJ sedans have made waves in the sport-luxury seas, bringing a newer, fresher face to what was once a bit of a stodgy lineup. Now it looks like... read more July 22, 2010 by 


 
2009 Audi A5 Aluminum Coupe Prototype

Audi A5 Aluminum Prototype Sheds 220-Pounds

In the tradition of the Hollywood weight loss diet, Audi has revealed how to chop almost 220-pounds from its A5 Coupe with its latest Aluminum Prototype. Based around the A5... read more September 30, 2009 by 


 
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