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Michael Schumacher from the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG 'tunnel' commercial

Michael Schumacher’s Bugatti EB 110 SS For Sale

 The Bugatti EB 110 was getting forced air pumped into its cylinders through four turbos long before the Bugatti Veyron was even conceived. The rare car was only produced between 1991 and 1995 with 139 examples throughout the world and this particular one is probably the most desirable. The bright... read more

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2012 Audi R8 GT

560 Horsepower Audi R8 GT Storms In

BMW has enjoyed some success with its CSL range of stripped out ready-to-race M3s and Mercedes-Benz has delivered several of its own lightweight Black Series models. That... read more May 1, 2010 by 


 
2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class spy shots

Toray To Supply Carbon-Fiber To Daimler, First Up 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

Carbon-fiber is seen by many in the auto industry as one of the most effective ways of reducing vehicle weight and thus improving fuel economy and emissions levels, but the... read more April 29, 2010 by 


 
2010 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

Mercedes Benz SL Gets Carbon Fiber Diet For 2012

 What passes for light weight today is amazingly high, like the 2011 Mustang. If a car manages to be less than 3,000 pounds, it’s either down to size or amazingly... read more April 28, 2010 by 


 
Lamborghini Reventon

Lamborghini Shows Off Carbon-Fiber Talents At Composites Show In Paris

Carbon-fiber is seen by many in the auto industry as one of the most effective ways of reducing vehicle weight and improving fuel economy and emissions levels, but the... read more April 14, 2010 by 


 
ZF carbon-fiber MacPherson strut

ZF Unveils Carbon-Fiber MacPherson Suspension Strut

Carbon-fiber is seen by many in the auto industry as one of the most effective ways of reducing vehicle weight and improving fuel economy and emissions levels, but the... read more April 12, 2010 by 


 
BMW M3 carbon-fiber roof

BMW Building U.S. Carbon-Fiber Plant For Future Megacity Vehicles

BMW is partnering with carbon-fiber and composites expert SGL Group to build a new manufacturing plant in Moses Lake, Washington that will specialize in lightweight... read more April 6, 2010 by 


 
McLaren MP4-12C

McLaren Automotive Officially Launches As A Car Company

As of today, McLaren is no longer solely a race car manufacturer producing cars seen at Formula 1 events. Now they are officially a car company with the launch of the MP4-12C... read more March 18, 2010 by 


 
Automobili Lamborghini Advanced Composite Structures Laboratory

Lamborghini Opens Advanced Composite Structures Laboratory

Carbon-fiber is seen by many in the auto industry as one of the most effective ways of reducing vehicle weight and improving fuel economy and emissions levels, but the... read more October 7, 2009 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 


 
Elite LMV/R

Elite unveils hardcore, lightweight LMV/R Aston Martin Vantage

There's no shortage of customized or modified Aston Martins, Ferraris, Lamborghinis and Porsches, but few go as all-out toward pure, unadulterated speed as the Elite LMV/R... read more August 4, 2009 by 


 
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Mega gallery: Mansory's 1,100hp Vincero Bugatti Veyron

Customized Bugatti Veyrons are almost as common as the cars themselves, which is to say not common at all. But this particular car, modified by Mansory, is less common than... read more July 17, 2009 by 


 
2010 Nissan GT-R SpecV carbon ceramic brake disc

Brembo forms new joint-venture to bring carbon ceramic brakes to the masses

Seek out any modern supercar and chances are you'll see some carbon ceramic brake discs behind its wheels, often with the Brembo logo emblazoned on them. Now, Brembo is... read more June 2, 2009 by 


 
Schedoni carbon-fiber briefcase

Schedoni unveils new carbon-fiber briefcase

As an expensive and hard to manufacture material, carbon-fiber is usually found in high-end applications such as supercars and airplanes but now an Italian company is... read more May 8, 2009 by 


 
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Wald releases new photos of Nissan GT-R Black Bison

Japanese tuning house Wald International has a wide range of styling and performance kits for nearly every major luxury car brand on the market, but this time the company has... read more April 27, 2009 by 


 
Acer Ferrari 1000

Acer unveils Ferrari 1200 notebook

The somewhat odd tie-up between laptops and supercars has taken another step forward with Acer's latest Ferrari edition laptop, the 1200. This time around the package is a... read more January 30, 2009 by 


 
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