BMW’s new 4-Series Convertible is finally here and can be yours for $49,675. That’s only a slight increase on the starting price of the outgoing 3-Series Convertible, so naysayers warning of a sharp increase in pricing coinciding with the transition to a 4-Series badge must be red-faced now.
Tuning firm Walkinshaw Performance has demonstrated the tuning potential of the 2014 Chevrolet SS by upgrading the car’s Australian twin, the Holden Commodore SS-V, to the tune of 612 horsepower and 575 pound-feet. The key is a custom supercharging kit that can be installed, and a full driveline warranty provided, for just over $18k.
VF Holden Commodore SS-V and HSV Gen-F fitted with Walkinshaw Performance supercharger upgrade
The 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 is the most potent Camaro ever launched by the bowtie brand. This week, we were given a first ride in the car and saw it go head-to-head with the most track-focused Mustang, the Boss 302, at GM’s Milford Road Course proving ground.
2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 First Ride
The world was given quite a shock when the covers were pulled off Lamborghini’s Veneno supercar back at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. Now that our eyes have adjusted to all the jagged lines that make up the Veneno’s design, we’re finally starting to appreciate the design, particular in Veneno Roadster form. We must admit, it looks much better in this shade of red, which Lamborghini says is unique to its Veneno range.
Lamborghini Veneno Roadster
Is this the face of the 2015 Ford Mustang? Well, it is according to the guys at enthusiast site Mustang 6G. This is one of a handful of computer-generated renderings that are said to have been derived from official CAD drawings of the actual car.
2015 Ford Mustang rendering - Image via Mustang 6G
We’ve got our hands on the latest spy shots of Mercedes-Benz’s next sports car to be developed by its AMG performance division. The new car is tipped to be called the AMG GT and it will go up against high-end Porsche 911 variants in terms of performance and pricing.
2015 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT (C190) spy shots
This week Volvo showed off a new technology that has the potential to revolutionize the way cars are built. Together with research firms, the Swedish automaker has developed nano structured batteries and super capacitors that can be formed into body panels when integrated with carbon fiber composites.
Nano structured batteries and super capacitors integrated into carbon fiber panel
Alfa Romeo’s stunning 4C sports car is almost here. This week, we learned that the car can lap Germany’s Nürburgring in 8:04. That’s the fastest ‘Ring time for a car with less than 250 horsepower (the 4C is rated at 240 horsepower), and is about on par with that of one of the car’s main rivals, the Porsche Cayman S.
Alfa Romeo 4C attacks the Nürburgring Nordschleife
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