• Update: Specter Werkes unveils new C6 Corvette GTR

    Almost a year after the C6-based Corvette GTR from Specter Werkes was first unveiled the Michigan-based performance house has released an updated version of the modified supercar that is on sale now. A unique and flamboyant interpretation of the Corvette's basic shape, the Specter Werkes GTR mixes custom bodywork with a distinctly American take on supercar muscle. The addition of a custom cam design with more lift has liberated an extra 80hp (60kW) over the outgoing model, bringing output to a grand total of 615hp (459kW) and 578lb-ft (783Nm) of torque. The company says many levels of engine...

  • 2011 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible (nee GranCabrio)
    Spy shots: Maserati GranTurismo Spyder

    Maserati officials have confirmed the convertible version of the GranTurismo will arrive in showrooms by March of next year and now we have a few new details about the car, which is expected to go by the name GranTurismo Spyder. Maserati is yet to reveal if the car will sport a traditional canvas...

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    Vauxhall releases new Astra and Corsa VXR Racing Editions

    Get ready to fight off the green-eyed monster of jealousy, as those lucky Brits have landed yet another pair of spicy limited-edition hatches. The already-impressive Vauxhall Astra and Corsa VXR will now be available with special Racing Edition packages to celebrate the company's success in the...

  • 2009 Ford Ka
    U.S. market primed for minicar resurgence

    With the global economic crisis forcing consumers to tighten their purse strings, small cars with low sticker prices and high fuel efficiency are becoming more and more popular. While European and Asian markets have been popular with small cars for some time now, it is only recently that selling...

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