Category Archives: CARS

All things that rolls on four wheels (sometimes three), gas or electric powered.

Aston Martin teamed up with Zagato, unveiled new V12 Zagato

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(credit: Aston Martin)

Aston Martin marks the 50th year anniversary of the iconic DB4GT Zagato with the V12 Zagato that premiered at the Villa D’Este Concours last Saturday. the V12 Zagato is slated to appear as an endurance race car at the Nürburgring 24 hours race happening on the 25/26 June, following the tradition of recent new Aston Martins. this collaboration sought to create a modern descendant of classics such as the DB4GT Zagato, V8 Vantage Zagato and DB7 Zagato. Continue reading Aston Martin teamed up with Zagato, unveiled new V12 Zagato

updates: Nissan LEAF NISMO RC [photos & wallpapers]

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(credit: Nissan)

we featured the Nissan LEAF NISMO RC prototype last month with quite a lengthy write up but lacking of ‘photo evidence’ to support those writings. well, here are more photos of the awesome vehicle from Nissan to feast your eyes. also, i gathered that some of us would love to make this gorgeous prototype as your desktop wallpaper, hence i have prepped a few selected images and sized them into typical wallpaper sizes for you to download. lets just cut to chase and hit jump for images of the Nissan LEAF NISMO RC (wallpapers are further down this posting). Continue reading updates: Nissan LEAF NISMO RC [photos & wallpapers]

supercharged Honda CR-Z MUGEN concept [photos]

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(credit: Honda/MUGEN UK)

if you think that hybrid cars are lacking of the performance, then perhaps the Honda CR-Z MUGEN concept might change your perception somewhat. souped up by UK-based MUGEN Euro, the CR-Z hybrid’s 1.5-liter petrol engine and IMA electric motor is blessed with a supercharger that pushes the car’s power up from 122 HP (91.2 kW) to 198 HP (146 kW) and an increase of torque from 128 lb-ft (174 Nm) to 181 lb-ft (245 Nm). this stunning example is slated to make its debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed to be held in West Sussex, England this July. Continue reading supercharged Honda CR-Z MUGEN concept [photos]

Smart UK x Boxfresh Limited Edition Smart Fortwo [Photos]

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(image credit: Smart UK)

these days, collaboration is a huge part of automobile market. latest to join the collaboration bandwagon is the Smart UK and Boxfresh International, a British fashion lifestyle brand. the result is what you see here: an one-off concept Smart Fortwo vehicle that’s spruced by Boxfresh creative team utilizing the Smart BRABUS tailor made service in Germany. Continue reading Smart UK x Boxfresh Limited Edition Smart Fortwo [Photos]

only 500 Porsche Cayman S Black Edition are being made

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(credit: Porsche) Porsche Cayman S Black Edition | from US$67,500.00 | www.porsche.com/usa

recently Porsche announced yet another alluring beauty to satisfy your need for exclusivity: the $67,500 Porsche Cayman S Black Edition. the power of Black Edition’s 3.4-liter 6 cylinders engine has been bumped up to 330 horses (246 kW) while the torque remains unchanged at 273 lb-ft (370 Nm) and as with the original Cayman S, buyers have a choice between the six-speed manual or the Porsche Doppelkupplungsgetriebe (PDK) seven-speed double clutch transmission. Continue reading only 500 Porsche Cayman S Black Edition are being made

meet the world’s fastest street legal Alfa Romeo

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(credit: Novitec) Novitec Alfa Romeo 8C Spider | US$tbc | www.novitec-rosso.net

i bet you didn’t think an Alfa could be joining the rank of super fast cars but here it is the Novitec Alfa Romeo 8C Spider – as tuned by none other than Novitec Rosso. this fine example has a supercharged 4.7-liter V8 engine developing 600 horsepower that’s capable of propelling the car from standstill to 62 mph in just 3.9 seconds and has a top speed of 190 mph (306 km/h). other goodies expected of this supercar are an optional steel sports exhaust, custom headlights, and three piece NA3 wheels. Continue reading meet the world’s fastest street legal Alfa Romeo

Mercedes-Benz new luxuriously appointed G-Class

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(credit: Daimler) (above) Mercedes-Benz G-Class – BA3 Final Edition will come in two variants

Mercedes-Benz recently announced two new, luxuriously appointed G-Class models to usher in the spring season. enhancements are restricted mainly to aesthetic which includes extensive stainless steel package and AMG body kits. the two models, one is based on the short-wheelbase Station Wagon, while the other is based on the long wheelbase vehicle. in general, chrome package and other “comfort-enhancing” extras dominate these two models. Continue reading Mercedes-Benz new luxuriously appointed G-Class

2011 Michelin Design Challenge – beauty and the weird

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for the past ten years, Michelin Design Challenge invites the design community to create their vision of future transport and as with most concept designs, things can get pretty crazy and weird. check out some images of our pick for the oddest and the weirdest after the break. these transports of the future was put before a panel of judges, and a chosen few was put on display at the recent American International Auto Show (NAIAS). lets just cut to the chase and view some awesome images of the vehicles that we would be using ten years from now or so i hope. Continue reading 2011 Michelin Design Challenge – beauty and the weird

meet the Swarovski crystals-studded Royal Mini Cooper

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(image credit: Pure People / Bling My Thing) the Royal couple look-alike at Westfield, London

question: how to make an already outstanding car even more outstanding? why, dazzle the passerby with crystals of course! we have seen how mirrors can do to a Smart fortwo and now, here’s something designer Marco Mehn has conjured up with: a Mini Cooper S encrusted with Swarovski crystals. this is definitely going get both Mini and Swarovski crystals’ fans going gaga. no kidding. this is one car that needs a 24-hour security guard to watch over. Continue reading meet the Swarovski crystals-studded Royal Mini Cooper

eco-friendly GEELY McCar hides an electric trikes in its trunk

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(credit: Geely)

Chinese car firm GEELY doesn’t has a long history but it managed to raise eyebrows when it purchased Volvo cars from Ford back in August 2010. now listed as one of China’s top car manufacturers, it has come up with one nifty concept, dubbed the McCar. no, it is not a car endorsed by McDonald. it just happens to be called McCar. beneath it’s cutie-pie look, hides an electric trike that folds into its trunk while still leaving enough room for your luggages. Continue reading eco-friendly GEELY McCar hides an electric trikes in its trunk