Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Carlsson Aigner CK65 RS Blanchimont S-Class Pics

Carlsson Aigner CK65 RS Blanchimont S-Class Pics and Review

Have a quick glance in this new Carlsson Aigner CK65 RS Blanchimont which is based on the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. This is the second vehicle that has been built in cooperation with Etienne Leather, the first being the Aigner CK65 Eau Rouge that was spotted at the Frankfurt Motor Show last year. For the Blanchimont, Carlsson has installed enough items to use the car as a home office – custom leather upholstery, a Concert Hall infotainment system with surround sound, DVD system with three television monitors, hinged tables behind the front seats for laptops, and a wireless router that creates a personal hot spot inside the car. Oh yeah, the Blanchimont also features a 700-horsepower V12 and can reach 60 mph in under four seconds. Read more of the review HERE.

Carlsson Aigner CK65 RS Front Carlsson Aigner CK65 RS Front Angle Carlsson Aigner CK65 RS Front Wheel
Carlsson Aigner CK65 RS Rear Carlsson Aigner CK65 RS Interior1 Carlsson Aigner CK65 RS Interior2
Here are the high-res pictures of the all new Carlsson Aigner CK65 RS from Front
Angle View to its high-end Interior. Click the pictures to see it's actual size.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

2010 Chevrolet Camaro Pics And Review

2010 Chevrolet Camaro

The First Generation of Chevrolet Camaro made by Chevrolet Motor Division of General Motors was launched in September 1966 for the 1967 model year. It was also designed as a rivalry to the Ford Mustang. Five generations have passed making this car leave a very remarkable name in automobile history. During the 2006 North American International Auto Show on January 9, 2006, the 5th Generation Camaro was released. The concept car is powered by a 400hp LS2 V8 engine and equipped with the T-56 six-speed manual transmission.

The 2010 Chevrolet Camaro with the tag line “fun, efficient sports car for the 21st century” was unveiled at the General Motors Design Center in Warren, MI. The designer of the Camaro Concept Coupe and the Camaro Convertible Concept, Sangyup Lee, had no idea the Chevrolet Camaro was so iconic. "I was kind of glad I didn't know how strong of an icon the Camaro was when I was first working on the project," he admits. This dramatically designed Camaro is gunning for it all with this all new model, it's main competitiors are the Dodge Challenger, Ford Mustang and the Nissan 350Z.

Camaro's drivetrain is expected with either six-speed manual or automatic transmissions, with a 3.6L direct-injection V6 rated at 300hp (224kW) and 273lb-ft (370Nm) of torque. The 6.2L LS3 V8 is rated at 422hp (314kW) and 408lb-ft (553Nm) of torque in manual guise and the 6.2L L99 V8 is good for 400hp (299kW) and 395lb-ft (535Nm) of torque in automatic form. There is still no word on the turbocharged four-cylinder that’s been rumored as a possibility for the past several months. The V6 is reportedly offering an estimated 26mpg highway, with a 23mpg rating for the V8 on the open road. Fuel efficiency is enhanced in the automatic-equipped V8 models with Active Fuel Management.

The transmissions available include the Hydra-Matic 6L50 six-speed auto for LS and LT trims and the Hyrda-Matic 6L80 for the SS - both autos have manual ‘tap-shift’ capability. Should you choose to row the cogs yourself, an Aysin-Warner AY6 six-speed manual is fitted in the LS and LT trims, with a Tremec TR6060 six-speed in the SS.

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Wednesday, July 16, 2008

2008 SMS Limited 25th Anniversary Mustang Concept

2008 SMS Limited 25th Anniversary Mustang Concept

Another year has been added to one of the most outstanding cars around. Celebrating their twenty five years of brilliant automotive craft, Steve Saleen, an automotive icon together with his new company SMS have produced a very creative and exceptional festive vehicle, the 2008 SMS Twenty Fifth Anniversary Mustang Concept.

"In celebration of my 25 years in the niche manufacturing business I wanted to create a personal car for myself that appropriately marks this very special Anniversary," said Steve Saleen. "The functional aesthetic innovations that we have developed are truly exceptional in every way. Though this car is not going to be for sale, it nevertheless demonstrates the technological advances present at SMS."

Key functional and aesthetic innovations:

SMS 720 HP Supercharged 5.0L Aluminum Block V8
SMS CNC Ported Saleen Supercharger
SMS CNC Aluminum Heads
SMS Red Butterfly™ Induction System
SMS Light Blade™ LED Tail Light System
SMS Billet Aluminum Watts Link System
SMS Cross Drilled 15" 6-Piston Front Brakes
SMS Cross Drilled 12" Rear Brakes
SMS Two Piece Billet Aluminum Hood Vents
SMS Carbon Fiber Side Splitters
SMS Carbon Fiber Diffuser Fences
SMS Red Butterfly™ Quarter Intakes
SMS Chromosome™ Silver Paint
SMS Leather Grip Billet Aluminum Shifter and Shifter Bezel
SMS Leather Dash
SMS Leather Two Tone Door Inserts
SMS Leather Two Tone Seats
6-Speed Transmission

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Sunday, July 13, 2008

2009 Mercedes-Benz SL65 Pics And Review

2009 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series

Mercedes Benz has unleashed the new 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series as its most powerful road car to date. This 2009 Mercedes-Benz is equipped with a more powerful and paramount 6.0-liter twin-turbo V12 that delivers 661 bhp and 738 lb-ft of torque. A carbon fiber hood, fixed roof, fenders and trunk has reduced it weight by 550 pounds. It holds a larger turbochargers, a more rationalize inter-cooler and modified exhausts to boost power by 57 hp to 670 hp.

Performance design are experimental, and AMG recommend that testing has yet to be settled. Though, Mercedes-Benz claims the SL65 AMG Black Series will accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour in less than "3.9 seconds" and attain a top speed limit of 199 miles per hour. In similarity, the standard SL65 AMG figures are 0 to 60 miles per hour in less than 4.2 seconds and a limited 155 miles per hour top speed. On the other hand, due to the lower overall weight, fuel consumption improves from 15.6 mpg to 16.3 mpg in U.S. figures.

The SL65 AMG Black Series, to be priced at around $320,000, slots into the Mercedes-Benz lineup as an indirect substitute for the McLaren-built SLR coupe, which quietly discontinue production late last year upon the debut of the SLR roadster.

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Thursday, July 10, 2008

Pontiac G6 GXP Review

Having to be marketed by General Motors as “athletic” brand that specializes as a mainstream performing vehicle, the Pontiac. Another GXP lineup has been born, the Pontiac G6 GXP Sedan.

The Pontiac G6 GXP models receives a sophisticated, 3.6L DOHC V-6 VVT that produces approximately 252 horsepower (188 kW) and 251 lb.-ft. of torque (341 Nm). The engine is backed by a Hydra-Matic 6T70 six-speed automatic transmission and complemented with a performance-tuned suspension, 18-inch wheels and specific exterior and interior appointments.

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