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Entries from July 2008

2010 Mercedes E-Class

July 29th, 2008 · No Comments

Its a spy shots of the new 2010 Mercedes-Benz E Class, which was caught in the desert. The test mule still a bit of camo on it, but you can clearly see a lot of the new sheetmetal. Previous photos see here. The car is rumored to be making its official debut at the 2009 [...]

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Crash test: Fiat 500 vs. Audi Q7

July 28th, 2008 · No Comments

Coolest crash test from german ADAC: tiny Fiat 500 vs. massive Audi Q7. It seems a couple of bad things happened to the Fiat 500. Firstly the door deformed, which means in an accident it’s going to be difficult to get the driver & passengers out for medical treatment. The second thing was that the [...]

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Saturn Aura

July 24th, 2008 · No Comments

General Motors says the new Vauxhall/Opel Insignia, will make its global debut at London Motor Show, will be the basis for the new Saturn Aura. The Aura will have a completely different skin and interior, but sub-systems, suspensions and powertrains will be shared, though we are not sure just how many of the six available [...]

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Porsche Cayenne

July 20th, 2008 · No Comments

The Porsche Cayenne test mule has been caught in testing with light camo. It’s a second generation of the popular SUV, which planned to launch in 2010. The petrol-electric hybrid is expected to be a V8 due next year, while the oil-burner will most likely be the 3.0-litre V6 unit found in the Audi Q7. [...]

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Ford Fiesta Love Factory

July 17th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Ford has created a new viral campaign for its new subcompact hatch car dubbed “Fiesta Love Factory”. I am accused of being a bit slow sometimes, but I don’t even know what they are attempting to communicate with these ads. Rastamans? Perhaps these spots are a bit silly and memorable, but I just don’t understand [...]

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BMW 3-Series facelift

July 14th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Bavarian carmaker share first official photos its facelifted 3-Series. As you see, changes to the front end include new lights with LED indicators, revised bumpers, less chrome on the grille and a more distinctive creased bonnet. Fresh, larger mirrors grace the doors, while the restyled rear lamp clusters also include LEDs. Inside, the 3 gains [...]

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Peugeot 308 CC

July 10th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Look at the first official images of the new Peugeot 308 CC. The 308 CC that will make its debut at the Paris Auto Show in October. Due to hit European dealerships by the end of the year or early 2009, the 2+2 seater 308 CC is equipped with a retractable hardtop. Expected the open-top [...]

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Golden Porsche 911 Cabriolet in Russia

July 6th, 2008 · 2 Comments

In Russia they drive in solid gold covered Porsche cars. Well, you could go and buy a more expensive car like a Porsche Carrera GT. Just like the owner of this Porsche 911 Cabriolet in Russia who meticulously covered his entire car with gold plates – more 40 pounds of the pure gold was used [...]

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2009 BMW 7-Series

July 4th, 2008 · No Comments

Look at the first official high resolution images of the new BMW 7-Series sedan. The new 7-Series hides its size well enough and if anything else, the styling is no where near as controversial as the previous 7-Series. The new BMW’s flagship boasts an array of features and systems, including Active Blind Spot Detection, Night [...]

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2010 Mazda3

July 2nd, 2008 · 6 Comments

The first images of upcoming new Mazda3 were leaked on the net. The forthcoming Mazda3 is one of the most highly anticipated future models. The designer of 2010 Mazda3 prototype took a different approach, applying elements from the Nagare, Ryuga, Hakaze, Taiki and Furai concept cars to a an enlarged version of the Mazda2. Not [...]

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