2013 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 and 4S Coupe and Convertibles

Here are the first official photos of the four-wheel drive Carrera 4 and 4S Coupe and Convertibles hot cars. The new models are ready for their world debut at the 2012 Paris Motor Show in September 27. The main way to tell apart the rear-wheel drive (RWD) 911s from their all-wheel drive (AWD) siblings is the moniker on the rear and the reflective strip that connects the tail lamps.
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2012 Porsche 911

2012 Porsche 911

Here are the first photos of the new 2012 Porsche 911 ahead of the world premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. As you see, the 2012 Porsche 991 was closely modeled after the outgoing 997 model.

The most eye-catching alterations concern the concave front LED daytime running lamps, the door-mounted exterior mirrors and the much thinner and more futuristic looking LED tail lamps that adorn the more heavily sculpted rear end.
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Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Coupe Black Series

Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Coupe Black Series

Mercedes-Benz unveils the hot C63 AMG Coupe Black Series. The AMG Black Series is powered by the naturally aspirated 6.2-liter V8 but AMG’s modifications include forged pistons, conrods and crankshaft, a 50% bigger oil cooler and a new ECU, it churns out 517HP and 620 Nm (457 lb-ft)of tarmac-tearing torque.

All this power is channeled to the 19-inch rear wheels via a seven-speed dual-clutch AMG Speedshift transmission. The gearbox has four modes and its fastest gear change time is just 100 milliseconds. Performance is exceptional: the C63 AMG Black Series accelerates from a standstill to 62 mph in just 4.2 seconds.
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Video: BMW Alpina B6 GT3 Flies and Crashes

Look at the horrific crash involving Alex Plenagl and his BMW Alpina B6 GT3 bolid at last weekend’s ADAC GT Masters championship at the Nurburgring. Plenagl’s Alpina flew over the safety barriers, passed through a BMW sign and crashed onto the concrete wall. I think it is the coolest safety credentials of the BMW Alpina B6 as despite the severity of the crash, Plenagl managed to escape unhurt.

Video: Nissan GT-R Crashing into Parked Cars

Video: Nissan GT-R Crashing into Parked Cars

Crazy, crazy russians. The shocking crash test was caught on film by a pair of security cameras im Moscow. The GT-R driver was either street racing with another car or simply trying out the full potential of his high-performance sports coupe on the streets of Moscow. He failed to steer left after passing a black car from the right and ended up crashing into three parked vehicles.
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Ford Fiesta Sport Special Edition

Ford Fiesta Sport Special Edition

Ford has unveiled a new Fiesta Sport Special Edition, developed on the base of the European market Fiesta Sport + (called the 1600S in the UK and Sport S in Germany). The new Fiesta Special Edition is available with two engine options, the 1.6-liter Duratec Ti-VCT petrol unit delivering 134-horses and 160Nm torque at 4,250rpm.

Combined with a close-ratio gearing and a redeveloped exhaust system, the Fiesta Sport Special Edition with the petrol engine completes the 0-100km/h acceleration in 8.7 seconds and has a top speed of 195km/h.
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VIDEO: 2012 Nissan GT-R in Nurburgring

Nissan lifted the sheets off the revised GT-R that recently went on sale as a 2012MY in North America and as a 2011MY in the rest of the world. Key changes over the previous model include a 45HP bump in output to 530HP, plus a series of aero and chassis tweaks.

Nissan’s team managed to shave more than two seconds off the 2011MYs time of 7:26.4, dropping it to 7:24.22, allegedly in less than ideal conditions. You’ll have to skip to about 3:20 into the clip for the driving to begin.
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2011 Infiniti EX

2011 Infiniti EX

Infiniti has unveiled its revised 2011 EX that going on sale now. Pricing for the Infiniti EX, which is offered exclusively with a 297-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 engine, starts at $34,150 and tops out at $37,750 for the Journey with all-wheel drive.

The most important update for the new model year is the introduction of a new and standard 7-speed automatic transmission that replaces a five-speed automatic version. There is a new white color scheme for the gauges and LCD instrument display while all models come equipped with standard 18-inch alloy wheels and Dual Zone Automatic Temperature Control.
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Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Blancpain Limited Edition

Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Blancpain Limited Edition

Lamborghini in association with Swiss watchmaker Blancpain has built a limited edition version of its Gallardo. Finished in a black paintwork, the road-legal Gallardo LP 570-4 Blancpain Limited Edition adopts the racing model’s Countach-sized rear-wing and unique engine cover which is said to offer improved ventilation.

The Blancpain Edition also gets Skorpius alloy wheels with yellow-painted brake calipers and discs made from carbon-ceramic composite, while several external components, such as the diffuser and mirror casings are made from carbon-fiber.
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