Category Archives: Automobile

Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Spyder Performante

Lamborghini has unveiled its latest model, the Gallardo LP570-4 Spyder Performante, at a private showing in Los Angeles. Essentially a soft-top companion to the Gallardo Superleggera, the LP570-4 Spyder Performante shares its 562-horsepower 5.2-liter V10, which can be equipped with Lamborghini’s e-gear semi-automatic or six-speed manual transmission. The Spyder Performante jets from zero to 60 mph in less than 3.9 seconds, reaching a top speed of just over 200 mph. Check out photos of the Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Spyder Performante below and for more info visit Lamborghini’s website – HERE. Continue reading

2012 Mercedes Benz CLS63 AMG

Stunning design, superior performance and groundbreaking efficiency – that is the all-new 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG. The four-door coupe features the all-new AMG V8 biturbo engine generating an output of up to 550 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque, as well as the AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed Sports Transmission.

A special “Launch Edition” will be available and comes coated in matte grey paint with a mix of carbon fiber and piano black interior trim, alcantara headliner and AMG sports seats swathed in “Corteccia Pearl” leather. The 2012 CLS63 AMG goes on sale in the US in the summer of 2011.  Continue reading

BMW Individual 7 Series Composition by Steinway & Sons

German car manufacturer BMW follows the trend of special edition cars made in collaboration with other manufacturing giants.  This time, BMW teams up with piano maker, Steinway & Sons for a car whose glossy white or black piano finish and embossed leather seats will remind you of the quality Steinway brings to pianos and the speed and quality BMW brings to the road.  Continue reading

BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Plug-in Hybrid Sports Car

Last year around this time, we posted the Vision Efficient Dynamic Concept car by BMW but the car is no longer a concept.  BMW is bringing the car to fruition and will start production on the car very soon.  To recap, the diesel-based plug-in hybrid car was introduced last year at the Los Angeles Auto Show and boasts a hybrid engine that gets up to 62.5 mpg on the highway.  Continue reading

Dodge Cult Challenger SRT-8

The Cult Challenger SRT-8 is a project that was started in the summer of 2009. This one of one was designed by tuner Southern Hotrod. The Standard Challenger delivers an output of 425 hp, this one off delivers 1000hp.  The 6.1-liter HEMI block seems to have been replaced by a 8.3 liter large specimen. Continue reading

Hermes x Yamaha V-Max Motorcycle

The French fashion empire that is Hermes has done it again this time with a one-off motorcycle in collaboration with Yamaha. Here is what they had to say about the project:

“Hermes craftsmen were let loose to combine ‘mechanics and leather, to fulfil the dreams of motorcycles’. The idea was, according to Yamaha and Hermes, to “Reinforce the sculptural lines of this unique object and underline its emotional power.” Continue reading

2011 Ducati 1198 & 1198 SP Motorcycles

2011 may be the last year Italian motorcycle company Ducati will manufacture their 1198 and 1198 SP motorcycles, but they intend to take the bikes out with a bang by adding premium upgrades. The motorcycles debuted this week at the INTERMOT Motorcycle, Scooter and Bicycle Fair in Germany and we can definitely see ourselves tearing up the streets on these. Continue reading