HAMANN Aston Martin V8 Vantage

September 25, 2008

HAMANN Motorsport, car tuning specialist from Germany, has released its upgrade package for the Aston Martin V8 Vantage Coupe and Roadster.

The styling upgrade includes new front bumper with two-piece side spoilers, new side sills, rear deck lid spoiler and rear bumper with three-piece diffuser with rear center spoiler.

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HARTGE BMW 135i Coupe

September 23, 2008

BMW tuning specialist from Germany, HARTGE, has released its upgrade package for the BMW 135i coupe which increased the output from the 3.0-liter six-cylinder twin turbo engine to produce 350 hp (257 kW) at 5,660 rpm and 480 Nm (354 lb-ft) at 2,950 rpm.

The increase of power is made possible with the installation of ECU upgrade. The HARTGE BMW 135i accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h half a second faster than the standard 135i with the top speed up to 280 km/h.

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Rieger Ford Mondeo

September 23, 2008

Rieger, car tuner from Germany, has released its styling kit for the Ford Mondeo station wagon.

The kit consists of a front lip spoiler, side skirts with cutout shaft and rear bumper fascia made of either ABS plastic or carbon fiber.

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Citroen GT Teaser Images

September 21, 2008

According to some reports on the internet, the new Citroen GT teaser images that have been circulating recently are real and the car will make its debut at the 2008 Paris International Motor Show next month.

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2011 Chevrolet Volt Officially Unveiled

September 21, 2008

Early this week, General Motors has released the official details and images of the much-anticipated production version of the Chevrolet Volt in conjunction with GM’s 100th anniversary. The Volt is expected to be built at GM’s Detroit-Hamtramck manufacturing facility and the production is scheduled to begin late 2010 for models in the US.

The Chevrolet Volt production car is based on the concept version that was unveiled at the 2007 North American International Auto Show in Detroit where many of the designs such as the closed front grill, athletic stance, rear design graphics, outside rear view mirrors are incorporated to the production version. The Chevrolet Volt is measured at 4,404 mm long, 1798 mm wide and 1430 mm tall with the wheelbase of 2,685 mm.

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Lorinser Mercedes-Benz SL500

September 20, 2008

German car tuner, Lorinser, has released its latest aerodynamic kit for the Mercedes-Benz SL500 but the work done on the SL500 doesn’t come with any engine upgrade.

The aero kit consists of new spoiler bumper at the front with three large openings with racing grille inserts as well as a blade shaped spoiler hung below in the middle, new side skirts with large openings at the rear part and a new rear bumper with an integrated diffuser with sporty grille.

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