Audi R8 GT3 Race Version

August 27, 2008

Audi has announced that it will offer a racing sports car specifically developed for customers in the form of GT3 version of the Audi R8. The Audi R8 GT3 version is able to produce 500 hp and will be available from autumn 2009.

According to Head of Audi Motorsport Dr Wolfgang Ullrich, the R8 is the first production Audi bearing the name and genes of a successful racing sportscar and is therefore an excellent base from which to build up their first big customer sport program.

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Kicherer Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG

August 26, 2008

Kicherer, car tuner from Germany, has released its tuning program for the Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG.

The naturally aspirated 6.2-liter V8 engine output of the standard Mercedes SL 63 AMG has been increased by 40 hp to a total of 560 hp and a maximum torque of 670 Nm (494 lb-ft).

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August 25, 2008

RDX RACEDESIGN, car tuner from Germany, has released its new aerodynamic kit for the SEAT Leon 1P.

The RDX RACEDESIGN SEAT Leon aerodynamic kit consists of a new RDX RACEDESIGN front spoiler bumper “GTI-Five“ (399 Euros), a turbo-look skirts set (349 Euros), a rear apron and a matching grid designs air inlets.

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ABT Sportsline Audi Q5

August 23, 2008

ABT Sportsline, car tuner from Germany, has released its upgrade program for the new Audi Q5 crossover.

The appearance upgrade features new front skirt and rear skirt with integrated underride protection, new front grille, fender extension and door strips, new rear wing, 4-pipe-rear muffler and 20-inch BR or AR wheel rims.

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2011 Chevrolet Cruze

August 23, 2008

General Motors Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Rick Wagoner has announced that the company will invest more than $500 million in the US to build the new 2011 Chevrolet Cruze, an all-new global compact car. The Cruze will be built at GM’s Lordstown, Ohio plant.

The Chevrolet Cruze will be officially unveiled at the 2008 Paris Motor Show in October and will be available in two petrol and one diesel engine variants. The 1.6-liter 16-valve petrol engine could produce 112 hp (82 kW) while the 1.8-liter petrol engine produces 140 hp (103 kW) and both will feature variable valve timing (VVT) on both inlet and exhaust sides for better fuel economy and lower emissions.

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August 21, 2008

CARACTERE has released its latest styling package for the 2008 Audi A4 Avant which consists of a new front bumper, a new rear spoiler with or without exhaust tips, a new side skirts and a roof spoiler.

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