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Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 – A $370,000 Supercar

Wednesday February 16th, 2011 at 4:22 PM
Posted by: aquadog

2012 Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4Post updated with video, 2/18/2011

Lamborghini will announce the flagship 2012 Aventador LP700-4 at the Geneva Motor Show, a $370,000 supercar that will replace the Murciélago model. Lamborghini has filed for a trademark in the U.S. for the name “Lamborghini Aventador” and it will feature a 6.5-liter V12, 700-horsepower engine, 509 lb-ft of torque, a single-clutch transmission, carbon-fiber monocoque build to reduce weight and fuel consumption, a top speed of 217 mph, and a 0-60 mph time of 2.9 seconds. The Aventador also has similar styling to the Lamborghini Reventon and features large air intakes behind the  doors.

Lamborghini is said to already be taking orders for the new Aventador LP700-4 where production has already begun in Italy. We may see the Aventador in showrooms by Q2.

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2012 McLaren MP4-12C Specs and Pricing Released

Tuesday February 15th, 2011 at 1:22 PM
Posted by: aquadog

2012 McLaren MP4-12CMcLaren has started production at its factory in England of their 2012 MP4-12C sports car and have recently released its performance specs. The McLaren MP4-12C features a twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter V8, 592-horsepower engine, 443 lb-ft of torque, a seven-speed sequential gearbox, an acceleration speed of 0-60 in less than 3.3 seconds (optional Corsa tires reduce the 0-60 time to less than 3.1 seconds), a top speed of 205 mph, and a braking distance of 62-0 mph in 100 feet. The McLaren MP4-12C will also be built with lightweight materials like carbon fiber and aluminum, giving it a curb weight (without fuel and fluids) of 2,866 lbs. The U.S. fuel economy testing is not yet complete, but is estimated to get 20 mpg combined city/highway driving in Europe.

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Paris Motor Show News: Ferrari 599 Roadster Goes Topless

Friday September 24th, 2010 at 10:99 AM
Posted by: Derek

Ferrari 599 SA ApertaThe Ferrari SA Aperta will be unveiled formally at the 2010 Paris Motor Show on September 30, where the full spec will be announced.

During the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in California earlier last month, Ferrari held a very private event for customers to show them the 599 Roadster.

Ferrari’s North American head Marco Mattiachi hand-picked potential buyers to come down and check out the new model and made them sign non-disclosure agreements. Those who were invited had to leave their cell phones and digital camera at the door before they could be in the presence of the Ferrari 599 Roadster.

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Little Tikes Cozy Coupe Review – America's Best Selling Car

Friday July 24th, 2009 at 8:77 AM
Posted by: Kurt Gensheimer

By Kurt Gensheimer

Blings:

  • Infinite MPG
  • Makes a Prius look like a gross polluter
  • $50 MSRP
  • Higher quality plastics than a Chrysler

Dings:

  • Some assembly required
  • Disconnected steering
  • Zero headroom
  • No cupholders

Ruling: The perfect car for those who can’t qualify for a loan, are looking to downsize, or who are crack contortionists.

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Top Gear’s Best Supercars of 2008

Tuesday December 30th, 2008 at 7:1212 AM
Posted by: goofshow

Aston Martin One-77Top Gear, everyone’s favorite den of auto gadgetry (other than this site of course) has announced their top list of the best supercars of 2008. Yes SUPERcars—cars that go behind the mere mortal cars that we peasants drive, to become, well, super. Their favs include insanely fast and expensive vehicles that are not just all flash, but also all muscle. Here’re a few from the past 12 months that stood head and shoulders above all others:

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