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2011 BMW 5-Series Sedan M-Sport Package Photos Leaked

While we wait patiently for the introduction of the BMW M5, BMW is going to release the M-Sport version of the new 5-Series and here are the first official photos thanks to 5post. The M-Sport package adds an M-Sport front bumper, rear diffuser, sideskirts, dark chrome tail pipes and the choice between 18" double spoke 350M wheels or the 19"...

The Last Chrysler PT Cruiser will be Produced on July 9

The once popular, but now forgotten Chrysler PT Cruiser is set to officially end production next month. According to the Detroit Free Press, after 10 years of production, the final PT Cruisers will roll off the line on July 9th. In 10 years, Chrysler sold more than 1.3 million PT Cruisers and initially it was the best-selling Chrysler-brand vehicle,...

Next-Gen Corvette to Get 440-Hp 5.5L Small-Block V8

According to sources inside General Motors, the next generation C7 Corvette is going to be powered by GM's next-gen small-block V8. GM has announced plans to invest $890 million to develop and produce the new V8. GM has stated that the new small-block V8s will feature aluminum blocks and heads and direct-injection. Sources are claiming that the engine in the...

Tesla Raises More than $226 Million from IPO with Shares at $17

Tesla Motors will begin offering shares to the public for the first time ever today. Although the company has lost $260.7 million since its birth, investors remain optimistic about electric car company. Tesla Motors will start trading today on Nasdaq under the symbol TSLA with shares priced at $17 bucks, which is more than the initial $14 to $16 range....

2011 Dodge Challenger SRT-8 to Put out 480-HP?

According to the guys over at Allpar, Chrysler has quite a few things in store for the 2011 Dodge Challenger. Overall the styling of the 2011 Challenger will look almost identical to the current model with the exception of a revised lower opening in the front bumper, new door handles and the deletion of the Ram emblem. Under the hood...

Mini Refreshes the 2011 Cooper Lineup

The current Mini models are in their second generation and although they've only been on the market for a few years, Mini has decided to give the family a refresh. Out front the Mini, Mini Clubman and Mini Convertible get a new front bumper for the 2011 model year. The new front bumper also meets increasingly stringent pedestrian protection...

2011 Aston Martin DB9 Gets a Very Minor Refresh

Aston Martin has unveiled a refreshed DB9 for the 2011 model year. Although its been around for seven years now, it hardly looks its age. The front of the DB9 gets a new front bumper with a re-shaped lower intake and a new bright finish grille. Other changes include 20-spoke alloy wheels, clear rear taillights and inside there is...

2011 Honda Accord Gets a Facelift and Improved Fuel Economy Numbers

Honda has unveiled the changes to the 2011 Accord sedan and coupe. The bulk of the changes include new front fascias that are more aerodynamic and improvements to the powertrain to improve the Accord's fuel economy numbers. "For 2011, the Accord evolves again with sharpened styling inside and out, fuel economy gains and a broader application of popular features,"...

2011 Honda CR-Z Starts at $19,200 and Gets up to 39 MPG

Honda has announced the pricing for its newest hybrid, the CR-Z. The 2011 CR-Z will begin showing up in showrooms in August with a starting price of $19,200 plus $750 for the destination and handling charge. The CR-Z EX starts at $20,760 and if you want the EX with navigation and the CVT it will start at $23,210. The CR-Z...

Next Saab 9-3 to Debut in 2012

Saab is said to be hard at work on a replacement for the aged 9-3. According to Autocar the next 9-3 will launch in 2012 as the Saab 93 and will mark the reintroduction of a hatchback version like the original 900. The next Saab 93 is expected to rival the Audi A3 and will come in sedan, hatchback,...

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