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2012 Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 Finally Official

After several photo leaks and much speculation, the Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 has been officially unveiled in Geneva. The Aventador is powered by a 690 horsepower 6.5L V12 that is mated to the new ISR (Independent Shifting Rod) transmission. All of that power is put to the ground via Lamborghini's Haldex 4-wheel drive system. It reaches 0-62 mph in 2.9 seconds...

VW Bulli Concept is New Take on the Microbus

The original VW bus debuted 60 years ago in 1950. In Germany it was known as the Bulli, but here in the US it was called the Microbus. Years later in 2001, VW took the wraps off the Microbus concept, which excited everyone just as much as the New Beetle in the 90's. Unfortunately VW's management killed any plans...

Ford B-Max Debuts in Geneva

Ford has officially unveiled the new B-Max minivan that rides on the same platform as the Fiesta. The very compact B-Max features styling that is similar to the larger C-Max, but features a unique design that deletes the traditional B-pillar. Instead the B-pillar is integrated into the front and twin rear sliding doors. The B-Max is 4.3 inches longer...

MTM Audi R8 Unveiled with 777 Horsepower

MTM plans on unveiling their latest version of the Audi R8 V10 Biturbo at the Geneva Motor Show this week. The MTM Audi R8 Biturbo puts out a massive 777 horsepower and 655 lb-ft. of torque from its twin-turbocharged V10. It reaches 0-62 mph in 3.0 seconds and has a top speed of 218 mph. In addition to the MTM...

Xenatec Maybach Cruiserio Coupe Unveiled Ahead of Geneva Debut

Xenatec is going to debut the Cruiserio Coupe at the Geneva Motor Show this week. The large coupe is based on the Maybach 57 S and was designed by Xenatec designer Fredrik Burchhardt. The exterior of the coupe is two-tone matte finish that has been applied by hand in several layers to create a shimmering brass tone. The interior...

2012 Ford Focus Officially Rated at 40 MPG on the Highway

Ford has announced that the 2012 Focus has been officially rated at 40 mpg on the highway. That's great news for Ford and Ford fans, since the 2012 Focus is among the top of its class now. It's great news that the Focus gets 40 mpg, but just like the 2012 Civic, not every model is able to achieve...

Geneva 11' Preview: Fiat 500 by Gucci…the Ultimate Accessory

Fiat and Gucci have come together to create a very special Fiat 500. The new Fiat 500 by Gucci is going to debut at the Geneva Motor Show next week. The special edition Fiat 500 was created to celebrate the 90th anniversary of Gucci. Gucci Creative Director Frida Giannini stated, "In the 50s, the Fiat 500 created a style revolution...

Project Kahn is Working on a Modified Aston Martin Cygnet

Still scratching your head wondering why Aston Martin decided to rebadge the Toyota iQ minicar, to create the Aston Martin Cygnet? Most of us are... But it looks like Project Kahn is currently working on a modification kit for the mini Aston Martin. Project Kahn has released a single photo of a modified Cygnet. Project Kahn is in the middle...

Geneva 11' Preview: Alpina B5 BiTurbo Touring…The Closest We'll Get to an M5 Wagon

We're still waiting for BMW to officially unveil the next M5, but in the meantime the guys over at Alpina have created the B5 BiTurbo Touring, which is based on the new 5 Series Touring. The Alpina B5 Touring is powered by the same 4.4L V8 as the sedan, but in the B5 Touring the engine puts out 507...

Geneva 11' Preview: 2012 Saab 9-5 SportCombi is a Stylish Wagon

Saab has released more photos of the 9-5 SportCombi ahead of its debut in Geneva next week. The 9-5 SportCombi is pretty much the same as the 9-5 sedan with a more versatile rear. This means it will likely have the same four and six-cylinder turbo engines. Saab's XWD all-wheel-drive system will also be available. Sales are expected to...

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