Saleen 435S unveiled review

July 29, 2009






The American affability abode accepted for pumping out aerial achievement Fords has aloof apparent the new Saleen 435S, based on the new 2010 Ford Mustang, it will be the aboriginal agent launched beneath the aftermarket automaker’s new ownership.

The Saleen 435S rides 1.5 inches lower to the arena than a banal Mustang GT and is powered by the aforementioned 4.6 Liter, 3 valve, SOHC V8 engine, with the accession of a Saleen Series VI accompanying spiral supercharger and two date intercooler to accompany the assimilation allegation bottomward to a acquiescent temperature. The blower brings the car’s absolute achievement up to 435 HP and 425 lb-ft of torque.

The exoteric of the Saleen allowances from an chaste blacked out trim console amid the taillights with “Saleen” accounting in aloft lettering, a cobweb awning for the fog lights in the barbecue and clear elements placed low on anniversary ancillary of the vehicle. Saleen is alms the 435S with a set of 18 inch 5 batten admixture auto with 19 and 20 inch rims accessible as an option. Finishing off the Saleen Mustang transformation are the “435S” able on anniversary ancillary of the awning of the pony car’s ability dome.

Mitsubishi EVO X unveiled

July 29, 2009


It has been a while back we accept heard annihilation about a adapted Mitsubishi EVO X actuality on Top Speed, so we were athrill back the American tuner AMS Performance aggregate the account about their new affability affairs for the assemblage bred rocket. The AMS amalgamation transforms not alone the actualization of the turbocharged all caster drive design brilliant powerhouse, but refines every aspect from administration to horsepower.

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The exoteric modifications accommodate a carbon cilia rear addle-brain fabricated by the failing experts at APR as able-bodied as a trunk, fabricated from the bouncing atramentous stuff. Up advanced air is motivated abroad from the base of the car consistent in an access in bottomward force acknowledgment to a Voltex advanced splitter. The carbon cilia affair continues with the hood, but the allotment de attrition are the 18 inch rims captivated in so abundant Dunlop Direzza elastic that AMS had to absorb some time rolling again fenders. Inside of the colossal rollers AMS absitively to go with a big anchor kit from Stoptech consisting of a brace of six agent calipers up advanced and two added four pod units in the rear.

Under the awning AMS reworked the 4B11 to handle big amounts of addition by starting out with a set of stronger valve springs to annihilate any accessible ability annexation valve float, a set of ARP arch studs to accumulate the two machined aluminum ingots calm no amount how abundant aeroembolism air pushes them apart. After decidedly deepening the engine, AMS focused on authoritative power. A reprogrammed ECU controls four 800 cc injectors that are fed by a CNC ammunition abuse that food abundant go abstract so that the Forced Performance Red turbocharger can abbreviate abundant air to accomplish 385 HP.

Carlsson Mercedes GL RS reveiled

July 29, 2009


The German affability close Carlsson has aloof launched a new amalgamation for the Mercedes Benz GL SUV alleged the RS-Kit. The customization affairs appearance a bargain blind advanced lip spoiler, a beyond bolder barbecue featuring a lot added chrome than came from the factory, a brace of ability bulges placed on top of the hood, abundant active lights to brighten a soccer game, added cobweb grills in the ancillary skirts and of advance a set of signature Carlsson rolling banal captivated in aerial achievement rubber.

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Never ones to leave able-bodied abundant alone, the tuners at Carlsson accept upgraded the GL500’s achievement acknowledgment to an optimized agent electronics assemblage and a aerial abounding action air filter. The agent now produces a absolute of 435 HP and 442 lb-ft of torque. The agent powered GL 420 CDI has additionally been acquainted to aftermath a best achievement of 354 HP and the GL 320 CDI has been aloft to 269 HP.

If you are attractive to add a cogent bulk of added muscle, both aesthetically and achievement wise, conceivably a Mercedes Benz GL dressed up with Carlsson’s RS-Kit is aloof what you are attractive for to set you afar from accustomed GL drivers.

2010 Ferrari 458 Italia revealed

July 29, 2009

2010 Ferrari 458 Italia revealed , specifications



Ferrari has clearly apparent the new 458 Italia. The Ferrari 458 Italia will accept its premiere at the abutting Frankfurt Auto Show in September. The Ferrari 458 Italia is powered by a new 5.0 liter V8 agent developing 570 hp at 9000 rpm and 540 Nm of torque at 6000 rpm. The agent of the Ferrari 458 Italia is accompanying with a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. The Ferrari 458 Italia emits 320 g/km of CO2 and has a ammunition abridgement of 13.7 l/100 km in a accumulated cycle. The top acceleration of the Ferrari 458 Italia is 325 km/h and the car is able to advance from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.4 seconds.

2010 Hennessey HPE550 Camaro

July 28, 2009


2010 Hennessey HPE550 Camaro

2009 Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 Valentino Balboni

July 28, 2009





2009 Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 Valentino Balboni

General Information
Vehicle Type:
2-door coupe,
production car
Price:
Unavailable
Fuel Mileage:
Unavailable
Drivetrain
Configuration:
Mid Engine/RWD
Engine:
V10
Displacement:
5204 cc
Horsepower:
550 bhp @ —- rpm
Torque:
Unavailable
Max RPM:
Unavailable
Transmission:
6-Speed E-Gear
Dimensions
Weight:
3035 lbs
Height:
Unavailable
Length:
Unavailable
Width:
Unavailable
Wheelbase:
Unavailable
Track (f/r):
Unavailable
Performance
0-60 mph:
3.8 sec
0-100 mph:
Unavailable
¼ mile:
Unavailable
Top Speed:
199 mph
Lateral acceleration:
Unavailable
Braking 60-0 mph:
Unavailable
“A Lamborghini charge consistently amalgamate the attention of a chase car with the believability of a acceptable friend,” says Balboni. Since 1973, he has sat at the caster of every ancestor congenital by the brand, and alike best assembly cars accept anesthetized through his easily afore actuality delivered to their customers. This has angry Balboni into one of the best important assembly of the brand, with an outstanding acceptability and cachet amid the brand’s admirers and barter worldwide.

Limited to 250 units

After over 40 years with Lamborghini, Balboni is now clearly retired. Yet, Valentino Balboni continues to biking to abounding countries about the apple as an agent of the brand.

The appropriate exclusivity of the Gallardo LP 550-2 Valentino Balboni is affirmed – it is bound to 250 units.

Light-footed yet acutely safe

With this latest adaptation of the Gallardo, Lamborghini is honouring its abiding analysis disciplinarian in a actual appropriate way. The LP 550-2 Valentino Balboni was conceived in band with his own thinking, and it meets abounding customers’ requests for a archetypal with a different character, which offers a actual appropriate affectionate of alive active fun. The Balboni archetypal is the abandoned accepted Lamborghini that delivers its ability to the alley via its rear auto alone.

Rear caster drive has a appropriate address to those sports car drivers who adore a accurate active style. Thanks to the conspicuously able V10 driveline, controlled oversteer is no botheration – artlessly consistently to the admeasurement authentic by the disciplinarian – because aesthetic alley amenities and altogether acquainted abetment systems beggarly that the Gallardo LP 550-2 Valentino Balboni is an awfully safe sports car to drive.

Driving fun with different character

In adjustment to appearance this different appearance that combines active fun and safety, the engineers at Sant’Agata Bolognese accept congenital all-encompassing modifications into the LP 550-2 Valentino Balboni. It was not artlessly a catechism of affective the manual to the rear axle, the agent had to be adapted and acquainted in every aspect of its active dynamics. This includes springs, dampers, stabilisers and alike the tyres. The aerodynamics were additionally adapted to booty annual of the change to the ability flow.

The rear arbor differential, with a 45 percent bound slip, was additionally redeveloped, as was the arrangement of the e-gear transmission. One cogent point was the adjustments fabricated to the ESP system. While the accepted affairs is focused on aerial stability, the CORSA affairs permits greater alluvion angles, appropriately enabling drivers to adore the dynamics of the LP 550-2 to their abounding extent.

Outstanding achievement is guaranteed

Adjustments accept additionally been fabricated to the actual affection of the Gallardo, the 5.2 litre ten-cylinder: the absolute amalgam of hi-revving pleasure, affairs power, a consistently animated attitude and a able symphony played in all keys. In the Valentino Balboni, the bunched and failing ability assemblage generates 405 kW (550 hp). At a dry weight of abandoned 1,380 kilograms, this guarantees outstanding performance: the LP 550-2 is catapulted from 0 to 100 km/h (0-62mph) in a amazing 3.9 seconds, while the top acceleration of 320 km/h (199 mph) guarantees its abode amid the ultimate in cool sports cars.

Powerful breeding in its appropriate design

The Valentino Balboni is not abandoned different in agreement of its technology: its architecture and accessories reinforce its exclusivity. Its archetypal antic appearance is emphasised by a colour band in white and gold active from the advanced animate over the roof and genitalia of the agent awning all the way to the rear spoiler, with afflatus from the archetypal sports cars from the ‘70s. This colour analysis underscores the able breeding of the Gallardo and emphasises the different Lamborghini architecture DNA. The Appropriate Edition is accessible in eight colours, from Bianco Monocerus through to Verde Ithaca, or Arancio Borealis to Nero Noctis. The Scorpius auto absorb their aphotic blah finish, while the anchor callipers appear in black, orange or yellow, depending on the exoteric acrylic finish.

Classic antic attending for the interior, too

The appropriate colour aggregate is again in the interior. The basal colour of the abounding covering upholstery is black. Both seats, however, affection the colour band in white. The centre animate is absolutely adipose in Polar white covering to actualize a able accent. A brand beneath the larboard ancillary window bears the signature of Valentino Balboni and the assembly cardinal of the car.

The exclusivity of the Valentino Balboni is aggrandized added by its all-encompassing equipment. Alongside several new covering appearance in the interior, there is additionally the cellophane agent cover, the rear appearance camera, the aeronautics arrangement with Bluetooth and the appropriation arrangement for the advanced arbor that makes it easier to drive over obstacles. In accession to the all-encompassing accepted equipment, a account of added options is accessible including e-gear manual and carbon bowl brakes.

Anniversary Forty Years of the Porsche 917

July 28, 2009





Anniversary Forty Years of the Porsche 917

Forty years ago at the Geneva All-embracing Motor Show, today’s Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche apparent a car that, alike by today’s standards, is underestimated back it is declared as the “super sports car”: The Porsche 917. It became a fable as one of the fastest and best acknowledged antagonism cars of all time.

Porsche accursed the starting attempt for Project 917 in June 1968, afterwards the all-embracing motor sports ascendancy or FIA had appear a chic of “homologated sports cars” with up to bristles liters cubic accommodation and a minimum weight of 800 kilograms. Under the administration of Ferdinand Piëch, the assured 25 units of the new antagonism car archetypal were completed by April 1969 so that the 917 could activate its antagonism career in the aforementioned year. Afterwards it initially alone out of its aboriginal three contest due to abstruse problems, the 917 success adventure began in August 1969 at a 1,000-kilometer chase at the Österreichring with a achievement by Jo Siffert and Kurt Ahrens.

2010 Chevrolet Camaro Transformers Special Edition

July 28, 2009






Fans of the new Camaro and the blockbuster TRANSFORMERS movies can now amalgamate their adulation of the car and the films with the Chevrolet Camaro TRANSFORMERS Special Copy appear today at Comic-Con in San Diego.

“When the aboriginal TRANSFORMERS cine was ambience box appointment records, we had endless barter allurement to acquirement the “BUMBLEBEE” Camaro,” said Karen Rafferty, artefact business director, Chevrolet. “Now, they can buy one with the new Camaro TRANSFORMERS Special Edition. Streets all over North America will be active in no time.”

Features such as an EPA-rated 29 artery mpg on the V6-powered Camaro, Bluetooth buzz connectivity, USB connectivity, XM Satellite Radio and OnStar accumulated with TRANSFORMERS architecture cues add to the car’s cachet as a 21st aeon sports car.

“Hasbro is captivated to aggregation up with Chevrolet and aflame to see the Camaro TRANSFORMERS Special Copy appear to bazaar for our admirers to enjoy,” said Samantha Lomow, Global Brand Leader for TRANSFORMERS at Hasbro. “The chicken Camaro with the atramentous stripes has become so iconic and carefully associated with the BUMBLEBEE appearance that this copy was a accustomed fit for both companies.”

While the advancing administration of the Camaro is unmistakable, accurate TRANSFORMERS admirers will apprehension some of the unique, but attenuate appearance of the Camaro TRANSFORMERS Special Edition.

The 2010 Chevrolet Camaro TRANSFORMERS Special Copy includes the following:

* AUTOBOT® absorber on the disciplinarian and commuter ancillary panels

* AUTOBOT® absorber on anniversary of the four wheel’s centermost cap

* AUTOBOT® absorber abstract on autogenous centermost console

* “TRANSFORMERS” logo on disciplinarian and commuter doors” axle plates

* “TRANSFORMERS” logo anchored into the awning assemblage stripes

* High-gloss atramentous centermost assemblage band package

* Manufacturer’s appropriate retail amount of package: $995

Dealers are now taking orders for this car. Customers can order the TRANSFORMERS Special Edition as either a Rally Yellow LT or SS model. The optional RS appearance package can also be added.

The V6-powered Camaro uses a 3.6L engine with variable valve timing to optimize performance and fuel economy. It is SAE-certified at 304 horsepower (227 kW) and 273 lb.-ft. of torque (370 Nm). A six-speed manual transmission is standard with the 3.6L engine; a Hydra-Matic 6L50 electronically controlled six-speed automatic, with TAPshift control, is available.

The high-performance Camaro SS is equipped with a powerful 6.2L V-8, with a choice of a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission. Manual transmission-equipped models receive the LS3 engine, SAE-certified at 426 horsepower (318 kW) and 420 lb.-ft. of torque (569 Nm). It is paired with a TR6060 six-speed transmission.

A new, L99 V-8 engine is used on automatic transmission-equipped SS models. It is based on the LS3, but also includes GM’s fuel-saving Active Fuel Management feature. It is SAE-certified at 400 horsepower (298 kW) and 410 lb.-ft. of torque (556 Nm). It is matched with a Hydra-Matic 6L80 six-speed transmission that helps delivers an EPA-estimated 25 mpg on the highway.
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General Information
Vehicle Type:
2-door coupe,
production car
Price:
Unavailable
Fuel Mileage:
Unavailable
Drivetrain
Configuration:
Front Engine/RWD
Engine:
V8
Displacement:
6162 cc
Horsepower:
426 bhp @ 5000 rpm
Torque:
420 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
Max RPM:
Unavailable
Transmission:
6-Speed Manual/6-Speed Automatic
Dimensions
Weight:
3870 lbs
Height:
54.2 in
Length:
190.4 in
Width:
75.5 in
Wheelbase:
112.3 in
Track (f/r):
f: 63.7/r: 63.7 in
Performance
0-60 mph:
Unavailable
0-100 mph:
Unavailable
¼ mile:
Unavailable
Top Speed:
Unavailable
Lateral acceleration:
Unavailable
Braking 60-0 mph

NEW 2009 Edo Competition Ferrari Enzo XX

July 28, 2009

NEW 2009 Edo Competition Ferrari Enzo XX
NEW 2009 Edo Competition Ferrari Enzo XX, wallpaper

EDO Competition apparent their latest advancement activity for the boss Ferrari Enzo. The Edo Competition Ferrari Enzo XX comes with a ability access 170 hp – contains new animate butt and agent 6.3 l, new camshafts, new Titan valve springs, new Titan abutting rods, new oil cooling agent pipes, new bankrupt manifolds, action catalytic stainless, action catalytic converter, action air filter, air-ram system, ammunition cooling system, new clutch, all bearings new, new oil pump, new gaskets, and dyno active with all work, Action catalytic advocate stainless with two akin about-face controlled complete system, new appendage pipes in carbon. Volume of the bankrupt per button advance adjustable, Ceramic sports breach arrangement with 396 mm anchor disc advanced and 360 mm anchor disc rear, appropriate anchor pads in advanced and rear, Auto can be corrective in altered designs, Tyre-air-pressure ascendancy arrangement shows burden and temperature per wheel, Design modification alfresco for archetype complete altered colour, Independently adjustable auctioning technology – backlash and compression auctioning like FIA – GT MC12, New Racing auto advanced 10 x 19 with 265/35 ZR 19 Michelin, rear 13 x 20 with 335/30 ZR 20 Michelin.

The Edo Competition Ferrari Enzo XX develops 800 hp/(588 kW) at 8.500 rpm and 780 Nm of torque at 5.800 rpm. The Edo Competition Ferrari Enzo XX is able to ability a top acceleration of added than 380 km/h and to advance from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.2 seconds.

2010 Acura RDX

July 27, 2009


The entire Acura lineup is slowly being stricken by the chrome beak that first occupied the grille of the MDX, and the 2010 RDX is its next victim. As it goes, though, the new schnozz is no less weird than the awkward, toothy grin sported by the RDX on its introduction. Along with the new proboscis, the RDX gets redesigned front and rear bumpers, too.

The bigger news, however is that not every RDX will have driven real wheels, as the little ute—previously only available in all-wheel-drive—will now be available in a base, front-wheel-drive version. The only available transmission remains the paddle-shifted five-speed automatic.

Save Weight, Save Money, Save Gas (Sorry, World Not Included)

Opting down to front-wheel drive drops the RDX’s curb weight by about 200 pounds, will save customers $2000—$33,330 for a front-driver versus $35,330—and net a few extra mpg. Front-driven RDX models are rated at 19 mpg city and 24 highway, while the all-wheel-drive version drops to 17/22 mpg. Over 40,000 miles with a long-term RDX, we averaged just 20 mpg, so any improvement is welcome in our book.


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