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Over 1 Million Lexus Hybrid Cars Sold Worldwide!

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Lexus announced that the company sold over 1 million hybrid vehicles since the world’s first luxury hybrid vehicle, the RX 400h, went on sale in April 2005. It’s quite a welcome piece of news in today’s world of eco-friendly oriented living, giving the human civilization more things to rejoice about as well. It also marks a sign of coming times. The sales of hybrids and electricity powered vehicles is steadily in a growth cycle lately. As of the end of March, Lexus has sold approximately 1,000,600 hybrid vehicles in 11 years. To commemorate this milestone, a new NX 300h was delivered to a Lexus customer

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The 2017 Nissan GT-R Is Fast, Dynamic And Gorgeous

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Nissan unveiled the 2017 Nissan GT-R at the New York International Auto Show today, giving the darling of the car world a thorough makeover inside and out overall. Some major driving performance enhancements and key new features, also come part of the newly refreshed model, perfectly accentuating what is he most significant change to Nissan’s flagship super sports car since it was introduced. “As the icon of Nissan’s driving performance, the GT-R continues to evolve. With the signature V-motion grille, the GT-R now possesses the latest Nissan design language. Its exceptional aerodynamic performance and upgraded interior have given the GT-R a more mature character, which

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Porsche 991 Turbo Gets Updated With Vorsteiner Parts

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Catering to the utmost demanding high-performance applications, the Vorsteiner V-RT Aero Program is a perfect choice for owners demanding the best in both style & performance. The VR-T Aero Program yields better downforce, improved visuals and offers a lightweight addition for your 911 Turbo. The perfect aftermarket solution. Thanks to the utilization of Vorsteiner’s Autoclaved Pre-Preg Carbon Fiber structure, their are afforded with superior stiffness and aerospace strength & durability compared to traditional hand laid carbon fiber composites. A perfect selection for a high-performance vehicle like this. The V-RT Aero Program consists of a Front Bumper, Rear Bumper, Adjustable Race Aero Rear Wing, Vented Front Fenders. Furthermore,

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A Tesla Model S P85 Gets Vorsteiner Wheels Installed

A Tesla Model S P85 Gets Vorsteiner Wheels

Vorsteiner just released the latest build featuring their wheel line. A Tesla Model S P85 was wrapped up with a set of Vorsteiner V-FF 102 Flow Forged wheels. The company doing the work on this electric luxury sedan is Baan Velgen and they’ve ensured the fitment, finish and installation is on point. A Vorsteiner Flow Forged wheel can be attractive and lightweight because it uses equal raw materials and manufacturing equipment, however, design strength is another objective on its own. We thoroughly study each individual shape and arrangement to ensure our unique architecture has the longevity to outlast the most severe conditions. This yields the

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Tesla Model S Comes Equipped With Autopilot Capabilities

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Starting today, Tesla Model S comes equipped with the Tesla Version 7 software. It brings Autopilot capabilities to every Model S out there. The latest upgrade to the car’s software allows the Model S to use its unique combination of cameras, radar, ultrasonic sensor and other technological gadgets to use on the highway, change lanes, and adjust speed in response to traffic. Once you’ve arrived at your destination, Model S scans for a parking space and parallel parks on your command. Quite a safety upgrade. For example, switching lanes is now done with a simple turn of the turn signals and the vehicle will take

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Volvo Cars unveils global electrification strategy

Volvo Cars' vision of an electric future

After much controversy among car makers in the last few months, we are seeing several car makers turning to their electric futures. One of them is among the most respected and appreciated car makers out there. We are talking about Volvo Cars and their newly released electrification strategy. Volvo Cars just announced one of the automotive industry’s most comprehensive electrification strategies in which plug-in hybrids will be introduced across its entire range. It will develop an entirely new range of electrified smaller cars and build a fully electric car for sale by 2019. As part of this new strategy, the Swedish car company said it

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BMW M2 Revealed, Comes With 370 Horsepower Engine

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Coming from a long line of impressive compact high-performance sports cars, the BMW M2 continues with said philosophy in a great way. Drawing its heritage from the likes of the BMW 2002 Turbo and BMW E46 M3, it posses the technology, performance and looks to continue the lineage. It is also one of the most highly coveted sports cars arriving in the market in recent years. From the beefed up design, impressive looking exterior to great performance numbers, this truly is one of the most appealing vehicles available on the market today. Characteristic M design A single glance is all it takes to pick the

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Ferrari Set For IPO, Creates Epic Ticker Symbol

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Ferrari will have its IPO (Initial Public Offer) in a few month’s time. The company is said to have its debut on the New York Stock Exchange with a $10 billion valuation. Ferrari will only provide 10% of its company share value through this IPO to attract investors. Ferrari is vaunting around $1 billion they wish to collect through stock sales, adding a substantial amount of liquid capital to their company operations. Its parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobile (FCAM) said Monday it plans to set a price of $48 to $52 per Ferrari share, making it one of the more appealing IPO’s set in recent years.

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The 2015 Lancer Evolution Final Edition Is A Bid Farewell To One Particularly Great Car

2015 Lancer Evolution Final Edition

Earlier today, Mitsubishi Motors Of North American announced the details of the limited-production 2015 Lancer Evolution Final Edition. A great way to bid farewell to one of the most important, recognizable and impacting models in history. For many this was the car that redefined the four-door sports car genre, creating unbelievable hype and ensuring teenage boys and their grown up counterparts had something to wish for – for decades. The Lancer Evolution has seen ten generation. Each with its own appeal and allure that created plenty of sales and income for the Japanese car maker. Sadly, it’s being retired. To send it off in style,

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BMW statement concerning the current discussion of diesel engines

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Volkswagen has been caught with their fingers in the cookie jar a few days ago. They cheated on diesel emission tests and created a solution which allows their models to achieve smaller emission levels. This allowed their diesel engine powered models to provide a better eco-friendly emission level, adding to their popularity in United State. While this situation was reported by both us and seemingly thousands of other websites, a small, rather worrying report for BMW came out a few days ago as well. According to a report by Auto Bild, the somewhat similar situation happened with a few BMW models, namely the BMW X3.

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The 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera Launched at IAA Frankfurt

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With its world premiere headed for the IAA Frankfurt, the refreshed seventh generation Porsche 911 Carrera (991 series) should represent an epic showcase of efficiency, technological advancement, engine development and design curation. Innovative flat-six engines derived from four decades of turbocharging should allow the new Porsche ‘991’ Carrera to be the most powerful 911s ever released, but also to provide breathtaking yet fuel efficient performance (because you cannot sell a car in Europe unless you bang on the green drum), wrapped up in daily driving machines catered to the most demanding ownership base as well. 991 refresh brings a 911 Carrera will receive many new advancements. For example,

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$132,000 Tesla Model X arrives September 29th, 2015

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After years of waiting, Tesla Motors, Inc. finally released the online configurator for the Tesla Model X. It only features a Model X Signature Edition for now, allowing you to fully spec out the Model X Signature starting from $132,000 and going way, way up to as much as $143,750. For example, the “Ludicrous Mode” speed upgrade will cost an extra $10,000 on top of the base MSRP of the vehicle. With a 90kWh battery pack the Tesla Model X will have an estmiated (EPA) range of 240 miles. It will sprint from 0-60mph (0-100kph) in 3.8 seconds and reach a top speed of 155mph (250kph). With the

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New KW Suspension Solution For A Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG

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Recently released Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG offers 476 hp at the rear axle, the C63 S AMG mobilizes even 510 hp, powering the rear wheels. With this amount of power, for some owners, the handling aspect of such vehicles needs to be further upgraded and ready for track use. Finally available, the KW coilover suspension Variant 3 made of stainless steel is available for the sporty AMG four-door model. Completely adjustable in compression and damping, allowing the vehicle to be lowered up to to 35 mm, while giving the C63 S AMG and C63 AMG a significant increase in driving dynamics. The adaptive KW DDC plug&play

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Nissan GTR With Vorsteiner V-FF 103 Wheels In Mystic Black

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A Nissan GTR – what some consider the best affordable supercar you can buy today. With the Nissan GTR becoming a highly popular vehicle, the number of these rolling around everywhere has increased substantially overall. This means that many owners would like to differentiate themselves from the rest of the ownership base. Cue the aftermarket wheel companies, adding perfection to an already amazing vehicle. This Nissan GTR comes equipped with a set of Vorsteiner V-FF 103 wheels. A contemporary design, featuring thin spokes and a gorgeous layout, they are of a monoblock construction and rather lightweight too. Wheels installed here come in sizes of 20×10

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Airbnb Teams Up With Tesla Motors

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Airbnb and Tesla are bringing charging stations to select homes across the globe, starting with the California coast. This marks the next step for utilization of Tesla vehicles, allowing their owners to perfectly cater to the electric car ownership base through additions of chargers in their homes. This thus allows owners to plan their trips and charge their vehicles, just as same as wanting WiFi or a washing machine in their host’s house and accommodations this way. For many, this will be the next step in eco-friendly traveling and motoring, specially when the service catches on in for example European destinations. While the service is

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Official Media Gallery For The ALPINA D3 Biturbo

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If you want the best what BMW can offer, drivers would typically go for the M Series product. However, just like Mercedes has Brabus, BMW has a crazy tuner known as ALPINA. They sell their own cars based on BMW cars, with numerous changes when compared to the regular beemer. We received details and a media gallery for the new ALPINA D3 Biturbo, bringing efficient performance and luxury to the sedan segment. The 3-litre straight-six diesel engine with two Turbochargers (Bi-Turbo) produces 257 kW (350 hp) and 700 Nm torque and delivers impressive performance in the compact, agile body of the multi-award winning BMW 3 Series. Alongside the

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Hyundai Revealed The “Vision G” Concept Coupe

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Revealed to a group of select media by Hyundai Motor America at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, their “Vision G” Concept Coupe is another glimpse into the future of motoring by the car maker. Hyundai names it a look into its family of future premium products that promise luxury, performance and style while comprehending the core value of Hyundai as a company. “The concept was designed with coordinated input from Hyundai design studios around the world, but was led by our team here in the U.S.,” said Peter Schreyer, Hyundai’s president and chief design officer. “The design is our interpretation of the idea

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McLaren Special Operations Returns To Pebble Beach With A Unique 570S

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For yours ago, McLaren Special Operations (MSO) was launched, where this anniversary will be marked by their return to the manicured lawns of the USA’s famous Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance later this month with a selection of distinctive and beautiful commissions. The bespoke division of McLaren will showcase some of the individualisation options it will make available on the forthcoming new 570S Coupé, the first model to join the McLaren Sports Series. Two examples have been created. The first 570S Coupé ‘by MSO’ features the uniquely formulated Mauvine Blue paint finish coupled with a bespoke interior finished in Carbon Black leather with co-ordinating detailing, carried

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New Security Breach: Hacked Cars Force Recalls

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A few weeks ago there was a report on a vulnerability in Chrysler’s Uconnect system. It allowed two hackers to remotely operate a Jeep Cherokee and take control of the vehicle in question, thus shutting it down – with Wired’s reporter behind the steering wheel. While this was a controlled demonstration, chances were that rogue hackers could remotely access all vehicles powered by Uconnect. Furthermore, just a few weeks ago, reports came out showing a possible Tesla Model S hack that allows people with the expertise to do so – to hack a Model S and take control of the vehicle in a similar fashion. Still, the

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Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG With Vorsteiner Flow Forged V-FF 102 Wheels

Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG With Vorsteiner Flow Forged V-FF 102 Wheels

Today, our object of affection is an Obsidian Black Mercedes Benz CLS63 AMG with a complete aftermarket carbon fiber body kit and wheels by Vorsteiner and yeah, it is spectacular and classy once again! The current generation Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG comes with a powerful yet efficient AMG 5.5-litre V8 biturbo engine engine delivering 518 horsepower, capable of sprinting from 0-62mph (0-100km/h) in just 4.2 seconds and an electronically limited top speed which is 250km/h. It is more than enough for many owners out there, delivering both performance and long trip comforting driving as well. This particular MMercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG is equipped with a set of

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