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    Frankfurt 2009: Lust-worthy Mercedes E63 AMG wagon makes us beg for E63 AMG coupe
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    2010 Mercedes E63 AMG Wagon -- Click above for high-res image gallery
    The most pressing things we have to say about the 2010 Mercedes E63 AMG Wagon here at the Frankfurt Motor Show have nothing to do with the wagon. On the car itself, everything about it makes us go "Hot!" It's got 525 hp and ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Melkus RS2000 provides thrills with history for big money
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    Melkus RS2000 -- Click above for high-res image gallery
    Three years ago Melkus, the historic, East German race car builder, released renderings of a gullwing sports car they wanted to have ready in 2009. It always makes us happy to see the passionate guy make big plans and then get them ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Bring us the 2010 Opel Insignia OPC Sports Tourer
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    2010 Opel Insignia OPC Sports Tourer - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Remember this? "More wagons! More wagons!" Well, here's another. Meet the Opel Insignia OPC Sports Tourer. Salient facts: 325-horsepower turbocharged 2.8-liter V6, AWD, six-speed manual, eLSD torque vectoring and it's ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Peugeot RCZ is our kind of French connection
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    Peugeot RCZ – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Some things are worth waiting for. Take the Peugeot RCZ, for example. French auto giant PSA has been talking about putting the RCZ into production since initially unveiling it as a concept car in this very hall back in 2007. And that day ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Mansory Vitesse Rose is anything but pretty in pink
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    Mansory Vitesse Rose – Click above for high-res image gallery (if you must)
    Opinions in the Autoblog media room here in Frankfurt are divided once again. Some of us think the Mansory Vitesse Rose is the ugliest thing on wheels, the most heinous thing ever done to a Bentley, while Lieberman ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Brabus E V12 Black Baron is where light goes to die
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    Brabus E V12 Black Baron -- Click above for high-res image gallery
    Fancy yourself as a real-life Bruce Wayne with the financial wherewithal to match? Have we got a workaday sedan for you. German tunemeisters Brabus have just lifted the sheet off their new E V12 Black Baron sedan, although we ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Porsche 911 GT3 RS goes 180 mph before coming to the show [w/VIDEO]
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    2010 Porsche 911 GT3 RS - click above image to watch the video
    "You don't go from A to B -- you drive around in circles." So says Andreas Preuninger Manager of High Performance Cars at Porsche. First -- YES -- we want his job. Second, our buddy JF took a video camera into the Porsche 911 GT3 RS ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Yes, that is a mirror-finish Audi R8 5.2 V10
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    Mirror-Finish Audi R8 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Oh how they laughed when we suggested chroming an Audi R8. Of course, our plan was to use a couple of rattle cans and a few rolls of blue tape to git er done. Right before screaming, "Hey y'all, watch this!" and launching the R8 off ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Marussia B2 breaks cover, B1 Hybrid shown in new colors
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    Marussia B2 and B1 Hybrid - Click above for high-res image gallery
    When we hear the phrase "Russian Supercar" we initially think of either a turbocharged tank or something made from wallpaper, powered by fictional hubris yet somehow still finished in mirrored chrome. Any of which would come with ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Facelifted 2010 Volvo C30 gets it right
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    2010 Volvo C30 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    When you're an auto journalist blogger, you're constantly, incessantly bombarded with a series of questions. Usually it's, "What's the best car you've ever driven?" (Personal answer: Superformance Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe, followed by ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Citroen REVOLTe is... exactly that
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    Citroen REVOLTe – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Between storming the Bastille and a national rejection of the Venus razor, the French certainly know the meaning of the word "revolt". Interesting, then, that Citroen knowingly used the word – albeit Francofied with a ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Hyundai ix-Metro concept is all white by us
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    Hyundai ix-Metro concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Hyundai returned to Frankfurt a far bigger player than it was two years prior. The Korean company has leapt up the sales standings to become the world's fourth largest automaker, eclipsing such major players as Ford and ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: the 2010 Volkswagen CC R is better looking than your midsize sedan
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    2010 Volkswagen CC R - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Oh Volkswagen. How is it that the automaker of the people makes what just might be the sleekest, sexiest sedan in the world? No offense to A-M's Rapide, but the Volkswagen CC is not a two-door coupe with a stretch and some rear-doors ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Alfa Romeo MiTo Quadrifoglio Verde packs Fiat's lucky charm
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    Alfa Romeo MiTo Quadrifoglio Verde – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We usually close our posts by inviting you to check out our images, but this time we're starting here: Go into the gallery and have a look at the little green clover logo adorning the front fender of the new Alfa ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Bentley Continental GTC Series 51 ain't so bad under the lights
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    Bentley Continental GTC Series 51 -- Click above for high-res image gallery
    When we walked up to the Bentley Continental GTC Series 51 resting on the hardwood floor of the Bentley stand, it immediately had us thinking a familiar thought. Just to make sure, we asked our colleagues if they had been ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Seat IBZ concept makes us say "Hazlo, por favor!"
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    Seat IBZ concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Seat loves to present its concepts in a lapis-like blue with deep cream interior coloring. It's usually a very good start, and the IBZ concept adds an Alfa-worthy beauty to what might otherwise be an ordinary wagon. Number three in ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: 2010 Volvo C70 works best in San Diego
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    2010 Volvo C70 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Why San Diego? That way you could maximize the amount of time your new C70 spends with its top down. More than three hundred days a year -- probably. We say this because we saw some leaked shots of Volvo's latest hardtop droptop a couple of ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: 2010 Volkswagen Phaeton Exclusive makes our inner plutocrat swoon
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    2010 Volkswagen Phaeton Exclusive - Click above for high-res image gallery
    When it comes to the Phaeton, we really don't care what anyone else thinks. The only justification we'll offer is that back in the early 2000s, VW's ubermensch Ferdinand Piech took off the calf-skin gloves and dropped the ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Hyundai Tucson ix35 is... another crossover
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    Hyundai Tucson ix35 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The new Hyundai Tucson ix35 may look good with a Britney Spears soundtrack playing in the background. It may even look good out on the road. But under the bright lights here at the Frankfurt Messe, it looks pretty much like every ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Porsche 911 Sport Classic shares a funky tail, funky colors
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    Porsche 911 Sport Classic - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The seriously limited edition Porsche 911 Sport Classic -- for Porsche, at least -- makes our nostalgic tails wag, even though the gray exterior color is difficult to pin down and we couldn't get over the feeling when we checked ...

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