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    Report: Businessman linked to murder of Porsche tuner Uwe Gemballa arrested
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    A Czech billionaire and alleged mobster in South Africa, Radovan Krejcir (seen above on July 24 after he escaped an attempt on his life) was arrested on Friday afternoon on charges of attempted murder and kidnapping, Mail & Guardian reports. It wasn't clear at the time of the arrest what it ...

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    Official: McLaren 12C Spider worked over by Gemballa
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    A host of carbon fiber parts designed and made in Germany are what turn the McLaren MP4-12C Spider into the Gemballa GT Spider. The 625-horsepower, twin-turbo V8 is untouched, almost everything else is heavily touched. There's the body kit that includes new front and rear bumpers, side skirts, ...

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    Official: Gemballa reveals new Porsche 991-based GT convertible
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    Gemballa went through the ringer last year, but rebounded with products that signal a complete turnaround. The latest is the recently-released Porsche 911 Carrera S with a Gemballa GT aerodynamics and technology package. Aero-wise, it includes carbon fiber additions beginning with a front bumper ...

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    Official: Gemballa debuts real diamond finish for cars
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    Matte. Mirrored chrome. Gold-plated. You can now add diamonds to the growing list of ostentatious and extravagant finishes being applied to cars these days. Longtime Porsche tuner Gemballa has announced a new automotive finish that literally uses diamonds to create its million-dollar ...

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    Geneva: Gemballa GT is yet another one-off McLaren MP4-12C
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    If Mansory's take on the McLaren MP4-12C was a fiery sunrise, then this is the other side of dawn: the Gemballa GT. Gemballa is campaigning a McLaren in this year's GT3 series, and the company's motorsport experience has been "distilled into a state-of-the art super sports car." That means new ...

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    Geneva: Gemballa Tornado and Mistrale are the faces of excess
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    If there are words for the Gemballa Tornado and the vehicle's spiritual twin, the Mistrale, we can't find them. If you like air vents, the Tornado has you covered. The vehicle boasts more intakes than your favorite industrial air conditioner, with the majority of them crafted from carbon fiber. ...

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    Official: Gemballa goes racing with McLaren MP4-12C GT3
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    Think of the name Gemballa and you're bound to conjure up images of hyper-tuned Porsches. That is, after all, what they're known for. But Gemballa today is different than the company we knew just a couple of years ago. After the company's namesake founder was murdered under rather suspicious ...

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    Gemballa Tornado snapped up off the show floor at Top Marques Monaco
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    If you want to pick up a new supercar, there are few better places to do so than at the Top Marques show in Monaco. This year's Monegasque exposition featured a staggering array of exotic machinery packed into close proximity, and for the first time included a closed-off section of the street ...

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    Gemballa shows Mistrale and Tornado at Top Marques Monaco
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    Despite losing its founder under suspicious circumstances last year, German tuning house Gemballa is back with a vengeance at this year's Top Marques Monaco show. To help celebrate its 30th anniversary, the company is rolling out two new models: The Porsche Cayenne-based Tornado and the Porsche ...

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    Gemballa moves past founder's murder with 2011 Porsche Cayenne Toronado
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    2011 Gemballa Tornado – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Death is an ominous shadow to cast over a company. All the more so when the death in question was not, as the case were, from natural causes. But in the wake of Uwe Gemballa's passing, the company that bears his name appears to ...

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    Report: Uwe Gemballa's killer already tried and found guilty?
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    The Uwe Gemballa saga may finally have come to a close with the swift, decisive conviction of his alleged murderer. Just to recap, Gemballa disappeared in February of 2010 and was later found dead this past October. According to reports, Gemballa was working with Radovan Krejcir, a Czech ...

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    Followup: Did Uwe Gemballa die because of a money laundering scheme?
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    Uwe Gemballa disappeared in February, 2010. His body wasn't discovered until early October with telltale signs of the foulest play, during which time his eponymous tuning shop had closed and reopened with a new director. Police in South Africa and Germany have the task of piecing together what ...

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    BREAKING: Uwe Gemballa reportedly found murdered in South Africa
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    News is coming in that the body of Uwe Gemballa has been found in South Africa. Gemballa was the former CEO of the Porsche tuning company that bears his name. As we reported earlier this year, Mr. Gemballa went missing in February after arriving in South Africa for a business trip. The details ...

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    Gemballa officially reborn with new CEO to replace missing founder
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    Gemballa MIG-U1 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Gemballa's press conference yesterday announced what was promised: the Gemballa brand is back and headed by Andreas Schwarz. It was Schwarz who took control of the Gemballa name and raised "an investment of millions" with the help of ...

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    Gemballa to hold press conference, re-start imminent?
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    Gemballa MIG-U1 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Elvis Uwe Gemballa hasn't re-entered the building, but his company will apparently soon come return. The last we heard of Mr. Gemballa, he was still listed as "disappeared" in South Africa, with his mother set up as the sole ...

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    Gemballa reportedly closes up shop, Uwe still missing
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    Word out of Germany is that things aren't looking any better for Gemballa. The famed Porsche tuner is well on its way through bankruptcy after founder and CEO Uwe Gemballa suddenly "disappeared" in South Africa back in February. Judging by our less than trusty Google Translator, Auto Bild says ...

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    Where'd Uwe Go? New Gemballa company reportedly formed under mother's name, founder still missing
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    This business with Uwe Gemballa just keeps getting sketchier and sketchier with each passing day. And by business, we mean business. The founder and namesake of the Porsche tuning outfit was reported missing a couple of weeks ago upon a trip to South Africa. Initially the news was taken at face ...

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    Report: Euro tuner king Uwe Gemballa missing in South Africa
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    Porschephiles and automotive enthusiasts the world over recognize the name Gemballa. The German tuning house has been responsible for some of the most extreme creations on four wheels and has been a well-respected brand for decades. Now reports indicate that Uwe Gemballa, founder and head of the ...

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    Gemballa Mig-U1 fully prepped for its next sortie
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    Gemballa MIG-U1 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    German supertuner Gemballa has just dispatched more intelligence on its wicked-looking, FXX-like customized Ferrari Enzo. The jet-fighter inspired Gemballa Mig-U1 was expected at the Dubai Motor Show but ended up a no-show. Just as ...

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    Tornados Touch Down: Gemballa releases another pair of tuned Porsche Cayennes
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    Gemballa Tornado 750 GTS/4 and GT 500 Aero 3 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Aha – so that Enzo MIG-UI wasn't the only duotone beast that Gemballa was hiding. For an encore, try this: the Gemballa Tornado 750 GTS/4. Based on a Porsche Cayenne Turbo, the German tuner adds new ...

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