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    Lotus and Cosworth team up for high performance engines

    Jarno Trulli shakes down the Lotus Evora Cup racer – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Ham and eggs. macaroni and cheese, chocolate and bacon (a new personal favorite!). Some things just naturally go together. Such is the case for Lotus and Cosworth. In 1967 when Keith Duckworth, Mike ...

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    BMW M and Mercedes AMG each see huge sales spike in 2008

    Click on the image above for a high-res gallery of the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG
    No one would argue that 2008 was anything but a miserable year for the auto industry worldwide. Even high end brands like Bentley, Porsche and Ferrari were feeling the pain. In spite of all that, there were a couple of ...

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    Enter the Rumormill: Lexus developing lightweight, 429-hp IS-F/R

    FiveAxis Lexus IS-F at the 2007 LA Auto Show When Lexus set out to target the likes of the BMW M3, Audi RS4 and Mercedes C63 AMG with its spankin' new IS-F, they weren't kidding. The V8 super-sedan turned out to be an astonishing departure for the Japanese luxury brand that cut its teeth on ...

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    Screw You, Top Gear! - Kenne Bell pumps up the GT500

    click the image above for the galleryHere's Top Gear's cure for their idiot dyno test that proved nothing. As much as we love Top Gear, their derision of the GT500 for producing a "mere" 447 horespower on a chassis dyno is pure BS. A 10-percent loss through the drivetrain is stellar, yet the spin ...

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    Give your hot rod the gift of... Zirconia

    No ersatz diamonds here, but the Zirconia based coating from Zircotec in the UK will help your vehicle be more durable and powerful. The Zircotec ceramic coating was developed for the nuclear industry and has been proven in automotive applications by several Formula 1 teams. The purpose of the ...

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    Mercedes-Benz unleashes AMG sports package for E-Class

    Everything new out of Mercedes-Benz doesn’t always reach our radar… that is until the acronym AMG enters the picture. Such is the case with the new generation E-Class. Announced at the New York Auto Show, we weren’t too taken aback by the new E-Class on account of ...

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    Lexus considering high-performance driving school?

    Time was when the notion of "Lexus performance" was measured in terms of panel gaps and service intervals. But as part of Toyota's plan to add driving emotion to the brand, the upscale marque is reportedly considering opening a series of high-performance driving schools... not unlike ...


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