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    Ford V8 boss says no twin-turbo 5.0L for Shelby GT500
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    2010 Ford Shelby GT500 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    In recent months, rumors have been rampant that the next generation of Ford's Shelby GT500 Mustang would dump the existing 5.4-liter supercharged V8 in favor of a twin-turbo version of the new 5.0-liter Coyote V8 that debuts ...

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    First Drive: 2010 Ford Flex EcoBoost delivers more than just a better engine
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    2010 Ford Flex EcoBoost – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Just a year after the Ford Flex first appeared, the Blue Oval has revamped its lineup in ways that make the 2010 model quite different from its forebearer. First among the changes is the Blue Oval's EcoBoost engine, which ...

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    VIDEO: Twin-turbo Viper V10-engined Ford Mustang looks to be one sick pony
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    Viper-powered Mustang – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    We love Ford Mustangs of all shapes and sizes, and the age-old adage of "the more power the better" definitely applies. Scott Vanderschoor, a regular on Bang Shift forums, is working on one hell of a pony car; one that ...

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    SEMA 2008: Hennessey shows a pair of turbocharged Ford GTs
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the Hennessey Ford GTs
    Hennessey is perhaps more closely associated with Dodge Vipers to most people, but they also do work on Ford's late, great supercar, the Ford GT, too. What Hennessey does with the GT is sort of up to you. One option they can do is a swap, ...

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    Ford reportedly to charge $700 premium for Ecoboost
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    Ford has been touting Ecoboost as an economical alternative to hybrid technology, and word from Automotive News is that the price tag could be $700 per vehicle. Ecoboost is said to deliver 20-30% fuel economy gains by combining turbochargers and direct injection technology with down-sized engines. ...

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    Twin turbos return to the next generation Audi S4?
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    There is awesomeness to the prefix "twin-turbo." It could be a Briggs & Stratton Vanguard engine (awesome in its own right) that you're talking about, but prepending any engine designation with the modifier "twin-turbo" can suck all of the air out of a room. Owners of lesser cars just nod in ...

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    SEMA 2007 Spotlight: APS C6 ZO6 LS7 twin turbo kit
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    One sports car that really needs more power is the Chevrolet C6 Corvette Z06, right? The LS7 engine puts out 505 horsepower in stock form, so it could really use about twice that. Thankfully the folks at APS (Air Power Systems) developed a twin turbocharger kit for the C6 Z06 application. APS ...

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    Spy Shots: Twin-turbo M5 and M7 prototypes
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    Will the M5 get a twin-turbo and be joined by an M7? Mr. Lehmann and Co. have caught an M5 and a 7-Series with extra ventage. It's hypothesized that Audi has understated the RS6's pony count, telling the world it's 580 when it's actually 600. And now with both Mercedes and Audi outdoing the M in ...

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    Enter the Rumormill: Audi R8 getting twin-turbo V10 from RS6
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    We see a lot of rumors here at Autoblog, but this one just has to come true. Word around town is that the same engine that powers the 580-hp 5.2L twin-turbo V10 in the recently announced Audi RS6 Avant could also find its way to the back hatch of the Audi R8. We first reported on the possibility of ...

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    Spy Shots: Twin-turbo V8 BMW 7-series at the 'Ring
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    During a recent Bimmer-hunting expedition at the Nurburgring, ace photog Hans Lehmann was able to procure a shot of the engine bay of a development mule for the 2010 BMW 7-series. When inspecting the layout, he noticed two intercoolers, and the best guess now is that the V8 fitted to the new ...

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    Spy Shots: 2009 BMW 7-series
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    Although the BMW 7-series has undergone some mild styling tweaks over the past few years, it seems that more is on the way, all in an effort to tighten the reigns of the mangled Bangled versions that caused drivers to bleed from their eyes.Although some hope that the Concept CS will influence ...

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    Boxy, but quick - twin-turbo Supra engined Volvo 244
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    If such a thing is possible, Volvo 240s have an even mustier image in Australia than they do in the United States. That's good for those of us who know that they're anvil tough and respond well to modifications. Being front engine, rear wheel drive and European, the ingredients for a stormer are ...

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    Spy Shots: Porsche 911 GT2 running the 'Ring
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    By many accounts, the new GT3 is the greatest 911 ever. Insane levels of grip, coupled with prodigious power delivery and styling that only a purist could love, it might seem unnecessary to mess with perfection. Porsche disagrees. Again.Originally caught testing last October, the 997 GT2 has made ...

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    Four cylinders, 400 Nm: BMW's new turbo diesel
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    It's nothing new that torque addicted, diesel junkies abroad get all the cool stuff, and now this. BMW just released details on its new 2.0-liter, variable twin turbo diesel engine that is making 204 HP and almost 300 ft.-lbs. of torque. The two-stage turbo system, initially introduced on the 535d, ...

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    Enter the rumormill: 500HP Infiniti G37 twin-turbo on tap for 2010
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    May we first present to you a grain of salt, which you should take with what we're about to say. A comment left on an earlier post today confirming the G37 Coupe's new name led us to the Freshalloy forums where a member had recently posted some tantalizing information. The Freshalloy forum member ...

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    Geneva Motor Show: V12 quad-turbo R34 GT-R
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    Click the image above for more pics of the DigitalChip R34 Skyline GT-R.During our time in the grand metropolis of Geneva, we had every intention of spending some quality time at the tuner expo adjacent to the main halls. But with all that was going on, time was limited, and aside from the R8-ified ...

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    Geneva Motor Show: Tramontana supercar cometh
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    Some would say that the Tramontana supercar looks like a mating experiment between the Plymouth Prowler and the Batmobile. We'll call the looks "unique". Either way, this one-seater will be fast and it will be light. We dig the open wheel look, and the wood accents on the exterior are way sweeter ...

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    Bristol Fighter SCR one-ups Bugatti Veyron...maybe
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    With a pair of turbochargers force-feeding its already potent Dodge Viper-sourced 8.0 liter V10, the gull-winged Bristol Fighter SCR ups the (metric) horsepower ante to 1012; or 11 more than the previous king, the Bugatti Veyron. Bristol Cars also claims that the Fighter SCR is capable of 0-100 ...

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    Spy Shots: 2007/08 BMW 335i sedan
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    It's only a matter of time before BMW drops its new 300-hp, twin-turbo 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine into a 3-Series sedan body, and the crew who lives life in the left lane have secured spy shots of such a vehicle sporting a new, more aggressive nose. The new front fascia is more in-your-face than ...

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    Peugeot announces twin-turbo, performance diesel
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    Over the past several months, a few Autoblog staffers have become obsessed with the performance potential of diesels. Sure the Audi R10's relentless asskicking of everything on the grid has certainly fueled our oilburning lusts, but what's available to us lowly consumers?Well, if Peugeot has their ...

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