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    VIDEO: Lamborghini Reventon from behind the wheel
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    click above image to view the Lamborghini Reventon in actionThe Lamborghini Reventon is among the rarest and most exotic cars on Earth, and it's 650-hp V12 and lightweight components make it one of the best performers, too. Unfortunately, the Italian automaker has decided to produce only 20 ...

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    Frankfurt 2007: BRABUS Bullit, live and brutally insane
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    Click the pic above for more high-res shots of the BRABUS Bullit.The term "sleeper" isn't quite accurate when referring to the BRABUS Bullit. It has presence, with an air of understated brutality. The aero mods speak volumes about its predilection for sinister speed, and the V12 emblems flanking ...

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    Merc SL600 gets evil(er): Kicherer SL K60 EVO Black
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    Click the image above for a high-res gallery.The German tuners over at Kicherer have turned their attention towards the SL600, as the firm's previous iterations of the V12-powered coupe have been a popular product. One good turn deserves another, and this time, it gets the Darth Vader treatment.To ...

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    Lutz confirms V12 in development for Cadillac flagship
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    Lutz unveiles the Cadillac Sixteen concept at NAIAS 2003 in Detroit It's official. It's been confirmed: Cadillac is preparing a new V12 flagship. That's straight from the mouth of our favorite man in the business, Bob Lutz. On a recent trip across the pond, GM's venerated product guru confirmed in ...

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    VIDEO: Peugeot to Audi: the V12 HDi is coming, prepare for competition
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    Click the image for our high-res gallery.A few of us around the Autoblog offices are eagerly anticipating the oil burning fight about to take place at this year's Le Mans. Audi's dominance of the field last year made for some entertaining races, but for 2007, the R10 may finally have some serious ...

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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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    Detroit Auto Show: Audi unleashes the beastly Q7 V12 TDI
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    click above image to view 35 high-resolution imagesAudi refers to its new V12 TDI turbodiesel as "majestic", but somehow, that word fails to adequately describe the company's latest oilburner. Grammy-winning singer Seal was on hand to belt out his hit "Crazy", and that term more accurately ...

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    Audi may show Q7 V12 TDI concept in Detroit
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    click on above image to view high-resolution galleryThis little number caught us off gaurd when one of our sources directed us to the VWVortex.com forums. Audi already unveiled the Q7 V12 TDI back in September at the Paris Motor Show. We were in awe of the engine that doesn't have to trace its root ...

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    Audi R8 diesel could be a V12
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    One thing we dig about Audi is the mantle they've assumed as the pioneers in diesel power. Most specifically, making diesels that knock the socks off gasoline engines, and shattering conventional wisdom in the process. As if dominating endurance sports car racing wasn't enough, Audi announced ...

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    Mercedes-Benz reveals Ocean Drive concept for Detroit
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    Click to enlargeLook past the Mercedes-Benz Ocean Drive concept's LED head and taillamps and fancy flush doorhandles and you're looking at what a likely S-Class production convertible will look like. Names for the famous strip of road on South beach, the Ocean Drive would fit right in with the ...

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    Mercedes four-door drop-top to debut in Detroit
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    We've been reporting on rumors of Mercedes' plan to lop the roof off an S-class and fit it with a ragtop for too long. Finally, it's been confirmed that M-B will be dropping the top of its four-door convertible at the Detroit auto show next month.Based off the V12-powered S-class, the cabrio ...

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    Reports: Audi R8 going diesel
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    The latest reports surfacing suggest that Audi's new supercar is scheduled for oiloplasty. That's right, the R8 is getting a diesel. Backing up these reports are earlier ones that suggested a Lamborghini Gallardo test mule (on which the R8 is based) with what sounded like a diesel was heard driving ...

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    VIDEO: Lambo spin-gasm
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    Here's a video clip of somethin' goin' up in smoke that would make even Cheech and Chong proud. Some lucky owner of an orange Lamborghini Murcielago from the oil-rich gulf state of Qatar has been kind enough to waste thousands of dollars in premium Z-rated rubber just so we could watch him do it. ...

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    Best Halloween costume ever: Have your engine go as a Lambo V12
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    You've spent the past couple of years and untold thousands of dollars turning your late-model Corvette into what you REALLY wanted but couldn't quite afford, a Lamborghini. The car has all the outrageously over-the-top styling you could ever hope for with the bulletproof Chevy small block giving ...

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    Paris Motor Show: Peugeot 908 RC concept
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    Our man on the ground in Paris John Neff is reporting on one the most imposing, scariest car at the show: the sinister Peugeot 908 RC. The concept sedan shares its engine with the 908 Le Mans , a 5.5-liter HDi V12 turbodiesel pumping out an earth-shattering 700 horsepower, driving through a ...

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    Autoblog Night Watch: The Crafting of a Ferrari V12
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    A twelve-cylinder Ferrari engine isn't simply a piece of machinery, it's a mechanical work of art. Each one is painstakingly assembled by hand by teams of skilled craftsmen at the factory in Maranello, outside of Modena in Northern Italy. To watch the engine take form – each ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #40
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    We had a big news week to cover in the Autoblog Podcast, Episode #40. Damon and I kick off the show with a debate over Ford's chances for survival after its new CEO, Alan Mulally, settles in. Somehow we manage a smooth segway into talking about GM's new 5-year / 100,000-mile warranty and what it ...

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    King Kong Q7: Paris debut for Audi Q7 V12 TDI
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    UPDATE 1 - Audi's official press release added after the jumpFriday, we brought you the initial report that Audi would be dropping a 6.0-liter V12 TDI based on it's Le Mans-winning engine into the Q7 SUV. That report has been confirmed today with the release of additional details and photos from ...

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    SPY SHOTS: Hydrogen powered BMW 7-Series spied
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    We've known for a while that BMW planned on outfitting its luxo-barge with a hydrogen fuel cell, but what we didn't expect was that it was already getting some drive time.Some clever photogs under the employ of AutoExpress took a few shots of a 7-Series undergoing testing and through their keen ...

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