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Now, from the "weird little French car" file, we give you the 2013 PGO Automobiles Cévennes speedster. Powered by a turbocharged 1.6-liter BMW four-cylinder engine mounted midship, the little roadster serves up a healthy 181 horsepower and 177 pound-feet of torque. The modest muscle gets to the rear wheels via a six-speed manual transmission. Consider our interest piqued.

The good 'ol four stroke internal combustion engine has life left in it. Despite the fact that the world's oil supplies are getting more expensive and harder to extract, the short-term truth is that there's still no cheaper way to power a vehicle than with petroleum. This being the case, engineering work is still being done on the basic design of the engines that power our cars, motorcycles and scooters. Further proof of this truth comes by way of Taiwanese scooter manufacture PGO, which has par

CNET TV has a video report from the Geneva Motor Show on the CNG Porsche boxer clone we told you about recently. Below the fold is a promotional video specifically for the compressed natural gas roadster. You won't find any updates to the news we know about this vehicle - except, perhaps, that it made it safely to the show, but now you can watch the car in motion and feel a little bit like you've ridden in it yourself. Also, if you can read German, you'll notice that the "producers" of the video