ASTON MARTIN VANQUISH: CENTENARY EDITION!

Aston Martin kicks off its 100th year celebration tomorrow at an event in London. The highlight of the centenary show at Kensington Gardens, starting a one-year-long celebration will be the display of the Centenary Edition cars, above,created especially for the anniversary. 100 of the Century Edition Vanquish models have been built for the occasion. One of the main features of the car is its unique paint, which is graduated silver and created by adding a special tint to the paint. App...
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RANGE ROVER SPORT VS. SPITFIRE: LEGENDS DUEL!

Two British legends of land and sky engage for the first time in a unique off-road race at the Goodwood Aerodrome. The all-new Range Rover Sport, Land Rover’s fastest SUV to date, goes head-to-head today with an heroic Vickers Supermarine Spitfire in a challenge organized by FortyOneSix.com, Goodwood’s online magazine and social media website. It’s the first off-road challenge of its kind over the grass airstrip at Goodwood Aerodrome, putting speed, agility and handling  of both car an...
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MUSTANG RENT-A-RACER: HERTZ PENSKE GT!

Modified Penske-inspired Mustang GT  joins other American muscle cars in the  Hertz Adrenaline Collection. The Hertz Penske GT joins the Ford Mustang GT Premium, Chevrolet Camaro SS (hardtop and convertible), Corvette Convertible and Dodge Challenger R/T in Hertz’s specialty car fleet. Its relationship with high-performance rental vehicles started with Carroll Shelby in 1966 with the Shelby GT350H in the Hertz Rent-A-Racer program. From there, Hertz developed a 40th anniversary S...
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FORD 900-HORSEPOWER MUSTANG: NEED FOR SPEED!

A one-of-a-kind, supercharged & customized Mustang plays Hero Car in a new  film based on a long-running video game.  From appearances in James Bond’s Goldfinger to Steve McQueen’s Bullitt and now Need for Speed, the Ford Mustang has had one of the most prolific entertainment careers, with appearances in nearly 3,000 feature films and TV shows and a global fan following. With a résumé like that, Mustang may someday get its own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame! Mustang has b...
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TURBOCHARGED TERRORS: BOOST IS GOOD!

Single or dual turbochargers can turn mild-mannered daily drivers into kick-ass screamers. Quad turbos turn the Bugatti, below, into a four-wheeled rocket ship. While forced induction actually dates back to the late-1800s when Gottleib Daimler patented the concept of gear-driven pumps forcing air into internal combustion engines, it was not until 1905, when compressors driven by exhaust gasses and forcing air into diesel engines surfaced. During World War I, French fighter planes powered by ...
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CORVETTE C7 INDY PACE CAR: 12th TIME!

A '14 Corvette Stingray will lead the field to green and the start of the 97th running of the Indy 500 on May 26th at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. This year will mark the 24th time a Chevrolet has served as the official Pace Car of the Indy 500, dating to 1948 with a Chevrolet Fleetmaster. Camaro has served in the role seven times. For Corvette it’s Number 12. “It is an honor to help inaugurate the all-new Corvette Stingray at the hallowed Brickyard and further the legacy between Chevrolet...
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HORSEPOWER WARS: THE GOOD OLD DAYS ARE NOW!

Displays of high-performance cars at the New York Auto Show are drawing record crowds – Shades of the 1960s! In recent years the biggest attractions at auto shows, both here and abroad, have been politically correct “green” cars: Hybrids, plug-in electrics, plus fuel-cell-powered vehicles that won’t be available for some time. This year, carmakers from mass marketers Chevrolet and Ford to uber unaffordable Bugatti and the usual suspects from Italy and the UK, are pushing horsepower and d...
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NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW: TOP 10!

Muscle car maven and serial blogger, Diego Rosenberg, picks his Top 10 plus extreme performance and luxury cars breaking cover in NYC today. There was no shortage of extreme performance and ultra luxury vehicles at the oldest (since 1913) and largest auto show in North America. For those who like their performance in a small “wrapper” Fiat is showing the Abarth 500, above, while Shelby revealed a 1,200-hp GT500 Mustang for more traditional muscle car enthusiasts. Chrysler is on hand wit...
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2014 CAMARO Z/28: STREET LEGAL,TRACK READY!

Shades of 1967-’69! The real Z/28 is back; let the Ponycar wars begin. Chevrolet today showed its restyled 2014 Camaro portfolio at the New York Auto Show, highlighted by the return of the most iconic model in Camaro history: Z/28. The new Camaro Z/28, powered by a 427-inch LS7 engine, features a full aerodynamics package that creates downforce at speed, which helps make it the most track-capable offering in Camaro’s history. The Camaro Z/28 is expected to be appearing at track events across...
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2014 JAGUAR XKR-S GT: TRACK DAY DELIGHT!

Street legal and track prepped, the XKR-S GT is ready to kick butt  and take trophies. Developed by Jaguar's ETO division to be the ultimate track-focused but road-going iteration of the XK coupe, the 2014 XKR-S GT is limited only in its production! Initial production will be limited to just 30 cars for the North American market, making it the rarest 'R' model in the 25-year history of Jaguar's R performance cars Extensive aerodynamic and suspension changes, as well as the addition of c...
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