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This is the biggest car wash in the world

Published by on Sep 12th, 2014, No Comments

Mr. Wash

Do you know what is as important as having a good looking car? Having a clean, good looking car.

This is why we thought we’d introduce you to the world’s biggest car wash. At this car wash, you don’t just simply go for a wash ‘n go, you treat your petrol-run, metal friend (this is your car). Think of it as a parlour/spa for your car.

Mr. Wash, in Stuttgart, Germany, is way more than a car wash. You won’t find Frikkie and his hosepipe and Sunlight liquid at this establishment. Oh no.

The entire building is 2-stories high and cost a whopping $40 million to build! It can clean up to 400 cars per hour – yes, per HOUR. Which, if you calculate, amours to roughly 500 000 cars a year! (more…)

Mercedes AMG-GT unveiled

Published by on Sep 10th, 2014, No Comments

AMG GT

Mercedes has just unveiled the AMG-GT – a new flagship model that was entirely developed by AMG and boy, is this a seriously sexy car!

This is also the first time Mercedes has dropped the ‘Benz’ from the name, emphasising the fact that it very much belongs to the brains over at AMG. Not that that is an issue at all, we are thrilled to finally lay our eyes on this anticipated car.

The AMG-GT sportscar was designed to compete with the Jaguar F-Type and the Porsche 911. And, by the looks of things, both Jaguar and Porsche should be sitting on the edge of their seats because there is no doubt that this car is one serious competitor.

First things first – the power (because really what else could be more important?). (more…)

Ferrari not impressed with EDM DJ’s ‘Purrari’

Published by on Sep 8th, 2014, No Comments

Purrari

Ferrari makes beautiful cars, this we know. And it is (of course) very evident that they are very proud of the beautiful cars they produce. However, they have also made it clear that they do not take well to people, albeit Ferrari owners, making a ‘mockery’ of their cars.

The Italian automaker has lashed out at famed electronic music producer, Deadmua5, after the DJ wrapped his Ferrari 458 Spider in a somewhat unusual wrap.

The Deadmau5 Ferarri, which he dubbed the ‘Purrari’ was wrapped in a Nyan Cat theme. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the Nyan Cat, it is an internet meme that exploded all over the net and is seen as somewhat of a pop culture sensation. It’s basically just a pixelated cat, flying through space, leaving a trail of rainbows behind him… yes, we know that sounds ridiculous.  (more…)

Mazda debuts the new 2016 MX-5

Published by on Sep 5th, 2014, No Comments

Mazda 2016 MX-5

The day has finally arrived that we get to see the all new, beautiful 2016 Mazda MX-5.

A few weeks ago, we reported on the first teaser image that the Japanese automaker showed us, but, today, we can finally see the new car in all its glory, The 2016 MX-5 was officially unveiled on Wednesday.

Mazda has said that the idea with the 2016 model, was to bring it back to it’s roots. And by roots we mean size and weight. The company said that they wanted to make their latest model similar to the very first one, which made its debut 24 years ago on 1989. So taking a cue from that year, the new MX-5 is set to be lighter, but still very fast.

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Land Rover unveils new Discovery Sport

Published by on Sep 3rd, 2014, No Comments

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Land Rover her brought us a lovely little gift on a Tuesday morning – the manufacturer has just unveiled their all new, superbly sexy and pretty powerful Discovery Sport SUV.

Designed to be an entry level Land Rover, the new Discovery Sport is the new, updated version of what used to be called the LR2 or Freelander. And believe you me, it’s not just the name that has changed. This new compact SUV – as the company describes it – is everything you would ever want, and the some.

First things first, let’s start at the power. The Discovery has a 2.o litre, turbo engine that powers out 240 horsepower and 250 lb-ft of torque. It’s US version is a 9-speed automatic while Europeans can choose between the 9-speed automatic and a 2.2 litre SD4 turbo diesel six-speed manual (or 9-speed automatic) that clocks 190 horsepower.  (more…)

Revealed: 2015 Aston Martin Lagonda Sedan

Published by on Sep 1st, 2014, No Comments

2015 Aston Martin Lagonda

If you are an Aston Martin fan at all, you will remember the limited production of the Aston Martin Lagonda sedan that was produced between 1974 and 1990. The car was so limited in fact, that in the 16 years it was produced, the company only manufactured 645 models.

But now the Aston Martin Lagonda is set to get a new lease on life with the unveiling of the 2015 Lagonda Sedan.

The 2015 Lagonda arrived in Oman this week to supposedly undergo some further testing. This was also the first time we got to see a glimpse of the Lagonda, and, by the looks of things, it is one classy car.  (more…)

Chris Harris builds an E30 M3 rally car

Published by on Aug 29th, 2014, No Comments

Chris Harris

Chris Harris is a very lucky man, this we know. He gets to test drive all the latest and greatest the automobile industry has to offer and then tell us viewers whether it’s good or not.

This time around, however, the self-confessed car junkie took a bit of a different route.

This video features Chris Harris building his very own rally car. Or rather, taking an old E30 M3 rally car and turning it into a better one. It’s really very interesting and for anyone who ever wanted to build their very own rally car, it is a must see.

Check out the video below. Enjoy!

Source: YouTube

Lamborghini Huracan vs a Fighter Jet

Published by on Aug 27th, 2014, No Comments

Huracan

We already know that a Lamborghini Huracan is a really fast car  - and one that not may of us would want to take on in a drag race, that’s for sure.

However, what happens if you pit an all new, super fast Lamborghini Huracana against something worthy of a drag race against it; an actual, military grade fighter jet.

Well, naturally, we all know who will win in the end as the laws of physics will explain, but still, there is something super exciting and really thrilling about watching a Lamborghini Huracan take on an actual fighter jet. And this video does not disappoint! (more…)

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