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Is this the new Mercedes S-Class Maybach?

Published by on Aug 19th, 2014, No Comments

Maybach

We know that Mercedes-Benz has some big plans with the all new S-Class Maybach. And if this spy video turns out to be the first look at the supposed Maybach, then we are certainly in for a treat when the ultra luxe car finally makes its debut.

The S-Class is expanding in quite a big way. Up until now, there were only two different engine options when it came to the S-Class, but now, Mercedes is introducing an array of new model lines.

The German automaker is adding a new S-Class Coupe to it’s line up as well. This is in addition to the sedan, of course. And soon, the S-Class Coupe will be available in a convertible version too – and we’re sure that will be a big hit with Mercedes fans worldwide. (more…)

Electric supercar, Renovo Coupe, revealed for first time

Published by on Aug 18th, 2014, No Comments

Renovo Coupe

Tesla, watch out. There is a new electric kid on the block and it’s all sparkly and new and pretty impressive!

Meet the all new Renovo Coupe – an electric super car that looks to tackle Tesla and their Model S head on. The car was designed by Renovo, and don’t feel bad if you haven’t heard of them before.

Renovo is a startup based in the home of all fancy startups, Silicon Valley. Here, the company designed and developed the good-looking Renovo Coupe in secret for nearly 4 years. And finally, the Tesla rival has been unveiled to the public.

First off, the car really is beautiful. WHile it’s electric and certainly very modern, it has a classic, alluring vintage/retro look that definitely makes it stand out in the crowd. Not that said ‘crowd’ is very big – it’s pretty much only the Tesla Model S and the Renovo in it’s class. Although, things might start to look different once Tesla releases their planned electric coupe. (more…)

Audi S3 Saloon vs Subaru WRX STi

Published by on Aug 14th, 2014, No Comments

Auto express

Pitting two performance cars together is always fun. And while it might sound like an odd match-up between the Audi S3 Saloon and the Subaru WRX STi, these two cars have more in common than you might think and thus makes it the perfect battle.

RIght off the back, we won’t judge you if you believe the Audi will fair better in this competition. After all, the Audi is more expensive at 33,245 pounds and has the more swanky, luxury interior. Also, Audi has somewhat of a reputation as an upmarket performance car, so naturally many us will feel that the Audi has a step up on the Subaru. (more…)

2018 Rolls Royce Phantom [Spy Shots]

Published by on Aug 13th, 2014, No Comments

 RR

Whenever we hear the words Rolls Royce and spy shot in the same sentence, get excited. And if said spy shots happen to be of the long overdue, heavily anticipated new Phantom, all the better.

Motor Authority has gotten their hands on some pretty special spy shots of the 2018 Rolls Royce Phantom – and by the looks of things, the new model will be very bit as perfect as the current model.

One has to keep in mind that the current Phantom model has been on the market since 2004 – that’s 10 years ago. So when we say the Phantom is long overdue for an upgrade, we mean (really) long overdue. Not that there is anything wrong with the current model (it still makes our heart skip a beat) but a lot has happened in the past 10 years, especially technology wise.

This test model was spotted outside a BMW test centre in Germany, and, as we can gather, Rolls Royce has started with their first public road tests with the new Phantom. (more…)

Mazda releases teaser image for 2016 MX-5

Published by on Aug 12th, 2014, No Comments

Mazda

Over the past couple of months, we have been carefully keeping an eye on any developments involving the new. 2016 Mazda MX-5. And while there has been countless artists impressions and speculative renderings, today the company released the first official teaser image.

Ok, so right of the bat, you can’t really see anything. The entire car is covered under a massive cloth, so no details emerging just yet.

However, what we can see (sort of) is the shape of the much anticipated car. Mazda is adamant that the 2016 MX-5 will look nothing like the current model, so we are very keen to see what lies beneath the cloth.  (more…)

This is the world’s most expensive motor home

Published by on Aug 11th, 2014, No Comments

palazzo

When you think of a motor home, you can’t help but picture a 80′s style karavaan slowly making its way down to the seaside from up North. However, this motor home (or RV is you will) is nothing like the caravans you see in Hartenbos over December. It’s actually like a moving mansion.

The element Palazzo is the world’s most expensive and most luxurious motor home and has (surprisingly) just been sold to an unmanned owner in the city of lux – Dubai.

This seriously pimped out RV was sold for a whopping $3 million. But once you see what this RV holds both inside and outside you can still try and make sense of the exuberant price tag.

Developed by Marchi Mobile – an Austrian company founded by former trucking mogul Mario Marchi – this RV is the stuff dreams are made of. That is if you dream of luxury motor homes covered in actual gold.  (more…)

Bugatti has huge plans for Veyron successor

Published by on Aug 7th, 2014, No Comments

Bugatti Veyron Successor

We know that when Bugatti does something, the do it right. And that is exactly the case when it comes to the much anticipated successor to the  enigmatic Veyron.

There is no official confirmed date yet for the (yet to be named) Veyron successor, but reports are stating that we can expect to witness the magic in 2016. The automaker has not released a lot of information about the car, but slowly there are trickling more more and more details – and this latest bout of details has got us properly frothing.

According to a report by Autocar, the Veyron’s successor will house the same – albeit updated – engine as the Veyron. and to refresh your memory, that is a 8.0 liter, W16 engine. Some sources also claim that the Veyron’s successor will incorpated hybrid technology, something the existing Veyron lacks, of course.  (more…)

Hennessey planning updated, faster version of Venom GT

Published by on Aug 6th, 2014, No Comments

Venom F5

It seems that breaking the land speed record isn’t enough for Hennessey and their Venom GT. In fact, the car company has just announced plans for a updated, faster version of the Venom GT.

Talking to Top Gear, Hennessey confirmed the company’s plans to build a Venom GT that would make the existing GT look like small fry. And the name? They plan on calling this beast of a super car the Venom GT F5. We’re thinking the F stands for fast.

The main goal with the Venom GT F5 is to top the top speed of the Venom GT. Hennessey said that they would like to reach a top speed of a whopping 290mph (that’s 466,17 km/h to you and me). To refresh your memory, the top speed that the existing Venom GT reached was 270,4mph (or 435,16) – and with it, they took the land speed record.

Before Hennessey stepped onto the playground, the previous land speed record was held by Bugatti with their Veyron at 269,86mph (434,29km/h).  (more…)

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