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Jaguar XJL Supercharged Neiman Marcus Edition

The 2010 Jaguar XJ was just released this summer, but as Jaguar gears up for the holiday season, it is releasing a limited-edition run of 50 XJL Supercharged cars for Neiman Marcus’s holiday catalog.

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Pictures on the left was spotted in June 2009 Camouflaged and on the right is the 7th October 2009 Unmasked.

The 2010 Jaguar XJL Supercharged Neiman Marcus Edition, as the car is exhaustively titled, features exactly what you’d expect: the extended-wheelbase 2010 Jaguar XJL platform, a 470-horsepower Eaton supercharged 5.0-liter V-8 engine and custom Neiman Marcus special-edition interior and exterior treatments.

Audi RS5 2010

These are the best Nurburgring Photo’s yet of Audi RS5, which we’ve spied testing on the Nordschleife Ring in Germany.

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Performance will be 0-60mph in 4.5 seconds. It will be targeted to be in direct competition with the BMW’s mighty v8 M3

Engine will output 450bhp and will be a 4.2-litre twin-turbo V8, Compared to the 414bhp 4.0-litre V8-engined M3 and boasts a Quattro four-wheel drive system too, available with a choice of both six-speed manual and seven-speed dsg derivative gearboxes.

In addition to four-wheel drive, it will also boast Audi’s new active rear differential – as used by the latest S4 – which helps distribute torque to different wheels, aiding agility and traction.

CITROËN Revolte Concept 2009 Frankfurt IAA

AT THE 2009 FRANKFURT MOTOR SHOW

CITROËN is celebrating its 90th birthday in 2009. Ninety years of innovation studded with outstanding models like the Traction, launched in 1934, the 2CV, in 1948, and the revolutionary DS, in 1955, that forged the Marque’s fantastic image. CITROËN’S ‘Créative Technologie’ is today behind the brand’s broadest ever range, adapted to the needs of its customers and constantly moving forward, as seen in the two world reveals at Frankfurt: the new C3 and the first car in the DS line, the DS3. Both newcomers are particularly adapted to current trends in the segment and to the diverse needs of customers.

On the concept car front, CITROËN is presenting REVOLTE, a luxury city car mixing cheekiness with ecology and powered by a rechargeable hybrid drivetrain – the ideal solution for combined city/country driving.

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Bugatti Veyron Mansory Edition At Frankfurt IAA

204496|400204487|400Mansory really have turned the beautifull in to an awe inspiring mix of carbon fibre and elegence the Rinspeed outfit should be proud.

For many years MANSORY has been living its commitment to values like perfection, craftsmanship and well-engineered technology. The location Mansory Switzerland arose from the Porsche refining division of the Rinspeed AG. Therefore our new Swiss AG combines experience and know-how of two top-class automotive companies. Of course also in the future you can count on the high quality you are used to. And additionally you can be looking forward to exciting new features!

Traditionally MANSORY stands for sporty driving pleasure, exclusive design and progressive engineering. In line to this philosophy are also the customization programs of the MANSORY (Switzerland) AG for the Porsche models 997 Carrera and Turbo, 987 Boxster, 987 Cayman, 955 and 957 Cayenne. Our experienced team develops and produces high-end-refining in all disciplines of individual automotive engineering. Within the scope of our individualisation programs we offer to you complete aerodynamic kits, ultra-light alloy rims and powerful engine performance improvement. Furthermore we have exclusive equipment and classy interiors in our range of products. Production at the highest technical stage in combination with masterly workmanship and finest materials – that is MANSORY’s quality standard.

Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI quattro

The Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI quattro –Breathtakingly dynamic open-top driving.
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The above picture was taken at the nurburgring in test on the famous race circuit in Germany click to see more.

•Audi high-performance sports car with lightweight cloth top
•Distinctive styling, carbon fiber body parts
•Mid-mounted V10 engine producing 386 kW (525 hp) and exceptional performance

Exceptional performance and breathtaking dynamism coupled with the intense sensations of open-top driving: Audi presents the R8 Spyder
5.2 FSI quattro. Its lightweight cloth top opens and closes fully automatically; several body parts are made of a carbon fiber composite material.

The V10 engine produces 386 kW (525 hp) and launches the open-top two-seater to 100 km/h (62.14 mph) in 4.1 seconds on its way to a top speed of 313 km/h (194.49 mph). Featuring technologies such as the Audi Space Frame (ASF), quattro permanent all-wheel drive, full-LED headlights and with an innovative seatbelt microphone available as an option, the

R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI quattro is the new top-of-the-range Audi.

Gumpert Nurburgring Lap Record 7:11.57

New lap record at the Nordschleife (Sport Auto Trophy)

With a lap time under 7:12 minutes on the Nürburgring Nordschleife gets Gumpert Apollo Sport, the Sport Auto Trophy, the coveted cup for the fastest street-legal vehicles with life lap on the Nordschleife. Pilot Florian Gruber to undercut the old record by 3.32 seconds.

The new record   7.11,57 minutes – Gruber drove in the mid-engined sports car  the “Apollo Sport”. Gruber stated “It certainly would have gone a little faster,” said the 26-year-old record after the round and seemed totally uneffected by this committed drive.

The Pistonspy was there and got the pictures of the Gumpert on the 13th August 2009.

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