Category Archives: Spy Shots

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Jaguar F-Type Coupe – First Spyshot’s

Jaguar F-Type Coupe First Spyshots

Here is another story to debunk the rumor that the recently leaked patent drawings of the F-Type Coupe, in fact these where the real deal contrary to weak reports that it was the CX16 concept patent.

The prototype albeit under a lot of camouflage trying to trick us in to thinking its just a F-Type Cabriolet.

It is believed the F-Type Coupe will go on sale early 2014 and is likely to retain the same engine lineup as the convertible. a supercharged V6 3.0-liter with 340 HP and 380 HP, plus a range topping supercharged V8 5.0-liter producing 495 HP.
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BMW 4 Series – M Sports Pack

2014 BMW 4 Series M Sports Pack

Here is the BMW 4 Series sporting the premium M Sports Pack which has a few similarities in terms of design with the range-topping M4 Coupe and sporting the M Estoril Blue colour scheme.

The 4-Series Coupe is likely to be offered upon launch with a 4-cylinder, 2.0-liter TwinPower Turbo engine producing 245 HP (180 kW) and 258 lb-ft (350 Nm), along with a larger inline-six, 3.0-liter TwinPower rated at 306 HP (225 kW) and 295 lb-ft (400 Nm) of torque.
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Aston Martin Vanquish Volante – Spyshots

Aston Martin Vanquish Volante V12 - Spyshots

The cabriolet version of the new 2014 Aston Martin Vanquish Volante, has been spotted testing once again, this time lapping the Nürburgring test track in Germany and sporting some Austin Powers inspired Camouflage.

Earlier this year Aston Martin revealed its all new Vanquish model the direct replacement for the outgoing DBS. Even though it is not due for release for another 6-7 months the British automaker has started testing the Volante.

Powering the Volante will be the same 6.0-liter V-12 engine and 6-speed Touchtronic paddle-shift gearbox as the conventional coupe and his rumored to come with rear seats as an optional extra.
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BMW I8 – Zaps the Nordschleife (Spyshots)

BMW I8 - VLN 2013 Season BMW Motorsport

Sometimes it’s time to leave the city. Escape the restrictions of everyday life. Yes you guessed it the flagship I8 is lapping the Nordschleife.

After successful initial testing of the vehicle concept, the decision for a series production vehicle was quickly made. The BMW i8 Concept is the next step in the evolution of the BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept.

And now it looks like BMW I8 is looking close to completion, the I8’s plug-in hybrid concept combines the modified electric propulsion system from the BMW i3 Concept – fitted over its front axle – with a high-performance three cylinder combustion engine producing 164 kW/220 hp and 300 Nm (221 lb-ft) at the rear.
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2014 Subaru WRX STI – Spied Lapping the Nurburgring

2014 Subaru WRX STI

After the Subaru WRX concept unveiling at the 2013 New York Auto Show, comes the first spy shots of a production ready prototype has been spotted on the nordschleife in Germany.

The styling and the tell tail quad exhaust pipes tell us that hiding under the camouflage is more than a WRX, it looks like this could be the fettled STI version.

The all new WRX, which should be launched later this year as a 2014 model, is rumoured to hold the same 2.0l boxer unit as both the BRZ and GT-86 toyota and is most definately been force fed from a turbocharger system.
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BMW I3 – Spied In Light Cammo

BMW I3 Light Cammo
Here are our latest and most revealing photos showing the new BMW i3 out on test.

BMW continiues the strip tease on the i3 and now we can clearly see the roofline and lower parts of the front bumper without cammo.

We can also see the lines of those classical BMW kidneys and the window line in the rear doors.

And when we look at the side photos we are slighly chocked, will this be one of the first BMW i modern time that is missing the Hofmeister kink?
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Fully Electric BMW X1 – Spied!

Electric BMW X1

What looks like a normal BMW X1 on these photos is actually an all electric X1. As we can see its been given away by the lack of exhaust pipes and of course the Hybrid stickers.

To be really sure we waited for it to leave and there was absolutely no doubt about this being a fully electric vehicle.

So will BMW bring an EV version of the current X1 or are they already testing the technology for the next generation X1 or perhaps they are just testing range of the unit with different tyres and chassis weight?
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Ron Howard’s Rush : Official Movie Trailer

Ron Howard's Rush Official Trailer

After nearly two years of production and live footage of the 1976 season F1 cars racing on various tracks including the Nurburgring, Ron Howard has finally revealed the first trailer for his next film, Rush.

Based on the true story of the 1976 F1 racing season, the adrenaline-filled film stars Chris Hemsworth as James Hunt, the cocky upstart British racer (and, later, commentator) and Daniel Bruhl as Niki Lauda, the established Austrian champion.

We’ve been following this film since we spied the production team filming on the Nordschleife in Germany. After nearly 2 years, we now get to watch some actual finished footage and it looks outstanding.
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