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Mini Roadster – Driving Footage Released

MINI will unveil the new MINI Roadster, the first open-top two-seater in the MINI model range, at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2012 in Detroit tomorrow.

A contemporary take on the compact, open-top sports car concept, the MINI Roadster boasts advanced drive and chassis technology including active spoiler, and a classical, manually operated soft-top roof which can be opened and closed quickly and easily.

See attached video demonstrating the impressive sounding roadster showcasing its ready for another Mini Adventure.
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q1OKtgTQc04[/youtube]

Mercedes AMG Powered ML63 Official Video Revealed

Mercedes-Benz have revealed the 2012 AMG powered ML63, Ahead of its official unveiling at the Los Angeles motorshow on wednesday.

The Power unit will come in two flavours the standard will be powered by a 5.5 liter v8 twin turbo with an output of 518hp (386 kW / 525 PS) and 516 lb-ft with 699 Newton’s of Torque.

Customers which want more options can request the AMG performance pack which boosts the v8 to 550hp and 758 Nm of torque.

Top speed on the standard will be a limited 155mph and those opting for the latter will be thundering all the way to 174mph, While the green party will be happy that they have included a torque convertor to help boost fuel economy.

So if your in a market for a fuel economic thunderstorm welcome to the 2012 AMG ML63.

[Source: Mercedes-Benz]

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCF-7FlRzIA[/youtube]