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BMW M5 Prototype testing at the Nurburgring

The 2011 F10 BMW M5 is set to become one of the most sought after cars of 2011. The intensive track testing is a tribute to BMWs commitment to making the M5 the best in class albeit missing the opportunity to turbo charge the now discontinued E60 V10.

The M5 is set to make its public unvailing at the 2011 Frankfurt motorshow after a Teaser at the Geneva Show earlier in 2011.

The 4.4 v8 twin turbo as used in the current x6m will be tuned to around the 550bhp but these figures havent been finalised yet.

Anyway enjoy the Video and the recent prototype images

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Hyundai Sonata/I40 estate Test Mule Spotted at Nordschleife.

Hyundai today have once again been driving close to the Nuerburgring in Germany, In there Sonata/i40 estate prototype mule hidden in a blanket of Fog.

This Sonata/i40 estate will be the Korean manufacturer response to the highly competitive estate segment in the European markets , Expect the Hyundai to steal a slice for this market due to the usual agressive pricing and component levels compared to the usual rivals.

It is too early to confirm engines and other technical aspects and rumoured to be built in Czech Republic.

Expect Hyundai to reveal the final production model at paris later on this year (October).
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2011 Opel Astra Sports Tourer Spotted at the Nurburgring

Today the 2011 Opel Astra Sports Tourer was caught testing at the Nurburgring circuit.

The front of the car is unchanged from the current model so was left naked.

The cars detailing seems to have a finished state to them so we expec an announcement on a release date soon.

Not a lot more can be said so enjoy the pictures:-

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Subaru STI Saloon Hotlapping the #Nurburgring

Heres some pictures of the saloon Subaru STI lapping the nurburgring in the Eifle valley.

The STI will recieve suspension tweaks including thicker anti-roll bars front and rear together with stiffer poly bushes and springs to handle the additional weight,Also a revised spoiler will be added to increase rear downforce.

Isnt it a surprise seeing this after the press release from ford about the RS500 Focus.

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Suzuki Swift Spyshots #Nurburgring #spyshots

Today the pistonspy spied the 2011 Suzuki Swift. Two different models of the car were undergoing passenger load test’s as you can see with the headless test dummies.

It also reveals some subtle changes to the headlight and also the wheel arches are also hiding some changes with the increased padding.

Rumour has it the new swift will harness a AWD system and reportedly 180-220ps at the crank.

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