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Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster

Spyshots of the coming Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster version. The SLS is powered by a 6.3-liter (6,208cc) V8 with 420 kW (571 PS / 563 hp) and 650 Nm (479 lb-ft) of torque. Acceleration from 0-100 km/h in 4.0 seconds, topping out at approximately 309 km/h (192 mph).

SLS AMG Roadster might be released sometime in 2011 as a 2012 model.

[Source: WorldCarFans]

The new 2011 BMW X1

BMW has officially revealed its latest new model, the X1. I will be available sometime mid 2010 and 2011 for the U.S. The X1 will be offered with both rear-wheel and all-wheel drive (xDrive) versions. There will be a variety of gasoline (4 and 6 cylinders) and diesel engines to choose from.

[Source: BMW via Autoblog]

Mercedes-Benz dealers to use Apple iPad for sales

Mercedes-Benz North America wants to change the game by using the latest gadget from Apple, the iPad. iPads will be in the hands of the sales force in dealers. It will be used to access different sales deals, fill credit request, and speed other leasing processes.

[Source: Mercedes-Benz via Autoblog]

Future Mazda RX-7

[Source: MotorTrend]

Strand Craft 122 super yacht with car garage

Strand Craft designs a yacht with an in-boat car garage. I assume a super car will be parked.


[Source: Autoblog]

Remote-controlled exhaust for Nissan 370Z

German tuner Cobra Technology and Lifestyle has devoloped an exhaust with a remote controlled butterfly valve for the Nissan 370Z that allows the driver to change the sound/loudness of the exhaust. Click the button and you turn your Nissan 370Z into an Aston Martin revving sound.




[Source: Autoblog]

2011 Buick GL8 minivan

Only for China market!

 [Source: Autoblog]

مني كوبر الجديدة بالدفع الرباعي

ميني كوبر اس الجديدة مع الدفع الرباعي تبدء بسعر حوالي 31000 $. تبدء عمليات التسليم في أمريكا الشمالية في فبراير 2011 بعد إطلاق المبيعات الأولية الأوروبيه في سبتمبر من هذا العام








[Source: Winding Road]



First Ferrari 458 Italia Crash

اول 458 فيراري ايطاليا تندعم في وارسو البولونية

وفقا لشهود عيان ، كان سائق الفيراري يسير بسرعة 60-70 ميل في الساعة (97-113 كم / ساعة) ، عندما اصطدمت حافلة عند التقاطع تفاجئ السائق من الحافلة أمامه. لتجنب الضربه ، انحرفت فيراري الى اليسار واصطدمت بسيارة اخرى عند الطريق و هي بورا فولكس واجن, مسكين ما مدى اتهنا فيها



[Source: WorldCarFans]

The Best Music In The World

Mmmmmmm, The sound of those engines is more emotional than the opera.

F1 doing Donuts on the Beach

Toro Rosso driver Jaime Alguersuari got some time off racing and chose to spend it in the beach.
Now that's heaven, driving a Formula 1 car along side the beautiful beach in Dominican Republic and doing donuts as well.You have to be wearing your swim shorts for sure.

I Need To Get The Same Insurance

I miss their very welcoming "Sawadee Kaa".

2012 BMW 6 Series Convertible

Recent spyshots of the next generation 2012 BMW 6-series Convertible. Can't wait to see it uncovered.

[source: Autoblog]

Have you ever felt like doing just that!

The Nissan Does it again

How does the owner of the Bugatti Veyron feels after this race! The Japanese must be proud

سباق بين سيكل و نيسان جيتي ار

ابيكم اتشوفون العداد اشلون يمشي


GT-R Switzer P800 vs Hayabusa


World Most Expensive Car Wash

Do you think car washes in Shuwaikh don't really wash your car with passion! This is what you need. If you love your car so much, give it to this guy. He will spoil it, rub it, and wax it for around 2,000 KD. Is that too much for your budget? just stick with the 2 KD ones.

If the 1001hp Bugatti Veyron is not enough

If this ultra supercar is not fast enough for your taste, an upgraded 1200hp "Super Veyron" might be coming out soon.  I mean how else would you want to show off more than those with the 1001hp one!
The current Veyron is a 8.0 litter W16 cylinder engine with 4 turbochargers that gives you 1001 hp and over 407km/h top speed. If that is not exciting enough, get this. A full tank runs out in about 12 minutes with full speed and full power according to Top Gear. The car costs around 600,000 KD ($1.7 million).

Lamborghini recalling 2007-2008 Murciélago

If you thought only cheap cars get recalls regarding a manufacturing defect, think again. Lamborghini is recalling its 2007 and 2008 model year Murcielago coupes and roadsters for a potentially "serious problem that could result in a fuel leak and possibly a fire". The issues is in the welds holding the fuel pump support inside the fuel tank. Owners in the States can take their Lambos to their dealers for a "Free" fix.

I don't think this recall will ever get to Kuwait. Since consumer rights and safety is not taken care of. So for all of you owners, try taking your Lambos to Alghanim dealer to get it fixed for Free. I think you might need a "Wasta" even for recalls.


[source: Autoblog]

2011 Porsche Cayenne commercial

The marketing campaigns have already started for the new 2011 Porsche Cayenne.

Only in the GCC

I think this could only happen somewhere here in the GCC. I have seen people do this mostly in a Toyota Camry. This is the first time i see this being done with a new BMW 7 series. How would "za Germans" feel about this! Poor BMW.

2011 Porsche Cayenne in Kuwait

A friend of mine sent me these pictures of the new 2011 Porsche Cayenne spotted somewhere in Kuwait streets. As you can see its the Turbo model.


Spotting the Google StreetView camera vehicle

How would you react if you spot the Google StreetView vehicle coming your way! These two guys acted fast. I guess they just wanted to be on Google StreetView.



[Source: Make Use Of]

2011 Infiniti QX56

This is the new model of the Infiniti QX56 which will be sold as a 2011 model. The monster will get the same engine used in the Nissan Patrol. The engine is a 5.6-liter V-8 that tops at 400 horsepower and 413 pound-feet of torque. The engine is matched to a seven-speed automatic transmission that features a pseudo manual control and downshift rev matching. Despite the added output and 8,500 pound towing capacity, the new 2011 Infiniti QX56 offers 10 percent better fuel economy than the previous generation QX.

Audi A9 Concept

The Audi A9 Concept is designed by the Spanish designer Dani Garcia. It is a 4-door concept luxury sports saloon. The best feature of the concept is its wheels with thier electro-luminescent spokes.

 
[source: jonsibal]

New London Bus Design

The design of the next generation London buses is almost ready.  Northern Ireland's Wrightbus has officially won the contract to build London's next double-decker bus. You should start seeing those around London sometime in 2012.















[Source: Autoblog]

McLaren Automotive in the GCC


















McLaren Automotive has announced their first list of retailers around the world. There will initially be 19 countries only (35 Cities) of which 5 countries (7 Cities) are from middle east, specifically in the GCC. There will be a retalailer openning in Manama; Doha; Jeddah, Riyadh; Dubai, Abu Dhabi; Kuwait. Go ahead and reserve your MP4-12C.

2011 Mercedes-Benz CLS

Spy shots of the next generation CLS which is due out later this year as 2011 model. This is the CLS 350 with the new 60-degree 3.5-liter, direct-injected V6, which makes 306 horsepower. There will also be a new twin-turbo, direct-injected 4.7-liter V8 engine with around 435 hp.


























[Source: Edmunds Insideline]

2012 Nissan GT-R with 500 hp

We heard some rumors about the 2012 face lifted Nissan GT-R. Other than the minor body bit changes, the engine will be boosted to 500 hp. That is of course to keep up with the Porsche 911 Turbo recent update.

2012 VW Beetle

Could this be the next generation 2012 VW Beetle! That is what artist David Cardoso thinks.























[Source: David Cardoso via CarScoop]

A Normal Day in Dubai Motorway

If you are driving in Dubai, don't be surprised to witness this on your way. Just act normal and enjoy the show.

2011 Land Rover LRX Spyshot















 [Source: Autoblog]

A Middle Eastern buys 10 Aston Martin One-77

According to FOXNews, a middle eastern buyer orders 10 of the limited (only 77) Aston Martin One-77 supercar. Each costs around $1.7 million which will total to around $17 million. This could be the biggest order in Aston Martin's history.

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

Take a virtual tour in the amazing Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. The theme park will open end of this year. Cant wait to experience the G-force of the Ferrari rollercoaster.








ASI Lexus LX570 Invader

Based on the Lexus LX570, ASI has boosted power from 380 horsepower to around 600. That will propel the SUV from 0 to 60 in less than five seconds.

Most Expensive Car In The World

Yes, Its still a Bugatti. Its the 1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic. Only four of them were ever made, and only two or three are still around today. It is reported that the car was sold in the Gooding & Company auction house for more than $30 million (10 million KD).

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG in Kuwait

It it confirmed, the SLS AMG is in Kuwait. I got the news from a friend of mine and it is confirmed by our friends at meenakon.com. below are some pictures of the SLS which is already sold to a lucky person.
The SLS is the first car to be designed in-house by AMG. The car price starts at 59,900 KD, and with options i heard it reaches 65,000KD





















Specifications:
Engine
No. of cylinders/arrangement
8/V, 4 valves per cylinder
Displacement cc 6208
Bore x stroke mm 102.2 x 94.6
Rated power output hp 571 at 6800 rpm
Rated torque Nm 650 at 4750 rpm
Compression ratio
11.3 : 1
Mixture preparation
Microprocessor-controlled fuel injection, HFM
Power transmission
Drive
Standard drive
Transmissions
AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT seven-speed sports transmission
Performance and fuel consumption*
Acceleration 0-62 mph S 3.8
Top speed mph 200***
Fuel consumption NEDC comb. mpg 21.4
CO2 emissions g/km 314

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