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Rolls Royce Drophead Coupe Will debut at Detroit Auto Show

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The all-new Rolls Royce Drophead Coupe will make its debut at the Detroit Auto Show this year. The Rolls Royce Drophead Coupe will ring in at $350,000 and feature a 6.8 liter V12 engine that will bring the car from 0-60 in an impressive 5.5 seconds.  Top speed is electronically limited to 130mph but I am sure you want to be driving this beauty slow on Ocean Drive or some other showy strip in the states. 

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Bmw ACS E92 Before- After Photos

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Ac Schnitzer has tuning packages available for the all new Bmw 3 Series coupe.  Pictured here are before and after shots of the Bmw 335i fitted with the ACS treatment.  This ACS package definitely gives the Bmw 3 series Coupe an aggresive and stand out look that Bmw drivers are looking for.  Ac Schnitzer packages can be found at Cecwheels.

A Drop Top Mercedes-Benz S600

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TopGear Magazine reports that the S600 Convertible Concept from Mercedes Benz will appear at the Detroit Motor Show this year. The model , which is code named as "Concept Ocean Drive" will boast fancier Led taillights and the Airscarf system from the Mercdes-Benz Slk. Mercedes boasts that this car is just what it is: a concept to get attention. However insiders say "Mercedes is further down the line with an S-Class drop-top than just a one-off show car."

A Porsche 911 with DSG and direct Injection

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Autoweek has reported that the Porsche 911 will have a DSG powered tranny (ala the VW GTI/Audi A3) and a six-cylinder engine with direct injection.  Summer 2008 is when these changes will take place.  Additionally Autoweek reports that the model will receive increases in horsepower (the Carrera S coupe will get a boast of horsepower from 355 to 370).  The real question though, is when the DSG tranny will see its way into the new 911 Turbo.   Time shall tell. Cant wait to drive a DSG 911.

Autoweek 911 Update for Summer 2008 

Win an Audi S3- Courtesy of Fifth Gear and Imogen

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This could be your lucky day : you could win an brand new Uk Spec Audi S3
from Fifth Gear and Imogen.  Contest ends on December 18th so regsiter now for your chance
to win.  Be Cautioned though, you must supply a mobile number, or pay a minimal contest fee to enter.  This will be one great Xmas for some lucky bloke. Good Luck.

Click here for your chance to win

2006 Top Gear Car of the Year Awards

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Automotive magazine Top Gear has chosen their 2006 cars of the year.  If your in the market for a new car this holiday season, one of these automobiles is sure to please.  Stay tuned for Luxvelocity's car of the year awards.

Winner for-

Suv:Land Rover Freelander 2

Small Car: Mini Cooper S

Supercar:Ferrari 599 GTB

Roadster: Mazda Miata

GT:Jaguars Xk

Coupe: Audi TT

MPV-Ford Smax

Family Car: Citreon c4 Picasso

Source:Top Gear Uk

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The 2008 Porsche Cayenne Preview

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Porsche has officialy unveiled the all-new 2008 Porsche Cayenne.  Head over to Porsche for the official flash unvaling.  Overal I think that Porsche has done a great job with the refreshed 2008 Cayenne, especially the Cayenne Turbo.  It definetly in my mind ranks  visually ahead of its competitors the Bmw X5, Ranger Rover , and Audi Q7.  Performance wise, the Cayenne will give drivers a choice of a V6 engine with 295 horsepower, a Cayenne S that boasts 380 horspower, and lasty the Cayenne Turbo with a monstrous twin turbo that provides 500 horsepower. 

0-60/Top Speed (in MPH)For Cayenne Models are as follows:

Cayenne
7.5/141s            

Cayenne S
6.4/155s               

Cayenne Turbo
4.9/171s

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