Category Archives: 2010

Limited-edition Porsche 911 Sport Classic marks return of the ducktail

2010 Porsche 911 Sport Classic

2010 Porsche 911 Sport Classic

2010 Porsche 911 Sport Classic Interior

2010 Porsche 911 Sport Classic Interior


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The 911 Sport Classic – Exclusive for 250 Fans of the 911

Stuttgart. Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, has refined the DNA of the 911 to what must be the most supreme standard of class and style in the 911 Sport Classic available to a strictly limited number of very special 911 enthusiasts. Creating this unique model, Porsche is bringing back the tradition of exclusive small series built in very small numbers. The 911 Sport Classic will be presented at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show and is limited in production to just 250 cars. Continue reading

2010 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor already a hit with buyers?

2010 Ford F-150 Raptor

2010 Ford F-150 Raptor

According to our friends at PickupTrucks.com, Ford has a hit on its hands in the form of the new and immensely capable 2010 F-150 SVT Raptor. Ford’s Special Vehicle Team spokesperson Patrick Hespen reports that the Blue Oval has already taken over 1,500 orders for its long-travel off-road capable pickup, which puts the Dearborn Truck Plant at maximum capacity.
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Officially Official: 2010 BMW ActiveHybrid X6

2010 BMW X6 Hybrid Dash Instruments

2010 BMW X6 Hybrid Dash Instruments

2010 BMW X6 Hybrid

2010 BMW X6 Hybrid

The BMW X6 ActiveHybrid has arrived, and as previously covered, the new gas-electric X6 will be the most powerful hybrid in history, with 480 peak horsepower and diesel-like plateau of 575 lb-ft of torque.
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562 HP Hennessey HPE550 Camaro

Houston-based Hennessey Motorsport‘s new supercharged, 562 HP 2010 HPE550 Camaro gets wrung out in this first test proving that the Camaro is no longer just a redneck’s play thing and more a precisely-guided patriot missile.

Hennessey Motorsport makes claim that the 2010 HPE550 will lay waste to its 20-inch drag radials via a 562 HP (at the crank), 557 lb-ft of torque blown LS3 and is capable of hitting 3.6 second 0-60 times with a stellar 11.7 @ 121 mph jaunt down the 1320, but this clip claims a 4.3 second 0-60 and a 12.1 @ 120 mph quarter-mile. Either way, this baby’s quick.

Only 500 HPE550 Camaros will be built and sold via your friendly local Chevy dealer, so get a move on before someone else swipes them all up first.

Infiniti announces pricing for new G37 Convertible

2010 Infiniti G37 Convertible

2010 Infiniti G37 Convertible

Infiniti has announced pricing on the newest addition to its lineup, the all-new G37 Convertible, which is set to hit showrooms across the country on June 19. Pricing has been set at $43,850 for the standard model and $43,900 for the G37 Convertible Sport with a six-speed manual. Continue reading

Ford Fusion Hybrid the most patented car in history? Good Job Ford!

2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid

2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid

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2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid: The most patented car in history

· Leading patent analyst ranks Ford above all other automakers for the quality and significance of its technology patents.

· The 2010 Fusion and Fusion Hybrid – America’s most fuel efficient mid-size sedan – sets new standard for technology innovation with 119 U.S. patents and patent applications

A study by the world’s leading patent analyst, The Patent Board™, found that Ford Motor Company outperformed all other automakers in the quality and significance of its technology patents. Continue reading

Consumer group objects to Chrysler bankruptcy, says customers could be stranded without warranty

Chyrsler Jeep Dodge Bankruptcy Raises Warranty Questions

Chrysler Jeep Dodge Bankruptcy Raises Warranty Questions

Consumer Groups Say 10 Million Vehicle Owners Will Be Left In The Lurch – Strange Catch 22 As Taxpayers Bear The Cost Of Their Own Demise!

A number of consumer groups this week filed an objection to the bankruptcy arrangement, saying Chrysler car owners will be left in the lurch after the automaker’s bankruptcy. They say that if you own a Chrysler vehicle and have an accident that you believe was caused by a manufacturing defect, you would be out of luck. You could not sue Chrysler for damages, they say.  Further questions are raised as to the viability of the Lifetime Powertrain Warranty.  More to follow on this and how it will shape the future for GM.