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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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Chevrolet Camaro Convertible Confirmed For Q2 2011

2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible

2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible

Earlier this year, common wisdom was that the Chevrolet Camaro Convertible had been canceled, or at least delayed indefinitely. Then word came in May that the car would see launch in the first quarter of 2011. Now that has been updated to the second quarter of 2011, but it’s officially confirmed by General Motors as headed to production.

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.

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

Hoisting A 1966 Mustang To The Roof Of The Empire State Building

1966 Ford Mustang Empire State Building

1966 Ford Mustang Empire State Building

When Porsche put its Panamera on the 94th floor of the Shanghai World Financial Center, we thought it was pretty clever. Turns out Ford did the same with the Mustang, some 44 years earlier. Continue reading

Report: Chrysler to offer $1,000 certificates to all existing customers

Dodge Challenger

Dodge Challenger

As bankruptcy thrashes Chrysler vehicles’ resale value the company is pulling out all the stops to keep sales up until it can emerge and join forces with Fiat. To help get feet on the floors of its remaining dealerships, the company is now reportedly getting ready to send out $1,000 certificates toward the purchase of a new car to all of its existing customers. Continue reading