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.
2010 BMW X6 Hybrid Dash Instruments
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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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.
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.
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
2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid
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