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Above is a teaser for the Aston Martin One-77: a car so amazing they had to spell out the first number. A carbon-fiber chassis and aluminum body hide a 7.0L V12 that goes 0-60 in 3.5s.
About time: Infiniti’s 2009 G sedan is following the lead of the G37 coupe, replacing the 3.5L with a 3.7L that pumps out 328 hp. Also on the way are a convertible and AWD version of the coupe.
Above: leaked pics of the Volkswagen Golf VI, due to be officially announced Wednesday. The US won’t be getting this version until late next year; it will likely be badged as our next-gen Rabbit.
Only five exist in the world, so we’re talking serious street cred with the Pagani Zonda Cinque. There’s no official top speed on this monster, but it sports a 7.3L V12 and 100ms paddle shifting.
Honda’s OSM (Open Study Model) concept debuted at the British International Motor Show recently. It’s not only a two-seater but a low emission vehicle. Could this be the next S2000?
There may be sportier motorcycle helmets, but we love the classical styling of these RossoFerrari helmets; Speed Racer, anyone? They feature a wraparound visor and shock absorbent padding.
Toyota is testing personal transport robots a-la Segway at local airports and resorts. They’ll come in three versions with increasing levels of freedom, from “practical” to “hands-free sporty.”
Rallying the troops: Subaru has massively tweaked its 2.5L four banger for 2009, which now pumps out a full 41 hp and 18 lb-ft. over last year. That’s a total of 265 hp and 244 lb-ft of torque.
Porsche’s 2009 911 Targa receives a slight face lift and modest horsepower bumps over the outgoing model. Note: the “4” stands for all-wheel drive; the 4 gets a 3.6L while the 4S gets a 3.8L.
Recently rolled out in front of the world’s media, Virgin Galactic’s EVE is the mothership which will ferry SpaceShipTwo and astronaut-customers into sub-orbital space for $200k.
From status symbol to pariah, SUVs aren’t on many shopping lists lately. Bargain hunters, however, may find a deal with many used crossovers (Benz, BMW) dropping up to 30% in the last 6 months.
The possibilities are endless: a fake shark fin, beginner’s swim class at the local YMCA … all jokes aside, Sea-Doo’s Seascooters are ideal for divers with a max depth of 50m and speed of 3.3 mph.
It’s got 700 hp, goes 0-60 in 4 seconds, and still has space for luggage. The best news? This British-made sports car (available in 2010) is all electric and goes 200 miles on a 10 minute charge.
The world’s first ground-up fuel cell vehicle, the FCX runs on hydrogen and emits only water. Good luck getting one: only 200 will be leased for the next three years, and only in Southern California.
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