Subaru’s WRX STI A-Line Type S is a JDM trim package, but that won’t dissuade Impreza fans; it boasts 18″ gunmetal rims, gold Brembos, Recaro seats and a 10 speaker audio system.
Gemballa’s Mig-U1 is a high-flying version of the Ferrari Enzo, sporting a jet-inspired widebody kit and 700 hp; the interior gets upgraded too with a 7″ touchscreen and 950 watt amp.
Mercedes, the monochrome doth suit thee: the SL Night Edition sports a black matt finish with blacked-out lights, while the SLK Grand Edition features graphite paint with grey nappa leather.
Audi’s E-Tron V2 speeds closer to a 2012 launch with 204 hp and 1,955 lb-ft of torque at the wheels, good for 0-60 in 5.9s; it also gets an improved interior, heat pump, and regenerative braking.
It may not get your pulse pounding, but there’s no denying the clean, Audi-like lines of Volkswagen’s Compact Coupe Concept; the hybrid TSI/electric is roughly the same size as a Jetta.
GMC’s Granite is skinnier than the Fit, shorter than the xB, and lower than the Cube, but looks like it’ll eat all three for lunch; it’s made for tight city streets and sports a turbo 1.4L 4-cylinder.
Kinetic styling and 80% global parts make Ford’s 2012 Focus a C-segment contender; it’ll be available in sedan and hatchback with a 4-cyl 2.0L DI Ti-VCT good for 155 hp/145 lb-ft of torque.
With no M7 on the horizon, the 2011 Alpina B7 is as fast as it officially gets; BMW’s flagship sports a tuned 500 hp/516 lb-ft 4.4L V8 good for 0-60 in 4.5s and 21″ Alpina wheels.
Steve Saleen’s SMS Supercars rings in the New Year with the 2010 SMS 620 Camaro; it supercharges the SS’ 6.2L V8 to 575 hp/600 lb-ft., with an X model pushing 715 hp/700 lb-ft.
The Aveo RS concept may just make a dent for Chevy in the B-segment; the hot hatch will get a turbo 1.4L 4-cylinder good for 138 hp/148 lb-ft of torque and a six-speed manual gearbox.
Remarkably tame for a Peugeot, the SR1 concept is a green, AWD-capable Grand Tourer; it makes 313 hp and 48 mph thanks to a 1.6L turbo 4-banger mated to a 95 hp electric motor.
Now available: the Ariel Atom 3’s steel tube chassis exposes you to the elements, but it won’t take much time getting from A to B: it boasts a 0-60 of 2.9s and weighs just 1,375 lbs.
OnStar’s Mobile app for iPhone, Storm, and Droid literally plugs you into your Chevy Volt: start or charge the car, lock/unlock the doors, or check battery levels, range, and MPG.
You don’t have to own an M to try out BMW’s M Power Meter for the iPhone and iPod Touch; the free app lets you calculate your own g-forces and 0-60 times–legally, of course.
Available summer 2010, Cadillac’s 2011 CTS-V Coupe joins their high-performance line with the same 556 hp V8 in the sedan, auto or manual 6-speed transmission, and Brembo brakes.
With a non-functional scoop, spoiler, and stripes, Mopar’s Performance Appearance Package for the Dodge Challenger may be the epitome of all-show and no-go; still, we like it.
Mitchell Collet’s sculptures aren’t just any old car parts; they’re slices of automotive history, including the side panel from a 1967 Honda R300 or the grille of a 1961 Aston Martin Zagato.
The 2011 5 Series isn’t out yet, but Racing Dynamics’ R50S and R35 already give BMW’s new sedan a beefy power bump; former nets 620 hp while the latter gets 410 hp/383.5 lb-ft.
Henrik Toth’s Fighter Sidecar Mashup may not be particularly road or air-worthy, but it’s one sweet flight of fancy; it features a mini-WW2 cockpit bolted on to a Yamaha Wild Star.
Watch as Subie-maestro Travis Pastrana rings in 2010 with a New Year’s jump over 269 feet of water in Long Beach with his WRX STI, breaking teammate Ken Block’s 171-foot record.
Ford’s 2011 Mustang GT is official now, but nothing quite beats seeing it in motion: watch as Motor Trend takes its 412 hp, 390 lb-ft of torque 5.0L V8 for a test drive in the video above.
Jay Leno is the man: the talk show host offers up his own version of Claude Lelouch’s Rendezvous, driving us through Hollywood’s version of the Nurburgring in a 2011 SLS AMG.
The WSTO 135i V1.2 is tuner WheelSTO’s second iteration of their BMW 1er; it sports a US-spec quad exhaust, carbon fiber diffuser, matte black paint job, and a boost from 300 hp to 414 hp.
TPC Racing’s Cayman S Turbo Kit gives Porsche’s midship coupe the oomph that its owners have been lusting for; the intercooled kit boosts horsepower to 485 with only 5.5lbs of boost.
Described by designer Vincent Prat as Batman’s bike with a T-Rex fastback and Cat Woman’s curves, Ultimate Triton is all awesome; it’s an all-black, slim, and low-slung custom motorcycle.
Ford Racing’s Mustang Boss 302R ain’t no stripes and wheels photo-op; this is a Trans Am- or Grand Am-spec turnkey race car with a 5.0L V8, Brembos, race seats, and 25 gallon fuel cell.
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