Its brochure pics have already been leaked, but the 2010 Mercedes Benz E-Class has been officially revealed: it sports a more masculine fascia along with better fuel economy.
It’s usually no fun being green, but VW’s sporty Bluesport concept does away with such notions; its 2.0L turbodiesel not only gets 180hp and 260 lb-ft of torque but 57 mpg in Eco mode.
We’d be all over Cadillac’s Converj concept even without its electric motor; this swoopy 2+2 goes 40 miles on a charge but also gets a backup flex-fuel motor good for hundreds of miles.
Cloning is apparently the secret to German efficiency, or so goes the VW Golf x Matrix commercial above; it’s supposedly so violent that UK TV viewers can’t watch it before 9 pm.
Designed to go toe-to-toe with M5s and RS6s, the 2010 Jaguar XFR not only looks sweet with a new body kit, but gets a supercharged 5.0L V8 with 510 bhp and 460 lb-ft. of torque.
The 2010 Chevy Camaro goes from musclecar to supercar with Hennessey’s HPE700; they drop in a Corvette’s supercharged LS9 V8 to crank out 705hp and 717 lb-ft. torque.
Nissan’s long-awaited uber-GT-R is here: the Spec V is a street-legal vehicle with carbon fiber weight-saving mods, Recaro buckets and a high gear boost controller for more torque.
While we’ve previously featured Kirk Hawkin’s Icon A5, Wired has an short but sweet video interview up with some great panning and in-flight shots; note: 15 second ad pre-roll.
Designed by six industrial design students at FH Joanneum University, these KTM Concept Vehicles posit everything from hydrofoil boats to a turbine-propelled flight vehicle.
Denim brand G-STAR and Cannondale’s limited edition RAW Cannondale mixes retro/military style with a hand-crafted aluminum frame and Shimano shifters. Thanks, Arjan!
Official pics of the facelifted Bentley Continental GTC and GTC Speed: it’ll get a more upright grille and restyled lower fascia, while the W12 gets bumped to 600 HP, good for 200 mph.
No doubt sacrilege for some Bentley fans, Hamann’s aero kit for the Continental GT and GT Speed two seaters adds front, rear and side skirts, quad tips and interior carbon fiber.
Ever since Back to the Future II we’ve been praying for a Mr. Fusion reactor; San Francisco-based Jim Mason shows how he built a trash-powered “gasifier” to run his Honda Accord.
Cadillac’s Provoq concept is back, this time in official garb as the 2010 SRX; this luxury mid-sized crossover drops the concept’s Volt powertrain for either a 3.0L or 2.8L turbocharged V6.
Originally sold for $750k but now on the block for $295k, this 2006 ASC Diamondback Viper by McLaren features a tuned V10 that hits 615hp and a trumpeted air intake system.
With a growing collection of gorgeously photographed case mods and custom desktops, Million Dollar PC will help to satisfy your appetite for sweet, sweet gadget pr0n. Thanks, Jack!
Specializing in car-oriented videos, AdvanTech Studios’ Showreel ’08 is pure sex for auto aficionados; filled with slo-mo drifts and vignetting, you may have seen some of this in Top Gear.
Few brands are as lustworthy as Shelby, and true to form the 2010 Ford Shelby GT500 makes the new ‘Stang the most powerful ever, with 540hp and 510lb-ft of torque.
What 9ff’s Porsche-based GT9R lacks in style, it makes up for in raw power: limited to 20 street legal cars, it sports a twin-turbo 1,105 hp engine that’ll go 0-60 in 2.9s. Thanks, Jason!
The Space Shuttle is up for replacement soon, and with it a new fleet of NASA spacecraft will be taking us to the Moon and beyond; check out this 3D infographic, courtesy NYT.
The Challenger may wallow around the twisties, but this Hurst HEMI version is easily forgiven; golden racing pinstripes and matching prototype wheels on white scream retro-sexy.
Questionable yellow pinstriping aside, this tuned Nissan GT-R concept by Cobra Tech has us drooling over its 3.5s 0-60 time, made possible by ECU, pressure and air intake mods.
Take your gaming on the road with this converted Suzuki SX4, whose dash has been modified to accommodate two Xbox 360s; the integrated controlled on the wheel is sick!
If Santa’s Rocket Sleigh wasn’t enough, this Super Sled by Ky Michaelson (known as The Rocketman) is a Radio Flyer with aluminum rails and an actual rocket strapped to the back.
Economic troubles aside, the second-gen 2010 Chevy Equinox is looking pretty good; Sitting on the Theta platform, choose between a 21/30 mpg Ecotec 4-cylinder or a 3.0L V6.
Mannerspielplatz is a German theme park that literally translates to “men’s playground,” with everything from Hummers and ATVs to earthmovers and helicopters.
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