Sometime this month, Ferrari will drop its first hatchback, the €260,000 euro ($370,000), 660horsepower Ferrari FF. Although Porsche via it’s Panamera and BMW with the X6 have already waded into hatchback territory, the FF has that extra je ne sais quoi! Peep the the dropdead sexiness below
Say hello to the 2012 Lexus LFA. The sleek, 533horsepower supercar goes from 0 to 60 in 3.6 seconds and reaches speeds of up to 200MPH. The LFA also comes equipped with a V10 engine and a hightech digital speedometer. Only a limited run of 500 LFA’s will be produced and $375K will get you into the driver’s seat of your very own.
The world’s fastest streetlegal automobile just got updated. Meet the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport, an improved version of the original Veyron Super Sport. The latest from the French automaker offers a 1,200 horsepower engine with 16 cylinders. For all the noncar buffs, that translates to 0 to 60 in 2.5 seconds and a max speed of 267.8 mph, the Guinness World Record for a productionmade car. With a complete carbon fiber exterior and a price tag of $2,000,000, you can bet your “seat warmer” that this is as topnotch as it gets!
Standby for deals from NYC’s own Republica Eyewear, giving away limited edition frames and prints designed by SOA artist M. Tony Peralta throughout the summer. Card holders can get a standing 25% off any purchases made online as well using the code on the back of each limited edition card.
As you may know, taxpayers are about to own 60% of General Motors. So here’s our chance to get exactly what we want in our favorite mode of transportation. Personally, I am looking forward to annual meetings in which I can discuss my wish list at length with fellow stockholders
Here’s what I can’t understand. Why does the City Of New York, aside from the fine, engage in what amounts to legalized vandelism of my private property by sniping my rear passenger, drivers side car window with a 12×12 garishly green neon sticker using industrial strength glue? Is that really necessary? Isn’t it a little excessive? Is a fine not enough? Not in New York City my friends.
Parkingspots.com is a new service currently available in the U.S. and Canada that connects those needing a parking spot with those looking to earn some extra cash by renting their parking spots. The service allows you to find parking close to downtown, the airport, your office or home.
BMW CHALLENGES THE CONVENTIONS OF TRADITIONAL CAR DESIGN WITH ITS G.I.N.A. LIGHT VISIONARY MODEL PROJECTJuly 2 | republica
Falling under the category of “2008’s Sickest Design Concept”, BMW’s GINA Light Visionary Model project (note to Chris: you need a better name for this, talk to Jobs) which stands for “Geometry and Functions in ‘N’ Adaptations” basically means that Bimmer designers we’re given free reign to go buck wild and really think outside the box when it comes to the form and function of BMW car design as it relates to the future. Chris Bangle, the Director Of Design for BMW Group really breaks it down in the video below as to why they undertook this design driven endeavor. Now don’t go and get all excited on us…the images and video that you are about to see are purely conceptual and this is definitely one whip that you will not be seeing at a dealership near you anytime soon! Enjoy!
Smart, a member of the Mercedes Car Group has officially announced the introduction of its smart fortwo car which will make its debut in January of 2008 here in the U.S. Reaching a top speed of 90 mph, this fuel efficient (40 mpg), 3 Cylinder/1 Liter, 4star crash rated whip has already sold over 750,000 vehicles in 36 countries since its introduction.