Bugatti Veyron Ettore Concept

Bugatti Ettore

Before you get excited and run all over the room, please notice that what you see is the rendering image of Bugatti Veyron Ettore. Yes, it is very unusual name, but this is what happen when Bugatti decided to hold on the next-gen of the luxury supercar. Should we blame the Bugatti CEO Wolfgang Durheimer for this? Probably like this, but let’s see the positive side of this delayed project, shall we?

The rendering image of Bugatti Veyron Ettore concept was proposed by designer Tamas Jakus. The naming for this supposed  to-be successor of Veyron luxury supercar is inspired by Ettore Arco Isidoro Bugatti who is the founder of the Bugatti automaker company. So, what is the Veyron Ettore concept exactly? A luxury supercar, or luxury saloon supercar?

Bugatti Ettore convertible

We can’t describe as saloon as the rendering image on the Bugatti Veyron Ettore concept is more like “ordinary” luxury supercar. Tamas Jakus also created the convertible model as well besides the coupe. According to autoevolution.com, the Veyron Ettore concept carries a lighter, sleeker, and more supercar-oriented if we compare it to the basic model of Veyron.

Bugatti Ettore rear view

What about the engine? Unfortunately, Tamas Jakus  only working on the overall design, not the engine. But we predict, if Bugatti Veyron Ettore concept does exist, it would be powered by none other than the W12 engine, just like the usual powerplant on the Bugatti line-up models.

Unveiling the Bentley Continental Flying Spur Linley Limited Edition

Bentley Continental Flying Spur Linley

Remember the first time we shared about the arrival of the Bentley Continental Flying Spur Linley Limited Edition? After patiently waiting, we finally get the chance to see the overall look of this luxury saloon. Just want to refresh your memory a little bit, as that time, we only got the opportunity to scoop the interior. Bentley got the help from a British design company Linley to build state-of-the-art saloon and the luxury, well… All we can say the Bentley Continental Flying Spur Linley Limited Edition carries maximum luxury.

Let’s start from the cabin, shall we? The Bentley Continental Flying Spur Linley Limited Edition is covered with the interior design and furniture expertise. Yup, for your information, Linley’s expertise is involving the interior of a car. Step inside, as you can see on the photo we attach, the interior of the Continental Flying Spur covered in Santos rosewood veneers. The Santos rosewood veneers are replacing the old color choice which was the chestnut or walnut that usually placed on the fascia, center console, and roof console.

Bentley Continental Flying Spur Linley - interior

Linley also left traces on the form of waistrails and picnic table on the Bentley Continental Flying Spur Linley Limited Edition. Let’s not forget the Linley’s stainless steel treadplates. So, why bother contacting Linley to create a saloon that holds massive amount of luxury?

Bentley Continental Flying Spur Linley - side view

The Bentley Continental Flying Spur Linley Limited Edition will be marketing on China because the Continental Flying Spur considered to be one of the most successful Bentley sedans and filled the saloon line-up. one of the features that really implies the luxurious style of saloon is the cigar humidor which located in the custom rear center console. There will be 10 units of this luxury saloon and each carries price tag at £150,900 (around €175,500 or $236,000).

Spyshots: Facelifted Porsche Panamera

Porsche Panamera Facelift

Just yesterday we got the spyshots of the Porsche 911 cabriolet, we got another spyshots from the Porsche Panamera facelifted.  Well, it seems doesn’t fair if the 911 series have gotten all the attention, so the Panamera saloon wants more attention – or at least, the same amount of attention, right? Rumor has it that the facelifted Panamera will be ready in a couple of years.

The Porsche Panamera with facelift is consider to the prototype as it was strolling the streets of Germany with almost no camouflage covered on the entire bodywork. So, will it hit the production in two years time or in next year?  The test drive on the Panamera was to test the changes on the headlights and LED foglights, as we also spotted the new clusters which are definitely pop up around the back. Just maybe, we found the same clusters on the 911 which means that the German automaker giving some kind of mass signature to all their products.

Porsche Panamera Facelift - side view

Rumor has it that the facelifted Porsche Panamera saloon will be more sporty. More sporty? We thought that the prototype has sporty enough, and we just can’t imagine the more sporty side of the Panamera which will be revealed I 2015. Porsche stated that they will add a two-door version of the Panamera and probably will be dubbed as “928”.

Porsche Panamera Facelift - rear view

By the way, do you know that the facelifted Porsche Panamera is big four-door saloon? Yes…. It’s four-door saloon and judging by the photos, we think that this Panamera prototype needs buttlift, not facelift.

Porsche Panamera Turbo Red Race by Anderson Germany

Porsche Panamera Turbo Red Race Edition

Let’s take off our attention from the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show for awhile to get closer look on Porsche Panamera Turbo Red Race saloon by Anderson Germany tuning house. You see, every Porsche car has its own aura which draws attention from tuning houses which their main goal is to present a different side of Porsche with their signature touch. Take a look at the photos of the Porsche Panamera Turbo Red Race saloon and enjoy the fruit of Anderson Germany tuning house’s labor.

The Anderson Germany tuning house named the package for the Porsche Panamera Turbo Red Race saloon as “Anderson Germany Red Race Edition” which we instantly understand why the tuning house dresses the saloon in catchy red color.

Porsche Panamera Turbo Red Race Edition - side view

On the cosmetic part, the Porsche Panamera Turbo Red Race saloon by Anderson Germany has front end which gives more aggressive look and front bumper with big gapes to catch more air for the engine. It doesn’t stop there as the Porsche Panamera Turbo Red Race saloon has newly designed side air intakes, headlights boarders, a carbon fiber bonnet with air intakes and an ultralights boot lid.

If all those cosmetic parts are not enough for you, you can ask Anderson Germany to have the taillights of the Porsche Panamera Turbo Red Race saloon tinted like in the old days of car tunings. Moving on, the saloon now sits on 22-inch black wheels with red borders which wrapped in tires size 265/30-22 at the front, and 295/25-22 at the rear.

Porsche Panamera Turbo Red Race Edition - cockpit

Do you notice how lower the Porsche Panamera Turbo Red Race saloon is? Well, the Anderson Germany has fiercely lowered down the adjustable suspension by 40mm. Can’t be fastest saloon without the help from the gravity, right?

Porsche Panamera Turbo Red Race Edition - rear view

On the performance part, the Porsche Panamera Turbo Red Race saloon by Anderson Germany now has turbocharged V8 which able to unleash 585 horsepower. Unfortunately, the German tuning house has not share the price tag to customize the Porsche Panamera Turbo Red Race saloon.

Spotted: Spyshots on 2012 Audi S6

2012 Audi S6

New images of the upcoming 2012 Audi S6 luxury saloon have just fallen into our figurative lap, and surprisingly the car isn’t wearing any camouflage. Perhaps, given the fact that the regular A6 saloon is out and about, the Ingolstadt engineers didn’t feel the need to cover the car up, but the only thing which is missing to make this a production model is an “S6” badge.

We just talked about the disappointment that is the new S5, which has dropped a whole bunch of ponies for a lighter and more efficient engine configuration. The 2012 Audi S6 luxury saloon will also lob off a couple of its cylinders from the current model’s V10, yet the new 4.0-liter TFSI will make about as much power as the engine it replaces.

2012 Audi S6 - rear view

The exterior of the 2012 Audi S6 luxury saloon is distinguished by sportier fascias, aerodynamic side skirts, and a four-tailpipe exhaust system. It should also receive a revised grille, as is the case with all of the Ingolstadt carmaker’s sporty versions. Inside, rumor has it that Audi will let you play the sportscar game by letting you spec the 2012 Audi S6 luxury saloon with carbon fiber inserts on the center console and dash.

2012 Audi S6 - side view

So, when can we expect to see the new 4.0 TFSI V8 arriving under the bonnet of a production 2012 Audi S6 luxury saloon? Well, it’s expected the 2012 Audi S6 luxury saloon will make its official debut at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, though this might also take place at the beginning of next year in Detroit, making it a 2013 model year. An even hotter RS6 will also arrive on the scene with over 550 horsepower to take on the BMW M5 and Mercedes E63 AMG which we think they are the equal contender for 2012 Audi S6 luxury saloon.