Porsche 2013 918 RSR

Porsche originally revealed the 2013 Porsche 918 at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show. Some automotive experts refered to the Porsche 918 RSR as a cross between the 2011 Geneva Auto Show concept and the Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid which ran so well for so long at the 2011 Nurburgring 24hours race.

The 2013 Porsche 918 RSR uses a direct injection V8 derived from the Porsche RS Spyder and tuned to develop 555 horsepower at 10,3000rpm, but adds to that with a pair of electric motors on the front wheels that each contribute a further 101 horsepower, bringing the Porsche 918 RSR’s total power output to 757 horsepower.

If you compare the Porsche 918 RSR with the Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid, the GT3 R Hybrid’s energy is harvested under braking and stored in a flywheel spinning at up to 36,000rpm and mounted where Porsche usually install the passenger seat. A button on the steering wheel allows the driver to use the power in eight second bursts. The two electric motors are linked, allowing the 918 RSR to vector torque between the front wheels, improving traction. One weird installment made by Porsche which was a fan on the rear deck between the intakes of Porsche 918 RSR. Porsche has not yet revealed if the fan actually serves any purpose. Perhaps the rear spoiler which identically dimensioned to that of the Porsche RS Spyder does serve a purpose. The color which is liquid metal chrome blue, according to Porsche is new, but it is hard to avoid the feeling that the scheme has been chosen to replicate the classic Gulf colors. Have you noticed the number 22? That number is important because it is the same with the ones on the 1971 Porsche 917 short tail that won the Le Mans having covered a record distance of 3315,21 miles. The interior of 2013 Porsche 918 RSR has racing atmosphere domination from the figure-hugging bucket seats, the gear flasher on the steering wheel, a minimalistic dash and center console with rocker switched, and instead of second seat, a flywheel accumulator right of the center console.

How much is the base price of this Porsche hybrid car? It is in the neighborhood of $600,000.

Mercedes-Benz 2012 CLS 63 AMG

2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG

It is 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG, completed by a unique hood and wider fenders. The machine is 5.5-liter V8. With twin turbo and direct injection, it produces 550 hp of power and 590 lb-ft of torque gives you the optional performance package. The two engines are set to AMG’s compact, lightweight, quick-shifting MCT seven-speed transmission.

They increase the use of aluminum to this car, but the weight is still 4,114 pounds.  Don’t worry, it’s light. While the fuel economy is 23 mpg. This car will be launched in May (in United States) and you’ll get the information about the price before the launch. But the current model stickers cost you about $100,000.

 

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Promotional Video for Audi R8 V8 Limited Edition

Audi R8 V8

Promoting the Audi R8 V8 Limited Edition doesn’t sound necessary, right? Well, not for Audi because they know that their German supercar will be sold in minutes and giving the right marketing means they are increasing the possible potential customers. The creation of the R8 V8 Limited Edition is intended to celebrate the Audi’s rich racing history and bring the same sporty styling to the more powerful GT Coupe with V8 as its basic model.

The Audi R8 V8 Limited Edition already available since July in coupe model. Carrying the “limited edition” phrase means this supercar has more to offer, right? You are right folks. Audi equips the R8 V8 Limited Edition with a set of titanium finish 19-inch of “5-arm double-spoke Y design” alloy wheels. These wheels inspired from the R8 GT Coupe and the sporty look is complete with the presence of the red brake calipers which is the unique signature of ever R8 supercars.

What makes the Audi R8 V8 Limited Edition supercar different from other R8 is the exterior. This supercar has satellite navigation, Audi Music Interface (AMI), and interior light package, a premium Bang and Olufsen sound system, and Bluetooth interface with integrated seat-belt microphones. These exclusive features will not be found on the regular R8 V8 Coupe. You can watch the video here.

Official Leaked Photos of 2012 BMW M5

2012 BMW M5

2012 BMW M5 four-door sedan has spotted tested the manual gearbox couple of days ago. Nowadays, it seems that photos and info on an upcoming car always find their way onto the internet before the manufacturer intends to. This was indeed the case with the all-important, highly-anticipated and awe-inspiring new 2012 BMW M5 four-door sedan, as a set of photos has fallen through the cracks and into our hands, thanks to the efforts of local German newspaper.

Bless its baby blue eyes, the new 2012 BMW M5 four-door sedan is actually good looking and is significantly more refined in appearance than the outgoing model. Just like the old one, everything oozes power and strength, but all the refined 5-Series genes are in place as well, so the whole package looks like a bodybuilder dressed in an expensive Armani suite. There’s also some bold jewelry involved, as the 2012 BMW M5 four-door sedan sports big 20-inch wheels with Z-rated tires.

2012 BMW M5 - side view

We’ve gone on and on about the twin-turbocharged 4.4-liter V8 that replaced the old naturally aspirated V10 on the 2012 BMW M5 four-door sedan, but we’ve never been able to tell you the exact output. Now we can, as the output has been revealed to be 560 HP at 6,000 rpm and 501 lb-ft or 680 Nm of torque. This not only makes it more powerful than the old 507 HP M5, but the performance of the 2012 BMW M5 four-door sedan is also available lower down in the rev range.

The new F10 2012 BMW M5 four-door sedan will run to 62 mph (100 km/h) in 4.4 seconds. To reach 124 mph (200 km/h), the new M5 needs about 13 seconds. The electronic nanny will stop you from going over 155 mph (250 km/h), but the M-Drivers-Package brings the top speed to 189 mph (305km/h).

2012 BMW M5 - rear view

2012 BMW M5 four-door sedan price tag (probably including European VAT) is rumored to be around €100,000 or about $144,000, though the US price for the 2012 BMW M5 four-door sedan will surely not be that high.

 

Breaking News: Spyshots on 2013 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG

Spyshot 2013 Mercedes Benz S63 AMG

2013 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG four-door sedan is considered to be the normal version of Mercedes-Benz favorite platform – the S-Klasse. We are way over excited about the all new 2013 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG four-door sedan which will be revealing at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show.  We are going to waste the time to think about what will happen when AMG buries all that technology under a pile of power and speed.

The German engineers have already gone ahead and started the development of the performance machine of the2013 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG four-door sedan and our dedicated team of contributors has caught a heavily camouflaged version of the upcoming S63 AMG, based on the new W222 platform.

Spyshot 2013 Mercedes Benz S63 AMG - side view

The body of 2013 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG four-door sedan on the spyshots is all covered up with not an inch visible to the naked eye, but that’s not really important, as there shouldn’t be much in the way of unique bodywork at the moment. The German engineers are most likely testing the way the chassis will cope with the demands of performance driving, with the test mule sporting components that will not make it to production. Don’t be fooled by those exhausts, Mercedes has most likely not finalized work on the whole powertrain of the 2013 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG four-door sedan yet.

Spyshot 2013 Mercedes Benz S63 AMG - rear view
You can, however, spot the larger break discs and more open front air intakes of 2013 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG four-door sedan spyshots, but beyond that you’ll have to use your imagination.

2013 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG four-door sedan spyshots really tickles us on what is hidden under the bonnet, but seeing as the current generation already offers the new 5.5-liter V8 with twin-turbo, all we have to think about is the output. The drive programs on the 2013 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG four-door sedan are likely to be tweaked, and equipment levels are expected to change. More legroom than ever should also be on the 2013 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG four-door sedan future features.