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Picture: Lamborghini Murcielago On Its Roof On De Waal Drive, Cape Town

Published by on Apr 26th, 2011, No Comments

Accidents are never a laughing matter, and we sincerely hope all involved here emerged unharmed from the accident, but a Lamborghini on its roof is quite a sight. The accident happened this morning Tuesday, on a renowned driving road in Cape Town: De Waal Drive. The car looks like the smaller Gallardo model. It also looks very flat; we’re hoping it isn’t a cabriolet.

If you have any details please send them through.

2012 C63 AMG Coupe – Half the doors = twice the awesome

Published by on Dec 30th, 2010, No Comments

This is the upcoming C63 AMG Coupe that will be introduced next year. Speculations about the engine capacity are still all over the place with some people saying the engine will stay the same, others that the capacity will be reduced to 5.5 L with the addition of turbos.

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Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Opens October 2010

Published by on Jul 14th, 2010, No Comments

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Theme Park

Adventure, theme park and Ferrari fans rejoice! Ferrari World, the world’s first Ferrari theme park is all set to start functioning in October 2010, in Abu Dhabi. According to sources this will be one experience no one will want to miss – providing an intense multi-sensory experience.

The theme park will be a testament to the unsurpassed excellence of the Ferrari – famed for being high in performance, technical excellence and design. The red roof of the park is a direct take off from the iconic double curve of the Ferrari GT body – and spans 200,000 square metres. Emblazoned on it is a sight that any Ferrari lover would kill to get a look at – the biggest Ferrari logo ever made.

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Theme Park

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Theme Park

Ferrari World will have a number of rides – with a number of the usual amusement /theme park rides and will also impart a complete Ferrari experience – through 20 state of the art rides. One of them is the world’s fastest roller coaster (with speeds in excess of 200 km per hour), which is designed to give the rider the feeling of being inside a Ferrari. Another experience that is sure to be unforgettable is the G-Force – which takes passengers on a ride over 62 m – through the roof and back again!

Located on the Yas Island, on the north east of mainland Abu Dhabi, the park was specifically located here keeping in mind the global tourist destination tag and facilities that this area enjoys. It’s sure to be a hit with the locals too – who are well known for their motor sports enthusiasm.

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Speculated Renderings: The New Audi A6

Published by on Jun 29th, 2010, 1 Comment

The New Audi A6 is turning out to a quite an elusive animal. Normally when a car gets close to the final production version there are countless pictures of ugly, patched up and camouflaged test mules designed to give the pre production versions a run in the real world.

With the next Audi A6 it’s and entirely different story. While trawling the web for news about the next A6 all you’ll find is 3 pictures of an old A6 with flared wheelarches claimed to be a drive train mule, but that unfortunately is it.

So far no further pictures have been spotted of the car in any way shape or form which begs the questions: What are they hiding and what the hell does it look like?!

What I’ve found in search of the answers are a whole lot of photo shopped pictures of the new A6 which doesn’t look too bad. You’ll also find some photos of the alleged drive train mule.  Enjoy.

Car Games Explode onto the Net

Published by on Apr 22nd, 2010, 3 Comments

car games

Racing games and other games involving cars are immensely popular on the net. There is an enormous variety of car games available online that can be played for free in your browser right away without having to download anything onto your PC. Of course, Grand Theft Auto 4 has just been released on April 13, but don’t worry if you haven’t got a PlayStation 3 because you can play many other racing games online.

There are F1 games, racing games, difting and drag race games, pimp my ride games, games that test your parking skills and trail games in which you must use your truck to demolish other cars and scale obstacles along a trail without crashing your car badly enough to blow it up. There are bird’s-eye view car games, but also a number of excellent 3D games such as the popular game Cab Driver. So go and have fun and race, upgrade, pimp, or demolish your cars online!

Bike rider defies death with insane jump

Published by on Apr 16th, 2010, No Comments

I know it’s not exactly car news, but anyone that likes awesome will enjoy this video. It’s about a crazy man called Robbie Maddison on a little two stroke bike defying certain death by charging over some obstacles to reach the correct speed to do this jump.

The adrenalin that must’ve gone through this guy’s body must’ve been enough to jump start a dead elephant. The true question I suppose is how he managed to make the jump with a scrotum filled with steel?

Will The Americans Embrace The Small Cars? What About You?

Published by on Jan 12th, 2010, No Comments

For many years now, Americans have had the option to turn to small, fuel-efficient cars. Surprisingly every time the option came close, they hated what they got.

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You don’t even need to think far. How about the 1973 Arab Oil Embargo? Do any of you remmeber it? The shortage of fuel and fist fights at gas stations scared U.S. drivers to considering small cars like the Ford Pinto, Chevrolet Chevette, Dodge Colt, Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla, and the Plymouth Cricket.

Eventually to no one’s surprise fuel was available at a much cheaper price once again and the US soon got back to the old standard V-8 powered cars and trucks. If one looks into the money aspect of it, the bigger and traditional American vehicles made much more sense to them.

Well it looks like this time (the Fiat 500 just made it’s first appearance in the US) things are going to change from the roots, as Ford Motor Company along with the likes of General Motors have got their collective engineering and manufacturing acts together to give the Americans a small car worth owning. What’s going to happen this time? What’s your guess? And would you go for a small car just for saving on fuel?

Breaking: BMW Z4 sDrive 35is launched – worst carname ever.

Published by on Dec 14th, 2009, No Comments

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You have to say that when you have to pronounce 14 syllables to indicate what car you’re talking about that the name needs a bit of trimming. BMW thinks that the new Z4 needs just that to describe how awesome its car is.

So then this is the BMW Z4 sDrive 35is. Count them people – 14 syllables. The newest Z4 gets the awesome 335i engine and is mated to a 7speed dual clutch transmission. Performance is up there with the quickest BMW has to offer with the 100km/h mark flying by in 4.8s onto a limited top speed of – you guessed it – 250km/h.

The car will go on sale toward the end of the first quarter of 2010 and pricing is yet to be announced.

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