German BMW tuner Alpina recently unveiled the 2014 BMW Alpina B4 Bi-Turbo Coupe at the Tokyo Motor Show. The coupe is powered by a twin-turbocharged version of the 435i’s 3.0-liter straight-six engine, producing 410 ponies and 443 lb-ft of torque. Capable of a 0-62 mph sprint in just 4.2 seconds, the B4 is capable of reaching an eye-watering top speed of 189 mph. Additional details include quad exhaust, 20″ wheels, high-performance brakes, lavalina leather-lined interior, and a 31 mpg rating. The 2014 BMW Alpina B4 Bi-Turbo Coupe will be available beginning May, 2014 starting at approximately $78,102 USD.
Bugatti has revealed the third model in their six-part edition Les Légendes de Bugatti, the Legend “Meo Constantini.” A close friend of company founder Ettore Bugatti, Meo Constantini was the head of Bugatti’s racing team for eight years and two-time winner of the Targa Florio. Reminiscent of the Bugatti Type 35 in which Constantini won most of his races, the car design is based on the current Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse. It features an 8-liter W16 engine with 1200 horsepower and can accelerate from 0-100 km in 2.6 seconds. In April 2013 the Vitesse was driven to a top speed of 408.84 kph with the roof down, making it the fastest production roadster ever built. Read more
After debuting the concept at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, Audi is showing off the Audi Sport Quattro plug-in hybrid as a thanks to its Facebook fans, which now exceeds 100,000. Some speculate that the Quattro will receive the same 700-hp plug-in hybrid powerplant as the Audi R8 V10 Plus — a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 that’s paired with an electric motor and eight-speed tiptronic transmission, and pulls off an astonishing 94.1 mpg. Stay tuned for more info regarding production details.
On the latest episode of “The Blueprint,” JAY Z’s Life + Times travel to Germany for the unveiling of the 2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupe at the legendary 24 Hour Nurburgring race. Shaped by BMW’s rich legacy at the exacting racetrack–the German automaker has won 19 of the 41 races and the Ring also serves as its test site–the new 4-door M6 Gran Coupe is an unprecedented blend of the high performance M line and the luxury stylings of the brand’s 6 series. Here, the design and engineering teams in Germany both dissect the collaboration and philosophy behind BMW’s latest triumph.
After having presented the Bentley EXP 9 F Concept SUV in early 2012, the British car maker confirmed today that the all-wheel drive off-roader will actually make it into production. The brand’s fourth model line will officially go on sale in 2016. Can’t wait to see the final product and to find out how close it will be to the concept in terms of design.
Here you can watch a nice detailed video of the Bentley concept SUV. Read more
The official pre-production concept of the new BMW cross-over X4 model, has been unveiled today. It looks like the German car maker will stage the official unveiling at the Auto Show China 2013 in Shanghai, taking place later this month. The X4 is basically the smaller size sibling of the X6, a cross-over of the brand’s sport and off-road categories.
For now just take a look at the images that have leaked. Read more
Mousa and The Jets put together a nice surprise for Curren$y’s bithday and present it to him outside the House of Blues in New Orleans. Spitta gets emotional when he sees his gift, a Chevrolet Camaro.
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Radion Razvan has put his time and effort into creating this gorgeous concept for the (hopeful) BMW M9. The vehicle sports a look similar to that of the futuristic Fisker Karma, check out the concept in the gallery above.
Iconic Italian sports car maker Lamborghini is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2013. I’m sure we will be seeing a lot of special models and events around the anniversary. This week Lamborghini has launched a first video teaser of what’s to come. The video gives a look at the past and the future of the brand.
A third body style of the BMW M6 high-performance sports car is set to be presented for the first time as the BMW M6 Gran Coupe joins the existing Coupe and Convertible models in the line-up. The new member of the M6 family brings together customary M performance characteristics with luxury and aesthetic appeal. Read more
BRABUS will introduce its new Mercedes-Benz B62-620 Widestar Edition next week at Germany’s Essen Motor Show. Featured is a 5.5-liter, twin-turbo V8 engine with a 620 horsepower instead of the default 544 horsepower. The beast also delivers 605 lb-ft of torque along with a range of luxury features. Included in these luxury features are 23″ alloy wheels, a side skirt, and a running board with LED lighting. Rounding out the suped-up Benz are wider front and back stands.
Check out the gallery below and watch the video below for a more comprehensive look at this beast. Read more
Ferrari’s flagship Enzo model is coming to an end. Fans of the brand are anxiously awaiting first images of the follow-up model, currently running under the codename F70.
Set to debut this year and hitting retailers in 2013, there are not official images yet of the new Ferrari. Therefore Sydney designer David Williams has produced an incredible set of renderings of his vision of the upcoming Ferrari F70. “Ferrari has already revealed that the official F70 will be packed with a mid mounted, rear wheel drive 7.3 liter naturally aspirated V12 pumping out 800 horsepower paired with a pair 120 horsepower electric motors. This will put the Ferrari F70 up in the 900 to 1000 horsepower.”