Carzone.ie December 2010 News

Ferrari vettura laboratorio hy-kers

Ferrari vettura laboratorio hy-kers

Dec 22, 2010   |   #News

During a recent statement, Ferrari CEO, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, announced that the company will be headed to the 2011 Geneva Motor Show with something "different" and adapted in response to the changing needs of the customers. That line, stated to no doubt enthrall us to the world of Ferrari, was only followed with the fact that it would carry either a hybrid powertrain or road applications from the Formula 1 KERS system....

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Zagato Prepares New TZ4 Model

Zagato Prepares New TZ4 Model

Dec 22, 2010   |   #News

Typically, new cars are revealed at huge auto shows to really make the most out of the presentation of the future car. Every once in a while, leaked documents get in the hands of the right people and the new vehicles are discovered in a more deceitful fashion. This time, however, a certain automaker is making the most out of the Christmas season by hinting at a fourth model in their lineup....

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Tiff Needell To Become Temporary Stig For Top Gear

Tiff Needell To Become Temporary Stig For Top Gear

Dec 22, 2010   |   #News

The year 2010 is coming to a close in a few weeks and we are still hearing news about Top Gear’s Stig. Yeah, talk about a story dragging longer than any of us expected.

The latest twist in the ongoing drama involves a certain former member of Top Gear who now plies his craft on a competing show, but will be returning to Top Gear on a temporary basis to serve as the show’s Stig. We’ve gotten word that Fifth Gear’s affable old-timer, Tiff Needell, will be returning to Top Gear as the Stig after a nine-year absence....

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VIDEO: HOW TO MAKE A VOLVO 740 INTERESTING

Video: VIDEO: HOW TO MAKE A VOLVO 740 INTERESTING

Dec 22, 2010   |   #News

Fancy seeing a trio of precision-drifted Volvo 740s on virgin snow? Of course you do...

This deeply, deeply awesome video proves that even a 1980s Volvo can be made to look cool given the right set of circumstances. And possibly that Volvo's marketing bods were doing a lot of drugs back then....

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Chrysler reveals dramatically facelifted 300C

Chrysler reveals dramatically facelifted 300C

Dec 22, 2010   |   #News

Chrysler has released the first official pictures of the facelifted 300C which reveal extensive styling alterations to the car's original 'gangster' chic....

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Mercedes-Benz B55

Mercedes-Benz B55

Dec 22, 2010   |   #News

After the nuclear apocalypse wipes out all of civilization, there will still be cockroaches wedging huge engines into tiny cars. You just can't kill the oldest recipe in hot rodding history, and for good reason. As a handful of trainees at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Rastatt just found out, the big engine, small car combo is the easiest way to mint cheap speed. Plant manager Peter Wesp got the idea to squeeze a 5.5-liter 385 horsepower V8 from the likes of the big E550 into the Silver Arrow's trim B-Class....

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2011 BMW M5 frolics in a winter wonderland

2011 BMW M5 frolics in a winter wonderland

Dec 22, 2010   |   #News

Seriously, enough already. We've spied the 2011 BMW M5 over and over and over again, and the sedan still isn't quite ready for its public debut. Now, the flagship M sedan has been spotted during its winter testing regimen, and while we never shy away from looking at high-resolution photos of any M-badged BMW, we're ready for the seemingly endless striptease to come to an end....

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