2011 KTM X-Bow R: 2.63 kg per hp

2011 KTM X-Bow R: 2.63 kg per hp

The upcoming 2011 KTM X-Bow R delivers everything you expect from a real sports car. Equipped with a powerful, yet compact engine made by Audi, the vehicle is as agile as a mosquito, and looks as sexy as a Japanese superbike. So far, its only problem seems to be excessive curb weight that makes this car less competitive when compared to some other vehicles designed with truck day enthusiasts in mind. Well, I hope that at least the next iteration of the Crossbow will come with a more inspiring engine that will allow to make its power to weight ratio look more compelling.

Continue reading “2011 KTM X-Bow R: 2.63 kg per hp”

Hamann tunes Aston Martin V8 Vantage Coupe and Roadster

Hamann tunes Aston Martin V8 Vantage Coupe and Roadster

German tuner Hamann will soon offer its new tuning program for the gorgeous 2008 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Coupe, as well as for the more frivolous V8 Vantage Roadster. While many tuning studios out there often try to sell you appearance kits that are painfully exaggerated, sometimes vulgar, and often simply lacking in the good taste department, Hamann does the job with a sense of grace that you only acquire with decades of experience in the business of selling to people things they don’t need at a price they cannot afford.

Continue reading “Hamann tunes Aston Martin V8 Vantage Coupe and Roadster”

2007 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Sports Package

2007 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Sports Package

The 2007 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class roadster has finally received its own exclusive individualization kit.

Although the new package doesn’t bring anything new in the powerplant department, it still allows you to make the comfortable sports coupe look more like one of those aggressive, mind-numbing AMG-tuned street rockets that cost twice as more and, let’s face it, can be used as daily drivers only by Formula One pilots.

Continue reading “2007 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Sports Package”

2007 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster

2007 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster

The British premium brand plans to officially unveil its 2007 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster during the upcoming auto show to be held in Los Angeles on Wednesday 29th November. Elegant and dynamic, the new sports car successfully combines an eye-catching exterior with luxurious interior, while delivering the same (almost unrivaled) level of performance that people tend to expect from James Bond’s vehicle of choice.

Continue reading “2007 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster”