Hamann Lamborghini Murcielago

If your Lamborghini Murcielago isn’t turning as many heads as you’d quite like, then German tuner Hamann, might just have the answer.

The kit consists of an aerodynamic package, including a front spoiler that fits directly to the bumper, and a rear wing (both available in carbon fibre or fibreglass).

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Readers To Name Baby Volkswagen SUV

Volkswagen have decided to ask the public to name their new mini off-roader.

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The idea of a public vote was hatched when board members of the Wolfsburg company couldn’t agree on a suitable name. Head of VW, Wolfgang Bernhard, stated “We asked the public to name the SUV, and that’s the name we’ll use”.



Passat Kit Based On The R-GT

Volkswagen have introduced a range of products, for Passat owners wanting to give their car a sporting edge, reminiscent of the concept vehicle, the R-GT.

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The V-Line package, (only available at dealers in Germany and Holland at the moment) gives the Passat an aggressive appearance, with the massive air intakes, deep front spoiler and mesh grilles. A touring car style rear bumper and twin exhausts add to the visual impact.



New Mercedes SLK For Track Use

Mercedes are to produce a lighter, more powerful version of their SLK.

Although the SLK 55 AMG goes on sale in Germany next month, it was specifically developed for a wealthy customer to create a one make race series.

mercedes slk amg



Insane 997 Turbo Cabriolet From 9ff

9ff are putting the finishing touches to a big power 997 Turbo Cabriolet.

A video clip on the 9ff site shows the bahn storming 650 bhp cabriolet hit 217 mph.

9ff cab

9ff started up in 2001, but really made a name for themselves, with their missile-like 996 GT2, after it achieved a record breaking 241 mph (in 2004).

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[Source: 9ff]


Lamborghini SUV Plans Dropped

Lamborghinis plans of building an SUV to rival the Porsche Cayenne Turbo, have been dropped by the supercar manufacturer.

Ideas of an uber-saloon, (as a successor to the seventies Espada) have also been shelved. Their president Stephan Winkelmann stated “I’m a fan of SUVs, but making one isn’t on the radar for this decade. We’re such a small company, we couldn’t do one on our own. Still, it would make more sense for us to do one of those than a four-seater.”




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