2011 Dodge Charger

A modern, exemplary depiction of the classic muscle car, the 2011 Dodge Charger will blow the doors off of most cars you’ll meet on the roads! With suggested retail pricing ranging between $24,302 and $30,879, the new Charger can make its home in your garage for estimated payments between $475 and $610 per month; credit score, trim level and options-dependent. Non-base R/T trims are offered with a highly powerful 5.7L OHV V8 engine that generates 368 ponies at 5200 RPM. It joins forces with a 5-speed/overdrive transmission to twist out 395 lb-ft of torque at 4350 RPM. The R/T Dodge Charger is available rear wheel-driven or with all wheel drive.

Even though it has so much power under the hood, the Dodge Charger 2011 still delivers a very impressive EPA-estimated 16/25 MPG city/highway. The Charger is (of course) quite boldly designed, incorporating reminiscent traits of its notorious predecessors from the seventies. It also comes impressively fitted with various modern technological systems the were only imaginary in decades past. Some of the standard technological, safety and convenience features of the new Charger include:

  • Electronic brake assist;
  • Front anti-roll bar;
  • Electronic stability control;
  • AUTOSTICK Sequential Shift Control;
  • Remote starting;
  • 8-way power adjust driver’s seat with lumbar support;
  • ABS and Driveline electronic traction control;
  • 6-speaker, 275W-amp, DVD, MP3, CD audio system with auxiliary input jacks;
  • Voice activated navigation;
  • Bluetooth hands-free connectivity;
  • Front, side and overhead airbags;
  • Powered sunroof;
  • Comprehensive security system with ignition disable;
  • And loads more!

The Charger from Dodge for 2011 is a 4-door, full-sized sedan that can accommodate a payload of up to 1270 pounds and pull up to 2000 pounds behind it. It requires a 19.4-foot turning radius. Exterior measurements are reported at 200.1 x 74.5 x 58.2 inches in length, width and height respectively. Its wheelbase measures 120.0 inches and it clears the ground by 5.1. Its 4031-pound curb weight yields a well-balanced, confident driving experience; especially when cornering. The new Dodge Charger presents well-appointed competition to the likes of the Cadillac CTS, Buick LaCrosse and Chevy Malibu, just to name a few.

On the inside of the 2011 Dodge Charger, you and other occupants will be comfortable with 39 inches of frontal headroom, 59 inches of shoulder room, 56 inches of hip room and 41.8 inches of legroom. There’s also 16.2 cubic feet of luggage space located in the trunk. The standard seating configuration accommodates five adults comfortably. So go ahead, climb into the driver’s seat of a new Dodge Charger today and take it for a spirited spin. The low rumbling of 368 horses will be at your command!

2011 Nissan Juke

Exciting design standards and bold styling accent the all-new 2011 Nissan Juke. It’s classified by Nissan as a Sport Cross, a small-sized crossover that combines high performance levels, excellent fuel economy, surprising interior amenities and loads of practicality to boot. It delivers 27/32 MPG city/highway as estimated by the EPA. The Juke is powered by a intercooled, turbocharged 1.6L inline four-cylinder engine that generates a ballsy 188 horses. Suggested pricing ranges from $18,081 up to $23,268 and estimated monthly payments will run you between $358 and $463. Nissan’s basic warranty will stay in effect for 36 months are 36,000 miles, whichever comes first.

Innovative concept-car-like design and styling standards make the Nissan Juke 2011 a surefire worldwide hit. It’s available in three separate trim levels: SL, SV and the base level S. The Juke’s a small unit, measuring only 162.4 inches in length, 69.5 inches in width and 61.8 inches in height. Its wheelbase measures 99.6 inches and the Juke weighs in at just 2828 pounds. Standard seating is reported for five occupants.

The DOHC I4 engine of the Nissan Juke features an intercooled turbocharger and works together with your choice of the advanced continuously variable transmission (CVT) or a 6-speed manual gearbox (front wheel drive trims only). Together they generate 177 lb-ft of torque. The Toyota RAV4 ($22,025 base price), Honda Element ($20,825 base price) and the Chevrolet HHR Panel ($19,030 base price) are all very hard pressed to satisfy consumers to the level that this new Juke does. And although no information has yet been released from the NHTSA, standard safety features impressively include:

  • Six separate airbags;
  • Active frontal head restraints;
  • Electronic vehicle dynamic control;
  • Electronic traction control;
  • Bluetooth hands-free connectivity;
  • Tire pressure monitoring;
  • And more…


You’ll also be surprised with the list of luxurious amenities for the cabin space including available voice activated navigation, genuine leather interior, powered moonroof, Rockford-Fosgate audio system and a highly imaginative Integrated Control (I-CON) system that shows off its triple-mode automatic air conditioning. On the downside, Nissan doesn’t even yet bother to list interior spaciousness dimensions. You will however find a standard 8.9 cubic feet of luggage space (expandable up to 29.3 cubic feet if you let the back seats down).

Overall, you can count on the 2011 Nissan Juke to make a big dent in the market for trendsetting, efficient and capable performers. It’s a refreshing addition to the current market and is already helping to shape the ever-evolving present and future of the automotive industry.

2010 Mercedes Benz E350

At a MSRP price ranging from $48,050 – $85,750, the 2010 Mercedes Benz E350 coupe and sedan are equipped with a standard 3.5-liter, V6, 268-horsepower engine that produces 268 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. A 7-speed automatic transmission with overdrive is standard. Both models offer all-wheel-drive. The fuel economy for the 2010 Mercedes Benz E350 is 17-mpg in the city and 26-mpg on the highway. The E350 can reach 60 mph in less than 7 seconds.

 

Mechanical features of the 2010 Mercedes Benz E350 include: 3.5L DOHC 24-valve V6 engine, 7-speed automatic electronically controlled transmission that includes driver-adaptive shifting and touch Shift, rear wheel drive, independent 4-link front and 5-arm multi-link rear suspension, agility control damping system, front/rear stabilizer bars, and vehicle-speed-sensitive power rack and pinion steering.

The 2010 Mercedes-Benz E350 handling and braking features include: ABS, brake assist system, cornering brake control, four disc brakes including four ventilated discs, electronic brake distribution, driver selectable responsive suspension, mechanical stability control, strut front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs, and multi-link rear suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs.

The exterior features of the 2010 Mercedes-Benz E350 include: heated exterior driver mirror, heated passenger mirror, integrated turn signal mirrors, power tilt/sliding sunroof, 17″ x 8.0″ 5 twin-spoke aluminum wheels, P245/45R17 all-season performance tires, power tilt/slide glass sunroof that includes sunshade, 1-touch express open/close, and sunroof memory, variable-focus halogen headlamps with projector low beams, and selectable light-sensing headlamps.

The interior features of the 2010 Mercedes-Benz E350 include: leather steering wheel, remote fuel door release, keyless entry, leather seats, front passenger power seat adjusts 14 Ways, anti-theft alarm system with engine immobilizer, auto climate control air conditioning, keyless entry, SmartKey infrared remote that includes trunk open and windows and sunroof open/close, panic alarm, fuel filler door, selective unlock, steering wheel audio controls, leather wrapped steering wheel, navigation system, rearview camera, electronic trunk closer, AM/FM Stereo, CD Changer, CD Player, and MP3 Player.

Available safety features include ABS, traction control, antiskid system, curtain-side airbags, front-side airbags, rear-side airbags, hip-protecting side airbags, and a driver-knee airbag. Mercedes’ driver-adjustable air suspension is standard on the E550 sedan.

Edmunds.com says, “Restyled, higher in quality and more enjoyable to drive, the redesigned 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is a luxury-car triumph. Shoppers in this segment will want to give it serious consideration.”

Tony O’Kane of The Motor Report says, “Ride quality is excellent around suburban streets, more so with the Elegance model’s softer suspension tune. The ride is supple and smooth, and it soaks up low-quality pavement in a thoroughly unruffled manner.”

2010 Dodge Challenger

The design of the 2010 Dodge Challenger is a blast from the past because it has many design similarities as the original early 1970s Challenger. The 2010 Challenger is a 2-door, 5-passenger sports coupe, available in 3 trims, ranging from the SE to the SRT8. At a MSRP of $22,735 – $41,230, the powerful muscle car can blast from 0-60 mph in around 5 seconds. The fuel economy estimates of the 2010 Dodge Challenger lineups are 17 mpg in the city and 25 on the highway for the SE, the Dodge Challenger R/T at 16/25 mpg, and the SRT8 at 13/19 mpg.


As well as the retro design lineup, the 2010 Dodge Challenger is also available as a new, limited edition “Plum Crazy” model. The 2010 Dodge Challenger SE has a 250-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 engine with a 5-speed automatic transmission. The R/T has 372-horsepower 5.7-liter V8 with a 5-speed automatic. A 6-speed manual is available on the R/T, and models equipped with a 6-speed have 376 horsepower. The SRT8 has a 425-horsepower 6.1-liter V8 with either a 5-speed automatic transmission or a 6-speed manual.

Mechanical features of the 2010 Dodge Challenger include: 3.64:1 axle ratio, touring suspension, rear stabilizer bar, engine block heater, heavy duty engine cooling, 730 CCA maintenance-free battery, 160-amp alternator, independent touring suspension, power rack and pinion steering, and 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes and speed control.

Interior features of the 2010 Dodge Challenger include: power locks with remote keyless entry, power front windows with one-touch down feature, tilt-telescope steering column, power eight-way driver’s seat, floor console with sliding armrest, cloth low-back bucket seats, tilt/telescopic steering column, instrument cluster w/tachometer, 140-MPH speedometer, speed control, and a Sentry Key theft deterrent system.

The retro exterior design of the 2010 Dodge Challenger is similar to its predecessor, but with improved proportions. Features include: vented T/A style hood, chrome hood pins, black grille with satin surround, dual round headlamps, racing-style fuel door, body color door handles, power fold-away body color mirrors, solar control glass, 17-inch aluminum wheels, and antenna integrated into rear window. Safety features include: Brake/park interlock, all-speed traction control, electronic stability control, brake assist with antiskid, advanced multi-stage front airbags, and child seat upper tether anchorages.

Automobile Magazine calls the 2010 Dodge Challenger a “head turner,” while Cars.com refers to its “Hot Wheels” styling. Motor Trend says that the 2010 Dodge Challenger is “a healthy dose of retro-modern style.”

The 2010 Dodge Challenger’s outstanding performance, cutting-edge technology, and retro design will definitely cut through any boredom on the road.

The 2010 Maserati GranTurismo

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The 2010 Maserati GranTurismo is a chic, two-door, four-seat, coupe that delivers a powerful punch. The Maserati GranTurismo is powered by an 8 cylinder 4,244 cc V90° engine and produces 405 bhp at 7,100 rpm. The load-bearing chassis allows for more rigidity and its high-resistance, box-steel structure permits the suspension to track every bump in the road allowing for a more smooth and comfortable drive. The powerful 2010 Maserati GranTurismo has a top speed of 178mph and accelerates from 0-60mph in 5.2s.

 

Owners of the GranTurismo have the option of installing the Skyhook system of shock absorbers with an aluminum body that constantly adjusts the damping. The technology automatically chooses the most favorable level of damping and combines with the calibration of the vehicle’s automatic gearbox and the MSP safety system. The result is that the car will become accustomed to each driver’s characteristics.

 

 

The 2010 Maserati GranTurismo is very light and compact. It displays a sporty edge with its sleek tight body design and large oval grille. The cylinder heads are made of aluminum silicon and alloy. The lubrication system contains a wet sump which minimizes noise which allows for a quieter drive. The Maserati GranTurismo has excellent reaction time due to its flawless weight distribution: 51% of the weight of the car sits in the rear and 49% of the car’s weight sits over the front end. The accurate handling is the result of rear and front. The exhaust connected to the V8 meets the most stringent anti-pollution regulations.

The 2010 Maserati GranTurismo achieves instant acceleration due to the ‘drive by wire’ throttle control. The system’s ‘anti-squat’ geometry prevents the rear end from squatting under acceleration. The system’s ‘anti-dive’ geometry prevents the front from dipping under braking. The GranTurismo features three chrome-ringed air vents set behind the front wheels, chic lines curving over the body that is elegantly curved from front to end. The graceful shape ends at the at the rear light cluster.

 

The interior of the Maserati GranTurismo combines luxury with a sporty edge. It contains a roomy cabin that includes Poltrona Frau® leather upholstery, electronically controlled front seats, many finished pockets and storage compartments, and Bose Surround Sound® audio system with eleven speakers. The interior is desogned to maximize comfort and ergonomics. The 2010 GranTurismo transcends style and fits the driver like a glove.

2011 Nissan GTR

The 2011 Nissan GT-R carries on the nickname “Godzilla.” With prices starting at $84,060, the 2011 GT-R is a 2-door, 4-passenger sports car, available in only in Premium trim. The GT-R is powered by a 8-liter twin-turbocharged 24-valve V6 that produces 485 horsepower @ 6,400 rpm and 434 lb-ft of torque @ 3,200–5,200 rpm. The only transmission available is a GR6 dual-clutch six-speed automatic transmission. The 2010 GT-R has an acceleration rate of 0 to 60 in 3.5 seconds and a top speed of 192 mph. The fuel economy of the GT-R is 15 mpg in the city and 21 mpg on the highway.

The 2011 Nissan GTR features ATTESA E-TS® All-Wheel Drive (AWD) with patented independent rear-mounted transaxle integrating transmission differential and AWD transfer case.
The torque distribution includes traction/yaw-based; up to 100% rear; up to 50% front.

As well, the GTR features Electronic Traction Control System (TCS) and Nissan/Brembo® braking system which includes 4-wheel disc brakes, 15″ front and rear two-piece floating-rotors with diamond-pattern internal ventilation. The front suspension includes double-wishbone with aluminum links and the Rear suspension features multi-link with aluminum links.

The design of the exterior of the Nissan 2011 GT-R is much the same design as the previous year. The exterior features include Premium Midship (PM) platform with hybrid unibody assembled using high-precision, ultra-low-tolerance jigs that is much like racecar construction. It has an aluminum hood, trunk lid and outer door skins. Changes include: darker wheel center caps, double clear coat on the front and rear fascias, and the addition of rear cooling ducts to improve cooling performance around the rear floor area.

Interior features of the 2011 GT-R include: Die-cast aluminum front shock towers, inner roof and inner door structures, Nissan Intelligent Key® with Push Button Ignition, electronic analog instrument cluster with upshift indicator, multi-function drive computer and digital gear indicator, leather-wrapped steering wheel, leather-appointed front seats with synthetic suede inserts, 8-way power driver’s seat, and 4-way power front passenger’s seat with entry/exit switch for rear passenger.

Many car reviewers commend the performance of the 2011 Nissan GT-R 2011, saying, “the car is more responsive and more efficient than the previous model year.” Newcars.com says, “The 2011 Nissan GT-R is an automotive and technical tour-de-force, representing the pinnacle of automotive engineering.”

2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse

At a MSRP of $20,699 – $32,599, the 2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse is s a 2-door coupe available in GS, GS Sport, and GT trims. This fast car exemplifies power and performance. The GS and GS have a 162-horsepower 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine. The GT has a 265-horsepower 3.8-liter V6. The GT has a 6-speed transmission, the GS has a 5-speed transmission, and a manual transmission is standard on coupes. The fuel economy is MPG: 20 MPG City and 28 MPG Hwy. This powerful sports car accelerates from 0 to 60 MPH in about six seconds. The top speed is 214 km/h.

Mechanical features of the 2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse include: the engine utilizes the Mitsubishi Innovative Valve-timing Electronic Control (MIVEC) system, front wheel drive, Independent MacPherson strut front suspension with coil springs, multi-link rear suspension with coil springs, front/rear stabilizer bar, power rack and pinion steering, power front ventilated disc and rear solid disc brakes, and dual exhaust.

Exterior features of the 2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse include: color-keyed door handles, black front grille, color-keyed power mirrors, automatic headlights with automatic off, color-keyed rear spoiler, daytime running lights, front air dam, front and rear body color bumpers, front fog lights, and halogen headlights. As well, it also features a bodyside/cab step or running board, bumper step up, front air dam, metallic paint, power sliding side van door, power trunk lid, skid plate or underbody protection, splash or mud guards, and wind deflector or buffer for convertibles.

Interior features of the 2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse include: leather upholstery and heated front seats, leather-wrapped shift knob, remote engine start is optional on automatic-transmission models, front bucket seats, adjustable steering wheel instrumentation that includes tachometer, digital odometer, dual trip meter, and fuel/temp gauges. As well, it also includes power door locks, remote keyless entry with panic alarm, cruise control, anti-theft alarm with engine immobilizer, AM/FM radio with 140-watts and 6 speakers total, CD player; MP3 player, front auxiliary audio input jack in-glass radio antenna, and manual air conditioning.

Safety features available for the 2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse includes: anti-lock braking system (ABS), antiskid system, front/rear crumple zones, air bags, seat curtain airbags, anti-theft alarm, active stability control (ASC), traction control system, front/rear crumple zones, seat curtain airbags 3-point safety belts, anti-theft alarm, and  tire pressure monitoring system.

2010 Chevrolet Corvette

At a MSRP of $48,930 – $116,880, the 2010 Chevrolet Corvette is a 2-door, 2-passenger sports car. This hot sports car is available as a Coupe, Convertible or Grand Sport model. Its immense power gives it a test-track top speed of 190-mph.  The 2010 Chevrolet Corvette has a fuel economy estimate of 15 MPG city and 24 MPG highway.

The 2010 Chevrolet Corvette is known for its power and performance. The high performance fast car has a powerful 430 hp 6.2L LS3 V8 engine 6-speed manual transmission with short-throw shifter and launch control. Mechanical features of the Coupe and Convertible include: integrates chassis, brake and traction control systems, 4-wheel vented disc brakes and anti-lock braking system, and differential cooling system. It also includes an exhaust system that has aluminized stainless steel with 3″ polished stainless steel tips, rack-and-pinion speed-sensitive steering, Performance Traction Management system with 5 driver-selectable settings, and the transmission is a 6-speed manual with short-throw shifter and launch control.

Exterior features of the 2010 Chevrolet Corvette include: corrosion-proof composite body panels, carbon fibre front fenders and floor, raised engine hood with window, carbon fibre front fenders, roof, roof bow, front splitter, rocker extensions and floor, painted front and rear bumpers, manual soft top convertible roof, day time running lights, driver power heated painted door mirrors with automatic operation, passenger power heated painted door mirrors, front fog lights, projector beam lens Xenon bulb headlights, and metallic paint.

Interior features of the 2010 Chevrolet Corvette include: theft-deterrent systems with electronic immobilizer and audible/visible alarm, keyless access system includes push-button start, bucket seats with leather seating surfaces, power 6-way driver seat adjuster, dual-zone automatic air conditioning with pollen filtration, analogue gauge cluster with multi-language Driver Information Centre and tire pressure monitoring system, AM/FM stereo with MP3 compatible CD player, XM Satellite Radio and 7-speaker sound system, cruise control that includes electronic with resume, coast and decelerate/accelerate features, instrumentation that includes  analogue speedometer, tachometer, fuel, voltmeter, coolant temperature and oil pressure gauges, and the steering wheel is leather-wrapped with sound system controls.

Safety and Security features of the 2010 Chevrolet Corvette include: air bags, power, programmable with lock-out protection door locks, keyless access system that includes push-button start, lock/unlock passive entry and panic feature, OnStar In-Vehicle Communications and Assistance Service, theft-deterrent system that includes an electronic immobilizer, theft-deterrent system that includes audible/visible alarm, and traction control that includes electronic, full-function, and all-speed.

2010 Porsche Panamera

The 2010 Porsche Panamera is Porsche’s first 4-door luxury sedan. This hot fast car is a front engine and rear wheel drive sports car sedan. The Porsche Panamera has three models with three different engine selections that include:  the Panamera S has a 4.8-liter V-8 with 400 horsepower, the all-wheel-drive Panamera 4S has a 4.8-liter V-8 with 405 horsepower, and the all-wheel-drive Panamera Turbo contains a turbocharged 4.8-liter V-8 with 500 horsepower. Pricing for the 2010 Porsche Panamera is set at $89,800 for the Panamera S, $93,800 for the all-wheel-drive Panamera 4S, and $132,600 for the Panamera Turbo.

The rear-wheel drive Panamera S can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 5.2 seconds and has a top speed of 175 mph. The Panamera 4S can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 4.8 seconds and has a top speed of 175 mph. The all-wheel drive Panamera Turbo accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 4 seconds and has a top speed of 188 mph. Mechanical features includes 4.8L DOHC DI 32-valve V8 engine, engine drag torque control (EDTC), VarioCam Plus continuously variable valve timing system, and 7-speed Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) automatic transmission that includes double clutch trans with manual steering wheel speed shift. It also includes rear wheel drive, Porsche active suspension management (PASM), steel suspension, double wishbone front suspension, multi-link LSA rear suspension with stabilizer bar, power assisted steering with variable ratio, power 4-wheel vented disc brakes, and dual-twin stainless steel tailpipe.

The four-door Panamera is an extra-low and sleek coupe with exterior features that include: 18″ Panamera S wheels, wheel anti-theft device, full underbody paneling, power sunroof, black front air dam intakes, adaptive rear spoiler, power mirrors, bi-xenon headlights, dynamic cornering lights and speed-dependent headlight range control, LED lights that includes tail lights and brake lights, and front window water repellant coating.

Interior features of the 2010 Porsche Panamera include: textured leather interior trim, 8-way pwr heated front bucket seats, rear split-folding bucket seats, brushed aluminum door entry guards, 3-spoke multi-function tilt/telescopic leather steering wheel, Instrument cluster that includes 4.8″ color display, gear indicator, service interval indicator, ambient temp display, warning indicators, electronic oil level measurement with map compensation, cruise control, anti-theft system, alarm system, and automatic climate control.

All of the features of the 2010 Porsche Panamera makes this sporty and sleek fast car a favorite among sports car enthusiasts.

2010 Jaguar XF

The 2010 Jaguar XF is a sleek and sexy fast car that is available in three trim levels: Base, Premium, and Supercharged. Base versions consist of a 300-hp 4.2-liter V8 engine. The other models have a 5.0-liter V8. When it comes to power, Premiums have 385 HP and the Supercharged versions have 470 HP. All versions use a 6-speed automatic transmission with JaguarDrive Selector which makes use of a rotary knob for gear selection. When the car is turned on, this device will rise into the palm of the hand and can be rotated to put the car in park, drive, reverse, neutral, and sequential mode. Also, the transmission includes steering-wheel paddles for manual gear changes. The V8 Premium Luxury XF has a base MSRP of $55,975. A Supercharged XF sells for $62,975 MSRP. The regular V8 version accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 6.2 seconds. The supercharged model accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 5.1 seconds. The EPA estimates that the premium should get 16/25 mpg and the supercharged models should get 15/22.

Mechanical features include 4.2L DOHC 32-valve V8 engine, 6-speed automatic transmission w/Jaguar Sequential Shift, JaguarDrive rotary gear selector with winter mode, steering wheel mounted paddles, rear-wheel drive, 4-wheel independent double wishbone suspension with anti-roll bars, speed sensitive variable ratio pwr rack and pinion steering, 4-wheel anti-lock vented disc brakes, electric parking brake with drive away release, and dual bright exhaust tips. The supercharged model uses Jaguar’s Computer Adaptive Technology Suspension (CATSTM).

Exterior features include 18″ “Cygnus” 6-spoke alloy wheels, 1-touch tilt/slide power glass moonroof, bright mesh grille insert with bright surround, and bright side window surrounds. It also includes bright lower bumper blades, auto-dimming heated power mirrors with approach lamps, side repeaters, auto-on/off halogen headlamps, and LED tail lamps.

Interior features include 10-way power front heated bucket seats with 2-position driver memory,
driver/front passenger power lumbar, 60/40 split folding rear seat, leather seating surfaces, 3-spoke leather steering wheel w/remote controls for audio, cruise control, JaguarDrive rotary gear selector, driver information center with dual function trip computer, cruise control with automatic speed limiter, 7″ touch screen display with controls for audio, climate control, and satin American walnut veneer interior trim.

Jaguar’s new Adaptive Dynamics suspension automatically adjusts firmness based on the road conditions in order to balance ride and handling. Available safety features include ABS, traction control, antiskid system, curtain side airbags, and front side airbags. A navigation system, rearview camera, blind-spot monitoring system, and adaptive cruise control are also available. The 2010 Jaguar XF is a sizzling fast car that captures the attention of every sports car buff.

2010 BMW X6

At a base rate of $95,000, the 2010 BMW X6 offers powerful performance, sporty design, and an exciting driving experience. This 2 door, 4 seat SUV contains  brand new twin-Garett-turbo packing 4.4 liter V8 engine that delivers 555 HP with a torque rated at 500 lb-ft. The acceleration rate of this powerful performance car is 0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds. The top speed is artificially restricted to 155 mph. Without the restriction, this commanding fast car would top a speed of 174 mph.

The special M suspension of the 2010 BMW X6 includes Adaptive Drive and newly-developed Servotronic power steering which allows for mind-boggling stability and precisely controlled steering. The turbocharged M V8 is equipped with an advanced cooling system. There are two high-capacity water-to-air intercoolers which are constantly optimizing performance, especially when driving under extremely challenging driving conditions. An aluminum oil sump with a unique finned surface ensures optimum cooling at all times, even during particularly difficult driving. As well, this high performance fast car contains a 6 Speed M Sport Paddle-Shifted Automanual transmission.

The 2010 BMW X6 has outstanding braking power. The high-performance M brake system consists of enormous four-piston fixed calipers at the front with floating calipers at the rear, and combined with internally-vented lightweight brake discs. They feature a riveted connection to join the aluminum rotor hats with the cast-iron rotor discs. When it comes to control, the M Dynamic Mode permits very high speeds on winding and curving bends with the DSC system overriding only when the vehicle reaches its curb gripping limits. Steering can be done with maximum precision allowing for greater control and optimal performance.

The exterior of the 2010 BMW X6 showcases an athletic design. It features special gills in the front fenders, 20-inch light-alloy wheels, quad tailpipes of the exhaust system, and side skirts that are designed to support its high quality aerodynamics. It is composed of M-specific front and rear bumpers, M exterior mirrors and distinctive sills and wheel arches. Commanding lines and pure dynamics are trademark M distinctive features. The coupe-like roofline flows dynamically into the rear, where it meets the flared shoulder area. Classic motor sport features such as the aerodynamically optimized air ducts in the air dam trim and the wheel arch air vents support the athletic character. The sporty design makes this hot roadster a real head-turner.

2010 BMW M5

At a MSRP price of $85,700, the 2010 BMW M5 is a high performance luxury sedan. This extravagant sedan contains a 5-liter V10 that is based on BMW’s F1 engine. It is a powerful car that delivers 500 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque. It is can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds and has a top speed of 155 mph. The fuel efficiency of the M5 is 17 mph on the highway and 11 mpg in city.

The tremendous power is delivered to the rear wheels through the 7-speed sequential manual gear box that uses Formula 1 technology so that is able to shift much faster. The BMW M Drive System allows the driver to choose their preferred level of damping that includes normal, comfort, and sport by making use of electronic steering assistance that is tied to damper setting. As well, this system permits the selection of 3 levels of engine power and throttle response, several shift-program settings on the SMG gearbox, and variable dynamic stability control settings.

With a stylish and lustrous look, the exterior of the 2010 BMW M5 includes a unique front spoiler and air intake, side gills, unique rocker panels, M Mobility System, 2-way power glass moonroof with remote, expanded ‘one-touch’ operation, anti-trapping feature, and a sliding interior sunshade. As well, it includes wraparound body-color bumpers with hydraulic energy absorbers and front-compressible elements, M rear spoiler, Xenon adaptive headlights, adaptive brake lights, BMW M front spoiler, and a rear apron/air diffuser.

Interior feature options include: heated M 18-way power-adjustable sport front seats, extended leather upholstery, and brushed aluminum accents. The 2010 BMW M5 is also equipped with a unique gauge cluster with white-illuminated gauges, oil temperature gauge, and variable warning segment on tachometer, power tilt and telescopic steering wheel with automatic tilt-up. It also features Premium Sound audio system, M multi-function leather-wrapped sport steering wheel with SMG paddles, M Drive function and cruise control, Digital Motor Electronics (DME) with on-board diagnostics, on-board computer, check control vehicle monitoring system, and Automatic Climate Control with separate left/right temperature and air distribution controls with automatic air recirculation, and voice command system. Safety features include BMW’s largest brakes with drilled, ventilated brake rotors, 2-stage Smart Airbags, and standard front-seat side-impact air bags with front and rear head protection system, and optional rear-seat side-impact air bags, and the BMW Assist in-car telematics system for four years.

With the release of the 2010 BMW M5, BMW is living up to its reputation as a manufacturer of stylish cars with incredible performance.

2010 BMW 335i

At a MSRP Price of $40,600 – $51,200, the 2010 BMW 335i is a premium 4-door, 5-seater luxury sedan. This high performance fast car can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph time in 4.8 seconds. It takes 11.8 seconds to reach 100 mph. The fuel economy range is 16 MPG (city) and 25 MPG (highway).

2010 BMW 335i Sedan
2010 BMW 335i Sedan

With a 3.0-liter 6-cylinder engine with aluminum engine block, the 2010 BMW 335i contains a twin-turbo inline-six with a 300 horsepower output. It also features a 6-speed manual transmission, a start-off assistant, 5-link rear suspension with cast-aluminum upper transverse arms, double-pivot type front suspension with dual forged-aluminum lower arms, variable-assist power steering Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), and Dynamic Traction Control (DTC).

Innovative features of the 2010 BMW 335i include: Advanced Vehicle and Key Memory that consists of exterior mirror and power seat settings, air-distribution settings, climate-control temperature settings, central-locking preferences, lighting preferences, and two audio tone settings and radio presets with an optional navigation system.

2010 BMW 335i Sedan
2010 BMW 335i Sedan

Interior features of the 2010 BMW 335i include: heated dual power mirrors, leatherette upholstery, front seatback storage nets, 8-way power front seats with 2-way manual headrests with Active Head Restraints, driver memory with 2 presets for exterior mirror and seat positions, heated windshield washer jets, automatic climate control, automatic air recirculation, windshield misting sensor, 2-way power glass moonroof that includes ‘one-touch’ operation, sliding interior sunshade, and wind deflector. As well, there is a micro-filter status indicator, spark plug status indicator, on-board computer with Check Control for the status of the oil level indicator and time to the next service appointment and oil change. It also provides travel information, external temperature information, and an anti-theft AM/FM stereo CD/MP3 player audio system with Radio Data System.

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Innovative exterior features include: a power-folding retractable hardtop with integrated rear window defroster, multi spoke (Style 284) light alloy wheels, xenon adaptive headlights with auto-leveling and Corona headlight ring daytime running lights, chrome-plated exhaust tips, adaptive brake lights, heated dual power mirrors, heated windshield washer jets, rain-sensing windshield wipers, automatic headlight control, and ground lighting situated in the bottom of the exterior door handles.

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Safety and security features of the 2010 BMW 335i include: ventilated anti-lock disc brakes with dynamic brake control, seat-mounted front side-impact airbags, driver and passenger front airbag supplemental restraint system, front and rear head protection, anti-lock braking system, front safety belts with automatic pre-tensioners, automatic-locking retractors on passenger safety belts, and an interlocking door anchoring system to provide more protection when in a side impact.

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2011 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L unveiling at 2010 Detroit Auto Show

Ford Motor Company announced that it will unveil its new 2011 Ford Mustang GT at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show. The 2011 Ford Mustang GT will be powered by a 412-HP 5.0L V8 engine. The new 5.0L V-8 engine produces 390 ft/lbs of torque because of its dual overhead cam (DOHC) and four-valve per cylinder design. The peak horsepower of this hot sports car is attained at 6,500 rpm.

All New Ford Mustang
All New Ford Mustang

The engine’s internal components consist of a forged steel full counterweight crankshaft as well as four bolt main bearings with increased performance connecting rods and pistons. The new aluminum heads will feature twin independent variable camshaft timing (Ti-VCT) that adjusts the valve-train in milliseconds.

It will also feature tuned exhaust headers which permits the engine to breathe easier. As well, the 2011 Mustang GT will be available with either a six speed automatic (6R80), or a six speed manual (MT82) transmission. It is expected that powerful roadster will accelerate from 0-60 mph in under 5 seconds. With the six-speed manual transmission, the fuel economy range of the 2011 GT is 18 mpg city and 30 mpg highway.

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Ford Mustang GT

Constructed of aluminum, the 2011 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L is a lightweight super fast car. As well, it will come with standard new instruments such as a speedometer that reads up to 160 mph and a tachometer that reads to 8,000 rpm.

New technological features include: MyKey™ programmable vehicle key, universal garage door opener, message center, new electric power assist steering (EPAS) system which gets rid of the drag of an engine-operated hydraulic power steering pump. It also features a four person seating capacity bucket front seats, cloth upholstery, 6-way power driver seat, height adjustable driver seat, as well as aerodynamic enhancement that includes an added rear deck-lid seal,

modified underbody shields, new front fascia, taller air dam, and tire spats on the rear wheels. Exterior features include: variable intermittent wipers privacy glass, alloy 16 x 7.0 inch tire rims, a full size reduced steel spare tire wheel, and a power convertible roof glass rear window. Safety features include: child seat anchors, ventilated front disc / solid rear disc brakes, and an anti-theft alarm system. Mustang lovers are going to be thrilled with the 2011 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L.

2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

The 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution  is available in three dynamic sub models that include 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR Sedan2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR Sedan, and 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR Touring Sedan. The base price of the 2010 models starts at $ 40, 990.

All-New Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

The 2010 Lancer Evolution comes standard with 2.0 liters in-line 4 front engine  that can produce 291 horsepower and 300 pound-feet of torque and has a 6-speed or 5-speed manual transmission. Upgrades to the Lancer Evolution include lightweight brake rotors and BBS forged-alloy wheel, Twin Clutch Sportronic Shift Transmission (TC-SST), Eibach springs, and Bilstein shock absorbers.  This all wheel drive roadster has a fuel economy range of 16 MPG city and 22 MPG Hwy and can reach 62mph in an estimated 3.8 seconds and reach a top speed of 155mph.

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Performance control of the powerful Lancer Evolution includes tight cornering brake control that features four disc brakes including four ventilated discs, electronic brake distribution, electronic traction control via ABS & engine management, Immobilizer, and front, rear and center limited slip differential. As well, stability control includes a strut front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs, and multi-link rear suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs.

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The interior of the 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution includes enough room for 5 passengers, extra sound insulation, as well as optional navigation, and upgraded audio with Sirius Satellite reception. Other features include external temperature, driver front airbag with multi-stage deployment, passenger front airbag with occupant sensors and multi-stage deployment, Knee airbags driver, remote power locks, power steering, steering wheel mounted remote audio controls, upgraded cloth/velour seat upholstery with additional upgraded cloth/velour, leather covered steering wheel with tilt adjustment, and Bluetooth® hands-free phone system with voice command recognition.

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The exterior of the 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution features painted front and rear bumpers, a powered glass sunroof, aluminum roof, hood and front fenders, day time running lights, driver and passenger power heated painted door mirrors, projector beam lens halogen bulb headlights, luxury trim leather on gear knob, carbon fiber look on doors and carbon fiber look on dashboard, pearl paint, and anti-theft protection.

Young teen males love the stylish design and powerful performance of the 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, but because insurance for teen males can be high for this age group, the car is not recommended for teen male drivers. In this era the younger generations is into these kinds of tuner cars and will, in a lot of cases, wreck or total this kind of vehicle.

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“Young teen males are more likely to be involved in driving activities that result in filing an insurance claim.” CarInsuranceList.com

For the more experienced drivers, it is a highly recommended vehicle.

“Though the $35,000 performance car arena sees a few new players for this year, the 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution continues to be one of the most thrilling rides available.” – Edmunds.com

2010 Ford Mustang

At a MSRP price range of $20, 995 – $35, 995, the 2010 Ford Mustang is one hot fast car. The top speed of the 2010 Mustang is 151 mph. This popular muscle car can accelerate from 0 -60 mph in 5.3 sec. and 0 – 100mph in 12.3 sec. The 2010 Ford Mustang fuel economy is 15 mpg, city, and 22 – 23 mpg highway.

Inspired by the Bullitt program, the Ford Racing Mustang Challenge, and its special edition Mustangs, Ford has produced the sleek and stylish 2010 Ford Mustang. Included in the 2010 Mustang is a choice of the 4.0-liter V-6 engine which produces 210 horsepower and 240 pounds-feet of torque, and a 4.6-liter V-8 engine, which delivers 315 horsepower and 325 pounds-feet of torque. The increase in Horsepower is the result of the cold-air induction system created through Ford Racing Technology. Each mustang contains either a five-speed manual or five-speed automatic transmissions. A modified suspension was developed from the Mustang Bullit Special Edition and gives the muscle car an additional boost of power.

This 2 Door or 4 Seat Coupe and convertible consist of a steel body and aluminum hood. The creases are finer and more distinct, and the shape and style of the classic 1967 Mustang. The overall look of this sizzling fast car shouts innovation, style, and flair.

A few highlighted features of the 2010 Ford Mustang include: standard ABS brakes, standard traction control, standard stability control, air conditioning, power windows, power door locks, leather and power seats, airbags, navigation system, CD player, and more.

“Rolling around in 2010 Mustangs for a week has shown the new car to be a considerable improvement in fit, finish and interior build quality. In fact, it has the effect of making the entire car feel more cohesive. The previous-generation Mustang was enjoyable to drive, but I felt let down by its somewhat crude interior. No longer!” — Shaun Bailey, Road and Track

2010 Chevy Camaro SS

2010 Chevrolet Camaro priced: LS $22,995, SS $30,995, the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro  will catch the eye of every fastcar enthusiast. General Motors designed the 2010 Camaro SS coupe to keep with its original concept as well as provide advanced technology and performance

The rear-wheel-drive 2010 Chevy Camaro SS is powered by either a 3.6-liter direct-injected V6 (LS, 1LT, 2LT) or a 6.2-liter V8 (1SS, 2SS). Both are equipped with either a six-speed manual transmission or a six-speed automatic with manual shift control. The V6 is rated at 300 hp and 273 pound-feet of torque. The V8 with manual transmission can produce 426 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque. The top speed is 155mph.

The V6 can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 6.0 seconds. The commanding V8 can surge from 0 – 60 mph in 5.0 seconds. The fuel economy range is estimated at 17 mpg city and 29 highway for the V6 (18 mpg city with the automatic), and 16 mpg city and 24 highway with the V8 (25 mpg highway with the automatic).

Built for a smooth and quiet drive, front and rear independent suspensions are mounted to the rigid chassis, which includes a multi-link strut arrangement in the front with a direct-acting stabilizer bar and a double ball-joint configuration. It also contains a 4.5-link rear suspension that is double-isolated from the chassis.

The 2010 Camaro  coupe is available in five trim levels that include the base LS, 1LT, 2LT, 1SS and 2SS. It contains a strong body structure for easy handling. Exterior features include one-piece body side stampings and clearly defined tolerances between body panels. The heritage design includes a long front dash-to-axle and short rear deck, smooth windshield profile, wheels pressed to the corners and a strongly built fender. The 18, 19, and 20-inch wheels add to the Camaro’s modern design.

Standard features include keyless entry, cloth upholstery, front bucket seats with power-reclining seatbacks, a tilt/telescoping steering wheel, air-conditioning, cruise control and a CD/MP3 audio system with satellite radio and an auxiliary audio jack. Other features can include heated side mirrors, auto-dimming functionality for the driver-side and interior mirrors, additional auxiliary gauges, remote engine start (automatic transmission only), leather upholstery, heated power front seats and a Boston Acoustics sound system with steering-wheel-mounted controls, a USB audio interface and Bluetooth.

“…whether you choose the six or the eight-cylinder Camaro, you will wind up with a neo-retro sports car that rewards your senses on almost every level.” — Mark Elias, Left Lane News

2009 Dodge Viper

The 2009 Viper is a 2-door, 2-passenger sports car, or convertible sports car, available in two trims, the SRT-10 Convertible and the SRT-10 Coupe. Whether it is the coupe or convertible, the 2009 Dodge Viper will definitely capture everyone’s attention. At a price range of $89,000 – $99,000, this powerful roadster accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in less than four seconds and can reach a top speed of 200 mph. The fuel economy range is 13 mpg city and 22 mpg hwy.

The 2009 Dodge Viper is equipped with an 8.4 liter V 10 front engine with 103.0 mm bore, 100.6 mm stroke, 10.2 compression ratio, overhead valve, variable valve timing/camshaft and two valves per cylinder EWE. The Viper’s six-speed manual transmission features 10 percent wider gears that increase shift quality and torque capacity to handle 560 lb-ft of torque. At 150 mph, the Viper generates 100 lb of downforce.

The 2009 Dodge Viper features a long hood with air ducts, a short deck lid with lip spoiler, deep-cut side scallops, and smooth sloping roof line. The dual exhaust pipes still exit at the side under the doors.

Mechanical features include four-wheel ABS, four disc brakes including four ventilated discs, Immobilizer, rear limited slip differential, and wishbone front and rear suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs.

Seating two, the 2009 Dodge Viper interior features include peripheral anti-theft protection, RDS audio system with AM/FM, Disc Auto-changer and six-disc remote changer, cargo capacity: all seats in place (cu ft): 8.4, driver front airbag with multi-stage deployment, passenger front airbag with occupant sensors and multi-stage deployment, sports driver and passenger seat, headlight control with time delay switch-off, power steering, and suede seat upholstery with additional leather.

Standard safety features include advanced multistage front airbags and an anti-lock brake system (ABS). The Viper’s reliability score of 4 out of 10 is the Predicted Reliability rating provided by J.D. Power and Associates. This score is based on trending the past three years of historical initial quality and dependability data from J.D. Power’s automotive studies, specifically the Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) and the Initial Quality Study (IQS).

 

The 2009 Viper features a three-year/36,000-mile basic warranty and lifetime Powertrain warranty.

Auto writers claim that people can’t stop staring at the Viper’s wild (and functional) exterior design. “Looks like a medieval spaceship,” writes Car and Driver.

2009 BMW M6

At a price from $75,500 – $109,000, the 2009 BMW M6 is one hot roadster. Available as a coupe and convertible, this powerful two door high performance fast car can accelerate from 0 – 60 mph in 4.6 seconds and can reach a top speed of 155 mph. The fuel economy range of the 2009 BMW M6 is 12 mpg city and 19 mpg highway.

The BMW M6 delivers 500 horsepower and holds a powerful 5.0L DOHC 40-valve V10 front engine. The M6 also features tuned suspension, a six-speed transmission w/OD, double-plate clutch-manual transmission, a carbon fiber roof, as well as all of the exterior modifications that are characteristic of an “M” car.

A few noteworthy mechanical features of the 2009 BMW M6 include engine start/stop button w/galvanic pearl-gloss trim, electronic throttle control w/M dynamic driving control, distributorless electronic ignition system, digital motor electronics with on-board diagnostics, traction control with dynamic stability control/M variable differential lock rear wheel drive, gas-pressurized front struts and rear shock absorbers, wider track aluminum trailing-link rear suspension assembly, hydraulic rack and pinion power steering w/Servotronic, high-performance tuned anti-lock braking system w/dynamic brake control, four polished stainless-steel exhaust tips, and much more.

Whether you’re the CEO of Aviva or the manager at a local cafe, it’s hard not to feel like a million dollars in an M-Class BMW. Exterior features include carbon fiber roof, rear lip spoiler, front/rear body-colored bumper w/hydraulic energy absorbers and front compressible elements, aluminum hood w/pwr dome, front side air intake gills, flared front/rear fenders, flared wheel arches, front fender vent “gills”, shadowline trim, chrome grille w/vertical slats, M rear spoiler w/diffuser, front 18? x 8.5? and rear 18? x 9.5? forged aluminum wheels, and much more.

Interior features include power cloth and leather front bucket seats with adjustable seat width and thigh support, seat memory, easy-entry feature, and adjustable lumbar support. There are also fold down rear seats, front center console with climate-controlled storage, M 3-spoke leather-wrapped tilt/telescopic steering wheel w/audio controls, AM/FM stereo system that includes CD player, (10) speakers, radio data system (RDS), and auto-store. The M6 also has MP3 capability, CD changer, satellite radio and cellular phone 3-channel FM diversity antenna, accessory phone controls, and electric analog instrumentation that include a speedometer, tachometer, galvanic pearl-gloss trim, and trip odometer. The on-board computer includes check control vehicle monitoring system with pictogram display.

The 2009 BMW M6 is a stunning high performance fast car that never fails to please.

“Sitting in and driving the M6 is more akin to wearing the car. Like a fine suit, it just fits well, and lends confidence to the maneuvers you’ll attempt while behind the wheel.” – Mark Elias, Left Lane News.

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2009 BMW M3

At a MSRP of $54,850 – $66,500, the 2009 BMW M3 is a 2 or 4 door, luxury sports coupe, convertible sports car, or luxury sports sedan. The 2009 BMW M3 is a powerful force that can go from 0-60 mph in 4.4 seconds and travel a quarter mile in 12.7 seconds. This powerful fast car can reach a top speed of 155mph.

The Sedan is equipped with a standard 4.0-liter, V8, 414-horsepower engine that achieves 14-mpg in the city and 20-mpg on the highway. The Convertible is equipped with a standard 4.0-liter, V8, 414-horsepower engine that achieves 13-mpg in the city and 20-mpg on the highway. A 6-speed manual transmission with overdrive is standard on both trims, and a 7-speed manual transmission is optional. With the addition of a supercharger, German engineers were able to make 635 HP.

The three available trims have a number of notable features. Standard mechanical features based on the coupe include gasoline direct injection fuel system, rear wheel drive, four-wheel ABS, cornering brake control, four disc brakes including four ventilated discs, electronic brake distribution, stability control, strut front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs, multi-link rear suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs, and much more.

Standard exterior features based on the coupe include body color front and rear bumpers, concealed system convertible rollover protection, electric foldable hard top convertible roof with glass rear window, day time running lights, driver power heated body color door mirrors, passenger power heated body color door mirrors with automatic, front fog lights, luxury trim leather on gearknob, leather on doors and titanium look on dashboard, and much more.

Standard interior features based on the convertible include peripheral interior monitoring anti-lift anti-theft protection, Harman/kardon RDS audio system with AM/FM and CD player CD player reads MP3, computer with average speed, average fuel consumption and range for remaining fuel, delayed/fade courtesy lights, cruise control, door ajar warning, external temperature, sports electrically adjustable driver and passenger seat with height adjustment, lumbar adjustment, thigh support, six adjustments and tilt adjustment, two height adjustable electric adjustable head restraints on front seats, two height adjustable head restraints on rear seats, headlight control with time delay switch-off, dusk sensor and auto off with ignition active and automatic, vehicle speed proportional power steering, Vehicle speed proportional power steering, and much more.

The BMW M3 sets the stage for outstanding fast car performance. Whether it is the coupe, convertable, or sedan, the power and beauty of the BMW M3 will catch the attention of every fast car enthusiast.

2009 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano

A sleek and stylish coupe, the 2009 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano is every sports car lovers dream. At a base price of $270,484 USD, this hot roadster can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 3.6 seconds and can reach a top speed of 205mph.

A 2 passenger, 2 door coupe, the 2009 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano is equipped with a 620 horsepower 6.0L V12 front engine and a six-speed manual transmission mounted at the rear of the car. Ferrari’s advanced technology has resulted in the F1 gearbox, which shifts in only 100 milliseconds. The brakes are four-wheel vented and cross-drilled discs with the larger brakes composed of carbon-ceramic material. The F1-Trac traction and stability control provides outstanding grip for tight corners. The magnetorheological (MR) fluid suspension allows for outstanding body control. The fuel economy range of the Fiorano is 11mpg city and 15mpg highway.

The 2009 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano retains its classic long-hood/short-deck feature, but is enhanced by lustrous curves and creases. The body consists of aluminum spaceframe construction.

The internal features of The Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano convey luxury and comfort. The spacious cockpit is constructed of leather, aluminum and carbon fiber. Automatic power features include: windows, mirrors, door locks, and tilt/telescope steering wheel. Other highlighted features include: automatic climate control, heated mirrors, keyless entry, voice activating system includes radio settings, includes phone and voice memo/notepad, peripheral interior monitoring anti-lift anti-theft protection, courtesy lights, driver and passenger front airbag with multi-stage deployment, low tire pressure indicator, remote fuel filler door release, remote control remote trunk/hatch release, headlight control with dusk sensor and auto off with ignition automatic, ventilation system with micro filter, Becker RDS audio system with AM/FM and CD player CD player reads MP3 and digital media card, remote power locks speed sensing, vehicle speed proportional power steering, automatic drive indicator on dashboard, external temperature, and computer with average speed.

“Ferrari is on a roll of late and the 599 is in many ways the complete representation of what Ferrari knows how to do. Stylish, fast, and sensuous, it is a real driver’s car.” NextAutos.com

2009 Nissan GT-R

At a MSRP of $76, 840, the 2009 Nissan GT-R is a high performance coupe often referred to as “Godzilla” A powerful fastcar, it can travel from 0 to 60mph in 3.3 seconds. The fuel economy range is 16mpg city and 21mpg highway.

This twin-turbo, four-wheel-drive sports car is one of Japan’s most powerful cars. The GT-R’s 3.8L V6 twin-turbo DOHC 24-valve produces 480 horsepower. The 6-speed sequential with manual mode transmission is mounted at the rear axle. Other highlighted features include: four-wheel ABS, brake assist system, four disc brakes including four ventilated discs, electronic brake distribution, electronic traction control via ABS & engine management, immobilizer, rear limited slip differential, driver selectable responsive suspension, stability control, and wishbone front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs

The GT-R’s angular shape reveals gleaming curves, xenon lights, and angular spoilers. Two trim levels offered include the base and the premium. The base model comes standard with 20-inch alloy wheels, circular rear lamps, quad exhausts, huge gunmetal alloys, and side air vents and helmet visor-shaped glass area. Other features include: luxury trim leather on gearknob, alloy on doors and alloy on dashboard, pearl paint, fixed rear window with defogger, trunk/hatch spoiler, and tinted glass on cabin.

With a maximum seating of four, the interior features include: leather upholstery, power front seats, aluminum-trimmed pedals, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift. Other highlighted features include: navigation with real-time traffic, audio system with satellite and CD player CD player reads MP3 and digital media card, power and heat for the seats, Peripheral anti-theft protection, air conditioning with climate control, navigational systems: full map with voice and touch screen controls HDD, headlight control with time delay switch-off, garage door opener, remote power locks speed sensing, vehicle speed proportional power steering, front power windows with two one-touch, smart card / smart key manual: includes central locking and ignition starter, and ventilation system with micro filter

“Easy driving, comfortable driving. Enjoy the flip side of one of the world’s great cars-a true gran turismo with supercar performance. And when you want to go back to max attack, you know you’re only a few videogame-like switches and a stomp on the accelerator pedal away.” – Gavin Green, Motortrend.com

2008 Porsche Turbo

At an MSRP of about $126,200 – $136,500, the 2008 Porsche Turbo convertible is a 2-door, 4-passenger luxury sports car available as the Coupe and the Cabriolet. The manual transmission version can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.7 seconds. With the Tiptronic S transmission, acceleration time decreases to 3.5 seconds. Both can reach speeds of up to 193 mph.

The 2008 Porsche Turbo convertible combines an elegant and design features with its curved lines that extend from one end of the car to the other. The Coupe is equipped with a 3.6-liter, H6, 480-horsepower, turbo engine multi-point injection fuel system, and has a fuel economy range of 16 MPG/city and 23 MPG/highway. The Cabriolet is equipped with a 3.6-liter, H6 480-horsepower turbo engine and has a fuel economy range of 15 MPG/city and 24 MPG/highway. This all wheel drive sports/ luxury car comes with a 6-speed manual transmission with overdrive. There is also an optional 5-speed automatic transmission with overdrive.

Standard features include: air conditioning, a wind deflector, the Porsche Communication Management (PCM), the Bose Surround Sound System, DVD Navigation Aid With 5.8-In Screen, and a leather interior. Front and rear seating has been described as somewhat confined.

“The power comes on fast and smooth, with great gobs of torque found wherever you ask for it… a seemingly endless supply of tire-twisting propulsion. And all of it can be had with barely a hint of turbo lag. [The car loves] putting down that power with the steering wheel cocked. The more challenging the turn, the more eager the Turbo feels tackling it: powering in on entry, braking late, the body hunkering down while all four wheels grip and grip…And all on snow tires, no less.” Auto Week

2008 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

At a MSRP of $46,100 – $83,345, the 2008 ZR1 Corvette is the fastest car in Corvette’s history. Compared to other sports cars on the market, it is moderately inexpensive. The ZR1 is said to be the first production Corvette to reach a top speed of at least 200 mph.

The 2008 ZR1 Corvette is a two-seat sports car available as a targa-roof coupe, convertible, or high-performance Z06 hardtop coupe. The coupe and convertible have a 430 hp LS3 6.2-liter V-8 engine and six-speed manual transmission. An optional dual-mode exhaust boosts the horsepower to 436 hp. The ZR1 Corvette is based on the Corvette Z06’s aluminum chassis, but there are a number of slow body panels. The fuel economy range is 26 MPG/Hwy and 16 MPG/City.

A few of the many mechanical and exterior features include: active handling electronic stability, ABS and driveline traction control, rack and pinion steering, 4- wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS), 2-doors, composite body material, sunroof, 18″ silver alloy wheels.

A few of the standard interior features include: voice activated navigation system, radio and CD player as well as MP3 capability, THEFTLOCK theft deterrent radio, keyfob (all doors,) Remote keyless entry, and OnStar In-Vehicle Assistance.

The ZR1 is ready to stare down the world’s elite supercars on both road and track, and its price of $105,000 represents a giddy bargain among ultra-high-performance automobiles. If the idea of dropping six figures at a Chevrolet dealership seems akin to

buying a $15,000 Rolex at Wal-Mart, one stab of the accelerator pedal should serve as a reminder that not only is the ZR1 the best Corvette ever, but it is also among the best sports cars available today.” Caranddriver.com

2008 Lamborghini Murcielago

At an estimated cost ranging from $333,000 – $365,800, the 2008 Murciélago Lamborghini is distinguished by excellent performance, dynamics, and head-turning exterior. According to Lamborghini, the coupe can reach a top speed of 211 mph and can accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in only 3.4 seconds.

With a fuel economy range of 8 City / 13 Hwy, the Murcielago has a 6-speed manual w/overdrive transmission and is equipped with a 6.5-liter V12 engine with a 632-hp output mounted longitudinally (north-south) behind the driver. Its superb handling is the result of electronically controlled suspension and a full-time all-wheel-drive system. The Imsa Technical Enhancement Program has resulted in a number of  improvements in aerodynamics and handling features. Drivers benefit from these enhancements as there is an improvement in driver safety and handling.

The 2008 Murciélago Lamborghini features doors that open vertically. They are often referred to as “scissor” doors. The Murciélago provides seating for two with sport bucket seats complemented by back support. Standard interior features include automatic climate control, a trip computer, a navigation system, and a Kenwood AM/FM audio system with CD player, six-disc changer and MP3 capability. Leather upholstery is also included in the interior of the car. Interior color schemes are very customizable. Positive qualities that have been reported include: Racer-style handling, Well-trimmed interior, Innovative style, and Powerful V12 engine.

Motor Trend says: “To discuss price or value quotient is irrelevant. If you have the cash and want the flash, this machine magica is worth it.”

For the wealthy buyer who can afford it, the 2008 Murciélago Lamborghini Murcielago is one of the fastest and most striking coupes on the market. It is also available as a roadster soft-top convertible.