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Texas Mile – March 2011 – Photos [updated]

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Texas Mile

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Houston Cars & Coffee — September 2010

Posted in cars with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 4, 2010 by AutoSpotters

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Maybe it was the weather? Maybe it was the long Labor Day weekend? Maybe it was because I deemed Dallas the King of Texas Cars & Coffee last month? Whatever the reason, there was an impressive turnout in Houston this month.


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MSN Picks The 10 Hottest Tuner Cars

Posted in cars with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 26, 2010 by AutoSpotters

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MSN Autos did a pretty good job of picking 10 hot tuner cars.

TechArt Panamera Concept One

Novitec Rosso California

ABT Sportline R8 5.2 V10

Lingenfelter Camaro SS L28

Roush 427R Mustang

Hennessey Challenger HPE600 Turbo

Brabus E V12

Pratt & Miller Corvette C6RS

Dinan S3-R M3

Heffner Performance Ford GT 1000GT

source: MSN

2011 Audi R8 GT

Posted in cars with tags , , , , , , , on May 4, 2010 by AutoSpotters

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2011 Audi R8 GT.

So what does the extra money and the extra letters get you?

Thankfully no giant aluminum erector set wing, like another German manufacturer has done with their GT edition car recently.

You will get 220 fewer pounds via thinner glass and some aluminum body panels have been swapped for carbon fiber. You will also get about 35 more horsepower and a reported top speed of 198.8 mph.

About time the R8 became more of a Gallardo. Too bad, for now, the R8 GT only comes with an automatic.