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The 2011 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe. “That’s A Cadillac?”

Posted in cars with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 29, 2011 by AutoSpotters

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The question: What kind of car does it take to convince a busy, big-shot, world traveling attorney from the Northeast to catch the next flight to Texas just to go for a car ride?

The answer: A 2011 Cadillac CTS-V coupe.

What car comes to mind when you think about a coupe with 556 horsepower, 551 foot-pounds of torque, 0-60 mph in 3.9 seconds, ¼ mile in 12.3 seconds and an electronically limited top speed of 175 mph? Probably not a Cadillac, until now.

The 2011 CTS-V coupe is based on the CTS coupe that we drove a few months ago, and enjoyed. Rather than rewriting that review, this review will focus mainly on what the extra letter added to the name means – and it means a lot.


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Texas 2K11 – 1320video

Posted in cars with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 29, 2011 by AutoSpotters

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CLICK for a few of our 2K11 photos.

via: youtube & 1320video

Texas Mile: Goodbye Goliad, Hello Beeville.

Posted in cars with tags , , , , , , on March 28, 2011 by AutoSpotters

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The new Texas Mile location will be NAS Chase Field in Beeville. TX.

A 3rd 2011 event of the year has been added: May 27-29.

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Hinson Supercars 230mph Crash At The Texas Mile – Video

Posted in cars with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 28, 2011 by AutoSpotters

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Click to view our first on the web photos of the aftermath.

video source: youtube

The Daily Hoon and Jalopnik have additional video & photos

Texas Mile – March 2011 – Photos [updated]

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Hinson Supercars Turbo C6 Corvette Texas Mile Mishap [Driver Walked A Way]

Posted in cars with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 26, 2011 by AutoSpotters

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Friday the car ran in the mid 220’s MPH’s. Saturday the boost was turned up… The driver walked away and is OK.

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First photos of the accident – provided exclusively to Autospotters


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Texas Mile – March 2011: Updates & Photos

Posted in cars with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 25, 2011 by AutoSpotters

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Updated as it happens…live from The Mile.

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The 1800rwhp twin turbo LMR 4th gen Camaro spun the tires off the wheels at the 3/4 mile mark – the driver managed to save the car, keep it on the track and deploy the parachute… It skidded across the 1 mile mark at 215mph.

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Hinson Supercars Turbo c6 off the track. Car destroyed. Driver OK. It ran 224mph Friday.