Spy Shots – Ferrari F149 (Dino)

September 2, 2008

The Ferrari F149 is now not called the Dino, eh.  But who knows, we might find something else out in October at the Paris Motor Show. 

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Auto Review – Porsche Panamera!!

August 28, 2008

I love spy shots, spy videos, spy anything for new upcoming cars.  The Porsche Panamera has been a badly kept secret for a while; this uber German car, coming out in 2009, has been photographed and video taped quite a bit.

After the jump, we have 2-minute video footage of the Porsche Panamera, that shows off all the car’s lines, as well as some really nice photos.  I have to say, I’m still reserving my opinion on the car – I can’t quite figure out what to make of its shape, and the fact that Porsche is now making…. gasp… sedans!  But if I had the chance.. yes, I would indeed want to drive it on the autobahn.

Hope its worth it, to have Aston Martin and Porsche diving into the 4-door sedan market.

Porsche Panamera spy video

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5th Gear Supercar experiment – head turners

August 28, 2008

The 5th Gear guys put up a pretty interesting social experiment.  They took three supercars and parked them on a busy street for 10 minutes, then counted how many people stopped and stared:

  • McLaren Mercedes SLR  Three Hundred Thousand Pounds!!
  • Porsche Carrera GT Three Hundred Thousand Pounds!!
  • Lamborghini LP640  Two Hundred Thousand Pounds!!

So who won?  The counts were:

  • McLaren Mercedes SLR  – 19
  • Porsche Carrera GT – 78
  • Lamborghini LP640 – 84 people counted, numerous more just standing around and not moving

So I guess I’m buying the LP640;  If I’m spending that much dough, I do want folks to envy me. 

5th Gear Supercar experiment