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Here’s a video showing you how to create the LED eagle eye rings for your car. That is really awesome, just looks like the one in bimmer. What we called that, angel eye, eagle eye or something. Huh, look pretty much the same. Video after the break.

The reflective tape upgraded to the ring is to make it brighter and stand out better. This simple little trick traps the otherwise lost light that would have escaped into the reflective bowl, causing irregular light pattern inside the headlamp which blends out the ring. It’s not about having the brightess ring; it’s about making it stand out and doing it cheap. LED is the way to go.

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Say Hello to the Alfa Romeo Mi.To a hot little car from the italian automaker. Due to be launch in all the major markets starting in July (unfortunately not in the U.S. – yet) the Mi.To is essentially a Fiat Grande Punto wrapped in an 8C Competizione inspired costume.

Available exclusively as a three-door hatchback, the 4-meter long Mi.To will be offered at launch with two petrol engines, a puny 78Hp 1.4-liter and a 155Hp turbocharged 1.4-liter and one turbodiesel, the 120Hp 1.6 JTDM. All engines are paired with a 6 speed manual gearboxes.

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Italian photographer Matteo Ferrari took pictures of people who drove the same car for many, many years.

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That is crazy! It is a concept from Toyota called the Aygo Crazy. Crazy is powered bt turbocharged 1.8L VVT-i engine with an output of 240 DIH hp and 240 Nm of torque. Crazy is customized with a custom-made body, 17-inch alloys and beefy Goodyear 225/45 rubber.

Crazy weighs 1,050kg and Crazy is capable of 127mph (est), but speed is not its defining quality: this is a machine that exists to be responsive and alive to the driver’s commands.

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This is not any new episode of Top Gear, it was added in YouTube a year ago. Just wanna share a little about Perodua Kenari with you guys. There are lots of Kenari here in my city, everywhere. Some said that Kenari’s cornering sucks but I don’t think so. Don’t try to swing around with your Kenari (if you have one at home). Just check it out in this Top Gear segment will do, a cornering test on Toyota Prius, Perodua Kenari and Smart car.

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The 2009 Yamaha VMAX is powered by an all-new 65-degree 1679cc V4 engine. Featuring lightweight aluminum chassis, a 5-speed transmission with a slipper clutch, wave-style brake discs with ABS and Brembo master cylinders, and complete suspension adjustability in both the front and rear. The 2009 Yamaha VMAX will costs you $18,000.

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Hello GTR fans, here are some shots of the 2009 Nissan GT-R from vanq photography. It is spotted in Singapore, painted in flat black or matte black. At first glance, I thought it was a screen shot from the Gran Turismo game, lol. A thumb up for the photos, nice work.

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It is called the “GINA Light Visionary”, this Bimmer Concept has a body made out of cloth. The metal body of the car has been replace with a special, flexible, highly durable and extremely expansion-resistant fabric material that stretches across a metal structure.

With the development of the BMW GINA Light Visionary Model the BMW Group presents trendsetting solutions. Chris Bangle gives us a first impression of the ideas behind the process of sculpturing an experimental study. This is the story behind this innovation!

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The latest car to go under their knife is the Ferrari Enzo, and despite the fact that many Ferrari purists would argue that the Enzo is perfection embodied, Edo would disagree.

Changes include a new ram-air intake system, high-flow air filters, FXX style headers, high-flowing cats, a new exhaust system with remote-controlled butterfly valves to adjust sound levels on the fly, and a modified ECU that helps power levels reach 700 hp and 527 lb.-ft. of torque.

That power is then moved through a retuned transmission that replicates the shift times of the FXX bretherin, and then out through the 19 and 20 inch blacked out rims that are an Edo special.

Suspension has also seen some improvements, with compression and rebound that have been adjusted to match the FIA GT MC12.

According to Edo, 62 mph is now dispatched in just 3.5 seconds, and the car will reach 186 mph in just 22 seconds.

I guess even perfection has some room for improvement!

[Edo Competition – Ferrari Enzo]

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How long does it take to transform an everyday Subaru WRX STI into a rally ready WRC-spec supercar?

[Subaru World Rally Team]

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This Bimmer is designed by a 3D graphics artist Guillaume Mouton. Mouton attempts to visualize the next-generation BMW M6 model of the 6-Series. Is it hard to make one in 3D, I haven’t try, it looks great.

Mouton seems to have blended the shape of the long gone 8-Series Coupe with elements from the current 6-Series and the 4door CS Concept.

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Subaru is going to release their new Subaru Impreza WRC2008 rally car. Prodrive has had its hand in developing the new racer and with the BOS stickers, it tells you that Subaru will be utilizing the French outfit’s dampers. It will be piloted by Petter Solberg and Chris Atkinson in Greece.

Prodrive head David Richards is convinced that this is “the most radically different Subaru World Rally Car in 15 years.

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Folks at Suzuki have come with their latest concept and they’ve been spotted testing it, introducing the Suzuki Crosscage Hydrogen Fuel Cell Motorcycle. This motorcycle comes with no gears, no clutch and no emissions. This hydrogen fuel cell / electric hybrid two-wheeler might be the future of motorcycles.

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This is the Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4. It is powered by a 5.2L V10 dry-sump engine, producing 552hp, mated with a 6-speed automated manual transmission and boosts from 0 to 60 mph at just 3.7 seconds. In case you want to get one, it is priced at $212, 600.

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I’m having my California Dreaming… The Ferrari California is an all-aluminum 2-seater with a retractable, folding hard top. It is mid-front 4.3-liter V8 engined and producing 460hp and boost from 0-60 in 4-seconds. Other specs include a 7-speed dual clutch transmission and F1-Trac traction control system.

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I can imagine…Imagine I’m driving this Civic out, bringing chicks, that will be great. The Mugen Civic Type-RR is limited just to 300-units, 2.2L K20A engined, giving 240ps and 218Nm of torque. 240ps is 15 more than the Civic Type-R, 85 more than the standard Civic (2.0GL). 218 Nm, slightly better than the 215 Nm of the regular Type-R, and 30 Nm more than the 2.0 GL. 1255 Kg, 15kg lighter than the Type-R, and 45 compared to the 2.0 GL.

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This looks great! It is Weber’s “Faster One” supercar, with Corvette Z06’s LS7 engined, and mated with a pair of superchargers that drive output beyond 660kW (900hp). Here are few of the F1 acceleration ~ 0-100km/h (62mph) takes 2.5 seconds, while 200km/h (124mph) comes in 6.6 seconds, and 300km/h (186mph) takes just 16.2 seconds – from a standing start. Wish to get one? It is priced at US$1.57 million.

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BMW officially unveiled its M1 concept, which could possibly be an upcoming mid-engine sports car. No technical specs announced but they are quite a lot pictures released.

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For bike lovers, BMW S1000RR superbike has been unveiled in Germany and the company has decided to make 1,000 units by the end of next year. Alright, let me tell ya what S1000RR stands for. “S” stands for Supersports while the “1000” means the engine model: 1000cc four cylinders and the “RR” is the model of the bike.

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Do you have millions with you? Wanna get this? The Maserati MC12, a seller is offering it at eBay for $1.2 million. It is powered by the Enzo Ferrari 6.0L V12 engine. The MC12 is a rare sports, only 25 of them were made in 2005 and 7 of them were federalized for use in the United States, one of which is this blue-and-white gem you see above.

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Alright, the Fifth Gear’s team pits the Volkswagen Golf GTI against the Subaru Impreza WRX. Now let’s see who comes out on top…

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Wow, that’s big. The creative BMW has made a 65,000 square foot billboard to market their “M” cars in Moscow, Russia. The board comes attached with real cars and even with functioning light.

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Tiff Needell took the 2008 Subaru WRX STi out for a test. This hatchback is powered by a turbocharged 2.5L boxer engine (US spec), generating 300horsepower.

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Based on the LP640, IMSA reveals the 2008 Lamborghini Murcielago GTR. This monster is powered by a 6.5L V12, generating 631hp @ 8000rpm and 487 lb-ft of torque @ 4800rpm.

The strikingly aggressive and aerodynamically highly effective front apron (spoiler) perfectly aligned to the wheel arches (widened 35mm on each side), directly becomes apparent. On the upper side of the wheel arches, imsa CFK air ducts have been integrated, resulting in a significant reduction of the drag effect caused by non-aerodynamic airflow at higher and highest velocity. The imsa side-skirts on the underside guarantee the optimum airflow to the imsa diffuser, which has been developed for an aerodynamically perfect interaction with the imsa rear spoiler. Imsa herewith achieved to considerably lower the downforce at higher and highest speeds. The benefits for the driver are a significant enhancement of driving stability, safety and enjoyment.

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