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Mitsubishi Evo 9 (Lancer Evolution IX)

The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX, commonly called the Evo 9, was first introduced in Japan in early 2005. Mitsubishi’s car later made appearances around the world, where it became available for purchase shortly after it was appeared in Japan.

Lamborghini Murcielago

The Lamborghini Murcielago is one of Lamborghini’s high performance sports cars. The Murcielago was designed by Luc Donckerwolke and was first unveiled in 2001 as a successor to Lamborghini’s Diablo with several different versions of the Murcielago were introduced over the years.

Bond’s favourite: the Aston Martin Vanquish S

The Aston Martin Vanquish was first designed in 2001 by Ian Callum. The car appeared in many films and other pop culture media, including being named the official car of James Bond in three of his films

Mitsubishi i – rare small car spotted in UK

By chance I happened to see a rare Mitsubishi car yesterday called the “Mitsubishi i” – not to be confused with the i MiEV. Only three hundred made their way to the UK which is less than what most premium car manufacturers like Ferrari ship here! The Mitsubishi i four door car was first previewed [...]

A look at the Koenigsegg CCX

Built by the Swedish car manufacturer Koenigsegg, the Koenigsegg CCX is a roadster designed primarily for selling in the United States with the intention of producing a world-class street legal supercar.  It was planned as a replacement for the Koenigsegg CCR, first released in 2002.  The CCR broke the Guinness record for the fastest production [...]

A look at the McLaren F1

This amazing car, built by McLaren and Gordan Murray as the ultimate road car, set the world speed record for production cars on March 31, 1998, when it hit 386.7 km/h. It held this record until 2005, when the Bugatti Veyron took the title.

Mitsubishi Releases Fastest Lancer Evo Ever

Mitsubishi has released it’s fastest ever Lancer Evolution in the UK, the FQ-400 Evolution X – bringing all the benefits of the standard saloon car it’s based upon – but with the explosive performance of a super car.

The Jaguar XJ220

The XJ220 is one of the fastest cars Jaguar has ever built, and it held the top speed of any production car until the McLaren F1 was built in 1994 and was actually a pet project of Jaguar’s top engineer, Jim Randle, and a team of co-workers.

A look at the amazing Bugatti Veyron

The Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4 was built by Bugatti Automobiles SAS, a subsidiary of Volkswagen. It became known as the fastest production car in the world, and it currently holds the fastest acceleration record, going from zero to 100 km/h within two and a half seconds.

A look at the stunning Lamborghini Diablo

Between 1990 and 2001, Lamborghini built the Lamborghini Diablo as a replacement for the Countach, design work on the Diablo actually began in 1985. The Diablo featured a 5.7 litre, 48-valve modification of the standard Lamborghini V12 engine.