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Ferrari F430 Scuderia

Posted in auto shows, coveted cars, Ferrari with tags , , , , , on February 27, 2008 by Shun Ty

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 This new-fangled, insubstantial, track-oriented edition of the adored F430, with power boosted to 510 from the mid-mounted V-8, takes some of Ferrari’s Formula One-bred expertise to one of its creation cars for the first time. This comprises “Superfast” software for reducing shift times to 60 milliseconds–a portion of a blink of an eye. By the time Ferrari formally reveals the Scuderia at the Frankfurt motor show this month, it is almost convinced that the full, very limited model run will be sold out.

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2008 Detroit Auto Show

Posted in auto shows, cars, concept cars with tags , on January 18, 2008 by Shun Ty

It’s the start of the year and it is good to begin with lots of new and dazzling cars from the world’s “best of the best” automakers. Car lovers, enthusiast and fanatics around the globe gathered in Detroit’s Auto Show to witness face to face the latest innovation of cars for this year. They launched a number of significant new cars, featuring the latest cabin and powertrain technology.

In Detroit, January usually means gray skies. But this January the predominant color is green, since the 2008 North American International Auto Show was seeking to answer the big question — Which shades of green auto technology are going to be ?in style? for the future???

The buzz about green technologies is big, and so are the stakes. Some technologies were quickly embraced as green. Other technologies are going to have to earn it the hard way — by proving themselves at every step of the way.