The LEGO Group announced that a LEGO Ghostbusters ECTO-1 will be produced for sale under a licensing agreement from Sony Pictures Consumer Products. The item is the sixth userdesigned and submitted product to be manufactured from the LEGO CUUSOO platform after receiving the requisite 10,000 fan votes to be considered for production.
For the Porsche Cayenne and Porsche Panamera, Gemballa offers a 20-inch and 22-inch cast wheel version by the name of GT SPORT-R. The basic layout is a further development of the GT SPORT, with contrasting trim screws which make for a particularly aggressive and dynamic appearance. This design moreover creates an impressive multi-part look, making the Gemballa GT SPORT-R a truly exclusive statement.
The optional Sport Chrono package enables the chassis, engine and transmission to be tuned to an even sportier level, accompanied by a sound that is even more emotive. The Sport Chrono package is characterised by the analogue and digital stopwatch on the dashboard, as well as the additional Sport Plus button in the centre console.
Techart extends its range of power kits for the Porsche Cayenne S Diesel with the new Techart Power Kit TA 058/SD2. It operates by reprogramming the standard engine management control unit and provides additional 58 kW / 78 hp and 150 Nm for the Porsche Cayenne S Diesel.
The xLine equipment package, available for the new BMW X3, can be identified from the outside by gleaming metallic inserts in the bumpers, Aluminium satinated side cladding and bars in the air intakes, and simulated underguards at the front and rear. It also allows customers to choose from additional cloth and leather upholstery variants, trim strips and two exclusive 18 and 19-inch light-alloy wheel options.
The F14 T is the sixtieth car built by Ferrari specifically to take part in the Formula 1 World Championship. The name comes from the combination of the current year and the introduction of the turbo-compressor in the Power Unit.
Aside from its length, which has grown by a single centimetre, the new BMW X3 has the same compact, usable dimensions of its successful predecessor. However, the new BMW X3 comes with a host of exclusive details that accentuate its latest step up in class. At the front end, for example, the newly designed twin circular headlights stand out immediately. They can also be ordered in full-LED specification as an option and, like the optional LED front fog lamps, lend even greater expression to the premium profile of the BMW X3.
The all-new 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is the most track-capable Corvette ever. This latest version is the first Corvette Z06 to offer a supercharged engine, an automatic transmission and, thanks to a stronger aluminum frame, a removable roof panel.
The 2015 Corvette Z06 is powered by an all-new LT4 6.2L supercharged V8 engine. It is expected to deliver an estimated 625 horsepower (466 kW) and 635 lb-ft of torque (861 Nm). To balance performance and efficiency, the LT4 leverages the same trio of advanced technologies introduced on the Corvette Stingray: Direct injection, Active Fuel Management and continuously variable valve timing.
The all-new 2015 Ford F-150 will be available with a new 2.7-liter EcoBoost with standard Auto Start-Stop and a 3.5-liter V6 engine with twin independent variable camshaft timing join the proven 3.5-liter EcoBoost and 5.0-liter Ti-VCT V8.
BMW will offer a range of BMW M Performance parts for the new BMW 2 Series Coupe, which will be launched in March 2014. Products available for all model variants include the BMW M Performance sports suspension including a lowering of 20 millimetres as compared to the standard version, as well as specific dampers and shortened coil springs finished in red, and the especially light and high-capacity BMW M Performance brake system with brake calipers painted in a choice of red, yellow or orange. 19-inch forged BMW M Performance light alloy wheels are also available in two design versions.
The 2014 Audi RS 6 Avant is an unbelievably fast machine, but performance isn’t all what this car has to offer. What the test drive reveals, is how versatile the RS 6 actually is. This ultimate family performance wagon comes standard with two sportily molded rear seats. A three-person bench seat is available as an option. The new RS 6 is only available as an Avant model offering a bit boot which holds up to 1,680 liters (59.33 cu ft).
GEMBALLA offers the GT Forged as an attractive 22-inch complete winter wheel set for the current Porsche Cayenne model. As the name indicates, these wheels are also forged, and this particular version is stylistically closely related to the GForged-one. In this case, however, the spacing between the double spokes has been elegantly “bridged” to make them appear as five solid individual spokes – most befitting of a superior SUV.
Under the hood of the Nissan GT-R Nismo, the 3.8-liter V6 VR38DETT engine benefits from the know-how that Nismo has gained from participating in such events as the world-renowned Nürburgring 24 hour race. Engine power has risen and is now rated at 600hp (441kw) and 481 lb ft (652 Nm) of torque.
Claudia Schiffer is Opel’s new Brand Ambassador in Europe. She is taking center stage in the new campaign ‘It’s a German’ that already in January will celebrate its TV premiere right across Europe – except in Germany and the United Kingdom. In small, fine and very emotional stories, Claudia Schiffer charmingly illustrates Opel’s ‘Made in Germany’ concept. At the end of each commercial, Claudia Schiffer delivers the entrancing punchline: “It’s a German”.
If you are in a need for a winter wheel for your Porsche 911, search no more. The 21-inch Gemballa GForged-one designed for the Model 911 Porsche is produced exclusively in a high-quality forging process. This results in a particularly solid material structure, allowing to realize light-weight designs in slender shapes. With its wide spacing and five elegant double spokes, the Gemballa GForged-one is exceptionally attractive.
Our model Kerttu electrified the studio wearing a blue dress, jewellery from Miia Magia Design, Cobblerina Design bag and shoes from Emmi Malmström, so what car would be a better partner for this photo shoot than the new Lexus IS 300h powered by Lexus Hybrid Drive technology.
For 2014 two Honda CB1100 models will be available: the standard Honda CB1100 and the new Honda CB1100 EX. Based on feedback from existing owners, the new EX provides the CB1100 with a new twist, while very much retaining what made the original bike so special.
With its classic and evocative lines, handsome air-cooled engine and the sort of quality and attention to detail that inspires devotion and real pride of ownership, the Honda CB1100 was an immediate success when it was brought to Europe in 2013. For 2014, two CB1100 models will be available. The standard bike has evolved into a bare-bones café racer base, available in a striking all-black paint scheme, while the CB1100 EX adds further subtle difference and enhancements.
Based on the Honda GL1800 Gold Wing chassis and engine, the 2014 Honda Gold Wing F6C injects a massive dose of adrenaline and attitude into Honda’s custom cruiser range. It’s a whole 70kg lighter than the GL1800 and its 1,832cc fuel-injected six-cylinder powerplant delivers a flood of torque with a satisfying, spine-tingling snarl thanks to twin slash-cut exhaust mufflers.