Posts Tagged ‘GoodwoodFestivalOfSpeed’

2011 Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo – details and photos

Alpina+B5+Bi+Turbo 2011 Alpina B5 Bi Turbo   details and photos
Alpina has finally graced the world with a handful of images and all of the gritty details about the all-new 2011 B5 Bi-Turbo after its debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The company has managed to bless the BMW 5 Series with a mythic 507 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque. How, you ask? The B5 makes use of the same twin-turbo, all aluminum V8 found in the car’s big brother, the B7. That means that there’s a full 4.4-liters of displacement sucking down 1 bar of pressure for the two turbos under the hood. Sounds like a party.

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Details and pics Of 2011 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class

04 cl Details and pics Of 2011 Mercedes Benz CL ClassMeet the 2011 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class. The Silver Arrow has been kind enough to dish the goods on next year’s version of the company’s flagship coupe and even threw in a passel of photos to boot. So what’s new? For starters, the CL550 4MATIC now packs an all-new twin-turbo 4.7-liter V8 engine with around 429 horsepower and a beefy 516 lb-ft of torque. The keen-eyed among you will notice that the eight-pot is down in displacement by almost a full liter, but still manages to crank out 47 more horsepower and a massive 125 lb-ft of torque compared to last year’s powerplant. Isn’t progress great?

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TVR on the comeback trail with American V8 power

TVR  TVR on the comeback trail with American V8 power
Simply put, historically-British baby-Russian-oligarch-owned TVR is planning a resurgence of the world-wide kind. Rumors are that the new TVR model, whatever it’s going to be called, will be powered by an American engine and may even debut at this year’s Goodwood festival of Speed.

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