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Carlsson CD20 – the alternative for individualists


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With the new B Class, Mercedes-Benz aims to underscore its role as a trendsetter among the world’s leading automobile manufacturers and to attract a young, modern target group that wants functionality combined with fascinating design and a high level of driving pleasure. Thus, this new ‘compact sports’ touring vehicle represents the ideal platform for Carlsson, the renowned Mercedes tuner, to offer a customised vehicle for B Class drivers interested in a more ambitious style of driving – a vehicle that stands out from the crowd and combines driving pleasure with a high technological standard.
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MITSUBISHI ‘CONCEPT SPORTBACK’ – FIRST PICTURE RELEASED


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Mitsubishi Motors has released the first image of its latest concept car, the Concept-Sportback. Set to make its world debut at Frankfurt Motor Show in September, the Mitsubishi Concept-Sportback gives the first indications of the company’s vision for its next generation of C-segment cars and debuts its design inspiration for a new European 5-door sports hatchback.

Dubspeed Driven Road Test: We Review the 2005 Audi S4 Quattro

Carl Modesette – Staff Writer, Dubspeed Media
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Despite close ties to the B6 platform, the B7 S4 is a completely different car in almost every way. Visually and viscerally, Audi has certainly reached the pinnacle of refinement with their most recent offering. I went into this review with high expectations, and with few reservations, those expectations were met. Read More

Event Coverage – HIN (Dallas, Texas)


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It definitely got hotter, as show cars from California, Arizona and even Canada came to Hot Import Nights in Dallas for that coveted Best Of Show crown. Teams such as 16niss, Jotech, TWC, TKR, Kutsuju, and Elite Motorsports came out to compete for the team trophies, but it was 16niss taking team participation and representation awards, with Jotech taking hottest team overall.

What Industry Experts Have To Say About Performance

Anyone with knowledge of the tuner scene knows what drifting is about; it’s all about ultimate car control. But what do top performance experts have to say about what ultimate control means for the components you depend on in your car?

Click to watch the Signal Drift Twins from Osaka, Japan show you real car control. After the video you’ll have a chance to listen to experts from two different segments of the performance industry, as they share insights on how you can bring the same high level of performance to your ride.

Dubspeed Driven Road Test: 2005 Audi A8L – Leave the corporate jet at home.

Words by: Zerin Dube – Dubspeed Media Staff
Photos by: Matt Chow, Zerin Dube and Todd Spoth

In today’s world of global partnerships and remote offices, executives find themselves needing to travel more and more in order to meet the needs of their businesses. Airlines are taking advantage of this new era by touting their “new and improved” business class seating just about everywhere you go. Each airline tries to one-up its competition, offering just a little more leg room, or a place for you to plug in your laptop or other electronic gadgets, all in an effort to try and seduce the would-be business traveler to fly their airline.
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