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Frankfurt 2011: Fisker steals the show with its stunning new Surf

The new Fisker Surf is the world’s first electric luxury/sports automobile for an active and eco-friendly lifestyle. Building on the success of the ground-breaking Karma Electric Vehicle, the Surf offers additional flexibility and load-carrying capability, along with a spirited new attitude all of its own.

Type R MUGEN 2.2 provides a fitting swansong for the Honda Civic

Honda’s Civic 237 bhp Type R MUGEN first emerged on the scene in 2010 – a hand-built, motorsport-derived hot hatch, with a 20-strong limited edition production run. But despite the appeal of its unique specification, only 16 cars were sold.

With the 9th generation Civic soon to be revealed at Frankfurt, Northampton-based MUGEN Euro have worked their magic again, producing a final version of the MUGEN Type R with even more power and torque.

Surf’s up for Fisker’s New Shooting-Brake Concept

As first deliveries of the Karma luxury electric vehicle reach US customers, Fisker has released a teaser image of its next game changer – the Surf. Due to be unveiled at next week’s Frankfurt Motor Show, the wraps will come off what looks to be a shooting-brake design riding on the same wheelbase as its 4-door sibling.

BMW wins major contract to supply Saab with engines

BMW Group has received a major order from Swedish automobile manufacturer Saab to provide petrol engines for a new range of production models. The contract for delivery of the engines from 2012 was signed on Wednesday by Ian Robertson, BMW AG Sales and Marketing Director, and the CEO of Saab Automobile, Jan Åke Jonsson, in Trollhättan in Sweden.