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Wrong Turning: This is not Parc fermé

The Porsche 917/LH (Lang Heck) long tail, designed for the 240 mph Mulsanne Straight of Le Mans, made famous (in shorter tail guise) by Steve McQueen in his 1971 film Le Mans. But it looks completely out of place sandwiched between a Ford Edge and Toyota Minivan in this car park underneath the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Amelia Island, Florida.

IOTD: The new BMW M5 – too much horsepower?

It’s launch time for BMW’s new M5, a car which delivers the oddly juxtaposed characteristics of more performance with more efficiency, and amidst the vault of images is this one which illustrates the F10 M5’s horsepower advantage (552 bhp) over its E60 predecessor (500 bhp).

IOTD: Land Rover DC100 owns the wilderness.. (w/DOWNLOAD)

Today’s Image Of The Day is a personal one for me – I’m well aware that for many Land Rover enthusiasts, September 2011 represents the month when the spirit of their beloved Defender was put to the sword – the DC100 Concept was unveiled with the promise that by 2015 something very close to it would become the new Land Rover Defender.