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Nissan explains the philosophy behind its 2013 GT-R in a revealing new video

Earlier today in the northeast city of Sugo, Nissan unveiled its 2013 GT-R, which goes on sale in Japan later this month and from January for the rest of the world. But the real interest behind this news is a 12-minute video featuring GT-R Project Chief, Kazutoshi Mizuno, who explains his commitment to evolving the GT-R, making each iteration better and faster than the previous one.

Audi releases new A6 and A7 Black Edition versions

The label ‘Black Edition’ used to typify the type of car which was more of an iron fist in velvet glove – subtle on the outside but hard as nails underneath. Now thanks mainly to Audi and Porsche, a black edition is merely a stealthy mainstream model – another means of sub-dividing an already segmented niche model.

All-new Porsche Cayenne Turbo S now comes with 542bhp (w/VIDEO)

After lumbering on for over a year with ‘just’ 493bhp, Porsche has finally seen fit to add the letter ‘S’ to the Cayenne Turbo’s name, bringing with it an extra 49bhp. That places it just 5bhp short of BMW’s X5 M, but it’s likely to be considerably more expensive.

Jaguar kicks off promotional activities for the F-TYPE (w/VIDEOS)

Last week American singer songwriter Lana Del Rey performed her new track, ‘Burning Desire’, to an audience of VIP’s in the gardens of the 18th century Musée Rodin in Paris. It marked the beginning of a global programme to promote Jaguar’s new F-TYPE, the company’s first two-seater sports car since the iconic E-type was launched more than 50 years ago.

EV Futures: Electric dreams – from nightmare to nirvana

With electric super car ‘halo’ models entering the fray, environmentally-friendly cars are about to become a lot more desirable. So, what’s the catch?

The competitive landscape for electric vehicles will change forever in 2013, not because of a deluge of sensible, affordable city cars from China, but because the biggest most aspirational car brands will begin a land grab of our heart and minds with a mind-boggling array of super sports cars.

Picture Gallery: Jaguar’s F-TYPE in full

While we await tomorrow’s Livestream broadcast from the Paris Motor Show – at 7:00am British Summer Time (8:00 CET) if you’re interested, we thought you’d like to see a full hi-res gallery of Jaguar’s new F-TYPE in all its splendour.