edo competition’s Panamera Turbo goes hunting Ahab

Porsche are unlikely to be flattered by the nickname chosen by edo competition for it’s new top-end Panamera tuning package. Moby Dick is inspired by the great American novel written by Herman Melville which tells the story of a ferocious, enigmatic white sperm whale which takes a personal dislike to Captain Ahab.

BRABUS SV12 R Biturbo 800 raises the bar on luxury with speed

I have to admit to losing track of all the various Brabus models – but their very existence demonstrates that there’s no lack of appetite to spend the kind of money on cars that some people would look to mortgage on a home. And the Brabus SV12 R Biturbo 800 probably has more technology and gadgets fitted than most houses too.

Uwe Gemballa Found Executed in South Africa

Uwe Gemballa, CEO of Gemballa Automobiletechnik, famed tuner of Porsche sports cars, was found murdered in Pretoria, South Africa at the weekend.

Mr Gemballa was found murdered in the style of an execution, with his hands tied behind his back and a bullet wound in the back of the head. He was reportedly in South Africa on business looking to close a deal which would see his cars being sold in the region.

Ford previews the new Focus ST at Paris

So this is the new Ford Focus ST then. The new Ford Focus range will be the star attraction in Ford’s display at the 2010 Paris Motor Show on September 30th, and Ford have also chosen to use the event as the world premiere for the exciting flagship of the range, the muscular 246 bhp Focus ST. The all-new Ford Focus ST will be Ford’s first high-performance model developed under its new global Performance Vehicles strategy.