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Bentley unveils ‘more frugal’ V8 powered Continental GT

In these more frugal times, even a brand like Bentley needs to steer away from conspicuous levels of consumption that used to be the watchword for high-performance luxury car makers. Statements such as “If you have to ask, you probably can’t afford it”, have been replaced by “..it has quite a modest carbon footprint”.

The fastest C-Class ever.. (w/sound & pictures)

The most powerful C-Class of all time is how Mercedes describe the new C 63 AMG Coupé Black Series, which was unveiled this morning on the eve of the German grand prix. Boasting a maximum output of 510 bhp and peak torque of 620 Nm, the AMG 6.2-litre V8 engine accelerates the C 63 AMG Coupé Black Series from zero to 62 mph in 4.2 seconds.