Geely To Build Electric London Cab

Geely » 10/21/08 9:30am 10/21/08 9:30am, co-owner of Manganese Bronze, the manufacturer of the , is reportedly interested in converting the taxis to run on electric power. The Chinese automaker reportedly held talks with London mayor Boris Johnson during the Beijing Summer Olympics, and Geely chairman Li Shufu says "we are doing research on this…

2009 Mercedes SL65 AMG Black Series Back-End At Pebble Beach

Only 350 of the 2009 Mercedes SL65 AMG Black Series supercars will ever be made, but that hasn't stopped one from appearing at the Pebble Beach Concours. The $320,000 Benz has a staggering 661 HP, but that's topped by the 6.0-liter V12's 738 lb.-ft of torque.




(Thanks to J.F. Musial for the tip!) » 8/15/08 12:40pm 8/15/08 12:40pm

Pagani Zonda And Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Palling Around

Derek D and the boys at Fast Lane Daily have scored an interesting pic of the next-gen Pagani Zonda buddying up with the Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black for high-altitude testing in Colorado. This, of course, sets up rumors the new Zonda will have the same 6-liter V12 expected in the Blackest of SL's, instead of the… » 7/23/08 3:00pm 7/23/08 3:00pm

New Mercedes SL65 AMG Black Series Dances Around Track On Video

With twin-turbocharged 6.0-liter V12 under the bonnet blasting out 661 HP and 738 lb-ft of torque, the newly-revealed 2009 Mercedes Benz SL65 Black, the pointy-star brand has really upped its game when it comes to tweaking out production platforms. In fact, as the video below the jump shows, watching it in action is… » 7/14/08 9:40am 7/14/08 9:40am

Black Is In, Yellow Is Out When It Comes To Used Car Color Preferences

According to a somewhat non-scientific report by used car retailer CarMax, Black was the most frequently searched color for used car buyers in February with 36% of all searches, followed by white with 17%, blue with 11% and red with 10%. The four least popular colors were silver with 9%, gray with 6%, green with 4% and … » 3/13/08 11:00am 3/13/08 11:00am

What Car Looks Best In Black?

No matter what anyone says, black is always the new black. It's the absence of color and therefore the definition of cool. Color palettes are constantly evolving (or devolving) in the automotive world, but black is always there. It can be sporty. It can be luxurious. It can be tough. It's at home on a Rolls Royce, a… » 3/06/08 1:00pm 3/06/08 1:00pm

BRABUS Bullit Black Arrow Is Blacker Than Ever

BRABUS introduced the wicked Brabus Bullit V12-powered C-Class sleeper at Frankfurt last year and, not wanting to let floor space go to waste, has introduced the follow up Black Arrow. Like the previous Bullit, the sedan still sports the 6.3-Liter V12 Biturbo engine good for 720 horsepower and 974 ft.-lbs. of torque… » 3/03/08 5:45pm 3/03/08 5:45pm

Mercedes SL Black Series

Yesterday we saw a very heavily camouflaged Mercedes SL Black Series running around the roads in northern Germany. Well, the quick-to-snap shooters at KGP have one-upped those shots by getting us some not-as-much-camouflaged shots of the same Mercedes SL Black tester as the car left the Mercedes workshops and… » 9/25/07 8:30am 9/25/07 8:30am