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Performance Cars the Wife Will Let You Get Away With

Volvo V70 R

Sporty cars come in many shapes and sizes. Some are known to be fast, and look the part too. Many others are slightly pretentious and sport a spoiler here and diffuser there; perhaps a larger set of rims than the stock alloys while remaining mechanically identical to the non-sporty members of their lineup. And then there is a small group of cars which don’t appear to be out of the ordinary, yet can be faster than most cars this side of 911 Turbo. The simple truth is that a spoiler doesn’t make your car go any faster. In fact, unless you’re going much faster than is safe for your license, it isn’t doing anything at all aerodynamically either, so let’s not kid ourselves. Luckily, a few car manufacturer don’t want to kid with you either, and side step the marketing department to build proper performance hidden away in inconspicuous packages.

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Cool Used Car of the Future: 2013 SLS AMG E-Cell

This Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-Cell has been in the making for almost 3 years. At one time, this SLS AMG E-Cell was nothing more than a mere concept, but now it’s slated for release in 2013. Like the electric Jaguar C-X75, the SLS AMG has four electric motors powering each of its tires and lots of power. 528 horses of power to be more precise and another 649 lb/ft of torque. Unlike the Jag, this Mercedes is a bit louder….notice the paint job? The petrol-version of this gull-winged bad boy costs around $200,000 meaning the electric version will be terrifyingly expensive. For more pictures keep reading below.

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