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General Motors recently announced that it is killing off its Australian-bred and produced, rear-wheel drive Holden Commodore. For Americans, this means that the Commodore-based, hard-charging Chevrolet SS is also being euthanized. But Holden isn’t going down without a fight, which is why it is coming out guns blazing with the ultimate version of its four-door hell chariot. Holden Special Vehicles (HSV) has pulled the wraps off the Commodore GTSR W1, which manages to stuff the Corvette ZR1’s epic supercharged LS9 V8 engine under its hood. For Commodore GTSR W1 duty, the LS9 makes 636 horsepower at 6500 RPM and an earthmoving 601 lb-ft of torque at 3900 RPM. Sending power to the rear wheels is... Read more...
Panasonic launched three new 12.1 megapixel LUMIX cameras with distinct purposes. The new LUMIX FZ35 is a superzoom camera with an 18x zoom and HD video recording capabilities. The LUMIX FP8 focuses on looks, but also offers HD video capabilities. Finally, the LUMIX ZR1 is touted as featuring the "world's first 0.3mm thin aspherical lens." All Panasonic LUMIX cameras feature Intelligent Auto (iA) Mode and now offer POWER Optical Image Stabilizer (O.I.S.), which features double the repression power compared to the previous image stabilization system (MEGA O.I.S.) to help capture blur-free images. Read on as we take a closer look at each of these new cameras which are expected to be available in... Read more...