Today at High Gear Media: Focus ST, 911 GTS and SuperSnake

September 15, 2010

Topping the headlines today at High Gear Media: the hot 'n spicy version of the 2012 Ford Focus, the Paris Auto Show's own Focus ST. We can't wait until September 30. [MotorAuthority]

We're also keen on seeing the new Porsche 911 GTS up close and personally, though we'll have to fend off the gawkers and eBay enthusiasts, no doubt. [MotorAuthority]

In the meantime, we'll take the Shelby SuperSnake edition of the glorious Mustang GT500. Now, please. [MustangBlog]

Update: Apple's iPad does fit in the glove box of the 2011 Hyundai Equus, though we're still not sure if Steve Jobs will agree it's the nicest case on earth. [MotorAuthority]

Hyundai will spend $150 million to build new headquarters in California. In the meantime, you can reach the PR team at Starbucks, or possibly Manhattan Beach. You can get 3G on a surfboard, we hear. [TheCarConnection]

The Korean carmaker will also build an electric SUV in 2011, but it'll be a very limited run. Like all electric cars. [AllCarsElectric]

Not only is the Fisker Karma on track, the start-up plug-in brand says the first production-spec car rolls into the Paris auto show in two weeks. [GreenCarReports]

It's the most luxurious minivan yet--or so Honda says of the 2011 Odyssey. Is it the best one for families, what with Chrysler's new Town & Country on the prowl? [FamilyCarGuide]

If you're launching a new car via social media, do you go for the long, slow burn or the torpedo? Chrysler and Ford know. [SocialCarNews]

Speaking of social media, who's the sex kitten of the used-car world? It is most certainly not our last lot lizard. [AmazingCarAds]

Whammer in the slammer: George Michael is going to jail for doing drugs and driving. And trust us, you've never seen a celeb mug shot as awful as this one. [CelebsAndCars]

And while we're ending on aggressive drivers, read up on our advice guru's personal experience with speeding, educating, and the inevitable $160 fine. [AllCarAdvice]

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