Audi A8 Reveal In Miami, Rumored Ferrari 599 GTO: Today’s Car News

November 19, 2009
2011 Audi A8

2011 Audi A8

The all-new 2011 Audi A8 isn’t set to go on sale until late next year but the car is set for a public reveal at the end of this month. Audi has confirmed the car will make an appearance on November 30 at the Design Miami art and design exhibition. [Edmunds]

In the same vein as the F430 Scuderia and the 360 Challenge Stradale, Ferrari is reportedly working on a new limited edition 599 GTB Fiorano based around its recent Laboratorio Technologico 599XX experimental car. Expected to pick up the illustrious GTO badge, the new 599 road-legal race car should go on sale next year. [Motor Authority]

Aptera announced it had done all the development necessary to head to production as far back as March of 2008. However, despite the advancement, we still have no sign of an Aptera vehicle in showrooms. That’s because the release date has now been pushed back to some undefined time in 2010 due to a lack of funding. [Autoblog Green]

An Electric Rolls-Royce Phantom? Don’t balk at the idea because according to latest reports such a car could be built in time for BMW’s sponsorship appearance at the 2012 London Olympics. [Autocar]

Porsche has taken the wraps off its latest racing model, the all-new 911 GT3 R, which is set to compete in the international FIA GT3 series. The car runs a naturally-aspirated 4.0-liter ‘boxer’ six-cylinder engine and produces a peak output of 480 horsepower. [World Car Fans]

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