Billionaire Buys Hitler's Mercedes, Audi A7 Revealed: Today’s Car News

November 24, 2009
2010 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

2010 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

A Mercedes-Benz that was once owned by Adolf Hitler has been sold to an anonymous Russian billionaire for several million dollars. The car was a dark blue open-top Mercedes-Benz 770K and was even on display at one point at a classic car museum in Las Vegas. [Drive]

The 2011 Audi A7 isn’t set to be officially revealed until the end of next year but avid spy photographers have captured the car in prototype form completely undisguised. Look out for the new A7 at next year’s Paris Auto Show. [Motor Authority]

A facelifted version of the Volkswagen Tiguan has been unveiled at this week’s 2009 Guangzhou Auto Show. No word yet if this is the model that will be sold in North America but we should know within the next month or two. [Carscoop]

Infiniti hasn’t announced any plans for the upcoming 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show but word on the street is that the facelifted G37 Coupe and Sedan are heading there, along with the all-new 2011 QX56 SUV. [The Infiniti Source]

MG is back. Using the help of its Chinese parent Nanjing Auto, the rejuvenated MG has released its first all-new model in 14 years. The new car is called the MG 6 and has been fully designed and engineered in the UK. [AutoExpress]

Hyundai has boosted the power of its 4.6-liter Tau V-8 engine found in the Genesis sedan by 10 horsepower, lifting peak output to 385 horsepower at 6,500 rpm. The power bump is part of the automaker’s 2010 model year updates for the car. [Autoblog]

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