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KM Weekly Wallpaper: Alfa Romeo 4C Headlight

posted by on 30 September 2014 in Weekly Wallpaper

There has been a lot of hubbub in the US automotive press latey about the Alfa Romeo 4C, and for good reason. It’s a lightweight sports car from one of the most storied marques in the world. It’s made of carbon fiber, and is extremely lightweight. It’s made in the Maserati factory in Modena, and […] More…

KM Weekly Wallpaper: Volkswagen GTI

posted by on 16 September 2014 in Weekly Wallpaper

The Volkswagen GTI (specifically the Golf GTI if you’re not from the USA) is the definitive hot hatch. When it was originally introduced it singlehandedly created the segment, and then it ruled the roost for its first few generations. It lost its way a bit with the third generation version, and became a shadow of […] More…

KM Weekly Wallpaper: Aston Martin Vanquish

posted by on 11 September 2014 in Weekly Wallpaper

Aston Martin has always made cars that stretched beyond being just cool and into the realm of being mechanical art, and the newest Vanquish is but the latest example in a line that stretches back through to before even James Bond picked up the keys to his DB5 in 1964. The latest Vanquish features styling […] More…

KM Weekly Wallpaper: Audi R18

posted by on 10 June 2014 in Weekly Wallpaper

Today’s KM Weekly Wallpaper features the Audi R18 because this is LeMans week. This is the week that a small French Country town gets turned into the world capital of endurance racing for what will be the 91st running of the most famous of them all – the 24 Hours of LeMans. This year Audi, […] More…

KM Weekly Wallpaper – APR RS7

posted by on 30 May 2014 in Weekly Wallpaper

As I wrote in yesterday’s article, the APR RS7 is a force of nature. 700HP, as fast as a McLaren 12C or Ferrari F12 Berlinetta to 60mph, and continent-crosssing comfort. In celebration of acceleration, this week’s Kilometer Weekly Wallpaper is a pair of shots of this magnificent machine. As always, we’ve sized the shots at 2880×1800, […] More…

KM Weekly Wallpaper – 918 Spyder Brakes

posted by on 9 May 2014 in Weekly Wallpaper

When we visited the New York International Auto Show last month, there were plenty of incredible cars on display. We thought that the Alfa Romeo 4C was the most important one there for the industry, but we also spent an awful lot of time with the Porsche 918 Spyder. The 918 is unlike anything else […] More…

KM Weekly Wallpaper: Aston Martin Vantage GT

posted by on 1 May 2014 in Weekly Wallpaper

This week’s Kilometer Magazine Weekly Wallpaper features the Aston Martin Vantage GT. The GT is a special edition of the venerable Vantage which also happens to be the cheapest way into a new Aston Martin. We think it may also be one of the best ways into a new Aston Martin, period. The GT has […] More…

KM Weekly Wallpaper: Bentley Continental GT3

posted by on 24 April 2014 in Weekly Wallpaper

The image of Bentley as a brand will be forever inextricably linked to racing. In fact, it’s precisely because of racing that there is even a Bentley around today. In the early 20th century, a loosely knit club of wealthy “gentleman drivers”  known as the Bentley Boys drove Bentley automobiles to victory in various races. […] More…

KM Weekly Wallpaper: 918 Spyder Badge

posted by on 18 April 2014 in Weekly Wallpaper

That the Porsche 918 Spyder is an extremely impressive car in all measurable ways is at this point not a surprise to anyone. It’s made of carbon fiber, so it’s both extremely lightweight and extremely strong. It’s got a stonking great V8 engine mounted amidships, so it makes wonderful noises. It’s a hybrid that can […] More…

KM Weekly Wallpaper: Audi R8 Country Drive

posted by on 11 April 2014 in News Weekly Wallpaper

There are good days, and then there are good days. It’s a good day when it’s the early fall and the weather has that perfect crisp feel to it. The leaves haven’t started turning yet, but the first hints of the end of summer are showing, and your favorite back roads are just begging you to […] More…