3/21/16 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez AUTOMOBILE: 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600

By Adewale Adekanbi

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Mercedes-Maybach S600, fitted with the same 6.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-12 that powers the regular Mercedes-Benz S600. The most obvious thing the Maybach delivers is space. The length and wheelbase have increased by 7.9 inches, all of which benefit the rear passengers. The aft compartment has much more legroom and a bit more headroom, and it offers what Daimler claims is the quietest back-seat experience in any production car. Continue reading

3/2/16 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez- AUTOMOBILE: BMW and Toyota Team Up For 2018 Supra- A Super Car

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr. 

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The Toyota Supra 2018 will be a collaboration between Toyota and BMW. The super car is  going to look like a Toyota, but underneath it’s going to be a lot of BMW that makes the new Supra a super car. 

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The new Supra will debut in two years as a 2018 model. It’s part of a collaboration code named Silk Road and will have a Toyota body with a turbocharged, inline, 6-cylinder engine from BMW. The Germans will also be contributing a rear-drive chassis.

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It’s not just the Supra body Toyota will be contributing to the joint venture. They will be chipping in some cash and sharing some of their technological expertise. Specifically, they will be sharing their knowledge on hybrids, which might not come into play with the Supra, but could figure into the development of future BMWs.

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If you’re looking for hints on what exactly this new Supra will look like, then check out the FT-1 concept that was unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show back in 2014. It’s larger than than the Supra, but shrink it all down and you’ve got a good idea of what you’ll be looking at when the Supra debuts in a few more years.

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2/21/16 O&A NYC AUTOMOBILE: The Cadillac Ciel Concept

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Cadillac unveiled the Ciel concept in 2015, an elegant, open-air grand-touring car inspired by the natural beauty of the California coast. The Ciel — pronounced “C-L,” the French translation for sky — is a four-seat convertible that opens a new chapter in Cadillac’s design and product ascent, pushing the brand’s Art & Science philosophy into a new stratum. Ciel is a new expression of Cadillac’s historical grandeur, as well as a celebration of open-air motoring. Continue reading

1/29/16 O&A NYC AUTOMOBILE: Classic 1953 Cadillac Series 62 Coupe Heading To Auction

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Based on the standard Cadillac Series 62 that hit the market in 1940, this 1953 Cadillac Series 62 Coupe designed by famous coach builder Ghia is culmination of Italian design and American engineering unlike anything before it. This one in particular was given a unique grille and taillights, lacked front parking lights, and featured two “bumperettes” rather than the standard full bumper. Not to mention the 212-horsepower V8 that you’ll find under the hood, paired with a four-speed automatic transmission. Continue reading

1/20/16 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: The World’s 10 Most Expensive Cars

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From the world’s fastest car to extremely rare exotic vehicles, we take a look at the 10 most expensive cars in the world. Continue reading

1/8/16 O&A NYC Song Of The Day: Prince Royce – Back It Up featuring Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull

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Prince Royce’s music video for “Back It Up” features two of today’s biggest names in music: Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull. In the video released on VEVO, Royce (né Geoffrey Royce Rojas) becomes infatuated with the curvaceous Latina when they make eye contact while poolside in Miami. From the looks of it, she’s interested in him, too. Pitbull is seen having a great time dancing with beautiful women, finding time to donate a verse with advice to the lovestruck Romeo. Continue reading

9/22/15 O&A NYC With WaleStylez: The Latest G-Class to Get Mansory’s Carbon Fiber Treatment

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.

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Mansory has touched the German manufacturer to unveil an upgraded Mercedes-Benz G-Class the Gronos Black Edition. Limited to only six models, the Gronos boasts performance enhancements due to its entire body kit being made from lightweight carbon-fiber. Finished with a matte black paint job, the machine is sat atop a colossal set of 23-inch rims. Of course being a Mansory motor, the Gronos isn’t all show and no go as it comes with a reworked 5.5-litre V8 with genuine racing components.

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4/28/15 O&A With WaleStylez- Automobile: Brabus Range Rover Pickup

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.

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The 2015 Shanghai Auto Show brings news of a new venture between automotive customizer BRABUS and affiliate company STARTECH. Making its global debut, this converted Range Rover Pickup has been kitted with 100 bespoke body parts made of aluminum, carbon and steel, complete with sizeable forged wheels that dial in at 23 inches. Aside from substantial exterior alterations, the standard engine was replaced with a five-liter, eight-cylinder supercharged variation touting 526 hp, enabling this beast of a vehicle to attain a 100 km/h speed in only 5.3 seconds.

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