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station wagon

  A Station Wagon is a car body style similar to a sedan car but with an extended rear cargo area.

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If we all had the time, money and ability, then everyone would have a custom car. That’s what makes this one so special, an amateur built in his own time this custom Chrysler Sport Coach. As you can see the car looks really special, featuring chromed wheels, 22 inch on the front and 24 inch on the rear. Under the hood, what else than an iconic Hemi 5.7l engine capable to leave behind modern muscle cars such as Ford Mustang and Dodge Charger .

1955 Chrysler Sport Coach

In order to be more comfortable, the car not only features a new adjustable suspension system, but also a new set of brakes. The four individual seats are covered in premium leather as well as the door panels and roof. Price of the vehicle: priceless!

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Volkswagen will unveil a station wagon version for its newly launched Golf VI by the summer of 2009. The car will be destined for the European market and will be available for purchase by late 2009. The technology behind the Variant version will remain unchanged from the normal Golf, including the engine choices. Rumors say that VW may give the U.S. a version, where it would be known as the Jetta Wagon.

But before the wagon, VW will unveil the GTI version at the Paris Auto Show and the Golf Plus at the Bologna Motor Show (December 5 to 14).

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KW suspensions, is known in Germany as the best specialist for performance suspension system but also as the main manufacturer used in the DTM races. KW teamed up with Audi, and its astonishing RS6 Avant Type 4F in order to offer a new suspension system for the 580 hp station wagon.

According to the manufacturer, the KW suspension kit can be used with the factory suspension system but also with Audi’s Dynamic Ride Control (DRC). With the new kit installed, the car is lowered with up to 45 mm, but still this doesn’t only improve the appearance, also the handling capabilities.

HSV launced on the Australian market the ClubSport R8 Tourer, the company’s first wagon since the all wheel drive Avalanche was released in 2003. A manual ClubSport R8 Tourer is priced from $65,990, which is just $1000 more than the equivalent ClubSport R8 sedan. Automatic transmission is an additional $2330.

HSV ClubSport R8 Tourer

The Tourer is powered by the high performance LS3 engine producing 425 hp of power and 550Nm of torque, making this one of the most powerful wagons produced anywhere in the world.

HSV will build around 120 ClubSport R8 Tourers for the Australian market in 2008.

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It may seem like an unholy union, the combination of a 1960 Nash Rambler Wagon and a Ferrari 360, but its definitely unique. The car known as the "Ferrambo" is ready for sale. The cross-breed between body of a Rambler and the 3.6L V8 engine from a 2002 Ferrari 360 Modena , with some major help from some custom fabrication. Much of the car is hand made, including the custom frame that accommodates the car behind the two front seats.

Unique 1960 Ferrari Rambler Wagon up for sale

The car made such a big splash at the 2008 Detroit Autorama that it won the coveted Riddler award. It features a set of custom leather luggage related to the upholstery. Although the Ferrambo is not a car fits everyone’s tastes, it may just be the perfect expensive grocery-getter. Anyone interested may need deep pockets, because apparently the price is high. Information is available through the GP Imports, but there has not been an official price list provided yet.

Press release after the jump.

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So you didn’t just buy a wagon, but a diesel wagon. It’s time to show the world you’re still cool. That’s why Kicherer, a German tuning company, revealed its new product: the tuned C 320CDI 4-Matic wagon inspired by the C-Class wagon. The company brought several modifications to the new model such as adding an AMG body kit, lowering the suspension and fitting new 19-inch RS-1 alloy wheels wrapped in performance tires.

On the inside, the car features a new speedometer, a leather/wood steering wheel and a two-tone leather trim that also covers the dashboard. The 3.0L V6 turbo diesel engine received an additional 31 hp, raising the total output to 265 hp. Due to these upgrades the new hot wagon can reach 60 mph in 6.7sec while the top speed is electronically limited to 155 mph.

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Even though many tuners released a sport package for the Audi RS6 Avant , this didn’t stop Sportec in developing its own sport Stage 1 performance kit for the same car. The new package features a reprogrammed ECU which ads 70HP to the car’s 5.0L bi-turbocharged V10 reaching to 650hP at 6,300rpm. With the new kit aboard the RS6 is now capable of reaching 160 mph in under 4.4 seconds with a top speed of 190 mph. There is also available a lowering kit and a set of 20 or 22-inch lightweight alloy wheels.

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IMSA, a German tuner specializing in high-end sport cars such as Lamborghini, unveiled today its latest tuning kit for the Audi RS6 Avant . The new program consists in a power boost of 70 hp, a modest one if we think at the 715 hp Audi RS6 Avant by B&B or the 702 hp RS6 Avant by MTM . However, the vehicle can sprint from 0-60 mph in just 4.3 seconds, that’s 0.1 seconds faster than the Kicherer Mercedes SL63 AMG . The sprint from 0-124 mph is made in 13.8 seconds.

Audi RS6 Avant by IMSA

In order to obtain these performance figures the tuner added new high-flow air intakes as well as a new exhaust system. A new suspension system was also added, lowering the car with up to 25 millimeters, providing better stability at high speeds.

Audi RS6 Avant by IMSA

A car that goes this fast also has to be able to well. To accomplish this, a new set of brake discs were mounted, measuring 14” in front and 13.8” the back as well as new 20” ultra-light alloy wheels.

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Caractere, the well-known Belgian tuning house, unveiled its latest tuning package for the 2009 Audi A4 Avant . The new kit contains a new front bumper, side sills, a re-designed rear bumper with integrated air diffuser and exhaust system as well as a new roof spoiler.

Audi A4 Avant by Caractere

Caractere offers also a new set of alloy wheels available in 18”, 19” and 20” dimensions and 2 different colors. All the parts come with TUV approval, which means nothing voids the warranty. No word yet about pricing.

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The Audi RS6 Avant is becoming a popular customizing car. After ABT , MTM and B&B versions, Kicherer of Germany unveiled today its customization options for the Audi RS6 Avant . Dubbed Audi R-S-Street, the vehicle comes with a power increase from 580 hp to 700 hp. The extra horses make the 0-60 mph sprint is achieved in 4.3 seconds, the 0-124 mph is made in 13 seconds while the top speed is electronically limited to 173 mph.

Audi R-S-Street by Kicherer

In order to deliver better stability the car not only received a new suspension system that lowers the car by 25 millimeters, but also gets a new rear air diffuser. A new exhaust system is used for a better sound of the engine. The body kit of the vehicle includes carbon fiber mirror covers and front lip spoiler. What is really special at this car is the custom body paint and the custom 22 inch wheels which complement the kit.

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