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Spy Shots: 500+ Horses for Ferrari's New F450

Brenda Priddy's photographers grabbed these spy shots of the forthcoming Ferrari F450 prototype wearing not an inch of disguise, she says. While some of the body pieces are missing on the black mule, a large portion of the production sheet metal is clearly visible. Boasting over 500 hp, the F450 is rumored to have a higher power output than the 520-hp F430 Scuderia.

Top 10 New Products for Street Rods/Custom Cars from 2008 SEMA Show

Brake kits, wheels and gauges were among the new street rod and custom car products most popular with buyers at the 2008 SEMA Show. SEMA used a new digital tracking method at the 2008 New Products Showcase allowing buyers to scan product barcodes and receive product details via printout or e-mail.

Who was doing all that scanning? More than 9,400 were retailers, followed by warehouse distributors (3,900), repair/service/installers (3,900) and builders/fabricators (3,500).

Spy Shots: GMC's New Midsize Sport Utility

While the conditions weren't ideal, Brenda Priddy's spy photographers caught GMC's new 2010 Terrain SUV nearly camo-free before the engineer behind the wheel made his getaway.

Spy Shots: New BMW 6 Series Gets Old-School Soft-Top

Not only did Brenda Priddy's spy shooters get these shots of the new BMW 6 Series, but they got the convertible before the coupé, no less. The new 6 in these photos wears a canvas soft-top rather than the retractable hardtop typically found on cars in this class. Priddy notes this might be a compromise in the fight for trunk/cargo space.

Spy Shots—Cadillac CTS-V Coupe Escapes the Axe

GM shocked enthusiasts with news that it was disbanding its High Performance Vehicle Operations (HPVO ) team, the same crew responsible for V-series Cadillacs, the Chevy Cobalt SS and HHR SS. But spy photographer Brenda Priddy tells us that the HPVO team still has one trick up its sleeve.

Spy Shots: New Look, New Power for Ford's Heavy Metal

A week after Chrysler revealed its 2010 Dodge Ram Heavy Duty pickups at the Chicago Auto Show, Brenda Priddy's spy photographers caught the first covered and camouflaged test trucks of its biggest competitor, the Ford F-250 Super Duty, scheduled to arrive in 2011.

Spy Shots: Open Air Mini Motoring, Italian-Style

Dust off your Fix-It-Again-Tony jokes: the new Fiat 500 convertible is due at European dealerships within a few months, and is a likely candidate for import to North America. Spy shooter Brenda Priddy's network caught this showroom-ready, pre-production specimen 500 Cabrio soft-top in Europe.

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