Weekend Roundup: BMW to Sell Engines to Saab, 2011 Volkswagen Touareg Detailed

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Stepped away from your Blackberry, PC, or iPad for the week? Here are a few of the top news stories for the past week, along with some racing action you may want to tune into during your weekend.

This week at the 2010 Paris Motor Show, automakers unveiled dozens of new vehicles. For extensive coverage on the show, it’s best to check out our dedicated page with all the news from the City of Lights.

Volkswagen Dishes Details on U.S.-Spec 2011 Touareg The 2011 Touareg, set to hit showrooms in the United States in November, will be a step up in technology and efficiency over the original Touareg. New, yet familiar interior and exterior styling complements updates to powertrain, chassis, and safety equipment.

Saab Announced It Will Use BMW’s Four-Cylinder Engine, Possibly in New 92 The deal, announced September 28, will provide Saab with a version of BMW's 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Possible applications include the forthcoming Saab 92 heritage revival.

Pricing Announced for Chevrolet Camaro Convertible After teaser photos on Facebook, and the auction of the first model off the line, Chevrolet announced that the Camaro convertible, set to debut at the Los Angeles auto show, will start at $30,000.

Weekend Racing

- IndyCar Cafes do Brasil at Homestead-Miami Speedway Saturday September 2nd at 6 p.m. on Versus

- NASCAR Price Chopper 400 at Kansas Speedway Sunday September, 3rd at 1 p.m. on ESPN

Stories compiled by Steve Diehlman

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