New Mercedes E-Class with AMG sports package

New Mercedes E-Class with AMG sports package Stuttgart,

Porsche 911 GT3 with more power

Porsche 911 GT3 with more powerStuttgart, Germany  - Porsche will show off a more powerful 911 GT3 with the six-cylinder engine boosted by 15 kW/20 horsepower to 320 kW/435 hp and exterior details such as wider fenders and a pronounced rear wing at this year's Geneva Motor Show from March 5- 15.

Acceleration from zero to 100 km/h is listed at 4.1 seconds with a top speed of 313 km/h. Porsche did not reveal any fuel consumption figures.

Sato loses out as Bourdais is confirmed in Toro Rosso seat for 2009

Stuttgart - The Scuderia Toro Rosso Formula One team confirmed Friday that Sebastien Bourdais will retain his seat for the 2009 season.

The 29-year-old Frenchman will team up with Swiss rookie Sebastien Buemi, who takes the place of Sebastian Vettel following the German's move to parent team Red Bull.

Japanese driver Takuma Sato and Brazilian Bruno Senna were also in the frame for a seat with Toro Rosso this season but team principal Franz Tost said the team decided to stick with Bourdais.

"We are pleased that Sebastien will be with us again for another season. After one year with Toro Rosso we expect him to profit from the experience he gained last season," said Tost.

Ljuboja kicked out of Stuttgart squad

Danijel LjubojaStuttgart  - Serbian striker Danijel Ljuboja was kicked out of VfB Stut

Long-sought Nazi war criminal presumed dead

Stuttgart - A long-sought Nazi war criminal known as "Dr Death" is "presumedly dead," German police said Thursday, a day after two media outlets reported he died in Cairo 16 years ago.

A spokesman in the southern city of Stuttgart said police had "meaningful information" that Aribert Heim lived undetected in the Egyptian capital from 1963 and is buried there.

Germany's ZDF television channel and the New York Times reported Wednesday that the Austrian-born former concentration camp doctor died of cancer on August 10,

Heim was thought to have been living in South America, but there were also reports that he had sought sanctuary in Spain and Denmark after fleeing Germany in the early

Klitschko predicts knock out against Gomez; Chagaev back in ring

Klitschko predicts knock out against Gomez; Chagaev back in ring Stuttgart  - World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko predicted Monday he would knock out Cuban Juan Carlos Gomez in a mandatory bout in Stuttgart in March.

"You're difficult to send to the floor but I'll manage it," the 37-year-old Ukrainian told his challenger in Stuttgart.

"You talk too much," Gomez countered at a news conference ahead of the March 21 bout at the Hans-Martin-Schleyer hall.