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Chevy’s 2020 Corvette Will Get 27 MPG On The Highway

2020 Corvette

As Chevrolet’s C8.R race car debuts this weekend at the Rolex 24 at Daytona, the Chevy team has revealed the EPA fuel-economy numbers for the 2020 Corvette. The upcoming mid-engine car, they said, will get 15 mpg in the city and 27 on the highway, which compares favorably against competitors including the 2020 Porsche 911 […]

Ford GT Mk II Has So Much Downforce It Can Drive Upside-Down

Ford GT Mk II

By any objective measure, todays Ford GT street car is unusually close in design to the GT race car that the Blue Oval competes with at racetracks around the globe. Of course, that doesn’t mean that the two can’t get even closer. Enter the Ford GT Mk II. Believe it or not, in many ways, […]

Nelson Piquet Jr. To Leave Panasonic Jaguar Racing

jaguar-i-type-3

After four and a half seasons racing in Formula E, Brazilian-born Nelson Piquet Jr. will part ways with the Jaguar Racing squad to pursue other interests. Since he started in his fifth season in December last year, Piquet Jr. has scored just a single point, which he claimed for a tenth place finish in Saudi […]

Koenigsegg Plans A ‘Co2 Neutral’ Hybrid Supercar

CO2 Neutral Hybrid Supercar

Fresh from receiving a 150 million-euro infusion from National Electric Vehicle Sweden, the Chinese-backed company that bought up Saab’s assets out of bankruptcy, supercar maker Koenigsegg has signaled just what it plans to do under the new joint venture. Christian von Koenigsegg gave an interview to Top Gear in which he said he wants to […]

The First 2019 Ford Gt Heritage Edition Will Be Auctioned At Barrett-Jackson

2019 Ford GT Heritage

Ford announced recently that it would be building a few more Ford GTs and accepting new applications. It also revealed the 2019 Ford GT Heritage Edition that fully embraced the car’s history with the Gulf Oil paint scheme. But getting an approved application from Ford won’t be the only way to get one of these […]

2020 BMW M340i Debuts With 382 Hp And M Sport Upgrades

2020 BMW M340i

This is the 2020 BMW M340i sedan, the most powerful 3 Series ever offered (so long as you consider its long line of M3 models as separate from the rest of the line). Available with rear- and all-wheel drive, the M340i takes after other mild M Sport variants by featuring specific features and tuning from […]

Lexus Sweeps Top Four Positions At Autopolis

Lexus LC 500

Lexus LC 500 race cars have swept the top four positions in the penultimate round of the 2018 Super GT championship at Autopolis in Japan. Ryo Hirakawa and Nick Cassidy in the #1 KeePer TOM’S LC 500 climbed steadily from fifth on the grid to win by almost half a second from Yuhi Sekiguchi and […]

Lynk & Co 03 Race Car Will Spawn 500-HP Road-Going Version

Lynk Co 03

Cyan Racing, formerly known as Polestar Racing, is furthering its ties to Geely-owned brands by partnering with Lynk & Co to take on the FIA WTCR series in 2019. The companies will race the Lynk & Co 03 TCR race car, which has spawned a concept road car. Thed Bj rk, starting his seventh season […]

Dubai’s 5000 Horsepower Devel Sixteen Is Far From Becoming Reality

Dubai's 5000 Horsepower

Taking a car from the first prototype to its production ready state requires a lot of development time, and even more money. Coming up with a show car is the easiest part. There are plenty of engineering firms who can make one happen. To name a few, Dubai’s W Motors used Rimac for the Hypersport […]



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