Monthly Archives: May 2017

Holden builds final Chevrolet SS

General Motors' Australian division, Holden, confirmed on Thursday that it has built its final Chevrolet SS. Currently on its way to the United States, the final example was finished in black and equipped with a manual transmission. The buyer, likely someone at GM or a dealer, requested that...

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Tesla Model 3 leaked data suggests 0-60 time of 5.6 seconds

More details on the Tesla Model 3 have emerged ahead of the car's July debut. Slides comparing the Model 3 with the Model S recently surfaced on a Tesla enthusiast site and are said to have been supplied by a company insider. The slides are allegedly part of a Tesla campaign to train...

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BMW M4 GT4 ready to race

BMW's new GT4-spec customer race car based on the M4 coupe is finally ready. BMW motorsport boss Jens Marquardt, together with racing driving Dirk Adorf, who was heavily involved in the testing phase, launched the new race car on Wednesday at the Nürburgring. At the event, BMW confirmed...

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Uber-rare Porsche 911 GT2 Evo sells for $1.45 million

Porsche built just 11 examples of the 993-series 911 GT2 Evo homologation special in the mid-1990s, and now one of the cars has been sold at auction for an impressive $1.45 million. It was sold last week during Mecum's 2017 Original Spring Classic auction in Indianapolis, Indiana. It ended up...

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BMW 8-Series concept leaked

Photos of BMW's new concept previewing a modern 8-Series coupe have leaked ahead of the formal debut on Friday at the 2017 Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este. The shots, which surfaced on Wednesday on German Car Forum, show a very modern and edgy design, plus a much more aggressive...

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Skip Barber Racing School files for bankruptcy, seeks buyer

Famed driving instruction academy Skip Barber Racing School on Tuesday filed for bankruptcy. Specifically, the school, which has coached drivers since 1975, filed for Chapter 11 protection with a United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. Chapter 11 allows the company to...

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Lamborghini hints at faster Huracán

The Lamborghini Huracán Performante made a splash when it knocked the Porsche 918 Spyder from its throne as the quickest production car around the Nürburgring. But the Huracán Performante didn't accomplish the achievement with hardcore weight stripping, a hybrid powertrain, or...

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Japanese automakers band together on hydrogen infrastructure

Eleven firms from Japan's automotive and energy industries are banding together on hydrogen infrastructure. The firms, which include major automakers Toyota, Nissan and Honda, have signed a memorandum of understanding on collaboration toward the large-scale construction of hydrogen stations for...

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