Monthly Archives: May 2017

Explore the Ford Mustang collection that began with a pet pony

Many enthusiasts dream of collecting prized vehicles throughout their lives, but not many begin with a simple trade. That's exactly how the Speed family came to collect Ford Mustangs, though. The Speed siblings (what a last name in conjunction with the family's passion) recall their father, Gilbert...

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Audi RS models test for almost 5,000 miles on the Nürburgring

All Audi vehicles offer luxury, but the brand has a three-tiered approach when it comes to performance. Base Audis, especially sedans and coupes, are fairly sporty, but the uplevel S models definitely amp up the sporty feel. There is a third level, though, the RS models, that push the envelope...

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Acura TLX A-Spec first drive review: character by committee

A jack of all trades, the 2018 Acura TLX is so balanced it fades among more daring, extroverted rivals. A mid-cycle update rather than a full-scale redesign, the 2018 Acura TLX hammers yet another nail in the coffin of Acura's hated shield grille. The new grille stretches more horizontally and sits...

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2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 spy shots

Chevrolet is already out testing prototypes for its next-generation Silverado 1500, though the new pickup will be more of an extensive update of the current model rather than a true redesign. The current Silverado 1500 was introduced for 2014, bringing with it General Motors' then-new K2XX...

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GM to end sales in India, manufacturing in South Africa

General Motors on Thursday made major announcements concerning its operations in India and South Africa. The automaker confirmed that it will cease sales in India by the end of 2017, though it will still continue to manufacture cars there for export. Stefan Jacoby, who heads GM's unit for...

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Rezvani cuts Beast Alpha price in half

The Rezvani Beast Alpha is now priced at $95,000, a full $105,000 less than it did when the vehicle debuted at the 2016 Los Angeles auto show. The Alpha is the removable hardtop version of the Beast, though instead of using a donor Ariel Atom chassis the Alpha relies on the chassis of a Lotus...

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LT5 engine RPO code shows up in GM system

Well, well, well, it looks like General Motors may have finally tipped its hand as to what's lurking under the hood of the upcoming Chevrolet Corvette ZR1. LSXMag has discovered an RPO code for the long-rumored LT5 V-8 engine in GM's order system. The LT5 engine has been rumored to displace...

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Germany passes law to allow self-driving cars on public roads

Despite being home to some of the world's biggest automakers, Germany has lagged other countries when it comes to legislation allowing for self-driving cars to take to public roads. That changed on May 12 when the government there passed a law that lists the conditions under which self-driving cars...

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