Monthly Archives: May 2017

Amazon to debut detailed Le Mans documentary

Amazon is tapping into the love of motorsport. The company's Prime streaming service has announced it will debut a new documentary series that revolves around the famed 24 Hours of Le Mans titled, "Le Mans: Racing Is Everything." The documentary series will be aired exclusively on Amazon and is...

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BMW 530e iPerformance to offer wireless charging option

BMW's new plug-in hybrid 5-Series, the 530e iPerformance, will eventually get wireless charging capability. It will mean no longer have to bother with plugging the car in for charging. Instead, you simply position the car over a inductive charging plate plugged into a wall outlet. BMW says...

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Honda Civic Si arrives with $24,775 price tag

Honda has been busy filling out the 10th-generation Civic's portfolio with a sedan, coupe, and the return of the hatchback. While the commonplace variants carry out their sales duty, Honda will spice things up with the introduction of a new Type R and the return of the familiar Si. We now know how...

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Formula One Spanish Grand Prix preview

The tightly-fought 2017 Formula One World Championship rages on with round five taking place this weekend at the Circuit de Catalunya located just outside of Barcelona, Spain. The 4.6-mile track is one teams know well since it's been on the calendar since 1991 and also doubles as the main...

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Porsche drops plans for 911 hybrid

Porsche's former R&D chief, Wolfgang Hatz, confirmed in 2015 that the next-generation 911 would feature a hybrid model, and that knowledge gained from the 918 Spyder and 919 Hybrid racer put Porsche in a good position to develop just such a car. It turns out Porsche has since dropped...

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2019 BMW i8 Roadster spy shots

The upcoming convertible version of the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car has been spied testing. Confirmed by BMW CEO Harald Krüger as the i8 Roadster, the new convertible is due on sale in 2018, meaning we should see it arrive as a 2019 model. Its arrival is expected to trail that of an...

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Koenigsegg Agera RS crashed during testing

A Koenigsegg Agera RS ended up in a ditch on Thursday after its driver lost control in wet conditions. The accident happened on a test track in Trollhättan, Sweden and didn't cause any injuries. The driver and a passenger were assessed at a local hospital and released shortly after. A...

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