Most new Audi RS models will be SUVs

Late last year we learned that Audi Sport, the new name for Audi's Quattro performance division, will be bringing out as many as eight new models by the end of 2018. One of these is the new RS 5 that debuted during this month's 2017 Geneva auto show. Most of the others will be...

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Elextra supercar promises 0-62 mph time in under 2.3 seconds

A Swiss firm by the name of Elextra has announced plans for an electric supercar that promises to be the fastest accelerating car ever produced. The company boasts a 0-62 mph time of less than 2.3 seconds for its car which so far has only been shown in a handful of teasers. (The Tesla Model S P100D...

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2019 Volvo XC40 spy shots

A prototype for Volvo's upcoming compact SUV, the XC40, has been spied again. The XC40 was previewed in 2016 by the 40.1 concept car, and judging by the prototypes it looks like the production model will closely resemble the concept. Volvo's next-generation compacts will be based on the...

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2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC63 Coupe spy shots

Mercedes-Benz's GLC Coupe is set to receive the full-force AMG treatment. The slinky coupe-like SUV already comes in GLC43 flavor, but our latest spy shots reveal a prototype for what's destined to be a GLC63 Coupe. Signature AMG elements include the protruding grille, aggressive aero...

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Dodge Demon comes with transbrake straight from the factory

Dodge has revealed yet another feature fitted to the upcoming Challenger SRT Demon designed to get the car down the line quicker. The latest is a transmission brake, a feature normally reserved to the aftermarket world. Its addition to the Demon makes the car the first transbrake-equipped...

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New F1 Experiences package lets you tour the track, pit lane

Ahead of the 2017 Formula One World Championship season opener in Melbourne, Australia this weekend, F1's new owner Liberty Media has announced the first of its strategies aimed at improving the spectacle of the sport. F1 is launching its own ticketing and travel packages through which fans...

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How can we make auto racing an Olympic sport? Subaru has an idea

Bobsleds don't have rearview mirrors. Turns out, Subarus about to run down bobsled tracks don't need them. But that's only one of the modifications made to the Subaru WRX STI prepped by rally specialists Prodrive to race down the mecca for bobsledders in St. Moritz, Switzerland. The others? A...

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Meet the world’s first 6.0-second Nissan GT-R

AMS Performance hasn't been sitting idle after clocking a world-record setting 7.14-second quarter-mile time with its monstrous Nissan GT-R build. Following that record last November, AMS and driver Gidi Chamdi have done it again. The 2,500-horsepower AMS GT-R invaded the dragstrip to go for...

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Thermal camera shows how hot brake rotors get during use

It's common knowledge brakes heat up during use, but how hot can they get? Simply put, pretty darn hot. Jason Fenske from Engineering Explained is back with another intriguing video made with help from a $55,000 FLIR thermal camera. This time, he points the camera at the brakes and takes some...

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