Audi updates TT sports car

Audi's third-generation TT sports car has received some tweaks as it passes the midway point in its life cycle (the car arrived for 2016). They include revised looks, increased standard equipment, and most important of all some extra power under the hood. Specifications for the United States are yet to be announced but in other markets the updated TT will...

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India startup Vazirani unveils Shul supercar concept

Indian startup Vazirani Automotive used last week's 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed for the premiere of a wild supercar concept the company hopes to put into production someday. Vazirani is the creation of Indian automotive designer Chunky Vazirani, and its concept is an extended-range electric supercar called the Shul. Kazunori Yamauchi, the man behind the...

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2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA spy shots and video

Despite Mercedes-Benz having just unveiled a new A-Class compact sedan, the automaker's other compact sedan, the CLA, won't be disappearing after the current model's run its course. A redesigned CLA has been spotted once again, this time testing at the Nürburgring. The car is due on sale in late 2019 as a 2020 model, meaning it will trail the A-Class...

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Land Rover sets world record for fastest mile in a car on 2 wheels

Those who attended the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed last week caught numerous firsts and debuts The list included the first self-driving car to tackle the hill climb, the new Toyota Supra on its dynamic debut, and Land Rover with a world record stunt. The British brand set a world record for the fastest mile in a car on two wheels, with stunt driver...

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Charger, Mustang are America’s most-searched muscle cars

The Dodge Charger and Ford Mustang tied in a state-by-state comparison of the number of searches for muscle cars from the past year, data from ClassicCars.com showed. “Nothing truly personifies American car collector's pride, passion and freedom like a muscle car,” said Roger Falcione, president and chief executive of ClassicCars.com...

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2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed: when the parking lot is a show of its own

As I bent down to snap yet another photo of yet another bright-hued supercar, I heard a deep voice over my shoulder. “I've got a model of that car,” boomed the throaty British accent. MORE: VW ID R claims electric car record at Goodwood with 43.05 run I looked up and saw a shirtless middle-aged man holding a bottle of Goodwood Ale stretch...

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Detroit’s Mil-Spec Auto ready to restomod its next Hummer H1

Mil-Spec Automotive wants to restomod more Hummer H1s. The Detroit-based company has already proven it can with the launch of its first vehicle; the Launch Edition #001 H1 (shown below) unveiled last month. Now, Mil-Spec is moving ahead with more orders because Launch Edition #002 is underway and it's the first customer car built for this young company...

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Aston Martin plans new platform for SUV

Aston Martin will jump into the luxury SUV game when the DBX enters production in 2019. Until then, the British brand will continue to work hard on the SUV, including developing a new platform. Aston Martin chief engineer Matt Becker told Road and Track in an interview published Tuesday that the SUV's new platform takes learnings from the company's other...

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Production versions of ID Buzz and Crozz concepts to be made in US

Volkswagen is developing a family of electric cars based on a modular platform dubbed the MEB, and at least two of them will be made in the United States. The confirmation was made by Volkswagen Group of America CEO Hinrich Woebcken in an interview with Autocar published Tuesday. Woebcken confirmed the two vehicles as the production versions of the ID Buzz...

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New Toyota Supra will offer 4-cylinder engine, 2JZ swap capability

Thus far, we've known Toyota plans to drop a BMW-sourced inline-6 under the hood of the new Supra. However, you should now prepare for a 4-banger as well. New documents from German transmission maker ZF, first discovered by Road and Track and published Tuesday, shows two separate powertrains for the A90 Supra, the nameplate's fifth iteration. The first is a...

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