5 things you need to know about the Mercedes-AMG Project One

The closest thing to a homologation special we're likely to see out of Formula 1, the Mercedes-AMG Project One is one very special car. On the sidelines of the Frankfurt motor show, we sat down with AMG's Rene Wollman. His business card calls him the Project One's "Project Leader," but he's much more than that. He was the one that AMG boss Tobias Moers...

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2019 Lexus RC F spy shots

Lexus engineers are currently testing a camouflaged RC F prototype at the Nürburgring. The changes to the car are subtle which suggests we might be looking at a prototype for a facelifted version of the rear-wheel-drive luxury performance coupe. New elements include the front lip spoiler, revised shape for the front intakes, and rear bumper diffuser...

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2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo takes familiar route to high performance

Porsche knows chemistry. Take an engine from the Porsche Panamera Turbo that can reach 150 mph (ask me how I know), and add the third-generation Cayenne. The solution is the 2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo that appeared Tuesday at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA). Or maybe it's alchemy because the specs look magical. The new Cayenne Turbo uses the the same...

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Report: McLaren F1 team to ditch Honda for Renault power in 2018

Honda's return to Formula 1 in 2015 as a power unit supplier to McLaren has been disastrous, with the Japanese firm's power units so far proving unreliable and lacking in performance. McLaren is under contract with Honda until 2024 but Motorsport.com has learned from its sources that the two have reached an agreement to end the partnership at...

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Lamborghini Urus SUV to debut December 4

Whether you're a fan or not, you had better get used to seeing a Lamborghini SUV in your neck of the woods as the vehicle is coming soon. We're talking about the Lamborghini Urus, which the Italian marque will unveil on December 4 at its headquarters in Sant'Agata Bolognese. Lamborghini describes the Urus as being in a class of its own. The...

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Audi RS 4 Avant makes return at 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

Hot on the heels of Monday's debut of the new rear-wheel-drive R8 supercar, the Audi Sport division has since revealed a new generation of the RS 4. The vehicle made its debut on Tuesday at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. Sadly, the RS 4 is still exclusively a wagon affair, the body style referred to as an Avant by Audi. It means we're likely to...

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Borgward Isabella concept brings a storied name back from the past

Borgward emerged in the early to mid-1900s as an underdog German automaker that would, after some great successes, fold in the early 1960s. However, the storied brand was reincarnated in 2008 and the brand showed a new production model, the BX7 SUV, in 2015. Now, Borgward is looking to the future with a concept on show this week at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor...

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BMW M8 GTE race car debuts in Frankfurt, ready to battle at LeMans

While BMW holds off on unveiling the production version of the upcoming BMW 8-Series awhile longer, the Bavarian automaker is whetting our palettes with the debut of the BMW M8 GTE race car at the Frankfurt motor show. It's not the "8" we'll see on the street, but the M8 GTE program has run parallel with the road car's development. A 4.0-liter twin-turbo...

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