Nio EP9 set to electrify Goodwood Festival of Speed

Goodwood Festival of Speed attendees will have the chance to see the Nio EP9 strut its stuff. The Chinese electric supercar will partake in the event's hillclimb challenge, the company announced on Monday. Scottish racing driver Peter Dumbreck will pilot the EP9. Dumbreck drove the EP9 electric car to its record-setting Nürburgring lap time of 6:45.90...

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Matt Damon to play Carroll Shelby in upcoming Ford versus Ferrari film

It was supposed to be Tom Cruise. The "Top Gun" and "Mission Impossible" mega star was reportedly set to portray Carroll Shelby in a film depicting Ford's motorsport battles with Ferrari. That was way back in 2013, though, and Hollywood has since moved on. But time is a flat circle, so we're ready to make this thing happen, only now it's going to be Matt...

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Red Bull Racing announces it will run Honda F1 engines

After a disastrous relationship with McLaren, Honda will provide power for a new Formula One team. Red Bull Racing (RBR) confirmed it will switch from Renault-sourced engines to Honda for the 2019 season. Motorsport.com first reported on the major shakeup on Monday. The move puts an end to a 12-year relationship between RBR and Renault. The former said the...

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Toyota wins 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans after so many years of heartbreak

After more than a decade of heart-crushing defeats, Toyota finally won the historic 24 Hours of Le Mans on Sunday, claiming both the overall win and the LMP1 class. Piloting the number No. 8 Toyota TS050 Hybrid were Sébastien Buemi, Kazuki Nakajima, and Fernando Alonso, with Nakajima behind the wheel at the end of the race. The No. 8 car started the...

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John Cena settles lawsuit over selling Ford GT early

Seven months after Ford served actor and pro wrestler John Cena a lawsuit for selling his 2017 Ford GT shortly after taking delivery, Cena has settled the matter, according to a Monday Jalopnik report. As part of their contract with Ford, all GT owners are required to keep their cars for two years in an effort to stop profiteering and protect the GT's...

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Why is Toyota developing a new hypercar?

On Friday Toyota announced it would build a hypercar and that development has already begun. On Sunday, the Japanese automaker finally won the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Don't for a second think these two developments aren't related. When Toyota showed the Gazoo Racing Super Sport concept at the Tokyo Motor Salon in January, some were left scratching their heads...

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2018 Porsche 911 GT3 first drive, Tesla building cars in a tent, Toyota building a hypercar: Car News Headlines

We know just the place in Georgia to get great fried chicken livers, and we had just the car to go get them. It was the 2018 Porsche 911 GT3, a car so blazingly fast that it conquered the Nurburgring in 7:12.7. We found the right twisty country roads for the drive, too, because that's what you do in the 911 GT3. How were they? Read our first drive review to...

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Watch the Fisker Emotion drive under its own power

Fisker is eager to show off its EMotion all-electric sedan. The company is so eager, in fact, that it posted a short drive video to YouTube on May 30 showing the car running under its own power. The video was obviously not professionally produced. It appears it was shot with a phone in the vertical orientation. It's great to see the Fisker testing the car...

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What are the differences between flooded and AGM lead-acid batteries?

While the engine of your car might be its heart, it's the battery that provides the juice to get that engine moving. By now, you probably know plenty about how your engine works. Do you know anything about your battery, though? If not, you're going to need to watch this video from Engineering Explained in conjunction with Optima Batteries. Our friendly host...

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