Tag Archives: Sports Cars

Next Porsche 911 to come with digital dash

Porsche engineers are out testing the next-generation 911 and our photographer has managed to snap the interior of one of the prototypes. The photos reveal the new digital dash that will be fitted to the next 911 which is expected on sale next year, as a 2019 model. The all-important tachometer...

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BMW teases i8 Roadster

BMW in March finally confirmed plans to add a convertible version of its i8 plug-in hybrid sports car, having first previewed it in concept form as far back as the 2012 New York auto show. Sales of the i8 convertible, which will be known as the i8 Roadster, will start in 2018, and to build...

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New Aston Martin Vantage revealed in patent drawings

New patent drawings reveal what's certain to be the design of the next-generation Aston Martin Vantage. The new sports car has been testing in prototype form for over a year, though Aston Martin has cleverly hidden the design beneath the makeshift body panels of the larger DB11. The patent...

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Ford Mustang adds line-lock to turbo-4s for burnouts on-demand

Ford is making it easier than ever to perform a well-executed burnout because who doesn't like the smell of tire smoke in the morning? The Blue Oval has announced a line-lock will be a standard feature on the 2018 Ford Mustang with the 4-cylinder EcoBoost engine. The line-lock...

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Lotus cars could be built in China, says new owner Geely

China's Zhejiang Geely, the holding company that owns the Volvo, Lynk & Co and Geely car brands, entered a deal in May to acquire a 51 percent in stake Lotus from Malaysian conglomerate DRB-Hicom. As part of the deal, Geely also agreed to acquire a 49.9 percent stake in Malaysian...

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Jon Olsson created a monster 810-hp Rolls-Royce Wraith

Jon Olsson never sleeps. That's not true, but every time he surfaces with a new video, something pretty insane is going on in his life. Olsson is an avid skier, and he's also quite the automotive enthusiast. His latest project combines his love for cars and his adventurer lifestyle. It's a...

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Jaguar discusses how the XE SV Project 8’s design came to life

Jaguar has revealed its latest Special Vehicle Operations project: the 2018 XE SV Project 8. As a follow up to the 2017 Jaguar F-Type Project 7, the XE SV Project 8 represents the most powerful roadgoing Jaguar to date. SVO massaged the brand's familiar 5.0-liter supercharged V-8 engine to produce...

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