Tag Archives: Sports Cars

2019 BMW Z4 spy shots and video

It was in 2011 that we first caught wind of BMW and Toyota's plans to jointly develop a “mid-size sports car platform” to spawn replacements for their respective Z4 and Supra models. Today we have new spy shots plus video of a prototype for the BMW model, previously thought to be called a Z5. BMW has since confirmed the car will be...

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Will the 2019 Chevy Camaro get the Corvette’s 7-speed manual transmission?

The California Air Resources Board may have spoiled one of the 2019 Chevrolet Camaro's surprises. According to a recently filed CARB document, the refreshed 2019 Camaro will add the Chevrolet Corvette's 7-speed manual transmission. AutoGuide first discovered the document last Thursday, and it lists the 7-speed manual alongside the 8-speed automatic and the...

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Pair of Corvettes, including first 2019 ZR1, fetch $2.3M at auction

General Motors has raised $2.325 million for charity, although the automaker didn't do it all on its own. It had a little help from none other than George W. Bush, plus auction house Barrett-Jackson. The former president attended a Barrett-Jackson auction on Saturday in Scottsdale, Arizona and personally dropped the hammer on the first retail 2018 Chevrolet...

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Genovation’s 800-horsepower electric Corvette hits the road

Genovation debuted its electric GXE sports car at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas earlier in the month, but now we finally have the first video of the silent beast on the road, cruising about Nevada's Valley of Fire no less. The b-roll footage—or should we say beauty-roll—simply shows the Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport-based GXE...

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Genovation’s 800-horsepower electric Corvette hits the road

Genovation debuted its electric GXE sports car at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas earlier in the month, but now we finally have the first video of the silent beast on the road, cruising about Nevada's Valley of Fire no less. The b-roll footage—or should we say beauty-roll—simply shows the Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport-based GXE...

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McLaren has no plans to build an SUV to challenge Lamborghini, Ferrari

Despite the growing trend toward high-end SUVs, one supercar maker has no plans to fall in line. That would be McLaren, which said it has absolutely no plans to introduce a Lamborghini- or Ferrari-rivaling SUV, according to a Top Gear report published on Wednesday. Although the brand has plans for 12 new cars between now and 2022, none of them will take the...

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Lotus seems dead serious about building a crossover SUV

Lotus earned a new lease on life when China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group agreed to purchase a 51-percent stake in the storied British brand last May. With steady financing, Lotus wants to take on the world's best sports car brands, but it seems more clear than ever that Lotus may follow the paths of other sporty brands and build a performance crossover...

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Welsh government buys stake in TVR

In order to ensure the people of Wales benefit from the reborn TVR, the Welsh government has acquired a roughly 3 percent stake in the company for about $700,000. The stake gives the government "a minority stake of just below 3 percent that will ensure the Welsh taxpayer benefits from the company's successes," a government spokesperson told the BBC in a...

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2019 BMW Z4 spy shots and video

It was in 2011 that we first caught wind of BMW and Toyota's plans to jointly develop a “mid-size sports car platform” to spawn replacements for their respective Z4 and Supra models. Today we have new spy shots plus video of a prototype for the BMW model, previously thought to be called a Z5. BMW has since confirmed the car will be...

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