Tag Archives: Sports Cars

It’s over: the Dodge Viper dies forever on August 31

The end is nigh for an American sports car icon: the Dodge Viper will officially exit production on August 31, 2017, and the Connor assembly plant where all Vipers have been built will be closed for good. Previously, designer Ralph Gilles let the date slip during a speech at the 2017 Chicago Auto...

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Audi Sport underquotes its cars’ performance numbers

Many an automaker will never directly state it, but there are numerous cases where a vehicle performs at a greater potential than it's billed to. Now, Audi Sport's technical head, Stephan Reil, has gone on the record to absolutely state what we all pretty much knew already: RS-badged cars have long...

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Is the 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS still a "widowmaker"?

It's so skilled at cutting fat, another name Porsche could have considered for its most powerful road-going 911 was "breaking knife." Similar cars before the 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS have earned a slightly different nickname: "Widowmaker." Porsche is keenly aware of its...

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Tackling Goodwood Hill in a right-hand-drive Subaru WRX STI

Automotive public relations is a funny profession. As a young writer, my editor told me ahead of my first media program to never say anything that could be construed as a request for something, even in passing, because PR people take it seriously. I apparently forgot that lesson, and ended up...

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Porsche 911 GT2 RS put on a show at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Following a soft reveal at the E3 video game conference in Los Angeles, Porsche took to the 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed to unveil the 2018 911 GT2 RS. In the process, the 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS becomes the most powerful 911 street car ever built. With 700 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of...

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Porsche 911 GT2 RS put on a show at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Following a soft reveal at the E3 video game conference in Los Angeles, Porsche took to the 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed to unveil the 2018 911 GT2 RS. In the process, the 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS becomes the most powerful 911 street car ever built. With 700 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of...

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Here’s what the new Alpine A110 sounds like

If you reside in North America, plug your ears, for these sounds may only be heard in person on the old continent. The angry noises coming from the Alpine A110's 1.8-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine won't be ringing out from sea to shining sea anytime soon, as the car is a Europe-only ordeal...

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Ford Mustang order guide leaked, reveals new option packages

Ford has been tight-lipped on the specific changes coming to the 2018 Mustang, but as is often the case, the internet has spoiled a few of Ford's surprise. Mustang6g forum member disneyfun1 uploaded screenshots of the 2018 Ford Mustang's order guide, which details the five packages to be offered on...

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