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Wonder why carbon-ceramic brakes are so expensive? Watch how they’re made

Although carbon-ceramic brakes will outperform cast iron rotors all day, there's a good reason why only the most high-performance cars wear them. Foremost, they cost thousands of dollars, but ever wonder why? The manufacturing process behind carbon-ceramic brakes is extravagant, to say the least. A video shows the exact process and it's not your average...

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Faraday Future’s first pre-production FF91 rolls off line at Californian plant

Electric car startup Faraday Future appears to be back on track with development of its first model, the FF91, following a rough couple of years resulting from cash shortages and a senior executive exodus. The Chinese-backed, U.S-based company reached a major milestone Tuesday with the completion of its first pre-production FF91 at its plant in Hanford...

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Crashed 1987 Porsche 959 sold for $467,500 in Monterey

A Porsche 959 is worth more than a million dollars in today's classic car market. How much is someone willing to pay for one that's been in an accident? The answer is $467,500 as a banged-up example crossed the Mecum auction block during Monterey Car Week over the weekend. The auction house estimated the car to fetch between $450,000 and $550,000. Oddly...

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This Duesenberg is the most expensive American car ever sold at auction

Classic cars from European marques selling in the tens of millions will barely get an eyelid to bat these days, and soon that may be true of American cars, too, judging by the auction activity in Monterey, California over the weekend. A 1935 Duesenberg SSJ sold at a Gooding & Company auction on Saturday for $22 million. That makes it the most expensive...

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe spy shots and video

There's a redesigned Mercedes-Benz GLE just around the corner, and that means a redesigned GLE Coupe as well. Today we have new spy shots and video of the latter, which was spotted in prototype form outside Mercedes' headquarters in Germany. It's immediately clear that the the designers are going with a sleeker, more athletic look for the second-generation...

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Watch Bugatti reveal the Divo hypercar live, here, today

Bugatti has a track-focused hypercar coming today. It's called the Divo, and we'll see livestreamed from the The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering in Monterey, California at 11:20 am PDT. A new teaser photo was uploaded to Bugatti's Facebook page on Friday and revealed the Divo will feature dramatically different bodywork to the Chiron on which it is based. An...

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VW spends big to make its vehicles digital devices on wheels

The automobile's days of simply transporting drivers will be a thing of the past at Volkswagen. The German automaker wants to turn its cars into digital devices on wheels. And to ensure it's competitive in the near future, VW will spend over $4 billion to invest in digitalization by 2025. The automaker announced Thursday its intentions to expand and build...

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Ford Ranger Raptor confirmed for Europe; is the US next?

Europe, the Ford Ranger Raptor cometh. The Blue Oval used the Gamescom video game conference in Cologne, Germany, on Tuesday to reveal that the 2019 Ranger Raptor will go on sale across the continent in 2019. The Blue Oval also released the cool video above with the announcement. And with Europe's confirmation, is the United States next? We've spied...

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Ford Ranger Raptor confirmed for Europe; is the US next?

Europe, the Ford Ranger Raptor cometh. The Blue Oval used the Gamescom video game conference in Cologne, Germany, on Tuesday to reveal that the 2019 Ranger Raptor will go on sale across the continent in 2019. The Blue Oval also released the cool video above with the announcement. And with Europe's confirmation, is the United States next? We've spied...

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