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Why can some engines rev to 9,000 rpm?

You blip the throttle and your engine revs rise. It's a fun game that can put a smile on your face as you wait for a red light to change to green. It doesn't matter if it's a lumbering diesel in a pickup or a muscular V-8 in a pony car, you're likely to crack a smile when you tap that throttle. In some cars, you might just find a maniacal Joker-esque smile...

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Aspark Owl electric supercar does 0-60 in under 2 seconds

There's a new electric supercar brewing in Japan, and during testing one of the prototypes managed to accelerate from 0-62 mph in 1.92 seconds. The car is the Aspark Owl, which was rolled out in concept form during the 2017 Frankfurt auto show, and importantly it's performance gives credence to the claims that electric performance cars will be delivering...

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2020 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ spy video

Lamborghini has been caught testing a more hardcore version of its Aventador. And thanks to a photo of the car's digital instrument cluster, snapped by the folks at Salento V12, we know the car will be called the Aventador SVJ, an abbreviation for Super Veloce Jota. Lamborghini diehards will recognize the name from the Miura SVJ of the 1970s, an extremely...

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Lincoln taps Serena Williams as latest face for Navigator

Move over Matthew McConaughey. Lincoln has another face, and more specifically, it's for the new Navigator. Ford's luxury marque launched a new online social media campaign with tennis champion Serena Williams on Thursday. The announcement doesn't claim Williams will oust McConaughey, but she will be a new face for various online and social media content...

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2019 Audi A1 spy shots and video

Engineers from Audi are out testing prototypes for a new generation of the A1 subcompact hatchback. The current A1 debuted in 2010 and sadly was never offered in the United States. We're afraid there's also little chance we'll see the redesigned model as Audi has ruled out launching anything smaller than the A3 in these parts...

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2020 Bentley Flying Spur spy shots and video

Bentley is redesigning its Continental range, starting with the GT coupe which we saw in redesigned form at last September's 2017 Frankfurt auto show. Next in line will be a new GT Convertible. After that comes the related Flying Spur sedan which is likely due some time in 2019, as a 2020 model. We have a new set of spy shots and video of the next Flying...

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2020 Chevrolet Corvette (C8) spy shots and video

A prototype for what's almost certain to be a mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette has been spotted, and the latest tester is wearing the least camouflage gear we've seen yet. The mid-engine model is thought to be a next-generation C8 Corvette due in time for the 2020 model year. The car was originally thought to be coming for 2019 but production of the 2019...

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Documentary details Dodge Viper ACR’s record-setting Nürburgring run

Last year, we waved goodbye to one of the most iconic American sports cars of all time, the Dodge Viper. In a fitting sendoff, 378 fans funded a trip to send the Viper, specifically a Viper GTS-R Commemorative Edition ACR, to the Nürburgring for one last run. The effort made history when the Viper ACR clocked the fastest time for a rear-wheel-drive car...

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