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Massively modified Datsun 240Z rides into Jay Leno’s Garage

Datsun fan Dominic Le is back with a fresh new ride to share with Jay Leno. Le is the man behind the site Chasing Js, which is a corner of the Internet carved out for an appreciation of classic Japanese vehicles. Dominic has visited Jay Leno's Garage in the past, at which point he brought a polarizing Datsun Sunny truck. Now he's returned and this time he's...

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2020 BMW 8-Series Convertible spy shots and video

BMW is preparing replacements for its 6-Series coupe and convertible but will be positioning the new cars higher, into 8-Series territory. The automaker confirmed the move in May with the unveiling of the 8-Series concept at the 2017 Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este. However, the car was hardly a secret as prototypes for an 8-Series coupe have...

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Kia Niro EV concept with 238-mile range debuts at 2018 CES

The Kia Niro is a compact crossover SUV that debuted in hybrid form in 2016. Last year the range was expanded with the addition of a plug-in hybrid version. Soon, we'll be able to add a pure electric version to that list. Kia previewed the electric version of the Kia Niro on Monday with the unveiling of the Niro EV concept at the 2018 Consumer...

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Learn how BMW re-fueled mid-drift during its Guinness World Record attempt

BMW set out to attempt a Guinness World Record for the longest-distance drift in eight hours, but the task presented a unique challenge. If BMW was to set the record, how would the team refuel the car without stopping? Previous record setters equipped cars with a massive fuel tank, but BMW and Detroit Speed team came up with a different solution: refueling...

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China’s GAC returning to Detroit auto show with GA4 sedan, Enverge concept

Chinese automaker GAC Motor is returning to the North American International Auto Show in Detroit for the fourth time and will be bringing three new vehicles, including an electric concept the automaker says is aimed at younger buyers. The state-owned company, which operates the Gonow and Trumpchi brands, confirmed in November plans to enter the United...

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Tesla Model 3 hits 60 MPH in 4.66 seconds, passes quarter mile in 13.3

We know from the Model S that Tesla underquotes the performance of its cars. Heck, we've seen a Model S P100D with Ludicrous Plus mode hit 60 mph in a mindboggling 2.389 seconds. So with Tesla stating at the Model 3's launch last summer that the small electric sedan will do 0-60 mph in 5.1 seconds, we've been keen to discover the accuracy...

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2020 Audi Q8 spy shots and video

We got a preview of it at January's 2017 Detroit auto show in the form of a concept, and now some prototypes for Audi's upcoming Q8 have been spotted. The Q8 is a new range-topping SUV that Audi will reveal in late 2018. It will likely reach the United States early the following year, as a 2020 model. The prototype in the spy shots is similar in size to the...

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Bad day at bank drive through leads to car flying through air

Dashcams are a wonderful device to have hooked up inside your car. You never know what you might happen to catch with that little camera. It could be as simple as minor fender bender, as amazing as a massive meteor lighting up the sky, or a bit of crazy weather crossing your path. You might capture a prized enthusiast machine take a beating, or a prized...

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Hennessey ran a stock Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk to 175 mph

Hennessey Performance Engineering is back again shortly after showing us the world's fastest Christmas tree with a Dodge Challenger Hellcat. This time, there aren't any holiday decorations onboard for a top-speed run. It's just pavement and a bone-stock Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. The premise is straightforward: how fast will the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk...

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Toyota’s latest self-driving cars see up to 660 feet in all directions

Toyota isn't as vocal as some rivals in the self-driving space but the Japanese firm is making steady progress and at next week's 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas will unveil a third-generation prototype. While previous prototypes featured a lidar sensor with a 660-feet range, they could only monitor the area in front of them. The...

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