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2019 Chevy Corvette ZR1 destroys Ford GT’s VIR lap record

There's a new king of Virginia International Raceway, and it's the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1. It was only a few days ago we learned that Ford's halo, the $450,000, all-carbon fiber GT, set a lap record for production cars at VIR with a time of 2:38.62, beating the previous record of 2:40.02 set by the Dodge Viper ACR in 2015. The GT's time was set during...

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Porsche 911 becomes a family heirloom with a touching story

Cars sometimes bridge a special bond between humans, and the story of this Porsche 911 is no different. The German sports car marque has put a spotlight on the touching story of a 911 after the car's owner, Naja, inherited it from his late father. The 964-era 911 was the final car Naja's father collected, and after he passed away, the family sold off nearly...

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Lister unveils ‘new’ Thunder sports car

Revived British sports car marque Lister has unveiled its first new car since the Storm of the 1990s. We use the term “new” lightly, however, because the car unveiled by Lister on Wednesday is actually a modified Jaguar F-Type. Lister is calling it the Thunder, and just like its Storm predecessor the Thunder is powered by a Jaguar engine, in...

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SEAT turns Cupra label into performance sub-brand

The Volkswagen Group's Spanish unit SEAT on Wednesday announced the launch of Cupra as a new performance sub-brand. Previously a label for its hottest performers, SEAT is in the process of transforming Cupra into a sub-brand to rival the likes of Nissan's Nismo unit or Volkswagen's R division. So far SEAT has only shown us a new logo. However, the automaker...

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Jaguar I-Pace set for 2018 Geneva auto show debut

Jaguar's I-Pace electric SUV will be revealed to the world in production trim on March 1. The reveal will take place online ahead of a formal debut on March 6 at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show. The I-Pace was first previewed in concept form in 2016. Prototypes have been testing on public roads since then, revealing a design closely matching the...

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Gen2 Formula E racer revealed, debuts in 2018/2019 season

The Formula E Championship has managed to transform from a minor spectacle to a vital race series backed by major automakers in the space of a few short years. It's hard to believe that we're only at the start of season four of the FIA-sanctioned electric car racing series, but despite this short timeframe we've seen the likes of Audi, BMW, Jaguar...

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Top Gear season 25 trailer highlights supercars and shenanigans

"Top Gear" fans, the wait is nearly over. Season 25 of the famed motoring program will soldier on with plenty of supercars and shenanigans between the show's trio: Matt LeBlanc, Chris Harris, and Rory Reid. The trailer for season 25 of the series isn't short on fast cars or genuine laughs. We said it before, but we believe the show has finally found its...

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Mercedes teases new A-Class ahead of Feb. 2 debut

Mercedes-Benz will reveal a new A-Class, the first member of its next-generation compact car family, during a special event in Amsterdam on February 2, 2018. And to build the excitement the automaker has released a teaser video that confirms we're looking at the A-Class hatchback. What hasn't been revealed is whether we'll see the new A-Class in hatchback...

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Oldest driveable Bugatti stops by Jay Leno’s Garage

The oldest driveable Bugatti in the world is the star of the latest episode of “Jay Leno's Garage,” and this time the car isn't a member of the Leno fleet. It belongs to Alan Travis, a lover of pre-war—we're talking pre-WW1 here—cars, who Leno met during a recent Cars and Coffee meet. The car is a 1913 Bugatti Type 22, one of the...

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Tag along on $4 million barn find that unearths 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/2, 427 Cobra

It's almost impossible to think that owners would leave their valuable cars behind or simply forget about them. But, as they say, life happens. That's the case with this $4 million barn find that Hagerty's series "Barn Find Hunter" and its host Tom Cotter stumbled upon. Sitting in a North Carolina suburb was a normal house and garage set for demolition...

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