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Ford Mach 1 performance electric SUV coming in 2020

Ford is working on an electric SUV due in 2020, and at a preview event on Sunday for this week's 2018 North American International Auto Show the automaker slip that the vehicle might be called the Mach 1. Ford made the revelation in a teaser video, which indicates the automaker is going the performance route for its electric SUV, much the same way Tesla did...

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Ford Mach 1 performance electric SUV coming in 2020

Ford is working on an electric SUV due in 2020, and at a preview event on Sunday for this week's 2018 North American International Auto Show the automaker slip that the vehicle might be called the Mach 1. Ford made the revelation in a teaser video, which indicates the automaker is going the performance route for its electric SUV, much the same way Tesla did...

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Toyota debuts Le Mans-inspired GR Super Sport concept

Toyota on Friday presented a supercar concept with a design influenced by the hugely successful TS050 Hybrid Le Mans prototype that competes in the World Endurance Championship. The concept, called the GR Super Sport, was shown for the first time at the 2018 Tokyo Auto Salon tuning fest, where Toyota also presented its latest performance offerings and race...

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GM’s latest self-driving car has no steering wheel or pedals

General Motors on Friday revealed a self-driving car devoid of a steering wheel and pedals. Called the Cruise AV (Autonomous Vehicle), the car is based on the Chevrolet Bolt EV and will hit the road as early as 2019, assuming GM receives regulatory approval. The automaker is seeking approval from the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration to...

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Watch Hennessey build the Exorcist

Chevrolet has a monster on its hands in the Camaro ZL1. John Hennessey and his team know how to take a monster and turn it up to 11, and they’ve done just that with their Exorcist Camaro ZL1.The name came about as a means to combat Dodge’s Challenger SRT Demon, and the Exorcist delivers with its 1,000 horsepower tuning upgrade. …

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Mercedes-Benz presents next-gen MBUX user interface at CES

Mercedes-Benz will roll out a next-generation user interface system starting this year, offering both drivers and passengers its cars new levels of interaction be it via voice, touch or conventional controls. It's called the Mercedes-Benz User Experience, or MBUX for short, and it debuts in the next-generation A-Class hatchback due this spring. We got our...

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If your car recommends premium gas, should you use it?

You know those car ads you see filling every commercial break of your favorite television show? Look closely and you'll see a fair number of them touting either a given vehicle's power output or perhaps the estimated fuel economy figures. There's usually also a disclaimer stating that a certain octane level or higher is required in order to achieve those...

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Driver in BMW M5 sets 232.5-mile record for longest drift

BMW driving instructor Johan Schwartz has set the world record for the longest continuous drift using a 2018 BMW M5. Schwartz's sustained drift measured an impressive 232.5 miles, or 143 miles more than the previous record set in 2014. The latest attempt took place on a wet surface at BMW's performance center in Greer, South Carolina and lasted...

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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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