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The McLaren F1 was almost all Formula 1 technology

It's hard to believe it's been a quarter of a century since the McLaren F1 took the world by storm. The now-legendary F1 has been heralded by car enthusiasts of multiple generations thanks to its world-record setting top-speed run and cutting-edge technology. Mind you, this car was built long before hybrids were a thing and compact disc sales were hot. What...

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BMW X7 concept previews new full-size, 3-row SUV

BMW's a bit late to the full-size SUV party, but as they say, "better late than never." The German automaker will use its home show, next week's 2017 Frankfurt auto show, to present the X7 iPerformance concept, a hulking SUV with typical BMW design cues coupled with a plug-in hybrid powertrain and a light and airy cabin. Although...

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Watch a Ferrari F40 LM make noise at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

Just 1,311 Ferrari F40 examples were built between the years 1987 and 1992. Ferrari needed a successor to its monstrous 288 GTO, and this was that car. It turned out to be even more monstrous, and it was a car that adorned the bedroom walls of many young car fans in poster form. There's an even rarer version of the F40, and it bears the designation LM. The...

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For high-end models, BMW’s focus shifts beyond driving pleasure

Remember when a BMW was considered "The Ultimate Driving Machine"? The automaker still makes great driving machines, but the ultimate? That's difficult to gauge objectively but even BMW acknowledges it's focus is changing, at least when it comes to high-end models. For cars like the 7-Series, the i8 and the inbound X7 and 8-Series...

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With reveal of new Griffith, let’s take a look at some past TVR greats

TVR is nice British sports car brand that's seen its fair share of ups and down. In the more recent past, TVR was owned by Russian millionaire Nikolai Smolensky and he did very little with it. In 2013, a consortium led by entrepreneur Les Edgar took over the reins and set about developing a new generation of TVRs. The first of these new TVRs is the...

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Tune in, Frankfurt: Mercedes-Benz’s EQ A electric car concept teased

The Mercedes-Benz EQ A electric car concept barely broke cover Saturday in a teaser shot and video, the latest car in what may become a growing all-electric sub-brand for the automaker. Following in the footsteps of the EQ crossover concept from the 2016 Paris auto show, the EQ A appears to marry a little old, a little new, something borrowed, and something...

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2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS spy shots and video

Mercedes-Benz is out testing prototypes for its next-generation CLS, the current generation of which has been on sale since the 2012 model year. Even though the CLS is more closely related to the E-Class than the S-Class, Mercedes won't rename the vehicle a CLE, as some have speculated. When announcing its new naming strategy in 2014, Mercedes said...

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A Ford Ranger Raptor is coming

Put away your coffee because you're not going to need it this morning. One watch of Ford's teaser video for the first-ever Ranger Raptor is enough to get your heart rate jumping. That's right. A Ranger Raptor is coming. It's due to go on sale in Australia and other Asia Pacific nations in calendar year 2018, and while it's not...

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Watch the 2017 Ford Raptor’s suspension hard at work while off-roading

The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is one heck of a capable truck off-road. That much we've known for awhile, but if you've ever wondered what the suspension looks like while the truck is tackling jumps, mud, and all sorts of off-road terrain, this video is for you. It's highly entertaining to watch as the Fox Racing shocks and the rest of the suspension does its...

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