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Lamborghini Aventador SVJ sets 6:44.97 Nürburgring production car lap record

Lamborghini's upcoming Aventador SVJ has lapped the Nürburgring-Nordschleife in a time of 6:44.97, the automaker confirmed Thursday. That's a new record for production cars, and it's over 2.0 seconds quicker than the previous record of 6:47.3 set by a Porsche 911 GT2 RS last September. Doing the driving was Lamborghini tester Marco Mapelli, the same...

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Lamborghini: Aventador SVJ will have the best power to weight ratio and handling

Lamborghini is keen to build a world-beater with the Aventador SVJ, and the automaker is already out with some bold claims despite the car having yet to debut. In two separate teaser videos, the Italian supercar marque proclaimed the Aventador SVJ will boast the best power-to-weight ratio as well as the best handling. We don't have any specs to back up...

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2020 Mercedes-AMG GLE63 spy shots and video

We've already seen spy shots of the redesigned BMW X5 M. Now we have spy shots of what's destined to be the BMW's main rival, Mercedes-AMG's redesigned GLE63. Mercedes-Benz is currently working on a new generation of the mid-size GLE, and once again there will be a high-performance GLE63 developed by the folks at AMG. We should also see a tamer...

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How the Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign came to life

To celebrate the Nissan GT-R and Italdesign's 50th birthday, the Italian design firm and Japanese automaker collaborated to birth the GT-R50. Described as a GT-R with no limits, both parties crafted a sculpted Japanese sports car with finesse only Italdesign is capable of. A new video from Nissan documents how the car actually came to life, and we now know...

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Rare Aston Martin DP215 raced by Phil Hill at Le Mans heads to auction

Next month's Monterey Car Week auctions are set to see plenty of action. Already confirmed for the Californian event is a Ferrari 250 GTO as well as as one of the winning trio of Ford GT40s in the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans. Now we have details on one of the rarest and most valuable Aston Martins ever built heading to the peninsular. The car is the one-off...

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Waymo’s self-driving cars are driving 25,000 miles a day

Each and every day, Alphabet Inc.'s Waymo self-driving car subsidiary sees its fleet of autonomous vehicles drive a combined distance of 25,000 miles—and the mileage is even higher when counting simulated miles. The company shared its latest achievement on Friday, when it also revealed that the self-driving car fleet has reached 8.0 million miles on...

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Martini-liveried Porsche 911 GT2 RS pays homage to the "Moby Dick" 935/78

The Porsche 935 is a motorsports legend, and the 935/78 is a special car among special cars. Known as "Moby Dick" for its white color and long tail, the 1978 version of the 935 was an instant stunner even though it never finished where Porsche expected. The legacy of the original lives on today thanks to Porsche Retail Group in the UK, which has applied the...

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Lamborghini confirms Aventador SVJ

Lamborghini's new Aventador variant spied testing in recent months will be called the Aventador SVJ, the Italian firm confirmed Friday. Lamborghini diehards will recognize the name from the Miura SVJ of the 1970s, an extremely limited hardcore version of the Miura based on the one-off Miura Jota prototype developed by Bob Wallace to meet the FIA's Appendix...

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Hennessey’s 1,000-horsepower Cadillac CTS-V hits the track and dyno

Cadillac's brute in a suit, the CTS-V, has been a regular at Hennessey's gym and now it's bristling with with 1,000 horsepower and 966 pound-feet of torque. The standard CTS-V is certainly no slouch with its 640 hp, but Hennessey's HPE1000 version is simply an insane-o beast of a sedan. Just listen to the sound the thing makes as it storms Hennessey's track...

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