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Startup wants to 3D-print your car design

As kids, it was the dream of many auto enthusiasts to design a car just for ourselves. Well, there's a startup company for that. Called Hackrod, the new company wants its customers to do the designing while modern technology engineers it and 3D printers bring it to life. The company envisions prototypes created with a special virtual reality software that...

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2019 Ford Ranger Raptor teased in new video

Ford has a new Ranger on its hands, and in some markets the mid-size pickup truck will have a high-performance variant bearing the Raptor name. The Ranger Raptor is coming soon. The vehicle is expected to debut on February 7 in Bangkok, Thailand, and Ford's Thai division has just released a new teaser video showing the vehicle tearing through the Australian...

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2020 Audi TT Roadster spy shots

Audi engineers have been spotted testing prototypes for a facelifted version of the TT Roadster. Prototypes for the coupe were spotted a year ago. The TT is into its third generation with the current model, which was introduced for 2016. We're expecting the facelifted version to arrive in showrooms in early 2019, as a 2020 model. The camouflage gear...

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MSO draws on 570S GT4 racer, heritage colors for latest bespoke cars

McLaren's personalization department MSO has produced a run of bespoke 570S sports cars. Unveiled on Thursday, the cars draw their inspiration from the racing version of the 570S, the 570S GT4, though they're all fully street legal. Just 10 examples are destined for production and each will wear a distinct color scheme echoing famous liveries that donned...

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Lexus Super Bowl 52 spot stars 2018 LS 500 and "Black Panther" cast

Lexus will return to the Super Bowl on February 4 with a brand new advertisement featuring the 2018 LS 500 F Sport and plenty of help from the "Black Panther" cast. It's no coincidence T'Challa, better known as the Black Panther, will help highlight the new LS 500. The protagonist in the latest comic book-inspired film pilots an LC 500, which also makes a...

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Team O’Neil explains racing brakes

If you want to go fast, you'll need to upgrade your engine. If you want to go even faster, you'd better upgrade your brakes.The ability to drive a race vehicle to its appropriate limits is helped or hampered by the stopping hardware behind the wheels and tires. There are many different types of braking systems available for racing vehicles, and Team O'Neil...

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BMW M8 race car revealed

BMW previewed the racing version of its yet-to-be-revealed 8-Series coupe during last September's 2017 Frankfurt auto show, and now after a torturous development program the completed car has been revealed. The version shown is the M8 GTE, BMW's entry for the World Endurance Championship, the series that hosts the 24 Hours of Le Mans...

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This is the proper way to pull off a perfect handbrake turn

When you're a youngster just learning how to drive a car, you might be inclined to initiate a bit of vehicular shenanigans. The handbrake is a good place to start for such antics. Little did you know that the building blocks for rally racing were forming in your brain. The handbrake is a powerful tool that can be used to help a rally car zip around a...

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Witness 19 Porsche 918 Spyders attack the alps

If you had a Porsche 918 Spyder, where would you want to take it? What if you had 18 friends that also owned 918 Spyders? It might be time to hit the Alps, which is what Porsche and 19 918 Spyder owners recently did. The route was 1,500 kilometers and the $20 million strong convoy had five days to go from one end of an Alpine pass to the other. Porsche...

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New teaser reveals face of Rimac’s next electric supercar

When Rimac first turned up at the 2011 Frankfurt auto show with the Concept_One electric supercar, few could have guessed at the time that less than a decade later there would be a race among the major automakers to electrify their lineups. Now Rimac is ready to unveil a successor model, though the playing field looks very different today. We've already...

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