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John Hennessey shows how a new Ford GT is delivered

The purchase and ultimate delivery process that comes along with a supercar is a bit different than what you might experience when you buy the family sedan or truckster. Those vehicles are fine, but they don't deserve pomp and circumstance. A machine like the 2018 Ford GT, however, does. John Hennessey just took delivery of a new Ford GT, and he had his...

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Next Ford Focus teased ahead of April 10 reveal

Ford has started its teaser campaign for the next-generation Focus and confirmed the reveal date as April 10. The first teaser is a video revealing some intricate details planned for the car like jewel headlights and sculpted body panels. The sporty wheels, equipped with Michelin rubber, suggest we might be looking at a version equipped with the ST-Line...

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This is the first 2019 Chevy Corvette ZR1 to hit the dyno

When you take delivery of a 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, you'll want to be sure it makes all of the power that Chevy claims is on tap. For the record, that would be 755 horsepower and 715 pound-feet of torque. YouTuber StreetSpeed717 recently snagged what he claims is the fourth ZR1 off the Bowling Green assembly line and the first with a manual...

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2019 BMW X5 spy shots and video

BMWs typically have a shelf life of seven years but that won't be the case for the current X5 whose successor is nearing the end of its development. Though heavily camouflaged, the prototype reveals a new, more dynamic look dominated by the pronounced shark nose hood and grille treatment. It also reveals that the redesigned X5 will grow in size...

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Valentino Rossi samples the Ferrari 488 Pista at Fiorano

Multiple MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi took time out from his busy schedule to sample the latest and greatest from Ferrari, the 488 Pista, on Wednesday. The test drive took place at Ferrari's Fiorano test track in Maranello, Italy, where Rossi was able to push the 710-horsepower machine to the limits. Ferrari says the hardcore 488 variant needs 1:21.5 to...

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2020 BMW M8 spy shots and video

There's a new 8-Series coming, and this time around BMW M will launch its own high-performance version of the car: the M8. BMW first rolled out a prototype for the M8 during the 2017 M Festival held at the Nürburgring. The automaker has also rolled out an M8 Gran Coupe concept and M8 race car in the time since. The latter competes in the United...

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Silent-running Ferrari likely packs new hybrid powertrain

Video has emerged showing a likely mule for Ferrari's new hybrid powertrain testing at the automaker's Fioarno circuit. The mule is based on the 488 GTB but shown to accelerate without any noise, suggesting it's running on electric power alone. Ferrari has confirmed a new hybrid powertrain for launch around 2019. It will likely appear first in the...

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How do centrifugal superchargers work?

Your car arrives from the factory. Bolted under the hood is an engine that makes modest power, and it does so by breathing just fine on its own. It could make more power though and that extra motivation could easily come by way of a bit of forced induction. It's time to supercharge your ride. But first, you should probably learn how a supercharger performs...

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2019 Mercedes-AMG C43 and C63 video preview

Those in the market for a sporty luxury compacts will find fresh entries from Mercedes-AMG. For 2019 both the C43 and C63 have been updated with updated powertrains, new tech, and design tweaks. Let's get right to the meat of the matter with these German bruisers: the powertrains. The tamer of the two options from Affalterbach is the all-wheel drive...

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2019 Genesis G70 video preview

Genesis isn't just challenging rivals on their own turf—they're challenging them at their own game. The Genesis G70 is a luxury sport compact sedan, the kind you'd expect from another brand. It's rear-wheel drive, big power, manual transmission—but is it too late? READ MORE: 2019 Genesis G70 makes US debut at 2018 New...

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