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Here’s what a 5,000-horsepower shot of nitrous looks like

Drag strip loss got you down? There's a quick remedy for that: nitrous oxide. But how much? How does a shot of nitrous worth about 5,000 horsepower sound? That's sure to do the trick. This isn't anything like Brian O'Conner's request ("I need NOS, one of the big ones"); this is a kick in the pants...

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Amazon to debut detailed Le Mans documentary

Amazon is tapping into the love of motorsport. The company's Prime streaming service has announced it will debut a new documentary series that revolves around the famed 24 Hours of Le Mans titled, "Le Mans: Racing Is Everything." The documentary series will be aired exclusively on Amazon and is...

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BMW 530e iPerformance to offer wireless charging option

BMW's new plug-in hybrid 5-Series, the 530e iPerformance, will eventually get wireless charging capability. It will mean no longer have to bother with plugging the car in for charging. Instead, you simply position the car over a inductive charging plate plugged into a wall outlet. BMW says...

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Rally driver avoids cliff tumble thanks to sturdy guardrail

Engineers all over the world just felt a pang of near panic, but then the immediate soothing calm that comes from knowing their work matters. This time that feeling came as a result of a cliff-side guardrail doing exactly what it's designed to do. In fact, this guardrail might've been worked a bit...

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Here’s what the 2018 Kia Stinger’s exhaust sounds like

Kia is building out quite the lineup as of late. Cars like the Rio, Niro and Soul Turbo are all competent offerings for their respective classes, but it's a different vehicle that has us abuzz: a sporty sedan wearing the name tag Stinger is the one we're itching to get our hands on. That's because...

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Watch the 2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2 hit the trails

Chevrolet says the 2017 Colorado ZR2 sits in a "segment of one," with exclusive off-road attributes and mid-size proportions to take it through the toughest, tightest trails. The brand wants to prove those claims with a new video, which shows the Colorado ZR2 taking on Badlands off-road park. With...

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Volkswagen Polo spy shots and video

Volkswagen's Polo subcompact is now the oldest model in the German brand's lineup, with the current, fifth-generation model having made its debut as far back as the 2009 Geneva auto show. A successor is in the works and has just been spotted completely undisguised. This is the standard...

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This 500-horsepower Peugeot 106 is awesome, horrible

The humble Peugeot 106 makes a paltry 118 horsepower in its most vicious trim. This one makes 500, all thrashing through what began life as a stock 1.6-liter inline-4. Built to take on time attack events, the car has abandoned all of its former life as a commuter. There's a massive turbo sticking...

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Alfa Romeo Stelvio priced from $42,990

Alfa Romeo's Stelvio SUV hits the market this summer, and the Italian firm has priced it from a very reasonable $42,990, including a $995 destination charge. Sure that figure isn't cheap, but you're getting a lot of value for your dollar. The base Stelvio comes equipped with a...

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