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Aston Martin will probably race Valkyrie successor at Le Mans

Aston Martin is more likely to race the successor to its Valkyrie and not the Valkyrie itself in the so-called Hypercar class (a name is yet to be selected) that will replace LMP1 as the premier class of the World Endurance Championship, and thus the 24 Hours of Le Mans as well. The news was revealed by Aston Martin CEO Andy

VW R division mulling hot electric model

Wolfsburg's upcoming range of ID electric vehicles could receive a sport-oriented R model, based on comments by R division head Jost Capito. The full range of models is currently just taking shape with a hatchback, a sedan and a crossover model due in 2020. More models are in the works in other body styles, including a retro-inspired electric Microbus due in 2021 or 2022. Is

By | August 11th, 2018|Categories: News by Brand, Volkswagen|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

2019 Chevy Camaro SS, V-6 return worse

Despite improved aerodynamics and a 10-speed automatic transmission, the 2019 Chevrolet Camaro SS returns worse fuel economy than before. Ditto for V-6 powered Camaros. The EPA posted official fuel economy estimates for Chevy's latest pony car. They show minor drops in fuel economy, but surprising drops nonetheless considering the car's updates. Highway fuel economy stays constant at

Details of Alfa Romeo’s new 8C supercar due by 2022

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, in its latest product roadmap for Alfa Romeo is revealed on June 1. It confirmed plans for a new 8C tech flagship to join the Italian marque's fleet by 2022. At the time,  the new 8C will be a mid-engine supercar with a carbon fiber monocoque chassis and a hybrid powertrain consisting of

By | August 9th, 2018|Categories: Alfa Romeo, News by Brand|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

In 2019 new Wiesmann sports car is coming

After ceasing operations in 2014 due to insolvency, Germany's Wiessman and its collection of retro sports cars was brought back to life a year later by a couple of Indian investors based in the United Kingdom. They brought on Mercedes-Benz veteran Mario Spitzner to run the revived company, which is based in Wiesmann's traditional home of Dulmen,

By | August 7th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Future Cars|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Jeep Wrangler 6×6 boasts Hemi V-8 and brutish looks

For former Atlanta Braves outfielder Andruw Jones, a regular Jeep Wrangler was simply not enough. Instead, he had Atlanta-based Monster Customs create a 6x6 complete with a Hemi V-8 engine and pickup bed. Now, the creation is for sale. Brutish SUV-turned-pickup for sale, and the vehicle has a lot going for it—and it certainly won't be mistaken

By | August 6th, 2018|Categories: Jeep, News by Brand|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

British firm presents Jaguar E-Type restomod with 6.1-liter V-12

The Jaguar E-Type is arguably one of the prettiest cars to ever built, but the final-generation Series 3 is often overlooked for earlier examples. This E-Type Series 3 restomod may change that perception. E-Type UK, a British firm specializing in E-Type restorations, completely reworked this 1974 E-Type Series 3 and turned it into a beauty. The firm added a

Fiat Chrysler tries to block sale of Mahindra Roxor off-road vehicle

Jeep parent company Fiat Chrysler is seeking to block India's Mahindra from selling the ROXOR 4x4 in the U.S. FCA filed a trade complaint at the U.S. International Trade Commission, arguing that the Mahindra ROXOR infringes on Jeep's "trade dress". It is a legal term to describe the trademarked appearance or image of a particular product. The ROXOR is a descendant

By | August 3rd, 2018|Categories: Fiat, Moto|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Porsche made Mission E Cross Turismo with self-driving tech in mind

Porsche's Mission E Cross Turismo concept was the big surprise of March's 2018 Geneva auto show. It previews a potential soft-roader version of Porsche's upcoming Taycan electric sedan, and Porsche has been dropping hints that the Cross Turismo could make it into production at some point. One controversial aspect is the pair of recesses at the front of

New 2018 Mercedes A-Class coming this fall

Remember Mercedes-Benz’s Concept A from the Shanghai show a year ago April? That’s pretty much what the production Mercedes A-Class sedan looks like, and we get it later this year as a 2019 model. That’s right, since its launch in 1997 the A-Class has never been sold here until now, Mercedes figuring the CLA sedan was as downmarket as it wanted