Tag Archives: Auto

New 'Ford' sports car

If you ever wanted a Ford-powered answer to the Dodge Viper or Chevy Corvette, TVR may have the car for you. The British brand is being rebooted after a decade-long hiatus, and its latest model is a high tech two-seat coupe powered by the 5.0-liter Coyote V8 from a Ford Mustang. Related Image Expand / Collapse The Griffith sports a ...

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Most dangerous pickup is..?

The Toyota Tacoma double cab received the highest scores in the latest round of small pickup crash tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Related Image Expand / Collapse Of the eight pickups tested, four earned Good ratings, but none qualified for the organization’s Top Safety Pick awards due to underperforming headlamps and their lack of automatic emergency ...

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Jaguar's new electric car?

But can electric motors purr? Jaguar has announced plans to electrify all of its cars by 2020. The British automaker is set to introduce its first electric vehicle, the I-Pace, next year, and says that all of the models that follow it will be either battery-powered or hybrid. The latter includes mild hybrids, however, which could turn out to be ...

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Submerged car a mystery

Police in Michigan are trying to figure out how an old Buick with human remains inside ended up at the bottom of a pond, and how long it’s been there. The 1973 Buick Electra 225 was discovered tuesday in a man-made pond next to a highway in Buena Vista Township by divers contracted by the Michigan Department of Transportation to ...

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Revolutionary new wheels

Continental has showcased a prototype for a way to boost the braking efficiency of electric cars. Dubbed the “New Wheel Concept,” Continental engineered the system to help maximize regenerative braking and create an easier-to-maintain braking system. Related Image Expand / Collapse The concept uses an inner carrier, brake rotor, and wheel made of aluminum, to keep weight down. The system ...

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Elon Musk is 'bipolar' and suffers from 'unrelenting' stress, he reveals in astonishingly honest tweets

THE billionaire Elon Musk has admitted he is “bipolar” and revealed the “great highs and terrible lows” of his life. Musk spoke out on Twitter after being asked about the “ups and downs” of existence. Related Image Expand / Collapse “The reality is great highs, terrible lows and unrelenting stress,” he revealed. “Don’t think people want to hear about the ...

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New Mustang GT how quick?

The 2018 Ford Mustang GT will be the most powerful and quickest ever when it goes on sale this fall. The refreshed pony car features a new 5.0-liter V8 with port and direct fuel injection, plus a freer-flowing intake system based on the one on the Mustang Shelby GT350’s 5.2-liter V8. This all helps it boost output from the current ...

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The blackest, black car ever

The Goodwood Festival of Speed is an excuse to race the rarest cars on an English earl’s private estate. The Rolls-Royce factory is a few minutes down the street. Naturally, the two combine for rather epic presentations, such as this brand-new Rolls-Royce Wraith burning rubber on the Earl of March’s driveway. The annual weekend event allows race cars, exotics, and ...

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