Daily Archives: February 14, 2018

BMW i8 Roadster priced at $164,295, will be most expensive Bimmer sold in US

Buyers looking to drop the top with a 2019 BMW i8 Roadster will be met with a $164,295 price tag when the car launches this spring. That makes it the most expensive BMW sold on these shores. Pricing comes from BMW's internal ordering system, though it was published by BMW Blog on Tuesday. The ordering system reveals a standard i8 Roadster will come with...

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Porsche wants to build naturally aspirated engines as long as possible

Following a report from Motor last week suggesting the next-generation Porsche 911 GT3 would ditch its naturally aspirated flat-6 in favor of a turbocharged engine, Porsche's head of GT motorsport and GT road cars, Frank-Steffen Walliser, offered a softly worded denial. Speaking to Drive in Australia, Walliser said Porsche plans to hang on to...

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Faraday Future receives $1.5B lifeline

Faraday Future's vision hasn't exactly panned out as once imagined, and serious financial problems have ensued. However, a Hong Kong-based entity has thrown the struggling electric-car maker a $1.5 billion lifeline to keep the lights on. Business Insider reported on Tuesday that the unnamed entity has already deposited $550 million of the investment to keep...

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John Cena asking judge to dismiss Ford GT lawsuit

Actor and pro wrestler John Cena asked a Florida judge Tuesday to dismiss a lawsuit alleging he violated an agreement by selling his $450,000 Ford GT supercar. Ford filed a lawsuit against Cena in November alleging the actor was flipping the 2017 Ford GT he purchased in October. According to Ford, Cena agreed he wouldn't sell the car for at least two years...

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Subaru hints at possible sport wagon with Viziv Tourer concept

In recent years, Subaru has produced a series of Viziv concepts, the name derived from the phrase “Vision for Innovation.” The latest is the Viziv Tourer concept, which is set for a debut at next month's 2018 Geneva International Motor Show. All Subaru will say about the concept is that it is an exploration of a tourer, which is Subaru-speak for...

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