Daily Archives: February 15, 2018

Mercedes-AMG Project One should generate around 1,500 pounds of downforce

Despite a sleek body and the lack of a massive rear wing, the Mercedes-AMG Project One will likely produce around 1,500 pounds of downforce, if the car's latest weight estimate proves true. The new figure comes from Autocar, which reported on last Friday that AMG chief, Tobias Moers, said the Project One will generate “approximately half the weight of...

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Lexus tops 2018 JD Power Dependability Study

Lexus was rated the most dependable brand in the annual J.D. Power Dependability Study for the seventh time in a row, further strengthening the brand's reputation for quality and reliability. The annual study examines problems experienced during the past 12 months by original owners of vehicles bought new three years ago, which for the 2018 study means...

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Ford employees can choose exclusive "Victory" paint scheme for GT

Customers lucky enough to get their hands on a Ford GT have a wide range of exterior colors to choose from, but they won't see this particular paint scheme on the options sheet. It's called "Victory," and the paint scheme is exclusive to Ford employees. None other than the man behind the reborn GT program, Raj Nair, now executive vice president and...

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Haas becomes first team to reveal 2018 F1 car

The Haas Formula One team is first on the grid to reveal images of its 2018 F1 car. It sets a standard of what we can expect from other teams with the mandatory requirement for a driver "halo" this season. Called the VF-18, the F1 racer is an evolution from the team's VF-17. The name comes from lead sponsor, Haas Automation's, history. The company's first...

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Faraday Future teases second SUV at supplier meeting

Faraday Future on Wednesday gave a preview of a model to follow the FF91, which the company remains hopeful of getting into production by the end of 2018. The preview came in the form of a design sketch shown briefly to attendees at a supplier meeting. The electric car startup held the meeting with representatives from more than 100 suppliers at its...

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