Daily Archives: March 1, 2018

Bentley Bentayga by Mulliner channels British royal horse racing history

Mulliner has done it again. Bentley's personal commissioning division revealed Thursday a one-off Bentayga SUV inspired by the brand's ongoing relationship with The Jockey Club, which has organized British horse racing since 1750. As the sport was fit for royalty, so is the Bentayga by Mulliner. The Bentayga Mulliner draws on The Jockey Club's lineage and...

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Porsche electric vehicle executive takes jab at Tesla

Porsche might not be sure where it stands on diesels, but it's marching firmly forward toward electrification. The automaker is working on bringing its Mission E concept to production, and working to get electric Porsche models into production. One Porsche executive also seized an opportunity to take an easy jab at Tesla along the way. According to a report...

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New Honda Civic Type R race car ready for British Touring Car Championship

Car enthusiasts in the UK have experienced many a hopped-up Honda Civic Type R over the years, and the new model is a hit over there as well as in the States. It makes sense, then, that a number of those British cars would go racing. In fact, Honda has dominated the British Touring Car Championship in recent years, only just giving up the top spot to fresh...

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2019 Jaguar I-Pace revealed: Jag’s electric crossover power play

The 2019 Jaguar I-Pace electric crossover SUV broke cover Thursday, catapulting the small luxury automaker into the EV era with its first a long-range, battery-electric vehicle. According to Jaguar, the I-Pace will boast a 240-mile range from its 90-kwh battery, a combined output of 294 kilowatts (394 horsepower) and 512 pound-feet of torque from two...

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Did this Florida State Trooper race a Lamborghini Aventador on a public highway?

Oh, the irony. We certainly don't condone speeding or racing on public roads, but it's not a civilian's job to enforce laws. That's for the police to do. So, it's interesting to see a new video from NBC2 in Florida that appears to show a Florida State Trooper racing a Lamborghini Aventador. The race appears to be what the kids call "roll racing" on the...

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2018 Buick Regal GS first drive review: six appeal

The 2018 Buick Regal GS wears lots of letters and words on its flanks and in its cabin. Two you won't find? “Gran Sport.” That moniker's a relic of an era when rear-drive Buicks prowled the roads, leaded fuel their Muscle Milk. Today's Buicks lean heavily on recently dissolved Opel roots. They're European in ethos and...

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