Daily Archives: March 2, 2018

Pagani spared no expense for Huayra Roadster’s soft top

Pagani introduced the Huayra Roadster last March, and the droptop marked a zero compromises approach for open-top driving. In fact, the roadster is actually 176 pounds lighter than the coupe. The lower curb weight comes from a choice of two tops: a carbon-fiber hard top and a soft top. It's the soft top that Pagani looked at very carefully to ensure the...

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Next Ford Focus RS could be 400-hp hybrid

The current Ford Focus RS is preparing to depart the production line on April 6, but Ford has plans for another RS-badged Focus, and it might even be a hybrid. That's the rumor from Dutch publication Auto International, which reported last week that the next-generation Focus RS will sport a 48-volt mild-hybrid system to boost power. The claimed figure is a...

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Is Mazda giving the 2019 MX-5 Miata more horsepower?

The Miata is a delightful machine that is the poster child of the slow-car-fast mindset. Every auto enthusiast loves it, but a fair contingent of the car's fans also agree that it wouldn't hurt to have a bit more horsepower. It appears that the Japanese automaker is listening because the 2019 MX-5 Miata may get a bit more juice under its hood. Automakers...

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Cadillac teases 2019 XT4 crossover in Oscars ad

After a product lull, Cadillac is finally set to release its first new vehicle since the mid-size XT5 crossover, the 2019 Cadillac XT4. Ahead of the compact-luxury crossover's debut at the 2018 New York auto show, the brand is dedicating an advertisement to the XT4 and giving us our first look at the CUV in the process. The ad is one of three commercials...

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2019 GMC Sierra 1500, 2019 Jaguar I-Pace, 2019 Audi A6: The Week In Reverse

GMC unveiled the new 2019 Sierra 1500 pickup truck; Jaguar showed the production version of the 2019 I-Pace electric car; and Audi took the wraps off its 2019 A6. It's the Week in Reverse, right here at Motor Authority. GMC unveiled the new 2019 Sierra 1500 pickup truck with an available carbon fiber bed, a transforming tailgate, and a head-up display. All...

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Glickenhaus invites other automakers on amphibious transcontinental journey

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus is forging full-speed ahead with its project to rebirth the Baja Boot. Now, the company, has issued a formal invitation to other automakers to join it on an amphibious transcontinental journey. As a bit of background, the Baja Boot was an off-road buggy developed by hot rodder Vic Hickey and raced by Steve McQueen in the 1960s...

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7 things you need to know about driving the 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio in the snow

Alfa Romeo finally has what Americans supposedly desire: a premium, compact crossover SUV. These hatchbacks on stilts provide consumers the practicality wagons offered for years with the lifted stance and available all-wheel drive they think they need. When winter weather turns nasty, crossover SUVs show their true colors, for better and worse. In the case...

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Glickenhaus invites other automakers on amphibious transcontinental journey

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus is forging full-speed ahead with its project to rebirth the Baja Boot. Now, the company, has issued a formal invitation to other automakers to join it on an amphibious transcontinental journey. As a bit of background, the Baja Boot was an off-road buggy developed by hot rodder Vic Hickey and raced by Steve McQueen in the 1960s...

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Ian Callum explains the design of the Jaguar I-Pace

Jaguar's I-Pace is finally here, and as expected the vehicle is an almost exact carbon copy of the concept bearing the same name that we saw unveiled at the 2016 Los Angeles auto show. Responsible for the design is Jaguar design director Ian Callum who took inspiration from the Jaguar C-X75 supercar concept of 2010 when first putting pen to paper for the...

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