Daily Archives: July 2, 2018

2019 Nissan 370Z preview

Despite on-and-off rumors of its demise, the Nissan Z car remains. For 2019, the 370Z sees minimal changes, but just enough to keep things fresh until a proper replacement comes about—if it all. Coming off more significant changes for the 2018 model year, the 2019 370Z coupe Heritage Edition receives two new color themes: Deep Blue Pearl and Pearl...

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Next BMW M3 to weigh less than current M3 CS model

When the next-generation BMW M3 shows face, likely for 2020, expect it to pick up a few tricks and slim down from the current M3 CS model. We're talking about a lighter and faster M3 sport sedan. New details from an Autocar report last Friday shed new light on the upcoming M3. Foremost, a move to BMW's CLAR architecture will put the next M3 on a diet, even...

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Original "Bullitt" 1968 Ford Mustang heading to Goodwood Festival of Speed

After making a surprise appearance at the 2018 Detroit auto show, the original 1968 Ford Mustang from the 1968 film "Bullitt" will cross the pond and make its European debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in southern England. The 1968 Mustang was the hero car driven by Steve McQueen in the film and featured in the legendary 10-minute-long car chase...

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Max Verstappen claims victory in wild Formula One Austrian Grand Prix

One week removed from the French Grand Prix and one week ahead of the British Grand Prix, it would have been easy for Sunday's Austrian Grand Prix to be overlooked by teams and fans. But from lights out, the 2018 Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring was anything but forgettable. Aston Martin Red Bull Racing driver Max Verstappen claimed the fourth...

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Hyundai fun day: rumors swirl of hostile FCA takeover bid

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has courted potential partners for a merger before, but a new report suggests that a new suitor may be waiting to buy the automaker now. Asia Times reported last week, citing unnamed sources, that Hyundai is waiting until later this year to buy FCA (NYSE:FCAU) ahead of Marchionne's retirement next year. The...

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Ferrari Classiche calls out the fakes and forgeries

With any rare or limited-production car, it's important to know its authenticity. Thankfully, and not shockingly, Ferrari has a whole department devoted to separating the fakes from the true pieces of history. Ferrari Classiche will provide its authentication services for any model build more than 20 years ago, and the service can be essential when it comes...

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Watch how quickly a Ford GT gets to 180 mph

Using the YouTube status bar as a timing system isn't exactly a concise tool. But it's all we have to go on in this video of John Hennessey driving his 2018 Ford GT from a dead stop to 180 mph. Also, we assume that's Hennessey only because we're not sure we'd let someone else do that in our own Ford GT. Whomever is piloting this bone-stock Ford supercar...

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Here’s how a paralyzed ex-racer tracks his Ford GT

In June we highlighted a very special Ford GT owned by paralyzed ex-racer Jason Watt. After going through how Watt controls the supercar with hand controls in a series of photos, a new video has surfaced showing what it takes for the ex-racer to push the car on a race track, in this case the Nürburgring, arguably the toughest race track in the world...

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Spy shots and video of possible BMW M4 CSL

BMW M engineers are testing an extreme version of the already hardcore M4 GTS at the Nürburgring and on some of the German race track's surrounding roads. It's impossible to say whether this is a new model in the works or just some routine testing of components, but there's been confirmation from M boss Frank van Meel that hardcore, track-focused...

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