Ciprian Florea
Senior Editor and Supercar Expert - ciprian@topspeed.com
Ciprian's passion for everything with four wheels (and more) started back when he was just a little boy, and the Lamborghini Countach was still the coolest car poster you could hang on your wall. Ciprian's career as a journalist began long before earning a Bachelor's degree, but it was only after graduating that his love for cars became a profession.

His automotive adventure started reporting on various motorsport events as a sports writer before moving onto a full-time auto career with various sites, including This Week In Motors and Autoevolution. He’s a proud member of the TopSpeed team since early 2014.

Although he’s into just about any type of vehicle, Ciprian is not your typical car enthusiast. Ask him to choose between a BMW M4 and an Audi RS5, and he’ll gladly trade both for a beat-up ’Cuda. Nothing annoys him more than car electronics, and he just hates it when performance cars lack a third pedal. Additionally, he can give you several reasons why there’s still no replacement for displacement. Don’t let his grumpiness fool you though; he’s more than excited to provide the latest news and reviews on the most interesting cars in the industry. Nuts about any form of classic motorsport and muscle cars, Ciprian’s currently working on a time machine that would take him back to the 1960s for a long vacation alongside Dan Gurney and Jim Hall.

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2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye

2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye

The Demon-inspired Charger Hellcat Redeye is the quickest and most powerful sedan you can buy

The 2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye is the range-topping version of Charger four-door sedan lineup. An upgrade to the more familiar Charger SRT Hellcat, the Redeye borrows its looks, drivetrain, and technology from the Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye. And just like the coupe, the sedan includes drivetrain components from the Challenger SRT Demon. Since there won’t be a Demon version of the Charger, the 2021 SRT Hellcat Redeye is the most powerful version of the American sedan. What’s more, it’s also the fastest and most powerful mass-produced sedan in the world. Let’s find out more about it in the review below.

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2021 Dodge Challenger SRT Super Stock

2021 Dodge Challenger SRT Super Stock

The Challenger SRT Super Stock is a cool Hellcat Redeye with Demon parts

The 2021 Dodge Challenger SRT Super Stock is the special-edition, SRT-tuned version of the Dodge Challenger. Developed for racing at the drag strip, but still road-legal, the 2021 Challenger SRT Super Stock bridges the gap between the Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye and the Challenger SRT Demon.

In short, the Super Stock is pretty much an upgrade package for the Redeye model. Fitted with a supercharged, 6.2-liter V-8 engine rated at 807 horsepower and capable of hitting 60 mph in 3.25 seconds, the 2021 Challenger SRT Super Stock is described by Dodge as the world’s quickest and most powerful muscle car. Let’s find out if this statement is true in the review below.

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Lambo Is Teasing a New Model for July 8, But What Is It?

Lambo Is Teasing a New Model for July 8, But What Is It?

This could be a new version of the Lamborghini Sian

For a long while now, Lamborghini has been pretty happy with a two-car lineup. We had the Gallardo and Murcielago pair until around a decade ago, and now the Italians are relying on the Huracan and Aventador. But things are started to change as Lamborghini introduced a third model in 2019. It’s called the Sian FKP 37, and it’s also the company’s first hybrid. Come July 8, only two days from now, and Lambo will launch a new model. We don’t know what it is for now, but we have a couple of teasers to do the guessing game.

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Dodge Emphasizes Its Move Toward Performance As It Kills Off the Grand Caravan and Dodge Journey (Finally)

Dodge Emphasizes Its Move Toward Performance As It Kills Off the Grand Caravan and Dodge Journey (Finally)

Dodge discontinued the Grand Caravan and the Journey for 2021

FCA announced that Dodge will end production of the Grand Caravan after the 2020 model year. The iconic minivan traces its roots back to 1983 when the Caravan made its debut and started the whole minivan craze in the United States. The Grand Caravan goes into the history books as the best-selling minivan in the U.S., with almost 123,000 units sold in 2019. The decision, which seems a bit weird, comes as Dodge decided to focus on performance models.

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This Mustang Mach 1, Ford Ranchero Mashup is Exactly the Car Ford Needs to Produce

This Mustang Mach 1, Ford Ranchero Mashup is Exactly the Car Ford Needs to Produce

This is the high-performance Ranchero Mach 1 truck that Ford needs to build ASAP

Pickup trucks have been manufactured since the early days of the Ford Model T, and by the 1950s, they had become so popular that many buyers purchased them for lifestyle rather than utilitarian reasons. As a result, Detroit-based automakers introduced car-based truck, the most iconic being the Ford Ranchero and the Chevrolet El Camino, launched in 1957 and 1959, respectively. Although these kind of two-door, car-based trucks wouldn’t make much financial sense in the modern era, some enthusiasts are still hoping that the Ranchero and the El Camino will return after many decades. It probably won’t happen, but Youtuber TheSketchMonkey just rendered a modern Ranchero based on the Mustang that Ford should really look into.

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The 2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye Is Fastest and Most Powerful Sedan In the World

The 2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye Is Fastest and Most Powerful Sedan In the World

The 2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye is a Demon in disguise

The current-generation Dodge Charger is a bit long in the tooth. Introduced in 2011, it’s already nine years old as of 2020, and some argue that the 2015 facelift didn’t bring notable improvements beyond the looks and some extra tech. But Dodge did offer an SRT Hellcat model, which proved that the old Charger is not yet ready to surrender. Now, the FCA-owned brand takes things up a notch with the SRT Hellcat Redeye. Basically a sedan version of the Challenger with the same name, the Charger finally gets some bits and pieces from the extreme Challenger Demon. Granted, it’s a full-fledged, drag-ready Demon, but it’s the most extreme current-generation Charger you can buy. And if that’s not enough for you, it’s also the most powerful and fastest sedan in the world!

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Automakers Feel The Burn As Q2 Profit and Loss Numbers Paint a Very Sad Picture

Automakers Feel The Burn As Q2 Profit and Loss Numbers Paint a Very Sad Picture

COVID-19 pademic prompts dramatic drop in car sales for Q2

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic left a big mark on the automotive industry. Most factories were shutdown for more than a month starting March 2020, but new car sales also dropped due to unemployment generated by temporary layoffs and fears of an upcoming financial crisis.

Sales in the first quarter of 2020 went down due to March being a slow month, but numbers for the second quarter are in and deliveries have gone under rather dramatically. Every big automotive group has reported sales drops of at least 26 percent in the U.S., but some brands have gone under by more than 50 percent.

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The Lincoln Continental is Dead Again Because Not Even 1-Percent of The U.S. Population Wanted It

The Lincoln Continental is Dead Again Because Not Even 1-Percent of The U.S. Population Wanted It

The Lincoln Continental goes the way of the Dodo bird. Again

Lincoln revived the iconic Continental nameplate for the 2017 model year, a full 15 years after it sent it into the history books with the ninth-generation model. The new Continental was supposed to put Lincoln back on track as a solid premium brand against Cadillac, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, and Audi. But things didn’t go as planned despite the new Continental featuring a nicely appointed interior, powerful engines, and even a special-edition model with rear-hinged passenger doors.

Sales dropped from 12,000 units in 2017 to less than 7,000 in 2019, so Ford decided to halt production of the tenth-generation sedan after four years. 2020 is the final year for the Continental in the United States.

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There's a $3.4 Million Lamborghini Yacht With a 4,000 Horsepower 24-Cylinder Engine

There’s a $3.4 Million Lamborghini Yacht With a 4,000 Horsepower 24-Cylinder Engine

This Lamborghini yacht packs 4,000 horsepower from two diesel V-12 engines

Lamborghini may be famous for its V-12-powered supercars, but the Italian company started out as a tractor manufacturer. What’s more, Lamborghini also includes a division that produces 8.2-liter V-12 marine engines for powerboats and many luxury runabouts and small yachts, like those built by Riva, are powered by Lambo engines.

So it’s not surprising to see high-performance yachts pop-out from time to time with a Lamborghini mill under the "hood." One such example is the Tecnomar 63, a luxury yacht designed and built by the Italian Sea Group and Tacnomar for Lamborghini. It’s inspired by the company’s road cars, it features massive Lambo power, and it’s incredibly expensive.

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Matt Farah Exposes The One Thing Wrong With the 2020 Porsche Cayman GT4

Matt Farah Exposes The One Thing Wrong With the 2020 Porsche Cayman GT4

It seems that the 2020 Porsche Cayman GT4 would be perfect with a gearbox upgrade

Porsche revised the range-topping Cayman GT4 for the 2020 model year with notable performance upgrades. Although the entire Cayman range switched to turbocharged flat-four engines, Porsche kept a flat-six in the GT4. Not only that, but it also replaced the previous 3.8-liter unit with the 4.0-liter flat-six from the 911 GT3.

This engine cranks out an extra 34 horsepower and increases top speed close to 190 mph. Some say that the latest Cayman GT4 is better than the Porsche 911 and Matt Farah seems to agree in his review of the sports car. However, Farah also believes that the Cayman GT4 needs one specific aftermarket upgrade to be perfect.

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Chevy's Pushrod LS Crate Engine Finally Has Some Competition From Ford

Chevy’s Pushrod LS Crate Engine Finally Has Some Competition From Ford

Ford Now Sells the 7.3-Liter "Godzilla" Pushrod V-8 as a Crate Engine

Ford’s iconic pushrod V-8 engine, the Windsor, was discontinued in 2000 after almost 40 years on the market, leaving the Modular engine as the main mill across the entire lineup. From the Mustang to the F-Series trucks, this engine has powered almost every vehicle with a Ford or Lincoln badge since 1990.

The Blue Oval then revived the pushrod engine in 2019 in the form of a 7.3-liter V-8 dubbed Godzilla. Originally offered in the fourth-generation F-250 truck, the mill is now available as a crate engine. And it’s Ford’s long-awaited answer to General Motor’s LS crate engine, also a cam-in-block pushrod design.

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Fresh Looks, New Tech, and Electrification Spearhead the Many Changes of the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan

Fresh Looks, New Tech, and Electrification Spearhead the Many Changes of the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan

The 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan R packs 315 horsepower

It’s been almost four years since Volkswagen launched the second-generation Tiguan, and the crossover was just unveiled with a mid-cycle facelift. The Tiguan was mildly revised inside and out, but there’s big news in the form of a plug-in hybrid model, a performance-oriented R version, and a new AWD system with selective wheel torque control. Let’s find out more about all of that below.

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Must See: A 700-Horsepower Nissan GT-R and a Porsche 911 Duke It Out on the Drag Strip

Must See: A 700-Horsepower Nissan GT-R and a Porsche 911 Duke It Out on the Drag Strip

Watch this 911 Turbo S outgun a 700-horsepower GT-R using the Porsche Sport Response setting

Horsepower and torque are extremely important when it comes to drag racing, but curb weight can also make a big difference. In short, power-to-weight ratio is the most significantt aspect. But cars have evolved to the point where technology can also make a difference. And this is exactly what this video of a Porsche 911 Turbo S and a Nissan GT-R racing for the quickest quarter mile time is all about.

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Car for Sale - 1935 Auburn Eight Supercharged Speedster

Car for Sale - 1935 Auburn Eight Supercharged Speedster

Is the 1935 Auburn Eight Supercharged Speedster the most beautiful car ever made?

The Auburn Automobile Company was founded in 1900 and went bankrupt only 37 years later. But during its short life Auburn managed to develop and build some cars that are now considered valuable classics. The short-lived Speedster, introduced during Auburn’s last years on the market, is one of them and you can buy one during RM Auction’s Auburn Fall sale between September 3 and 6, 2020.

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New Reports Say the Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series Will Debut in July

New Reports Say the Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series Will Debut in July

The long-awaited AMG GT Black Series will debut with more than 700 horsepower!

The long awaited Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series, the range-topping version of the company’s flagship sports car, could make its debut in July 2020. Spotted testing on public roads since late 2019, the beefed-up coupe could break cover in less than a month. The news comes from MB Passion Blog, which also speculates that the Black Series model could debut at the Chengdu Motor Show in China.

The event is scheduled to happen on July 24, 2020. Although it seems unlikely for Mercedes-Benz to introduce a high-profile sports car at a somewhat unknown event, the Germans could take advantage of the Chengdu Motor Show in absence of major auto events in Europe and the United States this time of year.

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Bugatti Could Be Neck Deep In Building a One-Off Chiron Roadster

Bugatti Could Be Neck Deep In Building a One-Off Chiron Roadster

The Bugatti Chiron Roadster could be a one-off supercar priced at more than $10 million

Unlike the Bugatti Veyron, the Chiron has yet to spawn a targa version. The Chiron is already four years into its life cycle and it seems a bit unlikely that Bugatti will build a roadster, but a new report claims that the French firm is developing one as we speak. But unlike the Veyron Grand Sport, the Chiron roadster will be a one-off model.

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Ferrari Testarossa Explained - How it Was an Amazing 23-Year-Long Mistake

Ferrari Testarossa Explained - How it Was an Amazing 23-Year-Long Mistake

The Ferrari Testarossa was the only mid-engined 12-cylinder luxury car ever built

The Testarossa is one of the most beloved Ferrari models and that’s because of the way it looks. The increasingly wider rear fenders, the big strakes on the doors, and the cleanly cut front fascia gave it a unique look among the wedge-shaped cars of the era.

Its appearance in the Miami Vice TV series also contributed to its fame. However, the Testarossa wasn’t the car most enthusiasts thought it was. It was more of an experimental vehicle born out of customer complaints about its predecessor. It was a mistake that Ferrari promptly corrected by returning to front-engined V-12 cars in the 1990s, but it was an amazing car. The latest video from ISSIMI explains just that.

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The Short and Intriguing History of V-16 and W-16 Engines

The Short and Intriguing History of V-16 and W-16 Engines

Only a handful of cars were powered by 16-cylinder engines, and this is the definitive list

The production automobile started life with relatively small engines, but as luxury cars emerged in the 1920s, carmakers began developing larger V-8 and V-12 engines. Some companies even went as far as to develop massive V-16s.

Although these engines delivered lower vibration, thus increasing comfort inside the cabin, they typically produced as much power as a V-8 or V-12 engine, while being notably more expensive to produce. As a result they were rarely used in automobiles. Let’s have a closer look at the short but intriguing history of V-16 (and W-16 for that matter) cars below.

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Car for Sale: One-Owner, RHD, 2006 Ferrari 575 Superamerica HGTC

Car for Sale: One-Owner, RHD, 2006 Ferrari 575 Superamerica HGTC

This low-mileage Ferrari 575 Superamerica packs 533 horsepower and loads of performance goodies

The Ferrari 550 Maranello is one of the most important modern cars by the Italian manufacturer, as it marked its return to a front-engine, RWD layout for its two-seater 12-cylinder model. The first such model in 23 years, the 550 Maranello was introduced in 1996 and updated in 2002.

The facelifted model was renamed the 575M Maranello and spawned a limited-edition Superamerica model. While the 575M Maranello was produced in a little over 2,000 examples, the Superamerica was capped at just 599 units. And one of these rare examples is now for sale in the U.K. by Bell Sport & Classic.

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A C4 Chevy Corvette Drifting Under a Trailer? Don't Try This At Home, Kids

A C4 Chevy Corvette Drifting Under a Trailer? Don’t Try This At Home, Kids

This C4 Corvette is proof that you don’t need a new car to drift like a boss

Drifting can be a lot of fun in the proper car and the proper location. But it can also be dangerous, as it requires a lot of skill to fully control a car’s slide around various obstacles.

Drifting under a semi trailer is usually the kind of thing we see in action movies from the "Fast and Furious" franchise, but there are drivers who can perform it effortlessly in real life. Instagram’s @c4drifter is one of those guys and the really cool thing is that he’s driving a fourth-generation Chevrolet Corvette.

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This 4K Footage of an FD-Generation Mazda RX-7 Is a Must See

This 4K Footage of an FD-Generation Mazda RX-7 Is a Must See

This murdered-out, 550-horsepower Mazda RX-7 is pure art on wheels

Built from 1978 to 2002 in three different generations, the RX-7 is arguably Mazda’s most iconic model. Launched at the same time as the other iconic Japanese sports car, the Toyota Supra, the RX-7 is responsible for making the rotary engine popular and stands as proof that the design can deliver performance and reliability.

The final generation debuted a twin-turbo mill that generated up to 276 horsepower despite displacing only 1.3 liters. Replaced by the not-so-successful RX-8 in 2002, the RX-7 remains a desirable classic. But while some opt to hunt down well-maintained originals, other enthusiasts purchase third-gen cars and fit them with bigger and more powerful engines. The outstanding model shot by Covert Media in 4K is one of them.

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Generation Gap: Is the 2020 Mercedes-AMG C63 S Better Than the 2013 Model?

Generation Gap: Is the 2020 Mercedes-AMG C63 S Better Than the 2013 Model?

This comparison might make you want a 2013 Mercedes C63 AMG over the latest 2020 model

Mercedes-Benz has been offering AMG versions of the C-Class ever since its compact sedan adopted the letter C in 1993. At first it was the C36 AMG, but the modern version goes by the name AMG C63 and it’s also available in a more powerful S version.

It’s pretty obvious that the 2020 AMG C63 S is superior to the original C-Class AMG in every department, but how does it compare to the previous-generation, 2013-model-year variant? The folks over at Throttle House brought these cars together to find out.

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Report: Maserati's New Twin-Turbo V-6 Will Produce a Cool 542 Horsepower

Report: Maserati’s New Twin-Turbo V-6 Will Produce a Cool 542 Horsepower

Maserati is working on a new twin-turbo V-6 that will replace the Ferrari-built V-8

The fact that Maserati’s upcoming MC20 sports car will feature a twin-turbo, 3.0-liter V-6 is no longer a secret, but we finally know how much power it will develop. What’s more, it seems that the V-6 will find its way into other Maserati vehicles too.

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Check Out This Awesome Review of a Street-Legal Gunther Werks 993 Porsche 911

Check Out This Awesome Review of a Street-Legal Gunther Werks 993 Porsche 911

This modified Porsche 993 will make you forget about the modern GT3 RS

Because the Porsche 911 is a very popular car, the market is now packed with tuners that modify the German sports car. Among them, there are a few shops that do older 911s. Gunther Werks is one of them, and its reinterpretation of the 993-generation 911 is impressive, to say the least. And it’s not just a beefed-up 911, but a full-fledged race car that’s road legal.

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Here's the Evolution of the Porsche Boxster and How It Saved Porsche In the Early 1990s

Here’s the Evolution of the Porsche Boxster and How It Saved Porsche In the Early 1990s

This dynamic infographic will teach you everything you need to know about the Porsche Boxster

Porsche may be a successful company right now, but it had it’s fair share of financial difficulties in the past. The early 1990s were pretty rough for the Germans, as sales had dropped from more than 50,000 units a year in 1986 to only 14,000 examples in 1993. Porsche had to do something about it and a new 911 model wasn’t enough. So the German company started exploring other possibilities, including a replacement for the front-engined, entry-level line that previously included the 924, 944, and 968. Some say that Porsche looked to the success Mazda was having with the Miata and opted to design a new mid-engined roadster inspired by the iconic 550 Spyder of the 1950s. It was dubbed the Boxster, it was cheaper than the 911 but still fast and powerful, and it saved Porsche from bankruptcy. The folks over at Car Evolution just posted a cool video that show how this nameplate evolved in almost 25 years on the market.

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Jaguar Could Kill the XE and XF Sedans to Replace Them By Something Radical and Unexpected

Jaguar Could Kill the XE and XF Sedans to Replace Them By Something Radical and Unexpected

Jaguar could enter the hatchback market 20 years after it launched the R-D6 concept

Jaguar launched the XE back in 2015 as a groundbreaking compact to compete with the popular BMW 3 Series, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, and Audi A4. But even though it arrived with state-of-the-art technology and a segment-first aluminum structure, the XE failed to meet expectations. As a result, Jaguar is now looking for a way to replace it with a more appealing vehicle. What’s more, the XF midsize isn’t doing great either, and word has it that Jaguar might merge the slow-selling sedans into a single model.

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Jay Leno Drives The Cheapest Ferrari Enzo Ever Made

Jay Leno Drives The Cheapest Ferrari Enzo Ever Made

This ugly Ferrari Enzo replica is based on the Pontiac Fiero

Named after the company’s founder, the Ferrari Enzo was produced in only 399 units and it’s one of the most desirable modern supercars. Currently valued at more than $2 million on the auction market, the Enzo isn’t the type of car most of us can afford.

But while we’re happy with just seeing it at car event or in YouTube videos, some guy took matter in his own hands and built an Enzo from a Pontiac Fiero. As you might have already guessed, the result is horrendous. But there’s a twist to the story and Jay Leno reveals it in his latest video.

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A Slurry of TRD Parts Is Coming For the Lexus LC Coupe

A Slurry of TRD Parts Is Coming For the Lexus LC Coupe

New TRD gear makes the Lexus LC sportier

TRD, short for Toyota Racing Division, has been providing performance parts for Toyota vehicles for more than a decade now. The more luxurious Lexus models aren’t usually included among TRD’s projects, but the LC has just become an exception. The parts are available through TRD’s Japanese site and they cover both the coupe and convertible models.

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2020 Lotus Exige Sport 410 20th Anniversary Edition

2020 Lotus Exige Sport 410 20th Anniversary Edition

Lotus celebrates 20 years of the Exige with limited-edition model

The 2020 Lotus Exige Sport 410 20th Anniversary Edition is a special-edition version of the company’s already iconic Exige sports coupe. Developed to celebrate 20 years since the Exige was introduced, the 20th Anniversary Edition is based on the Sport 410, one of the most powerful iterations of the third-generation Exige. The package includes extra features inspired by the original Exige and extra standard features, but the drivetrain remains unchanged. Let’s find out more about it in the review below.

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Ford Mustang Mach 1 History - A Legendary Timeline Greatness

Ford Mustang Mach 1 History - A Legendary Timeline Greatness

The 2021 Mustang Mach 1 is only the fourth model of its kind in 51 years

Originally available in just one trim and a GT Equipment Group that eventually became the familiar GT version, the Ford Mustang quickly evolved into a multi-model pony car. By the late 1960s, Ford was already offering two Shelby models, two Boss versions, and various region-specific variants. With five performance models in showrooms for the 1969 model year, Ford decided to introduce a sixth version: the Mach 1.

The first iteration of the Mach 1 remained in production in various forms until 1978. When the second-generation Mustang was discontinued, the Mach 1 nameplate was phased off for decades and didn’t return until 2003. After a short-lived stint with the fourth-gen ’Stang, the Mach 1 once again disappeared until 2020. Just like the Bullitt and the Boss, the Mach 1 is a unicorn Mustang. With the nameplate revived for the 2021 model year,, it’s the perfect time to have a look at its history and what made this badge famous.

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Love It Or Hate It - There's An Interesting Story Behind How the Fiat 500 Came to Be

Love It Or Hate It - There’s An Interesting Story Behind How the Fiat 500 Came to Be

Car designer Frank Stephenson explains how he penned the Fiat 500

The current Fiat 500 dates back to 2007 when it was introduced as a modern incarnation of an iconic and very successful city car that the Italian firm produced from 1957 to 1975. Developed in an era when Fiat was struggling, the 500 managed to put the Italian firm back on track and eventually in a successful partnership with Chrysler. Frank Stephenson, the man who designed the production version of the 500, recently posted a video in which he discusses how he designed the city car that’s now considered one of the most successful classic car revivals.

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BMW's Big, Controversial Grille Will End Up Being a 4 Series Exclusive

BMW’s Big, Controversial Grille Will End Up Being a 4 Series Exclusive

Not a fan of the BMW 4 Series grille? Don’t worry, it won’t make it on other cars

The latest BMW 4 Series was unveiled earlier in June 2020, and the only thing everyone is still talking about is the coupe’s front grille. Unlike other modern BMW’s, the 4 Series sports a taller kidney grille that extends into the bumper. This feature is taken from the BMW Concept 4, and it’s a highly controversial element. While many BMW enthusiasts hate it to death, others think that it’s a cool design feature that helps the 4 Series stand out. BMW is aware of that and finally decided to answer the big question: will this grille make it on other models? In short, it won’t!

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The Rendering of the BMW M440i Most Wanted Has Need For Speed Written All Over It

The Rendering of the BMW M440i Most Wanted Has Need For Speed Written All Over It

The BMW 4 Series would look cool in Need for Speed: Most Wanted

Still not a fan of the latest 4 Series? Is that big kidney grille annoying? Well, maybe this rendering from X-Tomi Design will change your mind. Although it retains the 4 Series’ main features, including the controversial grille, it adds a new spin with add-ons and a livery inspired by the already legendary Need for Speed: Most Wanted video game.

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The Porsche 911 Basically Prints Money, and That's Why Porsche Can Sell the Taycan At a Loss For Now

The Porsche 911 Basically Prints Money, and That’s Why Porsche Can Sell the Taycan At a Loss For Now

The Porsche 911 was the most profitable car of 2019

Back in the 1990s, Porsche 911 sales were so slow that the German carmaker had to develop an SUV, the Cayenne, to return to profitability. Come 2020, and the Porsche 911 is the most profitable car in the world. According to Bloomberg, the 911 accounted for nearly 30 percent of total Porsche earnings in 2019, even though it made up only 11 percent of the company’s sales.

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McLaren Just Trademarked The "Sabre" Name - Does It Mean a McLaren P1 Successor Is Finally Coming?

McLaren Just Trademarked The "Sabre" Name - Does It Mean a McLaren P1 Successor Is Finally Coming?

The McLaren Sabre could be a wild supercar; or nothing at all

British automaker McLaren just filed a trademark with the United States Trademark and Patent Office for the "Sabre" name. And it’s intriguing to say the least, because McLaren hasn’t announced a new model recently and we haven’t seen any prototypes either.

What’s more, the rumor mill contains no information whatsoever about such a model. However, this new trademark, first discovered by GT Nation, fuels new rumors that the Sabre name could be used for a spiritual successor to the P1.

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2020 McLaren 720S Le Mans

2020 McLaren 720S Le Mans

McLaren celebrates 25 years since winning Le Mans with special-edition 720S

The 2020 McLaren 720S Le Mans is a limited-edition version of the company’s mid-range supercar. It was created to celebrate 25 years since McLaren won the 24 Hours of Le Mans with the F1 GTR. We could say that the 720S Le Mans is some sort of spiritual successor to the 650S Le Mans, which was launched in 2015 to celebrate 20 years since the company’s win on Circuit de la Sarthe. Limited to only 50 units, the 2020 720S Le Mans comes with unique features inside and out, and it’s powered by the same V-8 engine as the standard model.

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2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1

2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1

The Mustang Mach 1 returns after 17 years with Shelby upgrades

The 2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1 is a higher performance version of the sixth-generation Mustang. A limited-edition model that revives the Mach 1 nameplate after 17 years, the 2021 Mustang Mach 1 bridges the gap between the GT and the Shelby GT350 models. It’s essentially a Mustang GT with a more aggressive exterior and some parts from the Shelby GT350. Power comes from the standard 5.0-liter V-8 from the GT, but output matches that of the limited-edition Bullitt model. The 2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1 is the fifth Mach 1 pony car produced since the late 1960s.

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Check Out This Amazing 1961 Chevy Corvair Rampside That Stopped By Jay Leno's Garage

Check Out This Amazing 1961 Chevy Corvair Rampside That Stopped By Jay Leno’s Garage

Chevrolet built an innovative rear-engined truck back in the 1960s

The Chevrolet Corvair is mostly known as a rear-engined compact car that GM built from 1959 to 1969. It was a somewhat innovative car for the era and even though it had handling issues that sparked more than 100 lawsuits, it’s now a prized collectible. But Chevrolet also used the Corvair name for a line of vans and trucks it produced from 1961 to 1965. The Rampside truck just stopped by Jay Leno’s Garage and the TV celebrity explains why it’s an important piece of American history.

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This Video Will (Probably) Teach You Everything You Need To Know About The McLaren F1 GTR Longtail

This Video Will (Probably) Teach You Everything You Need To Know About The McLaren F1 GTR Longtail

This is the ultimate incarnation of the iconic McLaren F1

The McLaren F1 is a legend. It’s probably the most legendary car from the 1990s, and its iconic status surpasses that of many older classics. When it arrived in 1992, it was the most revolutionary production model on the market. It was made from carbon-fiber, it features a three-seat layout with the driver’s seat in the center and smart packaging for luggage. On top of that, it was powerful and fast thanks to a V-12 engine designed by BMW. This car was so potent that it managed to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans with minor modifications. As if that wasn’t enough, McLaren built even more extreme versions of the F1, like the LM, GT, and GTR. The GTR Longtailwas just featured by YouTube channel TheSupercarDriver, and it teaches you everything you need to know about it.

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Lamborghini Might Attend Future Auto Shows, But We Won't See Anything New

Lamborghini Might Attend Future Auto Shows, But We Won’t See Anything New

Lamborghini will introduce new cars during private events instead of auto shows

Italian supercar manufacturer Lamborghini says it will no longer unveil new cars at mainstream auto shows. The company claims that its customers want a more intimate relationship with the brand, something they can’t have through major auto shows, which are usually packed with visitors. Instead, Lambo wants to focus on smaller, private events where customers will feel that they can develop a closer connection to the brand.

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This Video Explains Why The Lancia HF Delta Integrale Is THE Hot Hatch

This Video Explains Why The Lancia HF Delta Integrale Is THE Hot Hatch

Forget about the Golf GTI and Focus RS, the Lancia Delta Integrale is the ultimate hot hatch!

Lancia is basically dead as a brand with just one model, the Ypsilon, sold only in Italy, but this company boasts an illustrious past. Before its demise began in the 1990s, Lancia was one of Italy’s most celebrated marques with models like the Stratos, Beta, and Gamma.

The Italian firm started winning races in the World Rally Championship in the 1970s and the 1980s brought even more success. That’s when the Delta, a five-door hatchback was born. Produced from 1979 all the way to 1994, the Delta became a popular car in Europe, but it also spawned one of the most successful rally cars.

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The 2021 BMW M5 Looks Like a Sleeper And Packs a Solid Punch

The 2021 BMW M5 Looks Like a Sleeper And Packs a Solid Punch

The 2021 BMW M5 debuts with new looks and tech to go with the same V-8 engine

Back in May 2020, BMW unveiled the mid-cycle facelift for its midsize sedan, the 5 Series. Just one month later, the German firm introduced the same update for the high-performance M5 model. The facelift adds a revised exterior, some new tech, and upholstery choices inside the cabin, but the drivetrain remains unchanged. Let’s find out more about it below.

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This Lifted, Off-Road GMC Vandura Would Satisfy Every Dream You Had in the 1980s

This Lifted, Off-Road GMC Vandura Would Satisfy Every Dream You Had in the 1980s

Is this GMC Vandura cooler than the iconic A-Team van?

Lifted trucks and SUVs are insanely awesome. You can drive them just about anywhere and you can even race them in snow or sand. But you know what’s better than a lifted truck or SUV? A lifted van! If it’s a GMC from the 1980s, like the one recently showcased by Yasid Design, it’s even better.

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2020 Morgan 3 Wheeler LE60

2020 Morgan 3 Wheeler LE60

This unique 3 Wheeler shows that Morgan wants to offer more bespoke models

The 2020 Morgan 3 Wheeler LE60 is a special-edition version of Morgan’s three-wheeled sports car. Created alongside similar versions of the Plus Six, the LE60 3 Wheeler celebrates 60 years of Morgan’s partnership with its official retailer in the Netherlands, Louwman Exclusive.

The entire LE60 run includes five cars, but only one of them is a 3 Wheeler. In short, this car is unique and Morgan won’t build another one like it. The LE60 package is essentially just a design bundle. The 3 Wheeler features a custom livery with yellow accents and a couple of bespoke features inside the cabin. The drivetrain remains unchanged. Let’s find out more about below.

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Donut Media Exposes the Oddly Surprising Cars Owned by Unexpected Famous People

Donut Media Exposes the Oddly Surprising Cars Owned by Unexpected Famous People

Did you know that many celebrities still drive mundane cars from the 1990s?

Many celebrities are really fond of cars. And because they’re successful and make a lot of money, they’re the owners of some of the most impressive and expensive car collections out there.

However, some celebrities are still driving old and mundane cars, while others own surprising vehicles that are either unique or highly customized. Donut Media just put together a list, so let’s have a look at it below.

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A Huge Shakeup At Lotus Means Leaving Gasoline and Hybrid Vehicles Behind

A Huge Shakeup At Lotus Means Leaving Gasoline and Hybrid Vehicles Behind

Lotus will go fully electric beyond 2021

British automaker Lotus is currently elbows deep in revamping its entire lineup of sports cars and previous rumors suggested that we will see new generations of the Evora, Elise, a brand-new Esprit, and an SUV.

However, word is now that Lotus is planning to unveil a new gasoline car in 2021 and everything after that will be fully electric.

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The 2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Has Arrived To Make Everything Right In the World

The 2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Has Arrived To Make Everything Right In the World

The Mustang Mach 1 returns after 17 years with cool looks and Bullitt power

It’s been 17 years since Ford last offered a Mach 1 version of the Mustang, and the iconic nameplate finally returned. After it skipped the fifth-generation pony car, Ford revived the Mach 1 for the sixth-gen model, almost seven years after it debuted in late 2013. A bit late, we would say, but it’s better late than never. Just like its predecessors, the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1 combines a bold styling package with a beefed-up V-8 engine borrowed from the regular GT. Let’s see what it’s all about below.

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2021 Nissan Rogue - Juke-Like Exterior DNA, Impressive Interior, Subpar Performance

2021 Nissan Rogue - Juke-Like Exterior DNA, Impressive Interior, Subpar Performance

The 2021 Nissan Rogue is a bit disappointing under the hood

Introduced in 2013, the second-generation Nissan Rogue is still a solid SUV, but it’s a bit long in the tooth as of 2020. If you were waiting for a new version, the Japanese firm just unveiled the third-gen crossover for the 2021 model year. It looks fresh on the outside, more upscale on the inside, and packs lots of new technology and safety features. Let’s have a closer look at it below.

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The Modern BMW 6 Series Rendering Shows Us What the BMW 8 Series Should Have Been

The Modern BMW 6 Series Rendering Shows Us What the BMW 8 Series Should Have Been

This BMW 6 Series is based on the iconic E24 "Sharknose" model

BMW revived the 8 Series nameplate in 2018 as a flagship two-door model. At the same time, the German firm discontinued the 6 Series after 15 years of continuous production. The 8 Series was well-received overall, but some BMW fans weren’t quite happy with the exterior design, considered rather dull for a flagship coupe. If you’re among those unhappy with the 8 Series, you should check out the modern 6 Series design by Grigory Butin.

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Sigala Designs Is Currently Designing a Widebody Kit for the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette

Sigala Designs Is Currently Designing a Widebody Kit for the 2020 Chevy C8 Corvette

This widebody kit turns the Chevrolet Corvette C8 into a real monster

Production of the Chevrolet Corvette C8 might not go as planned due to the coronavirus pandemic, but tuning companies are still gearing up to deliver aftermarket parts and kits for the American sports car. The folks over at Sigala Designs are working on a new widebody kit for the Corvette C8 and their latest teaser suggests that it will turn the mid-engined Chevy into an even more aggressive beast.

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Porsche Just Gave the Cayenne GTS and GTS Coupe Turbo V-8 Power

Porsche Just Gave the Cayenne GTS and GTS Coupe Turbo V-8 Power

The Porsche Cayenne GTS features a V-8 engine for the first time in five years

The third-generation Porsche Cayenne is still a new SUV, having been unveiled for the 2019 model year in the United States. But Porsche prepared something fresh for 2021, in the form of a GTS model with a V-8 engine. The GTS, unveiled in both standard and coupe form, join the existing base, E-Hybrid, S, Turbo, and Turbo S E-Hybrid models. Let’s have a closer look at this sporty trim below.

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The 2021 Alpina B5 is the BMW M5 Wagon you always wanted

The 2021 Alpina B5 is the BMW M5 Wagon you always wanted

The Alpina B5 comes with 612 horsepower and that’s more than the BMW M5

M-branded cars have been the flagship of BMW automobiles for a few decades now, but there’s one brand you can go to for a more exclusive Bimmer. I’m talking about Alpina, a small Bavarian company that has been modifying BMWs since the 1960s, long before the German firm established the M division. Alpina is now the go-to tuner if you want exclusive features on your BMW, but it also provides drivetrains that generate more oomph than those found in full-fledged M cars. One such example is the facelifted B5. Based on the G30-generation 5 Series, the 2021 Alpina B5 debuted with more oomph than the latest M5.Making things even better, it’s also available as a wagon.

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Gran Turismo 7 Teased During PlayStation 5 Presentation

Gran Turismo 7 Teased During PlayStation 5 Presentation

The Gran Turismo 7 has amazing graphics and cool cars

PlayStation 5 is officially underway, with Sony planning to release it in the fourth quarter of 2020. The video game console will also arrive with a handful of new games, including the highly anticipated Gran Turismo 7. There’s no official release date yet, but the game was teased during the PS5 presentation, and it looks exciting, to say the least.

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These Are The Coolest V-10 Cars Ever Made

These Are The Coolest V-10 Cars Ever Made

V-10 engines aren’t very popular, but they power some of the best cars ever built

While V-8 and V-12 engines have been somewhat popular since the early days of the automobile, the V-10 made its debut in production cars much later. That’s mostly because each cylinder bank works as a straight-five engine, preventing the mill from having the natural balance found in other powerplants. Reducing the vibrations in a V-10 engine requires further development, which also adds additional costs. While the first V-8s and V-12s were developed as early as the 1900s, the first known V-10 appeared in 1936 when Busch-Sulzer created a prototype locomotive. Porsche then introduced a massive 37.4-liter V-10 diesel for the Leopard 1 tank in 1965. In 1983, Tatra launched its own V-10 diesel for the T815 truck. The first production car with a V-10 didn’t arrive until 1992 when Dodge launched the Viper. Since then, a handful of automakers created performance vehicles powered by V-10 mills. Here’s a list of the most iconic cars.

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Car for Sale: Custom 1995 Nissan Skyline R33 GT-R by Vielside

Car for Sale: Custom 1995 Nissan Skyline R33 GT-R by Vielside

This one-of-a-kind Skyline R33 GT-R is cheaper than the R35

The Nissan Skyline GT-R R33 might not be as iconic as its predecessor, the R32, but it’s still a fine example of Japanese engineering and performance. These cars are quite rare, and getting one in the United States is somewhat complicated, but if you’re in the market for a beefed-up R33, Vistec R Imports just posted one online. And it’s not just any R33, but a unique car modded by famous Japanese shop Veilside.

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This Video Is Proof That Safari-Spec Porsche 911s Have a Place In This World

This Video Is Proof That Safari-Spec Porsche 911s Have a Place In This World

These Porsche 911s are better desert runners than the Ford Raptor

The Porsche 911 is mostly seen doing two things: driven in anger on the race track or cruising city streets or highways with a calm yet appealing flat-six soundtrack. But this iconic sports car can be more than that.

To the folks over at Kelly-Moss, a company building 911-based race cars and road-legal custom builds or restorations, the 911 is also a capable off-road machine. Not the kind that you can climb mountains with, but safari-spec models that you can use to tackle frozen lakes and sandy dunes.

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New Details of the 2022 Chevy C8 Corvette Z06 Paint An Interesting Picture

New Details of the 2022 Chevy C8 Corvette Z06 Paint An Interesting Picture

The Chevrolet C8 Corvette Z06 will be more extreme than its predecessor

Although production of the mid-engined Corvette C8 was halted due to the coronavirus pandemic, we learned that Chevrolet has big plans for the sports car, with Z06, ZR1, and Zora models underway. The Z06 is officially scheduled for 2022, and even though we don’t know if it will arrive on time, we just learned a few juicy details about it from our friends over at Muscle Cars and Trucks.

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This Is, Without a Doubt, The Most Amazing BMW Collection You'll Ever See

This Is, Without a Doubt, The Most Amazing BMW Collection You’ll Ever See

This BMW collection includes some of the rarest cars built by the German company

BMW has become one of the most iconic car brands in the world, starting with the 1960s, and many of the company’s cars are now sought-after collectibles, with some worth in excess of $1 million. But while some have a passion for a certain nameplate, some collectors adore BMW’s history as a whole. Peter Gleeson is one of those guys, and he owns an impressive collection of Bimmers. The Peterson Automotive Museum paid him a visit, and he showcases some of his favorite possessions.

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Take a Ride Onboard This BMW 320i D2 Superturismo

Take a Ride Onboard This BMW 320i D2 Superturismo

This BMW 320i is one of the most successful touring cars from the 1990s

The BMW 3 Series is now one of the most iconic compact cars out there and much of its fame came from the early generations and their involvement into motorsport. The first-generation E21 model spawned a cool Group 5 race car that replacement the 3.0 CSL, while the second-gen E30 model kickstarted BMW’s successful campaign in touring car racing.

The E30 M3 had a very successful career in this field and the third-gen E36 arrived in 1990 to take it further. If you’re too young to have seen the E36 touring cars in action back in the 1990s, the folks over at TNT Video just released an onboard video with Marco Iacoangeli behind the steering wheel. And it’s a feast for the eyes and ears.

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Nothing to See Here - Just A Sesto Elemento Driving on the Streets

Nothing to See Here - Just A Sesto Elemento Driving on the Streets

The Lambo Sesto Elemento is the radical Gallardo you want but can’t have

With only 20 units produced, the Lamborghini Sesto Elemento is so rare that most of us can only dream about seeing one in the metal. But if you’re willing to settle with video footage, there’s a cool six-minute video that will show you what the Sesto Elemento is capable of. Flybys, sprints, onboard footage, and awesome V-10 engine noise, it’s all here.

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This Review of the DeLorean Time Machine Will Take You Back to the Future

This Review of the DeLorean Time Machine Will Take You Back to the Future

This DeLorean DMC is an identical replica of the iconic movie car

When it comes to movie cars, the DeLorean DMC is arguably one of the most iconic. Developed and designed by former Packard and General Motors engineer John DeLorean, the DMC was put into production in 1981 in Northern Ireland. The car was received well initially, but many noted disappointing performance.

DeLorean went bankrupt in 1982 and production ended with just 9,000 units assembled. The DMC wasn’t particularly famous around that time, but the Back To The Future movie from 1985 brought it into the history books as the time machine that Doctor Emmett and Marty McFly used to travel back in time.

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This Love Affair Between a Man and His Mercedes-Benz Will Hit You Right in the Feels

This Love Affair Between a Man and His Mercedes-Benz Will Hit You Right in the Feels

We’re talking about 40 years and 1,200 pages of service records here!

We are living in an era when cars are simple objects that we use to get from point A to point B or means of transportation we use to carry goods or make a living. We usually get rid of a car after a few years and buy a new one. But some enthusiasts take good care of their cars, especially if they’re of the vintage variety, collectibles, or worth more than the average vehicle.

Of course, you’d expect the owner of a Ferrari 250 GTO to keep detailed records of his car, but a certain Canadian fellow amassed no fewer than 1,200 pages of service records while owning and taking care of a 1983 Mercedes-Benz W123 wagon.

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This Review Of the 2020 Morgan Plus Four Is Straight Up Carfection

This Review Of the 2020 Morgan Plus Four Is Straight Up Carfection

Here’s why the Morgan Plus Four might be a better option than the Plus Six

If Top Gear and The Grand Tour are car shows you go to for the giggles, Carfection is a bit more to the point when it comes to car reviews. It’s fun to follow, but you also get valuable insights on the model reviews.

For this week’s episode Henry Catchpole jumped inside the new Morgan Plus Four, almost a year after he reviewed the Plus Six. And the conclusion might surprise you.

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The 10 Fastest Cars in the World Ranked

The 10 Fastest Cars in the World Ranked

Automakers have been racing to produce the fastest car in the world since the early days of the automobile, but thorough documentation about this battle only goes back to the 1940s. The 1980s brought the first major breakthrough when the 200-mph barrier was broken. Another benchmark was set in 2005 when the first car reached 250 mph. In 2019, Bugatti finally broke the magical 300-mph barrier with a beefed-up version of the Chiron. As of 2020, three automakers threaten this record. SSC claims that the Tuatara will hit more than 300 mph, while Hennessey says that the Venom F5 is capable of at least 310 mph. Finally, Koenigsegg claims that the Jesko Absolut will reach 330 mph. Until these cars go into production and their respective automakers document potential records, here’s a list of the ten fastest production cars in the world.

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Here's The Mythical Blue Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale After a Full Restoration

Here’s The Mythical Blue Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale After a Full Restoration

Alfa Romeo built just one 33 Stradale in blue and it’s been missing for decades

Alfa Romeo has built many beautiful cars over the years, but none is more impressive than the 33 Stradale. A breathtaking design with curvy and muscular lines, the 33 Stradale is not just beautiful, but it’s also a full-fledged race car that you can drive on public roads.

Alfa Romeo built just 18 from 1967 to 1969, but two were prototypes and six chassis were converted to concept cars. In all, only 10 actual units were built, which makes the 33 Stradale extremely rare. But this limited series also includes a special unicorn that was painted blue instead of red. And it just resurfaced after a full restoration in time for the company’s 110th anniversary.

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The V-12 Cars That Paved the Way For Cars We Love Today

The V-12 Cars That Paved the Way For Cars We Love Today

These are the greatest classic sports and luxury cars powered by V-12 engines

Initially developed for use in racing boats in the early 1900s, the V-12 engine became a popular choice for luxury carmakers in the late 1910s and 1920s, especially in the United States. Following World War II, when it was used to power aircraft and tanks, the V-12 made a comeback in European sports cars during the 1960s. Although V-8 engines are capable of similar output in a smaller package, the V-12 remained somewhat popular in exotic cars from Ferrari and Lamborghini, as well as full-size luxury sedans and coupe starting with the late 1980s. Today, you can buy several cars with large V-12 engines, but let’s have a look at some of the vehicles that actually made them popular.

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Polestar Says Its Collaboration With Koenigsegg Isn't What You Expected

Polestar Says Its Collaboration With Koenigsegg Isn’t What You Expected

Polestar and Koenigsegg team up for promo video; no electric supercar yet

If you got all excited about a possible collaboration between Koenigsegg and Polestar, like we did yesterday, it’s time to calm down because they’re not working on a state-of-the-art vehicle together. According to Polestar, the teasers the two brands shared on social media are just for a promotional video for the Gemera and the Precept concept.

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Can the Koenigsegg Gemera and the Polestar Precept Concept Morph Into an Awesome Electric Supercar?

Can the Koenigsegg Gemera and the Polestar Precept Concept Morph Into an Awesome Electric Supercar?

It looks like the Koenigsegg Gemera and Polestar Precept Concept could be having a baby

Koenigsegg took the supercar world by storm in early 2020 with the Gemera, a four-seat grand tourer with a hybrid drivetrain that generates up to 1,700 horsepower. Around the same time, Polestar, Volvo’s performance division, unveiled the Precept, a fully electric sports sedan that previews at least one production model.

What do these companies have in common? Not much apart from the fact that both are from Sweden, but their latest Instagram posts suggest they might be working together on a car project.

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Is Acura's Plan for a New Compact Type S Sedan a Hint That The Integra Name Could Make a Comeback?

Is Acura’s Plan for a New Compact Type S Sedan a Hint That The Integra Name Could Make a Comeback?

Acura is aiming for the sky, and a new compact sedan with a type S badge is part of the plan

Acura got us all excited with the new TLX sedan,, which is now available in a high-performance Type S trim fitted with a twin-turbo V-6 engine that should generate well in excess of 300 horsepower. But there’s more good news coming from a leaked dealership video that talks about a Type S version of the new MDX crossover. Acura is also set to launch a "new compact sedan" in Type S spec by 2022. This could also mean that the Integra could also make a comeback soon.

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2020 Porsche 911 Targa 4S Heritage Design Edition

2020 Porsche 911 Targa 4S Heritage Design Edition

Paying tribute to the old Porsche 356

The 2020 Porsche 911 Targa 4S Heritage Design Edition is a limited-edition version of the 911 Targa, which the German automaker unveiled in late May 2020. Initially showcased on the 911 Speedster in 2019, the Heritage Design package makes its debut on the 992-generation 911 through the Targa model and Porsche says that three more models will follow. The series will also be joined by a Heritage product line, as well as a limited-edition chronograph. The Heritage Design package is just a visual upgrade, with no modifications to the drivetrain, and it pays tribute to Porsche from the 1950s and early 1960s.

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This Factory Black Ferrari F50 With Straight Pipes Sounds Heavenly On the Near-Empty Streets of London

This Factory Black Ferrari F50 With Straight Pipes Sounds Heavenly On the Near-Empty Streets of London

It’s one of only four black F50s ever built

After eight years, during which it offered its range-topping supercars with turbocharged V-8 engines (the 288 GTO and F40 from 1984 to 1992), Ferrari returned to its V-12 roots and introduced the F50 in 1995. The company’s first V-12 flagship supercar in more than ten years, the F50 went on to become a prized collectible with just 349 units built. But some examples are rarer than others. While most cars were painted in the iconic Rosso Corsa, Ferrari also made some yellow, silver, and black models. Cars painted in Argento Nurburgring and Nero Daytona are the rarest with eight examples each, and one of the four black F50s just hit the almost empty streets of London to make some V-12 noise. This car is a bit more special thanks to a switchable straight-through exhaust, but it sounds menacing no matter the mode. Check it out in action below.

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Cadillac's Giant Four-Cylinder Engine Explained

Cadillac’s Giant Four-Cylinder Engine Explained

It’s one of the largest four-cylinder engines on the market

Back in 2019, General Motors introduced a new four-cylinder engine in the Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck. Developed specifically for the midsize truck, the engine eventually made it into the Cadillac CT4-V sedan for the 2021 model year. So what’s so special about this engine? Well, for starters, it’s pretty big for a four-cylinder at 2.7 liters. It also features a dual volute turbocharged design instead of the more common dual scroll layout. And the folks at Engineering Explained talk about this feature and what kind of benefits it brings to the table.

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The Japanese Nissan Figaro Is a Car You Didn't Know Exists But Have Always Wanted

The Japanese Nissan Figaro Is a Car You Didn’t Know Exists But Have Always Wanted

It looks like it was designed in 1960s, but it’s actually built in 1991

When it comes to Japanese Kei cars, they can be split into three types: boxy, cute, and downright weird. Deciding which is which obviously depends on personal taste, but the Nissan Figaro is definitely of the cute variety. On top of looking like its made from candy thanks to its vintage color palette, the Figaro also looks as if it was designed in the 1960s. And I say "looks" because the Figaro was actually produced in 1991.

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The 2021 Acura TLX Is a Luxury Sports Sedan that BMW and Mercedes Should Worry About

The 2021 Acura TLX Is a Luxury Sports Sedan that BMW and Mercedes Should Worry About

It comes with a new high-performance V-6 engine

Introduced in 2014 as a replacement for both the TL and the TSX, the TLX is Acura’s answer to the highly popular BMW 3 Series, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, and Audi A4. But even though it was well-received in the U.S., it never managed to outsell its competitors. Acura is now looking to improve on that with the second-generation TLX, and based on its looks, technology, and power, Honda’s premium division should finally give BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Audi a run for their money. Let’s find out more about that below.

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The Rarest American Muscle Cars in Existence

The Rarest American Muscle Cars in Existence

10 muscle cars that could set you back more than $1 million

Sports cars and supercars may be the most popular performance vehicles nowadays, but back in the 1960s and early 1970s America was hooked on muscle cars. Usually defined as two-door sports coupes powered by big, powerful V-8 engines, classic muscle cars are highly sought after as some of the most beautiful and powerful vehicles ever built.

While some iconic muscle cars were built in big numbers and are easier to find and buy 50 years later, others were released in very limited numbers and are not only tough to find, but very expensive to buy. Here’s a list of the rarest muscle cars ever built.

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Nissan Has Finally Confirmed the 400Z - Here's Your First Look

Nissan Has Finally Confirmed the 400Z - Here’s Your First Look

Take a peek at the 400Z in Nissan’s latest video

Following years of rumors that Nissan’s next Z model could be a crossover, the Japanese company has finally confirmed that the successor to the 370Z will also be a sports coupe. In a presentation outlining its future product strategy, Nissan showcased a new Z car that looks a lot like the outgoing 370Z. There’s no official name for this car yet, but all rumors point toward the 400Z name.

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The new Mercedes-AMG E53 Coupe looks just as hot as the E63

The new Mercedes-AMG E53 Coupe looks just as hot as the E63

Would you still pay extra for the E63 Coupe?

Introduced in 2017, the latest-generation Mercedes-Benz E-Class was upgraded to facelift specs earlier in 2020. Now, the German company unveiled similar updates for the Coupe and Convertible versions of the midsize, including the performance-rated AMG E53 models. Although engine specs remain unchanged, the AMG E53 now sports a hotter exterior and new technology.

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This Video Explaining ALL the Various Car Shapes Will Make You Question The Meaning of Life

This Video Explaining ALL the Various Car Shapes Will Make You Question The Meaning of Life

Cool video with everything you need to know about car body styles

Things were pretty simple when the automobile became popular 100 years ago, as most cars looked pretty much the same. Nowadays, we have more than 10 main body styles and about as many niche segments that spawn from these common designs. The folks over at Donut Media recently released a video in which they discuss every car shape out there with interesting info about when they were introduced and the etymology of their names.

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The 2021 BMW X2 Goes Hybrid With 35 Miles of EV Range, But There Is a Trade-Off

The 2021 BMW X2 Goes Hybrid With 35 Miles of EV Range, But There Is a Trade-Off

It combines a 1.5-liter three-cylinder with an electric motor

Unveiled in 2017 as a slightly smaller and sportier alternative to the X1, the X2 was well received and sold more than 120,000 units in its first two years on the market. Come 2020, and BMW is introducing the first hybrid drivetrain for the subcompact SUV. The new trim is called the xDrive25e and combines the 1.5-liter three-cylinder engine in the base model with an electric motor. Launched in Europe for now, the hybrid should join the sDrive28i and the M35i models in the United States soon. Let’s see what it has to offer.

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The 2021 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo Is Still Ugly, But It's Now a Mild Hybrid

The 2021 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo Is Still Ugly, But It’s Now a Mild Hybrid

And it’s almost as spacious as the BMW X5

Although the 6 Series is no longer in production, having been replaced by the 8 Series, BMW continues to offer the oddly shaped Gran Turismo (GT) model in Europe. The five-door hatchback was introduced in 2017, and it was just revamped for the 2020 model year. Featuring styling cues from the most recent 5 Series model, the 6 Series GT looks crisper and sportier. More importantly, it now packs mild hybrid drivetrains across the lineup.

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If the Jaguar XK Was to Make a Comeback, This Is Probably What It Would Look Like

If the Jaguar XK Was to Make a Comeback, This Is Probably What It Would Look Like

A longer F-Type with some unique features

The latest Jaguar XK was discontinued in 2014, after eight years in production. The grand tourer went into the history books a few months after the F-Type was introduced and despite rumors that a new-generation model was underway, the XK did not return. It’s been six years since Jaguar doesn’t offer an XK and this rendering from Future Cars Now gives us a glimpse as to how a modern version would look like.

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Ford Actually Believes That the Focus ST Is Better Than the Volkswagen Golf GTI

Ford Actually Believes That the Focus ST Is Better Than the Volkswagen Golf GTI

But will it become more popular than the best-selling Golf GTI?

Ford has been working to dethrone the Volkswagen Golf GTI with the Focus ST for more than a decade now. Needless to say, it wasn’t exactly successful at it, as the Golf GTI is still the best-selling hot hatch in nearly every market. But Ford Performance Europe boss Stefan Meunzinger thinks that the latest-generation Focus ST finally has what it takes to overtake its rival.

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We Know You'll Love This 30-Second Video Tour of the SSC Tuatara!

We Know You’ll Love This 30-Second Video Tour of the SSC Tuatara!

The Tuatara is coming in 2020 with a 300+ mph top speed

After years and years of development, the SSC Tuatara is finally coming in 2020, and the North American company is promising a new top speed record for production cars. While an official unveiling date is not yet available, SSC is releasing teaser after teaser for the new supercar. This latest video showcases some of the Tuatara’s main features.

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Here's What It's Like to Drive 007's Aston Martin DB5 From No Time to Die!

Here’s What It’s Like to Drive 007’s Aston Martin DB5 From No Time to Die!

The DB5 will make its ninth appearance in a James Bond film

The Aston Martin DB5 is one of the most iconic cars in the world thanks to its elegant and sporty design, as well as being one of the most powerful grand tourers of its time. But the DB5 also became famous because it was featured in various installments of the James Bond franchise. It debuted in Goldfinger in 1964, but it was also featured in Thunderball (1965), GoldenEye (1995), Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), Casino Royale (2006), and Skyfall (2012). The DB5 is scheduled to return to the James Bond franchise in No Time to Die, the 25th installment that’s set to debut in November 2020. As a result, the folks over at Carfection took the car for a spin and had a chat with 007 stunt driver Mark Higgins.

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This Documentary Will Teach You Everything You Need to Know About the Batmobile

This Documentary Will Teach You Everything You Need to Know About the Batmobile

Batman’s entire garage in a one-hour documentary

Movie cars are by far the coolest vehicles you can’t buy. The Mustang Bullitt, the Mustang Eleanor, and the Pontiac Trans Am are just a few examples of cars that became icons after being features in movies. But there’s also an impressive list of fictional cars that became legendary, and the Batmobile is one of the finest examples.

With production of new films now on halt due to the coronavirus pandemic, Warner Bros. Entertainment released a one-hour documentary about Batman’s means of transportation. And it teaches you everything you need to know about the Batmobile.

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Watch As Supercar Blondie Enjoys the Rare Lotus 3-Eleven 430!

Watch As Supercar Blondie Enjoys the Rare Lotus 3-Eleven 430!

Lotus built only 20 of these road-legal race cars

Supercar Blondie can brag about having driven the world’s coolest supercars. She also sat in futuristic concept cars that we might not even see in person anytime soon. But things become a bit more extreme in her latest video, which features the cool Lotus 3-Eleven. And not just any 3-Eleven, but the Final Evolution model that was built in just 20 units. It’s essentially a road-legal race car without a roof and it’s impressively powerful and fast.

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There Won't Be a BMW X7 M Because the Alpina XB7 Would Be Better Anyway

There Won’t Be a BMW X7 M Because the Alpina XB7 Would Be Better Anyway

But we could still get an X8 M as a standalone model

If you’re waiting for an M version of the big BMW X7, don’t hold your breath for too long. Although the Interweb is packed with rumors that BMW will reveal an X7 M model soon, a more recent report claims that such a performance SUV is not in the works. And that’s most likely because Alpina just unveiled a beefed-up X7 that’s almost as powerful as the M Competition models.

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The 2021 Mercedes E-Class Coupe and Cabrio Are Set to Debut on May 27

The 2021 Mercedes E-Class Coupe and Cabrio Are Set to Debut on May 27

The two-door models set to feature revised styling, new tech, and new engines

Introduced for 2017, the current-generation Mercedes-Benz E-Class was recently updated for the 2021 model year. But while the sedan and wagon were unveiled in early 2020, the two-door versions have yet to break cover in facelifted specs. But Mercedes-Benz finally announced that both the Coupe and Convertible models are set to be unveiled on May 27.

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The 10 Most Reliable Cars Ever Made

The 10 Most Reliable Cars Ever Made

Cars and SUVs from the 1990s to 2010s

Some say cars aren’t as reliable as they used to be. While it is true that modern vehicles enjoy a shorter life cycle than some cars built in from the 1970s to the 1990s, some of the automobiles that are available right now, new or used, are reliable enough to be driven for at least a decade and up to 500,000 miles.

Many of these cars also don’t have major issues and are relatively inexpensive to repair anyway. Expert websites like Consumer Reports and J.D. Power have plenty of into about that, but we compiled a shorter list with the 10 most reliable cars of all time with examples from the 1990s to the 2010s, and even 2020.

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This Widebody C8 Corvette is the Mid-Engined Chevy We Deserved

This Widebody C8 Corvette is the Mid-Engined Chevy We Deserved

But it’s just a rendering for now

The first mid-engined Corvette in history, the C8 is one cool sports car that’s closer than ever to supercar territory. Sadly, production of the C8 was halted due to the coronavirus pandemic, and Chevy won’t build additional 2020 model year cars. It also seems that the 2021 model year will be a short production year too, so getting a C8 will be rather tricky in the next six to 12 months. Production of the Z06, ZR1, and Zora are also postponed, but if you’re a fan of beefed-up Corvettes, Car MStyle Design just posted a widebody concept of the C8 to keep you excited.

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The First $1 Million Nissan GT-R50 Arrives With a Completely New Look

The First $1 Million Nissan GT-R50 Arrives With a Completely New Look

It’s actually more aggressive than the concept car

About one year after it was unveiled as a concept car, the Nissan GT-R50 made it into production for 2020. Built to celebrate the 50th anniversaries of Italdesign and the GT-R nameplate, the GT-R50 is a heavily redesigned R35 GT-R design by Italian design company Italdesign Giugiaro.

On top of boasting a more radical design on the outside, the GT-R50 also features a beefed-up engine that cranks out a massive 710 horsepower, more than any other GT-R built so far.

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The Man Behind the Porsche 911 Has Dreams of Going Smaller, But The Consequences Would be Devastating

The Man Behind the Porsche 911 Has Dreams of Going Smaller, But The Consequences Would be Devastating

But it won’t happen

Porsche has been building the 911 on the same recipe for more than 50 years now. But even though it retains the layout and the design (for the most part) of the original car, the 911 changes in many ways. Most notably, it’s heavier and more complex. While more technology makes it a better car for the majority, something that the 911 should return to its original simplicity. And Frank-Steffen Walliser, the man behind both the 911 and the 718, is among them and thinks that the 992-gen 911 should have been smaller.

Speaking to the Australian media at the debut of the 992-generation 911 Targa, Walliser said that he wished the 992 was smaller. "Maybe I would do it a little more sporty than the 992 in general, but I have no complaints of this model," he added.

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What Do You Know About this 10-Horsepower Messerschmitt KR200 Bubble Car?

What Do You Know About this 10-Horsepower Messerschmitt KR200 Bubble Car?

It used to be a popular car in the 1950s

Messerschmitt disappeared in 1968 following a merger and was eventually purchased by Deutsche Aerospace, which is now part of Airbus, but the company remains famous for the fighter planes it build during World War II. But after WWII and following Germany’s defeat, Messerschmitt wasn’t allowed to built aircraft for 10 years. So the German firm switched to microcars following a cooperation with engineer Fritz Fend, who previously built engine-powered invalid carriages. Built from 1955 to 1965 in around 30,000 units, the KR200 is one of the most iconic bubble cars ever made.

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2020 Lamborghini Huracan Evo RWD Spyder

2020 Lamborghini Huracan Evo RWD Spyder

Rear-wheel-drive fun with infinite headroom. Also notably more affordable

The 2020 Lamborghini Huracan Evo RWD Spyder is the facelifted version of the original model launched in 2016. It’s basically an upgraded variant of the rear-wheel-drive alternative to the standard Huracan, which features an AWD layout. Visual upgrades are in line with the rest of the Huracan lineup, but the RWD stands out with a unique front bumper and rear diffuser. More notably, it’s more powerful than the old model, as it now features the V-10 engine of the old AWD model. The naturally aspirated mill cranks out 602 horsepower and 413 pound-feet of torque. The 2020 Huracan Evo RWD Spyder hits 62 mph from a standing start in 3.5 seconds.

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This Modern Interpretation of the Dodge Deora Concept Just Made the Future Chevy El Camino Weap in Fear

This Modern Interpretation of the Dodge Deora Concept Just Made the Future Chevy El Camino Weap in Fear

Is this the cool, electric pickup truck we deserve?

Unveiled in 1967, the Dodge Deora is one of the craziest concept cars of the 1960s. Based on the Dodge A100 pickup, the Deora was built by brothers Mike and Larry Alexander and showcased at the 1967 Detroit Autorama, where it won no fewer than nine awards. Chrysler liked the design so much that it leased the truck for two years to display alongside its factory concept cars. The Deora inspired a Hot Wheels model car and resurfaced in the early 2000s when it was restored. The Deora was auctioned off for $324,500 in 2009. More than ten years later, the Deora was reimagined as a modern concept car.

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If You Can't Wait to See the 2021 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series, This Rendering Should Fill the Void

If You Can’t Wait to See the 2021 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series, This Rendering Should Fill the Void

It’s the meanest and most powerful AMG GT yet

The Mercedes-AMG GT lineup has evolved into a full-blown nameplate that includes no fewer than four different models, all backed by convertible variants. Mercedes also builds two race-spec cars for the GT3 and GT4 categories. But the German firm isn’t planning to stop here. A Black Series model is also underway and it will slot at the top of the range, just above the AMG GT R model. This new coupe should debut by the end of 2020, but this new rendering gives us a good idea of what to expect.

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The Best Ford Mustangs of All Time

The Best Ford Mustangs of All Time

13 cars from different eras

When you think of American cars, the Ford Mustang is among the first that comes into mind. It’s been around since 1964 and went through six generations that spawned all sorts of models and trims. It debuted as an affordable sports car and it quickly evolved into a powerful muscle car. It then became a not-so-powerful compact and switched to turbocharged performance in the 1980s. It rebound as a muscle car in the 1990s and became a full-fledged sports coupe in the 2010s. It comes with an incredibly vast history and it’s one of America’s greatest automotive legends. But what are the best Mustang models ever built? Let’s find out from the 13-model list below.

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Someone Has Put More Than 1.3 Million Miles on a Lincoln Town Car

Someone Has Put More Than 1.3 Million Miles on a Lincoln Town Car

It’s a first-generation model too

Most modern cars are considered obsolete by the time they hit 200,000 miles on the odometer. Some say that this is because cars aren’t as reliable as they used to be. It’s difficult to argue if this is 100-percent true or not, but the truth is we’ve heard of plenty of old cars that have been driven more than one million miles. One such example is this 1983 Lincoln Town Car, which showed 1.3 million miles on its odo when this footage was filmed several years ago.

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Crazy Car for Sale: R35-Powered 2019 Nissan Juke GT-R

Crazy Car for Sale: R35-Powered 2019 Nissan Juke GT-R

It’s the only one you can buy, but it costs as much as a Ferrari!

Built from 2010 to 2019, the first-generation Nissan Juke was a really popular crossover. It looked rather strange on the outside, but it grew on people. On top of that, it was available with a wide range of engines and a decent interior in terms of space and features. But the Juke wasn’t particularly powerful until 2013 when the 197-horsepower Nismo model was launched. Things became really wild for the same model year, as Nissan announced the Juke-R, fitted with the GT-R’s twin-turbo V-6 engine. Only five were built, and just one made it onto the streets. And you can buy that specific model for a whopping $324,000.

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Here's What Your Favorite Car Would Look Like If Elon Musk Designed It

Here’s What Your Favorite Car Would Look Like If Elon Musk Designed It

Someone cybetrucked five iconic cars

When Tesla debuted the Roadster back in 2008, the electric drop-topped didn’t look radically different than the Lotus it was based on. However, the Model S came later with a unique design that set it apart from the competition. The Model X added a bit more uniqueness through the "falcon" doors, but things became really wild when Tesla unveiled the Cybertruck. An unconventional polygonal design that seems to defy modern aerodynamics and automotive styling cues, the Cybertrack is a perfect example of form follows function. If you’re wondering how some of the world’s most iconic cars would look like if Elon Musk designed them, the folks over at Leasing Options virtually "cybertrucked" five of them.

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