Josh Conturo
Josh Conturo
Hello, I am the new intern here at TopSpeed! I grew up in Columbus, Ohio, and am a senior at Capital University in Bexley, Ohio. I got into cars as a kid playing video games like Need for Speed: Underground and going to car shows with my grandfather. Once I got to college I realized I love writing and decided to combine that with my love of cars and began writing for the school newspaper. fast froward a couple years and here we are!

Josh has always had a love affair with cars. This mostly started as a kid playing video games like Need for Speed Underground and going to the occasional car show with his father and grandfather in Columbus, Ohio. Once he got to college he realized he loved writing and decided to change his major from Business Management to Emerging Media focusing in Journalism.

Now Josh is a senior at Capital University in Bexley, Ohio, and has just joined the team at Top Speed as an intern.

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New Electric MG4 Aims To Take Down Volkswagen ID. 3, Nissan Leaf

New Electric MG4 Aims To Take Down Volkswagen ID. 3, Nissan Leaf

If the MG is dirt cheap, it could easily snatch this win.

The sheer number of automotive nameplates that have come and gone looking to change the game somehow is nothing short of staggering. However, the number of car manufacturers that have all but died and then come back to life are much smaller. A perfect example of how to do this at least somewhat successfully is MG, they have just announced their new EV, the MG4, and it has the Volkswagen ID. 3 and Nissan Leaf set squarely in its sights. As with any rising automaker, the logical and financially smart idea is to begin producing an electric crossover, which is exactly what MG is doing with the MG4.

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Leaked Memo Says GR Corolla Will Arrive At Dealers Sooner Than We Thought

Leaked Memo Says GR Corolla Will Arrive At Dealers Sooner Than We Thought

The GR Corolla is getting here on time, we just need to be patient

As a result of an internal memo from Toyota getting leaked onto the GR Corolla Forum, we now know that the GR Corolla will be hitting showrooms in America in October of this year. This lines up with Toyota’s statement from back in March that the base Core level GR Corolla would go on sale in late 2022. However, it is unclear if this means all trims of the GR Corolla will be on sale or just the base Core trim as the leaked memo does not specify either way.

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Taiwanese Supercar Tuner Zacoe Just Released Package For The Ferrari F8 Tributo

Taiwanese Supercar Tuner Zacoe Just Released Package For The Ferrari F8 Tributo

Too bad the package is just visual

Supercar tuning companies have produced some truly wild creations over the years. The RUF Yellowbird was one of the first examples to make waves around the world when the iconic video of the modified Porsche 911 drifting its way around the Nurburgringwas released. Ever since, supercar tuners have sprung up all over the place, trying to squeeze even more performance from some of the most dynamically capable cars on Earth.

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Drako Motors Announces 2,000 HP Gullwing-Door EV Called The Dragon

Drako Motors Announces 2,000 HP Gullwing-Door EV Called The Dragon

It looks great, so did the Fisker Karma once

The Rise of electric cars and the advancements in technology needed to make EVs so popular have resulted in multiple success stories that make us think that perhaps building an EV from the ground up is not all that difficult. When that argument comes up companies like Tesla and Rivian come to mind. However, we have also seen several monumental failures, such as Faraday and Fisker, that remind us just how cut-throat the automotive industry can be.

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Red Bull Teases RB17 Hypercar With Over 1,100 horsepower.

Red Bull Teases RB17 Hypercar With Over 1,100 horsepower.

Designed by Adrian Newey, you know the aero will be a huge factor

The automotive industry has given us a smorgasbord of legendary hypercars, whether they have more of an emphasis on looks and style or setting world records around a race track. Even the rise of EVs and the fall of gasoline has not curbed the world’s desire for wild, over-the-top automobiles. Red Bull, however, thinks the world needs one more hypercar and is planning to give it to us. Meet the Red Bull Advanced Technologies (or RBAT) RB17.

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Full Interior Swap: Is this a Chevy C8 Camaro or an F-Body C8 Corvette?

Full Interior Swap: Is this a Chevy C8 Camaro or an F-Body C8 Corvette?

The interior is what is truly special about this creation

Everyone loves a good engine swap. They are an endless source of amusement online and can breathe new life into a car. Even the most straightforward examples where you simply take an old engine out and put a new identical one in its place can make the car drive like it’s fresh out of the factory. Then there are the craziest ones, like dropping a Hellcat engine into a Prius or a Corvette powerplant into a Tesla. Plus, with the rise of the incredibly sophisticated SEMA-style builds, we occasionally see complete overhauls of cars from the ground up. This 3rd-gen Camaro may not win awards at SEMA since it is just an amalgamation of factory GM parts, but it certainly attracts attention. In terms of the engine swap, all we know is that out is the old 5.0-liter V-8 that originally lived under the hood, and in its place is an LS V-8 of some kind. Great, but in the grand scheme of things, not all that wild. The interior, on the other hand, is something of a different nature.

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McLaren is Joining Formula E with Help From an Unlikely Collaboration

McLaren is Joining Formula E with Help From an Unlikely Collaboration

McLaren is teaming up with a Formula E veteran, but not the one you expect

Formula E has been making massive waves in the world of motorsport ever since the series had its first race in 2014. Some are debating over whether or not the series will properly begin to take on Formula 1 both in terms of ratings, popularity, and sheer entertainment. Before any of that happens though, teams will evolve and a perfect example of that is Nissan providing motors for the upcoming McLaren Formula E team. McLaren will be joining the racing series for the ninth season which is set to kick off in early 2023.

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We Bet You've Never Seen a Supercar Garage Like This

We Bet You’ve Never Seen a Supercar Garage Like This

This guy has a wild garage with even wilder cars

When you picture your dream garage, what does it look like? Probably rows of classics worth more than the building they live in or several of the finest Italian supercars that originated on a bedroom wall poster. Also, not just the cars, but everything else inside. Lovely automotive-themed art, perhaps a retro gas pump, and a light-up car logo the size of a dining room table like the ones in Jay Leno’s garage would probably all be thrown in there as well.

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With 2,000 Horsepower, Is this Custom Ford E-Transit "Electric SuperVan" Still Boring?

With 2,000 Horsepower, Is this Custom Ford E-Transit "Electric SuperVan" Still Boring?

This is the first proper Supervan since the 1990s

The automotive world is full of wild and out-of-this-world creations. Pretty much everyone loves them, from the incredibly fast and capable examples like the Bugatti Chiron to the GR Yaris which we are still struggling to believe Toyota even made in the first place. But possibly the most outlandish is the Ford Transit Supervan, and now, after nearly 30 years, there’s a new one.

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Mercedes wants This New AMG GLE to be a Future Classic

Mercedes wants This New AMG GLE to be a Future Classic

It is available for all AMG versions of the Coupe and SUV versions

Everyone loves an anniversary - they are a special time to remember where you came from. Car manufacturers especially love anniversaries because it gives them a chance to tell potential customers how long they’ve been on the block. 2022 happens to be the 55th anniversary of AMG, so Mercedes decided we needed another version of the GLE. SUVs and specifically crossovers have been a booming market for years now and every manufacturer is cashing in. The latest example of this from Mercedes AMG is the limited "Edition 55" version of the AMG GLE 53 and GLE 63 S Coupe.

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The Impreza 22B Gets A New Lease On Life Thanks To Prodrive

The Impreza 22B Gets A New Lease On Life Thanks To Prodrive

A 400-horsepower Subaru Impreza 22B restomod? Yes, please!

Subaru has a long and storied history when it comes to small, affordable, and fun cars. The boy racers inside all of us have a soft spot for the iconic Impreza RS, WRX, and STI. It just so happens that, at least back in the day, a lot of development for those Imprezas was done through motorsport, specifically off-road rallying.

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$7.4 Million Ultra-Rare Pagani Huayra Looks like a 1950's Interpretation of the 2030's

$7.4 Million Ultra-Rare Pagani Huayra Looks like a 1950’s Interpretation of the 2030’s

It’s based on a ’normal’ Huayra, but you wouldn’t tell by looking at it.

Pagani has achieved an almost mythic reputation in the automotive industry as it produces some of the most outlandish, quickest, and highly customizable cars in the world. However, they have only produced two models, the Zonda and the Huayra, although there have been numerous rare and specialized versions of each model. The latest ultra-exclusive model is possibly the most visually modified Pagani ever, the Codalunga. Only five units will be made and each has been sold for nearly $7.4 Million.

In case you were wondering what that hard-to-pronounce Italian word is, Cadalunga means ’longtail’ in Italian. While you would not guess by looking at it, the Cadalunga is essentially a Huayra underneath the wildly changed body.

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New Mercedes AMG C-Class Hauls Around the Nürburgring...Quietly

New Mercedes AMG C-Class Hauls Around the Nürburgring...Quietly

Will the hybrid 2-liter turbo take away the AMG’s soul?

A Mercedes AMG C-Class without a V-8 would have been considered unthinkable ten years ago. Back then, the 6.2-liter V-8, which had one of the best exhaust soundtracks since the turn of the century, was dropped in nearly every AMG model in production. This meant that the German car industry was awash with glorious rumbles, snorts, growls, and bellows from Merc’s handcrafted naturally aspirated V-8. Then, by 2016 the current-generation C-Class was in full production with a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8 that was more efficient and powerful than the old 6.2 but lacked some noise and character.

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Ferrari Has Just Shown Off Their EV and Hybrid Plans For The Next 4 years.

Ferrari Has Just Shown Off Their EV and Hybrid Plans For The Next 4 years.

The Purosangue SUV will be powered by the 812 Superfast’s V-12

As we know, the internal combustion engine is a dying breed. The world is warming and countries all over the world passing legislation to outright ban the sale of new ICE cars. So, within the next 20 years, something has to change at a company that has had the internal combustion engine as one of its main selling points for decades. Ferrari has had many questions thrown at it in regards to the future of the company in recent years as the fabled Italian V-8s and V-12s will soon be falling out of favor. On June 16, 2022, at the Capital Markets Day presentation, Ferrari detailed their business plan for the next four years regarding their EVs, the Purosangue SUV, and other future models the company will be releasing.

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Ferrari's Electrification Plans: Go Big or Go home

Ferrari’s Electrification Plans: Go Big or Go home

Ferrari essentially has until 2035 to get its EV act together

It is official; electric cars are here on everyone’s minds, and they are not going anywhere unless advancements are made in hydrogen, but that is not looking like it will happen anytime soon. The final sign of this fact is going to arrive on June 16 as Ferrari will give us all the nitty-gritty details of their step into the electric supercar and super-SUV market in a press briefing. The short story, however, is that Ferrari recently bought up land near their fabled Maranello factory with the plans to build a third production facility to focus on electric motors, EV batteries, and the development of future hybrid models.

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Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport "Grand Prix" Edition Goes Live At Monaco

Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport "Grand Prix" Edition Goes Live At Monaco

Yet another limited edition Bugatti leads us to wonder about the future of the company

Bugatti is one of the most famous names in the automotive world. The beautiful Type 31 and successful Type 50 are some of the most expensive cars on the planet. Then there was a bit of a gap and the EB110 SuperSport debuted to be one of the fastest cars on Earth. Nearly a decade later the Veyron was the fastest car on Earth, now the Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+ is the fastest car in the world. Now, there is a new version of the Chiron, known as the Chiron Pur Sport Grand Prix edition.

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The AMG one and GT 63 S Share More DNA Than You Think

The AMG one and GT 63 S Share More DNA Than You Think

Hopefully we see F1 tech in even more cars down the road

The Mercedes AMG Project One was first unveiled about four years ago and has been in development at least to some degree ever since. We knew it would take a while to get the 1,000 horsepower 1.6-liter turbo hybrid V-6 Formula 1 powertrain to play well on the road, but it has been a long wait. However, with the development stage being replaced with the production stage we are starting to see just how much of the Project One is being carried over to more conventional models.

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Wiesmann May be Looking to Trade Unique Sports Cars for Electric SUVs

Wiesmann May be Looking to Trade Unique Sports Cars for Electric SUVs

They already produce an electric sports car, their CEO thinks an SUV is on the table

Ever since the early 2000s, there has been a market for modern cars that visually and audibly resemble and have the same flare as sports cars from yesteryear. Old British sports cars were at the heart of this as they were always a joy to drive, but were notoriously unreliable and a pain to live with daily. In fact, the whole point of the original Mazda Miata was to capture the magic of the lightweight British sports car without the constant overheating and oil leaks.

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It's Starting to Sound Like BMW M and ALPINA Are Going to Clash

It’s Starting to Sound Like BMW M and ALPINA Are Going to Clash

BMW’s M division could look really different in a few years.

For nearly six decades ALPINA has been an independent company building modified BMWs. They were usually similar to the in-house M models with more power and occasionally different suspension and handling setups. However, the ALPINAs were designed with a more luxurious attitude, forgoing all-out power and speed. Now, with BMW officially bringing Alpina under its roof, the ultimate driving machine may be taking more and more steps towards luxury and customer customization.

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Ford's EV Lineup Will be Radically Different

Ford’s EV Lineup Will be Radically Different

CEO Jim Farley doesn’t seem all that confident

Ford CEO Jim Farley says the future EVs from the blue oval will not simply be electrified versions of current models. This means that the brand’s lineup will grow considerably, and it has even been said that fans of current models might not like the future electric models.

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This Porsche 911 RS America May Have Travelled the World More than You

This Porsche 911 RS America May Have Travelled the World More than You

This is just one reason this 911 is especially unique.

Classic Porsches have always been a hot commodity among car enthusiasts, rarer and high-performance models have seen their prices nearly double, if not more, in recent years. This is partly thanks to Magnus Walker, the Porsche tycoon, and social media extraordinaire with a collection including literalyl dozens of Porsches.

Even without any direct connection to Walker, old Porsches fetch wild sums at auction, and another extremely unique 911 has just popped up for sale on Bring a Trailer, with plenty of money being thrown at it.

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Chevy Won't Build A Silverado Competitor to the Ford F-150 Raptor Because It's Too Hard

Chevy Won’t Build A Silverado Competitor to the Ford F-150 Raptor Because It’s Too Hard

It is just not cost-effective, but Chevy has Ford on the ropes in other areas.

Ford has offered a High-performance Raptor variant of the F-150 pickup truck to one degree or another since 2010. However, Chevrolet, or General Motors as a whole for that matter, has never had a direct rival to the Raptor. But why? General Motors has had the goal of beating Ford towards the top of its priority list since the 1960s. It is the whole reason the Camaro even exists in the first place. The main reason behind the lack of a high-performance Silverado, however, comes down to a simple business claim.

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How Gordon Murray Will Take on Mainstream Automakers Like Volkswagen

How Gordon Murray Will Take on Mainstream Automakers Like Volkswagen

Electric SUVs are the last thing we expected from Gordon Murray

There are not many new cars in the world today that can give a truly raw and authentic driving experience similar to that of a proper race car while also being drivable on the street on a daily basis. However, that was the intent of GMA-Gordon Murray Automotive. The T.50 comes with only a 6-speed manual gearbox, a naturally aspirated V-12 with a rev limiter over 10,000 RPM, and a driver’s seat set right in the middle of the car.

The T.33, while it still carries the same attitude and has an extremely similar V-12 and gearbox, it is a bit cheaper and more conventional. Now though, this bastion of V-12s and stick shifts is looking to develop something a bit different - a pair of electric SUVs.

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Manhart RS3 500 - Pushing the Audi RS3 to the Performance Limit

Manhart RS3 500 - Pushing the Audi RS3 to the Performance Limit

More power, new wheels, and lowered suspension-Yes, please!

It seems like the internal combustion engine is breathing its last dying breath. The rise of electric cars and the massive question mark on top of hydrogen fuel cells leave gasoline down on one knee. V-10s are all but gone, as are V-12s, and the beloved but quirky straight-5 is only placed in one new car on the market: the Audi RS3. However, the loony Germans at MANHART are giving the classic Audi five-cylinder a new brain so it can create some more oomph.

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The Toyota GR Corolla MORIZO Edition Has Some Serious Bespoke Performance Add-Ons

The Toyota GR Corolla MORIZO Edition Has Some Serious Bespoke Performance Add-Ons

They include more power, more grip, and no back seats.

Toyota made waves in September 2020 when the GR Yaris went into production. It was the first true homologation hot hatch we had seen in decades, but Americans thought there was just one problem with it-we weren’t getting it. So, to appease us and make even more money, Toyota crammed the four-wheel-drive, the gearbox, engine, brakes, and everything else they could take from a GR Yaris into a Corolla Hatchback.

As a result, the GR Corolla now exists, and while it only matters to those in the U.S., it is doubtlessly a good car nonetheless. Now though, Toyota is making the GR Corolla even more extreme with the MORIZO edition. Only 200 examples will be produced, and all of them have real performance-enhancing modifications installed and are for the 2023 model year.

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This Lamborghini-Powered 1995 Audi S6 Is the Most Ridiculous Thing You'll Ever See

This Lamborghini-Powered 1995 Audi S6 Is the Most Ridiculous Thing You’ll Ever See

The sound from this hodgepodge of Audi parts is incredible.

If you have the know-how and the tools, modifying a german car can bring a truly special creation to life. However, even with the necessary skills and tools, completing any major modifications, such as an engine swap, will still give you a headache for hours on end. A man named Joel Francisco has completed just that. In short, he swapped the 5.2-liter V-10 engine from a C6 (2006-2011 model year) Audi S6 into a 1995 Audi S6 wagon. Judging from the YouTube video, it seems to be as crazy as one would imagine it is, as it can spin all four wheels on a launch.

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An EV Price War Could Bring Major Trouble for Tesla and the Electric Car Market

An EV Price War Could Bring Major Trouble for Tesla and the Electric Car Market

This could be really good for Ford, and really bad for Tesla

One of the main problems with Electric cars is that they are incredibly expensive to buy up front. Sometimes the sticker price can be up to $14,000-$15,000 more than their gasoline-powered cousin. However, the gap in price between these two kinds of automobiles is closing, and Ford’s CEO, Jim Farley, thinks it will eventually come to a head.

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Alfa Romeo Aims to Lose the Elitist Status That's Plagued it for Years

Alfa Romeo Aims to Lose the Elitist Status That’s Plagued it for Years

This could be the beginning of a new age for Alfa Romeo

Times are changing at Alfa Romeo. It is adopting EV tech and starting to ditch their classic sedans for compact SUVs, although nearly every other manufacturer is doing the same nowadays. The most significant change in the company is coming straight from the man in charge, Jean-Philippe Imperato, who said, "My quality benchmark is Lexus," in an interview with Automotive news.

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The 2022 Mercedes C-Class Steps Outside of the Affordable Zone

The 2022 Mercedes C-Class Steps Outside of the Affordable Zone

Not really the budget merc anymore, now is it?

The Mercedes C-Class used to be the more budget-minded Mercedes, it was smaller, slower, and cheaper than the other Mercs but pretty much was able to uphold the Mercedes mantra. However, with the new generation hitting dealerships in the spring of 2022, Mercedes has just released the pricing and equipment details of the new base C300 C-Class, and it’s not quite as affordable as it used to be.

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You can make a cheap Porsche look insanely expensive with this body kit.

You can make a cheap Porsche look insanely expensive with this body kit.

This collaboration that could result in more amazing and cheap(er) body kits

Custom car body kits from brands like Liberty Walk and RWB are notoriously expensive, and that doesn’t take into account the fact that they are only for supercars and classic Porsches, which cost as much as proper supercars. Now though, there is an alternative.

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Honda Teases Us with the New Civic Type R Once Again

Honda Teases Us with the New Civic Type R Once Again

Watch the fastest hot hatch demolish the Suzuka Circuit

Even with COVID-19 and the digital world looking to wipe live, brick-and-mortar auto shows from existence, Japan is giving these ancient relics at least one last shot. The Tokyo Auto Salon has produced several interesting cars in 2022, although most will never see the light of day ever again. Honda, however, showed off the new Civic Type R in the flesh, albeit covered in camouflage. The Japanese marque also released a new teaser video to get even more hype for the hottest of hatchbacks.

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The Infiniti QX50 has Been Updated for 2022, but is it Enough?

The Infiniti QX50 has Been Updated for 2022, but is it Enough?

Is standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto enough to keep Infiniti alive?

Nissan and its subsidiary Infiniti have been feeling the heat from a lack of sales and general interest the world over. Both have been trying to re-vamp their respective ranges by adding new packages and more standard equipment, but we have yet to see those pay off yet. Now, a small update for the QX50 aims to draw in more attention, but is it enough?

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The F1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix made the rest of the 2021 season seem dull.

The F1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix made the rest of the 2021 season seem dull.

It all comes down to a winner-take-all race at Abu Dhabi.

The Saudi Arabian Grand Prix on Sunday, December 5, 2021, was fraught with penalties and confusion and produced an incredibly exciting result that means this season has one of the tensest endings of any Formula 1 season.

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Mazda Releases New Pricing and Packages for the CX-9

Mazda Releases New Pricing and Packages for the CX-9

Is the Mazda CX-9 more desirable than ever or nah?

In recent years Mazda has been making a strong case for itself. With good styling, solid interiors, and fun driving dynamics, the brand from Hiroshima tries to give potential buyers plenty of reason to choose them. The CX-9, Mazda’s largest SUV, has just received new pricing, packages, and a new trim level for the 2022 model year.

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The Audi TT RS Says Goodbye to the U.S. Market

The Audi TT RS Says Goodbye to the U.S. Market

To bad these Heritage Editions cost way more than they should.

When the Audi TT was released in America in the early 2000s, the styling and design were unlike anything we had seen before. It had a body that managed to be both futuristic and retro at the same time, not to mention it was one of the first examples of a manufacturer using headlights and taillights, not just as a necessity, but as a design feature.

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Manhart lets Mercedes' C63 AMG V-8 wagon go out with a bang

Manhart lets Mercedes’ C63 AMG V-8 wagon go out with a bang

Some companies are still in love with big V-8s

With the demise of the internal combustion engine seemingly getting closer and closer, car tuners have been having a field day making fast, dead-dinosaur-burning cars even faster. Mercedes has even confirmed that the next generation of AMGs will be powered by a four-cylinder married to an electric motor to create a hybrid system. In an AMG. Anyway, German tuning company Manhart is the latest group of geniuses to take an already unnecessarily powerful car and make it even more powerful.

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Lincoln releases new "Jet Package" to make the Aviator even cooler.

Lincoln releases new "Jet Package" to make the Aviator even cooler.

Of course, the first new announcement from Lincoln is to do the same thing as everyone else.

Cars ranging from the Bentley Continental to the Nissan Sentra have been receiving the typical treatment of blacking out all the trim pieces to help add that little extra flair of sinisterness.

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Bentley Releases New "Mulliner Blackline" Edition of the Continental GT

Bentley Releases New "Mulliner Blackline" Edition of the Continental GT

It’s just cosmetic though, c’mon Bentley.

Black cars have always been the cooler option. Partly because there is something sinister about a black muscle car like a Dodge Challenger. Even draping black on something as cutesy as a FIAT 500 makes it look that much better.

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Do the Updates to the 2022 Nissan Altima Make it Relevant Again

Do the Updates to the 2022 Nissan Altima Make it Relevant Again

A new engine and packages will call the Altima home next year, but is it enough/?

Nissan has been on a role of dropping tons of new cars and updating old ones. Whether it be a brand new electric crossover, or updating one of their most popular models, Nissan seems desperate to kick the sour after taste of the recent fiasco with the old CEO, Carlos Ghosn. The most recent example of this is the several changes the Japanese company has made to its mid-size sedan, the Altima.

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Need a Break From the Family? Here are the Best Car and Racing Movies Streaming Now

Need a Break From the Family? Here are the Best Car and Racing Movies Streaming Now

Just use your mom’s Netflix to help you escape your mom

The holidays can be exhausting. Family, 5 pounds of turkey in your gut, and black Friday shopping can take a lot out of you. So relax and re-cooperate this week and weekend with TopSpeed’s list of the best car-themed movies and shows on Netflix.

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Here is All the Drama Going on in the World of Formula 1 Right Now

Here is All the Drama Going on in the World of Formula 1 Right Now

How long until someone makes a movie about the Hamilton V.S. Verstappen fight?

We like to believe that Formula 1 is the pinnacle of motorsport, where those in charge are more dedicated to making the racing faster and more intense.

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Vietnamese Company VinFast Just Staked Its Claim At the LA Auto Show

Vietnamese Company VinFast Just Staked Its Claim At the LA Auto Show

How will the new kids on the block fare against the established competition?

The potential EVs have for the developing automotive industry is hard to overstate. With the environmental benefits and the simplicity of ownership and maintenance, industrial powerhouses are beginning to plunge headfirst into the EV market.

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The Nissan Ariya EV Is Way More Expensive than its Competition

The Nissan Ariya EV Is Way More Expensive than its Competition

The competition has it quivering on its tires.

Electric crossovers are becoming a more and more common segment in the auto industry. Nissan is now taking the plunge into the market with the new Ariya (no, we do not know how to pronounce it either). The only questions are; is the price worth it, and how does it compete with all the other electric crossovers on the market?

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Supercar Tuner Novitec Begins Work on Ferrari Roma

Supercar Tuner Novitec Begins Work on Ferrari Roma

The best-looking Ferrari now goes like the fastest Ferrari

Ferrari is known for many things, their incredible brand image, not winning a Formula 1 championship in nearly 13 years despite practically inventing the sport, selling comically over-priced luggage and keychains, and of course, producing some of the best supercars on Earth. However, the German tuner NOVITEC has just released their upgrade kits for the Ferrari Roma, and it should make the best-looking Ferrari currently on sale go even better than its looks.

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The Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid is WAY More Expensive Than You Think

The Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid is WAY More Expensive Than You Think

The Hybrid Crosstrek will cost you a very pretty penny

The Subaru Crosstrek is one of the very few crossover SUVs with some real clout. The combination of affordability, off-road capability, and a slick 6-speed manual gearbox is what gives it what cool factor it has. Now, Subaru has updated the pricing on the Crosstrek, which is arguably beloved by hipsters more than any other new car around the country. Here is the breakdown of the 2022 Crosstrek trim levels and pricing.

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KIA Has Some Big Plans for the LA Auto Show

KIA Has Some Big Plans for the LA Auto Show

KIA just gave us some teasers for the upcoming EV9 SUV, and based on the styling, it might be more capable than we think.

KIA is planning on fully revealing the EV9 SUV on November 17 at the Los Angeles Auto show, but before that has happened, the brand has released some new teaser images.

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Nissan's New Midnight Edition Package Makes the Sentra Look Thunderous

Nissan’s New Midnight Edition Package Makes the Sentra Look Thunderous

But can we just put the SE-R back into production please?

Apparently, the Sentra is Nissan’s most popular sedan in America, and to help boost sales, they just gave the compact some more options and revamped the pricing. But will they bother to make it any more fun?

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Acura's Upcoming MDX Type S Comes at a Very Steep Cost

Acura’s Upcoming MDX Type S Comes at a Very Steep Cost

Acura, do you really think this will go over well with the Type S purists? It had better be good

The MDX has always been a solid yet unpopular option in the booming SUV market ever since it launched. Even though it is decent to look at, decent to drive, and more than competitive with its rivals from Lexus and the Germans. So, is making a sporty version going to change anything, and is it diluting the Type S name? Acura just gave us some extra details on exclusive features, release times, and more on the new MDX Type S, and it’s time that we find out.

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TORSUS Makes Crazy Off-Road RV's That Look Like They Belong in a Science Fiction Movie

TORSUS Makes Crazy Off-Road RV’s That Look Like They Belong in a Science Fiction Movie

Does the price match the capability?

Imagine the unholy love child of a Mercedes S-class, a city bus, and a Hummer. That is what the TORSUS Praetorian is like.

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Ferrari Recalls Over 5,600 Cars For A Very Scary Reason

Ferrari Recalls Over 5,600 Cars For A Very Scary Reason

The Ferrari 458 and 488 could suddenly and without warning lose the ability to stop

A car that can break the 200-mph barrier uses some pretty beefy bits and pieces to make that speed a reality. However, the equipment needed to bring you back to a standstill, most notably the brakes, is just as integral as the other parts. So imagine you are driving your 200+ mph Italian supercar when you press the brake pedal and nothing happens. That is a possibility, we are finding out, in the Ferrari 458 and 488 models made between September 26, 2009, and August 28, 2019.

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Nissans Kicks of SEMA With Some Seriously Crazy Cars

Nissans Kicks of SEMA With Some Seriously Crazy Cars

The Nissan booth is going to have some seriously cool cars!

The SEMA auto show is just around the corner, and recently several manufacturers have been giving us sneak peeks at what they are bringing to the aftermarket world event. The display will be open for the entire show from November 2nd through November 5th at booth #52157 in the West Hall of the Las Vegas convention center.

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The 2022 Toyota 86 Is Still One of the Most Affordable Sports Cars With a Manual Transmission

The 2022 Toyota 86 Is Still One of the Most Affordable Sports Cars With a Manual Transmission

A manual sports car for under 28K, yes please!

The small cheap fun car is not dead yet. There are several options to be had with a good amount of horsepower and a manual gearbox. However, the amount of brand new, rear-wheel-drive sports cars with a manual gearbox for sale under $30,000 is dwindling.

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Toyota Updates the Highlander for 2022, But Is It Enough?

Toyota Updates the Highlander for 2022, But Is It Enough?

Is this just a bunch of additions to make it look better on a spreadsheet, or real improvements?

The Toyota Highlander has been a titan of sales to soccer moms and families for years. Now, there is a new version of the Highlander, the Bronze Edition, starting at $43,880.

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This Lamborghini Countach LP 500 Restoration is Peak Italian Motoring

This Lamborghini Countach LP 500 Restoration is Peak Italian Motoring

It was in production for about 3 years and was sold for an undisclosed amount of money.

Restomods are everywhere nowadays. One particularly wealthy man will be getting his Lamborghini Countach restomod made by Lamborghini themselves.

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Toyo Tires Will Reveal 32 World-Debut Custom Cars at the 2021 SEMA show

Toyo Tires Will Reveal 32 World-Debut Custom Cars at the 2021 SEMA show

The Toyo Tires cars we know about seem seriously cool

The SEMA show in Las Vegas is a haven for the automotive aftermarket community and industry. Unfortunately, it was canceled in 2020 for obvious reasons, but it is back for 2021, and Toyo Tires will have some wild cars features in their Treadpass exhibit.

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This Model T and its Siblings Are Built By the Same Company Behind the Apple iPhone

This Model T and its Siblings Are Built By the Same Company Behind the Apple iPhone

No, these aren’t the apple car, but they do wear the Foxconn badge

Cars are getting more and more advanced every year, leaving them more dependent on electronics and technology. With this increasingly blurry line dividing the world of technology like laptops and smartphones and the world of cars, more tech companies are having a go at making their first automobiles. Hon Hai Technology Group, the owner of Foxconn, debuted three new electric vehicles at the Hon Hai Tech Day 2021 event. Those electric vehicles are the Model C, Model E, and the ambitiously named Model T.

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Porsche's 3D-Printed Seats Are Now Available, But There Are Some Stipulations

Porsche’s 3D-Printed Seats Are Now Available, But There Are Some Stipulations

After loads of research, design, and testing, Porsche’s 3D-printed seats are now ready for your bum.

Porshe has been obsessed with innovation, or needlessly reinventing the wheel, depending on how you look at it for decades. From stubbornly making the engine work in the back of the car to making an electric sedan that weighs well over two tons handle like a dream. As a result of this meticulousness, Porsche produces some of the greatest sports cars in the world. Building off this, the German sports car manufacturer is back at it again with their 3D-printed bucket seats.

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The Kia Forte Could be Gunning For the Honda Civic SI in 2022

The Kia Forte Could be Gunning For the Honda Civic SI in 2022

The small Korean economy car will have some serious chops in 2022

For years, Kia and Hyundai were known to make economy cars that were not interesting to look at or drive. However, that all changed when they hired Alec Biermann, the now-former head of BMW’s M division, and the man behind some of the greatest cars in the BMW’s history. Because of this, cars like the Kia Forte, for example, have become great talking points. For the 2022 model year, the Kia Forte arrives with a facelifted exterior, new tech throughout the interior, and a whole new range of trim levels: FE, LXS, GT-line, and at the top is the GT.

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The Lexus NX Hybrid Launches Lexus Into the Future of Electrification

The Lexus NX Hybrid Launches Lexus Into the Future of Electrification

The crossover is supposed to be a new chapter for the Japanese luxury brand

While Toyota has been trying to make Hydrogen power more relevant for years now with the Mirai, they are not giving up on the more traditional form of hybrids. Their luxury brand, Lexus, has just dropped the new NX crossover, and it is the first plug-in hybrid for the Japanese luxury brand.

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The Lancia Delta is Returning As An EV in 2026

The Lancia Delta is Returning As An EV in 2026

Outside of the Lancia Delta EV, there are also plans for the next-gen Ypsilon

The Lancia Delta is one of the most infamous hot hatches ever, however, it went away just before Lancia itself faded into irrelevance. Now, Lancia is back, and the Delta is making a return too - as an EV!

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General Motors Has Invested HUGE in the Future of EV Production

General Motors Has Invested HUGE in the Future of EV Production

This new factory could finally make EVs truly affordable

General Motors is using its massive budget and power to try to get ahead of the game on the future of EVs. We knew they have been investing in EVs for quite a while now, but they just dropped some big news to practically make their vision come true.

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Genesis Drops the 2022 GV60 With Loads of Tech and Luxury

Genesis Drops the 2022 GV60 With Loads of Tech and Luxury

The South Korean crossover has a promising future, especially with all this new tech

Genesis has been giving car shoppers a fairly convincing alternative to the established luxury brands of Mercedes, BMW, and Audi for years now. Now, Genesis has revealed the all-new GV60, and it has more tech and is more luxurious than we expected.

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Polestar Announces IPO Along with 3, 4, and 5 Model Teaser

Polestar Announces IPO Along with 3, 4, and 5 Model Teaser

Polestar will be a publicly traded company, and to celebrate, the company is teasing three new vehicles.

The famous Swedish performance brand Polestar has been owned by another car manufacturer for pretty much its entire existence - mainly Volvo. However, the storied tuner will now be able to be owned by the average person as well, as it’s about to go public.

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The Mercedes EQS Has a Steep Starting Price and up to 516 Horsepower

The Mercedes EQS Has a Steep Starting Price and up to 516 Horsepower

Mercedes’ new luxury EV isn’t cheap, but it is powerful

Tesla has been killing the EV market for about a decade now. Mercedes gave us an answer in the form of the EQS, and now, we know all about the trim levels and pricing. Will it be priced competitively enough to dethrone the Tesla Model S?

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Ken Block and Audi - A Match Made in Heaven?

Ken Block and Audi - A Match Made in Heaven?

Ken Block is joining the Audi team to work on future EV projects, but what does it mean for his relationship with Ford?

Remember all those gymkhana videos with millions of views on YouTube? Of course you do. For years, Ken Block has been working with Ford, and the only company before that was Subaru. Now, though, the 53-year old rally driver has moved to Audi - did you see this coming?

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2022 Infiniti Q50

2022 Infiniti Q50

Infiniti needs some help, could the upgrades to the Q50 be just that?

The Japanese trio of luxury car companies comprised of Lexus, Acura, and Infiniti has been on the downfall in recent years. Lexus is holding up fine, but Acura and more so Infiniti have been feeling the heat in recent years with competition from Mercedes, Audi, and BMW. Now, Infiniti is trying to give people more reason to buy the Q50 sedan for the 2022 model year by giving it several new upgrades. Is it enough to keep the Sedan alive in a market where Sedans are slowly going extinct?

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What You Need to Know About The Lotus Emira

What You Need to Know About The Lotus Emira

The last gasoline Lotus has some promising bits and bobs

It has been quite a long time since the British sports car manufacturer, Lotus brought out an all-new car. Several months ago, they released their last new model before they go hybrid and electric, the Emira, but they were keeping some crucial details close to the vest.

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Schumacher NETFLIX Review

Schumacher NETFLIX Review

Netflix just dropped a documentary on one of F1’s finest - here’s how it is and what it means for the sport.

Netflix is looking to cash in on F1’s recent boom in America with their new documentary Schumacher. It makes sense they would make a full-blown movie as the streaming service has seen massive success with their original show Drive to Survive.

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Gran Turismo Is Finally Making A Return After A 5 Year Hiatus

Gran Turismo Is Finally Making A Return After A 5 Year Hiatus

Gran Turismo 7 is set to be launched March 4, 2022

For the first time since 2017, a new Gran Turismo video game will be launched. It will officially launch on March 4, 2022, and as expected, it will only be available on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.

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The Lexus IS 500 Blends V-8 Power With Styling at Anti-German Prices

The Lexus IS 500 Blends V-8 Power With Styling at Anti-German Prices

If the IS 500 is anywhere near as good as it sounds, BMW, Audi, and Mercedes could be in trouble

Can Lexus’ latest attempt at a sports sedan truly out-shine the stuffy Germans at BMW, Audi, and Mercedes? Quite possibly, but let’s just say this is not a case of "buy the Lexus because you cannot afford the BMW." This is about a V-8 Lexus Sedan than could create some headaches in a few German HQs.

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Meet the New Chevy Silverado ZR2 - A Truck That's Meant to Go Off-Road

Meet the New Chevy Silverado ZR2 - A Truck That’s Meant to Go Off-Road

It may be the most rough-and-tumble Silverado ever.

The Chevy Silverado has been in second place for a long time in terms of the truck market. However, they may be about to get at least somewhat of a jump in sales due to their new redesign and revival of the ZR2 name!

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Hyundai Just Dropped A Bomb On The World Of Hydrogen Power

Hyundai Just Dropped A Bomb On The World Of Hydrogen Power

The future of hydrogen in our world seems both, incredible and a bit weird

Hyundai said they had a big announcement about the future of Hydrogen. But we did NOT see this coming.

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Max Verstappen Kills the Zandvoort Grand Prix

Max Verstappen Kills the Zandvoort Grand Prix

The Dutchman capitalized on the home-town crowd and some questionable choices from Mercedes, to take the win.

Sunday, September 5, 2021, saw the un-official restart of the 2021 season at Zandvoort in The Netherlands. Orange smoke clouded the circuit almost all day as the Dutch crowd went crazy whenever their hometown boy flew past in the RedBull race car. It all started with the best un-official season restart ever, with Max Verstappen landing a three-second gap ahead of Hamilton early in the race.

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Could Hyundai bring Hydrogen back in style?

Could Hyundai bring Hydrogen back in style?

Hyundai dropped some teasers for a BIG release coming September 7th.

Hydrogen was declared by many to be a lost cause and a waste of time and money. However, Hyundai has apparently been investing a lot of both of those things in the advancement of hydrogen. Coming September 7th, Hyundai will release something pretty significant.

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Rain Stopped the Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix Dead in its Tracks - Here's How That is a Good Thing

Rain Stopped the Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix Dead in its Tracks - Here’s How That is a Good Thing

How does the most boring Grand Prix ever make this season that much more exciting?

Bad weather always has to throw a wrench in everyone’s plans. It managed to do that on a massive scale in Belgium on August 28th for the restart of the 2021 Formula 1 season.
However, there is a silver lining behind all of this - the next ten races could have some of the best racing we have seen in a long time.

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2022 Porsche Taycan Get Cool Color Options Still, Still Low On Gas

2022 Porsche Taycan Get Cool Color Options Still, Still Low On Gas

More colors, among other things are welcome additions to the electric sports sedan.

The Porsche Taycan has always been a great car, but it is not perfect. Its main rival, the Tesla Model S, still has cost and range on its side. While Porsche is not really doing anything about the cost, they are adding numerous upgrades for 2022 ranging from customization to tech, to range and efficiency.

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A New Investment in Pagani Could Lead the Manufacturer Into New Territory

A New Investment in Pagani Could Lead the Manufacturer Into New Territory

The Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund now owns part of Pagani

A Saudi Arabian Investment company now owns a significant portion of Pagani, and this could be a bigger deal than you think. So far, Pagani’s have been a product of Horacio’s imagination. However, there are now two ways forward for the company and its cars. It could use the extra dough to make its cars that much more insane, possibly with some Middle Eastern flare, or it could be the production of a corporate culture that kills the very soul of Pagani to please shareholders.

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Ford Eluminator is a 281 horsepower electric crate motor

Ford Eluminator is a 281 horsepower electric crate motor

Could this change the future of crate engines and engine swaps?

The idea behind crate engines and engine swaps for a long time has been quite simple: put a more powerful engine where a less powerful engine used to be. It may be complicated for a novice mechanic, but for the experienced, it is a rather simple job.

However, with multiple companies releasing electric crate motors, could this change how we think about engine swaps?

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FIAT almost just made an awesome homologation car

FIAT almost just made an awesome homologation car

Formula 4 has used the engines from a 500 Abarth for years now.

FIAT recently dropped a special edition 595 Abarth to commemorate the fact that the engines in the Formula 4 race cars are from that very car. It is not a homologation car as such, but it does have some connection to motorsport.

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Formula 1 just canceled the Japanese Grand Prix. Here's what that means.

Formula 1 just canceled the Japanese Grand Prix. Here’s what that means.

What will F1, Hamilton, and Verstappen do without the classic Suzuka Circuit?

The Japanese Formula 1 Grand Prix was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Depending on what the race series decides to do, it could change the tide of the war raging between Max Verstappen piloting the Red Bull and Lewis Hamilton in the Mercedes.

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