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A Lexus IS-F With A Twin-Turbo V-8? It Could Be A Thing

A Lexus IS-F With A Twin-Turbo V-8? It Could Be A Thing

Mercedes and BMW could be in trouble if it happens

Even though the world is moving towards electrification and cleaner mobility, there is a surge in demand for V-8s lately and automakers are more than happy to tap into this emotional need of the consumers. This is perhaps one final hoorah before V-8s fade away into oblivion forever. Toyota, however, seemed to be heading away from eight-cylinder engines. Forget about building new ones, the company was rumored to even ditch its existing V-8s – case in point, Toyota Tundra. But, new developments have shown that Toyota might come up with a new V-8 after all.

GR86.org has reported that the Japanese automaker filed a patent for a twin-turbo engine that could go into the Lexus line of performance cars. Or, even the Toyota Tundra, for that matter.

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The Audi A4 E-Tron Could Strengthen Porsche's Lineup Too!

The Audi A4 E-Tron Could Strengthen Porsche’s Lineup Too!

If a new report is accurate, Porsche’s lineup could grow stronger by one sedan

It was in the month of May 2021 that news broke of Audi’s intentions to sell and electric A4 along what will undoubtedly be the last ICE-powered generation of the a4\s4 lineup. We quickly jumped on the idea that the RS4 E-Tron, as we’re calling it, could eventually become the A4 E-tron Wagon. What we never stopped to think of, though, is that the A4 E-Tron could be a bigger deal than we expected, and a Porsche badge could be involved….

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This $4 Million Lamborghini Sian Makes The Bugatti Chiron Look Boring

This $4 Million Lamborghini Sian Makes The Bugatti Chiron Look Boring

The Lamborghini Sian is an attention-seeker, both visually and aurally

The Sian is the first mass-produced hybrid car from Lamborghini. Touted as the electrified successor of the Aventador, the Sian is an exclusive car, with just 63 examples slated for production. The car was recently spotted in London, and as expected, it created chaos there. People were hovering around it the whole time, and why not? If we go by the comments on the video, it is the first customer car in the U.K. So, does it look as bold in real-world as it does in its photoshoots? Hell yeah!

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This Land Rover Defender From the ‘80s Has Been Completely Revamped

This Land Rover Defender From the ‘80s Has Been Completely Revamped

This Defender 110 now makes 500 horses from its V-8 engine, and comes with new axles, exhaust, and shocks

The 20th century Land Rover Defenders are a hot commodity today. A lot of tuners and aftermarket companies undertake restomod operations and give the erstwhile model a modern twist. AutotopiaLA has uploaded a video of a project done by Fusion Motorsport wherein a 30-year old red Land Rover Defender went under the knife. It came out with fresh skin, a new look, and even a new heart. Neat job, huh?

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Watch The McLaren 765LT Go Head-to-Head With The Porsche GT2 RS In An Epic Battle

Watch The McLaren 765LT Go Head-to-Head With The Porsche GT2 RS In An Epic Battle

Who do you think will walk away with the bragging rights - the McLaren 765LT or the Porsche GT2 RS?

Both these cars need no introduction. The McLaren 765LT is essentially the track version of the 720S whereas the Porsche GT2 RS, well, it’s a frickin’ GT2 RS! Daniel Abt uploaded a video of these two cars drag-racing on his YouTube channel recently. If you’re familiar with both the cars, you know this race is quite predictable. But, we can’t ever get tired of watching either of these cars ever, can we?

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The Geely Starburst Concept Looks Like a Cross Between The Volvo V40 and Cadillac Lyriq

The Geely Starburst Concept Looks Like a Cross Between The Volvo V40 and Cadillac Lyriq

The Geely Starburst is an interesting concept, but there’s something very familiar about it

Geely itself, despite its acquisition of lotus and even owning Volvo, isn’t exactly known for making attractive cars. In fact, one could even say that Geely cars are about as dull as unsalted crackers and a glass of lemon juice. Take the Geely GE11, for example – that’s about as exciting as a Ford focus – or the Geely Mk-Cross that looks like a 90’s crossover with upgraded headlights. It did show off a concept of a new crossover coupe that looked decent until we realized it was a rip-off of the BMW X4, so I guess there’s that. The point is that Geely, isn’t exactly an interesting car maker, but that could soon change if the new Starburst Concept is any indication of what the future holds.

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Watch Doug DeMuro Take You On a Tour of the Weird Alfa Romeo RZ

Watch Doug DeMuro Take You On a Tour of the Weird Alfa Romeo RZ

The Alfa Romeo RZ is one of the most bizarre cars you will ever see

Although the U.S. car market is one of the biggest and most significant ones out there, it doesn’t always get all the cool and bizarre stuff. Luckily, once a car is 25 years old it can be imported into the U.S., and nowadays, American car enthusiasts can enjoy just about any car. Doug DeMuro has shown us a few such cars and this Alfa Romeo RZ is no exception. To say the car has a distinctive styling is an understatement and, naturally, Doug has more than a few things to say about it.

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The World's Fastest Chevy C8 Corvette Strikes Again and Breaks Its Own Record

The World’s Fastest Chevy C8 Corvette Strikes Again and Breaks Its Own Record

This C8 Corvette, owned by Emelia Hartford, has beaten its own time and set a new quarter-mile record!

Do you remember the world’s quickest Chevy C8 Corvette that was booted from the LS Fest last month for being too fast? Well, that car is now in its natural habitat and doing what it does best. This C8 Corvette had set a record earlier this year for being the quickest to quarter-mile, taking just 9.41 seconds. The owner of the car, Emelia Hartford, and her team were working on it to make it even quicker, and within three months, they’ve broken their own record. It is by the smallest of the margins, but hey, a record is still a record.

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Vivid Racing's Carbon Fiber Aero Kit for the Porsche Taycan Is A Match Made in Heaven

Vivid Racing’s Carbon Fiber Aero Kit for the Porsche Taycan Is A Match Made in Heaven

Vivid Racing just proved that less is more with this amazing carbon fiber aero kit for the Porsche Taycan

As a Porshce, the Taycan is naturally a sporty looking vehicle, but the aftermarket world would argue that a car can always look better. That’s why we’ve seen cars like the Porsche Taycan by Techart or the Porsche Taycan Turbo S by Prior Design. In fact, there are quite a few tuners out there beefing up the Taycan’s chops and even working to extract more power from its electric powertrain, but what if you want just a little extra aerodynamic dominance? What if you want a humble dose of carbon fiber? Well, then you should check out this carbon fiber aero kit form Vivid Racing!

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The 2021 F-150 Raptor Doesn't Give You The Same Bang For Your Buck Anyway

The 2021 F-150 Raptor Doesn’t Give You The Same Bang For Your Buck Anyway

The 2021 F-150 Raptor continues to make 450 horsepower and 510 pound-feet of torque but now starts at over $65,000

Ford unveiled the 2021 F-150 back in June 2020. The 2021 F-150 Raptor should’ve made its debut then, but the company pushed it for a later date. Eight months later, the automaker finally took the wraps off it, but again withheld information regarding its power specs. Fast forward to the present day, the power outputs quietly go live on the site. As it turns out, the 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor will continue to make 450 horses and 510 pound-feet of torque! So much wait and drama for what?

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Tesla Model S Plaid Breaks Cover With 1,000 Horses and a $130,000 Price-Tag

Tesla Model S Plaid Breaks Cover With 1,000 Horses and a $130,000 Price-Tag

The Model S Plaid can sprint from 0-60 mph in under two seconds and has a top speed of 200 mph

Tesla took the performance capabilities of the Model S to the next level when it announced the specs for the Plaid and the Plaid+ models. The latter was scrapped a few days back, so for now, the only new trim coming to the fore is the Plaid. Tesla officially showcased and launched the car at an event that also saw 25 Tesla Model S Plaid being delivered to customers.

The Tesla Model S comes with some really impressive specs. Some of these include 0-60 mph in 1.99 seconds, quarter-mile in 9.23 seconds, 390 miles of range, etc. But, all these impressive things will burn a hole in your pocket as the Model S Plaid starts at $130,000; $50,000 over the other Model S trim.

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Rolls-Royce Boat Tail BOVET 1822 Gentleman's Timepiece

Rolls-Royce Boat Tail BOVET 1822 Gentleman’s Timepiece

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Toyota Is Expanding its GR Sub-Brand in the Best Way

Toyota Is Expanding its GR Sub-Brand in the Best Way

Don’t Expect a Full-on GR-branded SUV anytime soon

Gazoo Racing, Toyota performance sub-brand responsible for cars like the Toyota GR Supra, GR Yaris, and the new GR 86 will be laying its hands on more cars in the future. And, by cars, I mean actual cars – not SUVs or crossovers in a move that will position Toyota outside of the norm of performance-oriented SUVs that have become just as common as normal SUVs.

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Walter Rohrl Makes the Porsche 904 Dance Around The Race Track

Walter Rohrl Makes the Porsche 904 Dance Around The Race Track

A Porsche 904 GTS driven by Walter Rohrl is the ultimate expression of old-school motoring

They say a car is only as good as the driver. This is especially true for older cars, which do not have electronic aids. The Porsche 904 is one of those uncompromising sports cars of old days that require a skill far beyond that of the average driver to reveal its true potential. Luckily, such people exist. Rormer racing driver Walter Rohrl is one of them and he recently got reunited with an old Porsche 924 Carrera GTS that he used to race in. Porsche’s official YouTube channel has uploaded a video showing us what happens when a classic sports car meets a very talented driver.

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This Rare 550 Barchetta Is The Last Front-Engined V-12 Ferrari!

This Rare 550 Barchetta Is The Last Front-Engined V-12 Ferrari!

A rare 2001 Ferrari 550 Barchetta is looking for its new owner, and it’s a prime example of a car that could seriously increase in value.

It goes without saying that we are spoiled for choice when it comes to future classic cars. This is especially true nowadays when the main priorities in the automotive industry are cutting costs and producing more eco-friendly vehicles. Because of this, most modern cars will not appreciate nor become desirable collector’s items. Because of this cars like this rare Ferrari 550 Barchetta are bound to appreciate even more. Luckily, you can still pick them up relatively affordable (for a rare exotic car).

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Can a 2010 Mercedes-AMG E63 Beat The 2021 AMG E63 S On A Drag Strip?

Can a 2010 Mercedes-AMG E63 Beat The 2021 AMG E63 S On A Drag Strip?

The new E63 S comes with twin turbos and an all-wheel-drive system, unlike its ancestor

The Mercedes E-Class is an executive sedan and is offered in many different trims. The automaker’s performance arm, AMG, took it under its wings many years back and has been tuning it to make it one hell of a rocket on the tarmac. While the latest fifth-gen AMG E63 S comes with a 4.0-liter, twin-turbocharged V-8, the 2010 model lived by the principle ‘no replacement for displacement’. It featured a naturally aspirated V-8 that displaces at 6.2 liters. Purists prefer the free-revving N/A engine over turbos any day, but in this case, can it hold a candle against an 11-year newer model?

The folks at Throttle House decided to see how they go up against each other on a drag strip. Who are you rooting for?

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It Took More Than 400,000 Legos To Build This Life-Size Lamborghini Sian FKP 37

It Took More Than 400,000 Legos To Build This Life-Size Lamborghini Sian FKP 37

It might not be functional like the Bugatti Chiron Lego build, but it’s downright impressive in its own right

Legos have been used to build a lot of cool things, like this full-scale X-wing or the largest scale model ever built from Legos, this London Bridge scale replica. The same treatment has been applied to cars, and the latest one is this life-sized Lamborghini Sian FKP 37!

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Land Rover Defender 110 Is The Support Vehicle At The 2021 Red Bull X-Alps Adventure Race

Land Rover Defender 110 Is The Support Vehicle At The 2021 Red Bull X-Alps Adventure Race

The Defender will be used to carry around vital supplies and equipment, and serve as a resting place for the athletes

Land Rover Defender is one of the toughest SUVs that money can buy you. The automaker reminded people of the same when it decided to send a fleet of Defenders to the Alps as support vehicles for the Red Bulls X-Alps adventure race. The Defender will be used to ferry people and supplies around, and will also act as recovery vehicles for the athletes.

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This Fan-Made Trailer Will Have You Dreaming of Forza Horizon 5

This Fan-Made Trailer Will Have You Dreaming of Forza Horizon 5

Fan-made Forza trailer may be foreshadowing the Forza Horizon 5

When it comes to racing games, the Forza franchise is one of the biggest and most anticipated titles out there. Currently, Forza Horizon 4 is the latest of the series, but fans are already looking forward to the next iteration of the open-world racing game. Some enthusiasts go even further than that, by making their own trailers of the next game, way before any form of an official announcement. This YouTube trailer, uploaded by Cybergear is a perfect example.

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This Custom 1956 Pontiac Starchief Makes 900 Horses and Costs $1 Million!

This Custom 1956 Pontiac Starchief Makes 900 Horses and Costs $1 Million!

This drop-top, lowrider custom Pontiac Starchief exudes class, luxury, and of course, a lot of power

Restomods are fun and can be called the car’s second innings. While some are resurrecting it in its same avatar, some cars go through a tremendous transformation. This 1956 Pontiac Star Chief belongs to the elite club. Autotopia LA covered this insane restomod by Fusion Motor Company of a ’56 Star Chief that comes with gorgeous looks, a plush interior, and a 900-horsepower engine under the hood. Such builds don’t come cheap and neither is this one. It costs almost a million bucks!

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Aston Martin Is Ready To Say Goodbye To The Manual Transmission

Aston Martin Is Ready To Say Goodbye To The Manual Transmission

So much for Aston Martin being the last company to offer a manual sports car

It feels like the manual transmission is currently under fire and, despite all the evidence that says its days are numbered, it somehow manages to stick around – at least for now, anyway. But, as time goes on, more and more automakers will begin to start phasing it out on mainstream models and sportscars alike. The latest example of this is Aston Martin, which apparently plans to retire its manual gearbox altogether, even if that means breaking promises.

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Can this Tesla-powered Ferrari 308 beat the iconic Testarossa?

Can this Tesla-powered Ferrari 308 beat the iconic Testarossa?

Tesla power in a Ferrari doesn’t seem right, but wait until you see it go!

A drag race between two Ferraris is always a treat, especially when they are both classic. Although CarWow mainly deals in the latest car manufacturers have to offer, they do occasionally do things purely for the fun of it. Such is the case with this video, in which a Ferrari 308 GTS and a Ferrari Testarossa throw down on the track. Essentially, this race is “Magnum PI” versus “Miami Vice,” and normally this race would be an easy win for the Testarossa, but one of these cars is hiding a dirty (also clean) secret.

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The Renault MeganeE Could Strengthen Renaults Electric Foothold in Europe

The Renault MeganeE Could Strengthen Renaults Electric Foothold in Europe

The Renault MeganeE will be the company’s largest electric car to date, and a sign of bigger things to come

Renault recently revealed the 5 Prototype – the car that will eventually revive the Renault 5 name. Before that, however, Renault revealed the Megane eVision concept, which not only served as a visual representation of the company’s future plans but as a basis for the new prototype that you see here: The Renault Megane E-Tech or Renault MeagneE for short. It’s not a production model just yet, but one of 30 prototypes that Renault is putting into the testing phase as it prepares for (hopefully) a 2022 launch.

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