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1969 Dodge Charger CAPTIV by Ring Brothers

1969 Dodge Charger CAPTIV by Ring Brothers

The 1969 Dodge Charger CAPTIV is the latest Ringbrothers creation, which started life in New Zealand

Dodge Charger is one of the most coveted muscle cars ever made. Like other iconic muscle cars, the mighty MOPAR has been immortalized in cinema, with movies like “Bullit”, “Deathproof”, “Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry”, and many others. But there’s another way of immortalizing an automotive icon – by reimagining it. When it comes to that, the Ringbrothers are masters at building restomods, and they just came up with a one-off, 1969 Dodge Charger that they built for a special client.

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1969 Dodge Charger Captiv by Ringbrothers Makes A Great Car Even Better

1969 Dodge Charger Captiv by Ringbrothers Makes A Great Car Even Better

707 horsepower sounds a lot more appropriate for a muscle car!

The 1969 Dodge Charger is probably one of the most loved Chargers of all time. Of course, this is mostly due to "The Dukes of Hazzard" TV series that featured an orange painted 1969 Charger named "The General Lee." However, truth be told, the 1969 Charger is one of the best Chargers you can get. It was offered with a wide range of engines, starting with 383 and up to 426 HEMI that delivered 425 horsepower. This particular engine made the customers go wild!

Now, Ringbrothers is offering a one-off 1969 Dodge Charger "Captiv" equipped with a Hellcat supercharged V-8 engine that delivers a total of 707 horsepower.

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2022 Nissan Versa

2022 Nissan Versa

Very stylish for a sub-$20,000 compact sedan, no? The new-gen Versa could be your next daily driver.

As a part of the third generation, Nissan’s littlest compact sedan lives among very capable competition. It is comfortable, spacious, and comes decently equipped for the asking price. Do you want to take the joy further with its manual transmission offered as default? Keep reading to learn more about the Nissan Versa.

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The 2024 BMW M5 Hybrid Confirmed via A New Set of Spy Shots

The 2024 BMW M5 Hybrid Confirmed via A New Set of Spy Shots

The hybrid M5 is just now testing for the first time, and won’t be revealed in full force until 2023

Rumors of a BMW M5 hybrid have finally been confirmed thanks to the latest M5 prototype that has been spotted doing some public road testing. We know this isn’t a basic 5 Series due to the extra-large brakes, but the “Hybrid Test Vehicle” sticker on the driver’s door exposes BMW’s desire to take the M5 electric. There’s also a new flap on the front fender, which is likely for a charging port indicating that this is a plug-in hybrid M5 and will likely offer some kind of usable electric-only range. It should be noted that this charging door is in the same place and is the same shape and size as that on the 545e xDrive.

With all of this in mind, will BMW manage to keep the V-8 under the hood? We’re going to say that it’s quite likely. Part of the reason the M5 is going the hybrid route is to help it not only cut fuel consumption but meet the stricter emissions regulations. As of now, there’s not much more to say about this prototype, but this is its first outing, so if it will be revealed anytime in 2022, it’ll come much later in the year, with 2023 being more likely. It should go on sale as a 2024 model.

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2022 Nissan Pathfinder - Driven

2022 Nissan Pathfinder - Driven

The Nissan Pathfinder has been redesigned for the 2022 model and starts at a shade under $35,000

Nissan’s desire to get a bigger share of the ‘three-row SUV’ pie resulted in it reinvigorating the Pathfinder. The Pathfinder has been around for a long time and needs no introduction. For the 2022 model, the SUV has been redesigned on the inside and out, and it looks quite fresh and modern. Just like most of the other three-row SUVs, the Pathfinder is trying to offer the practicality of a minivan in an SUV form.

The Pathfinder doesn’t have a widespread buffet like the Ford Explorer and is offered in just four trims. It also comes with just one engine and transmission option. However, it has a spacious cabin with lots of little storage places inside. The towing capacity is impressive, too. The 2022 Nissan Pathfinder recently arrived at TopSpeed’s headquarters, and here are our impressions of it.

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2022 Infiniti QX50

2022 Infiniti QX50

This Nissan-bred entry level luxury crossover claims to be powerful, efficient, and comfortable, but does it actually have the said qualities?

The 2022 model year of the most-compact Infiniti arrives with more tech including a whole suite of driving assistance features and optional visual upgrades. It is one of the best you could buy for the price and is quite reliable, which is obvious coming from a Nissan brand. But it is not all perfect given that Infiniti boasts about the VC-Turbo engine while it is not quite as efficient and nor powerful.

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2022 Lexus LC 500 Convertible

2022 Lexus LC 500 Convertible

A cropped-top Lexus grand tourer is all ready to rival the new Mercedes-AMG SL.

We have always appreciated Lexus for offering a lot for the price, and the LC 500 represents the brand’s flagship. Lexus decided to launch a roofless version of the LC 500 coupe and, with the 2022 model year, nothing much has changed. We get to see the old design language, which is not getting old either but the interior surely is. We love how the LC 500 Convertible looks and feels like a flagship from the Toyota-owned luxury brand. Like the coupe, the convertible gets powered by a big 5.0-liter naturally aspirated V-8, returning eargasmic exhaust notes, but now you can hear them raw by reclining the roof. Sadly, unlike the coupe, the convertible doesn’t get the Bespoke Build program arranged by Lexus to simply cater to consumer interests by letting them choose the right items to be fitted inside the cabin. The system is still not Rolls Royce like, but it is a nice start. The 2022 LC 500 Convertible gets a retuned suspension just like the coupe as standard and an extended color choice of up to nine.

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2022 Genesis G80

2022 Genesis G80

A new wave of luxury from the house of Genesis is one of the value-kings in the segment.

The Genesis’ G80 sedan is one of our favorites when it comes to recommending or even considering a flagship mid-size sedan. For the 2022 model year, it barely changed but there are some serious additions to the list like rear-wheel steering and an enhanced suspension. Can it be the ultimate mid-size luxury sedan among other leading options?

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2022 Toyota Hilux GR Sport

2022 Toyota Hilux GR Sport

It was inspired by the GR DKR Hilux T1+ racing truck

Toyota launched the new generation Hilux back in October 2020, when the truck received new looks, a new top-trim, and an improved engine. Now, Toyota Europe is launching a new version of the Hilux. Is called GR Sport and will become the new flagship variant of the lineup. The new truck was inspired by the GR DKR Hilux T1+ - its Dakar Rally counterpart, and features a new look and upgraded suspensions.

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2022 Manhart MH8 800 Limited

2022 Manhart MH8 800 Limited

With 823 horsepower under the hood, the M8 Competition takes it to an all-new level!

German tuner Manhart decided to start 2022 in style and it is offering a very cool upgrade kit for the BMW M8 Competition. It now only adds more than 200 horsepower to the final output, but it also completely transforms the look of the M8! This way, the BMW takes it to an all new level, becoming more powerful, more luxurious and even more exclusive!

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2022 Sony Vision S-02

2022 Sony Vision S-02

This second EV Concept in two years is proof that the Japanese Tech Giant is serious about getting into the mobility business

Here’s a first look at the all-electric Sony Vision S-02 concept which the Japanese Tech Giant unveiled at CES 2022. It comes as a follow-up by Sony Mobility Inc. to the stunning Vision S Concept sedan we saw two years ago at CES as well.

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The Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale Shows It's Still Plenty Fast Despite Its Age

The Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale Shows It’s Still Plenty Fast Despite Its Age

The Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale is painfully outdated. Can it still deliver performance worthy of an Italian sports car?

Before the introduction of downforce and lightning-fast automatic gearboxes, top speed was the main boast figure. The Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale is one such car and although is somewhere in the middle between a grand tourer and a sports car, it still manages to impress despite being 10 years old and quite outdated, compared to modern stuff. The YouTube channel AutoTopNL puts the Italian coupe through its paces on the Autobahn.

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All-Carbon ATS Corsa RR Turbo Serie Carbonio is a Lethal Track Weapon

All-Carbon ATS Corsa RR Turbo Serie Carbonio is a Lethal Track Weapon

A carbon fiber-bodied race car that is even lighter than the original

ATS RR Turbo Carbon Series is an even more extreme variant from ATS, the Italian manufacturer best known for its RR Turbo Club Sport track car and GT road sports car.

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2022 G-Power G5M CS Bi-Turbo

2022 G-Power G5M CS Bi-Turbo

With the right upgrade pack it can deliver up to 900 horsepower!

The BMW M5 is offered in standard and Competition versions, with the latest one delivering a total of 617 horsepower. However, there was also the M5 CS - which was rolled out in March 2021 - which delivered a total of 627 horsepower and was also 230 pounds lighter than the M5 Competition.
Even if the M5 CS is already out of production, the German tuner G-Power decided to offer current owners the possibility to add a lot more power under the hood.

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2022 Nissan Armada

2022 Nissan Armada

A Japanese giant battleship that is not only strong but also gets powered by a gusty V-8.

Not many companies are successful in the full-size SUV market other than the American ones like Ford and GM. But if you step out of the popular options, there is this monster coming from the house of Nissan, strictly made for the American interests. This Nissan Armada is a serious full-size SUV packed with a good amount of luxury and performance but there are some caveats - a few of which are quite big.

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2022 Manhart MHX6 700

2022 Manhart MHX6 700

It comes with 730 horsepower and an extreme makeover

We have to admit: the BMW X6 is not one of our favorite cars. But, we have to give credit to the X6 M and the X6 M Competition versions for being very powerful SUVs. In fact, with 617 horsepower under the hood, the Competition version could easily stand in line with SUVs like the Lamborghini Urus.

German-tuner Manhart Performance found a way to further improve the X6 M Competition, and, we have to admit, with the new body kit, we kind of like the new SUV.

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2024 Estrema Fulminea - An Italian Electric Hypercar That Will Give The Rimac Nevera A Tough Fight

2024 Estrema Fulminea - An Italian Electric Hypercar That Will Give The Rimac Nevera A Tough Fight

With specs like 2,000+ horsepower and 0-200 mph in under 10 seconds, the Estrema Fulminea is an electric beast!

There is no dearth of high-end electric supercars and hypercars today. The paradigm shift to electrification has led us to witness some beautiful cars like the Rimac Nevera, the Pininfarina Battista, and even the Lotus Evija. The latest entrant to this list is from Italy called the Estrema Fulminea. The Fulminea isn’t just a smart-looking car; it is strong on performance, too. It can sprint from 0-200 mph in under 10 seconds and makes over 2,000 horses! Does it have your attention?

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2022 Toyota Avalon XSE Hybrid Nightshade Edition

2022 Toyota Avalon XSE Hybrid Nightshade Edition

A more darker look makes the Avalon feel very special

Toyota Avalon is entering the 2022 model year with just a few minor updates across the lineup. The biggest addition is the new XSE Hybrid Nightshade Edition offered for the first time. As a result, the 2022 Avalon will be offered in six configurations with the option of two different powertrains: XLE, Limited, Touring, XLE Hybrid, XSE Hybrid Nightshade and Limited Hybrid. Prices will range from $36,375 for the XLE version to $43,075 for the Touring version. The new XSE Hybrid Nightshade Edition will be priced at $40,700.

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2021 Ferrari F8 Tributo N-Largo by Novitec

2021 Ferrari F8 Tributo N-Largo by Novitec

The Ferrari F8 Tributo with the N-Largo treatment comes with a carbon widebody kit, new wheels, enhanced power, and is limited to just 15 examples

Ferrari launched the F8 Tributo as the 488 GTB’s successor in 2019. It came with the 488 Pista’s drivetrain and underpinnings, but slot itself as an entry-level supercar, unlike the track-ready model. German aftermarket company Novitec quickly snapped the 2020 model year of the F8 Tributo and came out with its own iteration of it, which consisted of a body kit, new wheels, an engine tune-up, etc. Seeing the popularity, Novitec came up with one for the 2021 F8 Tributo as well.

Now, the company has come another version of the 2021 F8 Tributo called the F8 N-Largo. This limited-edition model comes with a new set of wheels, an engine upgrade, and a widebody kit.

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2022 Volkswagen Taos

2022 Volkswagen Taos

A long-awaited entry of a budget compact crossover from VAG but does it live up to the hype it created?

Being the most compact VW SUV you can buy right now, we are genuinely surprised by how good the Taos is. While the Tiguan was the most compact till now, the Taos, being the smallest, is surprisingly comfy in the rear which, in our opinion, is quite rare in this segment. It is decently powerful, packs a good amount of cabin and driver assistance features while holding a cheap price tag of $22,995. So, what do you get for that price?

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2022 Nissan Frontier - Driven

2022 Nissan Frontier - Driven

The 2022 Nissan Frontier is a huge upgrade over the outgoing model, breaking the chain of a 15-year design philosophy

The Nissan Frontier has been a trusted workhorse for its owners for a very long time. The truck has been as reliable as it can get. Last year, a Chicago-based delivery driver, Brian Murphy, clocked one million miles on it! However, Nissan took the ‘don’t fix if it ain’t broke’ philosophy a little too seriously. At a time when automakers come up with significant changes even in facelifts every year, Nissan retained the same design language on the Frontier for 15 years! But, for the new, third-gen 2022 model, we get a revamped design that puts it in line with the modern trucks. The company introduced a new engine and gearbox for the previous model year and the same has been carried over this time as well.

The 2022 Nissan Frontier in the top-sped PRO-4X off-road trim arrived at TopSpeed’s headquarters recently, and here’s all you need to know about it.

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2022 Bentley Bentayga Outdoor Pursuits Collection

2022 Bentley Bentayga Outdoor Pursuits Collection

A collection of three different interior specifications based on cool outdoors adventures

Bentley is offering its British customers new ways to create even more unique Bentayga SUVs. It new creation is called Outdoor Pursuits and it is in fact a collection of three specifications centered around angling, equestrian activities and canine friends.

Only 11 cars will be handcrafted in Crewe with the great outdoors in mind, so, if you plan to own one you will have to hurry up.

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2022 Manhart RQ 800

2022 Manhart RQ 800

818 horsepower under the hood will put the Urus to shame

The Audi RS Q8 is the most powerful SUV Audi has to offer, and just a detuned version of the Lamborghini Urus. And, despite being a heavy SUV - 5,291 pounds - it still goes from 0 to 60 mph in under 4 seconds. German tuner Manhart found a way to improve things even further, despite not offering any aerodynamic upgrades.

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