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2020 Audi R8: The German Supercar In Italian Clothing

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2020 Audi R8: The German Supercar In Italian Clothing The 2020 Audi R8 receives updated styling and new Decennium limited-edition trim.
The R8 V10 also gets 30 more horsepower when compared to the the previous model.
Audi is still offering the R8 V10 Performance version with a whopping 602 horsepower.
Audi fans, mark your calendars. The 2020 Audi R8 will make its first appearance at the upcoming New York International Auto Show. What better way to introduce the next-generation of Tony Stark’s favorite supercar than in the glitz and glamour of the Big Apple!
But to make the event more special, Audi will also feature the limited-edition R8 V10 Decennium. This model commemorates ten years of V10-powered goodness in the R8 supercar, with only 50 units allocated for North American buyers.
2020 Audi R8: The German Supercar In Italian Clothing
First, allow me to express my thoughts. The original Type 42 first-gen R8 with the venerable 4.2-liter V8 motor is still the best R8 in my book. I…

The 2019 Mercedes-AMG G63: Faster Than You Think!

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The 2019 Mercedes-AMG G63: Faster Than You Think! The 2019 Mercedes-AMG G63 still looks like the crate it was shipped in, which, to me, is one of the more charming things about it. Sure, they’ve rounded the corners, did some nips and tucks and contouring and such here and there, but the new G63 still looks like what anything that can go off road should look like: Honest. And even though the latest G-Class can go off road, and even though 99 percent of them never will, the most interesting thing about it is the big whompin’ stompin’ hootin’ hollerin’ V8 engine.
With two turbos.
Sure, the 2019 Mercedes-AMG G63 has lots of nifty tech and convenience features, that’s true, but this engine is really worth looking at.
Power & Performance
It’s a handcrafted AMG-built 4.0-liter V8 biturbo mill that replaces the outgoing 5.5-liter V8 biturbo engine in the previous G63. I know. If it’s a G63, shouldn’t the plant be, oh, 6.3-liters big? Dunno. Ask the Germans. There’s bound to be some lo…

VW Pulls Steering Wheel, Pushes For Future Value With I.D. Vizzion

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VW Pulls Steering Wheel, Pushes For Future Value With I.D. Vizzion
Volkswagen is going fully autonomous for the upcoming Geneva International Motor Show. Meet the I.D. Vizzion, the latest autonomous concept that showcases VW’s claim for “future individual mobility.” The Vizzion concept is the fourth and largest member of the electrified I.D. family, but it’s remarkably different than its brethren.
“Inside the I.D. Vizzion, a completely new feeling of driving and living is created without a steering wheel or visible controls,” reads a statement from VW.
Hard to have any feeling of driving when there isn’t a steering wheel but okay.
Emotion, Innovation & Service
Technicalities aside about the absence of a steering wheel, VW is showing how the future of transportation can be exciting: that vehicles can and will retain their distinct, emotional designs. In other words, the autonomous era is not likely to be filled with boring pods – at least not if VW has anything to say about it…

Nissan’s Biggest Growth Area Probably Comes As No Surprise

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Nissan’s Biggest Growth Area Probably Comes As No Surprise By now, we know consumers across the planet have an insatiable appetite for SUVs. But if there was any doubt, Nissan revealed a few figures recently that highlight their SUV and crossover business. Let’s just say business is good. Nissan’s global crossover and SUV sales increased more than 12 percent last year to over 2 million vehicles. By comparison, Infiniti crossovers and SUVs were up almost nine percent last year, with the QX30 seeing a 97 percent sales increase alone. In total, Nissan’s global crossover and SUV volume rose by nearly 230,000 vehicles in 2017.
The all-new Kicks played a significant part in Nissan’s global SUV expansion. The smaller crossover has already been on sale for the last year in Mexico, Latin America, and China, moving some 109,000 units. The Kicks made its North American debut at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show and will arrive later this year in the United States and Canada.
2018 Nissan Kicks. …

2021 Subaru Outback: Trim Levels, Available Features & Pricing Info

2021 Subaru Outback: Trim Levels, Available Features & Pricing Info Adding to its 2021 vehicle lineup, Subaru of America has recently announced its new Outback, which will be available in October. The 2021 Subaru Outback will remain nearly the same as the current model, after being completely redesigned for 2020. However, there will be a couple of distinct differences.



New Safety Features



The most distinctive feature on the 2021 Subaru Outback is the addition of the Steering Responsive LED headlights. Subaru has added the Steering Responsive headlights for both the high and low beams to improve visibility while driving at night. The headlight system will follow the steering wheel’s direction to allow for better visibility while making turns and following curves in the road.



Additional safety features include the Passenger Seat Belt Reminder and Rear Seat Reminder systems. The Passenger Seat Belt Reminder system provides the driver with audio and visual alerts when any passeng…

A Brief History of The High-Tech Safety Features In Your Car

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A Brief History of The High-Tech Safety Features In Your Car Advanced driver assistance systems are among the biggest selling points for vehicles today.
Some safety features we likely take for granted, like seat belts and anti-lock braking systems. 
Here is a look at the most common high-tech safety features on the market and how they work.
Over the last few decades, the technology available in our cars has advanced by leaps and bounds. While Bluetooth phone call capabilities; and the seamless integration with mobile devices to allow for music streaming, and navigation are each very cool features in any vehicle, I think most would agree: some of the most important advancements are related to driver and passenger safety. Safety features are nearly as old as driving itself, with the most basic ones entering the scene shortly after driving became widespread.
For instance, the four-wheel hydraulic brake system introduced by Duesenberg in 1922 replaced mechanical brakes and can be cons…

2019 Audi TT RS: This Little Guy (Really) Packs A Punch!

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2019 Audi TT RS: This Little Guy (Really) Packs A Punch! The 2019 Audi TT RS features a powerful 2.5-liter TFSI engine.
Styling treatments include 20-inch wheels and red brake calipers.
The new TT RS joins the Audi Sport model line and is available now. 
Audi is showing off the latest hot rod version of the TT sport coupe, the TT RS. The RS goes a long way to dispel any notions of the TT being all show and no go thanks to a *check notes* – holy smokes! How much power does this little guy have?! Jumpin’ August Horch on a pogo stick, are you kidding? The 2019 Audi TT RS really packs a punch!
The answer to that question is “no I am not kidding” (and certainly neither is Audi). More to the point: 394 horsepower and 354 lb-ft. of torque thanks to a reworked 2.5-liter TFSI engine. That is, to use the technical term, a lot of power. Especially for a car this small.
Action & Traction
Yes, the TT, like all Audis, are heavier than you’d expect. They’re chunky guys loaded with lots of ma…

2015 Aston Martin Vantage GT 2015 Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT

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2015 Aston Martin Vantage GT 2015 Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT $10,100.00 (10 Bids)
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Infiniti’s Smart Mobility Lab Accepting Applications

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Infiniti’s Smart Mobility Lab Accepting Applications

The changing face of cars, from the likes of Uber and Lyft, to the possible onslaught of driverless cars from everyone from Tesla to Google and back, has traditional automakers trying to get ahead of the game. It seems like dealing with this is taking up 90% of the carmakers bandwidth these days.
Let’s call it Smart Mobility, for the sake of this discussion.
Infiniti is one such carmaker seeking to stay ahead of the game, and to do so, they are opening a tech center in, of all places, Singapore.
Singapore, is, to put it mildly, an odd place. Once little more than an outpost for British colonialism, it morphed over time into a strange hybrid crossroads-of-the-world and nascent tech giant. A modern city-state with rather, a-hem, arcane ideas about peace and justice. A place where there’s enough high tech everything to look like Spock’s suburb but where chewing gum will get you dragged before the firing squad.
Or, as cyberpunk author W…

Help the Dodge Viper ACR retake its title as the fastest production car around the Nürburgring

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Help the Dodge Viper ACR retake its title as the fastest production car around the Nürburgring Die-hard motorsports and Dodge Viper lovers are seeking to send the last model off into the sunset with a record-setting bang.
What’s going on?
The Dodge Viper is one of America’s most iconic sports cars ever. Currently in its fifth generation, the latest version has been with us since 2013. But sadly, although the latest Viper is also the best one yet, Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles decided to pull the plug. Meaning this will be the last Dodge Viper ever produced.
Now this is sad for a number of reasons. Firstly, the Dodge Viper is Chrysler’s only halo car–the car that interests people in the first place. That’s because the Viper is cool and an American performance icon, much like the Corvette is to Chevrolet.
Secondly, this is the best Dodge Viper ever made. So it’s disappointing to know that despite this, nobody’s buying them. And lastly, nobody likes the death of an icon.
So if you thought the…