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October, 2017

  • 19 October

    McLaren Claims Upcoming P15 Its Most Track-Focused Supercar to Date

    McLaren has confirmed its next supercar, the successor to the outrageous P1. The upcoming model will be part of the automaker’s Ultimate Series and is claimed to be the most track-focused road legal car the company has ever made. The new car is part of McLaren’s Track22 business plan and will ...

  • 18 October

    2018 Porsche 718 Cayman and Boxster GTS Arrive with More Power, Performance

    Listen up track rats and canyon carvers—the excellent Porsche 718 Cayman and Boxster are now available in a new flavor of fast. Following along with modern Porsche product lineups, both 718 variants are now available in GTS configuration, offering up more performance and value-for-money. Historically, Porsche’s GTS trim sits above ...

  • 17 October

    Ford Details Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S Tires for 2018 Mustang GT

    Ford had a number of small but useful updates for the refreshed 2018 Mustang GT, from a new 10-speed automatic transmission and an improved engine with quiet exhaust mode to aero updates that net fuel economy gains and a new Drag Strip mode that makes possible a sub-4.0-second 0-60 time. ...

  • 16 October

    2018 BMW X3 Almost Ready for the Big Mall Crawl

    BMW revealed more details about the upcoming 2018 X3 M40i and X3 xDrive30i SUVs before the new models reach dealers next month. The new M40i trim level is the first M Performance version offering for the X3 line and will retail for $55,295. It packs a 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-six under ...

  • 15 October

    Polestar Posts Cryptic Teaser of Its First Model on YouTube

    Polestar dropped yet another cryptic teaser of its first model on YouTube. The new video hints at the unusual shape of the model, while other teasers preview the car’s lights, tires, and what appears to be an exhaust pipe. The newly minted brand will launch the model on October 17, ...

  • 14 October

    Production Ends for Mercedes-Benz G500 4×4²

    The utterly ridiculous Mercedes-Benz G500 4×42 had no business heading to market, but we’re glad it did. Mercedes-Benz announced that production on the model is coming to an end, and if you want one, you have until the end of the month to place an order. Prices start at about ...

  • 13 October

    Ford Focus ST and RS are 2017 SEMA Bound

    Every year, automakers use the Specialty Equipment Market Association show in Las Vegas to show what they might build if cost, practicality, and caution were thrown completely to the wind. Few, if any, of the highly modified vehicles they bring to SEMA could ever go into production, but hey, it’s always ...

  • 12 October

    Mid-Engine Chevrolet Corvette Prototype Spied Near the Drive-Thru

    When you pull into McDonald’s, there’s a decent chance you’ll see some Mustangs and Camaros. And you probably wouldn’t think much about it if you saw a GMC Sierra Denali or a Cadillac CTS. But what if you ran into not one but two mid-engine Corvette prototypes? Well, that’s exactly ...

  • 11 October

    Range Rover Debuts P400e Plug-In Hybrid Due for 2019

    Electrification cannot be stopped. In a world where environmental standards are routinely enhanced and numerous countries are planning bans on internal combusting engines, the future is electric. While many car enthusiasts may bemoan the inevitable death of the ICE in their sports cars, electrification makes sense to the world of ...

  • 10 October

    Ford Touts Improved Aero of the 2018 Mustang’s Facelift

    Aero improvements went beyond wind tunnel testing to get the 2018 Ford Mustang down—literally. Ford is touting the aerodynamic improvements that came after vehicle dynamics engineer Mike Del Zio complained of nose lift in the facelifted model as he tested the car around the automaker’s Romeo Proving Ground north of ...