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October, 2017

  • 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 ...

  • 9 October

    2018 Acura ILX Offers New Special Edition

    The 2018 Acura ILX gains a new special edition that offers up select features from A-spec models for a lower price. Special edition ILX sedans receive 18-inch wheels, unique badging, and aerodynamic updates like aggressive side sills and a rear spoiler from A-spec models. Like all other ILX cars, the ...

  • 8 October

    Toyota’s GR HV Sports Concept EV to Debut at 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

    At this point, it seems like every automaker has announced it will offer electrification across its entire lineup by 2020 or 2025. But while that goal helps automakers meet emissions goals, it doesn’t sound all that fun for enthusiasts. The Toyota GR HV Sports concept, though, sounds like a car that ...

  • 7 October

    Another Trucked Up Delay for Tesla Semi Reveal

    First the “Fast & Furious 9” release date gets pushed back to 2020 — and now this. If you are waiting breathlessly to see the Tesla Semi truck in the flesh, the wait just got longer. And if you are waiting for your Model 3 to arrive, let’s just say ...

  • 6 October

    Mitsubishi e-Evolution Concept Has Artificial Intelligence

    More details on the Mitsubishi e-Evolution Concept have been revealed including some key powertrain information. Powering the car are three electric motors, one driving the front wheels and two in the rear coupled by a torque vectoring Active Yaw Control system to improve the vehicle’s handling. Artificial intelligence in the e-Evolution Concept, ...

  • 5 October

    Range Rover Sport Gets an Update and a PHEV Version

    Land Rover announced updates to the Range Rover Sport lineup today, starting with 2018 models that receive a new exterior and interior design. For the 2019 model year, Range Rover will offer a plug-in hybrid version that delivers 398 hp and can travel 31 miles on electricity alone. Updated Range Rover ...

  • 4 October

    Rezvani Tank Rolls in with 500 Horsepower

    Rezvani is most notably known for the Beast, an Ariel Atom-based supercar. The tiny coach builder has now turned its sights on Wrangler and Raptor enthusiasts by introducing an extreme off-road vehicle called, the Tank. The SUV is based on a Jeep Wrangler, and features a host of truly ridiculous add-ons that you’d only ...

  • 3 October

    Mazda6 Offers New Standard Features for Mid-Year Update

    Mazda has announced mid-year updates for the Mazda6 midsize sedan that sees the base Sport trim receiving new standard features such as blind spot warning and rear cross-traffic alert. This comes on top of a generous list of standard features that also includes keyless entry and 17-inch alloy wheels. In ...