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Why electric cars produce peak torque from standstill

How do electric cars produce maximum torque instantly?

Most electric cars aren't normally associated with performance, but they are able to achieve something gasoline-powered cars can't: peak torque at zero rpm. It's thrown around often, and many will comment on how quick an electric car feels around town thanks to maximum torque delivered instantly...

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Ford GT40 shows up to drag racing event and does well against modern cars

Ford GT40 teaches Dodge Hellcat a thing or two about racing

Though a Ford GT40 replica isn't exactly the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat's grandfather, the stately elder and the rorty modern muscle machine recently met. If only the two cars... read more July 21, 2017 by


 
This is the fastest front-wheel-drive car in the 1/2-mile

This Acura Integra just went 200 miles per hour

By the end of this video, I guarantee that you'll be rooting for Myles. You see, Myles races his mega-modified Acura Integra. It has a big turbo, some serious aero... read more July 21, 2017 by


 
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Chinese tech giant Baidu taps Microsoft to expand development of self-driving cars

China's biggest search engine—Baidu—and Microsoft are expanding their self-driving-vehicle partnership to cover data storage, security, and artificial... read more July 21, 2017 by


 
5-year old changes oil on Lamborghini Gallardo

5-year old shows you how to change the oil in a Lamborghini

Well, color us impressed, this kid is starting out young. Not only does 5-year-old Marcus "the mechanic" know how to change a car's oil, he's learned how to properly perform... read more July 21, 2017 by


 
Subaru WRX STI Type RA NBR Nurburgring record run

Subaru WRX STI Type RA NBR claims Nurburgring sedan record with 6:57.5 lap

Weather did not spite Subaru today. After torrential downpours derailed its first effort at a Nürburgring lap record, Subaru returned to the Green Hell with its WRX STI... read more July 21, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain 4x4²

This Mercedes G-Wagen/E-Class mash-up is the off-roader we've always wanted

No, this is not some sham or gimmick of a rendering—this Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain 4x4² is very real and it comes straight from the brilliantly twisted... read more July 21, 2017 by


 
2018 Dodge Durango SRT first drive

2018 Dodge Demon, 2018 Durango SRT, 2018 Buick Regal GS: The Week In Reverse

We experienced the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon; slid behind the wheel of the 2018 Dodge Durango SRT; and Buick unveiled the new 2018 Regal GS. It's the Week in Reverse... read more July 21, 2017 by


 
Nick Heidfeld in a Mahindra M4Electric Formula E race car at the 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Racing strategy in Formula E varies from Formula One: why it's hard

After more than two days covering last weekend's FIA Formula E New York ePrix race, held on a tight course with a view of the Statue of Liberty, we have a greater... read more July 21, 2017 by


 
2015 Audi Q7 TDI

VW Group, Daimler and BMW accused of cartel behavior

As investigations into diesel-emission cheating deepen, accusations have arisen that the Volkswagen Group, Daimler and the BMW Group may have colluded on development of... read more July 21, 2017 by


 
2019 Volvo XC40 spy shots

Dodge Durango SRT, Jeep Wrangler diesel, Volvo XC40: Car News Headlines

Dodge’s new Durango SRT is one of the fastest, most powerful SUVs on the market—and it has a usable third row. Find out what it’s like behind the wheel in... read more July 21, 2017 by


 
Porsche 911 GT2 takes on a hill climb event

Rare Porsche 911 GT2 takes on a Portuguese hill climb

For the 993-series 911, Porsche produced less than 60 examples of the mighty GT2, and even fewer GT2 Evo models. This first-generation GT2 was built in an effort to satisfy... read more July 21, 2017 by


 
2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited spy shots

Jeep Wrangler will get diesel option for 2019

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles held a meeting with select Jeep dealers this week specifically to discuss the JL-series Wrangler. The folks at JLWranglerForums have managed to... read more July 21, 2017 by


 
Bugatti Chiron production in Molsheim, France

Bugatti may wait until Chiron replacement to introduce hybrid tech

Prior to the reveal of the Chiron at the 2016 Geneva auto show, former Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn hinted that there would be two performance levels for the... read more July 21, 2017 by


 
2017 Ford GT Job One

Ford GT deliveries delayed

Deliveries of its GT supercar aren’t going as smoothly as Ford had anticipated. The automaker, in a letter sent to some customers waiting for their GT, said, “The... read more July 21, 2017 by


 
2018 Maserati GranTurismo

Report: Next-gen Maserati GranTurismo delayed until 2019

The Maserati GranTurismo has been with us since 2008 and is certainly showing its age against more modern rivals such as the Aston Martin DB11 and Mercedes-Benz S-Class... read more July 21, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Volvo XC40

Volvo XC40 coming soon, will offer high level of customization

Volvo's moving full steam ahead with the renewal of its lineup. The next new model to arrive will be an XC40 compact SUV, which Volvo says is coming shortly. The XC40 was... read more July 21, 2017 by


 
Subaru symmetrical all-wheel drive technology

Here's how Subaru's 4 all-wheel-drive systems work

Subaru has carved a niche in the vast automotive industry by doing one thing: equip every single car it sells with an all-wheel-drive system. That's minus the BRZ, of course... read more July 20, 2017 by


 
1995 McLaren F1 for sale at Bonhams auction

The first US street-legal McLaren F1 is for sale

There won't be enough time for everyone here at Motor Authority to collectively scrape change, empty piggy banks, and check couch cushions. But, boy, do we wish we had all... read more July 20, 2017 by


 
300,000th Mercedes-Benz G-Class

300,000th Mercedes-Benz G-Class rolls off the assembly line

Magna-Steyr's Austrian factory behind the Mercedes-Benz G-Class has reached a milestone after producing the 300,000th example of the boxy, brick of an off-road SUV. We say... read more July 20, 2017 by


 
Cosworth corporate logo

Cosworth returning to F1 in 2021?

Cosworth has been absent from Formula One racing since 2013, but the company has reportedly signed on to frame new engine rules past the year 2020. In doing so, Cosworth may... read more July 20, 2017 by


 
 

 
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