Hybrids

 
2014 Audi R18 e-tron quattro

Le Mans-Inspired Audi Hybrid Supercar Back On The Table?

Back in 2012, Audi’s then R&D chief Wolfgang Dürheimer let it be known that he wanted to develop a diesel-electric hybrid supercar to sit above the R8 in Audi’s performance lineup. The car would have borrowed technology from Audi’s hugely-successful R18 e-tron quattro Le... read more

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Concept-S, 2014 Paris Auto Show

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Concept-S Revealed Ahead Of 2014 Paris Auto Show

Mitsubishi has revealed a new plug-in hybrid concept that it will be showing at next week’s 2014 Paris Auto Show. The concept is called the Outlander PHEV Concept-S and... read more September 22, 2014 by


 
2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Plug-In Hybrid spy shots

Mercedes-Benz C350 Plug-In Hybrid Powertrain Specs Revealed

Mercedes-Benz’s first plug-in hybrid model, the S550 Plug-In Hybrid, is due to go on sale next year (our first drive report is coming soon). It will be the first of as... read more September 22, 2014 by


 
2015 Porsche Macan S

Report: Porsche likely to launch Macan plug-in hybrid

Porsche already has three plug-in hybrids in its lineup, the limited edition 918 Spyder as well as the Cayenne and Panamera S E-Hybrid models, but the sports car manufacturer... read more September 18, 2014 by


 
Peugeot Quartz concept, 2014 Paris Auto Show

Peugeot Reveals 500-Horsepower Crossover Concept

After a stale showing at the previous Paris Auto Show back in 2012, Peugeot is pulling out all the stops for its lineup at this year’s event. Already the French... read more September 18, 2014 by


 
2014 Nissan ZEOD RC Le Mans prototype makes track debut at Fuji Speedway

Top Gear Drives Nissan’s Wacky ZEOD RC Le Mans Racer: Video

Nissan’s ZEOD RC electrified race car lasted just 23 minutes in this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans race, with the dart-shaped car forced to retire due to gearbox... read more September 17, 2014 by


 
Renault EOLAB concept, 2014 Paris Auto Show

Renault Reveals 235 MPG EOLAB Concept: Video

Renault is out to prove that not only the Volkswagen Group can build a car that’s capable of consuming just 1 liter of fuel per 100 kilometers of travel, equivalent to... read more September 16, 2014 by


 
Peugeot 208 Hybrid Air concept

Hybrid Air Tech Edges Closer To Production Reality With Peugeot 208 Concept

The number of drivetrains available to car buyers has never been so diverse. Gasoline, diesel, natural gas, electric and all manner of hybrid vehicles are available right... read more September 9, 2014 by


 
2014 Honda CR-Z HPD Supercharged

Official Honda CR-Z Supercharger Upgrade Finally Goes On Sale

Is it an eco car, or is it a performance model? Honda has always claimed the CR-Z hybrid is a little of both, but neither green-minded buyers nor driving enthusiasts have... read more August 25, 2014 by


 
BMW i8 Concours d'Elegance Edition

One-Off BMW i8 Sells For $825,000 At Pebble Beach

Regular buyers will have to pay at least $135,700 for the pleasure of owning BMW's latest sports car, the plug-in hybrid i8. But one bidder has paid significantly more than... read more August 18, 2014 by


 
2015 Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid R-Design

Polestar Tunes The Diesel-Electric Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid

It wasn’t long ago that the term “hybrid” was associated purely with economy and saving the earth. However, thanks to the introduction of a new breed of... read more August 15, 2014 by


 
Toyota FT-1 concept, 2014 Detroit Auto Show

New Toyota Supra Powertrain Details Emerge

Toyota has teamed up with BMW to develop a new sports car platform that will underpin a new Supra from the Japanese automaker and a replacement for the Z4 from the German... read more July 25, 2014 by


 
2015 Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-In Hybrid

Mercedes S-Class Plug-In Hybrid Ad Highlights F1 Tech: Video

You might think there's not much similarity between a Grand Prix race car and a luxury Mercedes sedan. And... well, you'd be right. The F1 car is hugely faster... read more July 24, 2014 by


 
2014 BMW i8

BMW To Mark Centenary In 2016 With i9 Hybrid Supercar?

BMW turns 100 in 2016 and you can bet the automaker will mark the occasion with something special… like a celebratory vehicle. We’ve already heard that BMW might... read more July 24, 2014 by


 
2012 Lexus LF-LC Concept

Production Lexus LF-LC Will Be Almost Identical To Concept: Report

Fans of Lexus’ stunning LF-LC concept car from the 2012 Detroit Auto Show will be glad to know that the production version, which is tipped to revive the SC badge, will... read more July 17, 2014 by


 
2015 Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-In Hybrid

Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-In Hybrid Beats Original Acceleration, Range Estimates

It goes without saying that cars are expected to match the performance estimates their manufacturers quote, but it's always nice when one exceeds them. It turns out that the... read more July 10, 2014 by


 
 

 
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