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Faraday Future FF 91 prototype

BMW i boss joins Faraday Future

Struggling electric car startup Faraday Future has hired former BMW executive Ulrich Kranz for the new role of Chief Technology Officer. Kranz, 59, is a BMW veteran and has led the German automaker’s i sub-brand for electric mobility since 2008. He said he was motivated to join Faraday Future... read more

July 18, 2017 by
 
Hyundai Vision G (HCD-16) concept

Trademark filings hint at "GT" badge for Genesis coupes

Genesis, like most major players in the luxury segment, has opted for the sensible albeit boring alphanumeric naming practice popularized by the German marques. With... read more July 14, 2017 by


 
2018 BMW X2 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 BMW X2 spy shots and video

The BMW Group is in the midst of an aggressive plan to roll out 40 new or updated models over the next two years across its various brands. Among the new models will be an X2... read more July 14, 2017 by


 
John Lennon's Rolls-Royce Phantom V

Rolls-Royce opens show with a little help from John Lennon's Phantom V

Attention Londoners: Please send pics. When Rolls-Royce opens their exhibition at Bonhams, called "The Great Eight Phantoms," John Lennon's personalized Rolls-Royce Phantom V... read more July 13, 2017 by


 
2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet

Mercedes voice activation now lets you control climate, comfort settings

The latest version of Mercedes-Benz’s voice activation system, known as Linguatronic, will for the first time allow you to control more than just the infotainment... read more July 13, 2017 by


 
Polestar logo

Could Polestar’s first standalone car be a 600-horsepower coupe?

Volvo in June said it’s spinning off its in-house tuner, Polestar, into a standalone brand for high-performance electrified cars. Polestar will still tune Volvo cars... read more July 13, 2017 by


 
2018 Volvo XC60 T8 R-Design with Polestar optimization

Polestar will tune your 2018 Volvo XC60 to 421 horsepower

Volvo is spinning off Polestar into a standalone brand for high-performance electrified cars, but that doesn’t mean the Swedish brand born out of racing won’t be... read more July 13, 2017 by


 
2019 Audi A8

Report: Next Audi S8 Plus to borrow Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid's plug-in powertrain

Audi on Tuesday unveiled its all-new, fourth-generation A8. Noticeably missing, however, was the flagship sedan's sporty S8 variant. It turns out Audi will launch the new S8... read more July 13, 2017 by


 
Porsche Design 911 GT3 Bluetooth speaker

911 GT3 exhaust Bluetooth speaker is for the most die-hard Porsche enthusiast

More often than not, the soundtrack to any Porsche 911 is the sound of its engine sitting at the rear of the car. Now, Porsche Design, the official accessories department of... read more July 12, 2017 by


 
An Audi RS6 modified to look like the Mutt Cutts mobile from Dumb & Dumber

Someone turned an Audi RS 6 into the "Dumb and Dumber" Mutt Cutts van

The original Mutt Cutts van started life as a Ford Econoline. Word has it the particular model was a 1984 Econline, before it donned the shag and was transformed into an... read more July 12, 2017 by


 
2018 Audi RS 5

Audi Sport underquotes its cars' performance numbers

Many an automaker will never directly state it, but there are numerous cases where a vehicle performs at a greater potential than it's billed to. Now, Audi Sport's technical... read more July 12, 2017 by


 
2018 Audi RS 5

The 2018 Audi RS 5 is actually a hybrid, kind of

Audi has plans to slowly introduce hybrid systems on every single one of its new vehicles in the coming future. No, Audi isn't going to turn all of its cars into Priuses... read more July 11, 2017 by


 
2018 Audi R8 fitted with items from Audi Sport Performance Parts range

R8 and TT RS first to receive Audi Sport performance parts

Audi Sport is leaping into the aftermarket business with a range of parts under the Audi Sport Performance Parts banner. The parts can be ordered at the dealership level and... read more July 11, 2017 by


 
Lucid Air prototype during high-speed test at Transportation Research Center, Ohio

Lucid Air hits an unrestricted 235.44 mph during testing

A prototype for Lucid’s Air electric sedan hit a top speed of 235.44 mph during a recent high-speed test on the banked oval at Ohio’s Transportation Research... read more July 11, 2017 by


 
1997 Audi A8 Coupe concept

Meet the Audi A8 coupe you didn't know existed

This is another story of "what could have been." Audi had plans to chase down the large, luxury coupe segment near the end of the last century, and its attempt was what you... read more July 11, 2017 by


 
2018 Jaguar XEL spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Jaguar XEL spy shots

Jaguar’s lineup is about to get its second long-wheelbase sedan in the form of the XEL, a prototype for which has just been spotted. The XEL will join the XFL in... read more July 10, 2017 by


 
 

 
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