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This Week on the Forums: 05.06.2016

Rattle-can Lambo, drag Vette barn find, Audi hacks and more: This Week On The Forums

When police lab techs testify, their findings can often make the prosecution's case. But those lab coat-sporting crime fighters aren't perfect, and sometimes, they're not even close. As evidence, we turn to the curious case of Sonja Farak, who Sky News reports was high during most of the eight...

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2016 Tesla Model S

Tesla targets 90,000 cars this year, 500,000 as early as 2018

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] has said multiple times it plans to produce 500,000 electric cars per year by 2020, but now the company believes it may hit that goal a little... read more May 6, 2016 by


 
2016 Volkswagen GTI Clubsport S

Watch VW’s GTI Clubsport S in its record-setting Nürburgring run

Volkswagen just set the front-wheel-drive production car lap record at the Nürburgring using its new GTI Clubsport S. Now, finally, we have the mandatory video footage... read more May 6, 2016 by


 
2017 Porsche 911 Carrera

2017 Porsche 911 first drive review

The Porsche 911 isn’t just a car. It’s car history, one of the foundation garments on the body of work that includes everything from the Model T to the Beetle to... read more May 6, 2016 by


 
General Motors' Dan Ammann (center) with Lyft's John Zimmer (right) and Logan Green (left)

GM and Lyft on-demand autonomous taxi service could start next year

General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] has been spending up big in preparation for the arrival of fully autonomous cars. First it invested $500 million in ride-sharing business... read more May 6, 2016 by


 
2017 Porsche Panamera spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

First details on new Porsche V-8 debuting in next-gen Panamera Turbo

Porsche used last week’s 2016 Vienna Motor Symposium to release the first details on a new twin-turbocharged V-8 engine destined for the next-generation Panamera Turbo... read more May 6, 2016 by


 
BMW minicar rendering

Report: BMW working on Audi A1 rival

BMW could be working on a new model positioned below its compact 1-Series Hatchback. The information was first reported by Motor.es, which also claims a reveal could take... read more May 6, 2016 by


 
Toyota 86 Shooting Brake concept

Toyota unveils 86 Shooting Brake concept

Toyota’s habit of unveiling cool concepts with no chance of production continues with the 86 Shooting Brake. The design was penned by the automaker’s Australian... read more May 6, 2016 by


 
Teaser for new TVR sports car coming in 2017

TVR teases new sports car, Griffith name mooted

Revived British sports car brand TVR used this week's 2016 London Motor Show for its first official appearance. At the show, which itself is enjoying its own revival this... read more May 5, 2016 by


 
Miami Supercar Rooms

Supercars and a super culinary experience collide in Miami

Have you ever wanted to have your lobster and champagne while sitting feet from your favorite bit of precious metal? You might be able to pull off that feat at the Pebble... read more May 5, 2016 by


 
2016 Audi A8 L Security

Report: Audi considering A8 variant to compete with Mercedes-Maybach S-Class

Audi might be looking to build a higher-end variant of its next A8 to square off against the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class, if a new report proves accurate. Auto Express spoke... read more May 5, 2016 by


 
Side-by-side Ford Mustangs at the National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum

Ford creates "side-by-side" 1965/2015 Mustang display

Visitors to the National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum can now take an especially innovative trip through automotive history without having to take more than a few steps... read more May 5, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen GTI Heartbeat concept Wörthersee 2016

VW trainees unveil GTI, Golf R Variant concepts at Wörthersee

Every year, Volkswagen unveils a barrage of concept cars at the Wörthersee GTI love-fest in Austria. Since 2008, that's included at least one car built by a group of... read more May 5, 2016 by


 
Haas Formula One driver Romain Grosjean and the 2016 Jaguar XF

Jaguar challenges fans to beat F1 star Romain Grosjean in an XF

Jaguar is about to set off on a global tour to introduce current and potential customers to its products in over 600 cities, but the biggest draw for motorsport enthusiasts... read more May 5, 2016 by


 
Magnesium battery diagram

Magnesium may provide key to smaller, denser batteries

Researchers at the Toyota Research Institute of North America (TRINA) in Michigan have made a discovery that could lead to batteries that are smaller and cheaper to produce... read more May 5, 2016 by


 
McLaren P1

Next-gen McLarens, Tupac’s Hummer, barn find Shelby: Today’s Car News

McLaren’s CEO has dropped a few details on the company’s next-generation supercars. They’ll be getting a new carbon fiber tub and a new powertrain. The last... read more May 5, 2016 by


 
 

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