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Porsche 8-cylinder engine plant in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen, Germany

Porsche opens new plant for 8-cylinder engines

Porsche has opened a new engine plant specifically for 8-cylinder units. The plant is located at Porsche’s main facility in Zuffenhausen, Germany and has the capacity to build 200 engines per day. There will be two engines built at the plant initially, one gasoline and one diesel. Both...

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Silverstone Circuit, home of the Formula One British Grand Prix

2016 Formula One British Grand Prix preview

Round 10 of the 2016 Formula One World Championship is the British Grand Prix, which runs this weekend at the legendary Silverstone Circuit. Silverstone is steeped in... read more July 8, 2016 by


 
Aston Martin Vulcan - Image via Mecum Auctions

Aston Martin Vulcan headlines list of exotic metal heading to Mecum’s 2016 Monterey auction

Here’s your best chance to get ahead of all the buyers looking to snag one of Aston Martin’s new hypercars being developed with the Red Bull Racing Formula One... read more July 8, 2016 by


 
2017 Nissan Pathfinder

2017 Nissan Pathfinder debuts with new look, more power

Nissan’s fourth-generation Pathfinder has received some updates for the 2017 model year. The updates are significant and give the vehicle a fresh new look as well as... read more July 8, 2016 by


 
2016 Chevrolet SS

2017 Chevrolet SS to get supercharged V-8?

Australia’s Holden Commodore is slated to cease production next year which means our Chevrolet SS, essentially a rebadged version of the sporty Commodore SS V, is soon... read more July 8, 2016 by


 
2019 Mercedes-AMG S63 Coupe facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Mercedes-AMG S63 Coupe spy shots

Buyers seeking a combination of luxury, performance and stunning good looks would do well to take a gander at Mercedes-AMG’s S63 Coupe. The sensuous lines and... read more July 8, 2016 by


 
Lamborghini Advanced Composite Structures Laboratory in Seattle, Washington

Lamborghini looks to carbon fiber for engine parts

Carbon fiber has been slowly making its way into structural components for new cars in order to save weight while adding strength, but up until now no automaker has suggested... read more July 7, 2016 by


 
Ryan Tuerck drifts around New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Watch Ryan Tuerck drift a Scion FR-S at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Drifting star and New Hampshire native Ryan Tuerck didn't have to go very far for his latest stunt: New Hampshire Motor Speedway. As the video shows, Tuerck and his New... read more July 7, 2016 by


 
2017 Audi SQ7 TDI

Report: Audi’s latest V-8 could be its last

Audi has just introduced an advanced diesel V-8 engine complete with electric compressor technology in its SQ7 TDI performance SUV. But the engine, which will also have a... read more July 7, 2016 by


 
Engineering Explained on conventional vs. synthetic motor oil

Is synthetic engine oil better than conventional for your car?

Our pal Jason Fenske at Engineering Explained addresses one of the most commonly-asked questions about car maintenance: should you use synthetic motor oil or conventional... read more July 7, 2016 by


 
Mercedes-AMG GT R serving as vehicle mode for Drift in ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’

New Mercedes-AMG GT R to star in next Transformers flick

A black and red Mercedes-Benz AMG GT R will play a leading role in the next Transformers movie, which in usual fashion was confirmed by director Michael Bay. The brains... read more July 7, 2016 by


 
2017 Acura NSX GT3 race car

Acura NSX GT3 looks mean in bare carbon fiber

We already know what the new Acura NSX GT3 race car looks like because it was presented at the 2016 New York Auto Show back in March. However, Acura has now released photos... read more July 7, 2016 by


 
CHiPs' Erik Estrada is now a police officer in St. Anthony, Idaho

'CHiPs' star Erik Estrada becomes real-life cop

Life, it seems, is now imitating art. Remember that classic late-1970s and early-1980s TV show CHiPs, the one about a pair of California motorcycle cops starring the... read more July 7, 2016 by


 
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, Mercedes GLC Coupe, Acura NSX: Today’s Car News

Jeep looks to be out testing a new version of its Grand Cherokee and this one is believed to be powered by the supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 known as the Hellcat. The engine... read more July 7, 2016 by


 
Jaguar F-Type Project 7

Jaguar Land Rover establishes new tech center to handle more personalized work

Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicles Operations (SVO) responsible for the British automaker’s personalization work is so in demand that it is being expanded. The... read more July 7, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model X

NHTSA probes Tesla Model X crash that allegedly happened in Autopilot mode

Within days of it emerging that a driver of a Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S died on May 7 when his electric sedan in semi-autonomous Autopilot mode ran under a trailer... read more July 7, 2016 by


 
 

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