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  • Koenigsegg Jesko

    We have an official debut date for the Tesla Model Y; the Koenigsegg Jesko arrived with insane power; Bugatti showed off the La Voiture Noire, the most expensive production car ever. It's the Week in Reverse, right here on Motor Authority. Tesla announced it will reveal the Model Y crossover on March 14. The Model Y will be based on the Model 3 electric car, and CEO Elon Musk said it will cost about 10 percent more than the sedan. That should give the Model Y a starting price right around $40,000. The Koenigsegg Jesko debuted to replace the Agera supercar at the 2019 Geneva International...

  • New Stratos
    2020 Audi e-tron Sportback, 2020 Porsche Taycan, New Stratos: Car News Headlines

    Audi has only just launched its e-tron crossover SUV but the German firm's next electric car is already on the auto show circuit. The vehicle is the e-tron Sportback, which is essentially the e-tron with a more rakish, coupe-like profile. The Porsche Taycan is now less than a year away from its...

  • 2020 Buick LaCrosse (Chinese spec)
    2020 Buick LaCrosse made handsome just as it dies in US

    Buick has unveiled an updated, much more handsome version of its LaCrosse sedan in China, just as the nameplate dies off in the United States. The updated LaCrosse goes on sale in China following a debut at the 2019 Shanghai auto show in mid-April, and its production will be handled exclusively at...

  • F1 car made from cardboard
    Recycled race car: How to build an F1 car using only cardboard

    Reduce, reuse, recycle. We hear it often, but what if there was a far cooler way to repurpose cardboard laying around? Fortunately, there is. A new video from YouTuber "The Q" shows us exactly how to take regular, old cardboard and turn it into a full-blown Formula 1 car. We have so many questions...

  • Exhaust water recovery system, Engineering Explained
    Learn how water from your car's exhaust can help make more horsepower

    Water injection systems aren't new to the automotive world, but the idea of using water recovered from an exhaust system is. Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained dedicated an entire episode to describing how such a system could help create more horsepower and remove water storage tanks from cars...

  • 2022 BMW iNext spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    BMW iNext, Maserati Alfieri, Gordon Murray supercar: Today's Car News

    BMW is out testing prototypes for an electric SUV code-named the iNext. It's due in 2021 and will offer up to 400 miles of range and Level 3 self-driving capability. The boss of Maserati has confirmed the reveal of the production Alfieri sports car at next year's Geneva International Motor Show...

  • 2019 Tesla Model 3 Performance

    Tesla on Wednesday announced a new V3 Supercharger that supports charging of up to 250 kilowatts. That's up from a peak 145 kw for the current V2 Superchargers and will see a Model 3 Long Range add 75 miles of range in 5 minutes using the system at peak efficiency, according to Tesla. The other benefit is that vehicle owners will get the full 250 kw if their batteries can handle it, as there is no more power splitting with vehicles in the next stall. Tesla is still testing the V3 Supercharger but expects to start installing them from next month in North America, and in Europe and Asia from...

  • 2020 Hyundai Sonata
    2020 Hyundai Sonata ready to shine brightly

    The Hyundai Sonata received wide praise for its bold styling when it was redesigned for 2010. In 2016, that fanfare retreated when it received a rather conservative and buttoned-up look. The 2020 Hyundai Sonata lets its hair down once again and ushers in a dramatic new exterior design. Revealed...

  • Aston Martin Vanquish Vision concept
    Aston Martin Vanquish, Alfa Romeo Tonale, Ruf GT: Car News Headlines

    Aston Martin surprised audiences at this week's 2019 Geneva International Motor Show with the reveal of not one but two mid-engine cars. One of them previews the next-generation Vanquish, which Aston Martin will offer as a rival to the Ferrari F8 Tributo and McLaren 720S. Alfa Romeo previewed a...

  • Pininfarina Battista
    Aston Martin AM-RB 003, Audi Q4 e-tron, Pininfarina Battista: Today's Car News

    Aston Martin showed off its forthcoming AM-RB 003 hypercar, which the firm's CEO has previously said will challenge the Ferrari LaFerrari and McLaren P1 in performance. Incredibly, it will do so with a V-6 engine, which Aston Martin is developing in-house. Audi is working on a new Q4 compact...

  • Piech Mark Zero concept
    Mercedes-AMG GT R Roadster, Tesla Model Y, Piech Mark Zero: Car News Headlines

    Mercedes-AMG has finally revealed the open-top version of its GT R track machine. The car matches the GT R coupe's 577 horsepower and will rocket to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds, and if you keep your foot to the floor it will eventually top out at 197 mph. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has released a few new...

  • 2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo
    2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo, 2019 McLaren 720S Spider, 2019 BMW Z4: This Week's Top Photos

    Ferrari unveiled a new mid-engine supercar this week in the form of the F8 Tributo. The car replaces the 488 GTB in the Ferrari fold and is essentially the 488 Pista in a new wrapper. We're talking 710 horsepower of grunt, a 0-60 mph time of less than 3.0 seconds, and a top speed of 211 mph...

  • 1936 Auto Union Lego race car

    Numerous well-designed Lego kits have arrived in the past year, but one fan needs some help to get his/her own project off the ground. The proposed kit is a 1936 Auto Union Type C race car. The build has been posted to the Lego Ideas portal by a user who goes by the handle redera00. The portal gives any fan a place to build a Lego creation and maybe, just maybe, Lego will pick up the idea to produce it as a widely distributed kit. Other Lego fans vote on projects and Lego awards more time for the initial poster to reach the next support goal. The Type C race car dominated motorsport across...

  • 2019 Ram 2500 Power Wagon
    2019 Ram Power Wagon, 2020 Bentley Continental GT Convertible, 2019 McLaren 720S Spider: The Week In Reverse

    We got the 2019 Ram 2500 Power Wagon dirty in our first drive; we took the 2020 Bentley Continental GT Convertible for a spin; we found the McLaren 720S Spider a delight in our first time behind the wheel. It's the Week in Reverse, right here on Motor Authority. We touched down in Las Vegas for...

  • 2021 Ford Bronco test mule spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2021 Ford Bronco, SCG 004, Tesla Model 3 Standard Range: Today's Car News

    Ford looks to be finally testing its revived Bronco in the wild. The vehicle is still at the test mule stage, which means the new mechanicals are hidden within a makeshift body. Nevertheless, our spy shots reveal a number of details about the upcoming SUV. America's Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus has...

  • 2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range RWD
    $35,000, 220-mile Tesla Model 3 now on sale

    Tesla on Thursday announced that the base Model 3, the $35,000 electric car that buyers have been waiting for since the mid-size model was announced in 2016, is now on sale. Tesla revealed the Model 3 Standard Range has an electric driving range of 220 miles, can accelerate to 60 mph in 5.6...

  • 2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo
    2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo, 2019 Ram 2500 Power Wagon, 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC: Car News Headlines

    Ferrari has a new mid-engine supercar in the form of the F8 Tributo. The car replaces the 488 GTB in the Ferrari fold and is essentially the 488 Pista in a new wrapper. We're talking 710 horsepower of grunt, a 0-60 mph time of less than 3.0 seconds, and a top speed of 211 mph. Ram has a redesigned...

  • 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI
    2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI racing to showrooms with $26,890 base price

    Volkswagen's new Jetta has been on sale since last year, but the enthusiast's choice of the compact sedan is will soon head to dealers. On Wednesday, VW announced prices for the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI, and the sporty sedan starts at $26,890, which includes an $895 destination fee. The brand said...

  • Honda e Prototype

    Honda is about to launch an electric car with an aesthetic that looks like it's been inspired by an iPhone. The car is the production version of 2017's Urban EV concept and a prototype will be presented in just a week's time at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show. McLaren now offers an open-top Spider version of its 720S. The changes made to the giant-killing supercar are significant, as the Spider boasts a unique version of McLaren's Monocage carbon fiber tub, as well as flying buttresses made from glass. It's also one of the best-looking cars in production right now and you can get a...

  • Honda e Prototype
    Honda's cutesy Urban EV concept transforms into e Prototype for Geneva auto show

    Honda unveiled an adorable electric city car a couple of years back in the form of the Urban EV concept and upon the debut also confirmed that a production version was in the pipeline. Now Honda has provided a first look at the production version, albeit as a prototype. Called the Honda e...

  • 2020 Bentley Continental GT Convertible
    2020 Bentley Continental GTC, 2020 BMW M2 CS, Porsche Macan EV: Car News Headlines

    Bentley's redesigned Continental GT is simply stunning, and now the car has spawned its convertible variant which we recently tested. How does it drive? Its beauty pairs perfectly with its new found agility courtesy of a platform borrowed from Porsche. BMW already has the M2 Competition, but it...

  • 2020 Audi e-tron Sportback spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Audi e-tron Sportback, 2019 VW T-Roc R, 2019 Cadillac CT6: Today's Car News

    Audi has only just launched its e-tron crossover SUV but already the German firm's next electric car has been spotted. The vehicle is the e-tron Sportback, which is essentially the e-tron with a more rakish, coupe-like profile. Volkswagen's new T-Roc R has landed, and it's packing the same...

  • 'Fast Five' vault chase scene
    Here's how the "Fast Five" vault chase scene was made

    The "Fast and Furious" movies are always packed full of incredible stunts and chases, but one of the film series' highlights is the vault chase scene from "Fast Five." Jack Gill, a stunt coordinator for "Fast Five" broke down the entire vault chase scene in a new video and we cannot stress this...

  • 2019 Ford Focus ST
    2019 Ford Focus ST, 2020 McLaren 600LT Spider, 2021 Audi RS Q4: This Week's Top Photos

    A new generation of the Ford Focus ST was revealed this week, and the car came packing a version of the 2.3-liter turbocharged inline-4 found in the Mustang and previous-generation Focus RS. Unfortunately, we won't see the new ST here as Ford no longer plans to offer any Focus variants in the...

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