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  • Chicago Cubs outfielder Ben Zobrist wins Camaro SS for earning MVP nod

    The Chicago Cubs ended a 108-year World Series drought and can rightfully claim that they're the best in baseball. The Cubs' historic run took seven games, with the final Game 7 proving to be one of the all-time greats in World Series history. Cubs outfielder Ben Zobrist came through in the clutch with a 10th inning, run-scoring double to help give his team the win and the title, and he earned himself the title of MVP as well. He also earned the keys to a 2017 Chevrolet Camaro SS. It's a 50th-edition version, and it's a drop-top. That should be a good parade vehicle for Zobrist when he's back...

  • Audi R18 TDI Le Mans car
    Audi Wins Le Mans 2011, R18 TDI Withstands Huge Crashes

    Audi Sport has won the 24 Hours of Le Mans at the La Sarthe circuit in Northern France in one of the closest races in many years, but were it not for the strength and safety of the R18 TDI sports prototype, the weekend could have been very different. Less than an hour into the race, star driver...

  • 2010 Corvette Grand Sport
    Video: Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Launch Control In Action

    The new Grand Sport shows off its launch control and more in these videos.

  • 2010 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport museum raffle
    Custom Corvette Grand Sport major prize in National Corvette Museum raffle

    For just $150, you could have a chance at winning this unique, one-of-a-kind 2010 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Coupe thanks to a raffle being held by the National Corvette Museum. Decked out in Arctic White with a Black Jake stripe, the unique Grand Sport Coupe is a completely custom designed...

  • 2010 Acura TSX V6
    V6-powered TSX joins Acura’s 2010 lineup

    Acura teased us back at February’s Chicago Auto Show with a new V6-powered version of its TSX sports sedan, and now the car is finally ready to go sale as part of the automaker’s updated 2010 lineup. The midsize sedan picks up Acura’s familiar 3.5L V6 from its TL and RL siblings...

  • sportec audi s4 avant 006
    Sportec takes Audi S4 Avant output to 425hp

    You'd think that spending the time, effort and money to get another 92hp out of your car would yield more than 0.1 seconds in the 0-62mph dash and the same top speed, but for the Swiss tuners at Sportec, that's unfortunately exactly what happened. Despite cranking the car up to 425hp from the stock...

  • sportec spr1 t80 porsche 911 turbo 001

    Switzerland's Sportec released the first details about its latest extreme performance kit for the venerable Porsche 911 Turbo just ahead of this year's Geneva Motor Show, but full details and photos are finally available, confirming our info on its range of power mods, aerodynamic enhancements, plus chassis and suspension tuning. The Swiss-made performance kit, called the SPR1 T80, lifts output to a mammoth 858hp (631kW) and 650lb-ft (880Nm) of torque out of the custom T80M engine. With a weight of 2,959lb (1,345kg), the SPR1 T80 has a power-to-weight ratio of 572hp/ton (638hp/tonne) - better...

  • bugatti veyron grand sport napa valley 011
    Bugatti reveals more photos of Veyron Grand Sport as production ramps up

    Few cars carry as much prominence as the Bugatti Veyron, famous for its ultra-high price tag, striking looks and other-worldly speeds, but there will always be demanding customers wanting more. For them, Bugatti is offering an even more exclusive ‘roofless’ version labeled the Veyron...

  • audi q7 v12 01
    Preview: Abt Sportsline turns up the wick on Audi's Q7 V12 oil burner to 560hp

    Not much is yet known about Abt Sportsline's latest take on the Audi Q7 V12 TDI, but the numbers are enough to pique any enthusiast's interest: 560hp (412kW), 886lb-ft (1,200Nm) of torque and sports-car-like 0-62mph (100km/h) times of just 5.5 seconds. How Abt boosted the big V12 diesel from its...

  • 2009 bugatti grandsport cannes 002
    The Bugatti Veyron experience isn't priceless: it's $25,000 a day

    With only about 300 of the Bugatti Veyrons in existence, a single-day rental may be the only chance some get to experience the car first hand. And for £16,000 ($25,000) the folks at Holders Vehicle Contracts in the UK will deliver exactly that. The single-day rate might sound like a pittance...

  • 2010 chevrolet corvette grand sport june 006
    Chevrolet builds the 1,500,000th Corvette, prices 2010 Grand Sport

    Building 1,500,000 of just about any complex machine is a serious milestone, but it's much more than that to the motoring spirit of America when it's the Chevrolet Corvette. Today General Motors announced the production of the 1,500,000th Corvette at its Bowling Green Assembly plant. Along with the...

  • Superior 54 Sport Wagon
    Superior Glass Works turns Corvette parts into retro-styled wagon

    Start with a pile of C5 Corvette parts, some tube steel and a wealth of experience fabricating hot rods, drag racers, custom cars and resto-mods, and you might end up with something like the Superior 54 Sport Wagon. Using donor parts where it matters most and linking it all together with a custom...

  • ABT Sportsline Audi A3 AS3

    German tuner ABT Sportsline is known for its tuning work with a number of automakers, most notably those from the VW Group's portfolio such as Volkswagen and Audi models. The most recent project in the firm’s line of modified Audis is a new upgrade for the compact yet premium A3 hatchback. Known as the ABT AS3, the tuned A3 follows in the footsteps of similar work undertaken by ABT on the larger Audi A5. The tuning focuses on both performance enhancements and visual upgrades to give the car more grunt than the standard hatch from Audi while also making it stand out from the crowd. Under...

  • 2009 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe
    Chevrolet Corvette sees $365 price rise for 2010

    Chevrolet is introducing a series of updates for the Corvette for the 2010 model year, with changes affecting the entire lineup from the base model all the way to the scorching ZR1 supercar. First and foremost is the introduction of the Grand Sport Model, which returns for 2010 with widebody...

  • 2010 Renault Megane Sport Tourer wagon
    Renault expands Megane lineup with stylish Estate wagon

    Renault has released more details on its new Megane Estate wagon, which made its world debut back in March at the Geneva Motor Show and is set to go on sale in Europe later this month. The new Estate distinguishes itself from the standard Megane hatch with its greater carrying capacity, extended...

  • ABT AS5 Audi A5 Cabrio
    ABT Sportsline adds AS5 package to new A5 Cabrio

    ABT Sportsline is a long-time Audi tuner with very close ties to the German carmaker’s motorsport division. The firm was recently enlisted by Audi to help develop its R8 LMS race car and the experience gained from the high-level of engineering and testing that went into the car has now been...

  • Calavera Ferrari F430 by Unique Sportcars and Novitec Rosso
    Unique Sportcars teams up with Novitec Rosso for ‘Calavera’ Ferrari F430

    Ferrari’s F430 is destined to bow out towards the end of the year, set to be replaced by an all-new model, but in the lead up to its swan song German design group Unique Sportcars has teamed up with fellow Teutonic tuner Novitec Rosso to create the ‘Calavera’. Limited to just 11...

  • 2010 Lexus IS C F-Sport Accessories
    Lexus IS C gets F-Sport makeover

    Lexus recently expanded its F-Sport Performance Accessories line to include parts for the GS sedan and IS AWD, and this week the company revealed full details for new parts for the IS C convertible that has just gone on sale. Previously the performance range was only applicable for the IS 250 and...

  • 2010 Bentley Continental Supersports production model

    Bentley's flex-fuel Continental Supersports recently broke ground as the first ethanol-burner from the brand, and this week the car took a step closer to arriving in showrooms as the first production models have started undergoing real-world testing. Having debuted in concept form at March’s Geneva Motor Show, the new Continental Supersports is scheduled to go on sale early next year as the carmaker’s most powerful and fastest production model ever. It won’t be the most expensive Bentley - that honor falls to the Arnage - and the Azure is also more expensive, but a $267,000...

  • corvette competition sport package 001
    First Competition Sport package Z06 to be raffled off by National Corvette Museum

    In the performance-per-dollar race, the Chevrolet Corvette is still one of the leaders, despite encroachment by Nissan's GT-R and others. For 2009, Corvette is planning a new 'Competition Sport' package for Z51 and Z06 models that focuses on adding a bit more capability without unduly compromising...

  • 2010 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport
    Chevrolet releases more details on Corvette Grand Sport

    The Corvette Grand Sport is back. Set to roll in later this year as a 2010 model in both coupe and convertible bodystyles, the new Grand Sport combines the standard Corvette LS3-based powertrain with widebody styling and a race-bred suspension, and gives Corvette fans a new performance option...

  • 2010 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport
    Chevrolet Corvette gets launch control for 2010

    Chevrolet is planning a series of updates for the Corvette for the 2010 model year, with changes affecting the entire lineup, from the base model all the way up to the scorching ZR1 supercar. First and foremost is the introduction of the Grand Sport Model, which returns for 2010 with widebody...

  • MML Sports Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X Group N Rally car
    MML Sports unveils Mitsubishi Evo X Group N rally car

    Rally racing has taken some of the hardest hits of all of the major motorsports during the ongoing economic and automotive downturn, but being down doesn't mean being out. MML Sports today unveiled their Group N Mitsubishi Evolution X rally car, to campaign for the World Rally Championship...

  • 2010 Bentley Continental Supersports
    Bentley’s fastest and most powerful production car ever priced from $273,295

    Bentley's flex-fuel Continental Supersports recently broke ground as the first ethanol-burner from the brand, and with this week's announcement of the price of the car, its cash-burning abilities are known too. Taking its slot as the most powerful and fastest Bentley ever, the Supersports is also...

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