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2018 Audi R8 V10 plus Coupe Competition package priced at $239,900

2018 Audi R8 V10 plus Coupe Competition package

The 2018 Audi R8 V10 plus Coupe Competition package is slated to arrive next month, with a crazy price tag of $239,900 including the destination and gas guzzler fees. If you can afford that price, you'll want to act fast, since only 10 units will be available in the US. The 2018 Audi R8 V10 plus Coupe Competition package cuts...

Chevy puts the Corvette ZR1’s 755-hp V8 in a 1973 Chevelle

Chevy crate engine

To show off its available crate engines, Chevy is bringing them to the SEMA in Las Vegas at the end of the month. Rather than just show off the crate engines, Chevy decided to put them under the hood of some of its iconic models from the past. To start, the Corvette ZR1's supercharged LT5 6.2L V8 is now available...

BMW confirms the i4 will look close to the next 4 Series

BMW i Vision Dynamics

Earlier this year BMW confirmed that the i4 will be its next addition to the i sub-brand. The BMW i4 electric car is slated to arrive in 2021 and now BMW has dropped a few more details about what we can expect. Speaking to Auto Express, BMW’s head of i division, Robert Irlinger revealed that the BMW i4 will closely...

2019 BMW X7 revealed, starts at $74,895

2019 BMW X7

BMW has officially unveiled its new flagship SUV, the 2019 BMW X7, which is going to arrive next spring. The BMW X7 comes standard with three rows of seats and will be offered with the choice of either a six- or eight-cylinder engine. The 2019 BMW X7 is 203.3 inches long, 78.7 inches wide and 71.1 inches tall. At the...

Porsche electric SUV coming by 2022, Boxster might go electric

2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid

Porsche is hard at work on the new Taycan electric car, but Porsche doesn't plan to stop there. Porsche expects that by 2025 half of its sales will come from electrified models, which means that it's planning more than just the electric Taycan. The next electric Porsche will likely be an electric SUV, since Porsche's CFO Lutz Meschke recently...

Order your Tesla by Oct. 15 to get the full $7,500 tax credit

Tesla Supercharger

If you're hoping to get the full $7,500 federal tax credit on a Tesla, you only have a few days to place your order for the Model S, Model X or Model 3. Tesla has announced that buyers have until October 15 to place their order to ensure that they will get their Tesla by the end of the...

2020 Porsche 911 (992) will debut next month, sales start next summer

2019 Porsche 911 teased

We're finally going to get to see the next-generation 2020 Porsche 911 (992), which is going to debut next month at the LA Auto Show. Porsche has not only confirmed that it will take the wraps off the new 911 next month, but that sales in the US will kick off by next summer. The first models from the new...

Next-Gen Jaguar F-Type might borrow BMW’s 4.4L V8

jaguar f-type electrified

There has been a lot of speculation lately about what Jaguar has planned for the next-generation Jaguar F-Type. Earlier reports have claimed that the next F-Type could switch to a mid-engine layout that would make it a closer rival to the Porsche 718 Boxster and Cayman. Now a new report speculates that the next F-Type will keep its engine...

2019 Chevy Silverado 4-Cylinder gets up to 23 mpg

2019 Chevy Silverado

The EPA has released the fuel economy specs for the 2019 Chevy Silverado with the new 2.7L four-cylinder engine. The four-cylinder powered Silverado is rated at 20 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway or a combined 21 mpg rating. Those specs aren't a big improvement over the 2019 Silverado with the 5.3L V8 engine, which is...

Here’s an early look at the 2020 BMW 3 Series Touring

2020 BMW 3 Series Touring

BMW unveiled the seventh-generation 2019 BMW 3 Series sedan just last week and while we don't know when BMW is planning to reveal the new 3 Series Touring, we have our first preview. BMW recently registered design patents of the new 3 Series wagon with Brazil's Instituto Nacional da Propriedade Industrial and here they are. The 2020 BMW 3 Series...

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