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McLaren 720S suspension on Engineering ExplainedNumerous systems go into making a high-performance car, and while a powerful engine is almost always one of them, engineers never forget about the suspension. What’s a lot of power good for if it handles like a sloppy mess? The McLaren 720S uses a very neat system, although it’s mighty complex. Thankfully, we have explainer extraordinaire Jason…

Ferrari F50 at I.C.E event, SwitzerlandThese days, many supercar and classic car owners look at their vehicles as investments. That’s the opposite case for the owners who brought their cars to the first I.C.E. event in Sankt Moritz, Switzerland, on March 2. I.C.E. stands for International Concours of Elegance in St. Moritz, and it’s a proper acronym since the entire event takes place…

Mercedes-AMG Formula 1 steering wheel, 2019Glancing at a modern Formula 1 race car’s steering wheel reveals a very complex contraption, and it’s just as in-depth of a wheel as it suggests. Mercedes-AMG, the reigning F1 champion, recently published a video with driver Valtteri Bottas to give fans a closer look at what action each button performs. Obviously, some of the finer details are…

2020 Subaru WRX STI S209, 2019 Detroit auto showSubaru has a limited-edition WRX STI S209 on offer for 2019, and this week we took a spin in the 341-horsepower pocket rocket. You’ll be glad to note the car benefits from more than just extra power, ensuring it will remain a finely honed track machine for years to come. Another vehicle we tested was the 2019 BMW X7. The big bruiser reaches…

2019 Ford Taurus (Chinese spec) - Image via SohuFord ended production of the Taurus for North America just this month, but the nameplate lives on in China where Ford’s been selling a next-generation model since 2015. The Chinese-market Taurus is based on a stretched version of the CD4 platform found in the Fusion, as opposed to the outdated D3 platform that underpinned our Taurus, and it’s…

2018 Land Rover Range Rover EvoqueFour years after Chinese brand Land Wind revealed the X7 SUV, a nearly identical copy of the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque, the British luxury brand has scored a win in Chinese court. Autocar reported Friday that the Beijing Chaoyang District Court sided with Land Rover and found Jiangling Motor Corporation, the Chinese automaker that produces…

2019 BMW X7We took a spin in the 2019 BMW X7; the Subaru WRX STI S209 was our track weapon of choice in Japan; the Porsche Cayenne Coupe debuted. It’s the Week in Reverse, right here on Motor Authority. We descended into South Carolina for our first drive of the 2019 BMW X7. There, we found a powertrain eager to move the largest SUV BMW has made, and a cabin…

2019 Tesla Model 3 PerformanceTesla operated a very generous referral program for years but axed it on Feb. 1 due to high costs. Less than two months later the referral program is back—with a few twists. A lot of the benefits remain from the old program, but they’ve been drastically scaled back. For example, the old program provided customers who referred friends or…

2016 Porsche 911 RFrankly, Porsche is fed up with customers flipping special edition sports cars and supercars for big profits. The automaker’s CEO Oliver Blume proposed a solution: interested parties won’t actually purchase the cars. Instead, he told Autocar on Friday, the special edition models would only be available as a lease, or perhaps part of a subscription…

Lamborghini LM002The Lamborghini LM002 has been on the minds of executives inside the Italian automaker and its CEO, Stefano Domenicali, said the brand has considered a successor to the Rambo Lambo. Domenicali wouldn’t provide many other details in a conversation with Motor Trend published Thursday, but an LM002 successor has been talked about inside the company…

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