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The mission: Build a car that can exceed 1,000 miles per hour. Do we have your attention yet? The jet-engine maker Rolls-Royce PLC have announced that they’re supporting the Bloodhound Project, an educational program (and a real land-speed-record effort) that hopes to break that barrier. Rolls will be supplying a version of its EJ200 engine for…

The Acura ILX sedan enters its second model year with a few more features—and a price hike of $1,000. Leather upholstery is now standard on all 2014 ILX models, with leatherette door liners. An eight-way power driver’s seat, heated front seats, and a Multi-Angle Rearview Camera system have also all been added to the standard-features list…

It’s been a great run for Tesla Motors these last few months. The startup electric-car maker delivered 4,900 Model S luxury sport sedans from January through March, got a rave review from Consumer Reports, and reported its first-ever profitable quarter. CEO Elon Musk even dropped hints that it might be working with Google on self-driving car…

Volvo announced as far back as September 2011 it would be implementing a strategy where its entire lineup would feature four-cylinder engines, with the engines to be based on a next-generation design and where additional performance would be drawn upon from turbocharging and vehicle electrification. Since that time, Volvo has dropped hints about…

Lamborghini this weekend took the wraps off a new concept car built to celebrate the automaker’s 50th anniversary. Called the Egoista, the new concept joins the likes of the Veneno and Aventador LP 720-4 50° Anniversario in Lamborghini’s expanding lineup of celebratory models. The first details on the next-generation Porsche 911…

Development of the next generation of the Audi TT has been ongoing for years, and we’ve followed talk of lightness, improvements to technology and power, and even seen spy shots of test mules on the road. The rumors all place the 2015 Audi TT at a major auto show for its debut in late 2013 or early 2014, with retail sales following later in 2014…

The development of the 2014 Mercedes-Benz S Class has been an open secret thanks to the work of spies and even Mercedes’ own revelations. Now we get a completely undisguised look at the upcoming luxury sedan just days ahead of its official reveal in Hamburg, Germany, this Wednesday. These brochure scans, which were first posted on enthusiast site…

Australia’s unique touring car series, V8 Supercars, will be hosting its first race in the U.S. this week, the Austin 400. The race will take place at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas, which becomes only the sixth venue outside Australia to host a V8 Supercars race. For years, V8 Supercars has been dominated by only two makes…

Australia’s unique touring car series, V8 Supercars, will be hosting its first race in the U.S. this week, the Austin 400. The race will take place at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas, which becomes only the sixth venue outside Australia to host a V8 Supercars race. For years, V8 Supercars has been dominated by only two makes…

Australia’s unique touring car series, V8 Supercars, will be hosting its first race in the U.S. this week, the Austin 400. The race will take place at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas, which becomes only the sixth venue outside Australia to host a V8 Supercars race. For years, V8 Supercars has been dominated by only two makes…

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