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Meet the Polestar one performance plug-in hybrid
October 17, 2017, at 12:33 PM

First up is the Polestar one, a hybrid coupe looking love a cross between a two-door S90 and the Concept Coupe Volvo showed in Frankfurt. The one is set to roll off the line in mid-2019.

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Exclusive! Hoonicorn hits Detroit: Ken Obstruct (finally) gymkhanas in the Motor City
October 17, 2017, at 12:33 PM

We're guessing (and hoping) it's for Gymkhana ten, "The Renaissance." Ken if you're reading, that's what we'd call it.

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The VW Scirocco is deceased (again)
October 17, 2017, at 9:47 AM

Or rather, Wolfsburg pulled the plug on the Scirocco once again -- the model took a long hiatus between one thousand nine hundred ninety-two and two thousand eight as VW refocused its lineup in response to market demands.

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Junkyard Treasure: one thousand nine hundred eighty-two Toyota Cressida Sedan
October 17, 2017, at 9:46 AM

It was a magnificently overbuilt smallish (by early-1980s American standards) luxury car, available in sedan or wagon form, and it competed for sales with such rear-wheel-drive Japanese cars as the Datsun Maxima and Mazda six hundred twenty-six Luxury; it stole more than a few sales from Detroit and European luxury marques as well.

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two thousand seventeen Kia Sportage SX essentials: Updated and better all around
October 17, 2017, at 9:46 AM

The Sportage SX is the top trim level, with LX and EX models below it. Nissan Rogue, Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4 $34.895 $34.895 The Sportage SX comes with two- or all-wheel drive and features a 237-hp, 260-lb-ft turbocharged I4 with a six-speed automatic transmission.

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October 16, 2017, at 7:51 PM

one qualifier at this past weekend's AAA TX NHRA FallNationals and season points leader, was forced to a back-up car for a semifinal loss in to Brittany Force after Torrence's Capco Contractors dragster lost control after crossing the finish line in his quarterfinal win against Richie Crampton.

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McLaren F1 executive says two thousand eighteen Indy five hundred effort 'unlikely'
October 16, 2017, at 5:07 PM

The statement comes in advance of the United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. McLaren’s return to the Indianapolis five hundred with two-time Formula one world winner Fernando Alonso dominated the storylines heading into the one hundred-first Indianapolis five hundred this past May.

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NASCAR clears up confusion over Jimmie Johnson'south Talladega red-flag penalty
October 16, 2017, at 5:07 PM

It was NASCAR’s decision to penalize the No. forty-eight team for working on Johnson’s car on pit road during the 12-minute red-flag period that followed the melee.

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Front Row Motorsports NASCAR team explains decision to drop Landon Cassill
October 16, 2017, at 5:06 PM

The decision to split with Landon Cassill after the two thousand seventeen season surprised many interior the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series garage. After all, the team had in Cassill a favorite 28-year-old with a decade’s worth of experience in the highest level in the sport.

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October 16, 2017, at 5:06 PM

With the coming autonomous future, it's also taken for granted that cars will all be electric or hybrid by then -- Tesla's semi-autonomous Autopilot system is already in a car that's electric -- but much more complex Level three through Level five systems will also require a lot more computing power to run, putting their requirements at odds with the car's own powertrain system.

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Infiniti QX50 replacement coming this spring, but QX70 is still undecided
October 16, 2017, at 5:05 PM

At the finish of August, Infiniti halted production of two of its core products, the QX50 and QX70, to obtain prepared for new versions. A redesigned QX50 will come in March.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. and wife Amy are expecting their first baby
October 16, 2017, at 5:05 PM

will have a new work following season and it's nothing to do with motorsports. He’s going to be a dad. Earnhardt broke the news on Monday via his Instagram account that he and wife Amy are expecting their first child.

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Somebody purchase this still-wrapped McLaren F1 with delivery mileage and drive the heck out of it
October 16, 2017, at 5:04 PM

It’s flawless interior and out, and it should be -- its owner never bothered to drive it. Its upholstery, tools and accessories are all still factory-wrapped.

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Polestar completes the puzzle, previews low, wide concept coupe
October 16, 2017, at 2:18 PM

With all the pieces of the puzzle out, we've fired up Photoshop, stitched all the disjointed photo-tiles together and revealed our best see yet at the coupe.

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Brad Keselowski outlines his path to a NASCAR championship after Talladega triumph
October 16, 2017, at 2:18 PM

It's clear, but it's not precisely easy. First, it's number secret that Toyota is setting the standard right presently on downforce tracks. Joe Gibbs Racing and Furniture Row Racing are well-funded and have access to a tremendous quantity of resources.

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Leaked: The two thousand eighteen Jeep Wrangler'south owner'south manual is here
October 16, 2017, at 2:17 PM

That means all the new Jeep’s features are presently out in the public for anyone that wants to digest the 604-page user’s manual. While a new car’s user manual generally only comes out to evaluate what that weird light in the dash means, and if it’s time to get it into a shop, this leaked manual might be the most read new car manual in a long, long time.

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Australian car production ends this week. Here'south why
October 16, 2017, at 2:17 PM

To be clear, Holden isn't shutting down completely -- it's merely ceasing car production in Australia. The div will continue to produce cars in Germany and elsewhere for export to Australia.

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one thousand nine hundred eighty-two: John Houseman knows Plymouth buyers obtain their "moneysworth"
October 16, 2017, at 11:31 AM

Things looked much better in one thousand nine hundred eighty-second; Chrysler not only had the Simca-based Omnirizon cars in full sales swing, but the new-for-1981 K-Cars were selling love crazy.

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Ferrari Club helps celebrate Air Force’s seventieth Birthday at Edwards AFB
October 16, 2017, at 11:30 AM

By our estimate there have been approximately four million different celebrations of the Prancing Horse around the world – maybe five - and the year ain’t over yet.

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Man starts police chase because it was on his 'bucket list'
October 16, 2017, at 11:30 AM

Generally these desires, or bucket list items, comprise sensible clichés love seeing the Eiffel Tower or driving around the Nurburgring. For one IA man, his list also included “run from the cops.”Des Moines, news Sta KCCI eight reports the driver, Frederick Jones, fled after police attempted to cite him for expired registration.

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Tesla Model three production held up by welding woes?
October 16, 2017, at 11:29 AM

Based on details in a Wall Str Journal report and in a video of the production line posted on Twitter by Tesla CEO Elon Musk, experts declare the electric vehicle maker appears to be struggling with welding together a mostly steel vehicle, as opposed to the primarily aluminum bodies of the Model south and Model X.

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two thousand seventeen Lexus ES300h essentials: Great hybrid... but so'south the cheaper Avalon
October 16, 2017, at 11:29 AM

BMW 530e, Lincoln MKZ hybrid, Audi A6 $42.795 $48.213 The two thousand seventeen Lexus ES300h delivers forty mpg combined from a 2.5-liter Atkinson-cycle four-cylinder engine with an electric motor.

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WardsAuto Flashback – October two thousand seventeen
October 16, 2017, at 7:52 AM

A tour of Oldsmobile’s Lansing, MI, engine plants reveals the extent of modern tooling used to manufacture the div’s new Rocket V-8 engine, Ward’s Automotive Reports notes in its Oct.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. doesn't win NASCAR Talladega but proved something to his critics
October 16, 2017, at 0:19 AM

didn't reach triumph lane in his final race at Talladega Superspeedway, he'd a chance to win and proved a point in the process. The two thousand seventeen season has been a struggle for the 14-time most favorite driver and fans have frequently accused Earnhardt of simply coasting to his imminent retirement at the finish of the season.

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