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Quick Cruise: JDM Nissan ePower

Quick Cruise: JDM Nissan ePower
Have you ever seen the film Lost in Translation? The one where a completely washed-up Bill Murray goes to Tokyo in order to ride whatever fame he has left in his sad career by selling his image via Japanese whiskey commercials?
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More Facts About VW’s I.D. R Pikes Peak Racer

More Facts About VW’s I.D. R Pikes Peak Racer
Some interesting new details have surfaced about the slick EV race car VW is using for its upcoming Pikes Peak hill climb record attempt. One interesting facts is that driver Romain Dumas didn’t get to lay eyes on the car until the rest of the world did earlier this week.
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Official Pics of VW’s Carbon Fiber Pikes Peak Bruiser Debut

Official Pics of VW’s Carbon Fiber Pikes Peak Bruiser Debut
Volkswagen has offered up a batch of images of the the electric race car it plans on running in this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. The I.D. R Pikes Peak EV has been unveiled fully, and it looks like it means business for sure.
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VW I.D. R Electric Pikes Peak Racer to Take on America’s Mountain

VW I.D. R Electric Pikes Peak Racer to Take on America’s Mountain
Pikes Peak is one of the biggest hill climb races in the world and each year the race lures in speed demons from around the globe. At the running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb 2018 this June, VW will be back on America’s Mountain.
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10 Things You Need to Know About the Kia Optima PHEV

10 Things You Need to Know About the Kia Optima PHEV
Despite their growing availability, many people still feel that plug-in hybrids are a waste of resources and money, a sentiment that automakers like Kia are working hard to to amend. Unassuming from head to tail, and stuffed with all manner of “Eco-minded” engineering, the Optima PHEV plays Korean counterpart to Hyundai’s Sonata plug-in, both of which come powered and packaged in a very similar manner.
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2019 Jaguar I-PACE EV Specs and Details Revealed

2019 Jaguar I-PACE EV Specs and Details Revealed
After numerous teases, Jaguar has finally revealed the production model and specs for their new I-PACE. This sleek crossover is the British automaker’s first ever pure electric vehicle, and it looks pretty awesome based on what’s now been revealed. The low-slung, short-nosed EV inherits many of the styling elements found in its fossil fuel-powered brethren, the E-PACE and F-PACE, but the I-PACE benefits from a lower center of gravity and better weight balance thanks to its all-electric drivetrain, and big 90kWh battery pack underneath its cabin.
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The Aspark Owl EV Will Outrun Your Guardian Angels

The Aspark Owl EV Will Outrun Your Guardian Angels
I’ve seen some fast cars in my day, and the insane acceleration will always take you by surprise. The fastest vehicles I’ve ever seen in person were NHRA top fuel dragsters and that sort of acceleration (and noise) is mind-boggling to say the least.
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10 of the Sexiest Lines from the 2018 Chicago Auto Show

10 of the Sexiest Lines from the 2018 Chicago Auto Show
If cars are indeed your thing, then what is the equivalent of having tasteful amounts of sex appeal? Does it go beyond beltline curves, carbon fiber, Alcantara, and aluminum? The vehicular landscape is one that comes littered with both staggeringly good and bad design touches, and while concepts like Infiniti’s insanely sleek Q Inspiration stirred the Detroit auto show this year, there’s a lot to love about Chicago’s shindig a couple weeks later as well. Chicago’s McCormick Place is the sort of split-hall structure that can accommodate throngs of buyers and journalists alike, a vaulted wonderland hell-bent on giving your feet blisters and an automotive experience like no other.
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Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster Launched into Orbit

Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster Launched into Orbit
Elon Musk has taken his red Tesla Roadster, put a “spaceman” behind the wheel (in a SpaceX spacesuit prototype) and then put both into the nose cone of the massive Falcon Heavy rocket. Both the Roadster and spaceman were successfully sent into orbit in spectacular fashion, and without so much as a hitch along the way.
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7 Surprises from the 2018 Detroit Auto Show

7 Surprises from the 2018 Detroit Auto Show
The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit is the most iconic OEM motor vehicle meet in the United States, every year drawing hundreds of thousands of car shoppers and members of the media alike through its doors at the Cobo Center.
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Electric Ferrari 308 GTS for Sale: Green, Wrapped in Ferrari Red

Electric Ferrari 308 GTS for Sale: Green, Wrapped in Ferrari Red
One glimpse at this Ferrari 308 GTS and the Magnum P.I. theme song will be stuck in your head. However, this particular specimen has given up its Italian V8 engine at some point along the way.
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Genovation Cars GXE is an All-Electric Corvette C7

Genovation Cars GXE is an All-Electric Corvette C7
Back in 2016, Genovation Cars electrified a Corvette C6 which they used to set a speed record of an incredible 209 mph. Now, it turns out the company is headed to CES 2018 with a pre-production performance EV called the GXE.
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Tesla Model Y in the Works, Then a Pickup Truck

Tesla Model Y in the Works, Then a Pickup Truck
Elon Musk has yet again taken to twitter to answer questions about what’s coming up from the electric car maker he helms. In a recent tweet, he provided some general insight into their product roadmap, including a promise that an electric pickup truck is coming “right after” the Model Y. I promise that we will make a pickup truck right after Model Y.
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2019 BMW i8 Roadster Raises the Roof on Hybrid Power

2019 BMW i8 Roadster Raises the Roof on Hybrid Power
The BMW i8 is one of those cars I really want to love, but after having driven one, I can’t get much past “strong like.” It looks fantastic – heck, it’s concept car you can actually buy.
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Porsche 911 Hybrid May Be in the Works

Porsche 911 Hybrid May Be in the Works
The world is steadily marching towards having some sort of hybrid or full EV system in every car. While some cars are using the hybrid tech solely for green benefits, others are taking that hybrid electrified design and using it for speed.
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