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Thursday April 27, 2017 @ 08:22:48 PM mt

Hennessey Exorcist Camaro ZL1 Makes 959 HP at the Wheels



With 840 hp and 770 lb-ft of torque available on race gas, the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon will have few peers when it arrives this fall. But the Hennessey Exorcist Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 has it beat when it comes to sheer power, as this dyno run shows. In fact, the tuned sixth-gen Camaro likely []

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Thursday April 27, 2017 @ 05:55:41 PM mt

Toyota Researching Natural Gas for Fuel Cells



Toyota is researching and developing a new pressurized combined power generation system or hybrid power generation system to provide power at the companys Motomachi Plant in Toyota City. The system combines solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC) and micro gas turbines to generate clean power. Toyota will evaluate the hybrid power generation systems performance, energy efficiency, []

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Thursday April 27, 2017 @ 05:55:41 PM mt

Ford Needs New Expedition Navigator to Bolster its Bottom Line



Ford is thankful right now for three very large vehicles: the F-Series Super Duty and the new Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator that go on sale later this year. The companys falloff in first-quarter earnings, reported today, underscore the fact that the profitable big SUVs cant come fast enough. The 2018 Expedition was unveiled in []

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Thursday April 27, 2017 @ 05:55:41 PM mt

Mitsubishi L200 Desert Warrior Is Ready to Slay Some Sand



The Mitsubishi L200 pickup has gained an extreme off-road sibling appropriately named the Desert Warrior. Unfortunately, its just a one-off model. Created in collaboration with Top Gear magazine, the Desert Warrior includes a host of upgrades over the standard L200 sold in markets outside the U.S. These mods include oversized wheels with self-inflating tires, a []

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Thursday April 27, 2017 @ 05:55:40 PM mt

Higher-Octane Fuels Are Under Development Report Says



Electric powertrains, lightweight materials, andimproved transmissions are among the many technologies automakers are touting to increasefuel economy in their vehicle fleets. But the industry has yet to take advantage of higher-octane fuels, which could become an important way for boosting efficiency in the future. Automakers and oil companies are quietly working on higher-octane fuels and []

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Thursday April 27, 2017 @ 05:55:40 PM mt

Audi Lunar Quattro to be Featured in Alien: Covenant



Audi gave a sneak peek at the upcoming summer movie Alien: Covenant, which features the Audi Lunar Quattro, a futuristic rover deployed on a colonization mission with a bunch of clueless humans. In the short clip, the Lunar Quattro patrols the colony spaceship Covenant for unseen dangers while also providing exploration and research support for []

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Thursday April 27, 2017 @ 02:21:57 PM mt

Talking Trackhawk With a Jeep SRT Engineer



Jeep vehicle integration manager Paul Mackiewiczs baby, the 707-hp, Hellcat-engined Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, might have been the performance star of the New York International Auto Show if it hadnt been for its tire-melting, wheelie-popping, limelight-stealing SRT sibling: the Challenger Demon. Still, we seized the opportunity to have the Trackhawks vehicle integration manager give us []

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Thursday April 27, 2017 @ 12:25:03 PM mt

We Hear: Ferrari Working on 700-HP Track-Focused 488 GTO Variant



Ferrari released a topless Spider variant of its 488 GTB back in 2015, but its still missing one very important model: a higher-performance version built with the track in mind. The 488s predecessor, the 458, had the track-focused Speciale that proved to be one of the best-handling models to roll out of Maranello. Now, a []

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Thursday April 27, 2017 @ 10:17:53 AM mt

Volkswagen T-Roc Teased in New Video



After introducingthe Atlas, Volkswagen is gearing up to launch the next model in its crossover offensive: the B-segment T-Roc. A new video shows the small crossover carving through desert back roads, hinting at the models performance off the beaten path. Although weve already seen the T-Roc with much less camouflage, its still unclear exactly what []

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Thursday April 27, 2017 @ 10:17:53 AM mt

Being Schooled in a Ford Focus RS and F-150 Raptor; Fun With Someone Elses Tires



It is hard to beat this free gift with purchase. With fabulous mountains as a backdrop, the Utah Motorsports Campus (formerly Miller Motorsports Park) in Tooele, Utah, offers the use of hot cars and trucks, professional tracks and instructors, and access to high-speed desert trails and off-road terrain. It is home to the Ford Performance []

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