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Categories: Rumors

Ferrari Teases New Model

On: Tue, Feb 3, 2015 at 1:11PM | By: Carl Malek


Ferrari Teases New Model test 1-1

Ferrari has published a series of teaser images via social media that appear to preview an all-new model for the Italian supercar maker with rumors running rampant on what exactly Ferrari is promoting with the campaign.


Ford Preparing Fiesta RS For 2017 Debut?

On: Sat, Jan 31, 2015 at 12:57PM | By: Carl Malek


Ford Preparing Fiesta RS For 2017 Debut? test 1-1

While the upcoming Ford Focus RS has taken the majority of the spotlight for Ford's Ford Performance Division these days, rumors regarding the possible addition of an RS-spec Fiesta hatchback have surfaced once again, thanks to several crucial hints that were dropped by Ford Performance executives in a statement to the publication Auto Express.


Future Porsche Models To Be Exclusively Turbocharged; GT3 RS To Retain Naturally Aspirated Engine

On: Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 2:55PM | By: Carl Malek


Future Porsche Models To Be Exclusively Turbocharged; GT3 RS To Retain Naturally Aspirated Engine test 1-1

In a statement that confirms persisent rumors on the future of Porsche's engine offerings, a Porsche exedcutive has revealed that the firm is looking to a turobocharged future when it comes to the 911 model family. This would eliminate the naturally aspirated engine from the 911 family—with the exception of the GT3 RS—in a bid to improve fuel efficency and performance.


Nissan To Introduce "Significant" Refresh For 2016 Altima

On: Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 12:42PM | By: Carl Malek


Nissan To Introduce "Significant" Refresh For 2016 Altima test 1-1

Nissan has officially confirmed that it has major plans for the 2016 Nissan Altima. The car's noticeable refresh will allow it to go toe-to-toe with rivals such as the Toyota Camry, Chevrolet Malibu, and the Ford Fusion in the hotly contested mid-size sedan segment.


 

The Hyperloop: Will It Make the Automobile Obsolete?

On: Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 11:33AM | By: Bill Wilson


The Hyperloop: Will It Make the Automobile Obsolete? test 1-1

When it comes to mass transit, Americans are tepid users at best. Let the Europeans and Japanese have their bullet trains and magnetic levitation; we will stick with our cars and trucks, thank you very much. That may be about to change, however, if a revolutionary new idea proposed by Tesla founder Elon Musk becomes reality. Known as the Hyperloop, it would make getting from point A to point B faster, safer, and more breathtaking than ever before.


Hyundai, Kia Predict Reduced Growth For First Time In More Than A Decade

On: Thu, Jan 8, 2015 at 3:20PM | By: Carl Malek


Hyundai, Kia Predict Reduced Growth For First Time In More Than A Decade test 1-1

Following a strong 2014 which saw the two companies post a record sales year with more than eight million units sold, Hyundai and Kia are preparing for a much chillier 2015 sales season. Increased pressure from Japanese rivals as well as a major slowdown in overall sales growth could put the squeeze on the bottom line for both Hyundai and Kia as the year marches onward.


Leaked: 2016 BMW 7-Series caught without camo

On: Tue, Jan 6, 2015 at 7:04AM | By: Teddy Field


Leaked: 2016 BMW 7-Series caught without camo test 1-1

The BMW 7-Series has always competed with the Mercedes S-Class. It’s roughly the same size, same price, and it has all the presence of a two-ton middle finger. Unfortunately for the guys in Munich, the new Mercedes S-Class is now the equivalent of an iPhone 6 to BMW’s tin-can-and-a-string. But BMW hath redrawn their motorized lewd gesture, and some spy photographer has caught one completely undressed... months before its scheduled reveal.


Lexus Considering Hydrogen Powered LS Variant?

On: Sat, Dec 27, 2014 at 9:24AM | By: Carl Malek


Lexus Considering Hydrogen Powered LS Variant? test 1-1

With the Mirai concept providing a compelling glimpse of what a hydrogen future would look like at Toyota, it appears that the Japanese firm is planning to adopt some of the Mirai's innovations in an upcoming Lexus LS variant. The hope is that it could serve as the perfect platform to debut the technology when it eventually makes its way to mass production in Toyota-badged models (like some of the other innovations that first got their start in the Lexus LS).


Ford Plans "Halo Model" Intro at NAIAS 2015. Let's Pray They've Learned Something in the Past Decade.

On: Fri, Dec 26, 2014 at 10:41AM | By: Andrew W Davis


Ford Plans  "Halo Model" Intro at NAIAS 2015. Let's Pray They've Learned Something in the Past Decade. test 1-1

Ten years ago, at the 2005 Detroit Auto Show, Ford unveiled what they thought would be accepted as the successor—“spiritually”, at least—to the 1960s phenomenal Ford GT/GT 40. Billed—by Ford, naturally—as “the world’s mightiest supercar”, it featured a mid-mounted, quad-turboed six-liter V12 said to put 720 horsepower and 660 lb.-ft. of torque to the rear wheels.


Volkswagen To Introduce New Crossover Concept At 2015 North American International Autoshow

On: Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 9:05AM | By: Carl Malek


Volkswagen To Introduce New Crossover Concept At 2015 North American International Autoshow test 1-1

Volkswagen appears to be preparing to introduce a new crossover concept at the 2015 North American International Auto Show next month. If statements from several sources close to the German automaker are found to be true it would point to what could be an expansion of an upcoming lineup of CUVs from VW. The aim seems to be to give VW a larger share of the growing CUV segment while also reversing souring sales numbers here in the U.S. market.


Lamborghini Urus To Be Produced Outside Italy?

On: Mon, Dec 1, 2014 at 2:52PM | By: Carl Malek


Lamborghini Urus To Be Produced Outside Italy? test 1-1

Despite not recieving the official green light for production from parent firm Volkswagen Group, Lamborghini has already revealed some of the plans it has for production of the Urus SUV, which would be the Italian performance brand's first SUV offering since the infamous LM002 of the 1980s and early 1990s.