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Watch a McLaren P1 Take on a McLaren 650S on the Drag Strip

P1 and 650S are two of the most recognizable names in the McLaren lineup. Ok, really, they’re two out of just four names in the McLaren lineup, but that doesn’t make these two supercars any less potent. In the black corner, a McLaren P1: the million dollar, 900-horsepower hybrid hypercar known the world over. In the orange corner, the McLaren 650S: a 641-horsepower quarter of a million dollar supercar capable of eating Corvettes for breakfast. It may seem like there’s a clear cut winner  ...

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Tesla Model 3 announced: release set for 2017, price starts at $35,000

After ten years of waiting, Tesla has revealed the Model 3, the vehicle that CEO Elon Musk hopes will take the electric car to the masses. At the unveiling of the Model 3 this evening at the company’s design studio in Hawthorne, California, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the car will deliver at least 215 miles of range beginning at just $35,000 — that’s a bold claim, and an important one for Tesla to meet. Musk is "fairly confident" that deliveries will begin by the end of  ...

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Here’s How to Reserve Your Tesla Model 3

From the beginning, Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk has stressed his company’s goal of moving the world toward more sustainable forms of transportation, and on March 31st, Tesla will take perhaps its biggest step yet toward achieving that goal.  Oh yes, the long-awaited Tesla Model 3 will officially be revealed to the public, at least in prototype form. The unveiling ceremony is scheduled for 8:30pm PDT (11:30pm EDT), and it brings into the light the claimed $35,000 and 200-mile range Tesla  ...

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This Electric Supercar is Astounding—And Also 1 Million Dollars

Supercar Credit: Rimac What started as a simple hobby for 28-year-old Mate Rimac has become a fast rising global business carving out its own niche in the automotive industry. It all began when the engine of an old BMW he was racing failed, and he figured he could possibly convert it into an electric car using pieces bought off the Internet. Fast forward 10 years and his company, Rimac Automobili, is starting to gain serious recognition for its “Concept_One” supercars, which are priced at a  ...

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Mercedes-AMG Reveals the New E 43 4matic

Visit the original post to see all 7 images from this gallery. The recently-revealed new Mercedes-Benz E-Class gets a high performance makeover in the form of this Mercedes-AMG E 43 4Matic. Fitted with a 3.0-litre V6 biturbo engine, which gives an output of 295 kW, as you’d expect, the standard-specification AMG Performance 4MATIC four-wheel drive combines optimum traction with high agility on the E 43. The car is said to combine impressive driving dynamics with cutting-edge efficiency,  ...

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The Acura NSX Supercar Could Get Even More Mental With Rear-Wheel Drive

I’ve already had a chance to drive the new Acura NSX. And while I can’t tell you exactly how it is just yet, I can tell you that Acura has big plans for its supercar of the future. Those plans very well may include a rear-wheel drive, Type R version—for those customers looking for something a bit more raucous. The report stems from Autocar, and suggests the NSX could lose its advanced all-wheel-drive system in place of lightness. It would still be a hybrid, granted, but it would be a little  ...

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Buy This Luftwaffe Mercedes-Benz Unimog, Go Wherever You Darn Please

The story of the Unimog is an interesting one. It was developed by the Germans after WWII as a vehicle that could go anywhere and do anything. It served as a utility vehicle, worked well for agricultural applications, and has since been used around the world by military and police forces. Now you can own one through an upcoming auction. This is a 1983 Mercedes-Benz Unimog 406.101, and it’s one of only 353 produced. It was designed for use by the German Luftwaffe at airports, and this one  ...

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Audi’s Head Designers Discuss the Quattro Range, the Audi Moon Rover & More

Visit the original post to see all 1 images from this gallery. Germany is often romanticized as a stronghold of tasteful design, and the legacies of names like Dieter Rams And Max Braun of Braun, Walter Gropius of Bauhaus, Adolf Dassler of adidas and August Horch of Audi serve to uphold the country’s international rapport. For the Bavarian automaker with the four rings, the “Quattro” philosophy speaks to Audi’s “Vorsprung Durch Technik” approach, which entails leading the industry through  ...

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Watch the moment a self-driving Google car sideswipes a bus

AP has obtained surveillance video from inside the Mountain View public transit bus at the time it was struck by one of Google’s autonomous Lexus RX SUVs, the first time one of the company’s self-driving cars has been directly responsible for a crash on public roads. In the video, you can make out the outline of the white SUV glancing off the right side of the bus, followed by the (naturally) surprised reaction of the bus driver, who stops and gets out to check on the damage. In  ...

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