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Everything We Know About the 2020 Mid-Engine C8 Corvette So Far

The mid-engine 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray debuts in three days, and while there’s still a lot to learn about it, we’ve heard quite a bit over the years. Here’s a look at what we know and what we think we know about Chevy’s upcoming supercar.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Everything We Know About the 2020 Mid-Engine C8 Corvette So Far

The mid-engine 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray debuts in three days, and while there’s still a lot to learn about it, we’ve heard quite a bit over the years. Here’s a look at what we know and what we think we know about Chevy’s upcoming supercar.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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‘Lamborghini Has to Have a Naturally-Aspirated Engine’: Audi Sport Exec

Autocar caught up with Audi Sport boss Oliver Hoffmann at the 24 Hours of Nürburgring where he told the British car pub that his team’s trying to keep the V10 in the next R8, a hardcore “GT2” style R8 might be in the pipeline, and Lamborghini’s committed to staying away from turbochargers.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Lister Is Working On A Modern Knobbly, And It Looks Ridiculously Cool

Lister is a strange company. While best known for building odd Jaguar-based race cars in the good old days, it primarily gets by building modified street car versions of current Jaguar sports cars and SUVs. The company, a few years ago, began offering continuation versions of its famous Knobbly sports racer, and it’ll…Read more… Continue […]

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The 2020 Ford Mustang May Get a More Powerful Four Cylinder Option: Report

The Ford Mustang may be adding an engine option between the 310 horsepower 2.3-liter EcoBoost in the base car and the mighty 460 horsepower 5.0-liter V8 in the GT, friend of Jalopnik Bozi Tatarevic writes for Hagerty. This is according to his “sources at Ford” and appears to align with a VIN decoder document sent […]

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The 2020 Toyota Supra Leaked Again, Claimed to Start At $49,990

We’re going to see the new Toyota Supra launched at the Detroit Auto Show on Monday, but ahead of the official launch SupraMkV.com is saying they have a source providing pricing of the new car, as well as the three launch trims, and a few new official photographs. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Mid-Engine Corvette Delayed Six Months Over Last-Minute Overhaul: Report

While we’re fairly certain that a mid-engine Corvette is coming soon, we don’t really know when to expect it. The camouflaged cars we’ve been spotting suggests it could be soon, but GM Authority is reporting that the car has been delayed over an issue with its wiring harness.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Is Lamborghini Secretly Showing Off A Hybrid?

Lamborghini reportedly showed about 200 potential customers a prototype of a new hybrid supercar that’s set to debut soon, according to a website called The Supercar Blog. Treat it with skepticism, but Lamborghini’s been talking about production cars going hybrid for a while now. This would get that rolling.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Is The Chrysler Brand About To Get Axed? FCA Says No But Things Aren’t Great There

Things haven’t been great with the “C” in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles for some time. Chrysler, a storied American nameplate, now only sells two cars in a handful of markets. So when Automotive News reports it’s heard a rumor that the Chrysler brand may get “whacked” on Friday, it’s not implausible. But for now, an FCA…Read […]

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I’ll Believe A Nissan 400Z Is Happening When I See It On Dealer Lots

Another week, another series of rumors and ambiguous reports about a new Nissan Z. See, now that a new Toyota Supra is really happening, everyone’s rightfully wondering if Nissan has what it takes to shake out of its CVT-Rogue Sport-Monday Night Football-Star Wars-March Clearance Deal malaise and offer us something…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Huge Grain Of Salt On This But Maybe The Next Nissan Z Will Be Developed With Mercedes

Times are tough for the sports cars. We know that. As sedans and SUVs and trucks have become faster and more powerful, the buying public has shifted away from dedicated two-seaters, convertibles and coupes. So to make the economics work, automakers are looking toward joint ventures, like Toyota and BMW did with the…Read more… Continue […]

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General Motors Will Unveil A Driverless Concept Car Tomorrow With No Steering Wheel Or Pedals

General Motors will unveil a new driverless concept car as early as Friday that doesn’t have a steering wheel or pedals, the latest salvo in the company’s efforts to deploy autonomous vehicles onto public roads. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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GM’s Lawyers Just Inadvertently Confirmed Those Mid-Engined Corvette Designs Are Real

A number of images purporting to be CAD designs of what’s been dubbed the “mid-engine Corvette” leaked last week, but despite how real they looked, there was no way of knowing for sure if they actually came from someone affiliated with General Motors. Until now! Late Friday, a lawyer working on behalf of GM…Read more… […]

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Haha Bugatti May Make A ‘More Affordable’ 2+2 Model Called The Atlantic: Report

First: some clarification. Bugattis are definitely affordable. Their price tags wouldn’t cause any kind of hesitation for the millionaires that buy them. But for the rest of us working nine-to-six jobs, we’re looking for a Bugatti that costs a hair less than a few million dollars. Thank God that might be in the works…Read more… […]

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