Dodge is reopening order books for the 2017 Viper before it dies

After 25 years, the Dodge Viper is going to die, for good. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] confirmed this fact back in June as it announced final editon models that sold out pretty much instantly. A weird thing happens when you say you’re killing off an icon: sales spike. The uptick in sales caused Dodge to close the order books for the…

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Bentley Bentayga video review, BMW 2-Series facelift, Mazzanti Evantra 771: Today’s Car News

If money is no object, then Bentley’s Bentayga is definitely the way to go when in the market for a new SUV. It can be tailored in almost every way, including having a clock that costs fix figures installed in the dash. BMW is working on a mid-cycle update for the 2-Series. A prototype has been spotted and reveals that only subtle tweaks are…

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How the elusive 4-rotor rotary engine works

As the old saying goes, there is no replacement for displacement. That’s not the case when it comes to rotary engines, which typically have very small displacement. Instead of cubes, if you want a rotary to make more power you do two things: add more rotors and/or slap on a turbocharger or two. Noted rotary aficionado Rob Dahm did both with his…

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You can build your own go-kart using simple tools

There’s something endlessly appealing about ripping around in a go-kart—it doesn’t matter if you’re 4 or 400 years old. For the average person, this means you hop in your car and drive to the nearest go-kart track. Hopefully they have gas karts, but you’ll certainly still be happy on a solid electric machine. If you’re a bit more…

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2018 BMW X3 spy shots and video

BMW’s next-generation X3 has been spotted testing once again. The current X3 is one of the strongest in the segment, offering snappy performance, a nice interior, good features and reasonable value for money. Due to arrive in showrooms in 2017, most likely as a 2018 model, the new X3 will add technology, grow lighter, and likely offer more…

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2017 Acura RLX preview

Acura’s RLX flagship sedan doesn’t get much attention in luxury circles but it has a lot to offer, especially for technology buffs. The RLX was introduced for the 2014 model year as the replacement for the RL, and though it isn’t on the same level of some of its German rivals when it comes to sheer opulence, it does put them to…

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2017 Buick Envision preview

Buick’s Envision raised a lot of eyebrows when it hit the market earlier in 2016 as the compact crossover SUV was the first vehicle from General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] to be imported from China. (Soon we’ll also be getting the Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid by way of China.) The Envision’s first year on the market was to test the…

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2016 Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix preview

The final round of the 2016 Formula One World Championship is on this weekend in Abu Dhabi and the title is still up for grabs for two drivers: Mercedes AMG duo Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton. As has been the case for the past several weeks, the championship is very much Rosberg’s to lose. The German has a 12-point lead over his British…

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McLaren confirms talks with Apple took place

A lot has been going on behind the scenes at McLaren and slowly details of the dealings are starting to emerge. In September, the Financial Times reported that Apple [NSDQ:AAPL] was in talks with the McLaren Technology Group about a possible takeover. The McLaren Technology Group is a private consortium co-founded by Ron Dennis in the 1980s and…

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2018 Audi Q5, 2018 BMW 6-Series, 2018 Ford Mustang: Today’s Car News

Audi’s Q5 has been completely redesigned for the 2018 model year, though to the casual observer it may not look like it. There’s a new platform, a new engine and a very slick interior. But how does it drive? Find out in our first drive review. Another vehicle that we expect to be redesigned for the 2018 model year is BMW’s…

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