2020 BMW 8-Series spy shots and video

BMW is working on a flagship coupe that we’re expecting to revive the 8-Series name, and we have fresh spy shots and video of prototypes. BMW hinted at the model in March when senior executives said the automaker was looking at adding more high-end models. One will be an i8 Spyder. Others will include this 8-Series coupe, an 8-Series Convertible…

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2018 Nissan Leaf spy shots

A prototype for the next-generation Nissan Leaf has just been spotted. The redesigned electric compact hatch is expected to debut later this year, as a 2018 model. The current Leaf was the first electric car to truly go mainstream. Before its arrival for the 2011 model year, getting a pure electric car to production with a standard set of features…

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Tesla Model S-based Electric GT racing series launched in Ibiza

In March we brought you news about an electric car racing series being developed for production-based cars, namely the Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S. At a ceremony held at Ibiza on Tuesday, the new series was officially launched as the Electric GT Championship (EGT). The ceremony included the unveiling of the Model S race car that will compete in the…

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Tesla unveils Model S P100D, proclaims it the fastest accelerating car you can buy

What’s more than ludicrous speed? Apparently, it’s the new Tesla Model S P100D, announced today by company CEO Elon Musk. Capable of sprinting from a complete stop to 60 mph in just 2.5 seconds, the Model S 100D isn’t the fastest car ever, but it is darn close. It’s surpassed only by the Ferrari LaFerrari and the Porsche 918 Spyder, neither of…

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Tesla Model S P90D runs 10s at the drag strip

A YouTube channel with the name of Tesla Racing Channel has posted a video showing a Model S breaking into the 10-second range at a quarter-mile drag strip. The car is a Model S P90D with Ludicrous Mode and the revised front end. In the video, you can see the car run a 10.8 with a trap speed of 121 miles per hour. This is fast enough to qualify…

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BMW builds long-wheelbase X1 for China

BMW has been cranking out its X1 compact crossover since 2009, when it debuted for the 2010 model year. The X1 has proven exceedingly popular as global sales of the model have topped 800,000 units. Over 200,000 of those sales came by way of the Chinese market, and it’s there where BMW will launch an updated version of the X1. ALSO SEE: Jaguar…

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Tesla Model 3 pre-orders reach 253,000 in less than 3 days

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk confirmed that as of Saturday morning pre-orders for the new Model 3 electric sedan totaled 253,000, a figure reached in less than three days. He said this was well beyond Tesla’s expectations, explaining that it was almost four times as much as the company had predicted, at least for this initial…

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Radio Flyer Makes A Tesla Model S For Kids: Video

The Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S is undoubtedly a popular car, apparently even with kids. Radio Flyer teamed up with Tesla to make a pint-sized Model S for a slightly younger demographic than the full-size model. The toy Tesla includes working headlights and an opening front trunk, which Tesla owners affectionately call a “frunk.” It’s also…

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Tesla Model S Hacked… Wait… Tesla Model S Fixed

Last year, some hackers in China proved that the Tesla Model S was a hackable machine. In the wake of some more recent hackable automotive news, it shouldn’t be quite as surprising that such a connected car like the Model S is exploitable. Still, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] seems to be far more in tune with the tech world than your average automaker…

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Italy May Offer Incentives For Lamborghini SUV Production

Although senior executives at Lamborghini are confident the green light will be given for production of a new SUV based on 2012’s well-received Urus concept, there’s still a chance fear of the model cannibalizing sales of other Volkswagen Group brands, or perhaps damaging the performance car image of Lamborghini, may cause the project…

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