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July, 2017

  • 22 July

    Happy 30th Birthday, Ferrari F40


    Thirty years to the day have passed since Ferrari landed the twin-turbocharged sucker-punch that is the F40. On the F40’s pearl anniversary, we’re taking a short look back at what made the crimson twin-turbo supercar so iconic. Unlike Ferraris of yore that were forged and battle-hardened at Le Mans, Monza, ...

  • 21 July

    BMW M8 GTE Race Car Conducts Successful First Track Test


    BMW recently teased its new M8 GTE race car with a sketch, and now the automaker gives us our first glimpse of the 8 Series-bodied racer in the (camouflaged) sheetmetal. The automaker confirmed the M8 GTE will make its racing debut at the 24 Hours of Daytona next January. BMW Motorsport ...

  • 20 July

    All-New Ford Bronco Could Be a Four-Door Hybrid Report Claims


    Are you ready for a four-door Ford Bronco hybrid? A Ford engineer with loose lips claims that the next Bronco is already in its third design phase but it is still on track for a 2020 release. The all-new mid-size SUV could start around $30,000, pack a 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6 ...

  • 19 July

    First Look: 2018 Buick Regal GS


    MILFORD, Michigan — In a reversal from the latest trends, Buick has upsized the engine in its second-generation Regal GS, now a five-door hatchback, to a 310-horsepower naturally aspirated 3.6-liter V-6, from the first generation’s 2.0-liter turbo four. The new engine — General Motors’ all-new 3.6-liter V-6, which made its ...

  • 18 July

    Mercedes-Benz Cleared to Use EQ Name for Electric Vehicles


    Mercedes-Benz has resolved a disagreement with Chinese manufacturer Chery Automobile over the right to use the EQ brand name for its electric vehicles. Last year, Mercedes announced it would create the “EQ” brand to classify its future electric vehicles, technologies, and services. EQ, says Mercedes, stands for Electric Intelligence. But Chery ...

  • 17 July

    2018 Ford Mustang Inspires Orange Fury Ice Cream


    Free Mustang-inspired ice cream this weekend! Ford and Los Angeles-based Coolhaus launched a limited edition Mustang-inspired Orange Fury ice cream sandwich, just in time for National Ice Cream Day on Sunday. A Coolhaus ice cream truck outfitted with 2018 Mustang decals will give away free ice cream sandwiches in New ...

  • 16 July

    Fill Your Garage to the Brim at Monterey with RM Sotheby’s Plug-and-Play Ferrari Collection


    One of the highlights of the auction season are the virtual collections we compile in our head while we round up the noteworthy sales. Sometimes it’s easy, and sometimes it’s hard to remain “realistic,” especially in the face of individual cars that wills surely change hands for eight-figures. This year, ...

  • 15 July

    Honda Debuts All-New 2018 Odyssey Minnie Van


    Minnie Mouse fans rejoice, there’s a happy rodent friendly, customized ride that was made especially for you. Say hello to the all-new 2018 Honda Odyssey Minnie Van. Yep, we’re surprised it didn’t happen sooner too. Honda will unveil the all-new Minnie Van at Disney D23 Expo: Ultimate Fan Event in Anaheim, ...

  • 14 July

    Tom Hanks Gifted a Customized Fiat 126 from Poland


    Everybody knows Jerry Seinfeld loves Porsches, but do you know Tom Hanks loves Fiats? Well, at least on Twitter where the actor is known to pose with Fiat 126s and usually add, “I got a new car!” Or “So excited about my new car! Hanx,” while attempting to open the ...

  • 13 July

    FCA Will Shutter Dodge Viper Plant on August 31


    Now that the Dodge Viper is being discontinued, Fiat Chrysler is shutting down the plant that built the unbridled 645-hp two-seater sports car. FCA’s Conner Assembly Plant in Michigan will close on August 31, reports Automotive News. The automaker expects to be able to offer new jobs to all affected employees at ...