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Lynk & Co 03 Race Car Will Inspire 500-Horsepower Road Car

7:17 pm PDT, October 21, 2018

Cyan Racing, formerly known as Polestar Racing, is furthering its ties to Geely-owned marques by partnering with Lynk & Co to take on the FIA WTCR series in 2019. The companies will race the Lynk & Co 03 TCR race car, which has spawned a concept road car. Thed Björk, starting his seventh season with Cyan Racing, will...

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One Week With: 2018 Subaru BRZ tS

12:00 am PDT, October 21, 2018

Frank Markus, one of my two Motor Trend colleagues here in the Detroit bureau, colored my opinion of the 2018 Subaru BRZ tS before I got behind the wheel. His ’18 Subaru WRX STI Type RA was going back to the local press fleet the day my sports car press loaner arrived. He was happy...

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The Fiat Abarth Track Experience

4:04 pm PDT, October 19, 2018

WILLOW SPRINGS, California — Anthony Bourdain once said “be aware of the fact that you are probably the stupidest person in the room as far as you are the least prepared least equipped person to know who’s really in charge of what’s really going on.” When Fiat offered me the opportunity to enlist in a...

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First Drive: 2019 Audi E-Tron

3:20 pm PDT, October 19, 2018

To our left, a herd of impalas is fanning out into the setting sun. To the right, a solitary springbok stands frozen by a mix of curiosity and fright. In between, sand, salt, and stones stretch all the way to a horizon separated from the dark blue sky by a panoramic cloud of dust. The...

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Tesla Introduces Cheaper Model 3

11:25 am PDT, October 19, 2018

So far, Tesla has rolled out two versions of the Model 3: the long-range battery and the Performance version. Right now, these models begin around $55,000-$65,000, a far cry from the $35,000 starting price Tesla originally promised for its small sedan. Tesla still hasn’t introduced the base Model 3, but at least now it’s bringing out...

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First Drive: 2019 Hyundai Nexo Limited

10:10 am PDT, October 19, 2018

TOPANGA, California — Hypothetically speaking, let’s suppose that the government made clean air vehicles a priority and invested our tax dollars in the infrastructure for hydrogen fuel. Would this proposition spark your interest in a zero-emissions hydrogen powered vehicle—one with splendid design and an estimated 380-mile range? Very well then, meet the all-new hydrogen powered...

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Subaru: How Far You’ve Come

7:45 am PDT, October 19, 2018

Subaru’s first “real” car introduced the boxer engine and front-wheel drive. Quirky and innovative, it demonstrated Subaru wasn’t afraid to forge its own path. The FF-1, which came to the States in 1969 just after the 360, was the first Subaru to use a version of the horizontally opposed boxer engine the marque became known...

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