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High-performance Citroen C3 hot hatch being considered
AutoExpress
Citroen is “actively considering” how it can develop a faster model to support its new C3 and the car's entry in the World Rally Championship, Auto Express can reveal. The new C3 is said to embody values of the reborn French brand, which is rebuilding ...

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Channel News Asia

The insider's guide to high performance vehicles
Channel News Asia
Perhaps you've always been interested in high performance vehicles on the road but aren't entirely sure what actually makes a car perform better. Is it the engine capacity or the power-to-weight ratio? Maybe the Brake Horsepower or how long it takes to ...


Automotive News (blog)

Goodbye, 12-volts
Automotive News (blog)
An assortment of hybrid-drive parts that will propel the car under electric power. • More computing power that will improve vehicles' connectivity, ... It isn't clear yet how elevating 48-volt capability to handle some of a vehicle's electricity ...


ExtremeTech

Mazda G-Vectoring Control: Software tweak makes you (think you're) a better driver
ExtremeTech
G-Vectoring Control is not just another over-hyped modest performance tweak. ... As soon as the driver turns the wheel, Mazda's SkyActiv engine management system — which includes the GVC algorithms as part of what Mazda calls SkyActiv Vehicle Dynamics ...

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Jalopnik

We Finally Found Out How Fast A Gutted Tesla Model S Is At Pikes Peak
Jalopnik
The production class for cars like Porsche, BMW, and Audi are always “open to interpretation” as these vehicles offer so many customer-specific ordering or performance packages, either factory direct or at local “performance-minded” dealers. ... We ...

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Classic and Performance Car

Ford GT '66 Heritage Edition: Limited run special celebrates Le Mans victory
Classic and Performance Car
Other changes over the standard car include some exposed carbon fibre parts, and a satin gold clearcoat on the wheels. Inside, the colour scheme continues with black leather and gold details. The seatbelts also get a blue webbing, just like the 1966 ...

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The Motor Report

2016 Ford Falcon XR6 Sprint REVIEW - Fast, Flawed, Exiting On A Six-Pot Salvo
The Motor Report
Ford raided the leftover parts cache of FPV (may it rest in peace) and applied the FPV F6's intercooler, turbocharger and injectors to the XR6 Turbo's powertrain. That isn't all either - a ... Power freaks aren't the only ones who'll be salivating over ...


Digital Trends

First drive: 2016 Volkswagen Golf R
Digital Trends
The phrase “confidence inspiring” has been beaten to death in the context of high performance driving, but with the Golf R it's really an apt descriptor – I got in this car and felt acclimated to it almost immediately, in tune with the car's behavior ...


Motor Magazine

Aston Martin Vantage GT12 Roadster revealed
Motor Magazine
Bespoke is the new black for the automotive elite, and among sports car manufacturers the Aston Martin Vantage GT12 Roadster is the latest in a string of special one-off customer cars produced. The GT12 ... Plenty of carbonfibre parts remains, which ...
One-off Aston Martin Vantage GT12 Roadster unveiled at GoodwoodClassic and Performance Car

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Financial Times

VW in $14.7bn US deal over rigged cars
Financial Times
Volkswagen has agreed to a $14.7bn US package affecting nearly half a million rigged cars and to help fund zero-emissions technology in the country, according to two people familiar with the matter. The agreement, to be officially announced on Tuesday ...
Volkswagen Announces $15B Emissions SettlementABC News

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