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New York Times

50 Years Ago, the Turbocharger Was a Disruptive Technology
New York Times
Turbos are increasingly common on modern cars, letting automakers install smaller — and less thirsty — engines without suffering a sacrifice in performance. ... So I found many of the original suppliers and had parts manufactured to rebuild about 40 ...


Gizmag

Acura will show production-ready NSX at NAIAS 2015
Gizmag
Acura's press conference should also provide the first real details about the NSX's engine, performance and equipment. Acura has said all along that the car is powered by a mid-mounted engine + three-motor hybrid system, but outside of that, nothing's ...


Jalopnik

This Rambler American Hot Rod Is Everything Right About Hot Rods
Jalopnik
Maybe just because of the humble status of the car, Tom decided that it was worthy of hot-rodding and becoming a fun-to-drive car. He's the only person known to make anything like performance parts for the archaic 195.6 ci straight-6 that drives this ...


New York Times

The Note in the Trunk of the Last Studebaker Avanti
New York Times
When the Avanti Motor Company, a separate entity from Studebaker, emerged in the mid-'60s and began building the Avanti II with leftover Studebaker parts and parts from other manufacturers. Ms. Erdelac said her father obtained a license to sell the ...


The Best Performances of 2014
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The Interview should have been Randall Park's breakout performance. He's a hoot as North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, a pitiful man-child with crippling daddy issues and a secret margarita addiction. It's just that when this brat throws tantrums, the ...


Motoring

Game Review: The Crew
Motoring
Completing races and other challenges earns parts for your car. Generally these will boost its performance — be it handling, braking, speed or acceleration. This turns The Crew into a kind of on-wheels role-play game normally associated with sword and ...

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Business Car Manager

Audi A1 Sportback 2015 Review
Motoring
Audi's smallest model delivers an attractive blend of practicality and performance in a pint-sized five-door package. A midlife facelift delivers new familial look, while new mechanicals boost the range's offering at the entry-level and top-end. The ...
New Audi Q7 goes on a 325kg dietBusiness Car Manager

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Motor Authority

Spyker Declared Bankrupt, CEO Hopeful Of Electric Car Revival
Motor Authority
After successfully filing for bankruptcy protection with a Dutch court just two weeks ago, struggling sports car brand Spyker has been declared bankrupt due to its inability to source bridge funding to continue operations. The decision was made today ...

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Top Speed

Alfa Romeo Considering High-Performance Engines
Top Speed
Alfa Romeo is taking big steps to increase its sales volume to its 2018 goal of 400,000 units globally, up from just 74,000 last year. Up first are plans for new powertrains, namely a range-topping V-6 that's capable of producing up to 480 horsepower ...
Alfa Romeo getting its magic back? New high-performance engines in the worksDigital Trends
Alfa Romeo Working On New Range Of EnginesMotor Authority
Alfa Romeo "Tipo 952" sedan to debut new enginesPaul Tan's Automotive News

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Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions
Reuters UK
U.S. auto parts maker Visteon Corp has agreed to sell its majority-owned South Korean unit for $3.6 billion, cashing in on a quadrupling of the air conditioning firm's share price in the last five years as Visteon refocuses on in-car electronics. South ...

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