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2016 Chevrolet Camaro Dissected: Chassis, Powertrain, Design, and More
Car and Driver (blog)
And when it celebrates its own milestone of 50 years in 2017, the Camaro will have a useful emblem with which to mark the occasion: this all-new sixth-generation car. It is common in our business to be presented with a new model ... But it was based on ...
2015 Chevrolet Camaro 1LE Review: A Fond Farewell to a LegendTorque News

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Ars Technica

Sports car with a social conscience: Ars reviews the BMW i8
Ars Technica
Like its smaller city car sibling, the i8 combines a life module (the part you sit in) made out of carbon fiber joined to aluminum drive modules (the parts that make it go) clothed in thermoplastic body panels. Unlike the i3, it's a low-slung machine ...


autosport.com

Ricciardo says STR 'woke Red Bull up'
autosport.com
"That's been a bit of a wake-up call for our team, basically," Ricciardo told reporters at this weekend's British GP, when asked about Toro Rosso's levels of performance this year. "We know we're down on power [with the same Renault engine] so we can't ...

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V3.co.uk

Big data analytics accelerates Williams' Formula One performance
V3.co.uk
Formula One cars are essentially big data factories on wheels. They have hundreds of sensors across many components collecting data on everything from fuel levels and engine performance, to oil temperature and tyre pressure. Turning that data into ...

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Good Gear Guide

Ford Focus ST (2015) review: Absolutely mental styling, engine, handling
Good Gear Guide
Some parts of the interior are raw. The lining of the centre console isn't fixed and lifting it up reveals unrefined metal. And when long feet exceed the length of the accelerator pedal, they can feel the rack of the steering column rotate as the car ...

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Gizmodo Australia

How To Drive On Snow And Ice
Gizmodo Australia
Your car's performance will be better at everything if you run summer tires when it's warm and winter tires when it's cold. Given that BMW, for ... There were many parts of Iceland where that vehicle would not have been able to travel otherwise. That ...


Fraser Coast Chronicle

Ferrari FF is fast fun for four
Fraser Coast Chronicle
Drinking about 15 litres for every 100km, that's reasonably hefty, although there has to be some pain for that kind of performance. You can get far better consumption by good behaviour on the highway and easy use of the throttle, but where's the fun in ...

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2015 Kia Optima sedan has style & performance
Appleton Post Crescent
The Optima projects a high-performance yet elegant image with its unique silhouette and sleek stance. The striking face of Optima features Kia's signature bold tabbed grille that is surrounded by projector headlamps. Optima's coupe-like profile is ...

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Gizmodo Australia

2015 Ural Sidecar Review: WWII Soviet Tech On (And Off) The Road Today
Gizmodo Australia
Plans for that bike were shared by Germany with the Soviet Union as part of the Molotov-Ribbentrop pact of 1939, at which point Soviet engineers set out to beef it up for the rigors of use by their army and to simplify its production. It ended up ...


Practical Motoring

2015 Ford Falcon XR8 review
Practical Motoring
More than that, Ford's boffins have dipped deeper into the FPV parts bin for the XR8 and fitted it with the same suspension as the FPV GT RSPEC, and that means retuned rear dampers and springs; larger rear stabiliser bar (up from 18mm to 19mm ...