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New Zealand drifter “Mad Mike” Whiddett will take on the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (the event’s 100th running) this June with an insane rotary-powered Mazda 3 hatchback. As detailed in an Instagram post (first spotted by The Drive), the Pikes Peak Mazda 3 will have four rotors, four doors (not counting the rear hatch)
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Ford on Monday unveiled a redesigned Mondeo sedan in China. Mondeo is the name previous-generation Fusions were sold under outside of North America, making the Mondeo unveiled on Monday the car Ford might have sold in the U.S. as a redesigned Fusion, were the automaker still selling sedans here. We still hope Ford changes its
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Ken Block has been taking on all comers in his “Hoonicorn” 1965 Ford Mustang for a YouTube series called “Hoonicorn vs the World.” This time, however, Block wasn’t behind the wheel. Ken Block’s 14-year-old daughter raced the Hoonicorn against a Hemi-powered RVW Corvette drag car For the first installment of the series’ second season, Block
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Fisker has provided a first look at an electric supercar currently being developed. CEO and Chairman Henrik Fisker took to Twitter on Wednesday to post a teaser image showing the car during what appears to be aerodynamic modeling. The teaser was quickly removed from Twitter but not before Motor1 was able to take these screenshots.
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The Bugatti Chiron and Bolide are officially sold out, Bugatti confirmed Wednesday in a press release detailing its 2021 sales. When it unveiled the Chiron at the 2016 Geneva motor show, Bugatti confirmed 500 build slots for the Veyron successor. The automaker said in October 2021 that 40 build slots remained, so those disappeared fairly
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BMW is looking to patent a steering yoke that would replace a conventional wheel with two small grips. First spotted by CarBuzz, an application filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) describes a “steering handle” with grips that remain vertical at all times, attached to a single horizontal spoke that rotates around
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Not every police car is a humdrum sedan. This episode of “Jay Leno’s Garage” features a Fox-body 1982 Ford Mustang that, as an old tagline said, chased Porsches for a living. Retired California Highway Patrol officer Rich Sapikowski provides a firsthand account of what it was like to drive the Mustang. In the early 1980s,
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Chrysler used the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show on this week to debut the Airflow concept. The electric crossover previews the design and technology pegged for Chrysler’s future vehicles, which from 2028 will be exclusively electric. Cadillac Halo InnerSpace concept General Motors is almost at the stage where it’s self-driving technology will be able to handle
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Volvo on Tuesday named Jim Rowan as its new CEO. He starts the new role on March 21, and replaces Hakan Samuelsson who has served as Volvo CEO since 2012 and seen the company transform into a credible alternative to the dominant German luxury car brands. Samuelsson isn’t completely ditching his ties with Volvo. He
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BMW unveiled color-changing paint technology at the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), demonstrating it on an iX electric SUV. The color-change effect comes from E Ink, the same electrophoretic technology used for e-readers. The ink is comprised of millions of microcapsules about the diameter of a human hair, suspended in an exterior wrap, BMW said
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Steve Jenny has an enviable job. As a Bugatti test driver, he inspects every new car before it’s delivered to a customer. Bugatti recently explained how Jenny got that sweet gig, and what his typical day entails. Jenny joined Bugatti in 2004, and since then he’s driven 90% of all Bugatti vehicles sold, covering more
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