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The 21st edition of the International Engine & Powertrain of the Year has seen Ferrari triumph again, taking the overall title with its 710-hp, 3.9-liter V8 for the fourth year running, a feat never achieved by any other engine in the history of the awards. The 3,902-cc V8 engine that …

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Hyundai Motor Group developed an intelligent ‘Smart Air Purification system’ that monitors interior air quality to automatically filter the air inside a car. The innovation builds on the Group’s prior work to enhance in-car air quality by introducing a new automated monitoring system, which continually checks interior air quality until …

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BMW and Mercedes-Benz are known to playfully poke at each other from time to time. And so when the time comes for Mercedes-Benz CEO Dieter Zetsche to finally retire, BMW couldn’t help but make a cheeky video for the ex-CEO regarding his retirement: The opening shot of BMW’s video showed …

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced the unveiling of its latest collection car, the Rolls-Royce Wraith Eagle VIII, on a limited offer. To be launched at this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este on the shores of Lake Como from May 24 to 26, the ultra-luxe marque noted that only 50 Wraith …

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DJ Khaled is known his very unique voice. Songs that he produced or where he is featured sound like motivational workouts where you will be left pumped up. (I had his famous phrase, “Another One” on my mind just by writing this story.) Ever wonder how he sounds when he …

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Daimler AG, the car manufacturer behind Mercedez-Benz, saw its Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, Dieter Zetsche, step down from his position at the end of the company’s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting Wednesday, May 22. “Daimler has made significant progress in recent years, …

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Range Rover is in for a lot of big changes this year. Not only is its 2019 Range Rover Sport making its grand entrance this summer, but they are also using the most technologically-advanced engine yet–a 3.0-liter Ingenium six-cylinder inline-six with an electric supercharger and a 48-volt mild-hybrid system. In …

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Honda’s new fully-electric city car, the Honda e, is set to become the Japanese carmaker’s first battery electric vehicle in Europe. Whether it’s destined for other markets in the future remains to be seen, but one thing’s for sure–it looks gushingly lovable, a fact made even more obvious by its …

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Bentley is commemorating its centennial year with a trio of collectible books, including one that can potentially be more expensive than its cars. Working with luxury book publisher Opus, the posh British carmaker launched a tome that details the brand’s last 100 years. The limited-edition comprises three versions of the …

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Himalaya, a US- and UK- based custom vehicle shop that focuses exclusively on rebuilding Land Rovers, recently unveiled its latest offering: a doppelganger for the Defender built especially for the 2015 James Bond film  “Spectre” and it’s faster, stronger, and more beastly than anything that ever rolled out from the …

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Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda passed away on Monday, May 20, surrounded by family. The Austrian, who won two of his titles after a serious crash that caused life-threatening burns, “passed away peacefully,” according to his family. Lauda has been facing health issues since the middle of last …

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Aston Martin makes true on a promise, and soon, James Bond fanatics with deep pockets will be able to experience what it’s like to actually drive a secret agent car when Aston Martin releases the Goldfinger-inspired Aston Martin DB5. True to the film, the car comes complete with Q-approved gizmos …

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MINI certainly didn’t start out as a high-performance car, but after figuring prominently in a couple of iconic vehicle chases in two Hollywood movies–“The Bourne Identity” and “The Italian Job”–race car drivers soon tried to unleash the small car’s racing potential. Recognizing a possibly lucrative market for the MINI, the …

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Think that ridesharing vehicles are the cleanest mode of transportation around? Think again. A small study conducted by insurance shopping website NetQuote discovered that ridesharing vehicles had far more germs than toilets. Netquote conducted a swab test to determine the relative dirtiness of ridesharing cars, rental cars, and taxicabs. Swabbing …

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McLaren Automotive has revealed its unique interpretation of a modern Grand Tourer: the new McLaren GT. Sleek, elegant and muscular, the superlight new GT challenges the conventions of the Grand Tourer category with a compelling blend of beautiful design, high-quality innovative materials, true supercar performance, and McLaren driving dynamics and …

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