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Base Porsche Taycan, McLaren rescue loan, Ford Ranger accessories: Today’s Car News

Porsche Taycan base model (China spec) - June 2020Porsche has revealed the base version of its Taycan electric sport sedan. Right now it’s only been announced for China, but if it ends up in the United States we could see the starting price of the Taycan potentially come in under $100,000 here. McLaren’s finances have taken a sharp hit this year due to a crash in its revenues caused by the freeze…

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2021 Audi Q5, 2021 Dodge lineup, Bugatti roadster: Car News Headlines

2021 Audi Q5Audi’s popular Q5 crossover SUV has been given an update. The exterior hasn’t changed much because this update is all about the interior, where buyers are treated with better materials and an up-to-date infotainment system. Dodge has some new models coming for 2021, and we’ll see them very soon. A teaser video out hints at some of them, though…

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2021 Ford F-150, 2021 Ram Rebel TRX, 2022 Cadillac Lyriq: Today’s Car News

2021 Ford F-150Ford has unveiled a new generation of its best-selling F-150. The new pickup truck dons conservative looks but the cabin and powertrain technology has taken a major step forward. Included in the range is the long-awaited plug-in hybrid F-150, which sports a twin-turbocharged V-6 and electric motor combo. To steal some of Ford’s thunder, Ram has…

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2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S, 2021 Polestar 2, 2020 J.D. Power Initial Quality: Car News Headlines

2021 Porsche 911 Turbo SPorsche has a new generation of its 911 Turbo S out. The car packs 640 horsepower, or enough to run the quarter-mile in 10.5 seconds, and it has one of the sexiest rears of any car in production right now. The Polestar 2 compact electric sedan has just gone on sale and Polestar is offering buyers a performance pack to help improve the handling. It…

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2021 Porsche 718, 2021 Audi S3, Jesse Combs’ record: Today’s Car News

2021 Audi S3 spy shots - Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-MedienPorsche has made some updates to its 718 sports car line for 2021. Among the updates is availability of a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission on the 4.0-liter 718 variants, including the hardcore 718 Cayman GT4 and 718 Boxster Spyder. There’s a new generation of the Audi A3 headed to showrooms soon, and the car’s sporty S3 variant has been spotted…

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2021 Porsche 718, 2021 Audi S3, Jessi Combs’ record: Today’s Car News

2021 Audi S3 spy shots - Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-MedienPorsche has made some updates to its 718 sports car line for 2021. Among the updates is availability of a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission on the 4.0-liter 718 variants, including the hardcore 718 Cayman GT4 and 718 Boxster Spyder. There’s a new generation of the Audi A3 headed to showrooms soon, and the car’s sporty S3 variant has been spotted…

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Mercedes-AMG One, Lamborghini SCV12, Enzo Ferrari biopic: Car News Headlines

Mercedes-AMG One prototypeFollowing the reveal of the Project One show car in 2017, prototypes for the production Mercedes-AMG One hypercar have now been spotted testing ahead of next year’s start of deliveries. The car packs an actual Formula One engine and just 275 examples are coming. Lamborghini has revealed the first photos of its Aventador-based SCV12 track car. The…

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McLaren Senna LM, Defender roof tent, classic Bugatti Veyrons: Today’s Car News

Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport L'Or Blanc (2011)McLaren has built an homage to the legendary F1 LM based on the Senna GTR. It’s called the Senna LM, and one of the first of the vehicles has been delivered to the McLaren dealership in Auckland, New Zealand. Land Rover’s modern Defender has just started deliveries and you can order a handy roof tent option for the off-roader. The roof tent, from…

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Challenger-bodied Viper, 2021 Audi E-Tron S, 2021 Ford F-150: Car News Headlines

A pair of Wisconsin companies is working on a wild build for this year’s SEMA show. They’re taking a Dodge Viper, adding a Hellcat supercharged V-8 to it, and wrapping the whole thing in a 1970 Dodge Challenger’s body. Audi will soon launch performance-oriented S versions of its E-Tron and E-Tron Sportback electric SUVs. They will feature a…

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2021 Mercedes-AMG E63, 2021 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing, 2021 VW ID 4: Today’s Car News

2021 Mercedes-AMG E63 SMercedes-Benz updated the E-Class for the 2021 model year, and some of those updates have carried over to the E63 sledgehammer from Mercedes-AMG. The new E63, in sedan and wagon body styles, were revealed overnight. Cadillac is working on a new model to combat super sedans like the E63, and a prototype has just been spotted. The new model is…

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