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1970 Monteverdi High Speed 375S brings Italian style, American muscle to Jay Leno’s Garage

1970 Monteverdi High Speed 375S on Jay Leno's GarageAmerican V-8s have found their way into numerous European sports cars over the years, creating memorable hybrids like the Shelby Cobra. This episode of “Jay Leno’s Garage” features a car that married an American V-8 with Italian bodywork. The 1970 Monteverdi High Speed 375S was the result of an argument. Much like Italian tractor mogul Ferruccio…

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Dodge to reveal 2021 muscle car lineup July 2

2020 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat WidebodyDodge is almost ready to reveal its 2021 lineup which you can bet will be packed with muscle. How much muscle? Dodge says a combined 8,950 horsepower. The automaker hasn’t given any clues on just what to expect but you can count on a number of updates and new models. Dodge will reveal its 2021 lineup on July 2 and to build excitement, as well as…

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Bugatti Divo storms the Nürburgring

Bugatti DivoEven though Bugatti started deliveries of its Divo in April, it appears the automaker is still fine-tuning the hypercar. During a recent test session for automakers at the Nürburgring, a Divo was spotted stretched its legs and the sound the $5.8 million monster makes is enough to build the excitement alone. A previous session for the Divo…

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Rivian’s punishing the R1T off-road to ensure it’s capable of adventures

Rivian R1T prototype testingAs the Rivian R1T electric pickup truck inches toward production, the company released video showing torturous testing of a prototype. It’s hard to think of an automaker development process that involves drifting on pavement, rock climbing, and high-speed runs through sand with the same vehicle, but that’s exactly what Rivian has put the R1T…

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1961 Chevrolet Corvair ramp side pickup featured on Jay Leno’s Garage

1961 Chevrolet Corvair ramp side pickup truck on Jay Leno's GarageMost pickup trucks follow a familiar template: engine in the front, bed in the back. That isn’t the case with this 1961 Chevrolet Corvair pickup, featured on a recent episode of “Jay Leno’s Garage.” This truck is one of several variants of the rear-engine, air-cooled Corvair, conceived by General Motors to meet growing demand for smaller, more…

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Is a turbocharged Mazda 3 hot hatch landing July 8?

2019 Mazda 3 - Best Car To Buy 2020Mazda overnight released a video that hints at the arrival of a mystery turbocharged model on July 8. The video doesn’t contain any footage of the vehicle. Instead, we hear its engine revving, and it sounds a lot like the noise made by a turbocharged 4-cylinder. Given recent rumors of a turbocharged Mazda 3 arriving for the 2021 model year, it’s…

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Cadillac Lyriq: Electric SUV to debut August 6

'Teaser for Cadillac Lyriq debuting on August 6, 2020Cadillac’s highly anticipated battery-electric crossover SUV previewed in concept form last year will be called the Lyriq, and we’ll see it unveiled on August 6. The debut was originally pegged for April but the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic delayed things. Despite the delay, the Lyriq remains on track to enter production in 2021. The Tesla Model…

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Ford shows off electric F-150 prototype’s capabilities

Ford F-Series electric truck prototypeFord is barreling ahead with a battery-electric version of its most important vehicle line, the F-Series. The Blue Oval teased the capability of the truck’s all-electric powertrain in a video released last year. Ford decided to go big and have a prototype electric F-150 tow one million pounds. The video brings a handful of F-Series owners to a…

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Koenigsegg and Polestar collaboration is a talk about design

Polestar precept concept and Koenigsegg GemeraSwedish performance marques Koenigsegg and Polestar took to social media earlier this month to tease a future collaboration. The companies posted to their respective Instagram pages a photo of the Koenigsegg Gemera together with the Polestar Precept concept, along with the message that something “exciting” and “interesting” would be happening soon…

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2021 Jaguar F-Pace SVR spy shots and video

2021 Jaguar F-Pace SVR facelift spy shots - Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-MedienJaguar is working on a mid-cycle update for its F-Pace and the latest prototype to be spotted is for the menacing SVR variant. You’ll want to turn the volume up on the spy video because the sound of the car’s supercharged V-8 is intoxicating. The current F-Pace SVR generates a stout 550 horsepower and 502 pound-feet of torque from its 5.0-liter…

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