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2019 BMW Z4 production kicks off late this year

BMW recently released a whole batch of photos of the 2019 BMW Z4, but it didn’t confirm when we’ll get to see it. But now we have some new updates, since Magna-Steyr has confirmed that the 2019 Z4 will enter production at its factory in Austria, in late 2018. It’s been rumored that Magna-Steyr would build the new Z4, so now it’s officially confirmed. We still haven’t heard if the Toyota Supra will be produced at the same factory, although…

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Our Four Seasons 2017 Honda Civic Type R Gets Detailed at Jay Leno’s Garage

BURBANK, California – Our 2017 Honda Civic Type R is beloved by the staff—and for good reason. The manual-only hot hatch scooped up a 2018 Automobile All-Stars award with a unanimous vote, so it isn’t hyperbole to say that everybody loves this car. The Type R never sits in the garage overnight, as it would be irresponsible to leave such a great driver’s car standing still. All this affection means our speedy Civic gets dirty and regular car washes and…

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Rolls Royces of India’s rich & famous on VIDEO: Sanjay Dutt to Anant Ambani

Rolls Royce cars are easily the most revered and even the most enviable cars money can buy. Until a few decades ago, Rolls Royce cars were the chariots of choice of the royalties of our country. The British luxury car marque is now owned by the BMW Group and is officially present in the country. Many of our rich and famous personalities of our country have brought a Rolls Royce car in the last decade or so. Here, in this…

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Does Summerduck Dragway In Virginia Have The Most Interesting Shutdown Area In The Sport

Since we’re racing in Virginia this weekend and I’m highlighting Virginia drag strips, let’s take a look at what may be the most unique of all. I’m talking about Summerduck Raceway of course and the fact that the shutdown area nearly qualifies this joint as a road course as well! I have heard Rickie Smith talk about this place in funny terms regarding his time there back in the match racing days. The big hook here is, in fact, a…

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Honda and General Motors partner on battery tech

Honda and General Motors have announced today that the two companies have teamed up to develop a next-generation battery for its future electric vehicles. The goal is for the new battery to have higher energy density, smaller packaging and faster charging capabilities. The new agreement says that Honda and General Motors will collaborate on GM’s next generation battery system, then Honda will source the battery modules from GM. “This new, multiyear agreement with Honda further demonstrates General Motors’ capability to…

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By Design: Lancia Stratos Zero

True concept cars from mainstream manufacturers—as opposed to one-off, individually commissioned designs on commercially available chassis, as was common practice in the ’20s and ’30s—are a relatively rare phenomenon. Starting with Harley Earl’s Buick Y-Job in 1939 and Chrysler’s Alex Tremulis’ Thunderbolt soon after, nothing much more happened until 1951, when Earl’s Le Sabre and the Buick XP-300 that shared its chassis and mechanical elements appeared. Since then, a veritable flood of such cars have appeared, but those “concepts” have…

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Anand Mahindra buys the Mahindra Thar used by Rajnikanth in Kaala: Video

Anand Mahindra, the bossman of Mahindra and Mahindra, had expressed his will to procure the Mahindra Thar used in the movie “Kaala Karikaalan” one year back. Anand Mahindra is collecting things that are related to Mahindra for Mahindra’s museum and the Mahindra Thar has become the latest addition to his collection. After requesting the producer of the movie, Dhanush, one year back on Twitter, Anand Mahindra announced today that he has finally got his hands on the Thar used in…

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