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Performance cars run wild at 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

As it stands, the system produces enviable power and economy. The net system output is rated at 367 horsepower and 516 lb.-ft. of torque, which gives the full-size SUV the wherewithal to run from zero to 100 km/h in just 5.9 seconds. It manages this fleet turn of speed while sipping a claimed average of 2.5 L/100 kilometres. It also has ... Read More »

BMW reveals M4 GTS – for those who take track time seriously

There are those who love to have a road car they can also take to a track, and the BMW M4 is one of the better choices out there. But for some, 445 horsepower just doesn’t cut it. That’s where the M4 GTS comes in, with even more power than the stock M4, lighter weight and aerodynamic features ideally suited ... Read More »

Acura’s NSX sports car comes roaring back to life in time for the Tokyo Motor Show

It’s no secret, Acura has taken a huge amount of time to introduce a successor to the NSX supercar. After developing, and scrapping, a V-10-based project some years back, Acura then introduced concept after concept across the auto show circuit. Promises and deadlines were made, then broken. Frankly, we were wondering if the NSX would ever bear a successor. In ... Read More »

All-New 2017 Chrysler Town & Country Shows 200 Front End and Complete Side

It’s ironic that we see the 2017 model in the company of Dodge sister models, as the Grand Caravan is not going to get another model year. The two photos taken by The Windsor Star give us our first clear look at the all-new Chrysler model that most expect will debut in January at the North American International Auto Show. ... Read More »

Yamaha’s Motorcycle-Riding Robot Wants to Enter MotoGP

Last week, we heard about Yamaha​’s motorcycle-riding humanoid robot that would be shown at the Tokyo Motor Show. We weren’t too sure what to expect, since we can’t see too much of a point to an autonomous motorcycle. Yet, here it is: a robot that can ride a motorcycle. It is called the Yamaha MotoBot Concept. Yamaha’s end goal is to have ... Read More »

2016 Ford Focus RS – prices, specs and engine details

Ford has already received 1500 orders from UK buyers for the new Ford Focus RS in anticipation of first deliveries of the hot hatch in spring 2016. One third of the customer’s deposits were placed before prices and specifications were announced at September’s Frankfurt motor show, and interest has accelerated since the car’s base price of £28,940 was revealed. Many ... Read More »

Crusher Shows Maverick 2.5″ Slip-Ons for the Indian Scout

Indian Scout owners have one more aftermarket option to make their bike look better, offer better performance and last but not least, sound better. A 3-into-1 upgrade is the new exhaust system revealed by Crusher, the Maverick 2.5″. We’re looking at a slip-on system that can be installed quickly and without extensive mechanical knowledge, and one that requires no other ... Read More »

All New Mercedes Benz GLC Begins Production in China

GLC is already the second all-new SUV model to kick-off local production at Beijing Benz in 2015 Hubertus Troska: “The GLC is the latest proof for the tremendous development of our local production footprint. In 2015 BBAC will see for the first time ever an annual output of over 200,000 units.” Start of production of GLC puts the second phase ... Read More »

2016 Honda Civic 1.5 Turbo Gets 42 MPG Highway, This Animation Shows How It Works

The 2016 Honda Civic is the car du jour for many reasons, none more important than the 1.5-liter engine. For the first time ever, a turbocharged engine is available in the United States, offering several benefits that range from lower fuel consumption to better performance. The Jetta has been offering a turbo engine for over a year, the 1.8T that ... Read More »

Mazda concept for Tokyo stokes talk of RX sports car’s return

TOKYO — Mazda Motor Corp., which retired the venerable RX-8 sports car in 2012, will stoke speculation about a possible successor with a new sports concept at the Tokyo Motor Show. Mazda describes the design as modern with a “sense of lineage and authenticity, appearing almost to condense Mazda’s entire history of sports car development into a single model.” A ... Read More »