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Audi RS Q8 by Manhart takes it to the extreme

Audi RS Q8 by Manhart takes it to the extreme

The 2020 Audi RS Q8 is the second Q model to receive the RS treatment. As expected, the RS Q8 is a bonkers SUV with a twin-turbo mild-hybrid V8, but German tuning firm Manhart is taking it to the extreme. Where a standard RS Q8 is good for 594 horsepower, Manhart has created the RQ 900 you’re seeing here.

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This Porsche 993 flat-six engine churns out a fabulous cup of espresso

This Porsche 993 flat-six engine churns out a fabulous cup of espresso

At first glance, it’s easy to discern this Porsche 993-inspired creation as a flat-six engine replica. But no! What you’re looking at is a luxurious espresso machine created by Super Veloce called the Espresso Veloce RS Black Edition. Designed to tickle the senses of both Porsche fanatics and espresso lovers alike, this coffee machine wouldn’t look out of place in the kitchen or garage.

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The SSC Tuatara is a beast, and here’s proof

The SSC Tuatara is a beast, and here’s proof

Without question, the SSC Tuatara is gunning for the world’s fastest car title. American automaker SSC took its sweet time in developing the Tuatara, and we thought the car won’t make it past the concept stage after first debuting at Pebble Beach in 2011 – back when SSC was still known as Shelby SuperCars Inc.

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Ford Performance Kit for Mustang GT provides Bullitt power for less

Ford Performance Kit for Mustang GT provides Bullitt power for less

Ford Performance is getting its hands dirty on specific performance upgrades for the Mustang GT. Not too long ago, Ford Performance gave the Ranger compact pickup a mild power boost. And now, the Mustang GT is receiving the same treatment with a new Ford Performance calibration kit.

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Aston Martin Valkyrie’s Cosworth V12 pumps out 1,000HP with no turbos

Aston Martin Valkyrie’s Cosworth V12 pumps out 1,000HP with no turbos

The Aston Martin Valkyrie is the purest expression of F1 technology in a street-legal road car. It also has a bespoke 6.5-liter naturally-aspirated Cosworth V12 producing 1,000 horsepower. It has no turbochargers, superchargers, or any type of forced-induction system. This Cosworth V12 is perhaps the last of the breed, which in turn makes the Aston Martin Valkyrie doubly special.

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McLaren Speedtail highlights the very best in hybrid racing technology

McLaren Speedtail highlights the very best in hybrid racing technology

Details are scarce about the McLaren Speedtail. First announced in 2018, McLaren said the Speedtail is the fastest ever produced by the British supercar maker, capable of achieving a 250-mph top speed. But now, McLaren has unveiled the secrets behind the Speedtail’s propensity for speed, and it all has something to do with its highly-advanced hybrid powertrain.

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Mercedes-Benz will livestream Concours de Zoom as an alternative to the cancelled Concours de Elegance

Mercedes-Benz will livestream Concours de Zoom as an alternative to the cancelled Concours de Elegance

The annual Concours de Elegance at Pebble Beach was expectedly canceled, but Mercedes-Benz has come up with its first-ever Concours de Zoom to satiate the appetites of quarantined car lovers worldwide. Mercedes-Benz is hosting a virtual car show via Zoom with noted celebrities and Mercedes enthusiasts including Martha Stewart, former Late Night host Jay Leno, and rapper-slash-Hollywood actor Ludacris.

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Bollinger introduces Class-3 B2 Chassis Cab for commercial applications

Bollinger introduces Class-3 B2 Chassis Cab for commercial applications

Detroit-based automaker Bollinger is introducing plans to build and sell its all-electric B2 Chassis Cab (B2CC) truck platform for commercial applications. According to Bollinger, the B2CC is available in a full cab and cutaway-cab variant. The platform is flexible enough to accommodate various wheelbase lengths and is built on top of Bollinger’s E-Chassis four-wheel-drive platform.

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Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet arrives in Europe as VW’s first convertible crossover

Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet arrives in Europe as VW’s first convertible crossover

The Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet is tricky to figure out at first. The T-Roc Cabriolet is Volkswagen’s first-ever convertible crossover. According to VW, it combines the best of both the convertible and SUV world with a striking design and useful practicality.

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Mercedes-AMG A45 S by Posaidon is the hottest of hot hatchbacks

Mercedes-AMG A45 S by Posaidon is the hottest of hot hatchbacks

German tuning firm Posaidon has unleashed it's versions of the Mercedes-AMG A45 S. As expected, it’s based on the current A45 S with the M139 turbocharged four-cylinder motor – the most powerful four-cylinder engine in production. But since we’re talking about Posaidon, 415 horses from a blown mill is not enough.

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Polestar 2 electric sedan is raising the bar in EV safety

Polestar 2 electric sedan is raising the bar in EV safety

The Polestar 2 is aiming to raise the bar in EV safety by being the first on multiple fronts. First, Polestar 2 is the first all-electric vehicle to be crash-tested. Next, it’s the first to have an Acoustic Vehicle Alert System (AVAS) that improves pedestrian safety at slower speeds. Finally, Polestar 2 is also the first to have front-inner-side airbags as standard equipment.

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Infiniti begins ‘Park it for Now’ campaign with build-it-yourself Carigami models

Infiniti begins ‘Park it for Now’ campaign with build-it-yourself Carigami models

Japanese premium automaker Infiniti has released a collection of ‘Carigami’ models for kids and adults to play with. Inspired by the Japanese art of origami and Infiniti’s unmistakable Japanese DNA, the project is part of an effort to encourage people to stay at home to curb the rapidly spreading coronavirus.

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