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Rolls-Royce Cullinan super-SUV named

Rolls-Royce Cullinan super-SUV named

Rolls-Royce's ridiculously luxuriously, deliciously excessive SUV will officially be called the Rolls-Royce Cullinan, the automaker has confirmed today. Announced three years ago as Project Cullinan, it seems the uber-truck felt the name - inspired by the largest flawless diamond ever discovered - was particularly fitting, and so will stick for the showroom.

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Porsche Classic is 3D printing hard to find parts

Porsche Classic is 3D printing hard to find parts

One of the challenges when it comes to restoring an old or rare car is finding the parts you need to complete the restoration. This is particularly difficult for the type of restorations that aim to make the car 100% original and need hard to find parts. Porsche Classic is an arm of the sports car maker that produces parts for classic Porsche cars.

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Porsche 718 Cayman spotted winter testing tipped for a 4.0L flat-six

Porsche 718 Cayman spotted winter testing tipped for a 4.0L flat-six

The Porsche 714 Cayman is a very cool little two-seater that shares some DNA with the Boxster drop top. The Cayman has a very cool GT4 version that is hopped up and aimed at those wanting performance on the road and the track. The black car covered in snow you see snapped here is a Cayman GT4.

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2019 Mercedes-AMG G63 is a 577 HP luxe-truck

2019 Mercedes-AMG G63 is a 577 HP luxe-truck

The new G-Class has spawned a performance SUV version, the 2019 Mercedes-AMG G63, and it's shaping up to be the all-wheel drive monster we were not-so-secretly hoping it would. Revealed today, after the "regular" truck made its debut at the Detroit Auto Show 2018 last month, the 2019 G63 takes the boxy off-roader and gives it a 577 horsepower upgrade.

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2019 Mercedes-Maybach gets concept-inspired update

2019 Mercedes-Maybach gets concept-inspired update

Mercedes' most luxurious model is getting a revamp, with the 2019 Mercedes-Maybach S-Class borrowing some concept car style for the Geneva Motor Show next month. Already the German automaker's most lavish car, the Mercedes-Maybach takes the "regular" S-Class sedan and then gives it a high-end makeover so that it won't be embarrassed alongside Bentley and Rolls-Royce rivals in the parking lot.

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Automakers look to 48V electrics to power future vehicles

Automakers look to 48V electrics to power future vehicles

Automakers need EVs to meet the ever-increasing fuel economy standards presented by governments around the world. Car buyers want to see EVs with a lower price, more range and faster charging before many will move to the cleaner and more efficient vehicles. To improve electric vehicles and hybrids, automakers are looking to a new 48V electrical standard to replace the current 12V standard.

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2019 Maserati Levante GTS likely to use biturbo 3.8L V8

2019 Maserati Levante GTS likely to use biturbo 3.8L V8

Maserati's Levante SUV hasn't exactly been blowing up the sales charts for Maserati. The automaker has plans for a hotter version of the SUV that might make those lusting after a Ferrari SUV whip out their wallets. Spy shots of the 2019 Maserati Levante GTS have turned up and the SUV is wearing less camo than other spy shots that have been seen.

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Range Rover Sport is the first vehicle to climb Heaven’s Gate

Range Rover Sport is the first vehicle to climb Heaven’s Gate

Cars are meant to drive on roads. Some are built to drive on treacherous ones. None, however, are meant to climb, yes climb, stairs, especially deadly steep stairs. Land Rover, however, just proved to the world that it has a car that can do both. The Range Rover Sport PHEV has just made a world record by not only driving through a dizzying 99 turns but also climbing the 45-degree 999 steps up the natural rock arch that is known as Heaven’s Gate.

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Audi, Porsche to jointly develop & share EV platform

Audi, Porsche to jointly develop & share EV platform

Audi and Porsche may be considered rivals in some circles, especially when it comes to each brand's high-end sports cars, but the fact is they're both owned by Volkswagen, and that means they're aligned when it comes to business needs. The two German manufacturers have revealed that they'll be working together to develop an electric car platform to be used in both brands' future models.

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Mercedes-AMG GT four-door coupe spied before Geneva debut

Mercedes-AMG GT four-door coupe spied before Geneva debut

At the Geneva Motor Show last year, Mercedes-AMG wowed everyone with its impressive GT Concept. Now, this year's show — less than a month away — will see the debut of the real thing: Mercedes' latest take on blurring the line between a performance sedan and a so-called four-door coupe. To help build anticipation, a set of spy-themed photos of the four-door GT have been released, complete with camouflage.

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Uber traded a tech audit to lower its Waymo settlement

Uber traded a tech audit to lower its Waymo settlement

Uber has conceded to allowing an independent audit on its autonomous car technology, it's reported, as part of its lawsuit settlement with Waymo. The two companies reached an agreement to end the lawsuit today, having spent already several days in court. Uber will avoid a jury verdict as a result, but there were apparently fierce wranglings over just what the ride-sharing firm was willing to allow.

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Uber v. Waymo driverless car case ends in settlement

Uber v. Waymo driverless car case ends in settlement

Uber v. Waymo has been settled, with Uber ending its autonomous car rival's lawsuit by coughing up an equity stake as mea culpa. The case had already begun to be heard in court this week, with Alphabet-owned Waymo alleging that Uber had misappropriated driverless car tech secrets when it brought a former Google engineer onboard to lead its autonomous vehicle team.

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