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Watch the Aston Martin Valhalla’s near-otherworldly track debut

Watch the Aston Martin Valhalla’s near-otherworldly track debut

Some cars look fast standing still, other cars look just plain otherworldly, and the Aston Martin Valhalla manages to look a little of both in its first public testing. The mid-engined supercar formerly known as the AM-RB 003 began its languorous teasing back in March, but it's only now - coinciding with Pebble Beach and Monterey Car Week - that the British automaker is ready to show the Valhalla driving in earnest.

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The Infiniti Project Black S is the best sort of hybrid

The Infiniti Project Black S is the best sort of hybrid

Hybrids can be earnest, sensible ways to boost fuel economy, or they can be like the Infiniti Project Black S and borrow lashings of F1 technology to deliver ridiculous on-road performance. Handiwork of Infiniti and the Renault F1 Team, Project Black S may look like a body-kitted Q60, but it's actually something a whole lot more interesting.

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New BMW 330e plug-in hybrid can drive 41 miles on electricity

New BMW 330e plug-in hybrid can drive 41 miles on electricity

BMW has announced the latest ride added to the 3 Series line and the car is a new plug-in hybrid called the BMW 330e. BMW is celebrating the market launch of the car, noting that it has a 50% higher electric range than the predecessors. The 330e can drive for 41-miles on electricity only.

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2020 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid SUV and Coupe promise 670hp

2020 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid SUV and Coupe promise 670hp

Hybrids don't have to be earnest and piously-green, something Porsche has clearly taken to heart with the 2020 Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid and 2020 Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid Coupe. Sitting pretty at the top spot in the German automaker's luxury SUV line-up, the pair of gas-electric trucks demonstrate that one of the great things about electrification is that it can deliver you great heaping piles of power and torque.

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A hybrid Corvette C8 – or even fully-electric – seems very likely

A hybrid Corvette C8 – or even fully-electric – seems very likely

The new 2020 Corvette may have a hybrid in its not-too-distant future, with Chevrolet refusing to shut down chatter of electrified versions of the brand new sports car. Revealed this week, the eighth-generation 2020 Corvette Stingray has a 6.2-liter naturally-aspirated V8, which Chevy has dubbed the LT2. However, it's also set the mid-engined car's platform up to accommodate very different drivetrains.

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Aston Martin’s mesmerizing Valkyrie hybrid hypercar just dropped jaws at the track

Aston Martin’s mesmerizing Valkyrie hybrid hypercar just dropped jaws at the track

Aerodynamics have long played a unique roll in shaping performance car design, but the Aston Martin Valkyrie's first public appearance suggests aero plus extreme hybridization could make for even more striking supercars. The limited-edition British "hypercar" is a road-going racer, and it made its debut at the UK's Silverstone Grand Prix circuit this weekend, ahead of the 2019 British Grand Prix.

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2020 Bentley Bentayga Hybrid First Drive: Charged with Change

2020 Bentley Bentayga Hybrid First Drive: Charged with Change

Bentley probably isn't the first automaker you'd associate with electrification, and unsurprisingly the 2020 Bentayga Hybrid is not your typical electric SUV. The newest - and, at $156,900, most affordable - version of the company's still-mildly-controversial luxe truck, the Bentayga Hybrid arrives at the dawn of a new age for Bentley, one where green isn't just a shortened reference to "British Racing Green."

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BMW Vision M NEXT is an anti-autonomous 600hp hybrid concept

BMW Vision M NEXT is an anti-autonomous 600hp hybrid concept

In a world of autonomous vehicles, what happens to the driver who enjoys, well, driving? The answer, BMW says, may be something like this: the new BMW Vision M NEXT concept. The latest in the automaker's NEXT series of near-future concept cars, it's a blend of electrification, thoughtful assistance tech, and distinctive style.

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Aston Martin Valhalla gives super-exclusive hypercar a name

Aston Martin Valhalla gives super-exclusive hypercar a name

Aston Martin's third mid-engine hypercar has been given its official name, with the AM-RB 003 set to launch as the Aston Martin Valhalla. The latest fruits of the British automaker's collaboration with Red Bull Advanced Technologies is set to be the most drivable of the trio, with Aston Martin promising that while it won't exactly be tame, it'll definitely be focused on the road rather than the track.

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2019 Mercedes-AMG CLS 53 Coupe First Drive: A hybrid for the heart

2019 Mercedes-AMG CLS 53 Coupe First Drive: A hybrid for the heart

Sometimes it's the little changes which make the biggest difference, something that definitely holds true for the EQ Boost system in the 2019 Mercedes-AMG CLS 53 Coupe. The newest CLS keeps the four-door-coupe styling but injects a dash of electrification, for a mild hybrid that's all about performance rather than green credentials.

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Porsche 718 hybrid sees another EV flavor join Taycan

Porsche 718 hybrid sees another EV flavor join Taycan

Porsche may be readying the all-electric Taycan sports sedan and an electric Macan crossover too, but its core sports car range won't be forgotten when it comes to electrification. Having already experimented with a prototype electric Porsche Cayman coupe, the automaker has confirmed another experiment is in the pipeline.

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You can’t have BMW’s great new crossover plug-in hybrid

You can’t have BMW’s great new crossover plug-in hybrid

BMW has a punchy new compact SUV plug-in hybrid, but the bad news is that the X1 xDrive25Le is out of reach for the US market. Headed to China, the new plug-in - which BMW bills as a "Sports Activity Vehicle" or SAV, rather than an SUV - increases all-electric range by a whopping 83-percent.

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