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Lotus Emira GT4 has a 400HP supercharged V6 engine and a large wing

Lotus Emira GT4 has a 400HP supercharged V6 engine and a large wing

If the incoming Lotus Emira is the automaker’s final hurrah in gas-fed sports cars, the all-new Emira GT4 heralds the last Lotus racing car to feature an internal combustion engine. The Emira GT4 is a partnership between the British carmaker and the RML Group, the latter known for developing the bonkers Nissan Juke R.

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BRX confirms it will participate in the Dakar 2020 rally

BRX confirms it will participate in the Dakar 2020 rally

Bahrain Raid Xtreme (BRX) has announced that it is redesigning its off-road vehicle called the Prodrive Hunter to meet the new T1+ regulations announced by FIA. T1+ is a top class of the Dakar 2020 off-road race alongside the T1-E class. BRX notes that it has redesigned the Prodrive Hunter specifically to meet the regulations of the new class.

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Toyota has a list of questions for anyone interested in owning a GR Super Sport

Toyota has a list of questions for anyone interested in owning a GR Super Sport

One of the things Ford famously did when it launched the epic Ford GT was interview customers before they were allowed to purchase the vehicle. The goal was to ensure that the GTs went to enthusiasts who would drive them, not that the scheme worked out in the long run. It appears that Toyota is doing something similar for anyone who wants to own one of the awesome GR Super Sport hypercars Toyota plans to build.

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Audi is quitting Formula E to build a beastly Dakar Rally EV

Audi is quitting Formula E to build a beastly Dakar Rally EV

Audi is quitting Formula E and will reveal a new Dakar Rally all-electric race car for the 2022 season, shaking up its motorsport efforts as it aims to prove EVs are the equals of their internal-combustion counterparts. The decision will see the Audi Formula E factory team shut down after the 2021 season - using the new e-tron FE07 only just revealed - though it won't mean the end of the automaker's involvement completely.

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Porsche and PUMA team for shoes inspired by the 911 Turbo

Porsche and PUMA team for shoes inspired by the 911 Turbo

The Porsche 911 Turbo is one of the automaker's most iconic cars. The car is known as much for its design as it is for its performance. The 911 Turbo has been in production for nearly five decades and has survived through eight generations. Porsche and PUMA have announced that they are tying up to create a limited-edition collection of shoes to celebrate the iconic sports car.

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Acura announces new heritage color for the 2021 NSX

Acura announces new heritage color for the 2021 NSX

Acura has announced that it's adding a new heritage color to the options for the 2021 NSX sports car. The new option is a heritage color called Long Beach Blue that joins Berlina Black and Indy Yellow as Acura's latest NSX heritage paint offering. The color commemorates the Acura title sponsorship of the iconic Grand Prix of Long Beach.

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Autonomous Roborace car immediately slams into wall

Autonomous Roborace car immediately slams into wall

Building autonomous automobiles is a challenging proposition. When autonomous vehicles operate on public roads, there is so much going on that it's hard to make them safe and competent. You might think building an autonomous car to race on a track that's always the same would be a much easier proposition.

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Travis Pastrana’s Subaru Impreza WRX STI is taking hooliganism to the next level

Travis Pastrana’s Subaru Impreza WRX STI is taking hooliganism to the next level

Subaru has unveiled what the automaker declared as the most outrageous WRX STI ever made. Feast your eyes on Travis Pastrana’s specially concocted version of Subaru’s Impreza WRX STI. Created to star in the next installment of Hoonigan’s Gymkhana video series, this one-off creation is not for the faint of heart, and nor is it favorable if you detest wings, scoops, and wind-routing appendages on a car.

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