Elon Musk Clarifies Tesla Model 3 Won’t Outperform Model S

Tesla founder Elon Musk recently cleared the air in regards to the automaker’s upcoming Model 3 sedan, telling his Twitter fans the more budget friendly Tesla won’t outperform the Model S. Musk said in a Tweet that some of his less informed fans think the Model 3 is the next-generation of Tesla cars, similar to…

Audi Axes The Sport Quattro Concept

The Audi Sport Quattro Concept, which served as a homage to the original Audi Quattro of Group B rallying fame, won’t make it to production after all. The Sport Quattro Concept was very first shown at the 2010 Paris Motor reveal and marked the 30th anniversary of Audi’s Quattro all-wheel drive system. The German automaker…

Can you spot the Bentley in this gigantic image?

Remember that time when Bentley made an amazing Gigapixel image to show off one of its sedans? The British automaker used San Francisco and the Golden Gate bridge as the setting for a unique photographic experience, wherein you could start from far away and zoom in seemingly impossibly close yet still have actually a remarkable…

Freaky Friday: Russians Just Know How to Have a Good Time, Period

Maybe it’s the cold, the dodgy economy, or lingering memories of decades spent lining up for milk. Whatever the motivation, Russians don’t seem to need the latest and greatest high-tech gadget to help them pass the time. Nope, just grab a few friends, spend a few rubles amassing a collection of ancient hatchbacks, and hit…

McLaren Special Operations wants to build 2-3 bespoke cars per year

Along with McLaren Automotive roaring to life in 2010, after spinning off McLaren Racing, the automaker is eyeing up additional, one-off models through McLaren Special Operations. Autocar reports MSO chief, Ansar Ali, has actually noted the triumph Ferrari has actually found by giving customers the possibility to make their own bespoke vehicles. Now, he says…

2019 Ford Explorer, Dodge Demon, Polestar’s Future: The Week In Reverse

The 2019 Ford Explorer has actually been spotted; Dodge teased the Demon, again; and we took a consider Polestar’s future within Volvo. It’s the Week in Reverse, right here at Motor Authority. A prototype for Ford’s next-generation Explorer has actually been spotted testing on public roads. Set for the 2019 model year, we must see…

Ferrari celebrates 70th anniversary with limited-edition Hublot watch

Ferrari has actually 70 on its mind. To celebrate its 70th birthday, the Italian supercar maker is offering 70 historic liveries for each of its 5 models, meaning up to 350 cars can easily be in the program. Now, Ferrari has actually tapped its longtime watchmaking partner, Hublot, to develop something extra special to mark…

Chevrolet Corvette May Get Active Aerodynamics System, Patents Reveal

General Motors has actually filed a patent application for an innovative active aerodynamics system that may find its way into forthcoming C7 Corvette variant. The application is for a “vehicle ride-height determination,” system that will adjust the vehicle’s active aerodynamic components “based on changes to the body relative to the center of the wheels.” It will likewise…

Mercedes-Benz is in Dutch With China’s Chery Over its EQ Brand Name

China’s Chery Automobile Company has actually filed a formal complaint versus Daimler AG over is usage of “EQ” as designation for an upcoming lineup of Mercedes-Benz electric cars. That’s bad news for Benz, as China possesses the world’s largest EV marketplace and Daimler has actually already begun promoting its future electric lineup using the name. The German automaker…

Eastern Promises: ‘Buick Volt’ Ready to Tempt Chinese Greenies

Badge-engineered bliss awaits environmentally conscious General Motors buyers in China. Announced today, the Buick Velite 5 range-extended electric vehicle will soon launch in the car-hungry marketplace, yet Americans might recognize it as something else. Hiding in plain sight behind that Buick badge — which carries plenty of sales clout in China — is a Chevrolet Volt, which…

Porsche highlights its top 5 most memorable Exclusive models

Since 1986, Porsche has actually offered customers the opportunity to build a bespoke sports car. In the process, Porsche has actually additionally treated enthusiasts at large to Exclusive models to mark various occasions. Those Exclusive models are the subject of Porsche’s latest Top 5 video. At number 5 comes the 2012 911 Club Coupe in…

Group led by AC Cars buys bankrupt sports car startup Zenos

In January, we learned that British sports automobile startup Zenos had entered administration, a process similar to bankruptcy protection. A group led by fellow British sports automobile brand AC Cars, maker of the legendary AC Cobra, has actually due to the fact that acquired the rights to the Zenos name and all of the company’s…

Lexus Sees Fertile Ground in India, Launches Trio of Models

After being knocked off the top perch of the “fastest growing economy” podium in 2016, India is expected to return to the Number One spot both this year and next. The world’s second most populous country has actually seen standard per-capita incomes rise to record levels and, while the standard only amounts to $1,500 greenbacks,…

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Review – Apex Predator

In the coming years, we will begin driving riding around in the quiet electric embrace of autonomous convenience. We will look back on the 20-teens as a golden age when the last ounces of performance were wrung out of the internal combustion engine and automakers created cars for each conceivable market niche. Brand-new and presently…

Is Chevy working on active aero for a future Corvette?

General Motors looks to have actually patented an active aerodynamics system that takes into account body movements when making adjustments. The concept of active aero is to adjust aerodynamic elements such as shutters or spoilers to deliver either lower drag or higher downforce. When done correctly, active aero can easily yield substantial performance gains…

Volkswagen Turned a Defunct Stadium Into a Junkyard and Pontiac Isn’t Pleased

After a lengthy death rattle spanning from 2006 to 2012, Michigan’s Pontiac Silverdome finally closed for good in 2013. Its parking lot, however, remains in use thanks to Volkswagen’s legal obligation to buy back scores of diesel cars following its infamous emissions scandal. In stasis since January, the cars have actually become an unwelcome addition to…

McLaren F1 driver Stoffel Vandoorne samples the 2017 Honda Civic Type R

McLaren Formula One driver Stoffel Vandoorne took some time out from his busy schedule for this weekend’s 2017 Australian Grand Prix to sample the 2017 Honda Civic Type R. Vandoorne, whose McLaren race car is additionally powered by a Honda engine, is one of the very first people outside of Honda to grab behind the…

Mercedes could be blocked from using EQ name in China

Mercedes-Benz used the 2016 Paris auto prove to to launch a brand-new sub-brand for electrified cars called EQ. Since then Mercedes has actually used the EQ Power+ name on its 2017 Formula One automobile and Mercedes-AMG GT concept to denote the cars’ respective hybrid powertrains, and eventually the automaker will certainly start offering EQ-badged electric…

2017 Formula One Australian Grand Prix preview: everything you need to know

With brand-new cars competing for the initial time under revised regulations, and Along with brand-new drivers at lots of of the groups and the sport under brand-new management, this weekend’s 2017 Formula One World Championship season opener taking place in Melbourne, Australia is one of the most anticipated grand prix races in rather a few…

QOTD: Is Dodge Durango FWD or AWD?

Welcome back to Question Of The Day, where I will certainly be answering the questions that YOU, the Google Search customer, use to find our humble website. Your very first question, Is Dodge Durango FWD or AWD, was asked by two different people! It deserves an answer, and the answer is: Sometimes it is one…