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Vonnen Showcases Flywheel-Inspired Porsche Hybrid Powerplant

Tags: Custom Cars, Hybrid

By Tim Charlet on October 22, 2018

The Porsche Rennsport Reunion was recently on full display at the legendary Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey, California. While this exhibition is a great opportunity for like-minded Porsche owners to show off their German performance cars, it’s also an exceptional venue for aftermarket manufacturers to showcase their product offerings. One that turned heads was Vonnen, an aftermarket company that specializes in hybrid engine configurations.

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2019 Acura ILX Offering More Bang for the Buck

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By Tim Charlet on October 19, 2018

Over the years, consumers have been driven to Acura models mainly due to their aggressive stance and swoopy features. Affordability and value have not typically been consumer attributes associated with Acura – until now? While the 2019 Acura ILX is packed with more features, what has shocked the automotive industry is that they’ve actually lowered the cost – by a bunch.

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The Essential Hybrid Buyer’s Guide

Tags: Buying Guide, Electric Cars, Hybrid

By Tony Franklin on October 19, 2018

Hybrids are the way of the future. Cars like the Toyota Prius have led the way to our market of Hybrids, Hybrid-plugins, and full Electronic vehicles today. What do these terms mean to you and your hunt for a new ecological and economic-friendly car?

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Smart Marks 20th Anniversary with New Forease EV Concept

Tags: Concept Cars, Electric Cars, New Model, Reveal

By Tim Charlet on October 18, 2018

Celebrating their 20 year of operation, Smart revealed a new electric-powered concept vehicle named the Forease recently at the Paris Motor Show. The Subsidiary of Daimler AG has created the Forease EV concept car for casual around town driving during optimal weather conditions (due to the lack of a roof). Taking styling input from a 1970’s style dune buggy and integrating modern EV technology, the Forease EV is not only unconventional, but visually striking as well.

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The Bentley Buyer's/Seller's Guide

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By Tony Franklin on October 17, 2018

Bentley, a former race-car manufacturer, has returned to its initial purpose of producing very fast executive-style sedans and coupes. These beautiful cars are powered by the technology of Volkswagen’s turbocharged W12. Embracing this long racing heritage has Bentley once again flying the “Winged B” in classy company.

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8 Top Mileage EVs and Hybrids

Tags: Buying Guide, Hybrid

By Tony Franklin on October 16, 2018

US New and Reports put together a list of EVs and Hybrids in order of a number of criteria. One of the most important rankings was fuel efficiency. This can be a bit tricky to rank between Hybrids and EVs because the Hybrid uses some gas while EVs run on an electric charge. Even comparing cost is not sufficient because the price of gasoline fluctuates daily. So, this is not a perfect list. However, if you are looking for the top Hybrids and EVs on the market, this should give you plenty of options.

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Palace on Wheels - The Renault EZ-Ultimo Concept

Tags: Concept Cars, New Model

By Tim Charlet on October 16, 2018

We typically don’t’ get overly excited about concept cars or the marketing lingo to describe them – but the Renault EZ-Ultimo is an exception. How often do you come across a design that is like a teenager challenges everything that you know about that category?

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Eadon Green Introduces ZECLAT Eclectic Luxury Coupe

Tags: Concept Cars, New Model

By Tim Charlet on October 16, 2018

Imagine taking the vintage aero-cars from the 1930’s and infusing modern technology and performance. Taking styling cues from Bugatti, Chapron, and other legendary French automakers, the Eadon Green ZECLAT is a low seating, wide riding, and curvaceous luxury coupe that is both visually stunning and features advanced technology.

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