The Bugatti Chiron has received a speed upgrade!
Though the previous speed of 261 mph (420 kmh) was considered quite fast, Bugatti boasts that it is nothing compared to the performance that will be delivered by its Chiron hypercar. The said vehicle, without a limiter, will reach 285 mph (458 kmh), provided it receives the perfect conditions.
This is what a $250,000 Hublot Ferrari watch looks like
Hublot has teamed up with Ferrari and released a special edition timepiece called the MP-05 LaFerrari Sapphire.
Qiantu K50 electric sports car is making its way to the US!
The Chinese Qiantu K50 electric sports car is making its way to the Unites States!
Electric Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Sets EV Record at Nurburgring
The electric Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG set a new EV record at Nurburgring finishing the lap in 7 minutes 56 seconds. Not only is this the fastest time for an electric vehicle, but it is also the first electric vehicle to finish the lap in under 8 minutes. The record was previously held by the all electric Audi R8 who made the lap in slightly over 8 minutes in July of 2012.
Tesla to Produce an Affordable Electric Car?
Electric vehicles being the standard mode of transportation may be a ways off, but it just got a little bit closer as Elon Musk confirmed recently at the D11 Conference in California that Tesla would launch in the next 3-4 years an EV in the $30,000 to $35,000 price range.
Audi Says it Will Not Sell its Electric R8 e-tron Sports Car
The first Audi R8 e-tron was unveiled as a concept car at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show and has since been tested and tweaked by Audi resulting in ten different versions of the all electric car. Many speculated that the testing would at least result in a limited edition or limited run car but alas Audi has but all speculation to rest by officially confirming that the e-tron will not make it to production.
Porsche Details the 2014 918 Spyder Hybrid
In a recent press release, Porsche details their all new 2014 Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid. According to Porsche, the new 918 Drivers has a unique all wheel drive system with a combustion and electric motor on the rear axle and a second electric motor on the front axle. Down to the chassis and axles, this 918 was built with racing and motor sport in mind.
Audi Teams with other Car Makers to Change US Headlight Law
Audi is teaming up with Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Volkswagen and GM to lobby US law makers to update a 1968 regulation requiring vehicles to have switch to change their headlights from high beams to low beams. The headlight technology has advanced tremendously over the years from sealed beam headlights introduced in the 1940's to halogen in the 60's and 70's, xenon lights in the 90's to the most recent light-emitting diode (or LED) headlights.
Koenigsegg Explains the Agera R's Gearbox: Video
In the ninth Youtube episode of Inside Koenigsegg, Christian Von Koenigsegg explains the Agera R's transmission and deferential and how they power the 1140 horsepower supercar.
Elon Musk, Tesla Co-Founder, on Boeing 787 Battery Woes
Elon Musk, founder of Space-X, and co-founder of Tesla Motors and Paypal recently wrote to FLightglobal.com: "Unfortunately, the pack architecture supplied to Boeing is inherently unsafe,"