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Vonnen Showcases Flywheel-Inspired Porsche Hybrid Powerplant

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.

2019 Acura ILX Offering More Bang for the Buck

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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Smart Marks 20th Anniversary with New Forease EV Concept

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.

Palace on Wheels - The Renault EZ-Ultimo Concept

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?

Eadon Green Introduces ZECLAT Eclectic Luxury Coupe

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.

Mazda Announces the Return of Its Rotary Engine - Kinda

Fans of the Mazda Rotary engine won’t have to wait too much longer – or will they? In a recently published report Mazda let the cat out of the bag, by announcing that they will use the iconic powerplant in one of their upcoming vehicles. Here is the kicker though – it won’t be the primary source of power.

The 2018 Suzuki Jimny Packs a Punch in a Small Package

Suzuki’s aren’t really known for their extensive range – but the new is trying to chop down this stereotype. The new 2018 Suzuki Jimny is not your average, everyday SUV. In fact, it’s off-road capacity is mountain goat like.

Audi e-Tron Going Full Throttle into Production

The highly anticipated Audi e-Tron is preparing to go full throttle into production, according to a recently published article. According to managing director Patrick Danau of Audi Brussels, the new Audi EV is expected to reach full production capacity in early September, which is expected to eclipse 20,000 units annually.

McLaren 720S Goes on a Diet with the New Track Pack

The lean and mean just got leaner and meaner. The popular McLaren 720S supercar introduced a new package to automotive journalists that singles out the owners who want to hit the track. The new package, referred to as the Track Pack sheds an estimated 53 pounds from the McLaren 720S, and adds advanced engineering that should improve on-track performance.
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Fight Night - McGregor vs. Khabib Battle in the Garage

Saturday October 6th, 2018 will go down in history as one of the craziest Vegas fight nights in history. On par with Tyson vs. Holyfield epic “ear gate”, the MMA fight between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov ended in drama after McGregor submitted to a Naked Choke applied by the Russian invader. However, the end bell signified the start of the fireworks, as Khabib climbed the fence to attack members of McGregor’s posse.