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Mustang will enter NASCAR's top race tier and return to Supercars

Ford says the Mustang is the world's top-selling sports coupe for the third straight year, and the blue oval announced it will enter the venerable nameplate in the NASCAR's top stock-car racing series, replacing the Fusion.

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We get a look at the car's interior

The hottest factory Ford Mustang ever is coming soon. The Shelby GT500 has had both official teasers and a few sets of spy shots, but today we get a look at the car's interior and a short drive-by video. The big news here is that the 700-plus horsepower V8 will be mated to a manual transmission, good news for those looking for an alternative to the manual transmission in the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat.

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The Camaro gets a new face while Ford shifts its Focus

One of these things is not like the others. And we don't mean that one is a Chevy while the rest are all from Ford. No, what we're looking at here are a bunch of performance cars, with one lone economy car thrown in for good measure.

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Only 320 coupes are coming to America

The Audi RWS (Rear Wheel Series) bundles two large surprises in its compact aluminum frame. The first surprise is that it exists at all, this being the first rear-wheel drive production Audi since the 1938 Audi 920 - long before Audi was the carmaker we now know. The second surprise is the price, the R8 RWS needing just $139,950 to take home, a figure that includes destination. Stripping Quatto, complexity, and weight means stripping $26,200 from the price of the standard R8, while retaining eve

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There's 1,485 horsepower on offer. Plus some kit.

A little while ago we wrote about the Dodge Viper factory being recommissioned into a museum that will hold the historic cars originally evicted from the Walter P. Chrysler museum. Now, what happened to the last Viper that factory built? It's getting auctioned off, in good company.

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It wears the same livery as his championship winning F1 car

Mercedes-AMG Formula 1 driver and four-time F1 world champion has a bit of history with Pagani. Back in 2012, he custom ordered a 760 horsepower Zonda, one of the last to roll of the production line. In addition to the boost in power, Hamilton fulfilled all of our enthusiast wishes and had the car fitted with a manual transmission. Now a Huayra commissioned by Brett David, CEO of Prestige Imports, will wear the colors of Hamilton's F1 car.

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The car will have more than 700 horsepower

We know the Ford Shelby GT500 is coming. We don't have many details, but the unexpected teaser we got back in January did say the car will have more than 700 horsepower. It seems the Dodge Challenger Hellcat and Chevy Camaro ZL1 have some competition on the way. Everything we've seen until now has been veiled, but this new batch of spy photos gives us our best look yet at the hottest Ford Mustang.

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We get a peak at the Supra's gauges

Although we've seen most of the production Toyota Supra, albeit in race car form, we still haven't seen the final interior. And most of the time, the prototype test drivers keep the interior well-covered. This new batch of spy shots help give us a more complete picture of the interior, giving us a look at the instrument panel.

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The V8 Vantage gets harder-edged without losing its charm

Aston Martin's 21st century renaissance kickstarted with the DB11, a high-dollar grand tourer that upped the outgoing DB9's dynamic envelope while keeping one foot firmly planted in the brand's aesthetically elevated roots. The sequel to Aston's bid for relevancy is the V8 Vantage, a more agile and track-focused two-seater, perennially the company's best-seller that guns for the heavyweight in the segment, the Porsche 911. With a completely updated design language and laser-like focus on perform

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Look for some small tweaks in performance

We love the 2018 Audi TT RS. We love its 400 horsepower turbocharged inline-five, its seven-speed dual-clutch transmission and its clean, driver-focused interior. Still, there's always room for improvement and refinement. It seems Audi agrees, as a refreshed version of Audi's hottest little coupe was spotted lapping the Nürburgring with some updated bodywork.

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McLaren has expectations that batteries aren't ready to fulfill

It emerged last December that McLaren had built an all-electric testbed for a future EV supercar, to go along with the English automaker's $1.4 billion investment in electrified powertrains. At the time, all the company would say was there was "still quite a journey" to making a sellable product due to battery constraints. Speaking to Wheels magazine, Jens Ludmann, COO at McLaren Automotive, put numbers to the carmaker's quest, saying, "[The] Senna has 800 PS on 1200kg, that's about the power to

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This is what you get with an M4 engine in an M2

Today's big BMW news is that photos of the upcoming BMW M2 Competition have leaked on the internet. The M2 Competition will replace the 365-horsepower single-turbo M2, and it gets the twin-turbo 3.0-liter straight six from the M3 and M4, albeit detuned slightly to 410 horsepower on this occasion.

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The V8 SS is much different from V6 and I4 models

Now that the sixth-generation Chevy Camaro is entering its third year on sale, Chevy felt it was time to give it an update. Like most midcycle refreshes, there aren't many major mechanical changes, though there is the addition of a new model. Unlike most midcycle refreshes, the exterior has been given a pretty drastic overhaul.

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Chevy adds the 1LE package to the 2.0-liter turbo Camaro

In addition to a model-wide refresh, Chevy is introducing yet another 1LE variant of the Camaro. Chevy's already amplified the ultimate ZL1 Camaro, so now it's addressing the least powerful Camaro equipped with the 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder. And on paper, it gets nearly identical equipment to the V6 1LE.

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Plus, a famous pair of tuners in Shelby and Hennessey

Last week brought us quite a wide variety of automotive news nuggets, and judging by the response of our own readership, the Jeep Wrangler pickup truck led the way. It's not expected to hit the sales floor until April of 2019, which means we've all got an entire year to wait, but that just means we have lots of time to anticipate its arrival. And we do so today with a series of renderings that show what the so-called Scrambler may look like in a few different colors.

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How will the Essentia inform future Genesis models?

One of the biggest stunners of the New York Auto Show came from an unlikely stand — that of Genesis, Hyundai's nascent luxury spinoff. The Genesis Essentia Concept was described as a multi-motor EV with a 0-60 time of 3 seconds and enough silicon to pass the Turing test, but that's not what made it special. It stood out because it's downright gorgeous, a proper show car seemingly plucked from the golden age of pre-OPEC oil embargo dream machines.

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We still think everyone should get Highland Green

This year's Detroit Auto Show may have been big on trucks thanks to the reveal of the 2019 Ram 1500, 2019 Chevy Silverado and 2019 Ford Ranger, but the biggest surprise was arguably the return of the Ford Mustang Bullitt. Think of the Bullitt as a pumped-up Mustang GT with a touch of retro styling. Until now, all we've seen is the wonderful Highland Green color, but thanks to some spy shots we have our first look at the car's other color, Shadow Black.

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Lightweight, long range and affordable were the goals

A couple of years ago, a team from the Czech Republic set out to create the retro-looking Luka EV, an electric car with goals for long range (186 miles), an affordable price (less than €20,000), and a light weight (less than 1,650 pounds). When we first heard of the Luka back in the summer of 2015, the team had just begun testing its first prototype. Now, MW Motors has announced that the resulting vehicle is ready to launch. Furthermore, it looks great.

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The vehicles could roll when put into park

Ford is issuing two separate safety recalls to fix mechanical issues affecting control of the transmissions on certain 2017 and 2018 models. The automaker says it's aware of one reported accident with an injury related to the the first and largest recall.

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We have images of both the coupe and convertible

The team in Munich has been teasing the new BMW 8 Series for a while now. We've seen images, videos and full concepts of the BMW 6 Series successor. While official images are always welcome, spy shots tend to capture a little more. This new batch of both the 8 Series coupe and convertible shows production-spec bodywork as well as a very, very brief glimpse of the car's interior.

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Take a look at that big wing

The Lamborghini Aventador S is Sant'Agata's current king. It's 6.5-liter V12 churns out 730 horsepower and 509 pound feet of torque. It has a top speed of more than 200 mph. Its looks put anything to come out of Wayne Enterprises to shame in the best possible way. Still, as shown with the Lamborghini Huracan Performante, there's always room for more. Just take a look at these new spy shots of the upcoming Aventador SV Jota.