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Yes, the seemingly endless teaser campaign continues. This time, McLaren has released video footage of its 650S successor being put through its paces on a track, including plenty of obligatory drifting. The British automaker has also revealed that the second-generation Super Series model will be capable of braking from 200 km/h to standstill in just 4,6 seconds. This takes place in just 117 metres, six less than the 650S and almost on par with the P1. How did the brand achieve this? Well, …
02.22 / 13:31
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New crash-test footage of the redesigned Subaru Impreza shows how the sedan scored top marks in the United States for crash protection. The US-based Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has given both the sedan and station wagon versions of the updated Impreza its coveted Top Safety Pick+ award. The vehicle earned “good” ratings in the institute’s five crash-worthiness tests, with the video below showing the small overlap evaluation. In addition, the IIHS tests front crash prevent…
02.22 / 11:57
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These days, Range Rover is known for one thing and one thing only: making high-end SUVs. But in a recent interview with CarAdvice, head of design Gerry McGovern revealed that the brand was not against the idea of stretching into the passenger car market. The motivation behind this, according to McGovern, is based on the way other manufacturers traditionally renowned for making passenger cars have moved into the SUV market and seen tremendous success. "If you look at how other brands have co…
02.22 / 11:34
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Join Brown-Forman’s American Whiskey Ambassador, Cam Dawson from Scotland & CAR Magazine Enjoying a whiskey shouldn’t come with rules. Rules about which glass to use or whether to have it on the rocks or neat. Many people today prefer to enjoy a whiskey precisely as they wish. If this philosophy resonates with you, then join Cameron Dawson – a Scotsman living in London who enjoys American Whiskey – together with CAR Magazine for an authentic American Whiskey Tasting and Food Pairing Experie…
02.22 / 09:32
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Fortune has released the 2017 edition of its annual list of the "World's Most Admired Companies". And the results for automotive brands are, well, rather interesting… You see, in the industry rankings for motor vehicles, Toyota takes top spot ahead of BMW, with Honda rounding off the podium. Daimler, Ford, General Motors, Renault and Nissan complete the table. But in the publication's overall "50 All-Stars" list (headed by Apple, with Amazon in second and Starbucks in third), BMW places 2…
02.22 / 08:42
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Remember the Yaris hot hatch Toyota revealed earlier this year? The one that won't be coming to South Africa? Well, turns out it will differ from the segment norm in that it won't be turbocharged. Yes, Toyota has quietly revealed both the official name of the three-door hot hatch, as well as the fact that it will be supercharged. The supercharged supermini will be dubbed the Toyota Yaris GRMN (that's "Gazoo Racing Masters of the Nürburgring", if you were wondering). Interestingly, the …
02.22 / 06:20
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Land Rover has confirmed that a fourth model is set to join the Range Rover family, revealing the first official images of the newcomer and confirming its name in the process. Yes, it will be called the Range Rover Velar. Set to make its official debut at March 1, the new SUV will be positioned between the Evoque and the Sport (see sketch below). Although official details are still scarce, the British automaker claims that the newcomer will be defined by its "elegant simplicity", "visually …
02.22 / 05:32
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There have been rumours circulating around a possible four-door version of the Mercedes-AMG GT for quite some time now. Recent news, however, suggests that this car, to be dubbed the GT4, is soon on its way and we'll be seeing it at Geneva next month with a production ready model to hit the roads late-2018. The GT4 and is set to replace the CLS Shooting Brake as a Panamera-fighting super saloon and is said to be the brainchild of AMG head Tobias Moers. It will have the same aluminium…
02.22 / 05:04
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