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Audi SQ8 Packs 429 Horsepower of Turbodiesel Goodness

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We've barely gotten to know the new Audi Q8 that Audi announces a new, more powerful SQ8 version. The Audi SQ8 planned for Europe will be the top-of-the-line Audi Q8 version and features a sportier design that includes typical Audi S fare such as quad exhausts, larger wheels (22-inchers in this case) and more agressive styling overall. A more powerful...

The First All Electric MINI to Be Revealed Next Month

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We know the MINI Countryman Plug-in Electric Hybrid, but on July 9th the manufacturer will unveil its first fully electric model. MINI’s website is announcing a brand-new model to be unveiled on July 9th. It mentions that this model will be the first 100% electric vehicle of the brand. The description mentions that this first fully electric MINI "combines MINI's inventive...

A Ford GT supercar to be unveiled at the Goodwood FoS

Ford GT supercar announcement at the 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed
Ford will use its presence at the Goodwood Festival of Speed to present a special GT supercar. The 2019 edition of the Goodwood Festival of Speed is happening next month, and Ford just announced that they will unveil a new car there. A Ford GT ultra-high-performance supercar will indeed be unveiled during the annual hill climb race. The supercar will be...

Resto-modded 60s Ford Mustangs Have Electric Motors Good For 5,532 lb.-ft. Of Torque

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British start-up Charge Cars will build 499 first-generation Mustang into electric quad-motor 5,532 lb.-ft. of torque tire shredders. This is the type of news that will get certified petrolheads to consider that there is replacement for displacement. Under license from Ford, Charge Cars will build 499 60s Mustangs, constructed around modern frames, that will feature four electric motors, a 64...

Fast & Furious: A New Animated Series Coming to Netflix

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Almost 20 years after The Fast and the Furious movie hit our screens, a new cartoon based on it will be available soon on Netflix. Nobody could’ve predicted the massive success the first The Fast and the Furious movie and all the other movies from the series that followed. But here we are, eight movies and a multi-billion franchise later...

The 2020 Audi A6 Allroad confirmed for Canada

According to Audi Canada’s website, the all-new redesigned 2020 A6 allroad is on its way to Canada. The new generation of the Audi A6 allroad arrived in Europe earlier this month. Based on the A6 Avant, the fourth generation of the A6 allroad stands out with its black cladding on its fenders and its higher ground clearance. According to Audi Canada’s...

Volkswagen Canada Cuts The Spektrum Colour Program From The Golf R And Tells No One.

Volkswagen Spektrum Program for the 2019 Golf R
Less than two months ago, we drove a Ginster Yellow, from the spektrum colour program,  2019 Volkswagen Golf R. If you want to order one now, too bad. So, here I was writing up a story about cars, something we’re trying out at Motor Illustrated, and the 2019 Volkswagen Golf R came up as a subject. I promptly headed to...

Toyota Gazoo Racing Super Sports Hybrid Hypercar Is On Its Way

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First shown at the 2018 Tokyo Auto Salon, the GR Super Sports Concept will turn into a production 1,000-horsepower Super Sports Hybrid Hypercar. Toyota is on fire at the moment. Automotive media is all over the Supra and now that they’ve just won the Le Mans for a second time in a row, we’re nowhere near done. That’s because their future...

New BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe Is The Sleekest Of Them All

BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe
Now that the new BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe has officially broken cover, the collection is complete. Bring on the M8 Gran Coupe! Four-door coupes are all the rage and we must admit that there really isn’t anything not to like about them. This applies to the new BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe (GC) which gives nothing up styling-wise even...

The Mustang Shelby GT500 Specs Are Out, Will Make 760 Horsepower

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
We always figured the Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 would be powerful, now we have confirmation. The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 specs are out, and they are everything you thought they would be. Ford confirmed this morning the Shelby GT500's supercharged V8 engine will make 760 horsepower and 625 pound-feet of torque. That makes the new Mustang Shelby unveiled earlier this...