A new battery program in the UK could cut the weight of an electric car’s power pack by more than 40%. Lighter EVs, better performance, longer range.
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The ultra lightweight, fuel efficient car of the future may be closer than you think thanks, in part, to the US Navy and its advanced, high-tech weaponry.
Toyota’s Lexus LFA supercar program is over – but the lessons Toyota learned from building the light weight, ultra-fast exotics are going to carry forward into the future of Toyota’s mainstream cars, if the latest reports are to be believed. Over the years, several companies have justified spending serious money on supercars and motorsports by […]
As many of you know, Mercedes’ current SL class sportscar has some pretty Serious sporting potential. Even with the nearly 1000 hp available from the SLs twin-turbo V12 engine, however, the 2003-2012 R230 chassis SL class is not a car you’d probably describe as “nimble”. It’s not that Mercedes doesn’t know how to make cars […]