As I wrote the other day, the “Ludicrous” Tesla Model S is by some standards the quickest production car in history. But if you are going to count some of those cars as “production cars” and strictly take their 0–60 mph times into account (not their 0–30 mph times or their straight acceleration off the […]
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The folks at Car & Driver have sources who are telling them the new Toyota-BMW sports car may cost more than a Corvette. To put that in perspective, the starting price of a new C7 Corvette Stingray is $54,995. The two companies have been talking about making a sports car together since 2012, but very […]
What better way to start the week than a ride-along in the new 691 horsepower Tesla Model S P85D supercar?
When the next-gen Porsche 911 debuts, CEO Matthias Muller sees “no reason” why it couldn’t be a hybrid, though four-cylinder engines will come first.
Outfitted with a state-of-the-art hybrid drivetrain, the 887 horsepower Porsche 918 doesn’t leave a lot of extra room for things like luggage.
These patent drawings reveal that Porsche is, in fact, developing a plug-in hybrid version of its iconic 911 Carrera rear-engined sports car for next year.
Among the first players in the performance hybrid space was Porsche, and you can expect more hybrids with more horsepower in the coming years.
As far as electric cars go, the Nissan Leaf is pretty much the top dog as it is. Some car reviewers have labeled it more appliance than automobile, and traditional outlets like Car & Driver haven’t minced words when it comes to the Leaf’s track performance. But Car & Driver actually went a step further, […]