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Track-Only McLaren P1 GTR Ready For Production

The McLaren P1 isn’t just one of the most powerful hybrids on the planet, it’s one of the most powerful production cars ever. How do you top that? With an even crazier version that is so balls-to-the-wall crazy, that you can only legally drive it on a race track. That, my friends, is the McLaren […]

February 23rd

Getting to Know Switzer Performance

We’ve talked a lot about the cars that come from Oberlin, Ohio’s Switzer Performance. What we don’t usually talk about are the three generations of Switzer family that currently occupy the sprawling, 80,000 sq. ft. shop space and the whys and hows of the automotive industry that took the shop from a 2 car garage […]

December 27th

Infiniti Releases New EV Design Sketch, Wild Speculation Ensues

Nissan’s upcoming Leaf EV has been getting a lot of attention recently, but the Leaf is far from being the only electric vehicle program underway at Nissan.  Driving that point home this past Friday, Nissan released the sketch above on Infiniti’s Facebook page. Our own Chris DeMorro recently covered the topic of a new sportscar […]

September 27th

Upcoming Infiniti Hybrid Could be Blueprint for Next Gen GT-R

Remember way back in December last year, when the rumors were swirling that the next generation of Nissan’s sports rocket, the GT-R, would be getting a hybrid drivetrain? Since then we’ve gotten subsequent confirmation that, indeed, Nissan was thinking about putting some kind of electric drivetrain into the GT-R—be it hybrid or fully electric. And […]

August 19th

Nissan Working On Electric LEAF-Based Sports Car?

The Nissan LEAF is coming, and it could be the catalyst that makes electric cars more than just a pipe dream. Nissan says orders have already exceeded expectations and the hype around this little electric car is poppin’ (to use the vernacular of our times). Reality may dampen some expectations though; the 100 mile range […]

Nissan GT-R To Go Hybrid?

[social_buttons] In many circles, the Nissan GT-R is referred to as simply “Godzilla”, and with good reason. Cranking out 480 horsepower out of a twin-turbo V6, Nissan’s halo car is a track monster and a winner of many hearts and minds. But can it ever be green? Maybe. Rumor has it that Nissan is considering […]

December 14th