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KTM X-Bow GT2 race car is getting a 600HP road-legal variant

KTM X-Bow GT2 race car is getting a 600HP road-legal variant

Austrian motorcycle manufacturer KTM is prepping up the road-legal version of its X-Bow (Cross-bow) racing car. KTM announced that its latest street-legal supercar had inherited all the quirky details of its FIA-homologated GT4 racer like a pop-up, canopy-style cockpit and a 600-horsepower turbocharged Audi inline-five engine.

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BMW is giving classic Minis an electrified and recharged future

BMW is giving classic Minis an electrified and recharged future

No, we’re not talking about the Mini Cooper SE based on the new Mini Hatch that parent company BMW unveiled in the 2000s. We’re referring to the Mk I to Mk VII Mini Cooper on sale from 1959, the original classic Mini. In its latest press release, BMW has launched the Mini Recharged project aimed at existing Mini owners who want to convert their vintage, gas-powered mini cars to an all-electric model.

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Mercedes sees Luminar eyes in its self-driving cars

Mercedes sees Luminar eyes in its self-driving cars

Mercedes-Benz has taken a major step forward in its efforts to produce self-driving cars, partnering with Luminar to include the latter's Iris lidar technology in Mercedes-Benz vehicles. The partnership will give the company a significant technological advantage over some of its rivals while helping it build on the success it has already enjoyed in the self-driving market.

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There’s a new car safety rating to consider

There’s a new car safety rating to consider

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is workshopping new safeguard ratings for cars that utilize partial automation systems. These systems use various types of sensors to monitor road conditions around the vehicle, providing functions like automated lane changing and adaptive cruise control (ACC).

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ARTA Mechanics works its magic on this Acura NSX Legavelo

ARTA Mechanics works its magic on this Acura NSX Legavelo

Japanese tuner and racing 000 Autobacs Team Racing Aguri (ARTA) has reinterpreted the second-gen Acura NSX supercar, giving it an all-carbon GT-inspired body kit. First seen at the 2022 Tokyo Auto Salon, ARTA’s NSX Legavelo body kit is limited to only five units worldwide. And as with all things related to tuning an exotic hybrid supercar, it won’t come cheap.

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DMC Ferrari 296 GTB Squalo has a wild 888HP hybrid V6 engine

DMC Ferrari 296 GTB Squalo has a wild 888HP hybrid V6 engine

The new Ferrari 296 GTB is a car of many firsts for the Italian automaker. It’s the first production Ferrari to have a V6 engine, and it’s also the first hybrid Ferrari supercar to have a strictly rear-wheel drivetrain. However, German tuning house DMC is the first tuner to unleash a modified 296 GTB, and it’s aiming for the stars with its exclusive Squalo tuning package.

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This is the 2022 Ford Bronco Raptor

This is the 2022 Ford Bronco Raptor

If you thought getting hold of a new Ford Bronco was tough, the 2022 Ford Bronco Raptor is about to get SUV enthusiasts even more excited. Taller, wider, and more potent than the regular Bronco, it's the handiwork of Ford Performance and, the automaker claims, the most powerful street-legal Bronco so far.

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2023 Cadillac Escalade V-Series confirmed: What we know of this Super SUV

2023 Cadillac Escalade V-Series confirmed: What we know of this Super SUV

Cadillac's most lavish model is about to get a sports upgrade, with the 2023 Escalade V-Series marking the first time the SUV has worn the badge. While already notorious for its scale, luxury cabin, and general excess, the V-Series flavor of Escalade will add performance to that mix.

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Brabus 800 Adventure XLP Superblack is taking it to the extreme

Brabus 800 Adventure XLP Superblack is taking it to the extreme

Renowned Mercedes-Benz tuning house Brabus has unleashed its latest creation based on the Mercedes-AMG G63 sport-luxury SUV. It’s the newest variant of the 800 Adventure XLP Superblack, a go-anywhere pickup truck hiding a mighty powerful V8 engine under the hood.

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This Airstream eStream concept is an electric camper with an innovative twist

This Airstream eStream concept is an electric camper with an innovative twist

Thor Industries, maker of the Airstream and other popular RVs, recently unveiled the eStream electric camper concept. It’s essentially a hi-tech Airstream travel trailer with some nifty innovations hiding underneath.

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2022 Lexus LX 600 First Drive: A Tale of Two SUVs

2022 Lexus LX 600 First Drive: A Tale of Two SUVs

The new 2022 Lexus LX 600 — the all-new one-stop-shop replacement for the Lexus LX 570 and Toyota Land Cruiser siblings — is finally here. It’s a welcome update to Lexus’s full size SUV platform; despite the outgoing model’s off-road prowess, the LX 570 is now old enough to be entering its freshman year of high school. When it debuted 14 years ago, it did so in a market nearly devoid of competitors approaching its abilities and comfort.

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New Aston Martin DBX is the world’s most potent luxury SUV

New Aston Martin DBX is the world’s most potent luxury SUV

British luxury automaker Aston Martin has been busy posting a teaser video of its newest DBX luxury SUV on YouTube and Twitter. Aston calls it “the world’s most powerful luxury SUV,” presumably with more power to upset other ultra-powerful SUVs like the Lamborghini Urus, Rolls-Royce Cullinan, and the Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT.

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