HORSEPOWERBUZZ Oct 19

THE 2020 CORVETTE STINGRAY IS A BEAST

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The 2020 Corvette Stingray C8 is a major accomplishment for General Motors in engineering, performance, and accessibility. Last night the new Vette was unveiled to the world and it did not disappoint. 0-60 in under 3 seconds and 495 horsepower for $60,000, Corvette has truly produced the first everyday supercar. Click here to read more.

20 Specs You’ll Want to Know About the 2020 Land Rover Defender

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Rolls-Royce design chief departs after brief tenure

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After roughly six months on the job, Rolls-Royce's head of design, Jozef Kaban, has left the British ultraluxury brand and BMW Group.

Kaban is the second design chief at Rolls-Royce to depart in the past 16 months. Kaban's predecessor, Giles Taylor, left Rolls-Royce in June 2018 and was later named to oversee design at the Hongqi luxury division of Chinese automaker FAW. Click here to read more.

Singer Vehicle Design will return to Goodwood Festival of Speed next month with a special Porsche

Scott Rouleau

Based on the company's goal to completely reimagine the classic German sports car, the Singer 911 Mulholland, based on a 1991 Porsche 911, was created in the spirit of the iconic coastal California road. Finished in Blueblood Light with special graphics, it looks downright lovely. Click here to read more.

Koenigsegg breaks its own 0-400-0 kph record with the Regera hybrid hypercar

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By now we should know that Koenigsegg makes some of the fastest and most extreme cars in the world. Among them, the totally bizarre and brilliant Regeraranks somewhere near the top. Click here to read more.

Schumacher Ferrari among 10 of the most expensive cars on sale in the UK

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A Ferrari Enzo driven around the famous Nürburgring by Formula 1 champion Michael Schumacher is among the multi-million-pound motors that are among the UK’s most expensive second-hand vehicles.  Click here to read more.

HORSEPOWERBUZZ Sept 19

Ford vs Ferrari, The Story Behind the Upcoming Movie

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From a worldwide view, the 24 Hours of Le Mans is arguably the most famous automobile race on the planet. Only the Indianapolis 500 can begin to compare in stature. For Europeans, the Monaco Grand Prix is the only other racing event mentioned with a similar amount of reverence. Read more here.

VW's Piech: The ultimate alpha

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Having a big sale, on-site celebrity, or other event? Be sure to annoIn an industry where there is no dearth of alpha males, no one could inspire fear and awe in equal measure quite like Ferdinand Piech, the patriarch of the Volkswagen Group.unce it so everybody knows and gets excited about it. Read more here.

Road Test: 2018 Velar D180

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One year ago, Land Rover astonished us with a vehicle no one saw coming, the Range Rover Velar. Of this newcomer’s many impressive qualities, perhaps the most astounding was Land Rover’s expediency bringing it to market. Along with the rest of the world, we first saw it last March at the Geneva Motor Show, and by early August we were driving it in Norway. Later that month new Velars were rolling into (and out of) showrooms. There was hardly time to process the arrival of this new member of the family. Read more here.

Porsche Taycan to get ‘Turbo S’ variant with special 700 hp+ ‘overboost’ feature

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Porsche designed the Taycan with the same principles as its other vehicles. It’s luxurious inside and out, it handles like a sports car, and it is quick — very, very quick. Read more here.

BMW X6 Gets a Blackest of Black Treatment with Paint That Eats Light

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Made from microscopic bits of carbon, Vantablack coating hides all of the X6's curves and edges. Read more here.

Pagani To Use Updated AMG Twin-Turbo V12 Engine Until 2026

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Bespoke automakers such as Pagani, Koenigsegg, and others produce just a handful of potent hypercars a year. Their diminutive production numbers do not allow them to skirt emission regulations, though, which means the era of screaming, gasoline-powered hypercars will come to an end eventually. Read more here.

HORSEPOWERBUZZ Aug 19

After Auction Fiasco, Nazi Type 64 ‘Porsche’ Fades Into Shadows

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The failed sale rang like a gong throughout the car world on the night of Aug. 17 in Monterey, Calif.

A spectacular auction blunder left the 1939 Type 64, the first automobile to bear the Porsche name, without a buyer. Now, as members of the classic car community try to figure out exactly what happened, the historic coupe is slipping back into the murky shopper’s purgatory where it lingered in recent years. Click here to read more.

Salt on the Brain: Photos from Bonneville Speed Week

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It takes all sorts to make the world go ’round, and nowhere is this more obvious than at the place that feels like the edge of Earth: the Bonneville Salt Flats. Every year, nestled between civilization and an infinitely white horizon sits a hodgepodge of devout racers, builders, families, and friends who gather in the pits of the World’s Fastest Racetrack for Speed Week. Click here to read more.

Scuderia Ferrari Brought 60 Cars to Pebble Beach for its 90th Birthday

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There's nothing like an anniversary as an excuse to throw a bash, and at this year's Monterey Car Week, there were a couple of major blowouts. Bentley's Big 100 was the headliner. Its cars were all over the peninsula, with one of W.O. Bentley's finest scoring Best of Show honors at the 69th Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. Then there was Ferrari, who celebrated the 90th anniversary of Scuderia Ferrari with an astonishing smorgasbord of some 60 of the greatest racing Ferraris of all time. Click here to read more.

REMINDER: THE AUDI RS2 AVANT IS NOW IMPORTABLE

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After years of Audi forum fanboys (and fangirls) pretending that they would totally buy an RS6 Avant if the German automaker were to offer it stateside, Audi did just that, despite the fact that it could have chosen to offer a model that will generate ten times the sales, like the A1 hatchback. 

But there's a bit of a problem: those who specifically covet the RS6 Avant and nothing else often don't have the money to buy one, because they're millennials or Gen Z online forum denizens. Click here to read more.

Porsche Didn't Need Gasoline To Set Its Latest Ring Record.

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Taycan prototype demonstrates electric propulsion doesn't need to be slow, even at the Green Hell.

There's no shortage of automakers that claim supremacy at the Nürburgring, but none hold the king of bragging rights that Porsche has achieved there. And now it can add one more feather to its racing cap. Click here to read more.

Pebble Beach Car Week: Where one-percenters can blow $48 million on a car.

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HORSEPOWERBUZZ Jul 19

A guide to multi-class racing at the Total 24 Hours of Spa

Scott Rouleau, Horsepower Heritage,

  

It is said that taking overall victory at the Total 24 Hours of Spa is the toughest task in GT racing. But there is one group of people who might disagree: the winners of the race's ultra-competitive class battles. Click here to read more.

Iconic Ferrari 250 GTO recognised as work of art in bid to protect world's most valuable classic car

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An iconic Ferrari has been recognized by an Italian court as a work of art, in an unprecedented judgment that will protect it from reproductions and imitations. Click here to read more.

THE RETURN OF THE LAND ROVER DEFENDER

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For over 60 years, the Land Rover Defender remained the epitome of rugged durability, versatility and capability. And the next generation of the Defender continues that historic foundation—now adding evolutionary design and the latest technologies to its list of attributes. Click here to read more.

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante: 211mph drop-top shown in London

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Fastest soft-top Aston yet makes its first public appearance at London's annual Concours event. Click here to read more.

Miura in 'The Italian Job' Found After Decades in Obscurity and Restored By Lamborghini

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The Lamborghini Miura P400 destroyed in the opening scenes in 1969's The Italian Job was actually two Miuras, one that had been previously wrecked, and a fully-functioning new Miura. Click here to read more.

Emory’s 1960 Porsche 356 RSR is an Alternate-Reality Hot Rod

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When it comes to outlaw-ifying Porsche 356s, there isn’t much Emory Motorsports hasn’t done to the diminutive little coupe. After all, visionary and head honcho Rod Emory is the progenitor of the 356 outlaw movement. We’ve enjoyed Emory’s impeccable 356 hot rods for years, but we’ve never seen anything quite like his newest creation: the 1960 Porsche 356 RSR. Read here for more.

BMW set to double electric vehicle sales by 2021

Scott Rouleau

BMW is on track to double its electric and hybrid vehicle sales by 2021, the company said Tuesday as it unveiled its newest electric car. The German automaker announced that it will meet its target of marketing 25 electrified vehicle models by 2023 — two years earlier than expected. Click here to read more.

Patrick Dempsey Talks About His Newest Film: The Inspiring Story Of Race Car Driver Hurley Haywood

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Actor and racer Patrick Dempsey's newest project, Hurley, for which he serves as executive producer, had its red carpet premiere at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. Click here to read more.

Driving the LM002, Lamborghini's iconic Ur Urus

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Everyone has to mature at some point, and for Lamborghini it was with the release of the Urus. To see just how far the company has come, we take a drive in a relic of the company's wilder past. Click here to read more.

Customs & Classics! The Fuorilegge Development Program Ferrari 328

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Following the customizing of Germany’s classic Porsche lineup by Singer Vehicle Design, some bespoke builders have came up with their own restoration programs. Today we get a look at a sleek design from Casil Motors and Button Built. Click here to read more.

Porsche Collector Magnus Walker on Completing Italy’s Mille Miglia in a Mercedes

Magnus Walker, Scott Rouleau, Horsepower Heritage, Podcast

The famed Urban Outlaw discusses what it’s like to compete in Italy’s 1,000-mile rally for the first time. Click here to read more. 

Brabus unveils two exclusive G-Class series

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Luxury car customizer Brabus has come out with two limited editions of the Mercedes-Benz G-Class: the Blacks Ops 800 and the Shadow 800. Both will come out in batches of 10 units. Click here to read more.