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This small British sports car maker is absolutely obsessed with making its cars lighter

The small, British sports car maker announced today that it has slashed a combined 207 kg, or about 456 pounds, from all of its models during this year alone.<p>That kind of announcement from almost any other manufacturer would be a mundane affair — a common event as models are further developed.<p>But …

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Tough to say who lost this snowball fight. #AudiA6

2016 Audi S6 with the titanium package (Content: Ben @ Audi Seattle) www.quattroworld.com #QuattroWorld #Audi #S6 #AudiSeattle

@caudiboy's #AudiS5 is the definition of stealth. Remember to tag your photos with #TractionTuesday for your chance to be featured.

Production has ended on what was one of our favorite Audi models ever, and what might also turn out to be the last naturally-aspirated RS model ever: The Audi RS5. We look forward to the advancements that will be made in the next RS5, but this high-revving V8 monster will always have a place in our hearts. We know many of you will be on the lookout for CPO models, so we'll make sure to let you know when some come in!

Take a peek at what the next-gen #Audi Q5 could look like thanks to this new rendering from rmcardesign.com Do you like the new Q7-inspired design touches or not?

These 9 Cars Have Zero Recorded Driver Deaths

When we say cars are safer than they've been, this is what we mean.<p>The crash safety of modern cars is pretty astounding. Folks in new cars regularly walk away from crackups that not very long ago would have been fatal. And as safety equipment evolves, we're beginning to see an unprecedented new …

2015 Audi A3 Review, Ratings, Specs, Prices, and Photos

2018<p>The Car Connection<p>The Car Connection Expert Review<p>Bengt Halvorson Deputy Editor<p>Likes<p>Quick, nicely weighted steering<br>• The best in-dash interface …

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5 Japanese Muscle Cars That Can Smoke Your Audi

12<p>SHARES<p>At some point in your life, you'll probably own a Honda Civic, or an Accord. The Civic is the most aptly named car out on the market. It's …

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Peer inside the Corvette Z06's monster 650-hp V8

The LT4 gets the cutaway treatment.<p>This is the new American face of shock-and-awe horsepower tactics: a pushrod engine whose power density and output make the European exotics look foolish for all their overhead-cam trickery. It's such a typically American engineering tour de force that I'm …

518-HP Audi A3 Clubsport Quattro Concept

The new 518-hp Audi A3 Clubsport Quattro concept will top out at an eye-watering 192 mph, says Audi. The high-power concept will appropriately be shown off to the public at the largest annual gathering for Volkswagen Group brands, the Wörthersee Tour in Reifnitz, Austria later this month (May …

2015 Audi A3 entices entry-level buyers to luxury brand

Want to know what the hottest thing in the luxury segment is these days? You're looking at it: Small, entry-level sedans from established luxury brands aiming to suck the millennial generation in with enticing design, luxury content and the latest in electronic wizardry.<p>The 2015 A3 is an impressive …

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Protean Electric To Develop In-Wheel Motor Propulsion System With FAW-Volkswagen

Protean Electric announced its partnership with FAW-Volkswagen Automotive (FAW-VW) to develop an all new electric propulsion system that will include …

Daimler wants to expand cooperation with electric-car maker Tesla | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Daimler AG (DAIGn.DE), the German parent of Mercedes-Benz, would like to expand its cooperation with Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA.O), the U.S. electric-car maker, a top Daimler executive said on Thursday.<p>A Tesla Motors Inc Model X is seen at Tesla's introduction of its new battery …

10 Tips to Avoid Speeding Tickets

Richard Diamond's advice will help you to steer clear of encounters with the highway patrol, and to fight that speeding ticket when you get one.<p><b>"The motorist is a source of revenue," says</b> Richard Diamond. And it's become his life's obsession to change that.<p>By day, Diamond is the managing editor at</i> …

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Formula 1’s Leading Team Has a Big Secret

Author: Damon Lavrinc. Damon Lavrinc Gear<p>Date of Publication: 10.11.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Red Bull Racing driver Sebastian Vettel …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Style<p>Sporty pants worn the least sporty way.<p>By Megan Gustashaw1 day agoView More<p>Style<p>Ronnie Fieg talks about his label's new multi-brand, …

Best Buy-Backed Zubie Raises $8M to Bring Cars and Drivers Online

Want to turn your dumb car into a smart car? A startup called Zubie is now selling a wireless dongle that connects to almost any car’s onboard …

A Manufacturing Lesson From Tesla Motors

The rise of Tesla Motors is as much about tech innovation as it is about manufacturing excellence, something that Tesla is trying to improve and serves as a good case study for other green tech businesses.<p>Tesla is seeing more demand than it could handle partly because its suppliers haven’t been …

Tampering with a car’s brakes and speed by hacking its computers: A new how-to

The "Internet of automobiles" may hold promise, but it comes with risks, too.<p>Just about everything these days ships with tiny embedded computers that …

Ford boosts hiring of engineers, computer workers

Automaker's hiring wave comes only a few years after thousands were laid off in Great Recession.<p>Ford Motor is dramatically stepping up its hiring of engineers, software workers and other salaried employees to meet the increased demand for a new high-tech era in the auto industry.<p>Ford said it will …

Volvo's incredible solar charging concept to spread its wings this fall

When thinking of stylish cars, Volvo probably isn't the first brand to come to mind. One thing the company is renowned for, though, is introducing new technology: it was the first manufacturer to install laminated glass in a production car, invented the three-point safety belt, and is constantly …

Watch this three-minute Porsche flat-six teardown

A hypnotic look at one of our favorite engines.<p>Here's a fascinating look at the disassembly of a Porsche Carrera 3.2-liter flat six, as documented via stop-motion video.<p>The meticulous disassembly depicted brings you up close to the process, and it only gets more interesting as more parts come off …

New Toyota RAV4 flunks demanding 'overlap' crash test

Toyota's redesigned RAV4 small SUV got the worst-possible score in an especially demanding crash test by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.<p>The 2013 RAV4 got a "poor" ranking in what the IIHS calls the "front small overlap" test.<p>Nonetheless, it scored "good" -- IIHS' top ranking -- in the …

The Well-Equipped Garage: Tips and Tricks for a Versatile Space

Transform your garage with a little planning, some smart design choices, and our expert guidance.<p>The Rules<p>In your garage, as in the projects it is sure to spawn, planning is crucial. Remember that the goal is to make tasks easier and more efficient. Here are a few pointers to get you into the right …

2014 Ford Fiesta ST (European Spec) First Drive

Say Hello to My Little Friend: The Smallest, Most Aggressive Hatchback on the Market<p>After missing out for decades on the hot, small, and fun cars that personified Ford in Europe, now it seems the company can’t stop bringing them over to the U.S. Not long after the Focus ST’s arrival comes the …

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