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MINI John Cooper Works GP Will Arrive In 2020 In Limited Units

After having teased us on the new JCW GP in February, MINI has finally revealed a prototype of its 2020 MINI John Cooper Works GP. The “extreme athlete” model made its public appearance for the first time as part of the 24 Hours Nürburgring pre-race program. Following which, the serial production vehicle of just 3,000 units will roll into the market in 2020. Continue reading MINI John Cooper Works GP Will Arrive In 2020 In Limited Units

Honda e Electric Vehicle Opens For Reservation In The U.K.

Honda’s super adorable and somewhat retro-ish electric vehicle, Honda e, is now available for reservation in the U.K. Honda U.K. has quietly launched a reservation website where folks in U.K. can reserve the Honda e by registering themselves on the website and putting down a £800 refundable deposit. However, the exact availability and how much the car will eventually cost are unknown at this point. It feels like Honda isn’t ready to generate more buzz yet. Continue reading Honda e Electric Vehicle Opens For Reservation In The U.K.

Usain Bolt’s Mobility Company Launches 2-Seater Electric Vehicle

You heard that right. The world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, has a mobility company and it has just launched an affordable 2-seater electric vehicle in Paris. The EV, called Bolt Nano, joins the company fleet of electric mobility devices the Bolt Original, the Bolt One and the Bolt Chariot. Bolt Nano is so named for good reasons. It is super tiny. Continue reading Usain Bolt’s Mobility Company Launches 2-Seater Electric Vehicle

MINI To Sell An Even Faster And More Powerful MINI JCW GP In 2020

If you are still on the fence on whether to buy a Mini Cooper, well, I got to say, you might be doing yourself a huge favor because, there’s going to be an even faster and more powerful MINI John Cooper Works GP coming your way in 2020. Like, who knew procrastinating could be a good thing, right? MINI said the new JCW GP is faster, but it did not say how much faster, but we do know it is getting a 4-cylinder motor with MINI TwinPower Turbo Technology that puts out 300 horses – making it the fastest (?) and most powerful road-going MINI yet. Continue reading MINI To Sell An Even Faster And More Powerful MINI JCW GP In 2020

New 2019 Nissan LEAF e+ Gets Some Serious Bump In Power And Range

At the CES auto salon… no wait, I mean to say CES 2019, Nissan has announced the new addition to its LEAF electric vehicle family, the 2019 Nissan LEAF e+. Why e+, you ask? Well, because, the new LEAF now packs a lot more power and range. The 2019 Nissan LEAF e+ should excite EV lovers with its new found energy density in the model’s 62 kWh battery pack which results in a significant boosts in range with an EPA-estimated 226 miles (364 kilometers), compared to the current LEAF’s 150 miles (241 kilometers) EPA estimates. Continue reading New 2019 Nissan LEAF e+ Gets Some Serious Bump In Power And Range

British Lad’s Classic MINI Has An Astonishing 360HP At The Wheels!

While most 20 something lads are out partying during their free time, one 22-year-old British chap from Bristol known only as “Ollie” spent the time he have tinkering with car. And he did not tinker with today’s factory performance car like many young chaps do; he worked on, a classic MINI, a car that is way older then he is. While impressive, his metallic orange coated classic MINI may invite frowns from MINI purists. As for us, we don’t really care because, 360 horsepower. Yes. This classic MINI here has over 300 ponies and that’s at the wheels! Holy mother… Continue reading British Lad’s Classic MINI Has An Astonishing 360HP At The Wheels!

RaceChip Made Hyundai i30 N Performance A Worthy Golf GTi’s Rival

Already, the Hyundai i30 N Performance has plenty of ponies to offer. With 272 HP and 353 Nm (260 lb-ft) of torque, it is a performance hatch out-of-the-factory, but for those with an insatiable appetite for more horses, RaceChip may just have want you are after. The company recently had a Hyundai i30 N Performance show car equipped with the top-of-the-line tuning chip, RaceChip GTS Black, that squeezes 38 horsepower and 145 Nm (110 lb-ft) of torque out of the 2.0 T-GDI engine, bringing the output to 313 HP and the torque to 498 Nm (367 lb-ft). Continue reading RaceChip Made Hyundai i30 N Performance A Worthy Golf GTi’s Rival

75-Year-Young Gramp Here Drives An Unassuming VW Golf R With 600 HP

Sleeper car is, by definition, “a car that has high performance but has an unassuming appearance.” While the Volkswagen Golf R is hardly a standard or economy-class car that describes a sleeper car, this particular right-hand-drive model owned and driven by 75-year-young British gramp Arthur is somewhat of a sleeper among the VW Golf Rs. I know how that sounds. It sounds ridiculous, but it is in fact a sleeper of VW Golf R. Continue reading 75-Year-Young Gramp Here Drives An Unassuming VW Golf R With 600 HP

Someone Is Crowdfunding To Build A Classy Three-wheeled Electric Car

The future of automobile is clearly electric. While you already suspect it is so, what’s your thought on how the car of near future will look like? As sleek as Tesla automobiles? Well, one Estonian by the name of Roman Muljar begs to differ. He thinks classic look is the way to go and hence, this three-wheeled electric car called Nobe 100. It is a strangely attractive car. Sporting a 60s classic look, in a three-wheel configuration that will surely turn heads. Continue reading Someone Is Crowdfunding To Build A Classy Three-wheeled Electric Car