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Here’s The 341HP Subaru STI S209 That Will Be Selling In The U.S. In 2019

Japanese imports lovers residing in stateside, rejoice. Yet another Japanese performance ride is hitting up U.S. This time, it is the STI S-line. Yes, it is a Scooby. It may not look like much, but the Subaru STI S209 has some pretty raw power – all 341 horsepower of it squeezed from its EJ25 flat-four engine. As some Subaru fans may have already noticed, the Subaru STI S209 is, in fact, based on the automaker’s WRX STI, but boasts specially tuned components, including engine and chassis, along with exclusive parts on the outside and inside. Continue reading Here’s The 341HP Subaru STI S209 That Will Be Selling In The U.S. In 2019

First Production 2020 Toyota Supra Sold For A cool $2.1M In An Auction

When Toyota took the wrap of the much anticipated rebirth of the Toyota Supra at NAIAS last week, it also revealed that the first 2020 Toyota Supra GR off the production line will go under the hammer at the Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale, Arizona, and went on the block it did. Not only did the first production 2020 Toyota Supra GR, dubbed “Global #1”, was auctioned, but it was successfully claimed for a cool US$2.1 million by an unnamed bidder. Continue reading First Production 2020 Toyota Supra Sold For A cool $2.1M In An Auction

Nissan IMs Concept EV Gets A Unique 2+1+2 Seat Arrangement

Nissan has unveiled a somewhat Volvo-ish-looking electric concept at the on-going North America International Auto Show in Detroit. Called Nissan IMs EV Sports Sedan, it is an all-electric, all-wheel drive electric car that boasts a unique “premier seat” 2+1+2 seat arrangement and full autonomous drive capability. The Nissan IMs EV Sports Sedan is driven by dual electric motors that yield 483 horses and 590 lb-ft (800 Nm) of torque, and this electric drivetrain is paired to a 115-kWh battery that affords 380 miles (612 km) range on a single charge. Continue reading Nissan IMs Concept EV Gets A Unique 2+1+2 Seat Arrangement

This Is It, The 2020 Toyota Supra Is Official And It Has A Price Too

Well, folks, this is it. The much anticipated 2020 Toyota Supra is finally official! Not only this fifth-generation Supra marks the return of the legend, but this handsome sports coupe also marks the first new Supra to hit the U.S. markets in over two decades. The 2020 Toyota GR Supra is the first Global GR Model Developed by Toyota GAZOO Racing, hence the ‘GR’ in the namesake. Unlike Nissan deadpan move, Toyota continues the Supra tradition by lending this sexy beast Supra-traditional in-line, six-cylinder engine: a 3.0L straight-six twin-scroll turbocharged motor. Continue reading This Is It, The 2020 Toyota Supra Is Official And It Has A Price Too

Here’s The First Look Of The 2020 Toyota Supra That Shouldn’t Be Seeing

Here’s the first look of the 2020 Toyota Supra you shouldn’t be seeing and we have Toyota Mexico to thank that we are seeing it ahead of its global reveal. Apparently, last week (January 11), Toyota Mexico accidentally tweeted a video of the supercar which was supposed to make its debut at the North America International Auto Show (NAIAS, AKA Detroit Motor Show) later today (January 14, 2019) when we should have the official words on the powertrain and other details, possibly including the availability and pricing. But for now, here are some glorious views of the much anticipated Japanese supercar screen grabbed from the now-removed Twitter video. Continue reading Here’s The First Look Of The 2020 Toyota Supra That Shouldn’t Be Seeing

Watch Ken Block’s Biggest Tire-shredding Video Project From The Gymkhana Files

Petrolheads with the need for the speed would not want to miss this video: Ken Block’s Gymkhana Ten. Presented by Ken Block and Hoonigan, this video was part of Ken Block’s Documentary: The Gymkhana Files which was first available exclusively on Amazon Prime Video. Gymkhana Ten is billed as Block’s latest and biggest tire-shredding video to date. Continue reading Watch Ken Block’s Biggest Tire-shredding Video Project From The Gymkhana Files

This Is It. The 8th Generation Porsche 911 Finally Shows Its Face (And Pricing)

This is it. The 8th-generation Porsche 911 finally shows its face and boy, it is the beauty you have known up to this point, but felt somewhat a little on the plumb side. At least, that’s my first impression. The ride was unveiled on the 28 in California, in Petree Hall at the LA Auto Show. I know. Many people are excited, but lets not let things get carried away. In other words, lets not get suck into the marketing mambo jambo and hit straight into what it has to offer. Continue reading This Is It. The 8th Generation Porsche 911 Finally Shows Its Face (And Pricing)

Skis-equipped Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Is Santa’s New Sleigh

2018 will come an end next month and you know what that means. This means that Christmas is upon us and everybody businesses, big and small, is banking on the season of buying, and Dodge is no exception. As the matter of fact, it is quick on drumming up the festivity, starting with a commercial called “Upgrade,” starring the mythical Santa played by former pro wrestler Bill Goldberg and a team of elves. Anyways, as you might have expected, the ad has Goldberg’s Santa looking at his old sleigh (after a grand WWE/WCW entrance) and proclaims “it’s time for an upgrade.” Continue reading Skis-equipped Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Is Santa’s New Sleigh

Dodge’s Meanest Challenger SRT Hellcat Rolls Off The Production Line

While Japanese automakers are reining in horsepower to focus of efficiency, its American counterparts are doing the opposite. Dodge is one of the U.S. automakers that is holding up the horsepower torch high and the 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye is one of the torchbearers. Described as “demon-possessed,” the 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye is proclaimed as the most powerful, quickest and fastest muscle car. Continue reading Dodge’s Meanest Challenger SRT Hellcat Rolls Off The Production Line

Emory Motorsports Creates A Custom Porsche 356 For John Oates

Thanks to John Oates, the musician who is one half of music duo Hall & Oates, now we have our attention on Emory Motorsports. The Oregon-based classic Porsche customizer has created a custom Porsche 356 for John Oates, who happen to be a huge fan of Porsche. The vehicle, as you can see, is tastefully done. There’s nothing outrageous here. What it has are customs and mods that blends beautifully with the iconic 1960 356B Cabriolet. Continue reading Emory Motorsports Creates A Custom Porsche 356 For John Oates