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Even though they are extremely classy and just magnificent to behold, there is no denying that all Rolls-Royce cars come with a whiff of snobbery which makes them rather unlikable – unless, well, you are a snob yourself.
A lot of people these days count their dogs as members of their family because, well, a lot of time these animals are better companions than human beings. Despite this well-studied fact car makers have done surprisingly little to cater to the needs of these creatures. Now though, there is a new concept car called Nissan X-Trail 4Dogs which claims to be designed with the comfort and well-being of our loyal, fluffy friends in mind. It could be the most dog-friendly car ever made.
True to its job description as the parts and accessory arm of Chrysler Group – a role it often takes for granted in favor of doing performance work – Mopar has come up with a whole host of new extras for the 2017 Jeep Compass. American buyers can choose from a catalog of more than 90 authentic Mopar accessories, ranging from roof rack and rock rails to wheels and graphics.
If you have been waiting for a new Z/28 you might be a disappointment that Chevy’s latest Camaro is re-heated ZL1. But you will soon forgive them when you realize that the new 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE is like a realy good Ziti which tastes even better when you reheat it. This track-focused Camaro mixes the car’s inherent American machismo with some European finesse in terms of driving. Motorward – Automotive News, Reviews and Guides
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Boy-racer in looks, complete with a ridiculous, but functional giant rear-wing, all revisions actually function to improve the Camaro’s aerodynamics at speed. We’re nearing the world-renowned Geneva Auto Show. Taking advantage of the spotlight, Honda officially confirmed the launch of the first production Civic Type R at this year’s exhibition.
We’re nearing the world-renowned Geneva Auto Show. Taking advantage of the spotlight, Honda officially confirmed the launch of the first production Civic Type R at this year’s exhibition.
The production Type R gets Honda’s latest 2.0L VTEC turbocharged four-banger, marking the Type R’s first-ever departure from natural aspiration. Production begins this summer at a specially tailored assembly plant in the UK for export to Europe, Japan, and “other global markets.” We assume the US is one of them.
Ferrari’s flagship GT V12 sports coupe is getting its replacement. What was once the F12 Berlinetta now becomes the 812 Superfast, the fastest, most powerful Ferrari ever built. Like the F12, the 812 continues the big-bodied, V12-powered grand tourer recipe with rear wheel drive. Further more, the V12 avoids the use of forced induction, meaning it’s naturally aspirated.
The use of forced induction, such as turbocharging on the latest 488 GTO, has purists disappointed. Although Ferrari used turbocharging in the past, they largely relied on naturally-aspirated engines to complete the experience. Thus, the 812 Superfast is a bit of a refresh when measured against the automaker’s recent influx of turbocharged models.
And yes, if you were thinking of it as a more intense Camaro ZL1, you’d pretty much be spot-on. Auto News, Car Reviews, Live Auto Show
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