Ten iconic cars with dog leg gearboxes

Posted by on May 6, 2019 in Blog | 0 comments

Source:  Top Gear / May 01, 2019 Aston Martin has removed a nail from the manual gearbox’s coffin this week, equipping its new Vantage AMR with a manual gearbox. It brings stick-shifting back to Aston’s classy muscle car, and in doing so puts some confidence back behind a transmission we all feared was being usurped by the paddleshifter. Real confidence: rather than just bolt in any old manual, Aston has fitted it with a seven-speed, dog-leg...

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Heart Transplant: The 2020 Ford Mustang Is Getting the Focus RS Engine

Posted by on Apr 15, 2019 in Blog | 0 comments

Source:  Automobile Magazine / April 15, 2019 It’s tuned for 330 horses and 350 lb-ft in the new variant. Capacity utilization at Ford’s Valencia, Spain, engine factory gets a boost from the ’20 Mustang, as it will adopt the Focus RS engine for a new affordable performance version coming this fall. The RS’s 2.3-liter EcoBoost inline-four has been turned 90 degrees for the longitudinal, rear-drive application, but don’t expect it to be called...

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Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Evo review: mad racing car tested

Posted by on Apr 15, 2019 in Blog | 0 comments

Source:  Top Gear / April 12, 2019 Quite. Lamborghinis aren’t ordinarily shy, retiring supercars, and this Huracán developed by the company’s in-house racing team Squadra Corse is straight-up ready to fight. In the pursuit of speed, of course. All the speed.OK, so what is it?An update on Squadra Corse’s 2015 Huracán GT3 racer – which has claimed both Daytona and Spa 24hr race wins, and won favour with fast footwear sporting gentleman racers and...

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GM teases 2020 Chevy Corvette C8 in bid for Ferrari, McLaren luxury sports car market

Posted by on Apr 15, 2019 in Blog | 0 comments

Source:  CNBC / PUBLISHED FRI, APR 12 2019 • 9:24 AM EDT  UPDATED FRI, APR 12 2019 • 2:05 PM EDT The auto industry is always rife with rumors, but one particular topic has kept the rumor mill working overtime for decades. And it’s finally come true. On Thursday, General Motors finally ended what has been one of the biggest mysteries in the auto industry, posting a link on its website and on social media announcing the “next generation Corvette...

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