Category Archives: Green

Porsche 918 Hypercar Goes up in Flames: Video

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Say it ain’t so momma, say it ain’t so! This is the first reported fire of Porsche’s new 918 hypercar. And it is quite tragic, but, not completely unexpected. It’s almost like a rite of passage for supercars to go up in flames these days.

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Are You the Lamborghini Asterion Hybrid?

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Lamborghini is set to debut a new concept model at the Paris Motor Show on October 2nd, but until now, all we’ve had is a hint at its outlines. Now, there are allegedly full images of the car appearing in a magazine spread, and although they’re on the fuzzy side, they do match up with what we’ve seen so far and give a pretty good look at what we’ll be seeing in a few days. Continue Reading »

Upcoming Nissan GT-R Could Make Nearly 800HP

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Are you ready for a 784-horsepower Nissan GT-R hybrid? No? Well get ready anyways, because it’s happening. According to MotorTrend,  the LMP1 racecar from next year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans will likely be the foundation for the next-gen GT-R.

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Nissan Leaf Pickup Truck Both Demented and Awesome [w/Video]

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Few would decide to fuse a Nissan Leaf with a Nissan Frontier to concoct a Nissan Leaf pickup truck. But that’s what two Nissan employees did when they decided they needed a “shop truck” for Nissan’s Stanfield, Arizona, technical center.

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Lamborghini’s New Concept Might be Its Most Important Car Yet

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According to Greek mythology, the name Asterion means half man, half bull. But according to Autoblog.nl, Asterion might also refer to the new Lamborghini that’s debuting in Paris. And if produced, it’s going to have a big impact in the lineup. Continue Reading »

6 Luxury Hybrids That Are More Mean than Green

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You may have heard of the Porsche 918, the Ferrari LaFerrari, or perhaps the McLaren P1. The triumvirate of gas-hybrid hypercars can claim otherworldly press acclaim and legions of fans, but there’s a good chance (a very good chance at that) that neither you nor I own one. Continue Reading »

707HP Dodge Challenger Hellcat Nets Surprising 22 MPG

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Because being the world’s most powerful production muscle car wasn’t enough. Yesterday, Dodge announced that the high-powered and highly vaunted Dodge Challenger Hellcat is back to make another big impact— this time at the pump. Continue Reading »

Renault Eolab Hatchback Gets 235 MPG, And Looks Good Doing It

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No, that isn’t a typo. Renault has recently unveiled a three-door hatchback that they claim will do 235 mpg on American roads. It’s called the Eolab, and it’s hitting the show stage at this year’s Paris Motor Show.

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Tesla Doesn’t Want You To Buy a Model X

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Ever since the Tesla Model X crossover was announced, customers have been lining up to own one. They’ve walked into stores, $5,000 cash deposit in hand, and happily plunked down that cash money for a car that has no release date, no price, no anything. Continue Reading »

Tesla Chooses Nevada for New Gigafactory

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Tesla’s been looking for a place to build its huge battery factory, aka the “gigafactory,” putting five states against each other in competition. Today, the winner appears to be Nevada.

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