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Porsche is Pretty in Pink

Porsche is Pretty in Pink

May 29th, 2021 Chris Phillip

Porsche is dishing out fantastic colors on its new Taycan, Cayman and 911. This photo shows its newest color Frozen Berry Metallic and not only do we love the paint name, we love the color, too. And we're not the only ones. Back in 2017, tennis star Laura Siegemund won the Stuttgart Open and Porsche treated her to a new 911. She asked if it could be Frozen Berry Metallic. Porsche built her a Froze...
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New GTO promises classic Ferrari DNA and 10,000-rpm redline.

New GTO promises classic Ferrari DNA and 10,000-rpm redline.

May 27th, 2021 Chris Phillip

In case you didn't know, Pontiac borrowed the GTO name from Ferrari way back in the fall of 1963. Now, GTO Engineering is borrowing classic DNA from the Ferrari 250 GTO for a new vehicle called Squalo. Let's get right to the spoiler alert. 4.0L quad-cam V-12 engine. 460 horsepower. 10,000-rpm redline. "The triple bonnet vents, quad-exit exhaust system and aggressive vents in the quarter panels are...
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ATV, UTV and now LTV. What Does it Mean?

ATV, UTV and now LTV. What Does it Mean?

May 26th, 2021 Chris Phillip

Sure, hitting the dunes in a UTV sounds like fun, but what if you could do it in 1/6th the gravity of earth. That's what General Motors and Lockheed Martin will turn into reality by the end of this decade for NASA and America's astronauts for their return to the moon. LTV, if you haven't guessed by now, is a lunar terrain vehicle, and GM designed the original moon rovers over 50 years ago. This ge...
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Safety Features Likely to Kill the Manual Trans

Safety Features Likely to Kill the Manual Trans

May 25th, 2021 Chris Phillip

Do you remember the feeling when you mastered the clutch pedal? Future generations are likely to not even know what a manual transmission is and the death blow may come from safety tech and not from dual-clutch automatics. According to Automotive News and FordAuthority.com, "Automatic emergency braking and adaptive cruise control do not pose a direct threat to the manual gearbox." It is the develo...
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1 Day Left to Win Two Camaros

1 Day Left to Win Two Camaros

May 24th, 2021 Chris Phillip

Camaro is a legendary name in the muscle-car world. Imagine two Camaros, including an iconic 1969 restomod and a 720 horsepower Sixth-Gen, in your garage. Matching. High performance. Camaros. Both are LS powered and both are six-speeds. See them online and enter before midnight, Tuesday May 25th (PDT) to win. Your donation to win could score you four wheels times two - these are bad-a** Camaros. E...
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Dodge Says Hellcat Party As We Know It Is About Over.

Dodge Says Hellcat Party As We Know It Is About Over.

May 23rd, 2021 Chris Phillip

We have reported on this development before and this update is just in. The era of the gasoline-powered Dodge Hellcat is about over. "This is the last hurrah," said Matt McAlear, head of Dodge sales operations. Matt goes on to call the current plethora of Dodge Hellcats - Challenger, Charger, Jeep, RAM, Durango - as a "bachelor party" that's about to end. The good news? According to Matt, "The rep...
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Lightning Storms on the Horizon

Lightning Storms on the Horizon

May 21st, 2021 Chris Phillip

Look out Elon Musk. Ford is entering the all-electric marketplace big time with the Ford F-150 Lightning and the specs are sure to please. For a starting price of $41,995 (Ok, we'll get this pun out of the way: SHOCKING!), F-150 Lighting buyers will be treated to 426 base horsepower, and an optional performance package will be available that will up the ante to 563 horsepower. The F-150 Lighting w...
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Lambo Plugs Into the Future

Lambo Plugs Into the Future

May 19th, 2021 Chris Phillip

Lamborghini is slowly saying arrivederci to the gasoline-powered world of supercar performance. The announcement happened earlier today when the Italian exotic-car manufacturer shared its plans for the decade. "The full Lamborghini road-car range will be plug-in hybrids by 2024," CEO Stephan Winkelmann announced at an event today. In other words, as Car and Driver emphasized in their reporting of...
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I See Flow Formed Wheels in Your Future

I See Flow Formed Wheels in Your Future

May 18th, 2021 Chris Phillip

Introducing the Forgeline Flow Formed Series wheels. They are 100% designed and engineered by Forgeline, in their Dayton, Ohio headquarters, and manufactured by their performance and quality proven partner. Over the last five years, Forgeline developed their newest series of wheels utilizing advanced flow-forming techniques and processes reserved for only the highest-quality wheels in this categor...
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He Ain't Heavy, He's My Hummer

He Ain't Heavy, He's My Hummer

May 17th, 2021 Chris Phillip

Get ready for the 2022 GMC Hummer EV Edition 1 Pickup, but please don't call it a welterweight. According to news reported today by GM Authority, the all-electric Hummer is going to top the scales. So how heavy will the humongous Hummer be? The answer is a staggering 9,000 lbs or roughly the weight of two full-grown adult African elephants. "For all intents and purposes, that’s kinda nuts – by com...
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