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Nissan GTR50, Mr. Musk keeps Mucking Up, ZR1 verdicts, 4B11T Build, GLA45 Update

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Elon Musk drawn into farting unicorn dispute with potter

Tom Edwards, a Colorado potter, was thrilled when Elon Musk tweeted a photo of one of his original mugs featuring his cartoon drawing of a unicorn farting electricity. The Tesla CEO called it "maybe my favorite mug ever" in a February 2017 post - leading to a bump in sales from around the world.

MotorTrend Car of the Year and LA International Auto Show

Car of the Year Award - Best New Cars - Motor Trend

Motor Trend's Car of the Year award, representing the car that best represents exceptional value, superiority in its class, and most significant development on the new-Car scene.

The Aria FXE Is an American-Made 1150-HP Hybrid Supercar

Last year at the L.A. Auto Show, California-based Aria showed a mid-engine concept called the "Fast Eddy." Named after Ed Taylor, former vice president of design at GM and father of one of Aria's co-founders, Charles Taylor. Now, the group is back with a production version, called the FXE, and it looks seriously cool.

Nine Cars We Loved at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show

LA had a heap of reveals and North American premieres. Here are the cars we liked the most.

Frankurt International Auto Show Highlights...Is Your Dream Car Right Around the Corner?

Taking a look at the best cars introduced at the 2017 Frankfurt International Autoshow.

Honda Urban EV

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Kia Proceed GT Concept

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Jaguar ePace

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Porsche 911 GT3 Touring

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2019 Porsche Cayenne

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2018 BMW M5

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Audi Elaine and Aicon Concepts

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Mercedes Benz Project One

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Top Five Most Anticipated Vehicles by 2020

Here are the top five vehicles coming to market over the next three years. 

 

#5 - Mazda RX9 - "RX Vision"

©Mazda - May be the prettiest car on the list...What do you think?

©Mazda - May be the prettiest car on the list...What do you think?

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©Mazda Simplistic Interior

400HP/350TQ - Most likely a turbocharged setup. Not confirmed but patents have been filed... Estimated 0-60 in 4.5secs.

 

 

#4 - Jaguar I-PACE

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©Jaguar Look familiar?

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© Jaguar Modern Interior of the I-Pace

400HP/516TQ - All electric Tesla X Killer? 0-60 4secs flat! 80% charge in 90 minutes. 220 mile range on a full charge.

 

 

#3 - Kia Stinger GT

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©Kia Widebody Beauty

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© Kia Plush interior

365HP/376TQ - AWD Twin Turbo V6, 8spd auto transmission. 0-60 in est 4.9 secs! Hey BMW, Infiniti, and Subaru - KIA is coming for you!

 

 

#2 - Porsche EV Misson-E

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©Porsche Mission-E

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©Porsche Classic Elite Porsche Interior

600HP/650-700TQ(est) - All electric AWD system. 80% charge in 15 minutes!!!! 0-60 in 3.5 secs! Wireless charge will be an option. Only a 4-seater!!! 

 

 

 

 

#1 - Toyota Supra "FT1"

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©Unknown - Concept FT1

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350-400HP(est)/300-350TQ(est). 0-60 in 4.9 secs (est). A true classic reborn is always going to pull on my tuner heartstrings so it took the #1 spot. I am sure we will see the tuner community have this car pushing 600 horsepower in less than 12 months on the market...Can't wait!