Koenigsegg Agera successor reportedly named Ragnarok, will have 1,440 hp

Koenigsegg Agera successor teaser

Koenigsegg may have a name for its Agera successor in “Ragnarok.” According to a source close to the manufacturer told The Supercar Blog that the name should grace the car when it debuts at the 2019 Geneva motor show. And that the Koenigsegg Ragnarok may also have 1,440 horsepower.

The power figure comes from a rumor floated on the McLaren Life forum via a user. Neither the source or Motor Authority can verify the rumor, so it will have to remain Continue reading “Koenigsegg Agera successor reportedly named Ragnarok, will have 1,440 hp”

Concours Of Elegance 2018 Kicks Off This Week…

The Concours of Elegance will return to Hampton Court Palace this Friday 31 August – 2 September for its seventh running, and this year’s event is set to be the biggest and most diverse yet. At its heart, as ever, is the exquisite royal venue and the line-up of around 60 extraordinary cars in the Main Concours, but for 2018 there’s more to see and do than ever before. Here are just a few of the reasons you should make your way to Hampton Court Palace this weekend:

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  • All the Presidents’ cars: the amazing limos that carry the world’s leaders

    World leaders have a range of unique cars – we look at the best presidential cars out there including the Russian leader’s Aurus Senat

    Vladimir Putin revealed his latest Presidential ride months ago, but it has since evolved into the flagship model of a luxury car marque, Aurus. Revealed that the 2018 Moscow Motor Show, the armour-clad Aurus Senat was specially designed for the Russian President but is now available to anyone with deep enough pockets. It’s just one of the world’s most Continue reading “All the Presidents’ cars: the amazing limos that carry the world’s leaders”

    The life size LEGO Bugatti Chiron you can actually drive

    LEGO has revealed a 1 million-piece Bugatti Chiron with 5.3 horsepower

    Danish toy maker LEGO has followed up its 3,599-piece Bugatti Chiron model with a life-size replica of the hypercar made from 1 million LEGO elements. Taking 13,438-man hours to develop and construct, the LEGO Chiron weights 1,500kg and is estimated to produce 5.3 horsepower and around 92 Nm of torque.

    Performance is delivered through a powertrain made from 2,304 LEGO Power Function Motors and over four thousand gears. Continue reading “The life size LEGO Bugatti Chiron you can actually drive”

    Skoda Vision RS concept teased ahead of Paris debut

    Czech brand gives us a first look at its Vision RS concept, showcasing design language for future vRS models

    This is our first glimpse at Skoda’s Paris Motor Show star, the Vision RS concept. Previewed in an official sketch, the concept will be fully unveiled alongside the Kodiaq vRS in the French capital in October.

    The Czech firm is being tight lipped on technical details for now, but has said the concept point towards the next design phase of its upcoming vRS models.

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    Updated Lexus RC coupe revealed ahead of Paris debut

    The Lexus RC coupe has been given a series of updates, including exterior and interior tweaks as well as new paint options

    The new facelifted Lexus RC coupe has been revealed ahead of its official debut at the Paris Motor Show in October. 

    Visual changes aren’t dramatic but the RC has been freshened up with a re-profiled front bumper, a new mesh grille and updated LED headlamps with a new lighting signature. Additionally, a total of 11 exterior paint finishes are now available.

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    What is hypermiling?

    Hypermiling helps you get the most from every last drop of fuel to maximise MPG. We explain how it works, and how it can save money…

    With high fuel prices being the bane of UK motorists’ lives, some drivers have started going to extreme lengths to get the best miles per gallon they can while driving their cars. In the US, this is known as hypermiling, but the techniques used by hypermilers to deliver fuel economy that exceeds manufacturer claims can be applied by every driver who wants to Continue reading “What is hypermiling?”

    Rock Artist ZZ Ward Performs at the SEMA Show

    DIAMOND BAR, Calif.  — Amidst business activity and networking at the 2018 trade-only SEMA Show, attendees will be treated to live music by blues-inspired, rock-pop artist ZZ Ward. Performing at numerous SEMA Show activities, including the coveted SEMA Industry Awards Banquet and SEMA Ignited (the official after-arty), the Los Angeles-based vocal powerhouse will entertain Showgoers throughout the week of the 2018 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nev.

    The schedule kicks off on Monday, Oct. Continue reading “Rock Artist ZZ Ward Performs at the SEMA Show”

    Tesla’s HR chief takes leave of absence amid Elon Musk’s tumult

    August 30, 2018 13:30 CET

    SAN FRANCISCO — Tesla’s head of human resources and facilities has been on a leave of absence as the electric-car maker has dealt with a period of intense tumult spurred by CEO Elon Musk.

    Gabrielle Toledano, who joined Tesla as chief people officer in May 2017 from Electronic Arts, confirmed she’s on leave when reached by phone Wednesday and declined to comment further. A Tesla spokesman said the leave was prompted by Toledano’s request and Continue reading “Tesla’s HR chief takes leave of absence amid Elon Musk’s tumult”