Here’s how Volvo says it is eliminating turbo lag

How Volvo is eliminating turbo lagTurbo lag is a defining characteristic of older forced-induction cars. These large turbochargers were used to feed high-performance engines and generate significant power. The problem would come when you called upon that power. Your right foot mashes the gas—then nothing. A shock of power would eventually make its way to the drive wheels…

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Buy these four Mercedes-Benz AMG Black Series cars in one shot

2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black SeriesFor those who love all things Affalterbach, the holy grail is Mercedes-Benz vehicle that’s been given the Black Series treatment. The engineers at AMG rarely roll out such special machines, but they make a large, loud splash when they do. Just five models have been given the Black Series goods, and right now you have the chance to buy four of…

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Porsches restores its oldest 911

Porsche-restored 1964 911 Porsche is ready to show off the oldest 911 predecessor in its possession after three years of meticulous restoration: a 1964 901. To understand the significance of the car, we must present a brief history lesson. When Porsche engineered the 356’s successor, the company began production of the 901. However, just weeks into production, Porsche had…

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2018 Infiniti QX80, 2018 Cadillac CTS-V, 2018 Jeep Wrangler: The Week In Reverse

2018 Jeep Wrangler first drive, Tucson, ArizonaWe took a spin in the updated 2018 Infiniti QX80; slid behind the wheel of the 2018 Cadillac CTS-V; and put the new 2018 Jeep Wrangler to the test. It’s the Week in Reverse, right here at Motor Authority. The iconic Jeep Wrangler is new for 2018 and we drove it. Our impression? Jeep has done an impressive job of making the Wrangler more accessible…

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2018 Hyundai Ioniq

2018 Hyundai IoniqThe 2018 Hyundai Ioniq doesn’t change from last year, but adds a new member to its roster. A plug-in hybrid is part of the program and is added to the high-volume hybrid and electric-only model. All versions are offered in a five-door hatchback body style, and sit between the Elantra and Sonata in size and price. The hybrid version is offered in…

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Thor Trucks reveals electric semi-truck to take on Tesla

Thor Trucks ET-OneTesla has already received a healthy stream of pre-orders for its electric semi-truck, but a new California company will offer an alternative. Thor Trucks revealed its first all-electric semi on Wednesday and it boasts promising specs in an attempt to rival the Tesla Semi. Thor calls its electric truck the ET-One and it will supposedly arrive with…

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What’s New for 2018: Genesis

2018 Genesis G90America’s youngest car brand remains a two-vehicle lineup for 2018 as it awaits an onslaught of new models expected to pop up during the next calendar year as 2019 and 2020 models. The company’s G80 and G90 luxury four-doors see a few noteworthy changes. The G80 adds a sporty version with a new twin-turbo V-6 and myriad under-the-skin changes that…

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2019 Volvo XC40 First Drive | Edmunds

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2018 Genesis G90

2018 Genesis G90 5.0L Ultimate RWD Side Exterior ViewThe 2018 Genesis G90 isn’t just a fly-under-the-radar luxury sedan. It’s the flagship model from Hyundai’s recently minted luxury brand and it has some elite targets in its crosshairs. For 2018, the G90 is available in 3.3T Premium and 5.0 Ultimate trim levels. Their names denote different engines and levels of luxury. Together…

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