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Porsche 911 GT3 Touring Package Launched To Hit Back At 911 R Flippers

Disgruntled with house owners flipping their Porsche 911 Rs and creating vast profits, Porsche set to make the 911 GT3 traveling Package.

Announced in Sept, the new GT3 variant is actually a rather handler version of the 911 R that’s not restricted in production numbers. talking to Road and Track, 911 boss August Achleitner aforementioned the manufacturer wished the GT3 traveling Package to be accessible to its average customers.

“If [the GT3 traveling Package] helps keep the costs a trifle bit lower for the common client of our cars, it's higher.

“Of course, there area unit some specific customers United Nations agency area unit a trifle bit thwarted, however, it's ok, we will accept this,” Achleitner aforementioned.

Unlike the 911 R, the 911 GT3 traveling Package is predicated around the facelifted 991.2-generation model. As a result, it options slightly completely different headlights and taillights. However, for the foremost half, the GT3 traveling Package appearance stri…

Lamborghini Launches Urus Super SUV, Gives It 641HP To Play With

Lamborghini has officially re-entered the SUV sector, as their brand new, high-performance Urus SUV looks ready to slay any and all opponents in its segment.

According to Lamborghini, the Urus' 4.0-liter twin turbo V8 engine will help it fit in perfectly alongside the Aventador and the Huracan, and based on sheer numbers alone, it's easy to understand why.

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With 641 HP (650 PS) and 627 lb-ft (850 Nm) of torque at its disposal, the Lamborghini Urus is able to hit 62 mph (100 km/h) in 3.6 seconds, 124 mph (200 km/h) in 12.8 seconds, and a top speed of 190 mph (305 km/h). A plug-in hybrid option will be available later on.

The power hits all four wheels with the help of an electro-hydraulically controlled 8-speed automatic transmission, while a torque converter goes on to boost the twin-turbo V8's response. The torque split on the four-wheel drive system is 40/60, with a maximum 70% of torque reac…

Saleen S1 Offers 450-HP From Four-Cylinders For $100,000

Saleen has disclosed the 2018 S1 sports motorcar at the l.  a.   automobile Show. Set to be launched next summer, the S1 options a classy carbon fiber body that's certain to draw attention. The front of the automobile is dominated by a jutting nose that is flanked by giant air intakes and distinctive light-emitting diode headlights. The model additionally options an oxygenated hood, a rakish screen, and a double bubble roof.

The distinctive styling continues at the rear because the S1 contains a distinguished spoiler and a classy light-emitting diode visual signal strip. each part resides higher than a center-mounted twin exhaust associated an aggressive diffuser.

Saleen solely free a couple of photos of the inside, however, can|we are able to} see the cabin will have two-tone upholstery and a three-spoke handwheel. alternative highlights embrace a digital instrument cluster associated a picture show system.

Power is provided by a turbocharged two.5-liter four-cylinder engine tha…

Autonomous Ride-Sharing Fleets Could Slash Demand For Owner-Driven Sedans, A new study suggests that the rise of autonomous ride-sharing fleets could halve the demand for owner-driven sedans in the United States by 2030.

According to consulting firm KPMG, the likes of Uber and other ride-sharing companies will initially roll out fleets of autonomous taxis in densely populated urban and suburban areas. As more companies, including Waymo and General Motors, enter the market with their own alternatives, the cost of using a self-driving taxi will drop drastically.

The result? A potential fall from the current 5.4 million sedans sold in the U.S. annually to just 2.1 million, as many individuals and families will opt out of owning a vehicle and simply hail a ride instead, CNBC reports.

If the study’s findings come to fruition, there could be just three or four carmakers building small and midsize sedans in the U.S. by 2030. 

For the moment, it appears as though the SUV and crossover markets won’t be dramatically affected by the introduction of autonomou…