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Mercedes-AMG Project One getting 1,020 horsepower?

Mercedes-AMG's upcoming hypercar will allegedly boast 1,020 horsepower. Power will come from a hybrid drivetrain built around a 748-horsepower V6 engine sourced from AMG's Formula 1 car, and a pair of electric motors rated at a combined 408 horsepower.   http://bit.ly/2oX2uTA

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Audi begins taking reservations for E-Tron Quattro

Audi's Norwegian division is now taking reservations for the E-Tron Quattro, an electric crossover aimed at the Tesla Model X. Buyers can reserve Audi's upcoming battery-powered model by putting down a $2,900 deposit. So far, a reservation program for the United States hasn't been announced yet.   http://bit.ly/2oXawMl

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Honda Civic Type R sets 'Ring record

The Honda Civic Type R has lapped Germany's Nurburgring track in seven minutes and 43 seconds, a new record for a front-wheel drive car. The previous record of seven minutes and 47 seconds was set by the Volkswagen GTI Clubsport S.   

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Hennessey wants to build 1,500-hp Dodge Demon

American tuner Hennessey is ready to bump the Dodge Challenger Demon's output up to 1,500 horsepower. It's a work in progress, but Motor Authority reports the upgrades include upgraded headers, strengthened internal components, and a tweaked supercharger.   http://bit.ly/2oWRs0A

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McLaren 570S Spider coming soon

McLaren boss Mike Flewitt has revealed a topless version of the 570S is right around the corner. It will get a power-folding hardtop, and the coupe model's 562-horsepower V8.   http://bit.ly/2oWZ8QF

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Report: Uber hid LiDAR developed with Waymo tech

Google's Waymo division has accused rival Uber of hiding a LiDAR built using technology it developed. Uber says the device was an abandoned project, and it claims it has always been open about its existence.   https://bloom.bg/2oWZhn6

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Genesis rules out halo model

Hyundai's Genesis brand won't build a halo model, the company has confirmed. The company's top executives believes high-performance models will decline in popularity as electric drivetrains become more widespread. Instead, design, connectivity, and interior looks will lure buyers into showrooms.   http://bit.ly/2oWTSw0

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Volvo could go smaller with 20-series

Currently, Volvo's lineup includes 40-, 60-, and 90-series models. One of the company's top officials has announced a new 20-series cluster of models could slot at the very bottom of the lineup in the coming years.   http://bit.ly/2p22q38

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Porsche Club China launched

Porsche Club China launched just a few days ago at the Shanghai Auto Show. The club already has more than 250 members, according to newspaper China Daily.   

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Tuner gives Mazda Miata 250-hp turbo four

British tuner BBR has unleashed a turbocharged Mazda Miata with 250 horsepower and 236 pound-feet of torque. Offered in the United States, the hot-rodded ragtop hits 60 mph from a stop in five seconds flat. Pricing information hasn't been released yet.   http://bit.ly/2oT9uAM

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