Alvin Lee

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Video: 2021 Volkswagen Golf R pounds the Nürburgring

Earlier this year we got to see spy photos of the 2021 Volkswagen Golf R winter testing in the wild almost fully undisguised, but there’s only that much excitement from static photos. Now a new video has captured the hot hatch pounding hard on the Nurburgring. Watch the video after …

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Is this the 2022 Volkswagen Scirocco?

One of the sexiest cars to have come from Volkswagen, the Scirocco last rolled off the production line in 2016 and it was greatly missed, to say the least. While there has been no news about a new model, there’s no stopping the creativity of the internet from giving us …

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2020 Toyota GR Supra GTS Review

I grew up with cars in the 90’s, an era widely regarded as the golden era of fun cars. Think BMW E36 M3, Ford Sierra RS Cosworth, Alfa Romeo GTV, Dodge Viper, Mitsubishi Lancer Evo… the list is endless. That era was particularly interesting in Japan, for it’s the decade …

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Range Rover Evoque and Land Rover Discovery Sport gain PHEV tech

The new Range Rover Evoque is now available with a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) variant which offers an electric-only range of up to 66km. Badged P300e, the new Range Rover Evoque plug-in hybrid is based on Land Rover’s new Premium Transverse architecture, which was designed to support electrification while …

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Hyundai Veloster N gains 8-speed DCT, i30 N to follow

Hyundai has unveiled the newly enhanced Veloster N which is now available with an N specific 8-speed wet dual-clutch transmission (N DCT) for quicker shifting and performance. Joining the Veloster N 6-speed manual variant, the Veloster N DCT provides the engagement and connectedness of a manual gearbox with the convenience …

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Manhart adds 100 ponies to Toyota GR Supra

BMW tuning specialist Manhart is expert in making cars like the Z4 and M3 go faster, but it has never touched a Supra, until now. The current generation Z4 has a twin from Japan and it’s the Toyota GR Supra. Both cars not only share the same chassis but also …

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2022 Mazda 6 to become rear-wheel drive luxury sedan

The current generation Mazda 6 was launched way back in 2012, and a new model is well overdue. The new 6 is already under development, but it will be drastically different to the current model when it arrives in 2022. Speculation has it that the new 6 will be rear-wheel …

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2020 Renault Megane R.S. Trophy Review

How hot do you like your fried chicken? Mild, medium, hot, really freaking hot? What if we could also choose the intensity of our hot hatches? Well, with the new Renault Megane R.S., we can. You choose from Sport, Cup, Trophy and Trophy-R, with incremental hotness from Sport to Trophy-R. …

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Mercedes-AMG G63 gets yacht-themed interior from Carlex

Automotive interior specialist Carlex has transformed the cabin of the Mercedes-AMG G63 into mimicking that of a luxury yacht. The marine-themed AMG G63 is creatively called the G-Yachting Limited Edition, which the Poland-based company says it created for “enthusiasts of luxury and marine style.” The exterior is available in a …

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Is this the next-generation 2022 BMW M2?

The next-generation BMW M2 will reportedly continue to be rear-wheel drive, even as the 2 Series Gran Coupe is based on a front-wheel drive architecture. Due to arrive in late 2021, the next-gen M2 will remain as a front-engined and rear-drive 2-door coupe. Details are sacred but this realistic rendering …

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Toyota trademarks GR Corolla name, production all but confirmed

Here is the biggest proof yet that Toyota is cooking up a hot Corolla. The company was found to have filed a trademark registration application for the GR Corolla name in Australia on March 17. The GR name is given to Toyota’s performance line-up and is the acronym for Gazoo Racing, …

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Hyundai i30 N sharpened with KW height adjustable springs

Suspension and chassis expert KW Automotive has developed an adjustable lowering spring kit for the Hyundai i30 N hatchback and fastback. The height-adjustable ST spring sets offer the advantage of a continuously adjustable lowering range as compared to the conventional lowering springs. With the threaded spring plates, threaded sleeves and …

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2020 Lexus RC F Track Edition Review

Slapping a Track Edition badge on a car is no easy task. Usually this involves extracting more power, reducing weight, strengthening the chassis, firming up the suspension and improving aerodynamics. If done right, the end product should be a couple of notches quicker, louder and sharper. And if the company’s …

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Mazda celebrates 100th Year Anniversary with Special Edition models

Celebrating 100 years since its foundation as a humble cork manufacturer, Mazda will release a 100th Anniversary Special Edition series of its major models. The special edition models pay homage to Mazda’s history and its tenacious challenger spirit, drawing inspiration from the company’s first ever passenger car, the R360 Coupe. Designed to …

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