Cars
Jul 19

Watch The 1,340-Hp Koenigsegg One:1 Race Around An Abandoned Airstrip (VIDEO)

The Koenigsegg One:1 can go from 0-248 mph in just 20 seconds. (Photo: Koenigsegg)

The can go from 0-248 mph in just 20 seconds. (Photo: )

The world’s fastest production car on (Guiness) record – the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport – produces 1,183 horsepower and weighs more than 4,000 pounds.

Now take the Bugatti, crank up the horsepower, lower its weight and you have the all-new Koenigsegg One:1.

The Swedish manufacturer calls its newest invention the world’s first production ‘megacar’ because of its 1,000-kilowatt power rating, which converts to approximately 1,340 horsepower. Equally impressive is that the Koenigsegg machine carries a 1:1 power-to-weight ratio – hence the ‘One:1′ branding – meaning the car weighs in at just 1,340 kilograms (2,954 pounds).

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Jul 18

Test Drive: 2015 Chrysler 200 Raises The Bar With All-New Midsize Sedan

The Chrysler 200S is the sport version of the all-new midsize sedan. (Photo: Chrysler)

The 200S is the sport version of the all-new midsize sedan. (Photo: )

The 2011 Super Bowl commercial that introduced the new Chrysler 200 was remarkable, with exquisitely photographed scenes of Detroit and rap superstar Eminem boasting, “This is the Motor City and this is what we do.”

But the Chrysler 200 turned to be a lot less than remarkable, basically a warmed-over Sebring that was far behind the curve in the high-stakes midsize-car segment, which made the meaningful ad about Chrysler’s rebirth seem like so much hype.

This time, they got it right. The completely redesigned 2015 Chrysler 200 is everything that the previous model was supposed to be, and it finally gives the renamed Fiat Chrysler Automobiles something to compete with the Camrys, Accords and Fusions of the world.

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Jul 18

2015 Ford Mustang GT Equipped With 435-Hp V8, Full Specs Revealed

All three motor options can be ordered with either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission. (Photo: Ford)

All three motor options can be ordered with either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission. (Photo: )

The 2015 Ford is still a couple of months away from showrooms, but Ford has answered the biggest question surrounding it: How much power does it have?

There are actually three answers, one for each engine.

The big dog 5.0-liter Coyote V8 in the Mustang GT is rated at 435 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque, up 15 hp and 10 lb-ft, while the base car’s 3.7-liter V6 loses 5 hp, for a 300 hp/290 lb-ft rating.

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Jul 17

Tesla aims to rival BMW with electric-powered Model III

Two Tesla Model S's sit on display in a showroom in Palo Alto, Cuba. (Photo: Getty Images)

Two Model S’s sit on display in a showroom in Palo Alto, Calif. (Photo: Getty Images)

Tesla, a relatively new car brand to the auto market renown for making fully-electric vehicles, is getting set to rival the BMW 3 series with its upcoming Model III.

One of the major talking points on this upcoming vehicle is its price tag: $35,000 - half of what the current Model S costs.

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