2017 Audi Q2 Review

2017 Audi Q2 Review
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There’s nothing new about pint-sized SUVs. The Nissan Juke, Renault Captur and Mini Countryman all offer cute looks, compact dimensions and a slightly raised driving position. But if you want a proper premium badge, the Audi Q2 is your smallest and cheapest option. It’s roughly the same size as a Captur, at just under 4.2 metres long, and it significantly undercuts larger premium-badged models such as the BMW X1, Mercedes GLA, and Audi’s own Q3, although for the same money you could also be looking at something much larger, like…

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Honda Rebel unveiled – A2 friendly bobber

Honda Rebel unveiled – A2 friendly bobber
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  Honda have unveiled the Rebel – a bobber aimed at younger riders with an A2-friendly 471cc parallel twin The Honda Rebel is a whole new model targeting a whole new demographic. The Rebel is aimed at riders in Generation Y – those who have grown up in the digital age and for who motorcycles are more than just transport. The Rebel concept was born in the USA, where big cruisers are popular but have not captured the imagination of younger riders. The beating heart of the Rebel is a…

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Vorsteiner Porsche Cayman GT4

Vorsteiner Porsche Cayman GT4
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Vorsteiner has introduced the carbon fibre aero kit for the Porsche Cayman GT4, and the GT4 with this new aero kit looks absolutely stunning. The aftermarket tuning company Vorsteiner is known for its forged alloy wheels and carbon body kits for a whole host of top marques that include Lamborghini, Ferrari, McLaren, Porsche, BMW, Audi, Range Rover and Mercedes. The Porsche Cayman GT4 is a performance focused version of Cayman, and comes with a 3.8-litre flat six engine borrowed from 911 Carrera S. A 3.8-litre Powerkit delivers 385hp (at 7000…

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Koenigsegg Says Its Catalytic Converter Allows For an Increase of 300 HP

Koenigsegg Says Its Catalytic Converter Allows For an Increase of 300 HP
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No, it doesn’t use magic. For a relatively small company, Koenigsegg employs an impressive amount of unique technology developed in-house. Its V8 engines may be based on an older Ford design, but calling them Mustang engines with turbochargers attached would be a vast understatement. Even its catalytic converters are unlike anything else used. Koenigsegg detailed its patented catalytic converter in a recent blog post about all the tech that goes into its engine for the 1160-hp Agera RS. The company claims that its catalytic converter technology allows an increase of…

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Ten Car Performance Fads That Need to Go Away

Ten Car Performance Fads That Need to Go Away
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Say no to phony performance badges. As long as there’s been a car culture in America, there have been trendy add-ons and gimmicky products meant to make cars look and sound racier than they really are. These are the worst of the worst. From: Popular Mechanics 1 Gauge Overload It’s smart to keep tabs on your engine. After all, the engine is the heart of the car. Honestly, though, most of the gauges needed to monitor the general workings of the car come straight from factory. If the engine has…

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