Tesla Model S set to race in Electric GT Championship 2017

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A NEW modified Tesla Model S will race in the electric GT Championship 2017. By Luke John Smith Fans of motorsport are set to be in for a treat at the Electric GT Championships.Tesla will debut in their first ever race at the EGT in February next year.They have put forward a modified Tesla Model S P85+ race machine that will be on display in Hall 6 on Stand 6250. The Model S P85+ will become the first-ever fully-electric GT car.With the unmodified Model S able to deliver 0-60mph at…

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2017 Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster and GT C Roadster revealed

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The AMG GT Roadster has broken cover ahead of its Paris motor show debut, with Mercedes unveiling not one but two monstrous engine options for its twin-turbo V8-powered convertible. Mercedes will offer its brutal ragtop in two distinct trim levels: the entry-level (well, as entry level as a circa-$260k performance convertible can be) AMG GT Roadster, and the decidedly more potent GT C Roadster. Both share the same twin-turbo V8, but the latter has been fettled to produce 410kW and 680Nm – enough to send the GT C hurtling to…

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Kia Stinger sports car will arrive locally in 2017

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Kia will be taking a giant dive into the unknown with the production version of the Stinger, which has been developed to be more like a hardcore BMW M4 than the brand’s previous sporty-ish efforts, among them the Proceed GT and Koup. It’s also heading for a new price high for the South Korean brand, beyond the R700,000 of its flagship Sorento SUV. “This car is the CK. It comes next year,” says Kia Motors Australia chief SH Cho — CK being the Kia codename for the production version of…

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Ford Will Sell You GT350 Parts for Your Plain Mustang GT

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Ford now offers a trio of performance options to upgrade your Mustang while retaining the factory warranty. Ford has announced via their Performance website today that it will be offering performance upgrade calibrations for the 2016-2017 Mustang GT. If you want more power out of your ‘Stang but want to keep the factory warranty, you’ll want to keep reading. The ‘performance packs,’ as they’re called, offer as much as 37 horsepower over stock, and come with a variety of intake-related hardware upgrades. There are three levels to choose from, ranging…

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