When it comes to styling, the RS6 is anything but subtle—a big departure from practically every RS Avant model before it. Not too long ago, Audi design was celebrated for being beautifully restrained and elegant. Even the RS models managed to communicate their pavement-stomping performance chops without resorting to look-at-me theatrics. These designs stand the test of time because there was a confidence behind them: form and function working harmoniously with one another to produce a shape that’s as cohesive as it is emotional. Besides, it’s tremendously satisfying to spank unsuspecting sports cars with a wagon. … [Read more...] about The 2020 Audi RS 6 Avant Is The Powerhouse Wagon America Has Been Waiting For
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The only new piece that is impossible to ignore is the phone on the dash. The Vonnen Shadow Drive app in the already-vintage Android phone is used as a controller for the hybrid drive system, as well as a gauge to keep the driver apprised of the system’s functionality. If you want to switch between the drive modes, there are buttons on the app for that. The big swooping dial that is the main focus of the app shows the system’s power delivery and regeneration. The bars at the bottom show system availability settings with readouts for battery and motor temperature, as well as state of charge. … [Read more...] about Porsche Doesn’t Make A 911 Hybrid But You Can Get One Anyway
More people died from police violence in 2017 than the total number of U.S. soldiers killed in action around the globe (21). More people died at the hands of police in 2017 than the number of black people who were lynched in the worst year of Jim Crow (161 in 1892). Cops killed more Americans in 2017 than terrorists did (four). They killed more citizens than airplanes (13 deaths worldwide), mass shooters (428 deaths) and Chicago’s “top gang thugs” (675 Chicago homicides). … [Read more...] about Here’s How Many People Police Killed in 2017
And in this particular car’s case, there’s also that supercharger that the seller says adds over 100 horsepower to the Mondial’s 3-litre DOHC V8. Should we believe him on that account? Well, the supercharger kit applied to this car isn’t just some backyard kludge. It appears to have been engineered by a company called 928 Motorsports. How do we know this? That’s this car in the company’s pictures touting the kit. … [Read more...] about At $39,995, Would You Give This Supercharged 1982 Ferrari Mondial 8 A Second Look?
Engine: 2.0-liter Turbocharged I4 Power: 256 HP / 243 LB-FT Transmission: 6-speed manual 0-60 Time: 5.8 seconds Top Speed: 130 MPH Drivetrain: All-Wheel Drive Curb Weight: 3,325 lbs Seating: 5 MPG: City 19 HWY 27 Combined 22 MSRP: Starts at $33,990 HANDLING (6/10) … [Read more...] about 2012 Volkswagen Golf R: The Jalopnik Review