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‘Fast’ is in the Eye of the Beholder

I am a car guy and can attest to this: It is thrilling to go fast. And it’s also exciting to see a fuel economy display hit 50+ mpg. Similar feelings are experienced when behind the wheel of a truly stylish car, when a favorite song pops up unexpectedly on Sirius XM, or when deplaning […]

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Propane Racer Sets World Speed Records

Powered by propane autogas (LPG), the Maxximus LNG 2000 has set three new world records at South Georgia Motorsports Park, according to Fisher Island, Florida-based Centaur Performance Group. These latest record attempts follow additional world records set in January with the car running on liquefied natural gas (LNG). The project, headed by financier Bruce McMahan […]

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Audi R18 Hybrids to Compete at Le Mans

Audi is fielding four LMP1 cars at the upcoming 24 Hours of Le Mans this coming June. Importantly, two of these will feature hybrid powerplants for the first time. The pair of Audi R18 e-tron quattros recover  kinetic energy during braking and feed this back as electricity to a flywheel accumulator, which powers an electric […]

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