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All-New Acura NSX Dresses As Pace Car For 2015 Pikes Peak


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It hasn’t arrived in dealerships yet but you can admire it at this weekend’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.

The all-new Acura NSX will serve as the official pace car of the famous Race to the Clouds on June 28. Sporting a custom racing-inspired livery, the Acura NSX pace car will lead the field of 140 entrants to the top of the 14,110-foot (4,300-meter) Colorado mountain.

All-New Honda Civic Arriving Later This Year, Current Civic Hybrid & Natural Gas To Be Axed


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Honda will launch the 10th generation Civic later this year, according to the executive vice president of the company’s US division, John Mendel.

In order to prepare for the launch of the all-new model and to respond to consumer preferences, Honda will discontinue the current Civic Hybrid and Civic Natural Gas at the end of the 2015 model year, the executive added.

Subaru Impreza Sport Hybrid Launched in Japan [38 Photos]


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The Subaru Impreza Sport Hybrid is the brand’s latest hybrid model, but it’s only available in Japan for the moment.

Facelifted Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Is More Efficient, Gets Increased Driving Range


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Mitsubishi has unveiled the facelifted Outlander in Japan in both regular and PHEV versions.

Is Mitsubishi Preparing For The Dakar Rally With This Outlander PHEV?


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Mitsubishi will enter an Outlander PHEV in the Baja Portalegre 500 cross-country rally which will take place in Portugal in October this year.

Torino Designs Unveils "Wildtwelve" Mid-Engine Hybrid Supercar


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The first edition of “Parco Valentino - Salone & Gran Premio” opened last weekend in Italy’s car capital city, Turin, where Torino Design unveiled the Wildtwelve hybrid supercar. 

The All-New Toyota Prius Is Coming “Soon,” With More Emphasis On Driving Fun


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Rumors that the next-gen Toyota Prius would be delayed until 2016 had apparently been floating around, but Jim Lentz, the CEO of Toyota North America, has announced the car is on track to launch this year.

BMW Reportedly Pondering Le Mans Entry With Hydrogen Vehicle


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The World Endurance Championship, of which the Le Mans 24 hours race is a part of, seems to be gathering a very diverse bunch of vehicles, even within the confines of the same class. We know have diesels, hybrids and front-wheel drive cars, and in the not too distant future we may even have hydrogen fuel cell ones.

Porsche Is The New King Of The Le Mans 24 Hours [w/Video]


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After a long and beautiful battle with Audi, Porsche has taken overall and LMP1 class victories at Le Mans in only its second participation with the 919 Hybrid race car. The German carmaker’s 17th overall Le Mans victory was taken in style, with a one-two finish. No other brand has won the 24 Hours of Le Mans so many times.

BMW Working On Souped-Up 450hp i8, Claims Report


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BMW is preparing a faster, more focused i8 hybrid model, according to reports.

Porsche Takes First Three Places On Le Mans Grid, Breaks Qualifying Lap Record


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Porsche 919 Hybrid is clearly the fastest car among this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans contenders, and the three hybrid racers proved it in qualifying.

VW Passat GTE Priced From €44,250 In Germany


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VW may call the Passat GTE plug-in hybrid one of the most efficient cars in the world, but it sure doesn’t come cheap. The automaker has set a starting price of €44,250 ($49,412) for the sedan and €45,250 ($50,528) for the estate in Germany.

More Electric Cars From More Automakers Are Coming Because Of California


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While national demand for electric vehicles hasn't been what government leaders had hoped, California is pressing forward and forcing more companies to start selling plug-ins. Among those companies that have to make an EV soon are Mazda and Subaru.

Porsche 918 Owner Sure Knows How To Drive Fast On Spa


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Unlike the cliché that wants supercar owners not capable enough to drive them properly, this lucky guy sure knows how to properly thrash his incredibly fast hypercar.

Ferrari Drivers Test The FXX K One Last Time Before Customers


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Ferrari’s most extreme model, the FXX K, has finished its testing period with official works drivers with a two-day session at the “Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari” in Imola.

Hyundai Is Going After Toyota Prius With This Dedicated Hybrid


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After Honda and its failed Insight, Hyundai is next in line to challenge Toyota's Prius with a new model that will be offered exclusively as a hybrid.

Michigan May Impose Special Tax On Hybrids, EVs


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The sad state of Michigan’s roads is apparently pushing the political shot callers to look for solutions to funnel some money towards fixing them. One way they’re reportedly planning on doing that is obviously to cut spending in other areas, in this case mainly business tax credits; they may even impose a tax for hybrids and EVs.

Las Vegas Startup PSC Motors "Unveils" 1,700HP Hypercar Designed By A...15-Year Old


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We recently covered a story about PSC Motors and its “diabolical” plan to build a 1700 HP hypercar-killer, known as SP-200 SIN, but with just a couple of teaser images, we didn’t know what to expect - until now…

Porsche Presents 919 Hybrid Racing Liveries


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With just a couple of weeks left to go until the start of the epic 24-Hours of Le Mans, Porsche unveiled the three racing liveries that the 919 LMP1 cars will use in the prestigious race.

Las Vegas Startup PSC Motors Promises 1,700HP For Upcoming "Hypercar"


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PSC Motors has announced the upcoming SP-200 SIN hypercar. Hurray!