As a reminder, the Leon Cupra 280 represents Seat's most powerful road-legal car ever thanks to a 2.0-liter four-cylinder TSI with 280 HP (206 kW) and 350 Nm (258 lb-ft). The DSG-equipped model does 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) in 5.7 seconds and has an electronically-limited top speed of 155 mph (250 km/h). … [Read more...] about Seat Leon Cupra 280 sets Nurburgring front-wheel drive record with 7m 58.4s time [video]
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The best of both worlds would have to be offering the Megane RS with a standard FWD layout and also with the option of AWD. That being said, a Renault insider revealed a couple of months ago the new model will stick to its regular FWD setup, while another source within the company told Auto Express it will go AWD, so we don’t know what to believe at this point. Perhaps both? … [Read more...] about 2018 Renault Megane RS might get AWD, here’s why
Slightly modified Megane GT hatchback is actually the forthcoming RS. Upon first glance, it looks pretty much like the warm 202-hp Megane GT introduced last fall in Frankfurt, but check out the car’s rear end and you’ll notice some changes. There are dual exhaust tips mounted in the middle which indicate this is in fact the first sight of the range-topping RS version likely set to go on sale towards the end of next year as a 2018MY. The GT’s regular two exhaust pipes are still visible on this test mule’s diffuser, but most likely these are not actually connected to the car’s exhaust system. … [Read more...] about 2018 Renault Megane RS hides underneath GT skin
The Blue Oval’s hot hatch has made the switch to an all-wheel drive system and it seems Renault will also eschew the FWD layout in favor of an AWD setup. The upgraded turbocharged 2.0-liter engine is expected to be offered with both a standard six-speed manual transmission and an optional dual-clutch EDC ‘box to please everyone. … [Read more...] about 2018 Renault Megane RS to have 300+ hp, AWD?
Reuters had reported last year that GM plans to build a new family of premium electric vehicles at the plant beginning late 2021, possibly reviving its Hummer brand. The company had said it would invest $7.7 billion in its U.S. plants over the next four years. … [Read more...] about GM To Invest $2.2 Billion In Detroit Factory To Make Electric Trucks, SUVs