Ferrari patents gas thruster system to increase performance

Shortly after Tesla unveiled its second-generation Roadster in 2017, CEO Elon Musk teased that the car could be outfitted with rocket engines to improve performance. While there is no indication that Tesla is actually working on such a system, The Drive recently learned that Ferrari has developed a system that uses thrusters to improve the … Read more

Chevy’s updated Silverado gets the PaxPower Jackal treatment

The Ford F-150 has the Raptor and the Ram 1500 has the TRX, but when it comes to the Chevrolet Silverado 1500, you still can’t find a high-performance option. A few years ago, PaxPower of Houston, Texas stepped in to fill that gap with their original Jackal. The rebuild added the stout suspension and flared … Read more

Nissan Ariya on 39-inch tires designed to go from the North Pole to the South Pole

A modified Nissan Ariya electric crossover will travel from the magnetic North Pole to the South Pole to demonstrate the capabilities of electric vehicles. The 16,777-mile, 10-month journey is expected to begin in March, Nissan announced on Wednesday. Modifications to the Ariya include 39-inch BF Goodrich tires, widened wheel arches (to clear the new tires), … Read more

One-off Bugatti, McLaren 750S: Today’s Car News

Bugatti’s one-off Chiron Profilée went under the hammer at auction in Paris this week and ended up selling for double its pre-auction estimate. The final price paid, including the buyer’s premium, was over $10 million, making it the most expensive new car ever sold at auction. McLaren’s successor to the 720S is due to be … Read more

Volvo is reportedly planning 6 electric vehicles by 2026

Volvo has set a goal of having an all-electric offering by 2030, and that means the automaker has a busy few years ahead. With the compact duo XC40 and C40 Recharge, the company already offers two electric vehicles and last November presented the medium-sized SUV EX90 as an electric alternative to the XC90. Reuters reported … Read more

The McLaren 750S is due out this fall to replace the 720S

The McLaren 720S was phased out of production at the end of 2022, but a successor is coming. McLaren’s Americas President Nicolas Brown recently hinted that the successor will be a major update of the 720S and is already booked for much of 2024. Automotive News (subscription required) followed up with a report published Thursday, … Read more

2024 Porsche Taycan spy footage

The Porsche Taycan is about to be updated, as evidenced by camouflaged prototypes spotted in the wild. The all-electric Taycan debuted as a sedan for the 2020 model year, spawning the Cross Turismo Softroader and Sport Turismo Kombi body styles for 2021 and 2022, respectively. The full updated range should arrive for the 2024 model … Read more

Nissan electric sports car concept headline at sustainable mobility event

Nissan will host an event throughout the month of February at its headquarters in Yokohama, Japan to showcase its future efforts, particularly in the field of sustainable mobility. The event, called Nissan Futures, will also feature a concept car that Nissan 2021 debuted in virtual form. The concept is the Max-Out, a roadster that was … Read more