VW Atlas Cross Sport GT Concept Gets the Golf R’s 300-HP Engine

  • Inspired by the launch of the Golf R, VW took the Golf R’s EA288 turbo-four and put it in the Atlas Cross Sport to create the GT concept.
  • The Cross Sport GT routes more than 300 horsepower through a seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox to all four wheels, which should lower the standard car’s 7.5-second 60-mph sprint time.
  • The concept also rides on a custom suspension and 22-inch ABT Sport wheels, and it features a revised interior with four Recaro performance seats.

    The Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport ditches the third row of seats found in the standard Atlas in favor of a

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    Kitten found in car engine now lives at auto shop

    NORWALK, Ohio (WTVG) – What could have been a cat-tastrophe, turned out to be a miracle. Firelands Collision Center in Norwalk just welcomed its newest hire, a kitten! Avis is a three-month-old sociable cat that took quite the journey to be with the Firelands Chevy staff.

    Garrett Frey is the technician who made the furry discovery. He says the center got a routine rental car in for service back on June 23. This one came directly from Cleveland-Hopkins Airport. The car went straight into the shop and was locked up for the night. In the morning, staff noticed small animal

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    Cat rescued from car engine after discovery near Fremont Walmart | Local News

    Fremont Police Department’s community service officers received a surprising phone call from a Fremont resident earlier this week, Supervisor Kelli Brown said.

    “They were actually out

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    GM’s China venture to recall 1.44 mln cars over engine issue

    A Wuling logo is seen on an electric vehicle (EV) at a SAIC-GM-Wuling dealership in Beijing, China, September 20, 2020. REUTERS/Yilei Sun

    BEIJING, July 16 (Reuters) – SAIC-GM-Wuling, General Motors Co’s (GM.N) China joint venture with SAIC Motor (600104.SS) and a smaller company, will recall 1.44 million cars under Wuling and Baojun brands in China due to an engine component issue, China’s market regulator said.

    The Liuzhou-based joint venture also sells Wuling Hong Guang MINI EV, the top-selling electric vehicle in the world’s biggest car market.

    A representative for the venture did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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    937-HP Aston Martin Valhalla Gets Fresh Approach and AMG Engine

    • The Aston Martin Valhalla started out quite different from the car we see here today, in part because of company changes including the arrival of former AMG head Tobias Moers as Aston’s new CEO.
    • Instead of the expected V-6, the mid-engine Valhalla will get a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8 sourced from AMG.
    • The first customers should get the Valhalla in late 2023, and they’ll pay around $800,000 for it, which is much less than the seven-figure prices that were expected when the car was first discussed.

      Aston Martin first confirmed it was planning to produce two other mid-engine supercars to follow

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      EU set to call time on combustion engine within two decades

      • EU to propose CO2 curbs that make combustion cars unfeasible
      • Carmakers already accelerating switch to electric motors
      • Firms want commitment to build public charging network
      • Questions over EU view on phasing out plug-in hybrids

      LONDON, July 14 (Reuters) – The European Union is set to propose measures on Wednesday, as part of a broad climate package, that signal the end of petrol (gasoline) and diesel car sales within 20 years, and accelerate a switch to electric propulsion.

      Many carmakers have already announced huge investments in electrification, partly in anticipation of tougher emissions targets, but want to know whether the EU

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      Forza Horizon 5 will have over 320 new car engine sounds

      Forza developers PlayGround Games have today shared some exciting news regarding the engine sounds in the upcoming Forza Horizon 5. The team confirmed they have over 320 new car engine sound sources.

      In the latest Forza Horizon 5 Let’s Go! episode, PlayGround Games have talked about the car engine sounds and improvements they’ve made to the overall audio. The team recorded over 320 new car engine sources, which they used to make an authentic sound for vehicles in the game.

      The devs were excited to confirm that each car in Forza Horizon 5 will sound unique and different, which is

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