Automotive News

This section of Torque News provides the latest auto news and updates from the car manufacturers. Every day number of news stories and editorials are published here that give our readers an overview of what is happening in the automotive industry. Read this section daily to find out about new cars, vehicle reviews and car pictures. Torque News is an automotive news website by Hareyan Publishing, LLC, dedicated to covering the latest news, reviews and opinions about the car industry.
Chrysler Custom Challenge

Chrysler wants you to help pick 2013 SEMA Show contest winners

Each year at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, the Chrysler Group features a collection of privately owned vehicles and for the 2013 Las Vegas automotive super-convention – Chrysler has looked to the social networking world to help pick the vehicles that the company will feature this year in a new contest with thousands of dollars in prizes.
The LT5 engine in the C4 Corvette ZR1

GM trademarks LT4 and LT5 – possibly for new Camaro and Corvette engines

General Motors enthusiast communities are abuzz after discovering that the automaker has applied for a handful of old school high performance engine monikers including LT4, LT5, L88 and LTX – leading to much speculation as to what might be coming for the new Corvette, the next generation Camaro and the new Chevy SS performance sedan over the next few years.
The fender badges of the 2013 Ford Taurus SHO MaxBoost 445 from Hennessey

Hennessey Performance introduces 445hp 2013 Ford Taurus SHO

Hennessey Performance is best known for their high performance V8 and V10 American performance cars, the Texas based tuner has turned their attention to the powerful 2013 Ford Taurus SHO sedan with MaxBoost 445 package – offering impressive results of 445 horsepower and quarter mile times in the high 12 second range.
The 2013 Mercedes Benz ML350

Mercedes Benz technology helped catch the Boston bombers

Catching the Boston Marathon bombers was an undertaking of monumental proportions for Boston area law enforcement but the first big break in catching Islamic terrorists Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev after they had set off the pair of homemade bombs in Boston came thanks to the Mercedes Benz mbrace vehicle tracking system.
SRI EV1 electric Baja

First off-road, all-electric race car to challenge Baja

The NORRA Mexican 1000 competition has become one of the most contested of the Baja Penninsula races, with stars like Parnelli Jones, James Garner and screen and race legend Steve McQueen participating in its history. Now it makes history again with the first EV to challenge the four-day General Tire Mexican 1000 rally.
The Shinola Mustang watch

New 50th anniversary Ford Mustang watch is made in Detroit

The newest piece of the Ford Mustang 50th anniversary celebration was introduced today in the form of the limited edition Shinola premium wristwatch – sporting both the running pony Mustang logo and the special 50th anniversary logo that will adorn all of the uniquely designed items being offered to celebrate the mighty Mustang’s 50th birthday.