Performance Vehicles

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Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE Beats Porsche 911, Nissan GTR in C&D Lightning Lap

The folks at Car & Driver have announced the results of their 2017 Lighting Lap series and while the Mercedes Benz AMG GT R took the title as the overall winner, the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE beat every other competitor in the group – including the Porsche 911 Turbo S and the Nissan GT-R Track Edition, both of which are in the price class above the Camaro.
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2018 Acura TLX A-Spec takes ‘Precision Crafted Performance’ mainstream

For 2018 Acura engineering presents the TLX A-Spec trim package. It’s visually captivating, and brings more than a bit of hard edged attitude to an already exceptionally well constructed executive 4-door sedan. As to drive performance, I say mild, only because TLX A-Spec, in top trim claims a modest 290 horsepower with a price point approaching $46,000.
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Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE isn't Legal for European Road Use

The new Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE will beat a most European performance cars around most road courses, but European performance car drivers won’t need to worry about running into the 650 horsepower muscle car on their local roads – as the car will not be sold in Europe due to the inability to meet pedestrian safety standards.
2017 Go Mango Hellcat Challenger

Dodge Challenger Soundly Beats Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro in August Sales

August 2017 sales numbers from around the industry are in and for the 2nd time this year, the Dodge Challenger has outsold both the Ford Mustang and the Chevrolet Camaro – allowing the brawny Mopar muscle car to pull into 2nd place in the annual muscle car segment sales race.
2017 Ford Mustang GT

Ford Recalls F150 and Mustang for More Takata Airbag Inflator Problems

Ford Motor Company has announced a numerically small recall of the 2017 Ford F150 and 2017 Ford Mustang over a concern that the Takata airbag inflators could fracture during inflation – risking injury to the occupants of the vehicle as little bits of metal go flying during a crash.
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Does Tesla removing the restrictions on Ludicrous mode make it less reliable?

Earlier this year, Tesla Model S owners discovered that the automaker was restricting power output in certain models equipped with its "Ludicrous" performance mode. The limits were tied to frequent use of "Launch Mode," essentially Tesla's version of launch control. If a driver used it too much, Tesla restricted power output to prevent excessive wear and tear on components.

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