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Range Rover Sport SVR is first to wear SVR performance badge

I dunno about you, but when I think “Range Rover,” I don’t think “crazy fast.” But now, the Ranger Rover Sport SVR — the first to wear the automaker’s new SVR performance tuning badge — begs to change the way I think.

2015 Mopar Challenger Drag Pak previewed

Sportsman drag racers got a sneak peek at the 2015 Mopar Challenger Drag Pak during an event hosted by Mopar at NHRA’s U.S. Nationals last week.

Pilot Michael Goulian talks tech in Red Bull Air Race planes

You think your car is loaded with high-performance tech? It’s got nothing on the Edge 540 airplane flown by pilot Michael Goulian in the Red Bull Air Race series.

’15 Ford F-150 reportedly “most aerodynamically efficient ever”

In addition to being made of aluminum, the 2015 Ford F-150 reportedly is the “most aerodynamically efficient F-150 ever,” according to Ford.

Chevy Tahoe, Suburban get techy for 2015

The Chevy Tahoe and its big sister, the Suburban are getting some techy new features for 2015, including — like just about every GM vehicle — 4G LTE connectivity.

1,927 Volvo XC90 First Editions celebrate year of Volvo’s birth

To cap off a week of Volvo XC90 reveal news , we thought we’d let you know about the 1,927 Volvo XC90 First Editions that will celebrate Volvo’s birth year.

Tesla owners take out an ad in Palo Alto to get what they want

When you write a CEO, it is usually to complain about poor service. However, Tesla owners wanted to let the company know directly about issues with the car.

Volvo XC90 is first use of Volvo Scalable Product Architecture

While the world buzzes about the sexy new look of the 2015 Volvo XC90, this is overlooked: It’ll be the first use of Volvo’s Scalable Product Architecture.

One-uppers rejoice: Ram Heavy Duty one-ups F-Series

If you’ve ever worked with a one-upper, please accept my apologies. Apologies also to Ford F-Series, who has just been one-upped by Ram Heavy Duty trucks.

Audi talks big on 48-volt car electrics

Audi’s not the first to talk of upping vehicle electrical system voltage (to a 48-volt system, in their case), but they’re still convinced it’s the future.

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NEVS electric Saab 9-3 shown in Sweden

The folks at National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) have been hoping to take disheveled Swedish brand Saab into a new, sustainable era by making electric vehicles out of Saab chassis. This week, the first in a prototype series of Saab 9-3-based EVs was shown in Sweden.

One-of-a-kind BMW i8 brings $825K in charity auction

A bidder at Gooding and Company’s Pebble Beach Auction got a one-of-a-kind BMW i8 Concours d’Elegance Edition for the princely sum of $825,000.