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  • How Acura developed the turbo V-6 for the Type-S

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    Marking the return of Type-S badge, the 2021 Acura TLX Type S is built around a new turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6. On Tuesday, Acura released a short video diving into the development of that engine. Most of the development work was done at Acura parent Honda's research and development facility in Tochigi, Japan, but the engines are built at the Anna...

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  • 1970 Porsche 917K used in Steve McQueen's "Le Mans" heading to auction

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    A 1970 Porsche 917K driven by Steve McQueen in the Hollywood icon's racing opus "Le Mans" will cross the block at RM Sotheby's 2021 Monterey auction, scheduled for Aug. 13-14. This car—chassis 026—was featured heavily in the 1971 film "Le Mans," McQueen's attempt to capture the essence of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in a movie. The picture...

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  • First ride: 2022 Toyota 86 redesign rewards drivers

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    The 2022 Toyota 86 approaches the first turn at Eagles Canyon Raceway in Decatur, Texas, with a high-pitched wail. The straight shot from the starting block seemed to hit 62 mph quicker than Toyota’s quoted time of 6.1 seconds. But it’s more the 90-degree right turn into the 90-degree left that make me appreciate the handling and...

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  • 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class spy shots

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    The Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class is already going under the knife for a nip and a tuck. The GLE-Class was new for the 2020 model year and the 2022 model is getting a refresh. Early prototypes of the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class were spotted testing on European public roads with nearly undisguised exteriors and heavily camouflaged interiors. The...

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  • Bugatti Chiron Super Sport undergoing high-speed testing

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    The Bugatti Chiron Super Sport is undergoing final high-speed testing ahead of the planned start of deliveries at the end of August, Bugatti said Tuesday in a press release. Unveiled just a few weeks ago, the latest version of the Chiron has a claimed 273-mph top speed, and Bugatti wanted to make sure it was comfortable at such high velocity...

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