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Rolls-Royce Black Badge Models Honor the Heritage

Traditional Rolls-Royce customers and many old-school enthusiasts tend to scoff at the idea of the brand’s Black Badge models. Designed to appeal to younger audiences, Rolls-Royce Black Badge cars are more about being dark and stylish than being traditionally luxurious. That new style, having started in 2016, typically annoys the old-hat enthusiasts but Black Badge …

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BMW 3 Series Electric “NK1” Will Use Sixth-Gen Electric Powertrain

When it comes to developing EV powertrains, there’s really one attribute that matters above all else — efficiency; how many miles per kWh it can muster and how it can minimize waste. With the upcoming electric BMW 3 Series, dubbed “NK1”, BMW will be debuting its sixth-generation electric powertrain, which is said to have an …

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VIDEO: BMW M4 xDrive vs Audi RS5 Sportback vs Nissan GT-R — Drag Race

When I first drove the new BMW M3 Competition, my first thought was that it felt like a four-door Nissan GT-R. Even with just rear-wheel drive, the M3 Comp’s combination of grip, power, and handling made it absolutely brutal, similar to the GT-R. With xDrive all-wheel drive, I’m sure that brutality is even greater. Which …

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BMW M5 CS and M3 Competition Compete in Top Gear’s Speed Week 2021

Every year, Top Gear holds its annual Speed Week competition. The competition is simple; find the most fun and exciting car to drive out of a massive group of wildly different machines. Whereas many different magazine competitions like this one sort of narrow the field, TG’s Speed Week features all sorts of different cars; from …

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