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Toyota Reveals 86 Successor: GR 86

Toyota has taken the covers off its replacement for the nine-year old 86, which sports a familiar name with one important difference. The car is now called the GR 86, making it the fourth car revealed in the Gazoo Racing line of performance models following the GR Supra, GR Yaris, and flagship GR Super Sport.

The Best – and Worst – Car Industry April Fool Gags of 2021

Unless you’ve bought your 2021 calendar from Wolfsburg, you’ll know that today is April 1 — that one day each year where news organizations and press offices are allowed to send out stories that they’ve made up without damaging people’s trust.

[Updated] Volkswagen Rebrands to Voltswagen for North America – For Just One Day

Volkswagen, one of the world’s largest automotive manufacturers and best-known brands, is taking the extraordinary step of re-branding itself for the North American market, to Voltswagen. Although this might sound like something you’d expect to read this coming Thursday — April Fool’s Day — it actually appears to be a genuine thing that’s really happening.

Lamborghini Urus Sets New Ice Speed Records for an SUV

Lamborghini’s first SUV, the Urus, has recorded a rather unusual land speed record, taking a class win at an event called Days of Speed. The record, which now sits at 70.9mph, doesn’t seem all that impressive until you realize that it’s for a one kilometer standing start… on ice.

McLaren Artura Unveiled: All-New 670hp Plug-In Hybrid Supercar

McLaren has taken the covers off its newest supercar overnight, revealing the “Artura” in full for the first time. It’s a relatively familiar shape on the outside, but the Artura is packed with new technology, including a brand-new engine, and based on a totally new platform.

Porsche Reveals New 503hp, 992-Generation 911 GT3

The latest model in the Porsche 911 GT range has arrived, in the shape of the new 992-generation GT3. Boasting the usual race car-derived technology, the GT3 represents the entry level of Porsche’s highest performance 911s, and it’s quite the high bar for the subsequent models.