The engine screams. This new spy video doesn't provide a good look at the upcoming Chevrolet Corvette Z06 , but it offers a fantastic opportunity to hear the V8 engine. Judging by the sound, the engineers are finetuning the performance machine's launch control system. The Corvette Z06's driver stops on the test track several times to bounce off the rev limiter and launch down the road. The engine loves to rev and has the high-pitched sound that we usually associate with European supercars using a flat-plane crankshaft. In several instances, the tires chirp after the shift to second gear. Gallery: Chevrolet Corvette Z06 C8 Spy Shots With Wing 4 Photos This fits with the rumor of the Z06 using a version of the 5.5-liter V8 from the C8.R race car . The engine has dual overhead camshafts and a flat-plane crank. Rumors suggest it might have a redline at 9,000 rpm or maybe even higher. The mill … [Read more...] about Turn Your Volume Up: Corvette Z06 Caught Testing Full Acceleration Runs
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Motor1 takes a sneak peek at the all-new 'car theatre' show. The multi-billion pound Fast & Furious film franchise is gearing up for its first ever live arena tour, which will begin next month at the O2 Arena. After 15 weeks of training in Oakham in the East Midlands, Fast & Furious Live moved to the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham for a month of full dress rehearsals, and at a recent tech run at the NEC, Motor1.com took a peek behind the curtain at this ground-breaking production to get a firsthand look at the cars and characters behind what has been dubbed the 'Cirque du Soleil, but for cars' by the show's creative director, Rowland French. French was previously the man behind the Top Gear Live world tour – coming from the hit BBC show, he transformed the Sunday night staple into a unique production that started off as part of the MPH Performance Car Shows that took place in London and Birmingham, and transformed the affair into a hit arena show that … [Read more...] about Behind the scenes of Fast & Furious Live
Prototypes are being built, but the model hasn't been signed off yet. The much-awaited Jeep Gladiator was revealed at the end of November 2018 and you won’t find one at your local Jeep dealer until the second quarter of the year. Even though the pickup truck is not for sale yet, the rumor mill never sleeps as a new report indicates a high-performance derivative might be in the works. Our friends over at the Jeep Gladiator Forum have it on good authority prototypes of the go-faster version are already being built for testing purposes. Don’t get too excited just yet as the same source goes on to mention Jeep’s officials haven’t signed off the meaner Gladiator expected to carry the suffix of a Roman god. The company is at that stage where it’s trying to figure out whether such a version would make sense, a version which would go after the Ford Ranger Raptor if the Blue Oval will ever decide to bring it to the United States. Gallery: Jeep Gladiator Hercules renders … [Read more...] about Jeep Gladiator Hercules Performance Version In The Works?
An investor presentation reveals upcoming new Hyundai products. With the launch of the Palisade Calligraphy , Hyundai has a near-premium player in the SUV segment. It’s a stylish seven-seat utility with room for seven, an optional all-wheel-drive system, and powerful engines. Still a relatively new model, the Palisade is set to receive a facelift next year, according to a Hyundai Motor Company investor presentation. Page 4 of the presentation reveals a refreshed Palisade will come at some point in 2022 and will be joined by a facelifted Sonata sedan. It’s difficult to say which model will arrive first, and there might be a possibility for a joint market launch. Interestingly, the two refreshed vehicles will be accompanied by new generations ix35 and Grandeur, though these are most likely only for the South Korean market. Gallery: 2021 Hyundai Palisade Calligraphy 16 Photos … [Read more...] about Hyundai Palisade And Sonata Will Be Facelifted In 2022
Home Four wheelers oi-Punith Bharadwaj By Punith Bharadwaj Published: Friday, May 7, 2021, 9:47 [IST] Maruti Suzuki Jimny is the most anticipated launch in the Indian automotive space. The arrival of the compact off-road SUV is highly speculated with rumours pouring regularly. The buzz has been massive so far after it was first showcased in India at the 2020 Auto Expo. According to the recent report from ICN , the company is now expected to launch the Jimny off-road SUV sometime in July 2022. Ahead of its launch, Maruti Suzuki is expected to showcase the production-ready version of the Jimny 5-door SUV at the 2022 Auto Expo next year. At the time of the showcase, the company could unveil both the three-door and the five-door version of the Jimny SUV. Maruti Suzuki is said to be working on a longer 5-door version of the Jimny to suit the Indian buyers. Initially, the company scrapped the reports of Jimny … [Read more...] about Maruti Suzuki Jimny India Launch Timeline Revealed: Expected To Arrive Next Year!