Monthly Archives February 2015

Porsche 911 GT3 RS Information Leaked

The Porsche 911 GT3 is an exceptional sports car that sends out 475hp from a naturally aspirated 3.8L flat-6 engine. But it seems Porsche is not going to stop at this, and today we heard a news that a hotter version, called “911 GT3 RS” is coming.


Above image: 2014 Porsche 911 GT3

From the below document scans you can see the very detailed spec for this proposed GT3 RS variant. The most outstanding upgrade is the engine: Porsche increased the 3.8L displacement to 4.0L, so the output power reaches the 500hp mark; torque has been enhanced to 339 lb-ft too. This is 25hp and 14 lb-ft more than the 3.8L engine in the 911 GT3.

Now I will leave you with the below images to dig ...

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Detailed Spec Released: the Mercedes-Benz G500 4x4² Concept

Two days ago we have reported latest announcement from Mercedes about the G500 4x4² Concept. Today the German automaker released more information for the truck.


Major news is the engine output number 420hp with 450 lb-ft of torque, plus some dimesion measurements. Please see more information in the below press release

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How to Charge a Tesla Model S When There Is No Electrical Outlet

Suppose you are traveling on a Tesla Model S, and you discover there is no electrical outlet available when your Model S is running out of power. What will you do? It looks like calling for a tow truck is not the most convenient way – at least in China.


A Tesla owner in China traveled to the country side near Shanghai. Since there is no outdoor socket there, he managed to build a charger for his Model S, by tapping into the local electric transmission line on a utility pole. It seems this trick worked: see the below gallery for this Tesla owner’s creativity.

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Cadillac Flagship CT6 Sedan Teased

It has been a while since our last report about the Cadillac flagship sedan which is named “CT6”. Today Cadillac showed how it looks in a Dare Greatly campaign commercial, called the The Daring: No Regrets.


The upcoming CT6 arrives at 0:40 in this 60-second spot. We can see its frontal areas and also a little bit of the side profile.

The CT6 is said to be using advanced lightweight material construction in its car body, most probably a large percent of aluminum alloy. Along with this Cadillac ads campaign, more details of the CT6 should be coming in the next few weeks. Meanwhile please enjoy the 60-second spot below and see how the CT6 looks like.


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More Details: the Porsche 717 Pure Electric Sports Sedan

You must have known the rumor that Porsche is developing a pure electric sports car recently (we have covered this a month ago).


Above image: Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo concept

Today more information is leaked out regarding this Porsche EV, here are the summary:

– Proposed model name: Porsche 717
– 4-door body style
– Aluminum car body construction with carbon fiber structural parts
– Topological battery installation structure with 108 battery pouches
– Three trims with different levels of output: 400hp, 500hp and 600hp
– All-wheel-drive with 4-wheel steering
– Range: 300 miles
– Induction charging technology
– Production version on sale in 2019

The above preliminary...

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