Stephen Edelstein

Stephen Edelstein

Stephen Edelstein graduated from Clark University in 2011 with an M.A. in American History. He was the Editor in Chief of Clark's student newspaper, The Scarlet. Stephen enjoys all things historical, science-fictional, and transportation-related.
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Ford’s Focus RS drifts into our hearts in new teaser video

Ford decided to have mercy on U.S. fans and sell its hot Focus RS outside Europe for the first time. Judging from this short teaser video and rumors of a powerful turbocharged engine, it will be worth the wait.
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What’s in a name? Jaguar adopts SVR performance badge beginning with F-Type SVR

Luxury carmakers are very touchy about the letters used to designate their sportiest models. A planned Jaguar SVR will introduce new performance branding to replace the carmaker's R-S designation.
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Volvo may join Formula E electric car racing series

Volvo will stop supporting Polestar-operated touring-car teams, but it may not be done with racing. The Swedish carmaker is considering entering the Formula E series for electric cars.
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Watch Tesla’s 691-hp Model S P85D annihilate a Dodge Challenger Hellcat

Ever wonder what would happen if a 691-horsepower Tesla Model S P85D and 707-hp Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat faced off in a drag race? Hint: This one doesn't go too well for the Dodge.
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Bosch expects to see self-driving cars in 10 years

A major automotive supplier, Bosch plans to roll out technology that will take a first step toward self-driving cars in 2017, and expects to see fully-autonomous vehicles on the road by 2025.
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Good news, sun worshippers: Mercedes-Benz may build an S-Class convertible

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe is one of the most luxurious two-door cars on sale now, but there's one option it doesn't have. An S-Class convertible will reportedly arrive before the end of the year.
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Missed out on Volvo’s sporty S60 and V60 Polestar? There are more on the way

Volvo will do a second production run of its S60 and V60 Polestar performance models. It's open to doing other versions in the future, possibly based on the triple-turbocharged Drive-E prototype shown last year.
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Next BMW M5 could get all-wheel drive, M boss says

The BMW M5 could switch from rear-wheel drive to all-wheel drive in its next generation, as BMW M looks to make the powerful sports sedan more tractable and continue to match Mercedes-Benz AMG.
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An all-new engine could help Porsche’s 911 GT3 RS stay true to its hardcore mission

The next Porsche 911 GT3 RS will reportedly get its own engine, as Porsche tries to further distinguish it from the "regular" GT3. It still won't get a manual transmission, though.