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.

Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo is a GT-R from a sci-fi future

The Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo is the latest in a series of Vision Gran Turismo concepts created to celebrate the franchise's 15th anniversary. Nissan says it also hints at future performance-car styling.

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Rotary fans rejoice: New Mazda RX-7 could use the next Miata’s platform

Rotary fans rejoice, a new Mazda RX-7 could be on the way. Reportedly due in 2017, the revived rotary sports car is expected to ride on the next-generation Miata's platform, and feature "Skyactiv" efficiency tech.

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Nissan ZEOD RC completes all-electric Le Mans lap … but retires shortly after

The Nissan ZEOD RC achieved its maker's goal of an all-electric lap at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, but not much else. The experimental plug-in hybrid expired less an an hour into the race.

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BMW and Tesla executives meet to discuss electric-car strategy

At roughly the same time Tesla announced it would share its patents with other carmakers, its executives were meeting with counterparts from BMW to discuss ways to promote electric cars.

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Will South Korea’s Oullim Spirra be a suitable Tesla Roadster replacement?

Electric sports cars have flummoxed startups and major automakers alike. Will the combination of a South Korean sports car and European business interests finally make the concept stick?

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Jaguar Land Rover’s “Special Operations” division doesn’t fight terrorists, but it will build you a cool car

No, Jaguar Land Rover's Special Operations division doesn't fight terrorists. It's a new division of the British carmaker focused on personalized vehicles and parts and service for vintage cars.

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McLaren P1 GTR puts LaFerrari on notice with 986 hp

Inspired by the Le Mans-winning F1 GTR, the P1 GTR will be McLaren's most extreme production car yet. So extreme, in fact, that it won't be road legal. All 986 hp will have to be exercised on a track.

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Is Porsche working on a little brother for the Boxster?

As cars become more sophisticated, it's always nice to try to get back to basics. That's what Porsche may do with the 718, a rumored sports car that's smaller and less luxurious than the Boxster.

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Hybrid Subaru SVX successor may be in the works, but will it be as radical?

With its two-stage windows, the Subaru SVX was one of the most unusual sports cars of the 1990s, but it could make a comeback in 2017 with a hybrid powertrain shared with an upcoming crossover.

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Audi driver escapes major Le Mans crash with minor injuries

Audi driver Loïc Duval suffered only minor abrasions after losing control of his R18 e-tron quattro prototype and colliding with a barrier. His teammates will resume 24 Hours of Le Mans qualifying tonight.

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Dark Knight stalls: Batman Tumbler replica barred from Gumball 3000

A Batman Tumbler replica commissioned by Team Galag from Saudi Arabia won't make this year's Gumball 3000 because of numerous quality issues. Luckily, the real Dark Knight has a better mechanic.

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Two gamers will pilot the Nissan ZEOD RC into history at Le Mans

With its pointed shape and hybrid powertrain, the Nissan ZEOD RC is a very unusual race car, and so of its drivers. Two of the three are former gamers from Nissan's GT Academy program.

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