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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Cadillac’s CT6 flagship goes green with 70-mpg plug-in hybrid model

Cadillac not only wants to make its CT6 flagship luxurious and stylish, but green as well. General Motors is developing a plug-in hybrid powertrain for the car that it says will return 70 mpg.
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Following the gargantuan success of the Golf R, VW mulls more ‘R’ performance models

The Volkswagen Golf R is already known as one of the hottest of hot hatchbacks, but why stop there? VW is reportedly looking at other "R" performance models, including a Passat R and Polo R.
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How turbochargers are going to save the planet, while burning more rubber

Volvo this week unveiled a four-cylinder engine with three turbochargers that makes 450 hp from just 2.0 liters of displacement. It shows just how much potential the internal-combustion engine still has.
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2016 Acura NSX to cost the same as an Audi R8?

The 2016 Acura NSX hybrid supercar could cost the same as an Audi R8, but offer the performance of the more-exclusive Ferrari 458 Italia. That sounds like a pretty good deal to us.
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Dodge Vipers slither home as Chrysler pulls out of road racing

Despite just clinching Tudor United SportsCar Championship driver and team titles, Chrysler has decided to pull the plug on its Dodge Viper racing program, ceding ground to Chevrolet and its Corvette.
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Watch Nissan’s ZEOD RC hybrid racer take on the Top Gear track

Nissan's hybrid Le Mans racer lapped the Top Gear test track in 1:05.3, beating the fastest supercars but falling a bit short of some other purpose-built race cars. Does that qualify as a bombshell?
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Look out, Ferrari: Ford’s rumored Le Mans racer could spawn a new GT supercar

The original Ford GT is a legend, and the 2005 road car is a modern classic. Now, Ford may be looking to relive past glory with a new supercar that would also race at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans.
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Lexus uses Oculus Rift VR tech for 2015 RC F test drives

For those who can't get to a real racetrack, Lexus created the RC F Rift, a driving simulator built around an Oculus Rift headset that allows drivers to virtually put the 2015 RC F coupe through its paces.
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Mitsubishi wants to replace the Evo… with an SUV?

The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution could be replaced "in spirit" by a sporty hybrid SUV, a company official said. The new model would incorporate tech from Mitsubishi's electric Pikes Peak racer.