Category Archives: performance cars

2020 Aston Martin Vantage – Drive Report

Yes it’s a proper driver’s car. The 2020 Aston Martin Vantage with its 503hp 4.0L twin turbo V8 and mid rear-mounted 8-speed automatic has near perfect 50:50 weight distribution. Style, panache, premium features and performance doesn’t come cheap. But you … Continue reading

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2020 Ford Mustang Ecoboost – Drive Review

The 2020 Ford Mustang Ecoboost has 310hp coming from its 2.3L 4-cylinder to get you down the road. A new High Performance Package boosts that to 330hp. The days are long gone of low-performing entry level sport cars. The new … Continue reading

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2020 Cadillac CT4-V – Drive Review

The 2020 Cadillac CT4 model lineup consists of the Luxury, Premium Luxury and Sport trims powered by a 237hp turbo 2.0L turbo. The Premium Luxury is also available with a 309hp turbo 2.7L. At the top sites the V-series with … Continue reading

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2020 Lexus RC F – Drive Review

Lexus refreshed the RC F for 2020 with design updates and improved performance. And, a new limited production RC F Track Edition is now available. It delivers the most fun and highest performance from Lexus. Jump here for more info. @1ChicagoCar … Continue reading

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2020 BMW M8 Competition Convertible – Drive Review

Seats for four to experience the twin-turbocharged 4.4-L V8 with 600-HP that’s boosted to 617-HP on the M8 Competition. An 8-speed automatic drives the xDrive all-wheel drive system that is standard equipped. Zero to 60 is in a very quick … Continue reading

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2020 Alfa Romeo Giulia – Drive Review

Alfa Romeo celebrated its 110th birthday in June. The storied Alfa brand has been delivering style and exclusivity that is exemplified by the 2020 Alfa Romeo Giulia. The premium midsize Giulia delivers comfort, luxury and sporty driving. Read more here. … Continue reading

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2021 Dodge High Horsepower

The 2021 Dodge lineup is packed with muscle—8,950 horsepower worth of muscle. New is the 807-HP Dodge Challenger SRT Super Stock, the 797-HP Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye and the 710-HP Durango SRT Hellcat. Dodge is dominating the American Horsepower Wars … Continue reading

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2020 Lexus GS F – Drive Review

By the numbers: –467 horsepower 5.0-L V8. –8-speed automatic. –Zero to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds. Top speed of 168 mph. Quarter mile in 12.8 seconds. — $85,010 MSRP More here. @1ChicagoCarGuy

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2020 BMW M850i xDrive Gran Coupe – Drive Report

Sub-5 seconds to 60 mph with a 335-HP six. Or, sub-4 seconds to 60 mph with a 523-HP V8. Take your pick. Both engines power BMWs 8-Series Gran Coupe that has plenty of style and panache. Sports car performance, lots … Continue reading

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2020 Jaguar XE – Drive Review

The British entry in the multinational compact luxury sedan class is the Jaguar XE. For 2020 the XE has gotten a bit of a refresh both out and in. Two different turbo 4-cylinders give you choice in the power or … Continue reading

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