Top Viral News Stories of the Week: May 4 – May 11, 2014

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Through the magic of social media, some stories have a life of their own. has compiled a list of this week’s most shared stories through Facebook, Twitter and Google+.

This past week, news broke that the Jaguar F-Type was going to be getting a manual and all-wheel drive variant, while a hardcore track-only McLaren P1 has been confirmed. Lastly, news broke on Porsche’s future and how it’ll be relying on hybrid technology to increase performance.

Jaguar F-Type to Get Manual, AWD

The Jaguar F-Type shook things up with it revived the brand’s presence in the sports car segment, but there’s still plenty to come from the British brand that loves to be bad.

Hardcore, Track Only McLaren P1 in the Works

Get ready, the McLaren P1 is about to get even more amazing!

Porsche Turns to Hybrid Technology for Performance

There was a time when hybrid technology was about saving gas, but now it’s all about boosting performance.

Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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