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2011 Tokyo Auto Salon: Lexus IS-F Club Performance Accessory Hints at TRD Track Bits

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While Lexus does already offer a selection of F-Sport branded TRD bits for the IS-F, the automaker now seems poised to deliver a selection of track-focused goodies for those who want to take their 5.0-liter V8 sedan around the track. Looking nearly identical to the IS-F Club Circuit Sport concept from last yea’s Tokyo Auto… Continue Reading...

How Not to Tow a Nissan GT-R, Courtesy of the NYPD

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Our friend Mike Spinelli of 0-60 Magazine was able to catch this shot of a Nissan GT-R being towed by the NYPD. Normally, a NYPD tow truck is a regular sight in the streets of New York, as hundreds of cars get towed every day. But the GT-R has a very advanced all wheel drive… Continue Reading...

Report: Honda Planning Volt-Style Range Extender Powertrain

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Honda is reportedly planning a range-extender “hybrid” powertrain similar to the one used in the Chevy Volt. The news comes via company insiders through a report by Motor Trend. Currently Honda relies on its Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) hybrid setup that is significantly behind the times in terms of technology. The system is compact, light-weight… Continue Reading...