As the fastest Lotus convertible ever built, this car joins a strong lineup that currently includes the Exige S Coupe, Exige Cup, and Exige Cup R.
Powered by the familiar 3.5L V6 engine, the new Lotus Exige S Roadster generates 345 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque, accelerating from 0-100 km/h in 4.0 seconds and reaching a top speed of 233 km/h (electronically limited). It rides on 17” front, 18” rear tires.
When it comes to entering a house where a suspect is living and/or hiding from the law, more often than not, you will see SWAT (Special Weapons And Tactics) teams making use of hand-held battering rams.
Once in a while, though, the seriousness of the situation calls for much more drastic measures, as was the recently case in an incident that took place Tuesday morning in Tolleson, Arizona, and which saw SWAT teams using a…truck to repeatedly smash open a house!
Tesla has had quite a good run lately. Their stock has nearly tripled in the past six months; the Model S has been showered with accolades including Motor Trends 2013 Car of The Year, Automobile Magazines 2013 Automobile of The Year and Consumer Reports recently awarded it the highest score of any car they have ever tested. Think about that for a minute. Consumer Reports has been testing cars for over seventy five years, they now test about 80 cars per year and the Model S achieved a score of 99 out of 100 which is the highest any car they have tested has ever scored. Ladies and gentlemen, the electric car has arrived.
I’ve had the chance to take a Model S on a short drive before, but last week I had a brand new 85kWh Model S for the afternoon, courtesy of friends Phil & Nancy Blackwood. The Blackwoods were in BMW’s MINI-E program as I was but elected not to lease an ActiveE as I did; citing the need for more range than the 94 mile EPA rated ActiveE would deliver.
There are lots of very good plug-in electric cars for sale now, and some of them are starting to show up on used-car lots.
We recently suggested some used hybrid-electric vehicles to avoid on the used-car lot–and now we turn to electric cars.
Based on the Nissan GT-R Black Edition, Nissan France will be introducing a Nissan GT-R Gentleman Edition.
Toyota has released a teaser photo of the all-new 2014 Toyota Corolla, which is going to be unveiled at a private event in LA on June 6th. This teaser photo gives us a look at the Corolla S model’s taillights and part of its rear end.
With rivals Chevrolet and SRT continually upgrading their potent V8 powerplants, with SRT’s latest engine found in the SRT Viper producing 640hp from its ten cylinders, the Chrysler Group has been forced to fight back and is currently developing a new supercharged Hemi V8 engine.