1974 Alfa Romeo Alfasud Packs Eight Cylinders in an Unexpected Place

Alfa Romeo, eight-cylinders—that’s a rather evocative cluster of letters. If you’re any sort of Alfisti like us, the very mention of an eight-cylinder Alfa has you slack-jawed and glaze-eyed with thoughts of Alfa’s pre-war straight-eight monsters that claimed world championships and terrorized Italian farmroads, and then onto dreams of Alfa’s high-revving racing V-8s from the 1950s and 1960s that begat the outrageously stylish Tipo 33 Stradale and the later Montreal. Eventually, you’ll settle on the Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione from the late 2000s, shredding tires and breaking hearts with its Ferrari/Maserati V-8.

This 1974 Alfa Romeo Alfasud is none of those.

The tinny and rust-prone Alfasud was likely the last Alfa to enter your mind during that daydream sequence, yet this liveried Alfasud hatch headed for RM Sotheby’s upcoming Paris sale qualifies for that exclusive roped-off eight-cylinder section of the Alfa club. Take note on how we’re framing all this—we

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Porsche 911 GT3 specs announced – official prototype reveals key 992 GT3 tech

Porsche has revealed key tech details on the 992-generation 911 GT3, including official images of a close pre-production model with Porsche development legend Andreas Preuninger at the wheel. 

While we’ll have to wait until early next year for a full rundown of the new GT3’s technical package, we now know about key elements, including the engine bolted to the other side of the rear axle and the use of the same 4-litre naturally aspirated flat-six derived from the unit found in the 911 Speedster

In the Speedster, peak power was rated at 503bhp, 10bhp more than the 991.2 GT3, and although the exact figure for the 992 is yet to be confirmed, we suspect it should remain around that level. As in its Speedster derivative, the new GT3 will also have to make use of petrol particulate filters in the exhaust system, but it clearly won’t affect

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2023 Chevrolet Corvette C8 E-Ray Hybrid: Everything We Know

The eighth-generation Chevrolet Corvette. It’s a mid-engined masterpiece that is so far pretty great in both base and Z51 flavors. And it will have even more variants in the future. That much is almost certain. What exactly these variants are, however, remains an open question until Chevy makes it official. That said, intel that we’ve gathered suggests a Z06 is on the horizon. While the C8 Z06 is an extremely exciting proposition, it’s the so-called “E-Ray” that truly has our attention.

What Is the Chevy Corvette E-Ray’s Name All About?

To be very clear, nothing’s official until Chevy tells us so. And at this early date, we have only rumors and a few scant firm details to work with. Still, this combination gives us a reasonable idea of what to expect from the gasoline-electric hybrid Corvette. For one, General Motors has held the

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Naran Automotive ‘The Naran’ revealed – two-plus-two 1048bhp coupe debuts

No, the heading of this article is not a typo, this new sports car addition to the high-end automotive marketplace is called the Naran Automotive ‘The Naran’. It’s being launched as an exclusive new super high-performance two-plus-two coupe with a super high price tag.

Unusual among most new models from new-age supercar startups that we see today, the (we’re dropping the ‘The’ from now on) Naran is powered by a front-mid mounted twin-turbocharged 5-litre V8 engine built by engineering firm Racing Dynamics that produces 1048bhp, with 764lb ft of torque. These very ambitious figures are claimed to send the Naran to 60mph in just 2.3sec, 100mph in 4.5sec and on to a top speed of over 230mph, while still producing 1377kg of downforce – higher than a GT3 racer. 

Drive is sent to all-four wheels via an unidentified transmission with the capability to disconnect the front axle from the drivetrain

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Nissan’s e-NV200 Electric Van Winter Camper Concept Is Amazingly Cool

In the near future, could your adventure van be electric? Seems like it’s going that way. And while its early days yet to get the sort of raw energy density necessary to, say, overland for a month off the grid, a tiny electric camper such as this e-NV200 Winter Camper Concept van might be great for brief excursions in the not-so-remote countryside.

Nissan Europe is exploring this idea with this camperized version of its tiny electric van, which is similar to the NV200 cargo van sold in the United States, except for the fact that it uses a battery-electric drivetrain. Anyone who’s seen one of these things in person can agree that it’s just the right size for smaller commercial vehicle use, but it appears to be a bit claustrophobic for camping duties—as these official pictures reveal. On the other hand, you can’t help but cozy

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