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The News for August 3rd, 2018

Greg Kachadurian August 3, 2018 The News!

Welcome to the Hooniverse News! As always, this is a weekly recap of some of the biggest stories in the automotive industry without the fluff or bull. There’s also just a little opinion of mine because I can. This week:

  • Jaguar announces full list of upgrades for 2019 F-Pace

  • Audi teases upcoming EV supercar ahead of Pebble Beach debut

  • Porsche talks TAYCAN numbers and details

  • A Chevrolet dealer is selling throwback Silverado appearance packages

  • What’s your automotive news?

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The News for July 26th, 2018

Greg Kachadurian July 27, 2018 The News!

Welcome to the Hooniverse News! As always, this is a weekly recap of some of the biggest stories in the automotive industry without the fluff or bull. There’s also just a little opinion of mine because I can. This week:

  • Porsche updates the Macan because they like printing money

  • Lamborghini reclaims Nürburgring production car record with Aventador SVJ

  • Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus reveals concept for WEC hypercar class

  • Toyota launches 86 TRD Special Edition for the enthusiasts

  • McLaren’s new “BP23” hypercar gets a real name, will be revealed this year

  • Bugatti does a thing with the Chiron and I’m only talking about it for SEO

  • Sergio Marchionne passes away, FCA’s Mike Manley appointed CEO

  • What’s your automotive news?

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The News for July 20th, 2018

Greg Kachadurian July 20, 2018 The News!

Welcome to the Hooniverse News! As always, this is a weekly recap of some of the biggest stories in the automotive industry without the fluff or bull. There’s also just a little opinion of mine because I can. This week:

  • Dodge throws Demon parts at R/T Scat Pack to create 1320 package

  • Ford is on track for a record F-Series sales year

  • Ford to re-open GT applications for the remaining ~250 cars

  • What’s your automotive news?

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The News for July 13th, 2018

Greg Kachadurian July 13, 2018 The News!

Welcome to the Hooniverse News! As always, this is a weekly recap of some of the biggest stories in the automotive industry without the fluff or bull. There’s also just a little opinion of mine because I can. This week:

  • Ford’s Eagle Squadron Mustang GT unveiled at Goodwood

  • Singer shows off the epic “DLS” Porsche 964 again

  • Nissan and Italdesign celebrate 50 years with limited GT-R50

  • McLaren announces pricing for 600LT

  • BMW prices the M850i

  • Concorso Italiano confirms details for 2018 show in Monterey

  • What’s your automotive news?

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The News for July 6th, 2018

Welcome to the Hooniverse News! As always, this is a weekly recap of some of the biggest stories in the automotive industry without the fluff or bull. There’s also just a little opinion of mine because I can. This week:

  • Honda reveals Mean Mower V2, a 190-hp lawnmower that’s going for the speed record

  • Toyota confirms Goodwood appearance for Supra and shows off its NASCAR version

  • Dodge confirms price cut for Challenger SRT Hellcat

  • Chevrolet also drops price on new Silverado, starts under $30k

  • What’s your automotive news?

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The News for June 29th, 2018

Greg Kachadurian June 29, 2018 The News!

Welcome to the Hooniverse News! As always, this is a weekly recap of some of the biggest stories in the automotive industry without the fluff or bull. There’s also just a little opinion of mine because I can. This week:

  • McLaren debuts 600LT, another track ready supercar

  • Dodge gives their most powerful Challengers and Chargers even more power

  • 2019 Honda Pilot and HR-V receive new features, updated styling

  • New Hyundai Santa Fe gets loads of new features, price only jumps $500

  • Gunther Werks begins first 400R conversions for customers

  • Other coverage from the week

  • What’s your automotive news?

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The News for June 22nd, 2018

Greg Kachadurian June 22, 2018 The News!

Welcome to the Hooniverse News! As always, this is a weekly recap of some of the biggest stories in the automotive industry without the fluff or bull. There’s also just a little opinion of mine because I can. This week:

  • The 8 Series is officially back

  • Chevrolet builds new crossover, calls it the Blazer

  • Porsche invests in Rimac for future EV collabs

  • Mazda confirms new updates for 2019 MX-5

  • Ford teases one-off Mustang honoring WWII Eagle Squadrons

  • What’s your automotive news?

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The News for June 15th, 2018

Greg Kachadurian June 15, 2018 The News!

Welcome to the Hooniverse News! As always, this is a weekly recap of some of the biggest stories in the automotive industry without the fluff or bull. There’s also just a little opinion of mine because I can. This week:

  • Ford keeps the GT350 alive with chassis tuning and more downforce

  • Aston Martin unveils new AMR-tuned Rapide in all its NA V12 glory

  • AM Vantage GT3 and GT4 make their debut, will compete next season

  • Japanese road test of ’19 Mazda MX-5 leaks power increase, other new features

  • What’s your automotive news?

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The News for June 8th, 2018

Welcome to the Hooniverse News! As always, this is a weekly recap of some of the biggest stories in the automotive industry without the fluff or bull. There’s also just a little opinion of mine because I can. This week:

  • BMW debuts fourth-generation X5

  • Audi reveals long-rumored Q8

  • Kia drops more details on Niro EV

  • Porsche brings back two classic liveries for Le Mans

  • FIA reportedly meeting with manufacturers for ‘hypercar’ GTP class in WEC

  • What’s your automotive news?

Update: June, not January. Greg is fired until Monday. -KK

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The News for June 1st, 2018

Welcome to the Hooniverse News! As always, this is a weekly recap of some of the biggest stories in the automotive industry without the fluff or bull. There’s also just a little opinion of mine because I can. This week:

  • Nissan unveils 2018 GT-R Nismo GT3 for customer racing teams

  • Acura confirms all-new RDX keeps the same price as before

  • The Viper is rumored to return by 2021 sans V10

  • Matt LeBlanc is leaving Top Gear after this season

  • Recaro offers gorgeous new limited edition houndstooth seat

  • What’s your automotive news?

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