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The News for August 24th, 2018

Greg Kachadurian August 24, 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:

  • BMW unveils all-new, production-ready Z4 Roadster

  • Infiniti proves EVs can be cool with Prototype 10 speedster

  • Hyundai updates Elantra sedan with new styling and features

  • What’s your automotive news?

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Aston Martin Announces “Goldfinger” DB5 Continuation Cars

Greg Kachadurian August 19, 2018 The News!

Aston Martin has long been a favorite of James Bond and 007 moviegoers alike and that love affair began with the DB5 in Goldfinger. When you think of Bond, you think of Aston… or maybe those Lotuses he drove for a while, but generally speaking, it’s an Aston that everyone immediately thinks of when the topic is brought up. The Aston Martin DB5 is such a fan favorite that it’s been brought back to star in 6 other 007 films since its silver screen debut in 1964 with the most recent being Spectre in 2015.

The silver Aston Martin DB5 with all of Q’s gadgets is a movie icon that’s been out of production for over 50 years, but that’s about to change. You know how Aston Martin loves doing hand-built, limited-run continuation cars now?

They’re doing that.

With Bond’s DB5.

And it has gadgets.

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The News for August 17th, 2018

Greg Kachadurian August 17, 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 reveals new Mustang Cobra Jet 50 years after the original

  • Infiniti is bringing another EV concept to Pebble Beach

  • Volkswagen is adding 40 special colors to the Golf R’s option list

  • Subaru prices the 2019 Forester from $24,295

  • What’s your automotive news?

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The News for August 10th, 2018

Greg Kachadurian August 10, 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:

  • Audi runs Pikes Peak with latest e-tron prototype… downhill

  • Porsche a builds Cayman GT4 Clubsport for rally, is gauging interest

  • Ford builds ten millionth Mustang

  • Report: Geely is considering $1.9 billion boost for Lotus

  • Ford debuts 2019 NASCAR Cup Car with Mustang stickers on it

  • What’s your automotive news?

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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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