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Following the rumored Chevrolet Corvette spin-off, General Motors wants to expand upon two more nameplates, potentially creating two new sub-brands. GM is reportedly considering more Escalade-based vehicles, including a smaller SUV, to compete with Porsche’s upcoming three-row offering. Meanwhile, the Chevrolet Camaro may also sprout new models, with a rumored sporty crossover and flagship sportscar under consideration.
Ford has pulled the wraps off the final track-only variant of the Ford GT, the 2023 Ford GT Mk IV. It features a fully-redesigned carbon fiber body, longer wheelbase, longtail form, NACA-style vents, and wheels with aero covers. As a nod to the original Mk IV that won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1967, only 67 units will be made.
The 2024 Mercedes-AMG S63 Hybrid retains a turbocharged V8 but throws an electric motor into the mix. The electric-only running may be capped at just 21 miles (33 km), but there’s a lot of performance on offer from the hybrid drivetrain. The S63 offers a combined 791 hp (802 PS) and a massive 1,055 lb-ft (1,430 Nm) of…
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