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Porsche Taycan: Orders building for brand-first EV - report
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18th Jul 2018
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Porsche Taycan: Orders building for brand-first EV - report

The Porsche Taycan hasn't even been revealed in its final form yet, but orders are already coming in thick and fast. Speaking with the Autocar, managing director for Porsche UK, Alexander Pollich, confirmed order books opened earlier this month and interest has been strong. "The reaction from customers has been fantastic - from the moment we announced the car to now, when we have asked customers to register their interest for the first cars," he told the British publication.
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James Wong
Ford GT order books to reopen in Q4 - report
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18th Jul 2018
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Ford GT order books to reopen in Q4 - report

Those who missed out on the opportunity to buy a second-generation Ford GT could be in luck, according to a new report out of the US. Motor Authority says it "has learned" the Blue Oval will reopen applications to purchase its supercar in the fourth quarter of 2018, hinting at an expanded production run and a possible new special edition. According to the report, those who applied last time around can do so again and update their previous applications, while new applicants can start fresh.
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James Wong
Holden: Dave Buttner confirmed as new MD
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18th Jul 2018
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Holden: Dave Buttner confirmed as new MD

Holden has announced Mark Bernhard will leave his role as managing director and chairman at the end of July, with Dave Buttner will step into his role. Bernhard has been at the helm since July 2015, having piloted Holden through its transition from local manufacturer to full importer, completed with the closure of Holden's Elizabeth manufacturing plant on October 20 last year. “Holden is where it all started for me," Bernhard said in a statement.
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Scott Collie
Pininfarina teases electric PF0 hypercar
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17th Jul 2018
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Pininfarina teases electric PF0 hypercar

Beyond the fact it can do 400km/h, details about the Pininfarina PF0 were hard to come by when it was initially teased. Now, in a pair of American interviews, the company has revealed some extra performance figures that should make the upcoming Tesla Roadster very, very nervous. Speaking with Wired and The Verge, Pininfarina has confirmed the PF0 will hit 60mph (97km/h) in less than two seconds, hit 250mph (402km/h) and cover 310 miles (500km) on a single charge.
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Scott Collie
Terry Grant sets two-wheel record at Goodwood - video
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17th Jul 2018
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Terry Grant sets two-wheel record at Goodwood - video

Stunt driver Terry Grant has set a new record for the fastest mile on two wheels at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The time to beat was 2 minutes 55 seconds, and Grant manages the run in just over 2 minutes 45 seconds, shaving 10 seconds from his previous best. His steed of choice was a pre-facelift Range Rover Sport SVR, packing a 5.0-litre supercharged V8 making 405kW and 680Nm, no less. Anyway, we won't bore you with anymore technical jargon. Watch Grant's record-breaking run below:
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