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Volkswagen Atlas Gets Angry Makeover And 350 HP

The Volkswagen Atlas is a respectable SUV, but it isn’t known for its performance, The range-topping model is powered by a 3.6-liter V6 that pumps out 276 ponies and 266 lb-ft of torque, but we’ve always thought the seven-seater SUV would benefit from a bit more power. Thankfully, Volkswagen tuner APR has answered our prayers with its new extensively modified Atlas that offers more power and improved off-road prowess.

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Based on the entry-level 2.0-liter Atlas, which produces 235 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque, the tuner has installed a turbocharger lifted from a Golf R, upgraded the ECU, and added a carbon-fiber intake and custom-fabricated cat-back exhaust. As a result, the modified Atlas has an output of 350 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque.

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Tesla Model 3 Production On Track To Hit 8,000 A Week?

The Tesla Model 3 has been plagued with well-publicized production issues over the last few months. However, it seems the situation is finally improving. Back in June, the carmaker met its target of producing 5,000 Model 3s in the final week of the month.

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Musk confirmed that this production target was met for at least two weeks in July during a financial call with analysts. Now the goal is to ramp Model 3 production up to 6,000 a week, but CNBC reports the automaker is on track to exceed that target by a significant margin.

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The Spice-X Is A Lightweight Electric Affordable Race Car From Italy

An Italian company is taking a different approach at race car building. It is aiming to produce an affordable electric race car using non-expensive materials to cut costs and make a lightweight construction. According to Motor1, the project is the result of a collaboration between car companies in Piedmont, Italy.

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Designed by Fabrizio Pepe of Mastery Design, the Spice-X SX1, which has so far only been previewed in a series of render images, measures just 150.6 inches long and 66.7 inches wide. The materials are so light that the Spice-X SX1 weighs just 1,323 pounds, making it one of the lightest EVs yet. It’s an impressive feat since car manufacturers often struggle to keep the weight down in electric cars.

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2019 Chevrolet Silverado Could Really Affect Ford F-150’s Sales

The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has been in the news a lot recently for many good reasons, among them its upcoming arrival at dealerships. But is it possible for the new Silverado to surpass F-150 in sales? Anything is possible, only if they use the right strategy.

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According to Automotive News, Chevrolet has literally “restructured” its full-size pickup truck is not only design and materials but also its lineup range. What was lacking before is now present. For example, for 2019 there will be three new trims to help expand the Silverado’s market share. These new trims, however, are not in the luxury realm but rather at the opposite end of the spectrum.

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