January 19, 2014

Auto Briefs

A look at performance cars from Detroit show


Clockwise from top left: Volkswagen's Golf R all-wheel-drive car promises zero-to-60 mph in 4.9 seconds; the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z06 has a supercharged V-8 engine that delivers 625 horsepower; the new roof of the Porsche 911 Targa can open and close at the push of a button and stow behind the rear seat; as a BMW 2 Series Coupe, the M235i has a V-6 engine that generates 322 horsepower. It goes on sale in March. (The Associated Press photos)

These cars rev up Detroit show lineup
Automakers unveiled a bevy of performance cars at the Detroit auto show this week, further proof that the economy is rebounding and drivers are ready to have fun. Above are some of the new cars that got motors running.
The Associated Press


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