Automotive Repair And Service

Valentino Balboni comes out with titanium exhaust for Lamborghini Huracan STO

The Lamborghini Huracan STO is pretty much perfect straight from the factory, but for some buyers there’s always a desire to tweak things here and there.

And if there’s anyone who knows how to tweak a Lamborghini, it has to be Valentino Balboni, who served as a test driver for the company for almost four decades.

Balboni in 2016 formed his own tuning company called VB, and its latest product is a titanium exhaust system for the Huracan STO. The exhaust actually features a mix of titanium and Inconel, with the latter used for the bellows. According to VB, the designers relied on gas flow optimization technology similar to what’s used in the aerospace industry when developing the exhaust.

Lamborghini Huracan STO

Lamborghini Huracan STO

The exhaust is designed to bolt on to the OEM mountings, and its lightweight construction means a weight saving of 14.2 pounds over the stock system. We’re sure

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2023 Land Rover Range Rover Sport, DeLorean EV, Brabus 900 Crawler: The Week In Reverse

We spotted the 2023 Land Rover Range Rover Sport, the DeLorean EV has a reveal date, and the Brabus 900 Crawler debuted. It’s the Week in Reverse, right here at Motor Authority.

Our spy photographer spotted 2023 Land Rover Range Rover Sport, again, ahead of its May 10 debut. The next-generation Range Rover Sport appears to feature an evolutionary design. Expect in-cabin technology to take a big leap forward with similar screens and interfaces as the new Range Rover.

Mercedes-AMG and recording artist Will.i.am teamed up to create a one-off car dubbed the Will.i.AMG, which will be auctioned off for charity. The car started out as an AMG 4-Door Coupe, but it’s been fitted with a G-Class front end and a pair of suicide doors. It’s quite a thing.

DeLorean Motor Company previously said the new DeLorean EV would debut on Aug. 18 at the Awards Ramp at the

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Is the Range-Challenged 2022 Mazda MX-30 SUV a Real EV?

mazda mx-30 Full Overview

Having recently driven many of the latest and greatest EVs, I’d started to forget “range anxiety” was a thing. Then a Mazda MX-30 arrived in my driveway, all sexy long hood, coupey roofline, and two-tone (gray over Soul Red) paint. Waitaminit. I gotta drive 83 miles to Saginaw Monday. What’s the EPA range of this MX-30’s 35.5-kWh battery? Only 100 miles!? 

Look, anyone with a casual knowledge of EVs knows that 100 miles of driving range would have been middling for an affordable EV ten years ago; amongst today’s options and their 200-miles-plus figures, the Mazda is seriously lacking. But, hey, the EPA says the MX-30 can do 100 miles, and I’d be putting it to the test trying to achieve, well, 83 percent of that in the real world on a single charge.

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Ferrari SP48 Unica, Pagani C10, Lexus yoke: This Week’s Top Photos

Ferrari this week revealed the latest one-off creation resulting from its Special Projects program. The new car is called the SP48 Unica, and it’s based on the F8 Tributo.

2023 Ferrari Purosangue spy shots - Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2023 Ferrari Purosangue spy shots – Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Ferrari also made headlines this week with the announcement of a new V-12 engine. The automaker didn’t say when it will arrive but made strong hints that the first application will be the Purosangue crossover due out later this year.

Pagani C10 (Huayra successor) spy shots - Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Pagani C10 (Huayra successor) spy shots – Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Pagani’s successor to the Huayra was spotted this week. Code-named the C10, the new supercar is coming soon with V-12 power and eventually the option of electric power.

2023 Land Rover Range Rover Sport spy shots - Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2023 Land Rover Range Rover Sport spy shots – Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Another upcoming vehicle spotted this week was the redesigned 2023 Land Rover Range Rover Sport. The styling is evolutionary

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