Chevy spills details on Corvette C8 R — including its 5.5L V8 engine

The mid-engined race car made a surprise appearance at the Corvette Stingray convertible debut, but now we have the numbers.


Here we see the C8 R in its more traditional yellow livery for the first time, and it’s boss.
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2020 Dodge Charger Widebody first drive review: Horsepower that handles

With the new Widebody package, the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat and Scat Pack get a big handling upgrade.


The Charger Widebody has an imposing presence. Move over for this bad boy.

If you’re looking for supercharged V8 horsepower but only have turbocharged I4 dollars, Dodge has you covered.… read the full article

Controversy stalks Nobel Peace, Literature prizes

By MARK LEWIS | Associated Press

FILE – In this Monday, Dec. 10, 2018 file photo, a bust of the Nobel Prize founder, Alfred Nobel on display at the Concert Hall during the Nobel Prize award ceremony in Stockholm. Controversy stalks the Nobel prizes for peace and literature in a way it rarely does for science.
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The Russian Navy is Building New (Heavily Armed) Nuclear-Powered Submarines

How should NATO respond? Would the same old Cold War tactics work? 

by David Axe Follow @daxe on TwitterL | The National Interest

The Russian navy is building new nuclear-powered submarines and deploying them more aggressively, seemingly reviving a Cold War approach to naval warfare.… read the full article

Dad 3D-printed a Lamborghini because his son liked one in Forza

And yes, it’s drivable, with an LS1 V8 from a Corvette


Sterling Backus’s son only had one question after he drove a Lamborghini Aventador in the XBOX video game Forza: Can we build one? Most dads would respond with a chuckle and some quip about winning the lottery.… read the full article

When India’s Aircraft Carrier Caught Fire, China Thought It Knew Why

Terse words between rivals.

by Michael Peck | The National Interest

Key point: Accidents happen to all militaries seeking to operate new equipment.

India’s only aircraft carrier suffered a fire that left one sailor dead.

And China, which is India’s rival, says this is because Indians aren’t competent enough to operate advanced military equipment.… read the full article

Elizabeth Hurley, 54, channels Daisy Duke in racy red bikini top, denim cut-offs: ‘More gorgeous than any 25-year-old’

By Erin Donnelly | Yahoo Lifestyle

Elizabeth Hurley is back in a bikini. (Photo: Ian West/PA Images via Getty Images)

Summer may be on its way out, but not without one last bikini shot from Elizabeth Hurley.

The 54-year-old actress and swimsuit designer is marking the “last of the summer sun” with yet another steamy photo shoot for her fans.… read the full article