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By Steve Goodman
It’s mid- January, and that means that most of our New Year’s resolutions have already fallen by the wayside. Not so for Hyundai, who resolved last year to create a supercar to rival the likes of Lamborghini and the rest of the world’s top supercars.
At the recent Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Vegas, Luc Donkerwolke, head designer for Hyundai N, the Korean car maker’s newly formed performance division, announced that it was full speed ahead on the project. Speaking to Australian publication, Drive at CES, Donkerwolke confirmed that, “Hyundai N is definitely working on a supercar.”
While the headline of this article would probably have been considered a joke by car enthusiasts about a decade ago, since Hyundai launched their performance division... (Read More)
WHY YOU NEED AN AMPLIFIER
Boost Your Signal and Clean Up Your Audio!
Upgraded speakers can do a lot to improve the quality of audio in your vehicle, but without an amplifier you’re not getting anywhere close to the full benefit. Why wouldn’t you want to hear your new speakers at their best?
Most factory head units/AV Receivers/decks/radios – the thing in your dash that plays music goes by many names – have four outputs at roughly 50 watts each. By comparison, most aftermarket players send out twice as much power on four-to-six channels, in a more accurate way with higher-end sound processing. (Read More!)
FLAX Magazine covers SuperCar Week's Father's Day Car Show @ CityPlace - Palm Beach, FL
FLAX Magazine joins Exotic Car Society @ Boathouse at the Riverside (on Las Olas) Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
2018 Camaro ZL1 1LE Sets Benchmark for Track Capability
DAYTONA, Fla. — Chevrolet has established a new performance benchmark with the introduction of the 2018 Camaro ZL1 1LE — the most track-capable Camaro ever.
Taking the track-focused 1LE formula to an unprecedented level, the ZL1 1LE incorporates racing-based suspension and aero technologies, as well as exclusive Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar 3R summer-only tires,* in an extreme track performance package.
“The track-focused 1LE package offers progressive levels of performance across the Camaro lineup, from the V6 1LE to the SS 1LE,” said Al Oppenheiser, Camaro chief engineer. “But with the new ZL1 1LE, the progression takes a quantum leap — this is the ultimate track-day Camaro.”
In preliminary testing, the new ZL1 1LE was 3 seconds faster than the standard ZL1 Coupe... (READ MORE!)