Fake News?

Over­heard on the in­ter­net, so it must be true...

Top Gear (UK) - - INTAKE - To pep up the age­ing but ex­cel­lent Golf R hot hatch, VW has an­nounced 40 – yes, forty – new colours for the 4WD flag­ship. Sadly, said hues are only avail­bable in the US, as a $2,500 op­tion. Op­tions in­clude TNT Or­ange, Traf­fic Pur­ple and Gin­ster Yel­low. S

North Carolina State High­way Pa­trol has man­aged to catch a 22-year-old who drove his Dodge Hell­cat at 198mph on pub­lic roads be­fore do­ing donuts in the mus­cle car and speed­ing off. How? The driver posted footage of his es­capades on YouTube. Two help­ings of id­iot pie, please. The first 40 For­mula E rac­ing cars are up for sale. They were only ever leased to the teams and are now ex­pected to fetch $200k each at auc­tion. Bat­ter­ies are in­cluded. But kinda used ones. AMG is prep­ping a soft-top ver­sion of the hard­core GT R, weirdly. It’ll raise the num­ber of vari­ants of the snarling Porsche 911 ri­val to eight. Hurry up, AMG. There are 23 flavours of 911, as it stands...

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