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Ferrari 499P Modificata and the 2025 Mercedes-Benz G-Class Among This Week’s Headline Auto Reveals

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This year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans witnessed the triumphant performance of Ferrari’s 499P LMH, leading to the unveiling of a circuit-specific iteration known as the 499P Modificata this week. Produced in a restricted quantity, this track-specific automobile will be available through Ferrari’s newly launched Sport Prototipi Clienti program.

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Mercedes-Benz AMG has debuted a new 750-horsepower track-focused vehicle that derives from the soon-to-be-replaced GT sports car. Named the 2024 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT2 Pro, this model takes inspiration from the brand’s GT2 racing vehicle but pushes the boundaries further, unfettered by standard racing regulations.

Refresh for the 2024 Acura TLX Type S

For the 2024 iteration of the TLX Type S, Acura has announced a series of enhancements. These upgrades span technological advancements and an expansion of standard features. However, these updates do not extend to an increase in horsepower.

Spied: 2025 Mercedes-Benz G-Class Update – Photo credit: Baldauf

A prototype for the first significant refresh of the second-generation Mercedes-Benz G-Class was spotted, hinting at future developments. While specifics remain undisclosed, there is speculation that the standard G-Class lineup may eliminate the V-8 option, potentially making it exclusive to the AMG models.

Spotted: 2024 Porsche 911 GT3 RS MR – Photo credit: Baldauf

In recent sightings, Manthey-Racing has been observed conducting trials on the 992-generation Porsche 911 GT3 RS, focusing on performance enhancements. The test car featured an oversized rear wing with a unique central fin reaching towards the rear window, suggesting aerodynamic improvements.

Ringbrothers Unveils a Customized 1969 Dodge Charger

The esteemed Ringbrothers have showcased their latest masterpiece, a customized 1969 Dodge Charger. The car is re-engineered with a bespoke build, notably housing a formidable 1,000-horsepower Hellephant engine.

The Final Run of the 2023 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat

In our recent vehicle tests, we experienced the power of the 2023 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat. As Stellantis announces the discontinuation of the Hellcat supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 engine by the year’s end, this model stands as one of the final offerings to contain this powerful engine.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about automotive industry updates

What is the Ferrari 499P Modificata?

The Ferrari 499P Modificata is a track-only car, revealed as a limited-edition model following Ferrari’s victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans with its 499P LMH. It is available through Ferrari’s Sport Prototipi Clienti program.

Has Mercedes-AMG released a new track car?

Yes, Mercedes-AMG has unveiled a 750-hp track car, the 2024 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT2 Pro, which is based on the retiring GT sports car and is even more extreme than AMG’s GT2 race car due to fewer regulatory restrictions.

Are there updates to the 2024 Acura TLX Type S?

Acura has introduced updates to the 2024 TLX Type S, including technological enhancements and additional standard features. However, the power output remains unchanged.

Is the Mercedes-Benz G-Class undergoing an update?

Mercedes-Benz is updating the second-generation G-Class, with spy shots revealing a prototype. Details are scarce, but there’s speculation that the regular G-Class may soon offer the V-8 engine exclusively in the AMG model.

What has Manthey-Racing been testing on the Porsche 911 GT3 RS?

Manthey-Racing has been spotted testing new upgrades on the 992-generation Porsche 911 GT3 RS, notably a large rear wing with a central stabilizing fin, suggesting significant aerodynamic improvements.

What is special about the Ringbrothers’ 1969 Dodge Charger?

The Ringbrothers’ 1969 Dodge Charger is a custom-built muscle car with a 1,000-hp Hellephant engine, featuring entirely custom components, including its mounting points.

Will the Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat be discontinued?

The 2023 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat will be one of the last vehicles to feature the Hellcat supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 engine, as Stellantis has announced the engine’s production will end this year.

More about automotive industry updates

  • Ferrari Sport Prototipi Clienti Program
  • Mercedes-AMG GT2 Pro Unveil
  • Acura TLX Type S Updates
  • Spy Shots of the 2025 Mercedes-Benz G-Class
  • Porsche 911 GT3 RS MR Testing by Manthey-Racing
  • Ringbrothers Custom 1969 Dodge Charger
  • Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat Production End

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Eliza Thompson November 4, 2023 - 2:10 pm

just when I thought muscle cars were out, Ringbrothers pulls this off with the Charger, 1000hp is nuts!!

Jane Doe November 4, 2023 - 2:42 pm

heard about the 499P Modificata…ferrari always pushing the limits, this is gonna be one sick track beast!

Alex G. November 4, 2023 - 9:30 pm

so no more Hellcat engines, that’s the end of an era, gonna miss that beastly roar on the streets.

Mike Rutherford November 4, 2023 - 11:12 pm

Wow just seen the spy shots of the 2025 Mercedes G-Class, they’ve gotta be shaking things up if they’re dropping the V-8 right?

Tom Sanders November 5, 2023 - 1:43 am

man Porsche never disappoints, that GT3 RS MR looks insane, wonder how much downforce that new wing adds?


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