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2017 Audi RS 3 First Test: Power and Prejudice

We’ve praised the Audi A3’s driving dynamics, but one thing we have struggled to embrace is its stubby proportions and muted styling. The sedan looks much the same in RS 3 form, just tacking on a sportier grille and new side sills, diffuser, and.....»»

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Porsche 911 Turbo S Nails 8-Second Quarter Mile in New Video

Porsche 911 Turbo S’s are quick. In fact, they’re some of the quickest sportscars in the world, hitting 60 mph in just 2.5 seconds. For perspective, the 1,500 horsepower, all-wheel drive Bugatti Chiron hypercar hits 60 mph in just 2.4 seconds. Ye.....»»

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Electric Warriors: Benz and BMW Take on the Future – The Big Picture

Vast and loud and colorful, the Frankfurt Motor Show displayed the swaggering might of the German auto industry. But although there were plenty of interesting and significant production vehicles making their debuts across the sprawling Frankfurt Mess.....»»

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Clean 1968 Ford Bronco Restomod Needs a New Home

Nowadays, restomoded Americana can be a bit prosaic. We’ve seen it all before, and unless it’s something revolutionary from Icon, you run the risk of blending into the cruising crowd. Still If you look hard enough, there are some exceptionally cl.....»»

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Wicked Mercedes-AMG GT S Has IMSA Aero and 860 HP

Products that come out of Mercedes-AMG aren’t what you’d call, “reserved.” These Black Forest-born loons are known for their stupendous power, dynamic and racy exteriors, and sumptuous interiors. They are, in most respects, the pinnacle of pe.....»»

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2017 Hyundai Tucson Limited AWD Long-Term Update 2: Keeping It Simple

If you built a better mousetrap, would the world beat a path to your liftgate? Sorry for the mangled metaphor, but I was thinking about this after turning on a nifty touch of the 2017 Hyundai Tucson Limited AWD: the Smart Liftgate (hands-free) featur.....»»

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Lotus Elise Cup 260 Celebrates 70 Years of Adding Lightness

Lotus was recently bought by Geely, and the Chinese auto giant that also owns Volvo has big plans for its newly acquired British sports car maker. But as of right now, there’s no Lotus SUV and the brand continues to churn out new variants of it.....»»

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Refreshing or Revolting: 2019 Audi A7

This week, Audi showed off the redesigned A7 in all its five-door coupe/fastback sedan glory. Packing the same semi-autonomous driving technology and infotainment system as the recently revealed A8 flagship sedan, the A7 looks ready to take on compe.....»»

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2018 Ford F-150 Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick Award

The 2018 Ford F-150 received a Top Safety Pick award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. But it missed out on the agency’s most prestigious award because of a “Poor” headlight rating. The F-150 earned “Good” scores in all five.....»»

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Porsche Macan Turbo Exclusive Performance Edition Gets 911 Wheels

If you like the idea of the Porsche Macan Turbo with the Performance Package but wish there was a version that costs even more money, we have great news. Porsche just announced the Macan Turbo Exclusive Performance Edition. Basically, it’s a.....»»

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Dave Pericak Stepping Down as Head of Ford Performance

Dave Pericak will step down as the director of Ford Performance on December 1, according to Motorsport.com. After he leaves, he will return to the non-racing side of Ford as Engineering Director for Unibody vehicles. Pericak has led Ford Performanc.....»»

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Ford Bringing Seven 2018 Mustang Show Cars to SEMA

Ford always brings out a fleet of wild show cars to the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas. For this year’s show, Ford Performance is displaying seven tricked-out 2018 Mustangs. Here’s a sneak peek at what FoMoCo is c.....»»

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Seven 2018 Ford Mustangs are SEMA Bound

Ford always brings out dozens of show cars to the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas. For this year’s show, Ford Performance is displaying seven tricked-out 2018 Mustangs. Here’s a sneak peek at what FoMoCo is cooking.....»»

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Lyft Gets $1 Billion Investment Led by Google’s Parent Company

Lyft announced that CapitalG, the investment division of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, Inc., will invest $1 billion in the ride-hailing company. That investment values Lyft at $11 billion. But from the sound of it, Alphabet intends to work.....»»

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Snow Queen: A Cold Pursuit of One’s Finnish Roots, in the Dead of Winter (w/Video)

I have a thing for snow. When other people head south on vacation, I go north. I come by it honestly. I was born and raised in Northern Ontario, and my mom is a Finn. So when editor in chief Ed Loh needed someone to fly to the top of Finland and brea.....»»

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GM Closes Holden Plant in Australia

After 69 years of making vehicles in Australia, GM has officially shuttered its Holden plant in the city of Adelaide. The plant closure signals the end of vehicle production in Australia. Today, the very last Australian-produced Holden rolled off the.....»»

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Stephan Winkelmann Named CEO of Bugatti

Wolfgang Dürheimer, CEO of Bugatti and Bentley, will retire at the end of this year as earlier reports have suggested. His replacement at Bugatti will be former Audi Sport chief Stephan Winkelmann, while Adrian Hallmark from Jaguar Land Rover will t.....»»

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Celebrity Drive: Daniel Wu of AMC’s ‘Into the Badlands’

Quick Stats: Daniel Wu, actor/executive producer, AMC’s “Into the Badlands” Daily Driver: 2014 Tesla Model S (Daniel’s rating: 8.5 on a scale of 1 to 10) Other cars: see below Favorite road trip: Route 66 Car he learned to drive in: 1986 VW G.....»»

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Snow Queen: A Cold Pursuit of One’s Finnish Roots, in the Dead of Winter

I have a thing for snow. When other people head south on vacation, I go north. I come by it honestly. I was born and raised in Northern Ontario, and my mom is a Finn. So when editor in chief Ed Loh needed someone to fly to the top of Finland and brea.....»»

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Mercedes-AMG G65 Final Edition is a V-12 G-Wagen Send-off

To celebrate the coming demise of the Mercedes-AMG G65, Affalterbach is offering an exclusive Final Edition that is limited to just 65 examples. If you want one of these last luxury SUVs, expect to pony up at least $367,497. Since 1979, the G-Class h.....»»

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