April 22, 2014

Subaru Says No to the WRX Hatchback - Again

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Despite rumors that Subaru was reportedly reconsidering plans for a hatchback version of the new WRX and STI models, Subaru has gone on the record again by stating that it is isn't going to happen.

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Lexus IS to Get Turbocharged 2.0L by 2016

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Now that Lexus has unveiled the 2015 Lexus NX crossover, Lexus now has its first turbocharged engine in the form of a 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder. The 2.0L engine is expected to be offered in other models, including the Lexus IS.

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560-HP Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge Headed for Production

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Infiniti continues to tease us with the Q50 Eau Rouge concept that was originally unveiled earlier this year in Detroit. With its 560-HP 3.8L V6 that's borrowed from the Nissan GT-R, the Q50 Eau Rouge continues to get positive feedback and now it's reportedly been given the green light for production.

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April 21, 2014

Updated 2015 MINI Paceman Debuts in Beijing

2015 MINI Paceman

Just like the 2015 MINI Countryman, its two door brother the Paceman is also getting a few tweaks for the new year. MINI has unveiled the 2015 Paceman at the Beijing Motor Show ahead of its arrival in showrooms this July.

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2015 Lexus NX Crossover Arrives This Fall, Specs Released

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The 2015 Lexus NX crossover officially debuted at the Beijing Motor Show last weekend and now we have more information about the new crossover.

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VW Golf R 400 Headed to Production?

VW Golf R 400 Concept

Over the weekend VW unveiled the Golf R 400 concept car at the Beijing Motor Show. The Golf R 400 is based on the Golf R, but thanks to some tweaks it's 2.0L turbocharged engine generates an insane 395 horsepower. While it's currently labeled as a concept, there's at least one report that VW is going to produce it.

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Honda Concept B Previews a New Five-Door Model for China

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Honda has unveiled the Concept B concept car at the Beijing Motor Show, which it says is a preview of a future five-door model that is being designed exclusively for the Chinese market.

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Nissan Lannia Concept Targets China's 'Post-80s' Generation

Nissan Lannia Concept

Nissan has unveiled the Lannia concept at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show, which is its latest concept geared towards China's rising "Post-80s" generation, the "balinghou."

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April 20, 2014

Audi TT Offroad Concept Unveiled in Beijing, Is a TT Crossover On the Way?

Audi TT Offroad Concept

Audi has unveiled a possible future version of the new TT, the TT Offroad concept. Debuting at the Beijing Motor Show, the TT Offroad concept adopts the styling of the new TT, but has two extra doors and a more off-road friendly exterior.

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Mercedes-Benz Concept Coupe SUV Takes Aim at the BMW X6

Mercedes-Benz Concept Coupe SUV

Mercedes-Benz continues to expand its model lineup and the now it's previewing a competitor to the BMW X4 and X6 crossover coupes with its Concept Coupe SUV that just debuted at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show. The Concept Coupe SUV's muscular stance, flared fenders and high 22-inch wheels give it a much sportier look than the ML-Class SUV.

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BMW Vision Future Luxury Concept Debuts in Beijing

BMW Vision Future Luxury Concept

BMW has unveiled the Vision Future Luxury concept, which it says provides a long-term outlook on the perception of modern luxury for the BMW brand. It's also an early look at the rumored 9-Series flagship sedan.

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Lincoln MKX Concept Previews the Next MKX in Beijing

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Lincoln has previewed the next-generation MKX crossover with a concept version at the Beijing Motor Show. Lincoln says that the MKX Concept hints at the new global SUV, which will be the third of four all-new Lincoln vehicles due by 2016.

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April 18, 2014

Diesel-Powered VW Golf GTD May Not Come to the U.S.

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Last year it was reported that VW was going to bring the diesel powered Golf GTD to the U.S. sometime next year. But now VW may have to reverse that decision.

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Lincoln MKX Concept Teased Ahead of its Debut in Beijing (Video)

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Yesterday Lincoln revealed its plans for the Chinese market, which includes plans to import give new models by 2016. The first Lincoln vehicles will be the MKZ, followed by the MKC crossover, but Lincoln is also planning on bringing the next-generation MKX as well.

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April 17, 2014

2015 Subaru Outback Debuts in New York with 33 MPG Rating

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Subaru just unveiled the 2015 Subaru Outback at the New York Auto Show ahead of its arrival this summer. The all-new Outback is now the fifth-generation of the popular wagon and this time it now has the roomiest interior ever and a 33 mpg highway rating.

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2015 Honda HR-V Somewhat Revealed in New York

2015 Honda HR-V

Honda didn't bring its new small crossover to the New York Auto Show, but it did confirm the HR-V name and released a few pictures of it. The 2015 Honda HR-V is based on the new Fit and will battle the new Jeep Renegade and Chevy Trax when it arrives this winter.

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VW Golf R 400 Concept Sketched Ahead of its Beijing Debut

VW Golf R 400 Concept

VW has released sketches of its new Golf R 400 concept car, which is going to debut in just a few days at the Beijing Motor Show. The Golf R 400 concept is an even more powerful version of the Golf R with 400 horsepower on tap.

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VW Midsize Coupe Concept to Debut at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show

VW Midsize Coupe Concept

VW has announced plans to the new Midsize Coupe concept at the Beijing Motor Show next week. The Midsize Coupe Concept is a preview of a new four door coupe, which will most likely enter production as a new four-door coupe version of the Jetta.

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April 16, 2014

2015 Dodge Challenger Goes Under the Knife to Turn Back the Clock

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Dodge has taken the covers off the 2015 Dodge Challenger and while the changes may be minimal, the changes do bring it closer to the iconic 1971 Challenger that inspires today's model. With an updated exterior, a more modern interior and a new eight speed automatic transmission, the 2015 Challenger is sure to please its diehard fans.

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2015 Dodge Charger Revealed with a Dramatic New Face

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Toyota isn't the only automaker that's revealing a significantly reworked sedan at the New York Auto Show. Dodge has unveiled the revised 2015 Dodge Charger, which has been extensively reworked with new front and rear fascias, an updated interior and a new eight-speed automatic transmission.

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2015 VW Touareg Gets a Facelift for the Beijing Motor Show

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VW has announced that it is going to unveil the updated 2015 VW Touareg next week at the Beijing Motor Show.

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2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport Replaces the LR2

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Today Land Rover officially unveiled the Discovery Vision concept in New York, which is a preview of its new Discovery family of SUVs. It's also been confirmed that the replacement for the Land Rover LR2/ Freelander is going to be part of the new Discovery family and that it will officially be named the Discovery Sport.

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2015 Acura TLX Officially Unveiled in NY

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Acura has unveiled the all-new 2015 Acura TLX at the New York Auto Show. Acura already previewed the TLX with a prototype version at the Detroit Auto Show, so what you see here isn't a big surprise, but at least we now have all the specs.

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2016 Audi A3 TDI Sportback Confirmed for Next Summer

2016 Audi A3 TDI Sportback

Audi has announced that the 2016 Audi A3 TDI Sportback is going to arrive next summer. Audi says that the decision to bring the diesel-powered A3 Sportback to the U.S. followed an "outpouring of enthusiasts' support."

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2015 VW GTI Starts at $24,395

2015 VW GTI

VW has announced the pricing for the 2015 GTI, which arrives this summer. The 2015 VW GTI will again be offered in two and four-door versions, with the pricing starting at $24,395.

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2015 Hyundai Sonata Debuts in NY: More Refined, but Also Less Distinctive

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Hyundai has unveiled the all-new 2015 Hyundai Sonata today at the New York Auto Show. The 2015 Sonata now looks more refined thanks to Hyundai's new Fludic Sculpture 2.0 design language, but at the same time it's not quite as distinctive as the outgoing model.

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2015 Mazda MX-5 Miata 25th Anniversary Edition Unveiled, Next-Gen's Chassis Previewed

Mazda MX-5 25th Anniversary Edition

Mazda is getting ready to release an all-new MX-5 Miata, but before that happens Mazda is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the MX-5 Miata with the limited-edition 25th Anniversary Edition.

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2015 Toyota Camry Gets a Significant Restyling in New York

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Toyota is giving the 2015 Toyota Camry an extensive midlife redesign that Toyota says is "more expressive and athletic." Responding to criticism that the current Camry is bland and boring, Toyota gave its best selling sedan a completely new look with almost 2,000 new parts.

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April 15, 2014

2015 Ford Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition Debuts in New York

2015 Ford Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition

Ford is celebrating the Mustang's 50th birthday with the release of the 2015 Ford Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition. The limited edition Mustang is debuting this week at the New York Auto Show before it arrives later this year.

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2015 Mercedes AMG GT Interior Teased in New York

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Mercedes has released two photos of the interior of the AMG GT sports car that is slated to be unveiled this fall. The AMG GT is going to take a direct aim at models like the Porsche 911 and Jaguar F-Type.

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