August 1, 2014

2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat to Debut at Woodward?

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It's been widely reported that the 2015 Dodge Charger is the next Chrysler vehicle to get the same 707-hp Hellcat engine as the Challenger SRT Hellcat, but until today we haven't known when it would debut. Dodge CEO Timothy Kuniskis has revealed on Detroit radio station 101 WRIF that Dodge has plans to until a new performance vehicle at the upcoming Woodward Dream Cruise, but he stopped short of stating if it will indeed be the Charger SRT Hellcat.

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Final Lexus IS F Rolls Off the Line

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Fans of the Lexus IS F will be sad to hear that the final IS F rolled off the line in Japan last week. A blue IS F that is going to find a new home in the U.S. is officially the last one.

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Hyundai Confirms New Tucson and Elantra for 2016, Subcompact Crossover in the Works

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Hyundai's CEO Dave Zuchowski recently confirmed some of the automaker's future product plans, which includes a redesigned 2016 Hyundai Tucson and Elantra and a new subcompact crossover.

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2015 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Unveiled Thanks to Leaked Patent Photos [VIDEO]

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A batch of patent photos of the upcoming Porsche 911 GT3 RS have leaked out, giving the world an early look at the top version of the 911.

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July 31, 2014

2015 Audi Q3 Starts at $33,425

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Audi has released the pricing for the 2015 Audi Q3 crossover, which will arrive this fall with a price starting at $33,425, including the transportation fee.

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Chevy Volt and MINI Countryman Top IIHS Small Car Crash Test [VIDEO]

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The IIHS has released the results of its latest small car crash test in which 12 cars were subjected to the Institute's small overlap front crash test. The test included models like, the Chevy Volt, MINI Countryman, Nissan Leaf, Fiat 500L and the Mazda5.

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Honda Says Goodbye to the Fit EV

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Following news earlier this year that Honda has decided to discontinue the slow selling Insight hybrid, Honda has now confirmed that its killing another one of its "green" cars, the Fit EV.

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Toyota Prices the 2015 Tacoma and 4Runner TRD Pro Series

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Toyota has released the pricing for the 2015 Tacoma and 4Runner TRD Pro Series models, which are aimed at buyers that like to take their trucks off-road.

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July 30, 2014

2015 Kia Cadenza Gets a Few Updates

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Kia has announced the updates to the 2015 Kia Cadenza, which is now entering its second model year. The biggest updates include new grille and fender garnish and new technology, standard Flex Steer and Surround View Monitor that provides a nearly 360-degree overhead view of the vehicle for easier maneuvering and parking.

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2016 Toyota Fuel Cell Vehicle Gets a Name - Mirai

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According to sources that spoke with Bloomberg, Toyota's upcoming fuel cell vehicle (FCV) is going to be called the Mirai when it arrives next year.

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Range Rover Sport SVR Sets Fastest Production SUV Time at the Nurburgring

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It looks like Land Rover has just created the ultimate high-performance SUV with the upcoming Range Rover Sport SVR. The Range Rover Sport SVR just lapped the famous Nordschleife circuit at the Nürburgring in Germany in 8 minutes 14 seconds, making it the fastest production SUV around the Nürburgring.

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2015 Toyota Prius Persona Series Special Edition Announced

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Toyota has announced a new special edition of the 2015 Prius, which it's calling the Prius Persona.

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July 29, 2014

2016 Jaguar XE Set to Achieve Over 75 MPG

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Jaguar continues to drop the details about the Jaguar XE compact sedan ahead of its debut on September 8. Today Jaguar has revealed more details about the XE's aluminum construction and claims that it will have a rating over 75 mpg on the European combined cycle.

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2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport Teased

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Land Rover has released a few photos of a camouflaged 2016 Discovery Sport ahead of its arrival next year. The photos not only give us our first look at the exterior of the Discovery Sport, but its optional third-row seating.

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2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Priced at $39,325

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The all-new 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class goes on sale this fall and Mercedes-Benz has announced that it will start at $39,325, including the $925 destination fee. That price is actually $75 lower than the starting price of the 2014 C300.

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All-New 2016 Kia Sorento Teased [VIDEO]

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Kia has released two teaser photos and a short video that previews the next-generation 2016 Kia Sorento, which is slated to be unveiled next month.

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2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA Priced at $32,225 and GLA45 AMG at $49,225

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Mercedes-Benz has released the pricing details for the 2015 GLA-Class, which is set to arrive this fall. The 2015 GLA250 with front-wheel-drive will have a starting price set at $32,225, but if you need all-wheel-drive, the price increases by $2,000 to $34,225.

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Scion's Lineup Slated to Get New Life Next Year with xB and xD Replacements

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Toyota has been very vocal about the current status of the Scion brand and where it will go in the future. Even though it was reported that Toyota studied the idea of turning Scion into a near-luxury brand, it's now being reported that it will continue to target young car shoppers.

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July 28, 2014

2015 Ford F-150 Priced at $26,515

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Dealers are now able to start ordering the all-new 2015 Ford F-150 and now we've learned that the starting price will increase slightly to $26,515.

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2015 Dodge Viper Gets Horsepower Bump to 645-HP

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It's being reported that the 2015 Dodge Viper is getting a small horsepower bump to 645 horsepower. Unfortunately that means that the 2015 Viper will not be as powerful as the Challenger SRT Hellcat.

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2015 Cadillac ATS Gets Wireless Charging System

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The 2015 Cadillac ATS sedan and coupe are getting a new wireless charging system for smartphones.

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First 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat to be Auctioned for Charity

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Chrysler has announced that the first production 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat will be auctioned for charity in September with all proceeds benefitting Opportunity Village.

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July 25, 2014

2015 Kia Soul Gets Nappa Leather Seats and Standard UVO eServices

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The Kia Soul was all-new for the 2014 model year, so the 2015 Kia Soul is only getting a few updates for the new model year.

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Ford Creates a One-Off 2015 Ford Mustang Inspired by the F-35 Lightning II

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Ford has unveiled the 2015 F-35 Lightning II Edition Mustang GT, which is inspired by the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II.

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Aston Martin Lagonda Teased Ahead of its Arrival in the Middle East

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Aston Martin has released this teaser photo of the upcoming Lagonda sedan that will be sold exclusively in the Middle East, next year.

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July 24, 2014

Nissan Versa Note Nismo Unveiled, Unfortunately It's Not Coming to the U.S.

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Nissan's Nismo performance team has created a hotter version of the Versa Note hatchback. The sportiest Versa Note is going to be offered in two versions: Note Nismo and the Note Nismo S.

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Chrysler 300 SRT's Days Are Numbered, Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT to Stay

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Now that Chrysler has decided to role up the SRT brand under the Dodge badge, what does that mean for the Chrysler 300 SRT and Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT? Originally it was believed that both models would go away, since they are not Dodge vehicles, but at least one of them is expected to stay around.

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July 23, 2014

2015 Porsche Cayenne Unveiled: Plug-in Hybrid, New Twin-Turbo V6 and Updated Styling

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Porsche has taken the wraps off the updated 2015 Porsche Cayenne. For 2015 the Cayenne will be offered in four versions in the United States: Cayenne Diesel, Cayenne S, Cayenne Turbo, and the new plug-in hybrid Cayenne S E-Hybrid.

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Buick Envision Crossover and Rebadged Opel Cascada Convertible Are Headed to the U.S.

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Starting next year Buick is reportedly going to start introducing a slew of new and redesigned models. Two of the new models are expected to be a new midsize crossover and a convertible.

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2015 Toyota Yaris Gets a Bit More Aggressive

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Toyota has unveiled the restyled 2015 Toyota Yaris, which has received a restyled exterior, retuned suspension and updated interior.

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