September 19, 2014

Cadillac Confirms LTS Flagship Will Enter Production at the End of 2015

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Cadillac has confirmed something that we already knew, that it is working on a new flagship sedan to compete with models like the BMW 7 Series and Mercedes-Benz S-Class. The yet to be named sedan will enter production in the fourth quarter of 2015 at GM's Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant.

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2015 GMC Sierra Elevation Edition Unveiled

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GMC has unveiled the 2015 Sierra Elevation Edition, which is based on the Sierra 1500 double-cab pickup and adds a body-colored grille surround, color-keyed door handles, mirror caps, side moldings and front and rear bumpers.

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2015 VW Jetta Receives Top Safety Pick + Rating from IIHS

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VW has announced that the updated 2015 VW Jetta has received the highest safety rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) - Top Safety Pick +.

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Scion Teases tC and xB Concepts Ahead of Their SEMA Debut

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Scion has announced plans to unveil two new concepts at this year's SEMA show in November, which are inspired by metal, music and skateboarding. Scion will unveil the Scion x Slayer Mobile Amp tC" for heavy metal band Slayer and the "Scion x Riley Hawk Skate Tour xB" for pro skateboarder Riley Hawk.

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September 18, 2014

Nissan Turns the Leaf EV into a Truck [VIDEO]

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Nissan's engineers have turned the Leaf EV into something unexpected, a truck. What you see here is Sparky, which is a Nissan Leaf crossed with a Nissan Frontier, brought to life by Nissan's Roland Schellenberg and Arnold Moulinet.

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Porsche Will Likely Release a Macan S E-Hybrid Plug-In in the Near Future

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Porsche currently offers three plug-in hybrid models, the 918 Spyder and the Cayenne and Panamera S E-Hybrid models, but could Porsche release other plug-in hybrids? Porsche has placed emphasis on vehicle electrification, which means that the rest of Porsche's lineup could soon offer a plug-in hybrid system, including the new Macan.

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2015 Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon Pickups Head to Dealers

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GM has announced that the first batch of the 2015 Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon midsize pickups are on their way to dealers.

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2016 Volvo XC90 R-Design Unveiled

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Last month Volvo unveiled the all-new XC90 SUV and now Volvo has released the first photos of the R-Design trim, which adds a sportier touch inside and out.

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2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Rated at 22 MPG Highway

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With 707 horsepower on tap, you'd think that the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat would be a gas hog, but Dodge has just announced that it is rated at 22 mpg on the highway, when it's equipped with the eight-speed automatic.

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September 17, 2014

Lamborghini Teases a New a Four-Seater for Paris?

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Lamborghini has released a teaser sketch of a new model that is going to debut next month at the Paris Motor Show. Lamborghini is keeping all the details under wraps, but did state, "once perfection is achieved, you can just double it."

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2015 BMW 2 Series Convertible M Sport Revealed

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Last week BMW officially unveiled the 2015 BMW 2 Series Convertible and now we have the first photos of the M Sport appearance package.

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Honda Jazz Prototype Heads To the Paris Motor Show

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Honda has revealed the Jazz prototype, which is going to debut next month at the Paris Motor Show. The Jazz is basically a European version of the Honda Fit.

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Fiat 500X Crossover Leaked Again

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We now have a few more leaked photos of the Fiat 500X crossover ahead of its debut next month at the Paris Motor Show. The photos were captured during a commercial shoot for the 500X in Italy.

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2015 Ford C-MAX Gets a Facelift

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Ford has unveiled the refreshed 2015 C-MAX that now sports a new face that is similar to the restyled Focus.

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September 16, 2014

2015 Honda Civic Sedan Special Edition Unveiled

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Honda has announced the updates to the 2015 Honda Civic Sedan and Coupe. Following last year's long list of updates that included a facelift for the Coupe and a new CVT, Honda is keeping it simple for 2015 with the biggest addition being the release a Special Edition version of the Civic Sedan.

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Restyled 2015 Chrysler 300 Leaked?

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Chrysler is set to unveil the updated 2015 Chrysler 300 at the LA Auto Show in November, but is this our first look at the new sedan?

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2015 Bentley Mulsanne Speed Unveiled with 530-HP and a Massive 811 LB-FT of Torque

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Bentley has unveiled the 2015 Bentley Mulsanne Speed ahead of its debut next month at the Paris Motor Show. With 530 horsepower on tap, the Mulsanne Speed will be the most powerful version of Bentley's flagship sedan.

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Mazda6 Diesel U.S. Introduction Still a Year Away

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Two years ago Mazda confirmed plans to offer a diesel-powered version of the Mazda6 in the U.S., but fast forward to today and the Mazda6 diesel has yet to arrive. According to the latest report, the Mazda6 diesel is now still at least a year away.

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2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 To Power Up With a 5.2L Flat-Plane Crank V8?

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We're still waiting for Ford to release all the details about the hot 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350, but according to a new report it will be powered by a 5.2-liter flat-plane crankshaft V8.

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2015 Kia Sedona Minivan Starts at $25,900

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Kia has announced the pricing for the all-new 2015 Sedona minivan, which starts at $25,900. Unveiled in New York earlier this year, the 2015 Sedona features styling elements that are closer to a crossover than a typical minivan.

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September 15, 2014

MINI Rocketman Could Enter Production As An Entry-Level Model

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Anyone that's taken a close look at the current MINI Cooper knows that the small hatchback is no longer the pocket sized model that it was when it was introduced in the early 2000s, but a small model could return to the MINI lineup if the Rocketman concept ever gets the green light. According to the latest report, a production version of the Rocketman could be introduced by 2016.

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Fiat 500X Small Crossover Leaked

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The first official photo of the small Fiat 500X crossover has leaked ahead of its debut at the Paris Motor Show next month.

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Toyota C-HR Crossover Concept Teased Ahead of its Paris Debut

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Toyota has released this teaser photo of the new C-HR crossover concept that is going to debut next month at the Paris Motor Show on October 2. Toyota says that the concept "combines a powerful new design language with an engaging driving experience and a hybrid powertrain."

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2015 Ford S-MAX Seven-Passenger Minivan Revealed

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Last year Ford previewed a new seven-passenger MPV with the S-MAX concept and now the production version is set to debut next month at the Paris Motor Show.

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2015 Toyota Tundra Says Goodbye To its V6

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Toyota has announced the updates for the 2015 Toyota Tundra, which was all-new for the 2014 model year. The biggest change to the 2015 Tundra is the deletion of the V6 engine, which Toyota reportedly decided based on the fact that barely any Tundra buyers ever chose the base engine.

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September 13, 2014

Audi Confirms Third TT Variant, Would You Want a TT Crossover?

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Audi has reportedly confirmed plans for a third body style of the new TT, which will eventually join the coupe and roadster versions. Just a few months ago Audi showed off the TT Offroad Concept in Beijing, which is a preview of the third version of the TT.

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Kia Soul to Get a Bit More Fun With a 1.6L Turbo and AWD

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Kia is reportedly working on a more powerful version of the popular Kia Soul with the turbocharged 1.6L from the Kia Forte SX Turbo and Hyundai Veloster Turbo. The 1.6L generates 201 horsepower, which would be a nice increase over the 130-hp and 164-hp engines that are currently offered under the Soul's hood.

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2015 GMC Sierra Carbon Edition Adds a Sportier Look

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GMC has announced the introduction of the 2015 GMC Sierra Carbon Edition, which is based on the Sierra 1500 pickup, but adds some unique additions to give the pickup a sportier look.

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September 12, 2014

2015 Ford Mustang Fuel Economy Specs Released, V6 and V8 Models Are Thirstier

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The official fuel economy specs have been released for the 2015 Ford Mustang, which now confirms that it is less fuel efficient than the outgoing model. The V6 and V8 trims are now thirstier, but does that matter?

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2015 Infiniti QX70S Design Blacks Out for Paris

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According to Infiniti, "Dark Chrome is the new black" or at least it is for the Infiniti QX70S Design which is going to debut next month at the Paris Motor Show.

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