July 26, 2016

2017 Nissan Titan Single Cab revealed

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Nissan has unveiled the first ever single cab version of the full size Titan pickup. The 2017 Titan Single Cab is positioned as the new entry-level model in the Titan lineup and is aimed at the commercial fleet/work truck market.

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July 25, 2016

2017 Audi A4 Allroad will start at $44,950

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Audi has announced that the all-new 2017 A4 allroad is going to arrive in the U.S. this fall. When it does, pricing for the new A4 allroad will start at $44,950.

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VW's upcoming three-row crossover will get an American-style name

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VW has big hopes for its upcoming three-row crossover, which it hopes will help the automaker recover from its recent diesel scandal. VW has already announced plans to build the new crossover at its Tennessee plant and now VW has revealed that it will get an American-style name to help it further appeal to buyers in the U.S.

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July 22, 2016

2016 BMW M5 Pure Metal Silver Limited Edition revealed

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BMW has unveiled a very limited edition M5, which is only for the U.S. market - the 2016 M5 Pure Metal Silver Limited Edition. As its name suggests, the limited M5 Pure Metal Silver edition is painted in Pure Metal Silver, but it gets even more than a unique paint color.

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July 21, 2016

Tesla Master Plan 2: Commercial vehicles, compact SUV and a pickup are planned

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk has revealed the automaker's Master Plan 2, which follows its initial master plan that was released 10 years ago. Now that the original master plan is done with the introduction of the Model 3 and the purchase of SolarCity, Tesla is now ready to start its next phase.

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July 20, 2016

BMW launches the CLA-fighting compact 1 Series in China

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Although Audi and Mercedes-Benz have shown success with their new small entry-level A3 and CLA models, BMW has yet to introduce a rival. Well BMW has unveiled, what could be a competitor to the A3 and CLA with the debut of the small 1 Series sedan, but the catch is that it's only for the Chinese market.

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July 19, 2016

GMC may try to rival Jeep to gain market share

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A year ago GMC chief Duncan Aldred announced a goal to improve GMC's market share by two-thirds over the next decade to around 5 percent from the current 3 percent. While the announcement was announced in March 2015, since then not much has changed, but GMC may have something in the works that will help it rival Jeep.

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July 18, 2016

2017 Subaru BRZ gets a small price increase

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Subaru has announced the pricing for the 2017 BRZ, which now starts at only $100 more than the 2016 model. The good news is that even though the 2017 BRZ's price has barely increased, it's getting a bunch of upgrades for the new model year.

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July 15, 2016

BMW 7 Series officially goes green with the 740e plug-in hybrid

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While it will be a few years until BMW has a fully-electric sedan that can compete with Tesla, BMW is electrifying most of its lineup with plug-in hybrid variants. Following the introduction of the X5 and 3 Series plug-in hybrids, BMW has unveiled the new plug-in hybrid version of the flagship 7 Series, dubbed the 740e.

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July 14, 2016

The next-generation BMW 3 Series is only 18 months away

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BMW is expected to reveal an all-new 5 Series in a few months, but it's also being reported that the next-generation 3 Series isn't that far away either. According to Auto Express, the next-generation 3 Series will debut within the next 18 months.

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2016 Ford Focus RS is arriving in U.S. showrooms

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Ford has announced that the 306-hp Focus RS is now arriving at showrooms in the U.S. with a starting price of $36,605. The 2016 Focus RS is powered by a turbocharged 2.3L four-cylinder that generates a nice 350 horsepower and 350 lb-ft. of torque.

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July 13, 2016

2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport is the most powerful Elantra, ever

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Hyundai clearly has its eyes on the sportier side of the compact segment, since it has unveiled the all-new 2017 Elantra Sport, which is powered by a 1.6L turbocharged engine.

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July 12, 2016

2017 Ford F-150 gets a New V6 with 470 lb-ft. of torque

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The 2017 Ford F-150 is getting a new 3.5L EcoBoost V6 that generates 375 horsepower and 470 lb.-ft. of torque, a gain of 10 hp and 50 lb.-ft. from the previous 3.5L EcoBoost engine. With 470 lb-ft. of torque, the 3.5L EcoBoost beats all diesel- and gasoline-powered rivals.

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July 11, 2016

Jeep head confirms Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer will become Jeep's premium SUVs

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The last Jeep Grand Wagoneer rolled off the line in 1991, but it's been reported for quite a while now that Jeep is going to bring back the flagship SUV. Jeep brand head Mike Manley recently told Automotive News that Jeep is going to bring back the Wagoneer name for its new premium SUVs sometime after 2019.

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July 8, 2016

2017 Nissan Pathfinder gets updated

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Nissan has unveiled the updated 2017 Pathfinder, which is getting a long list of upgrades, including styling updates, a more powerful V6 and an upgraded suspension.

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July 7, 2016

The 2017 Fiat 124 Spider arrives in the U.S.

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After more than 30 years, the Fiat 124 Spider is back. Fiat has announced that the first shipment of the 2017 Fiat 124 Spiders has arrived at ports in the U.S., with sales kicking off this month.

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July 6, 2016

Aston Martin and Red Bull reveal the AM-RB 001 hypercar

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Aston Martin and Formula One team Red Bull Racing have announced a partnership which will have both companies collaborate to produce a new Aston Martin hypercar. Codenamed Project 'AM-RB 001', the new hypercar combines F1TM technology with Aston Martin's signature sports car design.

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July 5, 2016

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor to feature six terrain modes

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Ford has released more details about the new F-150 Raptor, which will feature six terrain driving modes: Normal, Sport, Weather, Mud/ Sand, Baja and Rock Crawl.

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July 1, 2016

2017 Porsche Panamera will start at $100,950

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Earlier this week Porsche took the wraps off the all-new second-generation 2017 Panamera. Porsche has finally made the Panamera look sexy, thanks to design language borrowed from the iconic 911.

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June 30, 2016

Toyota GT86 Initial D Concept re-imagines the AE86 Corolla

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When the Toyota GT86, which is known as the Scion FR-S and soon to be Toyota 86, debuted in 2012, it was seen as the spiritual successor to the rear-wheel drive Corolla GT Coupe - also known as the AE86 - of the mid-1980s. Toyota is now re-emphasizing that connection with the creation of the GT86 Initial D concept, which is covered in livery from the Initial D Japanese manga comic series.

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June 29, 2016

Nissan to release a new EV with a range extender next year

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It's no secret that the Nissan Leaf has struggled to battle other electrified cars, like the Tesla Model S and Chevy Volt with their longer driving ranges. Nissan is now reportedly going to fix that with the introduction of a new electric car with a range extender.

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June 28, 2016

2017 Porsche Panamera debuts with a much better looking rear

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Porsche has unveiled the all-new second-generation 2017 Panamera, which finally fixes one of the most polarizing aspects of the last generation - its rear. In addition to the much better looking exterior design, the new Panamera also gets an updated engine lineup and more technology.

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Toyota reveals the 2017 C-HR's interior

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Toyota has already revealed the exterior of the small C-HR crossover and now Toyota has finally released the first photos of the interior. On the outside, the C-HR features an aggressive coupe-like design, while the interior features a new 'Sensual Tech' design concept combining high-tech functionality with a sensual and fashionable style.

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Mitsubishi Ground Tourer concept to debut in Paris

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Mitsubishi has released a teaser photo of the new Ground Tourer concept that it's going to reveal at the 2016 Paris Motor Show this fall. According to Mitsubishi, the Ground Tourer concept features four powerful elements: Augmented Possibilities, Functional Beauty, Solid Thrust and Japanese Craftsmanship.

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June 26, 2016

2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R debuts with 577-hp

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Mercedes-AMG has unveiled the track-ready 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R, which is lighter and more powerful than the GT and GT S models. Coming in at 200 pounds lighter than the GT S and with 577 horsepower under the hood, the GT R can reach 60 mph in 3.5 seconds and a top speed just under 200 mph.

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June 24, 2016

2017 Porsche Panamera Turbo leaked ahead of its debut next week

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Porsche is going to officially reveal the all-new 2017 Porsche Panamera next Tuesday, but we're getting our first look today at the new Panamera. Thanks to a few photos that have leaked online, we can see that the new Panamera won't be a major departure from the current model, but its overall look is sleeker and less awkward looking.

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June 23, 2016

2017 Volvo S90 and V90 R-Design models revealed

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Volvo has unveiled the sportier R-Design versions of the all-new 2017 S90 and V90 models.

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June 22, 2016

Dodge finally says goodbye to the Viper

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It's been rumored for a while, so it's not that surprising, but Dodge has officially announced the death of the Viper. To celebrate the Viper's 25th birthday and its last year of production, Dodge is going to build five limited-edition Viper models.

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June 21, 2016

Acura to race an all-electric NSX at Pikes Peak

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The Acura NSX is officially back and while the production version is powered by a hybrid powertrain, Acura has announced that it has produced an all-electric racing version. The all-electric NSX-inspired EV concept is scheduled to race in the upcoming Electric Modified Class at the 2016 Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.

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Jeep will continue to build the Compass and Patriot into 2017

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A replacement for the Jeep Compass and Patriot small SUVs is in the works, but it won't arrive until sometime in 2017. This means that Chrysler is going to continue to produce the long in the tooth Compass and Patriot until early 2017.

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