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November 1, 2007

Chrysler Cuts Jobs and Officially Kills Four Models

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There has been speculation that Chrysler is going to start killing off its slower selling models.

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2009 Toyota Corolla S3 Breaks Cover...It's a Supercharged Corolla

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In addition to the unveiling of the all-new 2009 Corolla and Matrix, Toyota also unveiled a tuned version of the Corolla, dubbed the Corolla S3.

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November 5, 2007

2008 Chevy Malibu Review...Coming Soon

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This past weekend GM invited me out to Memphis to test the all-new Malibu against the Camry, Accord, and Altima.

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2009 Lincoln MKS Spy Photos...The Upcoming Lincoln Has Been Caught Filming

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Lincoln is going to officially unveil its newest sedan at the Los Angeles Auto Show in two weeks, but the car has been caught filming either for a commercial or for the next Batman movie.

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November 6, 2007

REVIEW: How Does the All-New 2008 Chevy Malibu Stack up Against the Competition?

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Chevrolet's all-new 2008 Malibu is just now hitting your local Chevy dealers. GM has high hopes for the Malibu, as the new sedan is one of their most important new releases for the 2008 model year.

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2008 Ford Mustang Bullitt Unveiled with 315 Horsepower

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Ford has finally revealed the Bullitt version of its popular Mustang.

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November 7, 2007

2009 Pontiac Vibe Officially Unveiled...Better than the Matrix?

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Following the release of the all-new Toyota Corolla and Matrix last week, Pontiac has now officially unveiled the Pontiac Vibe (don't forget that the Matrix and Vibe are cousins).

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November 8, 2007

2009 Kia Borrego SUV Previewed

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Kia has released a single image of its upcoming 7-passenger SUV.

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Audi May Bring the Small A1 to the US

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Last month Audi revealed the Metroproject Quattro Concept at the Tokyo Auto Show. The concept may provide hints of Audi's upcoming A1.

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Cadillac Escalade Hybrid Unveiled

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The Truth About Cars has decided to break GM's embargo on the new Cadillac Escalade Hybrid.

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Hyundai's All-New 2009 300 Horsepower RWD Coupe Exposed

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Hyundai's much anticipated RWD coupe has been caught at a recent market research event.

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November 9, 2007

2008 Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR Street Legal Track Car Unveiled

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Dodge has unveiled an even more insane version of the Dodge Viper.

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Aston Martin V8 Vantage N400 Roadster Unveiled

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Aston Martin has unveiled the roadster version of the V8 Vantage N400.

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All-New 2009 Hyundai RWD Coupe Will not Receive a V8 to Go Against the Mustang

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Yesterday photos surfaced all over the internet of Hyundai's upcoming RWD coupe.

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November 10, 2007

All-New 2009 Nissan Murano Photos Leaked

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The all-new 2009 Nissan Murano is going to be officially unveiled at the LA Auto Show next week, but thanks to the NICOclub forums we have the first few photos of it.

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November 11, 2007

VW delays the Introduction of its Clean Diesel Jetta TDI

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2009 is going to go down in the history books as the year that diesels finally returned to the US. Volkswagen is going to be one of the first automakers to bring their clean diesels to this side of the Atlantic, but that introduction has been delayed.

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2009 Hyundai Sonata Gets Retouched and a Little More Power

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The revised Hyundai Sonata has just gone on sale in Korea. For the new model year Hyundai has made very subtle changes to its Camry fighter.

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November 12, 2007

New Small Chevrolet 7-Seater Crossover is Coming to the US

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According to recent reports, Chevrolet is working on a new compact seven-seater crossover.

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More Photos of the all-new 2009 Nissan Murano Leaked

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Last week the first few images of Nissan's all-new 2009 Murano leaked onto the internet. Now we have two more which provide further detail of that weird looking front end and a throughly reworked interior.

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November 13, 2007

Toyota Tundra Prototype Spotted...What are they Testing?

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Thanks to "avid" reader Aaron we have a photo of a Toyota Tundra prototype that was testing in Orange County, CA today.

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November 14, 2007

2009 Lincoln MKS Officially Unveiled...Will Lincoln's New Design DNA Work?

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Lincoln has released the first official pictures of the upcoming 2009 MKS, which will be officially unveiled at the LA Auto Show this week.

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Audi Unveils the Cross Cabriolet Quattro Concept

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Audi is going to unveil the Cross Cabriolet Quattro concept at the LA Auto Show today.

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2009 Chevy Silverado Hybrid Unveiled...It's the Most Fuel-Efficient Truck!

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GM's new 2-mode hybrid system has already been revealed in the Cadillac Escalade and Chevy Tahoe SUVs and now it is making its way into the Silverado pickup.

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LA Auto Show: 2009 Nissan Murano Officially Unveiled

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Right before Nissan brought out its awesome GT-R supercar, Nissan's CEO unveiled the all-new 2009 Murano CUV at the LA Auto Show today.

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LA Auto Show: Hyundai Concept Genesis Coupe Unveiled!

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Hyundai unveiled the Concept Genesis Coupe at the LA Auto Show today.

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LA Auto Show: Toyota Unveils the All-New 2008 Sequoia SUV

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Toyota finally unveiled the all-new 2008 Sequoia at the LA Auto Show today.

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November 15, 2007

2008 BMW 135i Starts at $35,675 and the 128i Starts at $29,375

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Yesterday BMW unveiled the BMW 1-Series at the LA Auto Show. The automaker also released the pricing for the coupe that will be on sale early next year .

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2009 Volkswagen Tiguan Will Start at $22,490

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VW used the LA Auto Show to announce the pricing and details of the 2009 Tiguan SUV.

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2008 Subaru Impreza WRX STI Has 305 Horsepower and Starts at $34,995

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Today Subaru unveiled the all-new Impreza WRX STI (US Spec) to the American public at the LA Auto Show.

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November 16, 2007

LA Auto Show: Honda Reveals the FCX Clarity...The Ultimate Green Car!

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Honda has unveiled the FCX Clarity fuel cell car at the LA Auto Show.

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LA Auto Show: 2008 MINI Clubman Starts at $20,600

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MINI released the pricing and full details for the upcoming MINI Clubman.

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November 17, 2007

2009 Hyundai Genesis Exposed...Would you Buy this Over a Lexus?

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Hyundai's upcoming Genesis RWD sedan has been caught driving in Korea without any camouflage.

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November 19, 2007

PT Cruiser May Follow the Path of Chrysler's Other Slow Selling Models

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Chrysler confirmed earlier this month that the automaker is going to kill off the slow selling PT Cruiser convertible, Pacifica, Crossfire and Dodge Magnum models. It seemed that Chrysler still had hopes for the regular version of the PT Cruiser.

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2009 Acura RL Will Get a Major Makeover...Will it Help?

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It's no secret that the Acura's flagship the RL has failed to capture an audience. Acura hopes to change that next summer by giving the slow-selling sedan a makeover.

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2011 Chevrolet Volt Will Not Look Like the Concept

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According to sources at the LA Auto Show the upcoming Chevy Volt will not look like the concept.

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The US Will Only Get 1,500 Nissan GT-R's a Year

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Nissan unveiled the all-new GT-R at the LA Auto Show last week and announced a starting price of $69,850 for the supercar.

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Ford Verve Sedan Concept Unveiled...It Looks so Much Better than the Focus

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Ford has unveiled the four-door Verve concept at the Guangzhou Motor Show in China. Ford unveiled a hatchback version of the Verve at the recent Frankfurt Auto Show and a third variant is expected at the Detroit Auto Show this coming January.

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2008 Cadillac CTS Wins Motor Trend's "Car of the Year" Award!

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Motor Trend has announced the winner of their coveted "Car of the Year" award and this year the award goes to the 2008 Cadillac CTS.

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November 20, 2007

The Toyota Celica Will Return in 2009

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The Toyota Celica was killed back in 2005, but according to Toyota's German Chief Markus Schrick, the car is set to make a return.

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Subaru is Considering Offering Vehicles Without AWD and a Boxer Engine

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Subaru is known for its all-wheel-drive systems that are standard on everyone one of its vehicles. In addition Subaru is also known for its boxer engines. Well that all may change in the near future.

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2009 Ford F-150 Exposed...Is Ford Being too Cautious?

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Spies have managed to capture a few shots of the upcoming 2009 Ford F-150. Up until now we have only seen prototypes of the truck fully cloaked in camouflage.

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It's Official The Ford Ranger Will be Dead by 2009

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It looks like the Ford Ranger is going to die by 2009.

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It's Official: The US is Not Going to Get the Upcoming VW Scirocco!

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It's official the US is not going to get the upcoming Volkswagen Scirocco.

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November 23, 2007

Aston Martin May Build Cars Outside of the UK for the First Time Ever

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According to the latest rumors and reports Aston Martin officials may be mulling the idea of producing cars outside of the UK for the first time in the company's 93 year history.

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All-New 2008 Honda Fit Wins Japan's Car of the Year Award

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The all-new 2008 Honda Fit, which is a newer version of what we have here in the US, just went on sale late last month in Japan. The all-new model has just received Japan's Car of the Year award.

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November 26, 2007

VW is Planning Four New Platforms to Help it Catch up to Toyota

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VW has a lofty goal of selling 10 million vehicles per year by 2018. In addition the automaker wants to close the gap between itself and Toyota. One of the automaker's new plans is to develop four architectures that can be used across the Volkswagen Group brands, including Lamborghini, Audi and Bentley.

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BRABUS Tunes the All-New 2008 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Wagon

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BRABUS has already developed tuning packages for the latest C-Class sedan. Just in time for the C-Class wagon's introduction, BRABUS has unveiled its exclusive tuning package for the new model.

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Lotus Elise S 40th Anniversary Limited Edition Unveiled

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To celebrate its 40th anniversary of producing cars at its production plant in Hethel, Lotus has released the Elise S 40th Anniversary Limited Edition just for the European market.

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Is Nissan Working on a RWD Replacement for the 240SX/ Silvia?

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It seems like everyone is jumping on the RWD bandwagon. Hyundai just unveiled its RWD Genesis coupe and now there are rumors that Nissan is working on rear-wheel-drive replacement for the 240SX a.k.a Silvia in Japan.

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VIDEO: Top Gear Takes the All-New Aston Martin DBS to the Track!

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Here is an episode of Top Gear in which Jeremy Clarkson takes the awesome Aston Martin DBS to the track.

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Subaru Releases a Teaser Image of the All-New 2009 Forester

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Subaru has released a single teaser image of the upcoming Forester, which is very similar to the teaser images that the automaker released the last few weeks before the STI was unveiled.

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The First Jaguar XF Rolls off the Production Line

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The first Jaguar XF has rolled off the production line at the automaker's Castle Bromwich plant. The first XF produced was a 4.2 liter SV8 featured in Vapour Grey paint.

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Nissan is Going to Start Taking Orders for the GT-R on Jan 1, 2008

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According to the Los Angeles Times, Nissan is going to start taking orders for the 480 horsepower GT-R on January 1, 2008 and deliveries will start in June 2008.

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2009 Chevy Corvette ZR1 6.2L LS9 V8 Leaked!

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Final details on the upcoming Corvette ZR1 weren't expected until January at the Detroit Auto Show, but Jalopnik has already received official photos of the LS9 V8 that will power the 2009 ZR1.

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November 27, 2007

Porsche Boxster RS60 Spyder Limited Edition Unveiled

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Porsche has unveiled the limited edition Boxster RS60 Spyder ahead of its official unveiling at the Bologna Motor Show in Italy next week.

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Mazda's New CX-5 Crossover may Share its Platform with the MX-5 (Miata)

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It was rumored a while ago that Mazda is working on yet another small crossover to add to its existing lineup, the CX-5.

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Mitsubishi Concept-RA Unveiled...Does this Give a Hint of the Next Eclipse?

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Mitsubishi has released two photo renderings of the Concept-RA that is going to be unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show in January. We can only hope that this concept is going to provide hints of what the next Eclipse is going to look like.


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November 28, 2007

2009 Subaru Forester Spy Photos...We Now Have a Clearer View

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Subaru released a teaser image of the upcoming 2009 Forester two days ago and now we have two new spy photos of it without any camouflage.

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2009 Kia Borrego Photos Leaked...Aren't Body-on-Frame SUV's on the Way Out?

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Photos of Kia's new 7-passenger Borrego SUV have shown up on the internet ahead of its official release at the Detroit Auto Show.

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GMC Terrain SUV Unveiled...It's Another Great Example of Badge Engineering

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GMC has unveiled the Terrain crossover, which is essentially a rebadged Saturn Vue or Opel Antara depending on where you live.

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November 29, 2007

VIDEO: Lamborghini Murcielago Reaches 219 MPH on a Freeway in Arizona!


This video is pretty insane. These guys managed to push their Lamborghini Murcielago to 219 mph on a regular freeway in Arizona.

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2009 Subaru Forester Revealed on the Cover of a Magazine

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We've seen a few spy photos and shots of Subaru's all-new Forester, which is not supposed to be unveiled until late next month. Now we have the Forester on the cover of a Japanese magazine.

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Aston Martin DBS Unveiled in Racing Green...Is it Better in Green or Silver?

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The Aston Martin DBS is by far one of the hottest cars unveiled this year. The car is so hot that reportedly the automaker has already received five times as many orders as they expected.


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2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 Starts at $37,995 and Orders Start Next Week!

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Dodge has announced the starting price for the all-new Dodge Challenger.

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November 30, 2007

Audi A3 Cabriolet Unveiled Just in Time for Winter

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Audi officially unveiled the all-new A3 Cabriolet today.


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Which Vehicles Made Car and Driver's 10 Best List for 2008?

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Car and Driver's January 2008 issue is just starting to hit mailboxes and in it is their 10 best list for 2008.

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