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2013 Chevy Malibu to Be Built and Sold in Korea

GM has just announced that the recently unveiled 2013 Chevy Malibu will be built and sold in Korea. The Malibu will be Chevy's first midsize sedan to be sold globally and will be sold in almost 100 markets around the world. "Adding Korea as a key sales market for the new Malibu further increases the brand's global presence and continues...

Cadillac Convertible in the Works, Will Slot Between the ATS and CTS

Cadillac's last convertible, the XLR ended production in 2009 and who doesn't remember the Allanté convertible from the early 1990's? Well it looks like Cadillac is working on a new convertible and this time it won't be an expensive convertible out of reach to most buyers. This time Cadillac is working on a convertible that will start at...

VIDEO: 2012 VW Beetle Caught Hanging out in Texas

Here's a quick video of a 2012 VW Beetle prototype hanging out in Laredo, Texas. What was it doing there? Who knows... Related Stories: 2012 VW Beetle Officially Unveiled... Big Improvement! VW Confirms Beetle R and Beetle Convertible in 2013 2012 VW Passat Officially Unveiled with American Tastes in Mind

Lincoln Buyers Favor All-Wheel-Drive

Lincoln has released data that supports the fact that its buyers are becoming increasingly more interested in all-wheel-drive equipped models. Every one of Lincoln's models is available with all-wheel-drive and it looks like lots of Lincoln buyers are choosing it. So far in 2011, 72 percent of Lincoln MKT crossover buyers have opted for the all-wheel-drive version and 62 percent...

VIDEO: 2011 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 Shows off on the Track

Porsche has taken the wraps off its hottest street legal 911, in the form of the 911 GT3 RS 4.0. It's powered by a naturally aspirated 4.0L flat six-cylinder with 500 horsepower and 339 lb-ft. of torque. All of that power combined with a diet plan help the 911 GT3 RS 4.0 lap the Nurburgring-Nordschleife in 7 minutes and...

VIDEO: Lamborghini Aventador Hits the Road Outside of Rome

Love the new Lamborghini Aventador and only wish that you had the chance to get behind the wheel of one? Who doesn't, but while you save up every penny possible, enjoy this video of two Aventadors hitting the road in Italy... Related Stories: Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 Already Sold Out for More than a Year

Ford F-150 EcoBoost Beats Sales Expectations

The Ford F-150 is available with a turbocharged 3.5L EcoBoost engine, that packs V8 power, without the lower fuel economy of a V8. Thanks to the high gas prices, sales of F-150 models equipped with the EcoBoost engine have exceeded expectations. Marc Lapine, consumer marketing manager for Ford Motor Co told the Automotive News, "We had a sales forecast...

2012 Chevy Corvette Gets an Upgraded Interior and New Tires

GM has announced the changes to the 2012 Chevy Corvette. The changes for 2012 are meant to improve the Corvette's on-track performance and on-road comfort. The Z06 and ZR1 models will get even better performance thanks to new optional Michelin Pilot Sport Cup Zero Pressure tires. The tires are "competition-oriented" and are optimized for warm, dry conditions and increase...

Volvo Drops Plans for New Flagship Sedan

Volvo unveiled the Universe concept in Shanghai earlier this month. The sedan was supposed to be a preview of a future Volvo flagship, but now it looks like those plans have been put on hold. Volvo CEO Stefan Jacoby told reporters, "It's not in our midterm or long-term strategy right now." Geely Holding Group purchased Volvo last year from Ford and...

Zagato TZ3 Stradale Pays Tribute to Alfa Romeo with a Viper Chassis

Zagato has taken the wraps off the new TZ3 Stradale, a month after it was confirmed that the car was being developed. The TZ3 Stradale is part of a celebration by Zagato to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Alfa Romeo. Since the TZ3 Stradale is meant to pay tribute to Alfa Romeo, you would think that it woudl largely...

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