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2012 Honda CR-V Photos Leaked Ahead of LA Debut

The 2012 Honda CR-V is set to debut in a few weeks at the Los Angeles Auto Show, but we have our first leaked shots of the JDM-spec CR-V. As expected, the production version of the 2012 CR-V differs only slightly from the concept version that we saw earlier this year. Honda hasn't announced what will power the 2012 CR-V,...

Toyota FT-86/ Scion FR-S Specs Leaked

It seems like almost everyday now we have some new news on the upcoming Toyota FT-86/ Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ rear-wheel-drive coupes. Last week we saw our first unofficial view of the FT-86/ Scion FR-S thanks to two different brochure scans. Now thanks to a leaked training document we have our first look at the official specs. The Toyota...

Mini Unveils the 2012 Mini Roadster

Mini has unveiled the roadster version of the Mini Coupe that was just released. The 2012 Mini Roadster is the sixth model in the brand's current line-up and the first open-top two-seater in its history. The Mini Roadster is basically the same as the coupe version, although its metal roof has now been replaced by a manual soft-top. The Mini...

2012 Fiat 500 Abarth Officially Unveiled

Fiat has unveiled the version of the Fiat 500 that we've been waiting for here in the U.S. The 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth takes the standard 500 and dials up the performance to create what Fiat states is "designed for track-­day enthusiasts and driving-­puristswho want the ultimate high-­performance small car with the pedigree of an exclusive Italian exotic." The 2012...

Toyota's FT-86/ Scion FR-S Leaked Thanks to Another Brochure

Earlier this week we got our first preview of the production version of the Toyota FT-86 thanks to a Modellista brochure that showed off the many accessories that will be available for the FT-86. Since that brochure showed the FT-86 with a bunch of added accessories, we didn't get to see what the standard FT-86/ Scion FR-S will look...

Audi May Still Build the R4

It's been at least four years since rumors starting circulating that Audi is going to release a an R4 that would slot in between the TT and R8 in Audi's lineup. Earlier this year reports came out that Audi had officially killed the plans for an R4, but now a new report claims that those plans are back on. According...

GM Unveils Camaro and Corvette Concepts Ahead of SEMA

The 2011 SEMA Show in Las Vegas is only a few days away. GM has unveiled the Chevy Camaro and Corvette concepts that will be shown off at the show. "Go to any Corvette or Camaro enthusiast event and you will have a hard time finding a factory-stock vehicle," said Chris Perry, vice president, global marketing and strategy for...

Next-Gen Tesla Roadster Coming in 2014

Tesla is set to release its second model the Model S sedan early next year and this fall Tesla is also going to unveil its third model, the Model X crossover. So what is the future of the Tesla Roadster? It's being reported by Autocar that Tesla will release an all-new Roadster in 2014, which will get a new platform...

Is This the Production Toyota FT-86?

The first images of what appear to be the production version of Toyota's rear-wheel-drive FT-86 have surfaced from a Modellista brochure. Modellista is Toyota's in house design and tuning division. The brochure shows off many of the custom bits that are going to be available for the FT-86. If this image is real, the FT-86 will retain many styling elements...

Chevy Spark EV Coming in 2013 with 114-HP

This month GM released the first details and photos of the upcoming Chevy Spark electric vehicle that is going to be released in 2013. GM announced that the Chevy Spark EV would be powered an electric motor and a nanophosphate lithium-ion battery pack, but no other specs were released. GM has now announced that the electric motor will pack 114...

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