March 2015 Archives

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Club adds more performance to the MX-5

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The all-new 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata is going to arrive in showrooms this summer and Mazda has just unveiled the new MX-5 Club version. The new Miata MX-5 Miata is about 150 pounds lighter, which will improve its performance, but if you want even more the Miata MX-5 Club heightens the performance even more.

All-New 2016 Chevy Malibu debuts in NYC!

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Chevrolet has unveiled the all-new 2016 Malibu, which now offers more efficiency, connectivity and advanced safety features than ever. The Malibu Hybrid also borrows technology from the new Chevy Volt to help it achieve a highway rating over 45 mpg, while a new 1.5L turbocharged engine gets 37 mpg on the highway.

VW introduces four Beetle Special Edition concepts in New York

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VW of America is celebrating its 60th anniversary and to help with the celebration, VW has revealed four unique Beetle and Beetle Convertible models at the New York Auto Show. All of the unique concepts pay homage to the Beetle's past while providing a glimpse at a possible future direction for the Beetle.

2016 Cadillac CT6 is "All" everything!

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Making its debut tonight, on the eve of the 2015 New York Auto Show, the 2016 Cadillac CT6 has all-wheel-drive, all-wheel-steering, and an all wheel suspension system with Magnetic Ride Control. Those are just some of the technological milestones the new Caddy hits upon along with three engine choices and luxury everywhere you look.

2016 Porsche Boxster Spyder pays tribute to the 718 Spyder

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Porsche has revealed the 2016 Boxster Spyder, which will sit at the top of the Boxster range when it arrives later this year. Inspired by the 718 Spyder from the 1960s, the Boxster Spyder recalls roadsters from the past with its prominent streamliners that extend down along the sweeping rear lid behind the headrests.

2016 Scion iA and iM debut in New York

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Scion's lineup has grown quite stale over the last few years, but Toyota is about to finally add some new models to its "youthful" brand. Scion has just revealed the 2016 iA and iM models, which add a new sedan and hatchback to the lineup.

2015 Mercedes-AMG C63 and C63 S sedan priced

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Mercedes-Benz has released the pricing for the 2016 C63 and C63 S sedan. If you want the C63 sedan, it will be priced at $64,825, while the C63 S sedan starts at $72,825 with destination fees included.

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A few weeks ago rumors started to circle that Honda is going to bring a Civic hatchback back to the U.S. and now Honda has sorta confirmed those rumors. Honda has announced that its UK plant will be the global production hub for the next Civic five-door hatchback and that it will be exported to key global markets.

2016 GMC Terrain gets a facelift

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GMC is giving the Terrain SUV a facelift for the 2016 model year, which is debuting this week at the New York Auto Show. The 2016 Terrain gets new front and and rear fascias, new grille designs, a power dome hood, LED daytime running lamps and additional updates.

McLaren 570S debuts in New York with 562 horsepower

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McLaren's new Sports Series lineup is finally here with the debut of the 570S Coupe, which was revealed tonight in New York on the eve of the New York Auto Show. Although it's technically the "entry-level" McLaren, the 570S is just as awesome as the rest of the McLaren lineup.

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata priced at $24,915

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Mazda has announced the pricing for the much anticipated 2016 MX-5 Miata, which will start at $24,915. The 2016 MX-5 launches this summer and will be available in Sport, Club and Grand Touring trim levels.

Porsche Panamera 'Edition' arrives in June

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Porsche has revealed a new version of the Panamera, which is simply called the "Edition." The Panamera Edition stands out through elegant styling combined with a significantly expanded range of standard equipment.

2016 Chevy Camaro drops 200 pounds

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We're still about a month and a half away until Chevrolet takes the wraps of the all-new 2016 Camaro, but the automaker has just revealed that the new Camaro will be lighter than the current model. To improve the 2016 Camaro's handling, acceleration and fuel economy, the engineering team was able to reduce the Camaro's weight by 200 pounds compared to the current model.

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It seems like every automaker is finally jumping on the electric bandwagon, which will give buyers other options besides the best-selling Nissan Leaf. Luxury automakers are even throwing their hat in the ring, with BMW and Mercedes-Benz being the two latest luxury brands to enter the segment with the BMW i3 and Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive. Both the i3 and B-Class Electric Drive have similar prices and even driving ranges that are close (if you don't buy the i3 with the range extender). Which one is better?

Lincoln Continental Concept previews a new flagship sedan

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This week Cadillac is unveiling its new flagship, the 2016 CT6, but crosstown rival Lincoln has something up its sleeve as well. Lincoln has just previewed its new flagship sedan with the debut of the Continental concept, which will also debut this week at the New York Auto Show.

2016 Range Rover SVAutobiography adds even more luxury

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Land Rover has unveiled the 2016 Range Rover SVAutobiography ahead of its debut later this week at the New York Auto Show. When it arrives, the the SVAutobiography will be the most luxurious and powerful series-production Range Rover in the model's s45-year history.

2016 Cadillac CT6 gets 34 speaker Bose Panaray audio system

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We're less than a week away until the debut of the 2016 Cadillac CT6, but Cadillac continues to drop some of the details. Cadillac has now revealed that the CT6 will be offered with the first-of-its-kind Bose Panaray audio system that was designed exclusively for the CT6.

Mercedes-Benz announces new midsize pickup

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Yes you read that right! Mercedes-Benz has announced plans to introduce a new midsize pickup by the end of the decade. The new Mercedes-Benz pickup will initially be targeted at markets in Latin America, South Africa, Australia, and Europe.

2016 Buick Enclave Tuscan Edition unveiled with bronze accents

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Buick has unveiled a new version of the Enclave SUV - the 2016 Enclave Tuscan Edition, which is highlighted by a bronze-tone grille and 20-inch chrome-clad wheels with bronze accents.

Kia brings the Soul EV to five more states

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After launching the Kia Soul EV in California last year, Kia has announced that the electric car will now be available in Georgia, Texas, Oregon, Washington and Hawaii. Electric vehicle demand has been growing in these states, and consumers there have expressed significant interest in Soul EV.

2016 Toyota RAV4 gets new hybrid version

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Toyota has announced the addition of a new hybrid to its lineup - the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. Toyota has released a teaser photo of the new RAV4 Hybrid, but all the other details are on lock until its debut at the New York Auto Show on April 2.

2016 Chevy Malibu Hybrid borrows technology from the Volt

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Chevy has announced that the all-new 2016 Malibu will offer a hybrid version that borrows technology from the 2016 Volt. The 2016 Malibu Hybrid will have a combined mpg rating over 45 mpg, which is higher than the Ford Fusion, Toyota Camry and Hyundai Sonata hybrids.

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE says goodbye to the M-Class

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18 years after the M-Class SUV first hit the scene, Mercedes-Benz is now saying goodbye with the introduction of the 2016 GLE. Mercedes is mixing up the naming conventions of its SUV lineup, so now even though it doesn't look that different than the outgoing M-Class, we now have to refer to the midsize SUV as the GLE.

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Kia has released the first official photo of the all-new 2016 Kia Optima ahead of its debut at the New York Auto Show on April 1st. The overall look of the new Optima isn't a drastic change from the current Optima, but its styling does have a more refined look than before.

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Club Edition to debut in New York

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Mazda has announced that the 2016 MX-5 Miata Club edition is going to debut next month at the New York Auto Show. The MX-5 Miata Club edition is the most aggressive version of the all-new roadster.

2016 Ford Focus RS goes on sale next spring

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The 2016 Ford Focus RS is going to have its U.S. debut next month at the 2015 New York Auto Show, but fans will have to wait at least a year to get their hands on one, since Ford has announced that sales will begin in spring 2016.

2015 Kia K900 [REVIEW]

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Kia's new K900 flagship sedan is literally the new kid on the block. With a full plate of formidable players, from the BMW 7-series to it's own stable mate, the Hyundai Equus, the K900 really has to bring something different to the table, and luckily it does.

Updated 2016 Infiniti QX50 will take the stage in New York

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Infiniti is going to reveal a new QX50 crossover next month at the New York Auto Show. Infiniti hasn't released any photos of the new 2016 QX60, but did reveal that it's wheelbase has increased more than three inches and that it has new front and rear fascias, wheels, side sills, as well as a slightly higher ride stance.

2016 Jaguar XF gets a conservative redo

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Jaguar has revealed the all-new 2016 XF ahead of its world debut next month at the New York Auto Show. If you were hoping for a drastic redo, you'll be disappointed, but if you like the XE, then the XF will be right up your alley.

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Volkswagen has previewed its new SUV lineup several times with concepts like the Cross Coupe GTE and T-Roc. When the new SUV lineup does arrive they will have a more aggressive design language than VW's conservative models, like the Passat and Jetta.

Larger Fiat 500X and Jeep Renegade in the works?

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It's being reported that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) wants to further expand its number of SUVs and will soon introduce larger versions of the Jeep Renegade and Fiat 500X.

2016 Range Rover Sport HST Limited Edition debuts with 380-hp

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Land Rover has revealed the 2016 Range Rover Sport HST Limited Edition, which is going to debut next month at the 2015 New York Auto Show. The HST model is powered by a 3.0L supercharged V6 that delivers an extra 40 horsepower over the SE and HSE models.

Honda extends Fit EV leases and drops price to $199 a month

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When Honda released the Fit EV in 2012, Honda announced that only 1,100 Fit EVs would be available over the following three years. Buyers could also only lease it for three years, but now that many of those original leases are now close to done, Honda has announced that it is extending the lease option for another two years.

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The words "value" and "Jaguar" aren't two words that you would really ever put together in the same sentence, but Jaguar just did it with the 2016 F-Type. Jaguar has announced that the 2016 F-Type now has more standard equipment, a longer warranty and complimentary scheduled maintenance package.

2016 Mitsubishi Outlander gets over 100 improvements

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Mitsubishi has released two teaser photos of the updated 2016 Outlander SUV, which is going to debut next month at the New York Auto Show. The two teaser photos reveal updates to the both the front and the rear of the 2016 Outlander, which has received a total 100 engineering and design improvements.

Mercedes-Benz gets serious about plug-in hybrids

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This fall Mercedes-Benz will introduce plug-in hybrid versions of the S- and C-Class sedans, but that's just the beginning. Mercedes-Benz has announced plans to add 10 plug-in hybrids to its lineup by 2017.

2016 Cadillac CT6 gets 400-hp 3.0L Twin Turbo engine

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Cadillac has announced the introduction of a range of new V6 engines, led by the new 3.0L Twin Turbo V6 that will power the upcoming CT6 sedan. In the 2016 CT6, the 3.0L Twin Turbo will generate an estimated 400 horsepower and 400 lb-ft. of torque.

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17 years after the first Lexus RX crossover was introduced, Lexus has now confirmed plans to introduce an all-new 2016 RX. The 2016 RX will debut next month at the New York Auto Show.

Volkswagen mulls a pickup for the U.S.

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Volkswagen is reportedly looking at the idea of bringing a pickup truck to the U.S. market as it looks at ways to expand its lineup in the states. A VW pickup for the U.S. has been rumored for a while, but a decision could finally happen soon.

2015 Lexus NX 300h Hybrid [REVIEW]

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For over a decade Lexus has only offered one crossover in its lineup - the RX, which essentially started the luxury crossover craze. Now Lexus has finally released a second smaller crossover, that competes in the heavily packed compact crossover segment. With the release of the new NX does Lexus have something that will be as successful as the RX and will it be able to compete with other luxury compact crossovers like the Acura RDX, Audi Q5 and the BMW X1/X3 models?

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20 years ago Lotus unveiled the Elise sports car at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 1995. Now Lotus is celebrating the anniversary with the 20th Anniversary Special Edition Elise.

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Tesla Motors is updating its Model S electric car with software version 6.2 to help ease drivers' worries about running out of battery charge and provide additional safety. The Model S's updated software will map out the best route to a driver's destination based on the location of charging stations. It will also warn drivers if battery power is low before they drive beyond an area where they can charge.

2015 Ford Edge [REVIEW]

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The Ford Edge was introduced 10 years ago and now the 2015 Edge kicks off the all-new third generation. Since its introduction the Edge has been one of the most popular five-seat crossovers on the market. For the 2015 Edge, Ford started with a clean slate, with some of the stuff that buyers liked about the last two generations thrown in. What we have now is the best looking Edge yet that is now powered by new engines and filled with the latest tech features. How well does it stack up against its newest competitors, like the also new Kia Sorento and Nissan Murano?

BMW exec says small MINI Minor unlikely

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There have been off and on again rumors about the possibility of MINI adding a new smaller model to its lineup. Ever since MINI revealed the Rocketman concept at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, there have been reports that MINI could introduce a smaller model called the Minor.

2016 Chevy Camaro: Hear the sounds of the 6.2L V8 [VIDEO]

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Chevy has already announced that the all-new 2016 Camaro is going to debut on May 16 and now its started the teasing process. Although Chevy hasn't released any photos of the new Camaro, we now have a video that lets us hear the sounds of the 2016 Camaro's 6.2L V8.

Next-Gen 2016 Kia Optima sketches released ahead of its NY debut

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Kia has announced that the next-generation 2016 Kia Optima is going to debut next month at the New York Auto Show. Kia hasn't released any details about the new Optima other than two sketches that give us a preview of the 2016 Optima's exterior.

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Thanks to the "good response" that Hyundai received about the Santa Cruz pickup concept, Hyundai is now considering adding a truck to its lineup. The Santa Cruz concept debuted earlier this year at the Detroit Auto Show and now according to a Hyundai executive, the pickup is being considered.

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Scion has revealed the name of its upcoming sedan - the 2016 iA. The iA and the iM five-door hatchback are going to debut next month at the New York Auto Show.

2015 Acura TLX V6 SH-AWD [REVIEW]

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The Acura TLX is unique in the that it's an all new model, yet technically replaces two. By being affordable, feature filled, and versatile, it's going to offer a ton of value making your forget all about the TSX and TL before it. What it will remind you of though is... an Audi. After a week behind the wheel of the V6 AWD model with the Advance package, that's what it kept repeatedly reminding me of, and that's not a bad thing.

Honda Civic Hatchback to return to the U.S. in 2016

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Being big fans of hatchbacks like the Mazda3 and VW Golf, this is great news! It's being reported that Honda is finally going to offer a hatchback version of the Civic in the U.S. again. It's been 10 years since Honda offered a Civic hatchback in the states.

All-new 2016 Jaguar XF teased ahead of its debut in NY

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Jaguar has announced that the all-new XF sedan is going to have its world debut next month at the New York Auto Show, even though Jaguar will officially take the wraps off on March 24th.

Mercedes-Benz looks at an Audi TT rival

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It's being reported that Mercedes-Benz is looking at adding an Audi TT rival to its lineup. The plan is in the early stages, but Autobild is reporting that the TT rival could be based on the next-generation A-Class.

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BMW is currently deciding what its next "i" model will be, following the launch of the i3 and i8 models last year. There have been rumors about a Tesla-fighting i5 model, but a BMW source has revealed that the automaker is still contemplating its next model.

MINI Superleggera Vision concept approved for production?

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It's being reported that the MINI Superleggera Vision concept has been approved for production. Now that some models like the Coupe and Roadster models are about to disappear, MINI is reportedly looking at adding a new halo model to the lineup.

Nissan's 2016 GT-R glows in gold

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Nissan has unveiled the 2016 GT-R, which sees the introduction of the 45th Anniversary Gold Edition GT-R. Based on the GT-R Premium model, the 45th Anniversary Gold Edition GT-R commemorates the GT-R's long heritage of world-class high performance.

2016 Mitsubishi Outlander teased ahead of its NY debut

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Mitsubishi has released a teaser photo of the restyled 2016 Outlander, which is going to debut next month at the New York Auto Show. The teaser doesn't reveal a lot, but we can see that the 2016 Outlander will benefit from a new grille and more angular headlights.

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The world debut of the 2016 Cadillac CT6 is just a few weeks away, but Cadillac is already getting us ready for its debut by dropping some of the details now. Last month the CT6 was previewed during a commercial spot for the Oscars and now Cadillac has revealed that the CT6's structure is made of 13 different materials, with sixty-four percent of its structure being aluminum.

Tesla's Elon Musk says Tesla will end range anxiety this week

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Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk has revealed plans for a big announcement from the automaker this week. Musk went to Twitter to announce that during a press conference on Thursday at 9 am, the electric automaker plans to "end range anxiety."

2016 Camaro teased ahead of its debut on May 16 [VIDEO]

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This month Chevy expects to sell the 500,000th fifth-generation Camaro and the brand is also celebrating the fact that the Camaro has been America's best-selling performance car for the last five years. But the good news is that an all-new Camaro is just around the corner and Chevy is giving the world a sneak peek in this quick video.

BMW X5 eDrive40e plug-in hybrid unveiled

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BMW has unveiled a plug-in hybrid version of the X5 - called the X5 eDrive40e. The plug-in hybrid SUV was originally previewed almost two years ago and its now officially BMW's first non-i badged plug-in hybrid model.

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BMW is giving the i3 models equipped with a range-extender a much needed software update. The i3 with the two-cylinder range extender currently suffers from an acceleration issue, which was first reported by Consumer Reports.

Ram reveals new limited-edition 1500 Sport buzz models

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Ram has announced that it will add two new Ram 1500 buzz models in Sport trim -- the Ram 1500 Ignition Orange Sport and the Ram 1500 Black Sport. The limited-edition trucks are available in Crew Cab 4x2 and 4x4. Among the standard features in the Sport trim, both trucks include a 395 horsepower HEMI V-8, 8-speed transmission, 3.92 gear set, dual exhaust, vented sport hood and 20-inch wheels.

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Mazda has announced that beginning next week, it is giving Forza Horizon 2 players the opportunity to drive the all-new 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata on Xbox One months before the car goes on sale. Additionally, by taking advantage of the free download of the car, and driving it in the game, users will have the chance to win one by competing in the new Time Trial Rivals Contest.

Next-Gen Honda Civic to get a standard turbo 1.5L

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Honda recently announced plans to introduce a range of new turbocharged four-cylinder engines in the U.S. as it seeks to use the technology to meet stricter fuel economy standards. It's now being reported that the next-generation Honda Civic will get a 1.5L turbocharged four-cylinder engine as standard.

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Mercedes-Benz has confirmed that the next-generation C-Class Coupe is going to debut this fall at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Design chief Gorden Wagener also revealed that it will be "even better to drive than it looks." He also stated that it will have a "sleeker and more beautiful design" than the S-Class Coupe.

2015 Kia Soul EV [REVIEW]

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The Kia Soul is easily one of the best models in Kia's lineup, which explains why it's also one of the brand's best-sellers. Its combination of style, fun to drive nature and low entry price should put it on any one's shopping list. Now how well does it hold up if you take out the four-cylinder engine and swap in Kia's first electric powertrain? Well it actually gets better.

2016 Hyundai Elantra leaked?

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A photo of what looks like the next-generation 2016 Hyundai Elantra has leaked online ahead of its official debut. We don't know if the photo is actually the new Elantra, but it is expected to be revealed next month in South Korea.

Next-Gen Honda CR-Z to get the Civic Type-R's engine in 2017

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Although sales of the Honda CR-Z hybrid have failed to meet expectations, Honda is reportedly working on a new one. A source has revealed that an all-new CR-Z is in the works and will arrive by 2017.

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BMW has reportedly decided against bringing its new 2-Series Gran Tourer to the United States, since it has deemed it too small for the U.S. market.

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Last week it was reported that Audi's next all-electric model will not be a Tesla rivaling sedan, but instead a fully electric SUV. Now we may have just received our first look at the new SUV, likely to be called the Q6.

2016 Chevy Malibu teased again ahead of its NY debut [VIDEO]

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Chevy is going to reveal the all-new 2016 Chevy Malibu on April 1 at the 2015 New York Auto Show, but since we're still a few weeks away, Chevy has been kind enough to release a teaser video.

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A new report claims that VW may soon cut more slow selling models from its lineup. VW has already confirmed plans to kill the Eos convertible, but now there's a report that the Polo and even the Beetle may be on the chopping block.

Lotus CEO reveals next all-new model likely to be an SUV

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Right now Lotus is known for making light sports cars, but Lotus may expand its sights a bit with a new SUV. Last week Lotus CEO Jen-Marc Gales stated at the Geneva Motor Show that the next all-new car from the brand will most likely be an SUV.

All-New 2016 Chevy Spark to debut in Seoul and New York

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Chevy is going to reveal an all-new 2016 Spark mincar next month at the Seoul and New York auto shows. Chevy has released this teaser of the new Spark and also says that it will have a "sleeker, more aerodynamic profile."

2015 Chevy Colorado Z71 Trail Boss edition debuts in Cleveland

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Chevy has revealed another unique version of the Colorado pickup, the 2015 Colorado Z71 Trail Boss edition, which had its debut at the Cleveland Auto Show. The Trail Boss combines the capability of the Z71 off-road truck suspension package with more aggressive tires and additional appearance enhancements.

Fiat 124 Spider will be Fiat's version of the Mazda MX-5

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Fiat has announced that the Fiat version of the new Mazda MX-5 Miata will be called the 124 Spider. The Fiat 124 Spider will borrow its chassis from the 2016 MX-5 Miata, but its styling will be a bit more retro with influences from the Fiat 124s from the 1960s.

2015 VW Passat Limited Edition starts at $23,995

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VW has announced the introduction of a new Limited Edition version of the 2015 Passat that starts at $23,995, and supersedes the Wolfsburg and SE trim lines. The new Limited Edition model adds $2,755 worth of additional equipment to the automatic transmission S model, but costs just $1,555 more.

Audi confirms all-electric SUV in the works

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This week Audi took the covers off the fully electric Audi R8 e-tron and now the automaker has confirmed plans to add another electric model to its lineup. The new electric model will be a fully electric SUV that will have a driving range of more than 311 miles on one charge.

Mazda begins production of the 2016 MX-5 Miata

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Mazda has announced that production of the all-new 2016 MX-5 Miata has kicked off at its Ujina Plant No.1 in Hiroshima. The first sales of the new MX-5 will begin in Japan in June of this year before it arrives in other markets around the world later this year.

Next-Gen Jeep Wrangler to get 3.0L diesel and eight-speed auto

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It's being reported that the next-generation Jeep Wrangler is going to be offered with a new 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 as an option. The diesel engine will be paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission when the new Wrangler debuts in 2017.

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VW has announced the introduction of a new Limited Edition version of the all-electric e-Golf that starts at $33,450, almost $2,000 less than the SEL version. To get the price lower, the Limited version gets 16-inch steel wheels in place of aluminum-alloy wheels, halogen instead of LED headlights, cloth in place of leatherette seating surfaces, and deletion of the heat-pump system.

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BMW has announced that the 2016 BMW Alpina B6 xDrive Gran Coupe is going to debut next month at the New York Auto Show. When it arrives it will be the fastest BMW you can buy with a 0-60 time of 3.6 seconds and an electronically-limited top speed of 200 mph.

McLaren Sports Series teased again in a new video

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McLaren has released another teaser video of the upcoming Sports Series entry-level sports car that will debut next month at the New York Auto Show.

Next-Gen 2016 Chevy Malibu to debut in New York

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GM has announced that the next-generation 2016 Chevy Mailbu is going to debut at the upcoming New York Auto Show. GM says that the new Malibu has been "designed to deliver more efficiency, connectivity and advanced safety features than ever."

All-New Ford GT

Yes you read that right! The new Ford GT will have a price tag around $400,000 when it arrives. During the GT's European premiere this week at the Geneva Motor Show, Ford's Performance head Dave Pericak stated, "price wise, we'll be facing off against cars like the Aventador."

Nissan Sway concept previews Nissan's future hatchbacks

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Nissan has revealed the new Sway concept at the Geneva Motor Show, which it says is "is a glimpse at how a future generation of compact Nissan models might look if the company's striking new design language was applied to a European hatchback."

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Infiniti's portfolio of smaller models is blossoming. The QX30 concept is proof of that, as it will likely join the Q30, also still currently a concept, in Infiniti's new compact family.

2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS is the fastest 911...Yet

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Porsche has revealed a new top dog in the 911 range, the 911 GT3 RS, which takes the performance of the GT3 to new heights. The 911 GT3 RS gets long list of modifications ranging from custom aerodynamics to light weight components and a new engine, which should make it a blast to drive on the track.

Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce is a 750-hp monster!

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Lamborghini has unveiled the new Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce, which will be a killer on the track with its 750 horsepower V12 and lighter weight.

Audi Q7 e-tron diesel plug-in hybrid debuts in Geneva

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Want the long range efficiency of a diesel engine, plus the zero-emissions capability of an electric motor all wrapped in an SUV? Well Audi has your answer with the new Q7 e-tron diesel-electric plug-in hybrid.

The tiny Lexus LF-SA Concept debuts in Geneva

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As its competitors continue to move further down market with new small entry-level luxury models, Lexus may finally mulling the idea of building its own small entry. Lexus has revealed the new LF-SA concept at the Geneva Motor Show, which could be a preview of a new Lexus city car.

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Aston Martin has unveiled its newest concept, the DBX concept at the Geneva Motor Show. The DBX concept not only shows off its new sexy shape, but also is a technology showcase with its four-electric motors and auto-dimming smart glass.

Land Rover confirms Range Rover Evoque Convertible

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Land Rover has confirmed that it is working on a convertible version of the Evoque that will arrive in 2016. Seen here covered in camouflage, we can see that the Evoque Convertible will retain most of the same styling as the two-door Evoque sans the roof.

VW Sport Coupe Concept GTE debuts at the Geneva Motor Show

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Volkswagen has revealed the Sport Coupe Concept GTE at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, which is a sleek four-door coupe that previews a new model that could take the brand further upmarket. You'll recall that VW already offers the CC four-door coupe, but VW says that the Sport Coupe Concept GTE could lead to another four-door coupe that is positioned higher in the VW lineup.

Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6

Bentley has pulled the covers off the EXP 10 Speed 6 concept at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. The concept is Bentley's interpretation of a high performance two seater sports car.

All-new Honda Civic Type R packs 305 horsepower!

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Honda has just revealed the most powerful Type R model yet - the all-new Civic Type R. With a new 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder under the hood, the new Civic Type R packs 305 horsepower and 295 lb-ft. of torque. The new engine is mated to a six-speed manual transmission, but unlike the Golf R or Focus RS, the Civic Type R sends all its power to the front wheels.

2016 Acura RLX gets AcuraWatch tech and revised tuning

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Acura has revealed the updates to the 2016 RLX, which goes on sale on March 3. The 2016 RLX is getting a few updates including the addition of the AcuraWatch suite of safety technologies and a revised suspension tuning to improve the RLX's ride quality.

2015 Mazda3 Five-Door [REVIEW]

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Other markets like Europe and Japan offer plenty of fun hatchbacks to choose from, but here in the U.S. the hatchback has a negative stigma and many buyers sadly prefer a sedan over the more versatile hatchback. Fortunately a few automakers still offer them here, like Volkswagen and Mazda. The latest VW Golf has received overwhelming praise from the automotive media, but how does one of its main rivals, the Mazda3 stack up?

2016 Honda Civic Type R: First official photo revealed

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We're now just a day away from the official reveal of the much anticipated Honda Civic Type R, but Honda Poland has just given us our first look at the production model.

Jeep Renegade Hard Steel Concept

Jeep has revealed the new Jeep Renegade Hard Steel concept ahead of its debut this week at the Geneva Motor Show. The Hard Steel concept is based on the Renegade Trailhawk, but gets a few unique custom bits.

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