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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 20, 2016

You won't be able to buy a BMW 3 Series Wagon much longer in the U.S.

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Wagons continue to be overshadowed by crossovers in the U.S. and now we have another victim. It's being reported that BMW will not bring a wagon version of the next-generation to the U.S.

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June 17, 2016

Rolls-Royce previews the future with its Vision Next 100 concept

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Earlier this year BMW unveiled the Vision Next 100 concept to celebrate its 100th birthday and now its other brands - Mini and Rolls-Royce are unveiling their own concepts.

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June 16, 2016

Mercedes-AMG GT R teased ahead of its debut next week

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Mercedes-AMG has released a few teaser photos of the upcoming GT R, which is going to debut next week at the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed.

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June 15, 2016

Volvo's Polestar optimized XC90 T8 is the most powerful Volvo ever

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A week after Volvo unveiled the Polestar-tuned S90 and V90 optimization models, Volvo has now unveiled the upgraded XC90 T8 plug-in hybrid.

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June 14, 2016

2017 Maserati Quattroporte gets some updates

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Maserati has unveiled the updated 2017 Quattroporte sedan, which is getting some styling tweaks and an updated interior.

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June 13, 2016

BMW to supply to Los Angeles Police Dept with 100 i3 EVs

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BMW has announced that it will supply the Los Angeles Police Department with 100 i3 electric vehicles for use in the department's transportation fleet. The addition of the 100 BMW i3 electric vehicles follows the initial trial of a BMW i3 in LA's fleet.

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June 8, 2016

2017 Volvo S90 and V90 models get a Polestar performance package

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Volvo has announced that Polestar has created a new performance package for the 2017 S90 and V90 models. Dubbed Polestar Performance Optimization, the package upgrades the drivetrain and driving dynamics.

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Porsche teases the next-generation 2017 Panamera [VIDEO]

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The next-generation 2017 Porsche Panamera is almost here and now Porsche is teasing us with a few teaser photos and a video of the new Panamera. The clearest photo reveals the new Panamera's taillights, which take inspiration from the brand's iconic 911.

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June 7, 2016

BMW to launch M2 Gran Coupe in 2019

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As the 3-Series continues to grow in size, there will be more room in BMW's lineup for the 2-Series and upcoming 1-Series models. BMW is reportedly looking at expanding the 2-Series lineup, which will also get a four-door coupe model, like the 4-Series, which will be dubbed the 2-Series Gran Coupe. Unlike the 4-Series Gran Coupe that isn't available in an M version, it's being reported that the 2-Series Gran Coupe will get an M version - called the M2 Gran Coupe.

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June 6, 2016

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Wagon revealed, confirmed for the U.S.

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Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the all-new 2017 E-Class Wagon, which is going to arrive in the U.S. by early 2017. The new E-Class wagon gets a look that is similar to the C-Class wagon, which is not only sportier, but stylish than the outgoing model.

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June 3, 2016

Audi unveils the all-new 2017 A5 and S5

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Nine years after the debut of the last A5, Audi has finally unveiled the all-new 2017 A5 and S5 models. Just like the redesigned A4, the new A5 and S5 aren't dramatically different than the last-generation.

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June 2, 2016

2017 BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo gets a facelift

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BMW has unveiled the updated 2017 3 Series Gran Turismo, which most buyers probably won't even know has actually been updated. Just like the recent updates to the 3 Series sedan, the Gran Turismo version is getting some small updates on the outside, while bigger changes happen under the exterior.

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May 31, 2016

BMW celebrates 30 years of the M3

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This year marks the 30th anniversary of the introduction of the M3 and to celebrate it, BMW is releasing the anniversary edition "30 Years M3."

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May 20, 2016

Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Concept revealed

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Aston Martin has unveiled its latest creation, the Vanquish Zagato concept, which is going to debut this weekend at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este, held at Lake Como in Italy.

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May 18, 2016

Volvo teases its new small car lineup with the 40 Series concepts

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Volvo has unveiled two new concept cars, which are a preview of its upcoming 40 Series lineup. The 40 Series concepts are a preview of the next-generation S40, V40 and XC40 models.

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May 17, 2016

2017 BMW 230i and M240i debut with upgraded engines

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BMW has unveiled the updated 2017 2 Series lineup, which includes the new 230i and M240i models, that replace the old 228i and M235i models. As the updated names suggest, both versions get updated and more powerful turbocharged four-cylinder and six-cylinder engines.

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May 13, 2016

BMW's next flagship sedan will be a self-driving electric car

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BMW's next electric car will serve as the flagship for the brand's i-sub brand, which currently includes the i3 and i8 models. BMW CEO Harold Krueger recently shared the news during a shareholders' meeting, where he revealed that the BMW "next" will feature self-driving technology when it arrives by 2021.

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Volvo teases V40 And XC40 Concepts ahead of their debut this month

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Now that Volvo has released the all-new XC90, S90 and V90 models, the automaker is focusing at the other end of its lineup with the new 40-Series compact models. Volvo is working on a new S40, V40 and XC40, which will be previewed later this month with the debut of the V40 and XC40 concepts.

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May 11, 2016

2017 MINI Seven special edition pays tribute to the original

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MINI has unveiled the first special edition of the new MINI models - the MINI Seven. The 2017 MINI Seven special edition pays tribute to the original that debuted in 1959 and is available in both Cooper and Cooper S variants of the MINI Hardtop 2 Door and 4 Door.

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May 5, 2016

MINI Rocketman concept could come to life as an electric car

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Ever since the MINI Rocketman concept debuted back in 2011, there have been off and on-again reports about a production version. While it's unlikely that a traditional gas powered version will ever enter production, MINI is reportedly throwing around the idea of a fully electric version.

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VW teases its new three-row SUV

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Volkswagen is getting closer to introducing its new three-row midsize SUV and it's plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee has completed the first assembled metal test body for the upcoming SUV.

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May 4, 2016

VW Golf GTI Clubsport S breaks a record on the Nordschleife

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VW has announced that the Golf GTI Clubsport S - the most powerful Golf GTI ever has broken the lap record for front-wheel-drive cars on the N├╝rburgring Nordschleife, with a time of 07:49:21.

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May 3, 2016

2018 BMW i8 to get performance upgrade next year

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Earlier this week BMW unveiled the updates to the 2017 i3, which includes an upgrade to the battery, which will give it a 114 mile driving range. What does BMW have in store for the i8? A new report claims that the i8 is going to get a power upgrade as part of its mid-life cycle update, next year.

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Porsche will bring the Panamera Wagon to the U.S. by 2019

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Porsche has confirmed plans to introduce a wagon version of the next-generation Panamera in the U.S. within the next two model years. Often referred to as a shooting brake design in Europe, the Panamera wagon will borrow styling traits from the Sport Turismo concept car Porsche showed at the 2012 Paris Motor Show.

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May 1, 2016

2017 BMW i3 can now travel up to 114 miles on a single charge

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As expected, BMW is giving the 2017 i3 a battery upgrade, which now means that it can travel up to 50% further than before, which gives it a driving range up to 114 miles. A new version with of the 2017 BMW i3 has a capacity of 33 kWh thanks to the higher energy density of the lithium ion cells, but the best part is that the battery dimensions remain unchanged.

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April 28, 2016

2017 Land Rover Discovery gets a Dynamic Design Package

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Land Rover has revealed the updates to the 2017 Discovery, with the biggest update being the availability of a new Dynamic Design package.

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April 26, 2016

2017 Audi TT RS Coupe and Roadster debut with 400-hp

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Audi has unveiled the 2017 TT RS Coupe and Roadster at the Beijing Motor Show, which are both powered by a 400-hp turbocharged five-cylinder engine.

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April 25, 2016

VW T-Prime Concept GTE is a preview of VW's new full-size SUV

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VW is close to introducing its new three-row full size SUV and it's giving the world a preview of the new SUV with the T-Prime Concept GTE that is debuting this week at the Beijing Motor Show.

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2017 Porsche 718 Cayman debuts with two less cylinders

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Following the introduction of the 718 Boxster, Porsche has unveiled the 2017 718 Cayman. The third generation Cayman gets the same turbocharged four-cylinder engines as the Boxster, but for the first time, the 718 Cayman is now priced below the 718 Boxster.

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April 18, 2016

VW teases its new SUV concept ahead of its debut in Beijing

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VW has released a few teaser photos of its new SUV concept that is going to debut this month at the Beijing Motor Show. VW calls the concept a "high-tech" SUV concept with its 376-hp hybrid powertrain and digital interior.

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April 5, 2016

2017 Audi A3 and S3 get a facelift

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Audi has unveiled the updated 2017 A3 lineup. It's immediately obvious that the A3 models restyled face looks closer to the new A4. Audi has also updated the interior and even updated the engine lineup.

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April 4, 2016

Bentley adds even more power to the Continental GT Speed

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Bentley's fastest production car - the Continental GT Speed now has even more power! Bentley has unveiled the updates to the GT Speed, which now has 633 horsepower and 619 lb-ft. of torque under the hood.

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March 29, 2016

BMW confirms the ultra luxurious $100k X7 SUV

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BMW has already confirmed plans to introduce a new X7 flagship SUV, but now the automaker has confirmed that it will also offer an ultra luxurious version with a price tag well north of $100k. While the standard X7 will have room for up to seven passengers, the second, more luxurious version will only seat four passengers.

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Land Rover may be working on a BMW X6 rival

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Crossover coupes don't seem to be going away anytime soon and now it looks like Land Rover may also be working on a sleeker crossover that would rival the BMW X6 and Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe.

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March 28, 2016

Jaguar will release an electric car by 2018

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Although Jaguar's current lineup is anything but "green" especially with the introduction of the F-Type SVR, that will soon change. Jaguar will reportedly add an electric vehicle to its lineup within the next two years according to Ian Callum, Jaguar's head of design.

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Mercedes-Benz could build a crossover convertible to rival the Evoque

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Last week Mercedes-Benz unveiled the GLC Coupe, which is the automaker's rival to the BMW X4 crossover coupe. Now it's being reported that Mercedes-Benz may be considering a convertible version, which would go head-to-head with the new Range Rover Evoque convertible.

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March 23, 2016

2017 Audi R8 Spyder debuts at the New York Auto Show

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Audi has chosen this week's New York Auto Show to be the location for the world debut of the 2017 R8 Spyder. The R8 Spyder is powered by the same naturally-aspirated 5.2-liter V10 engine and seven-speed S-tronic dual-clutch transmission as the R8 V10 coupe, but its open-top driving experience will be even more fun.

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2017 Fiat 124 Spider Elaborazione Abarth debuts with 160-hp

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Fiat has unveiled a new Abarth version of the 2017 Fiat 124 Spider, the 124 Spider Elaborazione Abarth. Powered by the same 160-hp turbocharged 1.4L as the 500 Abarth, the 124 Spider Elaborazione Abarth also gets a sport suspension, mechanical limited slip differential, Sport Mode selector and sport-tuned, chrome quad-tip exhaust.

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