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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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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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 Nürburgring Nordschleife, with a time of 07:49:21.
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Volvo has unveiled the special S60 and V60 Edition models, which add some unique touches, like special leather seats, different interior trims, colors and wheel options.
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VW has unveiled the US-spec version of the all-wheel drive Golf Alltrack, which is going to debut this week at the New York Auto Show, ahead of its arrival this fall.
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Mercedes-AMG has unveiled the AMG version of the GLC crossover - the 2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC43, which is going to debut next week at the New York Auto Show. The "dynamic addition" to the GLC lineup has a nice 362-hp under the hood, a more aggressive body kit and other performance upgrades.
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Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the first AMG version of the new E-Class - the Mercedes-AMG E43. The E43 is powered by a twin-turbo 3.0L V-6 with 396 horsepower and 384 lb-ft. of torque.
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40 years after the launch of the first Golf GTI, Volkswagen has unveiled a racing version - the Golf GTI TCR. With 330 horsepower and a chassis that is about 40 centimeters wider than the production Golf, the Golf GTI TCR is ready for the race track.
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Volvo has confirmed plans to bring the compact 40 series models back to the United States and when it does, it will bring along the XC40 compact crossover. Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson confirmed the news at the Geneva Motor Show last week, "I think it was a mistake not having the V40, not being prepared for the U.S. It was a mistake, but it was in that time when the company was in extreme trouble."
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BMW is celebrating its 100th anniversary with the debut of the Vision Next 100 concept, which BMW says its vision of the future.
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Audi has unveiled the new SQ7 TDI, which is the first S model for the Q7 model. The big news is that the SQ7 will be the most powerful diesel SUV on the market.
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Audi continues to expand its crossover lineup and now it's adding a new smaller crossover - the Q2. Besides its small footprint, you'll also notice that the Q2's exterior looks a bit different than the rest of Audi's crossovers, which Audi hopes will give it a more independent character.
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Porsche has unveiled the limited edition 2016 Porsche 911 R at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. The 911 R is limited to 991 units worldwide, and is the lightest available version of the 911 at only 3,021 pounds.
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Just about every automaker has recently introduced or is working on a new small crossover and that list now includes Volkswagen. VW is previewing its upcoming compact crossover with the T-Cross Breeze concept that is debuting this week at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show.
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With over 1,500 horsepower on tap and a 0-60 mph time of only 2.8 seconds, the Koenigsegg Regera is one insane plug-in hybrid! The Koenigsegg Regera was introduced last year in concept form at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show and now after some 3,000 changes, the Swedish automaker has unveiled the production version.
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The Volkswagen Phaeton may have failed in the U.S., but that doesn't mean that other markets won't buy a large VW luxury sedan. VW has unveiled the new Phideon, which is VW's new large luxury sedan that will replace the Phaeton in China.
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Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the 2017 C-Class Cabriolet at the Geneva Motor Show, which is the first time that the C-Class is going to be available as a convertible.
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Volvo has already unveiled the all-new V90 wagon, which is going to have its world debut next week at the Geneva Motor Show, but that's not the only new model that will take Volvo's stand. Volvo has announced that the refreshed 2017 V40 will also debut in Geneva.
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Mercedes-AMG has taken the wraps off the 2017 C43 Coupe ahead of its debut next week at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. With 362 horsepower on tap, the C43 Coupe can reach 0-60 mph in 4.6 seconds on its way to a top speed of 155 mph.
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Volkswagen is bringing a new compact SUV concept to the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. VW has released this teaser photo of the new SUV concept, which is a preview of a new compact SUV that VW is planning on adding to its lineup.
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Mini is reportedly looking at the idea of adding a compact sedan to its lineup, according to a BMW AG board member that spoke with Automotive News, which may take priority over a production version of the Superleggera concept.
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Volvo will soon be the first automaker to do away with the traditional keys, since Volvo plans to offer cars without keys starting in 2017. Drivers will have to use a smartphone app to unlock, lock and start their Volvos.
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Maserati has unveiled its first ever SUV - the Levante. The Levante is going to debut at the upcoming 2016 Geneva Motor Show, next month.
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Volvo has unveiled the much anticipated V90 wagon, which is the latest addition to the top-of-the-line 90 series, which includes the XC90 SUV and the new S90 sedan. The 2017 V90 will have its world debut on March 1 at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show.
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