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September 30, 2016

BMW X2 concept previews BMW's next crossover

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BMW has already revealed plans to introduce a sportier version of the X1, which will be dubbed the X2. The X2 is a sportier alternative to the X1, but it's profile is slightly less coupe-like than the larger X4 and X6 models.

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Audi unveils the all-new 2018 Q5 in Paris

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Audi has unveiled the all-new second-generation Q5 SUV at the Paris Motor Show. Overall the design of the new Q5 is evolutionary and borrows many styling cues from the larger Q7.

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September 28, 2016

2018 Land Rover Discovery revealed, arrives in the U.S. in mid-2017

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Land Rover has unveiled the all-new 2018 Discovery, which will replace the LR4 in the U.S. The new Discovery is scheduled to go on sale in the U.S. by the middle of 2017 with pricing that will start just south of $50k.

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VW I.D. electric concept previews VW's new 373-mile range EV hatchback

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2020 can't come soon enough, since that's the year that Volkswagen is planning on introducing the first of its several new electric cars. We've already seen one preview with the Budd-e concept and now the new I.D. concept previews a new electric hatchback.

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September 26, 2016

Volkswagen's new electric car concept previewed again

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Some new sketches of Volkswagen's new electric car concept have been released before the sheet is officially pulled off the concept this week at the Paris Motor Show.

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September 22, 2016

2017 Bentley Bentayga Diesel debuts with a 429-hp V8

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While some of VW's brands may be having an issue with the word "diesel" that doesn't mean that the diesel engine is going away anytime soon, well at least in Europe. Bentley has unveiled the new Bentayga Diesel, which is powered by the same 4.0L V8 as the Audi SQ7 TDI.

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Next-gen Audi Q5 teased ahead of its debut in Paris

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Audi has released this teaser photo of the all-new Q5 crossover, which is going to debut next week at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. Audi hasn't released any specific details, but we expect the new Q5 to borrow many styling cues from the larger Q7.

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2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain goes after the Volvo V90 Cross Country

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How can automakers make wagons more attractive? Well since SUVs are now more popular, why not make the conventional wagon look a bit more rugged with a slightly higher ride height? Volvo and Subaru have done it for years and now Mercedes-Benz is throwing its hat in the ring with the E-Class All-Terrain.

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September 21, 2016

2017 MINI John Cooper Works Clubman unveiled

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MINI has unveiled the new John Cooper Works Clubman, which is the first MINI to combine the performance enhancements that the John Cooper Works package adds with the ALL4 all-wheel drive system. The John Cooper Works Clubman is powered by a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine with 228 horsepower and 258 ft-lb. of torque.

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MINI Paceman production to end this year

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The news shouldn't be too surprising, but MINI will reportedly end production of the slow selling Paceman by the end of this year. Production of the three-door crossover Paceman is ending, since BMW needs more production capacity for the upcoming all-new 5 Series.

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September 19, 2016

2018 VW Teramont to be powered by four-cylinder and V6 engines

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Volkswagen has yet to fully unveil or even confirm the name for its upcoming three-row SUV, but it's been reported that the automaker has chosen the "Teramont" name for the new SUV. VW hasn't announced when the Teramont will debut, but the automaker has released a preview video of the new SUV, which reveals what will be available under the hood.

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September 18, 2016

2018 Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster and GT C Roadster revealed

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Mercedes-AMG is expanding the AMG GT family with the addition of two new roadster versions - the 2018 AMG GT Roadster and AMG GT C Roadster. The drop top versions of the AMG GT bring open-top fun to the lineup.

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September 16, 2016

VW is bringing a new electric car concept to Paris

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Volkswagen has released a few teaser photos of its new electric car concept that is going to debut later this month at the Paris Motor Show. The concept is expected to be a preview the automaker's next-generation of electric cars.

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September 15, 2016

2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country revealed

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Volvo has unveiled the V90 Cross Country, which is the successor to the XC70 Cross Country. The arrival of the V90 Cross Country now effectively completes Volvo's 90 Series, which includes the new S90, V90 and the XC90 SUV.

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September 14, 2016

2018 Volvo V90 Cross Country teased

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Volvo has released a teaser of the new V90 Cross Country, the successor to the XC90 Cross Country, which is going to debut later this month at the Paris Motor Show. The V90 Cross Country will look nearly identical to the V90, but will feature extra body cladding, a higher ride height and underbody protection to make it a bit more capable once the paved road ends.

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VW kills the GTI Two-Door in the U.S.

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GTI fans we have some bad news for you. If you've been a fan of the two-door VW GTI since it debuted in the 1970s, you'll be sad to hear that VW will be discontinuing production very soon. VW has announced that production of the US-spec two-door version of the GTI will end in a couple weeks, leaving the four-door to carry on the iconic badge.

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September 12, 2016

2018 Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid can travel up to 31 miles in EV mode

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Porsche has unveiled the next new model in the second-generation Panamera lineup - the 2018 Panamera 4 E-Hybrid. The Panamera 4 E-Hybrid plug-in hybrid packs 462-hp and can travel up to 31 miles in EV mode.

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September 8, 2016

2017 Audi A5 and S5 Sportback revealed

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Audi has unveiled the all-new A5 and S5 Sportback ahead of their world debut later this month at the Paris Motor Show. Just like the A5 and S5 Coupe, the design of the new Sportback models aren't a major departure from the previous generation.

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September 6, 2016

2017 Land Rover Discovery shows its face ahead of its Paris debut

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If you've gotten used to the LR4 name, you better get ready to say goodbye and hello to the past. Land Rover has announced that the LR4's replacement, the 2017 Discovery will be revealed later this month at the Paris Motor Show.

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September 1, 2016

Porsche Macan Turbo gets a new Performance Package

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Even though it's technically an SUV, the Porsche Macan is all sports car, well at least the Macan Turbo version is. Porsche is upping the ante even more with the introduction of a new Performance Package for the Macan Turbo, which adds an extra 40 horsepower for a total 440-hp!

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August 31, 2016

2017 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron starts at $39,850

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Since Audi had to stop selling its A3 TDI in the U.S. that has meant that A3 Sportback fans that love the versatility of a hatchback, have only been able to get the plug-in hybrid A3 Sportback e-tron. Although Audi probably lost some diesel fans, the A3 Sportback e-tron now accounts for nearly 13 percent of all A3 sales in the U.S.

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August 30, 2016

BMW is planning an 8 Series Coupe to rival the Mercedes S Class Coupe

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BMW has quietly admitted that the new 7 Series flagship sedan has failed to meet sales expectations and now it's hoping that a new large coupe based on the 7 Series platform will help bring in more sales. An inside source has confirmed that BMW is indeed working on a coupe version of the 7 Series, which will be called the 8 Series.

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August 22, 2016

Aston Martin unveils the Vanquish Zagato Volante in Pebble Beach

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Aston Martin has unveiled the very limited Vanquish Zagato Volante at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. The Vanquish Zagato Volante is essentially a convertible version of the Zagato Coupe.

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August 19, 2016

Volvo and Uber team up to develop self driving cars

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Volvo and Uber have announced a new partnership that will develop new base vehicles that will be able to incorporate the latest developments in AD technologies and fully autonomous driverless vehicles. As part of the partnership the base vehicles will be built by and then purchased from Volvo by Uber. Volvo and Uber are contributing a combined $300 million to the project.

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August 18, 2016

2017 Audi A4 ultra tops its rivals with a 37 mpg highway rating

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Audi has unveiled the 2017 Audi A4 ultra, which has the highest city and highway mpg rating out of any of its direct competitors. The A4 ultra uses a newly revised combustion method and an even more efficient variant of the 2.0L turbocharged engine to achieve 27 mpg city and 37 mpg highway.

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August 16, 2016

Mercedes teases the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 again

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Mercedes-Benz has released another teaser of its new Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 concept that is going to debut later this week during Monterey Car Week in Pebble Beach, California. This is the second teaser of the coupe concept.

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August 15, 2016

BMW X2 to debut next month in Paris

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BMW continues to expand its crossover lineup and now it's being reported that the automaker is going to unveil its newest crossover - the X2 next month at the Paris Motor Show.

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August 11, 2016

Mercedes-Benz teases its new Maybach Coupe concept

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Mercedes-Benz may be thinking about building the ultimate luxury coupe for its Maybach sub-brand, since the automaker has released a teaser of a new Maybach coupe concept. The concept is going to debut next week in Pebble Beach - the perfect location for the debut of a sexy and luxurious coupe.

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August 8, 2016

Mercedes-Benz to create new electric vehicle sub-brand

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Last week Volkswagen revealed plans to create a bunch of new electric vehicles and now it's being reported that Mercedes-Benz is working on a new sub-brand for its future EVs. Following BMW with its i- sub-brand, Mercedes-Benz is currently finalizing plans for a new sub-brand that will enter the market with two electric sedans and two electric SUVs.

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August 5, 2016

VW announces plans for an onslaught of new electric vehicles

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VW has yet to recover from its diesel woes, but now that it VW is ready to move past its "clean" diesels, VW is moving its green lineup in a new direction. VW has announced that it is working on three new electric vehicle platforms, which will be used for up to 30 new electric cars.

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July 25, 2016

2017 Audi A4 Allroad will start at $44,950

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Audi has announced that the all-new 2017 A4 allroad is going to arrive in the U.S. this fall. When it does, pricing for the new A4 allroad will start at $44,950.

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VW's upcoming three-row crossover will get an American-style name

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VW has big hopes for its upcoming three-row crossover, which it hopes will help the automaker recover from its recent diesel scandal. VW has already announced plans to build the new crossover at its Tennessee plant and now VW has revealed that it will get an American-style name to help it further appeal to buyers in the U.S.

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July 22, 2016

2016 BMW M5 Pure Metal Silver Limited Edition revealed

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BMW has unveiled a very limited edition M5, which is only for the U.S. market - the 2016 M5 Pure Metal Silver Limited Edition. As its name suggests, the limited M5 Pure Metal Silver edition is painted in Pure Metal Silver, but it gets even more than a unique paint color.

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July 20, 2016

BMW launches the CLA-fighting compact 1 Series in China

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Although Audi and Mercedes-Benz have shown success with their new small entry-level A3 and CLA models, BMW has yet to introduce a rival. Well BMW has unveiled, what could be a competitor to the A3 and CLA with the debut of the small 1 Series sedan, but the catch is that it's only for the Chinese market.

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July 15, 2016

BMW 7 Series officially goes green with the 740e plug-in hybrid

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While it will be a few years until BMW has a fully-electric sedan that can compete with Tesla, BMW is electrifying most of its lineup with plug-in hybrid variants. Following the introduction of the X5 and 3 Series plug-in hybrids, BMW has unveiled the new plug-in hybrid version of the flagship 7 Series, dubbed the 740e.

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July 14, 2016

The next-generation BMW 3 Series is only 18 months away

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BMW is expected to reveal an all-new 5 Series in a few months, but it's also being reported that the next-generation 3 Series isn't that far away either. According to Auto Express, the next-generation 3 Series will debut within the next 18 months.

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July 7, 2016

The 2017 Fiat 124 Spider arrives in the U.S.

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After more than 30 years, the Fiat 124 Spider is back. Fiat has announced that the first shipment of the 2017 Fiat 124 Spiders has arrived at ports in the U.S., with sales kicking off this month.

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July 6, 2016

Aston Martin and Red Bull reveal the AM-RB 001 hypercar

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Aston Martin and Formula One team Red Bull Racing have announced a partnership which will have both companies collaborate to produce a new Aston Martin hypercar. Codenamed Project 'AM-RB 001', the new hypercar combines F1TM technology with Aston Martin's signature sports car design.

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July 1, 2016

2017 Porsche Panamera will start at $100,950

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Earlier this week Porsche took the wraps off the all-new second-generation 2017 Panamera. Porsche has finally made the Panamera look sexy, thanks to design language borrowed from the iconic 911.

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June 28, 2016

2017 Porsche Panamera debuts with a much better looking rear

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Porsche has unveiled the all-new second-generation 2017 Panamera, which finally fixes one of the most polarizing aspects of the last generation - its rear. In addition to the much better looking exterior design, the new Panamera also gets an updated engine lineup and more technology.

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