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August 26, 2015

2017 Jaguar F-Pace borrows tech from the F-Type [VIDEO]

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Jaguar believes that its first crossover - the F-Pace, may look like an SUV on the outside, but underneath it borrows many technologies from the F-Type sports car. Jaguar says that "we haven't made any compromises or exceptions: the new F-Pace had to be a true Jaguar and had to deliver the dynamics DNA."

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August 25, 2015

Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet teased again

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Mercedes-Benz has released another teaser photo of the S-Class Cabriolet, which is going to debut next month at the Frankfurt Motor Show. As its name suggests, the S-Class Cabriolet is based on the S-Class Coupe and according to Mercedes-Benz, it will be "most comfortable cabriolet in the world."


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August 19, 2015

2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe unveiled, arrives next summer

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Mercedes-AMG has unveiled what it calls the "sportiest C-Class ever" - the 2017 C63 Coupe. With a 4.0L biturbo V8 engine that generates 463-hp in standard trim or 503-hp in the C63 S, the C63 Coupe has its eyes set on the BMW M4, Cadillac ATS-V and Lexus RC F.

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Audi e-tron quattro concept teased ahead of its Frankfurt debut

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Audi has released a batch of teaser images that preview the new e-tron quattro concept that is going to debut next month at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The concept is a preview of the new Q6 crossover coupe, which will also be offered in an electric version that will take on the Tesla Model X.

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Aston Martin gets into EVs: Electric Rapide and DBX confirmed

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Aston Martin has confirmed plans to build an all electric version of the Rapide sedan, which should arrive sometime around 2017. Andy Palmer, Aston Martin's CEO confirmed the plans last weekend at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.

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August 18, 2015

2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe leaked ahead of its debut in Frankfurt

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Photos of the 2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe have leaked out just days after Mercedes-Benz officially revealed the standard-spec C-Class Coupe. Mercedes-Benz will likely unveil the C63 Coupe soon, ahead of its world debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show next month.

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August 16, 2015

Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet teased ahead of its Frankfurt debut

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Mercedes-Benz has released a single teaser photo of the upcoming S-Class Cabriolet, which is going to debut next month at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The S-Class Cabriolet will feature a folding fabric roof and room for up to four passengers.

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August 14, 2015

BMW M4 GTS concept debuts with water injection system and OLED lighting

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It's already been a year since the BMW M4 debuted and now BMW is previewing the higher performance M4 GTS as a concept at the Pebble Beach Concours D'Elegance in Monterey, California. When the M4 GTS arrives it will be the first special edition version of the latest M3/M4 models.

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August 13, 2015

2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe revealed, goes on sale next spring

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Mercedes-Benz has taken the wraps off the all-new 2017 C-Class C300 and C300 4Matic Coupe. Looking like a mini S-Class Coupe, borrows many of the same sexy styling cues that make the S-Class Coupe so great.

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August 12, 2015

Bentley Bentayga leaked thanks to a diecast model

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Bentley is expected to reveal the Bentayga SUV next month at the Frankfurt Motor Show, but photos of a 1/18 scale diecast model may have just given the SUV an early reveal. The Bentayga will be Bentley's first-ever SUV and thankfully the Bentayga has ditched many of the awkward styling cues from the EXP 9 F concept that previewed it.

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August 6, 2015

2016 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid priced at $38,825

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Audi has released the pricing for its first plug-in hybrid, the 2016 A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid, which will start at $38,825 when it arrives later this year. The A3 e-tron is eligible for several federal and state tax incentives, including a $4,168 federal tax credit.

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August 5, 2015

Audi S8 Plus debuts with 605 horsepower

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Audi has just unveiled a new version of the A8, the S8 Plus, which is powered by a 605 horsepower 4.0L V8 that gives it a 0-62 mph time of 3.8 seconds. The new range topping S8 Plus also has a top speed of 189.5 mph.

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2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC300 starts at $39,875

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Mercedes-Benz has released the pricing for the 2016 GLC300 and GLC300 4MATIC SUV that is going to arrive in showrooms in November. Pricing for the GLC300 starts at $39,875, but if you need the all-wheel-drive capability of the GLC300 4MATIC it starts at $41,875 after the destination charges.

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August 4, 2015

2016 VW Jetta gets a new 1.4L Turbo

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VW has announced that the 2016 VW Jetta now features a new 1.4L turbocharged four-cylinder engine that replaces the old naturally aspirated 2.0L engine in the S model and the 1.8T in the SE model. With 150 horsepower on tap, the new 1.4L generates 35 more horsepower than the old 2.0L engine, but at the same time it's up to 13 percent more fuel efficient.

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July 30, 2015

Audi C-BEV Concept to preview Q6 e-tron in Frankfurt

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Audi is reportedly going to unveil the new C-BEV concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. The concept is expected to be a preview of the upcoming Q6 e-tron electric crossover and a few photos of the concept have leaked online today.

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July 29, 2015

Ferrari 488 Spider revealed ahead of its debut in Frankfurt

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Ferrari has unveiled the 488 Spider, which is essentially a convertible version of the 488 GTB that debuted earlier this year. The 488 Spider officially replaces the 458 Spider in Ferrari's lineup and it will debut in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

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Next-Generation Volvo V40 headed to the U.S. in 2017

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A new report claims that the next-generation Volvo V40 will be offered in the U.S. sometime around 2017. The new V40 will ride on Volvo's new C-segment Modular Architecture that Volvo is developing with Geely.

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July 27, 2015

2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe will debut on Aug 19

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Mercedes-AMG has released a new batch of teasers of the new C63 Coupe, which is going to officially debut in less than a month. The high-performance version of the new C-Class Coupe will take on the BMW M4, Cadillac ATS-V Coupe and Lexus RC F when it arrives.

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July 23, 2015

Volkswagen builds the 500,000th Passat in Chattanooga

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Volkswagen has announced that the 500,000th Passat has rolled off the line at its plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The special Passat was a Candy White Limited Edition, with black interior, keyless access with pushbutton start, a rearview camera, heated seats, a 1.8 liter turbo engine, premium radio and 17 inch alloy 'Sonoma' wheels.

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July 22, 2015

Next-Gen MINI Countryman to become more rugged

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Now that we've seen the new MINI Clubman and with the Cooper Convertible's debut also expected soon, the attention is being focused on what form will the next-generation MINI Countryman take. According to sources, the next Countryman will become a more "authentic" SUV when it arrives late next year.

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July 17, 2015

BMW to reveal two new concept cars next month

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BMW has announced plans to reveal two new concept cars next month to celebrate its 40 anniversary at the 2015 Monterey Car Week on August 13. It's now known yet what they are, but could one of them be a concept version of the much anticipated M2?

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July 15, 2015

2016 Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 and GLA 45 now pack 375 horsepower

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Mercedes-Benz has given the 2016 CLA 45 and GLA 45 models a nice performance boost, with both models now being powered by a 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 375 horsepower, 20 more than the current models.

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July 10, 2015

2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe teased

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Mercedes-AMG has released a few teasers of an upcoming model, that it simply describes as "something fast." Although Mercedes-Benz's sub-brand isn't telling us exactly which model is pictured here, it is believed that this is a preview of the upcoming C63 AMG Coupe.

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Volkswagen creates a 330-hp Golf for the racetrack

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Volkswagen has created a unique Golf that has been designed specifically for the racetrack. Volkswagen Motorsport is developing its first racing car based on the seventh generation Golf. The production-based, 330-hp concept car is assembled in accordance with TCR regulations and is intended to help Volkswagen evaluate a potential customer racing program from the 2016 season onwards.

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July 9, 2015

2017 Audi A4 to arrive in the U.S. next spring

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Last month Audi took the wraps off the all-new Audi A4, which is going to go on sale in Europe by the end of the year. During the reveal, Audi left off the details for the US-spec version, but now Audi has announced that it will arrive in the U.S. by next spring as a 2017 model.

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July 8, 2015

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class shows off its Remote Parking system [VIDEO]

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The all-new BMW 7 Series isn't the only vehicle that is getting a new parking system that lets the driver park the vehicle from the outside, since Mercedes-Benz is now showing off the same technology. The all-new Mercedes-Benz E-Class is going to get a long list of new technologies, including a new Remote Parking system that gives the driver the ability to move the E-Class into and out of a parking space.

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VW Golf TDI travels 8k miles on less than $300 of diesel

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Last year Audi challenged a select group of journalists to travel over 800 miles on a single tank of diesel fuel in the Audi A3 TDI and now the VW group is at it again, but this time with the Golf TDI. VW has announced that the 2015 Golf TDI has set a new Guinness World Records achievement for the "lowest fuel consumption--48 U.S. contiguous States for a non-hybrid car" with a remarkable 81.17 mpg.

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July 7, 2015

2017 Jaguar F-Pace helps out at the Tour de France [VIDEO]

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We're just a few months away from the debut of the Jaguar F-Pace at the Frankfurt Motor Show, but the public just got an early look at a lightly camouflaged F-Pace at the Tour de France. Jaguar's first-ever SUV served as a support vehicle for the Team Sky riders.

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July 3, 2015

2016 Fiat 500 gets updated styling inside and out

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Fiat has revealed the updated 2016 Fiat 500, which it says has received no fewer than 1,800 detail changes, but you probably can't spot all of them.

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July 1, 2015

2017 Jaguar F-Pace Prototype supports the Tour De France

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Jaguar is giving the world another preview of the upcoming F-Pace SUV, which is going to serve as the official Team Sky support vehicle in this weekend's Tour de France. Labeled as a prototype, the F-Pace is preview of Jaguar's new SUV that is going to debut later this year.

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June 30, 2015

Next-Gen VW e-Golf could have 186 mile driving range

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Volkswagen has revealed that it is developing new battery technology that will give its electric vehicles a much longer driving range than today's e-Golf. VW Chairman Martin Winterkorn recently confirmed that the new technology will bring "a quantum leap for the electric car."

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June 28, 2015

2016 Audi A4: Here's the official info and pics

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Audi has unveiled the all-new 2016 A4 ahead of its official world debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. The new fifth-generation A4 may not look that different on the outside, but beyond the evolutionary styling, the new A4 gets new technology features, more efficient engines and an elegant new interior.

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June 24, 2015

2016 Alfa Romeo Giulia has its eyes set on the M3

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Alfa Romeo has unveiled the 2016 Giulia, which it says "encapsulates 105 years of style excellence and Italian technology." The new stylish sedan has its eyes set on the segment leader - the BMW 3 Series and with a 503 horsepower V6, the Giulia is definitely has our attention.

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2016 MINI Clubman official photos revealed

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The first official photos of the second-generation MINI Clubman have appeared online ahead of MINI's planned reveal. The second-generation Clubman is a major departure from the last generation, which now has two full size rear doors, which effectively turns it into a compact wagon.

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June 17, 2015

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC officially replaces the GLK

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Mercedes-Benz's boxy GLK has been relaunched by a rounder and smoother successor called the 2016 GLC. It utilizes the same modular architecture with rear-wheel-drive found in the latest C-Class, which will also end up underpinning most of M-B's lineup over the coming decade. The new GLC will arrive in the US with just two versions, a rear-wheel-drive GLC300 and an all-wheel-drive GLC300 4Matic. More variants are expected including an AMG GLC63, diesel, and for the first time ever, a plug-in hybrid. In addition, a new GLC Coupe is also in the making.

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Land Rover reveals a smartphone-controlled Range Rover Sport

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Jaguar Land Rover has a revealed a unique version of the Range Rover Sport, which can be controlled by the driver on a smartphone outside the vehicle. The unique Range Rover Sport prototype is helping Jaguar Land Rover researchers develop new sensing technologies that will help future autonomous vehicles tackle any terrain.

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June 15, 2015

2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider priced at $65,495

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The 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider is scheduled to officially arrive in showrooms this summer and now FCA has announced the pricing, which starts at $65,495 after the $1,595 destination charge. That puts the starting price for the 4C Spider at just over $10,000 more than the 4C Coupe.

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June 13, 2015

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC teased ahead of its debut on June 17, Arrives in Nov.

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Mercedes-Benz has released a teaser of the new 2016 GLC compact crossover, which is the replacement for the current GLK. The new name ties the crossover to the C-Class, which it will be based on.

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June 11, 2015

2016 VW Jetta GLI gets a bit more aggressive

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VW has revealed the 2016 Jetta GLI, which is kinda a sedan version of the much loved GTI. It's powered by the same 210-hp 2.0L turbocharged engine as the GTI and now for the 2016 model year, the Jetta GLI gets more aggressive styling and a few other updates.

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June 10, 2015

All-new 2016 BMW 7-Series debuts with an emphasis on new technology

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BMW has finally unveiled the new 7-series with more space, more technology, and more powerful yet efficient engines. The new 7 arrives this fall, as a 2016 model, in 740i and 750i xDrive guises no longer offering the short-wheelbase. Prices start at $82,250 for the 740i and $98,350 for the 750i xDrive including BMW's $950 destination charge. The new 740e xDrive plug-in hybrid model will join the lineup next year.

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