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February 9, 2016

2017 BMW Alpina B7 xDrive packs 600 horsepower

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BMW has unveiled the 2017 BMW Alpina B7 xDrive, ahead of its arrival in showrooms in September. Based on the new BMW 7 Series, the Alpina B7 xDrive is powered by a 600-hp turbocharged 4.4L V8 that will easily satisfy supercar fans that need a little more room.

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February 8, 2016

Say bye to the Ferrari FF and hello to the GTC4 Lusso

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It's been five years after the Ferrari FF debuted back in 2011 and now Ferrari is giving it some updates, which includes a new name - GTC4 Lusso. At first glance, the GTC4 Lusso doesn't look dramatically different than the outgoing FF, but there are some significant changes.

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February 4, 2016

Audi RS Q3 gets 367-hp Performance version

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Audi has unveiled yet another model that won't be offered in the United States - the RS Q3 Performance. The new "Performance" version adds more power, an upgraded suspension and a few new styling bits to the RS Q3, which also isn't offered here.

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February 1, 2016

VW Budd-e gets the green light, could arrive by 2020

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At last month's Consumer Electronics Show (CES), VW unveiled the electric Budd-e concept that revived hopes of a new Microbus. Now a new report claims that the concept has been given the green light.

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January 27, 2016

Porsche 718 Boxster and 718 Boxster S debut with 4-cyl engines

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Porsche has unveiled the new 718 Boxster and Boxster S, which are now both powered by new turbocharged four-cylinder engines.

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January 26, 2016

Mercedes-Benz pickup might be called the X-Class

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Mercedes-Benz has yet to reveal its new pickup, but a new report claims that it might be called the X-Class.

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January 21, 2016

Porsche confirms 911 plug-in hybrid in the works

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After several unconfirmed reports, Porsche has finally confirmed that it is working on a plug-in hybrid version of the 911. At the Detroit Auto Show, Erhard Mössle, the 911 turbo's engineering head, confirmed that the hybrid 911 is in the works.

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January 20, 2016

2017 Audi R8 V10 and V10 Plus pricing announced

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Audi has released the pricing for the all-new 2017 R8, which is now holds the title of the "the fastest and most powerful Audi production model ever." Pricing for the R8 V10 starts at $164,150, while the R8 V10 Plus will set you back $191,150 after the $1,250 destination fees are applied.

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MINI Clubman All4 brings all-wheel drive to the Clubman

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MINI has unveiled the new Clubman All4, which is basically a new all-wheel drive version of the all-new Clubman.

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January 19, 2016

Mercedes-Benz confirms hydrogen-powered GLC F-Cell is coming next year

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Conversations around fuel-cell vehicles have increased significantly over the last few years, especially with the arrival of the Toyota Mirai and the upcoming Honda Clarity. Mercedes-Benz has confirmed that it will release its own fuel-cell vehicle next year, which will be a fuel-cell version of the GLC SUV, dubbed the GLC F-Cell.

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January 18, 2016

BMW confirms i3 battery upgrade coming for the 2017 model year

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Late last year reports started to surface that BMW is working on an upgrades for the i3 that will ultimately give it a much longer driving range. Now BMW has confirmed those reports, since Ian Robertson, BMW AG board member for sales and marketing recently revealed that the 2017 i3 will have a longer driving range.

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January 15, 2016

2016 MINI Cooper Convertible and John Cooper Works Convertible priced

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MINI has announced the pricing for the all-new 2016 Cooper Convertible, which starts at $26,800 - only $250 more than the current model. If you want something a bit more powerful, the John Cooper Works model will set you back $36,450.

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January 13, 2016

2016 BMW M2 priced at $51,700

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The 2016 M2 had its official world debut this week at the Detroit Auto Show and now BMW has released the pricing for the 365-hp coupe, which is slated to go on sale in April. Pricing for the M2 will start at $51,700.

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January 11, 2016

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class debuts with a 241-hp four-cylinder

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Mercedes-Benz has officially unveiled the all-new tenth-generation 2017 E-Class at the Detroit Auto Show. With styling that closely mirrors the C and S-Class models, the new E-Class is bigger than its predecessor with a more stylish exterior.

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VW Tiguan GTE Active concept debuts in Detroit

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Last week, VW unveiled the fully-electric Budd-e concept at the Consumer Electronics Show and now VW is continuing with the electrified theme at this week's Detroit Auto Show. VW has unveiled the Tiguan GTE Active concept, which is a plug-in hybrid version of the next-generation Tiguan.

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January 6, 2016

VW Budd-e concept is a futuristic electric Microbus

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As expected VW has unveiled a new electric concept that could preview a new Microbus. Dubbed the Budd-e concept, the electric concept features a 101 kWh battery pack that gives it a driving range up to 373 miles on a single charge.

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January 5, 2016

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class leaked

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Mercedes-Benz was scheduled to reveal the all-new 2017 E-Class next week at the Detroit Auto Show, but thanks to a batch of leaked photos, we have our first look at the new sedan, now.

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January 4, 2016

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class teased ahead of its debut in Detroit [VIDEO]

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Mercedes-Benz is going to finally debut this month at the Detroit Auto Show. After various teasers, Mercedes-Benz has released another quick teaser and this time we get a closer look at the new Multibeam LED headlamps that are composed of 84 individually-controlled LEDs.

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January 3, 2016

2017 Volvo V90 revealed thanks to leaked photos

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We've already seen a small die-cast version of the new Volvo V90 wagon, but now we have our first look at a full scaled version of the 2017 V90 thanks to Teknikens Värld, who has posted photos of the Swedish wagon.

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December 28, 2015

BMW Vision Car concept to preview AirTouch tech at CES

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BMW has announced that it is going to reveal a new Vision Car concept at the Consumer Electronics Show next month in Las Vegas. The concept is a preview of what BMW's future interiors may look like and how we'll interact with them.

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December 22, 2015

BMW and Nissan team up to add 120 DC Fast Chargers

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BMW and Nissan have teamed up to add DC Fast charging at 120 locations across 19 states in an effort to support Nissan Leaf and BMW i3 customers and to promote increased adoption of electric vehicles nationwide. The DC Fast Chargers will be added in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, North and South Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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December 17, 2015

Audi may reveal a hydrogen-powered concept in Detroit

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Several reports have surfaced about what Audi may reveal next month at the Detroit Auto Show. If the reports are accurate, Audi is going to reveal a new hydrogen-powered concept called the h-tron quattro.

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VW ends Phaeton production, but an electric successor is coming around 2020

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Although the Volkswagen Phaeton left the United States market about a decade ago, the full-size luxury sedan has continued to be sold in other markets. One of the big reasons that buyers stayed away from the Phaeton was because of its crazy starting price. In Germany, the Phaeton starts at a lofty 89,650 euros ($97,253). Well its finally done, since VW has confirmed that the Phaeton will end production next March.

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December 15, 2015

2017 Mercedes-AMG S65 Cabriolet debuts with 621-hp

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Mercedes-AMG continues to spread its twin-turbocharged V-12 across the Mercedes-Benz lineup and now the latest addition is here, the 2017 Mercedes-AMG S65 Cabriolet. The four-seater convertible packs 621 horsepower and can reach 62 mph in 4.1 seconds.

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December 14, 2015

Volvo C90 Coupe could arrive by 2020

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Volvo recently revealed the successor to the S80, the 2017 S90, which is the second all-new model in Volvo's revamped lineup. We'll soon also get a wagon version, called the V90 and there's a chance that a coupe could also happen. According to one Volvo exec, Volvo may release a successor to the C70 coupe that will be based on the S90 and could be dubbed the C90.

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December 13, 2015

VW Microbus concept to debut next month, production version rumored

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Ever since VW unveiled the Microbus concept back in 2001, fans of the iconic Microbus have been waiting eagerly for VW to release a production version. It looked like it was getting even closer to a reality with the Bulli concept in 2011, but now it might finally be happening. VW is reportedly going to reveal a new Microbus concept next month at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show.

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December 10, 2015

Porsche Boxster and Cayman get 718 name and turbocharged four-cyl

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Porsche has announced that both the Boxster and Cayman models will be renamed the 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman when their mid-cycle updates debut in 2016. Both models will also get a new turbocharged four-cylinder.

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December 8, 2015

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class interior unveiled

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Mercedes-Benz isn't quite ready to reveal the all-new 2017 E-Class, but the automaker has released the first photos of the interior, with the highlight being a pair of horizontal 12.3 inch displays.

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December 6, 2015

Porsche Mission E electric car will take on Tesla by 2020

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Porsche has confirmed that it will build a production version of the Mission E concept car that was unveiled in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show. If all goes as planned, Porsche expects it to enter production by the end of the decade.

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December 4, 2015

McLaren 675LT Spider unveiled and starts at $372,600

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McLaren has unveiled a new open-top version of the 675LT, dubbed the 675LT Spider. The 675LT Spider is only the second model to wear the LT badge and is powered by the same 666 horsepower V8 as the coupe.

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December 2, 2015

2017 Volvo S90 debuts with semi-autonomous tech

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Volvo has officially unveiled the all-new 2017 S90, which is the successor to the current S80 flagship sedan. The new S90 is the second model in Volvo's new revamped lineup, following the introduction of the new XC90 earlier this year.

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December 1, 2015

2017 Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S get more power, updated styling and new features

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Porsche has unveiled the updated 2017 911 Turbo and Turbo S models ahead of their world debut next month at the Detroit Auto Show. Both models now pack 20 more horsepower than before, plus there are some styling updates and a list of new features.

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November 30, 2015

First Bentley Bentayga rolls off the line

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Bentley has announced that production of its Bentayga SUV has kicked off at its plant in Crewe, UK. After four years since the initial concept stage, the first deliveries of the Bentayga will arrive in January 2016.

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November 23, 2015

Will the BMW i3 soon be able to drive 124 miles on a single charge?

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Following Nissan's lead with the longer range Leaf, BMW is also rumored to be working on an update to the i3 electric car that will give it a driving range up to 124 miles on a single charge. Currently the fully electric i3 has can travel up to 81 miles, so the update would be significant.

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November 20, 2015

BMW Compact Sedan concept previews the 1-Series sedan

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Now that the LA Auto Show debuts are done, BMW has moved onto the Guangzhou Auto Show in China, where the automaker has unveiled its new Compact Sedan concept. The creatively named concept is a preview of BMW's upcoming 1-Series sedan that will go head to head with the Audi A3 and Mercedes-Benz CLA.

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2017 Volvo S90 teased ahead of its debut in Detroit

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Volvo has released the first two teaser photos of the new S90 sedan that is going to debut in January at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show. The 2017 S90 is the replacement for the S80 and will be the second new model in Volvo's revamped lineup.

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November 18, 2015

2017 Fiat 124 Spider is all Fiat on the outside, but MX-5 Miata underneath

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Fiat marked its return to the U.S. with the small 500 hatchback and since then Fiat has released several models under the 500 badge. Now Fiat is expanding further with a new 124 Spider roadster that is sure to bring some new attention to the brand.

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November 17, 2015

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune draws inspiration from the classic Baja Bugs

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VW has unveiled a new version of the 2016 Beetle that is directly inspired by the classic Baja Bugs - the 2016 Beetle Dune. Originally previewed as a concept, the 2016 Beetle Dune has a more aggressive exterior and a raised ground clearance to make it a bit more rugged than the standard Beetles.

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November 16, 2015

2015 Range Rover: Coming to a brutal gated community near you. [REVIEW]

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Notably restyled for 2013, the Range Rover has softer edges with a more swept back design. While the change in style can be a bit much at first, hallmark qualities like the grille and headlights (though with a new LED style) remain. The gills on the front fender remain as do thoughtful touches like the "hidden" rear wiper. While this generation is all new, it doesn't take long before the new look is as familiar as the old. With as timeless a design as Range Rover that really doesn't matter. What hasn't gotten old is the competition with model from everyday manufacturer new or on the horizon.

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November 15, 2015

2017 Mercedes-Benz SL leaked ahead of its LA debut

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The first photos of the redesigned 2017 Mercedes-Benz SL have leaked ahead of its debut this week at the Los Angeles Auto Show. From what we can see here, the 2017 SL sports an entirely new face that is more rounded and closer to the brand's latest design language.

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