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January 24, 2015

2016 Mercedes-AMG GT S priced at $130,825

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Mercedes has announced the pricing for the 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT S, which starts at $130,825. If that price is a bit too high for you, the base GT will arrive in Spring 2016.

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January 23, 2015

Audi TT Offroad Concept to arrive in 2017 as the TTQ

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At last year's Beijing Motor Show Audi gave the world a preview of what a crossover version of the TT could look like with the TT Offroad concept. Audi is reportedly getting ready to expand its SUV lineup at both ends with the upcoming arrival of the Q8 flagship and now it's being reported that a TT crossover is on the way - dubbed the TTQ.

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BMW and VW join forces to create an EV charging network

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BMW and VW are set to emulate Tesla by creating an electric vehicle charging network across both the East and West coast of the U.S. The two automakers have partnered with ChargePoint to add 100 DC fast chargers to ChargePoint's network of more than 20,000 charging spots in North America.

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BMW and Toyota are reportedly working on entry-level hatchback

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The partnership with BMW and Toyota is reportedly expanding to include the joint development of a new entry-level hatchback. It's being reported that BMW is working with Toyota on a new small hatchback platform that will give birth to a new MINI entry-level model that's tentatively called Minor.

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January 22, 2015

Next-Gen Porsche Cayenne will be lighter and faster when it arrives in 2017

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Earlier this month Porsche unveiled the new Cayenne Turbo S at the Detroit Auto Show, which is powered by a turbocharged V8 that packs 570 horsepower and is capable of reaching 60 mph in a quick 3.8 seconds. Even with specs that now rival the 911, Porsche says that the next-generation Cayenne will be even quicker when it arrives in 2017.

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Audi confirms Q8 SUV will arrive by 2020

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Although Audi recently introduced its all-new second-generation Q7 SUV, the Q7 will soon not be the top dog in Audi's SUV lineup. Audi is working on expanding its SUV lineup at both ends and by 2020 the larger Q8 will be released.

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January 21, 2015

Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet to debut this fall

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Mercedes-Benz has confirmed plans to reveal a convertible version of the S-Class Coupe by the end of the year. The S-Class Cabriolet will look nearly identical to the coupe, but will get a cloth soft top.

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Porsche 911 GTS Club Coupe celebrates the 60th anniversary of Porsche Club of America

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To celebrate the 60th anniversary of Porsche Club of America - the largest Porsche club organization in the world, Porsche has created a unique 911. Based on the 911 Carrera GTS, the limited-edition GTS Club Coupe is highlighted by its unique "Club Blau" color.

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January 20, 2015

VW close to decision about the 395-hp Golf R 400 for the U.S.

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Volkswagen has hinted several times about its aspirations to grow its SUV lineup in the U.S., but what else could the brand introduce on this side of the Atlantic? VW execs are currently close to decision about a production version of the Golf R 400 and maybe even a new van for the U.S.

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Limited-Edition McLaren 650S Le Mans Revealed

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McLaren has unveiled a limited-edition of the 650S, which is meant to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the McLaren F1 GTR victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. As the checkered flag fell at the end of the 1995 race, five McLaren F1 GTRs crossed the line to finish 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 13th.

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January 19, 2015

Next-Gen Audi R8 and R8 e-tron to debut at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show

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Audi is going to reveal the second-generation R8 supercar at the Geneva Motor Show in March, according to Ulrich Hackenberg, Audi board member for technical development.

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January 16, 2015

BMW returns to the Super Bowl with a spot for the i3

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After a four year hiatus, BMW has announced that it is going to air a commercial during Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, February 1, 2015. The 60-second spot will feature the BMW i3.

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McLaren P1 GTR to debut in Geneva

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McLaren has announced that the production version of the McLaren P1 GTR will have its world debut in March at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. The P1 GTR debuted as a design prototype last year at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.

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2015 BMW 1 Series gets a facelift

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BMW has revealed the updated 2015 BMW 1 Series hatchback that is sold in Europe and other global markets, besides the U.S. The mid-cycle update brings an updated exterior and new engines.

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2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600 priced at $190,275

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Mercedes has released the pricing for the 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600, which will start at $190,275 when it arrives in showrooms this April. Compared to the standard S-Class the Mercedes-Maybach S600 is 8 inches longer and adds a long list of exclusive features.

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January 15, 2015

Bentley may build a smaller Bentayga sibling to target Land Rover

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Bentley just announced the Bentayga name for its upcoming SUV this week and now we're already hearing reports that Bentley may expand its SUV lineup with additional models to take on Land Rover.

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January 14, 2015

Bentley Bentayga name announced for upcoming SUV

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It's been almost three years since Bentley got us used to the idea of a Bentley SUV with the debut of the EXP 9 concept. Since then Bentley has released teasers of its new SUV, but we have yet to know what it will be named, until now. Bentley has announced that it has chosen the Bentayga name for the SUV that will be released sometime next year.

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BMW may build an X3 M and X4 M

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Building on the success of the BMW X5 M and X6 M SUVs BMW may soon release high-performance versions of the smaller X3 and X4 models. BMW M boss Frank van Meel recently spoke to Autocar at the Detroit Auto Show where he revealed that there may be more opportunities to expand the number of high-performance M models in the BMW lineup.

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January 12, 2015

VW Cross Coupe GTE Concept previews the brand's 2017 seven-passenger SUV

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VW has unveiled the Cross Coupe GTE concept at the Detroit Auto Show, which previews a new SUV that will go into production by the end of 2016. The concept is meant to preview its new seven-passenger SUV even though the Cross Coupe GTE is a five-seater.

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2017 Jaguar F-Pace is the production version of the C-X17 crossover

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Jaguar has officially named the production version of the C-X17 crossover concept. When the crossover goes on sale in 2016 it will be called the F-Pace. Jaguar released this teaser of the F-Pace, which doesn't reveal that much, but we do know that it will be virtually identical to the original C-X17.

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January 9, 2015

2015 VW Golf R Pre-Order Sells Out Fast!

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It seems that some Volkswagen fans are eager to get their hands on the 292-hp 2015 VW Golf R, since the pre-order allotment sold out in less than 11 hours. VW opened the order books on 12:01am EST on January 8 and by 10:30am the first 500 units were already claimed.

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January 8, 2015

Volvo S60 Cross Country is a High-Riding Sedan That People Want?

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Following the debut of the Volvo V60 Cross Country, Volvo has now unveiled the S60 Cross Country sedan, which takes the sedan to new heights - literally. The S60 Cross Country rides 2.5 inches higher than the standard S60 to give it more off-road capability. Volvo says that the S60 Cross Country is being released to "meet the demands of its core customers."

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January 6, 2015

BMW M4 Concept Iconic Lights Debuts at CES

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BMW has unveiled the M4 Concept Iconic Lights at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. BMW was the first automaker to produce a model (BMW i8) with laser lighting and now it's applied the technology to the M4.

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Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury in Motion Concept Debuts at CES

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Mercedes-Benz has officially unveiled the autonomous F 015 Luxury in Motion concept at CES. Mercedes-Benz has been working on autonomous vehicles for years and following the S 500 Intelligent Drive and Future Truck 2025 autonomous vehicles, the automaker has unveiled what it calls a "self-driving luxury sedan."

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January 5, 2015

VW Golf R Touch Concept Previews VW's Next-Generation Cockpit

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On the outside the Golf R Touch concept looks almost identical to the 2015 Golf R, with the exception of its nifty paintwork, but inside you'll see something completely different. Debuting at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show, the Golf R Touch previews VW's next-generation connected cockpit.

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Audi A7 Concept Drives By Itself from California to Las Vegas

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To demonstrate its leadership in piloted driving, last weekend Audi let a team of journalists pilot an Audi A7 autonomous car from Silicon Valley, California to Las Vegas to attend the Consumer Electronics Show.

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January 1, 2015

2016 BMW 7 Series Photos Reveal Undisguised Next-Gen

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A few photos of the all-new 2016 BMW 7 Series have surfaced online that reveal the undisguised flagship sedan. BMW has yet to reveal the new 7 Series, which is expected to arrive by next fall, but these grainy photos give you an early look.

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December 31, 2014

Mercedes-Benz Teases an Autonomous Driving Concept Ahead of its CES Debut

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Mercedes-Benz has released a teaser photo of its new autonomous driving concept that is going to debut next week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. From the looks of it, the Mercedes-Benz concept is far more stylish than Google's autonomous car.

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December 29, 2014

McLaren Sports Series to Debut at the 2015 NY Auto Show

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It's being reported that McLaren's new "entry-level" sports car - the Sports Series is going to debut at the 2015 New York Auto Show in April.

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December 28, 2014

Audi Announces Plans for to Release Two Electric Vehicles by 2018

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In an effort to catch up to rivals like Tesla and BMW, Audi's CEO Rupert Stadler has announced that Audi will release two fully electric vehicles by 2018.

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December 24, 2014

Next-Generation Audi A7 to Borrow Styling Cues from the Prologue Concept

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There are some big changes in store for the next-generation Audi A7, which is due to arrive in 2017. Audi's new design chief Marc Lichte has revealed that the design portion of the new A7 is complete, which will feature more "radical styling."

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December 22, 2014

2015 Volkswagen Golf R Pre-Order Kicks Off on January 8

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Volkswagen has announced that the 2015 Golf R will be available to order starting on January 8, 2015. If you're one of the first 500 to order the Golf R, you'll also get a numbered Volkswagen Driver Gear R accessory kit.

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December 21, 2014

2015 Audi RS 5 Coupe Sport Edition Priced at $87,575

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Audi has revealed the very limited 2015 RS 5 Coupe Sport edition, which adds unique features like, 20-inch 5-V-spoke design wheels, red brake calipers and a Black and Crimson Red Fine Nappa leather interior.

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December 19, 2014

McLaren Teases the Sports Series Again [VIDEO]

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McLaren has released another teaser photo of the new Sports Series model, which is going to debut early next year - most likely at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show.

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December 18, 2014

Volvo to Replace Lineup by 2018 and Add a V90 Wagon Inspired by the Concept Estate

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Volvo has announced plans to replace its entire lineup by 2018, with the first new model being the new XC90 SUV. The new XC90 is the first model to be based on Volvo's new Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) platform that will be the basis for all of Volvo's future models.

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December 16, 2014

Jaguar C-X75 to Battle James Bond in 'Spectre'

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While James Bond will sit behind the wheel of the Aston Martin DB10 in the upcoming Spectre film, he'll have to battle the film's villain who will be driving the even more stunning Jaguar C-X75.

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December 15, 2014

BMW i3 Prototype Debuts Fully-Automated Parking System

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BMW has announced that it has developed a fully-automated parking system for the i3, which will debt next month at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Unlike some other parking systems, the i3's system takes the technology to the next level, since the driver can completely exit the vehicle before it parks itself.

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December 14, 2014

BMW 2 Series Borrows its 3-Cyl Engine from MINI

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BMW has announced the introduction of the new BMW 218i, which will be powered by the same 1.5-liter turbocharged three-cylinder engine that powers in the MINI Cooper. The three-cylinder engine generates 136 hp and 162 lb-ft. of torque.

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December 12, 2014

2016 Audi Q7 Revealed Ahead of its Detroit Debut, Loses 716 Pounds

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Audi has taken the wraps off the second-generation Q7 ahead of its world debut next month at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show. Overall the look is not a dramatic departure from the current Q7, but under the skin the 2016 Q7 rides on a new lighter MLB Evo platform.

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2016 Audi Q7 Leaked Ahead of its Debut in Detroit

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The first official photos of the all-new second-generation 2016 Audi Q7 have leaked online ahead of its debut next month at the Detroit Auto Show.

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