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December 9, 2016

2018 Lexus LS teased ahead of its debut in Detroit

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Lexus has announced plans to reveal the all-new 2018 Lexus LS flagship sedan next month at the Detroit Auto Show. Even though we're about a month away from its debut, Lexus has released a teaser photo of the new LS, which gives a hint at its bolder styling.

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December 6, 2016

Honda to reveal "Cooperative Mobility Ecosystem" at CES

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Honda has announced that the "Cooperative Mobility Ecosystem" will be the theme for its exhibit at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Using the power of artificial intelligence, robotics, and big data to transform the mobility experience, Honda plans to give the world a look at how it sees the future of transportation.

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Mazda just killed our dreams, an RX-8 successor isn't happening

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There have been off and on again rumors for a while that Mazda is working on a successor to the RX-7/ RX-8 models with a new rotary powered engine. Well those rumors have now been officially killed thanks to Mazda's CEO Masamichi Kogai who recently told Automotive News that Mazda has no plans for a sports car larger than the MX-5 Miata.

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December 1, 2016

2018 Toyota Camry teased ahead of its Detroit debut

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Toyota has announced that the all-new 2018 Camry is going to debut next month at the Detroit Auto Show.

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November 22, 2016

Honda will lease you a 2017 Clarity for only $369 a month

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Fuel cell vehicles have yet to become anywhere near as popular as traditional electric cars or hybrids, but they could find a few more homes thanks to the attractive pricing. Honda has announced that you can now lease a 2017 Clarity fuel cell vehicle for only $369 a month for 36 months.

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November 18, 2016

2018 Toyota C-HR debuts in LA, arrives next spring

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Toyota has unveiled the US-spec version of the 2018 C-HR compact crossover, which is going to arrive in showrooms next spring. The C-HR joins an ever growing list of new small crossovers.

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November 17, 2016

Subaru Viziv-7 concept previews a new 3-row SUV

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It's been rumored for a while that Subaru is going to finally release another large SUV, but up until now we've only seen a few test mules. Now Subaru has released a preview of its new large SUV with the debut of the Viziv-7 concept at the LA Auto Show.

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November 15, 2016

2017 Nissan Sentra Nismo revealed

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It looks like Nissan is finally adding some excitement back into the Sentra lineup with the debut of the new 2017 Sentra SR Turbo and now Nissan is dialing up the sport a notch higher with the new Sentra Nismo.

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2017 Mazda CX-5 debuts at the LA Auto Show

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After selling 1.4 million units in four years, Mazda is ready to introduce an all-new CX-5, which is debuting this week at the LA Auto Show. The second-generation CX-5 borrows many of the styling cues from the newer CX-9 and CX-3 models, but according to Mazda its designers settled on a "refined toughness" design theme for the new CX-5.

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2017 Honda Civic Si Prototype debuts as the most powerful Civic Si yet

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Honda has unveiled the all-new 2017 Civic Si Prototype, which is a preview of the 2017 Civic Si Coupe and Sedan.

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November 9, 2016

Honda WR-V compact SUV debuts in Brazil

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Honda has unveiled a new compact crossover for South America - the WR-V, which stands for "Winsome Runabout Vehicle."

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November 7, 2016

2017 Honda Pilot gets Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

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Now entering its second model year, the third-generation 2017 Honda Pilot is getting a few upgrades, like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto functionality, a new fingerprint resistant touchscreen and an expanded interior color palette.

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November 3, 2016

2018 Toyota C-HR to debut at the LA Auto Show

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Toyota has announced that the 2018 C-HR compact crossover is going to debut this month at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show.

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November 2, 2016

Toyota reveals the 220 mph Land Speed Cruiser

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Toyota has just created the "World's Fastest SUV." While the Toyota Land Cruiser is known for its off-road prowess, most of us would never expect the SUV to be faster than many of the world's fastest sports cars.

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October 31, 2016

2017 Mazda CX-5 teased ahead of its Los Angeles debut

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Mazda has released the first teaser photo of the all-new 2017 CX-5, which is going to debut next month at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show. The new CX-5 will be enhanced with Mazda's KODO - Soul of Motion design language and according to Mazda, its design and technology will "offer new dimensions of driving pleasure."

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October 27, 2016

Mazda MX-5 Miata Speedster Evolution and MX-5 RF Kuro concepts head to SEMA

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Mazda is bringing two concept versions of the MX-5 Miata to the SEMA show in Las Vegas next week, the MX-5 Miata Speedster Evolution and MX-5 RF Kuro.

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October 25, 2016

2017 Honda Clarity fuel cell beats every zero-emission vehicle

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Honda is getting ready to launch the 2017 Clarity fuel cell vehicle later this year. The EPA has confirmed that the Clarity fuel cell will have a driving range of 366 miles and fuel economy rating of 68 MPGe combined, giving it the best range rating of any electric vehicle without a combustion engine, including fuel cell and all-electric vehicles, in the U.S.

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October 14, 2016

Next-Gen Honda Civic Si to debut at the LA Auto Show

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Honda has yet to make the official announcement, but our friends at the LA Auto Show have already spilled the details. Honda is finally going to unveil the all-new Civic Si next month at the 2016 LA Auto Show.

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October 13, 2016

2017 Honda CR-V debuts with a turbocharged engine

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Honda has unveiled the all-new 2017 CR-V, which gets a new exterior, the model's first turbocharged engine and an upgraded interior.

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October 6, 2016

2017 Honda Civic adds a manual option to the turbocharged models

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When the all-new 2016 Honda Civic was unveiled last year, enthusiasts loved the fact that Honda finally added some "sport" back to the non-Si Civic models with the new turbocharged model. The turbo was great, but the bad part was that it was only available with a non-sporty CVT, but now for 2017 you can get the turbocharged Civic models with a 6-speed manual transmission.

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October 5, 2016

2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF priced at $32,390

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Mazda has announced the pricing for the 2017 MX-5 Miata RF, which will start at $32,390 for the six-speed manual Club version and $33,120 for the six-speed automatic Club version.

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September 29, 2016

Lexus UX concept debuts in Paris

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Lexus has unveiled the new UX concept at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. The small SUV concept previews a new smaller Lexus SUV and also previews the future of Lexus' design language.

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2018 Honda Civic Type R prototype is the US-bound Civic we're waiting for!

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The Honda Civic Hatchback finally went on sale this week in the U.S. and although it comes standard with a turbocharged engine, the model we're all waiting for is the Civic Type R. Honda is previewing the upcoming 2018 Civic Type R this week at the Paris Motor Show.

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September 28, 2016

2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Launch Edition orders begin

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Mazda has announced that it is now taking orders for the 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Launch Edition, which starts at $34,685 for the six-speed manual and $35,760 for models with the six-speed automatic transmission.

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September 26, 2016

2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo priced at $176,585

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Nissan has announced the pricing for the 2017 GT-R Nismo, which is priced at an astonishingly high $176,585. If you've been keeping a record of the GT-R's pricing over the years, you will probably realize that the 2017 GT-R Nismo is now over $100k more expensive than the US-spec R35 GT-R that debuted back in 2007.

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September 24, 2016

2017 Honda Civic Hatchback starts at $20,535

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Honda has announced that the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback is going to arrive in showrooms in a few days with a starting price set at $20,535 for the base LX trim level with a 6-speed manual transmission.

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September 23, 2016

Lexus UX concept features a 3-D driving experience

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Lexus is going to reveal its latest concept, the UX next week at the Paris Motor Show. The UX concept is likely a preview of a new small crossover from the automaker. Lexus hasn't revealed all the details about the concept, but it has revealed a second teaser photo, which this time shows off the concept's interior.

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September 20, 2016

You can now lease a 2017 Toyota Mirai for $349 a month

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When the Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle arrived in showrooms late last year, Toyota priced it at $57,500 or you could lease it for $499 a month for 36 months, with $3,649 due at signing. Now Toyota has announced the pricing for the 2017 Mirai, which can now be leased for a easier to swallow $349 a month for 36 months with $2,499 due at signing.

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September 19, 2016

The last ever Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution sells for $76,400

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Mitsubishi has announced that the last ever Lancer Evolution Final Edition that was produced for the U.S. has sold for $76,400. The last ever Lancer Evolution was sold on eBay and the proceeds from the auction will benefit Feeding America Riverside | San Bernardino and Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County.

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September 15, 2016

Mitsubishi GT-PHEV concept previews Mitsubishi's future

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Mitsubishi has unveiled its latest concept, the GT-PHEV concept, which is a preview of a new high-end SUV from the automaker. It's coupe-like styling is far sportier than any other SUV currently in Mitsubishi's lineup.

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September 12, 2016

Refreshed 2017 Lexus IS gets more safety tech

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Following its debut earlier this year in Shanghai, Lexus has unveiled more details about the refreshed 2017 IS, which gets a slightly updated exterior, plus more standard safety technology. Last year the IS received updated engines and now the IS gets a more dramatic version of the Lexus spindle grille.

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September 11, 2016

2017 Nissan Rogue gets a refresh and new hybrid model

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Nissan has unveiled the updated 2017 Rogue, which gets a freshened exterior, an updated interior, more tech features and the addition of a new hybrid model.

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2017 Nissan Sentra SR Turbo adds some much needed fun

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The current Nissan Sentra has lost most of the "fun factor" that it had during the days of the Sentra SE-R. Nissan hopes to change that with the debut of the 2017 Sentra SR Turbo, which is powered by a new 188-hp turbocharged 1.6L four-cylinder engine.

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September 9, 2016

Lexus UX concept previews a new sub-compact crossover

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Lexus has released a preview of its new UX concept, which is going to debut on September 29 at the 2016 Paris Motor Show.

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August 31, 2016

2017 Nissan Versa sedan gets new features, price stays put

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Nissan has announced the updates and pricing for the 2017 Nissan Versa sedan, which stats at $12,825, the same as the 2016 model. The biggest update is the new SV Special Edition Package that adds 15-inch wheels, fog lights, leather-wrapped steering wheel, 5.0-inch color display audio, SiriusXM Satellite Radio and a RearView Monitor for only $500.

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August 26, 2016

Mazda RX-9 to go on sale in 2020

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There have been rumors for a while that Mazda is going to add another sports car to its lineup that would be a successor to the RX-7 and RX-8 models. Now it's being reported that Mazda is working on a new rotary powered sports car, dubbed the RX-9, which will go on sale sometime in 2020.

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August 22, 2016

Toyota prices the 2017 Corolla, Corolla iM and 86 models

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Toyota has released the pricing for the 2017 Corolla, Corolla iM and 86 models.

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August 19, 2016

Mazda reveals the 2017 MX-5 RF Launch Edition

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Mazda has announced plans to introduce the MX-5 RF Launch Edition, which will be limited to 1,000 vehicles in the U.S. The MX-5 RF Launch Edition will be painted in Machine Gray Metallic paint color with an Auburn Nappa leather interior trim with a hand-painted black roof panel.

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August 15, 2016

2017 Honda Civic Hatchback debuts with more powerful Sport trims

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Honda has unveiled the 2017 Civic Hatchback, which will join the Civic Sedan and Coupe models when it does on sale this fall in the U.S. The Civic Hatchback was previewed earlier this year as a concept and as is typical with most of Honda's concepts, the production version is almost identical.

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August 12, 2016

Honda trademarks ZSX name, could be used for baby NSX

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It's been rumored that Honda is working on a smaller mid-engine sports car, which could arrive as early as next year. We even saw leaked patent photos of the possible sports car and now we've learned that Honda has trademarked the ZSX name, but it's not known if it really is for a new sports car.

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