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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mazda is updating two of its most important models for the 2017 model year - the Mazda3 and Mazda6. While the 2017 Mazda3 is getting some styling updates, the changes to the 2017 Mazda6 are smaller.
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Mazda is giving the Mazda3 some subtle updates for the 2017 model year, which includes some small styling updates, more content and some interior updates.
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Infiniti has released the pricing for the new 2017 QX30 crossover, which will start at $30,945 when it arrives in showrooms next month. The QX30 will be offered in six trim levels: QX30, QX30 Luxury, QX30 Premium, QX30 Sport, QX30 Luxury AWD and QX30 Premium AWD.
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Infiniti has announced the pricing for the 2017 Q60 coupe, which will start arriving at dealers starting next month. The 2017 Q60 will start at $39,855 and will be offered in three versions.
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Acura has announced that the Acura NSX GT3 race car is going to make its public debut today during the Pirelli World Challenge practice sessions at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. The NSX GT3 will be driven by development driver Peter Kox, during practice sessions on the 2.25-mile, 14-turn road course today and tomorrow.
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Nissan has unveiled the first ever single cab version of the full size Titan pickup. The 2017 Titan Single Cab is positioned as the new entry-level model in the Titan lineup and is aimed at the commercial fleet/work truck market.
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Subaru has announced the pricing for the 2017 BRZ, which now starts at only $100 more than the 2016 model. The good news is that even though the 2017 BRZ's price has barely increased, it's getting a bunch of upgrades for the new model year.
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Nissan has unveiled the updated 2017 Pathfinder, which is getting a long list of upgrades, including styling updates, a more powerful V6 and an upgraded suspension.
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When the Toyota GT86, which is known as the Scion FR-S and soon to be Toyota 86, debuted in 2012, it was seen as the spiritual successor to the rear-wheel drive Corolla GT Coupe - also known as the AE86 - of the mid-1980s. Toyota is now re-emphasizing that connection with the creation of the GT86 Initial D concept, which is covered in livery from the Initial D Japanese manga comic series.
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It's no secret that the Nissan Leaf has struggled to battle other electrified cars, like the Tesla Model S and Chevy Volt with their longer driving ranges. Nissan is now reportedly going to fix that with the introduction of a new electric car with a range extender.
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Toyota has already revealed the exterior of the small C-HR crossover and now Toyota has finally released the first photos of the interior. On the outside, the C-HR features an aggressive coupe-like design, while the interior features a new 'Sensual Tech' design concept combining high-tech functionality with a sensual and fashionable style.
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Mitsubishi has released a teaser photo of the new Ground Tourer concept that it's going to reveal at the 2016 Paris Motor Show this fall. According to Mitsubishi, the Ground Tourer concept features four powerful elements: Augmented Possibilities, Functional Beauty, Solid Thrust and Japanese Craftsmanship.
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The Acura NSX is officially back and while the production version is powered by a hybrid powertrain, Acura has announced that it has produced an all-electric racing version. The all-electric NSX-inspired EV concept is scheduled to race in the upcoming Electric Modified Class at the 2016 Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.
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The news isn't all that surprising, but Honda has stopped producing the CR-Z hybrid. Instead of making a big announcement, Honda quietly ended production, according to Car and Driver.
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Subaru has unveiled the very limited 2017 BRZ Series.Yellow. As its name suggests, the limited edition BRZ is painted in yellow, but it also gets unique black alloy wheels, black BRZ and Subaru badging, and black exterior mirrors.
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Speculation has been circulating about the return of the Toyota Supra since the automaker trademarked the name in the U.S. two years ago. Now there's even more proof that the iconic badge is set to make a return, since Toyota recently trademarked the Supra name in Europe.
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Subaru has unveiled the updated 2017 BRZ, which gets lots of upgrades, including revised styling, suspension upgrades and updates to its four-cylinder boxer engine.
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