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April 22, 2014

Subaru Says No to the WRX Hatchback - Again

2015 Subaru WRX

Despite rumors that Subaru was reportedly reconsidering plans for a hatchback version of the new WRX and STI models, Subaru has gone on the record again by stating that it is isn't going to happen.

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Lexus IS to Get Turbocharged 2.0L by 2016

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Now that Lexus has unveiled the 2015 Lexus NX crossover, Lexus now has its first turbocharged engine in the form of a 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder. The 2.0L engine is expected to be offered in other models, including the Lexus IS.

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560-HP Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge Headed for Production

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Infiniti continues to tease us with the Q50 Eau Rouge concept that was originally unveiled earlier this year in Detroit. With its 560-HP 3.8L V6 that's borrowed from the Nissan GT-R, the Q50 Eau Rouge continues to get positive feedback and now it's reportedly been given the green light for production.

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April 21, 2014

2015 Lexus NX Crossover Arrives This Fall, Specs Released

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The 2015 Lexus NX crossover officially debuted at the Beijing Motor Show last weekend and now we have more information about the new crossover.

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Honda Concept B Previews a New Five-Door Model for China

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Honda has unveiled the Concept B concept car at the Beijing Motor Show, which it says is a preview of a future five-door model that is being designed exclusively for the Chinese market.

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Nissan Lannia Concept Targets China's 'Post-80s' Generation

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Nissan has unveiled the Lannia concept at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show, which is its latest concept geared towards China's rising "Post-80s" generation, the "balinghou."

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April 17, 2014

2015 Subaru Outback Debuts in New York with 33 MPG Rating

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Subaru just unveiled the 2015 Subaru Outback at the New York Auto Show ahead of its arrival this summer. The all-new Outback is now the fifth-generation of the popular wagon and this time it now has the roomiest interior ever and a 33 mpg highway rating.

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2015 Honda HR-V Somewhat Revealed in New York

2015 Honda HR-V

Honda didn't bring its new small crossover to the New York Auto Show, but it did confirm the HR-V name and released a few pictures of it. The 2015 Honda HR-V is based on the new Fit and will battle the new Jeep Renegade and Chevy Trax when it arrives this winter.

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April 16, 2014

2015 Acura TLX Officially Unveiled in NY

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Acura has unveiled the all-new 2015 Acura TLX at the New York Auto Show. Acura already previewed the TLX with a prototype version at the Detroit Auto Show, so what you see here isn't a big surprise, but at least we now have all the specs.

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2015 Mazda MX-5 Miata 25th Anniversary Edition Unveiled, Next-Gen's Chassis Previewed

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Mazda is getting ready to release an all-new MX-5 Miata, but before that happens Mazda is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the MX-5 Miata with the limited-edition 25th Anniversary Edition.

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2015 Toyota Camry Gets a Significant Restyling in New York

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Toyota is giving the 2015 Toyota Camry an extensive midlife redesign that Toyota says is "more expressive and athletic." Responding to criticism that the current Camry is bland and boring, Toyota gave its best selling sedan a completely new look with almost 2,000 new parts.

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April 14, 2014

Updated 2015 Infiniti Q70 and QX80 Are Headed to New York

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Infiniti has confirmed that updated versions of the 2015 Q70 sedan and the QX80 SUV will debut at the New York Auto Show this week.

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2015 Nissan Murano Officially Unveiled

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As promised Nissan is going to unveil the 2015 Nissan Murano in two days at the New York Auto Show, but today we have the first batch of photos and info about the new crossover.

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April 11, 2014

Updated 2015 Nissan Versa Sedan Unveiled Ahead of its New York Debut

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Nissan has unveiled the updated 2015 Nissan Versa sedan, which is going to debut next week at the New York Auto Show. The 2015 Versa sedan gets several updates including new front and rear fascias, a range of interior refinements, and new grade level and packaging content.

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April 10, 2014

2015 Lexus NX Compact Crossover Officially Unveiled

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The wait is over! Lexus has taken the wraps off the 2015 Lexus NX compact crossover ahead of its debut on April 20 at the Beijing Motor Show.

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Toyota Announces New, More Efficient Engine Lineup

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Toyota has announced that it will soon release a new generation of gasoline engines that will be at least 10 percent more fuel efficient than today's engines. The new engines leverage combustion and loss-reduction technologies from Toyota's hybrid engines.

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2015 Honda HR-V Crossover Announced for the New York Auto Show

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Honda has announced that it is going to reveal new information about the Fit-based crossover next week at the New York Auto Show. It's been reported that the crossover will officially be dubbed the Honda HR-V, but Honda has yet to confirm the reports.

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2014 Scion xB Release Series 10.0 Set for NY Debut

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Scion has unveiled the latest limited-edition xB, the 2014 xB Release Series 10.0, which is going to debut next week at the New York Auto Show. Scion says that the xB Release Series 10.0 brings "together the inspiration and functionality of modern technology."

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2015 Lexus NX Crossover Photos Leaked Ahead of its Beijing Debut

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A few photos of the 2015 Lexus NX crossover have surfaced online ahead of its debut at the Beijing Motor Show on April 20. From these grainy photos we can see that 2015 NX is toned way down from the LF-NX concept, but it's still a bit more aggressive than the current RX.

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April 9, 2014

2015 Honda Fit Starts at $15,525

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Honda has released the pricing for the all-new 2015 Honda Fit, which starts at $15,525, only $100 more than the outgoing model. The 2015 Fit is set to arrive in showrooms on April 14 and in addition to its all-new styling, it also has more power, features and is more fuel efficient than before.

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First Drive: 2015 Honda Fit (Review)

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This month marks the introduction of the all-new 2015 Honda Fit, which is the third-generation of the popular subcompact hatchback. Since the second-generation Fit which arrived for the 2009 model year, the subcompact segment has gotten more competitive with new models like the Ford Fiesta, Chevy Sonic and the Nissan Versa Note. Does the 2015 Fit have what it takes?

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April 8, 2014

Honda Teases a New Concept for Beijing

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Honda has released a teaser of a new concept vehicle that is going to debut later this month in Beijing. Honda hasn't released any other details about the concept, but the teaser shows a sporty concept with a sleek roofline that may or may not be a four-door coupe.

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April 5, 2014

A New Subaru WRX Hatchback is Still a Possibility

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Subaru WRX fans, we've got some good news for you. If you've been disappointed in the fact that Subaru hasn't unveiled a new WRX hatchback, there's still a chance that it could happen.

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April 4, 2014

Sebastian Vettel Drives the 560-hp Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge (Video)

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Infiniti is currently testing running prototype versions of the Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge that debuted at both the Detroit Auto Show and Geneva Motor Show earlier this year. Infiniti has released a video of the Q50 Eau Rouge being driven by four time Formula one world champion Sebastian Vettel as he tests it at Millbrook Proving Ground automotive testing facility.

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April 3, 2014

2015 Lexus NX Crossover Teased and Debuts This Month in Beijing

2015 Lexus NX Teaser

After giving the world a preview of a new compact crossover last year with the LF-NX concept, Lexus is set to debut the 2015 Lexus NX this month at the Beijing Auto Show. The 2015 Lexus NX crossover is based on the Toyota RAV4, but gets aggressive styling that should help it stand out in a crowded segment.

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2015 Subaru Outback Teased Ahead of its Debut in New York

2015 Subaru Outback Teaser

Subaru has released a teaser of the 2015 Outback ahead of its world debut on April 17 at the New York Auto Show. Subaru hasn't released any significant details about the new Outback other than stating that the Outback is its flagship crossover that "blends Car-like handling and SUV capability."

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March 31, 2014

Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Production Ends This Year

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Mitsubishi will reportedly end production of the Lancer Evolution later this year, which signals the end of the end of the Lancer Evolution's current generation and it's not known if a successor is in the works.

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2015 Toyota Camry to Get an FR-S Inspired Nose?

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Toyota has revealed that in just a few weeks it's going to unveil a significantly updated 2015 Camry at the New York Auto Show. Toyota did not reveal any details about the updated 2015 Camry, but it's being reported that it will get styling updates that will be inspired by the Scion FR-S sports car.

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March 27, 2014

2015 Toyota Camry to Get a Significant Mid-Cycle Update, Debuts Next Month in NY

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Following several rumors about the 2015 Camry, Toyota has confirmed that a refreshed 2015 Toyota Camry will debut next month at the New York Auto Show. The current Camry was released for the 2012 model year, but due to increased competition, Toyota is planning a bigger than normal mid-cycle refresh for the best-selling car.

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March 26, 2014

Will the All-New Mazda MX-5 Miata Debut Next Month in New York?

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Last week Mazda announced that it will celebrate the MX-5 Miata's 25th anniversary at the New York Auto Show with 15 past MX-5 Miatas taking the stage. There was a report that we could also see the chassis of the next-generation MX-5 Miata, but now it's being reported that we may see the all-new Miata at the show.

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2015 Acura TLX GT Race Car to Make its Debut at the Detroit Grand Prix

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Acura has announced that the 2015 Acura TLX GT race car will make its Pirelli World Challenge competition debut at the May 30-June 1 Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix double-header race weekend. The TLX GT, which is based on the 2015 TLX, will race in the top category against cars like the Audi R8 LMS, Cadillac CTS-V, Chevrolet Corvette, Dodge Viper, Lamborghini Gallardo, Mercedes SLS, Nissan GTR, Porsche 911 and Ferrari 458.

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March 24, 2014

2015 Nissan Murano Gets Teased (Video)

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Although it was already rumored, Nissan has confirmed that the 2015 Nissan Murano is going to debut next month at the New York Auto Show. Nissan is also giving the world an early peek at the 2015 Murano in a quick video.

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March 20, 2014

Mazda to Celebrate 25 Years of the MX-5 Miata in New York

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While the world awaits the debut of the next-generation MX-5 Miata, Mazda has announced that it is going to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the roadster next month in New York. Mazda is going to showcase 15 MX-5 vehicles, which range from auto show concepts, to race cars and production models at the New York Auto Show.

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March 19, 2014

2015 Acura TLX to Take the Stage in New York, Bye Bye TL and TSX

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Acura has announced that the production version of the 2015 Acura TLX is going to debut next month at the New York Auto Show. Acura originally previewed the 2015 TLX with a prototype version at the Detroit Auto Show earlier this year.

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March 17, 2014

Infiniti Four-Door Coupe in the Works with 700-HP?

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New reports have surfaced about Infiniti's upcoming flagship sedan, which will reportedly take styling cues from the Infiniti Essence concept and feature a four-door coupe body to go head to head with models like the Porsche Panamera and Maserati Quattroporte.

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March 13, 2014

2016 Nissan GT-R Rumored to Have 800-HP Hybrid Powertrain

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It's already been reported that the next-gen 2016 Nissan GT-R is going to get a hybrid powertrain, but now it's being speculated that it could pack up to 800-HP. Yup you read that right,the next GT-R could reach new heights.

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March 11, 2014

Honda Spins Acura Off As a Separate Division to Focus More Attention on the Brand

The 2015 Acura TLX Prototype

Ever since Honda created its Acura luxury division in the 1980's the two brands have remained very close, but now Honda has announced plans to further separate the Honda and Acura brands. Up until now, American Honda Motor Company has handled the sales and marketing for both the Honda and Acura divisions in North America, but starting next month the two brands will handle their own sales and marketing plans.

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2014 Honda Civic Si Coupe Starts at $22,790, Si Sedan Priced at $22,990

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Honda has given the 2014 Civic Si some upgrades, which includes more power, a retuned suspension, a mild restyling for the Si Coupe and more features.

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Nissan is Going to Unveil a New Sedan Concept in Beijing

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Nissan has announced that it is going to debut a new sedan concept at the upcoming Beijing Motor Show next month. The new concept is a follow up to last year's Friend-ME concept (shown here) and is designed for the "Chinese digital lifestyle."

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March 6, 2014

Toyota's Replacement for the Yaris will Use the Mazda2's Skyactiv Engine

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Toyota has announced that the replacement for the Yaris subcompact will be powered by the same Skyactiv four-cylinder engine as the upcoming Mazda2. The replacement for the lackluster Yaris will actually be built on the same platform as the next Mazda2, but will have unique sheet metal.

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