Archive | 2014

Official photos of Aston Martin’s super exclusive Lagonda surface

Aston Martin’s making a Middle East-only Lagonda sedan, thanks to the rich and deep pockets of the various one percenters in the sandy deserts over yonder. And to brag to the rest of the world and taunt about how we can’t get it, Aston Martin finally revealed official photos of its Lagonda prototype running about […]

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Report: Mercedes-Benz serious about hybridization, could reveal 10 new models by 2017

Mercedes-Benz is serious about their hybrid plans as Australia’s CarAdvice recently heard of 10 possible plug-in models from the Silver Arrow. So far, the latest plug-in model to come from Stuttgart is the S500 Plug-In Hybrid, but similarly equipped models could surface in great variety by 2017. According to Daimler AG’s Dr. Thomas Weber, the plan […]

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Report: The Kia Soul could get a boost in soul with a turbo and AWD

The Kia Soul is a very sweet deal for the value subcompact crossover that it is, but to make things possibly more interesting, Kia could be boosting some more soul into the Soul with a turbocharger and even all-wheel drive, according to Automobile Magazine. The turbo would take form as a high-performance version of the Soul, thanks […]

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Report: The rumor strikes back – a Bugatti sedan could actually happen

Rumors of a Bugatti-based sedan have been circulating the rumor mill for quite some time, but never has it ever come to fruition. Bugatti first expressed interest to produce a sedan with the Galibier Concept from 2009, which possibly could’ve taken the title as the world’s fastest sedan. However, it never made it into production […]

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Report: Lexus may finally be working on a GS F and a possible four-door RC F by 2016

Lexus could finally be in the works with a GS F to compete against the likes of the BMW M5, the Jaguar XFR-S and the Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG, according to a new find from AutoCar in the UK. The Japanese luxury auto giant has been on a big branding trend, pushing their newly coveted F brand, […]

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Report: Alfa Romeo confirms a new model due next summer

Photo rendering by Thorsten-Krisch Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne recently confirmed to be introducing a new Alfa Romeo next year, specifically on June 24, 2015, just as the automaker turns 105 years old. Specifics as to what model this exactly may be haven’t been released, though speculation suggests it could be the new BMW 5-Series competing […]

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Cadillac announces plans to have semi-autonomous cars within two years

General Motors’ CEO, Mary Barra, officially revealed Cadillac’s plans to begin introducing semi-autonomous cars and systems within two years, which is colloquially named, Super Cruise. Due for a reveal sometime in 2017 on an undisclosed model, the Super Cruise system features similar tech to other models with semi-autonomous features, including an array of cameras, sensors, […]

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Report: Tesla announces joint project with Toyota

AutomotiveNews reports Tesla recently announced possibly be working with Toyota on a new project despite the fact their first joint venture, the Toyota RAV4 EV, was a bit of a flop. According to the report, Tesla’s Elon Musk recently hinted the two companies could reunite once again to work on a “significant project” in the next […]

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Recalls: Several Porsche 918 examples recalled over rear-axle control arm woes

When one dollies up about $845,000 for a new car, expectations for perfection aren’t irrational. But it seems over-engineering and eye-watering price tags still don’t buy perfection as Porsche and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have just issued a recall for five US-spec 918 Spyder supercars over problems with the rear-axle control arms. A […]

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Report: Volkswagen to execute five-year product cycles in the US

The automobile industry is already fast paced as is, in order to keep customers interested in new products since products that become stale lost interest–this is quite the given. As a result, Volkswagen Group of America’s Vice President of Quality and Service, Marc Trahan, recently told Edmunds that the People’s Car maker is going to implement […]

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