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Report: New Cadillac flagship could debut at Pebble Beach next year

Cadillac has something up their sleeves for the full-size executive segment, and it’s a large rear-wheel drive sedan to compete against the likes of the BMW 7-Series, Mercedes-Benz S-Class and so on. Top Gear recently heard the new flagship could debut at the 2015 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance next year. Not much else is known […]

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Toyota reengineers Land Cruiser 70 for Japan only, makes us all jealous

We’re sure that like us, you’re wishing some of your favorite automobile manufacturers would just go on a special nostalgia tantrum, reengineering and building, from new, classic models for the sake of, why the hell not. It’d be like rebuilding the Titanic, giving it air conditioning, top-spec steam turbine engines and the actual ability to withstand, if […]

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Report: Dodge Viper could get a supercharged V10

Chrysler is apparently on a supercharger binge and is interested in equipping the next Viper with one. Not that the current Viper’s 8.4L V10 isn’t enough, what with, 640hp and 600 lb-ft of torque. According to the Pentastar’s enthusiast site, AllPar, the supercharger could up the final rating to as high as 800bhp. This would help […]

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Report: Rumors suggest a Mazda Miata Coupe is on the way

AutomotiveNews apparently heard Mazda is preparing a Miata with a fixed roof in addition to the new MX-5 being revealed in just a few short weeks. This could be one of the many models popping up from Mazda’s new lineup changeover, which includes a new addition of the CX-3, a new CX-9, a Mazdaspeed3, and […]

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Report: Mazdaspeed3 in the works, CX-3 and CX-9 to follow later on

Mazdaspeed3 fans can get excited–AutomotiveNews recently heard of a new next-generation Mazdaspeed3, currently in the works as a 2016 model year. The current Mazda3 launched last year and the new Mazdaspeed version should be around when the current 3 gets a mid-cycle refresh in about two years. The second generation Mazdaspeed3 ceased production in 2013 […]

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Report: Daimler could end up buying Aston Martin

Aston Martin is currently owned by Mercedes-Benz’s parent, Daimler, by five percent while the Silver Arrow will provide AMG engines for future Aston models. Now, CARandDRIVER recently heard Daimler is boosting their interest in Aston Martin as a whole, meaning they might just flat out scoop the British marque off of its feet. As of this […]

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Report: Volvo is working on a new range of three-bangers

The fight for fuel economy is in full force and automakers are trying to penny-pinch every last bit of fuel economy out of their latest and greatest models. One of the growing trends is the revitalization of three-cylinder engines, which sound like they’re better off being left to motorcycles and tractors. Though three-bangers aren’t necessarily new to […]

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Report: McLaren’s new entry-level coupe to be named 500S

McLaren is anticipated to be working on a new entry-level model to compete against the likes of the Porsche 911 Turbo, the Jaguar F-Type R, the Nissan GT-R, and the incoming Mercedes-Benz AMG GT. And word is that the new model could be named the 500S to follow the naming scheme of the now defunct […]

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Report: Infiniti teases new model of some sort, heads to Paris

Infiniti is working on introducing some new models, ranging from a new subcompact luxury variant to a flagship sedan or coupe. And recently, Infiniti teased a new model due for a reveal at this year’s Paris Auto Show. Not much is known about this teased model, except for the obvious shape of the grille. Speculation […]

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Report: New Cadillac ATS-V sedan to show up at 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

CARandDRIVER reports the new highly-anticipated Cadillac ATS-V sedan is set to be revealed at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show later this year to combat the BMW M3. The ATS-V as usual is predicted to get more aggressive bodywork, reminiscent of past V models like the CTS-V. Under the hood resides the same twin-turbocharged 3.6L […]

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