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Report: Kia’s introducing something new at Chicago

Chicago seems like it’s going to get its own share of attention as Kia is reportedly working to reveal something for the 2015 Chicago Auto Show next month. Speaking to AutoBlog, a company spokesperson mentioned a new concept to “reimagine” Kia’s approach to one of their most popular vehicles. This implies a volume seller, like the […]

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Report: Top Gear UK to sign another three year contract

Fans of British Top Gear, like yours truly, will be happy to hear that the BBC will be signing the trio on for an additional three years by contract. So that there pretty much guarantees there will be the world’s most admired motoring show for that duration. Top Gear unfortunately has been the bearer of […]

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McLaren is bringing a new car to Geneva

McLaren’s stirring up the news by teasing a new car for Geneva. The new model is apparently called the 675LT and its purpose is to pay homage to the original McLaren F1 GTR “Long Tail,” a famous LeMans racer of the 1990s. Power is said to be rated at an evil 666hp, 25hp more than […]

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Honda’s ready to show off the new Civic Type-R at Geneva that we might get

Honda’s ready to reveal it’s next-generation Civic Type-R at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, where the production NSX will be shown on European soil for the first time since the North American International Auto Show. This new Civic Type-R is a game-changer for Civic Type-R brethren as the new model gets Honda’s first-ever turbocharged 2.0L […]

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Report: Chevy denies Corvette Z06 did the ‘Ring in less than seven minutes

So someone out there made a little goof and claimed the all-new 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 did the famous Nurburgring Nordschleife in less than seven minutes, which is a pretty serious claim. Click here for more news on the Chevrolet Corvette Z06. HorsepowerKings reportedly said the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 with the eight-speed automatic did […]

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Report: GMC might come up with a competitor to the Jeep Wrangler

It seems GMC has a desire to expand its horizons as The Wall Street Journal recently sat in a meeting with dealers, where they learned GM’s luxury SUV branch has plans to build a competitor to the Jeep Wrangler. Yup, so this means the Professional Grade could be popping up on the trails a lot more frequently. In […]

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Mitsubishi continues to beat dead horses, teases new concept for Geneva

It seems Mitsubishi has nothing else better to do except tease the public and automotive journalist world with concept after concept after concept, only to have them be long forgotten. This has been the case with the small Japanese automaker, who’s been showing us some wicked concepts, but almost none of them followed-through to become […]

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Report: Volvo’s working on plug-in hybrids rather than EVs

No matter which way you argue, electric vehicles are still rather impractical when compared to the typical internal-combustion engine-powered car. Let’s face it, who wants to wait hours to refuel/recharge a battery pack when filling up a 16-gallon tank only takes no more than five minutes? Granted, the EV regiment still fits a select niche […]

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Report: Buick could enter the compact market with the Opel Atom

It seems Buick is interested in expanding into different markets, specifically the subcompact luxury market as word from AutomotiveNews suggests the Opel Adam is under consideration for North America, but as a Buick. America’s Tri-Shield has a knack for slightly reengineering and rebadging Opels because, well, Opels in Europe today are good cars. So why not […]

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Video: Ford highlights the design of the 2017 GT and explains how it came to be

Ford undoubtedly took the limelight when they revealed their new 2017 GT at the Detroit Auto Show earlier this month. Now, the brand released a new video via Road&Track, where Ford explains how the GT’s design came to fruition. The video features an interview with Ford Americas Design Director, Chris Svensson. The Ford GT comes with […]

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