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Report: Aston Martin to adopt turbochargers for its next DB9

Aston Martin’s in the midst of giving their lineup and entirely and much-needed makeover. And part of these plans include adopting forced-induction technology to help improve fuel economy without sacrificing power. That said, CAR reports Aston Martin should be adopting turbochargers for its next DB9 replacement, which could be called the DB11. The plan is to stick […]

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Report: Next Ferrari V12 to forgo turbocharging for hybridization

If you haven’t been noticing recently, Ferrari’s been jumping on the forced-induction train for a lot of their new models. Firstly, we had the California T and now the 488GTB. And if you were thinking Ferrari probably has plans to add snails and some intercoolers to their next V12, you’d actually be wrong. AutoCar reports the […]

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Report: Mercedes-Benz will be building…a pickup truck?? [UPDATE – CONFIRMED]

UPDATE: Mercedes-Benz officially confirmed a pickup truck from them will be in production by the end of the decade. Check out the press release after the jump! It’s really not often that automakers will step outside their boundaries to make cars that they’re not really known for…actually, yes it is, what are we saying? Case […]

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Spy Shots: The top-spec Jaguar F-Type SVR test mule spotted

In January, we caught wind of an even more powerful Jaguar F-Type called the SVR, expected to unseat the R as the top dog of the range. Thanks to AutoExpress, we now have a face to put with the name. The SVR will reportedly feature an uprated version of Jaguar Land Rover’s supercharged 5.0-liter V8, […]

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Offbeat: Driver ticketed for attempting the HOV lane with the ‘Most Interesting Man in the World’

Commuting to work can become a chore, which is why the HOV lane exists–to encourage carpooling to reduce the volume of vehicles during peak hours. But during those specific hours, the HOV lane exists only for those with at least two or more extra passengers. And those passengers ought to be real, even if its […]

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Video: Toyota puts together a tribute video for Jeremy Clarkson

The era of Top Gear as we know it may be over because of Jeremy Clarkson’s termination. It’s a sad day really for the automotive world. And to reflect on some of the ways Clarkson has influenced all of us car lovers, Toyota decided to put a little video homage together paying tribute to the […]

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Kia teases the new 2016 Optima ahead of its debut in New York

Kia’s bringing a new Optima to New York next week and already, we’ve gotten an idea as to what it should look like from the SportSpace Concept. Now however, an official stock photo apparently got leaked of the new Optima sedan, and as anticipated, it resembles the SportSpace very closely. Like that concept, the Optima […]

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Land Rover to bring a Range Rover Sport HST limited edition model to the Big Apple

Land Rover decided to join the party in New York next week by introducing a new Range Rover Sport of limited replication. It’s called the HST and it takes a base Range Rover Sport and adds more, such as more power. Using the base model’s 3.0L supercharged V6 from Jaguar, it’s been reworked to offer […]

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Mercedes-Benz confirms the plan to introduce 10 new plug-in hybrids by 2017

Mercedes-Benz is on a plug-in hybrid binge and officially confirmed to be prepping up to 10 new plug-in hybrid models by 2017. The plan comes after automakers are continuously being burdened by fuel economy and CO2 emissions mandates and along with the new models, Mercedes-Benz will be coloquially naming their PHEVs models with an “e” suffix […]

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The all-new 2016 Jaguar XF is here before its New York debut

Brace yourselves, for an all-new cat is in town by way of Jaguar in the form of a second-generation 2016 XF. Due for a reveal in New York next week, the new 2016 Jaguar XF sedan is the next chapter in Jag’s current line of midsize luxury sports sedans, running with the BMW 5-Series, Audi […]

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