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BMW reveals 2016 X5 M and X6 M ahead of Los Angeles

BMW was known to be preparing the latest and greatest versions of the X5 M and X6 M for the 2016 model year and recently, the Munich automaker just revealed them in full ahead of their debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show next month. As expected, the 2016 BMW X5 M and X6 M […]

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Chevrolet teases 2016 Volt powertrain details

General Motors had Chevrolet teases some new details about the new 2016 Chevrolet Volt at a preview event earlier today. And those details contain information involving the Volt’s new powertrain. Due for a reveal at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the 2016 Chevrolet Volt utilizes a new Voltec powertrain that maintains […]

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Mercedes-Benz releases full details on US-spec S-Class Coupe

Mercedes-Benz USA recently released lots of new photos and lots of detailed specs on the new 2015 S-Class Coupe, including pricing and equipment. The Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe is being launched with three models: the base S550 4MATIC Coupe, the S63 AMG 4MATIC Coupe, and the S65 AMG 4MATIC Coupe. The S550 gets power from the […]

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Lotus announces Exige S with an automatic, hits UK dealers in January

Lotus quietly announced the introduction of a new automatic-equipped Exige S, most likely as a way to help boost sales of the extremely small automaker. The new Lotus Exige S automatic is expected to go on sale in January with six-forward gears. And while the Exige S may be robbed of some of its driver […]

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Report: Hyundai could import their China-aimed ix25 into the states

Europe’s AutomotiveNews branch heard through the grapevine that Hyundai could be importing their ix25 compact crossover, currently slated for the Chinese market in the near future. Should the ix25 be globalized, a release in both Europe and the United States is estimated to happen sometime in 2017. The ix25 is being developed specifically for the Chinese […]

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Report: Next-gen Chevrolet Volt to be powered by a new 1.5L four-banger

The next-generation Chevrolet Volt is on its way to the Detroit Auto Show next year and according to AutomotiveNews, the new Volt could be powered by a newly developed 1.5L four-banger for its range-extending motor. The Volt is most likely going to retain its original concept and recipe, being powered by an all-electric powertrain with a […]

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Chevrolet’s Silverado gets a treatment for SEMA too

Chevrolet revealed a new concept for SEMA based on the Silverado and it’s called the Silverado Toughnology Concept. Themed towards utilitarian individuals who like a little pizzazz, the Silverado Toughnology comes with a black-painted hood, a mesh grille insert, vinyl stickers, running boards, and extended fender flares with 22-inch wheels. It’s all themed to highlight […]

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OFFICIAL: Mazda CX-3 to debut at Los Angeles [UPDATED]

Motoring.com in Australia is back for some rumor time and pitches the possibility that Mazda’s new rumored subcompact crossover could show up at the Los Angeles Auto Show next month. It would be called the CX-3 and judging by the succeeding number, it’s smaller than the CX-5 and the CX-9. It would be Mazda’s first […]

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John Hennessey test drives HPE700 Camaro ZL1

Video: John Hennessey test drives HPE700 Camaro ZL1

As part of a new partnership between AutoNation and Hennessey Performance Engineering, the Texas-based tuning company’s performance packages will now be made available through AutoNation’s Chevrolet and Ford stores. The partnership allows anyone shopping at an AutoNation’s Chevrolet or Ford locations to place an order for a Hennessey tuned vehicle at the point of purchase. Recently John Hennessey […]

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Jeep and Ram reveal their SEMA concepts for Vegas

Following the reveal of Chrysler’s and Fiat’s concepts for SEMA, Fiat-Chrysler Automobile’s concepts from the Jeep and Ram portfolios also surfaced–and there are four. There are two concepts based on the all-new Renegade–the first is the Renegade Frostbite, featuring a two-tone blue exterior with vinyl decals, rocker guards, and a ski and snowboard roof-rack. The […]

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