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Report: Volkswagen’s CEO suggests major changes to refreshed Passat

At the New York Auto Show, Volkswagen of America’s CEO, Michael Horn, was getting on the horn quite often to answer many questions for us automotive journalist lot. And after speaking with MotorTrend, Horn disclosed that the Passat will be receiving far more significant changes when it gets refreshed for the mid-cycle, unlike the updated Jetta, […]

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2015 Audi A3 TDI Sportback interior

2014 NYIAS: We sniff the 2015 Audi A3 TDI Sportback

Due to what Audi calls an outpouring of enthusiasts’ support, the Ingolstadt-based marque will daylight the premium oil burning hatchback as a model year 2015 offering and will include Audi’s 150 horsepower 2 liter four cylinder mated to a 6 speed S Tronic automatic transmission. The new model will sit alongside the entry level A3 […]

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Report: Audi says Lamborghini Urus to be launched in 2018, considering Q8 SUV too

Audi’s chief, Rupert Stadler, spoke to AutoCar recently, who learned that the production Lamborghini Urus is on track for a reveal in 2018. According to the report, the Urus was supposed to be ready by 2016, but was put on hold until 2017, and now 2018. The production model will resemble the concept greatly and won’t […]

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2014 Beijing: Honda introduces new Concept B in China

Honda brought a new compact five-door designed only for the Chinese market, known as the Concept B. It resembles a compact hatchback that will be geared towards the young Chinese audience when it goes on sale sometime in 2016. The compact five-door will receive a range of four-cylinder engines, including a hybrid powerplant.  The Concept […]

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2014 Beijing: Honda showcases the Spirior Concept in China, hints at next-gen Acura TSX

Our beloved Acura TSX isn’t bespoke to our market by any means, as the compact luxury sports sedan has been sold abroad as the European and Japanese spec Honda Accord. Over in China however, it’s sold as the Spirior, which recently received a conceptual redesign for Auto China 2014. Not much is known about the […]

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2014 Beijing: Chevrolet reveals all-new redesigned global Cruze in China

Chevrolet seized the moment in China to reveal the all-new complete redesigned next generation Cruze compact sedan to the fastest growing automobile market currently on our planet. The new models takes on a far more four-door-like profile, similar to the Hyundai Elantra and the Honda Civic. It features a new upside-down trapezoidal grille with a […]

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2014 Beijing: Audi spins an all-road version off of its TT coupe for China

Audi introduced a new concept at the Beijing Auto Show recently, which hints at an off-road–or should we say “all-road”–version of the brand’s signature TT sports coupe. As indicated by the name, the 2014 Audi TT Off-Road Concept is essentially a compact SUV crossover built to match the sporty intent of the original TT, except […]

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2014 Beijing: Bentley reveals their first ever Hybrid Concept in Beijing

Just as we walk out of the New York International Auto Show Press Days, China walks into their Beijing Auto Show. And to kick off one of the main debuts at this year’s festivities, Bentley revealed their first ever Hybrid Concept that looks nearly production ready, being based off of a Mulsanne. It is of […]

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Volkswagen unleashes the facelifted 2015 Jetta before New York w/ VIDEO

Volkswagen revealed its teased 2015 facelifted Jetta for the New York Auto Show, which takes on some subtle changes and updates. For starters, the new Jetta receives similarly styled bi-xenon headlights and daytime LED runners as the new Passat, along with an optional trunk lid spoiler for the GLI and Hybrid versions. Overall however, the […]

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Infiniti confirms to be introducing an updated Q70 sedan and QX80 SUV at NYC

Infiniti got on the newsreel to announce that they’ll be bringing some updated Q70 sedans and QX80 SUVs to the New York Auto Show later this week, featuring revisions equating to mid-cycle refreshes. Following Infiniti’s recent nomenclature makeover, the Infiniti Q70 was formerly the M performance sedan while the QX80 was once the QX56. The […]

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