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The facelifted 2016 Honda Accord sedan–this is it…and the V6 manual option returns?! [UPDATED]

We received an update from Honda North America. Read more after the jump. The current generation Honda Accord has been with us since 2012 as a 2013 model and interestingly, Honda gave the sedan a pretty big facelift recently, despite only being two years old. Usually, cars are refreshed half-way through their generational lifespan, so […]

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BREAKING: Amazon Originals kicks it into “Top Gear” by announcing new show with Jeremy Clarkson and friends

GREAT NEWS! Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May are back after making an agreement with Amazon Video! Ever since Jeremy Clarkson’s ‘fracas’ with BBC producer Oisin Tymon, the future of his career, along with his co-hosts, Richard Hammond and James May, remained up in the air. Constant rumors bounced back and forth regarding the fate […]

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Details galore dropped on the highly-anticipated 2016 Chevrolet Colorado Duramax Diesel

Before General Motors revealed the new Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon duo, we all thought the midsize pickup was dead, done-for, on its way to extinction like its other fellow domestic stablemates, the Dodge Dakota and the Ford Ranger, despite the fact that the Nissan Frontier and Toyota Tacoma soldiered on with little to no […]

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The Ferrari 488 Spider is here with a whopping amount of power and droptop fun

Ferrari kept things rather subtle when it just recently revealed the highly-anticipated 488 Spider, which is basically a 488 but with its head chopped off. And a subtle reveal it may be, that’s because the 488 Spider’s reveal is scheduled for a full debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. As expected, the 488 Spider […]

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First official picture of Infiniti Q30 gets released, called a “Premium Active Concept”

We know Infiniti’s been hard at work to launch a new compact entry-level model after revealing the Q30 Concept in 2013. Now, the production model was just revealed in single teaser pic, along with an official statement that Infiniti will go into full-detail about the car at this year’s IAA show in Frankfurt in September. […]

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The 2016 Buick Encore gains a Sport Touring model

Buick happily announced to be adding a trim level to their Encore lineup. Meet the 2016 Buick Encore Sport Touring model, which not only gains a series of new updates and aesthetic upgrades, it also gets a little more power from its tiny and torquey 1.4L turbocharged inline four. Originally, this mill’s good for 138hp […]

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Video: The 2015 Chrysler 300S is a luxury sedan without the full luxury price

The Chrysler 300 has been with us for quite some time but to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the 300 nameplate, Chrysler gave their flagship sedan some new updates for the 2015 model year. The current 300 has been with us since 2011 in its second generation form and still rides on the same Mercedes-Benz-based […]

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Much like its Chevrolet cousin, the 2016 GMC Sierra gets a facelift

Not too long ago, General Motors had Chevrolet reveal a newly facelifted 2016 Chevrolet Silverado, mainly incorporating a series of minor updates, most of which were involved with the truck’s exterior design. That said, it was only a matter of time until the Silverado’s nearly-identical cousin, the GMC Sierra followed suit. Well, here it is. Like […]

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Nissan ups the Juke-R’s ante with a version 2.0, at Goodwood w/ video

Nissan did the unexpected with their original Juke-R, an extremely limited production and special edition of the Juke, which sports the Nissan GT-R’s powertrain and drivetrain, complete with all-wheel drive and the hand-built 3.8L twin-turbocharged V6. Now, Nissan revealed a follow-up to the crazy Juke-R with the Juke-R 2.0, but it literally does not have a 2.0L […]

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Ford boasts their new worldly Focus RS comes packed with 345hp w/ video

Some of the biggest news to come from Dearborn was the introduction of the all-new worldly Focus RS, that’s finally being sent to US shores to join our hot-hatch wars. But one thing Ford failed to disclose at the reveal of the Focus RS was its power ratings. The last Focus RS had 301hp and […]

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1997 Discover January Issue Features 1996 Top 100 Science Stories