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Report: Hyundai CEO hints at BMW 3-Series rival, could be five years away

Edmunds recently spoke with Hyundai Motor America’s CEO, Dave Zuchowski, who apparently hinted at Hyundai’s dire interest in producing a BMW 3-Series rival. Zuchowski added that the new 2015 Genesis’ starting price of $38,000 leaves room for Hyundai to expand even more. Rumors have indicated in the past that Hyundai is interested in producing a […]

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Report: Lexus mulling over IS F replacement, deciding whether to use forced induction or natural aspiration, no hybrid tech

TheMotorReport of Australia was apparently able to sit down with the Lexus IS’s chief engineer, who hinted that the brand expresses desire to continue producing high-performance halo variant of the IS, known as the IS F, for the next generation. The unfortunate bit of news however is that Lexus won’t be able to use the […]

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Report: BMW undecided about bringing next-gen 1-Series to US in fears of product overlap with MINI

It seems the BMW 1-Series has been destined to a terrible fate as many automobile enthusiasts have become increasingly skeptical of how BMW is planning the entry-level model’s future. The first generation took off decently well in both its home turf and our shores by developing a cult status amongst enthusiasts. But in erratic shifts […]

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Report: Next generation Mercedes-Benz C-Class to get convertible, hybrid, and diesel options

Mercedes-Benz are of course continuing their battle with their direct rival BMW in the race for sales. Resultantly, AutomotiveNews reports that the famed Silver Arrow will be adding a convertible, diesel, and hybrid variant to their C-Class lineup when it gets redesigned next year. “We were fighting the 3 series with two arms tied behind […]

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2013 New York: The 2014 BMW 328d starts the wave of new BMW Advanced Diesels at New York

BMW debuted its latest oil-burning 2014 328d at the New York International Auto Show, which they say is the trickle to a new wave of BMW Advanced Diesels to come in the United States. We did get a diesel BMW 3-Series in the last E90 generation, the 335d, which was powered by BMW’s renown turbodiesel […]

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Video: A small-time rap music video pays tribute to the Mercedes-Benz 190E

It seems like in this day and age of newer is better, old Mercedes-Benzes tend to go overlooked and are often underappreciated. It’s rather unfortunate since their cars have been reputed for so many superlatives that even today, only those who do appreciate them—like me, hardcore—are the ones who never forget. But even for those […]

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