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2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible

2014 NYIAS: 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible stiffens up over the old model

20% stiffer than the fixed-head previous generation C6 Z06, the convertible version of America’s sports car is no longer just designed to draw 11s on the pavement, bite you if you don’t drive it on the track, and fold in half under the twist found in the 625 bhp and 635 ft-lbs from the car’s […]

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Report: Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet to be axed for good

This shouldn’t come to any surprise…but Nissan will be discontinuing the ill-fated Murano CrossCabriolet once the new, completely redesigned 2015 model launches. AutoBlog got the scoop after exclusively speaking with Nissan’s sources in a recent inquiry about their Pontiac Aztek moment. “There is no plan for a next-generation Murano CC,” was the response. And while […]

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Chevrolet reveals the Corvette Z06 convertible, heads to New York next week

It was only a matter of time until this was going to happen. Chevrolet pulled the virtual sheets off of their latest version of the Corvette, the 2015 Corvette Z06 convertible. And like the Z06 on which it is based on, the new convertible sports the same supercharged LT4 6.2L V8 good for “at least” […]

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Report: GM recalls 2.19 million more

After spending more time examining their ignition switchgear, GM found that the Chevy Cobalt and HHR; Saturn Sky and Ion; and Pontiac G5 and Solstice have been subject to hundreds of complaints of the keys falling out in the “Accessory” and “Run” positions. GM reported that they were aware of one incident in which a […]

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Porsche Exclusive makes an example out of a 911 Turbo Cabriolet via Facebook

Porsche released photos of one of the many ways customers can customize their own model before purchasing, ranging from bespoke options, to custom color combinations. Owners will be able to individualize their brand new Boxster, Cayman, Macan, Cayenne, or other 911. This all comes thanks to the Zuffenhausen automaker’s in-house tailoring service, referred to as […]

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Report: Mercedes SL and SLK will lose weight and use the same platform

Knocking off nearly 330 lbs off the SL’s weight and 220lbs off the SLK’s weight, Mercedes intends upon being somewhat ambitious with their next two convertible/coupes. For some this may feel like a cost cutting measure that either enhances the appeal of the SLK or detracts from the appeal of the SL. Either way, Mercedes […]

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BREAKING: BMW drops the top on the M4, reveals the Convertible ahead of NY debut

BMW just revealed the all-new BMW M4 convertible on the web, following in the footsteps of the all-new M4 Coupe, to continue the legacy of 3-Series two-door based M cars. Due for a full reveal at the 2014 New York International Auto Show, the new BMW M4 Convertible is exactly that–a convertible version of the […]

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Report: Alfa Romeo’s new Spider won’t be Mazda based

Recent rumors suggested that Alfa Romeo struck a deal with Mazda to cooperatively build a compact rear-wheel drive sports roadster, which would take form as the Alfa Romeo Spider and the Mazda MX-5 Miata. But according to¬†Autobild in Germany, the new Spider will be based off of Fiat’s own new rear-wheel drive platform rather than […]

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Report: Mercedes-Benz SL and SLK will go without the auto hard top in the future

Well that sounds romantic. While the folding metal roof may help out with safety, sound deadening and year round useability, it can make the car more costly to design and build, give a less romantic appearance, and weigh the car down a bit more. That last one may be the nail in the coffin for […]

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Report: Jag to offer F-Type Club Sport, 440 lbs less, 0-60 in 3.5

Though it may not be a shock to anyone, Jaguar is looking to turn their already quick Porsche 911-fighting F-Type “up to 11.” The quickest, street legal, production F-Type weighs a whopping 3,700 lbs, which translates to lots of clever suspension and electronic jiggery-pokery to make up for the existing Coupe’s and R-Spec’s jowls.¬†Rumor has […]

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