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2015 Audi TTS

The specs are out on the 2015 Audi TT

Don’t get too excited, this is for the US market model, which will not get the redesign just yet.  The changes are largely incremental for Audi’s quick-selling aluminum sports car. Fitted with over the top quad exhaust outlets, a spoiler, special paint, seats and wheels, Audi is offering up a TTS competition package on their […]

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BMW 335i with a guardrail in it

That might leave a mark: BMW 335i ingests a guardrail in Johannesburg

Here at egm, we aren’t much on crashing, but this one is pretty noteworthy, seeing as no one was, allegedly, injured. The driver of this 306 bhp E92 BMW may have gotten the wind knocked out of him or her though when they lost control on a wet road and ended up threading a guardrail […]

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Report: Porsche planning new V6 and V8 engines for the next generation Panamera

A new report is in from AutoCar in the UK, who learned that Porsche is currently developing all-new V6 and V8 engines for the next generation of Panamera, to be built on Volkswagen’s latest MSB modular platform. Porsche is spearheading the project, specifically designing the future engines to be capable of rear-wheel and all-wheel drive configurations. […]

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Report: Alfa Romeo 4C to get new headlights

If you remember a while back, when the Alfa Romeo 4C originally saw the light of day, feedback was a hit or miss for the headlight design, which varied depending on how one equipped their 4C. Now, to deal with those remarks, an Alfa Romeo spokesperson apparently confirmed to AutoCar of the UK that the 4C will […]

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Report: Next gen E-Class to be larger, sportier, returns with inline-six

Germany’s AutoBild reports that the next generation 2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class will sport a complete new design, rumored to be larger, more aerodynamic, and sportier in nature. The new E-Class is being designed from the ground up on the company’s latest rear-wheel drive modular architecture. A long-wheelbase model will also be produced to cater to demands for […]

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Report: Mercedes-Benz apparently mulling a subcompact SLA baby roadster

Word via AutoEvolution is that Mercedes-Benz may be dipping their toes into the baby-roadster market with a supposed SLA subcompact that would sit below the SLK. Mercedes-Benz suggested the idea once before a while back in 2000 with the Vision SLA at the 2000 North American International Auto Show. Though obviously, the concept was never put […]

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Report: Volkswagen denies production BlueSport compact roadster

Dutch publication, Autovisie from the Telegraaf, reportedly learned that Volkswagen will not be producing a production version of the anticipated BlueSport Concept, the compact roadster from not too long ago. Rumors were bouncing back in forth about Volkswagen’s indecision to proceed with the project. Now, this one seems to seal the deal–it’s a no go. The reason […]

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Maserati Alfieri Concept

Report: 2016 Maserati Alfieri/GranTurismo leaked ahead of Geneva Debut

There’s not a whole lot to say other than this is a very attractive alternative to the Porsche 911 and Jaguar F-Type crowd. This is likely the GranTurismo successor that we’ve been looking for in the past. Based on the same platform underpinning the Maserati Ghibli and Quattroporte sedan, the Alfieri, as previously suggested will likely […]

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2015 Audi TT

2015 Audi TT slims down to 2,711 lbs, comes with a manual for Geneva

For those who bemoaned that Audi had disappeared into a sea of Mercedes and BMW lookalikes, your words have been heard, and though Audi has not produced a brown, RWD shooting brake with a manual transmission, they have produced a blue sports car that weighs well under 3,000 lbs, looks astonishing and comes with a […]

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2014 Porsche 911 Targa 4

Report: 2015 Porsche Targa Turbo headed to Geneva

Introduced at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the 2015 Porsche 911 Targa is a simple triumph of form over function. It is a throwback to the original Targa, which was really just an emergency reaction to fears of harsh safety regulations. Starting at $102,000, the Targa is a far cry from […]

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