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The 4-cylinder 2017 Porsche 718 Is Here

…and that seems like a really good thing. Perhaps not the best thing for “purists”, or for the stereotypical Porsche owner, but this product really exemplifies modern Porsche in its efforts to offer ever-more efficient high-performance technology. Certainly, some will be immediately turned off by the words “four cylinder” (even a turbo unit pushing out […]

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2017 Cadillac XT5 Arrives, Bids Adieu to SRX

Cadillac introduces its new Luxury Crossover: the XT5. Premiering in Dubai and LA, this is the first of Cadillac’s portfolio to bear the XT prefix–not to be confused with the XTS–designating it as a Crossover Touring vehicle and continuing the new, alphanumeric, global nomenclature. This supplants the Theta-Epsilon-based second-gen SRX and manages to be both […]

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New York Auto Show [NAIAS] Image Dump

In case you missed it… Here is an onslaught of imagery, in some sort of order. Highlights include the superb Alfa Romeo stand, the Toyota FT-1, the production version of the Acura NSX, the Porsche Boxster Spyder and 911 Targa, Volvo XC90, the Cadillac CT6 and Lincoln Continental…

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The New Lotus: Evora 400

Lotus Cars is alive and kicking! Part of their newest plan for survival debuted March 3rd at the Geneva Motorshow: the Evora 400. If you’re wondering, the 400 denotes its horsepower… which is being reported as a significant 55hp-gain over the outgoing Evora S. However, if one considers the base Evora as comparison–and really, one […]

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One-of-a-Kind 2015 Dodge Viper GTC? The 1 0f 1.

Dodge shows us that SRT has another trick up its sleeve in finding takers for the 2015 Viper! Introducing the Viper 1 of 1 program. Have you dreamed of ordering a bespoke supercar from a major manufacturer but had trouble coming up with the hundreds of thousands–or perhaps millions–of dollars to make it a reality? […]

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Volvo Debuts S60 Cross Country

Volvo expands its Cross Country subbrand to include sedans…  Considering the average consumer’s interest in small SUVs and crossovers, offering a Cross Country trim level on the S60 does seem like a no-brainer. Should there not be a Cross Country and R version of every Volvo product offering? Imagine pushing the XC90 downmarket into a […]

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Tesla Motors Unveils the D and Autopilot

What does the D mean? It means “Dual Motor”. Or AWD in traditional carspeak. Tesla Motors unveils its D, adding AWD to its Model S. This is not totally surprising, as the Model X is expected to sport the drivetrain as well, but it is a welcome addition to the current line up. What IS […]

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2nd Gen Volvo XC90 to Debut T8 Hybrid Twin Engine

Volvo’s 2015 XC90 gets T8 “Twin Engine” hybrid technology. The original XC90 was introduced in 2002 and was perhaps the world’s most handsome SUV. Do you remember the Adventure Concept Car from NAIAS 2001? It gave the industry and the public a taste of things to come, and it was well-received.  The production version of […]

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