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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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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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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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Petition to Help Tesla Motors Bypass Dealer Association [NADA]

The petition to allow Tesla to sell directly to consumers without having to go through dealer associations has collected more than 100,000 signatures! Did you sign? This is great news, but will it accomplish anything? Even if the White House does try to do something about what over 100,000 of its citizens request, it’s not […]

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Cadillac Eschews Green, Adds 410 HP Twin Turbo V6 XTS Vsport

Caddy increases XTS power output and bridges the gap between V and non-V cars… From the Cadillac press release: DETROIT – Cadillac will add a new option to its XTS luxury sedan: More power and torque. Starting in August, the all-new Cadillac Twin Turbo V6 will go into production as an optional engine for the […]

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Toyota 2000GT

One of only approximately 350 produced between 1967 and 1970, this gorgeous GT is widely recognized as the most collectible and first Japanese supercar–one in concourse condition could fetch over $1 million at auction. The front-engine RWD 2-seater was a collaborative effort between Toyota and Yamaha and was designed to compete with the high-profile European […]

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