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2Chris Harris reviews his personal, two-year-old Ferrari FF [w/video]

Chris Harris has lusted after a Ferrari FF since the day it was revealed, but he couldn't buy one until depreciation made friends with his bank account. He finally got a two-year-old model, and after five months of ownership - and the occasional interior part that falls off - he finds it's everything he wanted.

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AddDan Neil pokes fun at the celeb cars of 2014

The Wall Street Journal's Dan Neil takes aim at the celebrity cars of 2014, including Lincoln's tie-up with Matthew McConaughey, Floyd Mayweather's Bugattis and Jerry Seinfeld's Porsche 918 Spyder.

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Add2016 Cadillac CT6 to get an aluminum body?

Automobile reports that the coming Cadillac CT6 will have an aluminum body. If that ends up being the case, an all-aluminum body would be quite the reversal, contradicting the last four months of reportage and company statements on the matter.

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6Ford offering factory-spec EcoBoost reflashes that don't void warranty*

Ford Racing is offering the ProCal handset for $595, allowing you to reflash the ECU on your EcoBoost-equipped ride to extract more of its inherent capabilities without any additional upgrades. It gives you control of variables such as throttle response, idle speed and turbo wastegate control, among others.

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4Motorweek remembers the Bimmers that made us all fall in love

A Motorweek Retro Review takes us back to 1986, when the 121-horsepower BMW 325e and 182-hp 635Csi represented the purity of the brand. It's those kinds of cars that helped make BMW what it is today, and that make enthusiasts bang on tables, upset that the brand isn't that anymore.

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5Recharge Wrap-up: Chevy Volt class action suit proposed, Tesla stock could outperform in 2015

ZEB Pilot House Makes Enough Extra Power To Charge An EV

Analysts are bullish on Tesla, a class action suit is filed against GM for steering defects in the Chevrolet Volt, and a solar-powered house also charges an EV.

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2Haas F1 team buys Marussia HQ in UK

In racing, there are the haves and the have-nots. Marussia is sliding into the latter category, but its demise now means that Haas has a European base of operations for its new American F1 team.

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AddWeekly Recap: 2016 CTS-V gives Cadillac new momentum for the new year

Plus: Notes on the 1984 Audi Sport Quattro, Shelby Super Snake and VW Golf R

We curate the week's events with a focus on the 2016 Cadillac CTS-V. Plus, other news and notes from around the car world.

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AddStraight No Chaser to succeed Jim Nabors in singing at the Indy 500 [w/videos]

Jim Nabors may be best known for playing Gomer Pyle, but he's been part of Indy 500 for over four decades. Now that he's retiring, though, the race organizers have nominated an Indiana-based a cappella group to uphold the tradition.

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1Former Audi chief designer Wolfgang Egger leaves Italdesign

Wolfgang Egger has bounced back and forth between Italy and Germany over the course of his career, and will now be bouncing somewhere else as he reportedly leaves his job as head of Italdesign.

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46Tesla Roadster 3.0 package prototype announced with 400-mile possibilities

Improvements include bigger battery, aerodynamic improvements and low rolling resistence tires

Following a heads-up given by CEO Elon Musk last week on Twitter, the company has now shared some details of a new upgrade it will be making available for its electric sports coupe sometime in 2015. Together, the enhancements should offer a 40-50 percent range improvement and give Roadsters a 400-mile range under certain conditions.

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3Inside Ford's high-tech climate chamber

Located in Allen Park, MI, Ford's Driveability Test Facility can simulate the harshest conditions all in a controlled environment, including extreme cold, as highlighted in this latest video clip.

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2$1.3B worth of classic cars were auctioned in 2014

Collector car insurance company Hagerty estimates that $1.3 billion in classic vehicles crossed the auction block in 2014 in North America, up slightly from 1.2 billion in 2013. About a third of that was just during the Monterey Car Week.

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1Zagato rarities on display at Italian auto museum to mark 95th anniversary

Rare Alfa Romeos, Lancias, a Fiat, a Maserati, a BMW and an Aston Martin - all rebodied by legendary carrozzeria Zagato - are part of special exhibit at the Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile in Turin.

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12Google developing car-specific Android operating system

The automotive world is rapidly leaping into the next generation of infotainment systems. We already know that the CarPlay from Apple and Sync 3 from Ford based are on the way. Google showed off its future concept for Android Auto earlier this year and promised that it would be available by the end of 2014. That didn't happen, but the technology giant has put a tentative plan in place for its challenger in this crowded field.

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5Shelby GT350 to be auctioned for charity at Barrett-Jackson in January

Ford is auctioning off the chance to own the very first production example of the latest Shelby GT350 Mustang at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, AZ, on January 17. There's no reserve on the sale, and all of the proceeds go to the JDRF, a charity that funds type 1 diabetes research.

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30Chevy Crossvolt name kept alive in new trademark application

Chevrolet has reapplied for the trademark "Crossvolt." It originally applied for the name in 2011, then let the application expire this year. The theory is that the name could be applied to a Chevrolet Volt crossover.

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4Mazda LM55 Vision Gran Turismo reshapes a winning form [w/video]

Mazda is the latest automaker to design something racy just for the virtual world of Gran Turismo, reviving the spirit of the legendary 787B with a KODO twist.

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24Toyota reveals custom Mark X, Harrier and Prius for Tokyo Auto Salon

When it comes to Toyotas, some models (like the Mark X sedan and Harrier crossover) never make it out of Japan. And for the 2015 Tokyo Auto Salon, two of Toyota's domestic tuning divisions have made them even more enticing.

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24Uber CEO indicted in South Korea for violating transport laws

Uber's CEO in South Korea faces charges that could carry a sentence of up to two years in prison and a maximum fine of 20 million won – equivalent to approximately $18,000. The prosecutor's office, however, is not expected to make any arrests connected to the indictment.

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16NASCAR driver Tyler Walker pleads guilty following three-state police chase

Tyler Walker has a bit of a drug problem. It's what got him kicked out of NASCAR, what possessed him to lead police on a high-speed chase across Nevada, Utah and into Arizona, and what finally got him arrested. Now two years later, he's plead guilty to a litany of charges, and will be sentenced in February.

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21Mercedes may be working on a new electric-car platform dubbed 'Ecoluxe'

A report in Autobild claims that Mercedes-Benz is throwing more then $2 billion at an electric car family of vehicles with a program called "Ecoluxe." It would challenge the Tesla Model S and Model X with four offerings, the top of the range being a pair of seven-seaters that could have as much as 610 horsepower.

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5Nissan Titan Truckumentary looks back through the brand's trucks [w/video]

Nissan rolls out the first chapter in its Titan Truckumentary series. This one takes a tour of Nissan's history of pickups in the US.

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