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    U-Turn: What you missed on 10.20.14
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    2015 Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster The V12 Vantage S is indeed the shining star in Aston Martin's lineup these days, what with its screaming V12 engine and 565 horsepower on tap. Now, Aston has given its S treatment to the V12 Vantage roadster, making it the most powerful, ...

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    Quick Spin: 2015 Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster
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    Aston Martin previewed its most powerful, quickest-accelerating and fastest production roadster ever at this year's Pebble Beach Concours. The 2015 V12 Vantage S Roadster is essentially a convertible version of the V12 Vantage S Coupe, which we reviewed last year, a model that drops the ...

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    Recalls: 2015 Ford Mustang already under recall, but just 53 units
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    Ford has issued a small – but significant – recall for one of its spotlight cars: the 2015 Mustang. The recall affects just 53 cars, with 50 in the United States and three in Canada. Ford said the passenger side safety belt buckle tension sensor may not have been calibrated properly ...

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    ETC: Here's how people spec'd their C7 Corvettes in 2014
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    The Z51 option pack was hugely popular full-stop, with a total of 21,105 examples in all bodystyles ordered. For its first year out of the gate, the 2014 Chevrolet C7 Corvette Stingray did very well for itself, selling 37,288 units worldwide with 34,678 of the new sports cars hitting the ...

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    Recalls: VW recalls 1.1M Jetta, Beetle models in US, China over suspension fears
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    Volkswagen is recalling about 1.1 million vehicles in China and North America in a newly announced campaign affecting the rear suspensions on some models. For the US, the action covers about 442,265 vehicles, including 400,602 examples of its 2011-2013 Jetta and 41,663 units of the 2012-2013 ...

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    Report: Convertible demand has tanked over last seven years
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    Few things match the joy of open-roofed motoring. The wind runs through your hair, the sun beats down and the trees flash overhead, and it's then that you realize that this elemental experience is just better than being permanently ensconced in stylized cage of steel and glass. Unfortunately for ...

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    Auctions: First Ferrari 458 Speciale A sells for $900k in Beverly Hills
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    The prospect of buying a new Ferrari convertible is by no means an affordable one, but prices can vary greatly. The California T, for example, sells for under $200k. The 458 Spider fetches over $250k. The new F60 America is said to have sold out at around ten times that much. But what about the ...

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    Official: Ferrari takes over Rodeo Drive to introduce F60 America
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    Unless you own a very special Ferrari, the only way you were going to park on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills today was to walk there and sit down on a bench. Otherwise, occupying the length of the plutomaniac's thoroughfare was everything from a 1948 166 MM Barchetta, the very first Ferrari ...

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    U-Turn: What you missed on 10.10.14
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    Driving the 2015 Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II The story at Rolls-Royce is better than ever these days. The company's sales are way up, and there are some compelling new products that cater to the ultra-wealthy who want nothing but the best. Senior Editor Seyth Miersma samples one of Rolls' latest ...

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    Official: Ferrari F60 America is a powerful, exclusive US special
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    Ferrari is observing its 60th anniversary in North America this year, and to celebrate, it's given us this: the F60 America, an incredibly exclusive supercar based on the already outrageous F12 Berlinetta. Want one? Too bad. Production has been limited to just 10 examples, and according to ...

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    Video: Can the Zenos E10 challenge Caterham and Ariel? Autocar finds out
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    Boutique sports car companies pop up every now and again, hoping to challenge the big (well... bigger, at least) boys before slinking away shortly thereafter as a failure unable to make a dent in the crowded market. However, that common story might not apply to new British automaker Zenos, ...

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    U-Turn: What you missed on 10.9.14
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    Which $10,000 '80s coupe would you choose? In the end, there can be only one. And, while we've got another six days left in the balloting, one of these two vehicles is leading in the early running by about two to one. You can probably guess which it is. And that means, if you've got an opinion, ...

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    Featured: The mid-engine Porsche backstory
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    As an automaker's identity evolves over years, its signature becomes defined by any number of factors – heritage (Mercedes-Benz), image (Lamborghini), or market share (Toyota). In the case of Porsche, it was an engineering quirk that forged the German company's most enduring character ...

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    U-Turn: What you missed on 10.8.14
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    2016 Audi TTS driven After driving the all-new 2016 Audi TT, Jonathon Ramsey also had a chance to put the hotter TTS through its paces on both road and track. The S-badged coupe has more power and a more athletic setup, but is it worth the added cost over the standard, stylish TT? Read our Quick ...

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    Video: MI man bonds with late father by buying his old Corvette
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    A few years back, I was catching up with my childhood friend Adam, who told me he had stumbled upon his late father's tow truck in the used-car listings. When I asked him if he'd buy it, he shrugged, "What for?" Maybe if it was a Corvette instead of a tow truck, he'd have felt differently. One ...

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    Official: 2015 Porsche 911 GTS starts at $114,200*
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    Purists often criticize Porsche for creating products like the Cayenne, Panamera and recently launched Macan, saying they dilute the true sports car spirit of the brand. It's an argument we've heard before, and one we counter with two points. First: No they don't. And second: These are Porsche's ...

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    Video: Meet the inventor of the first dune buggy, the Meyers Manx
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    "I think the message of the car is fun." So says Bruce Meyers, the man who invented the Meyers Manx, which you may more readily recognize as the dune buggy. Based upon the humble underpinnings of the long-running, air-cooled Volkswagen Beetle, the Manx offers beauty in the form of simplicity. ...

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    Paris: Mini Superleggera Vision Concept keeps us hangin' on [w/video]
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    Mini's Superleggera Vision Concept may not be a Paris Motor Show debut, but this is the first time we've seen this stunning all-electric roadster in the metal, having been first shown on the tony shores of Lake Como at Villa D'Este in May. While it's small in stature, it's still big on both ...

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    Paris: Ferrari 458 Speciale A trots out its 597 sun-drenched ponies [w/video]
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    To say that Ferrari has made some powerful drop-tops over the years would be like saying the Pope has been known to make a couple of blessings here and there. There was the F50, the 575 Superamerica and the 599 SA Aperta, to name just a few. But this is the most powerful Spider it has ever ...

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    Paris: 2015 Audi TTS Roadster opens up for all to see [w/video]
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    The five-door Sportback concept may be garnering the lion's share of attention as far as the TT goes, but that's just for show. The more tangible news from Audi's stylish sports car range at the this year is the Roadster. Like its predecessors, the new Audi TT Roadster ditches the coupe's fixed ...

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