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    Video: McLaren P1 squares off against Porsche 918 in Evo track battle
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    Evo's side-by-side comparison of the McLaren P1 against the Porsche 918 Spyder isn't the first time we've seen England and Germany's ultimate automotive weapons sized up together; last month, Autocar tested them over the standing mile, with a Ducati 1199 Superleggera playing the joker. Evo throws ...

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    Quick Spin: 2015 Audi A3 Cabriolet
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    When my 758-mile journey on the A3 TDI Challenge came to an end in Boulevard, CA, Audi had a very nice consolation prize waiting for me: the 2015 A3 Cabriolet you see here. And with miles left to drive before reaching my hotel in Coronado (just outside of San Diego), what better way to celebrate ...

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    Report: De Nysschen says Cadillac will be ready for a $250,000 model in 15 years
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    Cadillac president Johan de Nysschen has some very, very lofty goals for the American luxury car manufacturer. That's according to a new report from Reuters, where the former Audi and Infiniti exec says that Cadillac is only 15 years away from selling a $250,000 car. "It is too early today for a ...

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    Report: Infiniti's Detroit concept to be 'very, very, very, very close' to new Q60
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    Add one more vehicle to the tally of reveals slated for the 2015 Detroit Auto Show. Alfonso Albaisa, executive design director at Infiniti, has confirmed that the marque will be showing a new concept on January 13, the second media day. More importantly, though, this concept won't be another ...

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    Los Angeles: 2015 Lexus LS gets tiny tweaks to try to keep up in LA
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    The 2015 model-year updates for the LS are certainly minor, but at least Lexus isn't letting its flagship sedan languish completely. The biggest change for the revised model is an improved infotainment system with an updated navigation and dynamic guidelines for the backup camera. Lexus' Enform ...

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    Los Angeles: 2016 Jaguar F-Type prowls the floor with new manual and AWD options
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    The Jaguar F-Type has become an instant enthusiast favorite for its alluring design, powerful, sonorous engines and rewarding handling. In short, it's a worthy successor to the iconic mid-century E-Type. But Jaguar hasn't been sitting idly, and it's continuing to refine and enhance the F-Type ...

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    Los Angeles: 2015 Porsche Cayenne GTS proves performance is relative
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    The Turbo may be the most powerful model in the Cayenne range, but the GTS is arguably the enthusiast's choice. (In so far as a 4,500-pound crossover can be considered an "enthusiast's choice," anyway.) And now, after refreshing the rest of the Cayenne lineup, Porsche has revealed the new Cayenne ...

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    Los Angeles: 2015 Chrysler 300 swaggers into LA Auto Show [w/video]
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    The Chrysler 300 has always exuded a certain brashness, but the chip-on-its-shoulder styling seemed to mellow a bit after its 2011 redesign. Now, the bad boy of the premium sedan segment is getting some of its angry attitude back for 2015, and the refreshed model debuted here at the Los Angeles ...

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    Los Angeles: 2015 Mercedes-Benz S550 PHEV offers the best of both worlds it's ready to conquer
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    The Mercedes-Benz S-Class just keeps growing – both in terms of dimensions and in terms of variants. Nevermind the S-Class Coupe for a moment and focus only on the sedan: in North America alone, you can get the big Benz in S550, S600, S63 and S65 spec, and at the Los Angeles Auto Show this ...

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    Los Angeles: 2016 Acura ILX, for better or worse [UPDATE]
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    Unfortunately, the slick-shifting six-speed manual transmission has been discontinued. UPDATE: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that the 2.4-liter engine in the 2016 ILX is the same unit found in the Honda Civic Si. The ILX's new engine is the same direct-injected ...

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    Los Angeles: 2015 Volvo V60 Cross Country rides in tall and rugged
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    Long before Volvo got into the crossover-utility game with the XC90 and XC60, it was making ruggedized all-wheel-drive wagons. In fact it's been doing so longer than Audi has, and almost as long as Subaru. And now it's returned to that tradition with the debut of its new V60 Cross Country on the ...

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    2015 BMW i8: Autoblog Technology of the Year finalist
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    Traditionally, nominations for the Autoblog Technology of the Year award are earned for specific developments – a new-think powertrain, a uniquely developed material, a groundbreaking smartphone app, or what have you. In the case of BMW's marvelous i8, it so bristles with novel applied ...

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    Los Angeles: Lexus LF-C2 Concept shows polarizing looks are here to stay
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    Well, that's one question answered. When Lexus released the first teaser for its LF-C2 Concept, we figured it'd be one of two things – either it'd be a convertible based on the LF-LC Concept car or it'd be a thinly veiled concept version of the RC Convertible. Turns out, it's kind of ...

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    Los Angeles: 2015 Maserati Quattroporte gets the lightest possible updates
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    A week after its debut on the interwebs, Maserati has trotted out its freshened Quattroporte range at the LA Auto Show, giving us our first in-person look at the changes to the top-of-the-line GTS trim. Maserati has tweaked the headlights across the range, while the GTS gains new body-color trim ...

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    Los Angeles: 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600 is a silver arrow aimed at Bentley [w/video]
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    The Mercedes-Maybach S600 is a car made for a town like Los Angeles, which so thoroughly enjoys excess. We're not only discussing the new car's wildly opulent interior, which is arguably the nicest ever fitted to a car with a Silver Arrow on its nose, but its mechanicals. Mercedes-Benz's ...

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    Los Angeles: 2015 Porsche Panamera Exclusive Series is a seriously quick way to spend $260k
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    Porsche is usually associated with being a sports car brand, but with vehicles like the Cayenne and Panamera it takes a step into the world of luxury against firmly established players like Mercedes-Benz. One way for the company to poke its head above the high-class fray is by taking things ...

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    Los Angeles: 2015 Maserati Ghibli gets the lightest of updates [w/video]
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    Maserati continued its centennial celebration this week with a lightly updated version of the 2015 Ghibli at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The sedan is enhanced with navigation and Bluetooth features, which are now standard. Reinforcing that this is a light refresh, Maserati gave the brake calipers ...

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    Los Angeles: 2016 X6 M brings the power at LA show
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    BMW tore the cover off the second generation 2016 X6 M Wednesday at the Los Angeles Auto Show. BMW tuned the 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 to push out 567 horsepower, up from the last model's 555 hp. Torque also leaps to 553 pound feet, compared with the previous output of 500 lb-ft. The V8 is paired ...

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    Los Angeles: 2016 BMW X5 M is big and bold, not beautiful
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    Awesome as it is, the BMW X5 M has never really been an attractive machine. Big and bulgy are the themes here, and that's only more pronounced with the X5's most recent refresh. But no matter, the X5 M has never been about looks – for this machine, it's all about performance, and BMW's ...

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    Los Angeles: Bentley Grand Convertible is grand, is a convertible
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    What you see above is the Bentley Grand Convertible, live from the Los Angeles Auto Show. It's basically a droptop version of the Mulsanne Speed, which would seem to be a foregone conclusion for production, but apparently isn't, according to Bentley Chairman and CEO, Wolfgang Dürheimer. "We ...

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