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    Report: VW Tiguan to get three-row version?
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    The Volkswagen Tiguan is starting to get a little long in the tooth, and the German automaker is reportedly already deep in development on the second-generation model. If rumors prove true, Volkswagen may be keeping a big secret when it comes to the new compact crossover. Company insiders ...

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    Rumormill: BMW to change model designations even further from actual displacement?
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    Once upon a time, you could look at the back of a trunk lid of a BMW and come up with a pretty fair idea of what sat under its hood. For example, a 320i was a 3 Series with a fuel-injected, 2.0-liter engine, a 328i was a 3 Series with a fuel-injected, 2.8-liter engine and a 328Ci was a two-door 3 ...

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    Rumormill: New details mooted about Porsche's '988' Ferrari rival
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    We could be on the verge of a big expansion at everyone's favorite rear-engined German sports car manufacturer. Porsche is allegedly preparing a four-car assault that will be led by a proper challenger to the Ferrari 458 Italia (sorry 911). Code-named "988," the new model will reportedly feature ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #388 goes LIVE at 10PM Eastern!
    2015 Lexus NX 200t, 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata, Dodge Challenger Hellcat 1404783000

    We're almost ready to record Episode #388 of the Autoblog Podcast! You can check out the topics below, add your own to the Q&A and join us live via UStream, as well. Keep reading for our embedded UStream player, and thanks for listening! Discussion Topics for Autoblog Podcast Episode ...

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    Podcast: Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #388 LIVE!
    2015 Lexus NX 200t, 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata, Dodge Challenger Hellcat 1404769500

    We're set to record Autoblog Podcast #388 this evening. Check out the topics below or drop us your questions and comments via the Q&A module. And don't forget to subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you haven't already done so. To take it all in live, tune in to our UStream (audio ...

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    Rumormill: Bentley plotting Mulsanne performance model for Paris debut
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    Between three distinct body styles and numerous engine specifications, Bentley has made more versions of the Continental over the years than we would care to count. But one thing it has, by and (very) large left alone is the Mulsanne. Sure, it's done some special editions and some extra equipment ...

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    Rumormill: Ferrari planning 458 Speciale Spider?
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    The Ferrari 458 comes from a long line of mid-engined V8 supercars to roll out of Maranello, from the 348 and F355 to the 360 and F430. Each has also bred a Spider version, and starting with the 360 Challenge Stradale (through the 430 Scuderia and 458 Speciale), a hardcore performance version. ...

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    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #386
    Tesla Most Important Car, 2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco, Cadillac Sales Chief Resigns, Chinese Volvos 1403705700

    Episode #386 of the Autoblog podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Chris Paukert and George Kennedy from Boldride.com talk about Morgan Stanley calling Tesla the most important automaker of the moment, the 2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco, more executive turnover at Cadillac, and rumors that a ...

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    Report: Tesla's Musk could build flying or submersible car
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    You sometimes get the impression that Tesla CEO Elon Musk says wild things just to gauge people's reactions. You have to be crazy to think that the Hyperloop is ever going to happen. Train travel is barely accepted in much of the country. Recently, he boasted in an interview with Britain's The ...

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    Rumormill: Subaru SVX to be resurrected with hybrid power?
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    Salt. Get the salt. A new report out of Australia is claiming that Subaru is working on a new SVX. Yes, seriously. Now, this is not feasible for a pair of huge reasons. First, the demand for a two-door Subaru, as we've seen with the BRZ, has not been tremendous. Second, the original SVX was a ...

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    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #384
    Subaru WRX Concept, 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06, 2015 Lincoln MKC 1402431300

    Episode #384 of the Autoblog podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Steven Ewing and Chris Paukert talk about rumors that the Subaru WRX Concept styling may influence the next production model, the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06, and Chris' time with the 2015 Lincoln MKC. We start with what's in ...

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    Rumormill: 2015 Ferrari 458 Italia to go turbo?
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    Forced induction has definitely hit trend status when it comes to performance cars. Whether it's the supercharged Hellcat V8 in the Dodge Challenger SRT, the latest twin-turbocharged M3/M4 or even the entry-level speed of the Ford Fiesta ST, if you want the fastest car in any given segment, in ...

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    Submit Your Questions for Autoblog Podcast #383 LIVE!
    Ferrari 458 Speciale, 2015 Ford Mustang Weight, Google Autonomous Car, 2015 Subaru BRZ Series.Blue 1401750120

    We're set to record Autoblog Podcast #383 this evening. Check out the topics below or drop us your questions and comments via the Q&A module. And don't forget to subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you haven't already done so. To take it all in live, tune in to our UStream (audio ...

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    Report: New Porsche 4-cyl engines to range from 1.6L to 2.5L
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    Recent rumors of a turbocharged, flat-four-engine from Porsche for the Boxster (pictured testing above), Cayman and maybe other models go back over a year. The latest scuttlebutt indicates that there could be three variants on the horizon with 1.6-, 2.0- and 2.5-liter displacements and power as ...

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    Rumormill: MG studying US return? [w/poll]
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    The MG brand is synonymous with sporty droptops in the US. For decades, the British brand exported two-seaters to satiate the convertible (and coupe) needs of Baby Boomers, but there hasn't been a new MG on America's roads in a long time. However, there is an outside chance that the now ...

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    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #380
    Fiat-Chrysler Five-Year Plan, Nissan Cube, Big Rig Speed Limiters 1400017500

    Episode #380 of the Autoblog podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Chris Paukert and Seyth Miersma talk about the Fiat-Chrysler five-year plan, the seeming demise of the Nissan Cube, and proposed legislation to require speed limiters with a 68-mph maximum on America's tractor trailers. We ...

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    Report: VW Golf R 400 could produce even more than 400 horsepower
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    When Volkswagen revealed the Golf R 400 concept at the Beijing Motor Show last month, it emerged as the most extreme version of the hatchback we once called Rabbit since the bonkers GTI W12-650 concept of 2007. The main difference is that while that 641-horsepower, mid-engined, twelve-cylinder ...

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    Report: BMW planning smaller Z2 roadster
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    It's been a few years since we heard about the BMW Z2, a compact, two-seat convertible that would slot in below the aging Z4 (shown above). Now, though, the crew at Car and Driver are back with details on the oft-rumored roadster. The big shock for enthusiasts on this one is C/D's report that ...

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    Rumormill: Toyota GT86 turbo, convertible, sedan variants back on the table
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    Okay Toyota, make up your mind. Figure it out. Quit playing games with our heart. Either build a bunch of variations of the excellent GT86 (also known as the Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ) or don't. At this point, we're just tired of the back and forth. After no shortage of denials, an Australian ...

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    Recalls: GM recalling 54k Cadillac SRX, HD pickup models
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    There are more recalls to report General Motors, but these latest actions pertain to newer examples of the Cadillac SRX, Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD. With so much scrutiny on the company's recall strategy, GM is under increasing pressure to call in defective models more quickly, and ...

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