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    Report: Has Aston Martin abandoned plans for a Lagonda SUV?
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    Aston Martin may possibly (hopefully?) axe plans for a Lagonda-badged SUV, according to a new report from the blokes at Piston Heads. If this is true, it'd serve as proof that the auto gods are good, and want us to be happy. The report is based on statements made by Director of Design Marek ...

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    Video: Audi R8 V10 Plus vs. Renault Clio Cup racecar will make you go hmmm...
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    Match up a hot hatch with a supercar of the same vintage, and we'll tell you who will win every time. It's easy, really, as the supercar invariably features a more advanced suspension, stickier tires and most importantly, more power. What if the hot hatch is race prepped, though? In that ...

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    Video: Subaru WRX STI gets all gymkhana slidey in new European ad
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    A good partner makes sacrifices for a significant other. They aren't always fun, but sometimes chores have to be done. Subaru's European ad for its new WRX STI clearly understands that dynamic, as it shows what to what lengths a guy is willing to go in order to get his lady some bread in time for ...

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    Quick Spin: 2014 Renault Clio RS 200 Turbo
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    America may be better known for its muscle cars than its hot hatches, but those who prefer their power sent to the front wheels with a liftgate at the back aren't exactly hurting for choices these days. Americans can stop by their local dealership and put in an order for a Ford Fiesta ST or Focus ...

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    Report: Maserati to cap output at 75,000 cars
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    Maserati appears set to take a page out of corporate sibling Ferrari's playbook with the possibility that it may cap global annual output in the coming years. Ferrari announced in 2013 that it would limit itself to 7,000 vehicles a year to maintain exclusivity, and so far, it has stuck to the ...

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    Video: Meet the Kanjozoku, Osaka's infamous street racers
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    Street racing is obviously illegal and incredibly dangerous, but that has never stopped people from doing it. While we don't hear nearly as much about the scourge of Japanese tuner cars as when The Fast and the Furious first hit theaters over a decade ago, illegal street racing is still bubbling ...

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    U-Turn: What you missed on 7.17.14
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    2015 Ford Mustang specs revealed Despite having revealed the 2015 Mustang many months ago, Ford hasn't divulged the official power and weight specs – until now. Today, we learned that the new 'Stang will produce anywhere from 300 to 430 horsepower, and will weigh anywhere from 3,524 to ...

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    Featured: 2015 Ford Mustang vs. Camaro and Challenger [w/poll]
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    The horsepower wars are tightening among the Detroit Three, as the Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro and Dodge Challenger are getting bigger, more powerful, and yes, more fuel efficient. That came into sharper focus this week as more information was revealed about the most insane Challenger ever ...

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    Spy Shots: Chevy Camaro successor spied for the first time
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    It's entirely possible that these items could indicate that this is the next-gen ZL1 or SS 1LE. We have our very first spy photos of the next-generation, 2016 Chevrolet Camaro, in what looks like a higher-performance variety. The heavily camo'd tester was spotted on General Motors' Milford, ...

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    Breaking: 2015 Ford Mustang specs revealed, GT to pack 435 HP [UPDATE]
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    The 2015 Ford Mustang sounds great so far – at least on paper. Ford has just announced specs for the latest version of the iconic pony car in Dearborn, telling Autoblog that it will pump out as much as 435 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque from its 5.0-liter V8. Those gaudy figures ...

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    Rumormill: Chevy to undercut Raptor with Colorado performance off-roader? [w/poll]
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    You would think that, given the popularity Ford has found for the F-150 SVT Raptor, its crosstown rivals would be all too keen to follow suit. But they haven't. The Ram Runner isn't a production truck, it's an add-on, and General Motors has barely even tried. That might change, but not in the way ...

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    U-Turn: What you missed on 7.16.14
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    Challenger SRT Hellcat specs and price Holy Hellcat. We'll have our first driving impressions of the 707-horsepower Challenger in the near future, but today, we learned that the cost of entry for this behemoth will be just $59,995. That's a steal, considering this 199-mph machine is the most ...

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    Report: Chevy Corvette Stingray defeating rivals where it matters most
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    Everything is coming up roses for the award-winning Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, as new data from the North American Dealers Association Used Car Guide, dissected by GM Authority, reveals that America's sports car is handily outselling two of its more expensive rivals. Through June of 2014, the ...

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    Auctions: Ford auctioning off F-35-themed 2015 Mustang for charity
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    Ford's been a supporter of EAA AirVenture, a huge, annual air show held in Oshkosh, WI, for several years now, with one of its most notable contributions being a modified Ford Mustang, designed to look like one of America's great fighting aircraft. There was an SR-71 Mustang, based on the ...

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    Report: Hyundai Genesis Coupe to get bigger, lux up?
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    With the all-new, 2015 Hyundai Genesis Sedan hitting the road, it puts the current Genesis Coupe in a rather weird spot. The sporty model is starting to get a bit long in the tooth, and for 2015, it's dropped its four-cylinder engine in the US. Hyundai isn't letting the car wither on the vine, ...

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    Confirmed: 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat will hit 199 mph, burn 1.5 gallons per minute [UPDATE]
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    Dodge anticipates a 0-60 run in the "mid threes," storming all the way to a top speed of 199 miles per hour. Autoblog Senior Editor Seyth Miersma will shortly be getting his sweaty mitts on Dodge's 707-horsepower Challenger SRT Hellcat, but he's wisely sitting through a presentation on the ...

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    Quick Spin: 2015 Nissan 370Z Nismo
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    If you blinked, you missed the opportunity to pick up the last iteration of the 370Z Nismo, because after just a touch over a year of availability, Nissan is replacing it with this updated 2015 model – the third 370-based iteration from the brand's in-house tuner. Consider this version to ...

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    Report: Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat's 707 storming horses can be yours for $60k [UPDATE]
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    We love a good deal on high performance. It's what traditionally makes muscle cars so appealing – you get lots of speed, for not a lot of money. For 2015, Dodge has taken this to its logical extreme, offering its new 707-horsepower, supercharged, V8-powered Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat for ...

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    Report: Daimler newest rumored suitor for MV Agusta
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    Italian motorcycle maker MV Agusta has been riding down a rough road so far this year. Not only did it temporarily lose it license to sell bikes in California, rumors have kept popping up about it being sold to a couple of automakers. Fiat was reportedly considering the business for a possible ...

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    Official: Aston Martin reveals new V12 Vantage S Roadster as its fastest droptop to date
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    You have to hand it to Aston Martin. Its entry-level V8 Vantage may be nearly a decade old, but the British automaker never tires of rolling out ever more powerful versions. Where the original packed a 4.3-liter V8 derived from a Jaguar design and producing 380 horsepower, this latest version ...

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