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    Report: Bugatti evaluating a trio of Veyron successors
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    Bugatti is nearing the very end of its Veyron production run with only around 15 of the supercars reportedly left to be sold of the 450-car total. With so few remaining, the supremely posh automaker is already deep into development discussions of a successor, but it doesn't seem that the company ...

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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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    Official: 2015 Chevrolet Camaro SS Special Edition needs you to name it before SEMA
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    Have you ever wanted to choose the name for a new car? Chevrolet is giving its fans that chance with the Camaro SS Special Edition in new Emerald Green Metallic paint that's debuting at the SEMA Show in November. The limited model then goes on sale in the first quarter of 2015 wearing the winning ...

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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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    Report: Aston Martin losses shrink, still amount to nearly $10k per car
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    Aston Martin's current lineup may be the best it's ever been, but that doesn't mean the automaker is making money off its Vantage, DB9, Vanquish and Rapide dream machines. In fact, the company lost $41 million in 2013, but that pretax figure is actually a third lower than in 2012. Revenue was up ...

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    Video: Ken Block hoons his Ford F-150 RaptorTrax on the slopes
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    Ken Block drives Fords. Hoons the heck out of 'em, actually. Mostly Fiestas, but also the occasional Focus or Mustang. But earlier this year, the Gymkhana guru revealed his baddest Ford yet: an F-150 SVT Raptor on tracks. And true to form, here he is putting it to the test in the latest video ...

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    Quick Spin: 2016 Audi TTS
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    We recently drove the Audi TT, and although we wish it were radically entertaining instead of merely very fun, it's nevertheless a sharp coupe that vaults ahead of its predecessor with an inspired interior and eager handling. That car will be precursor to this TTS when it gets here a year from ...

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    Report: Next Audi R8 to share hybrid tech with Lamborghini Asterion
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    The second-generation Audi R8 isn't far away, but when it arrives, it could serve to seriously shake up the supercar market according to Audi research and development boss Ulrich Hackenberg. Speaking to Car in the UK, Hackenberg confirmed quite unequivocally that a plug-in-hybrid model and a ...

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    Report: 2016 Acura NSX aimed at Ferrari 458 for the price of Audi R8
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    Acura has done a good job of keeping the next-generation NSX under the wraps for the past few months, especially after a fiery little incident during testing at the Nürburgring earlier this year. But UK's What Car? recently got a chance to speak with development boss Ted Klaus, and he ...

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    Official: Long-dead luxury marque Minerva on comeback trail with new supercar
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    Minerva Automobiles isn't exactly a hot name on the lips of most auto enthusiasts. The original company was founded way back in 1897 and stayed in business until 1956. In that time it boasted some hugely important names from the auto industry as employees, including Rolls-Royce co-founder Charles ...

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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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    U-Turn: What you missed on 10.7.14
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    Top Torque-to-Weight Ratios examined You want torque? Good. We've got torque. From tiny turbocharged four-cylinder engines through V8 muscle and sports cars and straight on through to the biggest turbodiesel mills you can buy in American today without a CDL, we've taken a close look at the cars ...

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    Report: Volkswagen considering additional R models
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    If you're in the market for a German hot hatch and the GTI just won't do it for you, Volkswagen offers the more potent Golf R as well. And if you live in markets that aren't the United States, you can get your hands on the Scirocco R, too. But word has it that VW is keen to expand its flagship ...

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    Report: Kawasaki Ninja H2 gets ready for the street as 200-plus mph track testing continues [w/videos]
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    The Kawasaki Ninja H2R superbike was definitely the star of this year's Intermot motorcycle show in Germany. How could it not have been? Packing a supercharged, 1.0-liter four-cylinder with 300 horsepower wrapped in a carbon fiber fairing and a green trellis frame, it's one of the baddest-looking ...

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    Video: What happens when an S63 AMG Coupe hooks up with one of Mercedes' big rigs?
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    The folks in the ad department for Mercedes-Benz in Europe were certainly being creative when they came up with the company's latest commercial. The bizarre spot is simultaneously an ode to that Patrick Swayze classic Dirty Dancing, a favorite of mom's everywhere, while also being weirdly ...

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    Video: Twin-engine 14-cylinder VW Jetta exists because it can
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    Bravo to people with a crazy idea and enough time to actually make it a reality. Without them, we would never see insane creations like this one. This builder took a Volkswagen Jetta with a VR6 up front (already a good place to start), chopped out the rear seats, put in a roll cage and mounted a ...

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    Featured: Top torque-to-weight ratios under $100k, $50k and $25k [UPDATE]
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    Horsepower may steal a lot of headlines, but the always-more-complex torque figure is often a critical one for both the workingman and the motoring playboy. The measure of rotational force is a function of horsepower and engine rpm, and it's also the twist that can liquefy one's tires or haul ...

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    U-Turn: What you missed on 10.6.14
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    Our top five Paris debuts The big news from last week was the 2014 Paris Motor Show – we covered some 57 debuts from the French expo. And now that our editorial team is back at home, we've looked back over our smattering of posts and picked our five favorite things that came out of the ...

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    Recalls: Chrysler calling in 1,912 Vipers over airbag sensors
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    A recall of less than 2,000 units wouldn't ordinarily factor on our radar screens. But then the Viper is no ordinary car. Chrysler has announced that it has discovered a problem with the sensor that is tasked with determining the seat position on SRT Vipers covering the 2013 and 2014 model years ...

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    Report: Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series already planned
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    Typically when Mercedes-Benz releases a new model, we only expect it to be a matter of time before the AMG performance version follows. The thing is that with Benz's new sports car already wearing the AMG badge and boasting as much as 503 horsepower in S trim, what would the German automaker even ...

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