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    Video: Meet the man behind the cars of Fast and Furious 7
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    After seeing the recently released trailer, we're sure many are looking forward to the mindless automotive excitement that Fast & Furious 7 promises. The film looks to be going to even crazier extremes in this seventh installation of the franchise, with cars parachuting out of planes, a bus ...

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    Spy Shots: Bugatti Chiron mule caught wearing stylish camo over hybrid drivetrain
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    Upon first inspection, this looks to be a strangely styled Bugatti Veyron. Such a thing shouldn't be a shock. We have, after all, already seen the hypercar with a penis on the hood and painted in nearly every single hue that exists on our planet. Take a closer look, though, and we see something ...

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    Report: Why Texas won't let Polaris deliver Slingshots to its citizens
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    Texas might be known for the independent spirit of its people and for long stretches of high-speed open road, but prospective buyers of the Polaris Slingshot need to look elsewhere for their three-wheeled thrills. The state's Department of Motor Vehicles says that the sporty models cannot be ...

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    Official: Volkswagen Golf named Motor Trend Car of the Year
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    The all-new, seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf has captured Motor Trend's prestigious Car of the Year award. The Golf, along with its many variants, which include the diesel-powered TDI, GTI hot hatch and electric E-Golf, beat out a slew of competitors which included corporate cousin Audi and ...

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    Featured: Lamborghini Accademia at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
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    I found it to be a rare, genuinely rewarding educational experience. Lamborghini is putting more effort into its North American motorsports efforts and promotion, so we recently attended its first-ever Intensivo driving school at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, spending a day behind the wheel of ...

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    Report: BMW says SUVs killed the sports car market
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    In many ways, we're living in a golden age of automotive performance. After all, it's possible to show up at a Dodge dealer, hand over about $60,000 and storm away with a 707-horsepower Challenger Hellcat. Or for those who prefer a touch more luxury, the BMW M4, Mercedes-AMG C63 and latest ...

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    Video: This father and son duo terrorize the UK countryside in Datsun 240Z pair
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    The Datsun 240Z got a lot of things right when it was introduced, with handsome styling, strong performance and a reasonably affordable price. And while the coupes grew a strong fan base in the US, they remained quite a rarity in the UK. Decades later, a father and son in England have latched ...

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    Auctions: We don't even know what to say about this eBay Find of the Day
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    There's often a sense of absurd joy when browsing eBay Motors, finding what kind of automotive craziness exists in the world. This latest find deserves some sort of medal for its weirdness, though, with a combination of fire truck graphics, an absolutely bizarre custom body and an unconventional ...

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    Confirmed: Aston Martin considers offering new Lagonda Taraf outside of Middle East
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    Aston Martin officially took the wraps off its new Lagonda sedan in Dubai on Monday, revealing the luxury limousine in all its glory and revealing its nameplate as Taraf – derived from the Arabic word for "luxury" (not for some Kurdish starlet). A fitting name, since it will only be offered ...

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    Rumormill: VW Golf R 400 headed for production
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    At the Beijing Motor Show earlier this year, Volkswagen showcased a concept hatchback called the Golf R 400. It was essentially the Golf R we already know and love, but with an even more powerful engine to make it the most potent take on the Golf since the GTI 650 concept of 2007. Only unlike ...

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    Official: Maserati updates Quattroporte, Ghibli for 2015 at LA Auto Show
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    Maserati won't be showcasing any all-new products at the Los Angeles Auto Show this year, but that doesn't mean it doesn't have anything to celebrate. It is, after all, the marque's centenary this year, and in 2014 has achieved the best sales it's ever racked up in the US market. The most ...

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    Report: Korea may bar new Corvette because it's TOO LOUD
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    South Korean buyers hoping to stomp on the throttle to hear the thundering V8 of the Chevrolet C7 Corvette have reason to be a little depressed, it seems. The South Korean government has no interest in hearing the 'Vettes angry growl. We're afraid it's just too darn loud. "The launch of the ...

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    Teased: Galpin and Henrik Fisker to unveil 'Ultimate American Muscle Car' in LA
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    When Henrik Fisker appeared on the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show presentation schedule with back-to-back debuts with Galpin Auto Sports and Galpin Motors, we were rather intrigued. Especially when rumors suggested that the project with GAS would be the "Ultimate American Muscle Car." That gossip has ...

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    Official: Scion reveals iM concept ahead of LA debut
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    After dropping a teaser image on us a few weeks ago, Scion has revealed in full the new iM Concept it's bringing to the Los Angeles Auto Show next week. As expected, the concept is clearly a rebadged version of the Euro-market Toyota Auris, only with some "European Racing Circuit Styling" ...

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    Video: This is why we love the Porsche 911 reimagined by Singer
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    In the world of restomods, Singer Vehicle Designs is inarguably one of our absolute favorites. The company, founded by rocker Rob Dickinson, has made its name as an obsessive constructor of vintage, built-to-order Porsche 911s with modern internals and beautiful accouterments. Xcar has put ...

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    What you missed on 11.11.14
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    Six "shut up and take my money" cars We all know and love the "shut up and take my money" meme, but now, Seyth Miersma puts an automotive spin on it with this list of six cars we'd buy if the were to ever be created. Performance wagons? Check. Hotter hatches? Yep, got those, too. Widespread use ...

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    Video: MotorWeek revisits Audi's iconic Quattro
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    The Subaru WRX, Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution and just about every other all-wheel-drive performance car owes something to the legendary Audi Quattro, a model that was far more successful on the motorsports scene than it was in the showroom. Despite its modest sales, the UrQuattro still looms large ...

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    Report: 2016 Cadillac ATS-V brandishes 450 horses and 6-speed manual
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    Details about the hotly anticipated 2016 Cadillac ATS-V are tumbling out, and they look to be everything we could ask for in a high-performance Caddy coupe. According to Road & Track, the ATS-V will use a version of the twin-turbocharged 3.6-liter V6 from the CTS Vsport, but the wick will be ...

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    Report: First Chevy Corvette Z06 comes off the line
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    Production of the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is finally underway, according to a posting on StingrayForums.com. The first car, a black beauty destined for motorsports icon Rick Hendrick, came off the line yesterday at 9:26 AM, according to the forum poster, who was on a public tour at the lucky ...

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    Video: Ferrari 458 Speciale Aperta frolics topless in the rain with Evo
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    With nearly 600 horsepower from a sonorous 4.5-liter V8 nestled in an already fantastic platform, Ferrari might have outdone itself with the 458 Speciale. At this year's Paris Motor Show, it took the idea to the next logical step by letting buyers drop the coupe's top with the limited-edition 458 ...

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