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    Video: The original Mini Cooper still has universal appeal
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    It sold over five million units. It was voted the second most influential car of the last century, bested only by the pioneering Ford Model T. It counted among its owners Steve McQueen, Enzo Ferrari and Peter Sellers. It is the classic Mini. The tiny, two-box, four-seat hatch is an automotive ...

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    First Drive: 2016 Audi TT [w/video]
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    What came first, the metrosexual or the Audi TT? While it was close, the descriptor-turned-epithet preceded the 1995 concept car by one year. However, they were both notable cultural evolutions and they happened to work together perfectly. Hugh Grant, playing the cad Will Freeman in the 2002 film ...

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    Report: Mission Electric delays motorcycle production, announces plans to enter automotive space
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    It's been a long, hard road for Mission Motorcycles. And it's been just as long and hard for the company's fans and would-be clients, who have been left waiting for their high-powered, stunningly beautiful and technologically advanced electric motorcycles to actually hit dealerships for what ...

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    Video: Vaughn Gittin Jr. takes his dog for a drift
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    Vaughn Gittin Jr. spends a great deal of his workday going sideways, but he's usually alone in the endeavor. For a guy that is clearly a dog lover, we imagine that can get a bit lonely. That won't be a problem for Gittin in this latest video, which features the racer hanging out with his good ...

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    U-Turn: What you missed on 9.9.14
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    Say hello to the Mercedes-AMG GT Benz's Porsche 911-fighter is here, in the form of the 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT. It looks killer, and comes packed with a twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 producing either 503 horsepower in GT S form, or 456 hp in standard GT guise. The slick new coupe launches next ...

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    Official: 2015 BMW 2 Series Convertible will flip its lid for $38,850
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    For the most part, they look almost identical to their coupe versions, except that they now boast an electrically folding soft top. BMW is dropping the top of the 2 Series in early 2015 in the US with convertible versions of the 228i and M235i. They'll make their world debut at the Paris ...

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    ETC: Teen Miata enthusiast and friend of Autoblog passes away
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    When Thomas' illness made it impossible for him to drive, he relied on friends to do it for him. Attending the reveal of the 2016 MX-5 Miata and the subsequent 25th anniversary celebration at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca confirmed that the little roadster maintains broad appeal, one not limited ...

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    Official: 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT is one heck of a second coming
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    Mercedes is launching its new coupe in two trims, both packing the brand's new 4.0-liter, twin-turbo V8. After months of teasing and spying, the Mercedes-AMG GT is here, serving as a flagship sports car in the wake of the mighty SLS AMG. The first thing you notice about the new model is its ...

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    Recalls: Porsche 918 Spyder gets tiny recall for rear control arms
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    As the recent US recall of a single Koenigsegg Agera shows, even low-production supercars aren't immune from safety campaigns. Now, there's another example that even the fastest cars can have their faults. The Porsche 918 Spyder is a pretty fantastic vehicle for its ability to mix hybrid fuel ...

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    Official: Lotus confirms new Elise S Cup
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    Head on over to the Lotus website, and though the Elise isn't offered in the United States anymore, buyers in other markets can choose between numerous models: there's the base Elise, the Elise Club Racer, the Elise S and the Elise S Club Racer, and that's before even getting into the even more ...

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    Video: Hot rod tractor stars in Swedish version of Farmkhana
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    The Nordic countries are known for their beautiful fjords, blonde-haired populace and bitter cold for a good portion of the year. The hours spent indoors during the dark, cold season apparently gives a lot of time for some crazy brainstorming. Tire store chain Vianor is highlighting the Traktor ...

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    U-Turn: What you missed on 9.8.14
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    2016 Jaguar XE revealed The last time Jaguar made a midsize sedan, it wasn't exactly praised. No, the X-Type wasn't a proper offering in a segment led by the BMW 3 Series, Audi A4, and Mercedes-Benz C-Class, but this new XE looks to offer serious competition for classmates from Germany, America, ...

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    Video: 1969 Pontiac GTO Judge vs. 2006 GTO, which Goat gets your vote?
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    The Pontiac GTO was perhaps the most iconic muscle car of the '60s and early '70s. With its beefy V8 and color palette screaming for attention, it summarized in a single vehicle everything that made the era so appealing to many young people. Pontiac tried to collect just a few drops of that aura ...

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    Official: 2015 Dodge Challenger configurator has all the Hellcat you can dream of
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    The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat has sucked up a lot of air in the automotive news world this summer, so it's good to know that you can actually go out and, you know, buy the sucker. With 2015 models headed for your local showroom, Dodge has seen fit to also pull the wraps off it's latest ...

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    Official: 2016 Jaguar XE is ready to stalk the competition
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    The XE wears some of the best styling elements from Jaguar's current litter. Big sedans and sports cars. Jaguar has been known for those two things since the company's name was birthed in 1945. Stylish saloons like the Mark 2 and performance machines like the E-Type make up the brand's ...

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    Report: 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata first engine shot revealed
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    We've dug deep for just about every scrap of 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata info available out of the car's California reveal celebration, but powertrain particulars have been especially hard to come by. While we still don't have engine specifications, the folks over at Autoweek have scored a nice scoop ...

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    Report: Car and Driver uncovers trouble with Corvette Stingray's LT1 V8
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    There are two kinds of supercars: those made by niche manufacturers and those made by mainstream ones. The niche supercars tend to be a rarer and more exotic sight, but some buyers opt for more mainstream supercars because, for one reason at least, they'll be more reliable. Right? That's not ...

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    Official: 2015 Dodge Viper price drops $15k for 2015
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    We recently saw updated specs and new trims of the 2015 Viper, but it looks like the folks at Dodge were saving the biggest surprise for last. Prices on all levels of the American sports car are seeing an immediate, across-the-board price cut of $15,000; even 2014 models still remaining on dealer ...

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    Exclusive: 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata first in-car observations
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    We've had few days to digest the all-new 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata since the roadster was first revealed on Wednesday evening when we offered you our first impressions. Since that time, we've gone back and looked at the car a number of times in person here in California, and we've even seen it ...

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    Official: Aston Martin tests new Lagonda super-sedan in Oman
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    Aston Martin has been on a long road towards reviving the Lagonda name. The last Lagonda – that famously wedgy sedan – ended production in 1990. The name came back on a crossover concept in 2009, but for better or worse, never reached production. Then about a month ago, Aston teased a ...

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