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    Review: 2008 Porsche Cayenne GTS
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    2008 Porsche Cayenne GTS – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Porsche makes sports cars backed by a rich tradition and race history. The thought of something wearing the badge that's also able to cart around your family and a load of their assorted junk was once laughable. Today, of ...

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    SEMA Preview: 560-hp Challenger Convertible that Dodge won't build
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    Coach Builders Ltd. is known for its convertible conversions of the Chrysler 300C and Cadillac CTS, so after Dodge made the decision not to offer the Challenger in drop-top guise, it knew what it had to do.The Florida-based company will bring a customized soft-top Dodge Challenger SRT8 to SEMA, ...

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    Review: 2008 Mitsubishi Evolution X MR
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    2008 Mitsubishi Evolution X MR – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Here's a revelation: being stuck in traffic sucks. And it's even more infuriating behind the wheel of an Evo.Despite what some scribes might lead you to believe, the Evos of yore (VIII and IX) weren't deplorable daily ...

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    Review: 2008 Jeep Compass Sport 4x2
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    2008 Jeep Compass – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We weren't really sure what direction Jeep was heading when it introduced the Compass in 2007. Built on a shared platform with the Dodge Caliber, the Compass goes against what we normally think a Jeep should be – rugged, tough, ...

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    Small recall for big suspension issue on 2008 Honda Element
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    All owners of 2008 Honda Elements are being asked to stop driving their cars until they have had them inspected at their local Honda dealer. According to a recall issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the front bushing bracket of the left trailing arm of the rear suspension ...

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    Monterey 2008: Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport.The wraps – and the roof – have come off the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport here in Monterey, finally answering a question few have asked and even fewer will sample.As you'd expect, Bugatti hasn't just hacked the roof ...

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    Monterey 2008: Pebble Beach Edition LS 600h L and SC 430
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    Click either image for a high-res gallery.Another year, another limited edition Lexus. But this year's Pebble Beach Edition SC430 (the sixth consecutive variant) is joined by the first-ever LS 600h L Pebble Beach Edition. We know, the excitement is palpable.Only 50 LS 600h Ls will be made available ...

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    The Gumball 3000 comes through sunny Southern California
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    Click above to view a high resolution image The Gumball 3000 started its 2008 tour this weekend, and we caught up with the rally in Huntington Beach, CA where the drivers stopped for a brunch and fashion show hosted by Lux5 Events at the Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort. The group of 120 cars ...

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    First Drive: 2008 Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR
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    Dodge Viper ACR – Click above for high-res image gallery
    I have to admit that I'm biased when it comes to the Dodge Viper. I've had a soft spot for the venomous snake since the GTS coupe hit the streets in 1996. The aggressive design, powerful 8.0-liter V10 with 450 horsepower (doesn't sound ...

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    2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8s still available
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8.For those of you desperately waiting for the next batch of Dodge Challenger SRT8s to be built after the announcement that the first 6,400 2008 models were already spoken for, fret not, supply is on your side. The Detroit News is ...

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    2010 Chevy Camaro named Official Vehicle of SEMA Show
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2010 Chevy Camaro We are giving you the heads up now. Expect to see a fair share of Camaros when November rolls around and the automotive community turns its attention to Las Vegas for the annual SEMA Show. The 2010 Camaro was just named the Official ...

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    In the Books: 2008 24 Hours of Le Mans (Spoilers)
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    This year's exciting 24 Hours of Le Mans ended a short time ago. In deference to those of you who might have recorded the race, we'll do the rundown after the jump. So be advised: Spoilers follow.[Source: LeMans.org]

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    2008 24 Hours of Le Mans is underway
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    As many of you are well aware, the 24 Hours of Le Mans kicked off during the last hour. American viewers can catch the action on SPEED TV. Unfortunately, unlike the old Speedvision days, there isn't full 24-hour coverage. Here is the SPEED TV schedule:All times Eastern Saturday, June 14: 8:30 ...

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    Event Alert: 2008 Greenwich Concours d'Elegance coming this weekend
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    If you're in the New York metropolitan area and don't have any plans this weekend, you might want to shoot up I-95 (or jump on Metro-North) to Greenwich, Connecticut, where Bruce and Genia Wennerstrom will be putting on the annual Greenwich Concours d'Elegance. This is a spectacular event that's ...

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    Review: 2008 Nissan Cube JDM-Spec
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    2008 Nissan Cube – Click above for high-res image gallery
    You know that you have a disorder when you're as enthused about an econobox as you are to get seat time in something like a Rolls or Bentley. But that's me, and that's how I felt when I got the call at my desk telling me that my new ...

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    First Drive: 2008 Shelby GT500KR, Part 2
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    GT500KR First Drive – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Our initial drive of the Shelby GT500KR on public roads revealed that Ford, SVT and Shelby had addressed many of the issues that we had with the standard GT500. The KR's revised suspension is better balanced and more capable of ...

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    First Drive: 2008 Shelby GT500KR, Part 1
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    2008 Shelby GT500KR – Click above for high-res image gallery
    I have to admit, the Shelby GT500 was somewhat of a letdown. I have no complaints about the 500 horsepower or the muscular lines, but at nearly 4,000 pounds, it's got a serious weight problem. The iron block, 5.4-liter V8 and the ...

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    VIDEO: Think the NASCAR Car of Tomorrow's not tough? Watch this.
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    You've heard it all before. "People watch car racing for the crashes," has been a familiar refrain for what seems like forever. While that stereotype surely applies to a portion of the viewers who tune in, most fans watch motorsports because they like motorsports. (How novel, we know.) That said, ...

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    Dealership employee totals 2008 Dodge Viper
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    Click above for a gallery of Viper carnage Imagine making the purchase of your dreams - a brand new 2008 Dodge Viper with only five miles on the odometer. It's sitting safely in the showroom without a scratch just waiting for you to drive it off the lot. The only thing it needs is a tank of gas, ...

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    In the Autoblog Garage: 2008 Honda Civic Si sedan
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Honda Civic Si sedan.We've avoided glossy-eyed retrospectives of 2007, but if you were in the market for a practical, affordable and entertaining ride in the last year, there were a handful of vehicles to be had for under $25 large. The Mazdaspeed3, R56 ...

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