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    Video: Can't make the New York Auto Show? Take a virtual tour with a hot model
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    The public portion of the 2011 New York Auto Show is in full swing, but not everyone can (or wants) to make the trip to the Big Apple. The producers of the show have come up with a solution, which allows you to check out the action from the comfort of your favorite computin' chair. Your host ...

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    Report: 2011 World Car Awards: How close it was
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    On Thursday the 21st of April, the seventh annual World Car Awards were given out in a ceremony at the New York International Auto Show that was duly covered by Autoblog. Full disclosure: I, Matt Davis, European Editor of this online obsession Autoblog, am both a co-founder and co-chair of the ...

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    Video: Fox Marketing supercharges the Lexus CT 200h
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    Fox Marketing Supercharged Lexus CT 200h – Click above for high-res image gallery Fox Marketing has given Lexus' entry-level hybrid some much-needed teeth, adding an Eaton supercharger to the 2011 CT 200h. The huffer forces air through a Climax Racing intake manifold, helping the CT's ...

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    Official: Maserati GranTurismo MC for North America unveiled
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    At the Paris Motor Show last year, Maserati pulled the veil off the GranTurismo MC Stradale – the fastest roadgoing Trident this side of the Enzo-based MC12. And while Maserati won't be selling the MC Stradale on the Western shores of the Atlantic, it has done the next best thing. The ...

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    Exclusive: We check out VW's new Fender audio systems
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    At the 2011 New York Auto Show we experienced the 400-watt, nine-speaker Fender premium audio system in the Volkswagen Passat, Jetta GLI and Beetle, the three models in which it will be offered. When VW announced the partnership last December, the company said "Volkswagen and Fender put the ...

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    New York: Every new VW Beetle will be a second-generation design
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    2012 Volkswagen Beetle - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Volkswagen made a big deal about having the original Beetle in the studio when the designers went to work on the 2012 Beetle, so at the 2011 New York Auto Show, we spoke to Rainer Michel, vice president of product marketing ...

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    2011 New York Auto Show Round Up
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    It's official. Our coverage of the 2011 New York Auto Show has come to an end. Take a look at every significant automobile that we covered from The Big Apple. There's something here for everyone, from sports cars to budget rides to mainstream machines. That's a total of 33 vehicles, for those ...

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    New York 2011: Chrysler's SRT division open to smaller engines, but there's still a market for big V8s
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    2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When asked about Chrysler's Street Racing Technology (SRT) division rolling out another big-bore, high-horsepower engine at the 2011 New York Auto Show, Dan Reid, the company's head of media relations, said "there's a ...

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    New York 2011: Jeep says point of 2012 Grand Cherokee SRT8 was better, not faster
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    2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    At the 2011 New York Auto Show, we asked Joseph Grace, vehicle line executive for the SRT line, about the specs on the new 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 – specifically, why didn't they make it... more. The ...

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    New York 2011: Jaguar makes the XF we always wanted and tweaks the XK for 2012
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    The 2012 Jaguar XF - Click above to view high-res image gallery
    The Jaguar XF only arrived in 2008, but in just three years, it has reset the course for a brand that was hobbled by the transgression of the X-Type and a beloved but aging XJ. In 2010, it received a new set of engines that ...

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    New York 2011: Honda Civic Hybrid scores 44 mpg across the board
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    It's not 50 miles per gallon (rest, easy Prius), but the mpg numbers for the 2012 Honda Civic Hybrid impress us nonetheless: 44/44/44. That's city/highway/combined, and it's a nice jump – especially in the city – from the 40/43/41 numbers sported by the 2011 model. The New York Auto ...

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    New York 2011: Suzuki makes a Kizashi Turbo, calls it the Apex concept
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    Suzuki has often flirted with the idea of strapping a turbocharger to the Kizashi, and it's once again putting it at the front of our minds with this, the Apex concept, here at the 2011 New York Auto Show. The Kizashi Apex uses a Garrett turbocharger, air-to-liquid intercooler and a ...

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    New York 2011: Facebook Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid is easy to Like
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    To commemorate its social media milestone of surpassing one million fans on Facebook (its fan page is currently at 1,502,860 members), Porsche has created this special edition of the 911 GT3 R Hybrid complete with the signatures of over 27,000 Porsche fans. The car makes its North American debut ...

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    New York 2011: Chevrolet Sonic's Z-Spec accessories add illusion of sportiness
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    Extra spoilers and lower side skirts can look cool, but if the car doesn't have any sort of augmented performance, it all seems pointless. Still, for those who want to give the appearance of being quick, Chevrolet will offer a line of Z-Spec dealer-installed accessories for its upcoming 2012 ...

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    New York 2011: Honda brings entire 2012 Civic family to New York
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    Honda brought the whole family of 2012 Civics to the party at this year's New York Auto Show. We've gotten to feast our eyes on the coupe, sedan, Si, hybrid and natural gas-drinking GX. That's a lot of new sheetmetal to look at, so we decided to pack them all in one post to make it easy on ...

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    New York 2011: Fiat 500c says spalancata e lasciare che il sole
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    That bit of Italian in the title? It means "open wide and let the sun in"... we think. Either way, the 2012 Fiat 500c is doing just that. Maybe not the sun, but it is letting in the bright lights of the New York Auto Show stage. Set to hit our shores this spring, the droptop two-door Fiat is ...

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    New York 2011: Subaru looking at XV Concept for US, but wouldn't be called Outback Sport
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    Subaru XV Concept – Click above to view high-res image gallery
    At the 2011 New York Auto Show, we asked Dominic Infante, Subaru's U.S. product manager, about the XV Concept revealed at the Shanghai Motor Show. "It's probably not for us," he said, "but we're looking at it. And if it did ...

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    New York 2011: Shelby targets younger crowd with GTS Mustang
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    2012 Shelby GTS – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Designated as the spiritual successor of the Shelby GT that was built from 2007 to 2008, the new GTS represents the base model in the Shelby lineup. According to company president John Luft, Shelby's average buyer is in their late ...

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    New York 2011: Dodge's new Avenger R/T stiffens up in the Big Apple
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    Dodge seems eager to inject a shot of sportiness into any model it can. The redesigned Avenger is a model that could certainly use the help, thus the 2012 Dodge Avenger R/T seen here. While we would love to see an SRT-tuned version of the sedan (or a better sedan entirely), the R/T touches are a ...

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    New York 2011: Nissan says subcompact buyers aren't looking for styling, sportiness
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    2012 Nissan Versa – Click above for high-res image gallery
    After Nissan unveiled its redesigned 2012 Versa sedan at the New York Auto Show yesterday, coverage was almost unanimous in declaring it, at best, inconspicuous. David Reuter, Nissan's VP of Corporate Communications, tells ...

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