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    Official: Maserati hits the matte with exclusive GranTurismo S Limited Edition

    We like us some matte finish here at Autoblog, but we have to admit that the usual smattering of matte black vinyl wraps leave us a bit in the dark. That's why our eyes pop just a little wider when we see a car that cuts the glare but keeps the palette. That's also why the storied brands of the ...

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    Mercedes and Ducati highlight partnership with pair of matching vehicles

    Mercedes-Benz and Ducati joined forces a little over a year ago, and the two brands have chosen the Bologna Motor Show to mark the anniversary. The companies are showing off an SLK 55 AMG and a Streetfighter 848, respectively. Both machines are painted in eye-melting Streetfighter Yellow, and ...

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    Official: Fiat Group bringing bagful of new models to Bologna Motor Show

    Of all the major international auto shows on the calendar each year, the Bologna Motor Show may not rank among the most important. But it is vital for the Fiat Group, whose numerous brands make up more than just one lion's share of the Italian auto industry. As such, it's not a show for Fiat to ...

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    Alfa Romeo Giulietta G430 iMove Marangoni debuts in Bologna

    Alfa Romeo Giulietta G430 iMove Marangoni – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Think of Alfa Romeo and the color you'll likely be picturing is red. But a custom version of the Giulietta unveiled at the Bologna Motor Show has gone a decidedly greener route. Outfitted by Italian rubber ...

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    Opel debuts 53-mpg Corsa ecoFLEX at Bologna Motor Show

    2011 Opel Corsa
    Opel's upcoming 2011 Corsa ecoFlex model, powered by a 1.3-liter CDTI turbodiesel, boasts an impressive fuel economy rating of 53 miles per gallon (U.S.) and an equally noteworthy CO2 emissions of 98 grams per kilometer. Credit the 95-horsepower, 140-pound-foot engine; ...

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    Officially Official: Opel premieres facelifted Antara in Bologna

    2011 Opel Antara – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Opel has pulled the wraps off its facelifted Antara at the Bologna Motor Show, and the Euro-market midsize cousin to our GMC Terrain has received a host of upgrades. As is the way with mid-cycle refreshes, the Antara's Theta chassis ...

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    Ferrari 458 Challenge debuts at 2010 Bologna Motor Show

    Ferrari 458 Challenge makes its world debut at the Bologna Motor Show – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Everyone loves a special-edition, track-focused Ferrari and the time has come for the 458 to get a taste of the Maranello magic. At this week's 2010 Bologna Motor Show, Ferrari has ...

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    The Show Must Go On: Italy's Bologna salon forges ahead without automakers

    Local auto shows overseas like the one in Bologna don't really make a blip on our radar screens. Manufacturers might, upon occasion, use the venues to unveil a new product variant of generally limited consequence, but aside from the big shows in the United States, the significant foreign debuts ...

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    Maserati unveils MC Sport Line customization program on GranTurismo S

    Click above for high-res image gallery of Maserati's MC Sport Line
    Ferrari has the One To One Personalisation Programme, so it makes since that its sister brand, Maserati, would get one too. The Italian automaker unveiled its own customization program called the MC Sport Line today at the Bologna ...

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    VW Golf Plus officially debuts in Bologna

    Click above for high-res image gallery of VW Golf Plus
    The second generation of Volkswagen's Golf Plus has made its official debut (after an earlier blooper-style unveil) today at the Bologna Motor Show in Italy. Like the first edition that debuted back in 2004 and was based on the MK V Golf ...

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    Officially Official: Mazda3 five-door hatchback gets real

    Click above for high-res gallery of the Mazda3 five-door hatchback
    Mazda has officially taken the wraps off its five-door hatchback version of the redesigned Mazda3 at the Bologna Motor Show today. As you can see in the gallery of new high-res pics below, the Mazda3 five-door gets the same swoopy ...

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    VW shows off Scirocco Study R in Bologna

    Click above for high-res image gallery of the VW Scirocco Study R
    Volkswagen's new Scirocco is rapidly becoming a popular canvas for customizing, and Wolfsburg itself is getting into the act. The Bologna Motor Show has been graced with the Scirocco Study R, which could be a preview of a production ...

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    Event Alert: December Calendar of Automotive Events

    Last year's Motor4Toys event, which collected more than 15,000 toys for needy kids
    We started our monthly calendar of events last month and learned almost immediately that we will never be able to make it as comprehensive as everyone would like, but that's where you come in. Take a look at the ...

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    Oops! VW accidentally distributes new Golf Plus brochure in Essen

    It's been no secret that a facelifted VW Golf Plus has been in the works for a while. It's just that the Euro-market hatch wasn't supposed to be formally revealed quite yet. The car will be introduced on Wednesday with the usual fanfare at the Bologna Motor Show, but media at this week's Essen ...

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    Mazda3 hatch unveiled, will debut next week

    Click above for a hi-res gallery of the 2010 Mazda3 hatchback
    The Mazda3 hatchback will be unveiled next week at the Bologna Motor Show, and Mazda has released five photos to help get everyone excited. The Euro backdrop means that the 5-door's engine lineup will include a 2.2L turbodiesel that's ...

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    Maserati finally delivers: MC12 Versione Corse in Bologna

    Although it showed the first car in Madrid back in May, Maserati is finally delivering MC12 Corsas and it took the occasion of the Bologna Motor Show to unveil the first customer car. In case you don't remember, the Versione Corse takes the basic MC12 and kicks it up a notch. Maserati is only ...

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    Ford uses Bologna Motor Show to preview new C-Max

    Ford will unveil a freshened C-MAX at this year's Bologna Motor Show. Originally called a Focus C-MAX when it debuted a couple of years ago, Ford is losing its focus, umm, the Focus name and going with just C-MAX on the new version. Along with the S-MAX, the new "MAX" vehicles are being touted as ...

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    Skoda Roomster earns merit badge: Scout model debuts

    Click to enlargeJoining the Octavia in Škoda's scout line is the quirky-cool Roomster MPV. Unlike the Octavia Scout, which at least has all-wheel-drive, the Roomster Scout remains a FWD-only vehicle, and the Scout trim is just a butch appearance package. That said, it looks good wearing the ...

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    Murcielago going to Bologna topless?

    Lamborghini, you sneaky little... Tried to get one by us, did you? But right there on your press site, you have a leak. Under "New Models" it says "Murcielago LP640 Roadster." Something you wanna tell us? No? Well, TopSpeed says you'll be showing the whole world the new 640 hp, 210 mph droptop at ...

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    British supermodel Jodie Kidd challenges you to a race

    British supermodel Jodie Kidd is arguably better known for her body of work on cars than in cars, but that could be changing. The winsome blonde counts motorsports among her chief preoccupations, and its hardly the stuff of hanging out in Formula One paddocks as driver arm jewelry. Ms. Kidd is ...


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