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    Detroit 2008: Ferrari fills in details on F430 Spider Bio Fuel
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    click above to view more images of the Ferrari 430 Spider Bio FuelFerrari's press conference here in Detroit was rather short and to the point. They reminded us that Kimi is World Champion and that the team is busy readying his defense. They also pointed out that the F430 GT is doing a bang-up job ...

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    Detroit 2008: The Return of ChangFeng!
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    click above to view more images of the ChengFeng Leopard and KylinChangFeng Motors was here last year and made the familiar claim that its Chinese cars would soon be on sale in the U.S. The Chinese automaker made the pilgrimage to Detroit again this year and was welcomed with open arms by Carl ...

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    Dodge 2008: Up close and personal at the Dodge Rampede
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    click image for a gallery of the Rampede staging areaBefore this Sunday's "Rampede" at the Detroit Auto Show kicked off, we moseyed over to the staging area and hung out with our friends from the animal kingdom. You've got to love the sight of a longhorn steer... with a monorail in the background. ...

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    Detroit 2008: The Cadillac Provoq shows its face in the Midwest
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    click above for more live high-res images of the Cadillac Provoq ConceptWe've already covered Cadillac's Provoq E-Flex fuel-cell vehicle during its first public appearance at the Consumer Electronics Show last week, but GM also rolled it across the stage here in Detroit. There were no additional ...

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    Detroit 2008: MINI Cooper S Clubman makes it Stateside
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    Click image for live shots of the US-spec MINI ClubmanThe U.S. version of the 2008 MINI Cooper S Clubman debuted at the 2008 North American International Auto Show in Detroit today. We saw the European Mini Cooper Clubman in Frankfurt in both base Cooper and the sportier "S" model, but here are ...

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    Detroit 2008: Toyota Venza crossover to challenge Edge, Murano
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    Click image for a high-res gallery of the Toyota Venza var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/2009_Toyota_Venza_crossover_combats_Murano_Edge'; Toyota just unveiled the Venza "crossover sedan," which is really another name for, you know, "crossover." With the Nissan Murano and Ford Edge obviously ...

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    Detroit 2008: Maybach Landaulet arrives in style
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    click above for more high-res images of the Maybach Lanaulet If you'd rather be driven by a chauffeur than get behind the wheel yourself, you might want to check out the Maybach Landaulet that made its North American debut in Detroit this week. The half sedan/half convertible allows for the ...

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    Detroit 2008: Audi TT-S makes 265 hp look so good
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    click above for more high-res live shots of the Audi TT-S It's hard to imagine the Audi TT has been around for ten years, but the coupe has definitely come a long way. The TT-S is the first TT to be a part of Audi's 'S' series and will hopefully live up to the name with 265 horsepower and 258 lb-ft ...

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    Detroit 2008: 2009 Cadillac CTS-V unveiling w/ live shots
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    Update: Video of the CTS-V live reveal are available after the jump.Click the photo above for a gallery of live shotsIf you look at the picture above, you can easily imagine Maximum Bob shouting, "I told you folks that it'd be <bleeping> spectacular!" Those of course were not his exact words ...

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    Detroit 2008: Kia Borrego arrives at the wrong time
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    click above for more high-res live shots of the 2009 Kia BorregoPerhaps the biggest news about the Kia Borrego is that it marks the introduction of a V8 to the Korean automaker's powertrain arsenal. On the other hand, maybe we're just power-addled. Lobbing an entry into the midsize-SUV arena, Kia ...

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    Detroit 2008: The rest of the story on the Lexus LF-A Roadster Concept
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    Click above image for a high resolution gallery of photos We were left hanging yesterday with a ton of pictures of Lexus' brand new LF-A Roadster Concept, but no information to go along with them. Now Lexus has filled us in by releasing information and rather vague specifications on the car, ...

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    Cadillac CTS Coupe Concept to debut later this morning
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    Hot off the wire is GM's surprise announcement that Cadillac will unveil a CTS Coupe Concept at its press conference later this morning. We've been expecting a CTS Coupe as part of the diversification of that model's offerings, and this concept should give us a great idea of what the probable ...

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    Detroit 2008: Jeep Renegade Concept
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    Click image for high-res galleryChrysler is showing three concepts that leverage the automaker's ENVI electric vehicle tech tech today in Detroit. The Chrysler ccoVoyager and Dodge ZEO concepts will be covered in separate posts, but they share their main electric drivetrains with Jeep's open-air ...

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    Detroit 2008: Chrysler ecoVoyager Concept lands
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    click above for more high-res images of the Chrysler ecoVoyager ConceptOne of three Pentastar concepts powered by some combination of cutting-edge technology, the Chrysler ecoVoyager continues the automaker's fascination with art-deco by resurrecting the Stout Scarab. Doing away with a conventional ...

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    Detroit 2008: Toyota A-BAT Concept revealed after dark
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    click above for more high-res images of the Toyota A-BAT ConceptAfter the first day of the 2008 Detroit Auto Show press days ended, some of us decided to take up Toyota on its invite to a reception at which we were greeted by the live reveal of the A-BAT concept hybrid pickup. Though images of the ...

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    Detroit 2008: Toyota gets greener with new diesels, hybrids and PHEV test fleet
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    Toyota's turning up the heat on its already-boiling environmental image by putting more effort into sustainable programs. At a reception held for the media tonight after the first press day of the 2008 Detroit Auto Show, Toyota President Katsuaki Watanabe declared the automaker's continuing green ...

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    Detroit 2008: Land Rover LRX lights up Motor City
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    click above to view more high-res images of the Land Rover LRX Concept While not as awe-inspiring as the Audi R8 V12 TDI or the Mazda Furai, Land Rover's LRX Concept still made waves in Detroit. Photos and details of the LRX were let loose a month ago, so we weren't too surprised at what was ...

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    Detroit 2008: Lamborghini adds personal touch with Ad Personam program
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    click above for more high-res pics of the Lamborghini Ad Personam programAs wild as a standard Lamborghini might be, for some people it isn't enough. That's one of the reasons Lambo unveiled its ultra-exclusive, uber-expensive Reventon a while back. But those are all spoken for and there are still ...

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    Detroit 2008: '09 Subaru Forester shows its US face in Detroit
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    click above image for more live pics of the 2009 Subaru Forester from DetroitToday in Detroit we finally got to see the long-anticipated (by some of us at least) 2009 Subaru Forester that was revealed on Christmas Day. We've covered the JDM version and the US model pretty extensively, but now we ...

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    Detroit 2008: BMW announces pricing for BMW 1 Series Convertible
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    click above for more high-res live shots of the BMW 1 Series ConvertibleThe final reveal in BMW's three-movement press conference was a drop-top version of its perfectly-sized 1 Series. While some in the audience might have preferred that the preceding female dancers had instead lost their tops, ...

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