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    LA 2007: Mitsubishi to tackle touring car with WORKS-prepared Lancer race car
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    Mitsubishi will no longer be absent from the starting grid of the SCCA Speed World Challenge with the new WORKS-prepared SWC Lancer race car. The tuning company that specializes in tweaking EVOs, in a partnership with Mitsubishi North America, will be hitting the racetracks next year against ...

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    LA 2007 VIDEO: Interview with Two-mode hybrid Silverado PM Carl Hillenbrand
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    When the Two-Mode Silverado Hybrid hits the market next fall, it will likely boast best in class fuel economy while still managing to tow 6,100 lbs. While it's not that hard to beat the most miserly of full-size pickups in the MPG dept., doing that without sacrificing very much of the truck's ...

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    LA 2007: Volkswagen SlipStream wins 2007 LA Design Challenge
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    According to the judges, the fourth year of competition in the LA Design Challenge was the toughest to judge so far, with a host of innovative entrants that attempted to integrate a new mode of transport into every aspect of daily living. The Volkswagen Slipstream team, headed by Derek Jenkins, ...

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    LA 2007: Lexus IS-F gets FiveAxified
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    Click the image above for a high-res gallery of the FiveAxis Lexus IS-FWe've berated the styling of the Lexus IS-F at length, but throw the Southern California team over at FiveAxis into the mix and we're ready to drive it out the front doors of the LA Auto Show. The combination of a custom ...

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    LA 2007: Volkswagen Tiguan priced to sell at $22,490
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    Click on the image above to view in high resolutionThe new Tiguan cute-ute factored big into Volkswagen's press conference at this year's LA show. And no wonder, as Vee-Dub is hoping its new small sport-ute sells big, especially in the all-important US market, and especially in California where ...

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    LA 2007: Surf's up! Suzuki SX4 Makai concept
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    Click above image for high-res gallery of the Suzuki SX4 Makai conceptSuzuki was obviously trying to tap into the So. Cal. culture of the LA Auto Show when it tasked Andry Specialty Vehicles to create the SX4-based Makai concept. After lopping off the roof, shaving the door handles and adding a ...

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    LA 2007: US-spec 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution lands (VIDEO)
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    UPDATE: Another high-res gallery of photos from Frank Filipponio addedclick above link for high-res gallery of the 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer EvolutionMitsubishi pulled the covers off the US-spec 2008 Lancer Evolution X, and the differences between your red, white, and blue steed and the one from its ...

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    LA 2007: 2008 Subaru WRX STI priced at $34,995 (VIDEO)
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    UPDATE: Video of the STI unveiling has been added after the jump.Click the image above for more live shots of the Subaru Impreza WRX STI.The Subaru Impreza STI just made its North American debut, and for those of us here in the States, life is good. Just like the JDM version, the STI benefits from ...

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    BMW officially accidentally prices 135i at $35,675*
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    UPDATE: Kicking Tires has learned that the 128i will start at a much more reasonable $29,375.Click the image above for more live pics of the BMW 135i. var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/motorsport/BMW_prices_its_new_compact_coupe_the_135i_at_35k_PICS'; Our boy Omar over at eGMCartech passed along a ...

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    LA 2007: Mosler MT900S dipped in key lime pie
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    click above image for more high-res pics While wondering the halls of the LA convention center we happened upon this Mosler MT900S with an... interesting paint scheme. It's even got color-matched carbon fiber Dymag wheels and yellow brake calipers to go with the Big Bird interior. While it may ...

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    2009 Jaguar XF will range from $49,975 to $62,975
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    We didn't bother to attend Jaguar's press conference today at the 2007 LA Auto Show, mainly because the only car it had to show off was the North American debut of the 2009 Jaguar XF. Yeah, been there, done that in Frankfurt last September. But Jaguar did announce a nice nugget of news at its ...

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    LA 2007: 2008 Dodge Viper ACR Live Shots
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    click above image for more live shots of the 2008 Dodge Viper ACR Seeing the 2008 Dodge Viper ACR in person makes you wonder even more how this thing is legal to drive on public streets. The carbon fiber front spoiler and winglets have more of a visual effect up close, and the rear wing would be ...

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    LA 2007: Deja Vu with Volkswagen space up! blue
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    Click on the image above to view in high-resolutionVolkswagen didn't appear to take this year's LA auto show very seriously – its press kit appears to have been assembled by a kindergarten class on a budget. The car it unveiled here in the City of Angels was little more than a redressed ...

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    LA 2007: Liveblogging Hyundai Concept Genesis Coupe reveal at 5:30 PM EST
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    click above image for big gallery of high-res pics5:15 PM: Sitting around at Hyundai's display listening to some generic techno. T-minus 15 minutes until the press conference begins.5:30 PM: Joel and John from Hyundai USA are talking on stage. We're about to start!5:32 PM: They admit enthusiastic ...

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    LA 2007: 2009 Chevy Aveo5 arrives in the U.S.
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    click above image to view high-res gallery of the Chevy Aveo5 For 2008, Chevy is adding to its small car lineup with the return of the Aveo5. Two trim levels are being offered, including a Special Value Model and LS. Key standard features include 60/40 flip-and-fold rear seats, standard dual ...

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    LA 2007: U.S.-spec Nissan GT-R huge performance bargain at $69,850
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    UPDATE: Video of live reveal added after jumpclick above image for high-res live shots of the U.S.-spec Nissan GT-R var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/business_finance/2009_Nissan_GT_R_will_start_at_69_850_available_next_June_in_U_S'; Not only did we finally get to see the new U.S.-spec Nissan GT-R ...

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    Spy Shots: Hyundai RWD Coupe caught on floor of LA Auto Show
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    click either image to view three spy shots of Hyundai's RWD coupe var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/motorsport/Hyundai_RWD_Coupe_caught_on_floor_of_LA_Auto_Show_pics'; The rear-wheel-drive Hyundai Coupe is mere hours away from being debuted at the 2007 LA Auto Show, but we're too excited to wait. ...

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    LA 2007: 2009 Lincoln MKS revealed live [VIDEO]
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    click above image to view new high-res live shots of the 2009 Lincoln MKSWith the momentum of 13 straight months of increased sales, the latest Lincoln bid to keep that trend going is the launch of the 2009 Lincoln MKS. The full-sized sedan will be initially launched with FWD, but will offer AWD as ...

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    LA 2007: VW space up! blue
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    Click image for photo galleryVW has adapted its globe-trotting up! concept for California's green sensibilities, packaged it like a micro-sized microbus and has brought the result to Los Angeles. The space up! blue is a fuel cell hybrid with plug-in capabilities. It leverages a high-temperature ...

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    LA 2007: 2009 Lincoln MKS brings new look to American luxury
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    UPDATE 2: Video of MKS in motion added after the jumpUPDATE: Many more high-res pics added to galleryclick above image to view high-res gallery of the 2009 Lincoln MKS var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/business_finance/2009_Lincoln_MKS_unveiled_new_look_for_American_luxury_pics'; For the past two ...

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