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    LA 2009: Ford Taurus and Volvo XC60 named International Car and Truck of the Year
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    Ford Taurus and Volvo VX60 named International Car of the Year – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Hold onto your hats folks, because while magazine award ceremonies appear to be just about finished, the auto show trophies are just starting to be handed out. This time, it's the ...

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    LA 2009: Land Rover brings Autobiography package to 2010 Range Rover Sport
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    2010 Range Rover Sport Autobiography - Click above for high-res image gallery
    We can't figure out exactly what the name Autobiography is supposed to convey, but Land Rover seems to think it's a fitting name to put on its top-of-the-line Range Rover models. Last year, they pulled the wraps off the ...

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    UPDATE: U.S. bound Mitsubishi Colt will be an all-new global small car
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    Yesterday, we reported that Mitsubishi is bringing its small, B-segment Colt to our shores. And that's true, mostly. What we've learned between now and then is that Mitsu isn't bringing over the current Colt, but rather the replacement for the current Colt, i.e. the next Colt. In fact, Mitsubishi ...

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    LA 2009: Buick rendering teases new compact sedan
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    Buick Compact Sedan Rendering - Click above for high-res image
    Buick officially took the wraps of its 2011 Regal at the LA Auto Show, and in addition to showing off its sportier side, General Motors' reborn Lexus competitor confirmed its intentions to produce a compact sedan – and here's ...

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    LA 2009: Lawsuit-happy U.S. kills chances for Lotus Exige Scura, but we'll get something similar
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    Lotus Exige Stealth - Click above for high-res image gallery
    We had a chance to chat with Lotus USA spokesman Kevin Smith at the LA Auto Show and he shared a bit of news with us. He confirmed that while we unfortunately won't be getting the limited edition Exige Scura/Stealth that debuted at the ...

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    LA 2009: Lexus LFA wireframe cutaway wows us
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    2011 Lexus LFA wireframe cutaway - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Wow. Lexus brought their new LFA supercar to the LA Auto Show this year. That might not seem particularly wow-worthy, but it definitely becomes more surprising when you hear that they actually brought an LFA and a half. ...

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    2010 Hyundai Tucson makes the drive to America
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    2010 Hyundai Tucson – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Hyundai's second big unveiling for the LA Auto Show is its next-generation Tucson, its compact crossover. Like the Sonata sedan, we've actually already seen the Tucson for some time now, as it previously debuted South Korea and ...

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    LA 2009: Subaru Impreza WRX STI Special Edition is sportier, less expensive
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    2010 Subaru Impreza WRX STI Special Edition - Click above for high-res image gallery
    So often, the tag of "Special Edition" comes with a not-so-special price increase. Fortunately for Subaru fans, the newly-introduced Impreza WRX STI Special Edition is actually less costly. At $32,995 it's ...

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    LA 2009: Mini owns its inner Bulldog
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    Leashed Mini Cooper S Clubman - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Mini may be many things, but stuffy they're not. When your business consists of selling tiny hatchbacks with sports car handling at a near luxury price, you really can't take yourself too seriously all the time. Mini ad ...

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    LA 2009: Ford shows off some Fiesta possibilities
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    2011 Ford Fiesta by Ford Custom Accessories - Click above for high-res image gallery
    While introducing the folks at the LA Auto Show to the American-market 2011 Ford Fiesta, Ford decided to go a step further. They didn't just show the production sedan and hatchback, they also showed off the ...

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    LA 2009: Meet the "all-American" 2011 Kia Sorento
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    2011 Kia Sorento- Click above for high-res image gallery
    Perhaps the most important fact about the all new Kia Sorento isn't that it's a "right-sized" compact CUV. If Kia's boundless enthusiasm is any indication, the most important fact is that the 2011 Sorento is the first Kia designed and built ...

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    LA 2009: Audi R8 Spyder is shown again, this time in red
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    2010 Audi R8 Spyder - Click above for high-res image gallery
    This isn't the first time we've seen the drop-top Audi R8 Spyder. Images were leaked in early September, and we were there in Frankfurt for its official debut. That said, its unveiling at the LA Auto Show was less than climactic... ...

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    LA 2009: Audi e-tron, orange you terribly sad it was repainted
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    Audi e-tron concept - Click above for high-res image gallery
    We weren't exactly electrified by Audi's e-tron concept when it debuted at the Frankfurt Motor Show in blazing red paint this past September, but we did like the color. So, when the e-tron reappeared at the LA Auto Show this week ...

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    BREAKING: Mitsubishi Colt is coming to America
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    2009 Mitsubishi Colt - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Buried deep within Mitsubishi's (re)presentation of its PX-MiEV plug-in hybrid concept from the Tokyo Motor Show was a line about a global small car that Mitsubishi will be bringing to the US in 2010. That's it, one line. We didn't ...

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    LA 2009: MINI Coupe & Roadster Concepts are so LA
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    MINI Coupe and Roadster Concepts - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Mini brought its birthday presents to itself out to the LA Auto Show for their North American debut today. The Cambden and Mayfair were there, but we spent a lot more time ogling the Coupe and Roadster. As you may recall, ...

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    LA 2009: Honda P-NUT concept gets cracked open
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    Honda P-NUT - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Turns out that the Honda P-NUT is not some sort of twist on the UX-3 unicycle thing we saw in Tokyo recently. Instead, the concept vehicle is a three-seat thing enclosed in lots of glass and angular lines. Honda says the P-NUT is ready for one ...

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    LA 2009: 2011 Ford Mustang V6 on show floor with little fanfare
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    2011 Ford Mustang V6 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    You would think that with all of the new powertrain improvements to the 2011 Mustang V6 that Ford would be making a big deal about the car here at the LA Auto Show. Not so. While the Fiesta display took up nearly a third of the West ...

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    LA 2009: 2011 Ford Fiesta unveiled by agents of the Movement
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    2011 Ford Fiesta - Click above for high-res image gallery
    We've been hearing about the 2011 Ford Fiesta for so long that it's hard to imagine that the U.S. version of the car was just officially unveiled today. We gave you all of the official details and photos late last night, but we can now ...

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    LA 2009: Porsche debuts lightweight 2011 Boxster Spyder
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    2010 Porsche Boxster Spyder - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Porsche rolled out the 2010 Boxster Spyder, the third model in the Boxster lineup, for its world debut at the LA Auto Show, with an entirely new look and – we are led to believe – a driving personality nearly on par ...

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    LA 2009: Scion xB Release Series 7.0 limited to 2,000 copies
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    Scion xB Release Series 7.0 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Just yesterday we shared with you some pics of and specs on the latest Scion Release Series, the xB 7.0. It's a tradition of sorts for Scion to come out with a new Release at the LA Auto Show. For this go-around, Scion seems to ...

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