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    2009 Audi A4 to offer new 2.0 TFSI, revised 3.2 FSI V6

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2009 Audi A4 Avant.Wagon lovers rejoice! Audi's new 2009 A4 Avant has made its official North American debut at the New York Auto Show. The press release, after the break, introduces us to the newest 2.0 liter TFSI four cylinder engine, variants of which ...

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    Poll: New York 2008: Top debuts of the show (w/ Poll)

    The 2008 New York Auto Show press preview is in the books, and now it's the public's turn to roam the floor in the Javits Center. After thinking things over, we thought we'd put together a video of our top five most significant introductions from the show. New York served as a launching pad for ...

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    Hyundai launches site for Genesis Coupe

    We dug the hot new Genesis Coupe at the New York Auto Show, but not everybody can head out to Gotham to see Hyundai's future tuner de force. Hyundai knows it has a good thing on its hands, and has now shared it with the world in web form. The Genesis Coupe's official site includes everything from ...

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    New York 2008: The Mitsubishi i is A-OKei

    Click image for a high-res gallery of the turbocharged Mitsubishi iI'm the resident kei car obsessive here at Autoblog. That means I'm the guy who actually thinks, "That is awesome," when he reads the (Google translated) announcement of yet another Suzuki Wagon R variant. Hell, I did two posts on ...

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    New York 2008: NYC oddities and side splitters

    We were extremely busy while trying to cover the snot out of the New York Auto Show this past week at the Jacob Javits Center. Even when we were running across the show floor to make a press conference and get a good seat, we still had our fingers on the trigger of our many DSLR cameras. At times ...

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    New York 2008: Audi Forum hosts debut of Hunt Slomen custom-painted A5

    Click above to view more high-res shotsThis past Wedneday evening, the Audi Forum in New York City hosted a gala party attended by celebrities and the weary automotive press in town to cover the New York Auto Show. The beautiful people on hand included Tom Brady (celebrity status: A), Tyson ...

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    New York 2008: Gotham gals

    Click above image for high-res pics of the models from New YorkThere were lots of lovely models here in New York, quick with a smile and a come hither look, enticing us into the booths to check out the cars. Of course we had to oblige. We don't want them losing their jobs due to our lack of ...

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    New York 2008: Milner Motors AirCar lands in Javits Center

    Click above for high-res gallery of the flying car from MilnerOur environmentally-attuned brethren at AutoblogGreen pointed us into the lower hall of the Javits Center to check out something they knew we'd love. After wading through the trucks and specialty makers on hand, we reached the Milner ...

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    New York 2008: Mitsubishi Ralliart Sportback a definite maybe

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Mitsubishi Prototype-S.Mitsubishi's revised strategy for the U.S. market was outlined last month in its "Step Up 2010" business plan that seeks to renew the automaker's focus on competing with the major players in North America. The one bit of information ...

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    New York 2008: Gurney still battling Parnelli

    Click image above for high-res gallery of the Saleen Gurney MustangWe just reported on the Gurney Signature Edition Saleen Mustang, but now we've seen it in person and wanted to share some pics. Presented by company President Paul Wilbur and the man himself, the special 'Stang was rolled out in a ...

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    New York 2008: MDI Air Car spotted uncovered

    Our colleagues at AutoblogGreen happened upon the MDI Air Car uncovered in the lobby of the Jacob Javits Center just now, and were surprised at what they saw. Powered by compressed air stored under pressure in carbon fiber tanks, the Air Car on the floor in New York looks absolutely nothing like ...

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    New York 2008: Suzuki unveils Kizashi 3 concept, coming in 2010 [w/VIDEO]

    Click above to view high-res gallery of the Suzuki Kizashi 3 ConceptSuzuki has been teasing us over the last few months with its duo of highly stylized concepts, the Kizashi and Kizashi 2. While it was obvious that cues found on both those concepts are going to inspire the styling of future models, ...

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    New York 2008: Saleen S5S Raptor is all claw [w/VIDEO]

    Click above for high-res gallery of the Saleen S5S RaptorThis very blogger wrote a post yesterday about the Saleen S5S Raptor. I didn't mention the cars I thought the Raptor looked like, but a fair number of commenters did. This is what you should know: in person, the car looks like nothing else ...

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    New York 2008: Porsche GT2 dressed to kill in red with black rims

    Click above for high-res gallery of dressed-to-kill GT2We've already chronicled the debut of the Porsche GT2, and shown you pics of it from the Frankfurt Motor Show, but the red one on display here at the New York Auto Show looks hotter than any other we've seen. We think it's those new ...

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    New York 2008: World Car of the Year Awards

    The fireworks are cold, the confetti cartridges are spent, and the 2008 World Car of the Year Awards have come to an end. Based on standards of merit, value, safety, environmental responsibility, significance, and emotional appeal, the three finalists were the Volvo Ford Mondeo, Mazda2/Demio and ...

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    New York 2008: Kia debuts 2009 Optima

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2009 Kia Optima.The most exciting thing at Kia's press conference today was undoubtedly the KOUP Concept, but sharing the stage and as an automotive wall flower was the redesigned 2009 Kia Optima. The last-gen Optima, not all that old itself, was derided by ...

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    New York 2008: Kia KOUP Concept comes out

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Kia KOUP concept. var digg_url = ''; We were able to get a sneak peak of Kia's newest concept last night, but the wraps finally came off the KOUP at 9:40AM this morning, and the ...

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    New York 2008: Lamborghini LP560-4 makes American debut

    Click above for more high-res images of the Lamborghini LP560-4Seems like yesterday when we first saw the new Lamborghini LP560-4 debut in Geneva, but we were glad it was here at the New York Auto Show today too for its North American debut. Rather than bring three variations on the theme like the ...

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    New York 2008: Dan Gurney gives stamp of approval for new Signature Edition Saleen Mustang

    Click above for high-res gallery of the Saleen Gurney Signature Edition Saleen doesn't seem to be missing a beat in its first year without Steve Saleen at the helm. It has released several new Mustangs including the Patriot Edition, Sterling Edition, H302 Supercharged and 620-hp S302 Extreme that ...

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    New York 2008: Late Night in NYC with the Kia KOUP concept

    Click the image above for a high-res, albeit very red, gallery of the Kia KOUP.Kia was kind enough to invite us (and the rest of the media types braving a monsoon in NYC) down to an art gallery this evening to check out this newest concept before its official unveiling tomorrow morning. The KOUP ...


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