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    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #277
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    New York Auto Show recap with John McElroy of Autoline Episode #277 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week, Chris, Dan, and Executive Editor Chris Paukert are joined by John McElroy to chat about the New York Auto Show. Your questions and comments power the end of the 'cast, and for ...

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    Exclusive: Five Questions with Ralph Gilles about the 2013 SRT Viper
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    The 2013 SRT Viper stole the New York Auto Show this week with its 640-horsepower 8.4-liter V10 and the promise of even better tire-melting performance. It's the crown jewel in Chrysler's Street and Racing Technology brand headed by Ralph Gilles, President and CEO of SRT, Senior Vice President of ...

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    New York: 1970 Porsche 917/LH makes rare trip from Porsche Museum to New York
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    There have been a number of iconic racing liveries over the course of history – JPS and Gulf spring immediately to mind – and every historic racing fan has his or her favorite. But few are as downright awesome as Martini. The Italian vermouth label has sponsored everything from ...

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    New York: Mini Cooper Yachtsman Concept has us all fooled
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    We love Mini's sense of humor, and its April Fools' Day pranks this year were among our favorites. While we really, really wanted the Cowley camper to be real, Mini actually went ahead and built the Amphibious "Yachtsman" – and then brought it to the New York Auto Show, just as promised to ...

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    New York: 1966 Chevrolet Impala SS 427 Convertible reminds us of days long gone
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    Chevrolet has over a hundred years of heritage from which it can call upon when the right marketing angle presents itself. Like, for instance, when it launches a brand-new Impala for the 2014 model year, as it has just done at the 2012 New York Auto Show. As such, the automaker has brought a mint ...

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    New York: Edsel Ford's 1934 Model 40 Special Speedster
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    If you've attended major international auto show in the U.S. this season, you've likely seen this car: Edsel Ford's 1934 Model 40 Special Speedster. We first saw it at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegancee last August, then again in January at the Detroit Auto Show. It is, frankly, a most ...

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    New York: Editors' Choice: Top Five New York Auto Show Debuts
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    Despite having a media center that's plagued with bad coffee and prone to the occasional journalist fight, the New York Auto Show is one of our favorite automotive expos. It's not an all-out automotive blitzkrieg like Geneva, but the vast majority of New York debuts are actual, honest-to-goodness ...

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    New York: 2013 Cadillac SRX looks the same, hides its high-tech secrets
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    If there's any place a Cadillac SUV can feel at home, surely it's Manhattan. Only fitting, then, that the updated 2013 Cadillac SRX has debuted at the New York Auto Show. The revised luxury crossover has been treated to a mild facelift, but as with so many things, it's what's inside that counts ...

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    New York: VPG Autos MV-1 Taxi will leave the light on for you
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    The streets of Gotham are about to look a lot different. After being inundated with legions of bulky Ford Crown Victoria and the occasional Toyota Sienna or Prius for years, New York City's hack pool is slated to get a fresh crop of yellow ugly thanks to its "Taxi of Tomorrow" program. Chief ...

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    New York: 2012 GMC Sierra and Yukon Heritage Editions say, "Happy 100th!"
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    The GMC brand celebrates its 100th birthday this year, and the 1912 New York Auto Show is where it all started. To commemorate the occasion, General Motors' utility brand has created special Heritage Edition packages for both the Sierra pickup and Yukon sport-ute, and both make their public debut ...

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    New York: We obsessively covered the 2012 New York Auto Show...
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    The 2012 New York Auto Show has officially vomited on its shoes, stumbled out of the bar and taken a seat on the subway between a homeless person and RuPaul impersonator (actually, it might really be RuPaul). That's right folks, the party's over, and the Big Apple has told us that we don't have ...

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    New York: Jeep climbs to higher Altitude with murdered-out specials
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    We know what you're thinking: You'd love to buy a new Jeep, but only if it were more... black. Fortunately, dear friend, the Chrysler division has answered your prayers with a raft of special editions called Altitude. The name was selected by online poll, and the vehicles were previewed by a ...

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    New York: 2013 BMW X6 M reveals its very discreet enhancements
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    BMW has treated its high-performance X6 M to a refresh for the 2013 model year, rolling the controversial bad boy out during the New York Auto Show for its first official appearance. Unfortunately, the changes are so subtle that we required an official BMW tour guide to point them out. In lieu of ...

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    New York: Acura MDX ready to S.H.I.E.L.D. the Avengers from harm
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    Move over, Batmobile, and make room in the geekosphere for the latest comic book superhero ride. Acura, as you may be aware, signed a multi-picture deal with Marvel to have its cars featured in a raft of superhero movies. The Japanese luxury brand's cars were there at the end of Captain America, ...

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    New York: Made in America: 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
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    Not every reveal at the 2012 New York Auto Show was as exciting as the SRT Viper. As evidence, we present the 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport. The compact crossover joins the Honda Crosstour and Toyota Venza in the "subtle change, seemingly just for change's sake" category at the ...

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    New York: Terrafugia Transition 'Flying Car' offers serious hang time, but leaves us clouded [w/video]
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    Visitors to the New York Auto Show will be able to take a closer look at the Terrafugia Transition 'Flying Car,' just days after the company's prototype made its first flight. The two-place airworthy machine is perhaps best considered a roadgoing low-wing aircraft (not a 'flying car'), as its ...

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    New York: 2012 Shelby 1000 is Carroll's ultimate Mustang
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    As if last year's 800-horsepower GT500 Super Snake wasn't enough, Shelby has just taken the covers off their lastest creation, the "1000" at this year's New York Auto Show. The muscle coupe comes in two flavors – the 950 horsepower street version and the track-only 1100+ horsepower S/C ...

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    New York: 2013 Toyota Venza is updated and refreshed. Yay.
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    While it doesn't even appear as a bad pixel on most enthusiasts' radar, the Toyota Venza serves legions of mainstream consumers perfectly well. To keep the unassuming family hauler from lagging behind its advancing competition, the automaker has introduced a refreshed and tweaked 2013 Toyota ...

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    New York: 2012 Lotus Evora S nearly sneaks by, but we catch the improvements
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    Lacking the fanfare of a flashy press conference, the 2012 Lotus Evora S arrived at the New York Auto Show sporting an upgraded interior and new wheel options (Lotus is one of the few automakers still following the actual calendar when it comes to model year introductions, meaning 2012 models are ...

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    New York: Shelby celebrates 50th anniversary by rolling out the original 1962 Shelby Cobra CSX2000
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    Shelby is celebrating the company's 50th anniversary this year, and to mark the occasion, the performance gurus rolled out the very first Cobra ever constructed. Assembled by Carol Shelby himself, the roadster is the very first pairing of an AC Ace and Ford V8 engine. Shelby first opted to slide ...

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