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    Rumormill: Mercedes-Benz CLS shooting brake in the works?

    Mercedes Benz ConceptFASCINATION - click for high-res gallery
    German automakers have apparently all developed kyphosis, as witnessed by the BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo, the impending Audi A7 Sportback, and the Porsche Panamera. It seems the time is right for humpty-backed automobiles from ...

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    Lamborghini reveals Estoque interior for first time

    Click above for more live shots of the Lamborghini Estoque concept's interior
    At this point, we've seen nearly every possible angle of Lamborghini's latest raging bull, the Estoque, with one rather large exception: the interior. As a four-door sedan, the compromises one naturally expects from the ...

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    Paris 2008: Fiat 500 DIESEL - it's not what you think

    Click above for more live shots of the Fiat 500 DIESEL
    Perhaps it isn't the most interesting live reveal that took place in Paris, but we managed to get a few shots of the new Fiat 500 by DIESEL anyway. Yes, there is an optional 75-horsepower 1.3 Multijet diesel engine, complete with a particulate ...

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    VIDEO: Lexus IS250C folding its hard top

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    It's always fun to see the engineering behind hard top convertibles. The latest member of the breed comes from Lexus in the form of the 2009 IS250C. This new derivative of the IS250 sedan sports a three-piece aluminum roof that retracts in a "world's ...

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    Paris 2008: Live shots of the Ford Focus RS

    Click above for more live shots of the Ford Focus RS in Paris
    Ford's new Focus RS has made its second European debut and we've managed to snag some live shots of the new car on the stand. Covered in Ultra Green paint as it is, we could hardly miss it. The new hue is meant to be "a modern ...

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    Paris 2008: Ford unveils three custom versions of Ka

    Click above for high-res shots of the Ford Ka Digital, Grand Prix and Tattoo
    Ford's Ka has always had an expressive design, and the second generation of the little city car is set to continue that trend with three new custom packages that will debut with the new model in January. All three of them ...

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    Paris 2008: Pininfarina goes from Ferrari to batteries with B0 Concept

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    Pininfarina is the Italian design studio perhaps best known for penning almost every production Ferrari over the last half century. The firm, however, does much more than just design exotic sports cars. It has created bodies for more ...

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    Paris 2008: Audi unveils 59-mpg A4 TDI concept e

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    Audi's parent company Volkswagen already produces some of the cleanest-burning, most fuel-miserly diesel engines in the world. The Jetta TDI was recently released in the U.S. and has been making waves for its hybrid-like efficiency. So ...

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    Paris 2008: Honda Insight LIVE REVEAL

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    The Honda Insight concept took a hushed bow under the lights of Paris today. It's Prius-esque, but in person the car is less evocative of its Toyota challenger. The Insight's width and rather low height give it a substantial presence, and ...

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    Paris 2008: Orlando Concept previews production Chevy MPV

    Click above for high-res gallery of the Chevy Orlando concept
    Now that the Paris Motor Show is finally upon us, General Motors has officially taken the wraps off its new Orlando Concept. In case you hadn't noticed, SUVs aren't selling well right now, GM has given up on minivans and Chevrolet has ...

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    Paris 2008: Chevy Cruze unveiled on eve of show, interior revealed

    Click above for high-res gallery of the 2010 Chevy Cruze
    We've gotten a pretty good look at the 2010 Chevy Cruze already, but the model that had been making rounds in the U.S. was nothing more than a styling buck with no guts inside. Today, just a few hours ahead of the Paris Motor Show, General ...

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    Paris Leakage: Audi A1 Sportback Concept

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    We'll start our live coverage of the Paris Motor Show in the wee hours of tomorrow morning, but in the meantime the embargo dam at Audi has broken a bit early and released some interesting details along with a few images of the new A1 ...

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    Paris Preview: Hyundai goes green blue in Paris

    Click above for more shots of Hyundai's Paris 2008 Lineup
    Hyundai is headed to the Paris Motor Show with a bevy of environmentally friendly models and concepts. In addition to bringing along production-intent vehicles like the new i20, Genesis Coupe and Genesis sedan, the automaker will showcase ...

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    Paris Preview: Chrysler to unveil 25th Anniversary minivan, Jeep Compass Overland

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    We already took a look at MOPAR's first concept due to be displayed at the Paris Motor Show next week, and it turns out that it has a twin. This one is based on the unloved Compass mini 'ute and reuses the Overland moniker that's ...

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    Paris Preview: MOPAR to introduce Jeep Patriot Back Country concept

    Click above for high-res shots of the Jeep Patriot Back Country Concept
    Chrysler's in-house performance tuning arm, MOPAR, will be showing off a mildly customized version of the Jeep Patriot called the Back Country at next month's Paris Motor Show. The run-of-the-mill Patriot and Compass models, ...

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    Citroen releases another image of the GT

    Click above for high-res images of the Citroen GT concept
    The Citroen GT striptease continues with a more revealing image of what looks like a rip-snorting concept car. Huge tires, a ginormous front splitter meant to keep something seriously fast bolted to the ground at speed, enough front air ...

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    Paris Preview: Mystery Lamborghini teaser #2 released

    Click above image to enlarge the new Lamborghini teaserLamborghini continues the striptease of its mystery car's upcoming Paris debut. Is it a four-door ultrasedan, as speculated by Inside Line? Is it something more... super? Whatever it is, we'll all know on October 2. In the meantime, have a ...

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    Chevy Orlando Concept reveals its rear

    Click the image above for a hi-res gallery of the Chevy Orlando
    The Chevy Orlando, due to be revealed at next month's Paris Motor Show, has turned tail and the rendering doesn't look half-bad. It's mildly reminiscent of the Audi A2 from way back when, in an exaggerated, chunked-up way, and we get ...


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