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    Read This: The Saab 9-3 that never was finally shows up
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    Looking back on the life and [slow and painful] death of Saab, it's impossible to not stop and think of what might have been with the quirky Swedish automaker. As it turns out, SaabsUnited has decided to shed some light on what the company's future might have looked like, including some images ...

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    Report: Grainy leaked images show stillborn Castriota-designed Saab 9-3
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    The Saab faithful are going to be playing the "what if" game for years to come. It's one of the burdens of being a fan of a dead brand. A fresh batch of grainy 9-3 Phoenix images have made their way online, alleged shots of a design proposal penned by none other than Jason Castriota. The ...

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    Official: Saab's Phoenix platform to get second life with Spyker/Youngman deal?
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    Who knew that Jay Z was talking about Spyker founder and CEO Victor Muller when he sang, "I'm a hustla, baby, I just want you to know, it ain't where I been but where I'm 'bout to go..." The visionary Dutchman has concluded a deal with with Youngman – a partner since the whirlwind days of ...

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    Report: AZ Nissan Leaf owners reporting abnormal battery capacity losses [w/video]
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    Apparently, some Nissan Leaf owners are finding the crispy weather in Phoenix, Arizona a bit too severe for the batteries in their electric cars. The CBS affiliate in Phoenix reports that a growing number of the area's Leaf owners have lost large chunks of battery capacity, and the forums at ...

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    Report: Kurt Busch lands ride with Phoenix Racing for 2012
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    Kurt Busch has landed with Phoenix Racing after parting ways with Penske following a particularly rough season, even by Busch family standards. Busch drew the ire of fans, teammates and team leaders alike this year after cursing at an ESPN reporter and making a habit of demeaning his crew over ...

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    Report: Saab won't make it to Frankfurt
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    According to the sleuths at Autoblog.nl, Saab will not be in attendance at the upcoming 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. As anyone paying an ounce of attention would know, this news is anything but surprising. Naturally, it costs money to host a display at a major auto show... and money is something ...

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    Geneva 2011: Saab PhoeniX Concept previews a new Swedish shape
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    Saab PhoeniX Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's been about one year since Saab and General Motors parted ways, and the automaker is hellbent on showing the world what it's capable of creating on its own means. In addition to an Independence Edition of the 9-3 ...

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    Celebrity classics on the docket at RM Auctions in Arizona
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    Rita Hayworth's '41 Lincoln Continental Coupe – Click above for high-res image
    This year's RM Auctions event in Phoenix will feature several classics with serious celebrity provenance. First and foremost is a rare 1973 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona Spyder that was alternately owned by Reggie ...

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    Arizona's freeway speed cameras snap their last speeders
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    In span of about two-and-a-half years, Arizona's highway speed camera program, run by Australian company Redflex, mailed 1,105,935 tickets, or close to 1,125 tickets every day. In 2009, a group called CameraFraud went to work to get the cameras taken down, and after a year of effort they've been ...

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    Two wheels to the front: Arizona to legalize lane splitting. Maybe.
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    Picture this: It's ten minutes after five o'clock, you're heading north on the 405 freeway, leaving Los Angeles. You won't appreciate your favorite two-wheeled conveyance much more than at this moment. If you spend time traveling through California, you know the practice of lane-splitting can ...

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    Dealer still pitching cars from the afterlife?
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    On April 8, 50-year-old Charles P. Dimmick died doing what he loved to do: watching his favorite driver, Jeff Gordon, run in the Phoenix round of NASCAR. Dimmick was also the marketing manager at Lund Cadillac Hummer Saab in Phoenix, and if you believe the person who wrote his obituary, he also ...

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    Top 10 Worst Pontiacs Of All Time
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    Yesterday we showed you the Top 10 Greatest Pontiacs Of All Time. Coming up with 10 great Pontiacs was both fun and easy, as the brand is responsible for some of the best muscle cars ever made. During its heyday, Pontiac was so good that the entire brand won the Motor Trend Car of the Year award ...

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    Chrysler's future does not come with a Hemi powertrain
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    It looks like the Hemi engine, an icon for the Chrysler Corporation, won't be included in forthcoming applications due to changing fuel economy standards. Rising gas prices have already hurt sales of vehicles featuring these engines, causing Chrysler to cut back production. Now co-president Jim ...

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    Chrysler to build engine plant south of the border
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    Come 2009, Chrysler's "Phoenix" V6 will begin to be built in Derramadero, Mexico, as the automaker seeks to increase the availability of more fuel-efficient engines. The plant, located near the automaker's Dodge Ram factory, will employ 485 workers, churn out 440,000 units each year and will cost ...

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    Ford may drop Fiesta name for Genesis, Isis, Phoenix or Cuga?
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    The Fiesta badge has been worn by small Fords the world over for more than 30 years, but it may not survive the arrival of the next-generation car according to reports. Apparently people inside Ford believe the new model is such a radical departure from the current model (shown above) that dropping ...

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    VIDEO: Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera gets on track
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    Less is more when it comes to exotic sportscars. Less weight, that is. Enthusiasts know that taking extra weight out of a sportscar makes it go faster. No wonder, then, that the Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera that was unveiled last month at the Geneva show was such a hit. Although Lamborghinis ...

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    2007 RM Auction, Scottsdale: 3 Rolls-Royce 40/50HP Silver Ghosts
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    1911 Rolls-Royce 40/50HP Silver Ghost ROI Des BelgesThe history of Lot 264 can be traced its build date of March 3, 1911, when it was shipped to N. Gatti in London on April 24th. From there the 1911 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost, Chassis No. 1574 was sold several times, including to Millard Newman in ...

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    Miami declared tops in rude driving
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    Perhaps its the fact that there are thousands of doddering septuagenarians plying area roads, but Miami, Florida has just been dubbed America's least courteous drivers. Or to put a finer point on it, they've got some road rage and rude driving issues. A new AutoVantage survey of 2,000 adult ...

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