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    Spy Shots: BMW M3 Cabrio
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    Those Bavarian wunderkind over at BMW just took the wraps off the latest 3-Series convertible, complete with folding hard-top. But even as impressive as the range-topping 335i is, what with its twin-turbo inline-six hitting the 300 mark in both horsepower and torque, there's yet more power ...

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    Spy Shots: Audi A5 snapped testing in California
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    As if Southern California didn't have enough reasons to make the rest of the country jealous, it's also apparently stocked with test mules driving around in the warm California sun. Ryan over at Carster.com spotted a pair of lightly camo'd Audi A5 test mules out and about in SoCal. (You may ...

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    VIDEO: Maybach Exelero
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    Did you think the Maybach 62 S was ridiculous? The high-performance stretched limousine has nothing on its one-of-a-kind brother, the Maybach Exelero. Based on the already-big-for-a-sedan Maybach 57, the gargantuan coupe was created for German tire maker Fulda as a high-speed test bed (and, we ...

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    First Caparo T1 prototype completed
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    Caparo Vehicle Technologies has achieved the monumental task of completing the first of two prototypes of its T1 supercar less than a year after the company was formed. We'll remind you that the T1 is a street-legal, ultralight F1-inspired racer designed by ex-McLaren engineers Ben Scott-Geddes and ...

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    Spy Shots: 2008 Lotus Esprit
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    Another mule has been caught lapping the Ring in Germany, and this time it's the forthcoming revival of the lightweight Lotus Esprit supercar. The new Esprit is expected use a BMW V8 for power, and while eight cylinders is no surprise, we have to admit that we enjoyed the old Esprit's identity as ...

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    Ford opens the Dearborn Development Center
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    As part of Ford Motor Company's Way Forward plan, the automaker has transformed its Dearborn Proving Grounds facility into the new Dearborn Development Center - a $43M renovation that allows for thorough physical testing of a vehicle's performance and durability. To test a vehicle's performance, ...

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    The Autoblog Project Garage: Big-brake install, Part 1
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    Despite its 4200 lbs of "road-hugging mass", my '96 Chevrolet Impala SS manages to handle an autocross course with surprising grace and agility (that is, if one wants to apply such adjectives to an obnoxiously loud sedan that negotiates cones by frequent and well-timed applications of full opposite ...

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    General Motors mulls relocating Arizona proving grounds
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    General Motors Corp.'s 3,200 acre proving grounds in Mesa, Ariz. is on some pretty hot property, and the city is hoping the automaker will be willing to relocate in order to clear the way for new homes and other developments, according to Arizona's East Valley Tribune. GM hasn't made a ...

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    Mitsubishi tests i-Car in U.S.
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    Is Mitsubishi Motors being a tease? American subcompact and microcar fans may soon go postal when they discover that the automaker has quietly brought over two of its i-Cars to the U.S. where they are running about in currently wet Los Angeles, California. "We will drive it to get customers' ...

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