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2019 Aston Martin Vantage ridealong: Going to the extremes

Aggressive new Aston tested in Arizona and the Arctic

"My job is to make them drive like they look," Matt Becker, Aston Martin's vehicle attributes engineer, tells me. The engine is idling, and we're harnessed inside of the 2019 Vantage test mule's racing bucket seats, somewhere on a frozen lake near the Arctic Circle in Sweden. Since the Vantage is Aston's best seller, and it's representative of the things the brand stands for, it's safe to say this chilly prototype is the most important Aston Martin on the planet right now.

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Aston Martin hires Ferrari's 'key guys' to challenge 488 GTB

Automaker recruits three figures from Ferrari for next mid-engine car

Aston Martin recruits three key Ferrari figures for upcoming 488 GTB challenger

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Kia's quickest cruiser | 2018 Kia Stinger GT First Drive

Korea's new sports sedan signals a dramatic brand shift for Kia, and the Stinger GT is the first to reflect a new, more performance-oriented direction.

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Mercedes is making an F1-based hypercar for the road

We talk to the head of Mercedes-AMG to get all the details.

Who says F1 technology doesn't improve road cars anymore?

Deep Dive
11 amazing details behind the Bugatti Chiron

It takes a lot to get to 1,500 horsepower

We talked to the Bugatti to learn everything about the Chiron's development.

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Aston Martin DB11: Everything we know right now

New Spy Shots And Insider Intel Reveal More Details About Aston's New DB

We've got a fresh set of spy shots and some insider intel about Aston's new DB11. Here's everything we can tell you right now.

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2016 Infiniti QX50 First Drive [w/video]

Same Soup, Bigger Bowl

The most important to the new Infiniti QX50 is its added interior space. But is a bigger backseat a big enough change to lure buyers?

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Hybrids to slowly replace diesels at Mercedes

Next GLE Will Get An Active Chassis

A product planner from Mercedes we recently spoke to believes that hybrids will slowly begin to replace diesel engines, and that the next GLE will have what he calls an "active chassis."

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Mercedes-AMG developing halo car with new 12-cylinder engine

Mercedes is working on a successor to the SLS along with a new 12-cylinder engine to power it.

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Updated 2016 Lexus LX 570 bows in Monterey

Lexus just pulled the wraps off its 2016 LX 570, and though the updates are minor, they're long overdue.

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Hyundai Vision G Coupe Concept debuts ahead of Pebble Beach

A Look At Hyundai's New Upscale Inspiration

Hyundai debuts its HCD-16 Vision G Coupe Concept, an elegant machine that takes a deliberately scaled-back approach to premium, luxurious design.

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2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC250 Quick Spin

Early Impressions Leave Us Impressed

We get an early shot at the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC on a road trip from Lithuania to Latvia. Here are our quick, initial impressions of Merc's new small crossover.

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2017 Audi Q7 First Drive

A Huge Leap Forward, Yet Pleasantly Familiar

We head to the Swiss Alps to put the new, lighter, more dynamic 2017 Audi Q7 through its paces.

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2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen First Drive [w/video]

Size Matters

The 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen takes everything we like about the already fun and functional Golf and stretches it into an even more useful wagon configuration. Here, we test a pair of diesel-equipped examples in Texas Hill Country.

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Volvo bets on hybrids, autonomous car technology

Volvo Chief Explains Company's New Path

There's a lot happening at Volvo right now. To get an idea of what's ahead for the Swedish automaker, we sit down with the company's chief, Hakan Samuelsson, to get a glimpse into the future of Volvo.

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2016 Kia Sorento First Drive

A Little Turbo Spice, A Lot More Nice

Teenagers are awkward, predictably provocative and generally horrible to be around – at least unless you, yourself are one. There's just something about those angst-ridden years spent trying on identities, none fitting quite right. Luckily for Kia, the automaker has just celebrated its 20th birthday in America, and fresh out of the driver's seat of its 2016 Sorento – dare we say it – we sense a touch of self-assured maturity. Don't worry; we expect the automaker's antics &ndash