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Polestar pumps up Volvo S90 and V90 performance

Like your Volvo with a bit more of an edge? Polestar can hook you up with a performance package for the new S90 sedan and V90 wagon.

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BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe could be coming

Translation: 4-door 2 Series. Plus a possible M2 version.

BMW might make a 2 Series sedan, plus the Gran Coupe in M2 form to take on the Audi S3 and Mercredes-AMG CLA45.

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Hyundai keeps building mid-engine Velosters for some reason

Hyundai brought its third Racing Midship prototype to the Busan Motor Show in South Korea, supposedly giving us a taste of N performance models to come.

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Set your Bentley Bentayga apart with Mountain Marquetry trim

Mulliner will give you anything you ask, as long as you've got the money.

Not satisfied with the wood veneer choices offered on the Bentley Bentayga? The Mulliner customization division now offers this intricately crafted marquetry option depicting the Roque Bentayga in the Canary Islands.

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Apple hires navigation guru from Harman

Apple doubles down on its mapping services by hiring Sinisa Durekovic, the man behind the Harman navigation system used by BMW, Mercedes, and Audi.

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Hyundai planning pure electric Genesis model

Hyundai's Genesis brand intends to enter the market for upscale EVs, though we don't know when or in what form the new model will arrive.

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Logan Lucky is a heist movie set at a NASCAR race

Steven Soderbergh will work some of his Ocean's Eleven magic with a race as the backdrop.

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You can't buy an Aston Martin GT8, but you can configure one

Aston Martin isn't bringing the Vantage GT8 to the US, but at least you can play with the online configurator.

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Bentley to retire aging 6.75-liter V8 with current Mulsanne

A brand-new 12-cylinder engine from Bentley is coming... eventually.

The 6.75-liter V8 engine in the Bentley Mulsanne has been in production in some form since 1959, but word has it that it will be phased out together with the model it propels, to be replaced by a V12.

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Tokyo cops now have three Nissan 370Z Nismo patrol cars

Nissan delivered a trio of 370Z Nismo patrol cars to the Metropolitan Police Department in Tokyo, putting street racers on notice.

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Cash-strapped Takata to be bought by private equity firm

Automakers to be asked to help foot the bill for airbag recalls as private equity firm KKR moves towards a leveraged buyout of Japanese automotive supplier Takata.

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Maserati recalls 26k sedans for rear suspension failure

Quattroporte and Ghibli affected.

Maserati has discovered bolts may have not been tightened properly in the rear suspension of its Quattroporte and Ghibli sedans, so it's launching a recall to address the issue.

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Watch dozens of cars swallowed by sinkhole in Italy

A burst water main in Florence opened up a sinkhole that reportedly sunk dozens of cars near the Italian city's historic center on Wednesday.

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Tesla Model 3 pre-orders whittled down to 373,000

After removing 8,000 canceled orders and 4,200 duplicates, Tesla says it has approximately 373,000 reservations on hand for the new Model 3.

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FCA recalling 400k Jeep Wranglers, 40k Fiat 500s

Fiat Chrysler recalls about 400,000 Jeep Wranglers for their steering-wheel airbag assembly, and 40,000 Fiat 500s for their clutch release systems.

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Mitsubishi president resigns in wake of fuel economy scandal

Two of the top executives at Mitsubishi are stepping down as the company is shaken by the scandal surrounding its fuel-economy figures. However the chairman and CEO is keeping his seat – at least until Nissan can replace him.

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Suzuki latest to admit to falsifying fuel economy tests

Following the Mitsubishi scandal that prompted a merger with Nissan, Suzuki admits to using improper tests for fuel consumption.

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Rolls-Royce Phantom Zenith takes assembly line with it

Rolls-Royce is sending off the final examples of the Phantom Coupe and Drophead Coupe with actual pieces of the assembly line on which they're crafted in Goodwood.

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Watch Jay Leno drive an ex-highway patrol '61 Dodge Polara

For his latest episode, Jay Leno checks out a thoroughly restored 1961 Dodge Polara police cruiser once used by the California Highway Patrol.

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Toyota Supra and BMW Z5 coming in 2018 from Austria

The latest reports from Austria indicate that the joint BMW/Toyota sports car program will be produced by Magna Steyr and launch in 2018.

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