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Configuring a car online is so pedestrian

No supercar better demonstrates this trend than the McLaren Senna. And, it just so happens, McLaren invited Autoblog to Beverly hills to roleplay as one of the 15 LA-area residents who bought Sennas. I'd be assisted in the act by two MSO Bespoke Liaison Managers – Katie Newell and Emily Monk – who were on an international jaunt shepherding actual buyers through the process.

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You don’t need to drive all the 911 RS cars to get it, but it helps

A line of Porsche 911 GT3 RS cars, spanning several generations, splays out along the narrow two-lane road. The Isle of Man is damp, rain sputters against the grassy hills, and as we climb Snaefell mountain road, each car in succession is obliterated by fog. Suddenly, I'm alone in the oldest and most precious of the lot, an original 2.7 RS, feeling my way up the mountain at a snail's pace, peering ahead at the massive RS wings swimming in and out of the mist. There'd be breaks in the weather in

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In early April, California's new rules that allow automakers, tech giants and just about anybody to test fully driverless cars on its roads finally took effect. But before those companies can realize their ride-hailing robot taxi ambitions, they have to wait for the state to adopt a proposal issued by the California Public Utilities Commission. The public utility regulator's proposed rules would allow autonomous vehicles to give rides to the public as part of a pilot program – that is, so

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It's full of tech, and also an irreverent sense of fun

You've read the review (or maybe you haven't), and you've learned how the Tesla Model 3 is a bit of an odd duck. As we spent a couple days with the EV, we came to learn a few of its quirks. Here are five nifty features that — in addition to the electric powertrain, unique styling and loads of tech — really make the car unique.

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Real problems obscure some of the promise of a compelling system

Autopilot is essentially the combination of two driver assist systems. The first Tesla calls "Traffic-Aware Cruise Control," which is mostly indistinguishable from other adaptive cruise control systems. The second is Autosteer. The hardware is robust: forward radar, eight cameras and 12 ultrasonic sensors can detect vehicles all around it. It can see cars the driver can't, including, at times, two vehicles ahead.

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Spark-Controlled Compression Ignition: "Take everything you know about engines and turn it around."

"Take everything you know about engines and turn it around."

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An old friend's old Porsche is finally on the road, alongside its great-great-grandkid.

How the 911 Targa has changed over the 40 years between two great cars.

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Semi-autonomous driving and self-parking technology will be on offer

ProPilot is but a piece of the larger Leaf story.

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A quiet, comfortable, spacious update after 20 years.

Most Expedition shoppers want a family-oriented SUV.

Review

We look at how they're different and why you might prefer one wagon (quasi or real deal) over the other.

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The improbable ascent of the attainable exotic.

The more things change, they say. But that flat-six is still way out back, and that's all right with us.

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Line lock, cooldown mode, and lots of customization.

The Red key will make an appearance, unlocking even more power and torque.

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Making it more efficient and kind of fun without upping weight? It was an involved process.

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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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The new S90 represents the next step in Volvo's ambitious product revival initiative. So what's under the skin?

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Everything We Know About Audi's Much-Needed A4 Overhaul

Europe may be getting the next Audi A4 sedan before we do, but we've got the early skinny on the US-market car.

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Second Verse, Better Than The First

The original Hyundai Genesis was a valiant first effort from the Korean automaker. Now back for a second generation, we see how Hyundai worked to improve its efforts at making a well-appointed, good-driving luxury sedan.

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Acura's long-awaited NSX is finally here, and it's longer and wider that the 2013 concept that signaled its revival. It's also got a hybrid powertrain with 550+ horsepower.

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Ferocious Feline Coming To The States As A 2017 Model

The XE wears some of the best styling elements from Jaguar's current litter.

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