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N boss Albert Biermann says dealers need time to take on performance Hyundais

N boss Albert Biermann says dealers need time to take on performance Hyundais.

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The biggest change is making the 1.4-liter turbo engine standard

Despite rumors that it was headed for the chopping block as early as this year, the Chevrolet Sonic subcompact will live to see another model year, at least. The changes are minor but include a powertrain consolidation.

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The conversion starts at $84,000 and takes about 10 weeks

Remember that Tesla Model S shooting brake we told you about a few months ago? No, not that Dutch-customizer version, which has yet to see the light of day, so far as we can tell. We're talking about the wagonized version from British outfit Qwest Norfolk. The finished version was just featured in a new episode of U.K. YouTube show Fully Charged.

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The battery-electric version is set to launch at a later date

In addition to the all-electric Enspire crossover concept revealed this week ahead of the Beijing auto show, Buick is adding a new production variant to its Velite series of electrified vehicles for China. It's called the Velite 6, a plug-in hybrid that will launch this year in Buick's largest market, with a full-electric version, shown in the lead photo above at right, coming later.

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Democratization of tech: Same – or better – amenities as luxury cars

One of the great things about technology is – with the exception of Apple products – consumers get more for their money every year. For example, the first 1GB USB drive I bought in 2005 cost me $30. Today you can get 10 for that price, delivered to your door thanks to Amazon. The same goes for car tech.

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A little car to boast about (with a name to whisper)

Her name is Rio and she's just a little hatch.

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Italian outfit Ares Design wants to give it a far more luxurious interior.

Italian outfit Ares Design wants to give it a far more luxurious interior.

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It begs the question: What will become of the 90-percent completed project?

We can't say we're surprised.

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Tesla conversions are coming fast and furious.

The Tesla conversions are coming fast and furious.

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Don’t call it a hatchback, but admire its versatility.

The 2018 Buick Regal Sportback is a serious driver's-car contender that can compete against our favorites.

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A more powerful 3.0-liter gas engine would take it from 276 hp to 409.

A more powerful 3.0-liter gas engine would take it from 276 hp to 409.

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A design-forward conversion of a design-forward electric car.

A design-forward conversion of a design-forward electric car.

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Mazda plans to put this into production with a Skyactiv-X engine.

Mazda plans to put this into production with a Skyactiv-X engine.

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The 2017 Chevy Cruze Hatchback has made it to America!

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Is this Hyundai's first N performance car? Possible production Hyundai mid-engine hatch spied testing at Nurburgring.

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There are only tiny hints in these spy photos about this car's hotter nature.

If Ford is really prepping a next-generation Fiesta ST, its first prototypes is as low-key as possible.

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Tesla Model 3's small trunk makes the subject topical, but not too realistic.

Is the concept of a Tesla Model 3 shooting brake a mere pipe dream?

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It's back to the past with MotorWeek for a video dive into the 1986.5 Volkswagen Scirocco 16V, the coupe that carried the pennant for VW's performance aspirations for 15 years, from 1974 to 1989.

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As Volkswagen prepares for the launch of the seventh-generation Golf, it continues to show off some of the car's different variants. With the standard Golf and the ultra-efficient BlueMotion Concept out of the way, now we're finally starting to see some of the sportier versions planned for the hatchback. Confirmed for a debut at the Geneva Motor Show, Volkswagen has now given us our first glimpse at the Golf GTD.

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If rumors are to be believed, big changes are in store for the next Toyota Prius. UK outlet Auto Express recently spoke with a Toyota engineer who leaked details concerning the development of the popular hybrid's successor. According to that engineer, "The next Prius will redefine the hybrid as we know it."

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