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They'll reportedly ditch the 2.0-liter for a 2.4 that may or may not turbocharged

If these rumors are true, a small but dedicated core of fans could be in for a treat. According to Japan Times — and citing unspecified "sources" — Toyota and Subaru are developing a more next-generation 86 and BRZ, with a possible launch around 2021. The new car(s) will have more power, improved handling and newer safety features.

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Volkswagen’s ongoing diesel scandal could be the reason for the withdrawal from LMP1.

Porsche could be pushing Audi out of Le Mans.

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America’s pony car is set to get a high-tech gearbox.

Ford's track-ready brute is rumored to get a quick-shifting automatic.

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New trademark application could be used for a small hybrid sports car.

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Bob Mansfield has been with Apple since 1999.

Apple is one step closer to having its own car.

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There are apparently discussions happening. Quietly.

Apple is talking to electric vehicle charging companies about their technology, perhaps hinting once again that there's something to the Project Titan rumors.

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Could this mean new features for the flagship?

Tesla Motors Club members report mentions of a Model S price increase by Tesla representatives.

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The Ultimate Sleeper 911 For Sportscar Purists?

Porsche may resurrect the R badge for a limited-edition, manual-trans 911 with a manual gearbox, around 500 hp, and stealthy, unassuming styling.

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Ford may have made a goof on its US consumer website, giving us a sampling of the pricing for the eagerly awaited 2016 Focus RS.

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General Motors now has trademarks for both Krypton and Camaro Krypton. They suggest that the company is considering a new color for the pony car or just maybe a special edition for the upcoming Superman movie.

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The BMW M2 is reportedly going into production in November with 365 horsepower on tap from a tuned version of the N55 3.0-liter inline-six engine. The color palette is rumored to include just four shades.

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Toyota is rumored to be leveraging the technology from the Mirai hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle and placing it into a future flagship model of the Lexus LS. The proposed luxury sedan could debut by 2017 with a range possibly just below that of the Mirai and slightly tweaked styling to cool the new components.

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No matter how you look at it, the Hyundai Veloster is an odd duck. With the vehicle's weird door configuration and styling that kind of looks like a modernized Honda CRX, the model is certainly unlike anything else on the road today. Since spotting one testing earlier this year (pictured above), we know that a refreshed version is on the way eventually, but that car keeps a lot of its secrets hidden under camouflage. New rumors from The Korean Car Blog suggest that the Veloster might receive a f

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Lexus has been keeping development of the production version of its LF-LC concept tightly under wraps. Last we heard, that halo GT car had received the green light for production, but that was over a year ago. Since then, things have been pretty silent. Finally though, fresh rumors about the luxury coupe are starting to leak out, pointing toward the model's powertrain lineup.

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Subaru gave the next-generation, 2015 Legacy a brand new, more sophisticated platform and improved interior at the Chicago Auto Show, but the engines were carried over barely changed from the previous gen. However, if a rumor from Car and Driver turns out to be true, then the power trains may be getting upgraded as well.

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Just a few days ago Chevy dropped the news of its Silverado Cheyenne concept truck, a high-power pickup with Camaro Z/28 parts that looks an awful lot like the spiritual successor to hot-rod trucks like the the GMC Syclone. Theoretically, a performance pickup like the Cheyenne could do serious battle with Ford's sport-oriented 2014 F-150 Tremor. Too bad it's just a concept... or is it?

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With company cousin Hyundai busy working on hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, Kia has said it will bring a battery-powered EV to market some time in 2014. We've seen the Ray EV (above), but that was a limited-run production vehicle destined for fleets in Korea. The follow-up is the electrified Soul, and if you're looking for some completely unverified rumors about what the Soul EV will be packing under the hood, Kia World has got you covered.

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Car reports Mercedes-Benz may be considering expanding its G-Class line to include a new, smaller model. The so-called GLG would serve as a competitor for the upcoming, next-generation Land Rover Defender. Internally, the smaller G wears the code name X156 and will be based on the A-Class architecture. Expect to see styling lifted straight from the larger G, complete with a horizontal roof line and near-vertical back hatch. Car also insists Mercedes-Benz will retain the A-Class front-wheel drive