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Three New 2017 AMG GT Models on Sale

The new Roadsters are said to make the AMG driving performance an even more intensive experience. In the entry-level model, the AMG GT Roadster, the AMG 4.0‑liter V8 biturbo unit produces an output of 350 kW (476 horsepower). Continue reading

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NiroBot for Facebook to Hype Kia Niro Hybrid

Messenger is allegedly used by more than 1 billion consumers monthly, and those accessing the NiroBot for Messenger will get vehicle information, interior and exterior galleries, multimedia product overviews, lots of hype and the ability to schedule a test drive of the first Kia vehicle to make use of an all-new, dedicated eco-car platform. Continue reading

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2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country, 2017 V60 Polestar Debut at Los Angeles

The new 2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country wagon and the new 2017 V60 Polestar wagon debuted at the Los Angeles Auto Show today. Continue reading

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New/Old Jaguar XKSS Debuts in Los Angeles

Sometimes referred to as the world’s first supercar, the XKSS was originally made by Jaguar as a road-going conversion of the Le Mans-winning D-type, which was built from 1954-1956. In 1957, nine cars allocated for export to North America were lost in a fire at Jaguar’s Browns Lane factory in the British Midlands. Only 16 examples of XKSS were ultimately built. Continue reading

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FCA Launches New 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

FCA today debuted the new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, a thus far unique offering in the segment. Pacifica Hybrid’s is rated at an estimated 30 miles of all-electric range, 530 miles of total range and 80 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) in city driving. Continue reading

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Mazda CX-5 Crossover Takes on Subaru Forester

Mazda Motor Corporation today unveiled the all-new Mazda CX-5 crossover SUV, a heavily redesigned compact, which “refines every element of Mazda’s design.” Continue reading

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Mini Countryman Grows Larger, Adds Plug-in Hybrid

MINI USA introduced the biggest MINI ever, the all new MINI Countryman, at a press conference today at the Los Angeles International Auto Show. Continue reading

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Honda Civic Si Concept debuts in LA

The Honda Civic Si Prototype made its global debut today, giving potential buyers a look at the design and performance direction for the 2017 Civic Si Coupe and Si Sedan, both launching next year. Continue reading

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New Colorado ZR2 – an Off-Road Performance Pickup

A new performance variant of the Chevrolet Colorado – ZR2 – was revealed in Los Angeles with claimed excellence in tight two-tracks, technical rock-crawling, fast desert running and – oh yes – on pavement. Continue reading

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Crossover SUV Glut – Alfa Romeo Stelvio Joins Traffic Jam

“The all-new Stelvio, named after one of the greatest driving roads in the world – the Stelvio Pass in the Italian Alps – sets a new benchmark for the segment,” claimed Reid Bigland, Head of Alfa Romeo who was paid to say that. Continue reading

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2017 Cadillac CT6 Hybrid has 30 Miles of Range as EV

Cadillac today announced the first 2017 CT6 Plug-In Hybrid sedan that will go on sale in the spring of 2017, with a claimed total driving range of more than 400 miles. However, in EV mode, the CT6 plug-in can only roam 30 miles before more electrons are needed. The CT6 Plug-In Hybrid is expected to have an estimated fuel economy of 65 MPGe. Continue reading

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Tiny Ford EcoSport Debuts at Los Angeles Auto Show

Ford today introduced the all-new EcoSport for North America a 2018 model compact crossover SUV with either a 1.0-liter three-cylinder turbocharged engine or 2-liter four-cylinder. Drivers opting for the 2.0-liter engine get 4WD as standard equipment. Continue reading

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Porsche 911 RSR, Panamera Executive Debut at Los Angeles

At the Los Angeles Auto Show this week, Porsche will unveil the 911 RSR racing car that is designed to compete internationally during 2017, and four so-called Panamera Executive models. Continue reading

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Toyota to Export from Turkey the C-HR to Canada and U.S.

The election of the Donald Trump TI model (Tariff Isolationist)* brings an interesting twist to the announcement today that Toyota will export into Canada and the U.S. its new compact C-HR crossover, which debuted last November as a Scion concept in Los Angeles. (Maybe it should have been called the Scion RIP?) Continue reading

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Toyota Poland to Produce Hybrid Transaxles, New Engines

TMIP is currently manufacturing only diesel engines. However, the European market is moving towards an increased share of gasoline, hybrid and electric vehicles. Continue reading

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