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Saleen S8 Supercar, SRT Viper Slowdown, 2015 Volvo XC90: Car News Headlines

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It’s Thanksgivings today and the Motor Authority team is taking a small break, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t any news to report on. Today we learned that America’s own Saleen is working on a new supercar to succeed its S7 of the past decade, which the company’s CEO and founder Steve Saleen has revealed will be called the S8.

SRT is slowing down production of its Viper supercar, but that doesn’t mean the car’s future isn’t looking bright. According to SRT CEO Ralph Gilles, previous Vipers haven’t been selling because dealers have misunderstood the wants and needs of the car’s buyers.

Volvo will launch its redesigned 2015 XC90 late next year, and when it arrives a new plug-in hybrid variant will be among the lineup. This plug-in hybrid variant will come with a four-cylinder engine and electric drive system, and is said to offer the performance of a V-8.

You'll find all of this and more in today's car news headlines from around the High Gear Media network, right here at Motor Authority.

Saleen’s New Supercar To Be Called The 'S8'

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