Mercedes CLA Shooting Brake, GT-R 45th Anniversary Model, Joss Supercar: This Week’s Top Photos

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2015 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG Shooting Brake

2015 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG Shooting Brake

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This week saw Mercedes-Benz unveil the all-new CLA Shooting Brake, a stylish compact that comes in seven different flavors including high-performance AMG trim. Sadly, both the regular CLA Shooting Brake and high-performance CLA45 AMG Shooting Brake won’t be landing in local showrooms.

2015 Subaru Forester tS

2015 Subaru Forester tS

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We also saw Subaru launch an STI-enhanced Forester in its home market of Japan. Sadly, this model will also be remaining off-limits for the U.S.

2015 Nissan GT-R 45th Anniversary Edition (Japanese spec)

2015 Nissan GT-R 45th Anniversary Edition (Japanese spec)

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Nissan’s GT-R received a new round of updates for the Japanese market that hint at what’s in store for the 2016 model year here in the U.S. No extra power is on offer but there is a new variant dubbed the GT-R Track Edition by NISMO. There's also this svelte 45th anniversary model that is being limited to just 45 units.

McLaren P1 crash in Dallas, Texas (Image via Wrecked Exotics)

McLaren P1 crash in Dallas, Texas (Image via Wrecked Exotics)

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We were sad to see that a McLaren P1 was involved in a serious crash. It happened on a stretch of road near Dallas, Texas.

Joss JP1 supercar prototype

Joss JP1 supercar prototype

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An Australian supercar startup by the name of Joss has finally found an investor for its Ferrari 458 rival, which if built may end up using the Vanguard name.  Initial performance claims include a 0-62 mph time of 2.8 seconds and a top speed of 211 mph.

Teaser for Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Coupe AMG Sport

Teaser for Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Coupe AMG Sport

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Mercedes-AMG confirmed plans to introduce a new range of AMG Sport models. We’ll see the first of these at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show in January, one of which will be based on the yet-to-be-revealed GLE-Class Coupe.

2016 BMW 3-Series eDrive plug-in hybrid prototype

2016 BMW 3-Series eDrive plug-in hybrid prototype

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A facelifted version of the BMW 3-Series is due next year, and this facelift will include the addition of a new plug-in hybrid variant. This week we received the first details on the new 3-Series plug-in hybrid.

Mercedes AMG at the 2014 Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Mercedes AMG at the 2014 Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

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Mercedes AMG's Lewis Hamilton was declared the 2014 Formula One World Champion this week. He is the first Mercedes driver to win the title since the legendary Juan Manuel Fangio all the way back in 1955. We give our congratulations to him and all the team.

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