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Why Would Volkswagen Want To Buy Lotus?

Lotus has led a troubled existence over the past few years, though some might argue it goes all the way back to the time when Colin Chapman was at the helm, building ever-lighter and more dangerous race cars--all while using drugs and lying about anything that suited him, according to biographer... read more

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Audi Ponders Branching Out Into New Segments: Report

In the gospel according to Audi, the traditional MPV is a “boring concept,” likely purchased out of resignation, not desire. The exception to this rule, according... read more July 16, 2012 by 

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MINI John Cooper Works Coupe GP Canceled?

Just two months ago, we brought you the first spy photos of the MINI John Cooper Works Coupe GP in all its compact, be-helmeted, sporty glory. Now it may be canceled. Why... read more July 12, 2012 by 

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Refreshed 2013 Mazda MX-5 Leaked Via Japanese Dealer Brochure

The next generation of the Mazda MX-5 (nee Miata) has been the subject of low-level yet fierce speculation for years now. Lighter, smaller, sportier--all are on the table... read more July 2, 2012 by 

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Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster Coming: Report

An Aston Martin V12 Vantage Roadster has been rumored for quite some time. Three years ago, we brought you spy photos of a car believed to be the V12 Vantage Roadster testing... read more July 2, 2012 by 

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2015 Mercedes-Benz SLC Shelved Because It's Too Expensive: Report

Just a couple of months ago, it looked like the Mercedes-Benz SLC, designed to take on the Porsche 911, was right on track: reports confirming its existence and its name... read more June 29, 2012 by 

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Jaguar F-Type Goes Public At Goodwood, GT3 Race Car Rumor Ignites

The Jaguar F-Type has been making camouflaged rounds of the web since its announcement at the New York Auto Show this April, but today it finally made its public debut at the... read more June 29, 2012 by 

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Range Rover Evoque R To Get Supercharged 340-HP V-6?

The Range Rover Evoque is stylish, sporty, and surprisingly good. But for some, it may lack a little punch even at 240 horsepower. If the latest rumors hold true, that may be... read more June 28, 2012 by 

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Chrysler's SRT Division Ponders New Models

For a performance brand, Chrysler’s SRT division has a fairly impressive lineup, ranging from the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 through the Dodge Charger SRT8 and the... read more June 28, 2012 by 

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Sebastian Vettel To Race For Ferrari From 2014?

Rumors, gossip, silly fights--if it weren't for the winged cars and the racing suits, Formula 1 might be mistaken for the Real Housewives of Some Rich County. The latest... read more June 27, 2012 by 

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Lamborghini Considering Four-Seat Aventador GT?

Since the launch of the Aventador LP 700-4, Lamborghini’s sales have been brimming, with the company, on the back of a two-model lineup, managing to increase sales by... read more June 27, 2012 by 

BMW and Toyota to swap green technology

BMW And Toyota Cooperative Hybrid Deal Imminent: Report

Though most BMW and Toyota owners probably don’t realize it, the two automakers are already partners in developing next-generation lithium-ion battery technology. In... read more June 25, 2012 by 

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GM Trademarks 'Electra' Name, New Buick Model In The Works?

The world of trademarks is a bit sketchy when it comes to automotive planning. Names of cars are dutifully protected--losing the rights to a name could cause lots of trouble... read more June 15, 2012 by 

2013 Audi Q5

Audi Prepping High-Performance Q5 BiTDI Diesel: Report

Audi's new BiTDI engine, revealed earlier this year, is fierce: rated at 308 horsepower and 480 pound-feet of torque, it's already a likely candidate for use in the A6, A7... read more June 14, 2012 by 

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Audi Q2 Due In 2015: Report

The Audi Q2, formerly known as the Q1, and in the works since at least 2009, could be another three years in coming, according to the latest reports. Aimed at taking on the... read more June 13, 2012 by 

2011 Alfa Romeo 4C Concept

Alfa Romeo 4C Ahead Of Schedule, To Debut Next Summer: Report

The Alfa Romeo 4C is one beautiful little coupe, even now, more than a year on from its first showing as a concept car. It's headed to production, and likely even the U.S... read more June 12, 2012 by 


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