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  • Henrik Fisker

    Henrik Fisker has filed a $100 million civil lawsuit against Aston Martin in a federal court over allegations of extortion. Fisker, who previously worked for Aston Martin but is most famous for his failed car company Fisker Automotive, is claiming Aston Martin made “threats” regarding the planned introduction of a new concept car at next week’s 2016 Detroit Auto Show. The concept car is the Force 1, which was previewed by Fisker in a teaser sketch last month. According to Fisker’s legal team, the designer received a letter from a lawyer representing Aston Martin. The...

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    2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Leaked

    If you didn't know that the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is coming next week to the 2016 Detroit Auto Show, well, then you haven't been paying attention. The German automaker's been dripping out information and photos like a Mr. Coffee machine for months. Now, we are getting our first full look at...

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    New Lexus To Debut In Detroit; Is It The LC?

    Lexus has confirmed plans to debut a new vehicle at next week’s 2016 Detroit Auto Show. Unfortunately, there’s not much else in the way of official details but a teaser image of some burnt rubber on the Lexus website suggests we’ll see a sporty car unveiled. Lexus has two major...

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    2016 Detroit Auto Show Preview

    Last year’s Detroit Auto Show, or North American International Auto Show as it’s officially labeled, turned out to be a bonanza for performance fans with cars like the new GT supercar, Shelby GT350 Mustangs and Acura NSX all making their debut at the event. Things are looking a little...

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    Ford GT Snap Kits Will Be Free To Kids At Detroit Auto Show

    Want a Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] GT but know that you won't be able to afford one? Well, at least your kid can get one free, albeit in 1/25 scale. Kids visiting the Ford booth at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit January 16-24 will be able to get a free snap-together plastic...

  • 2017 Volvo S90
    Get A Feel For The 2017 Volvo S90’s Interior In New Video

    With the 2016 Volvo XC90, the first model based on Volvo's modular SPA platform, now in showrooms all across the country, attention turns to the next SPA-based model in the works, a new flagship sedan reviving the S90 nameplate. The car replaces the aging S80 in Volvo’s lineup and will be...

  • 2016 BMW M2

    BMW will be out to remind fans that it’s still capable of building some fast cars with the presentation of the M2 and X4 M40i models at next month’s 2016 Detroit Auto Show. The M2 was shown briefly at last month’s SEMA show but this will be the first time that the X4 M40i is being unveiled publicly. The M2 is one of the most anticipated cars of 2016. It’s confirmed to go on sale in the spring, as a 2016 model, and will likely be priced a little over $50k, making the car a potential rival to Mercedes-AMG’s CLA45. BMW says pricing will be announced closer to the...

  • Teaser for Acura Precision concept debuting at 2016 Detroit Auto Show
    Acura To Preview New Design Direction With Precision Concept At 2016 Detroit Auto Show

    Acura today provided a glimpse of what it will unveil at 2016 Detroit Auto Show on January 12. It's called the Precision concept, and it's a peek into the future of Acura design, especially that of the brand’s next-generation sedans. READ: 2017 Acura NSX Priced From $157,800, Neither Seinfeld...

  • Teaser for 2017 Honda Ridgeline debuting at 2016 Detroit Auto Show
    2017 Honda Ridgeline To Debut In Detroit, Star In Super Bowl 50 Spot

    Honda is set to return to the mid-size pickup segment with a new generation of its Ridgeline going on sale next year, as a 2017 model. We’ve already spotted near-complete prototypes and Honda has even previewed the vehicle with a custom racing version. Now the Japanese automaker has confirmed...

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    2016 Infiniti QX60 Gets Tweaked Styling, New Chassis Features

    After a dearth of new product this past year, Infiniti finally has something new to show us. Overnight, the automaker unveiled the ‘VR’ twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6 engine series that will eventually make its way across the lineup. Now, Infiniti has unveiled an updated version of its...

  • 2016 Infiniti Q50
    2016 Infiniti Q50: Details on new 400-hp twin-turbo V-6

    The refreshed 2016 Infiniti Q50 sport sedan is the first product from the Nissan luxury brand to bear an entirely new-generation V-6. Infiniti has given plenty of hints that this engine is one the way—including putting it under the hood of its Q80 Inspiration Concept, a hint of the flagship...

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    2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC preview

    Mercedes-Benz today unveiled the 2017 SLC, which is a heavily revised version of the SLK roadster, prior to its public introduction at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show. The updated roadster will be offered as the Mercedes-Benz SLC300 and the Mercedes-AMG SLC43. The SLC300 will be powered by a...

  • 2017 Chrysler Town & Country spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    The current Chrysler Town & Country has been with us since the 2008 model year but a successor, the nameplate’s sixth generation, is in the works and has been spotted again, this time with the least camouflage gear we’ve seen yet. The new minivan is due on the market next year, as a 2017 model, and will make its debut at next month’s 2016 Detroit Auto Show. Not much is known about the new Town & Country except its aforementioned arrival date, plus rumors it will offer a plug-in hybrid option. Though it’s not common for multiple powertrains to be offered in the...

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    2017 Genesis G90 Revealed: Video

    It wasn’t long ago that Hyundai confirmed it was forming a new luxury brand under the Genesis name to be made up of models whose names consist of a capital G and a number, 90, 80 or 70 etc., representing their positioning in the lineup. At the Detroit Auto Show, following on a first look this...

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    2016 North American Car And Truck/Utility Of The Year Finalists Announced

    The North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year jury today announced the six finalists for its annual awards. Three cars made the finalist list for 2016 Car of the Year, while two SUVs and one pickup made the list for the 2016 Truck/Utility of the Year award. The car finalists are the 2016...

  • 2017 Volvo S90
    2017 Volvo S90 Revealed Ahead Of Detroit Auto Show: Video

    After numerous leaks, we finally have our first official look at Volvo’s all-new S90 sedan. The luxurious mid-sizer, which makes its world debut next month at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show, is the second model in Volvo’s brand renaissance and, like the XC90 that precedes it, is based on...

  • 2017 Porsche 911 Turbo
    2017 Porsche 911 Turbo Packs More Power, New Infotainment System: Video

    Porsche has slowly been introducing updated versions of its 911 family, with most of the cars now featuring turbocharged engines—previously a bragging right of the actual ‘Turbo’ models only. However, to ensure that the 911 Turbo models still reign supreme, they’ve been...

  • 2016 BMW M2
    2016 BMW M2 finally breaks cover

    The BMW M2 has been one of the worst kept secrets of the year but who really cares when the finished product looks go good. The M2 serves as a spiritual successor to the 1-Series M Coupe, produced for just one model year, and it is confirmed to go on sale next spring, as a 2016 model. As...

  • 2017 Lincoln Continental spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    Lincoln is in the process of overhauling its lineup and part of the plan is a new flagship sedan to replace the unloved MKS. This new sedan will revive Lincoln’s Continental nameplate and should be on sale sometime next year. The new Continental was previewed in concept form earlier this year, and prototypes have already been spotted in the wild. Now we know when we’ll finally see the car. Lincoln marketing manager Imran Jalal has confirmed to Car and Driver that the new Continental will debut at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show next January. The car will ride on a stretched version of...

  • 2016 BMW X4 M40i
    2016 BMW X4 M40i M Performance Model Makes Debut

    It’s been known for some time that BMW was working on a performance-oriented X4 destined to fall under the automaker’s M Performance banner, and now the vehicle has been revealed in full ahead of its official world debut at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show next January. Called the X4 M40i...

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    North American Car And Truck/Utility Of The Year Short List Announced

    A total of 54 of the possible 57 member journalists from the United States and Canada have chosen the "Short List" of finalists for the 2016 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year awards. Each juror voted for as many as 15 cars in each of the two categories. The NACTOY awards, as they are...

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    2016 North American Car And Truck Of The Year Nominees Announced

    It may only be June but preparations for the 2016 North American Car and Truck of the Year awards are already well underway. This week the final list of nominees was confirmed. There are 19 vehicles in the Car category and 21 for the Truck category. In the coming months, the judges will prune the...

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    Maserati Levante To Debut At 2016 Detroit Auto Show: Report

    Maserati’s Levante has been years in the making, with the first concept previewing an SUV wearing the trident badge appearing as far back as 2003. We’re now at the stage where test mules are running all over Europe, and thanks to a new report we also know when we’ll first see the...

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    Ford GT, Acura NSX, Tesla, And Detroit: The Week In Reverse

    The 2015 Detroit Auto Show dominated this week’s news, with new cars arriving in nearly every segment. Some of the most interesting included the Ford GT, the Acura NSX, the Cadillac CTS-V, and the Lexus GS F, and to top it off, Tesla Motors’ Elon Musk explained away the company’s...

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