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2014 BMW M3 and M4 leaked

2014 BMW M3 and M4 leaked

The first official images with the 2014 BMW M3 and M4 have surfaced the web, ahead of an imminent online reveal. The all-new M3 Sedan comes with a bold new front fascia with black kidney grilles and beefy dual front air intakes along with a redesigned hood featuring a power dome. These official images confirm rumors concerning [...]

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GM to shut down Australian manufacturing by 2017

GM to shut down Australian manufacturing by 2017

Change is in the air at General Motors. With the company’s stock price rising to new highs, the US government is divesting itself from the last of its holdings in GM. The auto giant also recently announced a complete restructuring of its European operations, as well as its Chinese operations, and – there was something else – oh yeah, the appointment of [...]

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Next-generation Volkswagen Scirocco could be launched in 2017

Next-generation Volkswagen Scirocco could be launched in 2017

Volkswagen is still working on a facelifted Scirocco but new details are starting to emerge about the next-generation model. According to Autobild, the redesigned Scirocco could be launched in 2017 and become a “full-fledged sports coupe.” This implies the model could lose its distinctive styling but the magazine says it will remain afour-seater with a large tailgate and a [...]

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M-Class becomes first Mercedes to win Top Safety Pick+ award

M-Class becomes first Mercedes to win Top Safety Pick+ award

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has announced that the 2014 Mercedes-Benz M-Class is the latest recipient of the IIHS Top Safety Pick+ accolade. The award indicates that a vehicle has achieved a “good” rating for performance in the small and moderate front overlap, side, roof strength and seat/restraints evaluations. The newer small front overlap test has been the biggest adjustment [...]

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Richard Hammond helps terminally ill girl live pink Lamborghini dream

Richard Hammond helps terminally ill girl live pink Lamborghini dream

Emilia Palmer, an eight-year-old from Kimbolton, Herefordshire in England’s West Midlands, suffers from a rare lung illness, requiring her to constantly be on oxygen. She made a request through Rays of Sunshine, which is like the Make-A-Wish Foundation, to get a ride in a pink Lamborghini, driven by everyone’s favorite Hamster, Richard Hammond. And last Sunday, she got to [...]

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Cadillac Escalade EXT & Hybrid could be revived

Cadillac Escalade EXT & Hybrid could be revived

Cadillac killed off the Escalade EXT and Hybrid awhile ago but a new report is indicating they could be revived. Speaking at yesterday’s launch of the 2015 Escalade, General Motors’ executive chief engineer of global full-size and mid-size trucks said there’s no reason why the two models couldn’t return to the lineup. Jeff Luke stressed there was no [...]

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14k-Mile 1977 Maserati Merak SS

14k-Mile 1977 Maserati Merak SS

This 1977 Maserati Merak SS is said to have only 14,149 original miles and to have been in storage for more than 20 years. Said to run well and be in very good shape, there’s unfortunately not a lot of other info in the seller’s description. Based on photos, though, the car seems to be [...]

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Tesla shares hit yet another record high at $180

Tesla shares hit yet another record high at $180

As fantasy football players will probably know, the sports media industry is figuring out how get algorithms to automatically “write” articles based on data sets and some sort of phrase generators. We’re still real people here at Autoblog, but when it comes to yet another post on how Tesla Motors stock (TSLA) has hit yet another record high, we could [...]

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Humorous docu-vid makes strong case against ‘artificially’ low speed limits

Humorous docu-vid makes strong case against ‘artificially’ low speed limits

Road safety is not to be taken lightly. Each year, thousands die on American roads, with driver error as a leading cause. Throughout motorized history, one of the prime ways used to curb deaths has been through speed limits.

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First Test: 2014 Cadillac CTS Vsport

First Test: 2014 Cadillac CTS Vsport

As Cadillac continues to build its autobahn arsenal with the larger, leaner CTS, the highly anticipated Vsport model deploys twin-turbo V-6 performance in the war against the Mercedes E550 and BMW 550i twin-turbo V-8s. We’ve been promised a new AMG/M-fighting CTS-V is in the works, but for now the CTS-V continues on the old architecture, [...]

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‘Gran Turismo 6′ nearly complete

‘Gran Turismo 6′ nearly complete

“Gran Turismo 6” is slated to hit the PS3 console on Dec. 6, but Japanese game magazine Famitsu talked to creator Kazunori Yamauchi and found out that—well, it’s not finished quite yet. “It’s something that I get asked in every interview,” Yamauchi said to Famitsu. “It’s really hard to give an accurate answer to that. image via [Cinema [...]

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STREET RACER: A 930 TURBO REDEFINED

STREET RACER: A 930 TURBO REDEFINED

Having the time and money to see a project through to completion is one thing, but it’s the vision behind it – whether it be set in stone from the very outset, or evolved during the build – that more than often sets good cars apart from truly great cars. Krister ‘Sibbe’ Svahn’s 1980 Porsche 930 [...]

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Mercedes E250 rated at 28/45 mpg

Mercedes E250 rated at 28/45 mpg

The 2014 Mercedes-Benz E250 Bluetec has received an estimated EPA rating of 28 mpg city/45 highway. The rating, announced today by Mercedes, covers the 2014 Mercedes-Benz E250 Bluetec sedan with an automatic transmission, 2.1-liter four-cylinder turbodiesel engine that generates 195 hp and 369 lbs.-ft. of torque. Adding all-wheel-drive lowers the vehicles city rating by 1 [...]

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2014 Audi A3 Cabrio leaked?

2014 Audi A3 Cabrio leaked?

The first purported pictures of the 2014 A3 Cabriolet have surfaced online ahead of its official debut on September 8th. Looking instantly recognizable, the model has a familiar design that closely echoes the A3 Sedan. While the photos depict an S-Line variant, we can see the convertible will have LED-infused headlights, metallic trim and a stylish trunk with an integrated [...]

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Matching-Number 1963 Porsche 356B S Driver

Matching-Number 1963 Porsche 356B S Driver

This 1963 Porsche 356B S coupe is claimed to be a matching-numbers example that is the subject of an aging 80′s restoration. Said to be clean, it has an ivory and black interior and looks to be riding on Empi-style 5-spoke wheels. There’s no mention of corrosion outside of a reference to the floors being [...]

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2013 Audi Sport Quattro Concept officially revealed

2013 Audi Sport Quattro Concept officially revealed

Audi has unveiled the revised Sport quattro concept ahead of the car’s public debut programmed for next week at Frankfurt Motor Show. The Audi Sport quattro was introduced in 1984 and was brought back to life towards the end of 2010 by a concept which was rumored to enter production but never did. Now, the Ingolstadt-based automaker [...]

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1970 Alfa Romeo 1300 Junior Zagato

1970 Alfa Romeo 1300 Junior Zagato

This 1970 Alfa Romeo 1300 Junior Zagato is offered in an attractive light yellow that we have never seen on this body style before. The 6-spoke alloys are nicely matched and we like the selling dealer for their not-crazy prices and their use of the adjective “mellowed.” Find it here on eBay in the UK. Special thanks [...]

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