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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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Gran Turismo 6 to get exclusive concept cars from Aston, BMW, Nike and more

Gran Turismo 6 to get exclusive concept cars from Aston, BMW, Nike and more

Much like a real conflict, the console wars being waged between Microsoft and Sony spill into a number of different battlefields and theaters. Home to some of the fiercest fighting is the racing genre, which sees Microsoft’s Forza Motorsport series go head-to-head with Sony’s Gran Turismo series. While there’s been plenty of press about Forza, GT has just struck back with some news [...]

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More Proof The 2015 Mustang Will Have An Independent Rear Suspension

More Proof The 2015 Mustang Will Have An Independent Rear Suspension

This photo, courtesy of Autospotters, is allegedly a 2015 Ford Mustang test mule with 2013 Mustang skin that shows what everyone’s expecting from the next generation ‘Stang: An Independent Rear Suspension. We just received these images from a source close to Autospotters who says they’re of a vehicle being worked on by a company that’s been closely involved with Ford and [...]

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First Look: 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo/Turbo S

First Look: 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo/Turbo S

Ever since its debut in 1974, the Porsche 911 Turbo has symbolized extreme performance (beaten only by the completely bonkers GT2). While the original 930 was an absolute handful to drive because of its massive turbo lag and propensity for oversteer, force-fed 911 Turbos have grown quite compliant over the years while producing increasingly mind-blowing [...]

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Video: How the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor became a reality

Video: How the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor became a reality

The camouflaged Ford F-150 SVT Raptor prototype captured above blazing its way across the desert during a test run left company engineers giggling in amazement, reveals Jamal Hameedi in a new Autoweek video. Ford’s global performance vehicle chief engineer, accompanied by senior exterior designer Bruce Williams, sat down with the publication to discuss the concept and development of the [...]

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Cadillac Super Cruise semi-autonomous driving system inches closer to production

Cadillac Super Cruise semi-autonomous driving system inches closer to production

Cadillac has announced their Super Cruise semi-autonomous driving system has progressed to the next stage of development. Following the successful completion of early testing, the Super Cruise system is now ready for real-world driving. As a result, engineers will begin testing prototypes in more challenging situations and a wide variety of environments.

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Official: Hennessey unleashes 445-hp Ford Taurus SHO [w/video]

Official: Hennessey unleashes 445-hp Ford Taurus SHO [w/video]

There’s plenty to love about the madness that goes on at Hennessey Performance, but for us, it’s the fact that the company has no loyalty to any brand or nameplate. If it’s quick, it flies at Hennessey. The team recently turned their attention toward squeezing a bit more thrust from the latest-generation Ford Taurus SHO, and the [...]

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Top-10 Automotive Upgrades On Which to Spend Your Tax Refund

Top-10 Automotive Upgrades On Which to Spend Your Tax Refund

With this year’s tax season officially in the books, many people may soon receive a check from Uncle Sam. Early reports estimate that the average tax return will be around $2800, which is a good chuck of change for an automotive enthusiast. Some of you will spend it on your current ride, adding something special [...]

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Why Tesla Survived and Fisker Won’t

Why Tesla Survived and Fisker Won’t

Fisker Automotive and Tesla Motors, two startups founded to make battery-powered cars, are both in the news, but for very different reasons. Tesla Motors recently announced that it is selling cars faster than it expected, which the automaker says will make the first quarter of 2013 its first profitable quarter ever. Fisker Automotive, in contrast, has furloughed workers [...]

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Seller Submission: 2012 Chevrolet COPO 427 Camaro #32 of 69

Seller Submission: 2012 Chevrolet COPO 427 Camaro #32 of 69

Says the seller: “This is #32 of 69 modern-day COPO Camaros, and General Motors Performance Center retained 2. Only 20 Black cars were produced for the world, and HOT ROD Magazine calls it the ‘baddest Camaro ever.’ ”

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The 2014 Mercedes S-Class Offers Cloud-Based Infotainment And Hot Massaging Seats

The 2014 Mercedes S-Class Offers Cloud-Based Infotainment And Hot Massaging Seats

Ever since the Maybach debuted, the Mercedes S-Class has slightly lacked in top-of-the-line prestige at Daimler-Benz. Judging by these interior shots of the new 2014 W222 S-Class, it looks like that’s finally changed. Now it’s more like the hi-tech interior of a private jet, just as it should be.

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2016 Audi A8 to have an autonomous driving system

2016 Audi A8 to have an autonomous driving system

Audi has been a pioneering force in the world of autonomous driving, but we haven’t seen them deployable on a production model as of yet. That could soon be changing as a new report is indicating the 2016 A8 will take advantage of these advanced systems. Auto Motor und Sport says the model will incorporate some [...]

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eGarage sits in with Richard Griot

eGarage sits in with Richard Griot

Next stop on the eGarage video tour is Richard Griot, eponymous founder of Griot’s Garage. His company makes car care products and sells all manner of accessories for the “garage lifestyle,” and the company motto is “Have fun in your garage.” That can’t be a hard thing to do judging by what’s in Griot’s own workspace, with a Ferrari Formula [...]

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Chevrolet Spark and Sonic to Get iPhone’s Siri – 2012 L.A.

Chevrolet Spark and Sonic to Get iPhone’s Siri – 2012 L.A.

Siri, the personal assistant for iPhone, is coming to the Chevrolet Spark and Sonic models equipped with the Chevrolet MyLink infotainment system early next year, the automaker announced at an event today just ahead of the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show. After pairing an iPhone to the MyLink system via Bluetooth, drivers can ask Siri basic questions or [...]

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Why a Florida field is important to your car’s paint

Why a Florida field is important to your car’s paint

If you’ve ever wondered how automakers know their paints will stand up to the test of time, a field in Florida may have your answer. Manufacturers routinely turn to Q-Lab, a facility situated on a 20-acre open field just outside of Homestead, Florida for durability testing. There, the company’s engineers apply automotive paint to twelve-inch by 4-inch [...]

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Acura ILX “Street Build” Project Straps On Blower, Body Kit [2012 SEMA Show]

Acura ILX “Street Build” Project Straps On Blower, Body Kit [2012 SEMA Show]

Acura celebrated its return to the SEMA show—it took six years off to focus on stuff like the recently discontinued ZDX—by debuting a couple of ILX projects. One is a race car scheduled to compete at Thunderhill in a few weeks and the other is this supercharged roadgoing model. Based on the ILX 2.4 with its standard six-speed manual, [...]

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SEMA: 1940 Ford is a blank-slate for hot rod dreams

SEMA: 1940 Ford is a blank-slate for hot rod dreams

The 1940 Ford Coupe body shell from Ford Restoration Parts presents a clean canvas for those people who’ve always wanted the perfect hot rod. The durable body is a far better starting place than similar kits made from fiberglass, and is much easier to source than an original 70-year-old car. Ford is taking the first crack at putting one of [...]

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