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Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid Now Available with R-Design Package

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The Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid is now available to order with the firm's dynamic R-Design package. The V60 Plug-in Hybrid R-Design features a number of unique interior and exterior features that contribute to a sportier look. The exterior blends the Plug-in Hybrid identification with the R-Design front, rear diffuser and 18-inch ‘Ixion’ wheels.

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Is this the 2017 BMW X7 or…Just an X5 Prototype?

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The online world is abuzz today with a set of scoop shots said to be depicting a prototype of BMW's larger-than-life X7 SUV, which was formally announced in March, but is at least two years away from entering production.

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XCAR Says Aston Martin V12 Vantage S is an Animal

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There is nothing understated about the V12 Vantage S, despite the presence of the Aston Martin badge on its bonnet. It’s the fastest production Aston Martin (the limited-edition One-77 is not built anymore) and is not shy at all to show it.

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First Image of 2016 Lexus IS F? Nope, But Can You Tell Why It's Not?

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This photo, supposedly showing a 2016 Lexus IS F sedan, was sent to our email by the crew over at Autonocion, who stated that it's the first image of the performance model. I wish it was, but I'm pretty sure it isn't.

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2015 Subaru WRX May Not Get Five-Door Version After All

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You probably remember a previous report quoting Subaru WRX project general manager Masuo Takatsu as saying that the Japanese automaker is considering a hatchback version for the 2015 WRX.

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Lightning Strikes Down a Tree Right in Front of a Car

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Watching the dashcam clip, it looks like a laughable special effects effort from a Flash Gordon-style 1980s B-movie, but this scene is real and it reportedly happened somewhere in China.

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Purportedly Leaked BMW Document Says 2-Series Active Tourer Coming to U.S. in 2015


Take what you read with a grain of salt, but according to an allegedly official BMW document mapping the brand's product presentations for the 2015 model year that was leaked online over at Bimmerpost, the Bavarian firm has plenty of interesting arrivals planned for the USA over the course of the next 12 months.

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Renault Confirms Attempt at Sub-8-Minute Nürburgring Lap [w/Video]

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Renault posted the photo you see below on their Facebook account on April 16, saying there are still “two months to go…” They didn’t explicitly say what it was about, or what they were counting down to, but we can speculate that it was the more extreme version of the recently facelifted Megane RS, that will take full advantage of extra performance parts to achieve a sub-8-minute time around the Nürburgring Nordschleife.

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Onboard Video of McLaren 650S Drifted Around Ascari by Chris Harris

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The new McLaren 650S looks like a car with lots of poise and control; it’s not a chore to drive it quickly and neither is drifting it, as Chris Harris illustrates in the video below.

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Nissan Tests Self-Cleaning Car with Dirt-Repelling Nano-Paint Technology [w/Video]

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Some people thoroughly enjoy cleaning their cars, especially with the arrival of spring, but let's be honest here; if you had the option to completely avoid it or at least do less work, wouldn't you take it? Yes, we know about aftermarket waxing and ceramic clear coatings (i.e. Opti Coat), but now, Nissan is proposing it's own tech to keep your car's body as clean as possible.