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New 2015 Corvette Stingray Z06 is Bloody Fast, Hits 60mph in 2.95 Seconds!


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Blink and you might miss it; that's how fast the new Corvette Z06 is with GM confirming a 0-60mph (96km/h) time of 2.95 seconds and a quarter-mile run in 10.95 seconds for the 8speed auto.

New Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe Priced from $119,900* in the US


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Mercedes-Benz will launch the luxurious S-Class Coupe in the United States in mid-October, with prices starting from $119,900 for the S550 4Matic Coupe.

Carscoops' A to Z Guide to the 2014 Paris Motor Show


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One of the world’s great motor shows kicks off in Paris on October 2 (for the press) showcasing the latest in production cars and concept models.

Why You Should Think Twice Before Buying a Broken or Totaled Tesla Model S


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It seems Tesla’s unique way of selling its cars, which has everything always go through the company directly (and not through dealers) is causing new problems. This time, a man who bought a totaled Model S, which he fixed up and is now road worthy, cannot drive his car because the manufacturer doesn’t want him to.

Analysts Don’t Expect Fiat 500X to Cannibalize Sales from Jeep Renegade


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They may be built in the same plant and based on the same platform, but apparently the Jeep Renegade and the Fiat 500X will not step on each others toes.

Jaguar Mulling Bolder Styling Approach; Will Skip XF, Not XJ


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Bold is not what you’d call the styling and design effort put into the all-new Jaguar XE compact exec. Bold is not what you will be calling the upcoming XF, as it will feature a variation of the XE’s design, but you will be tempted to use the epithet for the next-gen XJ.

VW Confirms New Passat Alltrack for Next Year


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A jacked-up version of VW's new Passat B8 with the usual crossover styling references and the Alltrack designation will join the saloon and estate models next year.

New Corvette Stingray's Valet Mode Could Be Illegal In Your State


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A feature in the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette is facing legal scrutiny not because of speed, but because of privacy concerns.

Cadillac Reportedly Readying Sub-ATS Model to Rival Mercedes CLA


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Cadillac is slowly trying to reestablish itself as a force in the world of premium automobiles. It has shifted its old approach to one that is of the times, with the new ATS and CTS, as well as the Chevy Volt-based ELR plug-in.

Rolls-Royce Says its SUV Would Redefine the Segment if it Builds One


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While Bentley is only two years away from releasing its first SUV, Rolls-Royce is more cautious about its entry to the segment, with a decision on this subject not taken yet.

GM Talks Camouflage on the New 2016 Chevy Volt 2.0


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Like all business, GM wants to control the information it gives to the public about its future products.

Mercedes Expects GLA to Be More Successful than CLA in the US


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It’s not a secret that the Mercedes-Benz CLA has been the brand’s most successful US launch in 20 years, but the company believes the GLA will do even better.

Ford Recalls 850,000 Vehicles in North America for Airbag Issue


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Ford has announced it is recalling 850,050 2013-2014 C-MAX, Fusion, Escape and Lincoln MKZ vehicles in North America for a “potential issue” with the restraints control module.

Audi Could Send S3 Stick-Shift, RS3 To Americans


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Audi already had a hit on its hands with the 2015 A3 Sedan and its derivatives, so it's no surprise they're pursuing more versions. What is surprising is how good these versions could be.

Mazda Wants to Make Furniture Like Porsche Does


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Would you buy a Kodo-inspired chair like you would a Kodo-inspired Mazda 3? Mazda sure hopes so, and that it will make you think you're buying something exotic. Probably.

Ford Reportedly Wants to Call its Performance Division "999"


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Ford has may ways of calling its performance cars – ST, GT, RS and the older SVO and SVT which were exclusively used on American market models. It is somewhat confusing, but we’ve gotten to grips with understanding it over the years, yet now they are apparently interested in changing the name to “999.”

Nissan Updates… Old Navara in Europe for the 2015 Model Year


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While Asian markets got an all-new NP300 Navara pickup truck earlier this year, Europe soldiers on with the old model, which has received content updates for 2015.

Watch Jersey City's Mount Speed-Bump Send Cars Flying


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You can find all kinds of speed bumps in all parts of the world, but few can compete in size with the ones installed in Jersey City.

One Month in as Cadillac CEO, De Nysschen Discusses the Future


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Former Audi North American boss and later CEO of Infiniti, now turned Cadillac CEO, Johan de Nysschen, will bring about significant changes to GM’s luxury arm. Firstly, the company’s finances will be treated as a different entity to the rest of GM, thus allowing for more freedom and (hopefully) models more exciting than the usual crop of sedans (and the ELR).

Next VW Phaeton Said to Be Priced from $70,000 in the US


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Earlier this year, VW of America CEO Michael Horn confirmed that the VW Phaeton would return to the US in 2018 and now fresh details about the sedan have emerged.