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Hellcat-powered Grand Cherokee to hit 60 mph in 3.5 seconds

Leftlane - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 14:37
If true, the SUV will be quicker than a Porsche Cayenne Turbo S.








Motorists actually don't like a lot of new in-car technology

Autoblog - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 14:31

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Automakers spending an inordinate amount of resources and time rushing emerging technology and connectivity options into new cars. A new survey shows a lot of customers don't want them.

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Tesla Model S P85D 'breaks' Consumer Reports rating scale

Leftlane - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 13:47
The range-topping sedan initially scored 103 points out of 100, forcing the magazine to change its scoring system.








Infiniti invites 22-year-old to work with Red Bull F1 team

Autoblog - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 13:45

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Five global winners have been chosen for this year's Infiniti Performance Engineering Academy, 22-year-old American Alex Allmandinger among them.

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Why gas is too cheap and yet still so expensive

Autoblog - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 12:58

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The price of a barrel of crude oil is at its lowest level for this time of year since 2004. AAA says pump prices should be under $2 per gallon, but that's not the case.

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2016 Chrysler 300 SRT introduced in Australia

Leftlane - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 07:57
The 300 SRT gets a minor facelift, a more upscale interior and an eight-speed automatic.








Frankfurt preview: 2017 Kia Sportage

Leftlane - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 05:59
The new Sportage gets a much bolder design than the outgoing model.








One man fulfills passion and career with Toyota AE86 coupes

Autoblog - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 00:59

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Petrolicious explains why the AE86 Corolla GTS is such an icon of the drifting scene by letting a man who owns five explain what makes them so special. Antonio Alvendia owes his career in part to these sports coupes.

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Le Supercar hopes to be China's answer to Tesla

Autoblog - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 00:15

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LeTV shows off the first sketches of its planned electric car, called Le* Car. Company founder Jia Yueting plans for his luxury offering to compete with Tesla.

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More Jaguar F-Pace details revealed [w/video]

Autoblog - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 23:31

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Despite the Jaguar F-Pace's imminent debut, Jaguar is continuing to tease the crossover. This time it's showing off some of the tech that makes the CUV a corner carver.

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US Army selects Oshkosh to build Humvee successor

Autoblog - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 22:45

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Oshkosh Defense has officially been awarded the contract for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, the US military's replacement for the venerable Humvee.

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RingBanana Miata breaks 9-min Nurburgring barrier

Autoblog - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 22:00

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With just a new set of road-legal race tires the 'completely crap' Ringbanana Mazda Miata runs a sub-nine-minute lap time around the Nurburgring in one attempt.

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Verizon's Hum can turn your '97 Stratus into a connected car

Autoblog - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 21:30

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Verizon's Hum service will convert even your dodgy Dodge to a connected car, allowing you to monitor your vehicle via GPS and adding Bluetooth connectivity.

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Harley recalls 10.5k Street 500 and 750 models

Autoblog - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 20:45

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Harley-Davidson recalls 10,580 units of the Street 500 and Street 750 cruiser for a fuel pump issue.

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New Barracuda, Grand Cherokee Trackhawk coming soon

Autoblog - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 20:01

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FCA is showing off all sorts of future products right now at a dealer conference in Vegas, including a new Barracuda, Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk and Dodge Dart GLH.

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Smart's new Fortwo Cabriolet to bow in Frankfurt

Leftlane - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 20:00
The open-air city car will be based upon the latest Fortwo hardtop, already available in Europe.








Smart Fortwo Cabriolet coming to Frankfurt Motor Show

Autoblog - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 19:14

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Smart USA officials confirmed that the new Fortwo Cabriolet will be unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show next month. We'll see the Brabus and Electric Drive models next year.

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Honda teases open-wheel concept with V4 motorcycle engine

Leftlane - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 19:11
The 'Project 2 & 4' concept borrows the RC213V MotoGP racer's powerplant.








Honda teases racing motorcycle-powered concept for Frankfurt

Autoblog - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 18:31

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Honda is teasing the Project 2&4 Concept for the Frankfurt Motor Show, and it boasts the 1.0-liter V4 from the brand's MotoGP racing motorcycle.

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Ford considering Bronco revival?

Leftlane - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 18:22
The company is mulling a Ranger-based Bronco for the US market, sources claim.