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Volvo introduces limited-edition V40 Carbon

Leftlane - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 14:00
Just 343 examples of the V40 Carbon will be built.






BMW introduces retro-inspired 3.0 CSL Homage concept

Leftlane - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 08:30
The concept is finished in a period-correct shade called Golf Yellow.






Chris Harris hits the track in the Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Autoblog - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 01:01

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Chris Harris gets giddy behind the wheel of the Porsche 911 GT3 RS. He tests one of them out on some perfect, German backroads, and then hops into another for a blast around the Weissach test track.

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Artists reinterpret Rolls-Royce scale models for charity

Autoblog - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 00:29

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A dozen artists were asked to create their own pieces based on 1:18 scale models of the Rolls-Royce Ghost, each of which will be auctioned off to raise funds for breast cancer.

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Jeep first American carmaker to return to Tokyo show

Autoblog - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 23:45

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Jeep will be the first US brand to return to the Tokyo Motor Show after an eight-year absence, part of an eight-car showcase by Fiat Chrysler Japan. Ford and General Motors have opted not to attend.

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Hyundai leased 70 Tucson fuel-cell vehicles in first year

Autoblog - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 23:00

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Hyundai leased around 70 hydrogen-powered Tucson fuel-cell CUVs in the US in the first year. The reason for the limited number is a lack of H2 stations.

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Hyundai leased 70 Tucson fuel-cell vehicles in first year originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 22 May 2015 18:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage evokes classic 1970s Bimmer design

Autoblog - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 22:14

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The BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage concept debuts at the 2015 Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este offering a modern take on one of the brand's classic 1970s coupes.

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Self-driving vehicles could ravage future car sales

Autoblog - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 21:29

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Car-sharing services and self-driving vehicles could combine to decimate the U.S. auto industry over the next quarter-century.

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Audi R8, Lamborghini Huracan could get five-cylinder engine

Leftlane - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 20:58
The company's 2.5-liter prototype engine uses a pair of electric compressors to produce 600 horsepower and 479 lb-ft of torque.






Audi R8, Lamborghini Huracan could get twin-charged five-cylinder

Autoblog - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 20:44

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There's a chance that the Audi R8 and Lamborghini Huracan might get the turbocharged and electrically supercharged, 2.5-liter five-cylinder from the Audi TT Clubsport Turbo. The move would be a way to lower their displacement and lower the models' vehicle taxes in China.

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The List: Best of proving grounds

Autoblog - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 20:00

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Proving grounds are where automakers and enthusiasts alike go to push their vehicles to their mechanical limits. The Rubicon Trail, located in the Sierra Nevada, is the ultimate off-road test, while Germany's Nürburgring is a grueling 13 mile road and track course. Jessi and Patrick visit both iconic proving grounds in this "best of" episode of The List.

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The List: Best of proving grounds originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 22 May 2015 15:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Porsche 918 Spyder recalled over bad wiring harness

Autoblog - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 19:16

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Porsche is recalling the 918 Spyder to correct a problem with a wiring harness that can be damaged by a carbon fiber component.

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Nissan casts doubt on IDx production

Leftlane - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 19:06
The company can't justify the development costs for a new compact rear-whee-drive platform, but the IDx' retro styling could make its way to another model.






Nissan IDx future in a coma, prospects dim

Autoblog - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 18:30

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Nissan North America's VP of product planning says that the lack of a small, rear-wheel-drive platform hurts the chances of us every getting a production version of the IDx Nismo and IDx Freeflow concepts.

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Toyota readying Lotus Seven-inspired sports car?

Leftlane - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 18:21
Good things could be coming from Toyota.






Mazda, Mitsubishi, Subaru expand Takata airbag recalls

Leftlane - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 18:05
The three Japanese automakers are collectively recalling 710,000 more vehicles globally.






Porsche recalls 918 Spyder over wiring issue

Leftlane - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 17:18
A wiring harness for the radiator fan can be damaged by a carbon-fiber component.






2017 Audi Q7 First Drive

Autoblog - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 16:58

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We head to the Swiss Alps to put the new, lighter, more dynamic 2017 Audi Q7 through its paces.

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2017 Audi Q7 First Drive originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 22 May 2015 11:58:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Audi confirms electric Q6 by 2018, Q8 to follow in 2019

Leftlane - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 16:45
The company is working to add eight new models to its lineup by the end of the decade.






MMD by Foose 2015 Mustang GT gets 810 hp and one lucky winner

Autoblog - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 16:28

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Modern Muscle Design and Chip Foose introduce a one-off, 810-hp Ford Mustang GT to be given away at the AmericanMuscle Mustang show this summer.

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