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Mercedes moves R-Class production to AM General in Indiana

Autoblog - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 16:01

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The R-Class may be produced in the US, but though it's not available here any more, it hasn't been killed off entirely. It's still available in China, but now Mercedes has awarded the manufacturing contract to AM General in South Bend, IN.

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Mercedes launches AMG GT S Super Bowl commercial [Video]

Leftlane - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 15:36
Mercedes' Super Bowl commercial is now online.






BMW 5-Series Gran Turismo to continue into next generation

Leftlane - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 15:32
The controversial body style is reportedly popular in the US and China.






Nissan's plan to supply US Mitsubishi dealers with family sedan stalls

Autoblog - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 15:30

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The proposed arrangement between Mitsubishi and the Renault-Nissan Alliance to supply a midsize sedan in the US has been canceled. The vehicle would have been built by a Renault-Samsung factory South Korea and exported here.

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Chicago Auto Show page claims 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata to produce 155 hp [UPDATE]

Autoblog - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 14:57

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A webpage for the 2015 Chicago Auto Show is claiming that the 2016 Mazda MX-5 will produce 155 horsepower from a 2.0-liter, Skyactiv engine, fitting prior reports.

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Ford highlights GT design process [Video]

Leftlane - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 14:42
The new supercar will be prominently featured in Forza Motorsport 6.






Buick Blackhawk concept headed to auction block again

Autoblog - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 14:30

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The beautifully curvaceous Buick Blackhawk concept was made in the early 2000s, and the one-off was largely constructed from vintage components from the brand. Once part of the General Motors Heritage Fleet, the Blackhawk was sold off in 2009. Now, the car is crossing the auction block again with no reserve as part of RM Auctions sale of the Andrews Collection on May 2, 2015.

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BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo won't be a one-and-done model

Autoblog - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 13:44

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With its quirky design, the BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo doesn't seem like the most-loved model in the BMW lineup. However, sales in the US and China have reportedly been strong enough to warrant a successor based on the next-gen 5 Series platform, likely in 2016.

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McLaren previews 650S track special

Autoblog - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 12:59

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McLaren Automotive gives us our first glimpse of the upcoming extreme evolution of the 650S, expected to debut alongside the P1 GTR at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show.

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Mitsubishi teases Geneva-bound concept

Leftlane - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 11:45
The concept could be an evolution of the XR-PHEV concept.






Bentley teases Qatar-bound limited-edition Mulsanne

Leftlane - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 08:59
Just 15 examples of the Mulsanne Majestic will be made.






Buick to take on 500, MINI with Adam hatchback?

Leftlane - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 07:34
Buick is hoping to get its own version of the Adam sub-compact hatchback.






Jay Leno listens to the people, shows off still-stock 1972 Mercedes 300 SEL 6.3

Autoblog - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 01:00

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Jay Leno revisits his 1972 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3, and explains why it's just fine the way it is. Who are we to disagree?

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What you missed on 1.26.15

Autoblog - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 00:30
We drive the Jeep Renegade Trailhawk and capture its off-road credentials on video, find out that the Ford Shelby GT350R Mustang is very quick and that the next Ford Raptor will be very powerful. All that and more, just a single click away!

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What you missed on 1.26.15 originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Toyota spotlights Amy Purdy in new ad ahead of Super Bowl

Autoblog - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 00:01

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We're getting another taste of Toyota's ad campaign for the Super Bowl with its pre-game commercial for the refreshed 2015 Camry. The spot stars Paralympic snowboarder and former Dancing with the Stars contestant Amy Purdy over the inspiring words of Muhammad Ali.

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Film captures last victory of Lebanese drift champion before untimely death

Autoblog - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 23:40

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Bassam Zahalan is the hero of this video chronicling the burgeoning drift scene in Lebanon. Sadly he didn't live to see it air, or to represent his country at the finals in Dubai.

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On Location in Iceland with the 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport [w/video]

Autoblog - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 23:20

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Land Rover invited us to Iceland to test drive its new 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport, and here's a teaser video to accompany our First Drive story.

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Bentley names new CEO for the Americas

Autoblog - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 23:01

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Bentley has recalled its chief executive for the Americas to direct its global sales and marketing operations, and brings in former Porsche and Jaguar manager Michael Winkler to take his office in Virginia.

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Toyota Alphard and Vellfire JDM minivans look weirder than ever

Autoblog - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 22:31

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Don't expect to see many Siennas on the road in Japan. Back at home, Toyota sells the Alphard and Vellfire, and now it's launched revised versions of both.

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Race Recap: Rolex 24 at Daytona was fast and feisty

Autoblog - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 21:58

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In order not to spoil it for anyone who has yet to watch, however unlikely that may be, we suggest you click on this post to see who won the 2015 Rolex 24 at Daytona. You'll also get a thorough recap of the racing action, and some great images live from the race.

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