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Mazda 787B and Vision Gran Turismo tower over Goodwood in 131-foot sculpture

Autoblog - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 19:01

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For the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed, Mazda is creating the annual sculpture. This year it features a 787B and Vision Gran Turismo rising 131 feet over the event on twisting steel beams.

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Toyota creates awesome off-road Sienna

Autoblog - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 18:30

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Toyota showcases a monster Sienna-Tacoma mashup bound for SEMA and a cross-country expedition while presenting the plans for its new North American headquarters campus in Plano, TX.

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Ford confirms 345 horsepower for Focus RS

Leftlane - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 17:46
The 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine is borrowed from the Mustang, but outfitted with a new twin-scroll turbocharger for even more power.






Honda withdraws LMP2 prototype from Pikes Peak

Autoblog - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 17:45

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A series of technical setbacks have forced Honda to withdrawn its new HPD ARX-04b LMP2 prototype from racing to the clouds at Pikes Peak this weekend.

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Spied: 2017 Fiat 124 Spider

Leftlane - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 17:25
Miata-based mules spotted in Metro Detroit.






Takata chief apologizes, defends safety of inflator design

Leftlane - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 17:15
The executive argues that ammonium nitrate is "safe and reliable" despite mystery problems that have caused inflators to explode.






2015 Mercedes-AMG G65 Review

Autoblog - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 16:58

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In which we talk bling, schnitzel, Karl Marx, and the German countryside from behind the wheel of Mercedes-Benz's absolutely ridiculous G65 AMG.

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2015 Mercedes-AMG G65 Review originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 25 Jun 2015 11:58:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Nissan takes over naming rights for Tennessee Titans stadium [UPDATE]

Autoblog - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 16:26

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Nashville's LP Field is soon to become Nissan Stadium, as the automaker has acquired the naming rights for the venue where the Tennessee Titans play.

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McLaren reports record profit as sales jump by 18 percent

Leftlane - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 16:25
The company quickly sold out two of the four models it launched in fiscal 2014.






164K Jeep Cherokees recalled to protect liftgate from moisture

Autoblog - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 15:58

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FCA is recalling 164,000 Jeep Cherokees with power liftgates to shield the controls. It's possible for moisture to get into the area and cause a short circuit. The automaker discovered the problem while investigating a fire in one of the SUVs.

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Another Jeep Cherokee fire prompts recall

Leftlane - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 15:47
Moisture intrusion can damage the power liftgate controls, causing a short circuit.






Nissan rolls out updated Juke-R 2.0 at Goodwood

Autoblog - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 15:14

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Version 2.0 of the bonkers Nissan Juke-R rears its head before making the run up the hill at Goodwood, packing the 600-horsepower engine from the GT-R Nismo, along with revised bodywork.

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GM unveils 2016 Chevrolet Cruze

Leftlane - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 14:58
The redesigned sedan is bigger, lighter and more fuel efficient than its predecessor.






Vegas dealer sets world record with 218-Hyundai parade

Autoblog - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 14:30

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218 Hyundai owners gather in Las Vegas to raise $4,000 to fight drunk driving as part of National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, setting a Guinness-certified world record in the process.

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Subaru recalls 72,000 vehicles for potential safety system failures

Leftlane - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 14:15
Vehicles equipped with "Eyesight" tech subject of campaign.






Ford recalls 200K Escape, Transit Connect models over instrument panel

Autoblog - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 13:45

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Ford is recalling a total of 203,494 vehicles in North America in two campaigns. One of them covers an issue with the instruments in the Escape and Transit. The other is a small labeling issue for the Transit.

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Acura NSX is this year's Pikes Peak pace car

Autoblog - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 13:00

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The new Acura NSX hybrid supercar will do official pace duties at this year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. To commemorate the occasion, Acura will be creating a 360-degree video of the car's run up the hill.

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Ford reveals 345-horsepower output for new Focus RS [w/video]

Autoblog - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 09:30

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On the eve of its dynamic debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, Ford Performance has revealed output figures for the new Focus RS, packing 345 horsepower and as much as 347 pound-feet of torque on overboost.

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Ford introduces track-only Shelby GT350R-C

Leftlane - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 07:31
The GT350R-C will compete in the 2015 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.






Chevrolet teases 2017 Bolt EV [Video]

Leftlane - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 04:00
The Bolt will offer a maximum driving range of about 200 miles.