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Gasp! Bentley Bentayga Diesel Debuts

Is there is any appeal for the super-rich for a high mileage Bentley? The Crewe, UK, based, VW-owned purveyor of luxury cars and with Bentayga trucks, claims this is also the fastest diesel SUV: 0-100 km/h in 4.8 seconds with a top speed of 270 km/h (168 mph). Continue reading

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First Look: 2017 Sentra SR Turbo

Sentra is Nissan’s third best-selling vehicle in the United States. The Turbo is expected to expand its market reach in marketing babble. Continue reading

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Latest Atalanta to Debut at Windsor Castle

Yes, they have a celebration planned for Her Majesty the Queen’s 90th birthday too. Continue reading

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2017 Nissan Pathfinder SUV Priced at $31,000 to $44,000

In keeping with auto industry marketing dynamics, what would have been a mild, mid-cycle freshening is more ambitious. Continue reading

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Tesla Model S 100 kWh Battery Pack Ups Range to 315 Miles

The Model S P100D with a so-called and appropriately named “Ludicrous” mode is the third fastest accelerating production car ever produced, according to Elon Musk, with 0-60 mph times of 2.5 seconds. Continue reading

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2017 Camaro ZL1 – Most Powerful Production Version Ever

When they go on sale later this year, the 650 horsepower 2017 Camaro ZL1 will be the fastest production version ever. Continue reading

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Alfa Romeo 2017 Giulia at 2016 Monterey Car Week

During one of the most notable auto events in North America, the 2016 Monterey Car Week will see Alfa Romeo showcase its all-new 2017 Giulia sport sedans, with ride-and-drives of the 4C Spider around the Monterey Peninsula. Continue reading

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Next Mazda B-Series Pickup to be Built by Isuzu

Thus ends the Mazda relationship with Ford Motor Company. The Mazda B-series compact truck was a rebadged version of the Ford Ranger of course. The current version – BT50 – is not sold in the U.S. Continue reading

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New Fiat 124 Spiders arrive in the United States

The all-new 2017 Fiat 124 Spider claims to blends “classic Italian styling” with modern technology, safety features and performance. Continue reading

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First Look – 2017 Ford GT ’66 Heritage

The 2017 Ford GT will be available in a limited-edition Heritage theme honoring the GT40 Mark II driven to victory by Bruce McLaren and Chris Amon at Le Mans in 1966 – part of a1-2-3 Ford GT sweep in the top class at Ferrari’s expense. Continue reading

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Renault Alpine Vision Concept to Appear at Goodwood

Production will start during 2017, and it could eventually appear in the U.S. Continue reading

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Polaris MRZR Turbo Diesel Debuts for US Expeditionary Forces

MRZRs are ultralight, off-road military vehicles for expeditionary forces in the U.S. and more than 20 allied countrie Continue reading

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First Look: Next Volvo S40 Small Car

It appears that Volvo’s new T5 Twin Engine powertrain – which has a new 3-cylinder gasoline engine and a new 7-speed dual-clutch transmission coupled to an electric motor – indicates Volvo is abandoning its existing Twin Engine all-wheel drive designs for a more efficient front-wheel drive system on its smaller cars. Continue reading

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Beijing Report – Acura CDX Compact SUV Unveiled

The Acura version will be stateside at some point AutoInformed opines, even though Honda claims this is a crossover mostly for the Chinese market. Continue reading

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Lexus IS Snout Grows Larger in Beijing World Debut

Lexus admits its recent front-end treatments are controversial and polarizing – critics call them snouts, and older Lexus customers are shopping elsewhere – but because the original styling of the current IS has proved popular. Continue reading

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