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  • With Vantage GT, Aston Martin races below $100,000

    Aston Martin is going downmarket, sort of. The 2015 Vantage GT, a sport-styled variant of Aston’s legendary flagship car, draws style and performance tips from their GT4 race cars, which will be running in North America this year. It’s also priced at $99,900, which shows that the market for these…

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  • Ford plants a new Mustang on the Empire State Building in style

    Fifty years ago this week, Ford made history by staging the greatest car launch in history — building up the drama around its new Mustang with stunts like papering over dealership windows and landing on the covers of both Time and Newsweek magazine. To celebrate its anniversary, Ford re-created a…

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  • All-new 2015 Toyota Camry becomes an edgier appliance

    Toyota finds itself in a tricky situation. Those that enjoy cars as more than a simple means of transportation think of the Camry as a bland spongecake gone stale. And yet it's been the best-selling vehicle in the entire industry for the past 12 years, with a car rolling off the production line…

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  • New Hyundai Sonata grows into a large contender

    So it’s taken a while, but Hyundai is in the big leagues now. There is rife evidence of this in its sales numbers, reliability ratings and white paper indices, but the most telling indicator to us, perhaps, is that Hyundai no longer feels the need to overdesign or mimic other automobile designs as…

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  • 2015 Chevrolet Trax small SUV rolls back to America

    For the past two years, car shoppers from Acapulco to Winnipeg could wander into their Chevy dealers and kick the tires on a city-sized sport utility vehicle named the Trax — and about 90,000 have done so. Today, Chevy revealed the version of the Trax it will bring to the United States, for those…

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  • Daihatsu Copen: The Mix and Match Convertible

    Fully kitting-out your car is a pipe dream for many auto enthusiasts, but with custom modifications come one-off car problems. Japan’s next-generation Daihatsu Copen skirts those issues in a simple and unique way that we could all grow to love. The tiny kei-car, which is still undergoing the final…

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  • Adieu, Fifth Generation Mustang

    With the 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang, we thought we’d give one last BoldRide shout out to the fifth generation Mustang. We drove a 2013 GT in Gotta Have It Green last week, and it reaffirms why the Mustang has been so popular for the last five decades. The S-197 showed up as a […]

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  • From the archives: The 1965 Ford Mustang started a legacy

    Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the iconic Ford Mustang, we have reached into the archives to present our first drive from the July 1964 issue of Consumer Reports magazine (PDF), augmented ...

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  • 2015 Dodge Charger Debuts At 2014 New York Auto Show

    Dodge has unveiled the dramatically revised 2015 Charger at this week's New York Auto Show. By its own admission, the company has reworked just about every body panel on the car, so while similar under the skin the new Charger projects a very different image. Many of the car's styling tweaks are…

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  • 2015 Dodge Challenger Comes In Eight Trim Levels, None Of Them Supercharged

    Dodge has finally taken the covers off its 2015 Challenger, but the model we’re most interested in, the high-performance SRT, is nowhere to be seen. We’re sure of this because previous SRT powerplants like the 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 are now offered in the regular Challenger. Yes, the 2015 Challenger…

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  • 2015 Volkswagen Touareg Set For 2014 Beijing Auto Show Debut

    Volkswagen’s second generation Touareg has enjoyed moderate sales since its launch in 2011, despite the vehicle’s lack of updates over the years apart from the addition of sporty R-Line trim. To reignite excitement in its mid-size SUV, VW will introduce an updated version for the 2015 model year. …

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  • Rivalry Aside: Chevy Camaro Wishes Ford Mustang A Happy 50th

    Among automotive rivalries, there are few as deep-rooted, enduring, and all-American as the one between the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro. And it all comes to a head with the current Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro. Browsing through the magazine covers here should be enough to get you…

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  • Toyota and Hyundai Refuel Rivalry With New Midsize Sedans

    Auto shows might be the best place to see all the glitz and glamor of the latest sports cars or concept vehicles, but for automakers, it’s an ideal venue to shake their money makers (aka, mass-market, volume-selling cars). While there are plenty of high-selling cars receiving updates at this year’s…

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  • Mercedes S63 AMG Coupe Shows Off Supermodel Good Looks in New York

    The word ‘supermodel’ gets thrown around a lot. But not everyone, or every car, can lay claim to such a shallow prestigious title. The Mercedes S63 AMG coupe though — it’s about as ‘supermodel’ as it gets, and it’s taking to the runway in New York, no less. Taking hints from the Concept S-Class…

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  • Corvette Z06 Goes Topless in New York, Drops Jaws

    If you love things that are topless, and you love the new Corvette Z06, then you may have a heart attack when you see this thing. It’s the new Corvette Z06 Convertible, and yes, it already made its web debut earlier this week, but now it’s here in the flesh sheet metal in New York. […]

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  • 2015 McLaren 650S Spider is Even Prettier In Person

    When we first saw the McLaren 650S pop up on the web, we were a little puzzled. The MP4-12C didn’t seem like it needed a replacement, and this seemed much more than a mid-cycle refresh. After learning more and seeing it in person, we now understand that this constant evolution will be the hallmark…

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  • Oldies But Goodies: 220 Pre-war Cars Up For Auction

    Each gearhead has their own reasons for getting excited about an ancient collection of cars. For some it’s the mystique of it all. For others, it represents the chance to finish their own hotrod project. We’ll let you decide what it is about dusty barn-finds that turn your crank. Recently, a…

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  • SRT Viper TA Gets Anodized Carbon Special Edition Treatment: Live From New York

    Late last year, SRT rolled out a special edition version of its Viper called the Anodized Carbon Special Edition Package. Based on the Viper GTS, the special edition featured a unique metallic matte exterior along with a number of premium features in the cabin, and only 50 examples were slated to…

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  • Honda Takes A Less-Graphic Approach In New Anti-Texting Ad: Is This More Effective?

    Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration published a heart-stopping PSA for Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Now, Honda has posted one of its own -- one that takes a considerably less graphic approach. Is one more effective than the other? As you'll see from the clip…

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  • Spyker Confirms New C8 Aileron, SUV

    As Spyker’s global rebuilding and rebranding strategy continues, the automaker is introducing its new B6 Venator only next year. But not without a few other surprises along the way. How does an updated C8 Aileron and SUV tickle your fancy? In our exclusive interview with Spyker Chief Commercial…

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