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  • Land Rover Discovery Vision concept previews the alien tech SUV

    With a lot of noise and smoke and blue lighting, Land Rover announced Monday night that it would be reaunching its Discovery SUV as a family of vehicles in 2015. The current Discovery is sold in the United States as the LR4, but the new Discovery will spawn a fresh product line, though the concept…

  • Recalling America's last F1 team: Flickr photo of the day

    Today's announcement by Gene Haas that he would launch a new American Formula 1 team brings us back to the last time that happened — Vel's Parnelli Jones Racing, which put Mario Andretti in an F1 car from 1974 to 1976. The team wasn't all that successful, but it was due more to a lack of funding…

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  • Volvo creates an inflatable child's car seat that folds into a bag

    As a parent to four, I can attest that lugging around a heavy child's car seat is the worst thing on planet earth. It makes traveling on airplanes a nightmare. So much so, in fact, that we parents of many drive minivans across country, dealing with kids that need to pee every five minutes then…

  • Kia reveals the 2015 Sedona, treats "minivan" like a dirty word

    Objectively, a minivan is a much vehicle as most people could ever need. It hauls people and cargo in comfort; for their size most minivans get decent mileage, and no class of vehicle has quite as much safety engineering. And for all their benefits, they get shunned as wombs on wheels, rolling…

  • 2015 Nissan Murano revealed sporting new clothes

    After declining sales, Nissan realized a change was in order for the 2015 Murano. Taking cues from the mostly-adored Sports Sedan Concept that debuted this year in Detroit, the third-generation Murano ditches the toothy grille for a more familiar feel, while trading curves for angles. And that's a…

  • Spyker Confirms 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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  • 2015 Chevrolet Trax: Chevy’s Surprise Small SUV

    Yesterday, about 25 journalists set out from NYC to Monticello Motorsport Club in upstate to test drive the all-new Chevrolet Camaro Z/28. Unfortunately, Mother Nature had other plans and torrential rain grounded us. The weather gave us an interesting opportunity that we had not anticipated– seat…

  • 2015 Volkswagen GTI Priced From $25,215

    The new GTI, which arrives as a 2015 model, will start at $25,215 when you add its $820 destination charge. And the 2015 GTI will also benefit from a Performance Package, which boosts power by 10 extra horses and adds an electronically-controlled torque-sensing limited-slip differential. The SE…

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  • Spyker B6 Venator Will Come With a Six-Speed Manual, $135K Price Tag

    Last year, Spyker threw its name into the hat of high-performance sports coupes, à la Jaguar F-Type and Alfa Romeo 4C. Of course, the B6 Venator concept had the looks, and allegedly the performance — but many couldn’t picture the often-struggling Dutch auto marque producing a world-class…

  • Audi A3 TDI Sportback Unveiled At NY Show, To Join Sedan Model Next Year

    Audi will debut its new A3 Sportback TDI at today's New York Auto Show. The four-door hatchback will join the A3 sedan TDI in the summer of 2015, as a sportier option for those wanting Audi's compelling mix of luxury and economy. Sportback models have been on sale in Europe for several years now,…

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  • 2015 Audi RS 7 Dynamic Edition Debuts In New York, Costs More Than An R8

    Audi has unveiled a new special edition RS 7 at the 2014 New York Auto Show, but if you’re interested you had better be willing to pay because the car will cost you quite a bit more than even the R8 supercar. The new special edition is called the RS 7 Dynamic Edition, and it’s priced from $146,045…

  • Saleen Teases Its First Electric Car, A Custom Tesla Model S

    So far, electric vehicles haven't really caught the imagination of tuners in the way their combustion counterparts have. Aside from the occasional NISMO-tweaked Nissan Leaf or Brabus-fettled Smart Electric Drive, electric cars have been left well alone. Ever since Saleen announced it was…

  • 2016 Mazda MX-5's SkyActiv Chassis Previewed In New York

    It's been 25 years since the Mazda MX-5 Miata sports car was unveiled at the 1989 Chicago Auto Show, but Mazda has chosen to celebrate the model at this year's New York Auto Show. That part is Mazda's new SkyActiv chassis, a light-weight, rear-drive platform set to underpin the fourth-gen 'ND'…

  • How the most fuel-efficient vehicle in America is a Mercedes luxury sedan

    Senior Editor Jason Cammisa related a fantastic tale: The luxury sedan that beat the Prius in a real-world MPG battle. Now, go deeper as Cammisa tells the surprisingly interesting story behind the intriguing result.

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  • 2015 Nissan Murano First Look

    The Nissan Muranowasn’t one of the first crossovers on the market nor is it one of the segment’s top sellers, but since its introduction in 2002, it has always been proof that crossovers don’t have to look cute or boxy. For 2015, there’s more of the same in store for the mid-size crossover as…

    The Car Connection
  • Mercedes Confirms 'GT' Name For New Sports Car, Reveals Interior

    The name of Mercedes-Benz’s new sports car to fill the void left by the discontinued SLS AMG has been confirmed as “GT”, which in the automotive world is short for grand touring and means that the new sports car will be fast, comfy and designed more for the road than the track. The GT isn’t due to…

  • Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept Provides View of the Future

    The Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept that debuted in conjunction with the 2014 New York International Auto Show sets the tone for a new range of SUVs, which Land Rover says will be designed for adventure.

    J.D. Power and Associates
  • Call the 2015 Kia Sedona Anything You Want, but Don't Call It a Minivan

    Kia introduced the redesigned 2015 Sedona at the 2014 New York International Auto Show, calling it a "midsize multi-purpose vehicle" with "CUV-like styling and proportions."

    J.D. Power and Associates
  • 2015 MINI Countryman Gets Revised Styling, New Tech: 2014 New York Auto Show

    The automaker has just rolled out an updated version of its Cooper Countryman, which will be on show this week at the 2014 New York Auto Show. This is expected to be the last major update for the Countryman before it’s replaced by an all-new model based on the BMW Group’s UKL platform. It sees…

  • Performance tire throwdown

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