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End of BMW Z4 Production Paves Way for Toyota-BMW Joint Sports Car

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 23:15:23 +0000

After seven years of production, BMW quietly snuffed out the Z4 roadster from its lineup. According to a report from Bimmer Today, on August 22, a Valencia Orange Metallic Z4 sDrive35is left the Regensburg plant as the final example of BMW’s once-popular roadster. The first generation of Z4 proved popular, but the second-gen model didn’t maintain […]

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Techrules Enlists Design Help From Giugiaro for GT96 Hypercar

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 21:35:31 +0000

You’d be forgiven if you’ve already forgotten about the Techrules GT96 hypercar concept that debuted at this year’s Geneva auto show. Super and hypercar builders disappear as often as they pop up, but Techrules is apparently looking to break that cycle. According to a report from Automotive News, the Chinese firm behind the car just […]

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2017 GMC Canyon Gets Eight-Speed Auto, New All Terrain X Trim

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:00:02 +0000

GM announced specs for the 2017 Chevrolet Colorado last week, and now the automaker has details on its sister truck, the 2017 GMC Canyon. Not surprisingly, the GMC version gets many of the same mechanical updates as the Colorado, including a revised 3.6-liter V-6 and new eight-speed automatic transmission, but the Canyon also receives a […]

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Dog Narrowly Avoids Becoming Rally Roadkill (W/Video)

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 18:00:30 +0000

In an ideal rally race, the road course remains free of dangerous obstacles like farm tractors and innocent canines. But a rally in South America this past weekend proved that’s not always the case, as an extremely lucky dog narrowly avoided becoming roadkill. Dramatic footage from the Codasur 2016 rally in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, begins […]

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Truck Carrying Takata Airbag Inflators Explodes in Texas, Kills One

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 17:02:28 +0000

A truck carrying Takata airbag inflators and propellants exploded last week in Texas, killing one person and injuring four others, reports Automotive News. On August 22, the truck was reportedly driving to a Takata plant in Eagle Pass, Tex., when it was involved in an accident, causing an explosion which burned down one home. Although […]

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Survey: Mercedes, Infiniti Owners Most Ready for Autonomous Cars

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 21:00:53 +0000

Drivers of Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz vehicles are more willing to accept autonomous driving, according to a new survey conducted by MaritzCX, a customer experience consultant that specializes in the auto industry. The survey asked 12,353 car owners for their thoughts on autonomous vehicles. In the study, the firm found that roughly 27 percent of Mercedes […]

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2017 Mercedes-AMG SL63 Hits the Road With its Predecessors on Ignition

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 19:15:34 +0000

Today, it’s easy to overlook the Mercedes-Benz SL among its brothers, the SLC, S-Class convertible, and upcoming AMG GT convertible. But even after 60 years, the very first SL stands out as an iconic endurance racer, and one hell of a beautiful car. On the latest episode of “Ignition,” hosts Jonny Lieberman and Jason Cammisa […]

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Cadillac Boss Says Flagship is Coming, Isn’t a Four-Door Sedan

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 01:09:13 +0000

Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen has been known to freely express himself online. Last year, he took to Facebook to boast about Cadillac’s V models and rag on the performance offerings from BMW’s M Division, Mercedes-AMG, and Audi’s RS brand. This time, the Cadillac chief took it upon himself to correct an article from The […]

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2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R Terrorizes the Green Hell (W/Video)

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 20:15:24 +0000

The folks at Affalterbach call their new 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R the “Beast of the Green Hell,” and a prototype caught lapping the Nürburgring suggests that name is well earned. The video below captured an AMG GT R test vehicle terrorizing the Green Hell, as it quickly speeds down the straights and corners, forcing other […]

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2017 New Cars: The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 08:00:50 +0000

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