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Wednesday August 23, 2017 @ 12:09:52 AM mt

AAA Study: New Cars Costs Nearly 8500 a Year on Average



Its no secret that new cars depreciate quickly. Even if you buy a car that holds its value well, in five years youll be lucky to sell it for half what you paid for it. But depreciation isnt the only cost you have to consider. Even if you ignore insurance costs, you still have to []

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Tuesday August 22, 2017 @ 08:20:15 PM mt

Ariel Set to Launch a 1180-HP Turbine-Electric Hybrid Supercar



Located in Somerset, England, Ariel Motor Company is a tiny automaker known mostly for its lightweight track monster, the Ariel Atom. While technically street-legal, the Atom has barely any bodywork, giving it a supercar-like power-to-weight ratio. But according to the latest report, Ariels about to introduce a car thats far, far more extreme. Autocar reports []

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Tuesday August 22, 2017 @ 08:20:15 PM mt

Spied 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 4 Prototype Loses Camo



Mercedes-AMG is racing closer to the production reveal of the upcoming 2019 GT 4. The four-door sport sedan is inspired by the two-seat AMG GT coupe, but rides on a different platform and offers the added option of bringing along two more passengers along for a ride. AMGs prototype dropped a lot of the bulky []

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Tuesday August 22, 2017 @ 05:17:26 PM mt

2018 Kia Sorento Gets Top Safety Pick Award



The IIHS has awardedthe 2018 Kia Sorentoa Top Safety Pick\+ designation thanks to improvements to its headlights. Last years model only received the Top Safety Pick award because its headlights scored a Poor rating on the new headlights test (Good is the highest score possible). The 2018 Sorentos headlights have since improved to Acceptable; however, []

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Tuesday August 22, 2017 @ 03:48:55 PM mt

Hyundai Confirms Plans to Sell Pickup Truck in the U.S.



About a year ago,Dave Zuchowski, former president and CEO ofHyundaiMotor America, said the Korean automaker had internally greenlit the production of a pickup truck but was not yet ready to announce it. Today,Michael J. OBrien, Hyundais American vice president of corporate and product planning, made that announcement, confirming that not only will Hyundai build a []

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Tuesday August 22, 2017 @ 03:22:56 PM mt

Ken Block Makes the Desert His Playground in New Ad



If youve seen Gymkhana8, you know that famous automotive donut-doer Ken Blocks rally-prepped Fiesta ST RX43 isnt afraid of a little sand. But in Blocks latest video, this time called Terrakhana, he takes the desert shenanigans to a whole new level. Instead of dabbling in a little off-roading, the 650-hp rally hatch gets treated like []

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Tuesday August 22, 2017 @ 02:44:05 PM mt

A Two-Headed Honda a Googly-Eyed Miata and More: Concours dLemons Highlights



Automotive creativity has no limits at the Concours dLemons, and its that spirit as well as a complete disregard for practicality that makes it such a wonderful Pebble Beach Car week event. Unlike most other car shows or concours, however, theres no stuffiness at Lemons. At this years event, despite a few entries that seemed []

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Tuesday August 22, 2017 @ 01:49:49 PM mt

Spied BMW M8 Convertible Goes for a Drive in Germany



We have yet to see either the upcoming BMW 8 Series or the related M8 performance model in production guise, but the Bavarian automaker is already hard at work on another 8 Series variant: the BMW M8 convertible. A prototype for the M8 drop-top was spotted near the Nrburgring wearing big wheels, big brakes, and []

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Tuesday August 22, 2017 @ 01:14:47 PM mt

Crate Balls of Fire: Mercury Racing SB4 Resto-Mod Crate Engine First Drive



Youre a car lover whose ship has finally come in or whose kids have finally graduated their pricey prep schools and Ivy League universities. Youre finally ready to treat yourself to the custom muscle car or restorod of your dreams. When shopping for an engine to breathe life into your baby, the path of least []

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Tuesday August 22, 2017 @ 01:14:46 PM mt

Upcoming Jeep Wrangler-Based Pickup Will Offer Diesel Power



More details have spilled regarding the Jeep Wrangler-based pickup thanks to the obsessed sleuths at Jeep Scrambler Forum, a sister site to JL Wrangler Forums. One of the key details that the forum revealed after searching a sales code on FCAs database is that the Wrangler-based pickup will be powered by a 3.0-liter turbodiesel V-6 []

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