2018 Subaru Ascent spy shots

When it was dropped at the end of the 2014 model year, Subaru's Tribeca was both the oldest and least popular model in the automaker's lineup. But given the strong demand for reasonably priced SUVs with third-row seats, it was only a matter of time until a replacement was launched. That...

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Nissan: What’s new for 2017

Nissan is busy for the 2017 model year. While the Japanese brand has no entirely new models in its lineup, it has some news on the performance front, some midcycle updates for its larger SUVs, and it is adding a new small crossover SUV. That small SUV is the Rogue Sport in the U.S. It's not new...

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Edd China leaving ‘Wheeler Dealers’ over creative differences

Top tip: Edd China, the handyman-host of TV's "Wheeler Dealers" is stepping down to pursue other interests, he announced this week. It's the latest in a series of changes Discovery Channel's Velocity network has made to the show since taking control of it a few years ago—and it's by far the...

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Fiery Beast of Turin makes 150-mile road trip after 100 years

What is "The Beast of Turin"? We're glad you asked. That title was colloquially bestowed upon the 1911 Fiat S76, which was brought into this world to do one thing: break a land-speed record. The 1909 Blitzen Benz held the record at the time, but Fiat was keen on trouncing the...

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Most new Audi RS models will be SUVs

Late last year we learned that Audi Sport, the new name for Audi's Quattro performance division, will be bringing out as many as eight new models by the end of 2018. One of these is the new RS 5 that debuted during this month's 2017 Geneva auto show. Most of the others will be...

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Elextra supercar promises 0-62 mph time in under 2.3 seconds

A Swiss firm by the name of Elextra has announced plans for an electric supercar that promises to be the fastest accelerating car ever produced. The company boasts a 0-62 mph time of less than 2.3 seconds for its car which so far has only been shown in a handful of teasers. (The Tesla Model S P100D...

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2019 Volvo XC40 spy shots

A prototype for Volvo's upcoming compact SUV, the XC40, has been spied again. The XC40 was previewed in 2016 by the 40.1 concept car, and judging by the prototypes it looks like the production model will closely resemble the concept. Volvo's next-generation compacts will be based on the...

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