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2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class: tried, true, and all-new

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class is the definition of retro-cool. After 40 years, the G-Class enters its second full generation with a thorough redesign that doesn't change the way it looks but improves upon its biggest faults. The G-Wagen was revealed Sunday ahead of the 2018 Detroit auto show. The initial entry, the G550—more models with hopped-up...

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50th Anniversary 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt cranks out 475 horsepower

Fifty years after Steve McQueen chased a 1968 Dodge Charger in a Dark Highland Green '68 Mustang to the delight of gearhead movie fans, Ford is releasing its third special edition model to commemorate that iconic movie car. That movie was "Bullitt" and the 50th anniversary Bullitt Mustang is the most powerful yet. In fact, it turns up the wick on the...

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Honda Accord, Lincoln Navigator and Volvo XC60 named 2018 North American Car, Truck & Utility of the Year winners

The 2018 Detroit auto show kicked off with the best of the previous year, as the 2018 North American Car & Truck/Utility of the Year winners were announced. This marked the second year that the prestigious awards had three winners instead of two, as the Truck/Utility class had been split two years ago. Each of the 60 jurors had 10 points to award in...

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Lexus LF-1 Limitless concept hints at at a flagship crossover for Americans

The shapely, sleek Lexus LF-1 Limitless concept that debuted Monday at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit is nothing like the automaker's current flagship SUV. Instead of the LX 570's Land Cruiser-derived boxy silhouette, the LF-1 that will likely sprout a production model is low-slung and edgy. It's more like a long, high-riding...

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Honda Accord, Lincoln Navigator and Volvo XC60 named 2018 North American Car, Truck & Utility of the Year winners

The 2018 Detroit auto show kicked off with the best of the previous year, as the 2018 North American Car & Truck/Utility of the Year winners were announced. This marked the second year that the prestigious awards had three winners instead of two, as the Truck/Utility class had been split two years ago. The competition proved the closest in the new...

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Infiniti Q Inspiration concept debuts new look, not much else

If you were excited about the reveal of Infiniti's Q Inspiration concept at the 2018 North American International Auto Show, and all that it potentially heralded for the brand, be prepared for disappointment. As we learned Monday at the reveal, the Q Inspiration doesn't bring much to the table other than a new design language, and talk about alternative...

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Efficiency meets performance in AMG’s new 53 series

Mercedes fans looking for something sporty but not quite ready to step up to a fully fledged AMG product have another option in the form of the “AMG sport” range, which at present are those cars with a 43 in their titles. Soon, though, AMG will start to replace these with a new series with 53 in their titles The first 53 series include a CLS53...

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World’s fastest car headed to Detroit

A Koenigsegg Agera RS was driven to a top speed of 277.9 mph on a closed-off section of Nevada's Highway 160 on November 4, 2017, and in the process was entered into the record books as the fastest production car in history. The car happens to be owned by a customer in the United States and he's graciously allowed for it to be on display this week at the...

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Ford Mach 1 performance electric SUV coming in 2020

Ford is working on an electric SUV due in 2020, and at a preview event on Sunday for this week's 2018 North American International Auto Show the automaker slip that the vehicle might be called the Mach 1. Ford made the revelation in a teaser video, which indicates the automaker is going the performance route for its electric SUV, much the same way Tesla did...

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World’s fastest car headed to Detroit

A Koenigsegg Agera RS was driven to a top speed of 277.9 mph on a closed-off section of Nevada's Highway 160 on November 4, 2017, and in the process was entered into the record books as the fastest production car in history. The car happens to be owned by a customer in the United States and he's graciously allowed for it to be on display this week at the...

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