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2020 Kia Soul spy shots

A new generation of the Kia Soul is brewing, and judging by our spy shots the funky look we've grown accustomed to with past versions of the Kia compact crossover SUV will be retained. The boxy shape was first shown in 2006 on a Soul concept car and today is instantly recognisable as Kia's smallest SUV. Well, smallest in the United States. In other markets...

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SEAT turns Cupra label into performance sub-brand

The Volkswagen Group's Spanish unit SEAT on Wednesday announced the launch of Cupra as a new performance sub-brand. Previously a label for its hottest performers, SEAT is in the process of transforming Cupra into a sub-brand to rival the likes of Nissan's Nismo unit or Volkswagen's R division. So far SEAT has only shown us a new logo. However, the automaker...

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Giugiaro to show electric sedan concept at Geneva Motor Show

Giorgetto Giugiaro has remained busy after parting ways with VW-owned Italdesign. His newest company, GFG Style, will bring a new electric sedan concept to the 2018 Geneva Motor Show and we have our first teaser photos of it. GFG Style worked with a new Chinese energy company to "explore broader innovations in e-mobility," and the sedan boasts a vast amount...

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8 things you need to know about the 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser

The Toyota Land Cruiser is a dinosaur living in modern times. It roams the roads and off-road trails with zero regard for time marching on, and yet it retains its legendary status in the automotive landscape. For those who aren't intimately familiar with the Land Cruiser, it can be confounding as to why automotive enthusiasts continue to be infatuated with...

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Report: Ford Explorer ST in the works for next generation of popular SUV

Ford this month introduced a new Edge ST, but this won't be last Blue Oval SUV to wear the performance badge. According to The Truth About Cars' sources, an Explorer ST is in the works for the next generation of the popular 3-row SUV. The new Explorer is currently thought to be on sale in 2019, as a 2020 model. The Explorer ST variant will reportedly pack...

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2019 Hyundai Santa Fe teased ahead of Geneva debut

Hyundai on Tuesday released new teasers for its next-generation Santa Fe, the nameplate's fourth iteration, which debuts the first week of March at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show. And judging by the images, we can look forward to a handsome design that looks almost Audi-like in its execution. All Hyundai will say about the vehicle is that it will...

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Top Gear season 25 trailer highlights supercars and shenanigans

"Top Gear" fans, the wait is nearly over. Season 25 of the famed motoring program will soldier on with plenty of supercars and shenanigans between the show's trio: Matt LeBlanc, Chris Harris, and Rory Reid. The trailer for season 25 of the series isn't short on fast cars or genuine laughs. We said it before, but we believe the show has finally found its...

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SCG explores ultimate utility with Baja Boot-inspired off-roader

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus may be knee deep in the development of a new mid-engine sports car to be called the 004, but the motorsport and engineering firm is also exploring the potential of an ultimate utility vehicle—and it's using the Baja Boot as inspiration. For the uninitiated, the Baja Boot is an off-road buggy developed by hot rodder Vic...

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AMG GT sedan, BMW M8 race car, SP-110 Edonis supercar: This Week’s Top Photos

Mercedes-AMG will add a standalone sedan to its arsenal of fast cars this summer. A late-stage prototype was spotted this week, revealing a number of new clues about the final design. Another Mercedes in the headlines this week was the W125 grand prix racer of the 1930s. A special streamliner version 80 years ago set an average top speed of 268.8 mph over...

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NYC could become first US city with London-style congestion charge

Some drivers in one specific part of New York City could have to pay new charges in a pay-to-drive plan that would charge them $11.52 to enter the busiest parts of Manhattan. Under the congestion-charge plan, according to The New York Times last Thursday, the "Fix NYC" task force working for New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed levying a charge on...

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