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2007 Audi S6 Avant, 2018 Yenko Silverado, 2019 Porsche 911: The Week In Reverse

Specialty Vehicle Engineering unveiled a 2018 Yenko Chevy Silverado; we drove a 2007 Audi S6 Avant; and a photo of the new 2019 Porsche 911 leaked. It's the Week in Reverse, right here at Motor Authority. The third-generation Audi S6 Avant wasn't sold in the U.S. market, so it falls into the forbidden fruit category. Our friends at Bridge City Motorsports...

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SEAT launches Cupra performance brand with hot Ateca SUV

The Volkswagen Group's Spanish unit SEAT has turned its Cupra performance trim into its own sub-brand, and the first model to be revealed is the 296-horsepower Cupra Ateca SUV. SEAT's Ateca is a small SUV related to the Volkswagen Tiguan, but the Cupra Ateca, which makes its world debut next month at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show, is the only...

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Peugeot 508 strikes a chord with its impressive design

New car shoppers may prefer SUVs over sedans right now but we're glad no one told Peugeot because the French automaker has just unveiled a stunner of a design for its new 508. The current generation of the mid-size sedan dates back to 2010 and is really starting to show its age against newer rivals such as the Ford Fusion, Opel Insignia and Volkswagen...

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New 2019 Volvo V60 first look: Volvo hitches its wagon to its own rising star

Volvo's history is closely linked with wagons that could withstand severe punishment. Now, its future is linked with small-displacement powertrains and selling cars like Netflix. The new Volvo V60 appears to have one tire in the past and three more in the future. The 2019 Volvo V60 was unveiled Wednesday in Stockholm, the second 60-Series vehicle based on...

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2019 BMW X4, 2019 Mercedes-AMG G63, Ares Mulsanne coupe: This Week’s Top Photos

BMW this week unveiled a redesigned X4, which the automaker is introducing for 2019. The quick replacement rate—the outgoing model was only introduced for 2015—is due to the X3, from which the X4 is derived, having just been redesigned itself for 2018. Prototypes for the next-generation, mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette have been spotted again. The...

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East Coast Defender rolls out Heritage Collection

East Coast Defender might be based in Florida, but the Land Rover modifier looks back on the brand's British history with its new Heritage Collection. The custom Defenders incorporate classic elements from the past with a few modern touches and the images shown so far certainly drip with English charm. Both D90 and D110 models will feature a rebuilt Rover...

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East Coast Defender rolls out Heritage Collection

East Coast Defender might be based in Florida, but the Land Rover modifier looks back on the brand's British history with its new Heritage Collection. The custom Defenders incorporate classic elements from the past with a few modern touches and the images shown so far certainly drip with English charm. Both D90 and D110 models will feature a rebuilt Rover...

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First interstate Hyperloop could run between Chicago and Cleveland

The highway slog between Cleveland and Chicago currently takes about five and a half hours by car, but a proposed Hyperloop ride could cut that journey to around 30 more relaxing minutes. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) signed an agreement with state transportation departments in Illinois and Ohio Thursday to begin a feasibility study for what...

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John Cena vs Ford, 2020 Chevy Corvette, 2020 Volvo V60: The Week In Reverse

The lawsuit between John Cena and Ford took an unexpected turn; the mid-engine 2020 Chevrolet Corvette was spied again; the new 2020 Volvo V60 made an early appearance online. It's the Week in Reverse, right here at Motor Authority. Ford previously filed a lawsuit against pro wrestler John Cena claiming he violated an agreement by selling his 2017 Ford GT...

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Vacuum company Dyson plans at least 3 electric cars

British household appliance company Dyson last fall confirmed it was working on an electric car for launch by 2020. No specifics were given at the time apart from a commitment from Dyson founder and chief engineer James Dyson to spend $2.7 billion on the project and build up a team of over 400 staff. The Financial Times (subscription required) has since...

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