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2017 Nissan Juke May Lose Some of the Quirk

2017 Nissan Juke May Lose Some of the Quirk
The Nissan Juke has been quite a trendsetting little vehicle. It’s odd looking and quirky, but turned out to be very popular with customers around the world. In fact, the Juke was so popular that lots of other automakers stepped up with vehicles in the same SUV/crossover size range.
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Dodge Charger to Shed 500 Pounds in Next Iteration?

Dodge Charger to Shed 500 Pounds in Next Iteration?
To meet strict government fuel economy regulations, automakers are feeling a lot of pressure to slim down cars, and move away from gas slurping V8s to smaller engines. The Dodge Charger in its current form is a massive beast tipping the scales at up to 4,000 to 4,500 pounds, and is powered by a beefy V8 in some forms.
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Bugatti Chiron Roadster Hinted at by CEO

Bugatti Chiron Roadster Hinted at by CEO
Customer deliveries of the Bugatti Chiron haven’t even begun yet, and people are already wondering what’s next for the French automaker. Bugatti CEO Wolfgang Dürheimer has dropped some hints that what’s next might be a Chiron Roadster.
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2017/2018 BMW i8 Tipped for More Power and a Facelift

2017/2018 BMW i8 Tipped for More Power and a Facelift
Now that it’s been on the market for a couple of years, word on the street is that BMW will be giving its i8 electric sports coupe more power and some visual refinements for the next model year.
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Scuttlebutt Suggests 100k Tesla Model 3 Reservations Possible

Scuttlebutt Suggests 100k Tesla Model 3 Reservations Possible
Tesla is set to kick off reservations for its much anticipated entry level Model 3 EV on March 31. According to reports from Tesla employees, many of the stores have taken inquiries from prospective customers, and early indications are that stores will have as many as 100 people lined up to reserve their Model 3, and estimates are ranging from 50,000 to 100,000 possible reservations right out of the gate.
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Tesla Model S Hacker Finds Evidence of P100D in the Works

Tesla Model S Hacker Finds Evidence of P100D in the Works
One of the coolest things about the Tesla Model S is that the car is made to be upgradable with new firmware that brings new and cool features to the car down the road. One hacker has dug into the firmware of the Model S and found indications that Tesla may be working on a new version with a larger battery pack.
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2016 Volvo V90 Wagon Leaks Looking Long, Lean, and Sexy

2016 Volvo V90 Wagon Leaks Looking Long, Lean, and Sexy
Some images of the soon-to-be-announced Volvo V90 wagon have leaked and they make me want a Polestar version so bad I can hardly stand it. The wagon looks to be a long beast and will make its official debut in Geneva next month.
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The Dodge Viper May Not Die After All… Huzahhh!

The Dodge Viper May Not Die After All… Huzahhh!
Last year, we heard that Dodge was killing off the Viper, and we were sad. It seems that may have changed with suggestions from FCA that a new Viper may be a possibility after all. The company is considering a new Viper on a modern architecture, but the timing is unclear.
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VW Teases Concept to Debut at CES 2016: Modern Microbus?!

VW Teases Concept to Debut at CES 2016: Modern Microbus?!
Back in high school, I knew a dude that had this perfectly restored Volkswagen Microbus from the ’60s he drove everywhere. It was seriously cool, but not much for drifting. He flipped it on its side trying to slide into the parking lot one day.
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Next Mercedes SLR Could be a 1000hp Mid-Engine Hypercar

Next Mercedes SLR Could be a 1000hp Mid-Engine Hypercar
Rumors are flying that Mercedes-AMG is set to build a new version of its vaunted SLR sports car. There are two different stories making the rounds, with one suggesting a front-engine car with a turbo V6 and hybrid power combining for 650 PS. 
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Bentley May Be Working on More Potent Bentayga

Bentley May Be Working on More Potent Bentayga
Word on the street is that that Bentley is looking to unveil a new Bentayga variant at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. According to the rumor, the new model would focus on street performance and combine coupe and SUV styling, perhaps along the lines of the Mercedes-Benz GLE and the BMW X6 M.
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GM May Outsource Van Production to Meet Colorado/Canyon Demand

GM May Outsource Van Production to Meet Colorado/Canyon Demand
GM pulled its last-generation Colorado and Canyon trucks from the market after sales failed to meet goals. If things continue to go as they are, the new Canyon and Colorado won’t meet that same fate. It’s estimated that models are on track to reach 120,000 units sold this year.
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Hyundai Genesis Coupe Packing 3.3L Twin-Turbo Spied in Korea

Hyundai Genesis Coupe Packing 3.3L Twin-Turbo Spied in Korea
Hyundai has come a long way in the last decade and is now making some truly appealing cars. The Genesis Coupe with its available 5.0L V8 is certainly one of the more impressive rides that Hyundai offers.
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Is Jaguar Working on an Electric SUV, Dubbed “E-Pace?”

Is Jaguar Working on an Electric SUV, Dubbed “E-Pace?”
One of the best looking SUVs out there is the sexy new Jaguar F-Pace. While the F-Pace has yet to make its way into dealers, word on the street is that Jag is already looking to make another new SUV, this time a slightly smaller, all-electric model called the E-Pace.
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Porsche 911 R to Meld GT3-like Power with Manual Gearbox

Porsche 911 R to Meld GT3-like Power with Manual Gearbox
Of all the Porsche 911 variants one of the highest performance models is the 911 GT3. That car is known for being a perfect weapon for track days, and has a naturally-aspirated engine that makes big power.
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