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Next-Generation BMW Z4 Caught Testing with Toyota Supra, BMW 3 Series

The next-generation BMW Z4 has been caught undergoing cold weather testing, and this time our spy photographer snapped the roadster with the upcoming Toyota Supra and the next-generation BMW 3 Series. Although there’s still plenty of camouflage covering the Z4, we can see a number of design cues that are clearly taken straight from the Z4 Concept shown at last year’s ...

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2018 Range Rover Velar Meets Our Four Seasons 2017 Jaguar F-Pace

PALM SPRINGS, California — Not all vehicle launches happen in some exotic locale that requires days of travel for the payoff of a few hours behind the wheel—at least when you’re based in Southern California. Land Rover chose the scenic Coachella Valley for the U.S. launch of the Range Rover Velar, offering a perfect excuse to explore the scenic routes ...

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A Day Trip to Lake Elsinore with a 2018 Volkswagen Beetle

LAKE ELSINORE, California — Small towns can be interesting places to explore on a weekend getaway. They are generally quaint, unpretentious and consist of mostly mom-and-pop businesses. People in small towns are usually hospitable and kind, making visitors feel welcomed. My weekend companion a 2018 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 Turbo Coast waited patiently outside my apartment for me to put its ...

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Sexy Special Edition McLaren 570S Spider Revealed

If you’re the kind of person who celebrates Valentine’s Day, it’s usually a good idea to come up with something more creative than mall jewelry and dinner at Olive Garden. Sadly, it’s not always easy to figure out what that “something more creative” should be. This year, however, McLaren had the perfect gift idea: a Valentine’s Day-themed 570S Spider. For obvious ...

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2019 BMW X4 is Ready to Rock, Roll, and Repeat

Looking for the ultimate Sports Activity Coupe with four doors? The second generation BMW X4 SUV/crossover debuts with your choice of M40i and xDrive30i models—when you are ready to trade in your Z4 for a walk on the family friendly side. The refreshed X4 offers wider tracks, an upgraded suspension, and a hatchback full of standard safety tech like Active ...

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Hyundai Readies i30 N Fastback

Hyundai is moving swiftly along with plans for its N performance lineup, having debuted two new vehicles for the subbrand in less than a year. Now, Hyundai is preparing another new N vehicle in the form of an i30 fastback. The Hyundai i30 N fastback will join the i30 N hatch and Veloster N. Our spy photographers captured the new ...

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Good News! More Lincoln Navigators and Ford Expeditions on the Way

Earlier this month, the new Ford Expedition beat out four other three-row, full-size SUVs to take first place in Motor Trend‘s Beasts of Burden comparison. And the new Lincoln Navigator? Let’s just say the Cadillac Escalade better watch its back. As impressive as both these SUVs are, it should be no surprise that demand has been high. Apparently, though, demand has been ...

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2018 Mazda6 Gets 23/31 MPG with 2.5-Liter Turbo

A refresh endowed the 2018 Mazda6 with updated looks and a new turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine option that offers customers the power many have been clamoring for. That engine delivers a welcome 250 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque when running premium fuel, and now we know what kind of gas mileage it gets. Official fuel economy estimates for the ...

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“Ferrari: Under the Skin” Exhibition in London Will Get Under Yours

England isn’t short on impressive car museums. There’s the British Motor Museum, Coventry Transport Museum, Donington Grand Prix Collection, and the Brooklands Museum among the more notable collections scattered throughout the country. Then there are special exhibitions like the one showcasing a certain Italian automaker you may have heard of at a museum that isn’t really a car museum at ...

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