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This Honda S660 Modulo Neo Classic has had a complete makeover, featuring a full body kit with 6-inch-wide fender flares, and a new hardtop and front grille. The wider stance calls for 205mm tires on the front and 255mm on the rear, all wrapped around 17-inch wheels. The stock 660c motor is retained to maintain
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Volkswagen’s emissions-cheating scandal may have garnered the most headlines, but it’s not the only automaker that’s gotten into trouble with its diesel engines. In a statement, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced that it has reached final settlements with federal and state agencies, as well as private class action suits, over its 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6 engine, which regulators allege
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The Ford Mustang is of course an all-time classic, and the 1967 fastback is one of our favorite versions of the long-running icon. Now, a Russian company has designed a fully electric take on the ’67 called the Aviar R67, and if it actually builds them we’d love to take one for a spin. Experience
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The previous-generation Mazda3 was a looker when it first debut five years ago, and it continued to age gracefully throughout its life span. Mazda recently introduced the 2019 Mazda3 at the 2018 Los Angeles auto show, and it features the next evolution of the Japanese automaker’s Kodo: Soul of Motion design language. It’ll be a
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Our F-Pace even does a pretty good job as an impromptu shelter, associate online editor Woodard noted: “When we forgot our tent on a camping trip with features editor Scott Evans and his wife, my wife and I spent the weekend sleeping in the F-Pace. It wasn’t the Four Seasons, but we actually slept pretty
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After we saw the redesigned Navigator, we had high hopes for Lincoln’s smaller three-row, the Aviator. Lincoln met those expectations, and the Aviator was one of our favorite models to debut at the L.A. auto show this year. Technically replacing the MKT in Lincoln’s lineup, the Aviator will face the same competitors as its predecessor when
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Hyundai and Kia will be the next brands to incorporate solar charging into their vehicles. Hybrid models are slated to receive the tech first, but solar systems will eventually roll out in EVs and conventional internal combustion cars after 2019. The Korean car brands haven’t said which models will get the solar roofs, and in
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Since August, buyers have been able to go online and configure their own 2019 Ford Ranger before it heads to dealerships early next year. Now, leaked documents reveal a host of accessories that will be available on the truck, from bed products to body graphics and kayak carriers. The folks at Ranger5G.com say they received a
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The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado stands apart from its competitors by offering a four-cylinder engine. Now that fuel economy numbers are in, we know how efficient this truck will be compared to rivals with V-6 engines. According to EPA ratings, rear-drive Silverado models with the 2.7-liter turbo-four engine can hit 20/23 mpg city/highway. That city rating
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BMW is launching the 8 Series in the U.S. this fall with a 4.4-liter twin-turbo V-8 that produces a healthy 523 hp. Some markets also receive a 3.0-liter turbo-six with 315 hp. The automaker hasn’t announced other variants, but it’s looking like a V-12 or plug-in hybrid powertrain isn’t part of the plan, at least
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BMW rarely makes big design changes to its vehicles all at once. Some may complain about that, but in a way it’s a credit to the automaker. The design of the 3 Series, for instance, undergoes only gradual changes from generation to generation, and unlike other rivals, it hasn’t needed to reinvent itself. Once again, the
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The car uses an electrically turbocharged 1.6-liter V-6 and a set of 120-kW electric motors to produce more than 1,000 hp and routes it through an eight-speed automatic transmission. As we previously reported, the car should reach 124 mph from a standstill in less than 6 seconds, on to a top speed of more than
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Good news for drop-top fans: the Porsche 911 Speedster gets the green light and will go into production during the first half of 2019. The sports car marque revealed another gorgeous Speedster Concept at the 2019 Paris Motor Show. It follows the silver and white 911 Speedster that was unleashed back in June during Porsche’s big
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Tony Swan, veteran automotive journalist and former Motor Trend editor-in-chief, has passed away at age 78. Born in Minnesota, Swan began his career in journalism as a writer for the St. Paul Pioneer Press, bringing auto racing to the paper’s sports coverage. He joined Motor Trend in 1975, serving as features editor and later as
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Mercedes-AMG has dropped the “Project One” moniker for its new hypercar as it inches closer to production. A year after the prototype debuted to the public, the model will be known as “ONE” from now on. Mercedes says the name befits its new top-of-the-line vehicle—as in “the One.” “The name stands for the highest automotive
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Chevrolet will introduce four concept Silverado trucks next month at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas. The vehicles show how customers can accessorize the Silverado with parts backed by Chevrolet or other companies. First up is the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado High Country concept, which is a bit more extreme than the luxurious High Country currently offered.
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