BMW debuts new exclusive 7-Series editions

BMW has taken the wraps off of a pair of new special edition models of its flagship 7-Series sedan: The Solitaire Edition and the Master Class Edition. Just a handful will be built—six examples of the Solitaire and a single Master Class—but the two models are closely linked to each other, differing only in exterior color paint. Both…

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IIHS says most cars need better headlights

When seeing at night becomes difficult, many people blame their own eyes. But car headlights may really be the problem, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), which just released its first-ever headlight ratings. Headlights are getting more advanced, with LEDs and other new features going mainstream, and even more advanced…

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Buick chief rules out Opel Adam for U.S.

Buick won’t be getting a version of the Opel Adam hatch says the General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] division’s chief. Rumors had previous circulated that Buick would get a future version of the tiny three-door hatch to spice up its lineup in the United States, but Buick head Duncan Aldred recently told Automotive News (subscription required) that…

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Jaguar cancels plans for XK successor

When Jaguar announced in early 2014 that it was ending production of the XK, there was hope we’d see a redesigned model at some point or perhaps even a large, luxurious coupe to challenge Mercedes-Benz’s S-Class Coupe. It seems that with all the growth in demand for SUVs plus the F-Type now covering the price range of the former XK…

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BMW X6-fighting Range Rover Sport Coupe coming?

Land Rover may follow BMW’s ultra niche-oriented lead with a new sloped-roof version of its Range Rover Sport, according to a new report. Britan’s Autocar suggests that the new model, codenamed L560, would be even more on-road oriented than the already decidedly urban Range Rover Sport. The magazine says that this new, segment-busting Range Rover…

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2017 Subaru Impreza preview: Video

Subaru’s compact sedan and hatchback lineup is all new for 2017, adding style and substance inside and out. Although it remains true to Subaru’s values by offering standard all-wheel-drive and a more sport-oriented driving experience, the Impreza grows up stylistically with a more refined appearance outside and a vastly upgraded interior inside…

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This Bugatti Veyron is actually a Mercury Cougar in disguise

It’s either the world’s cheapest Bugatti Veyron or the world’s most expensive Mercury Cougar. For $59,900 here on eBay, this remarkably convincing kit car will turn heads—lots of them—for, oh, millions less than the real McCoy. The listing doesn’t go into a lot of detail other than to say that the Bugatti-copying body is made of…

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This Week’s Top Photos: The 2016 New York Auto Show edition

There were plenty of surprises at this past week’s New York Auto Show but one of the best was the unveiling of the updated 2017 Nissan GT-R. The changes are the most significant since the GT-R’s 2009 debut, and they’re likely the last before an all-new version of Godzilla arrives on the scene. Along with the unveiling, Nissan…

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Toyota TS050 Hybrid for 2016 WEC revealed with twin-turbo V-6, 986 hp: Video

Toyota has revealed full details for its hybrid Le Mans prototype that will compete in the 2016 World Endurance Championship, the highest echelon for endurance racing and whose highlight is the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The car is the TS050 Hybrid, which like it its TS040 predecessor will compete in the premier LMP1 Hybrid class alongside similar…

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2018 Land Rover Discovery Sport performance model spy shots

Land Rover could be in the early stages of developing a new, performance-oriented version of its Discovery Sport. A version of the compact crossover SUV wearing a new front bumper has been spotted undergoing cold-weather tests. A close inspection of the bumper reveals a more aggressive look with some larger openings and a couple of additional…

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