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Ford GT production starts for global sales

⦁ Ford's new supercar rolling off the lines ⦁ 'Two primary objectives achieved' ⦁ Canadian plant to handle production 2017 Ford GT Image: Ford Canada / Newspress MARKHAM, Ontario - The first road-going version of the all-new 2017 Ford GT has rolled off the line to start production of the halo car from Ford Performance for delivery… Continue reading Ford GT production starts for global sales

2017 LEXUS LC COUPE: Image: Lexus / Newspress
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Lexus LC coupe: Five-litre dream car

Flagship sports-car from Lexus in 2017 LC500 'building on established strengths' First 10-speed autobox, Lexus says GOTHENBURG, Sweden - The arrival of the new Lexus LC coupe is, the automaker says, "a significant illustration of Lexus' dedication to creating cars with exciting, design and exhilarating performance". No argument there from The Corner - Lexus has… Continue reading Lexus LC coupe: Five-litre dream car

2017 LEXUS 350is Image: Lexus / Newspress
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Lexus IS: Updated from spindle grille to chromed tailpipes

Redesigned  spindle grille,  standard diode headlights New wheel-rim design for E and EX grades Revised multimedia systems with 25cm LCD screen TOYOTA PARTNER Lexus has updated its 200t and 350 S Sport IS models for 2017 but is keeping their two-litre turbo (in E or EX grade) and 3.5-litre quad-cam V6. The big news (Lexus' words!)… Continue reading Lexus IS: Updated from spindle grille to chromed tailpipes

2017 SEAT LEON CUPRA 300: Image: Seat / Newspress
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Hotter Cupra: VW, are we missing something here?

Latest version of Seat’s iconic Leon Cupra Most powerful Seat road car in the brand’s history All-wheel-drive, DSG auto gearbox for ST SPANISH automaker Seat has taken its sporty Leon Cupra to a higher level with the production of its 300 range which is due for launch in Europe in March 2017. Seat - the Cupra in… Continue reading Hotter Cupra: VW, are we missing something here?

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For Christmas, by AMG: Most powerful E-Class yet

Merc-AMG's most intelligent sport sedan Setting benchmarks for tech innovation 450kW - and 50-year-old engine tech AFFALTERBACH, Germany - The Mercedes-AMG is turning the most intelligent executive saloon into the most powerful E-Class yet in the shape of the next generation of the E 63 4Matic+ and E 63 S 4Matic+. The cars are also,… Continue reading For Christmas, by AMG: Most powerful E-Class yet

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New Lotus Exige Sport 380 – find out what ‘fastest’ means

Fastest Exige yet: 0-100km/h 3.5sec, 280km/h Aerodynamic downforce 140kg at top speed Nose-to-tail carbon components standard LONDON, England - "High-powered, highly-evolved, ferociously fast" is how British sports-car maker Lotus describes its new Exige Sport 380. This top-of-the-range model, Lotus adds, has gained from lessons learned during development of the Exige Sport 350 launched in 2015… Continue reading New Lotus Exige Sport 380 – find out what ‘fastest’ means

2017 MAYBACH CONVERTIBLE. image: Mercedes-Benz
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Magic Maybach: The latest is an S650 Cabrio to droolio for

All 'extras' included - check the price 463kW and 1000Nm from its V12 Only car with seats looking like fur coats STUTTGART, Germany -  The first cabriolet from the Mercedes‑Maybach brand is celebrating its debut at the Los Angeles auto show ahead of appearing in showrooms in early 2917. Only 300 will be assembled and… Continue reading Magic Maybach: The latest is an S650 Cabrio to droolio for

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Jaguar XKSS lives again – 60 years down the road

Re-born classic shown in Los Angeles museum First of nine perfect replicas of original Nine originals lost in Browns Lane fire RE-BORN JAGUAR XK SS: Images: Jaguar Land Rover LOS ANGELES California - The first genuine Jaguar XKSS to be built in almost 60 years has had its world debut presentation at the Petersen Museum,… Continue reading Jaguar XKSS lives again – 60 years down the road

2017 Aston Martin Vanquish Image: Newspress / Aston Martin
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Aston Martin takes Super GT to new level

Six-litre V12's power increased to 450kW Suspension honed to even greater precision Carbon-fibre splitter/diffuser, quad exhausts GAYDON, England - Aston Martin has turned up the heat on its Super GT to create the Vanquish S with, the automaker says, sharper styling and greater potency. This the second-generation of the Vanquish’s evolution to S spec has… Continue reading Aston Martin takes Super GT to new level

Jaguar i-Pace Image: Newspress/Jaguar
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Jaguar I-Pace: We’re a day ahead of the launch (V)

Virtual already - next 2016 Los Angeles auto show First Jaguar pure-electric performance car VIP guests get pre-show virtual reality experience LOS ANGELES, California - Jaguar says it has torn up the rule book in the creation of this concept electric SUV "with its supercar looks, sports-car performance and SUV space, all in one electric… Continue reading Jaguar I-Pace: We’re a day ahead of the launch (V)