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Vaughn Gittin Jr. drifts a 900-horsepower Mustang around the ‘Ring

You saw him drift around the Nürburgring earlier this year in a Ford F-150 Raptor. Now watch famous drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. return to the German racetrack in his 900-horsepower Ford Mustang Formula Drift car. As you may have guessed, the result is a lot of noise, tire smoke and even some moments of air. Unfortunately there isn't a full lap shown, but...

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2019 Hyundai i30 Fastback N: Forbidden fruit hatch revealed ahead of Paris debut

Hyundai's newest Elantra GT has a sporty liftback variant sold overseas, and the car has just received the N performance treatment. The standard version of the car is called i30 Fastback, and now Hyundai has added the i30 Fastback N version. The car was revealed Wednesday ahead of a formal debut at next week's 2018 Paris auto show. The i30 Fastback N shares...

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New BMW 3-Series confirmed for 2018 Paris auto show

BMW on Wednesday confirmed that its redesigned, seventh-generation 3-Series sedan will be unveiled to the world October 2 at the 2018 Paris auto show. Together with the confirmation, the automaker released a single teaser shot that reveals the outline of the car's grille along with the headlights' daytime running light signature. The teaser also reveals...

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2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country is proof SUVs aren’t always necessary

Volvo has a redesigned V60 wagon on sale soon, and just like its predecessor the handsome load lugger has spawned a more rugged V60 Cross Country variant. It isn't due until the 2020 model year, meaning the first examples won't hit the road until some time next year, and the only variant at launch will be a T5 AWD. Mild hybrid and plug-in hybrid variants...

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Jay Leno cops a look at a 1979 VW Beetle police car

The automotive guest on this episode of Jay Leno's Garage isn't about speed or performance. It's just fun. "I'm just laughing looking at it. It just makes me smile," Jay Leno exclaims about the 1979 Volkswagen Beetle German police car that pulls into his garage. Unless you're getting pulled over, it's likely to make you smile, too. The car is owned by Spike...

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BMW 3-Series teased: New generation of benchmark sport sedan almost ready

BMW's redesigned 3-Series is almost here. The new sport sedan recently entered the pre-production stage at BMW's main plant in Dingolfing, Germany, and the automaker has given us a glimpse at the new design in a video highlighting some of the assembly steps. The new 3-Series is due out late this year as a 2019 model and will be followed shortly by the more...

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President Trump treated to new "Beast" limo during New York City visit

One of the perks of being the head of state of a major country is that you normally receive a heavily armored albeit still plush limo to ride in. And when we're talking nations the size of the United States, you'll find the leaders often receive standalone models you don't get in a showroom. Case in point is the new limo recently delivered to President...

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2019 Volkswagen T-Roc R spy shots and video

Volkswagen's T-Roc made its debut last summer and now engineers are out testing a high-performance version of the compact crossover SUV. Spotted at the Nürburgring racetrack this month was a new T-Roc prototype sporting the same quad-exhaust tip design of the Volkswagen Golf R. The engine note also matched the noise of the popular hot hatch...

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2019 Ford F-150 Raptor $2,180 pricier than 2018 model

Ford has introduced a worthy round of updates on its F-150 Raptor for the 2019 model year, but you're going to have to pay a premium for them as the prices have been increased on the off-road performance truck. Cars Direct has learned from Ford order guides that the base 2019 F-150 Raptor Super Cab will be priced from $54,350, including destination, when it...

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Peugeot e-Legend concept is a modern take on the iconic 504

Peugeot has taken a dive into its past in order to find inspiration for its future. The e-Legend concept is a self-driving coupe designed as a fresh take on the French marque's brilliant 504. There are no inline-4 diesels or gas-swilling V-6 engines to be found here, however, as the e-Legend is an all-electric hot take for tomorrow. The French automaker...

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