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2019 Hyundai Veloster Turbo First Drive Review | Can't spell funky without fun

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The 2019 Hyundai Veloster is a revitalized version of a type of car many mainstream automakers are slowly giving up on entirely: the affordable sports car. Rivals like the Honda Civic Si and Volkswagen GTI spring to mind but, generally speaking, car companies crank out more and more SUVs and crossovers while this once thriving segment dwindles in numbers. That's too bad, because it takes only a few minutes behind the wheel to realize the crossover and SUV crowd are missing out on a lot of drivin

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2018 BMW M3 CS First Drive Review | Love, at last

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It has exquisite balance, responds accurately and quickly to steering inputs, and its performance envelope takes both gentle and heavy-handed drivers and gives them similar point-to-point speed, no frights, and lets them gorge on giggles.

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How to find the right vehicle if tech is important to you

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Everyone's got a list of features that their next car absolutely must have. For some folks, this is easier than for others. Got six kids? You're looking at three-row crossovers or minivans. But what if you crave technology in your ride? Sure, some cars are known for catering to tech-craving folks, but it's not always easy to broadly survey the entire field of vehicles on sale and see everything in your category.

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2018 Jeep Wrangler Buyer's Guide: Answers to your SUV questions

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There are few truly one-of-a-kind vehicles, but the Jeep Wrangler remains one of them. Available in traditional two-door form, or as the four-door Unlimited model, this proudly square-shaped SUV traces its origins back to the battlefields of World War II.

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Tesla's performance Model 3 delivers 3.5 second 0-60 for $78,000

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Tesla is almost ready to start shipping Model 3s equipped with an AWD dual-motor option, so CEO Elon Musk announced specs and pricing for the new options on Twitter. The Performance trim Model 3 will sit at the top of the line, with 20-inch wheels, carbon fiber spoiler, black and white interior and specially-selected dual-motor setup available for $78,000 (adding AutoPilot costs extra). Musk said that its cost is "about" the same as BMW's M3 (a base model starts at $66,500), but it's supposedly

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Prince Harry drove Meghan Markle to their Royal Wedding reception in this electric Jaguar

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Well over a billion people all over the world tuned in to watch the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle this morning, but now that it's all said and done, it's time to direct our attention to the car that the newly crowned Duke and Duchess of Sussex drove to their reception. The Jaguar E-Type Zero first debuted in September of 2017, but it's getting a whole heck of a lot more press today than it did then. Welcome to the Royal Family, Jag.

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How to find the right vehicle if you’re really tall or have long legs

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Don't be the guy in the image above. If you're just plain tall, or have really long legs, we feel your pain – and you should be driving a car that fits you right. A few Autoblog editors fall into the long camp, and despite vehicles designed for Americans generally being generous with interior room, it's not always easy to find a car that'll work without contortion. No one wants their knees digging into the underside of the dash just to reach the wheel, or their head brushing the headliner

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2018 Toyota Tacoma Buyer's Guide: Get answers to your truck questions

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The Tacoma TRD Pro, TRD Sport and TRD Off Road trim levels come with features such as beefier shocks and suspensions, skid plates, an electronic locking differential and a Terrain Select system.

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Mercedes-Benz to build Tesla-rivaling electric compact car in France

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Daimler will invest 500 million euros ($589 million) in Hambach, France, to start producing a small electric Mercedes-Benz, the first of more than 10 EVs it plans by 2022 to go up against U.S. rival Tesla and its Model 3.

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Junkyard Gem: 1991 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL

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Mercedes-Benz produced the iconic R107 SL-class for nearly 20 years, and so expectations were high for its successor, the R129. Debuting in the 1990 model year, the new SL-Class looked futuristic and carried a fat price tag; here's a used-up '91 in a Denver-area self-service wrecking yard.

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2018 Mazda6, Porsche Panamera and Nissan Titan | Autoblog Podcast #541

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On this week's Autoblog Podcast, Editor-in-Chief Greg Migliore is joined by Green Editor John Beltz Snyder and Associate Editor Reese Counts. We talk about driving the updated, turbocharged 2018 Mazda6, 2018 Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo 4S Sport Turismo and the 2018 Nissan Titan S 4x4 King Cab. We also discuss aftermarket parts for the Chevy Colorado, pick our favorite 50th Anniversary Hot Wheels and, as always, help a listener buy a new car in our "Spend My Money" segment.

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2019 Chevy Silverado: Which engines are available with each trim level?

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The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado engine lineup has finally been revealed, with a grand total of six making their way behind the all-new Chevy pickup's redesigned fascia.

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Listen to the mid-engine Chevy Corvette in on-road video

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For the second time this week, we have a new batch of spy photos of the upcoming mid-engine Chevy Corvette. Even better, there's video to go along with the pictures. In the short clip, you can hear the deep burble of the Vette's V8, though we don't yet know which small-block variant the car will get.

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German cities can ban older diesel cars immediately

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German cities are entitled to ban older diesel vehicles from streets with immediate effect to bring air pollution levels in line with European Union rules, Germany's top administrative court confirmed on Friday.

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2018 Nissan Titan Drivers' Notes Review | As honest as they come

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The 2018 Nissan Titan competes against the Ford F-150, Chevy Silverado, Ram 1500 and Toyota Tundra in one of the most hotly contested and profitable segments in the market. Sales are won and lost over stats like horsepower, torque and tow ratings. While the Titan was never a sales leader, the first-generation model had a decent but fading following over its 11-year run.

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BMW fire risk recall: All UK 3 Series built between December 2004 and July 2011 affected

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Second recall in as many weeks for BMW caused by potentially faulty wire between battery and heater fan. 88k cars affected.

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2019 Volvo S60 drops diesel as part of electrification strategy

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Volvo's 2019 S60 will be its first vehicle to be offered without a diesel engine when the sedan goes into production this summer at its new plant near Charleston, S.C. The Swedish automaker also confirmed it will offer the sedan in two plug-in hybrid variants when it goes on sale, with mild hybrid versions following in 2019.

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Watch VW test the I.D. R Pikes Peak race car aerodynamics

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Volkswagen is very serious about taking the electric car record at Pikes Peak this year with the I.D. R Pikes Peak race car. And any racing team knows that to do well, you need a car that can stick to the road, hence VW's extensive aerodynamics testing, which is shown off in the video above.

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2019 Chevy Silverado 5.3L V8 Prototype Drive | Trying out Chevy's V8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1

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When Chevrolet introduced the 2019 Chevy Silverado, by far the most exciting engine reveal was the 3.0-liter turbodiesel inline-6, and it overshadowed what seemed like just carryover gasoline V8s, a 5.3-liter and a 6.2-liter. And now that the company has announced an all-new turbocharged four-cylinder, which you can read about here, you'd be forgiven for thinking that there wasn't much going on with the V8s, but that's not the case. Though the power is the same, they're packing some seriously co

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Elon Musk pitches public on tunnels: ‘Like a weird little Disney ride in L.A.’

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Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk promised a cheering crowd on Thursday that his controversial dream of burrowing a high-speed network of "personalized mass transit" tunnels under Los Angeles could be achieved without disturbance or noise at the surface.

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