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    Report: Mercedes AMG GT3 racecar due in 2016
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    Our life with the Mercedes-AMG GT has only just begun, and a full life it looks like it will be. The latest in preposterous two-doors from AMG is launching in GT and GT S flavours, but a few more branches of the family tree are already planned: a racing entry for the FIA GT3 championship is ...

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    Official: Subaru launches STI-tuned Forester tS in Japan
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    Subaru Tecnica International, better known by its initials, STI, has finally unveiled its work at tuning the Forester into a higher performance machine. Unfortunately while tweaks to the suspension and styling are plentiful, it's not clear how much acceleration is going to improve from just a few ...

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    Video: Ferrari 458 Speciale vs Porsche 911 GT3 shows what Chris Harris does best
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    After a brief trip behind a pay wall, British auto journalist Chris Harris is back posting videos for free online, and shorts like this one are the perfect example of why his return is so welcome. Showing up at the damp Anglesey Circuit on the Welsh coast with the Ferrari 458 Speciale and Porsche ...

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    Official: Nissan will build just 45 examples of this 45th Anniversary GT-R
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    It's been 45 years since the release of the original Nissan Skyline GT-R, so to celebrate, the Japanese automaker has announced this special commemorative edition. Based on the newly updated 2015 Nissan GT-R in Premium trim, the 45th Anniversary edition is done up in a unique shade called Silica ...

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    Official: Ken Box 2 is cardboard drifting greatness
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    If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then Ken Block must spend a lot of time blushing. At this point, the videos online that parody or take inspiration from the drifter's Gymkhana series vastly outnumber his authentic output. That's not necessarily a bad thing, though, as some of the ...

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    Report: Audi Quattro concept production hopes still alive, could be more radical
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    Remember the gestation period of the Lexus LFA, the one that, in automotive time, took so long that its origins could have been carbon dated? We feel like it's déja vu all over again, as Yogi Berra would have said, this time featuring the Audi Quattro and Audi Sport Quattro. It was 2010 ...

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    Featured: Such Sweet Sorrow: 2015 Cadillac CTS-V gets an Irish wake
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    We Join GM At COTA To Give Its Performance Hero A Worthy Sendoff As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end. The honkin', stonkin' second-generation CTS-V, powered by Cadillac's brawny supercharged 6.2-litre V8 has been a very good thing. And now that the 500 final coupes – the ...

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    Report: Saleen says it's out of money, owes millions
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    Saleen Automotive is best known for building hot numbers including countless tuned Ford Mustang muscle cars, and more recently, for offering a custom version of the Tesla Model S. Unfortunately, the company needs a huge infusion of cash even faster than its cars if it wants to stay on the road ...

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    Report: Scion rules out roadster, turbo versions of FR-S
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    Ever since Toyota and Subaru released the sports car alternatively known as the GT86, 86, BRZ and Scion FR-S a couple of years ago, rumours have circulated that even more exciting variants could be in store. But at least as far as Scion is concerned, those rumors are apparently nothing more than ...

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    Official: Mercedes raises the roof on new CLA Shooting Brake
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    UPDATE: As we feared, the CLA Shooting Brake is not currently slated for North American availability. The text below has been adjusted accordingly. Of all the variants in Mercedes' smallest line, only one doesn't have a liftgate, and that's the CLA-Class. But don't worry, the German automaker is ...

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