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    Auctions: Find of the Day: Lexus-engined Mercedes pickup is a vintage hybrid
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    You have to love someone who gets incredibly committed to a very weird idea. What you see for sale here is a right-hand drive 1971 Mercedes-Benz 220D in South Africa, but this old Mercedes is now converted into a pickup, complete with bed cover, and there's big secret under the hood, too. The ...

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    Report: Bentley in no rush to retire Mulsanne's 6.75-litre V8
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    Since taking over Bentley, the Volkswagen Group has done a lot to modernize the marque and its products. And no small part of that came down to the engines. Under VW stewardship, Bentley introduced its ubiquitous W12 that makes it the largest producer of twelve-cylinder engines in the world. It ...

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    Review: 2014 Audi R8 V8
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    Dissertating The Enigma That Is This Everyday Super Coupe Where to even begin with the Audi R8 V8. Let's start with the Ferrari 458 Italia, a car that doubles the base price of the Audi. It's much more fun to drive than it is to talk about; discussions among enthusiasts usually begin with ...

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    Video: The most affordable muscle cars experts say you must buy right now
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    If you could have any muscle car (of any era) what would it be? As go-fast gearheads here at Autoblog Canada, we spend a lot of time thinking about the long list of dream cars we'd all love to own one day. But saving up the necessary cash to create a big money muscle car fund tends to be the ...

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    Report: Next Lincoln Navigator to drop V8 in favour of V6, but Ford Expedition might get both
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    A great many buyers fled from full-size body-on-frame SUVs to car-based crossovers in large measure to save fuel. But that doesn't mean there's still not a buying audience for more traditional truck-based utility vehicles, and those consumers doubtlessly wouldn't mind saving some dollars at the ...

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    Video: Woodworker needs help making business out of car-inspired carvings [w/video]
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    If there's anything more manly than a V8 coffee table, it's a V8 coffee table carved from hardwood. That's exactly what Steve Brandenburg of Lexington, Kentucky spends his spare time crafting. What started as a melding of passions has garnered Brandenburg recognition at local car and trade ...

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    Official: Meet the 701-hp Mazzanti Evantra
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    If you've heard of upstart boutique supercar maker Mazzanti, we salute you. About a year ago, we brought you news of this small Italian firm, which then was under the name Faralli & Mazzanti. The creation was the Evantra, and as the name of the company has changed, so has the car. The ...

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    Review: 2013 Bentley Continental GT V8
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    The Entry, Entry-Level Bentley I have a friend who once told me that he would never buy the cheapest version of anything. I pressed him about cars and figured he was backed into a corner when I mentioned Bentley. With only the Continental series of cars – GT coupe, GTC convertible, Flying ...

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    Rumormill: Taking bets on what GM has planned for Gen V small-block V8
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    A picture of a fuel injector (above), a few facts and a lot of supposition is all we know about the fifth-generation small-block engine on its way from General Motors. It is expected to debut sometime shortly in the C7 Chevrolet Corvette and be rolled out with the next-generation full-size pickup ...

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    Official: Audi debuts 450-HP RS5 Cabriolet
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    Audi has dropped the curtain on the painfully awesome RS5 Cabriolet, which will go on sale in Germany in Spring of 2013. Audi's much loved 4.2-litre FSI V8 is nestled under the hood, sending 450 horsepower through a seven-speed S-Tronic dual-clutch gearbox to Audi's Quattro all wheel drive. The ...

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