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    Video: Autocar pits McLaren MP4-12C against turbo Toyota GT86
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    The Toyota GT86 (Scion FR-S in Canada), in all of its forms, is one of the best-handling cars money can buy, a trait that can put a smile on the faces of all but the most jaded car enthusiasts. But if good handling isn't what they're looking for, then what is? Our first guess would have to be ...

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    Rumormill: Next M3 may be lighter than expected, with lots more torque
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    Few cars stir up the rumourmill quite like the next BMW M3. To that end, BMW fan-site BimmerPost was able to track down a source, apparently tied to the development of the next M3 (and M4), who divulged a few juicy bits on power, weight and timing. Horsepower in the F80 M3 and F82 M4 is said to ...

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    Paris: 2013 Audi S3 is hot-hatch forbidden fruit par excellence
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    Alas, of all the not-for-N.A. models we see every year, some sting more than others. While the Volkswagen GTI may define 'hot-hatch' over here, the 2013 Audi S3 ups the ante, and it looks even tastier and forbidden up close. The centerpiece of the A3 is the new 2.0-litre TFSI inline-4. The ...

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    Video: This Ferrari California mule sure sounds turbocharged
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    It's been a while since Ferrari used turbochargers, but we would think long and hard before dismissing the spools as uncharacteristic of the marque. After all, the iconic and important F40 was turbocharged, as was the 288 GTO that preceeded it. But those were made decades ago. Could Ferrari be ...

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    Exclusive: Why did Honda kill its best performance engine?
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    The performance profile of the turbo four may have doomed it to being merely a footnote in Honda's illustrious history. When the 2013 Acura RDX launches this spring, Honda will quietly close down a spur line of its Anna, OH, plant. Since 2006, it had been building the 2.3-litre ...

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    Report: Next Chevy Corvette to offer small-displacement turbo V8
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    According to TheDetroitBureau.com, General Motors is planning to alter its strategy with the next-generation Corvette to appeal to a wider range of customers. Traditionally, the Corvette has always been offered with high-displacement eight-cylinder powertrains, but according to sources within ...

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    Current generation BMW M3 to be last naturally aspirated M car
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    The writing's been on the wall for some time, but the fate of naturally aspirated M cars from BMW is all but sealed: forced induction is the future and the next M3 will come equipped with a turbocharged engine. With next year's new emissions standards looming on the horizon, every automaker is ...

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