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Commute, Toy or Destroy – Iconic Japanese Sports Cars

Which 90's Japanese Sports Car Would You Destroy?

 |  Apr 20 2013, 10:01 AM

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It’s not every day that AutoGuide launches a new weekly feature. Today, however, is not just any day; it’s first installment of an interactive segment we call ‘Commute, Toy or Destroy’.

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 |  Apr 10 2013, 6:01 PM

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An AMG version of Mercedes’ upcoming GLA crossover was just spied taking laps around the Nurburgring.

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 |  Mar 27 2013, 6:08 PM

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Kia completed its trio of new cars in its Forte line today when it debuted the 2014 Forte Koup at the 2013 New York Auto Show.

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 |  Mar 27 2013, 4:24 PM

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The engine wizards at Mercedes AMG went completely bonkers with the new CLA 45 model, pumping out 177-hp per liter of displacement. That means that this turbocharged 2.0L engine is the most powerful four-cylinder engine available on the market.

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 |  Mar 27 2013, 12:03 PM

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Grab your three wood and don your Tam o’Shanter because Volkswagen just revealed the North American version of its 7th generation Golf. This 2015 model is larger and roomier inside than its predecessor but lighter and more fuel efficient at the same time.

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 |  Mar 27 2013, 7:43 AM

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It’s said March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. It may be late in 2013’s third month but that hasn’t stopped the weather from being cool in New York City. Cranking up the thermostat in the NY Auto Show the folks at Mercedes-Benz just revealed a 355-horsepower compact, the CLA  45 AMG.

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 |  Mar 26 2013, 9:12 PM

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Attention late-model BMW 335i drivers. Are you looking for a skosh more firepower under your Bimmer’s hood? If so the monks in München have answered your prayers and it comes in the form of the M Performance Power kit.

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 |  Mar 08 2013, 8:10 PM

Earlier reports that the 2015 Ford Mustang will get a turbocharged 4-cylinder EcoBoost exclusively for the European market have turned out to be false. That turbo 4-banger is headed to America too.

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 |  Mar 07 2013, 9:31 AM

It’s no secret; the next-generation Ford Mustang is going global. The iconic American ponycar has finally applied for a passport, but in order to get visas for some countries it needs to make a few changes, namely what’s under its long, bulging hood.

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 |  Mar 01 2013, 12:15 PM

Welcome to the first installment of “Ask AutoGuide!” a brand-new weekly feature where we help you find the right new car or truck. Think of it as internet community service, our way of giving back to the loyal people who share so much with us. Best of all the advice comes from the heart since it’s not court-ordered and we don’t have to check in with a parole officer.

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 |  Feb 26 2013, 9:32 AM

Volkswagen has announced that it will unveil a plug-in hybrid variant of the 2014 Golf during the 2013 Geneva Motor Show.

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 |  Feb 13 2013, 12:46 PM

Official Information about Mercedes’ new hot hatch, the A45 AMG is finally available and that’s probably significant news for customers in North America. Continue Reading…

 |  Feb 07 2013, 3:05 PM

Kia just revealed its brand-new Forte 5-Door at the Chicago Auto Show today, including a potent 201 hp turbocharged version.

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 |  Jan 30 2013, 6:15 PM

BMW will soon offer a new kind of M car, at least in name. The 2014 M4 will be the range-topping version of the new 4 Series, which is a migration of the brand’s 3 Series coupe and convertibles in name.

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 |  Jan 17 2013, 3:27 PM

While it isn’t the first time this has happened, BMW’s M3 will be a sedan when the next generation arrives and the latest spy photos show it in its most recent prototype.

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 |  Jan 14 2013, 1:27 PM

Like a hurricane, the Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible blustered into Detroit’s COBO Hall earlier today. The opulent drop-top blew other cars and unsuspecting members of the media out of its path with a twin-turbocharged 12-cylinder blast of internal-combustion fury.

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 |  Dec 03 2012, 4:01 PM

Anyone that’s ever topped off their tank or filled up a jerry can knows gasoline comes in different grades, from regular unleaded to pricey premium. Each “flavor” has a number that corresponds to its octane level, but what does this mean? What is octane and what role does it play? AutoGuide reached out to experts in the fuels field for answers.

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 |  Dec 03 2012, 10:19 AM

Heralding a return to the brand’s four-cylinder heritage, Porsche is rumored to be bringing a four-cylinder turbocharged Cayman to the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show.

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 |  Nov 28 2012, 7:20 PM

Subaru’s fourth-generation Forester crossover got its North American debut today during the L.A. Auto Show.

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 |  Nov 26 2012, 1:29 PM

Ford finally spilled the beans on the upcoming 2014 Fiesta ST, which the company estimates will make 197 hp and 214 lb-ft of torque. 

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 |  Nov 23 2012, 10:02 AM

Despite previous rumors, it sounds like the a range-topping Audi RS3 will be on hold longer than originally expected.

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 |  Nov 22 2012, 4:15 PM

 

No doubt it’s a question on anyone’s mind who bought a Subaru BRZ or Scion FR-S this year: when will there be a higher-performing version? 

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 |  Nov 19 2012, 4:02 PM

Honda Civic buyers in Europe will benefit from a new 1.6-liter diesel engine — the first oil burner in the brand’s new “Earth Dreams” engine lineup. 

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 |  Nov 19 2012, 1:28 PM

Ford just announced ahead of the upcoming L.A. Auto Show that its 2014 Fiesta sub-compact will come with the 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine.

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