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 |  Dec 13 2012, 1:32 PM

What happens when doing choreographed burnouts grows passé? For Mercedes’ performance arm AMG, it means finding new use for its engine.

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 |  Dec 03 2012, 8:31 AM

Visit the LA Auto Show without leaving your seat. We’ve compiled a first look video on 14 of the biggest debuts at this year’s event.

2014 Porsche Cayman S

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2013 Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series

2014 Ford Fiesta ST

2013 Toyota RAV4

2014 Acura RLX

2014 Mazda6 Diesel

Mercedes Ener-G-Force Concept

2014 Jaguar XFR-S

Lamborghini Aventador Roadster

2014 Subaru Forester

Fiat 500C Abarth

2014 Kia Forte

BMW i3 Coupe Concept

Audi Expands Diesel Lineup

 |  Nov 28 2012, 6:29 PM

With a sleek, upscale new look the fourth generation Toyota RAV4′s changes are more than skin deep.

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 |  Nov 26 2012, 7:45 PM

The internet has changed the ways consumers shop, and in the same fashion, short online videos have revolutionized the way companies advertise.

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 |  Nov 19 2012, 6:02 PM

Mercedes just released a teaser video chock-full of closeup shots showcasing its new headlight design for the E-Class. 

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 |  Nov 14 2012, 8:01 AM

The annual “Honda Meeting” in Japan is a chance for journalists from around the world to sample future product and learn about upcoming technologies from one of Japan’s leading automakers. And while the focus of this year’s deep-dive into the world of Honda focused on everything from safety to hybrids, it wasn’t all technical presentations and engineering speak, as the video below demonstrates.

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 |  Oct 30 2012, 1:50 PM

Acura is set to go racing in the near future with a track-prepped version of its new ILX compact premium sedan.

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 |  Oct 08 2012, 1:02 PM

Auto enthusiasts probably know the airplane versus supercar schtick pretty well at this point. It’s old hat. Or is it?

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 |  Oct 02 2012, 1:32 PM

 

2014 Volkswagen Golf

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 |  Sep 27 2012, 1:08 AM

Officially unveiled on the eve of the Paris Motor Show, the Jaguar F-Type is in many ways the start of a new era for the British luxury brand.

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 |  Sep 03 2012, 12:01 PM

The last month of summer was a busy one for cars reviews at AutoGuide and in case you’ve missed any we’ve compiled a list of them all, from new vehicle launches to track shootouts.

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 |  Aug 23 2012, 4:18 PM

The distinction between a hybrid and a range-extended hybrid is still confusing to some people, and GM’s European branch, Vauxhall, is getting in some hot water after misleading people in ads for the Ampera, sister car to the Volt.

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 |  Aug 17 2012, 7:01 PM

Tiny electric car manufacturer Coda needs all the press it can get. It’s cars rarely make it into the media and are part of a market segment that struggles on a good day, yet in spite of that it organized a cheerful publicity stunt – the “grass station.”

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Ford Mustang Track Apps Explained – Video

Testing Ford's newest tech in the 662-hp GT500

 |  Aug 15 2012, 10:31 AM

Driving a ‘Stang daily is a pleasant experience, but it’s another revelation to drive it to its maximum potential.

Each year, Ford engineers and designers deliver new features that keep consumers and enthusiasts alike appreciative of the manufacturer’s constant efforts in improvement. Within the new Mustang’s dashboard mounted 4-inch LCD productivity screen, drivers can view extensive details on their fuel consumption and vehicle performance. Now, transforming that screen and the drive into a real-world video game is the all-new Track Apps feature.

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 |  Aug 09 2012, 11:39 AM

As part of its Discovery Channel’s Shark Week sponsorship, Volkswagen built a driveable shark cage shaped like its iconic bug car.

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 |  Jul 30 2012, 5:45 PM

The newest car from Ferrari, the F12 Berlinetta, was finally tested by members of the international media this week, and for some extra show, Ferrari brought out drivers Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa to show off the cars capabilities on the track.

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 |  Jul 27 2012, 5:02 PM

Chevrolet is taking a novel approach to distributing car care information for the Camaro ZL1 by offering a series of online videos to detail special care the car needs.

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 |  Jul 25 2012, 6:45 PM

Already a limited edition model, the upcoming Aston Martin V12 Zagato will now be limited from the former 150-unit production run to only 101 cars.

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 |  Jul 25 2012, 4:28 PM

In one of its many efforts to capture the nationalism market, MINI is playing up the Olympic spirit in a new commercial that targets a country you might not expect.

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 |  Jul 16 2012, 12:07 PM

Fiat has unveiled a new commercial today, called “immigrants”, showing off the Fiat 500 and its birth in America. It also looks like the company let a snapshot slip of the new Fiat 500T. 

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 |  Jul 05 2012, 8:01 AM

Ahead of the 2012 London Olympics MINI is celebrating its heritage with a usually cheeky tribute to the athletes of Great Britain.

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 |  Jul 05 2012, 7:31 AM

With Honda having just announced details of its new CR-Z racing program in partnership with Mugen, video of the car’s first shakedown test has gone public.

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 |  Jun 12 2012, 3:15 PM

Set to take place in Canada, the Scion Tuner Challenge, FR-S Edition, will feature three professional tuning teams with free reign to tweak one of the new sports cars to compete against the other two teams.

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 |  Jun 04 2012, 5:43 PM

Toyota is launching the GT 86 and Scion FR-S around the world and Indonesia’s release took place last Friday to the tune of a couple smoking tires.

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