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Top Viral News Stories of the Week: July 6 – July 13, 2014

Top Viral News Stories of the Week: July 6 – July 13, 2014

Through social media, some stories have a life of their own. AutoGuide.com has compiled a list of this week’s most shared stories through Facebook, Twitter and Google+.

Popular news from this past week include a story of the Bugatti Veyron successor to be a 1,500-hp hybrid. In addition, news about the 2016 Audi R8 losing its manual transmission and gaining a diesel option also went viral. Lastly, Mercedes announced that the CLS63 AMG would be adding an “S” model to the lineup, which will be standard in the U.S.

Bugatti Veyron Successor to be a 1,500 HP Hybrid

Bugatti is looking to reclaim the title of the world’s fastest car and the Volkswagen-owned ultra premium brand aims to do so with hybrid power.

2016 Audi R8 to Ditch Manual, Gain Diesel Engine

A host of changes are due for the upcoming 2016 Audi R8, and more details on what to expect have emerged. 

2015 Mercedes CLS63 AMG Adds 577-HP ‘S’ Model

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG isn’t just getting a facelift.