General Motors To Launch Revised 2.0L Ecotec 4-Cylinder Turbo Engine

General Motors much loved LNF engine, the same 2.0L Ecotec that powered the Pontiac Solstice GXP, Saturn Sky Redline and Chevrolet Cobalt SS is continuing on in the Buick Regal Turbo and Buick Regal GS, but a new generation of turbocharged 4-cylinder motor is set to replace the LNF next year, packing even more power.

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2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas Starts At $26,155

The only natural gas production car to be manufactured and sold in the United States, the all-new 2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas will be available at 200 dealers across 38 states beginning on October 18th.

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Alfa Romeo Planning Chrysler 300 Based Flagship Sedan

While Alfa Romeo has delayed its return to the U.S. market, company engineers have been hard at work developing a range topping rear wheel drive sedan by 2014.

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2012 Lexus LS, ES and CT Special Edition Models Announced

Lexus intends to drum up excitement across its 2012 lineup by offering a series of limited edition models. Lexus has massaged its LS flagship with a sport-tuned air suspension as well as a 19-inch 10 spoke wheels and Brembo brakes. The interior receives sport seats at the front and a two tone leather trim throughout. This Lexus LS460 Sport Special Edition is expected to cost over $77,000.

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Bugatti Galiber Design To Be Finalized, Boasting "Four Figure" Horsepower Rating

Volkswagen is set to approve production of the Bugatti Galiber by the end of 2011, but Bugatti head Wolfgang Durheimer himself told Autocar that the concept car will bear little resemblance to what super wealthy customers will eventually be able to buy.

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Mercedes-Benz S550 Belonging To Diplomat Stolen, Crashed In New York City

During the U.N. General Assembly in New York City last week, a Mercedes-Benz S550 belonging to a diplomat from the United Arab Emirates was stolen after its driver went to get himself a cup of tea.

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Swedish Authorities Seize Saab Museum Collection

Saab‘s museum collection of historically significant vehicles was seized by Swedish authorities from the company’s museum. The Swedish Enforcement Office took possession of  the museum and other contents, including 13 exhibits, 22 engines and six workshop tools.

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Toyota Camry Turbo Puts Down 728 Horsepower [Video]

Most people’s conception of tuner cars are brightly colored Honda Civics or other econoboxes with underbody neon lights, not to mention the requisite loud muffler.

But this heavily modified Toyota Camry has enough horsepower on hand to beat down nearly anything on four wheels, without giving away anything visually.

This mid-1990s Toyota Camry has a specially designed turbocharger setup mated to its 3.0L V6, with a giant T51 turbocharger helping to crank out the astronomical power figures. Check out the video below to see the Camry doing its thing on a dyno.

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Ford Focus To Get 1.0L Ecoboost In Europe

The 2012 Ford Focus will get a 1.0L 3-Cylinder Ecoboost engine, but it will only be offered in the North American market. Ford says that the motor will make 118 horsepower and 125 lb-ft of torque at just 1300 rpm.

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Jaguar XF, XJ To Get All-Wheel Drive Within Three Years

The last Jaguar to offer all-wheel drive was the X-Type, a compact sedan that was ignored by the U.S. marketplace. But that isn’t detering Jaguar from planning to offer AWD on their XF and XJ sedans.

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Subaru Recalls 69,590 Legacy And Outback Models Over Sunroof Defect

Subaru has recalled 69, 590 2011 Outback and Legacy models over defective sunroofs. Vehicles manufactured between August 3, 2010 and July 1, 2011 can have the sunroof’s glass panel detach from the sunroof entirely.

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Mercedes-Benz F 125! a Look Ahead to the Year 2025: Frankfurt Auto Show 2011

Mercedes-Benz revealed its hydrogen-powered gullwing F 125! luxury car concept, offering a glimpse at what the company’s vehicles will look like in the year 2025.

The F 125! – named for Mercedes-Benz’s 125th anniversary – illustrates the company’s styling direction for the next decade and beyond while also highlighting Mercedes-Benz’s commitment to developing hydrogen-powered technology. Mercedes foresees a range of 1,000 km (621 miles) for the F 125! thanks to the combination of the car’s fuel cell drive system and plug-in technology. Helping to increase the range is a new hydrogen storage unit which integrates the hydrogen tank with the floor assembly. In addition to the hydrogen storage unit, the F 125! uses a 10 kWh lithium-sulfur battery stored behind the rear seats. The battery can provide enough power for a range of 50 km (31 miles).

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Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black Series Coupe: Frankfurt Motor Show 2011

The 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show gave us our first look at the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black Series Coupe in the flesh. Despite the ridiculously long name, the car is a certified badass, with a 6.2L V8 packing 517 horsepower and 457 lb-ft of torque. This will likely be the final application for the big 6.2L engine before AMG switches over to its 5.5L twin-turbo version.

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2011-2012 Volkswagen Jetta Recalled Over Tail Pipe Burn Hazard

In a country where people can sue restaurants over coffee being too hot, the latest recall for the 2011-2012 Volkswagen Jetta is dubious, but legally sound.

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Cadillac ATS Ride Along With GM North America Chairman Mark Reuss [Video]

As the CTS spearheads Cadillac‘s revival, old faithfuls and the newly converted alike happily anticipate for the next big thing. The ATS, arriving 2012, is designed around an all new Cadillac specific RWD-AWD platform that is intended to be Cadillac’s latest answer to the long standing BMW 3-series benchmark.

In the following video, President of GM North America Mark Reuss is accompanied with various engineers associated in the ATS project to discuss the car, what it stands for, and also to share some future visions within the Cadillac company.

Two remarks stand out during the ATS promo video. Mark Reuss took this opportunity to explain, “We’re really trying to hone the DNA of what Cadillac is all about, which is performance and luxury.” Global Vehicle Chief Engineer Dave Leone follows through, assuring that Cadillac, “will be very fun to drive, very spirited, very nimble.”

Spy photos of the ATS have circulated for some time. In the video, you will get an opportunity to get a better peek before the new product goes on sale next year.

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