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BMW M Will Eventually Electrify its Entire Lineup

BMW has already disclosed its electrification plans for its core lineup, but until now has been mum regarding the future of its M performance brand. Now brand executives are confirming BMW M will follow the core lineup in ultimately electrifying its entire lineup.  “For sure, all M vehicles will be electrified by the end of the next decade, and that’s…

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Will There be a Jeep Grand Wagoneer Trackhawk?

We've been hearing about the Jeep Grand Wagoneer for awhile now. Nonetheless, FCA swears it will hit the market by 2022 and new, leaked documents suggest Jeep may deploy a 719 horsepower Trackhawk version.  Road & Track has stumbled upon an internal document from transmission maker ZF that shows several future models. Among the list is the Jeep Grand Wagoneer, which…

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Chevrolet City Express Expressly Dies

General Motors has discontinued its small commercial van, the Chevrolet City Express. The company has been procuring the City Express from Nissan since 2014.  Chevrolet rolled out the City Express after GM secured a supplier agreement with Nissan for its to produce its NV200 van with Chevrolet badges. The agreement allowed GM a cost effective avenue into the small van…

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Toyota Confirms Four-Cylinder Supra

There's been no lack of rumors and speculation surrounding the upcoming revived Toyota Supra. Such speculation has included the idea of a four-cylinder Supra, something that Toyota executives have now confirmed as part of the production plan.  News of the four-cylinder first broke after a document from transmission maker ZF leaked out containing the engine and transmission options alleged for…

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Revived Toyota Supra Prototype Revealed

By now everyone knows the Toyota Supra is coming back. Toyota has been dropping teasers of the car for what feels like forever. Well, the next Supra has final officially shown its face as this week's Goodwood Speed Festival - but it still has camo on it.  Toyota is leveraging the annual gathering to show off the Supra in some…

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Ford Fusion Name May Return on a Wagon

The Ford Fusion nameplate may not disappear when the car is discontinued in a few years after all. A new report suggests Ford is planning to hang onto the name, but affix it to a wagon-like vehicle instead of a three-box sedan.  Right now there are very limited details as to what the automaker is planning for this alleged new…

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Opel Teases New Design Language

Opel has issued a teaser shot of an upcoming concept vehicle. The concept vehicle is slated for reveal sometime this year and will preview the brand's new design theme.  Thus far Opel isn't saying too much about the actual concept car, but they are talking about their new design language. As the brand attempts reinvention after its divorce from General…

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2019 Buick LaCrosse ST is all Looks

For 2019 Buick is adding an additional trim level to its LaCrosse sedan, dubbed the Sport Touring. While this new package changes the visuals of the normal LaCrosse sedan, the inference of additional "sport" is a bit misleading.  Known as the LaCrosse ST for short, this variant of Buick's biggest sedan drops some of the traditional chrome and swaps out…

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Alfa Romeo Stelvio Gains Cheaper Model for 2019
2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Photo by Kevin McCauley

Alfa Romeo has decided to offer a cheaper cost of entry for the 2019 Stelvio. The brand's only SUV will now be offered with a rear-wheel drive base model, lowering the base price after the 2018 all-wheel-drive only version. The Italian automaker launched the Stelvio last year, offering only all-wheel-drive versions. With the drivetrain going to both axles, the base…

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