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2017 Nissan Juke vs. 2017 FIAT 500X Featured Head to Heads & Advice 

Head to Head: 2017 Nissan Juke vs. 2017 FIAT 500X

One of the biggest complaints people have about modern cars? They all look the same. And for folks who don’t live and breathe everything automotive, it’s an easy gripe to understand. But like everything else, there are exceptions, and we’re about to look at two of them. Because even from a football field away, even the most novice automotive observer will be able to identify the Nissan Juke and the FIAT 500X. Sure, the styling might be polarizing, but these two vehicles look like nothing else on the road. And in this homogenized…

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Pacifica Sesame Street Ads Automotive News 

Chrysler’s New Pacifica Sesame Street Ads Are Great Fun

Rocket science, it’s not: If you want to make kids howl for a product? Put one of their favorite TV characters on the packaging. For better or worse, the tactic has been working for cereal companies for decades. And now Chrysler is hoping its Pacifica Sesame Street ads will deliver similar returns. As you’d expect, the commercials feature technical breakdowns of the vehicle’s various systems, along with gritty reminders about the dangers of drunk driving. The cherry on top will be an exhaustive history of the minivan’s place in American car culture,…

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Jaguar Barrel Roll Automotive News 

E-Pace Publicity Stunt: Jaguar Barrel Roll Sets Guinness World Record

Today, most publicity stunts don’t necessitate safety equipment like ramps, roll cages and helmets. They’re more likely to involve saying something inflammatory on Twitter. But this Jaguar barrel roll needed all three — and it’s pretty awesome. While lots of companies would settle for simply unveiling their new babies by say, pulling a cover off them, Jaguar has taken a decidedly different approach with its first SUVs. In September, stunt driver set a Terry Grant set a Guinness World Record by driving an F-Pace through a Hot Wheels-inspired 360-degree loop,…

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2018 F-150 Automotive News 

Here are the Engines That Will Power Ford’s 2018 F-150 and Expedition

There’s no replacement for displacement is one of the oldest idioms in the gearhead vernacular — and it gets proven more and more wrong every year. For a pair of examples, look no further than the 2018 F-150 and Expedition. Because while big V-8s have hardly gone extinct, the engine sizes for the popular Fords are following the same general trends were seeing across the industry. Meaning they’re going down. Of course, because we don’t live in some kind of dystopian Bizarro Superman world, the 2018 F-150 will be available with…

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2018 Mustang Automotive News 

The 2018 Mustang Will Have a 7500 RPM Redline

There has been lots of great news about Ford’s iconic sports coupe over the past few years — and now we have some more. Because if recent spy shots are any indication, the 2018 Mustang GT will have a 7500 rpm redline. Our eagle-eyed friends at Motor Authority spotted the jump, which means we’re going see even more power from the already-potent 5.0-liter Coyote V-8. Those keeping score at home will note the new max is still 500 short of the 8000 rps the flat-plane-crank 5.2-liter in the Shelby GT350R is…

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