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2016 Jaguar XF Pounces on New York Auto Show Floor

One fun fact about the model this all-new 2016 Jaguar XF replaces is that the old one was still riding on a shared Ford platform from the late 1990s. Yes, the outgoing Jaguar XF was still built on the well-aged DEW98 chassis; however, the all-new 2016 XF does away with the legacy technology and debuted a new chassis and design at the 2015 New York Auto Show with less weight, more features and performance numbers that handily outgun the previous model. The real news here is that the new Jaguar…

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2015 NYIAS: 2017 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Alltrack isn’t Afraid of Sand Traps

Watch out Subaru, because Volkswagen’s coming after you. At the 2015 New York International Auto Show in New York City, Volkswagen announced plans to sell the Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Alltrack in 2016 as a 2017 model year vehicle. With standard 4MOTION all-wheel drive and additional ground clearance, the 2017 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Alltrack is prepared to go where no Golf before it has ventured. Aimed squarely at the Subaru Outback’s target audience, the Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Alltrack displayed in New York is a European-spec model. Nonetheless, we expect the U.S.-bound…

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2015 NYIAS: 2016 Mercedes-Benz G65 AMG rumbles into New York under V12 Power

One of the understated highlights of the 2015 New York International Auto Show was ironically one of the most outrageous vehicles at the show, the 2016 Mercedes-Benz G65 AMG. While the Mercedes-Benz G-Class has steadily grown in U.S. sales since its debut in 2002, the boxy, upright SUV recorded its best ever sales during the 2014 model year with over 3,000 units sold. And what better way to celebrate than make this ultra-exclusive off-road vehicle even more elite? Mercedes-Benz packed in more features, revised the styling and fitted it with…

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2015 NYIAS: STI Performance Concept is a Mean Looking Subaru BRZ

Will Subaru ever produce a high-performance BRZ STI? We can’t say, but what we can say is that the Subaru BRZ STI Performance Concept the brand unveiled at the 2015 New York International Auto Show in New York City is absolutely stunning. Wide fender flares, gorgeous wheels, a menacing front bumper and a large rear wing — the STI Performance Concept has just about everything we’ve dreamed of in a high-performance BRZ STI. Created to show off STI’s expansion in the United States, the BRZ STI Performance Concept represents a…

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2015 NYIAS: 2016 Ford Focus RS Races into New York Auto Show

It seems like only yesterday that sport compact car enthusiasts pondered Ford’s real-world entry into the sector by asking for a U.S.-spec Focus RS. While 10 years ago Ford might have been resistant to such a move, the company’s gravitation towards turbocharging and its affiliation with Ken Block has actually brought the 2016 Ford Focus RS to life in the U.S. The 2015 New York International Auto Show provided a glimpse at the new Focus RS and helped Ford continue to make the news after an outstanding show in Detroit,…

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