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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: 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: 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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NYIAS 2015: 2016 Porsche Boxster Spyder is Lightest, Most Powerful Boxster

While there was some speculation at the Porsche booth during the New York International Auto Show as to what the company would display, a variant of the Boxster became the star. The Porsche Boxster Spyder is back offering P-car buyers a back-to-basics motoring experience with the convertible roof tucked under the signature tonneau cover. As with any Porsche Spyder, it has a famous lineage to live up to, so the expectations were high for this white-on-black roadster prominently displayed by Porsche. Starting with a minimalist approach, one item that isn’t…

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2015 NYIAS: Honda Civic Concept is a Taste of Things to Come

Honda surprised the audience at the 2015 New York International Auto Show with its unveiling of the Honda Civic Concept, an aggressive coupe concept with vibrant green paint that signals the styling of the all-new tenth-generation Honda Civic. Due this fall, the all-new Honda Civic is set to be  a radical departure from the current 2015 Honda Civic. Whereas today’s Honda Civic is available in 2-door coupe and 4-door sedan body styles, the next-generation Honda Civic will also add a versatile 5-door hatchback model. An all-new Civic Type R —…

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