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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: Someone Call Mensa; Here Comes the 2016 smart fortwo

On sale in Europe since November 2014, smart brought the all-new fortwo across the Atlantic for its stateside debut at the 2015 New York International Auto Show. Arriving at our smart retail stores in September, the 2016 smart fortwo is a complete redesign of the iconic city car. Still mounted at the rear, the 2016 smart fortwo receives power from a 0.9-liter turbocharged 3-cylinder engine. With 89 horsepower channeled to the rear wheels of this lightweight machine, we expect the 2016 smart fortwo to be surprisingly peppy. Stick shift fans will be…

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2015 NYIAS: 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Adds Club and Launch Edition Trims

It’s not often Mazda releases an all-new Miata, so when it does the company makes a big deal about its new roadster. Which is why the Japanese company showed off two special 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata models at the 2015 New York International Auto Show. 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Club Donned in white, the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Club shown in New York represented the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata trim that track enthusiasts will drool over. Available with either a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission, the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Club…

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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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2015 NYIAS: 2016 Chevrolet Spark Lights Up the Small Car Segment

Like Bruce Springsteen, Chevrolet must know that “you can’t start a fire without a spark,” because the all-new 2016 Chevrolet Spark is poised to set the small car segment on fire. Evolving upon the exterior design of the current 2015 Chevrolet Spark, the all-new 2016 Spark offers more mature looks compared to its predecessor. Much of this can be attributed to the new Spark’s 1.6-inch height reduction and slightly longer wheelbase, as well as its more aggressive front end design. The 2016 Chevrolet Spark also benefits from an all-new 1.4-liter 4-cylinder…

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