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Dodge unveils 2020 Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak at SEMA

Dodge unveils 2020 Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak at SEMA

Dodge has unveiled its latest turn-key, track-only, drag racing car at SEMA 2019. The car is the 2020 Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak. It's built for racers who run in the sportsman classes in races sanctioned by the NHRA and NMCA. Dodge says the new Drag Pak builds on the lessons leaked in the thrid-gen Drag Pak car.

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2020 BMW M2 CS is the punchy coupe purists were waiting for

2020 BMW M2 CS is the punchy coupe purists were waiting for

BMW may not be short on big SUVs, but when it comes to the gems of the line-up it's arguably smaller, punchier models like the new 2020 BMW M2 CS Coupe that best capture that "ultimate driving machine" legacy. The latest iteration of the M2, this further-tweaked model is expected to offer 444 horsepower and 406 lb-ft of torque.

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Ford built this 900hp electric Mustang to prove EVs can be muscle cars

Ford built this 900hp electric Mustang to prove EVs can be muscle cars

There may be a hybrid Mustang coming, but Ford's legendary pony car has gone all-electric for a custom SEMA 2019 vision of what a performance EV could deliver. Unveiled today at the Las Vegas show, the Mustang Lithium is the fruit of a collaboration between Ford and Webasto, packing more than 1,000 lb-ft of torque to play with.

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Infiniti details plans to make a hybrid like no other

Infiniti details plans to make a hybrid like no other

Infiniti has revealed its big plans for EVs, but the Japanese automaker isn't going to deliver electrification in the same way we've seen other luxury car companies do it. Having previewed its vision for electric crossovers and sedans with a number of "Inspiration" concepts over the past few years, it turns out Infiniti still sees there being a place for internal combustion engines, even if it's electricity that's actually driving the wheels.

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Kia Futron Concept is an electric SUV coupe

Kia Futron Concept is an electric SUV coupe

Kia has unveiled a new concept car called the Futron Concept. The automaker says that the concept hints at "the switched-on, electric nature of future SUV designs from the brand." The concept has a lightweight SUV coupe body that has fully-electric all-wheel-drive powertrain.

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2020 Polestar 1 First Drive – Plug-in hybrid coupe previews a fast future

2020 Polestar 1 First Drive – Plug-in hybrid coupe previews a fast future

The Polestar 1 behind me fills the rear view mirror, low and broad, a shark among minnows on the highway. There's something about the proportions that encourage a second-glance; after all, you can't really credit brand recognition for the number of hungry stares, hastily-pointed phone cameras, and blunt fascination the sleek 2+2 coupe engenders.

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Aston Martin AMB 001 motorcycle melds hypercar style with two-wheel tech

Aston Martin AMB 001 motorcycle melds hypercar style with two-wheel tech

Aston Martin may not be the first name you associate with motorcycles, but the striking AMB 001 built in collaboration with Brough Superior could well change all that. Making its debut in Milan today, the handsome two-wheeler combines Aston Martin style with bike tech from the storied British specialist, for a very limited, very special run.

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Acura RDX Android Auto update is a free OTA download

Acura RDX Android Auto update is a free OTA download

Acura is pushing out an update to deliver Android Auto to recent RDX owners, with the luxury SUV adding support for Google's smartphone interface alongside the existing Apple CarPlay support. The upgrade is free of charge to owners, and takes advantage of the SUV's integrated cellular connection to avoid a trip to the nearest dealership.

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New Ford Bronco R race prototype teases 2020 reveal of long-awaited truck

New Ford Bronco R race prototype teases 2020 reveal of long-awaited truck

The new Ford Bronco could well be the most hotly-anticipated car from the automaker this decade, and so consider our attention grabbed by this Ford Bronco R race prototype. Unveiled to confirm Ford is headed to the Baja Peninsula for the Baja 1000 rally, the bolshy off-roader promises hints of the upcoming road SUV we're expecting next year.

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BMW X3 xDrive30e is a plug-in hybrid SUV made in America

BMW X3 xDrive30e is a plug-in hybrid SUV made in America

BMW is adding a plug-in hybrid version of its X3 compact crossover, with the BMW X3 xDrive30e promising all-wheel drive along with the ability to motor on just electric power alone. The latest iteration of the X3 range comes ahead of a fully-electric version of the crossover, which BMW says will be available alongside conventional ICE and PHEV models.

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Mazda expands US availability for MX-5 restoration parts

Mazda expands US availability for MX-5 restoration parts

The Mazda Miata is the best selling two-seat sports car of all time, according to the Guinness World Record book. The Miata has been on sale in various versions over the last 30 years, and as the older Maita versions age, many of them need restoration. Mazda North America has now announced over 1,100 new and legacy parts for restoring Miata cars.

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Tesla Autopilot can now detect traffic cones

Tesla Autopilot can now detect traffic cones

It may be called Autopilot but Tesla's semi-automated driver assistance feature isn't as self-driving as many, including Tesla owners, presume it to be. It can't even detect traffic cones, which is essential to keeping away from dangerous road construction. That is slowly changing now that Tesla is rolling out pylon detection to its Autopilot feature but drivers should still keep their eyes on the road anyway.

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