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The Best Porsche 911 Ever?

May 19th, 2014

2014 Porsche 911 50th Anniversary Edition

True Porsche 911 diehard fans would do well to check out a very special model that’s only available for the 2014 model year to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the fabled Porsche 911 line. Based on the new 991-generation 911 but receiving more power and all manner of special exterior and interior touches, the 2014 Porsche 911 50th Anniversary Edition could just be the best Porsche 911 model… well, ever.

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All-New Nissan LEAF Coming Soon

May 13th, 2014

Next Generation Nissan LEAF Coming Soon

Nissan is hard at work behind closed doors on its next-generation LEAF battery-electric car, set to hit the market by 2017. In a recent interview with Automotive News, Nissan vice president of electric vehicles Andy Palmer gave the first details on what should be a vastly improved EV. The primary keys to success on the new project, Nissan says, are more mainstream styling and longer driving range.

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Nissan Kills Cube in Canada

May 13th, 2014

2014 Nissan Cube

Canadians will have to look elsewhere for their asymmetrically designed car fix, as the Nissan Cube is no longer available for sale. Nissan quietly removed the Cube from its Canadian website, and when reached for comment confirmed the model is no longer available. Seeking to focus consumers’ attention on other similar-sized nameplates such as the Micra, Versa Note, Juke and Sentra makes sense as Cube sales have slowed to a trickle.

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Rapper Ludacris’ Humble Daily Driver Will Surprise You

May 13th, 2014

Ludacris 1993 Acura Legend

Rappers are known for their crazy opulent taste in cars, with Bentleys and Cadillac Escalades the clear favorites here. But not every rap icon spends six figures on his ride. The Dirty South legend Ludacris has a much more humble approach. What is this multi-millionaire’s ride of choice, he who could have a Bugatti or McLaren or anything else he wanted?

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Auto Sales Surging, And Here’s Why

May 2nd, 2014

US Auto Sales Up in April 2014

U.S. auto sales continued to gain ground in April, delivering a total of 1.39 million cars and trucks and up 8% year-over-year as consumers responded to pent-up demand that had built up in a particularly wet and snowy winter for much of the nation. And the prosperity was widespread, as 6 of the top 7 automakers gained ground in April, with the annualized selling pace falling just short of industry analyst expectations at 16.04 million units.

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