Nissan Brought a Massive Star Wars TIE Fighter to the L.A. Auto Show, and It Was Glorious

– When a megabrand like the Star Wars franchise—one so popular that stuff like out-of-print Lego kits can go for thousands of dollars—drifts into your galaxy, you point your tractor beam in its direction and hang on. That’s...
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2017 Smart Fortwo Electric Driven: Bigger, Better, Slower

– Those who enter the car market intending to go electric have more and better choices than ever, reducing the odds that they’ll just give up and buy a fuel-efficient, gasoline-powered model instead. But what about the other way...
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Aria Concept Car Imagines the Mid-Engined Corvette that Chevrolet Hasn’t Built Yet

– Have you ever asked yourself, “Gee, what would ‘Fast Eddy’ drive?” Probably not, unless you’re a Corvette fanatic and/or fan of General Motors’ late designer Ed Taylor, known by many as “Fast Eddy.” But the folks at the Aria...
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So Spicy: Lexus Sriracha IS Brings Tears to Our Eyes

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2018 Toyota C-HR: In Production Form, And, Oh, What a Form That Is

-With the Scion brand consigned to the dustbin, Toyota slid its new, Scion-intended C-HR small crossover into its mainstream lineup. Of course, the C-HR was always planned to sell as a Toyota in other markets, such as Europe (where...
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Why Buy? Hyundai Presents Two Alternative Ways to Get into Its Ioniq Electric Car

The Hyundai Ioniq hybrid, with a phenomenal 58-mpg EPA combined rating and the promise of a perkier driving experience than the Toyota Prius, is poised to capture the hearts of eco-frugalistas. Yet the path to success for the Ioniq...
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SUPER KODO! Mazda’s New Daytona Prototype Wears a Road-Car Face

– Kodo! It’s got what race cars crave! Or at least, that’s what Mazda is hoping, as it unveils the RT24-P Daytona Prototype created with the company’s road-car design language in mind. Set to draw first racing blood at the Rolex...
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Acura’s Precision Cockpit Concept Previews Future Control and Infotainment Interface

– At the 2016 Detroit auto show, Acura rolled out its fantastical Precision concept car, previewing its future exterior design themes in an extreme form. The concept had an interior, but it was just as crazy as the exterior. At...
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