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2018 Subaru STI review: Roomy rally car fits more than just the co-driver

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2018 Subaru STI review: Roomy rally car fits more than just the co-driver

“Coolest family car ever.” So said the random guy at the farmer’s market when the five of us parked the 2018 Subaru WRX STI and piled out of the car. With a huge Tokyo Drift spoiler, luminescent black paint, neon green brakes, and a hood scoop that means business, the STI rumbles with energy. Read…

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Nissan hots up the Leaf with Nismo concept

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Nissan hots up the Leaf with Nismo concept

Nissan plans to unveil several concepts at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show, but perhaps the most surprising of those will be the electric Leaf Nismo Concept. This will see the world’s best-selling electric car receiving the Nismo treatment, with exterior design highlights, a revised suspension, and a retuned computer for improved performance. Read more at…

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2018 Lexus LS gets its hybrid on

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2018 Lexus LS gets its hybrid on

The 2018 Lexus LS flagship sedan will soon enter showrooms in the US. To go with that, Lexus has detailed the hybrid model’s specifications as well as some trim level and price point notes. The longer, lower new sedan is the pinnacle of the Lexus offerings and we’ve been waiting for it since the Detroit…

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Review: LEGO-compatible Mabot modular robot kit proves fun for kids of all ages

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Review: LEGO-compatible Mabot modular robot kit proves fun for kids of all ages

Bell Robot’s Mabot modular robot building kit that is currently the subject of a crowdfunding campaign is LEGO-compatible, simple enough for a first grader to build with, and fun enough that even nerdy dads like me will obsess over it. There are points that could use improvement, perhaps, but for the asking price, Mabot is…

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Land Rover gets rough and ready in Frankfurt with Discovery SVX

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Land Rover gets rough and ready in Frankfurt with Discovery SVX

Unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA), the Land Rover Discovery SVX is the first Land Rover that will be built at the Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) division’s new Technical Centre. The vehicle is specially outfitted and engineered to be an extreme off-road-capable machine that lives up to Land Rover’s luxury status. Read about it…

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Mercedes-Benz Concept EQA glides into Frankfurt with spiral lighting

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Mercedes-Benz Concept EQA glides into Frankfurt with spiral lighting

Mercedes-Benz has introduced the Concept EQA, a compact coupe-style crossover that features two electric motors, a variable drivetrain, permanent all-wheel drive, and a Sensual Purity design motif. This all-electric concept has a range of up to 400 km (249 miles) per charge. Those headlights, though … Read more about it at NewAtlas.com.

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BMW i Vision gran coupe enters Frankfurt as a vision of BMW’s electric future

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BMW i Vision gran coupe enters Frankfurt as a vision of BMW’s electric future

BMW has unveiled a new concept vehicle, the i Vision Dynamics, a four-door gran coupe with a range of 600 km (373 miles) per charge and a top speed of over 200 km/h (120 mph). The sporting sedan is a “look ahead to the e-mobility experience of the future,” BMW says. Read more at NewAtlas.com.

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