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First Look: Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition

AUTO SHOWS:  The current C6-generation Corvette has had a good, long run and as a fond farewell, Chevy has developed the Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition. The 2013 Corvette marks the 60th anniversary of the Corvette nameplate and the final … Continue reading

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First Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG in America to be auctioned off at Boca concours

Of all the car shows around the calendar year, the Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance doesn’t typically fall on our radar screen. But maybe it should, because the annual event in Florida – young as it is – has a history … Continue reading

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Barrett-Jackson 2012: First 2013 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible sells for $600,000

Earlier this week we showed you the recently-unveiled 2013 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible at Barrett-Jackson. Chevrolet didn’t just bring the car to display, though, and announced that it would be auctioning the very first production example for charity. There was … Continue reading

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SMS Supercars unveils 620 Camaro, auctions first example for charity at Barrett-Jackson

When Steve Saleen launched his new company, SMS Supercars, back in 2008, he announced that he would be expanding his portfolio of vehicles to include the muscle car offerings from Chevrolet and Dodge. First up was the 570 and 570X … Continue reading

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First Look: 2013 Mercedes-Benz E400 Hybrid

AUTO SHOWS:  The Mercedes-Benz E400 Hybrid is set to make its world debut at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, and it’s expected to be the most eco-friendly E-Class ever sold in America. The E400 will feature a 3.5-liter, V-6, rated … Continue reading

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First Look: 2012 Dodge Challenger SRT8, Charger SRT8

AUTO SHOWS:  Dodge and the Street and Racing Technology (SRT) division have divulged information on two new special-edition high-performance models. The 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 Super Bee and Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 Yellow Jacket receive a host of visual changes … Continue reading

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2013 Audi S5

REVIEWS:  Although the 2013 Audi S5 receives a refresh, it’s not very different from the original Audi S5. Why? Walter de’Silva declared the original Audi A5/S5 coupe to be his most beautiful design ever and not much needed changing to … Continue reading

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First Look: 2012 Aston Martin DBS Carbon Edition

AUTO SHOWS:  Previously, you could order an Aston Martin DBS Carbon Black Edition in any color you desired, so long as it was Carbon Black. For 2012, however, that’s no longer the case: the new DBS Carbon Edition is essentially … Continue reading

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First Look: Ferrari 458 Spider

AUTO SHOWS:  From the September, 2011 issue of Automobile MagazineThere’s a new way to get sunburned in a Ferrari, as the Italian maker of exotics has announced the 458 Spider, a convertible version of the 458 Italia. The Ferrari 458 … Continue reading

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First Look: 2012 Aston Martin V12 Zagato

AUTO SHOWS:  From the September, 2011 issue of Automobile MagazineAston Martin’s sexy V12 Zagato has already wowed crowds at auto shows around the globe and endured the infamous Nuerburgring for 24 hours straight, but now it’s ready to tackle a … Continue reading

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First Lamborghini Aventador touches down on U.S. soil

2012 Lamborghini Aventador arrives stateside The 2012 Lamborghini Aventador has officially arrived in the United States, and we’re not sure if it arrived by boat or simply left the ground and flew across the Atlantic (it could do that, you … Continue reading

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2012 Maserati GranTurismo MC

AUTO SHOWS:  At a brand-new, gleaming-white dealership in Manhattan’s Tribeca, Maserati took the wraps off the latest addition to its stable: the GranTurismo MC coupe. The MC sits above the GranTurismo S as the sportiest iteration of Maserati’s coupe. The … Continue reading

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