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NADA Gears: Daily Auto News, October 20 - 24

October 21 EPA Gets Tougher on MPG Tests According to Automotive News, in an effort to tighten the gap between window stickers and real world fuel mileage, the EPA has announced that they will be setting new guidelines for mpg testing for vehicle manufacturers. Most of the controversy revolves around the “coast down” test; this is what was responsible for the adjustments made to Hyundai and Kia a few years back. October 20 All 911’s Will Be Turbocharged According to Car Magazine, Porsche will use turbos on all 911’s going forward.  Currently, on ...

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NADA Gears: Daily Auto News, October 14 - 17

October 16 1,000 Lamborghini Huracans Sold in the U.S. According to LamboCARS, of the 3000 Huracans sold worldwide, a third are from the U.S. market alone. This increase shatters previous records for U.S. consumers. In addition, Lamborghini expects to reach 3,600 sales worldwide in 2014, destroying last year's 2,121 units total. October 15 ZORA ZR1 Rumors Top Speed has compiled a list of rumors and renderings of what will make up the new Zora supercar. A $150,000, mid-engine, supercharged V8 monster that is capable of speeds in excess of 200mph. It all seems very l ...

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NADA Gears: Daily Auto News, October 6 - 10

October 9 911 Carrera GTS Porsche has just released the new 2015 911 Carrera GTS. GTS models get the 430-horsepower version of the Carrera S' 3.8-liter flat-six with the Power kit, which also includes the Sport Chrono package and the sport exhaust. If equipped with the PDK dual-clutch transmission, the GTS will hit 60 miles per hour in just 3.8 seconds. All GTS models are based on the Carrera 4 body, with the wider track and flared wheel arches. The ride height has been lowered by 10 millimeters compared to the standard 911, as well. Standard kit includes Xenon headlamps, an Alcanta ...

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NADA Gears: Daily Auto News, September 29 - October 2

October 2 People are Spending More Money on Cars         According to Automotive News, buyers are spending about 2% more on cars than they did last year.  This is mostly due to low interest rates and longer term loans. As an example, a 72-month, no-interest loan gives buyers who want to keep their payment at $500 a month the ability to spend $6,000 more than with a 60-month loan. Furthermore, it allows for spending $4,800 more for those who think they can afford $400 a month.   October 1 The New Jaguar XE    ...

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NADA Gears: Daily Auto News, September 22 - 26

September 26 Best Drag Race 4 Motor Trend just released the 4th edition of the World’s Greatest Drag Race.  Will the GTR win again?   September 25 Ford Transit Paddy Wagon Ford has released its new prisoner transport concept based on the Transit. The vehicle offers the ability to carry as many as 12 prisoners in 3 different compartments. Hopefully you will never have to ride in one.   September 24 2015 C63 AMG and AMG S Carbuzz has the details on the new C63. The C63 produces 469 horsepower and 479 lb-ft of torque, while the S model ...

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NADA Gears: Daily Auto News, September 15 - 18

September 18 Saleen 302 Mustang Steve Saleen has leaked images of his new 2015 302 Mustang to TopSpeed and will debut the vehicle on Saturday at the Annual Saleen Show. September 17 All New Audi TT to Spawn a Crossover Variant? With the new TT’s launch preview in Spain, and the recently debuted TT Offroad Concept, it is reported by TopSpeed, that a crossover variant is extremely likely. Segmenting the market in this manner allows automakers to reach niche buyers while offsetting development and production costs.   September 16 CLA Still In Demand ...

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NADA Gears: Daily Auto News, September 8 - 11

September 10 BMW 2 Series Convertible Pricing BMW just announced pricing for the 2 Series convertible and the magic number is $38,850. Everything is exactly the same as the coupe, except for the folding soft top. Scion FR-S Release Series 1.0 Scion has just released the FR-S Release Series 1.0. It was revealed last year at the New York Auto Show. You can buy yours for the price of $29,990; however, only 1,500 will be made. Striking with a coat of Yuzu exterior paint color, the Release Series 1.0 comes equipped with enhanced features from Toyota Racing Development (TRD), i ...

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NADA Gears: Daily Auto News, September 2 - 5

September 4 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Mazda has unveiled the new fourth gen MX-5 Miata. The all-new MX-5 adapts both SkyActiv Technology as well as the latest evolution of Mazda’s Kodo-Soul design language. It appears that Mazda has really delivered with this vehicle. 2017 BMW Z4 Details BMW has confirmed via Carbuzz that the new 2017 Z4 will receive a 340hp 3.0L turbo six-cylinder.  Expect a 0 to 60 time under 5 seconds. Does this mean that the next “Supra” will receive this same engine? Let’s keep our fingers crossed.   September 3 ...

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NADA Gears: Daily Auto News, August 25 - 29

August 29 Z71 To Return Chevrolet announced today that the famous Z71 package will return to the 2015 Tahoe and Suburban.   August 28 ATS-V to Debut at LA Auto Show Cadillac confirms to LA Times that they will be unveiling the new ATS-V at the LA Auto Show. SL Benz Just Got Less Expensive Carbuzz is reporting that Mercedes will introduce the SL400 for 2015. This new model will save you over $20,000 from the SL550.  This is done through the use of a 3.0L twin turbo V6, instead of the V8. This new engine still puts out 329hp and 354 lb-ft torque and wi ...

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NADA Gears: Daily Auto News, August 18 - 22

August 22 Z06 Vette Pricing Released Chevrolet has announced pricing on the 2015 Z06.  Its starts at $78,995 for the coupe and $83,995 for the drop top. Z06 models are offered in 1LZ, 2LZ and 3LZ trims. A range of available features enables customers to tailor the look and feel of their Z06, including: Premium Package with leather-wrapped interior Aero-enhancing carbon fiber ground effects package Performance Data Recorder and navigation Competition sport seats offered in leather or suede microfiber Carbon fiber interior trim and carbon fiber convertible tonneau cover ...

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