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NADA Gears: Daily Auto News, Dec. 22 - 24

Dec. 23 BMW M Performance for a Hyundai Price? Hyundai has announced they’ve hired Albert Biermann as Head of Vehicle Test and High Performance Development.  Biermann was the head of BMW’s M Division and had been with the Bavarian brand for over 30 years.  This corporate change could prove a tremendous success for Hyundai if their new line of N Performance vehicles turn out as Biermann plans. Dec. 22 2016 Cadillac CTS-V Cadillac has pulled the sheet off the 2016 CTS-V. It’s a 200 mph beast, with 640 horsepower, and does a 60 mph sprint in jus ...

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NADA Gears: Daily Auto News, Dec. 16 - 17

Dec. 17 Future of Tires Hankook Tires has debuted three new futuristic tires that could one day become reality. Each of the three has a unique function. According to Hankook, their characteristics are as follows: 1.Boostrac has hexagonal tread blocks that can transform into expanded mode with intensified traction performance - especially on steep, rough conditions such as desert and mountain roads.  2.    Alpike is designed with tire circumferential expansion mode, which increases vehicle ground clearance making it optimally suitable for heavy snow ...

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NADA Gears: Daily Auto News, Dec. 8 - 12

Dec. 12 Ford’s New Performance Team Ford announced their new high performance division, simply named Ford Performance Team. The division plans to bring 12 new performance vehicles/variants by 2020. The biggest news of these arrivals is the upcoming Focus RS, which will finally be available back in North America. With rumors of 350 horsepower and all-wheel drive, blue oval cognoscenti are excited. Ford leadership has tasked their new performance group to offer parts and accessories for global customers faster, with the goal of meeting customer needs for both the street and track. ...

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NADA Gears: Daily Auto News, Dec. 1 - 5

Dec. 4 007’s New Aston Martin and Movie Name The recently announced James Bond film name, “Spectre,” paved the way for the debut of 007’s newest car. Aston Martin has named the British spy’s chariot of choice the DB10. No details about the car are available, except for exterior photos.   Dec. 3 Spied: New Mercedes-Benz E-Class Interior TopSpeed acquired spy shots of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class. From the looks of it, there is a ton of carry-over from the upmarket S-Class. Just like with the redesigned C-Class, Mercedes is turning the l ...

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NADA Gears: Daily Auto News, November 24 - 26

Nov. 26 Next U.S. Bound Alfa Romeo Automotive News, has confirmed that Alfa Romeo will be bringing a midsize sedan to the U.S. market next June. Alfa says the sedan will be position between the 3 and 5 series BMW sedans, similar to when the Cadillac CTS debuted a few years ago. Have a happy Thanksgiving, NADA will be closed for the holiday, remember to be thankful for all we have, especially V8 engines. Nov. 25 FR-S to Remain Coupe Only, No Turbo Either At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Wards  was able to interview Doug Murtha, Senior Vice President of Scion. Murtha put ...

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NADA Gears: Daily Auto News, November 17 - 21

Nov. 21 2016 Acura ILX: Poised and Ready At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Acura released the reimagined 2016 ILX. According to many in the automotive press, this is what the car should have been the first time around. With new styling and upgraded performance and technology, the ILX is poised to compete with the Mercedes-Benz CLA and Audi A3. The ILX should arrive in dealerships in early 2015. More photos of the ILX can be found on our Twitter feed.   Nov. 20 Los Angeles Auto Show: Day 2 The auto show in Los Angeles is off to a great start, with a slew of reveals ye ...

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NADA Gears: Daily Auto News, November 10 - 14

A new Integra? Cadillac's revamped CTS-V sleeper? Preview shots of the upcoming Maserati Levante SUV? Yep, we've got all the latest news on cars for the week.

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NADA Gears: Daily Auto News, November 3 - 7

Nov. 6 Chevy Captiva Sport Put Out to Pasture Automotive News has reported that the Chevy Captiva, aka Saturn Vue, has finally been discontinued for the U.S. market.  It has been a fleet-only offering for the last 3 years and does not have a place within the product portfolio for Chevrolet. Going forward, it will be replaced by the upcoming Chevy Trax CUV.   November 5 2014 SEMA Show The Specialty Equipment Market Association ― SEMA ― Show is currently going on in Las Vegas. Autoblog has covered the event, along with all of the custom vehicles that debuted ...

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NADA Gears: Daily Auto News, October 27 - 31

October 31 Big News Out of Mazda Motor Trend is reporting some big news from Mazda.  Plans for a Mazda6 coupe (rendering below) and a MazdaSpeed3, which will use a 2.5-liter Skyactiv turbocharged engine putting out 300 hp and incorporate a new all-wheel drive system.   October 30 BMW X5M and X6M According to BMW, the 2015 BMW X5 M and X6 M will start at an MSRP of $99,650 and $103,050 respectively. Both will arrive in showrooms in the spring of 2015. In addition, the 0 to 60 time is 4.0 seconds for both models. Another One Bites the Dust  &n ...

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NADA Gears: Daily Auto News, October 20 - 24

October 24 The Nemesis Trion Supercars is set to debut the all-new Nemesis in early 2016. This $1,000,000+ supercar will come with a 9.0L twin turbo V8 that puts out 2000hp.  This should allow the car to reach 0 to 60 times of 2.8 seconds and a top speed of 270mph.   October 23 Mazda 2 Production Begins According to Automobile Magazine, production of the all-new 2016 Mazda 2 has begun in Mexico. This little hatch is receiving tons of acclaim for its style in the subcompact segment.   October 22 Chrysler 200 Coupe The team over at Theop ...

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