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The Three-Row 2018 Lexus RX L Is Here To Print An Insane Amount Of Money

It’s hard to imagine a luxury crossover more ubiquitous than the Lexus RX. But for years it’s had one fatal flaw that has pushed buyers elsewhere and driven dealers to tears: it doesn’t have a third row of seats. Today at the LA Auto Show, this oversight was corrected, and you can expect the 2018 […]

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Tesla Internal Quality Checks ‘Routinely’ Reveal Defects In Model S And Model X Cars: Report

Internal quality checks at Tesla have “routinely revealed” defects in more than 90 percent of Model S and X vehicles after they come off the production line, according to a new report from Reuters. Tesla countered by saying any reworking of cars post-assembly shows that it’s committed to quality.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Chris Bangle’s New Car Is This Radical City Electric

A few months back when Chris Bangle took a moment to shit-talk to his competitors, the former BMW design chief drummed up anticipation for a new car he’d been working on, saying the design was so “liberating” it made one of his designers physically ill. This week, Bangle introduced that car, called REDS, and he […]

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GM’s Self-Driving Bolt Gets Publicly Stumped By Taco Truck

Ahead of a big meeting with Wall Street investors this week to lay out its “vision for an autonomous future,” General Motors showed off its self-driving cars in San Francisco, offering the first public test rides for non-employees. The rides didn’t exactly go as planned. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Mini Considers Going All-Electric In The U.S. Because You’re Not Buying Enough Of Them

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Genetically Engineering Yourself Sounds Like a Horrible Idea—But This Guy Is Doing It Anyway

Josiah Zayner took a swig from his beer and squinted into the spotlight. He was already kind of drunk. He also hadn’t bothered to write a speech. Tattooed and heavily pierced with a shock of blue-gray hair, he shuffled around uneasily on stage. But 150-odd people had flown in from around the country to hear […]

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Leaked Documents Say The Mid-Engined C8 Corvette Could Make Up To 850 HP

A Corvette with the engine behind the driver is coming. Finally. Maybe? Probably, as there’s been tons of reports and mules running around that prove the real thing is right around the corner. And according supposedly leaked documents on Corvette Forum, the all-new C8 may have up to 850 horsepower using a twin-turbo…Read more… Continue […]

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The 755 Horsepower 2019 Corvette ZR1 Starts At $119,995

I’m not even sure where to begin here. We’ve reached the limits of hyperbole. We’ve reached the limits of sense. The 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 can be yours for $119,995, which is a lot for a Corvette, but this thing has an obscene amount of performance. If you need more, behold the Corvette ZR1 Convertible, […]

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At $18,500, Could This 1987 Callaway Corvette Blow You Away?

The ad for today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Callaway Corvette claims the twin-turbo convertible to be #51 out of just 184 produced. Let’s see if this storied, and long-stored car comes with a price that makes it feel like #2 in your estimation.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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