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How safe is the 2016 Smart fortwo in a crash test?

Since its inception in 1998, arguably the biggest roadblock Mercedes-Benz has faced with the Smart fortwo city car is its crash-worthiness. “Surely,” you think, “something that tiny can’t fare well in a collision.” 198 more words

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Ferrari will make its steering even sharper, more precise

Steering is a difficult aspect to master in a car, but Ferrari is working on a way to somehow make its system sharper and more precise than it already is. 131 more words

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Dodge Challenger Hellcat could see limited production run

Chrysler could end up limiting production of the fastest muscle car it has ever produced, the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, to just 1,200 examples.

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Mercedes-Benz planning S model for next-gen C63 AMG

The AMG team is known to work some serious performance magic on Mercedes-Benz vehicles, especially when it adds S to the end of the nameplate. 143 more words

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Lexus LF-LC to launch as 2016 model

According to a report from Autocar, the LF-LC is slated to launch as a 2016 model. The concept was first shown at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show and it’s hybrid drivetrain produces around 500 horsepower. 48 more words

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SUV Review: 2015 Ford Expedition

While a full-size SUV wouldn’t be my first choice to tackle an Appalachian switchback, the refreshed Ford Expedition is surprisingly agile given its enormous size. 264 more words

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Can a hot hatch beat a supercar around a track?

The bench racing stops here. EVO’s latest track battle pits a track-only Renault Clio Cup against a very street legal Audi R8 V10. If you only looked at the spec sheet, you’d say that the 225 horsepower hatch would be walked all over by the immensely more powerful Audi. 40 more words

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