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BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe Gets Artsy in New Photos

BMW is getting in touch with its artistic side, showing off a set of retro-themed 6 Series Gran Coupe images at Paris Photo LA, an international photographic art fair held at Paramount Pictures Studios. Shot by German photographer Uwe Düttmann, the photos are inspired by film noir and burlesque style ...
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Ford EcoBoost Voted International Engine Of The Year

Ford won the International Engine of the Year Award for the second year running. The tiny Ford 1.0-liter EcoBoost three-cylinder took top honors this year and in 2012. The awards are chosen by 87 judges from 35 different countries. The 1.0-liter EcoBoost is turbocharged and has direct fuel injection. Its footprint ...
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Watch A Scion FR-S, VW GTI Play on Track with E30 M3

The 2013 Volkswagen GTI and the Scion FR-S are both relatively cheap, fun four-cylinder options, but each provides a different experience behind the wheel. To find out which car is “better,” Motor Trend associate editor joined European Car editor-in-chief Greg Emmerson to settle the score on track. But wait, there’s more. ...
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BMW Prices 2014 328i xDrive Sports Wagon from $42,345

First Drive: 2014 BMW 3-series Sports Wagon First Drive: 2013 Audi Allroad Comparison Test: 2012 BMW 328i vs. 2013 Cadillac ATS Speaking of add-ons, there are multiple available packages: • Cold Weather ($950; heated front and rear seats and heated steering wheel) • Driver Assistance ($1900; rearview camera, blind-spot detection, side- and top-view cameras, park-distance ...
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Report: BMW/Toyota Sports Car Moves Closer to Production

So Toyota’s GT 86 (sold here as the award-winning Scion FR-S) is a success–what’s next for the automaker and its stable of sporty cars? We hear that the Toyota/BMW sports car project briefly mentioned late last year is still taking shape. Motor Trend reports that the project, which would result in ...
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Chevrolet Camaro Leads March Sports Car Sales

The Chevrolet Camaro is again the best-selling sports car in the U.S., edging out its crosstown pony car rivals at Ford and Dodge for first place. Together, the three American muscle cars lead the sub-$100,000 sports car segment, besting vehicles like the Scion FR-S and Nissan 370Z. Even though an updated ...
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