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MINI’s Miata-fighting Superleggera Roadster might be inching closer to reality

MINI just might be working on a production version of its Superleggera Roadster, which debuted earlier this year. Recent patent filings show renderings of an eerily similar vehicle with slight changes to the windshield and mirrors.

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Ford Performance confirms Focus RS as part of 12-model blitz

A new Ford Focus RS will be among 12 new performance models Ford plans to launch between now and 2020. The Blue Oval is consolidating its performance operations under one global umbrella.

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Hold the Chiron! Bugatti Veyron-based Speedster model may be on the way

Bugatti may be planning a new, Veyron-based model called the Speedster. The vehicle will likely extremely limited in production, and a new report claims it will equip a bespoke body and a 1,500-horsepower hybrid system.

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Americans still can’t get the Civic Type R, but its boosted engine may be headed Stateside

A new report claims that the Honda Civic Type R’s engine may be headed to the U.S. A new performance model, positioned above the Civic Si, could equip the 280-horsepower engine in the next few years.

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Great Scott! Engineer creates Delorean monster truck, hovercraft, and convertible

Rich Weissensel is an engineer with a unique specialty: DeLoreans. Over the years he’s created a DeLorean monster truck, hovercraft, convertible, and even a limousine with six separate gullwing doors.

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Thrashing Swedish steel in the quest for a death-proof Volvo by 2020

Volvo has made one of the boldest promises in the automotive industry, that no one driving a new Volvo should be killed or seriously injured by the year 2020. Digital Trends went to Sweden to see how far it has come with the new XC90 and how far it has left to…

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Quarter-mile muscle: Bama Performance’s Mustang breaks nine-second mark without forced induction

Maryland tuner Bama Performance has accomplished a 9.91-second quarter mile time with its 2015 Ford Mustang, and it did so without the aid of a turbo or supercharger. The modded Mustang features a variety of bolt-ons and a nitrous kit.

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With Wi-Fi hotspots and wireless phone chargers, the future of BMW’s 7 Series is now

A new report indicates that the 2016 BMW 7 Series may feature a smattering of next-gen tech, including wireless smartphone charging and a WiFi hotspot. Also rumored for the big Bimmer is an improved iDrive system.

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As the 918 Spyder sells out, Porsche hints at a successor

The Porsche 918 Spyder has finally sold out, with all 918 examples of the hybrid supercar spoken for. Porsche says it will build a successor, though, but there's no set timeline for it.

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If you live in Iowa, you can now use a smartphone as your driver’s license

Moving closer to a world where carrying a wallet or purse will be a thing of the past, Iowa residents will soon be able to ditch their driver's license in favor of a digital version within a smartphone application.

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