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Nick Palermo

Nick Palermo

Former Digital Trends Contributor

Nick Palermo is a freelance automotive writer in Atlanta. Since becoming an freelance automotive journalist in, Nick has broadened his coverage of the automotive industry to include topics like new car technology, antiques and classics, DIY maintenance and repair, industry news and motorsports. A committed advocate for automotive media professionals, Nick serves as president of Greater Atlanta Automotive Media Association. When he's not writing or driving, Nick enjoys cooking over charcoal, exploring the city on his bicycle and spending time with his wife and twins.

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Hyundai’s 2016 Sonata Hybrid sips fuel when it matters least

The 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is expected to post up to 44 mpg when it arrives early this summer.
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Hyundai’s 2016 Sonata Plug-In Hybrid marks first for the brand

Hyundai introduced its first plug-in model today at the Detroit Auto Show, the 2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid.
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Blackout: Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS hits Detroit Auto Show

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the model, Porsche applied its GTS treatment to its retractable-top 911 Targa for a world debut at the Detroit Auto Show
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New Porsche Cayenne Turbo S laps ‘Ring in under eight minutes: Detroit Auto Show

Porsche says its most athletic SUV lapped the North Loop of the famous Nürburgring in 7:59.74 minutes, claiming a new record for sport utility vehicles.
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MINI maxes out at Detroit with the 2015 John Cooper Works Hardtop

The high-performance John Cooper Works version of the Mini Hardtop that debuted this morning at the Detroit Auto Show is the most powerful Mini production car to date.
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At long last, Range Rover brings luxurious but efficient diesels Stateside

Land Rover brings diesel power to the U.S. market with the Detroit Auto Show introduction of the 2016 Range Rover HSE Td6 and 2016 Range Rover Sport HSE Td6.
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Jaguar F-PACE aims to be ‘the ultimate practical sports car’: Detroit Auto Show

Jaguar announced the upcoming F-PACE, a production crossover based on the C-X17 concept, just ahead of its Detroit Auto Show debut.
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First Drive: 2015 Ram ProMaster City

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First drive: 2015 Chrysler 300

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2015 Ford Mustang GT review

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Millennial Falcon: Scion Drops iM Concept at LA Auto Show

At the LA Auto Show, Scion unveiled its iM Concept, a compact five-door hatchback that will arrive as a production version in 2015.
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First drive: 2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

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First drive: 2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe

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Style, Urban, and AMG Line: 2015 Mercedes-Benz B-Class comes in three new flavors

Compared to the relatively simple array of trim choices, the powertrain options for the B-Class are dizzying. The big news from Paris is available all-wheel drive.
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Ford C-Max flaunts new face at Paris Motor Show

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2015 Mercedes-AMG C63 Unveiled in Paris with downsized, turbocharged V8

Mercedes-AMG has unveiled its latest C63, powered by a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 producing 469 horsepower and 479 pound-feet of torque.
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First drive: 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf

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Lexus shifts from vanilla to voracious with the howling, V8-powered RC F

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First drive: 2015 Hyundai Sonata