Morgan Plus 8 Speedster


Britain's Morgan is flexing their muscle this year with a brawny new roadster, the Plus 8 Speedster. Wrapped in its all too familiar swooping bodystyle, the roadster will be powered by a BMW 4.8L V-8 that produces 367 hp. The Plus 8 Speedster will hit 0-60 in 4.2 seconds and can reach a top speed of 148 mph.

$120,000, Morgan

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BMW Vision Future Luxury


BMW has definitely got it's work cut out with the next generation 7-Series sedan. BMW is previewing what's to come with the Vision Future Luxury, bold concept with a large focus on technology and considered materials. New technologies that are previewed include a wraparound cluster of displays that is backed by the company's new user interface design, a Passenger Information Display for accessing services such as buying event tickets, and a new heads up display that can do things like identify road signs such as local speed limits and broadcast that into the driver's field of view. Much attention was paid to the luxury aspects aswell with contoured seats with retractable tables, aniline leather, and a variety of wooden trim details.



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Volkswagen Golf R 400


Looks like Volkswagen isn't going to let its stablemates at Audi and Lamborghini have all the high-speed fun. They've put together a supercar-grade Golf Concept (yes, we said Golf) that can certainly keep up with some of the fastest marques out there. The Golf R 400 can hit 62 mph from 0 in just 3.9 seconds and hit a top speed of almost 174 mph. That all comes from a 2.0L four-cylinder that is turbocharged and has 395 hp 332 lb-ft of torque. Will they build it? Probably not, but here's hoping it builds enough attention for a limited run in the near future.


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Audi TT Offroad Concept


Audi's TT line might be spawning a whole new family of cars based on the iconic design. The Offroad Concept adds a Sport Utility capability to the TT line with a compact body and a ffocus on performance and efficiency. The concept features a plug-in hybrid system that produces 408 hp, 479 lb-ft of torque, a 0-62 time of 5.2 seconds, and a governed top speed of 155 mph. It also can achieve 128 mpg and can travel up to 31 miles using only electric power.



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2015 Dodge Challenger


Dodge is giving it's flagship muscle car a fresh new face for 2015 and a load of engine options to help it keep up with the latest ponycar rivals from Chevy and Ford. The new Challenger gets a variety of engine options including a new "Scat Pack" model that features a 6.4L Hemi V8 with 485 hp and 475 lb-ft of torque. Other updates include a 8.4" infotainment display, exterior refinements that evoke the styling of the original from the 70s, an automatic eight-speed transmission, LED halo headlamps and LED rearlights, Brembo four-pistion brakes, and a new launch control mode.



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Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition


The pony car that started it all is celebrating its 50th birthday with a special limited edition. The Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition honors the 1964 original with two special colors: Wimbeldon White and Kona Blue. The cars will come with almost every available option with the only choice available being the color and transmission option. The car will be available this fall and only 1,964 examples will be built.



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2016 Audi A3 TDI Sportback


There was quite a bit of disappointment when it was announced that Audi wouldn't be bringing back the diesel-powered A3 hatchback alongside the new A3 sedans. Audi is caving to enthusiast demand and plans to bring back the TDI Sportback stateside next summer as a 2016 model. The car will join the E-Tron electric-gas hybrid and will boast a 150-hp TDI engine coupled with a 6-speed S Tronic transmission.



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Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT


Aston Martin is revealing a new V8 Vantage called the GT and what's special about it isn't the new paint work or the fact that its a new model, its an Aston Martin that will come in at under $100,000. Priced at $99,900 MSRP, the V8 Vantage GT comes in a range of special paint schemes and is available in a hard top or coupe and is powered by their 430 hp 4.7L V8. Now the hard part? A new 911 or the beast from Britain? We'd have to go Anglo on this one.

$99,900, Aston Martin

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Audi RS7 Dynamic Edition


Audi is debuting the ultimate version of their high-powered four-door coupe, the RS7 Dynamic Edition. The new model features crimson red stitching throughout the leather interior, a heavy use of carbon fiber components, DRC suspension, 21-inch gloss black wheels, and a new sport exhaust.

$146,045 (Summer), Audi

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Benton Performance

Vintage Porsches have been enjoying a bit of renaissance as of late and right in the thick of it is Southern California Porsche shop, Benton Performance. In a short film directed by Heath Mattioli, John Benton takes us behind the scenes of his love for early Porsches and what makes them so special.


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