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EARLY 2013: BMW i3 Electric City Car

BMW claim that it’s new $35,000 Chevy Volt-beater will have 99 miles of range from its rear-mounted electric motor and floor-mounted batteries. BMW (being BMW) is also claiming 100 mph for the car’s top speed, and the i3 could bring … Continue reading

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LATE 2012: Corvette C7

The current ‘Vette has looked the same for nearly 13 years. Though it’s still an amazing car, delivering Ferrari-like performance for one-fifth the price, it’s dated in many respects. Expect a lot from the all-new C7 Corvette, then, with cool … Continue reading

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FALL 2012: Ford Fiesta ST

The Fiesta ST will have an altered body for improved cooling, but may be available only as a three-door hatch. It will have better suspension tuning, possibly Recaro racing seats, some unique trim, 17-inch wheels, speed-rated performance tires and dual … Continue reading

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EARLY 2012: Volkswagen Golf R

  Volkswagen had been one of the few brands in the United States that hasn’t decided to Buick-ize its styling and sponge down its ride. And, indeed, the Golf R promises to be anything but vanilla. With the Golf R’s … Continue reading

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APRIL 2012: 2013 Mini Paceman

  The Paceman is a two-door concept coupe that debuted last year, and our sources say it’s a lock for production. Mini will have to work hard with this model, though, which is essentially the forthcoming Countryman minus two doors. … Continue reading

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MARCH 2012: 2013 Toyota Prius C

At this year’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Toyota debuted an entire line of Prius models, including the intriguing Prius C Concept. They still stress that this is a concept, but a small, sporty hybrid hatchback is surely … Continue reading

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FEBRUARY 2012: 2013 Mitsubishi Evo XI

With Mitsubishi scrapping its gas guzzlers and launching brand-new electric and gas-electric hybrids, all aimed at meeting ever-tighter global emissions standards, the rumor mill is suggesting that even the Lancer Evolution is going to go green. Or green-ish. The idea … Continue reading

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JANUARY 2012: 2013 Ford Focus ST

The new Focus is at last debuting in the U.S., with a 2.0-liter, direct-injected, 160-hp motor and variable valve timing, as well as a five-speed manual. But, the car to wait for is the 2013 Focus ST, which debuts in … Continue reading

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JANUARY 2012: 2013 ZL1 Camaro

A hot Camaro is coming and will be powered by the Cadillac CTS-V’s 6.2-liter V8 with roughly 550 hp. Given how the Camaro SS with a 6.2-liter V8 that puts out a mere 426 hp can already clock a 0-to-60-mph … Continue reading

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DECEMBER: 2012 Toyota/Subaru FT-86 Sports Car

The joint-project sports car from Toyota and Subaru is now getting far enough along to report at least the following, even though we’re certain much will change. The car is said to be very light, and to use at least … Continue reading

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