Once the object of ridicule, subcompact cars are now often seen as smart, economical, and parking-friendly. The Kia Rio is one of many cars in this segment that has gradually improved over time, and for 2018, it undergoes a full redesign with a new platform, more spacious interior, and more technologies including autonomous emergency braking.

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Six days before bidding closes, someone has offered up $200,000 to get their hands on the very first 2017 Honda Civic Type R.

The auction began on June 7, and at the time of this writing, there have been a total of 22 bids.

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Honda announced that it will replace the V-6 at the top of the 2018 Accord’s lineup with a 2.0-liter direct-injection turbo-four tuned to deliver torque at very low RPMs.

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Surprisingly, the Porsche 911 Turbo S outnumbers the regular, non-S Turbo, at least in the U.S. Turbo buyers aren’t in the market to save money, so most walk in the dealership and simply request the best equipped, highest-marked 911 available, resulting in a set of keys to a Turbo S.

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During the 370Z’s nine-year tenure on sale in the U.S., we’ve tested several iterations of Nissan’s two-seat sports car. But this is the first time we’ve gotten ahold of a base model without any performance-enhancing options, which also made it the slowest Nissan 370Z we’ve tested.

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Quick Stats: Iggy Pop singer-songwriter, actor
Daily Driver:2009 Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead (Iggy’s rating: 9.5 on a scale of 1 to 10)
Favorite road trip: “Station to Station” tour cross country with David Bowie

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I took a spin in our 2017 Car of the Year the other day, and I marveled again at the current state of automotive engineering.

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Automatic emergency braking is expected to come standard on almost every new vehicle sold in the U.S. by no later than early next decade. Nissan is getting a head start on the game by bringing the safety feature to more vehicles for the 2018 model year.

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The fourth-generation A8 will feature a mild hybrid powertrain as standard equipment, Audi has confirmed. Audi released an image of the new mild hybrid drivetrain, but we’ll have to wait until next month for the full unveiling of the new flagship sedan.

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Subaru will be pushing its performance envelope even further in 2018 thanks to special edition variants of the WRX STI sedan and BRZ coupe. Dubbed the WRX STI Type RA and BRZ tS, both will be offered in WR Blue Pearl, Crystal Black Silica, and Crystal White Pearl.

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