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The Toyota Supra returns at $50K
  2020 Model
Sports car enthusiasts have been waiting more than 20 years for the return of Supra and will soon be able to purchase the 2020 Toyota GR Supra for a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of $49,990. For those fans and collectors anxious to be among the first owners of this iconic sports car, the initial 1,500 production Supras for the U.S. will be Launch Edition models starting at $55,250. 
Winners of the 2019 Car, Utility and Truck of Year
  Genesis G70, Hyundai Kona/Kona EV and Ram 1500
After hundreds of hours of test drives, research and evaluation by independent jurors, the Genesis G70, Hyundai Kona/Kona EV and Ram 1500 were revealed as the winners of the 2019 North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) awards presented today at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
Cadillac Shows Brand's First Fully Electric EV
  Cadillac Model Will Be The First Of GM's Next-Generation EVs
Cadillac furthered its recent product blitz today with the reveal of the brand’s first EV. This will be the first model derived from GM’s future EV platform. GM announced on Friday that Cadillac will be at the vanguard of the company’s move toward an all-electric future.
2020 Cadillac XT6 Makes Global Debut
  All-new three-row crossover
Cadillac expands its popular crossover and SUV lineup with today’s global debut of the 2020 XT6. “The first-ever Cadillac XT6 delivers a compelling blend of spaciousness, safety and convenience features for customers who thrive on doing it all,” said Steve Carlisle, Cadillac president. “It joins the all-new XT4, which has soared to the top spot in its segment, our global best-selling XT5 and the iconic Escalade to accelerate the brand’s global growth, with a spirit that is uniquely Cadillac.”
We drive the 2019 Lexus RX 450h L
  by Ali Arsham
Three row SUVs are very popular and the Lexus RX has been feeling left out. So, Lexus made the RX longer and made room for two more people.  And because it is a Lexus, you can still have your luxury in gas or hybrid versions. We tested a new RX450hL to see if it is as good as advertised.
Brabham BT62 to be offered in street legal version
  In Europe and soon Australia
The Brabham Automotive BT62 will now be offered in a road legal form in Europe and soon Australia. The Australian high-performance manufacturer built the BT62 to be an unrestricted track car, with performance and power that significantly surpasses that of a GT car. While that hasn’t changed, the iconic marque is responding to some customers’ desire for occasional road use – particularly to drive their BT62 to and from the circuit.
Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport
  Stronger, faster, more sustainable
Three years after the premiere of the first Cayman GT4 Clubsport, Porsche now unveils its successor: The new 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport represents a consequent further development of the successful model from Weissach. For the first time, the near-standard mid-engine racer comes in two versions ex-works: the “Trackday” model for ambitious amateur racing drivers and the “Competition” variant for national and international motor racing.
Unique McLaren P1 GTR By McLaren Special Operations
  Commemorates 1988 Ayrton Senna Maiden Championship
McLaren Special Operations (MSO) has completed a unique new McLaren P1 GTR bespoke project to mark the 30th anniversary of Ayrton Senna’s maiden Formula 1 World Championship. The striking McLaren P1 GTR is liveried in the iconic colors of then-sponsor Marlboro - synonymous with McLaren for more than 20 years – as they appeared on the MP4/4 that propelled him to the first of three F1 titles.
How Ford 3-D Prints 2020 Mustang GT500 Parts
  Justin Dugan Tours Ford’s Advanced Manufacturing Facility
Ford’s new $45 million Advanced Manufacturing Facility is up and running and American Muscle’s (AM) Justin Dugan received the VIP tour! In this episode of AM’s Mustang News, Justin gets up close and personal with Ford’s robots, learns the difference between virtual and augmented reality, and even looks at some of the 3-D printed components Ford will be using in future vehicles.  
Ultra-high-power charging technology for future EVs
  Charging EVs may soon be as quick as filling up with fuel
The research consortium presented a prototype for a charging station with an output of up to 450 kW yesterday in Jettingen-Scheppach, located near the A8 motorway between Ulm and Augsburg. A Porsche research vehicle with a net battery capacity of approximately 90 kWh achieved a charging capacity of over 400 kW on the new charging station, allowing for charging times of less than 3 minutes for the first 100 km range.
We drive the Mazda 6
  by Ali Arsham
If you are looking for a family sedan, chances are you are considering a Honda Accord or a Toyota Camry.  After all, those are the two biggest players but maybe you want to consider a smaller but more fun player.  The 2018 Mazda 6 stands out from the crowd by being a bit more fun and luxurious and it is worth checking out. Thoroughly redesigned for 2018, the Mazda 6’s difference is noticed when you walk up to it.
Porsche unveils 2020 911 at LA Auto Show
  As we await the Taycan later in 2019
Faster, Porsche presented the 8th generation of the 911 in Petree Hall at the Los Angeles Auto Show. “California is the ideal place to introduce the new 911. California has been like a second home to Porsche for decades,” comments Oliver Blume, CEO of Porsche AG. “The 8th generation of the 911 is even more powerful, even more emotional, and even more efficient than its predecessor – and also offers extensive digital features. And in spite of all the innovations, the 911 is still just what it has always been: a pure sports car and the pulsing heart of Porsche: our icon.” 
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