Bentley to retire aging 6.75-liter V8 with current Mulsanne

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The 6.75-liter V8 engine in the Bentley Mulsanne has been in production in some form since 1959, but word has it that it will be phased out together with the model it propels, to be replaced by a V12.

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Tokyo cops now have three Nissan 370Z Nismo patrol cars

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Nissan delivered a trio of 370Z Nismo patrol cars to the Metropolitan Police Department in Tokyo, putting street racers on notice.

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Tokyo cops now have three Nissan 370Z Nismo patrol cars originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 26 May 2016 11:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Cash-strapped Takata to be bought by private equity firm

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Automakers to be asked to help foot the bill for airbag recalls as private equity firm KKR moves towards a leveraged buyout of Japanese automotive supplier Takata.

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Cash-strapped Takata to be bought by private equity firm originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 26 May 2016 11:01:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Maserati recalls 26k sedans for rear suspension failure

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Maserati has discovered bolts may have not been tightened properly in the rear suspension of its Quattroporte and Ghibli sedans, so it's launching a recall to address the issue.

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Maserati recalls 26k sedans for rear suspension failure originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 26 May 2016 10:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Watch dozens of cars swallowed by sinkhole in Italy

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A burst water main in Florence opened up a sinkhole that reportedly sunk dozens of cars near the Italian city's historic center on Wednesday.

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Watch dozens of cars swallowed by sinkhole in Italy originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 26 May 2016 09:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Tesla Model 3 pre-orders whittled down to 373,000

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After removing 8,000 canceled orders and 4,200 duplicates, Tesla says it has approximately 373,000 reservations on hand for the new Model 3.

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Tesla Model 3 pre-orders whittled down to 373,000 originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 19 May 2016 09:15:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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FCA recalling 400k Jeep Wranglers, 40k Fiat 500s

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Fiat Chrysler recalls about 400,000 Jeep Wranglers for their steering-wheel airbag assembly, and 40,000 Fiat 500s for their clutch release systems.

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FCA recalling 400k Jeep Wranglers, 40k Fiat 500s originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 19 May 2016 08:31:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Mitsubishi president resigns in wake of fuel economy scandal

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Two of the top executives at Mitsubishi are stepping down as the company is shaken by the scandal surrounding its fuel-economy figures. However the chairman and CEO is keeping his seat – at least until Nissan can replace him.

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Mitsubishi president resigns in wake of fuel economy scandal originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 18 May 2016 10:02:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Suzuki latest to admit to falsifying fuel economy tests

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Following the Mitsubishi scandal that prompted a merger with Nissan, Suzuki admits to using improper tests for fuel consumption.

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Suzuki latest to admit to falsifying fuel economy tests originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 18 May 2016 08:50:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Rolls-Royce Phantom Zenith takes assembly line with it

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Rolls-Royce is sending off the final examples of the Phantom Coupe and Drophead Coupe with actual pieces of the assembly line on which they're crafted in Goodwood.

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Rolls-Royce Phantom Zenith takes assembly line with it originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 17 May 2016 10:34:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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