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Refreshed 2016 Porsche 911 Spyshot Leaked

The current 7th-generation of the Porsche 911 has been started as the 2012 model year, and we know a mid-cycle-refresh is coming this year.

On this past Tuesday someone is able to snatch a photo when Porsche was testing the refreshed 2016 911 on the street of Prague in Czech Republic, as shown below.


In the photo we can see the major change to the rear of the sports car is the shape of the engine compartment vent (grille lines changed from horizontal to vertical).

For your comparison, below is the photo taken at a similar angle of the current 2015 model year Porsche 911.


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US-Spec 2016 Lexus ES Sedan Announced

Three month ago, we have shown you details of the facelifted 2016 Lexus ES. Today Lexus published the US market 2016 ES, and below are some highlights.

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– Standard LED Headlights
– Revised exterior/interior styling
– Car body construction with higher rigidity
– Front suspension enhanced with opposite-wound coil springs
– Powertrain options are carried-over from the 2015 model: ES350 with V6 engine and ES300h with hybrid powerplant

Please read more details in the following press release after enjoying the below gallery.

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More News: The 5th-Generation Lexus LS

One week ago we have mentioned the plan of the next Lexus LS flagship sedan, today we got some good news for you: it will be debuted earlier than we have expected: probably in the 2016 North American International Auto Show, to be held in Detroit next January.


We have also known some more details about the full-size sedan’s engines:

– 5.0L naturally aspirated V8, output around 469hp (LS500);
– 5.0L V8 + electric motor hybrid powertrain, combined output: ~543hp (LS500h)

The current LS460 is behind its competitors regarding the engine output, with “only” 386hp coming out of the 4.6L V8, it is way behind the BMW 750i’s 445hp, Mercedes-Benz S550’s 449hp and also Audi A8 4...

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Engine Options Confirmed for The Next Lexus SC

Nearly a year ago, we have previewed some news about the future Lexus V8 powerplant. Recently we heard more news from Lexus: the first model to receive this new series of V8 engines will be the upcoming 3rd-gen Lexus SC.


From our source, Toyota management has approved 2 of the 3 proposed powerplants (as has already been mentioned in the above previous article):

1. The naturally aspirated 5.0L V8, with output between 450hp – 480hp (depends on different applications) – confirmed;
2. The naturally aspirated 5.0L V8 plus hybrid electric motor, output will be above 500hp – confirmed;
3. A twin-turbocharged 5.0L V8, output will be in the 600hp league – Toyota still need to s...

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