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Updated 2016 Audi A6 Got Good Result in IIHS Small Overlap Test

For those who are in the market of buying the Audi A6, if the bigger discount on the 2015 model seems tempting to you, you may want to think twice now, since the 2016 model has some fundamental enhancements which you should seriously consider.


You may have already known major changes in the 2016 A6 are in:

– Upgraded engine output (2.0T: 220hp => 252hp, 3.0T: 310hp => 333hp)
– Minor tweaks to the exterior styling
– Better graphic chips for the LCD display

However, there is at least one more critical improvement made to the 2016 model: the front-end and passenger cabin structure are strengthened, and are more stiff to achieve the “Good” rating in the latest IIHS small ove...

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Announced in Detroit: The 2016 Lexus GS-F (with Live Photos)

Lexus has already provided details about the 2016 GS-F last week ahead of the Detroit auto show. Today it officially showed the performance sedan in front of the audience. There are a couple more features in today’s reveal, combined with what we have last week, here are the highlights:


2016 Lexus GS-F Highlights

– 5.0L naturally aspirated V8 engine, 467hp at 7,100RPM and 389 lb-ft of torque from 4,800 to 5,600RPM
– Aisin 8-speed automatic transmission
– structural reinforcements based on the standard GS sedan, with exclusive upgraded suspension system
– Torque vectoring differential (TVD) is standard
– Curb weight around 4,034 lbs
– Wheel size: 255/35R19 (front...

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2015 Lexus GS450h Gets The F Sport Package

For the 2013 and 2014 model year Lexus GS models, the F Sport package can only be selected on GS350.

Beginning from the 2015 model year, Lexus will also offer the same F Sport treatment to the GS hybrid trim: the GS450h. When selecting the F Sport pkg, you will not only get more aggressive exterior styling, but also most importantly, you get revised adaptive suspension, larger front brake rotors with high-friction brake pads, 19-in wheels; and by selecting the F Sport pkg, you can further add the active rear wheel steering to the list too.

However, no change is made to the powertrain, which has a combined total output of 338hp.


Besides mechanical changes, the 2015 GS als...

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Lexus GS-F Will Come with 500HP

Following the RC-F engine spec reveal and multiple test drive report publications yesterday, Lexus also let out some more details about the upcoming GS-F, and another new F model. Below are some highlights on the GS-F:

– Will be announced in 2016
– Will have the same 5.0L V8 found in the RC-F, but is tuned to around 500hp and 400 lb-ft of torque
– Share part of the structure of the RC-F platform
– A four-door version of the RC F coupe will be offered in 2016, which will play the same role as the current IS-F

Below is image of the GS350 FSport, not the 2016 GS-F, which will has a more aggressive exterior styling.


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