Scion debuted its 2014 Scion FR-S Release Series 1.0 at the New York Auto Show, which draws on track heritage and the expertise of Toyota Racing Development. Only 1,500 units will be made available, with all featuring new features a custom-designed aero kit with a rear spoiler and side fender garnish, in addition to a TRD Quad Tip Exhaust System, TRD lowering springs and Smart Key with Push Button Start. To make sure it stands out on the road, it’s dressed in a bright Yuzu exterior paint color will definitely catch some attention. The series vehicles will come with either six-speed manual transmission or a six-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters and Dynamic Rev Management technology. MSRP will start just under $30K.

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Dodge showed of its 2015 Dodge Challenger 392 HEMI Scat Pack Shaker at the New York Auto Show, which was inspired by the iconic 1971 Challenger. It features a a new best-in-class 458 horsepower 392 HEMI and TorqueFlite eight-speed transmission powertrain, an upgraded suspension, new class-exclusive technologies and a completely new interior. It’s available in eight trim levels, including: SXT, SXT Plus, R/T, R/T Plus, R/T Shaker, R/T Plus Shaker, 6.4-liter Scat Pack and 392 HEMI Scat Pack Shaker (late availability for Shaker).


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To celebrate its 50th anniversary of the Mustang GT, Ford is revealing their 2015 Mustang GT 50 Year Limited Edition that will be limited to only 1,964 units when it goes on sale later this fall. The special edition will be based on the 2015 Mustang GT fastback with performance pack and will provide drivers with outstanding performance and a unique appearance that can’t be ignored when out on the road. The only two available colors exclusive to this GT are Wimbledon White, like Mustang serial No. 0001 that was first sold toCapt. Stanley Tucker in April 1964, or Kona Blue. It’s exterior features chrome bezels that surround the base of each of the three taillamp blades, which take inspiration from the original 1962 design proposal by Gale Halderman that became the basis for the production model that debuted in 1964. It’ll also be the only 2015 model with the large faux gas cap badge on the rear fascia, with 50 Years added to the GT designation. Inside, there’s a cashmere-stitched, leather-wrapped steering wheel. The stitching is also used on the instrument panel, shifter boot, center armrest, door inserts and seats. The seats feature exclusive two-tone cashmere and black leather upholstery, and the Mustang 50 Year logo on the seat backs.

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DUB Magazine Feature: SPDV6 x Pioneer Electronics Powered Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder

Samuel Stoicescu has been fortunate enough to combine his aerospace company with his love for modified rides by creating his own unique body kits. After starting his aerospace company in 2001, through the years his love for show cars slowly made its way into his work in 2008 when he released his first widebody kit for 1990-1996 Nissan 300ZX models – the car that first began his love for all things customized (he’s owned six of them over the years). Read on at dubmagazine.com!


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Youtuber Acc0rd79 is continuing his series of reviews on the entire line of DUB Developed By Meguiar’s products. This time he takes the spray Liquid Wax to his older Honda for a little rejuvenating shine.

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Alpine announced that it will start offering aftermarket products compatible with Apple CarPlay, further enhancing the connectivity between the iPhone and Alpine’s in-vehicle environment. Alpine is one of the first aftermarket manufacturers to announce that it will have products compatible with CarPlay. The Alpine audio/video system will seamlessly incorporate CarPlay to extend your iPhone experience to the vehicle. Users can easily control CarPlay from Alpine’s large, in-dash touch screen, or just activate Siri to enjoy CarPlay without distraction. CarPlay enables drivers to seamlessly make calls, use Maps, access music or receive and send messages. Using a Lighting connector, CarPlay works with iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c and iPhone 5 running the latest version of iOS 7. Alpine’s first CarPlay compatible products will be available for the American and European aftermarket later in 2014. Model numbers and pricing will be announced at the time of launch.


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Owners of the 2015 Audi A3 can now use their smartphone with their car thanks to the Audi MMI connected App that syncs directly with the available MMI Navigations plist to elevate features both in and outside the car. With functionality supported by Google Maps, drivers can search for a destination in advance, send that destination to their car via myAudi, and program it in the MMI® Navigation system. The App also allows them to browse contacts or calendar entries for address details and send them to the car. Thanks to Picture Destinations, drivers don’t need an address; they just select any geo-coded picture from an existing picture album on their smartphone, or take a new picture on the spot, and send it to their car. Once in the car, drivers can browse through the photos and navigate to the destination where the photos were taken. Drivers can also access their music stored on their smartphone when it’s connected to the MMI system over the in-car Wi-Fi. There’s also Car Finder, which allows drivers to access their vehicle’s location through the app. The App is available for download on the iTunes store. An Android version will be available in the near future.


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Here’s your chance to win a set of Savini BM3 Wheels! Enter to win here!


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Audi will unveil its Exclusive RS 7 at New York Auto Show tomorrow and it’ll hit dealerships later this summer. The edition exemplifies some of the personalization options that are possible via Audi’s exclusive program, with highlights including Crimson Red safety belts and stitching throughout the interior. Tornado Red brake calipers, Carbon fiber elements, DRC suspension and sport exhaust. MSRP including destination and delivery is $146,045. The exterior is highlighted by Tornado Red brake calipers with RS 7 logo and 21-inch Gloss Black wheels. Carbon fiber splitter, diffuser and carbon fiber engine cover further underline the performance character of the exclusive RS 7. Four exterior colors are available to complement the exclusive design elements: Ibis White, Suzuka Gray metallic, Daytona Gray pearl, Phantom Black pearl. The five-door coupe is fitted with the twin-turbo 4.0 Liter TFSI V8 engine, producing an astounding 560 hp that launches the RS 7 from 0-60 mph in just 3.7 seconds.

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Land Rover has stopped teasing us and finally unveiled its Discovery Vision Concept ahead of its big debut at the New York Auto Show. The unveiling took place on the deck of the USS Intrepid, which is now the retirement as the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in the Hudson River in New York City. The new concept is being touted as “a vision into the future of Land Rover’s new family of leisure vehicles.” Stateside Discovery models have been badged as the LR3 and LR4, so this marks the return of the Discovery badge to “redefine its territory in the leisure category.” The Discovery Concept seats seven and features leading innovation like Gesture Control, Remote Control Drive, laser headlights, Smart Glass, Laser Terrain Scanning and Transparent hood.

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Pioneer announced one of the first aftermarket in-dash car multimedia systems that brings Apple CarPlay to your ride. CarPlay compatibility will be available early this summer via a firmware update to their five 2014 NEX in-dash multimedia receivers. Utilizing large, in-dash Pioneer LCD displays, CarPlay featuring Siri voice control, gives iPhone users the features while allowing them to stay focused on the road. With CarPlay, consumers with iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c and iPhone 5 can use Siri to make and receive calls, compose and respond to text messages, use Apple Maps for navigation and listen to their music, podcasts and iTunes RadioSM. The AVIC-8000NEX ($1400 SRP), AVIC-7000NEX ($1200 SRP), AVIC-6000NEX ($900 SRP), AVIC-5000NEX ($750 SRP) and AVH-4000NEX ($700 SRP) are currently available at authorized Pioneer Car Electronics dealers nationwide, including Best Buy, Crutchfield and Car Toys.


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Porsche 918 Spyder Hot Lap with Patrick Long

Ride along with multi-time champion Patrick Long, Porsche Works Driver, as he utilizes all the systems of the new plug-in hybrid Porsche 918 Spyder for a hot lap of the new Circuit of the Americas in Austin Texas. Watch as the Porsche 918 exits pit lane under all-electric mode, accelerates under sport hybrid mode, and uses the hot-lap button on the back straight at 170mph.

*Combined fuel consumption in accordance with EU 5: 3.1-3.0 l/100 km; CO2 emissions; CO2 emissions: 72-70 g/km. Electricity consumption 12.7 kWh/100 km


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