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2022 Subaru WRX S4

2022 Subaru WRX S4

The Subaru WRX S4 is a collection of odd decisions; will its quirkiness secure it a place in the compact sedan market or will it wither and die like the Evo?

With the death of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, many started to fat-shame the Subaru STI. With the latest generation recently unveiled, many hope that the Japanese, rally-inspired sedan will redeem itself. And while officially, a full-on STI model is yet to arrive, the recently unveiled, Japan-only WRX S4, is a good sign that this may happen soon.

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This Reimagined 1968 Chevrolet Corvette Is a Family Heirloom With An Awesome History

This Reimagined 1968 Chevrolet Corvette Is a Family Heirloom With An Awesome History

Having classic Corvette nostalgia? This 1968 Chevrolet Corvette S/C lightweight is a one-off, home-built special with an amazing story behind it

The Chevrolet Corvette has established itself as the definitive American sports car. Eight generations later, the car’s legacy is running strong and we have been lucky enough to have gotten many cool versions of the “Vette”. But some people have their own version of the perfect Corvette and Richard Smith, who was a GM technician, went to great lengths to build his vision of the perfect 1968 Chevrolet Corvette. This is the story of a 1968 Corvette named “the Beast”.

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2022 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody Jailbreak

2022 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody Jailbreak

A few extra exterior colors and new features, plus an extra 10 horsepower should keep customers happy for a while

Next to the Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody Jailbreak, Dodge is applying the same "Jailbreak" treatment to the Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody. Both models will be on display at the 2021 Los Angeles Auto Show and will on sale toward the end of 2021. The new "Jailbreak" packages was priced at $995.

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2022 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody Jailbreak

2022 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody Jailbreak

Adding a little bit of power and some new customization options is never a bad thing

Dodge comes to the 2021 Los Angeles Auto Show with a very interesting edition offered for both the Charger and Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody. Its name is "Jailbreak" and if you are wondering why, the explanation is simple: the new edition will unlock a series of color combinations never offered before and will add new factory-custom options.

The new special edition is part of Dodge "Never Lift" campaign that will bring new models and initiatives over the next two years. It will go on sale in the late fourth quarter of 2021 and the price for the package was set at $995.

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2022 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Heritage Edition

2022 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Heritage Edition

Is it fair that blue paint and some stripes are priced at over $12k?

Did you notice that automakers will use absolutely every possible opportunity they have to reveal a new special edition? Which pretty much translates to asking for money for the exact same car, but with a different color? This is exactly the case with the latest Mustang Shelby GT500 Heritage Edition announced for the 2022 model year.

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2022 Toyota RAV4 SE Hybrid

2022 Toyota RAV4 SE Hybrid

The SE Hybrid is a new addition for the 2022 model year, priced under the XSE

The RAV4 was presented for the first time back in 1996, and since then it has been one of the most successful compact crossovers on the U.S. market. Now, for its 25th anniversary, Toyota is celebrating this huge success by adding a new trim level to the 2022 lineup. Next to that, the entire 2022 RAV4 lineup will receive both exterior and interior updates.

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2022 Porsche 911 GT3 956 Edition

2022 Porsche 911 GT3 956 Edition

The Porsche 911 GT3 956 Edition is a tribute to a 1985 LeMans winner

The Porsche 911, in all its versions, is one of the most definitive sports cars of all time. With this in mind, Porsche’s “Sonderwunsch” (special request) program occasionally spawns some truly epic versions, based on the rear-engine sports car. Such is the case with this Porsche 992 GT3 “956 Edition”.

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2022 Lexus RX Premium Sport Edition

2022 Lexus RX Premium Sport Edition

The special edition is offered for both the RX and the RX L models

Lexus UK added a new special edition to its RX lineup. Called RX Premium Sport Edition will be offered for both the five-seat RX and the RX L in six or seven-seat form and will be priced at £57,165 for the RX model, £59,105 for the six-seat RX L and £57,855 for the seven-seat RX L.

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2022 Rolls Royce Black Badge Ghost

2022 Rolls Royce Black Badge Ghost

Rolls Royce launched the Black Badge for the first time back in 2016 when it launched the Wraith and the Ghost. In 2017 Dawn received the same treatment and then in 2019 it was Cullinan’s turn to be black. Now, five years after the official launch of the Black Badge treatment, Rolls Royce announces the Black Badge Ghost - the "purest and most technologically advanced Black Badge motor car yet."

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2021 Bentley Bentayga Speed Russian Heritage Edition

2021 Bentley Bentayga Speed Russian Heritage Edition

Paying tribute to Russian Ballet one Bentayga at a time

Bentley Mulliner launched the special edition Bentayga Speed Russian Heritage - a collection of six cars that pay tribute to Russian ballet - one of the most graceful and emotive expressions of human artistry. All six units were already spoken for.

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2022 Dodge Challenger And Charger HEMI® Orange Pack

2022 Dodge Challenger And Charger HEMI® Orange Pack

A little bit of orange contrasting paint will completely change the look of a muscle car

Not sure about you, but in our opinion black and orange is the perfect combination of colors on a sports car. And what better time to launch a special edition Charger and Challenger using the exact black and orange theme if not Halloween?

The new HEMI® Orange appearance package will be offered for the 2022 Dodge Charger and Challenger GT RWD and Scat Pack Widebody models and will have a price of $2,995 for GT RWD models and $1,500 for Scat Pack Widebody models.

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2022 Dodge Charger And Challenger SRT Black Package

2022 Dodge Charger And Challenger SRT Black Package

Making your muscle car just a little darker for the sake of being dark

In the same time with the launch of the HEMI® Orange Pack, Dodge also launched the SRT Black package for the Charger and the Challenger. The new package will be offered for the SRT Hellcat and SRT Hellcat Redeye models and will be priced at $695.

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2021 Mini Shadow Edition

2021 Mini Shadow Edition

It’s a U.K.-special that has now been spread to the rest of the Mini lineup

Mini expanded the special edition Shadow to the Hatch, Convertible, and Electric models. The new model will only be offered on the UK market and will come with prices ranging from £22,340 for the 3-door hatchback model to £35,050 for the Electric model with an automatic transmission.

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2022 Lexus LC Black Inspiration

2022 Lexus LC Black Inspiration

An all-black look is what the LC needed to look amazing!

Lexus is not at its first "Inspiration" special edition. In fact, it first launched a concept car called LC500 Inspiration Concept back in 2018, and the production version arrived just one year later.

Now, its’ time for a new "Inspiration" model, but this time is the "Black Inspiration." It will be offered for both the full hybrid electric LC 500h and the V8-powered LC 500 and will go on sale in the UK on November 1st.

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2022 Mazda CX-3 Super Edgy

2022 Mazda CX-3 Super Edgy

Japan is getting a super-cool version of the Mazda CX-3, and we’re kind of jealous

Back in May 2021, Mazda announced that after the 2021 model year, the CX-3 and Mazda 6 will be discontinued. But, while the American market will only enjoy the CX-30 for now, in Japan the CX-3 is still big and is enjoying a lot of success. In fact, for the 2022 model year, the Japanese version of the CX-3 will see the addition of a new model to the lineup: the CX-3 Super Edgy.

Prices will range from ¥2,491,500 (about $21,800 at the current exchange rates) for the 15S Super Edgy version to ¥3,212,000 ($28,000) for the XD Super Edgy.

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2023 Land Rover Discovery Metropolitan Edition

2023 Land Rover Discovery Metropolitan Edition

This is the new range-topping model of the Discovery lineup, but you better check it out before you sign on the dotted line.

Land Rover is updating the Discovery family for the 2023 model year by adding a new trim version to the lineup. Called Metropolitan Edition, the new model will be built on the R-Dynamic HSE specification and will now sit on the top of the Discovery family. In the States, the model will be priced from $75,300 - quite an increase over the Discovery’s base price of $56,600, but is it worth it?

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2022 Maserati Ghibli and Levante F Tributo Special Editions

2022 Maserati Ghibli and Levante F Tributo Special Editions

Cool name, cool colors, still the same cars!

Maserati is paying tribute to its racing history with the launch of the F Tributo Special Edition. The new edition will be offered for the Ghibli and Levante models and will be available in both United States and Canada. Prices for the Ghibli F Tributo start from $101,390, while the Levante F Tributo starts from $106,590.

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