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First U.S.-spec McLaren F1 sells for $14.2 million.

The very first McLaren F1 built for the United States market just sold for $14.2 million before a 10-percent buyer's fee is factored in. It's the most expensive F1 ever, but we suspect it won't keep that title for very long.   


GAC says it's not interested in buying FCA

The rumors claiming FCA will soon be Chinese pointed to four potential new owners: Geely, Dongfeng, GAC, and Great Wall. GAC has joined the first two in denying its interest in FCA, according to Automotive News, leaving only Great Wall as a potential suitor.   


Volkswagen I.D. Buzz to spawn cargo van

Volkswagen has confirmed the I.D. Buzz concept will be offered in passenger- and cargo-hauling configurations. Both variants will be exclusively available with a battery-powered drivetrain. Sales are scheduled to kick off in 2022.   


Holden Colorado goes racing Down Under

General Motors' Holden division has introduced a modified Colorado for the SuperUtes series. It's open to production-based dual-cab trucks with a turbodiesel engine and rear-wheel drive. Isuzu, Mazda, and Ford are among the automakers who will participate in the series starting next year.   


Luxembourg police gets Tesla S patrol car

The police department in Luxembourg -- one of the smallest and richest nations in the world -- will soon start using the Tesla Model S as a patrol car, according to news outlet RTL. Each one has a base price of about 100,000 euros (roughly $117,000).   


Acura reveals ARX-05 prototype race car

Unveiled at The Quail in Monterrey, the fifth-generation prototype will be entered in the Daytona Prototype International class starting with the Rolex 24 endurance race in January.   


McLaren brings 'Fux Fuchsia' 720S to Pebble Beach

Buyer Michael Fux worked with Rolls-Royce to create the unconventional hue, complementing his P1 in bespoke green and 12C in bespoke purple.   


Mazda: Skyactiv-X tech cleaner than EVs

Mazda believes its upcoming Skyactiv-X technology will be "the cleanest power source in its range." The compression-ignition gasoline engine will produce less carbon dioxide from a wheel-to-well perspective than an electric powertrain, Autocar reports.   


Next Land Rover Defender getting unibody construction

Details are beginning to trickle out about the next Land Rover Defender. Land Rover told Automotive News the off-roader needs to adopt unibody construction in order to meet global safety and emissions regulations, so it won't retain the last model's body-on-frame construction. The lineup will include a two-door soft top model and a four-door hard top wagon.   


Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 goes racing

Chevrolet's Colorado ZR2 is going racing. A slightly modified version of the truck will participate in this year's edition of the Vegas to Reno race, which takes participants across 550 miles of Nevada's roughest terrain.