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GM trademarks “Zora” name once again

General Motors has filed yet again to trademark the “Zora” name, which has fueled rumors the mid-engine C8 Corvette will wear the nameplate. The Drive discovered the trademark filing with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, which the automaker filed on Dec. 12. It’s not the first time GM has filed to trademark the name; it first moved to secure the Zora name in 2014 with a USPTO filing. Since then, the automaker has also filed to register the name in multiple countries around the globe. 2020 Chevrolet Corvette…

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2020 Lexus RC F Track Edition spy shots

Lexus is preparing a more hardcore version of its RC F to target track enthusiasts. The car has been confirmed as the 2020 Lexus RC F Track Edition, and its debut will take place later this month at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The RC F Track Edition was previewed in 2016 by the RC F GT concept (shown below), and judging by our spy shots of a prototype the production model will stay close to the concept, at least visually. Common elements include the exposed…

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Wald International builds the Suzuki Jimny-based mini G-Class of your dreams

Suzuki Jimny Black Bison edition from Wald International Japan’s Wald International has ditched the Suzuki Jimny’s standard cute-ute look and instead given the off-roader a more sinister demeanor. It’s called the Jimny Black Bison edition, and it does its best to further emulate the Mercedes-Benz G-Class in all the right ways. The special edition starts life as a Jimny Sierra variant and Wald then adds a redesigned front bumper, new grille, headlight covers, and an aerodynamic hood. A four-piece LED headlight system is included with the new front bumper, and…

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Rebodied C5 Corvette Z06 is retro in all the right places

2001 Chevrolet Corvette retro rebody by AAT Back in 2001, a company by the name of Advanced Automotive Technologies (AAT) built a small number of coach-built cars based on the C5 Chevrolet Corvette platform, and one of them will soon head to auction. This is a 2001 Corvette Z06 with a completely new fiberglass body that recalls the original Corvette of the 1950s. Known as the Commemorative Edition, the car is one of six rebodies based on C5 Z06 donors that were offered by Rochester Hills, Michigan-based AAT. There was…

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