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New Acura ZDX may be in the pipeline

The Acura ZDX was unloved in its short-lived time, but with the market’s penchant for crossovers, the nameplate could be in for a revival. That’s the word from Car and Driver, which reported Thursday that a new ZDX is under consideration at the Japanese luxury brand. Acura’s response to the coupe-like BMW X6, the crossover was based on the Honda Pilot/Acura MDX, but suffered from horrible packaging that created an awful rear seat. It debuted for the 2010 model year, though Acura quickly canned it in 2013 after dismal sales.…

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How do you rebuild a carburetor? Like this

There’s heartache and joy that come with owning, and caring for, an older vehicle. It’s helpful if you can sort out a number of problems on your own, it will save you cash and trips to your local mechanic. One of the more seemingly puzzling aspects of old-car ownership occurs when you drive a carbureted vehicle. Hagerty is here to demystify the deliverer of air and fuel for you. The best way to familiarize yourself with any car part is to disassemble it. So the first part of Hagerty’s two-part video…

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2020 Volkswagen Golf spy shots

Prototypes for a redesigned Volkswagen Golf, the eighth generation of the popular nameplate, has been spotted. The car enters production in June and should be in local showrooms early next year, meaning we’ll likely see it as a 2020 model—unless VW decides to delay it for the U.S. like it did with the current Golf. VW’s main plant in Wolfsburg, Germany is expected to become the sole site for Golf production from the new generation on. Only VW die-hards will be able to tell the new design from the current…

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Tesla Model Y, Koenigsegg Jesko, Bugatti La Voiture Noire: The Week In Reverse

We have an official debut date for the Tesla Model Y; the Koenigsegg Jesko arrived with insane power; Bugatti showed off the La Voiture Noire, the most expensive production car ever. It’s the Week in Reverse, right here on Motor Authority. Tesla announced it will reveal the Model Y crossover on March 14. The Model Y will be based on the Model 3 electric car, and CEO Elon Musk said it will cost about 10 percent more than the sedan. That should give the Model Y a starting price right…

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