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Turbo Hondas?

Ever since the introduction of VTEC (Variable Timing and Lift Electronic Control) in the mid-80s (1990 for the U.S. market), Honda has been focused on producing high-revving, naturally aspirated engines.

 

But, like most manufacturers, stricter regulations are forcing companies to have higher overall EPA standards, which high-revving engines kill. To keep up with the regulations, Honda is turbocharging its four-cylinder VTEC power units which should make their way to the market by late 2015?

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2015 Ford F-150: Durable Enough for You?

Ford's workhorse truck has received a substantial update for 2015. Though it can get "pushed under the rug" so to speak because of the many changes made, one in particular is a massive change. To make a comparison to what Ford did to its F-150, Apple would have to go into the guts of its iPhone and completely redo the electrics and its whole operating system. Or it would be comparable to Starbucks not


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Porsche 911 GT3 RS Naked in the Wild

If you're desperate to lay your eyes on the ultimate of track day toys way before you're supposed to see it, look no further.

 

We all owe a big "thank you very much kind sir" to Stuttgart resident John9ff and his Instagram account for leaking the top dog Porsche 911 via Jalopnik. The "unfiltered" (let's be real, it's Instagram) photos show off the latest weapon Porsche has to offer. 

As if?

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Jaguar: Good to be Bad

Staying true to their marketing campaign "Good to be Bad," Jaguar will be showcasing their sinister CX-75 supercar concept in the upcoming James Bond movie "Spectre." According to Autocar, the English automaker will be providing the supercar concept to the chief baddie, Franz Oberhauser, played by Christoph Waltz.

 

Though Jaguar hasn't confirmed 100 percent that it will supply its stunningly gorgeous concept to the main villain, it makes sense considering Aston Martin is giving?

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Tom Wood Jaguar Land Rover Volvo Service Manager Goes Above and Beyond

Although we here at Tom Wood Automotive believe in the spirit of giving year-round, this holiday season we'd like to share the story of one of our employees going above and beyond to give back to our community- a true embodiment of the 'Tom Wood Cares' philosophy.



Tom Wood Jaguar Land Rover Volvo Service Manager Bill Demaree spearheaded the Tom Wood Automotive Toys for Tots toy drive this year, coordinating over a dozen drop-off...
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Tom Wood Subaru Hosts Pet Microchipping Event

Tom Wood Subaru, in partnership with the Humane Society of Indianapolis, will be holding a microchipping event this Saturday, December 20th. This event is in support of the Subaru 'Share the Love' Event, which is taking place now through January 2nd.



The event will run from 10:00 - 1:00 and will be held at the dealership, located at 96th and Keystone. We will be charging $15 for each microchip, and Tom Wood Subaru will...
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Customers at Tom Wood Volvo take part in Volvo's Overseas Delivery program

 

Bill and Marsha Shannon, customers at Tom Wood Volvo, decided they wanted a European vacation with their car. So they went ahead and participated in the Volvo Overseas Delivery program.

We've mentioned this program before, but here's a quick reminder on how it works. You order a Volvo from your local dealership (pick Tom Wood!), go to the Volvo factory in Gothenburg Sweden to pick it up, test-drive your new car on the?
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Ford gets festive for the holidays, releases fun Snowkhana 3 video

 

'Tis the season of the holidays and what's a better way to celebrate it than with Ford's stop-motion video.

Ford Europe released a fun Holiday video earlier this month called Snowkhana three. The stop-motion video uses toys and artsy props to parody the Gymkhana videos by racer Ken Block. The video features a car, named Mental Block, that spins circles around some of YouTube's biggest stars.

There are characters from Toy Story…
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Audi Unite allows up to five drivers to share a car

 

Audi is launching a new car sharing plan. The plan is called Audi Unite and it will allow up to five people to share a single car.

Audi will launch this unique sharing plan first in Stockholm. The official website isn't in English, but a rough Google translation helps describe the product a little better.

"Audi Unite is a solution that makes it easy for you and your friends to share an Audi. Our?

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(VIDEO) Nissan pranks pedestrians with 'self-cleaning' paint on a Leaf


Nissan's trying to get the word out about their 'self-cleaning' paint in the most creative way possible.

First, let me explain what I mean by 'self-cleaning' paint. Nissan used UltraTech's hydrophobic nano-paint technology on a Leaf. This paint is known as Ultra-Ever Dry. They came up with a prototype of the coat on a NissanNote earlier this year. The technology works by "creating a protective layer of air between the paint and environment?

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