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2012 Acura TL breaks the beak, keeps 6-speed manual
Like a young Jennifer Grey, the 2012 Acura TL is on the receiving end of a major nose job. Unlike the Dirty Dancing actress, the TL will actually benefit from the change.


The Chevy Camaro ZL1 Is A Muscle Missile
The 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, debuting today at the Chicago Auto Show, is the most powerful and technologically advanced Camaro ever built. It's not a muscle car anymore. No, now it's a mullet-wearing muscle missile straight from Tron's grid.


2012 Dodge Charger SRT8: A new snout and a heaping helping of higher horsepower
This is it. It's the new Dodge Charger SRT8, and like its lesser-powered sibling, it gets entirely new sheet metal for the 2012 model year. But the changes aren't just skin deep. Heaping a dose of higher horsepower and sleeker design on a four-door fan favorite? Yes, please.

This is how you install an entire 2400-ton bridge
New York's 110-year-old Willis Avenue Bridge was replaced last summer when a new 2400-ton bridge span was shipped 136 miles on two welded-together barges and installed between Manhattan and the Bronx. Watch this gorgeous time-lapse of the entire installation.


Hyundai Genesis R-Spec Sedan is the most powerful Hyundai ever
Buyers of the 2012 Hyundai Genesis will be screaming "Five-oh-Oh-OH!" when they check the box marked "R-Spec" on their ordering guide. Like the R-Spec'ed Genesis Coupe the Genesis Sedan R-Spec's on a performance mission, but this time it's carrying a 429-hp Tau 5.0-liter V8.



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