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’18 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited Softtop: Mechanical details are expected to include significant amounts of aluminum, although the body will be mostly made of steel.

’19 Mustang Shelby GT350: Ford will update the GT350 following the facelifted ’18 Mustang line and the upcoming GT500. But this heavily camouflaged prototype was caught testing with the Porsche 911 GT3, suggesting a boost in performance abilities.

’19 Ram 1500: FCA is working to get the next-generation RAM to the streets and is anticipating a sales bump from truck-hungry customers.

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’19 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Diesel: On top of having diesel pumped into the truck, 100% certainty can be gleaned from the fuel door cover, which reads “Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel Fuel Only.”

’19 GT500 With Supercharged 5.2 FPC Engine: Production versions of the GT500 will have a supercharged 5.2L flat-plane-crank engine through a DCT transmission.

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Subaru BRZ STI Undisguised: Subaru has promised a version of the BRZ STI concept for two years now, and it seems destined for the United States at the end of the current car’s life.

’19 Camaro Lineup: The ZL1, 1LT, SS coupe and the SS convertible. All appear to be receiving a midcycle refresh that includes revised front and rear ends—perhaps extensively so.

GMC Sierra Denali 1500, Sierra/Silverado 1500 Double Cab: Like the Silverado, the Sierra will get a major redo with an aluminum-intensive body to save weight, as the Ford F-150 has already adopted.

Chrysler 300 SRT HellCat: This Chrysler 300 SRT has the same rims and tires (P315/40R18) seen on the earlier Dodge Demon mules and is most likely packing a HellCat.

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’18 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1: Chevrolet engineers are polishing the final details of what is set to become the swan song of the C7 Corvette generation.

’18 Jeep Wrangler: The new Wrangler will resemble the outgoing one, but various aerodynamic tweaks will make it less upright.

’19 Chevrolet Camaro: The Camaro will get a mid-cycle lift next year. Based on the camouflage on this prototype, the standard models will get some comprehensive changes from the A-pillar forward and at the rear.

’19 Ford Mustang GT500: Building on the GT350 and GT350R, the Ford Mustang GT500 is expected to be the next step in the hyper-musclecar stakes.


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