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Here's what making news on roadshow. We have to admit we're getting pretty in this trend Mclaren has set where it builds up bunkers fast road car. That is unattainable by mere mortals. And then a couple months later it cranks out a GTR version. That seems to bend the laws of physics to it's will. The latest Maka to get the GTR treatment, Is the center. And now it's got 814 horse power while weighing just 2,619 pounds. I mean, it's still ugly but with that power rate ratio, who cares? Picture this. You're driving along in your automatic transmission equipped Miata or Fiat 124 Spider and all of a sudden, it serves up a heaping helping of unasked for downshift. Not a deal right? Well, FCA and Mazda agree, and as such, issued a recall to fix the issue. Thankfully the fix for the slushbox only involves a software update, so you'll be back to doing whatever it is one does in an automatic Miata in no time. Volkswagen has been selling pickups in Europe for ages. Most notably the Amora, but so far to us in the US, those have been forbidden fruit. In fact, VW hasn't offered us a pickup since it cruelly took away the Rabbit pickup in 1984 But don't despair, friends, because there is a glimmer of hope on the horizon. VW execs confirm that they are 100% investigating the feasibility of a pickup in the US that isn't a re-badged truck from another brand. Fingers crossed. Find more on these stories over at TheRoadShow.com. We'll talk to you Monday.

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