Daily U-Turn: What you missed on 9.3.10

Officially Official: Ford F-150 SVT Raptor gains SuperCrew, loses 5.4L V8 for 2011

Ford’s off-road beast, the F-150 SVT Raptor, has only been on sale for a year, but it’s already getting a few upgrades for the 2011 model year. Many reports and a few spy shots indicated that Ford had been prepping a four-door SuperCrew version of the Raptor (you know, for when the family wants to do the Baja run with you), and the automaker has officially confirmed the details (again).

Rumormill: Toyota working on FT-86 sedan?

That’s what the crew at Car Guide would have us all believe. According to the website, Toyota is looking to hedge its bets by producing a second model on the same platform as the upcoming FT-86….

Paris Preview: GM unveils Chevrolet Cruze hatchback for Europe

General Motors will be expanding Chevrolet of Europe’s lineup by adding a five-door Cruze, and while we won’t get our first look at this new hatchback for a few weeks, GM has decided to preview it early with a few pictures on the web.

Also of interest:

  • Video: Cadillac CTS-V “Competition” commercial
  • Chevrolet signs Tim Allen as brand’s new voice
  • Some say that Top Gear will viciously kill off The Stig
  • Report: Rattner bio reveals Obama Administration wanted Ghosn to run GM
  • Ford settles $�131m Explorer rollover case
  • Who pays the highest auto loan interest rates in the country?
  • Poll: 2011 Ford Explorer vs. 2011 Dodge Durango – What’s your pick?

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