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2017 Volkswagen Jetta Test Drive Review While Europe got a new Jetta in 2015, the U.S. has seen the same old model since 2011. That’s a long time for a single generation of vehicle, and Volkswagen has dealt with its own internal issues duri...
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2017 Volkswagen Passat Test Drive Review As Volkswagen continues to simplify trim levels throughout its model range, the Passat loses the SEL trim for 2017, with the SEL Premium remaining. The resulting content shuffle means every Passat tri...
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2017 Kia Forte Test Drive Review In the extremely competitive compact sedan segment, the Forte has to deal with the Civic, the Mazda3, the Jetta and the Focus, just to name a few. Because of this, staying relevant means near-constant...
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2017 Toyota Corolla Test Drive Review After 50 years and nearly 50 million units sold, the Corolla is the best-selling car nameplate in the world. To mark a half-century of sales, Toyota reworked the Corolla’s front end and added standard...
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2017 Ford Transit Cargo Test Drive Review For 2017, the Transit brings more to the table with standard LED cargo lighting for van configurations, standard 3.7-liter V6 power for dualies, and an upgraded stereo with 4 speakers, a tweeter, and ...
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2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Test Drive Review Three decades without an Alfa Romeo sport sedan is far too long, and an absence like that means the quirky marque has been saddled with hyperbolic expectations in true Alfa fashion. Somehow, the Milan...
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2017 Chevrolet Trax Test Drive Review After debuting the Trax in 2015, Chevrolet has gone back and given it a redesign both inside and out for 2017. New front and rear fascias now hold updated lights with projector front beams and LED tai...
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2017 Lexus RX 350 Test Drive Review With the new option of the F Sport package for front-wheel-drive RX 350s, the package is now available to the whole RX lineup. Likewise, standard inclusion of the Safety System + Package adds a ton of...
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2017 Toyota Highlander Test Drive Review The Highlander has increased its sales every year for nearly a decade, and the only way to do that is to keep things fresh. To that end, Toyota fitted the 2017 Highlander with an updated V6 engine, so...
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2017 Ford F-150 Test Drive Review It’s hard to imagine back just 7 years ago to a world before we had the Raptor. It exploded onto the off-road scene and became the most successful SVT offering in history. When the F-150 was redesigne...
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2017 BMW 5 Series Test Drive Review It’s easy to miss the changes with BMW’s tendency toward “evolutionary styling,” but in reality the 2017 5 Series is all new. High-strength lightweight materials means it grew in size but not in weigh...
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2017 Volkswagen Golf R Test Drive Review Earlier this year, you could get a “base” Golf R that came without the safety systems, navigation, or Dynamic Chassis Control for $37,575, but that was a very limited-release trim that’s been pushed a...
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2017 Ford Shelby GT350 Test Drive Review With the Track Package now standard on all 2017 GT350 trims, there’s little compromise left in this successor to Shelby’s original creations. A MagneRide adaptive suspension, heavy-duty front springs,...
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2017 Chevrolet Cruze Test Drive Review Even after a full redesign last year for the Cruze, Chevy felt like there was still something missing. To add some utility to its compact sedan, a sloping rear hatch was added to let it try and compet...
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2017 Audi Q7 Test Drive Review After a year off, the Q7 returns with a new turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, improved technology, more interior space, a full visual redesign, and most importantly, 700 pounds less curb weight.
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2017 Ford Fusion Energi Test Drive Review Ford's plug-in hybrid Fusion Energi has enjoyed a relatively sparse field of competition in its adolescent years, but recent entrants and expected newcomers mean it’ll have to work hard to maintain it...
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2017 GMC Acadia Test Drive Review GM’s new C1 platform is the foundation for everything from the new Cadillac XT5 to the Chevy Traverse and Buick Enclave in its long-wheelbase form. After nearly 10 years of living on the Lambda, the A...
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2017 Toyota 86 Test Drive Review If a little is good, more must be better. That’s the standard American recipe for success, but the FR-S/BRZ/86 formula has followed a different set of directions, opting for low weight and approachabl...
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2017 INFINITI Q60 Test Drive Review What’s the recipe for taking on the German standards in the luxury sport coupe segment? Infiniti thinks it’s technology plus value and a bit of theatre, and it may be right. With a fully redesigned Q6...
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2017 Lincoln MKZ Test Drive Review It’s not easy carving away loyalists from the German/Japanese luxury sedan segment, but a good way to start is with a 400-hp engine and a long list of standards that would cost you more from the compe...
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2017 Nissan Armada Test Drive Review People love to make predictions, and for years we’ve been hearing about the imminent death of the 3-row, body-on-frame SUV. The redesigned 2017 Nissan Armada (along with modestly priced gasoline) says...
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2016 Dodge Durango Test Drive Review Crossovers dominate the market, but try to find one with rear-wheel drive (RWD) and some serious towing capacity, and your choices are limited at best. In this sphere, the Durango stands out as one of...
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2016 Audi A3 Test Drive Review Audi seems focused on redefining entry-level luxury, continuing to add standard features to the already attractive package of the A3. With a well-sorted chassis, classy interior, and invigorating driv...
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2016 GMC Yukon XL Test Drive Review With options quickly disappearing in the near-luxury large SUV segment, the GMC Yukon XL seems to deliver with a duo of powerful engines, a wealth of seating and storage, and 8,000 pounds of towing ca...
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2016 Buick Cascada Test Drive Review It’s been 25 years since Buick last offered a convertible—the oft-forgotten Reatta, which curiously offered a CRT touchscreen display just a couple scant decades ahead of the curve back in 1990. But w...
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2016 Nissan Frontier Test Drive Review The compact/midsize truck segment has enjoyed tumultuous popularity throughout the years, with a peak in the '90s followed by nearly disappearing in the early oughts. But they returned, bigger than be...
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2016 Volkswagen e-Golf Test Drive Review Range anxiety continues to fade as consumers begin to realize that 100 miles will serve them just fine for more than 90% of driving. With the Nissan Leaf upping its total estimated range to 107 miles,...
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2017 Cadillac XT5 Test Drive Review With the luxury crossover segment exploding, Cadillac is pushing to remain relevant. The outgoing SRX was a bestseller for this founding marque of American automotive, and the XT5 has a big job to do ...
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2016 Lexus NX 300h Test Drive Review The NX 300h distinguished itself when it hit the scene in 2014 and has proven itself as a bestseller for Lexus. With controversial styling and a hybrid drivetrain, it manages to stand out in a very sp...
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2016 Dodge Challenger Test Drive Review When manufacturers first started slinging retro-remakes of America’s most iconic muscle cars, it was the Challenger that most solidly hit the target. Fast-forward to 8 years later, and it’s still the ...
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2016 Toyota Sienna Test Drive Review The minivan game gets more competitive all the time, with every entrant pushing to offer the most for your money when you need to go down the 5-door family funster road. For the past 15+ years, the Si...
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2016 Subaru Forester Test Drive Review With so much attention paid to compact crossovers of late, we’re lucky as consumers to see a rising tide lifting all boats. Truly every entrant in this category is worthy of consideration, with differ...
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2016 Scion iM Test Drive Review Even though Scion will start bowing out next year, it's sending one more volley across the field before it leaves with the Scion iM. Based partially on the Corolla and the tC, the iM has been previous...
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2016 Chevrolet Malibu Test Drive Review The Malibu has long sat on the bench, relegated to rental fleets and used-car lots as it suffered from an indistinct design, lackluster performance, and a tight interior. Chevrolet was sick of its mid...
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2016 Ford Mustang Test Drive Review After a golden anniversary, it can be hard to figure out how to celebrate the following year. But after 2015 saw the Mustang commemorating 50 years in production, Ford decided 2016 wouldn’t just be a ...
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2016 Subaru Crosstrek Test Drive Review The Crosstrek gains features and loses some letters for 2016, adding the Starlink telematics suite and safety features such as blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, and lane-departure alert...
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2016 Volkswagen Jetta Test Drive Review The 2.0-liter engine that previously powered the Jetta has been laboring along since back in the 20th century, and it feels every bit as old as its 20+ years. With a new 1.4-liter turbocharged 4-cylin...
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2016 Nissan Leaf Test Drive Review With 6 years under its belt, the Nissan Leaf is getting rather long in the electric tooth. Competitors have populated the automotive landscape with all-electric options matching the Leaf for style and...
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2016 Ford Escape Test Drive Review In one of the most competitive segments in the automotive landscape, the Escape is a stalwart fixture, enjoying continuous production for the last 16 years. In that time, we’ve seen the majority of SU...
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2016 Scion iA Test Drive Review With the Yaris sedan no longer in production, Toyota found itself in need of a replacement and found Mazda had the perfect example in the not-coming-to-U.S.-shores Mazda2. So they paid Mazda to allow ...
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2016 Toyota Camry Test Drive Review While Toyota is still the industry leader in hybrid offerings, competitors have had plenty of time to refine their offerings. The Camry provides a hybrid experience that’s competent in all categories,...
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2016 Toyota Avalon Test Drive Review The Avalon Hybrid has enjoyed an astonishing 40% owner-retention rate thanks to impressive efficiency, comfort, and a surprising amount of fun behind the wheel. While attempts to “sport” it up via a s...
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2016 Lexus IS 200t Test Drive Review Lexus set a tough target for itself in taking on the likes of the A4, the 3 Series, and the C-Class, and in many ways it has succeeded. With a balanced chassis, competent suspension, and well-weighted...
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2016 Toyota 4Runner Test Drive Review When crossovers rule, room is scarce for true off-road SUVs. Still, the 4Runner has managed to soldier on during times when fuel economy and plush rides are more coveted than the ability to drive over...
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2016 Toyota Tundra Test Drive Review For the most-profitable segment of the American car market, full-size trucks, competition is fierce and pressing ever forward through fresh styling and new technology. Unfortunately, the 2016 Tundra j...
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2015 Volkswagen GTI Test Drive Review It’s been more than 40 years since the “original hot hatch” squealed onto the scene and rewrote everyone’s perceptions of what an economy car can do. Now in its seventh iteration, the GTI returns with...
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2015 Subaru BRZ Test Drive Review One of the few cars on the road specifically designed for the driving enthusiast, the BRZ hits 2015 with new suspension dampers, a sharkfin antennae, fresh exhaust tips, and an all-new limited-edition...
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2015 Jaguar F-TYPE Test Drive Review Jaguar started with the drop-top, and now they’ve dropped the coupe version on us. It seems the F-TYPE just keeps getting better. With only a few small issues to fix, the spiritual successor to the le...
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2015 Nissan Rogue Test Drive Review The Rogue swims in a sea full of crossovers and still manages to distinguish itself on a few key points. That’s no small feat in what’s become one of the top three segments in the American automotive ...
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2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Preview After 2 decades of wondering, worrying, and waiting, Alfa Romeo has finally returned to U.S. shores, and it’s just as quirky and beautiful as you remember. Gorgeous Italian lines, a punchy little turb...
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2015 Nissan Versa Note Test Drive Review With nearly 10,000 Versas sold in the U.S. every month for the past half-decade, you’ve likely seen a few on the road. More likely, you’ve passed them. In order to infuse some hatchback heat into the ...
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2015 Lincoln MKC Test Drive Review If you’re looking to impress potential new customers with your luxury crossover, tossing a Mustang engine under the hood is a good start. Never mind that it’s not the V8—a turbo 4-cylinder doesn’t mea...
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2015 BMW 2 Series Test Drive Review Just one year after its debut, the 2 Series is back to prove that you sacrifice very little when buying an "entry-level" BMW. The Track Handling Package adds transformative features like M Sport Brake...
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2014 BMW i3 Test Drive Review Change very little on any given car and things start to feel quite different. More than football, engineering is the true game of inches—or millimeters, if we’re being honest. Look at the i3, and all ...
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2015 Subaru Forester Test Drive Review The Forester is still fresh off a 2014 redesign that had everyone singing its praises. Motor Trend named it SUV of the Year, and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) called it out as a To...
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2014 Ford C-Max Test Drive Review When Ford decided to enter the dedicated hybrid market, it knew it would have to offer something better than segment stalwart Toyota Prius. How else to make a dent in such a cemented position as Ameri...
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2015 Audi A3 Test Drive Review When bragging to friends about my week with the A3, most comments fell along the lines of, “Isn’t that a wagon?” Ready to dismiss nearly anything that reminds them of the 5-door family funster they gr...
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2014 Toyota RAV4 Test Drive Review The RAV4 has a lot going for it with class-leading cargo capacity and a near-impervious reputation for being the practical choice when looking for a crossover. It’s not exciting by any means, and some...
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2014 Nissan Juke Test Drive Review The Juke has been turning heads in appreciation and disgust alike since it debuted in 2010. If you haven’t heard some strong opinions about the Juke yet, you just haven’t been paying attention. Perhap...
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2014 Ford Focus Test Drive Review With more than 10 million examples rolling down the world’s highways, it’s likely you’ve seen a Focus lately, and that’s hardly a bad thing. Still rolling on a 2012 redesign that saw it noted as the w...
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2015 Audi S5 Preview For sport and style, it’s hard to beat the S5. For those who need more go than the traditional A5, but don’t want to cross over into the power or price range of the RS 5, this is the sweet spot. Stout...
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2015 Lexus NX 300h Preview Lexus is going by the numbers with this one, but I’m not sure the full equation is on the page. With its already-small RX SUVs topping the luxury charts—yes, out-selling even the legendary 3 Series—it...
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2015 Audi S6 Preview Full LED exterior lighting is now standard with the S6, with running, headlights and taillights getting the light-emitting diode treatment. Team this with a newly standard head-up display, and there’s...
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2015 Audi S7 Preview When you want all the power of the S6, but can’t stand that sedan profile, the sportback lines of the S7 wait in the wings to provide you less versatility, but a bit more style. This year, Audi adds f...
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2015 Audi R8 Preview The R8 is coasting on a 2013 redesign on its way toward an update in 2016, so there’s little change to be had this year for Audi’s midengine monster. Still, a few features here and there keep things m...
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2015 Audi RS 5 Preview The RS 5 rolls in on some additional wheel options and a Black Optic package that’ll further set you apart in your V8-powered Audi. With all-wheel-drive (AWD) chops and one of the most attractive desi...
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2015 Porsche 911 Preview With the 911, a mid-cycle refresh can have nearly as much aesthetic impact as a generational shift, leaving the uninitiated wondering what exactly has changed. With more than 20 trims looming over the...
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2014 Ford Fusion Test Drive Review Now 1 year off a 2013 redesign, the Fusion continues to add tech to an already-attractive package. With the standard features of the Hybrid trim, it also does a great job of nipping at the heels of mo...
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2015 Audi A5 Preview Some new standards complement the graceful curves of Audi’s attractive A5, just in time for an updated platform to arrive next year. When it shows up, the next generation of the A5 will be more than 2...
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2015 Audi A6 Preview Life is hard for the A6. Without the sporting chops of the A5 or the aesthetic novelty and extra utility of the A7, it must face a personality crisis: What am I for? The engines all seem to hint at so...
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2015 Audi Allroad Preview When it comes to utility, the station wagon is the driver’s choice. Forget SUVs and crossovers and the dozens of examples of each attempting to be both or neither—the station wagon is the choice to ma...
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2015 Audi A7 Preview Suddenly every manufacturer needs to have a 4-door coupe, as if the two terms were ever meant to cozy up that closely to one another. But in the spirit of having it all, you’ll find a whole new host o...
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2015 BMW M6 Preview The M6 serves a very specific segment of the automotive market, and perhaps not the one you might think. If you find the “lesser” M editions too bland, if you miss V8 power, and especially if you want...
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2015 Porsche Boxster Preview Porsche’s little midengine drop-top delight is continuing to close to gap on the iconic 911. With a new GTS trim shooting to the front of the line, it’s getting harder to justify rear-engine nonsense....
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2015 Mercedes-Benz SLS-Class Preview The gull-wing Mercedes will get a swan song in the SLS AMG GT Final Edition. Of course if you decide to go with the roadster version, you’ll forgo the divisive gull wings altogether, but they’ll be th...
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2015 Kia Optima Preview The Optima goes open-source as the 2015 car adds the Kia UVO system as an option for EX/SX trims and as a standard feature in the SXL Turbo. Bringing talk and touch tech to the Korean car manufacturer...
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2015 BMW i8 Preview There’s a small problem with a 5-year development time when you’re focusing on new and emerging technologies. As anyone who’s seen old “World of Tomorrow” films and articles knows, the future often lo...
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2015 Chevrolet Malibu Preview Chevrolet is pushing hard for the Malibu to catch up to the rest of the midsize pack, but even with yearly updates of late, it just can’t keep pace. A redesign in 2013 brought out a few major issues t...
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2015 Chevrolet Camaro Preview As Chevy spools up for the release of the redesigned 2016 Camaro, it’s dealing with a brand-new Mustang that’s already debuted. How to keep the Camaro competitive in the meantime? An exterior paint-co...
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2015 BMW M3 Preview The return of the M is a plate full of compromises. It’s larger, but lighter. It’s got M-specific steering, but it uses electric assist. It’s called the M3, but it’s got 4 doors. And it’s fitted with ...
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2015 BMW M4 Preview Here comes the convertible, and you’re going to pay—in price as well as pounds. While monumental efforts were made to trim down the curb weight of the M3 and M4 (making this the first version to show ...
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2015 Nissan GT-R Preview Like an artist who just can’t seem to put down the brush and say “Finished,” Nissan chief creative officer Shirō Nakamura keeps returning to the GT-R year after year with another tweak, another adjust...
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2015 Kia K900 Preview So Kia wants to roll with the big boys? After more than 20 years in the U.S. market, the Korean manufacturer is itching to prove it can do luxury just as well as the German stalwarts of the class—a so...
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2014 Lamborghini Gallardo Preview It's almost time, and before the Gallardo retires into the waning light, Lamborghini wants to make sure its most popular model is forgone but not forgotten. In order to accomplish this goal, a series ...
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2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV Preview Nothing like a 60% price reduction to motivate the masses, eh? Whereas the 2012 Mitsubishi i-MiEV came with a sticker price approaching $30K, you can get an updated 2014 version—with a long list of ne...
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2014 Hyundai Veloster Turbo Preview It’s crazy enough it just. might. work. Sad to say, but it’s almost a revolutionary concept: Strip down one of your vehicles for added performance by losing the ever-expanding list of “essential” extr...
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2015 Porsche Macan Preview There are a few things Porsche wants to make clear about the new Macan. First, despite utilizing the same basic architecture, it’s not a gussied-up Audi Q5. Second, while it may offend long-time Porsc...
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2014 Aston Martin V12 Vantage Preview We held our collective breath and waited to see what Aston would offer as a replacement for the V12 Vantage—what we got is something the British builder claims is “the most ferocious Aston Martin ever...
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2014 Lotus Evora Preview Lotus has spent the last few years rolling on uncertain foundations, a predicament the storied manufacturer is not used to. For a make so focused on sophisticated suspensions and structural integrity,...
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2014 SRT Viper Preview Another year, and still no new Viper. Oh, there’s a new package option and a new color, and even a new mode for the stability control system—all designed to convince you the Viper needs another look i...
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2014 Lexus IS F Preview Eight is the magic number: 8-speed transmission, 8-cylinder engine, 8 years in production and of course, 88 mph for flux capacitor engagement…. That last one might have little to do with Lexus, but
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2014 Lexus IS C Preview The convertible will have to wait for the IS changes coming in 2014, and that means it will get a couple of little improvements along the way as well as some new trim in the F Sport package. But there...
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2014 Subaru Impreza WRX STI Preview If you’re the type of driver who puts performance first—the kind who gets excited when you hear about the low CoG of a boxer engine and the on-edge performance of symmetrical AWD—the WRX STi would fit...
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2014 Subaru Impreza WRX Preview It’s never easy coming to the end of an era, especially one that should’ve ended already. With the WRX, everyone expected to see a new version by now. The Impreza upon which it’s based has been update...
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2014 Nissan 370Z Preview Sometimes standing pat is enough, especially in a world increasingly devoid of rear-wheel-drive, front-engine sports cars. Add a manual transmission to the mix, and you’ve got yourself a veritable blu...
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2014 Scion FR-S Preview Everyone was talking about the Scion FR-S/Subaru BRZ when they debuted last year, rare entrants into the “actual sports car” field that is so dismally empty of late. Since then, everyone has been talk...
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2014 BMW ActiveHybrid 3 Preview For our next adventure in hybrid lunacy, BMW presents the 2014 ActiveHybrid 5. To really hammer home the ridiculous place this vehicle holds in the lineup, this year it sits next to the new-to-U.S.-sh...
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2014 BMW Z4 Preview It took years for me to warm up to the Z4. By contrast, I fell in love immediately with its predecessor, the Z3. The fact that it was James Bond's car didn’t hurt, especially when powered by the great...
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2014 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 Preview For our next adventure in hybrid lunacy, BMW presents the 2014 ActiveHybrid 5. To really hammer home the ridiculous place this vehicle holds in the lineup, this year it sits next to the new-to-U.S.-sh...
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2014 BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo Preview No one knows what to call it, but the GT has proven to be one of the most versatile, if divisive, offerings from BMW of late. Crossover? Shooting brake? Monstrosity? Certainly it’s not room or power p...
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2014 BMW 5 Series Preview It’s been a few years since the F10 5 Series debuted, and that means it’s time for some changes. Big changes usually mean bad sales, and that’s something the 5 Series has not had to deal with. BMW rig...
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2014 Audi Allroad Preview Sometimes, the auto industry is like military artillery—you overshoot, you undershoot, and then you hit your target. In the SUV/family funster segment, the overshoot is easy to identify. Lincoln Navig...
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2014 Audi TT Preview The TT has been trying hard to stay relevant, aged though it is. It’s already been more than 7 years since we first saw the quirky little coupe and rowdy roadster jaunting about with Audi’s single gri...
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2014 Audi TTS Preview It’s not a bad time to be the middle child. As the TT ramps up to a refresh next year, the flagship RS trim of the TT has been dropped, leaving the TTS as the fast one in the family. Thankfully, the T...
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2014 MINI Cooper Coupe Preview Gaining just the same option-pack changes as every other MINI for 2014, the maker's quickest first-generation Cooper is also slated to be the quickest to hit the chopping block. Although the Cooper Co...
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2013 Cadillac ATS Preview Cadillac is betting BMW missed the apex with the latest 3 Series and is looking to fill that void with a compact luxury offering of its own: the 2013 ATS. Taking aim at the 3 Series is not for those w...
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2014 BMW X6 Preview It’s no shock to me that the X6 has become a resounding success in the United States. After all, we have nearly the lowest level of acceptance of evolution among western countries; logic isn’t our str...
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2013 Suzuki Equator Preview Last year Suzuki made two decisions: 1) Produce a midsize pickup so all the company's faithful motorcycle and ATV followers will have something to haul their toys in. 2) Stop selling automobiles in th...
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2013 Audi R8 Preview Audi's R8 has always been the subtle supercar. It seems foolish to talk about any 500-hp, midengine all-wheel-drive (AWD) beast in such a manner, but when you compare it with its rivals, no other word...
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2014 Porsche 911 Preview Finally! A way to identify your new 911 from all the old 911s that look nearly identical. And all you had to do was wait 50 years… That’s right, the iconic 911 is a half-century old, and to commemora...
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2014 Nissan GT-R Preview For the first time in longer than anyone can remember, Nissan announced it won’t be increasing the power in the new version of the GT-R. And then it did. Despite arriving with the same specs—545
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2014 Audi R8 Preview After taking a year off, my favorite supercar for the Bay area has returned with a second clutch and a new trim. With Quattro all-wheel drive and a suspension that can actually be driven on real roads...
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2013 Ferrari FF Preview With 4 seats and 4-wheel drive, the Ferrari FF is not the sort of vehicle one expects to roll out of Maranello—but Big Red has been going through some changes of late. The California is bringing in th...
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2013 Subaru Impreza WRX Preview It’s never easy coming to the end of an era, especially one that should’ve ended already. With Subaru's Impreza WRX, everyone expected to see a new version by now. The Impreza upon which it’s based ha...
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2013 Ferrari California Preview A soft Ferrari? A contradiction in terms perhaps, but the entry-level stallion has seen criticism for being a little too forgiving. Nothing like shedding some weight and adding some power to combat th...
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2013 Aston Martin DB9 Preview Love means being able to overlook flaws, and even embrace them. Be it the quirky handling of an old 911, the seating position of a Lotus or the lack of a cupholder in your Cabriolet. But love, like al...
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2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS-Class Preview Mercedes-Benz's SLS definitely needed more power. Even in a world of excess, we need our idols, and AMG continually steps up to the plate to remind us that while more isn’t always needed, it’s always ...
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2013 Aston Martin V12 Vantage Preview Its end was prognosticated from its very beginning: A car like the Vantage simply cannot exist in a 21st-century world. So here it is. Not a violent demise, thrashing and spitting and clawing its way ...
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2013 Aston Martin Vanquish Preview Being forced to change isn’t always a bad thing. When looking at a car company like Aston Martin—notorious for its stalwart design approach—the word "adaptability" doesn’t leap to mind. Its entire vis...
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2014 Porsche Cayman Preview I’ve rarely had anything bad to say about the Cayman, and this year is no exception. It’s the Porsche I’ve always wanted and the Porsche we all deserve. And it just keeps getting better. Not just a ...
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2013 Lotus Exige Preview Whatever is happening to Lotus of late? The world shuddered when it found out Malaysia-based Proton was going to be manufacturing for “the few who know the difference,” and when DRB-Hicom bought out P...
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2014 Cadillac ELR Preview Cadillac has a history of tossing skins lately. The Escalade is the grossest example of this deception, throwing the familiar coat of arms on a Yukon/Denali and claiming a new model with a bumped-up p...
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2014 Chevrolet Corvette Preview Everyone is talking about how Chevrolet has made the old new again with 2014’s C7 Corvette, and America’s sports car has certainly seen some impressive updates with this latest version. However, this ...
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2014 Jaguar F-TYPE Preview Manufacturers try to stick to a schedule, knowing that if they’re not keeping their brand top-of-mind, consumers will forget about them. This is rarely more true than for luxury car owners, who tend t...
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2013 Toyota Prius Plug-in Preview As the debate continues over which platform will rule the future roadways—hybrid or EV—Toyota has decided to split the difference and keep everyone happy. The Prius Plug-in offers everything you could...
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2013 Scion iQ EV Preview So you want an electric vehicle that can claim the world’s lowest power consumption rate as well as the lowest 5-year cost to own? Well, there’s good news and bad. The good news is, such a vehicle exi...
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2013 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Preview When you’re late to the party, you’d better bring extra beer. Of course that’s not an option for Hyundai, what with DWI rules and all, so they decided to do us one better. For 2013, the Sonata Hybrid ...
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2013 McLaren MP4-12C Preview All hail the invisible supercar! Like the runner-up prom queen, she just tries harder. Except in this instance, there’s really no need. The McLaren MP4-12C is every bit as capable as the rest of the s...
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2013 Lexus CT 200h Preview It’s a Lexus, so it needs to be quality. It’s designed like a hot hatch, so it needs to be fast. And it’s a hybrid, so it needs to be efficient. One out of 3 ain’t bad. There was a time when Luxury,...
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2013 Lotus Evora Preview The mere sight of it brings about fits of cognitive dissonance. A 4-seat, midengine car? A Lotus you can haul your family around in (sort of)? If you’re wondering why it is that you’ve never placed yo...
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2013 Lamborghini Aventador Preview It’s hard not to fall under the spell of the exotic Italian. With stunning looks and thrills that remind you what it’s like to be alive, it’s a dangerous combination. But a quick glance at the Italian...
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2013 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 Preview Nothing to see here. Sure, there’s a new hybrid setup for the ActiveHybrid 7 (AH7) this year, but it’s more of the same flavor of the last hypocritical hybrid. Any car that claims to be ecologically r...
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2013 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 Preview Here’s another winner for BMW—a hybrid vehicle that’s less efficient than the conventional models upon which it’s based. The ActiveHybrid 5 (AH5) takes the 535i and gives it the usual electric bump to...
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2013 BMW ActiveHybrid 3 Preview It must pain the Germans to do so, but they’ve taken BMW the hybrid route. While European buyers understand the half-step a hybrid setup represents, Americans clamor for the complexity of running mult...
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2013 Mazda MAZDASPEED3 Preview One of the joys of writing about the automobile industry is typing out some of the ridiculous names manufacturers dream up. Start with some ridiculous letter/number combo from Infiniti and end with th...
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2013 Jaguar XF Preview Luxury sedans are about nothing if not exclusivity—unless that requires limiting sales. For Jaguar, the XF's rear-wheel-drive (RWD)/V8-only combo meant a few things. Sure, it lent an air of purpose to...
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2013 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Preview SLK: Sportlich (sporty), Leicht (light) and Kurz (short). When it debuted, people were a little concerned about the Sportlich aspect of that name, and Mercedes has made every effort to rectify the per...
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2013 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Preview There is no evolution for Mitsubishi's Lancer Evo this year, as it sails into 2013 unchanged. That’s not exactly a bad thing, as far as performance goes. Comfort could still use a little massaging, bu...
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2013 Ferrari 458 Italia Preview There’s a lot of pressure to be the best, especially within Ferrari. With a history as storied as any in automobile history, Ferrari gets a near-pass with every new vehicle it introduces. Like Harley-...
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2013 Lexus IS F Preview The F stands for Funk. Okay, that’s just a theory. But when Lexus knew they had to compete with the M3 by taking their luxurious but lackadaisical IS series and pumping some performance into it, that’...
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2013 Lamborghini Gallardo Preview The Gallardo’s drive is coming to an end, but before it bows Lamborghini wants to give it one last shot of adrenaline—or at least some makeup to cover the wrinkles. Here it comes in the form of a slig...
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2012 Honda Civic Coupe Review With this newest release, Honda claims it has “made the best even better,” but that’s difficult to back up. Competitors offer more power, more space, better fuel economy and better interiors and do it...
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2012 Nissan Altima Coupe Review Whereas the Altima wants to paint a picture of pliancy, the list of options isn’t as long as you’d like. The 6-speed manual just isn’t an option, and the sport suspension of the 3.5 couples with the C...
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2013 BMW M3 Preview Of all the fancy features included with the venerable Deutsche Dagger, my favorite is undoubtedly the least complex: the clutch pedal. Sure, you can get yourself a 7-speed double-clutch automatic like...
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2013 Subaru Impreza WRX STI Preview Taking a compact car and screwing it down taut is a proven formula. Tight suspension, stiffened chassis, big brakes and a mill that spits fire mean your mother’s grocery getter is suddenly ready for t...
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2013 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Preview Luxury is going lean everywhere you look. Everyone is dropping cylinders, looking to create the most efficient version of their opulent offerings. Mercedes-Benz is no different, with a turbocharged 4-...
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2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Preview Just when I finally got used to the phrase “4-door coupe” Mercedes-Benz has to go and create a wagon version of the CLS and start calling it a “5-door coupe.” My mind still recoils at the concept let ...
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2013 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Preview It’s hard to be disappointed with an engine lineup that starts with a twin-turbo V8 packing 429 horses and a road-ripping 516 lb-ft of torque. Of course, we expect little else from an offering like th...
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2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Preview Eventually, you have to question the action if not the intention of companies like Mercedes-Benz when they come out with another supposedly ecological trim—especially when said trim doesn’t even best ...
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2013 INFINITI G37 Preview Not much is new for the G37 in 2013, as Infiniti continues to parse down the trim lineup. Available as a coupe, sedan or hardtop convertible, the G37 aims at that tiniest of targets—the luxury sports ...
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2013 Porsche Cayenne Preview Were we clamoring for more power out of the Cayenne? If Porsche hasn’t already alienated its faithful with the additions of 4-door sedans and SUVs, they’re trying hard to confuse the rest of us with n...
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2013 Audi TT Preview Nothing new this year for Audi's TT, still reeling from the introduction of the monstrous TT RS in 2012. Built like a Golf and looking like a Beetle, the TT has had a strange history in its short life...
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2013 Chevrolet Camaro Preview “There’s no replacement for displacement.” Old men with bad scars and tired eyes can be heard whispering that in proud timbres at racetracks around the world. Sadly, that piece of wisdom was recently ...
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2013 BMW 3 Series Preview Bigger but lighter? Those sound like dimensions we can get behind. Now that the rest of the lineup has caught up with the redesigned sedan, BMW's 2013 3 Series can truly be called “new.” As Porsche c...
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2012 Honda Fit Review Despite the complaints, the 2012 Honda Fit may still be the best subcompact on the market. To solidify that standing, it’ll need a new engine with more power and greater efficiency. Otherwise, competi...
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2013 Porsche 911 Preview Here it is, already time for another “we swear it’s completely new” 911, and once again the Germans have proven their mettle in the most difficult of arenas: being able to change nearly everything on ...
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2013 Volkswagen Golf R Preview With the Polo having firmly taken up the mantle of the resident Volkswagen econobox in Europe, the Golf has found itself in an uncomfortably small space. The Passat looms just over the horizon, and wi...
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2012 Chevrolet Malibu Review Two solid engines with reasonable power and efficiency, a roomy interior and trunk, and a solid construction that provides a smooth and predictable ride add up to a hell of a good—if unremarkable—car ...
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2012 Chevrolet Impala Review There’s no way to write around the fact that the competition offers more car for less money than the 2012 Impala. Add to that the fact that competitive cars have been redesigned this decade and some a...
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2013 Chevrolet Corvette Preview No new Corvette for us, it seems. Rumors swirled about a midengine layout for the new C7, but a global economic meltdown seems to have stalled that particular vehicle. Sad as this would normally be, w...
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2012 Lamborghini Aventador Preview It turns out Lamborghini has been trying to build a spaceship—it just took them 50 years to get it right. I point to the carbon-fiber, one-piece monocoque in the brand-new Aventador as my primary evid...
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2013 BMW M5 Preview The ill-disposed amongst us will always find a reason to grumble. It’s true. Even with more power and increased efficiency packaged with better delivery, people will still lament in the name of what o...
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2013 Tesla Model S Preview Did Tesla just move over into being a legit, mass-producing auto manufacturer? The Roadster was a fun venture for electric explorer Tesla Motors, but few would relegate it to a status higher than a cu...
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2013 SRT Viper Preview What are you to do when the old’s the same as the new? Dodge has been trying hard to convince us we’ve got a whole new snake on our hands after taking a year off from production, even going so far as ...
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2013 Audi S7 Preview Porsche came out with the Panamera, and the world cringed. Turns out, we were just waiting for the S7—the car that proves a 4-door fastback can be done right. And while the S7 is unarguably better loo...
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2013 Audi S6 Preview Do you think the S6 ever tires of getting the shaft? After years of dealing with a detuned version of the 5.2-liter V10 found in the Lamborghini Gallardo, the S6 is getting a new engine: a detuned ver...
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2013 Audi S5 Preview 2013 will go down in history as the year the Audi S5 finally got fully blown. Sorry, V8 fans, there’s nothing to see here—the 4.2-liter V8 we’ve all loved so much is no more, as the S5 coupe adopts th...
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2013 Audi S8 Preview It’s big, it’s fat, it’s fast—it’s a German GT for an American audience. Somehow, Audi got this complicated concoction right with the S8, but it’s safe to say a lot has to do with the 4.0-liter, twin-...
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2013 BMW M6 Preview Big brother M6 follows little brother M5, and that’s good news for M6 fans, as the M5 has gone through some lovely changes of late. Sure, things just keep getting bigger and longer and wider—and that’...
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2012 Ferrari California Preview Ever since its release, people have criticized the California for being the "beginner’s Ferrari." Statistics showing the majority of California owners are first-time Ferrari buyers certainly did nothi...
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2013 Audi S4 Preview Audi’s super sleeper goes electric in 2013 as its A4 foundation enters its 8th generation. That’s right, it’s electric steering from here on out, boys, but Audi waited until those first few wonky iter...
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2012 Ferrari 458 Italia Preview Do you want to see your engine or hear it? That’s the choice Ferrari offers with its 2012 458 Italia, now available in Coupe and Spyder flavors. But why the hard choice, you ask? Well, in the Coupe, y...
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2013 Porsche Boxster Preview It’s a brand-new Boxster, and some people aren’t too happy about that. It’s not performance or looks that are in question, but rather that esoteric “feel” we’re always chasing. Nope, the new Boxster l...
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2013 Audi RS 5 Preview The rest of the world has had its turn. Now we get to play with the RS 5 in North America. While the wait wasn’t preferable, it does mean Audi's mid-cycle refresh will be our debut. For 2013, the RS 5...
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2013 Porsche Panamera Preview If you absolutely *need* to take a sedan on a racetrack—and you don’t much care what it looks like—there’s no better option than the Panamera. And now there’s a GTS version as well. Porsche presents i...
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2013 Scion FR-S Preview I can’t wait for the Subaru BRZ. An affordable enthusiast’s sport coupe with a killer 3-pedal manual, Torsen LSD and a center of gravity that makes most Porsches jealous is a near-perfect recipe in my...
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2013 Ferrari F12berlinetta Preview In automotive journalism, there are few phrases as attention-grabbing as “Ferrari’s fastest and most powerful road car ever,” and with the 5-year-old 599 GTB Fiorano already driving off into the suns...
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2013 Nissan GT-R Preview Things my 10-year-old self would be shocked to hear adult me say: I’m kind of bored with Godzilla. When it debuted in 2008, chief engineer Kazutoshi Mizuno promised the GT-R wouldn’t be abandoned at b...
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2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Preview It took just five years. The Hyundai Genesis Coupe has gained some impressive power in 2013 and lost all of its character. Some may call that excessive, but do you remember the press at the time of th...
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2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Preview Line ‘em up, Camaro and Corvette, the Cobra is looking to spit in a few faces. Not satisfied with merely seeing the bet, Ford has recognized the 550-hp offering from Chevrolet’s 6.2-liter V8 and answe...
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2013 Subaru BRZ Preview People will have a hard time accepting the Subaru BRZ. It’s not AWD, it’s not turbocharged, and it was built partially by Toyota. Let them lag. Anyone who sits behind the wheel of the BRZ isn’t going ...
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2012 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Review There were few complaints regarding the E-Class other than price, so adding more power *and* more efficiency isn’t likely to change things much. The good news is that if you’ve got the scratch to offe...
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2012 Audi S5 Review The 2012 Audi S5 provides a quandary for those shopping in the luxury sports sedan segment. If V8 is your flavor, you’ll have to choose between two sub-standard transmissions, and obviating this issue...
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2012 Audi S4 Review The S4 is a GT super saloon and will likely be ignored by those who have eyes for the more economical A4 or the more insane RS4. You know better, and can smell quality when it belches supercharged V6 ...
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2012 Audi Q7 Review Fuel economy in the luxury SUV segment is never great, and that’s certainly the case with the 2012 Audi Q7—but if that’s your concern, you’re probably not looking at an Audi in the first place. The TD...
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2012 Audi A5 Review The two biggest drawbacks of Audi's 2012 A5 are still the engine and the steering—the former for its rough character and tendency to send vibrations through the steering wheel and the latter for its a...
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2012 Porsche Boxster Preview The darkness in Deutschland continues to spread, as the Boxster gets a new S Black trim this year, following a path already trod by the 911 and the Cayman. Little else changes for this rear-wheel-driv...
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2012 Porsche Cayman Preview The best Porsche gets better for 2012 with two new high-performance trims. Joining Cayman Base and S trims are the lightweight R and stylish S Black. Not that the Cayman needed any help—the S trim was...
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2012 BMW M3 Review Natural aspiration is a classic, especially with the M3, but it’d be crazy to think BMW wasn’t going to make magic happen with a turbo 6-cylinder as well. Dropping the sedan makes 2012 an even more no...
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2012 MINI Roadster Preview BMW listens. When people complained there wasn’t enough space in the backseat of the resurrected MINI, the Bavarian automaker went to work. Sure, it would have been easier and simpler to just increase...
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2012 Porsche 911 Preview Porsche swears its new 911 really is new. New engines, new bodywork, new interior – Porsche claims the only pieces that carry over from the old 911 include the piston, crank, steering wheel and a smat...
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2012 INFINITI G37 Review Subtle but pronounced, the differences between the Infiniti and its Euro counterparts do seem to make the difference. A too harsh performance suspension setup coupled with a too-gruff V6 is a recipe f...
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2012 Subaru Forester Review Other entrants in the compact crossover class may have a bit more finish – and certainly more comfortable seats – but the Subaru is actually fun to drive. The 4-speed automatic really holds the Forest...
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2012 Toyota Tundra Review While there are better options with regard to design and efficiency, it must be understood that these are never considered the strong suits of a full-size pickup. Still, with competitors making a lot ...
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2012 Dodge Journey Review Dodge has put a lot of effort into improving the Journey, and customers have been responsive to its attempts. The lack of power and refinement with the 2.4 negates it as a workable option, and the neg...
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2012 BMW 3 Series Review Regardless of how you feel about 4-cylinder engines, BMW's 3 Series has a long history of effectively using these engines (including in the original M3). Sales will tell whether buyers' memory stretch...
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2012 Lexus HS 250h Preview After an introduction in its home country that led to a 6-month waiting period, hopes were high for the HS 250h. Sadly, the same success wasn’t achieved in the U.S., with its ES, IS and LS brethren al...
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2012 Porsche Cayenne Preview One year off a redesign the Cayenne gets some small changes. Rest assured, the divisive design of the controversial crossover will remain unchanged, as adjustments here are made exclusively to the var...
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2012 Lexus CT 200h Preview After its 2011 introduction, the Lexus CT 200h gets a “sport” option package that adds almost no sport to the already slow hybrid. Last fall, Lexus showed off its F Sport range of accessories for the ...
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2011 Dodge Charger Review It handles and stops much better than a 4,000-pound car should, offers 4 usable doors, is powered by a V8 Hemi and is surprisingly affordable – but it has a boring, slow 5-speed automatic. Chrysler sa...
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2011 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid Review You pay more, you get more. You’re certainly paying more with the Silverado Hybrid, but you will be compensated for that expenditure in the way of better fuel economy, luxury features and the comfort ...
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2011 Kia Forte Review While some manufacturers are content to linger with obvious drawbacks plaguing their products, Kia has not demonstrated this type of thinking. Yes, sunlight is the best disinfectant, and one can only ...
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2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Review Because of Hyundai’s approach to the Hybrid segment, the Sonata offers a smart blend of old and new that might be the least obtrusive entry into the class. By pushing the tech with lithium-polymer bat...
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2011 Kia Forte Koup Review Kia came close with the Forte Koup, but they aren’t there yet. With a bit more power and a few extra features, they could have something to actually compete with its compact sport coupe rivals. For no...
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2011 Suzuki SX4 Review Unfortunately, there are just better options out there than the SX4, unless you’re interested in all-wheel drive. For anyone needing the AWD option, it’s an economical and practical choice. While the ...
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2011 Volkswagen GTI Review The GTI is back, and it truly is better than ever. Thankfully, this still won’t mean an end to the arguing, the grandstanding or even the excuses. As competitive as the automotive industry is, there w...
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2011 Lexus IS 350 Review In all, the IS 350 is an attractive alternative to the BMW 3 Series or the Mercedes Benz C class, even if it doesn’t manage to best either of them. In order to do so, attention will need to be paid to...
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2011 Porsche Cayman Preview With a new trim this year for the venerable Cayman, a lot of 911 owners will be quite upset. Porsche has always been protective of its favorite son the 911, making sure it remained firmly at the top o...
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2011 Porsche 911 Preview Don’t believe the reviewers – the 911 is neither a fine wine nor cheese. It’s a car. And it’s a good car at that, but then it should be. Any manufacturer that’s had almost half a century to perfect a ...
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2011 Hyundai Santa Fe Preview Ignore the Santa Fe at your own peril – it’s a formidable but seemingly invisible entry in the compact crossover class. Not that Hyundai seems to be doing much to combat that issue, hampering the appe...
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2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Preview No one expects an artilleryman to hit the target on the first shot. It’s understood that there will be some overshooting and undershooting before zeroing in. Indeed, it’s the third relay you need to w...
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2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Preview New styling, new engines and a new price are in store for Mercedes’ quirky coupe in 2012. Quirky was the main name from the beginning of the game with the CLS, with its 4-door layout and sloping roofl...
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2011 MINI Cooper Preview BMW seems reluctant to fuss much with the winning formula it's concocted with its new MINI, instead opting for small changes to keep its compact competitive. For 2012 that means a lot of little fixes ...
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2008 Ferrari 612 Scaglietti Preview The ultimate in speed, comfort and luxury adds a high-end entertainment system and ultimate customizability for 2008. Sure, people will complain that the 612 Scaglietti isn’t the prettiest horse in th...
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2010 Bentley Continental GT Convertible Preview There aren’t a lot of options for 4-seat, 12-cylinder convertibles out there, but Bentley is pleased to provide at least one choice. With the Bentley Continental GTC, you’re getting all Volkswagen has...
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2012 Bentley Continental GT Preview When a “refresh” encompasses changes like those in the 2012 Bentley Continental GT, you start wondering why you plunked down your quarter-million only last year. Not that anything done to the '12 Cont...
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2009 Alfa Romeo 8C Spider Preview Ever wanted to pay too much for an Italian sports car? Certainly you’re spoiled for choice in that particular category, but if you really want to pay too much, there’s really only one option: the Alfa...
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2009 Ferrari 612 Scaglietti Preview A bit of bureaucracy for Ferrari’s flagship in 2009, and for once that’s a good thing. Drivers who are able to take their eyes off the road for a second or two will notice the flashy red switch that’s...
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2010 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Preview Funny to call anything Aston “entry-level,” but that’s the nickname the V8 Vantage has been stamped with. Its bigger brother the V12 tends to hog the spotlight, but for 2010 the V8 gets some hand-me-d...
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2011 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Preview Aston’s smallest, most agile and most popular model gets two new trims for 2011, the S and the special-edition N420. They’re two interesting options for the baby of the bunch, adding more power and so...
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2012 Audi A7 Preview Audi had a choice in building its new 5-door coupe, the A7 – luxury comfort or sport stylings. As is its habit of late, Audi chose the latter with an emphasis on style, something that simply can’t be ...
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2011 Aston Martin DBS Preview The Aston Martin DBS was originally positioned as an all-new car, a replacement for the Vanquish that bowed out in 2006. No one was buying it, and the automotive world recognized it for what it was – ...
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2012 Nissan GT-R Preview When the Nissan GT-R first debuted, it was ceremoniously dubbed Godzilla. This was wrong for two reasons. First, "Godzilla" is a parable about western influence over Japan and the aftermath of the ato...
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2012 BMW 7 Series Preview BMW’s luxury flagship sails into 2012 with no changes after a momentous 2011 that saw new trim levels added to the lineup. With those additions, the 7 Series stable is starting to look as confusing as...
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2012 BMW 6 Series Preview Longer, wider and heavier, the 2012 BMW 6 Series somehow manages to avoid looking like any of the three. Serious styling attention has been paid in small increments that add up to a much more svelte-l...
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2010 Aston Martin DB9 Preview Aston Martin made some subtle changes to its Grand Tourer, the DB9. It’s about time, too, as small complaints about the cheap navigation system, wonky automated manual transmission and excessive cowl ...
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2012 BMW 1 Series Preview With little to prove and lots to love, the little BMW 1 Series has had a harder time than you’d think. People scoff at what they perceive as the “poor man’s Bimmer” and toss snide comments about not b...
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2011 Lotus Evora Preview When Lotus decided to build the Evora, it said it was because no one was offering a comfortable, practical, midengine supercar – specifically in a 2+2 configuration. Lotus came close, theoretically hi...
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2011 Lotus Elise Preview Softened and consolidated, the Elise is showing its age. Usually that means outdated design and lackluster performance, but these don’t apply with the Elise. Fifteen years have slipped away since it w...
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2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Preview Quick, it’s your last chance to own one of the most overpriced, underpowered convertibles in history. Perhaps that's a bit harsh for the last year of the Mitsubishi Eclipse, but numbers don’t lie, and...
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2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse Preview The issues with the Eclipse have always been power and price. The 4-cylinder options have always been underpowered – except when fitted with a turbo – and the V6 options have always bumped the price i...
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2010 Lamborghini Murcielago Preview Those of us who grew up seeing wild, violent Lamborghinis plastering our friends’ bedroom walls are used to saying goodbye every ten years. We know we have only a short decade with these modern myths ...
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2010 Ferrari California Preview I don’t understand the California. Financially at least, I understand what Ferrari was trying to achieve. It needs to boost sales, so it's aiming for a new demographic. In this case: women. But this...
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2010 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano Preview It’s not an easy thing, doing retro right. We’ve seen it attempted a lot lately, with Ford, Dodge and Chevrolet all attempting to recapture the '60s with their neo-classic versions of the Mustang, Cha...
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2011 Nissan Titan Review Nissan has simply missed the boat here, and it's off its rhythm. Even if it had come out with the refresh this year – which was slated to be based on the Ram platform – it would just be catching up, a...
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2011 Nissan Frontier Review My first car was a truck - a little green pickup with a 4-cylinder engine, a 5-speed manual and rear-wheel drive. I’ve always assumed I’d get another one someday, and the Frontier has been high on my ...
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2011 Aston Martin V12 Vantage Preview Psychologists call it “overcompensation,” an attempt to cover up rising feelings of inadequacy. On this side of the water we have a long-standing tradition of stuffing the biggest engine we can locate...
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2011 Lexus HS 250h Preview Now in its second year of production, the Lexus HS 250h sails into 2011 with nary a change but some color adjustments. Apparently Toyota thinks they got it right with their eco-lux, touted as the firs...
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2011 Chrysler 200 Review It’s not that Chrysler's 200 is a bad car, it’s just not a great car, and ten years ago, even five years ago, it would’ve been a good car – if you could get past the boring styling. As it stands, the ...
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2011 Dodge Challenger Preview The Challenger got creamed in 2010 comparison tests, and Dodge seems to have taken it to heart. Amongst a long list of complaints, the Challenger was criticized for its hefty, barge-like demeanor – we...
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2011 Lexus GS 460 Preview Sure, Toyota’s been busy fending off accusations of inadvertently killing its consumers with self-accelerating cars, so maybe that’s why we still don’t have a new Lexus GS 460. Rumors have circulated ...
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2011 Chrysler 300 Review Chrysler hoped to make a dent in the “near-luxury” segment with the 300, but so far has failed to strike true. The current round of updates brings the 300 much closer to Chrysler’s goal, but as is it ...
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2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI Review Subaru's WRX STi has always been a crowd pleaser, whether on the rally circuit, in the showroom or on the road. The sedan, especially with a giant rear wing and gold BBS wheels, is the most iconic ver...
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2011 Mazda MAZDA6 Review The MAZDA6 has always offered ample power and impressive handling in a comfortable and attractive package. As Mazda applies the Nagare design treatment across its model lineup, the MAZDA6 has managed ...
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2011 Nissan Murano Review Nissan's Murano certainly has nothing to apologize for in 2011. With a long list of accolades, a strong contender for the best engine/transmission combo in the segment and a versatile platform, it's p...
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2012 Mazda MAZDA5 Preview It’s okay, you can admit it: You missed her, didn’t you? With Mazda essentially not offering the MAZDA5 for the 2011 model year, we were left without a true minivan on the market. Some would consider ...
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2011 Ford F-150 Review It's hard to argue with a vehicle that was America’s best seller for almost a quarter-century, not to mention the best-selling truck for 34 years. You can’t go wrong regardless of engine choices, so a...
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2011 Suzuki Kizashi Preview Perhaps Suzuki was embarrassed. When you come to market with a vehicle essentially named “Harbinger,” people expect you to bring your A game. That’s the translation for the Japanese manufacturer’s new...
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2011 smart fortwo Preview It’s hard to hate the smart fortwo. With good intentions and a solid tech background from parent company Daimler-Benz AG and engine supplier Mitsubishi, it would seem an immediate recipe for success. ...
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2011 Nissan 370Z Preview Despite its reputation for being an updated 350Z, the Nissan 370Z was a near-complete redesign. For 2011, there’s a new rear-view camera added to the optional Navigation Package – a feature that will ...
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2011 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Review Hyundai is heading in the right direction, and the improvements to the Genesis Coupe for 2011 show it's not just looking for a one-shot entry into the sport coupe market. With continual improvement, e...
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2011 Honda Accord Coupe Review The Accord Coupe has always been put at a disadvantage against its more practical and refined brother, the sedan. Still, it’s offered a bit of extra sportiness for those who were willing to sacrifice ...
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2011 Chevrolet Camaro Review Chevrolet has had its work cut out for it keeping the Camaro competitive, and for the most part it's kept up with the crowd. With two stellar engines, a winning platform and suspension and a new conve...
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2011 Honda Accord Review Honda's Accord has been chasing the Camry for a while now, and this mid-cycle refresh doesn’t look like it has the chops to change anything. Instead of focusing on giving us barely changed bumpers and...
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2011 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Review The 2011 Mercedes-Benz E-Class has something for everyone – who is willing to pay for it. The sedan is an incredibly versatile vehicle, able to do family duty, touring duty and sport duty with equal p...
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2011 Audi S4 Review Some would place the S4 in an automotive no-man’s land, positioned between the already sporty A4 and the insanely sporty RS4. Those people are fools, for the S4 offers top-shelf handling and power in ...
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2011 Scion xD Preview The xD has managed to sneak past us unnoticed for the most part, like a thief who steals pie cooling on the windowsill in the evening. It’s undeserved, especially after winning accolades like Consumer...
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2011 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen Preview Volkswagen Jetta lovers may rejoice, for it’s not too late to acquire the last of the fifth-generation models. Yes, the Jetta sedan has been “updated” into its sixth generation, but thankfully the 201...
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2011 Dodge Caliber Review The Caliber has never been a solid choice, whether you call it a compact or a crossover. It’s always felt unfinished, and attempts to bring it up to snuff have come off as attempts to polish a turd. G...
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2011 Porsche Boxster Preview The much-maligned Porsche Boxster takes a big leap toward canonical acceptance for the 2011 model year with the release of the Spyder trim – a shaved and sharpened version of the already formidable Bo...
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2011 Honda Element Preview The party is officially over for the Honda Element. The quirky crossover showed up in 2003 and apart from a slight refresh in 2009, remained unchanged throughout its model life. Rumors had circulated ...
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2011 Mazda RX-8 Preview The Mazda RX-8 can rightfully be called an “accessible exotic,” with its funky rotary engine, suicide doors and handling that would normally cost closer to $100,000. Unfortunately, it also has those f...
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2011 Mazda CX-9 Review With small suspension refinements and some of the tech that make the Cyclone V6 such an impressive performer in the Mustang, the 2011 Mazda CX-9 could be a real powerhouse. Unfortunately, that has yet...
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2011 Nissan Altima Coupe Review Stiff competition doesn’t make things easy for Nissan's 2011 Altima Coupe, but it also does little to help itself. Its base engine is underpowered and unrefined, the six-speed manual is vague and slop...
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2011 Lexus IS C Preview The typical recipe for a convertible is to take a popular coupe or sedan, chop the top, and reinforce everything else. So much structural rigidity is lost in removing the top that hundreds of pounds o...
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2011 Chevrolet Impala Review It’s time for a new Impala - and one that doesn’t rely so heavily on heritage. The Impala is and always has been a solid example of middle mechanics in the American auto industry. Unfortunately, the s...
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2011 Lexus IS F Preview The 2011 Lexus IS F just looks fast. Even before you find out about its 416-hp, 5.0-liter all-aluminum V8 engine, for instance, you’ll see the raised hood that belies the beast beneath. Its half-inch ...
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2011 Nissan Altima Review The 2011 Nissan Altima is in a tough position, forced to compete with the Accord, the Camry, the Fusion, and the Malibu. While the Altima has enjoyed a near-perpetual third position amongst its collea...
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2011 Volkswagen CC Review The Volkswagen CC is a refreshing entry into the premium midsize market, offering the handling, styling, and efficiency of a coupe with the size and luxury of a larger sedan. It’s a shame the Luxury t...
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2011 Nissan Sentra Review It seems the 2011 Nissan Sentra has fallen into a no-man’s land, as the Versa offers a better option for a compact, and the Altima is a much better midsize alternative. If you have your sights set on ...
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2011 Lexus IS 250 Review The AWD version of the 2011 Lexus IS 250 is the best bet here, with the six-speed shiftable automatic and added stability. Sadly, nothing is going to combat its lack of power or space, but these are s...
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2011 Subaru Outback Review There’s no good option with the 2.5-liter engine, as the continuously variable transmission can’t maintain proper gearing, and the six-speed offers a vague clutch and a sloppy shift pattern. Better to...
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2011 Subaru Legacy Review It’ll take very little to really shore up the Legacy. While there are options to get around its disappointing six-speed manual, you shouldn’t have to avoid a transmission option when buying a car. A f...
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2011 Ford Ranger Review In the compact pickup game, the Ford Ranger is the undisputed leader, mostly because there are no other entries. The biggest drawback to the 2011 Ranger is its engines, both of which fail to perform w...
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2011 Honda Civic Coupe Review The 2011 Honda Civic Coupe will continue to be at least a moderate success for Honda regardless of what any review says, and most likely regardless of whatever changes Honda makes. After almost four d...
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2011 Chevrolet Malibu Review It’s sad when small things ruin an otherwise great vehicle. The interior issues and the rear blind spots are hardly enough to ruin the Malibu, but timing is the issue here. With another major redesign...
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2011 Honda Civic Review The Civic has been a soldier marching on in the name of Honda for almost four decades now, the longest-running Japanese model other than Toyota's Corolla. With credentials like that, it’s even more di...
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2011 BMW 5 Series Review With a bunch of additions and enhancements, not to mention a full redesign, BMW could’ve easily asked for more in return for its 2011 5 Series. After all, it offers more room, more tech, more power, a...
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2011 INFINITI G25 Preview It’s not so much that Infiniti has lowered the bar as it's provided a little stepstool. With the introduction of the G25 sedan, Infiniti offers an easier entry into its G-Series line of sedans. In kee...
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2011 Bentley Mulsanne Preview Bentley has poured a lot of money into its new Mulsanne, in an effort to seemingly embarrass its former owners, Rolls-Royce. In what they’re calling the first all-Bentley Bentley since 1931, the Mulsa...
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2011 Mercedes-Benz R-Class Preview No matter what Mercedes-Benz tries to tell you, the R-Class is not a “sport-touring” machine. It’s a minivan at worst, an SUV at best. But more importantly, it’s also not ugly anymore, thanks to a mid...
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2011 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Preview With a redesign looming ever closer on the horizon, the Mercedes-Benz CLS-class enters 2011 virtually untouched. Some of the jealousy between trims has been removed, thanks to Mercedes making the AMG ...
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2011 Mazda MAZDA3 Review The 2.5-liter engine remains the solid choice for the 2011 MAZDA3, and the s trims offer the best compromise between comfort and cornering. The options just keep piling on here, making sure you won’t ...
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2011 Ford Mustang Review On paper, the 2011 Ford Mustang is better in every way. Perhaps more importantly, the numbers add up to beating its rivals in power, efficiency, handling, and even weight. Was it necessary? Probably n...
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2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Preview Despite rumors to the contrary, and much to the disappointment of those eagerly awaiting an upgrade, the SLK will not receive a new powerplant in 2011. In fact, the news gets worse from there, as the ...
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2011 Cadillac Escalade EXT Preview The 2011 Cadillac Escalade EXT enjoys a position with almost no competition. Unfortunately for Cadillac, that’s mostly because it’s so heavy, so ugly, and so useless that no other manufacturer feels t...
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2011 Mazda MAZDASPEED3 Preview Once again unwilling to take even a small break, Mazda has added additional features to its Mazdaspeed3 just a year after a major redesign. The optional Technology Package that previously added a 242-...
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2011 Kia Rio Review While the 2011 Kia Rio doesn’t offer much, what it does bring to the table shows up with class and quality for the most part. The engine is a striking exception here, and while it performs adequately,...
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2011 Kia Sedona Review The Kia Sedona was always a low-cost alternative to competitors like the Toyota Sienna and Honda Odyssey. The fact that it was the safest of the bunch and had the lowest cost of entry didn't hurt, eit...
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2011 BMW Z4 Preview It’s a hell of a burden building the Ultimate Driving Machine. When you’re wearing that badge, good is simply never good enough, and it was perhaps with this in mind that BMW introduced a new trim int...
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2011 Nissan Versa Review Yes, you get what you pay for, and the Versa is still one of the best values on the road. The trouble is it’s not going to stay that way, as more and more manufacturers crack 30 mpg and do so with eng...
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2011 Chevrolet HHR Review If you’ve always wanted an HHR, this is very literally your last chance. The manual offers a large advantage over the automatic, whether in feel, fun, or fuel economy, but the automatic is still a com...
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2011 Toyota Sienna Review Will Toyota single-handedly keep the minivan on our streets? That depends on whether the changes made to the 2011 Sienna are enough to entice a whole new group of consumers to drive a vehicle that off...
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2011 BMW 3 Series Review Critiquing BMW's 3 Series can spell doom for a reviewer, as you’re bucking both consumer and critical opinion in general – but that doesn’t mean the 2011 3 Series is perfect. It’s not that the ergonom...
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2011 Hyundai Sonata Review So far, the 2011 Sonata seems to be a winner, with powerful and more efficient four-cylinder engines, a seriously upgraded interior and freshened styling. Still, its less-than-optimal suspension takes...
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2010 Mazda MAZDA2 Preview The 2010 Mazda MAZDA2 is the best little subcompact that we didn’t get… yet. Taking the racer’s mantra that dropping weight will benefit all aspects of performance, the MAZDA2 had headed in the opposi...
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2011 Mazda MAZDA2 Preview Thank the Canadians. Even though their population barely eclipses that of California, their small-car consumption at least equals ours, or at least that’s what Mazda is betting on. The estimated 20,00...
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2011 Lexus LFA Preview When asked why he would want to scale Mt. Everest, Mallory famously quipped, "Because it's there." Perhaps the same can be said for why Toyota has spent ten years, not to mention untold dollars, to de...
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2011 Audi R8 Preview It’s been five years since Volkswa… I mean since Audi entered the midengine supercar world with the R8. Back then it was a beast of a luxury sports car, with Audi’s legendary quattro AWD system and a ...
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2011 BMW M3 Preview It’s too easy to address the glorious engine of the M3 and gloss over the real strong suit of the Deutsche Dagger – its handling. With a 4.0-liter V8 that produces 414 hp at an oxygen-deprived height ...
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2011 Audi A8 Preview Audi seems to have positioned itself as the master of understatement – a funny thing for a luxury manufacturer. Still, when compared to BMW or Mercedes, most reviewers seem eager to point out how the ...
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2011 Audi S5 Preview The Audi S5 represents a pleasant blend of sport touring luxury, seemingly without sacrificing much of any one factor. Immediately identifiable from their tamer brethren, the “S” models all share seve...
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2010 Porsche Cayman Preview It would’ve been easy to slap a C moniker on a hardtop version of the Boxster and call it a day, but Porsche knew better. Given the non-conventional design history of the Cayman – it started as a conv...
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2010 Porsche Boxster Preview One could surmise Porsche had become leery of the roadster layout. Perhaps unrelated, the fact is Porsche had failed to design a roadster-specific vehicle since the infamous 550 Spyder – the car that ...
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2010 Porsche 911 Preview For a car that has changed so little over the past four decades, the 911 sure doesn’t stagnate. Side by side, a 2010 911 looks very much like its '60s ancestors, and the engine was even still air-cool...
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2011 Volvo C70 Preview There’s a very good reason Volvo is continually tagged with the “boring” label. I could easily start an in-depth discussion about branding and consumer perception (speaking of boring), but the truth i...
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2010 INFINITI G37 Review The 2010 Infiniti G37 has done everything right, almost. It’s a shame that a vehicle can come so close to perfection and fall so far at the same time, with a drivetrain and handling that meets or exce...
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2010 Aston Martin DBS Preview Ah, the car that Bond built. Originally produced during a 6-year run between ’67 and ’72, and featured in the ’69 James Bond film, "On Her Majesty’s Secret Service," the Aston Martin DBS started with ...
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2011 Hyundai Azera Preview Four years in development, Hyundai’s new six-speed automatic transmission means a lot to the South Korean manufacturer, and a couple of very specific things for the 2011 Hyundai Azera. Besides the obv...
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2010 BMW 3 Series Review This is the vehicle that so many attempt and fail to usurp. BMW's 3 Series has grown up a lot over the last three decades, but still manages to offer the purest driving experience available. The fact ...
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2011 Ford Shelby GT500 Preview Lighter, faster, and cheaper – three welcome words, whether talking about cars or women. There’s a lot to be said about the Ford Shelby GT500 in 2011, and all of it good. So where to start? How about ...
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2011 Porsche Cayenne Preview Porsche has put its Cayenne on a diet. Despite near-constant grumblings from the public about maintaining brand purity, the SUV has been a huge success for the German manufacturer, trading off best-se...
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2010 Maybach 62 Preview Maybach is very obviously a working man’s company producing a working man’s vehicle, with no greater example than the expansive Maybach 62. Why else would they go to so much trouble to produce such a ...
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2010 Maybach 57 Preview Most of us know Maybach solely from its reintroduction at the Toyota Motorshow by Mercedes back in 1997, when they unveiled the Mercedes-Benz Maybach concept. The Maybach story had its beginning more ...
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2011 Tesla Model S Preview The guys at Tesla Motors are no fools. They knew better than to just jump into the electric-car market without attracting some attention first, releasing the very niche Tesla Roadster as their introdu...
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2010 Lexus SC 430 Preview The SC 430 was initially marketed as the “jewel of Lexus,” the first convertible for the esteemed Asian manufacturer. Still, reception wasn’t universally positive upon release, and Lexus has strived t...
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2010 Ferrari 458 Italia Preview Never one to stand for staleness in its stable, Ferrari announced the successor to its fabled F430 at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show. Designed from the ground up, the 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia seems more...
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2010 Porsche Cayenne Preview Porsche’s best-selling model and first foray into the SUV segment, the Cayenne, gets a new trim level in 2010, and nothing else. Sharing its basic design, including doors and frame, with the Volkswage...
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2010 INFINITI FX35 Preview Not wanting to be left behind, Infiniti added several features to its 2010 FX35, a vehicle that was redesigned just last year. Bluetooth, along with a USB port and iPod interface, previously optional,...
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2011 Ford Fiesta Preview There’s obviously something wrong with me, as I’m constantly plagued by things I can’t have. Usually this manifests in ridiculous supercars for which I could never afford the insurance, let alone the ...
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2010 GMC Savana Cargo Preview The 2010 GMC Savana Cargo is a traditional panel van, which takes the passenger configuration and replaces the side and rear windows with metal panels or optional access panels for versions not equipp...
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2010 Hyundai Tucson Preview Everything’s new for the 2010 Hyundai Tuscon, with fresh designs, a size increase, and a new engine to replace both options from 2009. For 2010, the Tuscon is almost 3.5 inches longer and 1 inch wider...
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2010 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid Review The Silverado has been a success for Chevrolet, and the Hybrid continues that track record, having been born as GM's first hybrid passenger vehicle when it was introduced back in 2005. Continual upgra...
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2010 Mazda MAZDA6 Review More than one reviewer has named the 2010 Mazda MAZDA6 a best buy, as well as a leader in the midsize sedan category. Surpassing 1 million units sold in record time for Mazda, it seems to offer everyt...
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2010 Hyundai Santa Fe Review The Santa Fe has always been a solid choice in the midsize SUV market, and continual improvements only solidify that standing. With impressive stability, utility, and comfort, the Santa Fe has aimed d...
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2010 GMC Sierra 3500HD Preview GMC’s one-ton, full-size pickup is designated the Sierra 3500HD, or Heavy-Duty, and offers several upgrades over the three-quarter-ton 2500, including a beefier rear axle and the option for a dual rea...
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2010 GMC Sierra 2500HD Preview The 2010 GMC Sierra 2500HD is GMC’s entry in the full-size, heavy-duty, three-quarter-ton segment, with an impressive array of features and configurations and two monster engines. Available in WT, SLE...
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2010 BMW X3 Preview In its final year before a full redesign, the 2010 BMW X3 will see no changes. Both the X5 and the X3 have been marketed by BMW as Sport Activity Vehicles (SAV), an alternative to traditional SUVs. Th...
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2010 BMW 1 Series Preview Despite initially lackluster reviews, the BMW 1 Series has managed to win over critics with its low weight, high agility, and traditional front-engine, rear-wheel-drive (RWD) enthusiast design. In fac...
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2010 Ford F-150 Review This newest generation of F-150 is being touted as a “smart” truck, with many unique upgrades. In addition to the use of a hydro-formed chassis including high-strength, lightweight materials like boro...
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2010 Audi TT Preview The second turbocharged 2.0-liter engine delivers 65 additional horses, albeit at 6,000 rpm. Torque is also delayed a bit here, coming in with 51 extra lb-ft, but at 2,500 rpm in this application. Thi...
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2010 Lexus LS 460 Preview Now entering its third decade as the luxury car company’s top-tier model, Lexus's LS 460 gets a slight update for 2010, with new styling, a performance-inspired sports package, and some new features a...
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2010 Chevrolet Equinox Review Chevrolet’s attention both to the Equinox specifically and its entire model lineup generally deserves praise, despite the perceived inspiration to do so. The Equinox’s two engines provide buyers with ...
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2010 Subaru Legacy Review It’s because the Legacy does so many things right that the poor performance of its six-speed manual transmission is such a disappointment. The 2.5GT was always an odd duck in the trim lineup, but belo...
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2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Review The 2010 Evolution is a strong performer that needs little to be a great contender. No one expects a plush ride from a machine such as this, but there are still issues that hold the Evolution back fro...
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2010 INFINITI FX50 Preview The FX is Infiniti’s attempt at what they call “cool fusion,” blending sports-car performance and styling with SUV utility, and the FX50 is its top-tier offering. While its smaller sibling (the FX35) ...
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2010 INFINITI M45 Preview The 2010 M45 takes Infiniti’s M35 sports sedan and adds some numbers, namely 23 hp in the form of a V8 upgrade over the M35’s V6. Unfortunately, that upgrade also comes with an extra 100+ pounds, but ...
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2010 Lexus LS 600h L Preview Some of us, it seems, want it all. And Lexus is happy to satisfy that want, or maybe they created it. Therein lies both the trick and the rub, fulfilling a desire that doesn’t yet exist, or at least a...
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2010 INFINITI M35 Preview Infiniti’s competition for the Mercedes E-Class and the BMW 5 Series, the M35 shares its platform with the Nissan 350Z, providing hot heritage to supplant its luxury leanings. This four-door midsize l...
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2010 Lexus IS F Preview Born at Nürburgring, the Lexus IS F debuted in late 2007 in Japan and early 2008 in the United States as a performance version of Lexus’ luxury sport IS series of sedans. While the other members of th...
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2010 INFINITI EX35 Preview Infiniti’s EX35, a compact luxury crossover, remains unchanged for the most part in 2010, with the exception of some small feature and option changes. Essentially a four-door sport station wagon, the ...
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2009 INFINITI EX35 Preview The 2009 Infiniti EX35 is a unique entry in the crossover market for many reasons. Based on the same FM platform as the Nissan 350Z, the EX35 has sportier roots than most crossover SUVs, with its stan...
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2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee Review It’s hard to argue the strong points of the Grand Cherokee, with two powerful V8s and a well-designed suspension that seems as at home on as off the pavement. That said, big men need not apply, at lea...
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2010 Jeep Liberty Review It’s said that no one can serve two masters, and Jeep's attempt to do so with the 2010 Liberty only seems to prove the point. If you plan on trekking off-road, there are better vehicles out there. If ...
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2010 Jeep Wrangler Review The Wrangler was an American icon long before it was even produced, and will remain so long after it ceases to exist. Thankfully, there are no plans to see it go away anytime soon. There are a million...
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2010 Jeep Commander Review The 2010 Jeep Commander looks suspiciously like Cherokees of old, and seems to have some of the same pitfalls. It seems Jeep recognizes this too, as its life cycle is slated to end in 2011, according ...
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2010 Jeep Compass Review It’s not that the 2010 Jeep Compass is a worthless vehicle, it’s just redundant. With so little to differentiate it from the Patriot or the Caliber, the Compass’ inadequacies – inefficient, underpower...
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2010 Jeep Patriot Review While the Patriot poses to present itself as a powerful pioneer onto precarious paths, reality gets in the way. Yes, the Patriot is capable of handling off-road duty, especially with the ridiculously ...
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2010 Nissan Xterra Review The low price and youthful image of the 2010 Nissan Xterra are sure to continue to draw a following, but that should not be taken as an indication that it's a competent entry in its class. Any small t...
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2010 Nissan Pathfinder Review While far from the most efficient example of a full-size SUV on the market, the Nissan Pathfinder is a competent option in the class. While some complain about a lack of refinement in its ride and han...
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2010 Nissan Sentra Review The Sentra is an entry-level car, essentially a compact, and as such should be considered with reservations in mind. The displays can wash out, the seats lack support, and the suspension is nothing th...
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2010 Lexus IS 350 Review If you can accept the fact that the IS 350 is a compact car, and can swallow its poor mileage, you could definitely do worse. The engine is fun, responsive, and composed, even under load, the transmis...
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2010 Lexus IS 250 Review A well-constructed package doesn’t mean it’s a well-thought-out package. The 2010 Lexus IS 250 does many things well - suspension, gauge and control layout, overall visual appeal - but its weak engine...
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2010 Honda Pilot Review The 2010 Honda Pilot is a competent, comfortable crossover, offering relaxed handling, pronounced cargo space, and slight off-road capability. Visual differences aside, it has been a success both crit...
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2010 Nissan Maxima Review The 2010 Nissan Maxima is an interesting compromise, with luxury pretentions and sport aspirations that both seem to have come out of the oven prematurely. This isn’t necessarily bad, as long as you d...
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2010 Honda CR-V Review All-wheel drive seems a must in climates where snow and ice are encountered, but otherwise there is no mechanical difference between any of the 2010 Honda CR-V trims. Upgrades to the model continue, a...
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2010 Chevrolet Cobalt Review The 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt is what it is, and that’s a good value for a compact car. The styling won’t change the industry, and the performance isn’t blistering, but for relatively little money, you ca...
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2010 Mazda MAZDA3 Review The 2010 MAZDA3 is very simply one of the best deals available today, and a damned fun car to drive besides. Mazda has gone out of its way to not only offer an experience that far surpasses its compet...
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2010 Toyota Matrix Review Toyota seems to need some time to refine its compact offerings, not to mention a little bit of style, especially considering the younger skew of the target demographic. While the AWD system sets the M...
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2010 Acura TL Review The Acura TL is the best value in the luxury midsize market, without contention. The design has been slightly divisive, but we’re not here to account for taste. The Base is the best bet, especially wh...
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2010 Toyota Camry Review Toyota is not one to sit still, especially when its customer base cries out. The 2010 Camry is a great vehicle and a good value as is, but attention will be paid to the small shortcomings its owners a...
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2010 Toyota Corolla Review The 2010 Toyota Corolla will not impress you, unless you’re looking for the best example of bland out there. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, and if a car is a car is a car to you, the Corolla is d...
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2010 Honda Civic Coupe Review The Civic tries hard to be the vehicle that addresses all concerns, with its base DX trim taking up economy duty, the mid-level EX trims offering a bit of luxury, and the Si flexing some meager muscle...
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2010 Honda Accord Coupe Review The Honda Accord Coupe is an interesting animal, attempting to blend sportiness with midsize comfort, but really failing to achieve either. The ride isn’t plush, and it isn’t athletic either, it just ...
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2010 Mazda CX-7 Review While the CX-7 offers impressive handling, the ride quality is lacking enough to offset the benefit. The efforts Mazda has made to improve the interior are impressive, but still not impressive enough ...
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2010 Honda Accord Review There are few surprises in the Accord, and that’s probably a good thing. It’s one of the supports of a constantly changing industry, and the Accord has managed to evolve while remaining a constant, co...
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2010 Honda Fit Review Achieving an average fuel economy of almost 32 mpg without the help of diesel or hybrid technology is impressive, especially given the Fit's price. The question remains, though: Are you willing to giv...
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2010 Mazda RX-8 Preview Blame it on videogames and Vin Diesel, because if it weren’t for releases like Gran Turismo and "The Fast and the Furious," we might never have seen another rotary-engine Mazda. Until the late '90s, p...
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2010 Jaguar XJ-Series Preview Jaguar is taking some risks since being sold by Ford to the Indian outfit Tata. For 2010, the XJ sees a massive overhaul, with new styling inside and out, more power, and some extra features to help e...
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2010 Chevrolet Corvette Review The Grand Sport trim offers a nice middle ground between the Base and super-high-performance Z06 and Z21 trims. It’s a shame that the suspension upgrades give it a teeth-chattering ride on anything bu...
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2010 Lotus Evora Preview A more livable Lotus? Whodathunkit? The 2010 Lotus Evora debuted at the 2008 LA Auto Show with something not usually seen in a Lotus - a back seat. Well, it’s almost a back seat. Built in the usual L...
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2010 Volkswagen GTI Preview Volkswagen’s resident hot hatch gets a mild refresh this year, although it's an almost exclusively visual one. The 2010 Volkswagen GTI two- or four-door hatchback is still powered by the same 2.0-lite...
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2010 Nissan 370Z Preview It seems Nissan can do no wrong with its Z series of late. With the 370Z replacing the widely successful 350Z last year, the vehicle gained power, lost weight, and even seemed to gain some room inside...
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2010 Saturn VUE Review The Saturn VUE very well may be the best option in the compact crossover category - unless you fall far on the high side of the 6-foot divide, that is. Avoid the four-cylinder, customize it to your li...
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2010 Mercury Mariner Hybrid Review For less money, you can put yourself in an Escape or Tribute Hybrid and get what is essentially the exact same vehicle. For even less money, you can find a more efficient vehicle with comparable room....
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2010 Mazda MAZDASPEED3 Preview Last year, the 2009 Mazda MAZDASPEED3 earned third place in Motor Trend’s “Small, Fast, Fun” comparison, and apparently Mazda wasn’t happy with that. For 2010, the MAZDASPEED3 underwent an extensive r...
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2010 Mitsubishi Endeavor Preview The Mitsubishi Endeavor was the first vehicle produced via Mitsubishi’s Project America PS platform, the same used in the Galant and the Eclipse. This midsize crossover SUV is produced at the manufact...
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2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Preview The Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder is the drop-top version of the long-lived, front-wheel-drive 2-door hatchback Eclipse. 2006 saw a full redesign of the model, and a slight refresh happened only last year...
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2010 Mercury Mariner Review The extra money you'll spend to get a 2010 Mercury Mariner over a Ford Escape or Mazda Tribute simply isn’t worth it, especially considering the chassis is a design coming up on 10 years old. If you m...
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2010 Subaru Forester Review The shortcomings of Subaru's Forester are strong enough to warrant pause, especially when what may be its biggest issue - the shoddy interior construction and materials - is also the issue that will s...
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2010 Buick Lucerne Review To really get the most out of the Lucerne, the Super trim is by far the best choice, but you’ll have to pay for it. Competitors offer better engines and suspensions, but as the public has responded so...
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2010 Chevrolet HHR Review Really, the only trim worth mentioning for the 2010 Chevrolet HHR is the SS. With its turbocharged engine, sport suspension, and unique trim, no other trim offers the performance and quality that matc...
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2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse Preview Still reeling from 2006’s redesign and a minor refresh last year, the 2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse is now being sold in 10 countries on three continents. The two-door, front-wheel-drive hatchback coupe com...
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2010 MINI E Preview According to new regulations in California, car manufacturers are now required to offer zero-emissions options in their lineups - as such, we now have the MINI E. Of course, when I say “we,” I mean 50...
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2010 Scion tC Review With a supportive and enthusiastic customer base like the tC has garnered, we can only assume Scion will continue to improve its mainstream motorcar. Most owner complaints can be solved or avoided wit...
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2010 Ford Flex Preview The minivan is dead, and the SUV is on life-support. With that in mind, Ford calls its 2010 Flex a CUV (Crossover Utility Vehicle), otherwise known as a full-size crossover - something previously know...
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2010 INFINITI QX56 Preview Manufactured in Canton, Mississippi, the Infiniti QX56 gets a 5-hp boost and drops Lakeshore Slate and Serengeti Sand from its exterior color options list. Otherwise, the QX56 remains unchanged, with ...
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2010 Kia Forte Preview The 2010 Forte will replace Kia’s best-selling U.S. model, the Spectra, which was a replacement for Kia’s original compact, the Sephia. Why would Kia want to replace its best-selling model? Well, the ...
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2010 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Preview A wealth of changes grace Land Rover's Range Rover Sport for 2010, enough to warrant calling it a complete redesign, including two new engines, a suspension redesign, and a visual refresh inside and o...
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2010 Land Rover Range Rover Preview Your choice: fast or faster? The new 2010 Land Rover Range Rover gets one of two new Jaguar-sourced AJ-V8 5.0-liter engines, with your choice of natural aspiration or supercharging. These have of cour...
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2010 Scion xB Review No one will accuse the 2010 Scion xB of being a luxury car, and better yet, it’s not priced that way. However, you can check off a lot of options that will get you a very well-equipped, personalized, ...
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2010 Nissan GT-R Preview There was a lot of noise after the release of the Nissan GT-R last year. Motor Trend named it the “2009 Car of the Year.” Similarly, Automobile magazine chose it as its 2009 “Vehicle of the Year.” At ...
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2010 Audi R8 Preview If you aim to become the world’s top-selling luxury vehicle manufacturer by 2015, one thing is violently clear - eight cylinders aren’t enough. Or so it seems. Hot on the heels of the release of their...
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2009 Maybach 62 Preview What do you do when your attempt to purchase Rolls Royce/Bentley falls through? If you’re Daimler AG (Mercedes to us common folk), you just build your own super-luxury car, which has become the larges...
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2009 Maybach 57 Preview Looking for an ultra-luxury car with the protection of a tank? If you’re just as worried about protection as prestige, and are concerned about shooting and/or attempting to blow up your car, the 2009 ...
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2009 Kia Sorento Review While certainly a good value for the price, consumers are becoming increasingly intolerant of truck-like handling and clunky transmissions, especially when the latter come with only five gears. Next y...
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2009 Lamborghini Gallardo Preview You can tell a lot from a name. Take the Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4, for instance. Ignoring the tired prejudices surrounding Italian cars, we can concentrate on the latter part of the name, the LP56...
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2009 Lamborghini Murcielago Preview Nothing says “flagship” like 631 hp, except perhaps 487 lb-ft of torque, or a 211-mph top speed. Truth be told, everything about the 2009 Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 screams excess, especially the pr...
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2010 Land Rover LR4 Preview Land Rover goes British for its new LR4, dropping its BMW-sourced 4.4-liter V8 for the 5.0-liter Jaguar AJ-V8 engine that has been put into service across the manufacturer’s lineup. The engine gets a ...
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2010 Volkswagen Golf Preview Volkswagen has a new mission, namely “Strategy 2018,” and it’s a doozie. VW has put Toyota squarely in its crosshairs, hoping to replace the Asian automobile manufacturer as the world leader in vehicl...
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2010 Ford Shelby GT500 Preview If fifty percent of success is showing up, you have to wonder what percentage is reserved for being the only one to apply for the job. The ultra ponycar competition is sparse lately with Chevy decidin...
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2010 Ford Transit Connect Preview Just like fashion, it seems that what starts in the old world is coming to the new - finally. In a land where it’s widely considered that if a little is good, more must be better, the Ford Transit Con...
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2009 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Review It’s smaller than the LR3, but more expensive, and it looks like the Range Rover, but is less expensive and again, smaller. Despite these inconsistencies, as well as nagging complaints from owners and...
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2009 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Preview BBC’s Top Gear created a whole separate category for the Aston Martin V8 Vantage, finding it “too cool” for even top honors on its “coolness” rating scale. Car Design News rated it the best current pr...
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2009 Honda FR-V Preview Flexibility, Recreation, and Versatility were the names of the proverbial game when Honda introduced the FR-V in 2004. This front-engine, front-wheel-drive, five-door family funster - please forgive t...
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2009 Hyundai Genesis Preview There were a lot of promises heard from Hyundai regarding its Genesis. Given that it is the car manufacturer’s first rear-wheel-drive vehicle, and one of the vehicle's available engines is the first V...
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2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Preview Hyundai has tossed around a lot of big talk regarding its new front-engine/rear-drive entry, the Genesis Coupe. Press releases quote executives mentioning things like using the ride, handling, and pow...
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2009 Porsche Cayenne Preview The Porsche Cayenne receives another trim level for 2009, adding yet another configuration for the larger of its two available engines. The Base trim gets a 290-hp, 3.6-liter V6, while the S, GTS, Tur...
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2009 Porsche Cayman Preview Porsche enthusiasts wanted a mid-engine roadster that was more economically friendly - and they got it in the Boxster. Knowing that if a little is good, more must be better, Porsche then heard calls f...
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2009 Porsche Boxster Preview Just like the Cayman, the 2009 Porsche Boxster gets revised styling and more power, further blurring the already shaky distinctions between the two. These mid-engine roadsters come in two trim levels,...
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2010 Volvo XC60 Preview On sale in Europe since 2008, the Volvo XC60 will come to the U.S. later this year as a 2010 model. This crossover SUV is Volvo’s first foray into the compact SUV market and marks another first as wel...
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2009 Land Rover Range Rover Preview Land Rover’s star pupil, the Range Rover, comes into 2009 virtually unchanged. This four-door luxury SUV seats five and comes in two trims, HSE and Supercharged. Very little separates the two trims, b...
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2009 Land Rover LR3 Preview Land Rover’s 2009 LR3 seems to be a carryover, but subtle changes abound with new standard features, a model changeup, and some visual changes. This five-seat, four-door luxury midsize SUV comes in on...
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2009 Audi S6 Preview Easily distinguishable by the row of LED running lights that graces both sides of its front bumper, Audi’s sport-inspired version of its A6 executive scoot, the S6, has much more than visual cues to s...
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2009 Audi TT Preview The 2009 Audi TT is a carryover, following a complete redesign for 2007. Available as a 2+2 coupe or a roadster, the TT can be configured with either front-wheel or all-wheel drive, with a choice of a...
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2010 Ford Mustang Review This is the best Mustang we’ve seen since the revision in 2004, with more power, an improved suspension and chassis, better quality, new styling, increased sound dampening, and more. You can get outfi...
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2009 BMW 7 Series Preview The 2009 BMW 7 Series sees a lot of upgrades this year, including a new, more powerful and more efficient engine, a small weight loss, new lines, and BMW’s new Driving Dynamics Control system. This fu...
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2009 Audi A6 Preview Audi’s middle child gets a bit of attention this year, with suspension tuning, a new supercharged V6, and slight cosmetic changes. While the four-door luxury A6 has been a dominating success in its cl...
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2009 Fisker Karma Preview Anticipated since its debut at the 2008 North American International Auto show, the 2009 Fisker Karma will be the first vehicle produced by the “green” American sports car company. The Karma’s hybrid ...
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2010 Audi A1 Preview Audi’s A1 concept made a big impression at last year's Paris Auto show, slated as competition for other luxury brands’ compact entries, like the BMW 1 Series and the MINI Cooper. This four-door hatchb...
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2009 Chevrolet Corvette Review If you’re looking for an entry-level 2009 Chevy Corvette, stick with the entry-level options, at least with regard to the suspension. Otherwise, get the Z06 and really tear things up. And get the manu...
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2008 BMW 7 Series Review At this point, the controls of the 2008 BMW 7 Series are bad enough to soften any recommendation, which is a shame, considering how well the rest of the car stacks up against competitors. At this poin...
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2009 GMC Savana Cargo Review The 2009 GMC Savana Cargo and its model brethren hold almost 45% of the van market, and it’s easy to see why. The ride is possibly the best in the class, the engines are all stellar, and the options m...
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2009 GMC Savana Review The 2009 GMC Savana and its model brethren hold almost 45% of the van market, and it’s easy to see why. Its ride is possibly the best in the class, the engines are all stellar, and the options mean yo...
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2010 Kia Soul Preview The Kia Soul, a five-seat crossover SUV based on a stretched and stiffened Kia Rio platform, debuted at the LA Auto Show in 2008 and will be offered as a 2010 model. With its five-door hatchback desig...
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2010 Chevrolet Camaro Preview In ponycar limbo since 2002, after 35 years of continuous production, the Camaro will resume its attempts to outperform and outsell the Mustang this March 16, when production will resume at GM’s celeb...
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2009 Chrysler Aspen Review The conventional Aspen is a viable option for those looking for a premium midsize SUV without wanting to pay the higher prices that usually accompany vehicles in this class. However, the Hybrid still ...
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2009 Chevrolet Suburban Review The 2009 Chevrolet Suburban is a behemoth, but if fuel efficiency isn’t a concern, you really can’t do better. A well-optioned LT Suburban is both a tremendous compromise on luxury and practicality an...
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2009 Cadillac DTS Review The 2009 DTS enjoys a special place in the Cadillac lineup, as the largest sedan offered, by both Cadillac and GM, and the only one left still motivated by front-wheel drive. Sadly, it seems as though...
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2009 Saab 9-3 SportCombi Review The 9-3 is a stellar example of what a compact sedan and convertible can be, and the SportCombi does the same for wagons. Checking options can start bumping up the price quite a bit, and frankly it mi...
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2009 Saab 9-3 Review The 2009 Saab 9-3 is a stellar example of what a compact sedan and convertible can be, but go in knowing what you want. With the price difference between a front-wheel-drive 2.0T and an Aero convertib...
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2009 Kia Rondo Review There are simply no two ways around this one: The 2009 Kia Rondo's four-cylinder engine is just inadequate. Small gains in economy just don't justify its lack of power in almost all situations. While ...
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2009 Commuter Cars Tango Preview The greatest obstacle facing electric vehicles is one of ethos - logos is all under control. The specs for so many are hard to dispute, with sub-5-second 0 to 60 times and quarter-mile performance tha...
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2009 Kia Optima Preview Kia’s front-wheel-drive midsize offering, the Optima, sees plenty of upgrades in 2009, with a new engine, more power, refreshed styling and an entirely new sport trim level, the SX. This represents th...
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2009 GMC Yukon XL Review It’s hard to apply logic to the giant SUV craze of the last decade. If this is what you’re looking for, if this is something you can afford, the Yukon XL is a great choice, and the negatives probably ...
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2009 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Review Buying an Eclipse has always been an exercise in sacrifice, and the Spyder only emphasizes this. There are many options with better performance, more utility, and a lower price, but if the styling is ...
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2009 GMC Yukon Review It’s hard to apply logic to the giant SUV craze of the last decade. If this is what you’re looking for, if this is something you can afford, the Yukon is a great choice, and the negatives probably won...
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2009 Chevrolet Express Review Highly versatile, extremely functional, and endlessly flexible, the 2009 Chevrolet Express is one of the best options out there for a passenger van. Go through the options list, choose what you want, ...
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2009 Buick Lucerne Review The Buick Lucerne is an often overlooked entry in the luxury full-size class. While the CX and CXL trims perhaps deserve this, the Super corrects all their shortcomings, and quite well. While options ...
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2009 Mitsubishi Eclipse Review Buying a Mitsubishi Eclipse has always been an exercise in sacrifice. Many other cars offer better performance, more utility, and a lower price, but if the Eclipse's styling is to your taste, none of ...
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2009 BMW X5 Review The X5 is a competent, if expensive, entry into the midsize SUV market. Ditch its optional navigation system, third row, and sport suspension, as well as the sunroof if you’re taller than 6 feet, and ...
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2009 BMW X3 Review It looks like the 2009 BMW X3's sporty intentions mean too little attention was paid to its automatic transmission as well as overall seat comfort. However, neither issue is enough to avoid recommendi...
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2009 BMW 3 Series Review It’s hard to go wrong with the 3 Series, as its many configurations serve so many purposes. Depending on your options, you can have a very capable family sedan, a spirited coupe, or a virtually track-...
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2009 BMW M3 Review For more than twenty years now, the M3 has shown us exactly what BMW is capable of, and this year is no different. The lower weight and center of gravity that come with a carbon-fiber roof may be slig...
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2009 BMW 5 Series Review When it comes to premium midsize vehicles, the BMW 5 Series is a sterling example of refinement. Its performance doesn’t get in the way of comfort or practicality, and that’s a rare thing today. Skip ...
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2009 Scion xD Review The 2009 Scion xD one of the best deals available, with a list of standard features that can almost make you forget it’s an economy car. Start checking off some of the long list of options, and your m...
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2009 Scion xB Review You can drive an xB off the lot, extremely well-equipped even in base form, for well under twenty thousand dollars, which is pretty hard to beat. With a wealth of available options, you can go whereve...
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2009 Scion tC Review The tC is a proven if slightly ignored entry, ready to run with cars costing significantly more. With a seriously long list of standard features, it provides a lot for its very low sticker price, and ...
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2009 Ford Mustang Review Despite what sales would leave you to believe, there’s only one way to make a Mustang, and that’s with a manual transmission and a big V8. That means your only choices are what color, and whether you ...
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2009 Chevrolet TrailBlazer Review Choosing the right TrailBlazer is not easy. The only way to get the SS suspension is to also go with the 6.0-liter engine, which is a tremendous powerplant and a lot of fun, but you’ll take a hit in f...
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2009 Chevrolet Impala Review Its look is right, its size is right, its suspension and engine options are stellar, and its fuel efficiency is even tolerable. With the V8, it even hearkens back to a time when big power just might h...
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2009 Chevrolet HHR Review It’s certainly not the best value in its class, but it’s definitely one of the best entrants. The big drawback for Chevrolet's HHR has always been its lack of power and a seriously divisive design. If...
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2009 Chevrolet Express Cargo Preview The Chevrolet Express Cargo is a full-size van available in half-, three-quarter and one-ton versions - 1500, 2500, and 3500, respectively. With three available engines, two drivetrains, and two whee...
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2009 Chevrolet Colorado Review The Colorado is an affordable, competent entry in the midsize truck segment, but it’s not really anyone's best option. Unless you’re a die-hard Chevrolet fan, investigate offerings from some of the ot...
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2009 Chevrolet Aveo Review There’s nothing that makes the 2009 Chevrolet Aveo stand out distinctly from the rest of the subcompact market, either good or bad. It provides a pleasant, roomy interior and a generally composed ride...
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2009 INFINITI QX56 Preview 2009 is a carryover year for Infiniti’s upscale Nissan Armada, the QX56. After 2008’s cosmetic refresh, buyers will see nothing new for 2009. The four-door luxury SUV seats seven with the optional sec...
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2009 Subaru Impreza Review There are a lot of options with the Impreza, letting you choose pretty much anything from a sporty compact to as close to a track-ready rally king as you can get off a lot. Decide what’s best for you,...
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2009 Nissan Xterra Review For those who don’t need to go as far as the Pathfinder, the Xterra is a good option for a smaller SUV with V6 power that still sports a full frame. Make sure to get the running boards to help with en...
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2009 Jeep Compass Review Jeep's 2009 Compass is severely underpowered, and the styling is attractive to some, ugly to the rest. That said, its interior has been nicely redesigned, its suspension is comfortable, and its fuel e...
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2009 Jeep Commander Review Jeep will stop producing its Commander after this year, so if you want one, get a 2009. Unless you plan to do a lot of towing or otherwise excessively aggressive driving, the V6 is the most composed e...
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2009 Pontiac Torrent Review With plenty to offer in the crossover segment, the Torrent is a welcome member of the Pontiac stable, even if it won’t stick around. Forget the GXP, and rather go for the base model with your choice o...
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2009 GMC Envoy Review Time is running short for GMC's Envoy, and it looks like 2009 will be its last model year. If you absolutely must have one, opt for the Denali. The suspension alone makes the price jump well worth it....
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2009 Pontiac Solstice Review While the 2009 Solstice has the performance and the looks to be a solid competitor with the Miata, it still lacks the precision and practicality of its cousin. It would be nice to have the power of th...
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2009 Jeep Wrangler Review The 2009 Jeep Wrangler is skittish, loud, and twitchy on uneven pavement, uncomfortable, and gets poor mileage, but if you’re looking to buy one, you could really care less. The addition of two extra ...
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2009 Ford Taurus X Review The Taurus has been a steady, dependable winner since it showed up over twenty years ago, and the Taurus X is no different, except it offers more room. AWD is nice, but weigh your need against the dec...
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2009 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Review Yes, the controls and levers leave a bit to be desired, but that’s hardly why you’re buying a Sport Trac, right? Get the V8, and enjoy what is essentially a pickup truck that’s actually fun and comfor...
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2009 Ford Explorer Review Yes, the controls and levers of the Explorer leave a bit to be desired, but that’s hardly why you’re buying one, right? Get the V8, and be pleased that you can lug around pretty much anything you can ...
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2009 Honda Civic Coupe Review Remember, this is an economy car, with one trim still deleting even the radio, but well-equipped, there’s not much the Civic lacks. Unless you’ve got a problem with front-wheel drive or four-cylinder ...
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2009 Honda Civic Review While it’s refreshing to see a hybrid and a CNG engine within the same model line-up, neither engine produces stellar performance. Still, both are completely capable around town and represent the same...
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2009 Honda Accord Review Sure, the engine isn’t a pillar of performance, and yes, the suspension leaves a lot to be desired. The bottom line is, this isn’t a sports car. Sooner or later, as more and more manufacturers raise t...
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2009 Chrysler Town & Country Review Swivel 'n' Go is the best Town & Country seating option, unless you really need the second row to disappear into the floor as well. Get the 4.0-liter if you plan to do a lot of hauling or passing.The ...
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2009 Chrysler Sebring Review The Sebring is simply one of the safest cars you can drive, and overall a good choice in the midsize market. If it’s top-down fun you’re looking for, opt for the 3.5-liter engine and don’t expect much...
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2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser Review The PT Cruiser has been around for a decade now, and it still gets the same reaction as when it was introduced - some love it, and some hate it. If you love it, go for the turbocharged engine, especia...
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2009 Pontiac G6 Review The G6 is a great value for the money, and overall you won’t be disappointed, regardless of the trim. If you’re looking to upgrade, consider spending your money on some of the creature comforts rather...
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2009 Ford Escape Review With an MPG rating that was already the best in the SUV market, this year’s improvements in both performance and efficiency are hard to argue with. That said, with a redesign last year and this many i...
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2009 Ford Escape Hybrid Review You honestly can’t do better than the Escape Hybrid in 2009. With a mileage rating that was already the best in the SUV market, this year’s improvements in both performance and efficiency are hard to ...
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2008 Ford Edge Review Ford has put together quite a nice vehicle with a few glaring omissions. In the crossover market, for those hoping for the best of both worlds, you’ll be disappointed. However, if you’re looking for a...
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