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2017 Acura

2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid review:
Finally, a sport hybrid that lives up to its name
November 13, 2017
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2017 Acura TLX review: Looking better, but stick with the four-cylinder
Entry-Luxe Midsizer Beats Both of the Vehicles It Replaces
January 19, 2017
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2017 Alfa

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Ti review: The affordable Italian sports sedan returns to America
Wicked Sharp Handling And Gorgeous Styling Make This Four-Door Irresistible
August 31, 2017
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2017 Buick

2017 Buick Envision review: Well-equipped, but needs more power
Buick gambles on a Chinese-Built Full-Sizer
June 2, 2017
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2017 Buick Lacrosse Premium AWD -- Midwestern Roots Flashback Review
Experiencing the Upper Midwest in a proper Midwestern luxury sedan
November 29, 2017
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2017 Buick LaCrosse review:
Buick luxury not up to our voice-command challenge
July 25, 2017
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2017 Buick LaCrosse review: Righting the ship
Lacrosse Sedan is quick and quiet, but with quirks
June 1, 2017
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2017 Cadillac

2017 Cadillac CT6 Platinum Review: A Sport/Luxury Tweener
Cadillac's flagship is good, but not great
September 1, 2017
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2017 Cadillac CTS review:
V-Sport offers more sport than luxury, with a dash of new tech
June 19, 2017
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2017 Cadillac Escalade Quick Take: Long On Luxury
...but if you want cargo space, get the Escalade ESV
September 26, 2017
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2017 Chevrolet

2017 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel review: Fun and efficient, we're glad it still exists
Not Sure How Many Jetta Tdi Customers It's Grabbing, But The Cruze Diesel Stands On Its Own Merits
August 18, 2017
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2017 Chevrolet Silverado Redline Edition quick take: Huge and in your face
If You Want A Half-Ton Chevy Pickup With A Bunch Of Red Details, The Redline Edition Is Your Ride
August 25, 2017
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2017 Chevrolet Suburban quick take: The American standby
Why Shell Out For A Yukon Or Escalade?
August 29, 2017
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2017 Chrysler

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid review: Best of both worlds
Not Just A Nod To Greenies, The Pacifica Hybrid Is A Near-Flawless People Mover
August 25, 2017
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2017 Dodge

2017 Dodge Challenger GT Review: A Four-Season Muscle Car
AWD cash grab or potent and practical performer?
November 7, 2017
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2017 Dodge Challenger T/A 392 Review: The Definition Of Modern Muscle
Practical? Not really. Fun? Most definitely
October 5, 2017
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2017 Ford

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor first drive: An off-road supercar
Ford's Desert-Beating Raptor Pickup Has Shades of the GT
January 4, 2017
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2017 Ford F-250 Review: Spring for the diesel, get 925 LB-FT
The truck wars continue, and Ford's big bruiser is at the front
November 2, 2017
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2017 Ford Fusion Sport quick take: Dearborn's sports sedan
Ford's Twin-Turbo 2.7-Liter V6 Gets The Nod For This Quick Four-Door
August 29, 2017
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2017 Ford Shelby GT350 review:
An exotic and exhilarating Mustang like no other
October 16, 2017
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2017 Ford Shelby GT350 Review: Overkill At The Highest Level
The GT350 is so good from the factory that Ford Performance parts don't add much
October 12, 2017
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2017 GMC

2017 GMC Acadia Denali review:
2017 GMC Acadia Denali: High price for Denali trim means a walk down the line
May 31, 2017
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2017 Hyundai

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid review: Coming for the Prius
A little recalibration is all you need to enjoy Hyundai's new Hybrid Sedan
August 4, 2017
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2017 Infiniti

2017 Infiniti QX70 quick take: Luxury abounds; space, not so much
Infiniti's sleek Crossover is more about style than convenience
June 29, 2017
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2017 Jaguar

2017 Jaguar F-Pace 20D quick take: 30-mpg corner-carver
Jaguar's rookie SUV rises to the top of its class, and the diesel brings impressive efficiency
September 12, 2017
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2017 Kia

2017 Kia Niro hybrid review: A better-looking hybrid at last
Get Used To The Brakes -- They're Sticking Around
June 5, 2017
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2017 Kia Niro review:
2017 Kia Niro is a solid hybrid choice, just not a sexy one
November 2, 2017
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2017 Kia Niro review: a hybrid that requires fewer compromises
Kia attempts to rewrite the book on hybrids...or at least the Prius
November 16, 2017
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2017 Kia Soul! review: Warmer, but still not a hot hatch
Easy-to-use controls and useful space make the soul a nice daily driver, if not a performance car
May 29, 2017
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2017 Lamborghini

2017 Lamborghini Aventador S first drive: Next-level Lambo
Aventador S Strikes a Perfect Balance with Old-School Physicality and Newfound Finesse
April 10, 2017
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2017 Jaguar F-Pace 20D quick take: 30-mpg corner-carver
Jaguar's rookie SUV rises to the top of its class, and the diesel brings impressive efficiency
September 12, 2017
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2017 Land Rover Range Rover

2017 Land Rover Discovery TD6 Quick Take: Budget Range Rover?
Despite diesel's recent bad rap, it's the perfect engine for this Land Rover
September 6, 2017
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2017 Lexus

2017 Lexus GS 200t review:
A smooth, luxury ride but short on tech
May 24, 2017
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2017 Lexus RC200t review: When you want to look fast
RC200T looks the part, nets decent fuel mileage too
June 15, 2017
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2017 Lexus RX350 F Sport quick take: Spicing up a family crossover
Lexus' Best-Selling Rx Gets A Dose Of Attitude With The F Sport Package
July 27, 2017
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2017 Lexus RX350 Review: Best-Seller For A Reason
A 3-row RX coming next year should only serve to boost sales further
November 21, 2017
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2017 Lincoln

2017 Lincoln Continental Reserve review: Channeling the Continentals of yore
No Need to Chase the Germans
May 1, 2017
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2017 Mazda

2017 Mazda CX-5 review:
Mazda's small SUV aims at luxury class, retains budget price
November 7, 2017
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2017 Mazda CX-9 Review: strong pull from the turbo-four and great looks
If the CX-9 is Mazda going upscale, we're all in
November 22, 2017
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2017 McLaren

2017 McLaren 570GT review: It's hot -- inside and out
The Gentler 570GT Still Burns Rubber, And Makes A Ruckus
August 9, 2017
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2017 Mercedes-Benz

2017 Mercedes GLA45 AMG quick take: Hot Benz hatch grows up...slightly
Amg Gateway Drug is Improved But Still Has a Boy-Racer Heart
April 17, 2017
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2017 Mercedes Metris passenger van review: Coming to an airport hotel near you
Not an alternative for a minivan, an alternative for a Van Van
June 30, 2017
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2017 Mercedes-AMG GLE43 review:
The Mercedes-AMG GLE43 Coupe is long on driver's aids, short on infotainment
August 18, 2017
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2017 Mercedes-AMG SLC43 Roadster review: can it conquer the stiff competition?
The Small Performance Roadster from Mercedes is back with a Twin-Turbocharged Six-Cylinder
January 3, 2017
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2017 Mercedes-Benz Glc300 Coupe Review: Sacrificing Space for Style ... or something
Yep, it's another one of those German coupe-SUV things
November 20, 2017
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2017 Mercedes-Benz, AMG G-Class Models Get Ritzy Variants
Exclusive and "designo manufaktur' editions are, sadly, not for the U.S.
May 2, 2017
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2017 Mini Clubman

2017 Mini Clubman review:
Works Clubman means fun handling, but annoying nav
October 10, 2017
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2017 Mini Cooper

2017 Mini Cooper Countryman S quick take: Lively feel and style over utility
If you want a stick shift in a crossover (and you should), mini has you covered
August 11, 2017
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2017 Mini Cooper S Clubman Review: Fun, Practical And Surprisingly Spacious
Fewer kidney-busting impacts, same go-kart handling
October 4, 2017
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2017 Mitsubishi

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Quick Take: Feeling A Bit Old
The Outlander Sport finds itself in a tough and growing segment of subcompact crossovers
September 12, 2017
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2017 Nissan

2017 Nissan Altima quick take: Quiet, comfy and unremarkable
The Price is Right, But it's not An Exciting Choice
May 2, 2017
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2017 Nissan Armada Platinum review: the admiral's flagship
Supersized SUV Towers Over other Cars, But not the Competition
January 27, 2017
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2017 Nissan GT-R Premium review: the deal of the century, again
The GT-R is Vicious, and it's Like Nothing Else on the Road
April 18, 2017
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2017 Nissan Murano review:
Nissan's midsize crossover SUV is high on style and function
August 14, 2017
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2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid SV review:
Rogue Hybrid is just a bit more green, but every bit counts, right?
August 25, 2017
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2017 Nissan Sentra Nismo Review: Just because it says Nismo...
Looks hot, is not
November 22, 2017
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2017 Nissan Titan Pro-4X Quick Take: The Nonconformist's Off-Roader
The Titan Pro-4X brings some rugged goodies Nissan's capable full-size pickup
September 4, 2017
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2017 Porsche

2017 Porsche 911 GTS first drive: Jack of all trades
Racier 911 GTS is More of a Track Toy Without Being Less of a Daily Driver
February 1, 2017
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2017 Subaru

2017 Subaru Impreza Sport quick take: Budget all-wheel-drive compact
The Impreza Sport Actually Is Sportier Than The Rest Of The Impreza Line...Barely
August 30, 2017
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2017 Toyota

2017 Tesla Model X review:
Tesla's Model X is still ahead of its time
August 21, 2017
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2017 Toyota Corolla review:
2017 Toyota Corolla: Not the best, but not without virtue, either
May 22, 2017
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2017 Toyota Corolla XLE review: Inoffensive and adequate at every level
When Keeping It Bland Goes Right
May 10, 2017
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2017 Toyota Corolla XSE quick take: Efficient, reliable, useful
Check your excitement at the door, but everything else can come along for the ride
June 23, 2017
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2017 Toyota Corolla XSE: Race Organizer Review
On the Corolla's 50th Anniversary and the 35th Anniversary of My Driver's License, Retracing Old Toyota Tire Tracks.
January 31, 2017
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2017 Toyota Highlander XLE quick take: Fits everyone, except an enthusiast
Still a top choice in family transportation, but where's that extra horsepower?
July 10, 2017
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2017 Toyota Prius Prime Advanced: Race Organizer Review
In which your race organizer gets amazing fuel economy, with the help of some kilowatt-hours.
June 14, 2017
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2017 Toyota Tundra 4X4 limited Crewmax FFV - race organizer review
In which your Race Organizer brings a Tundra to Speed Week at Bonneville
November 16, 2017
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2017 Toyota Yaris iA review: ballin' on a budget
iA has everything one 'needs' in an automobile
December 12, 2017
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2017 Volkswagen

2017 Volkswagen e-Golf drive review: More range, great platform
125 Miles EPA Range was conservative by our findings
August 1, 2017
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2017 Volkswagen e-Golf review:
VW's electric hatch edges toward 150-mile range
August 1, 2017
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2017 Volvo

2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country first drive: Big Swedish wagons are back
Even If your Commute Doesn't Include Frozen Lakes, this is Still Compelling Longroof Luxury
February 1, 2017
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2017 Volvo XC60 T6 quick take
Handsome, Luxurious and Competent, Volvo's XC60 Suv Impresses
April 13, 2017
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2018 Acura

2018 Acura RLX offers four-figure discount for top trim
The topped-out RLX Sport Hybrid is more than $4,000 cheaper than it used to be.
November 6, 2017
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2018 Acura RLX review:
Acura brings high-tech handling to its luxury hybrid sedan
November 14, 2017
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2018 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid First Drive: still in search of its mission
Can a mid-cycle facelift save Acura's flagging flagship?
November 13, 2017
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2018 Acura TLX A-Spec review:
Much improved Acura TLX struggles in its younger sibling's shadow
February 6, 2018
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2018 Acura TLX first drive: Acura's fresh face
TLX joins the NSX club with a mild update
May 18, 2017
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2018 Acura TLX: Amped-up appeal with improved performance and infotainment
With more technology and more data sources being piped into cars every day, automakers have been struggling to figure out how to present drivers with a crush of information in a safe, intuitive way. That swelling tide has given rise to increasingly complex infotainment systems featuring multi-controllers and ever-larger displays.
May 18, 2017
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2018 Aston Martin

2018 Aston Martin Vantage GTE is Even Better Looking Than the Street Car
The new Vantage prepares for the circuit
November 21, 2017
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2018 Audi

2018 Audi A5 2.0T Review: An Evolutionary Step For One Of Our Favorite Coupes
Audi's 2-door A5 gets fresh tech and an updated exterior design
January 1, 2018
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2018 Audi Q5 Second Drive: It Can See The Future
Quattro all-wheel drive bends time and space -- for a few milliseconds
October 25, 2017
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2018 Audi RS4 Avant Drives Into Frankfurt with a First-Class Ticket to China
444-hp wagon is the latest effort in RS brand's growth push
September 12, 2017
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2018 Audi S5 Cabriolet 3.0 TFSI Prestige review:
Audi's rag-top gets everything right
October 3, 2017
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2018 Audi S5 Sportback first drive: Business up front, cargo in the back
354-HP Four-Door Coupe/Hatch is the smaller S7 Audi fans have been waiting for
June 29, 2017
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2018 BMW

2018 BMW 5 series review:
BMW's plug-in 530e is more practical without a price premium
December 20, 2017
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2018 BMW I3S First Drive: sport is used in the relative sense
A sporty little electric car is less oxymoronic than ever before
December 26, 2017
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2018 BMW i3s is the sporty spice of BMW's electric car family
In the heart of Lisbon, Portugal, narrow stone streets snake between old buildings with double-parked cars lining the sides, leaving little room to navigate. Luckily, I'm behind the wheel of a 2018 BMW i3s, its small footprint well-suited for cramped urban conditions.
December 5, 2017
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2018 BMW M5 First Drive: All-Wheel Drive, But Not All The Time
Latest M5 is as serene as a Japanese garden, eats Pirelli P Zeros for breakfast
December 4, 2017
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2018 BMW M5 is better on road, wilder on track
For car enthusiasts, the new 2018 BMW M5's spec sheet boasts a couple of disturbing items. In place of the previous car's dual-clutch and manual transmissions is an eight-speed automatic in the sixth iteration of Bimmer's midsize performance sedan. The other eye raiser is all-wheel drive tagging in for rear-wheel drive.
December 4, 2017
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2018 BMW M5 offers 600 horsepower of drift-mode fun
The BMW M5 has always stood for performance. BMW's super sedan has been kicking around in various forms since 1984, and despite how many people focus on the brand's past, the all-new 2018 M5 isn't afraid to go charging into the future.
August 21, 2017
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2018 BMW M550I Xdrive First Drive: Walking The Tightrope
BMW's hot 5-Series can't decide if it wants to be a luxury or sport sedan
November 28, 2017
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2018 BMW X2 Officially Revealed
A "new breed of car" that sure looks a lot like a small crossover
October 26, 2017
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2018 BMW X2 starts at $38,400, tops out above $50,000
As with many German cars, clicking a bunch of options boxes will cost some serious dough.
January 5, 2018
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2018 BMW X3 Xdrive 30I Essentials: Heavy On Sport, Light On Utility
Perhaps a better SUV for those who live in the Sunbelt -- or at least have a winter tire budget
February 22, 2018
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2018 Buick

2018 Buick Enclave Avenir First Drive: Silence Please
Buick's redesigned big crossover adds tech and a 9-speed automatic to its good looks
October 10, 2017
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2018 Buick Enclave offers serenity for every passenger
Buick's original Enclave lasted for eight years. While that's old in automotive terms, sales of the large crossover SUV stubbornly kept on rising. You'd think that General Motors wouldn't want to mess with success, but it has. Fortunately, that's good news, because this new model is pretty darn good.
October 9, 2017
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2018 Buick Regal GS First Drive: The Back-Road Buick
The new GS may not be track ready, but it's an improved Regal by every performance measurement
February 27, 2018
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2018 Buick Regal Sportback First Drive: Style Statement
Sleek, handsome and sensible, Buick follows Germany's lead
December 18, 2017
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2018 Cadillac

2018 Cadillac CT6 Sedan review:
Drive softly and carry a big battery
March 8, 2018
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2018 Chevrolet

2018 Camaro ZL1 1LE first drive: The ultimate track-ready Camaro
$71,295 gets AERO, suspension and tires that'll lap the Nurburgring in 7:16
June 27, 2017
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2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE's Ring Time Nips at the Heels of the 911 GT3
More than 13 seconds quicker than regular ZL1
June 22, 2017
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2018 Chevrolet Equinox review:
The 2018 Chevy Equinox is great if you don't trust your teen driver
November 21, 2017
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2018 Chevrolet Equinox Review: Big improvements for a Family Stalwart
Chevy's Equinox isn't exciting, but it is punchy and useful
January 5, 2018
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2018 Chevrolet Tahoe review:
A full-size SUV hot rod
March 20, 2018
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2018 Chevy COPO Camaro is an 8-second factory drag beast
Now available with one of three different engines, the COPO Camaro can party like very few factory-built cars can.
October 26, 2017
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2018 Chevy Equinox 2.0 turbo first drive: Faster trips to soccer practice
CHevy's Updated Equinox Gets Treated To Extra Power And A Smooth Nine-Speed Gearbox
June 19, 2017
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2018 Chevy Traverse SUP concept proves life's a beach
It'll be on display at SEMA in Las Vegas, which isn't exactly known for its scenic paddleboarding.
October 24, 2017
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2018 Dodge

2018 Dodge Challenger Hellcat SRT Widebody: A Hellcat that hustles
Nobody in their right mind would ever say that the Dodge Challenger Hellcat was lacking in oomph. With 707 horsepower on tap from a 6.2-liter supercharged V8, you're never more than a twitch of the right foot away from a life-changing (and possibly license-revoking) experience.
July 21, 2017
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2018 Dodge Challenger Hellcat Widebody first drive
More tire makes track time in the hellcat more better
July 31, 2017
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2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon: Holy hell
I'm not a man who swears easily or swears often, but I'll be the first to admit that I dug into the seedier side of my vocabulary when I experienced what the Dodge Demon could do at the drag strip. This is the kind of car that will readjust your definition of what "fast" means, the kind of car that demands respect and the kind of car that elicits a profane fusillade from the mouths of the most reserved of passengers.
October 6, 2017
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2018 Ferrari

2018 Ferrari 812 Superfast: Letting that V12 sing
The Ferrari 812 Superfast may not have the most seductive name, but that naturally aspirated V12 has quite the story to tell when it speaks for itself.
January 26, 2018
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2018 Ford

2018 Ford Expedition First Drive: two sizes, three rows, all families
Ford goes big and expensive with its new full-size SUV
November 9, 2017
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2018 Ford F-150 delivers equal doses of truck stuff and tech stuff
Trucks are, both in terms of size and function, growing closer to mobile homes every day. No longer the staple of work and work alone, this vehicle class has grown to become both workhorse and the family car. Thus, it needs to be as capable as ever, but it must also contain enough modern accouterments that it'll keep the kids busy and the whole family safe. The 2018 Ford F-150 does all that with aplomb.
August 14, 2017
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2018 Ford F-150 first drive: Choices and more choices
Refreshed Ford F-150 pickup lets you have it your way with literally millions of combinations
August 14, 2017
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2018 Ford Mustang First Drive: the most mustang you can buy that's not a Shelby
Newest Mustang gets upgrades to the manual transmission AND the V8
November 13, 2017
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2018 Ford Mustang GT Performance Pack 2 is a baby GT350
It's meant to split the difference between the GT350 and the current Performance Pack.
October 20, 2017
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2018 Ford Mustang is a world-class sports coupe... with a standard burnout mode
It seems like Ford has been constantly fiddling with the Mustang, tweaking something here and changing something there; it can't seem to leave good enough alone. The net result is that the 2018 Ford Mustang EcoBoost and Mustang GT we're examining today are very different cars than when this platform debuted just a few years ago.
November 14, 2017
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2018 Ford Mustang used duct tape to improve aero, efficiency
Don't count on finding that piece of tape at the dealership, though.
October 10, 2017
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2018 GMC

2018 GMC Terrain offers suburban sensibility, three ways
Part of the reason Pontiac and Oldsmobile disappeared is because General Motors ate into its own sales by offering up so many of the same vehicles across its brands with only slight adjustments. GMC still does this to a large degree, but for some reason, it has such staying power that it didn't just survive the culling, it thrived.
August 23, 2017
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2018 Honda

2018 Honda Accord is determined to beat the sedan slump
With consumer hunger for crossovers increasing by the day, it may be easy to write off the launch of a new midsize sedan as no big deal. When the new midsize sedan is a Honda Accord, however, it's still very much a big deal. Through June, the Japanese automaker sold 160,091 copies of the current Accord. While that number lags behind CR-V sales, moving 160,000 units of any vehicle in six months is no joke.
July 14, 2017
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2018 Honda Accord starts at $23,570, hits 38 mpg highway
EPA specs for the 2.0-liter engine are still on the way.
September 29, 2017
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2018 Honda Accord Turbo First Drive: With 252 Hp And A Stick Shift, You'll Never Miss The V6
Honda's bread-and-butter sedan is still evolving, and it's more complete than ever
October 3, 2017
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2018 Honda Accord: 8 things you need to know
10th-generation Accord promises to dial the family Sedan up to 11
August 23, 2017
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2018 Honda Civic Type R soldiers on with one trim, price bump
It's only a $200 hike, provided you can find one selling for MSRP.
November 2, 2017
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2018 Honda Civic will not mess with success
There are no changes for the new model year, aside from a $100 price bump.
September 29, 2017
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2018 Honda Clarity PHEV First Drive: The Best Of 3 Worlds
You get 47 miles of range on electric power, then the 1.5-liter gas engine kicks in
December 13, 2017
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2018 Honda Fit first drive: Still the benchmark in a shrinking subcompact class
Improved suspension and a suite of safety features highlight the Fit's freshening
August 23, 2017
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2018 Honda Odyssey Elite quick take: Almost good enough
Odyssey faces stiff competition from the Chrysler Pacifica
August 15, 2017
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2018 Honda Odyssey review: More features, better looks and a 10-speed automatic
Honda's latest exercise in Forced Familial Accord should impress the dwindling minivan market
July 14, 2017
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2018 Honda Ridgeline pares down trims, bumps up price
The cheapest all-wheel-drive Ridgeline is now a fair bit more expensive.
July 26, 2017
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2018 Hyundai

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT delivers sport, tech and value in equal measure
Over the past couple of years, Hyundai has been working feverishly behind the scenes in preparation to launch its new performance sub-brand, N. The division's first offering, dubbed i30 N, finally launches this fall in Europe. Sadly, it's not earmarked for the US -- Americans will have to wait until next year to get their first taste of N. Until that time, the 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport seen here may just be the next best thing.
August 29, 2017
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2018 Hyundai Elantra GT offers way more stuff for a bit more money
There are now two different engines on offer, doubling the number of configurations over the 2017 model.
August 7, 2017
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2018 Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid First Drive: going after gasoline
Hyundai wants more than just Prius buyers to shop the Ioniq PHEV
December 12, 2017
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2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Ultimate Essentials: Excellent Infotainment, Powerful Engine...For A Price
Hyundai's two-row gets luxurious, but also expensive
February 26, 2018
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2018 Hyundai Sonata review:
Proof that sedans don't have to be boring
January 22, 2018
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2018 Infiniti

2018 Infiniti Q50 Red Sport 400 first drive: The Japanese muscle car
A minor refresh, an exceptional platform and steering that's still weird
August 7, 2017
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2018 Jaguar

2018 Jaguar E-Pace First Drive: Small Utility, Big Seller?
Jaguar keeps pushing into Land Rover territory, but with just enough differences
February 5, 2018
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2018 Jaguar F-Type 2-liter first drive: Fewer cylinders but missing nothing
4 More Reasons To Like The F-Type
August 9, 2017
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2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake First Drive: all we love (and don't) about the XF Sedan, made more useful
Jag's lovely wagon proves you don't need a crossover to haul
October 30, 2017
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2018 Jeep

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Essentials: Your Hellcat Jeep Is Here
The Trackhawk is over the top in the best ways
March 2, 2018
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2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk first drive: Hellcat hauler
Hellcat-Powered Grand Cherokee Is A Hot Rod, Family Car And Boat Hauler -- All In One
August 30, 2017
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2018 Jeep Grand Commander Revealed for China
Stylish seven-seat SUV is Beijing bound
January 22, 2018
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2018 Jeep Wrangler fuel economy appears on EPA site
No word on how its other engines will perform quite yet.

2018 Aston Martin DB11 V8 first drive: lighter is always better
Aston puts a 4-liter AMG V8 under the hood and finds the magic formula
October 30, 2017
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November 6, 2017
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2018 Jeep Wrangler JK
 
November 29, 2017
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2018 Jeep Wrangler JL Rubicon First Drive: Keeper Of The All-American Four-Wheel-Drive Flame
In which we go all the way to New Zealand to put the pride of Toledo to the test -- and find it more than worthy
December 13, 2017
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2018 Kia

2018 KIA Niro Plug-In Hybrid First Drive: Open-World Environment
The road trip is alive and well, even with electrified vehicles taking over
December 27, 2017
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2018 Kia Rio First Drive: quiet, capable and quietly capable
Kia's new pocket hatch and sedan duo should have the competition worried
September 27, 2017
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2018 Kia Rio moves away from the penalty box
Do you remember the 1995 to 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier? It has always been, to me at least, the epitome of The Bad Cheap Car. With rock-hard plastics and barely a feature beyond a steering wheel, the Cavalier felt like a punishment for only being able to afford so little car.
September 1, 2017
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2018 Kia Stinger GT Starts at $39,895
Undercuts Audi S5 Sportback by nearly $15,000
September 27, 2017
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2018 Kia Stinger is a performance bargain at $31,900
Even with the 2.0-liter I4, it'll still reach 60 mph in less than 6 seconds.
September 27, 2017
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2018 Lamborghini

2018 Lamborghini Huracan Performante: Lambo's fiercest yet
When it comes to supercar "special" editions, it doesn't take much to get enthusiasts frothing at the mouth with anticipation. Slap on a couple extra decals, open up the exhaust a bit, and then kick back and watch the world line up to pay the 20 percent premium that's been tagged on to help inflate those already-epic profit margins.
June 1, 2017
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2018 Land

2018 Land Rover Discovery Gains New Tech, Priced from $53,085
Updates come soon after full redesign
November 9, 2017
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2018 Lexus

2018 Lexus LC500 review: The return of the personal luxury coupe
You're drivin' in your own private idaho
June 6, 2017
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2018 Lexus LS 500 First (Somewhat Brief) Drive: Testing All The Acronyms
Wrestling the LS 500 to the ground with electronics
September 26, 2017
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2018 Lexus LX 570 offers 2-row option for more cargo
Otherwise, it's the same ol' rebadged Toyota Land Cruiser.
November 29, 2017
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2018 Lexus RX 350L First Drive: Lexus adds a third row, we stuff it with kids
Your carpool will never be the same, but don't forget to let the kids out
February 15, 2018
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2018 Mercedes

2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC63 offers twin-turbo V8 luxury SUV lunacy
When Mercedes-AMG rolled out the GLC43 SUV last year with a 362-horsepower twin-turbocharged V6, we were amazed by its performance. It ripped down the German Autobahn and tackled back roads like a champ, but do you really think the mad scientists at AMG were satisfied with leaving it at that?
November 22, 2017
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2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC63 S First Drive: A Class Of One?
There are other compact luxury SUVs, but none with an engine like this
November 20, 2017
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2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe review:
Not overly practical, but the E400 Coupe is a dream to drive
August 15, 2017
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2018 Mercedes-Benz E400 Coupe review: Supple stunner
Not intended to be a best-seller, the E400 Coupe can excel at simply being itself
June 22, 2017
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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe adds more tech, sharper looks
We've already had a spin in the 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedan, and now it's time for the company to give us the sportier coupe. Ahead of its debut at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, M-B has just dropped a flotilla of images of the new two-door in a variety of flavors -- plus just enough highlights to whet our appetites.
September 4, 2017
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2018 McLaren

2018 McLaren 720S: Too much and just enough all at once
When you look into someone's eyes, you can tell a lot about them. you see a small part of them, be it a mischievous, sad, childish or haunted look. the eyes are the gateway to the soul, and McLaren's new Super Series car, the 2018 McLaren 720S, has wildness in its gaping eye sockets.
May 2, 2017
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2018 Mini Cooper

2018 Mini Cooper S E Countryman All4 plug-in hybrid review:
Electrification makes the largest Mini also the most efficient
February 15, 2018
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2018 Mitsubishi

2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross is only one-third of a fun crossover
The traffic on California's Pacific Coast Highway was surprisingly light for a Tuesday morning when my drive partner and I headed out in the 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. With a nice long stretch of open road in front of us, she floored the compact SUV's accelerator pedal.
December 6, 2017
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2018 Mitsubishi Outlander: Get ready for the cheapest plug-in hybrid SUV
The luxury market has come to the forefront with plug-in hybrid SUVs. The Volvo XC60 recently joined the larger XC90 as a plug-in, as well as the Porsche Cayenne, BMW X5 and Mercedes-Benz GLE. The bummer is that you'd be spending at least $52,900 on the XC60 and as much as $82,800 for the Cayenne. Ouch.
September 29, 2017
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2018 Nissan

2018 Nissan 370Z Heritage Edition is still a worthy sports car
This might be tough to believe, but Nissan has an entry-level sports car, and it's called the 370Z. I'm just making sure you were aware because, despite being an excellent way to get your rear-wheel drive kicks, Nissan sold just 3,265 of the two-seat sports cars in 2017. Sure, it pretty much looks exactly the same as it did when it debuted in 2009, but that doesn't mean it's bad. In fact, it's one of the last tech-free sports cars on the market today.
September 27, 2017
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2018 Nissan Armada review:
Infiniti-like luxury at a Nissan price
February 8, 2018
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2018 Nissan Leaf is the star of new Japanese car-sharing service
It will eventually expand to dozens of regions in the country, but there's no word about international efforts.
December 8, 2017
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2018 Nissan Leaf First Drive: More Features, Greater Range
The second generation of the world's best-selling electric car is better in every way
December 11, 2017
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2018 Nissan Rogue review:
Nissan's best-selling SUV gets better with ProPilot Assist tech
December 12, 2017
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2018 Porsche

2018 Porsche 718 Boxster And Cayman Gts First Drives: The Sweet Spot?
Porsche's latest 2-seat sports cars are knocking on the 911's door
December 12, 2017
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2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS First Drive: purposeful perfection
Proof that the Grand Canyon is more than just a neat hole in the ground
November 14, 2017
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2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo is the New King of Wagons
The most powerful production five-door on the planet
September 25, 2017
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2018 Ram

2018 Ram 1500 Limited Essentials: Expensive, Useful And Smart
Ram's outgoing half-ton delivers a smooth ride and intelligent storage
February 16, 2018
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2018 Ram Harvest Edition Made for Future Farmers of America
Now you can color coordinate your tractor and pickup
August 30, 2017
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2018 Range Rover

2018 Range Rover Evoque Adds More Horses Under the Hood
Updates announced for the Evoque, Land Rover Discovery Sport
October 25, 2017
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2018 Range Rover Sport: New infotainment, promised PHEV lead the changes
For 2018, the entire Range Rover Sport family benefits from a raft of updates, including styling and performance tweaks and perhaps most importantly, Land Rover's new InControl Touch Pro Duo infotainment system. But that's not all the big news for this Green Oval luxury bruiser -- Land Rover has confirmed that the company's first plug-in hybrid model will come to the Range Rover Sport family just in time for the 2019 model year.
October 4, 2017
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2018 Range Rover Velar review: Rounding out the lineup
Just the right-sized Midsize SUV ... for some people
August 7, 2017
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2018 Rolls-Royce

2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom is the best, made better
It's hard to imagine the car world without Rolls-Royce. For over a century, it has been the unapologetic automotive signifier of wealth, success, celebrity and status. And while the company has experienced as many ups and downs as any other manufacturer -- if not a few more -- The Spirit of Ecstasy has remained a shining beacon of luxury.
July 27, 2017
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2018 Smart Fortwo

2018 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive review:
Novel and niche, but not a great value
April 02, 2018
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2018 Subaru

2018 Subaru Crosstrek is an inexpensive way to get into the dirt
As I looked down the 12 percent grade made up of loose, sharp rocks at a quarry somewhere in South Dakota, I was grateful for the new X-Mode with hill descent control on the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek. Pushing the X-Mode button on the center console, I whispered to myself, "Don't touch the brake. Let the car do the work for you," With a bit of trepidation, I started down the hill.
July 17, 2017
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2018 Subaru WRX STI Review: carefully honed
Well-loved WRX STI gets some thoughtful upgrades
September 12, 2017
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2018 Subaru WRX STI Type RA: More performance for a sport compact icon
A limited edition adds power, sharper handling and aero improvements.
January 26, 2018
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2018 Subaru WRX STI Type RA First Drive: A Limited Edition For The Real Fanatics
Subaru's first RA model to hit the U.S. gets 5 more hp, sheds weight ... and adds a whopping price tag
February 2, 2018
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2018 Tesla

2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range review:
The one you've been waiting for
January 26, 2018
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2018 Toyota

2018 Thor Vegas 25.2 Motor Home Review
All the comforts of home, on the road
November 13, 2017
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2018 Toyota 4Runner review:
An old-school SUV, pure and simple
February 16, 2018
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2018 Toyota C-HR review:
Wildly styled, but mildly mannered
November 22, 2017
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2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid XLE Essentials: point A to point B, economically
The Camry Hybrid does what it is meant to do well, which doesn't include driving excitement
February 9, 2018
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2018 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport review:
Taking it to the streets
March 15, 2018
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2018 Volkswagon

2018 Volkswagen Atlas Essentials: A Driver's 3-Row SUV
VW's Atlas adds a little spice to a crowded but boring segment
January 22, 2018
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2018 Volkswagen Atlas review:
Volkswagen Atlas is an SUV that checks all boxes but one
October 30, 2017
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2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI and R First Drive: Hustle and Flow
The Golf has always been fun to drive -- now the interior's fun, too
November 15, 2017
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2018 Volkswagen Golf provides fun for the whole family
Whether you're after something for schlepping the kids to school, or a hot hatch for some back road fun, the Golf lineup has it.
November 9, 2017
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2018 Volkswagen Golf R review:
Volkswagen's hot hatch gets even hotter
March 9, 2018
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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Gets R-Line Flair
Performance-inspired bits for your crossover
November 28, 2017
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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan R-Line shapes up for Los Angeles
Just don't expect any performance upgrades. This LA Auto Show reveal's snazzy package is all about looks.
November 28, 2017
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2018 Volvo

2018 Volvo V60 Polestar AWD review:
An oldie, but a goodie
February 20, 2018
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2018 Volvo V90 review:
Volvo's V90 is the easiest hard sell
November 13, 2017
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2018 Volvo XC60 first drive: Scaled-down Swedish luxury
The next wave Of Volvo'S 60-Series kicks off with a crossover
June 2, 2017
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2018 Volvo XC60 T8 is a hybrid chock-full of safety and style
Cruising through Colorado's Rocky Mountains in the 2018 Volvo XC60 T8, my drive partner wondered what elevation we were at. We both thought we were at 6,000 feet or so, as the 2.0-liter four cylinder was pulling strong, not succumbing to the thinner air as many internal combustion engines do.
August 30, 2017
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2018 Volvo XC60 T8 review:
More hustle from a hybrid
January 4, 2018
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2018 Volvo XC60 T8 Review: Swedish Overachiever
One of the most complete midsize SUVs is a money-no-object Volvo
January 9, 2018
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2019 Aston

2019 Aston Martin DB11 Volante First Drive: Fashion Over Function
Aston's new droptop lets the sun shine in but keeps the bluster at bay
February 19, 2018
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2019 Aston Martin DB11 Volante is a good reason for sunburn
When I first saw the Aston Martin DB11, I thought to myself, "that would look bang on as a convertible." Well, now Aston's seen fit to release one, and guess what? I was right.
October 13, 2017
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2019 Aston Martin Vantage is a fresh take on a modern classic
The last Aston Martin Vantage was quite the looker, which meant that any attempt to build a successor would have to not only look as good as the last one, it would have to do so without appearing to be a carbon copy of that same car. Well, Aston's got a new Vantage on its hands, and it's quite different... in a good way.
November 21, 2017
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2019 Aston Martin Vantage (Prototype) First Drive: An Amg Heart With A British Beat
The first new Vantage in 13 years arrives later this year, and at least we know it's good in the snow
March 5, 2018
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2019 Audi

2019 Audi A7 Sportback makes its US debut at the Detroit Auto Show
Audi's beloved sedan-coupe-wagon-thing gets its first total do-over since 2010, and they're bringing it to Detroit.
January 11, 2018
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2019 Audi A7 stays true to its swoopy hatchback form
The Audi A7 is one of the original vehicles that brought what I call the "swoopy-coupe" form to sedans. Sure, you could get an A6 instead, but you lose the hatchback practicality and the form that comes with it. It isn't for everybody, and this time around, its style is still a bit polarizing, but it's just as interesting as before, if not more so.
October 19, 2017
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2019 BMW

2019 BMW i8 Roadster Arrives Alongside Updated Coupe
Roadster drops top in 16 seconds; both offer 369 horsepower
November 29, 2017
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2019 Corvette

2019 Corvette ZR1 First Ride: Right-Seat Laps Prove It's A Monster
The next best thing to a drive in GM's fastest, most powerful and loudest Corvette yet
December 4, 2017
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2019 Ford

2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt rocks Detroit with Molly McQueen
Steve McQueen's granddaughter reveals the latest and greatest version of today's Mustang.
January 15, 2018
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2019 Genesis

2019 Genesis G70 First Drive: Hyundai's luxury division makes a good start in a tough racket
Genesis' BMW fighter has the chops, but does the market need another sports sedan?
September 25, 2017
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2019 Honda

2019 Honda Insight: 7 Things You Need To Know
The Insight is back, and it will join a crowded lineup just in Honda's stable alone
January 18, 2018
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2019 Hyundai

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe renderings show bulky body, thin lights
It's like the Kona deleted Facebook and hit the gym.
January 30, 2018
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2019 Hyundai Veloster N brings Korean performance to the US
Hyundai believes that its N brand will gain a foothold in the States, so consider the Veloster N to be something of a litmus test.
January 15, 2018
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2019 Jeep

2019 Jeep Cherokee still at the top of the mountain
The spotter directs me to put the driver's side of the 2019 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk in a ditch, keeping the other up on the high line of this off-road course at a Jeep-sponsored press drive outside of Los Angeles, California. As I inch forward, the ditch gets deeper and the Jeep tilts to the left -- at this point, I can actually reach out the window and pluck a dandelion from the ground.
January 26, 2018
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2019 Land Rover

2019 Land Rover Discovery SVX: The fastest way up or down a mountain
Jaguar Land Rover's 5.0-liter supercharged V8 is a wondrous engine, typically reserved for the brand's fanciest offerings. Now it's in a Discovery -- but it's not your average Discovery by a long shot.
September 12, 2017
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2019 Lincoln

2019 Lincoln MKC offers up new grille, new safety systems
After Lincoln came out with the new MKZ and Continental, it was only a matter of time before the new company nose made its way to every vehicle in the lineup. Now that the new Navigator is out of the way, it's time for Lincoln to focus on its smallest SUV, the MKC.
November 21, 2017
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2019 Mazda

2019 Mazda 3 Prototype First Drive: Almost Ready, But Rough Around The Edges
SPCCI engine, new chassis and platform come together
September 14, 2017
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2019 Mercedes

2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe officially revealed with up to 630 hp
Choose your own adventure: A pretty, sporty mild hybrid, or a balls-out fire-breather with up to 630 horsepower.
March 6, 2018
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2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class is a 21st-century hatch
Whether it's the headlights or the infotainment, the A-Class is loaded with cutting-edge tech.
February 2, 2018
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2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS450 debuts new look, new 48-volt EQ Boost mild hybrid system
Mercedes-Benz's four-door coupe enters its third generation with the debut of the 2019 CLS 450 at the 2017 LA Auto Show. The new model showcases a curvaceous profile that's matched by an equally stylish interior, Benz's latest tech and amenities and a new electrified EQ Boost powertrain.
November 29, 2017
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2019 Nissan

2019 Nissan Altima Interior Spied: We Hope You Like Floating Infotainment Screens
For the sixth-generation sedan, Nissan takes more than a few cues from Mazda
February 16, 2018
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2019 Porsche

2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS races into Geneva with 520 hp
It's got more of what matters -- NACA ducts, mostly.
February 20, 2018
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2019 Porsche Cayenne has everything you liked before, but all new and all better
They told us it was coming and now it's here. Porsche pulled the curtain back on the third-generation of its Porsche Cayenne SUV Tuesday and, yeah, it looks a whole lot like the current Cayenne. Look closer, however, and you'll see that it's all new, inside and out.
August 29, 2017
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2019 Ram

2019 Ram 1500 gets the Mopar treatment in Chicago
Customized Ram pickup truck is ready for adventure.
February 9, 2018
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2019 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn is one fancy truck
It's expensive, but if you want your work and play to take place in the same truck, this one gets it done.
January 26, 2018
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2019 Ram 1500 Pickup Deep Dive: Here's The Engineering Behind Ram's Newest Pickup Truck
More aero, new shocks and more space should add up to an all-around better pickup experience
January 18, 2018
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2019 Ram 1500: 7 (more) things to know
All-new Ram is stronger, lighter and much more electric thanks to eTorque
January 30, 2018
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2019 Range Rover

2019 Range Rover Plug-In Hybrid First Drive
We put the world's first PHEV off-roaders through their paces
December 6, 2017
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2019 Range Rover Sport P400e is the Green Oval's first hybrid
The P400e is Land Rover's first hybrid model, and it's even got a plug!
October 4, 2017
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2019 Subaru

2019 Sondors EV promises three-wheeled cruising for $10,000
A three-wheeled electric vehicle aiming for a $10,000 price tag? Color us intrigued.
December 18, 2017
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2019 Subaru Ascent debuts with standard EyeSight driver assistance
Subaru adds a supersized option to its lineup with the debut of the 2019 Subaru Ascent, a three-row SUV that the automaker says is its largest vehicle yet. The new model debuted tonight on the eve of the 2017 LA Auto Show.
November 29, 2017
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2019 Subaru Ascent offers a peek inside before LA debut
You can also get an early look at its headlights, but they aren't anything special.
November 22, 2017
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2019 Volkswagen

2019 Volkswagen Arteon first drive: Bargain German GT?
VW's flashy new fastback is quiet and effortless at speed, at least in Euro-market guise
June 7, 2017
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Autoweek in Review

Autoweek In Review: Everything You Missed 2-26 To 3-2
Top Car news and reviews from the past week
March 2, 2018
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Autoweek In Review: Everything You Missed Feb. 18-23, 2018
Top car news and reviews from the past week
February 23, 2018
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Autoweek In Review: Everything You Missed Feb. 11-16, 2018
Top car news and reviews from the past week
February 22, 2018
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Autoweek In Review: Everything You Missed Feb. 4-9, 2018
Top car news and reviews from the past week
February 9, 2018
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Autoweek In Review: Everything You Missed January 29 - February 2, 2018
Top Car news and reviews from the past week
February 2, 2018
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Autoweek In Review: Everything You Missed January 22 - 26, 2018
Top Car news and reviews from the past week
January 26, 2018
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Autoweek In Review: Everything You Missed Jan 14-19, 2018
Top car news and reviews from the past week
January 19, 2018
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Autoweek In Review: Everything You Missed January 1-5, 2018
Top car news and reviews from the past week
January 5, 2018
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Top 10 Autoweek First Drives Of 2017
From mild to wild, 2017 was a banner year in new-car reviews
December 28, 2017
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These Are The 10 Most Popular Autoweek Posts Of 2017
After digging through the data, these 10 stories had the most traffic in 2017
December 27, 2017
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Autoweek In Review: Everything You Missed Dec. 17 - 22
Top car news and reviews from the past week
December 26, 2017
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2018 Autoweek Awards: And The Winners Are
From car culture to motorsports, these are the people and companies leading the way
December 18, 2017
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Autoweek In Review: Everything You Missed Dec 10-15, 2017
Top car news and reviews from the past week
December 18, 2017
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Chevrolet: 2018 Autoweek Constructor Award
Chevy was wildly successful all year long in motorsports
December 18, 2017
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Kazunori Yamauchi: 2018 Autoweek Car Culture Award
The founder and vision of the Gran Turismo video game series raised a generation of car enthusiasts
December 18, 2017
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William Byron: 2018 Autoweek Rising Star Award
The 20-year old rising phenom is headed to the Monster Energy Series after winning the Xfinity Series championship
December 18, 2017
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Autoweek In Review: Everything You Missed Dec 3-8, 2017
Top car news and reviews from the past week
December 8, 2017
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Autoweek in Review: everything you missed Nov. 6-10
Top car news and reviews from the past week
November 13, 2017
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Autoweek In Review: Everything You Missed 10/23-10/27
Top car news and reviews from the past week
October 30, 2017
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Autoweek In Review: Everything You Missed
Top car news and reviews from the past week
October 20, 2017
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Autoweek In Review: Everything You Missed Oct. 1-6 2017
Top car news and reviews from the past week
October 6, 2017
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Autoweek In Review: Everything You Missed Sept. 25-29
Top car news and reviews from the past week
September 29, 2017
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Autoweek In Review: Everything You Missed Sept. 18-22
Top car news and reviews from the past week
September 14, 2017
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Autoweek In Review: Everything You Missed Aug. 28-Sept. 1
Top car news and reviews from the past week
September 1, 2017
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Autoweek in review: Everything you missed August 14-18
Top Car News and Reviews from the past week
August 18, 2017
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Autoweek in review: Everything you missed July 31-Aug. 4
Top Car News And Reviews From The Past Week
August 4, 2017
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Autoweek in review: Everything you missed July 24-28
Top Car News and Reviews from this past week
July 28, 2017
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Autoweek in review: Everything you missed July 17-21
Top car news and reviews from the past week
July 21, 2017
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Autoweek in review: Everything you missed July 17-21
Top car news and reviews from the past week
July 21, 2017
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Autoweek in review: Everything you missed July 3-7
Top Car News and Reviews from the past week
July 7, 2017
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Autoweek in review: Everything you missed June 19-23
Top Car News and Reviews from the past week
June 23, 2017
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Autoweek in review: Everything you missed June 12-16
Top Car News and Reviews from the past week
June 16, 2017
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Autoweek in review: Everything you missed May 29 - June 2
Top News And Reviews From Past Week
June 2, 2017
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Autoweek in review: Everything you missed May 22-26
Top news and reviews from past week
May 26, 2017
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Autoweek in review: Everything you missed May 15-19
Top car news and reviews from the past week
May 19, 2017
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Autoweek in review: Everything you missed May 1-5
Top Car News and Reviews from the Past Week
May 5, 2017
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Autoweek in review: Everything you missed April 24-28
Top Car News and Reviews from the Past Week
April 28, 2017
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Autoweek in review: Everything you missed April 17-21
Top Car News and Reviews from the Past Week
April 21, 2017
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Autoweek in review: Everything you missed April 10-14
Top Car News and Reviews from the Past Week
April 14, 2017
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Junkyard Treasure

Junkyard Treasure: 1977 Oldsmobile Toronado Brougham
One of the last of the two-ton Toronados, spotted in Arizona
February 27, 2018
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Junkyard Treasure: 1992 Geo Storm Wagonback
One of the rarest of all Geos, found in Phoenix
February 22, 2018
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Junkyard Treasure: 1998 Ford Taurus SHO
One of the last of the V8 Taurus SHOs
January 23, 2018
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Junkyard Treasure: 1995 Ford Tauruschero Pickup
When you have a Taurus and a Sawzall and you need a pickup
December 13, 2017
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Junkyard Treasure: 1960 Ford Falcon Sedan
A high-mileage survivor, finally being forcibly retired in California
September 6, 2017
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Junkyard Treasure: 1967 Ford LTD Sedan
Ford's Answer To The Chevy Caprice, Now Used Up And Discarded In Denver
July 12, 2017
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Junkyard Treasure: 1967 Opel Kadett L
An early attempt by GM to sell its European-market cars in the United States
January 16, 2018
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Junkyard Treasure: 1973 Volkswagen Super Beetle
The "modern" air-cooled Beetle, victimized by an engine fire
August 14, 2017
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Junkyard Treasure: 1975 Opel Manta
A rare junkyard example of the Capri's german rival
July 25, 2017
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Junkyard Treasure: 1976 Chevrolet Vega Notchback
More Than Two Million Chevy Vegas Were Sold, But They're Extremely Rare Today
August 21, 2017
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Junkyard Treasure: 1977 Triumph TR7
It turns out that the wedge was not the shape of things to come
December 27, 2017
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Junkyard Treasure: 1978 Ford Granada Sedan
Ford sold millions of simple, boxy Granadas and Monarchs during the late 1970s
October 4, 2017
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Junkyard Treasure: 1979 Nissan Fairlady Z
A real Japanese-market S130 ends its days in a Denver wrecking yard
January 9, 2018
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Junkyard Treasure: 1979 Plymouth Arrow Sport Pickup
A rare example of the nearly forgotten Plymouth-Badged Mitsubishi small pickup
June 13, 2017
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Junkyard Treasure: 1980 Porsche 924 Turbo
A very rare turbocharged 924, spotted in denver.
May 17, 2017
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Junkyard Treasure: 1981 Toyota Corona Station Wagon
Before There was the Camry, There was the Corona
April 25, 2017
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Junkyard Treasure: 1981 Volkswagen Rabbit Diesel
52 hp, which was an improvement over the 48-horse 1980 Rabbit Diesel
December 19, 2017
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Junkyard Treasure: 1981 Volvo 262C Bertone Coupe
A Rare Swedish-Italian Luxury Coupe, Spotted In A Denver Wrecking Yard
August 30, 2017
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Junkyard Treasure: 1982 Mazda 626 Luxury
The last of the rear-wheel-drive Mazda 626S
August 9, 2017
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Junkyard Treasure: 1982 Subaru GL Station Wagon
Made back when most Subarus were still front-wheel-drive and extremely cheap.
October 12, 2017
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Junkyard Treasure: 1985 Chevrolet El Camino
El Camino production halted after the 1987 model year, so this is one of the last ones
June 29, 2017
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Junkyard Treasure: 1986 Chevrolet Sprint
The Suzuki-built alternative to the Chevette
November 15, 2017
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Junkyard Treasure: 1986 Dodge Omni
The definitive 1980s Chrysler econoboxc
September 26, 2017
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Junkyard Treasure: 1986 Ford Taurus MT-5
One of the Rarest of all Tauruses: the Manual-Transmission Mt-5
April 18, 2017
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Junkyard Treasure: 1986 Hyundai Excel GL
The 1986 Excel was the First Hyundai Sold In the United States
May 9, 2017
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Junkyard Treasure: 1987 Isuzu I-Mark Turbo
A Very, Very Rare Find In a Northern California Self-Service Wrecking Yard
February 1, 2017
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Junkyard Treasure: 1988 Subaru Justy 4WD RS
The very affordable four-wheel-drive econobox of the late 1980s
June 6, 2017
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Junkyard Treasure: 1990 Geo Metro LSI Convertible
Even cute yellow convertibles with wind-up keys get crushed
January 3, 2018
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Junkyard Treasure: 1993 BMW 525i Touring
A rear-wheel-drive station wagon with manual transmission... about to get crushed.
June 19, 2017
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Junkyard Treasure: 1997 Porsche Boxster
The harbinger of many more junkyard Boxsters
February 13, 2018
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Junkyard Treasure: 2004 BMW 745Li
Big, Fast, And Expensive... And Now Awaiting The Crusher
July 18, 2017
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Junkyard Treasure: 2005 Saturn Ion Red Line
The factory-hot-rod Saturn sport compact, now discarded in Colorado
December 4, 2017
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Junkyard Treasure: 2007 ZENN Electric Car
A Genuine, Numbers-Matching Zero Emission, No Noise In a California Wrecking Yard.
January 24, 2017
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Junkyard Treasure: 2008 SAAB 9-7X 4.2I
The rarest of all the Chevy Trailblazer's siblings
November 27, 2017
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Misc. - Numbers

5 Cheapest American Cars of 1986 (With Air, FM, and Automatic)
By 1986, car shoppers were looking for a little more than basic transportation. And while cheap/affordable cars were still the best-selling models, they were generally equipped with such conveniences as automatic transmission and such niceties as FM radio and air conditioning.
May 22, 2017
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5 Details That Make The Ferrari Portofino So Special
They're not all about horsepower and noise, though one is
February 26, 2018
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8 things you need to know about the 2018 Ford Expedition
It's for families, y'all
August 8, 2017
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9 reasons why the 2018 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon JL is killer off-road
From beefier axles to heroic crawl ratios, here's a closer look at what makes the JL a trail conqueror
December 13, 2017
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10 Great Car Grilles
How important is your facial expression when meeting someone for the first time?
August 21, 2017
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10 Great Car Grilles: Readers' Choice Edition
There are few things in the automotive world more subjective than a list of good- or bad-looking vehicles. Our recent list of 10 Great Car Grilles was met with overwhelming response--and most of the feedback included suggestions for subsequent lists.
August 23, 2017
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10 Worst Gas Guzzlers of 1986
By 1986, most parts of the country were enjoying a reprieve from rising gas prices. For the first time in a number of years, petrol was again retailing for less than $1.00 per gallon, with $.99 becoming a popular price point for regular unleaded.
October 18, 2017
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12 Fastest Cars of 1984
We've been using the word fastest to describe the best-performing rides tested by Consumer Guide in the past. the word we really should be using is quickest. Technically, a fast car has an impressive top speed, and without a test track, and situated in the Chicago suburbs, top speed was never a metric CG attempted to measure.
May 4, 2017
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12 Most-Expensive American Coupes of 1969
Topping the Billboard charts for 1969 was "Sugar, Sugar," a painfully catchy pop ditty released by the Archies in May of that year. you can listen to the song by watching the YouTube video below:
April 10, 2017
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23 bulletproof cars from around the world
 
December 4, 2017
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1954: Pegaso creates a beautiful brochure for the Z-102, Spain's supercar
Stuffed full of leading-edge technology and bodied by prestigious coachbuilders
August 11, 2017
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1956 Ford F-100 by Ringbrothers is a Real Gem
Formerly rusted farm truck shines once more
November 7, 2017
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1959: Cheapskates prefer the new Dodge Coronet
Just a year after the harsh 1958 recession, car shoppers were pinching pennies.
August 15, 2017
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1959: Mrs. Igor Cassini Says New Lincoln Is Most Chic
Wife of the famous Cholly Knickerbocker digs the '59 Lincoln
September 25, 2017
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1959: The Austin A40 is 'the gayest, roomiest, liveliest economy sedan ever!'
Not Quite As Cheap As A 1959 Volkswagen Beetle, But Pretty Close
August 29, 2017
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1961: The final DeSoto showed this face to the world
The last hurrah for Chrysler's Desoto Marque
June 23, 2017
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1963: More SAAB-VS-Porsche rivalry in the twin cities sports car club newsletter
Includes bonus Valentine's Day poems!
December 6, 2017
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1964: Ford Country Squire Is A Western Outlaw
Covered-wagon loadspace -- sedan-smooth ride
February 19, 2018
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1964: No matter who you are, Buick has an engine for you
From the 425-Cube Super Wildcat Nailhead to the Fireball V6
April 20, 2017
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1964: The New Dodge Dart Comes In Large Economy Size
Includes mammoth vacation-size trunk!
October 3, 2017
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1964: Three Mercury Comets Survive Drive From Argentina To Alaska
16,247 punishing miles in a trio of '65 Comets, with only regular maintenance
November 29, 2017
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1967: How does a little Bug survive in the automotive jungle?
One of the classic magazine ads that made the type 1 Beetle so successful
July 31, 2017
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1967: The Pontiac Firebird debuts in Wide-Track country
Not Just The Sleekest-Looking Car Ever To Sweep The Macadam
August 7, 2017
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1967: You can't afford not to buy a new Galaxie or Mustang!
Better ideas for sale!
October 20, 2017
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1969: Buick's Opel Kadett Is The Social Mini-Brute
Part of GM's not-so-successful effort to sell the very European Kadett to Americans
January 15, 2018
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1969: Plymouth Sport Suburban Is A Woodgrain Jetliner
It takes 28 steps to walk all the way around this furious wagon
February 26, 2018
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1973: Squish a big land yacht and you'll get the Mercury Montego MX Brougham
This is what Personal Luxury Coupes Were all About
April 10, 2017
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1974: Buy A Car With Airbags, Get Cheaper Insurance
Airbags were available in big Oldsmobiles, Buicks, and Cadillacs in 1974
February 5, 2018
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1974: The Porsche 914 holds much luggage, gets 23 MPG
Sure, it was more or less a Volkswagen, but it cost half as much as a 911
November 20, 2017
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1974: The Spirit Of America Drives Red-White-And-Blue Chevrolets!
The Bicentennial was just two years way, so Chevrolet got patriotic early.
October 9, 2017
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1975: Plymouth Valiant Brougham is European Luxury
Color-keyed hubcaps and assist straps, just like a Mercedes-Benz!
November 14, 2017
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1976: Nebbishy Bank Clerk Becomes Econoline Stud
Flames, teardrop windows, shag carpeting, and all
January 10, 2018
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1976: Oldsmobile Omega, symbol of a woman's independence
The Olds-Badged Chevy Nova Becomes a Powerful Feminist Statement.
May 8, 2017
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1978: four turbocharged cars available in the world. two are buicks.
Take that, Porsche and Saab!
September 12, 2017
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1978: the new AMC AMX dominates the Road Rodeo
AMC Revived the Legendary Amx Name In 1978, with this Concord-Based Coupe.
April 27, 2017
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1979: The Dodge Omni 024 beats Camaro, Capri and Celica
Not to mention Scirocco, Starfire and Sunbird
June 15, 2017
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1979: the new Toyota Supra provides the powerful pleasure
The Original Celica Supra was Lush and Plush with Its Sohc Straight Six
April 17, 2017
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1979: Want a new Bugatti? a '29 Mercedes-Benz? CMC had you covered.
"A Pride of Ownership that Money Alone Can't Buy"
May 15, 2017
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1980: Cadillac Seville for the '80s
The 1980 Bustleback Seville, no longer based on the Chevy Nova
February 12, 2018
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1980: Isuzu Elf Truck pitched by anime baseball characters
A good example of the fast-and-frantic genre of Japanese vehicle ads
September 27, 2017
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1981: Jeep Wagoneer, For Precious Cargo
The "Baby On Board" car signs came a few years later
December 18, 2017
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1980: Nissan Bluebird is The Choice of Moody Japanese Pop Stars
With Kenji Sawada on board, the Bluebird 910 could not fail.
December 21, 2017
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1982: AMC pitches the Jeep Wagoneer as a gas sipper
We admit to being skeptical about the claim of 25 highway miles per gallon.
July 11, 2017
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1982: Get Into The Z Zone With The Nissan Fairlady Z Turbo
A flying 280ZX with a Billy Squier soundtrack -- what more do you need?
December 4, 2017
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1982: John Houseman Knows Plymouth Buyers Get Their "Moneysworth"
So many cheap front-wheel-drive Plymouths, at 1981 prices!
October 16, 2017
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1982: Luxurious AMC Concord Gets Ziebart No-Rust, GM Iron Duke Power
For AMC shoppers who didn't want any Renault genetic material in their cars
October 11, 2017
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1982: The Ford Bronco is a lion in winter
A real family 4-wheeler
July 17, 2017
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1982: The Jeep CJ is a beautiful gas saver
The optimistic 28 mpg figure required the GM Iron Duke engine, of course.
March 5, 2018
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1982: The new Toyota Supra has the right stuff
Six Cylinders, Two Cams, Disco Mustache
June 30, 2017
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1982: VAM still building new AMC Gremlins
Technically, Vehiculous Automotores Mexicanos was Building Gremlinized Amc Spirits, not Gremlins, by that Time.
May 5, 2017
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1982: When even Mercury offered 3 faux woodgrain station wagon models
Yes, the Cougar Wagon returned for one more year in 1982
June 9, 2017
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1983: New York's Playboy Bunnies awed by the Mazda Cosmo Big Run
Sadly, this imposing rotary-engined luxury machine wasn't available in the USA
May 30, 2017
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1984: Dodge 600 takes office worker to heaven
Naturally, heaven is full of hunky horsemen and beach loungers
February 16, 2018
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1984: Mazda B-Series owner's manual gets helpful cartoons
More great illustrations from 1980s Japan
July 10, 2017
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1984: Our Future Overlords Will Drive Camaros
Just don't read the fine print about the base engine
March 8, 2018
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1985: Driving the new Toyota MR2 is like being the ball in a pinball machine
Watch Out For The Flippers!
June 12, 2017
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2017 Audi A3 2.0T quattro review: Drives big, priced bigger
Yeah, it's an Audi, but the VW GTI is more fun, cheaper and comes with a stick
August 8, 2017
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2017 Audi A6 2.0T Quick Take: Aging, But Still A Winner
Audi's well-equipped midsize sedan wins on price and has plenty of oomph
September 29, 2017
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2017 Audi A7 Competition Quattro: Plenty of space, plenty of pull
Audi's Stylish A7 Liftback is Outstanding, But be Prepared to Pay
April 28, 2017
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2017 Audi R8 V10 Plus: It's good
No need to compromise for a supercar
May 24, 2017
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2017 Audi R8 V10 Spyder review: On Father's and wedding days
Add style to your wardrobe with this one $175,000 trick
August 2, 2017
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2017 Audi RS7 Performance quick take: Mat the throttle and hold on
Less rear headroom than an S8, but way better looking
July 11, 2017
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2017 BMW 7 Series review:
BMW's big sedan serves as a self-help guru for your ego
October 20, 2017
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2017 BMW 540i review: More luxury than sport sedan
The seventh-generation 5-series brings along tons of features and technologies for the ride
May 19, 2017
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2017 BMW 740e xDrive quick take: Luxurious and green
A Four Cylinder Engine And Electric Motor Motivate This Big German Sedan
August 22, 2017
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2017 BMW i8 review:
Far from your average hybrid
October 13, 2017
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2017 BMW M3 quick take: Three pedals and a smile
Non-run flat tires helps this hot Sedan tremendously
August 23, 2017
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2017 BMW M240I Review: One Of The Best Cars You Can Buy Today
We'd probably pick the M240i as a daily driver, even over the M2. Maybe...
November 15, 2017
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2017 BMW M760I Review: A turbocharged land yacht
V12-equipped Bimmer is fast, cushy and brown
October 20, 2017
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2017 BMW X4 M40I Review: pointless, goofy-looking and kind of fun
We don't get the coupe-crossover thing, but at least this one's quick
November 13, 2017
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2017 BMW X5 xDrive35d review:
BMW's big diesel is a perfect SUV for road trips
September 29, 2017
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2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 review:
Taking on the seven-day, all off-road Rebelle Rally
December 27, 2017
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2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 first drive: a truck for everything
Unique Damper Technology Gives ZR2 a Wide Range of Performance Possibilities
May 15, 2017
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2017 Chevrolet Malibu Premier quick take: a flawless transmission helps this family car stand out
Chevy's Midsize Malibu Feels Full-Size Thanks to Good Packaging and a Smooth Powertrain
April 25, 2017
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2017 Chevrolet Malibu review:
Premium looks and features for a value price
May 29, 2017
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2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Z71 review:
Good looks and great manners
August 7, 2017
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2017 Chevrolet SS review:
Sunset of a sleeper muscle car
May 3, 2017
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2017 Chevrolet SS sedan quick take: Go buy this car before it's gone
Too late, you missed it...but there might still be an SS in dealer stock
August 21, 2017
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2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid review:
First ever hybrid minivan wins on fuel economy
June 22, 2017
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2017 Ferrari California T review: Saving lives and blowing tires
No one said living with an exotic car was going to be easy, or boring
August 23, 2017
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2017 Fiat 500C Abarth: The most fun you can have for less than $22,000
There are some cars in this world that just bring me joy. My daily-driver Mazda Miata is one, the Jeep Wrangler and Chevrolet ZR2 are others, and last week I got acquainted with another joyful little runabout, the 2017 Fiat 500C Abarth.
December 26, 2017
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2017 Fiat 500X review: Italian style in a solid compact package
Jeep Renegade's Italian Twin Is A Small Car With A Medium-Size Cabin
August 17, 2017
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2017 Fiat 500X Trekking review:
This small and stylish SUV is full of character
September 27, 2017
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2017 Ford C-Max Hybrid review:
Despite great fuel economy and utility, C-Max hybrid struggles to make an impression
August 22, 2017
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2017 Ford Escape Review: near the top of the heap
We love the big turbo four, but the Escape has other qualities to recommend it
October 20, 2017
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2017 Ford F-150 Raptor review:
The rapturous second-coming of off-road trucks
May 16, 2017
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2017 Ford Fusion Sport review: Do-everything sedan is fast but subtle
An honest dose of horsepower doesn't take away from the Fusion's main mission
June 26, 2017
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2017 Ford GT first drive: Hoo baby!
Is this the best Road-Going Racer Ever?
May 12, 2017
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2017 Frankfurt Auto Show: Honda Urban EV Concept
Honda commits to electrified technology for every new model launched in Europe
September 12, 2017
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2017 Genesis G90 review:
A big-body bargain
May 10, 2017
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2017 Genesis G90 Review: Old-Money Stealth Yacht
Genesis brand's flagship tries to win over the Lincoln faithful
December 4, 2017
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2017 GMC Canyon Denali review: Right-sized, but where's the value?
We Love Small Trucks, But the Advantages Are Few
May 5, 2017
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2017 Honda Accord Sedan review:
Accord's last V6 makes a worthy swan song
June 12, 2017
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2017 Honda Civic Si review:
Honda Civic Si: Can turbo power reinvigorate this sport compact?
August 11, 2017
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2017 Honda Civic SI Sedan -- Race Organizer Review
In which your Race Organizer drives a sporty Civic in rainy Michigan
December 8, 2017
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2017 Honda Civic Type R review: A track car for the street
Love the look or hate it, the Civic Type R is the real deal
June 16, 2017
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2017 Honda CR-V quick take: Better materials, quieter cabin improve a class leader
It's not exciting, but Honda's compact crossover is still a top family car
June 19, 2017
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2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport review: A good effort in a tough class
The Sport is the best Elantra yet, but is outclassed by stronger competitors
June 27, 2017
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2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport review: Nice moves, but it gets expensive
Santa Fe's smaller sibling splits the difference between the brand's two SUVs
July 17, 2017
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2017 Jeep Compass review:
Entry-level Jeep takes a heading to high style
June 7, 2017
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2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit quick take: Luxury off-roader, Jeep style
This Grand Cherokee carries one hefty price tag, but it's decked out like a Range Rover
August 16, 2017
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2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk review:
The largest Trailhawk is as confident on the street as it is on the trail
September 14, 2017
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2017 Maserati Levante review: High-riding trident
The only way to get a ferrari engine in an SUV (at least for now)
June 9, 2017
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2017 Mazda 3 Grand Touring 5-Door: Race Organizer Review
In which your race organizer enjoys a sensible four-door hatchback at thunderhill
August 23, 2017
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2017 Mazda Mazda3 review:
A dynamic hatchback matures
May 19, 2017
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2017 Mazda MX-5 RF review:
Mazda MX-5 RF is prettier, pricier and as fun as ever
August 8, 2017
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2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 S Cabriolet Review: Not For The Purists, But A Hell Of A Lot Of Fun
There are a ton of good C-Class variants; this one just isn't our favorite
September 28, 2017
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2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe review:
2017 Mercedes-AMG C43 Coupe is a not-so-smooth operator
December 28, 2017
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2017 Mercedes-Benz E400 Wagon review: Elegance, understatement and practicality
Mercedes' handsome people hauler has us cursing Suvs
May 17, 2017
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2017 Nissan Pathfinder review:
2017 Nissan Pathfinder is so close to getting it right
August 8, 2017
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2017 Nissan Rogue Sport first drive: Why stop a winning streak?
Nissan hopes to cash in with a miniaturized version of its best-selling vehicle
May 17, 2017
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2017 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid: Not cheap but you get a lot for the money
It drives like a hot hatch and might have the best front seats we've sat in all year.
October 3, 2017
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2017 Porsche Macan GTS review: the driver's crossover
Porsche Keeps Enthusiasts In Mind, No Matter the Segment
May 16, 2017
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2017 Porsche Macan Turbo with Performance Package review:
2017 Porsche Macan Turbo: New Performance Package adds dynamism for dollars
September 27, 2017
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2017 Ram 2500 Laramie Crew Cab review: Powerful and comfortable
Smooth unloaded ride with rear coil suspension
May 23, 2017
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2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country review:
Volvo's ruggedized wagon takes luxury to the wilderness
June 15, 2017
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2017 VW Passat review: A lot for your midsize-sedan dollar
Volkswagen's Family Sedan isn't the most exciting, but value is off the charts
June 13, 2017
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2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio first drive: Alfa's new SUV impresses in a crowded market
Alfa's take on the SUV maintains most of what we love in the Giulia Sedan
June 23, 2017
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2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio First Drive: A Crossover SUV In Name Only
Power, poise and presence built for back roads, not two-track trails
March 2, 2018
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2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio review:
Stelvio SUV rides high on Italian style
October 19, 2017
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2018 Audi A5 Sportback first drive: The best of both worlds
Baby A7 hits the sweet spot with dramatic looks and hatch versatility
June 12, 2017
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2018 Audi SQ5 first drive: A benchmark, updated
Why we like Audi's best compact SUV a lot (and dislike it a little)
May 26, 2017
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2018 Audi SQ5: A danger to sports sedans or window dressing over good bones?
As the SUV takes over the Earth, Audi refreshes its sporting sport-ute.
May 22, 2017
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2018 Audi TT RS review:
A nimble little coupe-o-fun
March 13, 2018
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2018 by the numbers: Honda Accord versus Toyota Camry versus Hyundai Sonata
Let's see how these three new midsize sedans stack up, spreadsheet-style.
July 17, 2017
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2018 Mazda 3 offers automatic braking for everyone
It's nice to see a key technology not stuck behind a more expensive trim level.
August 2, 2017
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2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata gets new recaro package and dark red soft top option
The rag top MX-5 receives some love from Miata for the 2018 model year
December 26, 2017
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2018 Mazda CX-5 Gets Cylinder Deactivation
Automaker promises improved fuel economy
November 22, 2017
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2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross First Drive: Style First
Mitsubishi brings back the Eclipse name in a coupe-like CUV
December 21, 2017
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2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sel Review: Modern Looks, Classic Formula
Mitsubishi's biggest offering packs plenty of standard items, but there's a retro flavor
December 21, 2017
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2018 Porsche 911 GT3 quick take: Yes, you can get a manual
Porsche's Latest Track Warrior Has the Grip, Speed and Brakes to Assault Any Circuit
April 27, 2017
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2018 Toyota Camry first drive: Toyota's redesigned best-seller aims at two buyers
Camry SE is the sporty one, camry le is more comfy
June 21, 2017
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2018 Toyota Camry SE Essentials: Some Hits And Some Misses
A competent midsize sedan is let down by its powertrain
January 18, 2018
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2018 Volvo XC60: Meet the XC90's svelter, sexier sister
The Volvo XC60's formula is a simple one that we mostly saw coming. Take the Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) that underpins the larger 90 Series of Volvo cars and SUVs and, well, scale it down to the next smaller class. It's what this platform was designed to do, after all.
May 23, 2017
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2018 Yenko/SC Silverado Truck Packs 800 Horsepower
Supercharged Silverado starts at $46,995
February 20, 2018
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2019 Chevy Silverado: What's Hiding Beneath The Skin?
Chevy might let Ford keep the aluminum and drop weight in its own way
December 19, 2017
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A 600-horsepower Toyota C-HR could only happen at SEMA
Toyota and DG Spec gave the little sub-compact crossover the speed treatment to awesome effect.
November 1, 2017
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A Look Back: Gurney/Foyt Ford Takes Le Mans
Reprint from Competition Press & Autoweek, July 1, 1967
January 15, 2018
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A Vintage License Plate And The Magic Of New Old Stock Parts
My new, er, old 1948 Michigan plate is an unexpected bridge to the past
February 19, 2018
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Acura RDX's chief engineer breaks down what's new and hot for us
Stephen Frey stopped by the Roadshow stage at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show to talk to Tim Stevens and Brian Cooley about the newly unveiled Acura RDX prototype.
January 19, 2018
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Acura's Type S badge returns, brings turbo V6 to Detroit
Get your Gucci loafers ready. It's almost time to start enjoying Acuras again, as it redoubles its effort to make fun performance cars.
January 16, 2018
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Alfa Romeo Celebrates 50th Birthday of 33 Stradale
"Necessary Beauty" personified
August 29, 2017
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Alfa Romeo Giulia
Ward's gave the nod to Alfa's new sport sedan for its sporty steering wheel, center console design and trim choice.
April 18, 2017
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Alfa Romeo Giulia TI AWD: Race Organizer Review
In which your Race Organizer takes a sporty Italian sedan to Sears Point
December 26, 2017
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Alpine Reportedly Working on Macan-Fighting Crossover
Follow the money
July 17, 2017
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AM General sues Activision over 'Call of Duty' Humvee use
The "Call of Duty" franchise rakes in billions, and AM General wants a piece of the pie.
November 8, 2017
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An Autumn With The 2017 Mercedes-Benz E400 Wagon: Golf Weekend
The boys are back in Cadillac (Michigan, that is)
October 26, 2017
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Android Automotive hands-on: Google is finally ready to talk about its car OS
No more "concepts"--a real, work-in-progress OS pops up at Google I/O.
May 19, 2017
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Aston Martin DB11 V8: German brawn meets a British beauty
For Aston Martin, a V12 is a lot more than a pair of inline-six engines joined at the crank. That iconic "vee" configuration has delivered a huge portion of the the character of the previous few iterations of the DB cars.
September 26, 2017
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Aston Martin Rapid-E Prototype First Drive: Luxur-E GT
Granted, it was a quick drive, but an informative one
December 6, 2017
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Audi's flagship sedan speaks softly and carries a lot of tech
The A8 is Audi's flagship large luxury sedan, which means that it has to lead the way for the rest of the brand with the best comfort, technology and amenities that the German automaker has to offer. That's why the 2019 Audi A8 is so exciting; it promises to be the newest of the new, the best of the best.
October 6, 2017
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Aussie Madness! 12 Classic Ute Ads
An important automotive anniversary passed with little fanfare recently. At least, it passed with little fanfare here in the States.
December 21, 2017
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Autoweek Asks: What Classic Car Deserves To Be Reborn As An EV?
Think of electrification as an opportunity to blend past and future to create a totally new experience
February 2, 2018
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Badge-Engineering Madness! 10 Classic X-Car Ads
It was a bold move by General Motors. In one fell swoop, GM discontinued four vehicles that had grown mostly irrelevant, and replaced them with modern, cutting-edge machines perfectly tailored to meet the expectations of a changing marketplace.
June 16, 2017
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Barrett-Jackson's Pro-Touring "48-Hour" 1972 Chevrolet Corvette is a Perfect All-Rounder
Use it for cruising, canyons, shows, or racing
November 20, 2017
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Beijing, 1990: Little Red Book, Little Red Polish Car
Communism had just died in the Polonez's homeland
December 20, 2017
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Bentley Bentayga V8 First Drive: You'Ll Never Know What You'Re Missing
Absent four cylinders, Bentley's luxury SUV actually makes a lot more sense
March 8, 2018
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Bentley goes hybrid with the Bentayga, makes two kinds of green
Because hey, even plutocrats can care about the environment.
January 5, 2018
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Best Car Clock Ever: Kienzle From 1966 Opel Kadett
This clock has been with me for 36 years and 100,000 miles.
January 18, 2018
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Best Chevrolet Camaros of SEMA 2017
A small collection of the top mods
November 1, 2017
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Best Ford Mustangs of SEMA 2017
Smoking rides and a few misses
November 1, 2017
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Best Porsches of SEMA 2017
Aftermarket builds, from the clean to the crazy, held their own
November 6, 2017
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Best Trucks of SEMA 2017
Let's get lifted, Bro!
November 1, 2017
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Blazing the Nürburgring in Kia's 365-horsepower sport sedan
Germany's Nürburgring is among the most challenging and dangerous race tracks in the world. If you don't believe me, just search the internet for a crash compilation video. The historic circuit spans 13 miles, encompasses 73 corners, is relatively narrow, features a lot of elevation change and I have never previously been on it. For my first laps ever around the Nordschleife, I'm in a 2018 Kia Stinger GT.
June 23, 2017
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BMW C evolution scooter ride review: dancing on the limits of electrical range
109 miles to go with 66 miles of range? Ha! I got this...
January 18, 2018
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BMW may not replace the I3 or I8 after this generation -- but it might not matter either way
Whether or not they continue, BMW I's two pioneering models served their purpose
January 18, 2018
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BMW Reportedly Considering a More Powerful i8
Sports car could use a different engine
January 18, 2018
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BMW X7: here's our best look yet at BMW's upcoming full-size SUV
These preproduction BMW X7 SUVs give us a better look
December 20, 2017
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BMW's big-boy X7 SUV enters preproduction phase
We're about a year away from seeing the final version.
December 20, 2017
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BMW, Daimler might combine car-sharing forces
There's no good way to mash up Car2Go and DriveNow. Car2DriveNow?
August 17, 2017
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BMW, Mini will let you share your leased car with strangers
The new Car and Ride Sharing Lease programme will launch in three states this month.
January 26, 2018
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Bollinger Motors B1 prototype is a dirt-slinging, dust-churning EV sport utility truck
You might think that electric drivetrains are just for the car world, but Bollinger Motors is out to change all that with an all-electric sport utility truck, the B1. We got a glimpse of it this week and yes, it's impressive.
July 27, 2017
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Bugatti's 3D-printed titanium brake calipers are insanely cool
French automaker reveals ultra-lightweight brake components made from titanium dust and laser beams.
January 22, 2018
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Buick's 2018 Regal Sportback plays it down the middle
It's easy to write about a car that's very good. It's also easy to write about a car that's very bad. But when it comes to cars that ride the centerline, where there are some good qualities and other not-so-good qualities -- well, that's a bit harder.
December 19, 2017
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Bucking a Trend: The Round-Headlamp Cars of 1979
By the time the 1976 model year rolled around, the trusty round headlamp had been an auto-industry norm for more than 70 years. Much of what drove this stylistic consistency was the easily replaced one-piece sealed-beam lamp, the use of which became U.S. law in 1940.
September 5, 2017
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By the numbers: Tesla Roadster versus Acura NSX versus Porsche 918 Spyder
How does Tesla's new performance machine stack up against two other electrified supercars?
November 20, 2017
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Cadillac to unveil future models sooner to improve quality
Here's why you can expect to see future models unveiled earlier.
December 4, 2017
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Cadillac's semi-autonomous Super Cruise will be super-expensive
Hopefully, you're willing to pay Tesla money for a Cadillac CT6.
September 1, 2017
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Canine Madness: 10 Classic Car Ads Featuring Dogs
There are few topics more divisive these days than politics. The national argument is famously two sided, with seemingly fewer and fewer folks located near the center of the discussion.
October 11, 2017
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Car Clock Of The Week: Ford Five Hundred
Also used in the Mercury Montego and the 2008-2009 Taurus/Sable
January 4, 2018
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Cheap Wheels: 1976-1983 Renault 5/Le Car
The Renault 5 went on sale in France in 1972, but the car wasn't available in America until 1976. The front-drive subcompact was 141.5 inches long and rode an average wheelbase of 95.2 inches. Yes, average wheelbase.
December 26, 2017
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Cheap Wheels: 1986-90 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera GT/International Series Coupe
Introduced for 1982, the Cutlass Ciera was Oldsmobile's version of General Motors's new A-body quartet of family cars with the Chevrolet Celebrity, Buick Century, and Pontiac 6000. All were built on a front-drive chassis largely cribbed from the 1980-vintage X-car compacts. The pricier A-bodies shared those compacts' 104.9-inch wheelbase, but somehow avoided the X-car's trouble-prone reputation.
October 3, 2017
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Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 ready for longest off-road race in the US
Chevy looks to prove the dirt-worthiness of the ZR2 by racing it over 550 miles of punishing terrain.
August 17, 2017
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Chevrolet maybe, probably teases Corvette ZR1 in new video
If that's what it is, expect some monstrous capability.
November 8, 2017
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Chevy Bolt EV Review: The essential electric car
This may be the summer of the Tesla Model 3, but GM will always be able to say that it got here first. The Chevy Bolt EV is an all-electric car boasting an EPA-estimated 238-mile range, a zero-to-sixty time of 6.8 seconds, and enough storage and cabin space to qualify as a crossover (in Chevy's terms, at least).
June 13, 2017
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Chevy Tahoe becomes first 'pursuit-rated' police car with autobrake
Now the fuzz can be as safe as the perps.
December 5, 2017
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Clarion Builds Acura NSX heads to Barrett-Jackson for charity
All auction proceeds will benefit the American Red Cross.
October 19, 2017
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Classic Ad: 1987 Chrysler Phantom, sword not included
At this point, Chrysler hadn't heard of Rolls-Royce
June 9, 2017
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Classic (C)architecture: Chicago's Historic Motor Row
Chicago's Michigan Avenue has long been one of the most important streets in the city. In addition to being a major north-south thoroughfare, Michigan Avenue is home to landmarks such as the John Hancock Center skyscraper, the Chicago Water Tower, the Art Institute of Chicago, and Millennium Park, as well as the famous Magnificent Mile shopping district.
August 16, 2017
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Consumer Reports' survey marks Tesla Model X 'least reliable'
In its new reliability survey, Consumer Reports ranks the Model X dead last, but Tesla says the survey is not up to date.
October 19, 2017
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Cut-Down Engine Of The Week: Buick V6
One of the most successful cut-down engines of all time
October 13, 2017
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Daily Drive Has Golden Ring to It; Collectible Automobile® Mines Silver
Road tests and road trips netted a trio of Consumer Guide® Automotive Daily Drive bloggers gold medals when the 26th International Automotive Media Awards (IAMA) were announced on July 30, and one of the three picked up an additional "best in class" award.
July 31, 2017
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Daimler Amps Up Its SUV Range with More Gs
G-whizz
November 8, 2017
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Dead-Brand Madness: 10 Classic Car Ads from the 80s and 90s
The American auto market place tempts many a foreign car builder, and for good reason--Americans buy a lot of cars, and well-equipped cars at that. Margins on cars sold in China, for example, are about half that for vehicles sold here in the States.
October 6, 2017
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Dinan S2 BMW M2 first drive: a favorite gets faster, but at what cost?
We Take a Short, Thrilling Drive In the Latest Dinan BMW Creation
April 14, 2017
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Dig this artist's psychedelic 1973 Dodge van, aka 'Vandalf'
And his 440-Powered Plymouth Satellite, Too
June 19, 2017
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Dream Theater: Aston Martin Exercises Its $80 Million Heritage Collection
Three factory drivers, 12 cars
April 25, 2017
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Driving The Acura NSX Reminds Me Of Puppies And Richard Simmons
It's eager and energetic -- if you're in the right settings. Elementally, the NSX still delivers pure driving pleasure
October 3, 2017
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Dying to be Different: 10 Hearses that Aren't Cadillacs
For years, Cadillac had a death grip on the funeral-vehicle market. While statistics are elusive, it's safe to say that through the most of the Nineties, Caddy was the dominant player in the last-ride game.
May 5, 2017
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Ecoboosted 2018 Ford Expedition hauls it all
For the 2018 model year, the all-new Ford Expedition is all new, upgrading to dashboard tech suite featuring Ford Sync 3, standard Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, Bang and Olufsen tech and more. And we'll get to that, but I'm willing to guess that most of you are here because you want to know how well Ford's biggest SUV hauls -- whether hauling people, hauling trailers or just hauling ass.
November 14, 2017
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EVs, mass-market cars dominate Wards 10 Best Engines for 2018
There isn't a German to be found on the list this year, but at least the V8 is back.
December 18, 2017
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Ferrari 812 Superfast first drive: $308K and worth every penny
You Guessed It: The Superfast Is Super-Fast And Super-Awesome
June 19, 2017
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Fiat Chrysler finds a potential suitor in China's Great Wall
This comes after several other Chinese automakers deny interest in FCA's assets.
August 21, 2017
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First Drive: 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE
The baddest sixth-generation Camaro yet leaves us impressed
June 27, 2017
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First Drive: 2018 Mercedes-Benz E400 4MATIC Cabriolet
Open-air frolic through France, Switzerland, and Italy
June 27, 2017
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First Drive: 2017 Smart ForTwo Cabrio Electric Drive
Electric drop-top dreams for city slickers
July 4, 2017
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First Drive: Aston Martin Vulcan AMR Pro is Even More Radical
New package unleashes more performance from insane track-day special
June 29, 2017
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First drive: the 2018 McLaren 720S leaps toward excellence -- and sticks the landing
Woking's new Super Series Offering Promises, and Delivers, More of Everything
May 3, 2017
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First Drive: Yamaha YXZ1000R SS side-by-side
Hey, These Things Are Fun!
June 8, 2017
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First Look: 2018 Audi SQ5
Ingolstadt uncorks the latest hot model of its moneymaking crossover
January 9, 2017
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First Look: 2018 BMW 4 Series
New LEDs, minor tweaks, and revised suspension
January 17, 2017
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First Look: 2018 Buick Regal GS
There is a substitute for turbocharging
July 19, 2017
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First Look: 2018 Ford Mustang
Goodbye, V-6 and hello 10-speed transmission
January 17, 2017
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First Look: 2018 Honda Odyssey
Honda takes another shot at making the minivan sexy
January 9, 2017
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First Look: 2018 Jaguar XE SV Project 8
The most powerful Jag ever built
June 27, 2017
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First Look: 2018 Toyota Camry
Bigger, not beiger
January 9, 2017
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First Look: 2019 Hyundai Veloster and N Performance Model
Second time around for an even hotter hatch
January 15, 2018
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First Look: Faraday Future FF 91
An inventive and interesting EV built by a company with an uncertain future
January 4, 2017
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First Spin: 2017 Chevrolet Bolt
In the world of electric vehicles, the new 2017 Chevrolet Bolt might well go down as a game-changer.
February 1, 2017
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First Spin: 2018 Acura TLX
Back in 2015, the company replaced its TSX compact and TL midsize sedans with the singular TLX that slotted between the two in size and price, offering both the TSX's 4-cylinder engine and the TL's V6 (and available all-wheel drive) to cover the spread. Considered a midsize, it was on the small end of that class, which always hurt it in comparisons of interior space.
May 18, 2017
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First Spin: 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio
Nobody can accuse Alfa Romeo of not taking this seriously.
June 27, 2017
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First Spin: 2018 Honda Accord
Although consumer sentiment has shifted to crossovers of late, midsize sedans still account for a sizable chunk of automotive sales. And for more than two decades, Honda's Accord has accounted for a sizable chunk of the midsize market.
September 29, 2017
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First Spin: 2018 Honda Odyssey
When the all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica debuted last spring, it brought a new level of family-friendly features and all-around refinement to the minivan category. Now, the 2018 Honda Odyssey is set to arrive in dealerships as the first redesigned minivan to hit the market in the Pacifica's wake... and based on our preview test drive of a top-line Odyssey Elite model, it's clear that Honda has done a little bar-raising of its own.
May 16, 2017
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First Spin: 2018 Hyundai Sonata
With the massive shift in consumer preferences to compact and midsize SUVs, the traditional midsize sedan isn't quite the sales juggernaut that it was just a few years ago, but that doesn't mean that manufacturers are abandoning the category. A redesigned, dynamically styled 2018 Toyota Camry is arriving in dealerships right now, Honda just unveiled an all-new Accord for 2018, and we just had our first test drive of the significantly refreshed 2018 Hyundai Sonata.
July 18, 2017
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First Spin: 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk
Even in the rarified world of sub-4-second 0-60 cars, the new Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk stands out. But not for the reason you might expect.
August 30, 2017
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First Spin: 2018 Jeep Wrangler
"Iconic" is kind of an overused term these days, but in the case of the Jeep Wrangler, it's totally appropriate. The Wrangler is a direct descendant of a bloodline that goes back farther than most any modern-day vehicle can claim. The star-spangled WWII heritage, the long-running (and tumultuous) history, the unmistakable profile and styling details, and, of course, the formidable off-road capabilities--it's all part of the mix.
December 13, 2017
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First Spin: 2018 Lexus LS 500 and Lexus LS 500h
Few cars have made a stronger entrance than the Lexus LS 400. Introduced for 1990 as the make's debut into the U.S. market, this luxury offshoot of plebian Toyota immediately set the premium-sedan segment on its ear.
September 26, 2017
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First Spin: 2018 Nissan Leaf
As the first mass-market electric car to be sold by a major manufacturer, the original Nissan Leaf was a landmark vehicle. And it only gets better with its 2018 redesign.
December 19, 2017
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First Spin: 2018 Subaru Crosstrek
Subaru's smallest crossover just keeps on getting better.
July 17, 2017
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First Spin: 2018 Toyota Camry
Toyota's Camry has been the best-selling car for most of the past couple of decades, and its 2018 redesign brings it thoroughly up to date with leading class rivals. Yet it probably won't tally the kind of sales numbers it has managed to amass in the past.
June 21, 2017
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First Spin: 2018 Volkswagen Atlas
Over the past few years, the compact and midsize crossover SUV segments have grown hotter than ever, but Volkswagen's two entries in those categories have fallen a bit behind the pack as they've aged. While it's a perfectly capable and pleasant compact SUV, the current VW Tiguan is seriously long in the tooth--it has soldiered on for a full nine seasons with no major changes to its 2009-model-year platform. Likewise, the current Touareg--VW's pricey, luxuriously trimmed midsize SUV contender--dates back to 2011, and hasn't seen any significant architectural updates since.
April 11, 2017
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First Spin: 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan
All of the sudden, Volkswagen is back in the crossover SUV game in a big way. Hot on the heels of the recently launched Atlas midsize SUV comes the long-awaited (some would say long overdue) second generation of VW's Tiguan compact SUV.
June 26, 2017
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First Spin: 2018 Volvo XC60
After years of product stagnation, the Swedish company recently announced that it would bring out a string of eight new or redesigned models over a four-year period -- a rather ambitious undertaking for such a small company.
June 12, 2017
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First Spin: 2019 Jeep Cherokee
With the automotive market making a tsunami-like shift to SUVs, Jeep has found itself in an enviable position.
January 26, 2018
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First Spin: 2019 Ram 1500
It's almost an accolade that the Ram 1500 pickup, last redesigned more than a decade ago, has continued to hold its own against far newer rivals. And now, with the redesigned Ram hitting the streets shortly as a 2019 model, those rivals could have even more to worry about.
March 20, 2018
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Ford Focus RS taxi is the best way to travel Norway
It sure as heck beats another Crown Victoria.
January 26, 2018
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Ford Focus RS (with Ford performance parts) review: extra goodies, extra fun, extra cost
Ford's hot hatch gets hotter with factory authorized performance parts
November 6, 2017
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Ford offers UK buyers its own mini Cash for Clunkers program
The Blue Oval incentivizes scrapping the UK's old cars to boost new car sales and improve emissions.
August 22, 2017
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Ford Ranger Black Edition to Debut at 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show
Limited to 2,500 units, but still not for U.S. just yet
September 1, 2017
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Fratzog Madness! 10 Classic Dodge Ads
One thing Dodge lacks that Chevrolet and Ford have always enjoyed is a memorable–and arguably beloved–brand logo. the Chevy "bowtie" is genuinely iconic, while Ford's script-in-blue-oval marker as much a symbol of American freedom as it is a trademark.
January 31, 2017
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Full-line review: Mercedes AMG 43 is a new class of AMG Light
Coupes, Sedans and Two Kinds of SUVs Await the Buyer Lurking Between Base Benzes and AMG 63S
January 26, 2017
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Future Collectibles: 2016-17 Cadillac ATS-V
When the Cadillac CTS-V made its debut in 2004, the idea of a finely honed high-performance Cadillac sedan was pretty audacious. Now, little more than a decade later, racy Cadillacs are accepted, perhaps even expected, by driving enthusiasts.
May 24, 2017
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Future Collectibles: 2016-2017 BMW M2
In 2014 BMW replaced the 1-Series as its premium subcompact in America. The new holder of that job was the 2-Series. The basic idea here was a coupe or convertible with four seats and rear drive. There were two subseries, the 228i with a turbocharged four and the M235i with a 320-bhp turbocharged inline six.
January 2, 2018
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Future Collectibles: 2017 Dodge Viper
When the production version of the original Dodge Viper RT/10 was introduced for the 1992 model year, it really was like nothing else. Sure, Carroll Shelby's legendary Sixties-era Ford-powered Cobras provided inspiration, but Viper's in-your-face, all-American design and 400-hp V-10 engine captured the public's imagination.
December 28, 2017
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Misc. - G

GMC Yukon Denali Ultimate Black Edition absorbs all the light
How much more black could this SUV be? The answer is none. None more black.
November 29, 2017
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Go back to 1983 with this vintage Jeep Grand Wagoneer review
With The Grand Wagoneer Returning To Jeep, This Classic Review Should Get You Ready
July 18, 2017
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Gran Turismo Madness: 10 Classic Ads Featuring GT Models
Ford is doing it wrong. the current Ford Mustang GT is the highest-performance regular-production version of the brand's beloved pony car (outside of the track-ready Shelbys), but that's not really what a GT is. Historically speaking, at least.
May 2, 2017
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Misc. - H

Here are some of the collectible Ferraris you can bid on during Monterey Car Week
 
August 14, 2017
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Here's How Bob Mcgee's '32 Ford Roadster Changed Hot-Rodding
Before all those fiberglass, small-block-powered pretenders, there was this
October 4, 2017
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Here's The Scene At Gridlife South
Music and motorsport combine at Road Atlanta
September 1, 2017
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Here's What A 'teardown' Expert Has To Say About Tesla Model 3 Build Quality
Benchmarking specialist Munro & Associates has a few bones to pick with this electric sedan
February 6, 2018
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Here's What The 217-MPH Mercedes-AMG Project One Hypercar Looks Like Driving Through A Dark Tunnel
We get a glimpse of the radical hybrid's bodywork ahead of Frankfurt
September 1, 2017
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Here's Your 2018 Ridler Award Winner And The Rest Of The Great 8
A 1957 Chevy dubbed 'Imagine' took home top honors at the 2018 Detroit Autorama
March 6, 2018
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High-End Haunches: the Luxury Bustlebacks of 1982
When it comes to automotive styling trends, few movements match the thickly padded vinyl half-roof movement of the late Seventies and early-to-mid Eighties.
May 8, 2017
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Honda Civic Type R looks even more badass in touring car form
Anyone have racecar money sitting around that they want to loan me?
July 14, 2017
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Honda Clarity EV and Hybrid first drive: Two powertrains, but only one real choice
When it comes to Honda's new clarity, the traditional hybrid just makes more sense
June 13, 2017
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Honda divulges deets on CR-V Hybrid before Frankfurt
It's basically an Accord Hybrid, but taller.
September 5, 2017
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How does Tesla's Model 3 stack up against the Chevy Bolt?
Which Entry-Level EV Is A Better Buy?
August 7, 2017
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Huge gallery from the Greystone Mansion Concours: Beverly Hills' finest
Over 100 Vehicles on Display at the 'there will be Blood' Mansion
May 10, 2017
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Hyundai i30 N kicks off new performance brand with 276 hp
After years of buildup and honing in the world of rallying, Hyundai has finally kicked off its long-awaited high-performance N division. The new sub-brand charges out of the gates with the blue bolide seen here, the i30 N, an ambitious five-door hatchback that seemingly splits the ground between Honda's new Civic Si and Civic Type R models.
July 13, 2017
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Hyundai Ioniq completes electric trifecta with plug-in hybrid
Other than the new model, the Ioniq's changes for 2018 are minimal.
January 2, 2018
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Hyundai Next Generation FCEV crossover makes hydrogen hot
It's not just a rebadged Genesis GV80.
August 17, 2017
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Hyundai Veloster Turbo Rally Edition review: Throwback hot hatch
Rally flavor serves up some fun, but overall execution is a little too retro
July 31, 2017
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Hyundai wants a 300-mile Genesis EV in 2021, Kona EV next year
It's moving away from hydrogen fuel-cell tech, but not entirely.
August 17, 2017
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Misc. - I

Infiniti makes few changes to the Q50, and that's a good thing
Some automakers give their mid-cycle vehicle updates drastic sheetmetal and fascia overhauls, while others take a more conservative tack, applying small nips and tucks here and there. Taking the latter approach, the 2018 Infiniti Q50's revisions are a little difficult to notice.
July 21, 2017
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Infiniti teases 'most advanced' car ever for LA Auto Show
We're genuinely flummoxed as to what this could be.
November 6, 2017
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Is a Ram 1500 Hellcat in the works?
An eagle-eyed person picked up on what might be a pavement-pounding Easter egg.
January 19, 2018
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Is This Your Next Pickup Truck?
Michelin Challenge Design tackles the future of the pickup
December 8, 2017
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Italian Renaissance gallery from the 2017 Concorso Italiano
Ferraris, Lamborghinis and a good showing of etceterinis this year
August 21, 2017
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Misc. - J

JAG Builds A Perfect Resto-Mod Xj6 For Iron Maiden's Drummer
Nicko McBrain's 'Greatest Hits' 1984 XJ6 4.2 is more than a techno remix
March 6, 2018
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Jaguar E-Pace first look: Jag's new compact SUV previewed before July reveal
There's money in SUVs, and JAG plans to have a family of them
June 21, 2017
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Jaguar F-Type 400 Sport reminds us that more is always better
Limited-run cars are a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, they tend to give a known motor some extra pep and a bit of exclusivity. On the other hand, they're not around forever, so you can't get all the same goodness in the same package. Sad times.
May 22, 2017
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Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel review: Compelling option for the long haul
A Luxury SUV for Fans of Diesel, But is It Refined Enough?
January 13, 2017
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Jeep unveils Yuntu concept in Shanghai, seems unenthused about it
That's a shame, because it's genuinely pretty cool.
April 21, 2017
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Jeep Wrangler: Take a deep dive into the history of this iconic 4x4
An in-depth crash course in the history of Jeep's off-road hero.
December 14, 2017
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Misc. - K

Kia Forte gets sexy Stinger-ish overhaul in Detroit
If these renderings are anything to go by, the new Forte is looking good.
January 11, 2018
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Kia procee'ds with sleek wagon concept for Frankfurt Motor Show
Concept car designed just minutes away from where it will be revealed.
August 30, 2017
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Kia Soul EV Long-term Update #8: Return of the Range
No, not the 1990s, with its mullet haircuts, punk-rock videos, and 50 shades of teal. Rather, it was the 90-mile range estimates on our Kia Soul EV.
June 26, 2017
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Kia Telluride three-row SUV will make it to production, report claims
It might not fully resemble the concept, but Kia does want another three-row SUV in its stable.
January 19, 2018
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Kia's gorgeous Frankfurt Wagon concept has us cursing crossovers
We don't get the Kia model this is based on, and we probably won't get this either
September 1, 2017
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Koenigsegg Agera RS becomes top-speed champ at 277.9 mph
The Swedish manufacturer took the world record from the Bugatti Chiron.
November 6, 2017
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Koenigsegg Agera RS crushes Bugatti Chiron's acceleration record
That record didn't last very long.
October 5, 2017
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Lamborghini and MIT's Terzo Millennio is a self-healing future supercar
The whole body of the car can be used for energy storage, which isn't even the wildest thing about it.
November 6, 2017
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Lamborghini Aventador S Track Review: 730 hp And An Aptly Named Ego Mode
We drive the V12 Italian bull at Auto Club Speedway's road course
September 29, 2017
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Lamborghini Huracan Performante first drive: Off the wall
Lamborghini gets serious about challenging the default track-day warriors
May 30, 2017
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Land Rover Discovery TD6 Review: Rediscovering Diesel
Mix of luxury and fuel economy makes the diesel Discovery a compelling choice
January 16, 2018
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Landau Madness! 10 Classic Ads Featuring Vinyl Roofs
I came of age as a car guy under the tutelage of Car and Driver magazine during the Eighties. As such, I was very much an automotive minimalist. Groomed by auto editors with a love of spartan German performance cars, there was little room in my heart for the likes of whitewall tires, fake aero tack-on bits, or trucks of any stripe.
August 25, 2017
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Lazzarini Design Creates a Retro Hover Car Concept
20th century luxury meets 21st century Italian fantasy
December 18, 2017
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Lego Technic adds a Bugatti Chiron to its garage in August
If you thought the GT3 RS was difficult, just wait.
January 30, 2018
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Lexus killing off CT 200h, its most-affordable hybrid
Gas-electric hatchback didn't change enough with the times.
May 30, 2017
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Lexus LC 'Black Panther' concept leans heavily on vibranium
There's enough of the imaginary metal in there to make Captain America's shield jealous.
October 24, 2017
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Lexus LS+ concept is a wild, autonomous luxo-barge
Even though Lexus just introduced a new LS, here's yet another look at the future of Toyota's luxury arm.
October 25, 2017
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Light, Color, and Luxury: A Look Inside the 2017 BMW M760i (Gallery)
We recently had a 2017 BMW M760i in through the Consumer Guide fleet for our usual rounds of editor test drives and evaluations. We're no strangers to high-end luxury vehicles at CG HQ, but even by premium-brand standards, the M760i was one of the most lavishly equipped (and priciest) vehicles we've tested in quite a while.
May 19, 2017
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Lincoln MKX review: An American take on the midsize crossover
Lincoln Has Its Own Distinctive -- And Luxurious Enough -- Flair In The MKX
July 12, 2017
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Lucid Reportedly Discussed Possible Sale with Ford
Ford hasn't ruled out a future deal
July 18, 2017
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Mainstream Mainstay: 1977-1995 Chrysler LeBaron
If you're a car guy, you've likely been aware of the LeBaron moniker for a while, but perhaps didn't have an entirely firm grip on why. Any confusion you might feel regarding the LeBaron name stems from the moniker having been used in three distinct epochs in Chrysler's history.
October 9, 2017
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Mazda MX-5 Miata Club RF Review: A Four-Season Roadster
Targa or topless, the MX-5 always delivers
December 19, 2017
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Mazda previews its next-gen technologies for 2020 and beyond
Want to know everything cool that Mazda's working on for the next three or four years? We got a peek at the automaker's technology road map for the future.
September 6, 2017
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Mazda Vision Coupe Concept
The next generation of Mazda's design language is apparently going to be awesome.
October 25, 2017
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McLaren Shows Off Special 720S and 570S Spider
Automaker teams up with designer for a concept-cars catwalk
September 6, 2017
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Meet The Crozz, VW's Next EV Crossover
Volkswagen's oddly-named I.D Crozz set to show off in Frankfurt
September 12, 2017
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Mercedes-Benz A-Class Hatch Revealed
Hatch previews the sedan we can expect here in the U.S
February 2, 2018
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Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell to Debut at 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show
Hydrogen fuel cell plug-in SUV is destined for production
September 5, 2017
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Mini races into Frankfurt with extreme John Cooper Works GP concept
It's small, it's wide and it looks ready to party.
September 5, 2017
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Model-Year Madness! 10 Classic Ads from 1968
Folks are fond of recalling epidemics. we all know about the Black Death plague of medieval times, but do you recall hearing about the Great Plague of Vienna or the Russian Plague of 1770?
April 14, 2017
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Model-Year Madness! 10 Classic Ads from 1969
Sometimes hindsight plays tricks on us. I have always been uncomfortable that the Talking Heads' seminal album More Songs about Buildings and Food was available on 8-Track tape.
April 21, 2017
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Model-Year Madness! 10 Classic Ads from 1970
Robert De Niro was cruising the Boroughs of New York City long before he played a mentally ill cabbie in the 1976 Martin Scorsese classic Taxi Driver--six years before, to be exact. Taxi Driver hit theaters in 1976. De Niro, however, shows off an AMC Ambassador in this forgotten ad from way back in 1970.
April 25, 2017
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Model-Year Madness! 10 Classic Ads from 1971
By 1971 you could feel the storm coming. what would later be known as the The Malaise--the painful period of dull, under-performing automobiles--would kick in just months after the ads shared here first ran. Look through these ads for clues that the new-car world was about to become a duller place. the Dodge Demon, for example, promises more style than power, with focus on stripes and appliquPokemon Go s instead of horsepower.
May 12, 2017
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Model-Year Madness! 10 Classic Ads From 1972
Per most automotive historians, the automotive Malaise Era--the period during which American carmakers built relatively low-power and rather dull vehicles--ran from 1973 through 1983.
June 7, 2017
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Model-Year Madness! 10 Classic Ads From 1975
Despite the crushing blows of unleaded gasoline, catalytic converters, and ungainly 5-mph bumpers, 1975 was not actually a boring year, automotively speaking.
July 26, 2017
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Model-Year Madness! 10 Classic Ads From 1976
While many advertisers latched onto the Bicentennial hype surrounding our nation's 200th birthday, automakers largely did not. Sure, there were several red, white, and blue-themed special-edition trim packages available (mostly as 1975 models), but otherwise the automakers were largely mum on the subject.
August 17, 2017
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Model-Year Madness! 10 Classic Ads From 1977
In general terms, the late-Seventies/early-Eighties "downsizing" era is generally regarded as a bleak period for the American auto industry, and for good reason. As they raced to slash production costs and reduce fuel consumption, carmakers often shrank their products to a draconian degree--much to the dismay of the buying public.
September 12, 2017
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Model-Year Madness! 10 Classic Ads From 1980
Including four vehicles launched at almost the same time, the General Motors' X-Car introduction represented a massive presence in TV and magazine advertising.
October 24, 2017
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Model-Year Madness! 10 Classic Ads From 1982
If you're looking for proof that 1982 was a transitional year for the domestic auto industry, check out the dealer sales-training video for the then-new Chevrolet Cavalier below. It's worth noting that Chevy's cutting-edge front-drive subcompact car is being promoted with two-tone paint and white sidewall tires.
December 4, 2017
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Model-Year Madness! 10 Classic Ads From 1983
I graduated from high school in 1983. The third year of President Ronald Reagan's first term was pretty good to me--I spent the summer working full time at a service station, I starting taking classes at a local junior college, and I spent a considerable amount of time looking at, reading about, and talking about cars.
March 16, 2018
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Model-Year Madness! 10 Classic Coupe Ads From 1973
If you were even partially hip on current events in 1973, you likely recall the OPEC Oil Crisis.
June 23, 2017
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Model-Year Madness! 10 Classic Sporty-Coupe Ads From 1979
By 1979, there was light visible at the end of the tunnel for performance-car enthusiasts. Though horsepower was still wanting in most cases, cars were growing leaner, and arguably better built.
September 28, 2017
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Model-Year Madness! 10 More Classic Ads From 1982
There is an air of parsimony to the automotive print ads of 1982. Take in all of the examples and take note of the following:
February 2, 2018
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Most Cars Built in 10 Years Will Be Autonomous, Tesla CEO Says
Elon Musk is the latest to hint autonomous cars are coming sooner than you think
July 18, 2017
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My 5 Favorite Taillights: Early '50s Edition
In the early Fifties, auto designers didn't always seem to put much thought into the back ends of the cars they were creating. The rear of the car often felt like an afterthought--just a place for a trunk and a couple of brake lights, and not much in the way of style.
October 20, 2017
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New BMW i8 plug-in hybrid adds roadster variant, and power
BMW launched its i8, and i brand, as a means of testing future engineering in a production vehicle, but it didn't skip the fun. The i8 model can drive under fully electric power and also offers an engaging sport experience, along with an out-of-this world design.
November 29, 2017
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New Ford Transit Connect focuses on safety, versatility, tech
The vans hit Europe in mid-2018, and the US is likely to follow some time after that.
December 4, 2017
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New interior tech, new PHEV variant underpins 2018 Range Rover update
When Land Rover introduced the new Velar and updated the current Range Rover Sport, it was only a matter of time before any new innovations appeared on the biggest brother, the Range Rover proper. Well, that time has come.
October 11, 2017
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New McLaren BP23 hypercar will be the fastest McLaren ever
A 720S-based prototype is currently being used to test ergonomics.
September 28, 2017
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Nissan Titan SV Review: A Hard-Work Pickup Truck
Skip the luxury if you need a Titan to do real work
December 14, 2017
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Nissan's latest hybrid seems heavy on the gas
Given the opportunity for a quick spin, a 40-mile round-trip up and down the California coast in the 2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid, I took turns enjoying the ocean view and monitoring the instrument cluster to see how engine and electric motor interact in Nissan's newest hybrid offering.
May 5, 2017
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North of the Border Madness! 10 Classic Canadian-Car Ads
It's very easy to forget the Canadian auto market. At first glance, the folks up north seem to buy the same cars we Americans do, at about the same rate and for about the same prices. As it turns out, that's not entirely correct.
August 30, 2017
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Official: Mercedes-Benz X-Class -- yes, there's now a Mercedes pickup truck
Three versions of the mercedes truck are heading for Europe, South Africa, Latin America and Australia
July 18, 2017
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Our 5 Favorite 2019 Ram 1500 Interior Features
The new Ram seems stout, but the inside is where you'll spend most of your time
January 22, 2018
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One week in a Volvo XC90 T6 AWD Inscription
If we Could Shut Off the @#$% Beeping Nannies, this Would be a Great Car
April 20, 2017
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Our favorite underdogs: Jim Rockford and his Sierra gold Firebird Esprit
Remembering the character and the car that defined '70s antihero cool
June 14, 2017
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Out to Sea: 5 Vehicles Named for Islands
One of the easiest shortcuts in marketing is to name a product for a well-regarded geographic location. In doing so, a company can evoke the charm/ruggedness/sophistication/opulence of said place, thus saving considerable advertising time and effort.
July 7, 2017
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Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo is a 680-hp wagonmaster
When Porsche unveiled the Turbo S E-Hybrid trim for the 2018 Panamera hatchback, it was assumed that it would eventually make its way to the Sport Turismo wagon body, as well. After a short wait, that's exactly what went down.
September 25, 2017
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Photo Feature: 1953 Plymouth Cranbrook Convertible Coupe
In 1953, the U.S. economy was robust. Bestowed with fresh styling, Plymouth set a record with almost 650,000 cars built while retaining its number-three sales position behind Chevrolet and Ford--as it had since 1931. Nineteen fifty-three was also Plymouth's 25th anniversary, but it chose not to celebrate. Perhaps with Ford and Buick celebrating golden anniversaries that year, Plymouth felt like an upstart.
June 27, 2017
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Photo Feature: 1973 Ford Gran Torino Sport
Ramona and Mike Wilson knew that their 1973 Ford Gran Torino Sport fastback coupe was special when they bought it new. The Madison, North Carolina, couple liked it so much that they still have it 44 years later.
July 11, 2017
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Photo Gallery: 2017 Alfa Romeo 4C
For better and for worse, the Alfa Romeo 4C is an unforgettable car. No regular 2017 production vehicle offers a purer, more immersive driving experience--or demands as much tolerance from its occupants for high NVH levels and other comfort shortcomings.
September 1, 2017
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Photo Gallery: Mopar '16 Ram Rebel
It's not often that we get a true limited-edition vehicle through our test fleet here at Consumer Guide HQ, but we had one recently. Just after Christmas, we took delivery of a 2016 Ram Rebel 1500 4մ Mopar '16 Edition...one of only 500 built. We'll have a test-drive report in the near future, but for now here is a gallery of some of the vehicle's options and features.
January 6, 2017
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Ponies on ice: 2018 Ford Mustang gets its own ice cream flavor
No, it doesn't taste like horses. That's awful. Why would you think that?
July 14, 2017
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Pony-Car Madness! 10 Classic Mustang Ads
If you give the Ford Mustang credit for anything, it should be resiliency. Introduced in 1964 as a '65 model, the Mustang has been in continuous production ever since.
June 21, 2017
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Porsche Mission E brings 800-volt charging, OTA updates
Ultra-fast charging, high-voltage chassis electronics and battery design top the list of topics covered by Porsche's Uwe Michael.
January 23, 2018
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Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo: More room, much better looks
A 10 percent increase in your salary would be a nice bump for the year, but a 10 percent bigger office probably won't be a game-changer at work. In that regard, the 2018 Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo, with its 10 percent larger cargo area over the standard Panamera, makes a minimal case for itself.
July 27, 2017
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Power-to-Weight Comparison: 4 Decades of Fords
It will come as no surprise to you that cars have gotten heavier as of late. There's good reason for that. Things like side-impact protection, rollover protection, crush zones, and designed-in protections against partial-offset collisions (and other specific impacts studied by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety) all add considerable bulk to a given vehicle.
October 2, 2017
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Prius versus Bobcat Ends Better Than Expected
If you're gonna get hit, at least get hit by something slow
November 28, 2017
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Quick Spin: 2016 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk
For the 2014 model year, Jeep dusted off its Cherokee nameplate and attached it to a new compact SUV that shared its basic platform with the Dodge Dart compact car. the Cherokee's radical front-end styling ruffled some feathers when it was first shown, but most people seem to have warmed to the unconventional look over the last couple of years.
January 20, 2017
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Quick Spin: 2017 Fiat 124 Spider Lusso
As covered in our previous review of the base 124 Spider Classica, Fiat's resurrected sports car differs from the Mazda MX-5 Miata on which it's based both in appearance (every body panel is unique) and powerplant. In terms of the former, the 124 carries more "classic" sport-car lines that mimic those of its namesake from decades earlier, while the MX-5 wears swoopier sheetmetal that adheres to Mazda's current styling direction. Note that only the Mazda, however, offers a model with a retractable targa roof, newly standard on its RF version.
August 18, 2017
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Quick Spin: 2017 Fiat 500X
The 500X is Fiat's entry into the hot subcompact-crossover market. With the 500X, Fiat aims to lure shoppers who might otherwise be tempted by the likes of the Chevrolet Trax, Honda HR-V, and Mazda CX-3, to name a few.
August 23, 2017
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Quick Spin: 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T Ultimate
The Hyundai Santa Fe midsize crossovers have held a place on Consumer Guide's Best Buy list for three years now, for a number of reasons. Hyundai takes a clever two-pronged approach to the midsize SUV market--the Santa Fe Sport is a two-row model that seats five and offers a choice of two 4-cylinder engines; its longer-wheelbase Santa Fe (no Sport) sibling seats seven and comes standard with a V6.
October 13, 2017
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Quick Spin: 2017 Infiniti QX30 Premium AWD
As it seems there can't be too many compact crossovers on the market today -- and that goes for rather expensive ones as well -- it's certainly understandable that any company worth its salt wants to have at least one entry in that class, and more wouldn't hurt. So to that end, Mercedes introduced the GLA a couple of years back to join its existing GLC, also considered a compact (though a larger and more expensive one), and Infiniti likewise began a search for a smaller linemate to its existing QX50.
August 15, 2017
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Quick Spin: 2017 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring
We drove the top-line Signature version of Mazda's CX-9 last year and found it to be a sporty and nicely appointed midsize SUV ... that bottom-lined at a rather sobering $45,215. this year we sampled the penultimate trim level, the Grand Touring, which gave up little of substance to its pricier brother for its slightly more palatable $43,610 sticker.
May 2, 2017
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Quick Spin: 2017 Toyota 86
With the demise of Toyota's youth-oriented Scion brand last year, the two-door sporty coupe formerly known as the Scion FR-S becomes the Toyota 86 for 2017. In addition to the name change, the updates include revised styling with standard LED headlights, a slight horsepower bump (from 200 to 205) on manual-transmission cars, and suspension tweaks for improved ride and handling.
January 26, 2017
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Quick Spin: 2017 Volkswagen Beetle Dune
Volkswagen says the Dune was inspired by the Beetle-based Baja Bugs of the 1970s, which had trimmed front and rear bodywork and higher ground clearance, ostensibly for traversing sand dunes.
May 3, 2017
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Quick Spin: 2017 Volkswagen Passat V6 SEL Premium
while we've driven a couple other trim levels of Passats in the past year -- including a lower-level SE and range-topping SEL Premium -- both were 2016 models powered by the base 1.8-liter turbo four rated at 170 horsepower. this example was also an SEL Premium, but a 2017 powered by VW's 3.6-liter V6 with 280 horsepower, at least (as the company's website notes) when running on premium-grade fuel.
January 13, 2017
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Quick Spin: 2017.5 Mazda 6 i Grand Touring
Our in-depth drive report of a similar 2017 Mazda 6 i Grand Touring was published last June, but recent exposure to a slightly revised 2017.5 model revealed some additional points. We've also since driven 2018 models of the competing Honda Accord and Toyota Camry -- both redesigned this year -- to use as comparisons, and we'll add some information about 2018 updates to the Mazda 6.
January 9, 2018
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Quick Spin: 2018 Dodge Durango SRT 392
Consumer Guide recently named the 2018 Dodge Durango to its Best Buy list, which marks the sixth consecutive year the Durango has achieved this honor. We chose the Durango yet again because this smartly sized crossover/SUV is a well-crafted machine, and it deftly splits the size gap between midsize crossovers and large SUVs. (You can check out all of the 2018 Consumer Guide Best Buy picks here.)
February 13, 2018
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Quick Spin: 2018 Ram Rebel Crew Cab 4×4
While the imposing Rebel certainly strikes an attractive stance, be warned that some of its "off road" features take a bit of a toll on its practicality for street use.
February 12, 2018
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Quick Spin: 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0T S
Volkswagen has never been a big player in the highly popular crossover game, and though it's clear the company is now trying harder, it's a little difficult to figure out its head-scratching naming strategy.
March 2, 2018
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Quick Spin: 2018 Volvo S90 Inscription
After introducing the S90 last year to replace the company's long-in-the-tooth S80 sedan, Volvo takes the unusual step of stretching its wheelbase by 4.5 inches for 2018, essentially making the 2017 version a one-year wonder. As all that added length goes to rear-seat legroom, the 2018 ends up with 40.4 inches of it, huge for a midsize sedan. And it feels as roomy as it sounds.
January 18, 2018
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Range Rover SV Coupe marks return of the two-door Land Rover
The new, limited edition two-door Range Rover will make its world debut in Geneva.
January 23, 2018
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Range Rover Velar: An all-terrain, slipstream Cool Britannia dream
In Norway, minimalist design reigns. Clean lines and unfussy surfacing abounds, from the weather-beaten farmhouses and modern commercial buildings that dot the landscape, to the Scandinavian furniture and clothing carefully curated inside them. It's all form-follows-function, it's all gorgeous, and it's no accident that none of it distracts from the country's omnipresent scenic vistas.
August 8, 2017
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Readers Strike Back: 12 More Great Car Grilles
Due to the overwhelming response to our first two Great Car Grille posts, we felt compelled to share a second list of reader-recommend selections.
December 6, 2017
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Refreshed 2018 Acura TLX Starts at $33,950
Top-spec TLX 3.5L SH-AWD with Advance package costs $46,700
May 18, 2017
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Review Flashback! 1982 Imperial
There are few automobiles to which more "firsts" and "lasts" can be awarded than the 1981-1983 Imperial.
February 20, 2018
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Review Flashback! 1984 Pontiac Fiero
In order to sell General Motors brass on the idea of building a small, two-seat coupe, Pontiac marketing types made a few interesting concessions.
September 27, 2017
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Review Flashback! 1986 Oldsmobile Toronado
General Motors can lay claim to two of the most noteworthy examples of automotive downsizing. On the success side is the Impala/Caprice redesign for 1977. Leaner and more fuel efficient, the downsized big Chevys found the proverbial market sweet spot, and sold like crazy to full-size-car shoppers looking for something trimmer than they had been driving (but not too trim).
December 11, 2017
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Review Flashback! 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS
As a contemporary homage to the classic muscle car, the 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS followed the letter of the law, if not the spirit. The Monte SS was indeed a midsize car crammed full of big-car engine, but by '87, "big-car" engines just weren't what they used to be.
February 19, 2018
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Review Flashback! 1988 Mazda 626 Turbo 4WS
As far as automotive fads go, four-wheel steering (4WS) is one of the more technically sophisticated examples. Beginning with the 1988 model year, four American-market Japanese models were available with 4WS: the Honda Prelude Si, Mitsubishi Galant VR-4, Mazda 626 Turbo, and Mazda MX-6 GT Turbo.
April 11, 2017
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Review Flashback! 1989 Chrysler Fifth Avenue
By the time Consumer Guide's review of the 1989 Chrysler Fifth Avenue was published in the Consumer Guide 1989 New Car Buying Guide, production of the car itself had already ended. A completely redesigned front-wheel-drive Fifth Avenue would be introduced as a 1990 model, marking the end of Chrysler's run of rear-drive luxury and near-luxury vehicles--at least for a while. As noted in the review, there were still cars on dealer lots, but maybe not for long.
June 1, 2017
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Review Flashback! 1989 Yugo GVX
Even folks with just a passing interest in comedy know that there are dozens of punch-line responses to the classic prompt, "Waiter, there's a fly in my soup!" My new favorite is, "That's possible--the chef used to be a tailor."
January 26, 2018
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Review Flashback! 1990 Chrysler TC by Maserati
It is a general expectation that when two separate companies cooperate to develop a product, said product would represent the best that each partner has to offer.
July 12, 2017
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Review Flashback! 1990 Infiniti Q45
Not since the attack on Pearl Harbor has another nation engaged in battle on U.S. soil, at least with the U.S.
May 9, 2017
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Review Flashback! 1997 Cadillac Catera
It's always interesting to note how the passing of time changes our perspective. Ask anyone who remembers the car today, and they're likely to tell you that the Cadillac Catera was a badly executed car that sold poorly.
October 25, 2017
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Rezvani Tank is the wildest SUV you've never heard of
With 500 horsepower on tap, it can hustle, too.
October 4, 2017
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Rezvani Tank Rolls in with 500 Horsepower
Raptor, eat your heart out
October 3, 2017
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Sharper looks, sharper performance from BMW's second-smallest crossover
The BMW X3 is one of the quintessentially American Bimmers, manufactured in Spartanburg, South Carolina alongside the X4, X5 and X6. For the 2018 model year, BMW has thrown a host of updates at its smallish utility vehicle, both inside and out.
June 26, 2017
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Slip into a 2018 Chevrolet Traverse for $30,875
If you really love the Traverse, you can spend Cadillac money on it, provided you go for the most expensive trim.
July 28, 2017
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So far, so good: The top-5 supercar reviews of 2017
Aspiring To Own These Cars Is One Thing, Affording Them Is Another
July 4, 2017
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Soccer Mom Madness! 10 Classic Minivan Ads
Wikipedia describes a soccer mom as "a married middle-class woman who lives in the suburbs and has school-age children. She is sometimes portrayed in the media as busy or overburdened and driving a minivan or SUV. She is also portrayed as putting the interests of her family, and most importantly her children, ahead of her own." Per Wikipedia, the term started showing up in the national media in 1982.
November 27, 2017
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Sports cars are good for your mental well-being, Ford study says
Ford finds that commuting in a sports car provides more thrills than kissing.
January 23, 2018
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Spring-Special Madness! 10 Classic Limited-Edition Ads
For a number of reasons, automakers have been pulling ahead model year introductions lately. It is now not uncommon for a largely unchanged car to be rolled over to the next model year in February or March, for example.
July 27, 2017
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Start Your Tuesday With A Big Gallery Of Discarded Chrysler Slant-6 Engines
Not every Chrysler Slant-6 engine lasts forever
September 12, 2017
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Steve and Johnnie Road Test: 2017 Ford Escape Titanium
Chicago radio legends Steve and Johnnie take the 2017 Ford Escape Titanium for a video test drive. What did they think of their test vehicle? Watch and find out.
June 6, 2017
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Steve and Johnnie Road Test: 2017 Ford Fusion Sport
Chicago radio legends Steve and Johnnie take the 2017 Ford Fusion Sport for a video test drive. What did they think of their test vehicle? Watch and find out.
November 27, 2017
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Steve and Johnnie Road Test: 2017 Lexus CT 200h
Chicago radio legends Steve and Johnnie take the 2017 Lexus CT 200h for a video test drive. What did they think of their test vehicle? Watch and find out.
August 15, 2017
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Steve and Johnnie Road Test: 2017 Toyota Camry XLE
Chicago radio legends Steve and Johnnie take the 2017 Toyota Camry XLE for a video test drive. What did they think of their test vehicle? Watch and find out.
July 18, 2017
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Steve and Johnnie Road Test: 2017.5 Mazda 6 i Grand Touring
Chicago radio legends Steve and Johnnie take the 2017.5 Mazda 6 Grand Touring for a video test drive. What did they think of their test vehicle? Watch and find out.
March 15, 2018
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Subaru Viziv Performance concept previews sharp new sedan
We're not sure what sedan it is, but hey, it's better than another SUV.
September 25, 2017
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Super style, unbelievable head-up display set Lexus LS apart
A gnat drifts across my view, as if I were enjoying a relaxing summer day in a park. I'm actually cruising down the highway at a comfortable 55 miles per hour, but the stillness and quiet in the 2018 Lexus LS 500's cabin seems to have put the little bug at ease.
September 26, 2017
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'Take The Mustang Pledge' With These Nostalgic Ads
Meet hula girls, be a cowboy and win at Sebring with a Ford
December 26, 2017
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Taking the 2017 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat camping on Pikes Peak
In which your race organizer takes the hellcat to someone else's race
July 28, 2017
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Telenav perfects in-car advertising, likely to consumer chagrin
The targeted advertising and navigation company seeks to partner with OEMs on in-car ads.
January 4, 2018
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Tesla loses director of battery technology after 11 years
What great timing.
August 2, 2017
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Tesla Model 3 audio capabilities initially limited, updates coming
Want to listen to FM radio or play your own music via Bluetooth? You're not able to just yet.
September 26, 2017
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Tesla Model 3 First Drive: Yes, It's A Real Car, And A Pretty Good One Too
Whether production stumbles are ever rectified, Tesla's Model 3 compact EV makes a positive first impression
January 18, 2018
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Tesla semi truck picture allegedly surfaces on Reddit
Tesla won't say whether or not it's the real thing, though, which is expected.
October 3, 2017
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Tesla, Apple aren't self-driving leaders, study argues
The 2018 Navigant Autonomous Driving Leaderboard shows a major gap between public perception and capability when it comes to autonomous-drive research.
January 16, 2018
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The 5 Most-Forgotten Vehicles of 1986
I was pumping gas for a living in 1986, a job that enabled me to do more than my fair share of car watching. Thus, it saddens me a little to compile this list of forgotten rides.
May 26, 2017
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The 10 Fastest Cars of 1973
Our 1973 list of fastest cars is very different from our 1972 list. the primary reason for the disparity has to do with the variety of vehicles tested by Consumer Guide in the early Seventies.
January 16, 2017
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The 10 Slowest Cars of 1971
A few readers who checked out our Fastest Cars of 1971 post expressed some dismay--and incredulity--that all of ranked vehicles posted 0-60-mph times within just one second of each other. In fact, those cars all posted times within half a second of each other.
June 28, 2017
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The 1970s Weren't Kind To Cars -- Even Custom Ferraris
And this 1978 Ferrari 308 restyled by George Barris can be yours to prove it
December 18, 2017
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The 2017 Honda Civic Si is the most refined yet (sans racer wing)
The Si recipe has always been a simple one: Take a Honda Civic Coupe or Sedan. Bump up the power. Stiffen the suspension and improve the brakes. Slap on a few aggressive exterior bits and maybe a spoiler. Take that, put it all together and you've got yourself a stew, baby.
May 30, 2017
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The 2018 Buick Regal GS is a hot hatch for grownups
I quite liked the last Buick Regal GS. With 259 horsepower on tap, it was a premium sedan that wasn't afraid to dish out fun in decent quantities. But all things must eventually change, including the Regal GS -- just as there's a new Buick Regal, there's an all-new version of its sportiest trim.
July 19, 2017
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The 2018 Jaguar E-Pace is small, sporty and connected
Jaguar hopes that lightning can strike twice with its crossovers. Its first offering, the F-Pace, is a solid success. Now, it's hoping the all-new 2018 Jaguar E-Pace can deliver all over again.
July 13, 2017
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The 2018 Hyundai Sonata may just be our new favorite sedan
Way back when I was a teenager, I went to prom in a Hyundai. I got a little bit of flack from some of my friends for not joining them in a fancy-pants limo, but my date and I decided to splurge on a nice dinner and share the embarrassment of showing up at the social event of the year in a cheap Korean import.
July 17, 2017
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The 2018 Infiniti QX80 is only kinda new
I never thought I'd say this, but the 2018 Infiniti QX80 looks pretty darn good. This is shocking given how droopy the 2017 model looks and that this new model is just a mid-cycle refresh. However, Infiniti's designers have done a heck of a job with this facelift and its largest model has come away looking like something you might actually want to drive.
December 18, 2017
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The 2018 Mazda6 gets a performance boost with a new turbocharged option
Mazda has just unveiled the revised 2018 Mazda6 sedan at the 2017 LA Auto Show. Outside, the 6 hasn't changed all that much. It gets a bit of a facelift with a new headlamp treatment and revised grille, both meant to evoke the 'Mazda Premium' classing up of its newest vehicles.
November 29, 2017
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The 2019 Porsche Cayenne can make ugly go fast
When Porsche first introduced the Cayenne, it was still a novelty for a high-end luxury sports car manufacturer to produce an SUV. Porsche, however, saw the writing on the wall, realizing that those with money to spend on a high-end car were increasingly opting for the higher seating position and stature of an SUV over more traditional luxury sedans.
November 2, 2017
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The 2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo is a 550-hp, 177-mph hustler
It hasn't even been a fortnight since Porsche unveiled the 2019 Cayenne, but it's already rolled out the hopped-up Turbo variant.
September 12, 2017
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The Best Cars We Drove in 2017
Our personal favorites
December 28, 2017
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The best just got better: We drive the 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Sedan
As I pilot the curvaceous white sedan through bend after bend, I'm struck by two thoughts. First is, "Wow, these twisty, two-lane German B-roads are smoother than the Interstates back home in California."
July 18, 2017
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The BMW Z4 returns in stunning new concept form
If this is what Toyota and BMW have been working on, it's time well spent.
August 17, 2017
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The Buicks of 1986
For Buick, 1986 was a transitional year; it was also a down year saleswise. The transition came in the form of an all-new LeSabre. For '86 Buick's bread-and-butter big sedans and coupes migrated to a front-drive platform, joining the higher-end Electra models that were downsized the year before.
May 30, 2017
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The Cadillac CT6 review: Super Cruise is a game-changer
No other car on sale can drive itself like this Caddy.
February 22, 2018
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The Cars of "Metropolis"
No college film course is complete without a serious look at Fritz Lang's 1927 epic Metropolis. Best known for its pioneering futurism, cutting-edge directing, and dystopian prognostication, the film is a must see for movie lovers.
November 1, 2017
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The Cars of "The Rockford Files"
Jim Rockford is the only TV detective with a driving move named for him. The late James Garner, who played Jim Rockford, didn't invent the reverse 180-degree "J-turn," but he used it so often in The Rockford Files television series that the maneuver is forever associated with the character.
November 8, 2017
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The Compact SUVs of 1987
The traditional sedan is dead. Ask any product planner at any manufacturer, and he or she will tell you just that. Toyota's RAV4 compact crossover has been outselling the brand's Camry sedan for a while now... and the Camry had previously been America's most-popular vehicle (that wasn't a full-size pickup) for many years running.
June 14, 2017
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'The Grand Tour' Season 2 Review So Far: Better But Not Perfect
The show, starring the former 'Top Gear UK' leads, seems to be finding its groove
December 20, 2017
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The Half-Ton Pickups of 1991
Though it's hard to pinpoint the exact moment that pickup trucks started becoming luxury cars with cargo beds, 1991 is pretty close to that point. Around that time, rear doors started appearing on extended-cab trucks, and leather upholstery began showing up on options lists.
August 14, 2017
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The hardcore 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE will cost $70,000
That's not a bad price for what could be a proper American track toy.
May 17, 2017
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The Honda Accord Coupe is dead, and a whole segment goes with it
The Accord Coupe was the last of its kind, outside of expensive luxury cars.
July 14, 2017
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The Intermediate Sedans of 1971
There's an all-new Honda Accord coming for 2018. Among the numerous changes to the Accord lineup for '18 is the elimination of the available V6 engine, and the addition of two available turbocharged engines.
August 9, 2017
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The Lamborghini Urus is the supercar of SUVs
It's real easy to get a bad taste in your mouth when yet another SUV rolls out from a company typically known for sports cars, another pumped-up, macho machine that looks to fly in the face of everything these companies have held dear. But, while lightness and driving engagement still matter, revenue and profits also matter to these companies, and so you can't blame them for making hay while the sun shines.
December 4, 2017
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"The Man Who Owns One" Madness! 10 Classic Packard Ads
There's no question that Packard is out of business, but there is some disagreement as to when the company really wrapped things up. Though the Packard brand officially died after 1958, some purists consider 1956 to be the marque's final year, as that was the last time the automaker built its own cars based on its own designs and technology.
July 17, 2017
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The Morgan Plus 8 will lose its BMW V8 Power
The BMW V8 ends its tenure in the Plus 8
January 9, 2018
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The Pontiacs of 1990
The very last Pontiacs were sold as 2010 models, though production of all Pontiac models had ceased by late 2009. The demise of General Motors' "performance division" was certainly a sad affair, but truth be told, the brand had become largely unrecognizable to many marque enthusiasts.
January 24, 2018
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The popular Lexus RX is finally available with 3 rows
Lexus has been on the receiving end of many a buyer request for a three-row variant of its massively popular RX crossover. Years have gone by without one, but Lexus finally gave the people what they want in the 2018 Lexus RX.
November 29, 2017
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The Rimac Concept One Croatian electric supercar gets a U.S. test drive
Autocar Takes The Concept One Out For A Spin On U.S. Soil
August 28, 2017
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The Rolls-Royce Phantom is still the motorcar monarch
The original Rolls-Royce Phantom was unveiled in 1925, making it the longest continuously used model name in automotive history. Over those 92 years, empires and nations have risen and fallen, and the fortunes of the British luxury car maker have been equally turbulent.
October 12, 2017
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The sensible sport sedan you've never heard of
Driving from the vineyards of Napa to the cliffs of the California coast, I put the hammer down in the 2018 Genesis G80 Sport and am rewarded with a deep, blurting exhaust note from its quad rear pipes.
May 30, 2017
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The Small V8s of 1977
Car-guy discussions regarding automotive downsizing usually center on styling. I have done my share of kvetching about how a few model lines that were resized' in the late Seventies and early Eighties came off looking like caricatures of the cars they replaced.
July 10, 2017
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The Tesla Semi approaches: Report suggests range that will keep it regional
With a 200 to 300-mile range, the tesla semi will likely stick to local and regional routes
August 25, 2017
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This 1979 Rolls-Royce Is Mad Max's Dream Machine
A turbocharged, four-speed Rolls is up for grabs
January 8, 2018
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This smart tire-pressure monitor brings high tech to low-tech cars
Not all cars come with the latest, greatest tech, and many of us drive much older, pretech cars. For example, I love my 2004 Mazdaspeed Miata like she's my child, but she is woefully short on electronics: no back up camera, no Apple CarPlay, no adaptive cruise control and no tire-pressure monitoring system.
August 7, 2017
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Throttle-Back Thursday: The grey market Citroen CX packed 'the impact of Grace Jones riding a hovercraft down Maple Street'
To wind up cruising America in this small-batch import, you had to have the means and the motive
June 22, 2017
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Throttle-Back Thursday: We Want Everything In This 1969 Christmas Gift Buyers Guide
No better collection of go-fast parts, scale model cars and branded Autoweek merch has been assembled since
December 14, 2017
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Throwback looks highlight the 2018 Ford Mustang Pony Package
V8 buyers, you're out of luck if you want this fun little appearance upgrade.
July 10, 2017
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Toyota FT-AC Concept Aims for Subaru's Turf
Flashlights, cameras, and a bike rack are provided
November 29, 2017
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Toyota FT-AC Concept is a hybrid SUV meant for mountains
You can even remove the fog lights and attach them to other things.
November 29, 2017
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Toyota Sienna Limited Awd Review: Classic Team Transport
Toyota's updated Sienna proves minivans are still great alternatives to three-row crossovers
December 28, 2017
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Toyota Tacoma Trd Off Road Essentials: Easy To Drive, But This Ain't No 'compact' Pickup
4WD, double cab, long bed: A rugged truck with all the right specs
February 19, 2018
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Toyota's plans for Frankfurt go big and small at the same time
Whether you're after a hulking mass or hybrid cute-ute, Toyota will have something for you.
September 1, 2017
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Misc. - U

Unsettling Transition: The 1988 Eagle Lineup
Well into the early 2000s, Lexus vehicles still came standard with cassette players. I mention this because it's an example of a classic paradigm clash. Almost 30 years after the first CDs were making their way into the hands of audiophiles, Lexus was still catering to conservative car shoppers who were in no hurry to replace their Robert Ludlum cassette audio books.
January 8, 2018
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Misc. - V

Vanderhall Venice first drive: three times the fun, or three-quarters?
Who Needs Four Wheels? Or a Roof? Or a Helmet?
April 26, 2017
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Volkswagen Passat 1.8T review: Team Germany's bread-and-butter
Refreshed VW Family Sedan Battles other Conservative Offerings
January 24, 2017
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Volkswagen Produces 150 Millionth Vehicle -- a Plug-In Hybrid
Anniversary car is a blue Golf GTE
August 25, 2017
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Volvo 7900 Electric bus offers more range, good looks
Good looks compared to other buses, that is to say.
November 6, 2017
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Volvo built free eclipse glasses, but for the XC60's moonroof
You'll be able to sit and watch the whole thing from the comfort of your car.
August 17, 2017
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Volvo V60 Cross Country Review: The Traditionalist's Choice In Volvo Wagons
The V60 gets Volvo's latest engine but lags in chassis and interior updates
December 26, 2017
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Volvo XC40 adds 3-cylinder engine, fancy Inscription trim
You want a crystal gear lever in your compact crossover? You got it.
February 19, 2018
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Volvo XC40 amasses 20,000 orders as it hits dealers
Europe and the US are first on Volvo's list of global small-SUV domination.
January 26, 2018
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Volvo XC40 T5 Awd First Drive: Will You Be A Subscriber?
Sweden's smallest SUV starts big
December 18, 2017
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VW stuffs seven people in the compact Tiguan
Volkswagen finally learned that we Americans like our personal transportation on the larger side of small. Yes, we love small crossovers such as the Honda CR-V, Mazda CX-5 and Chevrolet Equinox, but unlike Europe, where these offerings feel more like full-sized SUVs, we want them even larger. Enter the second generation Volkswagen Tiguan. It joins the mid-size Atlas in VW's crossover portfolio as the company scrambles to catch up with buying trends here in the United States.
June 27, 2017
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Misc. - W

Was the Subaru BRAT too weird for its own good?
Despite a 16-year run, subaru's compact pickup is nearly extinct now
August 25, 2017
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Watch The New TVR Griffith Do A Full-Speed Drive-By
Does Cosworth do a better Ford engine than Ford does?
December 21, 2017
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Watch Porsche put the new 2018 Cayenne through its paces
It will debut on Aug. 29 and should be at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2017.
August 21, 2017
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We drive ringbrothers' 1,036-HP 1972 AMC Javelin AMX
This SEMA Show special has more Mopar Hemi power than you'll know what to do with
February 13, 2018
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We drive the 2019 VW Jetta before we've actually seen it
Wheeling camouflaged Volkswagen Jetta prototypes around the brand's sprawling Arizona test facility
December 11, 2017
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We Drive The Ford Mustang GT With A Helping Of Ford Performance Parts
Go-Fast Parts And Many A Decal Dress Up The Mustang GT
November 16, 2017
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We drive the Pur Sang Type 35, a beautiful Bugatti by way of Argentina
It is not a Kit Car Or a Resto-Mod, But a Modern Making of the Ancient Classic
January 4, 2017
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We Drive The Toyota C-Hr R-Tuned, Surely The World's Fastest Subcompact CUV
600 hp helps get the micro-ute around Willow Springs in record time
March 6, 2018
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What are you looking for?
Caddy's ATS Coupe can slug it out with Audi, BMW and Mercedes
September 29, 2017
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What Was Sterling?
If you're relatively new to driving, there's a good chance you've never heard of Sterling. If you're older and have been looking at the cars around you for a while now, there's a good chance you've simply forgotten that this short-lived brand ever existed. Because, odds are, you've never actually seen a Sterling.
January 19, 2018
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What Was The Henney Kilowatt?
If you're into music, you probably remember the swing revival that took place in the late Nineties. That particular retro trend probably peaked in 1998, when Gap commercials populated by dancing khaki-clad youth famously featured a Louie Prima cut of "Jump, Jive an' Wail."
January 5, 2018
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What was the Volkswagen Golf Harlequin?
Special-edition, limited-run vehicles have long been a part of most automakers' bag of sales-boosting tricks. Producing a limited number of specially trimmed examples of a given vehicle--unique paint, wheels, interior and exterior trim, and maybe some stripes or special emblems--is a relatively easy, cost-effective way to drum up a little excitement over a given model line without incurring the significant expenses of a serious styling update or mechanical refresh.
December 18, 2017
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What If...1955 Hudson (5 Alternate-Universe Possibilities)
Anybody who knows a little something about automotive history knows that Hudson merged with Nash in 1954 to form American Motors. as a result, AMC had to come up with a new Hudson in record time to make the 1955 model year. the design department at Nash did a very good job transforming the Ambassador/Statesman into a new Hudson.
April 28, 2017
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What's New for 2018: Volvo
Over the past couple of years, Volvo has released a surprising number of new or significantly revised models for such a small and focused automaker. The string started in 2016 with the redesigned XC90 midsize crossover, its technology and styling themes trickling down to the S90 sedan, XC60 compact crossover, V90 wagon, and "raised" V90 Cross Country wagon.
August 29, 2017
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When you see a complete 1989 Buick Riviera touchscreen computer system, you buy it
DEcades Before Touchscreens Became Mainstream, Buick Offered The Feature.
June 16, 2017
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Who wore it best? 2017 Ford GT versus 2005 Ford GT
American Supercar Comparison
May 23, 2017
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Workhorse Group applies for $250M gov't manufacturing loan
The money will help the company build its first electric pickup truck, the W-15.
December 11, 2017
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Misc. - Z

ZL1 1LE: Chevrolet builds a 650-horsepower Camaro track monster
"X" decals are affixed to the sides of the mammoth rear wing of the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE. Chevrolet engineers say it's to signify the model as the most extreme interpretation of the sixth-generation pony car. If you're an enthusiast who measures a car by how well it romps around a racetrack, you may agree that those "X" stickers are warranted with a Nürburgring lap time of 7:16.04.
June 27, 2017
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Test Drive: 2016 Ford Edge Titanium
Could be. That's what it seemed like to this reviewer when driving a 2016 Ford Edge Titanium just about a year after trying out a 2015 version of the same vehicle.
January 5, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid
Acura's midsize SUV gets a facelift 2017 that includes new "Jewel Eye" headlights and the brand's new "diamond pentagon" grille-styling motif, but the biggest news is a new gas-electric-hybrid all-wheel-drive version that focuses as much on driving performance as it does on fuel efficiency.
June 7, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio
The 350-year-old lament of a lovelorn poet echoes in the breast of the twenty-first-century auto writer who, by circumstance, gets just fleeting exposure to an exciting new car like the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio.
January 31, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Audi Q7 3.0T Prestige
There's something to be said for second chances. They're great for righting wrongs or attempting the previously untried.
June 15, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Audi S3
It's really hard for me not to like a pocket rocket, particularly one with this level of refinement and build quality. But like so many such affections, it sadly doesn't come cheap.
May 8, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 BMW M760i
In the second year of its current configuration, BMW's flagship 7-Series sedan now comes quite a few ways. the most audacious of them is one of the newest: the M760i.
May 12, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In
Bless their hearts for trying, some of the luxury-nameplate premium-large sedans are taking a shot at going "green" with hybrid models. For 2017, that tiny group added a new member, the Cadillac CT6 Plug-In, which, it's impossible to ignore, is a plug-in hybrid that can run for a stretch on full electric power.
November 28, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Cadillac Escalade
Consumer Guide''s reigning 'Best Buy' in the premium-large-SUV segment is not abdicating its throne for 2017. Its mix of power, towing capacity, luxury, convenience, and sheer presence keeps it a king of the road'even in spite of a few flaws.
August 3, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Chevrolet Camaro 1LE V6
2017 Chevrolet Camaro 1LS Coupe with V6 1LE Track Performance Package
August 31, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In
Bless their hearts for trying, some of the luxury-nameplate premium-large sedans are taking a shot at going "green" with hybrid models. For 2017, that tiny group added a new member, the Cadillac CT6 Plug-In, which, it's impossible to ignore, is a plug-in hybrid that can run for a stretch on full electric power.
November 28, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Convertible
We wish we could tell you something that you don't already know about today's Chevrolet Corvette. You know it's fast. You know it's capable on road. You may know it's quite comfortable. You certainly know it's sexy.
August 23, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor
At the top of the Ford F-150 Raptor's steering-wheel rim sits a bright red stripe. It's there so the driver can tell at a glance if the wheel is aligned straight in the 12 o'clock position, which is very useful if the Raptor's front tires aren't touching the ground. Wouldn't want the pickup to lurch to the left or the right upon landing; that could be really bad.
August 1, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Ford Focus RS
Europe has long enjoyed its own version of the hot-rodded RS, dangling it in front of salivating American enthusiasts like a non-exported gourmet sausage. But it finally crossed the pond for 2016, and we finally got our first drive in one.
August 15, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Genesis G90 5.0 Ultimate
If the plan for the new line of Genesis G90 luxury sedans was to make it tough for prospective customers to single out a clear-cut choice based on price and equipment, then congratulate whoever made that plan. It worked.
April 14, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback Sport Touring
It took a while, but the latest-generation Honda Civic lineup is now in full bloom. The rollout started in the fall of 2015 with the redesigned Civic sedan, then progressed over the next couple years with the addition of the Civic Coupe, the Civic Hatchback (complete with exclusive Sport and Sport Touring models), the high-performance Si Coupe and Sedan, and finally the super-high-performance Type R hatchback.
August 29, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Hyundai Elantra Value Edition
If you're one of those supposedly ever-rarer purchasers of compact sedans, Hyundai seemingly still wants your business. Its wholly redesigned 2017 Elantra comes a lot of ways in hopes that one of them will be right for your needs. Moving up the line, there's the budget-priced SE with a starting tab solidly below $20,000, the fuel-conserving Eco, the spunky 201-horsepower Sport, and the dressier and convenience-laden Limited.
July 26, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid
Hyundai has been showing off its Ioniq compact hatchback at auto shows this year, promising (in order of introduction) all-electric, hybrid, and plug-in hybrid versions. We recently tested an electric version and found it to be a strong contender in the class. Now we've had a shot at the hybrid model, and our reaction is much the same.
August 18, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Infiniti QX80 Limited
By Consumer Guide's count, there are only eight vehicles in the �Premium Large SUV� class, making it (rather ironically) one of the smallest in all of autodom.
April 17, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Jaguar F-Pace 20d Diesel
There may be just one Jaguar sport-utility vehicle but it has multiple facets. The F-Pace, which makes its debut in 2017, can be luxurious, it can be aggressive when outfitted with a supercharged V6, or it can be fairly frugal between fill-ups with a turbocharged diesel 4-cylinder engine under the hood. Consumer Guide® editors have seen all those facets now after driving a V6 35t R-Sport and, more recently, a turbodiesel 20d Prestige.
May 17, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Jaguar F-Type SVR Convertible
We've all heard this simile to describe something difficult: "Like herding cats." Apparently Jaguar isn't afraid of a little challenge because it is adding to its herd in the F-Type sports car family. Twenty seventeen sees the debuts of a lower-cost base "F" and a line-topping high-performance SVR--and the 2018 lineup will be larger still.
August 30, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Jeep Compass Latitude
When Consumer Guide® was sent a 2017 Jeep Compass Latitude to test, the compact sport-utility vehicle arrived festooned with extra-cost packages and a few individual options. With delivery, this pumped the base price of $24,295 up to $31,210.
July 19, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Jeep Compass Trailhawk
We've got good news and bad news. We'll go ahead and guess that you're one of those "tell me the bad news first and get it over with' types, so here goes:
April 25, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Kia Niro
Kia's new Niro hybrid prompted far more discussion among our staff members than most vehicles have of late, though not for the reason you might suspect.
May 22, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Land Rover Discovery Diesel
There are many impressive things about the new-for-2017 Land Rover Discovery premium-midsize SUV, but one of the most impressive things of all has got to be the available diesel engine.
September 12, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Land Rover Range Rover HSE TD6
Options on test vehicle: Vision Assist Package ($2500), Rover Tow Package ($900), Meridian premium audio system ($1850), black roof treatment ($650), 20-inch Shadow Chrome wheels ($1400), 360-degree Parking Aid ($275), Heads Up Display ($1300), Advanced Tow Assist ($400), Drive Pro Package ($2450), Park Assist ($925)
October 31, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Lexus CT 200h F Sport
At least in F Sport trim, our CT 200h test car aimed at being a sport-luxury take on the mileage-minded hybrid formula. But it really didn't hit any of those points very strongly.
January 12, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Lexus ES 350
Blind-spot monitor with cross-traffic alert ($500), 18-inch high-gloss alloy wheels ($880), navigation system with Mark Levinson premium-audio system ($2590), Intuitive Parking Assist ($500), Premium Package ($730), wood and leather steering wheel ($300), carpet trunk mat ($105), illuminated door sill ($379), body-side moldings ($199)
July 21, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Lexus GS F
Even though the wheel houses do press in from the sides, the GS F still has ample space on a flat floor that extends far forward into the squared-off cargo hold. At 14 cubic feet it is not the biggest in the premium-midsize class but isn't the smallest, and its shape holds the promise of being able to accommodate a variety of loads. Its utility is further enhanced with a covered bin for incidentals on the left side and a bit of shallow but wide space under the fully carpeted floor. The rear seats don't fold but there is a big pass-through to accommodate long items.
August 8, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Lexus GX 460
In a world gone mad for comfy, easy-driving crossover sport-utility vehicles--especially from the subcompact through midsize classes--Lexus is a relative hardy traditionalist. While it does have unit-body front- and all-wheel-drive SUVs to keep abreast of the modern market, Lexus still lists two body-on-frame offerings with V8 power and four-wheel drive.
April 21, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Lexus IS 350 F Sport
Lexus offers three versions of its IS sedan that pretty much cover the spectrum of premium-compact cars. Last year we tested the base IS 200t, which comes only in rear-wheel-drive form with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four making 241 horsepower.
August 11, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Lexus RC 350
We previously tested the entry-level Lexus RC 200t with its turbocharged 4-cylinder engine and the range-topping RC F with its potent V8, but we think most will find this RC 350's combination of V6 power and reasonable price to be juuuuuuust right.
May 31, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Lincoln Continental
3.0-liter twin-turbo engine, Perfect Position 30-way driver seat, Rear Seat Package, Continental Technology Package, Continental Climate Package.
October 20, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Mazda 3 Grand Touring
For 2017, the Mazda 3 sees several improvements and newly available features, but the most notable enhancement is one that most drivers won't consciously recognize: it's Mazda's new G-Vectoring Control, a technology feature that improves cornering performance by electronically linking the engine and the steering system. Sensors detect the vehicle's speed, throttle position, and steering-wheel position.
June 12, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Mazda 6 i Grand Touring
If the headlong rush to crossover sport-utility vehicles shortchanges consumers in any specific way it will be this one: They'll miss out on some darned nice cars. One of them is the 2017 Mazda 6 i in Grand Touring trim.
June 1, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring
If you want some of what's new for Mazda's redesigned compact crossover SUV, you can buy any one of the 2017 CX-5 models. If you want all of what's new, you'll have to get the top-rung Grand Touring with the Premium Package option.
June 29, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF
Heaven knows Mazda has had all kinds of success with the MX-5 Miata in the nearly 30 years that it has been around. Its blend of driving fun and affordability is hard to top.
July 12, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC43
What was initially a simple choice between rear- or all-wheel-drive in the turbocharged 4-cylinder GLC300 now adds two sloped-roof "coupes' and a higher-performance AMG version of the original wagon-body design, the GLC43. all of the new models for '17 come solely with AWD. Consumer Guide® got to sample the long-roof GLC43 that injects more performance into a vehicle with a roomy passenger cabin and a good amount of convenience and safety technologies.
May 4, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Mercedes-Benz C300 Cabriolet
Selenite Grey Metallic paint ($720), natural grain black ash wood trim ($325), head-up display ($990), 19-inch AMG wheels ($500), Premium 3 Package ($6900), designo Bengal Red/black interior package ($3100), Sport Package ($1675), Parking Assist Package ($1090)
July 21, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Mercedes-Benz C300 Coupe
The coupe that returns to the Mercedes-Benz C-Class lineup for 2017 starts out stylish enough right out of the box. Making it sportier or truly luxurious takes some doing–and some cash.
January 4, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Mini Cooper S Countryman
The Mini cars hang their hats on providing lively driving dynamics and a dash of offbeat styling in a class usually more centered on practicality and economy--though the Minis do ask a lot costwise for these differences. The Countryman reads from the same script in the tiny SUV arena but at least it does so with more size and power for '17. It takes these steps by adopting the core platform of the X1 from corporate parent BMW.
June 30, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Mini John Cooper Works Clubman
You can order a Mini Clubman station wagon with everything on it, or you can get one with the Works. For the benefit of anyone who's now confused, they're not the same thing.
June 19, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Nissan Rogue Sport SV
If one Rogue is good, two ought to be better. Apparently that's what Nissan thinks by bringing out a Rogue Sport companion to its popular Rogue sport-utility vehicle.
December 5, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Ram 2500 Power Wagon
If you think a truck called the "Ram Power Wagon" would be some burly, brutish conveyance ... you'd be absolutely right.
July 18, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Subaru Impreza 2.0i Sport
Even if you don't think the Sport model of the latest iteration of the Subaru Impreza is "sport" enough, you'll probably have to admire the price. The all-wheel-drive compact sedan--a bit bigger and more powerful than before--starts at $21,995. With a bit of desirable equipment and destination folded in, the one that Consumer Guide® editors tested came in at $26,560.
June 2, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Subaru BRZ Limited
The Subaru BRZ and Toyota 86 could have turned out as the worst sort of badge engineering. They share powertrains, a basic body and chassis, and interior layouts. They could have been passed off as unique vehicles with little else but altered grille bars and different caps on their steering-wheel hubs.
June 22, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Toyota 4Runner TRD Off-Road
You can tell when a once-specialized vehicle type has become a mass-market darling. it's when manufacturers have to add versions that pointedly call attention to what the vehicle was supposed to be in the first place.
May 10, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Toyota Highlander Limited AWD
Long a fine choice in a midsize crossover, the Highlander ups the ante for 2017 with freshened styling, more power for V6 versions, an 8-speed automatic (replacing a 6-speed) in most models, a sportier new SE trim level, and expanded availability of the thrifty Hybrid version (now the only one offered in the class).
June 5, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Toyota Prius Eco
I'm never quite sure what automakers have in their heart of hearts when they slap an "Eco" badge on a car. Is it short for ecology . . . or economy? Which type of "green" do they think matters more to their customers?
August 17, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Toyota Prius Prime
In virtually all their forms, plug-in hybrids are much like regular hybrids, except the battery is larger, allowing the vehicle to travel a ways on electric power alone before reverting to "normal" hybrid operation. And though you don't need to, it's most efficient to plug the car into a standard electric outlet to recharge that battery; otherwise, it's recharged during normal driving, but that may not be enough to give it any appreciable "all electric" range.
August 1, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Toyota Tundra Limited
It seems our Tundra test truck was a ringer. According to Toyota's website, the Inferno orange paint worn by our tester is only available when the $1110 Premium Package with TRD Off-Road package is selected, yet the window sticker mentioned only the separate $45 TRD Off-Road package, which supposedly limits your color choices to black, white, grey, or brown.
May 31, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Toyota Yaris iA
For such a straightforward little car, the Toyota Yaris iA sure has a complicated backstory. Thanks to a partnership between Toyota and Mazda, the iA is essentially a restyled version of the subcompact Mazda sells outside the USA as the Mazda 2.
April 26, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack
Volkswagen asks a lot of its Golf compact. it's either a sensibly packaged commuter hatchback sedan, a pocket-rocket performance car as a GTI, or a handy small family car as a SportWagen. now it's got another job: crossover sport-utility vehicle.
January 27, 2017
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Test Drive: 2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country
Brands evolve over time, and Volvo is no exception. I would argue that among auto brands, few have gone through adaptations as dramatic as Volvo has these last few decades.
December 20, 2017
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Test Drive: 2018 Audi A5 2.0T
Audi checked off quite a wish list to redesign its aging A5 coupe for 2018. There is new styling inside and out to go with a lightened unit-body platform, more power from the turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, and added tech features.
August 11, 2017
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Test Drive: 2018 Audi SQ5
Audi has a "little-little" sport-utility vehicle, and it has a "little-big" one, too. Frankly, you wonder if any manufacturer can have enough of them these days, with compact crossover SUVs all the rage. The little-little Q3's big brother, the Q5, has been redone for 2018, and in sported-up S form, it can be a little invigorating to drive.
February 23, 2018
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Test Drive: 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Ti Sport
Alfa Romeo's third entry in its U.S. revival (after the 4C sports car and Giulia sedan) takes on sporty rivals in the popular premium compact crossover segment. Named after a mountain pass in northern Italy, the Stelvio is offered in "hot" Base/Sport/Ti/Ti Sport guise with a 280-horsepower 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbo, and "blistering" Quadrifoglio form (due out later) with a 505-horsepower (!) 2.9-liter twin-turbo V6. All versions come with an 8-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive.
January 8, 2018
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Test Drive: 2018 Buick Enclave Premium
The 2018 Buick Enclave is part Chevrolet Traverse and part Buick concept car, but one thing the 3-row premium-midsize SUV is in total is new.
March 20, 2018
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Test Drive: 2018 Chevrolet Traverse
Chevrolet kicked off a significant reshuffling of its SUV lineup beginning with the 2018 model year. A redesigned 2018 Equinox was launched on an all-new, notably smaller platform that put it more squarely in the compact crossover SUV category.
March 16, 2018
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Test Drive: 2018 Ford EcoSport Titanium
Although it's a combination rumored to give a bride good luck on her wedding day, that time-honored saying also happens to describe the 2018 Ford EcoSport that arrived at our doorstep for a week-long test.
February 19, 2018
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Test Drive: 2018 Ford Expedition Limited
You say you need a small bus that can seat up to eight passengers, hold their stuff, and be able to tow a trailer? Ford has the newest candidate for the job, a redesigned full-size Expedition sport-utility vehicle.
March 6, 2018
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Test Drive: 2018 Ford F-150 SuperCrew Platinum
Ford seemingly gets a kick out of racking up those annual truck sales victories. After adding updated F-Series Super Duty models in 2017, it turns its attention back to the baseline F-150 for 2018, giving it a considerable list of improvements.
November 9, 2017
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Test Drive: 2018 Genesis G80 3.8
As concluded in our test-drive report earlier this year of a 2018 Genesis G80 Sport, the luxury arm of parent Hyundai -- which just became a separate make for 2017 -- has presented some very strong products right out of the box.
March 9, 2018
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Test Drive: 2018 Genesis G80 Sport
Year two of Hyundai's Genesis luxury-brand experiment commences with a host of standard-equipment changes for the G80 series, plus the addition of a new Sport model with a twin-turbocharged V6 engine and other performance enhancements.
August 4, 2017
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Test Drive: 2018 Hyundai Accent Limited
Although the focus is on crossovers nowadays, those shopping for inexpensive transportation will find their best options in the subcompact-car segment. And that's right where Hyundai's Accent plays.
January 30, 2018
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Test Drive: 2018 Hyundai Elantra Eco
The big noise around the compact Hyundai Elantra line in 2018 is the update of the GT hatchbacks to match what was done to the sedan versions for 2017. So, except for the insertion of a new SEL trim level, '18 sedans like the Eco model tested by Consumer Guide® editors are more or less just like their immediate predecessors -- and CG did drive a '17 Eco.
March 26, 2018
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Test Drive: 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport
Although once derided as "econoboxes," hatchbacks have made a comeback of late. Yet when Hyundai introduced a redesigned Elantra last year, it arrived only in sedan form, with the Elantra GT hatchback version soldiering on virtually unchanged. But it seems Hyundai was simply saving the best for last.
October 12, 2017
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Test Drive: 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited Ultimate
When it comes to its midsize crossover SUV, Hyundai has decided to leave well enough alone for 2018. There's nothing wrong with that.
December 12, 2017
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Test Drive: 2018 Hyundai Sonata Limited 2.0T
Midsize-car contenders have a tough row to hoe. What sales haven't been siphoned off by crossovers go largely to the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry, with little left over for any of the others. And some of those "others" are pretty darn good cars.
March 8, 2018
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Test Drive: 2018 Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid
The headlong rush to automotive electrification continues its momentum in 2018 with the addition of a gas-sipping plug-in hybrid to the Kia Niro family of compact crossover SUVs. It's an easy-to-live-with vehicle, and a natural extension of the existing line of conventional hybrids that wears the Niro badge.
March 13, 2018
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Test Drive: 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar
Just how serious is the auto industry's romance with the compact sport-utility vehicle? Here's one proof: Land Rover now has three of them. There certainly are no commitment issues there.
January 23, 2018
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Test Drive: 2018 Mazda CX-3 Grand Touring
Premium Package ($1435; includes Radar Cruise Control with Close Proximity Warning, Smart Brake Support System, Lane Departure Warning, High Beam Control, Distance Recognition Support System, 6-way power driver's seat with lumbar support, heated steering wheel, Traffic Sign Recognition), special paint ($200)
September 29, 2017
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Test Drive: 2018 Mini Cooper Countryman Plug-In Hybrid
Subcompact crossover SUVs are all around these days, but among them, the Mini Cooper S E Countryman is in a class by itself. It is the only hybrid-powerplant vehicle in this extensive market segment.
February 1, 2018
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Test Drive: 2018 Subaru Crosstrek Limited
The 2018 Subaru Crosstrek is brimming with "new" right down to its core. The compact crossover sport-utility vehicle is built on a new corporate platform that is a little bigger in terms of wheelbase, overall length, and width than the previous-generation Crosstrek, and it sports updated styling. There's a tiny bit more power, and some more flexibility from the two available transmissions. Finally, there are added tech features because, well, there always are these days.
February 6, 2018
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Test Drive: 2018 Subaru Outback 2.5i Touring
While the midsize-car field remains quite expansive in terms of offerings, few of them are station wagons. Also rare is the availability of all-wheel drive. It's no surprise, then, that only one is an AWD wagon: the Subaru Outback.
January 4, 2018
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Test Drive: 2018 Toyota Avalon Limited
Cars in general -- and large cars in particular -- are getting to be a hard sell. What large-car sales that haven't been siphoned off by crossovers are increasingly going to midsize cars that seem to be getting larger all the time. All of which leaves "traditional" big sedans like the Toyota Avalon kind of out in the cold.
March 6, 2018
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Test Drive: 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid XLE
If you're still in the market for a midsize sedan ("That's so 2014," sneers the part of your automotive brain that longs for a crossover SUV), you may be interested in the 2018 Toyota Camry's added space, horsepower, and features, plus its more daring styling. If you're in the market for a midsize sedan that first and foremost saves gas, then the Camry you'll be interested in is the Hybrid.
February 20, 2018
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Test Drive: 2018 Toyota Corolla SE
Although "old" for a car in the compact class, the Corolla -- now in its fifth model year of this generation -- continues to prove incredibly popular.
February 16, 2018
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Test Drive: 2018 Volkswagen Atlas V6 SEL
After getting a taste of Volkswagen's new Atlas midsize crossover SUV, it's pretty clear what the recipe for it was. Start with a double shot of room, add a dash of V6 vroom, garnish with features, and serve straight up or--with 4MOTION all-wheel drive--over ice.
January 10, 2018
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Test Drive: 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0T SE
VW has replaced its long-serving compact SUV with a second-generation model on a 10.6-inch-longer platform. As a result, there's more cargo room and space for an available third-row seat. New styling and added technology features are part of the bargain as well. (If you liked the Tiguan just the way it was, fear not: The original design is still being sold as the Tiguan Limited.)
October 30, 2017
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