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Out With The Old And In With The New

Posted  February 8, 2012  by  Pete

Hyundai has been, as of late, filling a void in the affordable car segment that hasn’t been seen in a long time, if ever.  Offering stylish, albeit at times over-styled, well equipped and packaged, fuel efficient, and affordable vehicles to the masses.  The new 2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe, based on the newly debuted Elantra Sedan, [...]

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NEWS

Volvo Performance? Yes.

Posted  February 6, 2012  by  Pete

Volvo has always made high quality, luxury touring cars and SUV’s, that coddle their passengers in elegance and refinement in one of the safest forms of transport around.  Trying to change or better yet add to that image, Volvo has decided to offer an aftermarket tuning company’s performance products right from the factory and at [...]

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Industry

North Americas Top Producing Auto Plants

Posted  February 3, 2012  by  Pete

Not a surprise to most considering Volkswagen just finished 2011 with their best year ever now becoming the largest auto company in the world and having a record year in the United States, Volkswagen has claimed another volume-related title, top producing auto plant in North America, reports WardsAuto. Volkswagen’s Puebla, Mexico facility produced 510,041 cars [...]

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Demographics

Motor Trend’s ‘Cars That Catch Girls’ Eyes’

Posted  January 31, 2012  by  Pete

Motor Trend has decided to compile a list of cars for 2012 unlike any other list they have ever created.  This list doesn’t focus on performance or practicality or cost or luxury or features or gas mileage or any other typical car-defining characteristic.  This list focuses on something just as important to some, its ability [...]

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Volkswagen MKVII GTI Info Revealed

Posted  January 31, 2012  by  Pete

Volkswagen AG, yesterday, released some information to Top Gear UK about the upcoming seventh generation of the iconic GTI hot hatchback.  As the owner of a current sixth generation GTI, you can understand why this information peaks my interest.  In a car I think is already fantastic, Volkswagen has some big plans to just make [...]

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Luxury

Dream Car: 2013 Audi S8, One Car For All?

Posted  November 7, 2011  by  Pete

The 2012 Audi S8 is about to launch here in the United States with its official debut happening at this months’ Los Angeles Auto Show.  It will then go on sale sometime in the spring of 2012 as a 2013 model. What makes this car so special to me is its ability to seamlessly perform [...]

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Uncategorized

2012 Consumer Reports Predicted Reliability

Posted  November 21, 2011  by  Pete

Consumer Reports has released their predicted reliability ratings for new 2012 model year cars.  Many of the Asian brands saw big gains after having a few troublesome years as of late.  The Domestics saw decreases in reliability as continually new products roll of their lines.  The Europeans remain relatively constant as a mixed bag of [...]

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NEWS

2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Teaser Photos Released

Posted  November 9, 2011  by  Pete

After much speculation and spy images inundating the interwebs in the last few weeks, Hyundai has decided that it should just release teaser photos of the upcoming 2013 Genesis Coupe.  They have also confirmed that the actual production-ready car will be revealed on November 12, 2011 at the Chonnam National Yeongam F1 Speed Festival. What [...]

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Mainstream

Spied: Undisguised Volkswagen Polo 1.4

Posted  November 14, 2011  by  Pete

Volkswagen is well on its way to become the Worlds’ largest auto manufacturer.  With sales projected for 2011 to be north of 8 million worldwide this is plan is soon to be a reality.  One of the ways Volkswagen is planning on accomplishing this goal is not only a revamp of their entire lineup but [...]

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Future

2012 Toyota GT-86 & Subaru BR-Z Production Spec

Posted  November 28, 2011  by  Pete

Over the holiday weekend Toyota official unveiling production-spec photos and information for their highly anticipated collaborative project with Subaru, the GT-86.  Over the last few years now Toyota has shown over several concept variations of the Toyota FT-86, Scion FR-S, and Subaru BR-Z. Now the GT-86, its official name, has been released, with the US-spec [...]

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NEWS

Posted  December 5, 2011  by  Pete

In something that looks straight out of a Transformers or Bad Boys movie, 14 cars wrecked on a highway while traveling from Hiroshima, Japan to Kyushi, Japan over the weekend.  Claimed in the wreck were a Toyota Prius, three Mercedes Benz AMG’s, an undisclosed Lamborghini, and eight Ferraris. The cause of the accident is unknown [...]