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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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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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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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NEWS

Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 Sets Record for Braking

Posted  January 3, 2012  by  Pete

The 2012 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 represents the epitamy of performance for the Porsche brand.  Taking the already insane GT3 RS to level 11 with a 500 hp naturally aspirated 4.0L Boxer-6-Cylinder engine.  Thus making this the most powerful non-turbo Porsche in history. This of course will lend itself to incredible performance and not [...]

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McLaren MP4-12C Laps the Nurburgring Nordschleife in 7:28.00

Posted  October 24, 2011  by  Pete

Upsetting the news of their recent safey issues, McLaren has reported a lap time for the famous Nurburgring of 7:28.00 in a factory-spec MP4-12C.  The time was achieved by Editor-in-Chief of Sport Auto Magazine, Horst von Saurma, over the weekend. With a time of 7:28.00, that puts the MP4-12C, as expected, in some good company. [...]

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November 2011 Auto Sales Figures

Posted  December 4, 2011  by  Pete

With 11 months down and only 1 to go we are getting a good picture of what 2011 is going to look like for the sales figures.  November saw no major changes or upsets or really anything for that matter.  Just more of a good thing. Trucks continue to lead the sales front with sales [...]

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Dodge Avenger Has Fought and Lost

Posted  October 12, 2011  by  Pete

Dodge Avenger Chrysler announced today that it plans to discontinue the production of the Dodge Avenger after the 2012 model year.  Chrysler also went on to say that it plans to discontinue its perennial best-seller Dodge Grand Caravan as well. Fiat CEO, Sergio Marchionne announced that they plan on creating a single model to satisfy [...]

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2013 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano Replacement (F152)

Posted  October 17, 2011  by  Pete

599 GTB Overview The Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano has quickly become the oldest car in the stable of the prancing horse. With the California, 458 Italia, and new FF all replacing their predecessors in the last 24 months, the 599 GTB Fiorano is next in line. The replacement will make its devut at the 2012 [...]

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