Well, they can't all be home runs, all the time, now can they?
Well, they can't all be homeruns, all the time, now can they?
IF you want an SUV with a premium feel but not a premium price tag, VW may have a solution for you in the form of a vehicle called Touareg.
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Start with one standard-issue Volkswagen Golf two-or four-door hatchback, drop in a spunky engine and other sporty content and watch them literally fly out of dealer showrooms.
The formula for producing the GTI is a simple one. Start with one standard-issue Volkswagen Golf two-or four-door hatchback, drop in a spunky engine and other sporty content and watch them literally fly out of dealer showrooms.
He lives in the suburbs with wife, two children and a middle-aged corgi named Samantha. He, like his famous cousin James, has a job with the Ministry of Defense, but it's in the accounting department keeping track of top secret stamp pads. Rather than getting into car chases, he has a lengthy commute.
Here are your talking points: Jinba Ittai, Skyactiv, Zoom-zoom.
Mercedes-Benz GLA concept: The German brand is currently developing a small-and-tall passenger car that will slot below its current GLK wagon. The GLA will compete against the BMW X1 along with the Mini Countryman and Audi's forthcoming Q3. Both front-and all-wheel-drive versions will be available. The base engine is expected to be a turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder making about 210 horsepower, while a 2.1-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel will be optional. The GLA's arrival is expected sometime in 2014 (as a 2015 model).
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When a new model of car or truck is launched, manufacturers work hard to generate excitement. Silk sheets come sliding off polished sheet metal, the turntable spins, and the spokesperson booms into their headset while flashes flicker: New! Improved! Efficiency! Power! Features! Style!
When a new model of car or truck is launched, manufacturers work hard to generate excitement.
2014 Mercedes-Benz E-class: A whole new series of sedans, coupes, convertibles, wagons and high-performance AMG models bearing the E-class designation will arrive at dealers this spring. Available engines include a 190-horsepower four-cylinder turbo-diesel, a 302-horsepower 3.5-litre V6 (standard in all-wheel-drive 4MATIC sedans and wagons) and a 402-horsepower 5.5-litre V8.
Toyota has worked long and hard to establish its reputation of offering comfortable, practical and reliable automobiles. Unfortunately, this effort has resulted in some critics labelling Toyota as being too conservative.
HOW do you improve on something that is close to perfection?
For just about any driving enthusiast, the Porsche 911 is a go-to dream car. And because of its price, a dream is about all it will ever be for most people.
Drawing Board Nissan Versa Note: Replacing the carryover Versa hatchback and joining the new-for2012 Versa sedan is this all-new model.
WHEN a new model of car or truck is launched, manufacturers work hard to generate excitement.
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