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Don't get fooled by fuel economy

NUMBERS sell cars. Sometimes, for the gearheads in the group, it's the performance statistics: 0-100 kilometres per hour, horsepower, lateral g-force or lap times around the Nürburgring.

Droptop Range Rover somehow looks cool

A biweekly roundup of automotive news, good, bad and just plain weird: Range Rover gives the Evoque a serious haircut You can't buy one in Canada, but in the U.S. you can get something called the Murano CrossCabriolet.

Requiem for the stick shift

DEARLY beloved, we are gathered here today to mourn the passing of a childhood friend, a college chum, a partner who helped us through our midlife crisis. Farewell, O Manual Transmission, we hardly knew ye. Some of you came to know old Mr.

New BMW M6 is a Teutonic turbo missile

A biweekly roundup of automotive news, good, bad and just plain weird: BMW reveals new M6 coupe and cabriolet As far as I'm aware, our government frowns on private ownership of liquidfuel intercontinental ballistic missiles.
Little Porsche, big dreams

Little Porsche, big dreams

2012 Porsche Cayman R

SVT crew puts the polish on Ford's blue oval

JUST revealed at this year's Chicago Auto Show, the 2013 Shelby Mustang Convertible. It's got all the good stuff: a 5.

Football game is the Super Bowl of car ads

A biweekly roundup of automotive news, good, bad and just plain weird: Automakers launch Super Bowl ad blitz Yes, "blitz." That's a clever football pun, donchaknow.

Rare cars, big money and lots of yelling? Sold!

ON the block, ladies and gentleman, a 1948 Chevrolet cabover dump truck, its burnished burgundy paint gleaming under the spotlights. It's big, but it's a thing of beauty: blunt-nosed and two-tone, with a tongue and groove oak-lined bed.

Guess who sold the most cars in 2011

Here's a hint: you're wrong, guess again

Pour some akvavit out for the departed Saab

ONCE upon a time, there was a faraway land called Sweden where a happy people frolicked to some pretty questionable 1970s pop music amongst the lingonberry bushes and akvavit springs and Wasa-bread fields and meatball trees.
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