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High Mileage on Your Car? Here’s Some Perspective High Mileage on Your Car? Here’s Some Perspective
Road trips often lead to interesting conversations about cars. There are two cars in my family, a 2013 Subaru Legacy that was purchased new and now has 16,000 miles on the clock, and a “new to us” 2008 Audi Q7 with a shade over 80,000 on the odometer. Driving across the state yesterday,...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 600SEC Archived Road Test: Built Like a Bank Vault—and Priced Like One, Too 1993 Mercedes-Benz 600SEC Archived Road Test: Built Like a Bank Vault—and Priced Like One, Too
What can you say about a car that weighs nearly 5000 pounds, costs almost $150,000, and barely seats four tall occupants? If you’re one of the more affluent members of our society, you can say “I’ll have mine in smoke silver.” After all, if you have that kind of money to spend...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 600SEC Archived Road Test: Built Like a Bank Vault—and Priced Like One, Too »
Name That Shifter, No. 159 Name That Shifter, No. 159
It’s Monday, and that means it’s time to present this week’s shifter. You’ll have until mid-day Wednesday to identify the make and model of the vehicle whence this shifter came. The first person to respond correctly in the Backfires section below will win a Save the Manuals...
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2014 Nissan Versa Note Test: Newer Than a Used Car! 2014 Nissan Versa Note Test: Newer Than a Used Car!
Car companies generally do not like to provide base models for review because they fear harsh judgment for what those vehicles lack. ?And with the new Nissan Versa Note, we will indeed judge harshly, though justifiably. But first, a question: Why is Nissan entering the cheapest-car-in-America contest,...
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Doctors Say Michael Schumacher’s Condition Slightly Improved Doctors Say Michael Schumacher’s Condition Slightly Improved
The Telegraph is reporting that following another cranial procedure, doctors treating former F1 world champion Michael Schumacher have noted a slight improvement in his condition. Schumacher is in critical condition after a skiing accident Sunday;  Monday he had brain surgery and was put into a medically...
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Audi and Google to Announce Infotainment Partnership Next Week [2014 CES] Audi and Google to Announce Infotainment Partnership Next Week [2014 CES]
The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas slowly has become almost a tertiary-level auto show, given how many automakers have begun flocking to the venue to show off their latest technological wares. This year certainly won’t disrupt the trend, it seems, because The Wall Street Journal is reporting...
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2014 Toyota Tundra 5.7L 4×4 Tested: A Good Truck Made Slightly Better 2014 Toyota Tundra 5.7L 4×4 Tested: A Good Truck Made Slightly Better
Few things inspire brand loyalty as fiercely as do full-size pickup trucks. And while Ford, GM, and Ram have been burnishing their corporations’ bottom lines for decades, Toyota’s full-size Tundra has never really turned cargo-hauling capability into solid-gold success. This fall, while Toyota...
2014 Toyota Tundra 5.7L 4×4 Tested: A Good Truck Made Slightly Better »
From the Archives: 1987 Toyota Supra Turbo Test From the Archives: 1987 Toyota Supra Turbo Test
A car has to have the goods before it can play in the sports-coupe major leagues. The combatants in this arena include such potent performers as the Corvette, the Porsche 944 Turbo, the Mazda RX-7 Turbo, and the Camaro IROC-Z—cars fully equipped to devour any competitor that dares to enter the field...
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Who Would Be Better Off If GM Bought Tesla? Who Would Be Better Off If GM Bought Tesla?
Can you imagine a Buick Model S, a Cadillac Model X, or maybe a Chevy Roadster? A mashup between General Motors and Tesla might seem far-fetched, but at least one analyst of the automotive industry thinks a GM purchase of the electric automaker not only makes sense, but could happen in 2014. If such...
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Looking Forward to 2014 Looking Forward to 2014
As the auto companies never tire of telling us, car fans have lots to look forward to in the coming year. The 2015 Mustang was already unveiled, totally dominating the auto news a few weeks back, but we’ll have to wait to see sales figures and user reviews to get a clear idea whether the ‘Stang...
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